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DPWrkShp8: Introduction to ‘Rove Beetles’ Staphylinidae

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Trainers: Roger Booth and Peter Hodge.

The workshop gives an introduction to this family of beetles for those just starting to look at Staphylinidae. The morning session concentrates on separating subfamilies then in the afternoon goes on to tackle the identification of some of the more difficult groups. Although Rove Beetles are generally considered difficult to identify, this series of workshops has enabled many coleopterists to tackle them for the first time and with new RES Handbooks published by the late Derek Lott there is a growing interest in recording these beetles in Britain and Ireland.

There is no prerequisite for attendees to have attended one of our previous courses and all are free of charge to attend for either BENHS members or Non-members of the society.

To take part on any workshop please contact:
BENHS Indoor Meetings Secretary and Training Workshop Co-ordinator:

Mr Stephen Lings, BENHS Indoor Meetings Secretary:
Email: lings24@btinternet.com or call M: 07854 793681 to book your place.

We look forward to welcoming you and helping you develop your entomological and natural history skills at one of this workshop on the day.


February 22
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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BENHS Headquarters
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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