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Derek Hennen, Contributing Editor
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Derek Hennen
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I'm a PhD student at Virginia Tech, where I'm researching Appalachian Polydesmida. I'm currently working on revising the genera Pseudopolydesmus and Nannaria, two widely-distributed genera in eastern North America. My interests are broad, but the group I focus the most time on is the Myriapoda. If you ever have a millipede you'd like identified, feel free to email me and I'll try my best. I'd also love to receive any specimens you collect!