Oscar Johnson Curator

Joined: Jul 24, 2013 Last Active: Jun 19, 2024 iNaturalist

I'm an assistant professor of ornithology at Florida Gulf Coast University, focused on phylogenetics, macroevolution, and taxonomy, mostly of tropical species. I'm interested in anything living, but I try to have a working knowledge of odonates, plants, marine fish, butterflies, herps, and mammals wherever I live. I recently finished adding all of my old photos to iNaturalist, going back to 2003.

I am also very active on eBird, and most of my bird photos are uploaded there: https://ebird.org/profile/NTcyOTI/world

More information about my professional work is on my website: https://www.oscarjohnson.net/


Soy profesor adjunto de ornitología en la Florida Gulf Coast University y me dedico a la filogenética, la macroevolución y la taxonomía, sobre todo de especies tropicales. Me interesan todos los animales y plantas, incluyendo odonatos, plantas, peces marinos, mariposas, anfibios, reptiles, y mamíferos, y trato de familiarizarme con la identificación de todas las especies donde vivo. Recién termine de agregar todos mis fotos antiguas a iNaturalist, desde el año 2003.

También soy muy activo en eBird, y la mayoría de las fotos de mis aves se cargan allí: https://ebird.org/profile/NTcyOTI/world

Más información sobre mi trabajo profesional está en mi sitio web: https://www.oscarjohnson.net/


Some reference websites, mostly so I don't lose track of them.

Oaks of the world: oaks.of.the.world.free.fr/generalites_chenes.htm
Moth photos of North America: https://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu
Butterflies of the Americas: https://www.butterfliesofamerica.com
Butterflies of North America: https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/
Gall ID: https://www.gallformers.org/
Southwestern USA biodiversity databases, including floras: https://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/index.php
Key to Largus bugs: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/254683#page/48/mode/1up
Soapberry bugs: http://soapberrybug.org/01_cms/details.asp?ID=2
Fly ID, from iNat user zdanko: https://sites.google.com/view/flyguide/home
Butterflies of New Mexico: https://peecnature.org/butterflies-of-new-mexico/
How to use iNat url search: https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/how-to-use-inaturalists-search-urls-wiki-part-2-of-2/18792
Club Chollas of the Big Bend region: http://www.phytoneuron.net/2016Phytoneuron/1PhytoN-Corynopuntia.pdf
Key to Oecanthus tree crickets in the USA: https://orthsoc.org/sina/g576a.htm
Persicaria of North America: https://www.inaturalist.org/journal/danielatha/43123-the-case-for-recognizing-persicaria-amphibia-and-persicaria-coccinea-as-distinct-species
Firefly identification: https://www.fireflyatlas.org/
World Odonata List: https://www.pugetsound.edu/puget-sound-museum-natural-history/biodiversity-resources/insects/dragonflies/world-odonata-list

Other iNat user profiles with lots of good resources
Russell Pfau (lots of Texas-specific invertebrates): https://www.inaturalist.org/people/pfau_tarleton
Ocean (Diplacus and Erythranthe): https://www.inaturalist.org/people/oceanf


identifications heat map: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/map?ident_user_id=henicorhina#3/7.811/-423.936

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