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Ken Walker

I am a senior curator at Museums Victoria. My research is on the Australian native bee fauna, in particular the family Halictidae. This work has involved me in pollination and biogeography studies.

Ken's work profile

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

Ken's primary institution is: Museums Victoria

Ken's position is: Senior Curator of Entomology

Ken's work in taxonomy 

Ken has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Research, Collection Management, Information Management, Institution Management, Editing publishing and reviewing, Science Communication

Ken's skills are in Species delimitation, Classification, Biodiversity informatics, Nomenclature

Ken works on the taxonomy of Animals, Insects, Hymenoptera, Apoidea bees, Halictidae, Lasioglossum, Homalictus, Lipotriches, Nomia

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

Contact by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

Use the button below to contact Ken for one of the reasons above. Please don't make contact for any other reason.