Richard Fox
PhD Research Student


I am a professional ecologist working in biodiversity conservation and a long-time butterfly and moth enthusiast (on twitter as @RichardFoxBC). I have worked for the UK charity Butterfly Conservation ( since 1997, leading their work on butterfly and moth recording schemes and citizen science. I have been involved in a large number of research collaborations utilising the data gathered through these schemes and am continuing this work for my PhD by Publication at Exeter University.

Broad research specialisms:

  • Insect ecology
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Climate change impacts on biodiversity
  • Citizen science


1990 B.A. Zoology, University of Oxford
1992 M.Sc. Nature Conservation, University College London

Contact details

Tel+44 (0) 1626 368385

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