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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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Morgan Jackson 8h
Always retweet creepy hand setae, especially from super cool friends
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Derek Hennen 9h
Also it has creepy modified setae that look like a ghost hand trying to escape. Millipedes are neat.
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Derek Hennen 9h
This species is only found in the Virginias and North Carolina, an Appalachian endemic. No one's ever found more than 3 by hand what whattt
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Derek Hennen 9h
Best find of the day! A 3mm long millipede, Buotus carolinus! It has its own monobasic family! I found 4 of them 🔥🔥🔥
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Morgan Jackson 15h
Great interview with photographer James Gathany on making science beautiful & why we take photos for granted
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Morgan Jackson 16h
Carnivores broadly, or Carnivora carnivores?
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Derek Hennen Mar 24
Really proud of this millipede photo! The cherry millipede (Apheloria virginiensis) in Blacksburg, Virginia.
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
No worries, it's an exciting paper for hymenopterology!
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
Karl Kjer was arrested last month and charged with secretly videoing a young woman in his home shower
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
It's too late to remove him now the paper is published. His co-authors would have had to make that choice earlier
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
It's too late to remove, it was a decision his co-authors would have had to make prior to publication.
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EntomologyCollection Mar 23
Entomologists Charlie & Lois O'brien donate 1 million weevil and 250k planthopper specimens to
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
Prior to publication there's no reason authors can't remove contributions made & then resubmit with authorship changed
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
Doesn't feel right to ignore issues, but you're completely right that it could be assholes all the way down
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Morgan Jackson Mar 24
Ugh, good points. Like I said, I have no clear idea how to navigate this issue.
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Anne Hilborn Mar 24
Not ⬆️the H score of an asshole is something I have direct control over regarding science community holding itself accountable
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Anne Hilborn Mar 24
I'm fine with trying to find alternatives to cite, but that might be due to there often being multiple options in my field.
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