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metrioptera, Contributing Editor

My name is Brandon Woo. I have been passionate about insects for over nine years. My main focus is the Orthoptera but I am broadly interested in anything living. I read about insects all the time, participate with the Maine Entomological Society (MES) in the Schoodic Bioblitzes, contribute to the MES newsletter, collect and photograph insects, and take part in many other insect-related activities. I am looking forward to attending an entomology program and eventually doing research in entomology. I enjoy taxonomy, identification, and behavior of insects, and traveling to different states to collect and observe insects in those locales.

I am also a contributing editor and photographer to Maryland Biodiversity Project. My photos for this project are found here.

My Flickr page is here. I don't post a whole lot there, but you can find my bug photos from outside the U.S. and Canada there, plus a few other critters.

My favorite books:
Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America by Eric Eaton & Kenn Kaufman (1)
Tracks and Sign of Insects and other Invertebrates by Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney (2)
Insects: Their Natural History and Diversity: With a Photographic Guide to Insects of Eastern North America by Stephen A. Marshall (3)
Discovering Moths: Nighttime Jewels in your own Backyard by John Himmelman (4)
Guide to Night-singing Insects of the Northeast by Michael DiGiorgio & John Himmelman (5)
The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott & Wil Hershberger (6)
Cricket Radio by John Himmelman (7)
For Love of Insects by Thomas Eisner (8)
...among others...

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