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Discover E: Taxonomy 101: From Discovery to Species Description

Presented by Cleveland Museum of Natural History at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 10 2021
Discover E: Taxonomy 101: From Discovery to Species Description

Are you curious about what it takes to discover and describe a species?

Are you curious about what it takes to discover and describe a species? Dr. Nicole Gunter will cover the basics of taxonomy, the importance of museum collections to documenting the world’s biodiversity, and how you, too, can discover a new species. Learn about how the taxonomic process has changed over time, what a species is, rules for nomenclature, type specimens, and more. Get creative and propose names for undescribed species in the Museum’s Invertebrate Zoology collection or come prepared

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ADMISSION INFO

$10 – Non Members

FREE – Museum Members

We are excited to offer this event for free to our Museum members, in celebration of Women in Science.

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Live Q & A after the presentation by Dr. Nicole Gunter.

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