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Birgit Loecker

I specialise in Fulgoromorpha (i.e. taxonomic research on the Australian planthopper family Cixiidae), but have also done diagnostics of Central European Auchenorrhyncha and diagnostics of species of biosecurity concern to Australia.

Birgit's work profile

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

Birgit's primary institution is: NSW DPI, Biosecurity Collections, Orange Agricultural Institute

Birgit's position is: Entomologist

Birgit's work in taxonomy 

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

Birgit's skills are in Species delimitation

Birgit works on the taxonomy of Animals, Insects, TrueBugs, Fulgoromorpha; Cixiidae

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Birgit is happy to be contacted for the following reasons:

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

Contact from members of the public for advice in areas of expertise (but not for identifications)

Contact by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

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