The Society has extensive collections of butterflies and moths from both the UK and abroad, with smaller collections of other insect groups, such as dragonflies and beetles. We have regular, well illustrated talks, throughout the year and field trips and mothings at local sites, through the summer months.
Upcoming Insects events
Talk: “Cairns Country with a Camera”2nd March 2021 at 7.30pm via Zoom
Speaker: Peter Allen This is an account of wildlife – birds, insects and plants – photographed on a trip to sub-tropical Queensland in 2018. It covers Cairns, the Atherton Tablelands, a Great Barrier Reef Cay and the tropical area of the Daintree
Mosquitoes, covid-19 & dogsMarch 1, 2021
In a ‘Zoom’ talk in January entitled “From mosquito bites to sniffer dogs” new BNSS member and volunteer, entomologist Dr. Sophie Wulff, gave us insight into the work going on at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). She started by describing what is known about how female mosquitoes detect humans in order […]