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Morgan Jackson
PhD candidate , fascinated by flies (), biodiversity & taxonomy. Co-host of . Telling the story of biodiversity, one species at a time.
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Sophie Koch 13h
When inspiration strikes... Drawing by our talented undergrad, Jane 🐜
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Morgan Jackson 7h
No shame needed! These weirdos were considered scale insects (and molluscs before that) until someone managed to rear one to adulthood!
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Morgan Jackson 7h
That’s the hole it breathes through on its butt. Basically a butt snorkel
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Morgan Jackson 8h
Yep, Microdon are really weird. One species from the Amazon was recently found to be an ectoparasite on ants, not just a predator/thief!
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Morgan Jackson 8h
Replying to @Ehmee @kay_pea_328
Awesome find! Their fly larvae, from the genus Microdon (Flower/Hover flies - Syrphidae) –
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Natasha Agramonte 10h
Get your mosquito questions ready! I’ll be doing a Reddit AMA for PLOS Science on my latest pub tomorrow from 1-2 ET
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BlueAsterStudio 9h
Halloween is coming! Grab our pin set of animals w/ spooky-sounding names so you can do some fun on 10/31!
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Morgan Jackson 13h
I just renewed my membership with , a great org if you're interested in collections!
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Ross Piper 13h
I picked up this Peruvian grasshopper. Cursing, I swiftly dropped this Peruvian grasshopper when it got me with those spines.
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Sydney Brannoch 13h
. thanks for helping us find the insect flight cut out! Really helped explain insect flight to our entomology class!
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Morgan Jackson 14h
Dear , this cut deep. Lure me in with promises of high-performance spider brains & then destroy my go-to fashion favourite? Harsh.
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Karl Magnacca 15h
Used this model in my ento class, helped me finally understand indirect flight! From Cornell, don't know creator.
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Sydney Brannoch 16h
Is there a paper folding lesson plan demonstrating indirect/ direct insect flight?
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
Looking forward to it too! :D
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
Replying to @cbahlai
I just read this tweet to the tune of Constant Craving, so make of that what you will
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
Replying to @cbahlai
Yet never cross
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
Replying to @cbahlai
"Dr. Christie Bahlai, Disneyland Asymptote" is actually a pretty sweet title to go by
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
Replying to @cbahlai
... You're Disneyland's asymptote?
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
Replying to @cbahlai
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Morgan Jackson Oct 16
What if we replaced article authorship lists with film-like credits? Likely won't happen, but worth a thought
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