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  1. loubugs

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Tue May 24 2016 16:52:34
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    Tonight meeting. MAY 24, 2016

    Harrison G. Dyar, Jr. (1866-1929):
    His early days in New York, research and eccentricities

    This lecture will focus not only on Dyar’s prolific scientific accomplishments and mysterious double life of digging tunnels and bigamy, but on how Epstein found his way solving a number of ‘Dyarian riddles’ because it took being the next worker on Dyar’s favorite insect group, the Limacodidae (slug moth caterpillars). Soon after beginning his dissertation research, Epstein found Dyar to be the biggest contributor to the Journal of the New York Entomological Society in the 1890s.

    Speaker:
    Marc E. Epstein, Ph.D.
    Senior Insect Biosystematist, Lepidoptera
    Plant Diagnostic Center
    California Department of Food & Agriculture
    Sacramento, CA

    Where: Linder Theater, AMNH, enter West 77th Street entrance
    Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Time: 7 PM to 8:30 PM

    http://www.nyentsoc.org/#!monthly-meetings/mainPage

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    Sat May 28 2016 22:32:11
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    Interesting meeting. Those wild & crazy lepidopterists.

  3. theyareoutthere

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    Sun May 29 2016 18:43:59
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    Thanks, Lou!

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