How to be a curious entomologist

Insects are everywhere.  They are so many, and so varied - fascinating, beautiful, mysterious, bizarre. Through their mind-boggling biodiversity they offer us a window into the ecological complexity of life on Earth, and give us a powerful insight of the workings of the natural world.  But their small size means that they can easily be … Continue reading How to be a curious entomologist

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Nice weather for water beetles — not (with thanks to R.Jones)

Reposted here, with kind permission from Bugman Jones One of the delights of entomology is that you can always find insects — any place, any time of day, any time of year. They are so many and so diverse that you can find them everywhere. On Monday 20 June 2016 my thesis, however, was about … Continue reading Nice weather for water beetles — not (with thanks to R.Jones)