Royal Entomological Society South West Region Annual Meeting

Great diving beetle (Dytiscus marginalis). Credit: Getty Images

  • Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building, University of Plymouth

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The Royal Entomological Society South West Region Annual Meeting incorporates a trio of fascinating talks providing an insight into current invertebrate research and conservation, as well as the opportunity to meet leading entomologists.

This free event is open to all and there is no need to book. Discussions will continue after the meeting in a nearby hostelry. 

Start time: 18:30.

  • Don’t forget the little guys: The creation of the new natural history gallery at The Box | speaker: Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History, The Box (Plymouth City Museum)
  • Sands of LIFE: Conservation of sand dunes in Wales | speaker: Carly Benefer, JAB Consulting
  • The hard life of saline water beetles: multiple stressors and vulnerability to climate change | speaker: Susana Pallares, University of Plymouth

Please contact Peter Smithers ( for more information.

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The Royal Entomological Society plays a major national and international role in disseminating information about insects and improving communication between entomologists.

The RES was founded in 1833 as the Entomological Society of London and is the successor to a number of short-lived societies dating back to 1745.

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