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Announcing Amazing Arthropods 2018!

Wonders of The Nature Series

Amazing Arthropods - A Certificate Course in Arthropod Biology

They are all around us - in the gardens, forests, waters and even in our homes. Buzzing, hopping, flying - insects are fascinating creatures. If you are curious about them then you are in for lot of fun. Here is a course that introduces you to the world of of scorpions, spiders, moths, butterflies, honey bees, ants and many more creatures. To create scientific awareness about the world of Arthropods, their role in nature and conservation among students and common people.

Register at: Click here

Register today to avail of early bird discount! See below for details.

Key Information

Dates: 27th September - 6th October 2018

Location: Muktangan Exploratory Science Centre, Joshi Wadewale lane, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Chowk, Opp J W Marriot Hotel, Off Senapati Bapat Road, Pune. Google maps link

Talks: 6:30 - 8:30PM
And a field trip with experts to the serene Tamhini forest and the beautiful Garudmaachi.


Dr. R. M. SharmaDr. Anil Mahabal
Dr. D. B. BastawadeDr. Sushama Thatte
Dr. Anand PadhyeMr. Narendra Naidu
Mr. Rajgopal PatilMr. Shauri Sulakhe
Dr. Samir PatiDr. Ekata Ghate
Dr. Mihir KulkarniMr. Asim Auti


  • Students and interested people from all backgrounds are welcome.
  • The course shall be conducted in English language.


  • Introduction to Arthropoda
  • Classification and Evolution of Arthropoda
  • Arthropod Morphology
  • Adaptations
  • Life-Cycle
  • Butterflies and Moths
  • Social Insects
  • Bugs and Beetles
  • Insect Pests and their natural enemies, Medically important Insects
  • Honey, Silk and Lac
  • Food and Feeding Habits, Scorpions and Spiders
  • Tics, Mites and other Arachnids
  • Shrimps, Prawns, Lobsters and other Crustaceans
  • Arthropod-Plant interactions
  • Field identification and Arthropod Photography
  • Arthropod Communication
  • Arthropod Architecture etc.

Course charges

We are happy to offer early bird discount for payments made by 20th September 2018
Rs. 4200 (Students Rs 3500)

Regular Charges
Rs. 4500 (Students Rs 3700)

Transportation and meals charges for field trip are included in the fees.


  • Online Registration at: Click here
  • You can pay by online bank transfer (bank details available in the registration form). Please send us payment details including transaction reference (screenshot is fine) to our email address
  • Alternatively you can pay by cheque at the office of Insearch Outdoors Pvt. Ltd., C-26/9, Ketan Heights, Rahul Nagar Lane, Near Karve Statue, Kothrud, Pune - 411038.
  • Registration confirmed upon successful payment.
  • We have limited capacity. Kindly register early.


For any queries write to us at:

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