Welcome to Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio), the National Resource for Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) funded by the National Science Foundation. Through ADBC, data and images for millions of biological specimens are being made available in electronic format for the research community, government agencies, students, educators, and the general public.

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Post date: 09-03-2021
Body:   Dead Leaf Butterfly! (Kallima inachus) Contributed by: Lauren Bradley Autumn is right around the corner, and what a beautiful season it is! Here in Florida, we see the occasional red or yellow leaf during the autumn months, but really, all we can hope for is some cooler weather, and even that isn’t guaranteed. The Kallima inachus seems to agree with us humans in admiring the beauty of autumn, as they have evolved to imitate dead leaves! (Thus giving them their common name, the dead leaf butterfly). 
Wed, 11/23/2011 - 1:16pm -- kevinlove

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Adania Flemming is a Masters student and research assistant with iDigBio. Her research interests involve using biological collections to help answer ecological hypotheses. She is passionate about education and is involved with Education and Outreach activities for iDigBio including citizen science efforts such as the Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections (WeDigBio) event and tabling with iDigBio at other outreach efforts (She’s a scientist, and Earth Day, etc.). She is also a member of the Education and Outreach Working Group. Adania is part of the group working to create a best practices white paper which can be shared with the greater collections community, and will attend Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Conference 2017 as a panel discussion moderator to get more input for this paper.

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Acidaspis sp.


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  • Collector:
  • George Oeh
  • Locality:
  • North America; USA; Ohio; Hamilton County; Cincinnati
  • Provider ID:
  • urn:uuid:6b99598f-b496-4f3a-b9e6-01046812a36e
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