News

New paper: DNA barcoding of British mosquitoes

A team of researchers has DNA barcoded 42 species of UK mosquitoes to support species identification, discovery of cryptic genetic diversity and monitoring invasive species.

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New Diptera checklist update

Peter Chandler has provided another update to his Checklist of Diptera of the British Isles. It can be downloaded from the Checklist page, and to see the latest changes go to the Updates page.

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Key-writing Workshop March 31st

A key-writing workshop will be held at Dinton Pastures on March 31st.  See Events for more details

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Flies of the months

To help celebrate Year of the Fly Dipterists Forum has organised a series of "fly of the month" posts, hosted by Discover Wildlife, the website from BBC Wildlife magazine.

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New group formed for high-flying flies

Dipterists Forum members Matt Harrow and Sam Thomas have formed the Upland Diptera Recording Group.

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New project to record carrion-feeding flies

The Calliphoridae and Rhiniidae Recording Scheme covers blowflies and relatives, including the 'greenbottles' and cluster flies.

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Dipterists Forum Spring Field Meeting, West Sussex

This year's Spring Meeting will be held 17-19 May 2019.

For details see Events.

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Another special offer for Year of the Fly

Another good reason to join Dipterists Forum! Thanks to GT Vision who are offering a 10% discount to Dipterist Forum members during 2019 to celebrate the Year of the Fly.

 

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Fonseca's seed fly under threat

Sand dunes at Coul Links
Sand dunes at Coul Links - photo Craig Allardyce

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