Weevil Identification Workshop

A one day workshop to learn all about weevils - a beetle group with over 650 species

Dates

Start Date: 9th April 2016, 11:00
End Date: 9th April 2016, 16:00

Event Info

Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus). Photographed in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus). Photographed in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Weevils  are the second largest beetle group after the Rove Beetles with over 650 species.

This workshop, led by Alan Lazenby of Sorby Natural History Society,  is your chance to identify some of them using keys and identification guides. There will be plenty of reference specimens and please bring along any specimens you may have.

Tea and coffee and biscuits will be freely available but bring along a packed lunch or eat at the local café or pub.

Places on this workshop are FREE, although booking is essential: please contact the DVLP on 01226 772139 or DVLP@barnsley.gov.uk to reserve your place.

 

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Address

Elsecar Heritage Centre Wath Road Elsecar South Yorkshire S74 8HJ

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