Erin Powell 策展人

加入於:2017 9 月 26 最近活躍:2024 5 月 22 iNaturalist

Curator of Coccoidea and research scientist at the Florida State Collection of Arthropods (FSCA, FDACS-DPI)

Current research focusing on taxonomy of mealybugs (particularly grass-infesting genera), adventive Coccoidea and their predators, natural history and defensive mechanisms, etc. Past and present research on ecology of New Zealand harvestmen (Opiliones, Neopilionidae), spider-hunting mud dauber wasps (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae), and jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae).

Publications:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Erin-Powell-2
https://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?user=x-rdi2wAAAAJ&hl=en

I mainly focus on identifying NZ Neopilionidae and world Coccoidea on iNaturalist.

*Note that most scales, mealybugs, and whiteflies need to be slide-mounted for species-level ID, I am conservative with identification of pictures and recommend mounting specimens that require certainty.

ScaleNet is a great resource for scale host records, distributions, and literature: https://scalenet.info/

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