LARGE COPPER (L. dispar rutilus) Historic specimen MALE, WICKEN FEN vii 1896, Dr. James S. SEQUIRA The following extract from The Entomologist 1909, page 183-: An attempt by G.H. VERRALL with the help of J.W. TUTT to re-introduce L. disparrutilusat Wicken Fen in 1909. G.H. VERRALL reports other attempts were being made to introduce L. dispar lymantria at the same site; which makes the following specimen of historic importance and worthy of further research.