Mr Geoff Martin

Mr Geoffrey Martin

Collections Manager, Lepidoptera

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Insects
Contact: email
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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

Timmermans MJTN, Viberg C, Martin GJ, Hopkins K, Vogler AP (2015) Rapid assembly of taxonomically validated mitochondrial genomes from historical insect collections. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 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 GJ (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 GJ (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 GJ (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 GJ, 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 GJ, 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 GJ (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 GJ (1998) My London Garden. Atropos, 4 : 24 - 25.

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

Timmermans MJTN, Viberg C, Martin GJ, Hopkins K, Vogler AP (2015) Rapid assembly of taxonomically validated mitochondrial genomes from historical insect collections. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 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 GJ (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 GJ (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 GJ (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 GJ, 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 GJ, 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 GJ (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 GJ (1998) My London Garden. Atropos, 4 : 24 - 25.