Bug News

Bug News

Observations, factoids, funny clips, and lots of bugs and other nature related images.

Erika Tucker, PhD | Principle Investigator

Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) |
Biodiversity Outreach Network (BON) | Bug News

ORCiD 0000-0002-8822-2315

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Students & Technicians

Madeleine Klemz | Technician (2019-current)

SEAS Masters student
Personal Webpage

Project:
NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker








Cameron Leitz | Technician (2020-current)

SEAS Masters student
University of Michigan webpage

Project:
NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker








Robert Northover | Volunteer (2018-current)

Coupa Senior Software & Cloud Engineer
Personal Webpage
LinkedIn Webpage

Projects:
Bug News (2021-current)
UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019-2020)




Lab Alumni

Undergraduate Researchers

Elliott Smith | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators(2019-2021)

Sumaia Al-Suraimi | UROP f2019-sp2020 | Collection Detective: Deciphering the Forster Dragonfly collection | Project Poster

Dominique Brown | DDCS sm2019 |Wonderful wasp diversity of Michigan | Project Poster

Liana Meisner-Driscoll | EEB Independant Research sp2019 | Artwork: Katydid, Mantid, Grasshopper

Sara Hezi | UROP f2019-sp2020 | Role call! Developing Museum Species Checklists | Project Poster

Pieter Kraayeveld | EEB Independant Research sp2019 | Parasitic Wasp Identification and Analysis

Eric Ma | f2019-sp2020 | Role call! Developing Museum Species Checklists | Project Poster

Kevin Moore Jr. | EEB Independant Research sp2020, sp2019 | Artwork: 2020 Mantid | Artwork: 2019 Beetle, 2019 Beetle Larvae

Hadley Samarco | UROP f2019-sp2020 | Collection Detective: Deciphering the Forster Dragonfly collection | Project Poster

Lydia Sandefur | UROP f2019-sp2020 | Role call! Developing Museum Species Checklists | Project Poster

Anna Southton | UROP f2019-sp2020 | Collection Detective: Deciphering the Forster Dragonfly collection | Project Poster

Matthew Tenglin | UROP f2019-sp2020 | Role call! Developing Museum Species Checklists | Project Poster

Graduate Researchers

Mark Ramirez | UMSI sp2020 | Not Bugged By Data | Project Poster | MI-Bug

Alexandria Rayburn | UMSI sp2020 | Not Bugged By Data | Project Poster | MI-Bug

Tony Sexton | UMSI sp2020 | Not Bugged By Data | Project Poster | MI-Bug

Technicians

Peregrine Ke-Lind | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2018-2019) | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2019-2021)

Michelle Varteresian | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2020-2021)

Neha Bhomia | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019)

Zoe Bliss | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2021)

Hagan Capnerhurst | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2020)

Alan Ching | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2018-2021)

Alice Elliott | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2020)

Tom Hayek | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2018-2019)

Ellen James | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2018-2019)

Michael Joseph | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2019)

Siena McKim | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2018-2019)

Daisy Okapa | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2020)

Yeaeun Park | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2020)| UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019)

Elizabeth Postema | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2018)

Maria Salem | NSF TCN: Terrestrial Parasite Tracker (2020)|

Henry Smith | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019)

Troyer Wallace-Evans | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019)

Beth Weiler | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2019-2020)

Chloe Weise | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019-2020)

Volunteers

Hagan Capnerhurst | Bee mandible dominance project (USGS collaboration) (2019)

Peregrine Ke-Lind | Bee mandible dominance project (USGS collaboration) (2019)

Pieter Kraayeveld | Bee mandible dominance project (USGS collaboration) (2019)

Andrea Lin | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019)

Max Manduca | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019-2020) | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2019-2020)

Aaron O’Hagan | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2019)

Yeaeun Park | UMMZI Specimen Digitization & Databasing Initiative (2019)

Audrey Parks | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2019)

Thomas Richards | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2020)

Elliott Smith | Michigan’s Hidden Triple Threat: Hymenoptera Pollinators, Parasitoids, & Predators (2019)

Kayla Thomas | Bee mandible dominance project (USGS collaboration) (2019)

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