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Marty Condon

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

Many thanks to Aniel Gangadin and his family!

Our work in Suriname would not have been possible without the help of Aniel Gangadin, Assistant Curator Invertebrates at the National Zoological Collection of Suriname, Center for Environmental Re...

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

Heading home: an adventure on the road!

After heavy rains, trees fall...and sometimes block the road. Thanks to great teamwork we moved the tree and headed back to Paramaribo.

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

Surprises! More than one larva in flowers.

More surprises: We think these anthers (in photo below) contain an egg that has been attacked by a parasitic wasp (note the two black dots that may be "puncture wounds").

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

The team at work at computers and microscope.

The team invested many hours recording data, and examining flowers under the microscope to detect eggs and larvae in flowers.

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

Sorting flowers....and cups.

First we sort flowers. After flowers are sorted, we put each flower in a small plastic cup and check cups daily for emerging insects

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

The Suriname team at the edge of the forest.

This site was great for collecting: abundant and accessible flowers, flies, and wasps.

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Published on Sep 02, 2015

Thanks to your support: success in Suriname!

Thanks to a great team- and your generous support- we collected >9000 flowers from 155 plants, prepared 48 plant specimens, and reared >700 insects. We also captured 57 flies and 42 parasitic...

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Published on Feb 07, 2015

THANK YOU!!- we are ready for Suriname!

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Published on Sep 20, 2014

THANK YOU!!

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Published on Sep 11, 2014

How George will help the team

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Published on Sep 11, 2014

Thanks to your support- we want to do more!

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Published on Sep 08, 2014

With your help- George can join us in the field!

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WOW!!! THANK YOU!! We are very lucky that George wants to join the team. Thank you very much for your support!! -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Many thanks for your support! Indeed, we are very grateful that George will join the team. He is a great asset. -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Thanks to your support! I'm sure we'll have fun! -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Thanks so much for your support! We will be sure to send updates on George's contributions. -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Thank you very much for your support! We are very excited to have George on the team. -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Thank you! We are excited about making new discoveries. We will keep you informed! -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Thank you! We have a great team and really appreciate your support! -marty
Sep 20, 2014
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Thank you very much! We are all excited that George will join the team! -marty
Sep 18, 2014
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Dear Ellen, Thank you very much for supporting George and our project. George will contribute significantly to our research! -marty
Sep 14, 2014
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Me too! Thank you very much for your support. -marty
Sep 14, 2014
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Thank you so much!! We are very excited. George is a great! -mc
Sep 14, 2014
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Important work! Best of luck- marty
Sep 12, 2014
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