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An overview of Lepidoptera recording in Orkney up to the present day

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15 October 2015, 4.00 pm: Free
at James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen
for scientists, researchers and other interested parties
Poplar Hawk moth (c) James Hutton Institute

Sydney Gauld from the Orkney Biological Records Centre, and Lepidoptera recorder for Orkney, will deliver this Aberdeen Entomological Club seminar entitled "An overview of Lepidoptera recording in Orkney to the present day". It will be held at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen.

As islands, Orkney has an interesting Lepidoptera fauna (butterflies and moths). Sydney Gauld will talk about the species, and the individuals who have studied them, from Lorimer to the present day.

The talk starts at 4.00 pm with light refreshments available from 3.30 pm.

For further information contact Dr Jenni Stockan, Environmental & Biochemical Sciences, James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, AB15 8QH, UK, office: +44 (0)344 928 5428.

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