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Hochmair, H. H., Scheffrahn, R. H., Basille, M., & Boone, M. (2020). Evaluating the data quality of iNaturalist termite records. PLOS ONE, 15(5), e0226534. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0226534 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226534

Citizen science (CS) contributes to the knowledge about species distributions, which is a critical foundation in the studies of invasive species, biological conservation, and response to climatic change. In this study, we assessed the value of CS for termites worldwide. First, we compared the abunda…

Abe, Tokiharu

(b. April 03, 1911 – d. August 09, 1996)

Japan

Identified Aetideidae and collected Cyprinidae

Aitken, Peter F.

(b. September 27, 1935 – d. December 11, 1982)

Australia

Identified Muridae and collected Carabidae

Identified Curculionidae and collected Staphylinidae

Ashe, James S.

(b. February 23, 1947 – d. December 27, 2005)

United States of America

Identified Staphylinidae and collected Staphylinidae

William Harris Ashmead
Ashmead, William Harris

(b. September 19, 1855 – d. October 17, 1908)

United States of America

Identified Cynipidae and collected Apidae

Nathan Banks
Banks, Nathan

(b. April 13, 1868 – d. January 24, 1953)

United States of America

Identified Pompilidae and collected Eumenidae

Henry Walter Bates
Bates, Henry Walter

(b. February 08, 1825 – d. February 16, 1892)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Cerambycidae and collected Nymphalidae

Identified Ichneumonidae and collected Ichneumonidae

Identified Lampyridae and collected Pyrrhocoridae

Birchim, James Douglas

(b. July 16, 1946 – d. November 15, 1968)

United States of America

Collected Mantispidae

Elizabeth Gertrude Britton
Britton, Elizabeth Gertrude

(b. January 09, 1858 – d. February 25, 1934)

United States of America

Identified Dicranaceae and collected Dytiscidae

Identified Staphylinidae and collected Staphylinidae

Identified Aeshnidae and collected Aeshnidae

Cazier, Mont A.

(b. May 27, 1911 – d. September 29, 1995)

United States of America

Identified Melolonthidae and collected Noctuidae

Identified Lycaenidae and collected Noctuidae

Cokendolpher, James

United States of America

Identified Formicidae and collected Melolonthidae

Donald Henry Colless
Colless, Donald Henry

(b. August 24, 1922 – d. February 16, 2012)

Australia

Identified Tephritidae and collected Tephritidae

Identified Termitidae and collected Tyrannidae

Identified Anisopodidae and collected Termitidae

Darlington, Philip J.

(b. November 14, 1904 – d. December 16, 1983)

United States of America

Identified Carabidae and collected Carabidae

Elberg, Kaupo

(b. November 20, 1934 – d. August 30, 2012)

Estonia

Identified Ectobiidae and collected Tenthredinidae

Engel, Michael

United States of America

Identified Chalcididae and collected Apidae

Identified Staphylinidae and collected Staphylinidae

Dimitri Forero
Forero, Dimitri

Colombia

Identified Miridae and collected Miridae

Identified Curculionidae and collected Curculionidae

Froggatt, Walter Wilson

(b. June 13, 1858 – d. March 18, 1937)

Australia

Identified Bostrichidae and collected Formicidae

Fullerton, Stuart

(b. March 08, 1940 – d. April 05, 2014)

United States of America

Identified Ichneumonidae and collected Halictidae

Grinter, Chris

United States of America

Identified Carabidae and collected Heteroceridae

Gross, Gordon

(b. August 07, 1926 – d. June 17, 2009)

Australia

Identified Pentatomidae and collected Pentatomidae

HUERTAS, BLANCA

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Identified Nymphalidae and collected Nymphalidae