About the Biological Survey


BSC Publications
Scientific Monographs

Scientific Briefs


Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Information Resources
Database of Entomologists

Canadian Locality Database

Specimens Sought

Information for Students

Mailing list (listserv)

Other sites of interest

Scientific Projects
Summary of all projects

Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands

Northern Biodiversity Program

Arthropods of Newfoundland


About the Canadian Fauna
Canada's Insect Fauna

Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification




Other sites of interest

Only a few sites have been selected to provide a gateway to key sites that link to many other relevant sites.

Canadian sites:

The Canadian National Collection of Insects and Arachnids 

The Entomological Society of Canada

Entomology sites:

Many sites dealing with entomology at various levels are available through:  
Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources

General information for teachers or others looking for basic facts about insects can be found at sites such as: the K-12 Recommended Resources section of the Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources.

BugGuide.Net is a community site with user-submitted images for sharing identification and information on insect groups.

Entomological information is also available through list servers such as ENTOMO-L [send text: subscribe entomo-l firstname lastname (with blank subject line) to listserv@listserv.uoguelph.ca] or see http://listserv.uoguelph.ca/archives/entomo-l.html

Biodiversity sites:

Normal search engines will find over 300,000 items on biodiversity. Many of them deal with government programs or positions in response to the International Convention on Biodiversity. Others offer coverage of local issues. Some address general scientific or societal themes. A few sites from which to start an exploration of biodiversity are:

British Natural History Museum

U.S. National Biodiversity Information Initiative

The Canadian Biodiversity Website

Canadian Biodiversity Information Network



For further information, please contact:

Biological Survey of Canada
c/o Entomological Society of Canada
393 Winston Avenue,  Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1Y8  Canada



This page last updated 02/08/2012