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Sharon and Peter Flint of the Freshwater Section have attended the National Forum for Biological Recording conference at Lancaster Unversity this year, details can be found here

A poster entitled, Moth Trapping for River Flies, was presented and the work of the YNU Lepidoptera section with the Freshwater section on recording Mayflies, Stoneflies and Caddisflies discussed.

Formal field and laboratory skills training is provided by Sharon and Peter Flint on their courses run at the Field Studies Council field centre at Malham Tarn in the Yorkshire Dales.

Details of freshwater courses can be found here:






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R.semicolorata adult male, Malham Tarn. Credit Sharon Flint
Mayfly recording in Yorkshire


Phryganea bipunctata fermale. Credit Sharon Flint
Caddisflies or Trichoptera, (meaning, from the Greek trichos a hair and pteron a wing; hairy-wings)


Nemoura cinerea adult female, Malham fen. Credit Sharon Flint
Stonefly recording in Yorkshire


Stonefly larvae - Perla bipunctata. Credit Sharon Flint
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Libellula depressa - Broad-bodied chaser. Credit Sharon Flint
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