Irish Ento Meeting 2021

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Irish Ento Meeting 2021 - Catch up with our entomological researchers and hear about the work they've been doing over the past year.

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Irish Ento Meeting 2021 – Sept 24th

Session 1

Chair: Dr Aidan O'Hanlon - Curator of Entomology, National Museum of Ireland

10:00 – 10:05 Introduction Anna Hart -Conservation Officer for Buglife in Northern Ireland

10:10 – 10:30 Presentation 1 Anna Hart

“Trials, tribulations and triumphs of conservation through lockdown”

10:30 – 10:50 Presentation 2 Adam Mantell

Entomologist at Arctia Ecology and ecologist at Ulster Wildlife

“Surveys to investigate the distribution, and ecology of rare spider species found at Brackagh Bog in Co. Armagh”

10:50 – 11:00 Tea Break

Session 2

Chair; Dr Louise McNamara - Entomologist at Teagasc

11:00 – 11:20 Presentation 3 Dr Brian Nelson

Invertebrate Ecologist, National Parks and Wildlife Service

“Hunting Irish True Bugs - an overview of the Heteroptera”

11:20 – 11:30 Student Talk 1 Aisling Moffat - Teagasc and the University of Edinburgh

“The Hungry Leatherjacket: Investigating Tipula paludosa survival and feeding rate in mixed-species grassland.”

11:30 – 11:40 Student Talk 2 Merissa Cullen - Maynooth University

“Can weedkiller affect bumblebees? A proteomic investigation of the effects of glyphosate on the Bombus terrestris digestive tract.”

11:40 – 12:00 Meeting Close – AOB and SES Intro

Aisling Moffat – Irish Ento Soc

Anna Hart/Louise McNamara - Close

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