Czech Republic – Olomouc, Immature Beetles Meeting, Národní muzeum and Prague Insect Fair, October 2019

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Beautiful view of Olomouc, Czech Republic.

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Top left: Professor Ladislav Bocak, world Lycidae expert; in front of him, PhD student Dominik Kusy, and Dr. Michal Motyka. A really nice and fun experience with the folks from the Palacký University Olomouc.

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Immature Beetles Meeting talk on Lycidae.

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Immature Beetles Meeting evening larval pub: next to me Robin Kundrata, followed by his friend, then Michael Ivie and Hume Douglas.

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Immature Beetles Meeting 2019 – group photo

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Front of Narodni Museum

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Lycidae and elateroidea collection

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Insect Fair in Prague – Beautiful specimens from all over the world.

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Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Łomna, Poland, June 2019

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The main entrance of the institute. Behind the building a national forests, with lots of wild animals, including wolves and deer.

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This building was constructed about 10 years ago to accommodate the entomology collection in a new and modern facility.

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Part of the collection, including the very important Lycidae historical collection that belonged to Kleine.

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Pterostichus sp., one of the largest species of Carabidae in Europe.