Dr. Laurance G Kirton

Dr. Laurance G Kirton

Dr. Laurance G Kirton

LNF 2012 Personality Profile

Butterfly Researcher & Scientist

Dr. Laurence G Kirton Laurence Kirton is an entomologist by profession, and Head of the Biodiversity and Conservation of Fauna Programme in the Forest Research Institute Malaysia. His interest in butterflies began in his childhood and has continued into his professional career as a researcher. He holds a PhD in entomology and ecology from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, and has authored many scientific and popular articles on Malaysian butterflies.