Loïc Matile

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Loïc Matile (26 June 1938 - 10 June 2000, Paris ) was a French entomologist who specialised in Diptera (Bolitophilidae, Diadocidiidae, Keroplatidae, Lygistorrhinidae, Mycetophilidae).

Matile worked at the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle where he held the Chair of Entomology for a brief period before his death.



  • with W.A. Steffan & R.J. Gagné Families Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae and Cecidomyiidae. In Evenhuis, N.L. (ed.), Catalog of the Diptera of Australasia and Oceania. Bishop Museum Special Publication 86.(1989).
  • Recherches sur la Systematique et l'Evolution des Keroplatidae (Diptera, Mycetophiloide). Memoires Du Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle 148 (1990)
  • Diptères d'Europe Occidentale Tomes 1 and 2 Atlas d'Entomologie.Editions N. Boubée.Paris (2000).


  • Anonym 2000 [Matile, L.] Revue fr. Ent., (N. S.) 22(4) 129-133, Portr.
  • Daugeron, C., Charbonnel, J. & Bourgoin, T. 2002 [Matile, L.] Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. (N. S.) 38(1/2) 5-11, Portrait. (Read on line)
  • Cranston, P.,2000 .Loïc humour, passion and commitment Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. (N. S.) 38(1/2) 4 (Read on line)
  • Dupis, C. & J. P. 2001: [Matile, L.] Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 106(4) 325-327, Portr.