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Entomology Today Highlights Leafhopper Named After University of Illinois Entomologist

Wed, 2014-10-08 11:59 -- maphillips

 


Dorsal views of the three new species. F. dietrichi on right

Entomology Today featured a piece on the discovery of three new leafhoppers (Futasujinus) from China. The new species were identified when researchers examined museum collection specimens from China, the UK, and the US.

Entomologists Gather for Insect Digitization Workshop in Chicago

Tue, 2013-04-30 11:42 -- gnelson

Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH) turned out to be the perfect venue for iDigBio’s April 23–25 (2013) Dried Insect Digitization workshop. Overlooking Grant Park and the Chicago lakefront, FMNH provided an exceptionally attractive and hospitable environment with outstanding amenities. About 50 entomologists and digitization professionals from the U.S., Australia, and the United Kingdom attended, bringing together a diverse assemblage of knowledge and skill to address the complex job of digitizing pinned insect collections. 

ASB–iDigBio Digitization Symposium and Workshop Report: An Inspiring Event

Fri, 2013-04-19 07:59 -- gnelson

Digitization was a hot topic at the 2013 Association of Southeastern Biologists’ (ASB) meeting held in Charleston, West Virginia the week of April 10. Well before the beginning of the ASB–iDigBio-sponsored digitization symposium and workshop, several conference goers had already offered important papers outlining strategies and successes in digitizing small herbaria and incorporating digitization into biodiversity field research.

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