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Ofelia Delgado

Visiting Scientist
Phone: (212) 769-5614   Email: odelgadohernandez@amnh.org

Ofelia Delgado was born in Mexico City. She completed her B.Sc. in Biology at the Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in 2000, based on a floristic survey of tropical dry forest. After graduating, she assisted in the curation of the Section of Odonata in the Insects National Collection, Instituto de Biología, UNAM for two years. She studied at that time the Odonata of Jalisco. Her experience in the field includes collections of arachnids, insects and plants in Central and Southern Mexico. She is presently volunteering in the Molecular Systematics Laboratory at the AMNH sequencing vaejovid scorpions for the NSF REVSYS Vaejovidae project and the ABRS Urodacidae project.