Chris Borkent


About me

Postdoctoral researcher in Diptera (Insecta) systematics at CDFA, Sacramento, CA.

My info

Full name
Chris Borkent
I am
a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


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8 taxa curated
2 images set as exemplar
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Curator qualifications


Postdoctoral researcher at the California department of food and agriculture in Diptera systematics.

Curation scope
Systematics and phylogeny of Diptera, with particular expertise in nematocerous Diptera and specifically Mycetophilidae and associated families as well as Acroceridae. General interests in biodiversity and natural history.