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metrioptera, Contributing Editor

My name is Brandon Woo. I have been passionate about insects for over nine years, and have recently begun to focus more on Orthoptera. 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, getting my Ph.D, and doing research in entomology. I enjoy behavior and identification 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 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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