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Kym Abrams

I'm interested in the evolution, systematics, biogeography and conservation of subterranean invertebrates and short-range endemic invertebrates. My taxonomic focus is on schizomid arachnids and parabathynellid crustaceans.

Kym's work profile

Kym works in the following sector(s): University, Collections Institution, Other government agency

Kym's primary institution is: Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Kym's position is: Environmental Officer - Zoologist

Kym's work in taxonomy 

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

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

Kym works on the taxonomy of Animals, Arachnids, Crustaceans, Schizomids, Parabathynellidae, Bathynellacea, Draculoides, whip-sprickets

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Kym 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 Kym for one of the reasons above. Please don't make contact for any other reason.