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Luke Jacobus

Division of Science

Expert Bio

Much of Luke Jacobus’ research has focused on the insect order Ephemeroptera, or mayflies. Aspects of this research include taxonomy and identification, DNA barcoding, biodiversity, phylogeny, rearing and stage associations, descriptive biology and ecology, field studies, conservation, species inventories and regional faunistics. He interacts with various international stakeholders in the academic, government and private realms.

Areas of Expertise

Awards: competitive research grants; general biology, ecology, zoology, entomology, freshwater environments, biological systematics, field studies, evolution, Mayflies of the world (Ephemeroptera); student awards: undergraduate research; sustainability: environmental monitoring.