Education: M. A., Ecology and
Systematic Biology, San Francisco State University, 1990; B. A., Ecology and
Systematic Biology, San Francisco State University, 1974; A.A. Biology, College
of San Mateo, 1972 .
Field Associate, Department of Entomology,
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (2001–).
Interested in the systematics
and phylogeny of the arachnid orders Solifugae and Scorpiones, and broadly
interested in the biogeography of western North America.
in REVSYS project:
As a Collaborator,
serves as webmaster for the project and coordinator of
fieldwork in California, adjacent US states, and Baja California. Also
responsible for scoring morphological characters and revising the taxonomy of
the 'basal uroctonoid vaejovids', including the genera Uroctonus,
Uroctonites, and Pseudouroctonus (all of which include troglophilic or troglobytic members)..