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John Schneider, Contributor
jbsho(removethis)uston (at) sbcgl(removethistoo)
City, state, country:
Houston, Texas

Birder, butterflier, dragon/damselflier and all-around bug-guy, but I have no formal training or employment in entomology and haven't published anything in that field. I enjoy the beauty and behavior of insects, as well as finding ones that are new to me. Many thanks to all who provide identifications on this site, and to administrator John VanDyk, and to all the editors. Below are some of my stats.

1 taxon new to science. (Psyllipsocus sp. nov., ID'd as new by E.L. Mockford on July 1, 2017.

1 U.S. record. (Neozygina veracruzensis. ID'd by C. Dietrich on June 28, 2017.)

13 probable state records. Most recent: (Probable Texas record, Nostima niveivenosa. ID'd by B. Barnd on May 28, 2017)

80 new taxa to BugGuide. Most recent: (New genus to BugGuide, Dalbulus, Cicadellidae, Hemiptera. ID'd by C. Dietrich on Oct. 18, 2017.)