Looking forward 2014 – 2015 2014年至2015年展望

To All Members

               Forward looking

The weekday work shop will resume. The date will be announced from time to time on our HKLS website. There may be another work shop for the weekend. However, it depends on our members participation.

The 1st work shop will start at 9:30am on 17th June 2014. There will be a lot of follow up work to be done including fumigating our specimen boxes, inventoring our books and specimens and of course cleaning our HKLS office.

The projects for the year that we envisage to carry out are :

1)   Butterfly survey – publishing last year results and designing this year location. We are still looking for a coordinator for the survey;

2)   Id works for several species including investigating references, dissecting of genitalia and wing venation analysis of connecting points for the following species:

a)    Ypthima imitans Elwes & Edwards, 1893 vs Ypthima motschulskyi (Bremer & Grey, 1853);

b)   Curetis acuta Moore, 1877 vs Curetis dentata Moore, 1879 ( same species for correction of names in HK);

c)    Heliophorus epicles (Godart, [1824]) vs Heliophorus ila (de Nicéville & Martin, [1896]);

We plan to offer talks on butterflies once every two months.

Volume 5 of our life history series is planned to go ahead depending finding a coordinator. We should have some ideas in coming weeks.

For the moth lovers, I hope to start working on some life histories of macro moth families. However, it again depends on our members involvement.

If you are interested and wish to join, please let me know.

James Young

Chairman

014/15 本會的工作計畫

<<辦事處開放日>>

本會辦事處將維持定期於週日開放以處理日常工作,歡迎會員參與,開放日子將在本會網站的公佈。如人手的安排能配合,辦事處亦會於週未開放,請留意公佈。

本年度首個開放日定於6月17日上午09:30,需處理及跟進的工作包括更換標本箱的防蟲劑、書籍及標本的點算、辦事處的清潔工作等工作。

<<調查及研究項目>>

1) 蝴蝶調查 – 公佈去年調查結果、落實本年度的調查地點。本會將物色一位義務調查統籌員以主理調查項目。

2) 為以下數種本地物種確定身份的研究,方法包括文獻研究、解剖生殖器、翅脈連結點分析等:

a) 擬四眼矍眼蝶 Ypthima imitans (Elwes & Edwards, 1893) 與 東亞矍眼蝶Ypthima motschulskyi (Bremer & Grey, 1853);
b) 尖翅銀灰蝶 Curetis acuta (Moore, 1877) 與 同名的 尖翅銀灰蝶Curetis dentata (Moore, 1879) ~ (可能是相同品種,研究能為香港的物種正名)
c) 斜斑彩灰蝶 Heliophorus epicles (Godart, 1824) 與 紅邊黃小灰蝶Heliophorus ila (de Nicéville & Martin, 1896);

<<其他>>
~ 計劃每2個月舉辦一次蝴蝶講座
~ 如有適合人選作統籌,本會考慮出版有關蝴蝶生命史的<香港蝴蝶圖誌。第五冊>
~ 如有適合人選參與,本會考慮開展大型蛾類生命史的工作

如各位會員對以上義務工作有興趣的話,請聯絡本會( info@hkls.org )

楊建業  主席

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