Yanahan, A.D. and W. Moore 2019. Impacts of 21st‐century climate change on montane habitat in the Madrean Sky Island Archipelago. Diversity and Distributions https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12965
What do we do?
Dr. Wendy Moore and her lab members investigate the evolution and ecology of terrestrial arthropods. Specific projects focus on arthropod systematics. We use molecular genetic techniques and morphological methods to infer robust phylogenetic frameworks to identify and describe natural groups of terrestrial arthropods, to study their diversification and patterns of distribution, and to elucidate their ecological roles and to assess the impact of key innovations on their evolutionary histories. Presently lab members are focusing efforts on lineages within the Coleoptera (Carabidae: Paussinae, Brachininae, Rhadine, Synuchus), Lepidoptera (Arctiidae: Lithosiinae), and Arachnida (Pseudoscorpionida: Neobisioidea).
Dr. Wendy Moore
Associate Professor, Insect Systematics
Curator, UA Insect Collection
Moore Lab photos