September 2017 – Insect Identification Course in Sumatra, Indonesia

A blog post by BEFTA Programme and Insect Ecology Group postdoc Amy Eycott. Also posted at https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/insect-ecology/news We ran an insect identification and curation course! This August, Insect Ecology Group members Ed Turner, Amy Eycott, Sarah Luke and Amelia Hood, and Eleanor Slade, from the University of Oxford, ran an insect…

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Insect trapping

I’ve just arrived back in Sumatra for my second data collection trip, this time concentrating on the insect communities found in the BEFTA plots. The study has been designed so that the BEFTA team has a year to collect data from all the plots before the experiment is implemented, strengthening…

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