Fangs and Fascination: Queensland Museum Arachnology (2020)

LEVEL 2, THEATRE - QUEENSLAND MUSEUM

Summary

Why do spiders get such bad press? Often feared, largely misunderstood and sometimes squashed, these diverse and fascinating creatures are essential to the ecological balance of their varied and widespread environments.

Spider fan or phobic, you will be captivated as our panel of Queensland Museum arachnologists unravel the world of arachnids via a web of personal stories and fascinating research.

Plus, see spiders up close with free entry to Spiders – The Exhibition included in your ticket. Hosting 12 live spider species and 200 specimens, you’ll be able to discover this endlessly fascinating creature like never before.

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Barbara Baehr

Barbara Baehr

Participant

Barbara Baehr

Barbara Baehr is a Spider Research Fellow at the Queensland Museum since 2000. Dr Baehr obtained her PhD at Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany in 1983. She is now an...

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Michael Rix

Michael Rix

Participant

Michael Rix

.Michael Rix is a Principal Curator of Arachnology and Research Fellow in the Biodiversity and Geosciences Program at Queensland Museum. The overriding aim of his research is to combine phylogenetic...

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Andrew Rozefelds

Andrew Rozefelds

Moderator

Andrew Rozefelds

Andrew Rozefelds is Head of Geosciences in the Biodiversity and Geosciences Program of the Queensland Museum. Andrew rejoined the Queensland Museum in 2011, after working in the Tasmanian Museum and...

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Owen Seeman

Owen Seeman

Participant

Owen Seeman

Owen Seeman arrived in acarology over 25 years ago, thanks to seasickness torpedoing aspirations in marine biology, and a realisation that he knew nothing about insects. He became fascinated with...

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What you get
FREE ENTRY into Spiders – The Exhibition! Excellent value just show your
Fangs and Fascination ticket to go in for free
Am I old enough?
Recommended for 13 years and over
Accessibility
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Cost

Tickets $18

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Location

LEVEL 2, THEATRE - QUEENSLAND MUSEUM, South Brisbane, QLD,

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