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Listed below are all the news items from June 2008. Please follow the links to read the full article.
- 01 June 2008
Rare dual sex moth emerges at the Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is running an "Amazing Butterflies exhibition" from April to August. Part of the exhibition includes the rearing of live butterflies and moths. Recently one of the moths in...
- 12 June 2008
Bug hunting at RHS Wisley
WISLEY, the Royal Horticultural Society's HQ, has had an entomology department for over 100 years, and today there are two full time entomologists in residence. At 1pm on Saturday 21st June the...
- 16 June 2008
AES stand at the Wildlife Aid Open Day
David Lonsdale and Jacqueline Ruffle attended the Wildlife Aid Open Day in Leatherhead, Surrey on June 15th, on behalf of the AES. In addition to AES and National Insect Week information, the AES...
- 17 June 2008
Visual guide to the British Coelioxys bees now available
An exciting visual guide to the British Coelioxys bees is now available. The guide takes a different approach to complicated keys that are commonly used to identify insects. Many of these keys are...
- 20 June 2008
Look out for armyworms
The exciting discovery of armyworms in the British Isles in July 2004 (see April 2005 Bulletin), and the subsequent discovery of a second site in 2006 (see December 2007 Bulletin), has led to a...
- 23 June 2008
Start of National Insect Week 2008
Today is the start of National Insect Week 2008. National Insect Week (NIW) is organised by the Royal Entomological Society and partner organisations, of which the AES is one, and runs every other...
- 24 June 2008
New book reveals the lives of British ladybirds
Iconically coloured, friends to farmers and gardeners alike, and named after The Virgin Mary, ladybirds are undoubtedly the most popular of all the beetles. This book, which originated as a...