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Welcome to ColSoc,
the Coleopterists Society of Britain and Ireland. 

ColSoc is the Coleopterists Society of Britain and Ireland, dedicated to the study of beetles. Our aim is to further beetle research, standardise and promote recording, and to develop and encourage public awareness and conservation of the 4,000+ species of beetles found on these islands.

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Species

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Families

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Supporters

About
ColSoc

Find out more about the ColSoc management committee and roles within the Society.

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Field
Meetings

ColSoc intends to host a field meeting in South Wales this summer. Additional field meetings will be organised in due course at locations and dates TBA.

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How You Can Help

ColSoc is primarily a networking organisation which, with the help of supporters, both amateur and professional coleopterists will strive to study and enhance the conservation of our native beetle fauna and their habitats.

All the Latest News

Here you will find regular beetle news.

Get to Know Us

Find out more about the ColSoc mission and activities.

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