Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dave Adamski

Research Associate, Lepidoptera
Department / Division
Research Interests

David specializes in alpha taxonomy, life histories, and morphology of moths, and has a number of published works, including a dissertation on data for over 550 species of moths.  Over the years, Adamski produced more than 80 scholarly publications, some in collaboration, shedding light on discernible groups of Lepidoptera including Gelechioidea, Tortricoidea, Pyralidoidea, and Noctuoidea. He studied divergent taxa within the Auchenorrhyncha and Sternorrhyncha, and Phytophagous Acari, as well as Gelechioidea and Blastobasidae. Adamski is a member of the Entomological Society of Washington.

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