Robert Constantin Private Collection, Saint Lô, France, June 2019

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Saint-Lô, Normandy. The city was completely rebuilt after the WWII and is now a thriving city.
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Dr. Robert Constantin working with Telegeusinae in his private collection.
I swear a few moments before he was smiling, but while Françoise (Robert’s wife) was taking the photos he was giving her instructions on how to take it.

The Natural History Museum, London, UK, June 2019

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Natural History Museum.
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Working on Lycidae and Cneoglossidae.

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The circular label, SAR (Sarawak), is Alfred Russel Wallace’s handwriting. The specimen was collected by Wallace and later became the type specimen of Xylobanus humilis Waterhouse.
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The main lobby in the museum after hours. Being a researcher visitor has its advantages.

Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática and Museu Nacional de História Natural Cubana, La Havana, Cuba, March 2019

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Entrance of the IES
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Gundlach Collection
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Gundlach drawer with Lycidae, Lampyridae, Chrysomelidae and other families
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Front of the Museu de Historia Natural
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Plaza de la Revolución
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Dr. Luis de Armas and Vinicius Ferreira

2018 ESA, ESC, and ESBC Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 2018

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Presentation on Omethidae

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1st International Symposium on the Elateroidea
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Professor Santiago Zaragoza-Caballero, André Roza and Vinicius Ferreira debating squishy beetles
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Vinicius Ferreira, Professor Santiago Zaragoza, Luis Felipe Lima Silveira and Ishwari Gutiérrez-Carranz

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