dipterist


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dipterist

(ˈdɪptəˌrɪst)
n
an expert on flies belonging to the order Diptera
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Etymology: This species is named in honour of the late Brian Roy Stuckenberg, dipterist, museologist, mentor and friend, whose entomological field trips to Madagascar stimulated much interest in the island's insect fauna.
Etymology: This specific name is a patronym in honour of our esteemed colleague, mentor, and KwaZulu-Natal Museum dipterist, Dr Brian Stuckenberg, who collected the first specimen of this new genus.
He was a German dipterist, whose contribution to the study of Conopidae, especially the Afrotropical species, was considerable.