Jennifer C. Girón
Beetle taxonomy, biodiversity, systematics, and morphology
I'm a recent Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Kansas.
My research focuses on beetle systematics and taxonomy, mainly on the Neotropical members of the subfamilies Entiminae (Curculionidae) and Acidocerinae (Hydrophilidae).
I'm also interested in beetle morphology, biological collections, and biodiversity informatics.
Currently, I'm a Research Associate of the Invertebrate Zoology Collection at the Natural Science Research Laboratory, Museum of Texas Tech University, where I am performing curatorial and collection management duties, including the handling of loan and data requests.
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I successfully defended my dissertation!
Latest update January 13, 2020