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Dr John Jennings

Telephone +61 8 8313 7277
Position Senior Lecturer
Fax +61 8 8313 4364
Building Darling Building
Floor/Room G 15d
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Genetics & Evolution

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Teaching Interests


Evolution & Diversity of Insects

Insect Taxonomy & Identification (with Uni. Queensland)

Zoology II



Research Interests

Aulacidae, Evaniidae and Stephanidae in Baltic and other amber; Dr Lars Krogmann, State Museum of Natural History, Stuttgart, Germany.

Revision of the Australasian wood-boring sawflies (Hymenoptera: Xiphydriidae); Dr Nathan Schiff, USDA Forest Service, Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, Stoneville, MS USA

Systematics of Australian hatchet wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae); Dr Andy Deans, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL USA and others.

Taxonomy of Stephanidae (Hymenoptera); Dr Alexandre Aguiar, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Nazare 481, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Platygastroidea; Dr Norm Johnson, Ohio State University, 190 N Oval Mall, Columbus OH 43210 1321 USA & Prof. Andrew Austin, University of Adelaide

Systematics of Aulacidae; Dr Giuseppe Fabrizio Turrisi, Universita di Catania, Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Marcello La Greca, via Androne 81 95124 Catania Italy.

Hymenopteran fauna of New Caledonia; Dr Lars Krogmann; Dr Chris Burwell, Queensland Museum.

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Expertise for Media Contact

ExpertiseEntomology; insects; biogeography; insect ecology; collection management
NotesChairman Council of Heads of Australian Entomological Collections Vice-President Royal Society of South Australia Convenor Editorial Board, Transactions Royal Society of South Australia Member Australian Entomological Society Fellow Royal Society of South Australia member International Society of Hymenopterists Convenor Waite Insect and Nematode Collection
Mobile0439 340 486

Entry last updated: Sunday, 24 Jan 2016

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