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Kevin Holston

Kevin Cornell Holston

Curator - DINA project


Phone: +46 (0)8 519 540 26

Area of research

Asiloid taxonomy, ecology and phylogeny. Taxonomic, geospatial, digital collection management protocols and database solutions. Speciality: Diptera, especially stiletto flies (Therevidae) and other families of Asiloidea


PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, 2003. NSF-International Research Fellow, 2003-2005, and Swedish Species Information Centre Postdoctoral Research Associate, since 2005, at the Swedish Natural History Museum, Stockholm.

Field experience

Canada (British Columbia, New Brunswick), Mexico (Baja California), USA (California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington). Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala. France, Greece, Russia (Primorskiy Kray), Spain, Sweden, South Africa, Australia.


List of publications

Completed project

LBDP project page

Find out more

Therevidaeexternal link, opens in new window
AustralianTherevidaeexternal link, opens in new window
Asilidaeexternal link, opens in new window