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Join us as we take a look into the fascinating world of insects!

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Expert Information

Dr Tanya Latty shares her passion for insects both great and small.

Extra Research

Useful websites and blogs to help you explore your interest in the field of insects and the environment.

Education Pathways

You should become an entomologist - Find out how!

The Expert

Dr Tanya Latty

Dr Tanya Latty

Insect Expert
Environmental Scientist

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Course studied:

  • Bachelor of Science Environmental Science and Biology Trent University, Canada
  • PhD in Beetle Behaviour University of Calgary, Canada

Tanya Latty grew up in Canada, chasing and keeping various creepy crawlies like insects, reptiles, and amphibians. Her studies took her to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, where she spent four summers bushwalking in some of the world’s most remote wilderness areas. Tanya moved to Australia in 2008 to study ants, honey bees and slime moulds.

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