Torsten Dikow presentations and field work in Costa Rica

August 30, 2010

Torsten Dikow presented four talks at the International Congress of Dipterology in San Jose, Costa Rica. Talk titles: 1) The Encyclopedia of Life, the Biodiversity Heritage Library, and systematic dipterology; 2) LifeDesk: managing and sharing biodiversity research on the web; 3) An overview of Afrotropical Mydidae, the most diverse mydid fauna in the world; and 4) Phylogenetic relationships within Mydidae based on morphology.
After, Torsten Dikow conducted field work in Santa Rosa National Park to collect asiloid and mydid flies for research. Images of these specimens will be made available to EOL via LifeDesk.