Insect Stamp of Kenya

Kenya is the country where the equator lies across the center of the country in eastern Africa. The Area of this country is 1.5 times of Japan and this country faces the Indian Ocean. It is about the 15th century that Vasco da Gama visited this place that prospered in trade as the pivot of traffic. It became the U.K. territory at the end of 19th century, and a follower received it as a colony from 1920. It achieved independence in 1963 and became the republic in 1964.
Four kinds of insect stamps were issued in commemoration of the 7th International Congress on Protozoology Anniversary in 1985 by this Kenya.
25 kinds of insect stamps were issued in commemoration of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology establishment 40th anniversary in 2011.

Republic of Kenya
1985.6.25 7th International Congress on Protozoology Anniversary, Nairobi Stamp
Malaria Mosquito
Anopheles sp.
(Culicidae)
Sand Fly
Phlebotomus sp.
(Psychodidae)
Tsetse Fly
Glossina morsitans
(Glossinidae)
Brown Dog Tick
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
(Ixodidae)


2011.11.16 International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology 40th anniversary Insect Stamp
Large Hive Beetle
Oplostomus haroldi
(Scarabaeidae)
Cockroach
Cartoblatta sp.
(Blattidae)
Terrible Hairy Fly
Mormotomyia hirsuta
(Mormotomyiidae)
Tiger Beetle
Cicindela cancellata
(Cicindelidae)
Leaf Beetle
Nosognatha ruficollis
(Chrysomelidae)
Bush Cricket
Hetrodinae sp.
(Tettigoniidae)
Cocoa Mosquito Bug
Helopeltis schoutedeni
(Miridae)
Longhorn Beetle
Ceroctis sp.
(Cerambycidae)
Stinkbug
Bagrada cruciferarum
(Pentatomidae)
Scarab Beetle
Popillia aeneipennis
(Scarabaeidae)
Jewel Beetle
Lampetis sp.
(Buprestidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes sp.
(Scarabaeidae)
Field Form Stag Beetle
Homoderus mellyi
(Lucanidae)
Bush Locust
Zonocerus variegatus
(Pyrgomorphidae)
Parasitoid Wasp
???
(Leucospidae)
Stinkbug
Agnoscelis versicolor
(Pentatomidae)
Tortoise Beetle
???
(Chrysomelidae)
Weevil
???
(Curculionidae)
Ground Beetle
Cypholoba perspicillaris
(Carabidae)
Net-winged Beetle
???
(Lycidae)
Milkweed Bug
???
(Coreidae)
Blister Beetle
Mylabis tristigma
(Melioidae)
Ant-shape Rove Beetle
Paederus sp.
(Staphylinidae)
Lantern Fly
Pyrops turritus
(Fulgoridae)
Darkling Beetle
???
(Tenebrionidae)


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