15F6 Geoff Martin | Natural History Museum

Mr Geoff Martin

Mr Geoffrey Martin

Collections Manager, Lepidoptera

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Insects Division
CV

Insects, Lepidoptera

Alberto ZilliAlessandro GiustiBlanca Huertas, Geoffrey Martin, John Chainey

Specialisms

Lepidoptera; British & Irish Lepidoptera collections, collectors and localities; Collections Management; Curation; Digitisation; Collection relocation logistics; Fieldwork logistics

Summary

Responsible for the management of the Lepidoptera collections (80,000 drawers, 10 million+ specimens) including management of five curators.

Qualifications

Degrees

MA Museum Studies, University College London, United Kingdom

BSc (Hons), Ecology, University College London, United Kingdom

Highlighted publications

Martin G, Baldacconi GondeckM (2012) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 3: Microlepidoptera .

Martin G, Cassey D, Harman KJ, Sadka M (2008) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 2: Moths .

Carter DJ, Hernández-triana L, Vane-wright RI, Martin G (2007) The Cockayne collection. British & Irish butterflies and moths part 1: Butterflies. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/cockayne/ .

Other projects

Acquisition of the Magnano Collection of Beetles
Role: Member
Funding: Museum development

Fieldwork

Chile
2014 - 2014.

Indonesia

Vietnam

Madagascar

Democratic Republic of Congo

Peru

Taiwan

Taiwan

Thailand

Madagascar

Belize

Indonesia

Tanzania

Publications

Paterson GLJ, Albuquerque S, Blagoderov V, Brooks S, Cafferty S, Cane E, Carter V, Chainey J, Crowther R, Douglas L, Durant J, Duffle L, Hine A, Honey M, Huertas B, Howard T, Huxley R, Kitching IJ, Ledger S, Mclaughlin C, Martin G, Mazzetta G, Penn M, Perera J, Sadka M, Scialabba E, Siebert D, Sleep C, Toloni F, Wing P (2016) iCollections.

Martin G (2015) Des Lépidoptères aux Oiseaux, une multitude de formes et de couleurs, In: Namoroka : Mission à Madagascar, Allorge L, Haevermans T (Eds). Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle- Privat (Collection Nature et Patrimoine) : 160.

Timmermans MJTN, Viberg C, Martin G, Hopkins K, Vogler AP (2016) Rapid assembly of taxonomically validated mitochondrial genomes from historical insect collections. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 117 (1) : 83 - 95. doi: 10.1111/bij.12552

Martin G, Baldacconi GondeckM (2012) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 3: Microlepidoptera .

Martin G (2010) A Fine Flutter.

Martin G (2010) The Butterflies of Britain & Ireland by Jeremy Thomas and Richard Lewington. [Book Review]. Atropos, 41 :

Martin G, Cassey D, Harman KJ, Sadka M (2008) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 2: Moths .

Carter DJ, Hernández-triana L, Vane-wright RI, Martin G (2007) The Cockayne collection 04C0 . British & Irish butterflies and moths part 1: Butterflies. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/cockayne/ .

Martin G (2006) The impact of frozen tissue and molecular collections on Natural History Museum Collections. NatSCA News, 10 : 31 - 47.

Wakeham-dawson A, Franquinho AguiarAM, Martin G (2002) The distribution of endemic butterflies (Lepidoptera) on the island of Madeira, Portugal, since 1850, with comments on their current conservation status. Entomologist’s Gazette, 53 : 153 - 180.

Catry P, Mellanby R, Suleiman KA, Salim KH, Hughes M, Mckean M, Anderson N, Constant G, Heany V, Martin G, Armitage M, Wilson M (2000) Habitat selection by terrestrial birds on Pemba Island (Tanzania), with particular reference to six endemic taxa. Biological Conservation, 95 (3) : 259 - 267. doi: 10.1016/S0006-3207(00)00044-6

Martin G, Barnett LK, Emms C (2000) On some Macro-Lepidoptera of Madeira with special reference to Funchal Ecological Park. Entomologist’s Gazette, 51 : 33 - 3A55 37.

Plant CW, Honey MR, Martin G (2000) Argyresthia trifasciata Staudinger, 1871 (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) new to Hertfordshire (V. C. 20), with further records from London (V. C. 17, 18 and 21) and with a summary of its British distribution and status. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation, 112 : 257 - 262.

Martin G (1998) My London Garden. Atropos, 4 : 24 - 25.

Paterson G, Albuquerque S, Blagoderov V, Brooks S, Cafferty S, Cane E, Carter V, Chainey J, Crowther R, Douglas L, Durant J, Duffell L, Hine A, Honey M, Huertas B, Howard T, Huxley R, Kitching I, Ledger S, Mclaughlin C, Martin G, Mazzetta G, Penn M, Perera J, Sadka M, Scialabba E, Self A, Siebert D, Sleep C, Toloni F, Wing P (2016) iCollections – Digitising the British and Irish Butterflies in the Natural History Museum, London. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 : e9559 - e9559. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e9559

Courses taught

Other: Identification trainers for the future

11/2015.

Introduction

Summary

Responsible for the management of the Lepidoptera collections (80,000 drawers, 10 million+ specimens) including management of five curators.

Qualifications

Degrees

MA Museum Studies, University College London, United Kingdom

BSc (Hons), Ecology, University College London, United Kingdom

Highlighted publications

Martin G, Baldacconi GondeckM (2012) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 3: Microlepidoptera .

Martin G, Cassey D, Harman KJ, Sadka M (2008) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 2: Moths .

Carter DJ, Hernández-triana L, Vane-wright RI, Martin G (2007) The Cockayne collection. British & Irish butterflies and moths part 1: Butterflies. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/cockayne/ .

Projects

Other projects

Acquisition of the Magnano Collection of Beetles
Role: Member
Funding: Museum development

Fieldwork

Chile
2014 - 2014.

Indonesia

Vietnam

Madagascar

Democratic Republic of Congo

Peru

Taiwan

Taiwan

Thailand

Madagascar

Belize

Indonesia

Tanzania

Publications

Publications

Paterson GLJ, Albuquerque S, Blagoderov V, Brooks S, Cafferty S, Cane E, Carter V, Chainey J, Crowther R, Douglas L, Durant J, Duffle L, Hine A, Honey M, Huertas B, Howard T, Huxley R, Kitching IJ, Ledger S, Mclaughlin C, Martin G, Mazzetta G, Penn M, Perera J, Sadka M, Scialabba E, Siebert D, Sleep C, Toloni F, Wing P (2016) iCollections.

Martin G (2015) Des Lépidoptères aux Oiseaux, une multitude de formes et de couleurs, In: Namoroka : Mission à Madagascar, Allorge L, Haevermans T (Eds). Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle- Privat (Collection Nature et Patrimoine) : 160.

Timmermans MJTN, Viberg C, Martin G, Hopkins K, Vogler AP (2016) Rapid assembly of taxonomically validated mitochondrial genomes from historical insect collections. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 117 (1) : 83 - 95. doi: 10.1111/bij.12552

Martin G, Baldacconi GondeckM (2012) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 3: Microlepidoptera .

Martin G (2010) A Fine Flutter.

Martin G (2010) The Butterflies of Britain & Ireland by Jeremy Thomas and Richard Lewington. [Book Review]. Atropos, 41 :

Martin G, Cassey D, Harman KJ, Sadka M (2008) Cockayne Website, British & Irish Butterflies and Moths: part 2: Moths .

Carter DJ, Hernández-triana L, Vane-wright RI, Martin G (2007) The Cockayne collection. British & Irish butterflies and moths part 1: Butterflies. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/cockayne/ .

Martin G (2006) The impact of frozen tissue and molecular collections on Natural History Museum Collections. NatSCA News, 10 : 31 - 47.

Wakeham-dawson A, Franquinho AguiarAM, Martin G (2002) The distribution of endemic butterflies (Lepidoptera) on the island of Madeira, Portugal, since 1850, with comments on their current conservation status. Entomologist’s Gazette, 53 : 153 - 180.

Catry P, Mellanby R, Suleiman KA, Salim KH, Hughes M, Mckean M, Anderson N, Constant G, Heany V, Martin G, Armitage M, Wilson M (2000) Habitat selection by terrestrial birds on Pemba Island (Tanzania), with particular reference to six endemic taxa. Biological Conservation, 95 (3) : 259 - 267. doi: 10.1016/S0006-3207(00)00044-6

Martin G, Barnett LK, Emms C (2000) On some Macro-Lepidoptera of Madeira with special reference to Funchal Ecological Park. Entomologist’s Gazette, 51 : 33 - 37.

Plant CW, Honey MR, Martin G (2000) Argyresthia trifasciata Staudinger, 1871 (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) new to Hertfordshire (V. C. 20), with further records from London (V. C. 17, 18 and 21) and with a summary of its British distribution and status. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation, 112 : 257 - 262.

Martin G (1998) My London Garden. Atropos, 4 : 24 - 25.

Paterson G, Albuquerque S, Blagoderov V, Brooks S, Cafferty S, Cane E, Carter V, Chainey J, Crowther R, Douglas L, Durant J, Duffell L, Hine A, Honey M, Huertas B, Howard T, Huxley R, Kitching I, Ledger S, Mclaughlin C, Martin G, Mazzetta G, Penn M, Perera J, Sadka M, Scialabba E, Self A, Siebert D, Sleep C, Toloni F, Wing P (2016) iCollections – Digitising the British and Irish Butterflies in the Natural History Museum, London. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 : e9559 - e9559. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e9559

Teaching and students

Courses taught

Other: Identification trainers for the future

11/2015.

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