Chris Alice "Alie" Kratzer Curator

Joined: Apr 27, 2017 Last Active: Mar 24, 2023 iNaturalist Monthly Supporter since November 2019

27 y/o Mechanical Engineer + Entomologist + Entrepreneur + Author/Illustrator. Graduate of RIT. Director of Owlfly Engineering and Owlfly Publishing. My native language is English.

27 a/e Ingeniera Mecánica + Entomóloga + Empresaria + Autora/Ilustradora. Graduada de RIT. Directora de Owlfly Ingeniería y Owlfly Editorial. Inglés es mi lingua materna. ¡Lo siento por mi Español pésimo!

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🦗 The Cicadas of North America -- TBD/WIP (est. 2024)
(500-ish-page field guide to species of Cicadoidea)

🐝 Biodiversity and Classification of Wasps -- 2023
(textbook chapter about Vespoidea, pgs. 384-406)

🐝 The Social Wasps of North America -- 2022
(424-page field guide to species of Vespinae, Polistinae, & Microstigmus)

🦋 The Order of Lepidoptera in the Northeastern US & Canada -- 2015
(free pocket field guide to butterfly & moth families)

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