California Academy of Sciences 2017

Between January - April 2017 I volunteered in the Entomology Collections at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. I worked with Brian Fisher and Jenna Florio in the Entomology department, however, I was predominantly working on two citizen science projects in collaboration with the Tsutsui Lab at UC Berkeley. These new citizen science …

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Welcome to our Mound, We Hope you Enjoy your Stay!

Inquiline species are the “lodgers” of the zoological world. They take advantage of the nests that other species make and continue to live commensally with them. This could be considered analogous to parasites creating their homes within the multicellular hosts. Think of the individuals that make up termite colonies, they consist of soldiers, workers, and …

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