Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods)

Volume 21,  No. 1, Spring 2002


Selected Future Conferences


General information and editorial notes

News and Notes

Activities at the   Entomological Societies' Meeting

Summary of the Scientific Committee Meeting

Biological Survey Website Update

The Alberta Lepidopterists Guild

Project Update: Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands

Canadian Perspectives: The Study of Insect Dormancies and Life Cycles

The Quiz Page

Virtual Museum of the Strickland Museum of Entomology

Arctic Corner

Alaska Insect Survey Project

European Workshop of Invertebrate Ecophysiology 2001

Selected Future Conferences

Quips and Quotes

List of Requests for Material or Information

Cooperation Offered

Index to Taxa


Entomological Conferences

Entomological Society of Canada 
Winnipeg, MB. (with the Entomological Society of Manitoba) 
Organizing Committee Chair, Don Dixon (204-945-3861,; Robert Lamb, Program Subcommittee Chair,

British Columbia. 
P. de Groot,

Entomological Society of America 
17-20 Nov. Fort Lauderdale, FL
ESA, 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706-3115;

26-30 Oct., Cincinnati, OH, ESA,  see above

5e Conference Internationale Francophone d’Entomologie (CIFE) and Société d’entomologie du Québec 
2002, 14-18 July 
Montréal, Québec. 
Secrétariat CIFE 2002, a/s Dr. Daniel Coderre, Département des Sciences Biologiques, Université du Québec à Montréal, Québec, H3C 3P8

4th International Conference on Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens
2002, 21-26 July
Banff, Alberta
TTP4 Conference Secretariat, Department of Biological Sciences, CW-405 Biological Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E9, 780-492-1279, 

5th International Conference of Hymenopterists
2002, 22-26 July
Beijing, China.
Chao-dong ZHU, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Haidian, Zhongguancun Road 19#, P. R. China;

11th International Auchenorrhyncha Congress
2002, 5-9 August 
Prof. Dr Hannelore Hoch, Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universität, Institut für Systematische Zoologie, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin Germany

XI International Congress of Acarology
2002, 8-13 Sept.
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

5th International Congress of Dipterology
2002. 29 Sept. - 4 Oct.
Brisbane, Australia.

VIIth European Congress of Entomology
2002, 7-13 Oct.
Thessaloniki, Greece.
Symposium Secretariat: Laboratory of Applied Zoology and Parasitology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 540 06 Thessaloniki Greece;

XXII International Congress of Entomology 
2004, 15-20 Aug.
Brisbane, Australia. Jim Cullen, CSIRO Entomology,
Myron Zalucki, University of Queensland, Australia


Collections / Museums / Systematics

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Annual Meeting
2002, 8-13 May 
Montreal, Quebec. Jean-Marc Gagnon, Canadian Museum of Nature, P.O. Box 3443, Station D, Ottawa, ON K1P 6P4;

Natural Science Collections Alliance Annual Meeting
(formerly the Association of Systematics Collections)
2002, 6-9 June
Washington, DC, 
Association of Systematics Collections, 1725 K Street NW, Suite 601;Washington, DC 20006-1401;


Other subjects (especially those relevant to Survey projects)

North American Benthological Society 48th Annual Meeting
2002, 28 May - June 1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,

41st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists (includes symposia on “Prairie Biodiversity” and “Parasitism - Evolution and Ecology of Arthropod/Host Interactions”)
2002, 8-11 May
Lethridge, AB. ,  
 Cam Goater, 


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