Greg Courtney
Iowa State University
Department of Entomology
424 Science II
Ames, IA 50011

About the author:
Matthew Petersen did this project as a PhD candidate at Iowa State University in Ames, IA in the Department of Entomology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology interdepartmental major. His interests and current research are based on broading the understanding of crane fly diversity, distributions, and classification and utilizing this diverse array of flies as a model taxon in which to test questions of ecology and evolutionary biology. As of 2011, Matthew is a research associate in the Department of Entomology at Cornell University.