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Juanita Rodriguez

Juanita Rodriguez is a research scientist at the Australian National Insect Collection. Her research focuses on the use of morphological and molecular data to study the systematics, diversification, evolution and historical biogeography of terrestrial arthropods. Most of her research has been dedicated to Hymenoptera, more specifically velvet ants and spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae).

Juanita's work profile

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

Juanita's primary institution is: Australian National Insect Collection

Juanita's position is: Research Scientist

Juanita's work in taxonomy 

Juanita has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Research, Editing publishing and reviewing

Juanita's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Genetics & Genomics, Biogeography, Bioinformatics

Juanita works on the taxonomy of Animals, Myriapods, Insects, Hymenoptera, Pompilidae, Mutillidae, Diplopoda

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