Welcome to the Lorquin Entomological Society
Newsletter and Meetings
Friday February 23rd, 2018
Jeff Cole, PCC, LACM: 2018 UCONN Cicada Expedition: Chile and Argentina.
A recent trip by our own Lorquin president, Jeff Cole
This meeting will be held in the Times Mirror Room at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum.
NOTE - Meetings are held at either LA County Natural History Museum or at BioQuip Products
Please check the meeting details above.
Bioquip Products, Inc.
2321 Gladwick Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220
Los Angeles County Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007
Times Mirror Room
Doors will open at 7:30 pm and our meeting will start at 8 PM.
Meetings are always free to attend, come visit us!
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October 27th, 2017 - Special Halloween Presentation on Spiders with Blaine Hebert & Mike Martinez
September 22nd, 2017 - Annual Show & Tell meeting.
June 23rd, 2017 - Travis Longcore: Impact of light pollution on insects.
May 26th, 2017 - Mounting and curation workshop
April 28th - Bas van Schooten; Heliconius Butterfiles and Speciation
March 24th, 2017- Discovery in California’s Biodiverse Heartland — A Tour of Tejon Ranch with Laura Pavliscak
Feb 24th, 2017 - Andrea Haberkern on the Eco-Morphology of Spiders.
Jan 28th, 2017 - Annual Pot-Luck Banquet and officer installation
About the Society
The Lorquin Entomological Society had its inception in June of 1913 when Fordyce Grinnell, Jr., of Pasadena, inserted in a Los Angeles daily newspaper a notice that a meeting of boys interested in natural history would be held in the home of Harold Strawn, and inviting all who were interested to attend........
Events and Collecting Reports
A great time was had by the Lorquin collective during our annual pot-luck event in January. Good friends, good food, a table full of raffle prizes, and as always, a buzz in the air as everyone chatted about their collecting reports and projects.
Insect collecting in Southern California
Recent changes to the laws regulating insect collecting and scientific research have been made that potentially restricts insect collecting in public lands in California. This is particularly an important issue in areas newly designated as "National Monuments", which includes much of our local San Gabriel Mountains. Please not that the current administration may be changing the status of our local Forests and Monuments, so please keep informed.
Spider eggs! Another adorable dish served up by Kim Moore who also snapped some great photos of the festivities
Have a collecting report you would like to share? Send it on over with all the details as you would like it published!