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Lecture: “Sesiidae: the gathering and breeding” at Timiryazev State Biological Museum, Moscow (Russia)

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Lev Bely, 11.04.2012 19:31

Today, April 12th there will be a lecture “Sesiidae: the gathering and breeding” at Timiryazev State Biological Museum, Moscow (Russia). The author is Oleg Gorbunov*, a doctor of biological sciences, the leading research associate of A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, will be talking about how to gather and breed caterpillars of clearwing moths (Sesiidae), and what their natural habitats are. Guests will be also able to see Oleg Gorbunov's personal photos of these moths.

*His research interests include overall study of clearwing moths of the Eastern hemisphere. Oleg Gorbunov engaged in various entomological expeditions through different lands of the former Soviet Union, Vietnam, Egypt, Israel, India, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Thailand, Turkey, Ethiopia and Japan. He authored over than 100 publications, described more than 20 new genera and 130 new species.

The lecture “Sesiidae: the gathering and breeding” is held today, April 12th, at 19:00 in Timiryazev State Biological Museum. No entrance fee.

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