Biodiversity and Conservation Undergraduate
Focus: Phylogeny of the genus Chalcopteryx; Possible speciation in populations of the New Zealand damselfly Xanthocnemis zealandica
Russell is interested in insects of all sorts and particularly loves mantids and dragonflies. He enjoys most any research that gets him out into the field. Russell is particularly interested in projects with conservation implications and enjoys fusing taxonomy and ecological work.
Interests: insects, the outdoors, conservation