16th International Congress of Entomology

A commemorative postage stamp on the 16th International Congress of Entomology :

1412 Luhdorfla Japonica Butterfly [Japan Stamp 1980]Issued by Japan

Issued on Aug 2, 1980

Issued for : In commemoration of the 16th International Congress of Entomology, 50 yen postage stamp has been issued on August 2, 1980.

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Yen

Stamp Size : 22.5 mm x 36.0 mm

Quantity Issued : 26,000,000 stamps

Perforation : 13½

About : 

  • The International Congress of Entomology has been held quadrennially with the participation of world entomologists since the first congress at Brussels, Belgium.
  • The 16th International Congress of Entomology was held in Kyoto from 3rd through 9th August, 1980, as the first congress to be held in Japan. Approximately 3,000 participants from about 80 countries are expected to get together and various events such as special lectures, symposiums and other lectures are scheduled.

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