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Posted on 25-07-2009 12:00
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For those who haven't heard - Peter Skidmore died last weekend, aged 73. Peter was a well-known British Dipterist who specialised in insects on dung, amongst other things. In 1985 he published a classic work on immature Muscidae - The biology of the Muscidae of the world. (Ser. Entomol. 29).
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A sad news indeed.
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Very sad - a big name in Diptera
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Just bringing it to your attention, the Peter Skidmore Appeal: http://www.gomde.org.uk/peat-skid-moor-the-peat-appeal-n-8.html
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