Dr David Stuart Seldon

PhD Biology; MSc Biology; Graduate Diploma of Secondary Teaching

Research | Current

Current working on describing a new species of ground beetle (Mecodema) from west Northland, and a revision of the South Island species of the genus Mecodema.

Postgraduate supervision

MSc student working on a revision of the broscine genus Diglymma (ground beetle).

Distinctions/Honours

2017 Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability

https://www.sciencestaff.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/news/news-2015/2015/09/green-literacy.html

 

 

Responsibilities

Tertiary Foundation Certificate Biology Tutor and Course Coordinator of TFCBIO 91F and 92F

I am part time (three days) at the University of Auckland.

 

Areas of expertise

Pure and Applied Entomology

Taxonomy and Systematics of Carabidae (Coleoptera)

Insect Ecology

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Hauturu (Little Barrier Island) Trust Science Advisory Board member

Department of Conservation, Coleoptera Threatened List Advisory Group

Fellow of the Linnean Society of London

Member of the Coleopterist's Society (USA)

Member of the New Zealand Entomological Society

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary office location

BIOLOGY BUILDING - Bldg 106
Level 3, Room 306
5 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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