Victor W Fazio III

Joined: Feb 24, 2013 Last Active: Sep 26, 2020

A 35 yr career ornithologist, the bulk of my career (26 years) was devoted to the recovery of the US federally endangered Black-capped Vireo. After mapping 7 breeding pair on Fort Sill M.R. in 1988, I left in 2013 with roughly 800 breeding pair within this portion of the Wichita Mtns of Oklahoma.

When I taught entomology as a professor at Heidelberg College (Tiffin, OH) in the mid-90's my research interests involved Odonata and Trichoptera.

In Mar 2016, I returned to my roots in the Manning Valley, New South Wales, Australia.

Current research:
Phase I (Mar 2016-Mar 2020) Moth Diversity and Seasonality within the Lower Manning Valley, N.S.W., AUS.
Phase II (Nov 2020) - Oct 2021) As above, but across an elevational gradient along the Manning River reaching the headwaters within Barrington Tops N.P.
Phase III (Oct 2020 - ongoing) The critical examination (collection and dissection) of microleps, with special attention to the Archipini (Tortricidae) throughout the continent toward a greater understanding of species limits within the group. This will be done in collaboration with Dr. Jason Dombroskie of Cornell University, NY, USA.


Australian Moth Links (iNaturalist)

Moths of New South Wales and the A.C.T.,
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-new-south-wales-and-the-a-c-t-australia

Moths of Northern Territory
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-northern-territory-australia

Moths of Queensland
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-queensland-australia

Moth of South Australia
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-south-australia-australia

Moth of Tasmania
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-tasmania-australia

Moths of Victoria
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-victoria-australia

Moths of Western Australia
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moths-of-western-australia

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