Andrew Markey's Insect Collection

Andrew's private entomological collection consists of just over 700 recorded specimens from around the world, professionally stored in over 30 Cornell University insect drawers. The website is still underdevelopment and many insects are continuously being added, so check back frequently for new additions!

Specimen Collection Specimen Database

Andrew Markey primarily concentrates in collecting and studying members of the orders Mantodea, Orthoptera, and Phasmatodea. His private collection contains some of the rarest species in those said orders.

Ornithoptera (♂) Box #1 - Notable species: Ornithoptera goliath procus, Ornithoptera goliath samson, Ornithoptera victoriae victoriae, Ornithoptera victoriae regis, Ornithoptera rothschildi

11 Specimens

Tettigoniidae Box #1 - Notable species: Acridoxena hewaniana, Lesina intermedia, Schizodactylus monstrosus, Dysmorpha obesa, Porphyromma speciosa, Porphyromma viridifolia

20 Specimens

Tettigoniidae Box #2 - Notable species: Saga natoliae, Sia ferox, Bradyporus dasypus, Bradyporus macrogaster, Panoploscelis specularis, Colossopus grandidieri, various Gryllacrididae species

16 Specimens

Phasmida Box #1 - Notable species: Prosentoria arrogans, Nesiophasma sp, Lonchodes gestroi, Ramulus nematodes, Periphetes forcipatus, Galactea galacptera, Hermagoras hosei

21 Specimens

Phasmida Box #2 - Notable species: Eurycantha horrida, Haaniela dehaani, Haaniella grayii, Extatosomatiaratum, Hermarchus leytensis, Myronides cristulatus

16 Specimens

Phasmida Box #3 - Notable species: Heteropteryx dilatata, Platycrana viridana, Lopaphus brachypterus, Megacrania brocki, Anchiale buruense, Anchiale maculata, Orthomeria superba

12 Specimens

Attacus Box - Notable species: Attacus atlas, Attacus caesar, Attacus inopinatus, Attacus dohertyi, Attacus paraliae, Attacus lorquini                              

6 Specimens

Mantids Box #1 - Notable species: Choeradodis rhomboidea, Choeradodis stalii, Macromantis hyalina, Elmantis trincomaliae, Ceratocrania macra, Idolomantis diabolica

26 Specimens

Mantids Box #2 - Notable species: Stagmatoptera supplicaria, Deroplatys trigonodera, Paratoxodera cornicollis, Toxodera denticulata, Toxodera integrifolia, Toxodera hauseri

19 Specimens

Hymenoptera Box - Notable species: Hemipepsis aureomicans, Hemipepsis speculifer diselene, Pepsis limbata, Vespa mandarinia, Vespa tropica pulchra, Megalara garuda

47 Specimens

Grasshoppers Box - Notable species: Titanacris albipes, Tropidacris dux, Aularches punctatus, Phymateus saxosus, Acrida cinerea, Chondracris rosea, Chorotypus gallinaceus

24 Specimens

Cerambycidae Box - Notable species: Titanus giganteus, Macrodontia cervicornis, Xixuthrus penrousi, Xixuthrus bufo, Dysiatus melas, Batocera enganensis, Batocera gigas

17 Specimens

Cicadidae Box #1 - Notable species: Megapomponia imperatoria, Tacua speciosa, Formotosena montivaga, Cystopsaltria immaculata, Salvazana imperialis

30 Specimens

Cicadidae Box #2 - Notable species: Megapomponia imperatoria, Orientopsaltria duarum, Pomponia dolosa, Cryptotympana japonensis, Malagasia inflata

23 Specimens

Phasmida Box #4 - Notable species: Kalocorinnis wegneri, Kalocorinnis pulchella, Gargantuoidea phaetusa, Marmessoidea rosea, Marmessoidea vinosa, Calvisia virbius

15 Specimens

Phasmida Box #5 - Notable species: Diesbachia sophiae, Diesbachia hellotis, Diesbachia tamyris brevipenna, Neoclides musauratus, Neoclides marshallae

11 Specimens

Decapoda Box - Notable species: Calappa lophos, Ranina ranina, Pilumnus orbitospinis, Charybdis natator, Charybdis maculatus, Matuta victor

6 Specimens

Odonata Box - Notable species: Chlorogomphus magnificus, Tetracanthagyna degorsi, Indaeschna grubaueri, Megaloprepus caerulatus

32 Specimens

Mixed Phasmatodea & Orthoptera Box - Notable species: Phyllium letiranti, Phyllium tobeloense bhaskarai, Phasma gigas, Pterochroza ocellata

? Specimens

Mixed Arachnid Box - Notable species: Pandinus imperator, Pandinus cavimanus, Hadogenes paucidens, Nephilla pilipes, Nephilla kuhlii

16 Specimens

Phobaeticus kirbyi Box - Male and Female pair from South Kalimantan. Female is 575mm in length.

2 Specimens