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Summary of publications and other products from the Biological Survey 
1981 – present

Links to many of the publications and to descriptions of other products listed below can be found throughout this website.

Scientific books and Proceedings
1981. Downes, J.A. (Ed). Temporal and Spatial Changes in the North American Insect Fauna. Can. Ent. 112 (11): 1089 - 1238 [1980].

1981. Danks, H.V. Arctic Arthropods. A review of systematics and ecology with particular reference to North American fauna. Entomological Society of Canada, Ottawa. 608 pp.

1981. Danks, H.V. Bibliography of Arctic Arthropods of the Nearctic Region. Entomological Society of Canada, Ottawa. 125 pp.

1986. [Spence, J.R. (Ed.)] Faunal influences on soil structure. Quaest. Ent. 21 (4): 371.1-700. [1985]

1987. Danks, H.V. Insect dormancy: an ecological perspective. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa. (Biological Survey of Canada Monograph Series No. 1) 439 pp.

1987. Rosenberg, D.M. and H.V. Danks (Eds). Aquatic insects of peatlands and marshes in Canada. Mem. ent. Soc. Can. 140. 174 pp.

1988. Downes, J.A. and D.H. Kavanaugh (Eds).Origins of the North American Insect Fauna Mem. Ent. Soc. Can. 144. 168 pp.

1989. Kevan, D.K. McE. and G.G.E. Scudder. Illustrated Keys to the Families of Terrestrial Arthropods of Canada 1. Myriapods (millipedes, centipedes, etc.) . (Biological Survey of Canada Taxonomic Series No. 1) 88 pp.

1990. Williams, D.D. and I.M. Smith. Spring Habitats and their faunas: An introductory bibliography. Biological Survey of Canada, Ottawa. (Biological Survey of Canada Document Series No. 4) 156 pp.

1991. Williams, D.D. and H.V. Danks (Eds). Arthropods of Springs, with particular reference to Canada. Mem. ent. Soc. Can. 155. 217 pp.

1993. Ball, G.E. and H.V. Danks (Eds) Systematics and entomology: diversity, distribution, adaptation and application. Mem. ent. Soc. Can. 165. 272 pp.

1994. Finnamore, A.T. and S.A. Marshall (Eds). Terrestrial arthropods of peatlands, with particular reference to Canada. Mem. ent. Soc. Can. 165. 289 pp.

[1994. Danks, H.V. (Ed.) Insect life-cycle polymorphism: theory, evolution and ecological consequences for seasonality and diapause control. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands. Series Entomologica 52. 376 pp.]

1997. Danks, H.V. and J.A. Downes (Eds). Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa. (Biological Survey of Canada Monograph Series No. 2) 1034 pp.

Scientific papers (excluding those in Survey books, proceedings, and newsletters)
1981. Danks, H.V. The composition, distribution and ecology of arctic insects, with some speculations on the evolution of arctic communities. pp. 21-23 in G.G.E. Scudder and J.L. Reveal (Eds), Evolution Today. Proc. 2nd int. Congr. Syst. Evol. Biol. (Vancouver 1980)

1983. Danks, H.V. Differences between generations in the sex ratio of aculeate Hymenoptera. Evolution 37: 414-416.

1983. Danks, H.V. Extreme individuals in natural populations. Bull. ent. Soc. Am. 29: 41-46.

1983. Danks, H.V. Regional collections and the concept of regional centres. pp. 150-161 in D.J. Faber (Ed.), Proceedings of 1981 workshop on care and maintenance of natural history collections. Syllogeus 44. 196 pp.

1983. Larson, D.J. and M.H. Colbo. The aquatic insects: biogeographic considerations. pp. 593-677 in South. G.R. (Ed.). Biogeography and ecology of the island of Newfoundland. W. Junk, The Hague. 724 pp.

1986. Rosenberg, D.M., H.V. Danks, and D.M. Lehmkuhl. Importance of insects in environmental impact assessment. Environmental Management 10: 773-783.

1986. Kevan, P.G. and H.V. Danks. Adaptations of arctic insects. pp. 55-57 in B. Sage, The arctic and its wildlife. Croom Helm, Beckenham. 190 pp.

1986. Kevan, P.G. and H.V. Danks. Arctic insects. pp. 72-77 in B. Sage, The arctic and its wildlife. Croom Helm, Beckenham. 190 pp.

1987. Danks, H.V. Insect-plant interactions in arctic regions. Rev. Ent. Quebec 31: 52-75.

1987. Danks, H.V., G.B. Wiggins and D.M. Rosenberg. Ecological collections and long-term monitoring. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 19: 16-18.

1987. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). The potential role of national parks as biological survey sites. pp. 204-207 in R.C. Scace and J.G. Nelson (Eds). Heritage for Tomorrow. Proceedings of the Canadian Assembly on National Parks and Protected Areas, Vol. 5, Contributed documents.

1988. Danks, H.V. Systematics in support of Entomology. A. Rev. Ent. 33: 271-296.

1989. Danks, H.V. and R.G. Foottit. Insects of the boreal zone of Canada. Can. Ent. 121: 626-677.

1989. Marshall, S.A. and D.A. Blades. The Biological Survey of Canada and arthropods of peatlands. In M.J. Bardecki and N. Patterson (Eds). Wetlands: inertia or momentum. (Proc. Ont. Wetlands Conf., Toronto 1988).

1990. Danks, H.V. Arctic insects: instructive diversity. pp. 444-470, Vol. II in C.R. Harington (Ed.), Canada's missing dimension: Science and history in the Canadian arctic islands. Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa. 2 vols, 855 pp.

1991. Danks, H.V. Life-cycle pathways and the analysis of complex life cycles in insects. Can. Ent. 123(1-2): 23-40.

1991. Danks, H.V. Winter habitats and ecological adaptations for winter survival. pp. 231-259 in R.E. Lee and D.L. Denlinger (Eds), Insects at low temperature. Chapman and Hall, New York and London. 513 pp.

1991. Danks, H.V. Museum collections: fundamental values and modern problems. Collection Forum 7(2): 95-111.

1992. Finnamore, A.T. Arid grasslands - biodiversity, human society and climate change. Canadian Biodiversity 2(3): 15-23.

1992. Behan-Pelletier, V.M. and Bissett, B. Biodiversity of Nearctic soil arthropods. Canadian Biodiversity 2(3): 5-14.

1992. Marshall, S.A. Biodiversity and insect collections. Canadian Biodiversity 2(2): 16-22.

1992. Danks, H.V. Long life cycles in insects. Can. Ent. 124(1): 167-187.

1992. Danks, H.V. Arctic insects as indicators of environmental change. Arctic 45(2): 159-166.

1993. Ball, G.E. Environmental lip-synching in Canada. Alternatives 20(1): 21.

1993. Danks, H.V. [Seasonal adaptations in insects from the high arctic.] pp. 54-66 in M. Takeda and S. Tanaka (Eds.), [Seasonal adaptation and diapause in insects]. Bun-ichi-Sogo Publ., Ltd., Tokyo. (In Japanese).

1994. Danks, H.V. La diversité des espèces d'insectes du Québec, vues dans une perspective nord-américaine. Rev. Ent. Québec 37: 46-51 [1992]

1994. Danks, H.V. Regional diversity of insects in North America. American Entomologist 40(1): 50-55.

1994. Ring, R.A. Arctic insects and global change. pp. 61-66 in Riewe, R. and J. Oakes (Eds). Biological implications of global change: northern perspectives. Canadian Circumpolar Institute. Environmental Research Series, Occasional Publication 33. 114 pp.

1994. Ring, R.A. and H.V. Danks. Desiccation and cryoprotection: overlapping adaptations. CryoLetters 15(2): 181-190.

1994. Danks, H.V. Diversity and integration of life-cycle controls in insects. pp. 5-40 in H.V. Danks (Ed.), Insect life-cycle polymorphism: theory, evolution and ecological consequences for seasonality and diapause control. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

1994. Danks, H.V. Insect life-cycle polymorphism: current ideas and future prospects. pp. 349-365 in H.V. Danks (Ed.), Insect life-cycle polymorphism: theory, evolution and ecological consequences for seasonality and diapause control. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

1994. Danks, H.V., O. Kukal and R.A. Ring. Insect cold-hardiness: insights from the Arctic. Arctic 47(4): 391-404.

1995. Danks, H.V. Regional diversity of insects in the Pacific Northwest. J. Entomol. Soc. Brit. Columbia 92: 57-71.

1996. Danks, H.V. The wider integration of studies on insect cold-hardiness. European Journal of Entomology 93(3): 383-403.

1997. Danks, H.V. Assessing insect biodiversity - without wasting your time. Global Biodiversity 7(3): 17-21.

1997. Danks, H.V. Évaluer la diversité des insectes sans perdre son temps. La biodiversité mondiale 7(3): 17-21.

1997. Currie, D.C. and H.V. Danks. Insects (Terrestrial). pp. 62-63 in Yukon North Slope Wildlife Conservation and Management Plan, Vol. 2 Section 3: Wildlife Population Status Reports. Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope), Whitehorse.

1998. Ring, R.A. and H.V. Danks. The role of trehalose in cold-hardiness and desiccation. CryoLetters 19: 275-282.

1999. Danks, H.V. La dormance et les cycles biologiques. Antennae 6(2): 5-8

1999. Danks, H.V. Life cycles in polar arthropods - flexible or programmed? European Journal of Entomology 96(2): 83-102.

1999. Danks, H.V. The diversity and evolution of insect life cycles. Entomological Science 2 (4): 651-660.

2000. Danks, H.V. Dehydration in dormant insects. Journal of Insect Physiology 46(6): 837-852.

2000. Danks, H.V. Insect cold hardiness: A Canadian perspective. CryoLetters 21: 297-308.

2000. Danks, H.V. Measuring and reporting life-cycle duration in insects and arachnids. European Journal of Entomology 97(3): 285-303.

2000. Danks, H.V. Commentaires de clôture : Biodiversité - courants et exigences. Antennae 7(1): 11-12 (insert).

2001. Danks, H.V. The nature of dormancy responses in insects. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 65 (3): 169-179.

2001. Danks, H.V. The range of insect dormancy responses. pp. 24-27 in Abstracts, IVth European Workshop of Invertebrate Physiology, St. Petersburg, Russia, 9-15 September 2001.

2001. Danks, H.V. Insect adaptations in the high arctic. pp. 36-37 in Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna: Status and Conservation. Helsinki: Edita. 272 pp.

2002. Danks, H.V. The range of insect dormancy responses. Eur. J. Ent. 99 (2): 127-142.

2002. Danks, H.V. Modification of adverse conditions by insects. Oikos 99 (1) 10-24.

2003. Danks, H.V. Studying insect photoperiodism and rhythmicity: Components, approaches and lessons. European Journal of Entomology 100(2): 209-221.

2003. Levin, D.B., H. V. Danks and S.A. Barber.  Variations in mitochondrial DNA and gene transcription in freezing-tolerant larvae of Eurosta solidaginis (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Gynaephora groenlandica (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Insect Molecular Biology 12(3): 281-289.

Danks, H.V. 2004. The roles of insect cocoons in cold conditions. European Journal of Entomology 101(3): 433-437.

Danks, H.V. 2004.  Seasonal adaptations in arctic insects. Integrative and Comparative Biology 44(2): 85–94

Danks, H.V. 2005. How similar are daily and seasonal biological clocks? Journal of Insect Physiology 51(6): 609-619.

Danks, H.V. 2005. Key themes in the study of seasonal adaptations in insects I. Patterns of cold hardiness. Applied Entomology and Zoology 40(2): 199-211.

Danks, H.V. 2005. How similar are daily and seasonal biological clocks? Journal of Insect Physiology 51(6): 609-619.

Izumia, Y., S. Sonodaa, H. Yoshidaa, H.V. Danks, and H. Tsumuki. 2006. Role of membrane transport of water and glycerol in the freeze tolerance of the rice stem borer, Chilo suppressalis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of Insect Physiology 52(2): 215-220.

Danks, H.V. 2006. Insect adaptations to cold and changing environments. The Canadian Entomologist 138(1): 1-23

Danks, H.V. 2006. Key themes in the study of seasonal adaptations in insects II. Life-cycle patterns. Applied Entomology and Zoology 41(1): 1-13.

Danks, H.V. 2006. Short life cycles in insects and mites. The Canadian Entomologist 138(4): 407-463.

Danks,H.V. 2007. The elements of seasonal adaptations in insects. The Canadian Entomologist 139(1): 1-44.

Danks, H.V. 2007. How aquatic insects live in cold climates. The Canadian Entomologist 139(4): 443-471. 

Scientific Briefs
1982. Marshall, V.G., D.K.McE. Kevan, J.V. Matthews, Jr., and A.D. Tomlin. Status and Research Needs of Canadian Soil Arthropods. A brief. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 14(1), Suppl. 5 pp.

1984. Lehmkuhl, D.M., H.V. Danks, V.M. Behan-Pelletier, D.J. Larson, D.M. Rosenberg, and I.M. Smith. Recommendations for the appraisal of environmental disturbance: some general guidelines, and the value and feasibility of insect studies. A brief. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 16(3), Suppl. 8 pp.

1988. Danks, H.V. Insects of Canada. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Document Series no. 1. 18 pp.

1988. Danks, H.V. Les insectes du Canada. Comm. biol. Can. (Arth. terrestr.) sér Doc. no. 2. 18 pp.

1989. Danks, H.V. and R.A. Ring. Arctic invertebrate biology: action required. A brief. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 21(3), Suppl. 7 pp.

1990. Williams, D.D., H.V. Danks, I.M. Smith, R.A. Ring and R.A. Cannings. Freshwater springs: a national heritage. A brief. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 22(1), Suppl. 9 pp.

1991. Galloway, T.D. and H.V. Danks. Arthropod ectoparasites of vertebrates in Canada. A brief. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 23(1), Suppl. 11 pp.

1991. Wiggins, G.B., S.A. Marshall, and J.A. Downes. The importance of research collections of terrestrial arthropods. Bull. Ent. Soc. Can. 23(2). Suppl. 16 pp.

1994. Marshall, S.A., R.S. Anderson, R.E. Roughley, V. Behan-Pelletier and H.V. Danks. Terrestrial arthropod biodiversity: planning a study and recommended sampling techniques. A brief. Bull. ent. Soc. Can. 26(1), Suppl. 33 pp.

1996. Danks, H.V. How to assess insect biodiversity without wasting your time. A brief from the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). Biological Survey of Canada Document Series No. 5. 20 pp.

1996. Finnamore, A.T. The advantages of using arthropods in ecosystem management. A brief from the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). 11 pp.

2000. Information on Biodiversity funding: Funding sources for graduate students in arthropod biodiversity. [available on the website only]

2000. Danks, H.V and N.N. Winchester. Terrestrial arthropod biodiversity projects - building a factual foundation. A brief from the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). Biological Survey of Canada Document Series No. 7. 38 pp.

2001. Wheeler, T.A., J.T. Huber and D.C. Currie. Label Data Standards for Terrestrial Arthropods. A brief from the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). Biological Survey of Canada Document Series No. 8. 20 pp.

2002. Shorthouse, J.D. and T.A. Wheeler. Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands - An initiative of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). Prospectus. 31 pp.

2003. Wheeler, T.A. The role of voucher specimens in validating faunistic and ecological research. A brief prepared by the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). Biological Survey of Canada Document Series No. 9. 21 pp.

[Also:
- Information leaflets about the Survey and about its publications, various editions in English and French.

- Annotated List of Workers on Systematics and Faunistics of Canadian Insects and Certain Related Groups: printed editions 1977 (107 pp.), 1989 (155 pp.) and 1997 (119 pp.), now a searchable database on web.]

Newsletters
Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods)
(Edited by H.V. Danks)
1982. Vol. 1 (1): 1-17; (2): 19-29.
1983. Vol. 2 (1): 1-30; (2): 31-51
1984. Vol. 3 (1): 1-34; (2): 35-55.
1985. Vol. 4 (1): 1-34; (2): 35-55.
1986. Vol. 5 (1): 1-41; (2): 43-59.
1987. Vol. 6 (1): 1-35; (2): 37-55.
1988. Vol. 7 (1): 1-30; (2): 31-54.
1989. Vol. 8 (1): 1-38; (2): 39-62.
1990. Vol. 9 (1): 1-34; (2): 35-54.
1991. Vol. 10 (1): 1-30; (2): 31-49.
1992. Vol. 11 (1): 1-24; (2): 25-47.
1993. Vol. 12 (1): 1-25; (2): 27-51.
1994. Vol. 13 (1): 1-29; (2): 31-55.
1995. Vol. 14 (1): 1-29; (2): 31-56.
1996. Vol. 15 (1): 1-32; (2): 33-56.
1997. Vol. 16 (1): 1-34; (2): 37-66.
1998. Vol. 17 (1): 1-32; (2): 33-66.
1999. Vol. 18 (1): 1-43; (2): 45-69.
2000. Vol. 19 (1): 1-33; (2): 35-65.
2001. Vol. 20 (1): 1-38; (2): 39-69.
2002. Vol. 21 (1): 1-39; (2): 41-77
2003. Vol. 22 (1): 1-36; (2): 37-82
2004. Vol. 23 (1): 1-49; (2): 50-89
2005. Vol. 24 (1): 1-36; (2): 37–62
2006. Vol. 25 (1): 1–36; (2): 37-69
2007. Vol. 26 (1): 1-34
; (2): 35-59
(edited by A.B.T. Smith)
2008. Vol. 27(1): 1-40
; 27(2): 41-66
2009. Vol. 28(1)
: 1–26; 28(2): 27-85 (edited by D.J. Giberson)

Newsletter: Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands
(Edited by J.R. Spence)
1983. No. 1. 6 pp.
1984. No. 2. 7 pp.
1985. No. 3. 9 pp.
(Edited by G.G.E. Scudder)
1987. No. 4. 12 pp.
1990. No. 5. 14 pp.
(Edited by H.V. Danks)
2000. No. 6. 29 pp.
2001. No. 7. 31 pp.
2002. No. 8. 41 pp. [Title change: Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands]
2003. No. 9. 35 pp.
2004. No. 10. 33 pp.
2005. No. 11. 29 pp.

Arctic Insect News
(Edited by H.V. Danks)
1990. No. 1. 9 pp.
1991. No. 2. 17 pp.
1992. No. 3. 29 pp.
1993. No. 4. 23 pp.
1994. No. 5. 25 pp.
1995. No. 6. 25 pp.
1996. No. 7. 23 pp.
1997. No. 8. 25 pp.
1998. No. 9. 31 pp.
1999. No. 10. 29 pp.
2000. No. 11. 31 pp. (final issue)

Arthropods of Canadian Forests
(Edited by D.W. Langor)
2005. No. 1. 29 pp.
2006. No. 2. 26 pp.
2007. No. 3. 26 pp.
2009. No. 4. 22 pp. (final issue)

Arthropodes des forêts canadiennes
(Rédacteur en chef : D.W. Langor)
2005. No. 1. 31 pp.
2006. No. 2. 26 pp.

2007. No. 3. 26 pp.
2009. No. 4. 26 pp.
(final issue)

ESC Bulletin Reports
News from Organizations/ Biological Survey report/ Biological Survey of Canada, in Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada:
1981. 13 (1): 22; (2): 46-48; (4): 148-150.
1982. 14 (1): 2-5 [ESC-CMN memoranda]; (2): 37-39.
1983. 15 (1): 28-30; (3): 101.
1984. 16 (1): 16-17; (3): 67.
1985. 17 (1): 17-18; (3): 71-72.
1986. 18 (1): 17-18; (3): 83.
1987. 19 (1): 21-22; (3): 58-59.
1988. 20 (1): 7-8; (3): 28-29.
1989. 21 (1): 14-16; (3): 28-29.
1990. 22 (1): 46-48; (3): 140-142.
1991. 23 (1): 26-28; (3): 116-118.
1992. 24 (1): 38-40; (3): 116-119.
1993. 25 (1): 28-30; (3): 116-119.
1994. 26 (1): 17-20; (3): 120-123.
1995. 27 (1): 35-38; (3): 140-143.
1996. 28 (1): 17-20; (3): 88-91.
1997. 29 (1): 22-25; (3): 91-95.
1998. 30 (1): 17-21; (3): 74-77.
1999. 31 (1): 12-15; (3): 88-92.
2000. 32 (1): 14-18; (3): 58-62.
2001. 33 (1): 52-55; (4): 207-213.
2002. 34 (1): 29-33; (3): 124-128.
2003. 35(1): 55-58, 35(3): 150-153
2004. 36(1): 37-39; 36(3): 130-133
2005. 37(1): 45-47; 37(3): 174-177
2006. 38(1): 34-35; 38(3): 112-115

2007. 39(1): 37-39; 39(3): 136-40; 39(4): 190-192
2008. 40(3): 147-150
2009. 41(1): 43-46

Also:
Various specific announcements about Survey projects and publications, etc.

Danks, H.V. 1993. The biodiversity crisis, a national initiative: the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). Association of Systematics Collections Newsletter 21(2): 17-23.

Danks, H.V. 1986. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). pp. 203-208 in K.C. Kim and L. Knutson (Eds), Foundations for a National Biological Survey. Association of Systematics Collections, Lawrence, Kansas. 215 pp.

Symposia and Workshops
1982. Origins of the North American Insect Fauna. Symposium, Toronto, ON.

1984. Faunal influences on soil structure. Symposium, Edmonton, AB.

1984. Aquatic insects of peatlands and marshes. Symposium, St. Andrews, NB.

1989. Arthropods of springs. Symposium, St. John's, NF.

1990. Systematics and entomology. Symposium, Banff, AB.

1991. Terrestrial arthropods of peatlands. Symposium, Montreal, PQ.

1995. Grasslands sampling procedures (with SAGE). Workshop, Ottawa, ON

1995. Adult beetle identification workshop (joint with CMN, Agriculture Canada and Canacoll), Ottawa, ON

1996. Insects of wetlands. Symposium, Fredericton, NB.

1999. Procedures for monitoring biodiversity (with EMAN). Workshop, Ottawa, ON.

2000. Arthropods of grasslands: Current status and future directions. Informal conference, Montreal, PQ.

2002. Arthropods of Canadian grasslands: ecology and interactions in grassland habitats. Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

2004. Insects of the Canadian Arctic Central Barrens. Symposium, Charlottetown, PE

2005. Maintaining arthropods in northern forest ecosystems (Canmore, AB)

2005. Arthropods and fire (Canmore, AB)

2006. Ecological impacts of non-native insects and fungi on terrestrial ecosystems. (with Canadian Forest Service and Canadian Food Inspection Agency) Symposium, Montreal, QC.

2008. Biological Survey of Canada symposium. Ottawa, ON.

Official letters, etc.
1982. Research in parks. To Parks Canada.

1985. Biological studies related to climate change. To ESC and Climate Planning Board.

1986. Biological information from springs and the need for an inventory. Submission of brief and appearance at the Commission of Enquiry on Federal Water Policy [the Pearse commission]

1991. Memorandum of Understanding with Parks Canada.

1991-1992 [Also prepared on behalf of the Survey as follow-up to this MOU were:
- Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). 1991. Research on the insect fauna of Parks - A long term plan (prepared by H.V. Danks and V.M. Behan-Pelletier with input from S.A. Marshall). 9 pp + Appendices I-V.

- Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods). 1992. Guidelines for entomological research in National Parks. 8 pp. + Appendices I-III]

1993. Needs for systematics infrastructures for work on biodiversity. To various agencies.

1995. Potential impact for systematics of endangered species legislation. To various interest groups.

1995. Value of individual operating grants for systematics work. To NSERC.

1996. Need for arctic research. To many agencies.

1996. Importance of collections [including: Danks, H.V., D.W. Langor and G.E. Ball. 1995. Recommendations for support of biological collections infrastructure in Canada, with special reference to terrestrial arthropods. Briefs prepared for submission to the Biodiversity Convention Office and to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council.] To NSERC; and to the BCO.

2000. Publication of systematics work in journals. To the Canadian Entomologist and other key scientific journals.

2002. Need for research and resources for research in National Parks. To Members of Parliament and others.

2008. Statement on proposed additional drilling for gas/oil in Suffield National Wildlife Area, Alberta. To Joint Review Panel, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

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BSC PUBLICATIONS
Scientific Monographs (incl. full text of Insect Dormancy and Insects of the Yukon)

Scientific Briefs (incl. full text of the following briefs)

Status and Research Needs of Canadian Soil Arthropods. 1982.

Recommendations for the Appraisal of Environmental Disturbance: Some general guidelines and the value and feasibility of insect studies. 1984.

Importance of Insects in Environmental Impact Assessment. 1986.

Insects of Canada. 1988.

Les Insectes du Canada. 1988.

Arctic Invertebrate Biology: Action Required. 1989.

Freshwater Springs: A national heritage. 1990.

Arthropod Ectoparasites of Vertebrates in Canada. 1991.

The Importance of Research Collections of Terrestrial Arthropods. 1991.

Terrestrial Arthropod Biodiversity: Planning a Study and Recommended Sampling Techniques. 1994.

How to assess insect biodiversity without wasting your time. 1996.

The advantages of using arthropods in ecosystem management. 1996.

Information on Biodiversity Funding: funding sources for graduate students in arthropod biodiversity 2000.

Terrestrial Arthropod Biodiversity Projects - Building a Factual Foundation. 2000.

Label data standards for terrestrial arthropods. 2001.

The role of voucher specimens in validating faunistic and ecological research.  2003.

Newsletters

Newsletters of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods):

Volume 16, No. 2, Fall 1997 (full text, html only)
Volume 17, No. 1, Spring 1998 (full text, html only)
Volume 17, No. 2, Fall 1998 (full text, html only)
Volume 18, No. 1, Spring 1999 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 18, No. 2, Fall 1999 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 19, No. 1, Spring 2000 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 19, No. 2, Fall 2000 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 20, No. 1, Spring 2001 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 20, No. 2, Fall 2001 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 21, No. 1, Spring 2002 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 21, No. 2, Fall 2002 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 22, No. 1, Spring 2003 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 22, No. 2, Fall 2003 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 23, No. 1, Spring 2004 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 23, No. 2, Fall 2004 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 24, No. 1, Spring 2005 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 24, No. 2, Fall 2005 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 25, No. 1, Spring 2006 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 25, No. 2, Fall 2006 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 26, No. 1, Spring 2007 (full text, html and pdf)

Volume 26, No. 2, Fall 2007 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 27, No. 1, Spring 2008 (full text, html and pdf)
Volume 27, No. 2, Fall 2008 (full text, html and pdf)

Volume 28, No. 1, Spring 2009 (full text, pdf)
Volume 28, No. 2, Fall 2009 (full text, pdf)

Index of past issues of the Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods) (includes pdf copies of selected articles from earlier issues (Vol. 1, No. 1 to Vol 16, No. 1). 

Arctic Insect News

Volume 1, 1990 (pdf)
Volume 2, 1991 (pdf)
Volume 3, 1992 (pdf)
Volume 4, 1993 (pdf)
Volume 5, 1994 (pdf)
Volume 6, 1995 (pdf)
Volume 7, 1996 (pdf)
Volume 8, 1997 (pdf)
Volume 9, 1998 (pdf)
Volume 10, 1999 (pdf)
Volume 11, 2000 (pdf) (final issue)

Newsletter, Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands

Volume 1, 1983
Volume 2, 1984
Volume 3, 1985
Volume 4, 1987
Volume 5, 1990
Volume 6, 2000
Volume 7, 2001
Volume 8, 2002
Volume 9, 2003
Volume 10, 2004
Volume 11, 2005 (final printed issue)

Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands Online

Arthropods of Canadian Forests

Volume 1, 2005
Volume 2, 2006

Volume 3, 2007
Volume 4, 2008 (final issue)

Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

-Mecoptera of Ontario
-Keys to the Families and Genera of Blood and Tissue Feeding Mites Associated with Albertan Birds
-The Bee Genera of Eastern Canada
-Photographic Key to the Adult Female Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of Canada
-Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the northeastern Nearctic region
-The Bee Flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae) of Ontario, with a Key to the Species of Eastern Canada
-Heptageniidae of the World: Part II
-Tabanidae of Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains 1: a photographic key to the species of Chrysopsinae and Pangoniinae (Diptera: Tabanidae)

INFORMATION RESOURCES
Database of Entomologists [same as under entry under About the BSC]
       Alphabetical listing
       Search database
       Update information
Canadian Locality Database
Specimens and Information Sought
Information for Students
Electronic Mailing List
Other sites of interest

SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS
Summary of active projects

ARTHROPODS OF CANADIAN GRASSLANDS
     Publications
     Focus site (BioBlitz)
     Grasslands prospectus
     Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands newsletter
     Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands Online
     Informal Conference (2000)
     Arthropods of Canadian grasslands: ecology and interactions in grassland habitats (2002 symposium)
     References about prairie, tallgrass prairie, prairie arthropods and/or fire

FOREST ARTHROPODS
Project and activity description 
Bioblitz
Forest arthropod biodiversity projects in Canada (introduction and summary with links)
Survey of Forest Arthropod Biodiversity Projects (overview and questionnaire)
Detailed descriptions of active forest arthropod biodiversity projects in:

Atlantic Canada
Quebec
Ontario
Manitoba
Alberta
British Columbia
Canada-wide
U.S.A. (northern states)

Terrestrial Arthropods of Newfoundland and Labrador
Project description
List of families of insects of Newfoundland and Labrador, including number of recorded species and status of species identification keys

BIOBLITZES
Reports from 2001 - 2008
Curation Blitz
, 2007 - 2009

ABOUT THE CANADIAN FAUNA
Canada's Insect Fauna

 
 


For further information, please contact:

Biological Survey of Canada
c/o Entomological Society of Canada
393 Winston Avenue,  Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1Y8  Canada
BiologicalSurvey@gmail.com

 

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