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5th March, 2023
Nature Conservation Advisor for the National Trust in the East of England (17 years, now retired). Previously an ecology lecturer at University of Hertfordshire (previously Hatfield Polytechnic). Started with plants, then water beetles and bugs, and then more beetle families, and slowly expanding the range of taxa.
My bogey species:
Adonis Blue, Silver-spotted Skipper, Drypta dentata, Blaps species.
My most wanted:
Heath Fritillary, White-tailed Eagle, Basking Shark, Graphoderus zonatus, Death's-head Hawkmoth, Oberea oculata.
Chalcis sispes, Graphoderus cinereus, Berosus fulvus.
Aculus laevis Galls on Salix caprea. Red star thistle Centaurea calcitrapa at Litlington Sussex. Dacne rufifrons from fungus.
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