An overview of the Species File Group
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The Species File Group was founded by David Eaded, retired.
Species File Group members funded in part or whole
- Deborah Paul
- Dmitry Dmitriev
- Dmitry Mozzherin
- Geoff Ower
- Hernán Pereira
- José Luis Pereira
- Leslie Deem
- Matt Yoder
- R. Edward DeWalt
- Rich Flood
- Yuri Ruskov
Core team members now retired
- David Eades
- Beth Frank
- Marilyn Beckman
- Jim Tucker
- Mike Maehr
Nested in the Illinois Natural History Survey in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, part of the Prarie Research Institute, the Species File Group has core members and collaborators around the world.
While the group has now has a diverse background some of the its earliest history is in the context of the Orthoptera Species File. Read more here. Much more remains to be written.
The SFG is funded by an endowment to the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana. The endowment provides a relatively rare environment within the field of biodiversity informatics, i.e. fixed funding for long term research and development.
Additional funding has come from grants to PIs of the Core team
- DeWalt, Dmitriev, Yoder - NSF CSBR
- Yoder - NFS ABI
- Dmitriev - NSF GoLife
- Mozzherin - NSF ABI
- Mozzherin, Yoder - Hathi Trust
The Orthopterist Society
The Species File Group is a Core funder of The Orthopterist's Society
The speciesfilegroup.org website
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