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Rachael King

I am an experienced crustacean taxonomist and systematist with specialisation in the Amphipoda and Isopoda. My current research interests include groundwater associated crustaceans, deep sea crustaceans, and combining molecular and morphological approaches to delimiting species.

Rachael's work profile

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

Rachael's primary institution is: South Australian Museum

Rachael's position is: Senior Research Scientist

Rachael's work in taxonomy 

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

Rachael's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Biodiversity informatics, Genetics & Genomics, Bioinformatics, Imaging

Rachael works on the taxonomy of Animals, Crustaceans, Isopoda, Amphipoda, Syncarida

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Rachael 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 by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

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