James Dorey makes lead article and front cover in the latest Australian Geographic issue

James Dorey joined LEGS in February 2017 for his Honours year, but he already had a prolific career photographing insects, and bees in particular.  His work on bees formed the lead article in the latest issue of Australian Geographic and one of his amazing photographs was used for the front cover.  Read more about it … More James Dorey makes lead article and front cover in the latest Australian Geographic issue

2017 Fiji trip yields large cache of biodiversity data

Dwelling on misty mountains and trudging through tropical forests under the cascading sunlight for the pursuit of fantastic insects is an entomological dream. The search for Fiji’s diverse native bee fauna lead Honours student James Dorey and 18 undergraduate students from Flinders and Uni SA to explore the dynamic Fijian islands, seeking adventure, new species … More 2017 Fiji trip yields large cache of biodiversity data

Stories from the field: A strange wasp encounter

A recent field trip to Mount Remarkable National Park to collect bees and wasps was very successful when we found an unexpected population of a small parasitoid wasp from the genus Gasteruption. These wasps were flying low over the walking track inspecting holes and crevices. This wasp is very interested as it is very similar … More Stories from the field: A strange wasp encounter