What Bug is that? Insect classification workshop

Details

  • Date20 October 2020
  • Time10.45am–12.15pm
  • LocationMary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
  • Price free

Have you ever found a bug and wished you even knew where to start to identify it? Or is there an amateur entomologist inside you just waiting for the right opportunity to learn?

In this fun, interactive presentation you'll work with some unique Australian insects to learn how the incredibly diverse group 'insect' fits into the animal kingdom. Discover how they differ from other arthropods such as arachnids and myriapods.

Join entomologist Michelle Gleeson aka "The Bug Lady" for a fascinating exploration of different insect

  • characteristics
  • behaviours
  • reproductive strategies.

You'll even learn how to use a dichotomous key to classify a variety of insect specimens into various orders So next time you find a strange bug you'll know how to ID it!



Location

148 Mountain View Road, Maleny

Contact

cclp@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au