Associate research scientist, University of Adelaide
An established entomologist with experience in molecular biology, pest management, biosecurity, taxonomy, ecology and NRM. Chier Editor of Austral Entomology journal. Published over 50 papers. Specific expertise in ecology of Kangaroo Island and discovered the primitive moth family Aenigmatineidae (Enigma moth). Works with private, academic and government institutions as a researcher and consultant. Honourary Research Associate at South Australian Museum.
Among the vast number of native species damaged by the recent bushfire crisis, we must not forget native pollinators. These animals, mainly insects such as native bees, help sustain ecosystems by pollinating native...