Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Eagle Hill Institute is offering a seminar on Microlepidoptera July 22-28, 2018

Instructor Jason Dombroskie will teach Microlepidoptera: Collection, Preparation, Dissection, Identification, and Natural History this summer at the Eagle Hill Institute.

Description: This lab-intensive course will systematically cover all of the families of the microlepidoptera from Micropterigidae to Mimallonidae in the United States and Canada. The focus will be on identification characters for each family and most of the major subfamilies and tribes through talks rich in photos and examination of specimens. Overall natural history will be covered with special focus on ecologically and economically important species. There will be practical training on collecting methods, pinning techniques, and genitalic dissection along with a discussion of larval rearing techniques.

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