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Division of Insects

Summer Intern in the Insect Division

Elizabeth Postema loves insects and is working on reorganizing the UMMZ insect collection to make it more efficient and functional. She is also working on databasing and digitizing multiple groups of insects including Acrididae, Scarabaeidae, and Apoidea specimens. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Denison University and will be starting her Ph.D. at the UC Davis fall 2018.

Feature Publications

Dichopetala and new Related North American Genera

The genus Dichopetala Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878 sensu Rehn and Hebard, 1914 is revised, with the description of 6 new genera and 14 new species.
T. J. Cohn (posthumous), D.R. Swanson, and P. Fontana

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