Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods)

Volume 25 No. 2, Fall 2006


The Quiz Page


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


test your knowledge of Canada and its fauna

1. Considering only New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Island of Newfoundland, which contains the highest point of land?  Answer

2. How many species of Mecoptera occur in Ontario, and what is the dominant genus?.Answer

3. In a prairie field, an adult grasshopper sits on the same plant as a mymarid parasitoid of moth eggs. How many times heavier than the parasitoid is the grasshopper? Answer

4. Explain the following acronyms related to arthropods, systematics and so on
- CRM 
- LBJ 


5.  Name at least 6 routes by which micro-organisms affect insects. Answer





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