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Department of Zoology


As part of series of interviews about people in the University This Cambridge Life has interviewed Henry Disney from the Insect Ecology Group:

The “king of scuttle flies” who continues to discover new species

Henry Disney admits that the task of classifying hundreds of species of scuttle fly has sometimes seemed a crazy undertaking. But his deteriorating eyesight hasn’t stopped him from becoming a world expert in the taxonomy of possibly the most challenging genus in the animal kingdom.

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