NORFOLK Museums Service
Object Handling

Dr Tony Irwin – Senior Curator of Natural History

Tony IrwinResponsible for: Curation of zoology and botany collections

Deals with enquiries about: Insects, birds and other animals, plants, preservation and care of museum specimens, natural history archives
Research interests: Taxonomy of shore flies; status of Norfolk insects; biography of Norfolk naturalists

Fancy that! : Tony has three species of fly named after him - A dance fly from Scotland called Heleodromia irwini, a South American dune fly called Pelomyia irwini, and a scuttle-fly called Megaselia tonyirwini.

Email Dr Tony Irwin (Senior Curator of Natural History) or tel: 01603 493642.

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