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James B Whitfield
Title: Associate Professional Scientist, Entomologist
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University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801
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Address mailcode: 118
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Location: UIUC
Phone: 217-333-2567
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Associate Editor, Zootaxa
Systematics of braconid parasitoid wasps, particularly Microgastrinae
Phylogeny and evolution of parasitoid Hymenoptera
Coevolution between viruses and parasitoid Hymenoptera
Molecular systematics of insects
Design of interactive identification keys
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Professional affiliations:
Entomological Society of America
Fellow, Royal Entomological Society of London
Society for Invertebrate Pathology
Society of Systematic Biologists
Selected publications:
Whitfield, J. B. 1997. Molecular and morphological data suggest a common origin for
the polydnaviruses among braconid wasps.
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Education: PhD, Entomological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 1985

BS, Entomology, North Carolina State University, 1978
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