Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fulgoridae Project coming to an end

All of my research and work on Lantern Bugs is nearly done. I’m just waiting on some information from emails I’ve sent various museums and then my article and collections review on these insects will be complete. While searching for … Continue reading

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Temporary storage for gallery specimens

The bird gallery at the Manchester Museum is currently having some building work done on it. As a result, we have had to remove many of the specimens off the gallery space. It was decided that the birds would be … Continue reading

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When collections are your only identification key

As I mentioned a few posts back, as part of my traineeship I am undertaking several curation projects in various departments. One of the projects in Entomology has been to study and recurate the Lantern Bug collection at Manchester Museum. … Continue reading

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