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Student Projects in Ecuador

McGuire Center Curator Keith Willmott is a keen researcher of Neotropical butterfly systematics and has a long history of field … Continue

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American Moth-butterflies

Hedylidae, commonly known as American Moth-butterflies, is a small, little-known family of Lepidoptera. This tropical family, restricted to Central and … Continue

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Lepidoptera Type Collection

The McGuire Center Lepidoptera collection includes a modest number of what are known as “type specimens.” When researchers name and … Continue

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New Postdocs

This month the McGuire Center welcomes two new postdoctoral associates. Ivone de Bem Oliveira is a new postdoctoral research associate … Continue

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Student Spotlight: Riley Gott

Riley Gott began his doctoral studies in August 2022 studying the taxonomy and systematics of the primarily Neotropical butterfly genera … Continue