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Ben Parslow

I am an early career researcher with an interest in Hymenoptera systematics and host-parasite interactions. I am currently working on the wasp superfamily Evanioidea and my doctoral research focused on the systematics of the wasp family Gasteruptiidae.

Ben's work profile

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

Ben's primary institution is: South Australian Museum

Ben's position is: Collection manager - Terrestrial Invertebrates

Ben's work in taxonomy 

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

Ben's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Genetics & Genomics, Imaging

Ben works on the taxonomy of Animals, Insects, Hymenoptera, Evanioidea: Gasteruptiidae, Aulacidae, Evaniidae

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Ben is happy to be contacted for the following reasons:

Contact from others in the taxonomy community regarding taxonomy-related issues

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Contact re potential citizen science projects that could contribute to taxonomic research

Contact by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

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