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Chrysis ignita group - workshop presentation by Juho Paukkunen

Download the workshop presentation given by Juho Paukkunen at the BWARS Members' Weekend 2019. The presentation outlines key characters for separating the 13 British species of the cryptic Chrysis ignita group. Juho cautioned that colour characters given in the Nordic and Baltic Chrysididae key (Paukkunen et al., 2015) are not reliable for British specimens:

Juho Paukkunen, Alexander Berg, Villu Soon, Frode Ødegaard and Paolo Rosa. 2015 An illustrated key to the cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae) of the Nordic and Baltic countries, with description of a new species.

NEW: Sussex Bees and Wasps Recording Group

James Power reports: "We’ve formed a Sussex Bees and Wasps Recording Group, with the aim of sharing knowledge and skills and exploring different habitats and locations across both East and West Sussex. We have a number of site visits planned for 2019, and we’d love to hear from anyone interested in joining us.  If you’d like to find out more, please get in touch with James Power at jamesmbuna@gmail.com

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