The 2009 Lep Course

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The first annual Lep Course was held at the SW Research Station from 22- 28 August, 2009.

Instructors:
  • Lee Dyer, University of Nevada, Reno
  • P. D. Hulce, SW Research Station
  • Jim Miller, American Museum of Natural History
  • Ray Nagle, University of Arizona
  • Bruce Walsh, University of Arizona
  • Dick Zweifel, American Museum of Natural History
Alumni:
  • Kurt Leuschner, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, California.
  • Norma Platt, Rochester, New York
  • Elizabeth Saunders, Southern Illinois University
  • Ann Van Cleave, New Orleans Insect Zoo.
  • Renee West, Carlsberg Caverns National Park

Photos from 2009 course. Thanks to Norma!

Ann beating for larvae around the Research Station


Norma examining adult morphology


Renee and Jim searching Ocatillos at Granite Gap


Collecting in Barfoot Park.


Kurt spreading non-leps on an off moment


Liz working through the SWRS Herbarium


Liz and Ann collecting at the Mercury Vapor light sheet


P.D., Jim and Ann collecting at Silver Creek


Eumorpha typhon larvae on wild grape


Dysschema howardi, the largest North American Tiger moth