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James R Thompson, Contributor
Full name:
James R Thompson
City, state, country:
Scott, NY USA
Biography:

I am a father of three, grandfather of four, former Biology teacher and have been a collector most of my life. I began collecting in earnest about five years ago thanks to some incentive from various entomologists from Cornell University.

I currently have 23 filled drawers 10 of which are moths, my primary interest. Wherever I travel I bring my equipment, so I have representation from SC, AZ, ME and VA in the US and Brazil and Senegal overseas.

In addition to collecting I have participated in tagging with monarchwatch.org, attended various events sponsored by the folks at Cornell such as Moth Week and joined the bugguide gathering in VA.

I still have a lot to learn and am grateful for the advise I received from Mike Quinn, Art Evans and others who I met at the 2014 gathering in Virginia.