Ant Identification with Microscopes - Bushy Park

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This course provides an introduction to identifying ants to species using microscopes and identification keys. The day includes a short presentation introducing the morphological features used to identify specimens to species level, followed by practical sessions guided by our expert tutor. During the lab sessions, you will explore a wide variety of different ant species, including workers, queens and males.

Through a combination of taught classroom content and lab-based practical sessions, learners will gain confidence in using the identification keys and preserved specimens to identify ants to species level.

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Thu 05, May 2022 10:00 - 16:00