Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods)

Volume 25 No. 2, Fall 2006


News and Notes


General information and editorial notes

News and Notes:

Bio-Blitz 2006

Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Summary of the Scientific Committee meeting

Project Update: Briefs and Similar Documents Prepared by the BSC

Lost Collections – Fate or Fault

The Quiz Page

Canadian Perspectives: Life-cycle Types in the Arctic

Web site notes

Arctic Corner

Update on some Insect Biodiversity Activities in the Arctic during 2006

Invertebrate Community Structure in Lakes of the Central Canadian Arctic

Selected future conferences

Quips and Quotes

Requests for Material or Information Invited


Last fall’s newsletter announced the launch of a new ejournal devoted to the publication of richly illustrated guides to Canadian arthropods (see Project update: The Biological Survey of Canada Journal of Arthropod Identification). The Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification (CJAI) has now gone live on the Biological Survey’s web site.

The first papers to be published are

-Mecoptera of Ontario (David K. B. Cheung, Stephen A. Marshall, and Don W. Webb)

-Keys to the Families and Genera of Blood and Tissue Feeding Mites Associated with Albertan Birds (Wayne Knee, and Heather Proctor)

The home page of the CJAI is at

For further information please contact the editor in chief:

S.A. Marshall
Department of Environmental Biology
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1




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