Gillian Watson


Gillian Watson works on the taxonomy and identification of scale insects, especially agricultural pests, with an emphasis on invasive species worldwide. Dr. Watson is currently working on a U.K. Darwin Initiative-funded project, “Agriculture and biodiversity: addressing scale insect threats in Kenya” as Project Manager and Researcher at the Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, U.K. She is also a subject editor for Hemiptera: Coccomorpha for the journal Zootaxa.