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Our team conducts a diverse array of research revolving around insect systematics and diversity. We conduct research on the evolution and speciation of plant-feeding insects, namely aphids whose evolutionary history has been tightly associated with that of their plant hosts. While we conduct research on aphid evolution, we cannot help but discover species new to science. We therefore also focus on describing, classifying, and revising aphid taxa. Aphids are but one family of insects among many. We are also interested in understanding insect biodiversity as a whole, focusing on trapping insects in different microhabitats of the Laurentian forest.