The Australian Taxonomy
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
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