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The Amazing Bat

With the continuous creep of cold weather and the sudden onset of grey, cloudy days, I thought it would be fun this week to talk about something a little more tropical. 635 more words


More recent moths

Here are a few more from this week on Sunday night when it was very mild resulting in 28 species of moth with one still to be identified which is as far as I can remember my best October species capture for one night. 234 more words


The Legacy of Entomologist Harold Edward Hammond

A Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, Harold Edward Hammond, (1902 – 1963), was a keen Lepidopterist. Coupled with this affinity for butterflies and moths he was also interested in entomology generally and would take up a new order every couple of seasons, afterwards giving the carefully mounted specimens to some young aspiring student of the subject. 419 more words

Advocating Collections

Poster Competition Experience

It’s October and my Honours thesis is due in just a little over a month. I know it’s cliché to say that this year has flown by, but it truly has! 763 more words


A few moths

Here a few moths from the last month a couple of migrants and the now resident Box-tree moth that originated in Asia a pest on Box hedging but a stunning moth non the less. 283 more words


Pick and mix 12 – Ten largely entomological and tree-related links

All sorts

Plants for bugs – making gardens insect friendly

Bugs for humans – making insects more attractive as food

Bugs for bugs – making carrion diets better for their offspring… 84 more words