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The life history and habits of some European moths and butterflies (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 22 February 1930)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
The life history and habits of some European moths and butterflies
Date
22 February 1930
Continuity
single event
Time of day
evening
People linked to event

SOLLY, Dr R.V.  (1864-1948) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event

RAMC Field Club – organiser

Reference
Proceedings of the College Field Club and Natural History Society: 1929-1930 (Exeter: University College of the South West of England, 1930), p. 6

“'The Life History and Habits of some European Moths and Butterflies,' illustrated by lantern slides, by Dr R.V. Solly.

The lecturer described fully the four-fold metamorphosis undergone by members of the order Lepidoptera, in passing from the egg-stage to the perfect insect, the differences between the characters and habits of moths and butterflies, and the methods by which various enemies of the members of this order attack and destroy their prey.”

Lucerna ID 7006258

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 January 2017

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