Rare beetles relocated on campus site

August 9, 2002

Three rare species of invertebrate have been discovered on the site of a new building at the University of Lincoln's Brayford Pool campus. The insects, which include rare beetles Bruchela rufipes , Chrysolina hyperici and green weevil Polydrusus splendidus , are all new to Lincolnshire and are being relocated so that building work can commence.

Kate Hiseman, energy and environment manager, said that before the building work could begin the university carried out extensive research into the habitats and the wildlife that exist on its campus.

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