Beginners course in True Fly (Diptera) identification

Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Sat, 20th January 2018 10:00
Sun, 21st January 2018 18:00

This two-day course offers a comprehensive introduction to all families of Diptera, their life histories and identification. Suitable for anyone, from beginner up. Participants will receive a copy of the Dipterists Forum draft key to Families. Tutored by Barbara and John Ismay, with practical identification help from young entomologist Jann Billker. The course runs 10am-6pm each day in the Museum of Natural History Annexe. Doors open at 9.45am.

There may be time during the course for tutors to address any particular fly-related queries and identification problems. Participants are encouraged to get in touch beforehand to discuss particular needs or questions. Please contact Zoë Simmons, Collections Manager for Diptera at the Museum of Natural History with any questions:

This course needs to be pre-booked, £60 per person (this money does not go to the tutors, it pays for tea / coffee / biscuits, the remainder is split equally between the Diptera collections of the museum and Dipterists Forum).  Book to attend the course.

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