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a community resource for entomological collection digitization

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About BugFlow


BugFlow began in 2020 as an effort to update the insect digitization modules originally published by iDigBio in 2013. A presentation delivered to the 2020 Entomological Collections Network is available here.

Join the project

We welcome any and all members of the entomological and collections communities to join us and contribute or comment on this project! Email anyone involved or leave feedback in the GitHub issues for this repository to get started.

Project Members

This project draws from a diverse group of people and preexisting resources. Project members are listed below alphabetically. Content contributions/contributors are also tracked by GitHub and can be viewed for the entire project or for specific files. All members are encouraged to add their affiliations and contact info to the list as they desire!

Cat Chapman
Contact form
iDigBio Biodiversity Informatics Coordinator

Nicole Fisher
National Research Collections of Australia (CSIRO Collections), CSIRO, Canberra, Australia

Chris Grinter
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rachel Hawkins Sipe
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Pam Horsley
Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA, USA

Andrew Johnston
Biodiversity Knowledge Integration Center and NEON Biorepository, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

Erica Krimmel
Contact form
iDigBio Digitization Resources Coordinator

Crystal Maier
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Tommy McElrath
Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, Champaign, IL, USA

Deborah Paul
dlpaul AT illinois DOT edu
Illinois Natural History Survey, Species File Group, Prairie Research Institute, Champaign, IL, USA

Erika Tucker
Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA | Biodiversity Outreach Network (BON) | Bug News

Maureen Turcatel
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, USA

Jen Zaspel
Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA