School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
Perry Beasley-Hall is a postdoctoral researcher in the Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity (ACEBB) at the University of Adelaide. She is currently working on the molecular evolution of subterranean diving beetles and their thermal tolerances. Her research interests include the parallel evolution of subterranean lifestyles, insect phylogenetics and molecular evolution, and systematic entomology overall. Perry is a board member of the Australian Entomological Society and is actively engaged in increasing the visibility of women and LGBT+ people in the sciences.
Major research interests include:
- the parallel acquisition of subterranean lifestyles in insects
- the genomic consequences of a transition underground
- insect phylogenetics, molecular systematics, and biogeography
Date Position Institution name 2020 ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A) The University of Adelaide
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 - 2020 The University of Sydney Australia Doctor of Philosophy 2016 - 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science 2013 - 2015 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
Year Citation 2019 Beasley-Hall, P. G., Chui, J., Arab, D. A., & Lo, N. (2019). Evidence for a complex evolutionary history of mound building in the Australian nasute termites (Nasutitermitinae). BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 126(2), 304-314.
2018 Beasley-Hall, P., Tierney, S., Weinstein, P., & Austin, A. (2018). A revised phylogeny of macropathine cave crickets (Orthoptera: Rhaphidophoridae) uncovers a paraphyletic Australian fauna. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 126, 153-161.
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2018 Beasley-Hall, P. G., Lee, T. R. C., Rose, H. A., & Lo, N. (2018). Multiple abiotic factors correlate with parallel evolution in Australian soil burrowing cockroaches. Journal of Biogeography, 45(7), 1515-1528.
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— Beasley‐Hall, P. G., Rose, H. A., Bourguignon, T., & Lo, N. (n.d.). Molecular systematics and biogeography of an Australian soil‐burrowing cockroach with polymorphic males,
(Blattodea: Blaberidae). Austral Entomology.
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