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Karl Magnacca

I am an entomologist and conservation biologist based in Hawaii. I work part time at the Bishop Museum, describing the incredibly diverse bethylid wasps of the Australia-Pacific region. Previously I also studied the yellow-faced bees of Hawaii and Australia.

Karl's work profile

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

Karl's primary institution is: Bishop Museum

Karl's position is: Research Affiliate

Karl's work in taxonomy 

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

Karl's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Nomenclature, Genetics & Genomics, Biogeography, Imaging

Karl works on the taxonomy of Animals, Insects, Hymenoptera, Bethylidae, Colletidae, bees

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Karl 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 from members of the public for identifications in areas of expertise

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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