Benjamin J. Crain

Conservation Biologist, Ecologist, Biogeographer

About me

Bachelor's Degree: University of Wisconsin
Master's Degree: Humboldt State University
PhD: University of Puerto Rico

My info

Full name
Benjamin J. Crain
I am
an enthusiast, a student, an educator, a citizen scientist, a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


52 objects curated
31 taxa curated
36 images set as exemplar
0 articles selected for Overview
0 preferred classifications selected

0 common names added
0 common names removed
0 common names curated

1 taxon commented
10 comments submitted
6 articles added
0 data records added
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Curator qualifications


1-PhD from University of Puerto Rico 2-Recent Publication: Crain, B., J. White, S. Steinberg. 2011. Geographic discrepancies between global and local rarity richness patterns and the implications for conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 451-463. 3-Member of IUCN Orchid Specialist Group

Curation scope
Orchids, Endangered Species, Birds