Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Łomna, Poland, June 2019

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The main entrance of the institute. Behind the building a national forests, with lots of wild animals, including wolves and deer.
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This building was constructed about 10 years ago to accommodate the entomology collection in a new and modern facility.

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Part of the collection, including the very important Lycidae historical collection that belonged to Kleine.

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Pterostichus sp., one of the largest species of Carabidae in Europe.

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