Justin Chan

Joined: Jul 2, 2023 Last Active: Jun 22, 2024 iNaturalist Canada

Professional artist, avid scuba diver, naturalist with a love for capturing images of macro life, underwater and topside. My main interest is in arthropods!
Currently based in Vancouver, Canada. I still have a backlog of observations from Australia to get to...
I am still learning about insects, arachnids and other arthropods, especially fascinated with jumping spiders, harvestmen, and globular springtails currently.

I aim to improve IDs only and will make suggestions to genus or species level if I feel confident, but as an amateur I make mistakes! If I made a wrong ID, please let me know, I am more than happy to withdraw the ID and learn.

See more of my photos on my instagram: @ jchan.photo
Or on my dedicated Portfolio site:
Underwater: justinchan.art/uwphoto
Bug Macro: justinchan.art/macro

Milestones and Memorable Events

Dec 12, 2023 - #TwoferTuesday Observation of the Day!
Jan 5, 2024 - The first iNaturalist observations of Sminthurinus lawrencei!
Jan 12, 2024 - Discovered a brand new form of Dicyrtoma hageni: forma canadensis!
Jan 30, 2024 - The first iNaturalist observation of Pygmarrhopalites bellingeri!
Jan 30, 2024 - The first iNaturalist observation of Arrhopalites diversus!
Mar 1, 2024 - 1000 observations!
Apr 20, 2024 - A new Jumping Spider species record in Hong Kong?
May 20, 2024 - 2000 observations!
May 27, 2024 - The first iNaturalist observation of Micropeplus brunneus!
Goals
5000 observations

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