Thursday, July 19

Legs, Wings and Other Parts – How Are They Used in the Insect Taxonomy ?

By David Ruiter
Denver Botanic Gardens - Gates Hall, 6:30-8p.m.

Given the recent interest in insect illustration, a summary of the obvious insect parts is presented to assist the artist with both an understanding of the parts and their relationship to each other. Photos and illustrations of a variety of insect anatomy is provided.

David Ruiter has been involved in insect taxonomy, with a particular focus on the caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera), for over 30 years.