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Joint Meeting 2015

The forthcoming Joint meeting of the International Conferences on Ephemeroptera and International Symposia on Plecoptera will be held from 31st May to 5th June 2015 in Aberdeen, Scotland’s third largest city, which is located on the stunning north east coast between the Rivers Don and Dee.  The city has striking granite architecture, an inspiring history, strong industrial heritage, a vibrant population and a thriving art scene.  The county of Aberdeenshire has stunning scenery, including Scotland’s largest national park – the Cairngorms National Park.

The city has excellent facilities for the Joint Meeting with the Dee and Don catchments and surrounding habitats providing outstanding opportunities for fieldwork.  North east Scotland supports a high proportion of the UK Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera fauna, including Brachyptera putata – an endemic species with government conservation status.

The conference will be hosted at the James Hutton Institute, one of the biggest research centres in the UK and the first of its type in Europe. The scientific programme will be delivered in the Institute’s Macaulay suite and mid-conference and post-conference field trip are being organized for participants to experience the wildlife, habitats, scenery and culture of North east Scotland.

Registration for the conference is open by now! Further details you will find on the conference webpages.

The registration form can be directly accessed here.

This pdf summarizes all relevant information to the meeting.

The deadline for conference scholarships of students interested in stoneflies has been extended to 30 November. All necessary information is provided on the conference webpage and here.


The Mayfly Virtual Library has also a new update - some obscure and some not so obscure papers from the Illies Library have been added - check them out! Contributions from others are also greatly appreciated and absolutely vital to keep it up-to-date. So please forward some pdfs to this site...


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Updated 2 March 2014

Patronyms of Mayfly Workers, compiled by Michel Sartori & Luke Jacobus


Page contents last modified on 12 September 2014

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