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Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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Christmas C.Y. Ho, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Christmas C.Y. Ho
E-mail address:
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comment on my photos/comments that you want additional detail if you wish to contact me further.
City, state, country:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

I have a Wildlife Biology degree from University of Guelph
and was fortunate enough, to spend a couple of years working in the Guelph insect systematics lab under Stephen A. Marshall. - An experience that further fueled my interest in all aspects of life big and small.

Worked as the assistant curator at the CNC(Canadian National Collection)

Currently working for the BOLD (Barcode of Life Database) at BIO (Biodiversity Institute of Ontario)

Chris C.Y. Ho
Assistant Data Manager
Informatics Team
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)
Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1