Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods)

Volume 19 No. 1, Spring 2000


Selected Future Conferences


General information and editorial notes

News and Notes

Activities at the Entomological Societies' Meeting
Summary of the Scientific Committee Meeting
Symposium on Biodiversity
Yukon book well received

Project Update: seasonal adaptations in insects

The Quiz Page

Jumping Spiders of Canada

Selected Future Conferences

Answers to Faunal Quiz

Quips and Quotes

List of Requests for Material or Information required for Studies of the Canadian Fauna 2000

Cooperation Offered

List of Addresses

Index to Taxa



Entomological Society of Canada
2000, 2-7 Dec.  
Montréal, QC       
(with Societé d’entomologie du Québec and the Entomological Society of America) Program Chair, Marlin Rice:  ESC Program Committee member: Hélène Chiasson , Urgel Delisle et Associés, Centre de Recherche et de Développement en Horticulture, 430 boul. Gouin,  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC  J3B 3E6, Tel.(450) 346-4494 # 230, Fax (450) 346-7740,

Niagara Falls, ON 
(with the Entomological Society of Ontario)

Entomological Society of America 2000, 2-7 Dec 
Montréal, QC 
(joint meeting with ESC, see above)

2001, 9-13 Dec.   
San Diego, CA                
Contact: ESA , 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706-3115;

2002, 10-15 Dec.                
Philadelphia, PA 
ESA, see above

Northwest Diptera Taxonomic Workshop
2000, 28-30 April 
Ellensburg, WA   
(sponsored by The Xerces Society, EPA Region 10, Aquatic Biology Associates, and EcoAnalysts.) Jeff Adams:

The Lepidopterists’ Society 53rd Annual Meeting   
2000, 26-30 July    
Winston-Salem, NC  
Bill and Mindy Conner, Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, P.O. Box 7325, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109; 336-758-5315; Fax:  336-758-6008; e-mail

10th International Symposium on Trichoptera                
2000, 30 July - 5 Aug.               
Potsdam, Germany       

Coleopterists Society Annual Meeting 
2000, 5 Dec.
Montréal, QC  
(Held in conjunction with the joint ESA/ESC/SE meeting)

XXI International Congress of Entomology
2000, 20-26 Aug.
Iguassu Falls, Brazil  
details from http://www/sede/

15th International Symposium of Odonatology
2001, 10-14 July  
Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia 
Dr Oleg Kosterin, Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Acad.Sci., Lavrentiev Ave. 10 RUS - 630090, Novosibirsk Russia,
Tel / Fax: 383-(2) 33-12-7833-34-66, E-mail:


Association of Systematics Collections Annual Meeting 
2000, 14-15 May 
Baltimore, MD
Association of Systematics Collections, 1725 K Street NW, Suite 601;Washington, DC 20006-1401;

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Annual Meeting 
2000, 10-14 July 
Halifax, NS 
Iris Hardy, Geological Survey of Canada, (Atlantic), Beddford Institute of Oceanography, Phone: (902) 426-6127, Fax:(902)426-4465

OTHER SUBJECTS (especially those relevant to Survey projects)

North American Benthological Society 48th Annual Meeting 
2000, 28 May - 1 June 
Keystone, CO
Will Clements, Program Co-Chair Dept. of Fishery & Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523, (970) 491-0690 Fax: 491-5091, willc@cnr.colostate.eduN.  LeRoy Poff, Program Co-Chair, Dept. of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, (970) 491-2079,

7th Triennial International Symposium on Insect/Invertebrate and Plant Cold Hardiness 
2000, 28 May - 2 June 
Victoria, BC 
Contact: R.A. Ring, Biology Dept., University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 3N5;

First International Conference on Entomology Libraries and Information Networks (ELIN)
2000, 25-27 Oct.   
London, England 
Contact: ELIN Conference Administrator, c/o The Royal Entomological Society, 41 Queens Gate, London, SW7 5HR, UK,


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