Michael Darby

Summary

Grants:
Fellow Royal Entomological Society (1977-); Council British Entomological and Natural History Society (2009-); English Heritage Isle of Wight Advisory Committee (1986
Publications:
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Fenestellidium canfordanum, a new species of Featherwing beetle (Col., Ptiliidae) from South Africa, Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 147, 2011, pp.93-96.

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Studies of Bolivian Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 1: The genus Cissidium Motschulsky with six new species
    Michael Darby
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3937:179-90. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 1: The Tribe Discheramocephalini including eighteen new species
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Wilts SP35LZ, UK
    Zootaxa 3718:239-66. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 3: The genus Acrotrichis including twenty seven new species
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wilts, SP35LZ, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3866:151-201. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 4: The genus Bambara including eight new species and the first account of blindness and aptery in the genusĀ 
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wilts, SP35LZ, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3895:151-69. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 2: the genus Ptenidium including three new species
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wilts, SP35LZ, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3793:350-60. 2014

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Studies of Bolivian Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 1: The genus Cissidium Motschulsky with six new species
    Michael Darby
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3937:179-90. 2015
    ..n., C. petri sp. n. and C. tigrum, sp. n.. The relationship of Cissidium to Dacrysoma Grebennikov and its position in the tribe Discheramocephalini is discussed, and the generic description revised so as to encompass all valid species. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 1: The Tribe Discheramocephalini including eighteen new species
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Wilts SP35LZ, UK
    Zootaxa 3718:239-66. 2013
    ..D. dolorosum sp. n.; D. fabrum sp. n.; D. fusum sp. n.; D. longulum sp. n.; D. nigerrimum sp. n.; D. pilosum sp. n.; D. rahanitriniainae sp. n.; D. ranomafanense sp. n.; D. ravelosoni sp. n.; D. subinsulsum sp. n.; and D. varium sp. n...
  3. doi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 3: The genus Acrotrichis including twenty seven new species
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wilts, SP35LZ, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3866:151-201. 2014
    ..minuscula Johnson, and A. superbioides Johnson. New criteria for assessing speciation in Acrotrichis are suggested, the definition of subgenera discussed and a key to all the known species from the island provided...
  4. doi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 4: The genus Bambara including eight new species and the first account of blindness and aptery in the genusĀ 
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wilts, SP35LZ, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3895:151-69. 2014
    ..A key to the known species from the island is provided. ..
  5. doi request reprint Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 2: the genus Ptenidium including three new species
    Michael Darby
    The Old Malthouse, Sutton Mandeville, Salisbury, Wilts, SP35LZ, UK Email
    Zootaxa 3793:350-60. 2014
    ..3 new species are described and figured: Ptenidium azafady sp. n., P. lambdai sp. n., and P. tanalai sp.n., and the criteria for assessing subgeneric status discussed. ..