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Amanda Reid

I have a research interest in the systematics of cephalopods and have also worked on the taxonomy of Onychophora. I have a particular interest in cuttlefishes (Sepiidae), bobtail and bottletail squids (Sepiolidae and Sepiadariidae) and pygmy squids (Idiosepiidae). I am responsible for the a collection of over 11 million molluscs and brachiopods in my role as Collection Manager at the Australian Museum.

Amanda's work profile

Amanda works in the following sector(s): Collections Institution

Amanda's primary institution is: Australian Museum

Amanda's position is: Collection Manager, Malacology

Amanda's work in taxonomy 

Amanda has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Research, Collection Management, Information Management, Editing publishing and reviewing

Amanda's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Biodiversity informatics

Amanda works on the taxonomy of Animals, Molluscs, VelvetWorms, Sepiidae, cuttlefishes, Sepiolidae, bobtail squids, Sepiadariidae, bottletail squids, Idiosepiidae, pygmy squids, Onychophora, Peripatopsidae

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Amanda is happy to be contacted for the following reasons:

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