The course aims to cover several aspects of insect handling in field and in lab. Different methods and techniques are presented for collecting, handling, sorting, identifying and preserving insects. The course will broadly cover all different insect groups, and provide opportunities to dive deeper into some of them.
Time and place
Sep. 2, 2018 9:00 AM - Sep. 9, 2018 5:00 PM
PhD students, master students, researchers, consultants, government officials/museum staff - with relevant background in biology.
- Understand several methods for collecting
- Knowledge of taxonomic sorting methods and tools
- Knowledge of identification procedures for most larger insect groups
- Basic understanding of advanced techniques for species ID in lab