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David Bruns, Contributor
Full name:
David Bruns
Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center
City, state, country:
St. Louis, MO.

My background includes studying and teaching natural science and conservation biology.

I am working on an independent study of arachnology, -photo-documenting arachnid diversity with an emphasis in Missouri. An auxiliary product of my project is A Checklist of the Spiders and Harvestmen of Missouri (Click or tap to access) This is a listing of all spider and harvestman species reported in the published literature for the state of Missouri, as well as species that have been posted on BugGuide for Missouri, prior to May, 2018.

I am open to all comments, suggestions and guidance from the BugGuide community, which are helpful to my investigations, methods, contributions, and use of this on-line resource.
David J Bruns