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PRESENTATIONS

2016

Jackson, M., Skevington, J.H. and Marshall, S.A. The Micropeza Meigen (Diptera: Micropezidae) of Central America. International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Moran, K. and Skevington, J.H. A world review of the generic and species concepts of the subtribe Criorhinina (Diptera:Syrphidae). International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Skevington, J.H., Cumming, J.M., Sinclair, B.J., Wiegmann, B.M., Kelso, S., Moulton, J.K., Cassel, B., Lemmon, E.M., Lemmon, A. Unravelling the phylogeny of the lower Cyclorrhapha using morphology, Sanger sequencing, and anchored phylogenetic data. Invited Talk. International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Skevington, J.H., Cumming, J.M., O’Hara, J.E., Sinclair, B.J., Brooks, S.E., Henderson, S., Kelso, S., Locke, M.M., Lonsdale, O., Young, A.D., Moran, K., Fleming, A.J. and Wood, D.M. CNC Diptera. Invited Talk. North American Diptera Society informal meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Skevington, J.H., Skevington, A.M. and Skevington, A.W. Natural History of Australia. Invited Talk. Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. and Skevington, A.M. Natural History of Australia. Invited Talk. Woodstock Field-Naturalists’ Club, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.

Vezsenyi, K., Skevington, J.H., Crins, W.J., Schaefer, J., Beresford, D. Distribution of Syrphidae in Northern Ontario. Entomologist Society of Ontario Annual Meeting, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Poster.

Young, A.D., Skevington, J.H., Mengual, X., Ståhls, G., Reemer, M., Jordaens, K., Kelso, S., Lemmon, A., Lemmon, E.M., Wiegmann, B.M., Hauser, M., De Meyer, M. and Misof, B. Anchored hybrid enrichment of world Syrphidae: New technologies produce a highly-resolved phylogeny. Invited Talk. International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA.

2015

Jackson, M., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. How do you solve a problem like Micropeza (Diptera: Micropezidae)? Synergy in Science: Partnering for Solutions 63rd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Kelso, S., Skevington, J.H., Ståhls, G., Mengual, X., Jordaens, K. and Reemer, M. Syrphidae molecular systematics – round table discussion. 8th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Monschau, Germany.

Mutin, V., van Steenis, W., Bot, S., Palmer, C., van Steenis, J., Skevington, J.H., Mengual, X., Merkel-Wallner, G., van Zuijen, M., Zeegers, T. and Ssymank, A. Syrphid fauna of Tumnin River basin (the Eastern macroslope of the Northern Sikhotealin). 8th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Monschau, Germany.

Skevington, J.H. Flies. Invited talk. Macnamara Field Naturalist’ Club. Arnprior, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Pollinator gardening. Invited talk. Friends of the Central Experimental Farm. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H., Mengual, X., Ståhls, G., Kelso, S., Young, A.D., Jordaens, K., Reemer, M., Hauser, M., van Steenis, J., van Steenis, W., van Zuijen, M., de Groot, M., Moran, K., Bot, S., Miranda, G., De Meyer, M. Syrphidae phylogenetics: An update on our efforts to create a comprehensive hypothesis of world flower fly relationships. Invited talk. 8th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Monschau, Germany.

Skevington, J.H., Young A.D., Thompson, F.C. Natural History and Systematics of Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Invited talk. Western Australia Department of Food and Agriculture, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Skevington, J.H., Young, A.D., van Steenis, W., van Zuijen, M. and Thompson, F.C. Revising a continental fauna: Australian Syrphidae. 8th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Monschau, Germany.

Solecki, A.M., Smith, M.A., Skevington, J.H., & Wheeler, T.A. (2015) Phylogeography of Diptera in northern North American glacial refugia. In Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference (ed. by S.J. Adamowicz), Vol. 58, pp. 163-303. Genome. DOI:10.1139/gen-2015-0087.

Sommaggio, D., Skevington, J.H. and Nowell, V. How difficult can the taxonomy of big, showy syrphids possibly be? Revising Nearctic Chrysotoxum (Diptera: Syrphidae) from the comfort of a padded cell. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Queens University Biological Station, Chaffeys Lock, Ontario, Canada.

Ståhls, G., Mengual, X., Reemer, M., Morales, M.N. and Skevington, J.H. The same old gene fragments but considerably improved taxon sampling: impact on Syrphidae phylogeny. 8th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Monschau, Germany.

Young, A.D., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. The uses of molecules and morphology in taxonomy: A revision of the Nearctic species of Platycheirus (Diptera, Syrphidae). 8th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Monschau, Germany.

Young, A.D., Skevington, J.H., Mengual, X., Ståhls, G., Reemer, M., Jordaens, K., Kelso, S., Lemmon, A.R., Lemmon, E.M., Wiegmann, B.M., Hauser, M., De Meyer, M. and Misof, B. Anchored hybrid enrichment produces a highly-resolved phylogeny of world Syrphidae. Entomological Society of Ontario Annual Meeting, Queens University Biological Station, Chaffeys Lock, Ontario, Canada.

2014

Jackson, M., Skevington, J.H., Marshall, S.A. and Kelso, S. Diverse biology and deep sampling: molecular phylogeny of the Nerioidea and Diopsoidea. International Congress of Dipterology, Potsdam, Germany.

Skevington, J.H. When is a Raven not a Raven? Taxonomy in the 21st century. Invited talk, Mississippi Valley Field-Naturalists’. Almonte, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. When is a Raven not a Raven? Taxonomy in the 21st century. Invited talk, Owen Sound Field-Naturalists’. Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. A Naturalist’s Garden. Invited talk, Rockcliffe Park Garden Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H., Kehlmaier, C., De Meyer, M., Rafael, J., Kelso, S. Invited talk, Pipunculidae phylogenetics: Preparing the ground for an updated classification and a wave of host research and ecological discovery. International Congress of Dipterology, Potsdam, Germany.

Skevington, J.H., Mengual, X., Ståhls, G., Young, A., Hauser, M., Kelso, S. Invited talk, Syrphidae phylogenetics. International Congress of Dipterology, Potsdam, Germany.

Skevington, J.H., Young A.D., Thompson, F.C. Natural History and Systematics of Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Invited talk, Queensland Entomological Society, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Skevington, J.H., Young A.D., Thompson, F.C. Natural History and Systematics of Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Invited talk, CSIRO, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Skevington, J.H., Young A.D., Thompson, F.C. Natural History and Systematics of Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Invited talk, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Skevington, J.H., Young A.D., Thompson, F.C. Natural History and Systematics of Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Invited talk, Victoria Department of Agriculture, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Skevington, J.H., Young, A.D., Mengual, X., van Steenis, W., van Zuijen, M., Ståhls, G., Hauser, M., Kelso, S., Thompson, F.C. Putting Australian Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) into a World Phylogenetic Context. Australian Entomological Society Conferences, Canberra, Australia.

Young, A.D., Skevington, J.H., Thompson, F.C.T., van Steenis, W., van Zuijen, M. A revision of the Australian Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Australian Entomological Society Conferences, Canberra, Australia.

2013

Burt, T., Skevington, J.H. and Dawson, J. Taxonomic revision of Nearctic Conopidae. North American Dipterists’ Society. Starkville, Mississippi, USA.

Burt, T., Skevington, J.H. and Dawson, J. A Nearctic revision of the Conopidae: the challenges. Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Ontario and Canada. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Getting the most out of eBird. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. and Marshall, S.A. Canpolin research on Diptera Pollinators. Invited talk, Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Ontario and Canada. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. A Naturalist's Garden. Invited talk, Ottawa Horticulture Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. A Naturalist's Garden. Invited talk, Greely Gardener Society, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Breaking the taxonomic barrier: Research on Diptera pollinators in Canada. Invited talk, Wildlife Preservation Canada. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Naturalized Gardens – Bringing Nature to your Doorstep. Invited talk, Ottawa Horticultural Society, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. The challenges and joys of birding in West Papua, Indonesia. Invited talk, Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Update on Syrphidae research at CNC. Symposium on Syrphidae, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Solecki, A.M., Skevington, J.H., Buddle, C.M. and Wheeler, T.A. Phylogeography of higher Diptera in disjunct xeric grasslands. Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Ontario and Canada. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Young, A.D., Miranda, G.F.G, Locke, M.M., Skevington, J.H. and Marshall, S.A. A key to the genera of Nearctic Syrphidae. Photographic and comprehensive. Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Ontario and Canada. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2012

Bennett, A.M.R., Skevington, J.H., Beaulieu, F. and Mason, P.G. Access and Benefit Sharing: Will taxonomic research be facilitated or not? Invited talk, International Congress of Entomology, Daegu, South Korea.

Skevington, J. H. The impact of a record early spring. Interviews with CBC radio news and CBC television news.

Skevington, J.H. Gardening to Maximize Minibeast Diversity. Invited talk, Carp Garden Society. Carp, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Gardening to Maximize Minibeast Diversity. Invited talk, Barrhaven Garden Club. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Taking advantage of eBird. Invited talk, Bird Protection Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Skevington, J.H., Kehlmaier, C., De Meyer, M., Rafael, J.A. and Kelso, S. Can the current Pipunculidae classification be incorporated into new phylogenetic hypotheses? Entomological Society of Ontario, Dunrobin, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H., Kehlmaier, C., De Meyer, M., Rafael, J.A. and Kelso, S. Can the current Pipunculidae classification be incorporated into new phylogenetic hypotheses? International Congress of Entomology, Daegu, South Korea.

Skevington, J.H. From Borneo to Bali and West Papua: Exploring natural history on each side of Wallace’s Line. Invited talk, Ottawa Entomology Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

2011

Locke, M.M., Skevington, J.H. and Marshall, S.A. Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Diptera: Syrphidae). Entomological Society of Ontario, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Locke, M.M., Skevington, J.H. and Marshall, S.A. Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Diptera: Syrphidae). 6th International Symposium on the Syrphidae. Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Miranda, G. G., Young, A.D., Marshall, S.A., Locke, M.M. and Skevington, J.H. Flower flies made easy: an open-access photographic key to the flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of North America. 6th International Symposium on the Syrphidae. Glasgow, United Kingdom (poster).

Skevington, J.H. Gardening to Maximize Minibeast Diversity. Invited talk, Master Gardener’s, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H. Gardening to Maximize Minibeast Diversity. Invited talk, Parry Sound Field Naturalists’. Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J.H., Marshall, S.A, Miranda, G.F.G, Locke, M.M., Young, A.D., Crins, W.J. and F.C. Thompson. Canadian Flower Fly research - An update on recent Canpolin supported research. 6th International Symposium on the Syrphidae. Glasgow, United Kingdom

Skevington, J.H. and Thompson, F.C. Revision of New World Sericomyia (Diptera: Syrphidae) – A contribution to the upcoming Festschrift to be published in The Canadian Entomologist. Entomological Society of Ontario, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Young, A.D., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. The use of molecules and morphology in taxonomy: A review of the Nearctic species of Platycheirus (Diptera: Syrphidae). Entomological Society of Ontario, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. President’s Prize, best oral presenation.

2010

Gibson, J. F., Skevington, J. H. and Kelso, S. A phylogeny of Conopidae based on molecular and morphological character data. Entomological Society of Ontario, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada. President’s Prize, Honourable mention.

Gibson, J. F. and Skevington, J. H. Host relationships within Physocephala (Diptera, Conopidae). Toronto Entomological Association Student Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gibson, J. F., Skevington, Jeffrey H. and Kelso, Scott. A phylogeny of Conopidae based on molecular and morphological character data. International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Gibson, J. F., Skevington, J. H. and Kelso, S. Hennig’s other great, unsolved question: Placement of Conpidae using mtDNA and nrDNA. Invited talk, International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Jackson, M. D., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. Taeniaptera, what it is and who belongs there (Micropezidae). International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Kits, J. H., Marshall, S. A. and Skevington, J. H. Phylogeny of the Archiborborini (Sphaeroceridae) based on combined molecular and morphological data. International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Locke, M. and Skevington, J. H. Integrative taxonomy leads to a revision of the unrevisable Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Diptera: Syrphidae). Toronto Entomological Association Student Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Locke, Michelle M., Skevington, Jeffrey H. and Marshall, Stephen A. To split or not to split: Is integrative taxonomy leading us to more robust species concepts in Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Diptera: Syrphidae)?. International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Locke, Michelle M., Skevington, Jeffrey H. and Marshall, Stephen A. New species concepts for Nearctic Dasysyrphus Enderlein (Diptera: Syrphidae) leads to increased diversity. Entomological Society of Ontario, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada.

Miranda, G. F. G., Skevington, J. H., Marshall, S. A. and Kelso, S. Ocyptamus (Diptera, Syrphidae, Syrphinae) systematics improved through the addition of DNA and female genitalia data. International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Miranda, G. F. G., Young, A. D., Locke, M. M., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. Flower fly (Diptera, Syrphidae) identification made easy: a photographic key to the North American syrphids. International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Miranda, G. F. G., Young, A. D., Marshall, S. A., Skevington, J. H. and Locke, M. M. Flower flies made easy: an open-access photographic key to the flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of North America. Entomological Society of Ontario, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada. Poster.

Mistry, T., Skevington, J. H., Hamilton, K.A. and Kelso, S. Building a host-parasitoid library for big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae) using molecular tools. Entomological Society of Ontario, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada. President’s Prize, best student poster.

Skevington, J. H. Gardening to Maximize Backyard Biodiversity. Invited talk, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Gardening to Maximize Backyard Biodiversity (promotion for Canadian Museum of Nature). Interview with CBC radio, All in a Day.

Skevington, J. H. Gardening to Maximize Backyard Biodiversity (promotion for Canadian Museum of Nature). Interview with CKCU radio.

Skevington, J. H. Tracking winter wildlife (promotion of Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club winter outings). Interview with CBC radio, In Town and Out.

Skevington, J. H. Constance Bay Sand Dune Diversity (promotion of Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club outing to Constance Bay). Interview with CBC radio, In Town and Out.

Skevington, J. H. The impact of the 2009-2010 El Niño on Ottawa nature (promotion of Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club spring outings). Interview with CBC radio, In Town and Out.

Skevington, J. H. An introduction to the fabulous world of Flower Flies. Invited talk, Nature Chelsea, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Canpolin – Current Canadian research on pollinators. Invited talk, International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Yeates, D. K., Lambkin, C. L., Pape, T., Courtney, G. W., Skevington, J. H., Sinclair, B. J., Meier, R., Blagoderov, V. & B. M. Wiegmann. The FLYTREE morphological analysis reveals Dipteran evolutionary history. Invited talk, International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Young, A. D., Miranda, G. F. G., Skevington, J. H., Marshall, S. A., Locke, M. M. and F. C. Thompson. Unlocking the Door to Fly Identification: A new tool for identifying the Flower Flies (Diptera: Syprhidae) of North America. Toronto Entomological Association Student Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Young and Locke presented with research travel award on basis of talk).

Young, A. D., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. An Integrative Systematic Review of the Nearctic Platycheirus (Diptera: Syrphidae) Lepeletier and Serville. International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Young, A. D., Marshall, S. A. and Skevington, J. H. Integrative taxonomy in the Syrphidae (Diptera): combined use of COI and morphological data to identify Nearctic Platycheirus. Entomological Society of Ontario, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada.

2009

Bowen, J., Smith, M., Kawahara, A., Skevington, J. H., Yen, S.-H. and Yack, J. The evolution of ritualized vibration-mediated territorial signals in caterpillars (Drepanidae). Toronto Entomological Association Student Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gibson, J. F., Mei, M. and Skevington, J. H. Hilltopping in the Conopidae (Diptera). Toronto Entomological Association Student Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gibson, J. F. and Skevington, J. H. The Key To Unlocking The Schizophora: Placement Of The Conopidae Within The Eremoneuran Diptera Based On Mtdna And Nrdna. Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Gibson, J. F. and Skevington, J. H. One of the last great Diptera Phylogenetics Conundrums: Placement of the Conopidae. Entomological Society of Ontario Annual Meeting, Dorset, Ontario, Canada.

Gonçalves Miranda, G. F., Marshall, S. A. and Skevington, J. H. ‘Pretty woman’: Female characters of significant taxonomic importance in the genus Ocyptamus Macquart, 1834. 5th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Novi Sad, Serbia (Poster).

Jackson, M., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. Systematics of Taeniapterini (Diptera: Micropezidae). Entomological Society of Ontario Annual Meeting, Dorset, Ontario, Canada.

Jackson, M. D., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. Raiding the taxonomic toolbox; using integrative taxonomy to unravel Batesian mimicry complexes in the Taeniapterini (Diptera: Micropezidae). Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Lambkin, C. L., Yeates, D. K., Pape, T.,Courtney, G. W., Skevington, J. H., Sinclair, B. J., Meier R., Blagoderov, V. and Wiegmann, B. M. FLYTREE reveals the evolutionary history of Diptera: the effect of outgroup choice. Darwin 200: Evolution and Biodiversity. Australian Entomological Society’s 40th AGM and Scientific Conference/Society of Australian Systematic Biologists/9th Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation. Darwin, Australia.

Locke, M., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Diptera: Syrphidae). Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Poster).

Locke, M., Skevington, J. H. and Marshall, S. A. Creating order from chaos: A revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Diptera, Syrphidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Ontario. Dorset, Ontario, Canada (Poster).

Skevington, J. H., Marshall, S. A., Gonçalves Miranda, G. F., Locke, M., Young, A., Crins, W. J., Thompson, F. C. Overview of North American initiative on pollinators (Canpolin) (Diptera, Syrphidae). 5th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Skevington, J. H. and Sommaggio, D. An intractable problem? Revision of Nearctic Chrysotoxum (Diptera, Syrphidae). 5th International Symposium on Syrphidae, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Skevington, J. H. and Sommaggio, D. If the flies can tell who’s who, why can’t we? Attempting to revise the taxonomy Nearctic Chrysotoxum (Diptera, Syrphidae). Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Think different: Attracting insects to your garden. Macnammara Naturalists’ Club, Arnprior, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Overview of research in the Skevington lab. Chinese Agricultural University, Beijing, China.

2008

Bowen, J., Smith, M., Kawahara, A., Skevington, J. H., Yen, S.-H. and Yack, J. Insights into evolution of vibrational communication in caterpillars (Drepanidae) based on morphological, molecular and behavioural data. Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Gibson, J. F. and Skevington, J. H. A phylogeny of the genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on mtDNA and nrDNA. Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Gibson, J. F. and Skevington, J. H. A phylogeny of the genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on mtDNA. Toronto Entomological Association Student Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Poster).

Gibson, J. F. and Skevington, J. H. Phylogenetics of Conopidae (Diptera) based on multiple nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Hennig Society, Tucuman, Argentina.

Jackson, M., Marshall, S. A. and Skevington, J. H. A Taeni, Tiny Problem: Preliminary revisionary work on the genus Taeniaptera (Diptera: Micropezidae). Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Getting the Bugs In: Attracting Insects to your Garden. Perth Naturalists’ Club, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes. Interview with the Ottawa Citizen Newspaper to promote Open House at the collection.

Skevington, J. H. The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes. Interview with the A-Channel morning news show to promote Open House at the collection.

Skevington, J. H., Beatty, C. D., Van Gossum, H., Donnelly, T. W., Sherratt, T. N., Rashed, A., Kelso, S. Molecular phylogenetics of Nesobasis and Melanesobasis (Odonata: Coenagrionidae): Exploring the evolution of a large insular insect radiation. XXVII International Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society and VIII Reunión Argentina de Cladística y Biogeografía. Tucumán, Argentina.

Skevington, J. H., Marshall, S. A. and Kevan, P. G. Extirpation of a native flower fly, Eristalis brousii, by its introduced sibling Eristalis arbustorum (Diptera: Syrphidae). Joint meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

2007

Sherratt, T., Van Gossum, H., Beatty, C., Rashed, A. and Skevington, J. H. Female-biased sex-ratios and putative sex-role reversal in an island community of damselflies. 5th WDA International Congress of Odonatology. Swakopmund, Namibia.

Skevington, J. H. A Naturalist’s Heaven: Exploring the insect and vertebrate diversity of Manu National Park and area (Peru). Ottawa Entomology club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Diptera Research: Churchill and Beyond. Churchill Northern Studies Centre invited talk, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

2006

Lambkin, C. L., Pape, T., Courtney, G. W., Blagoderov, V. A., Skevington, J. H., Sinclair, B. J., Yeates, D. K., Meier, R. and Wiegmann, B. M. Flytree Morphology: Preliminary analysis of the first tier dataset. 6th International Congress of Dipterology, Fukuoka, Japan.

Lambkin, C. L., Trueman, J. W. H., Yeates, D. K., Holston, K. C., Webb, D. W., Hauser, M., Metz, M. A., Hill, H. N., Skevington, J. H., Yang, L., Irwin, M. E. and Wiegmann, B. M. A supertree for the stiletto flies (Diptera: Therevidae) using constraint trees and the parsimony ratchet to overcome low taxon overlap. 6th International Congress of Dipterology, Fukuoka, Japan.

Skevington, J. H., Cumming, J. M., Sinclair, B. J., Wiegmann, B. M., Moulton, J. K. and Cassel, B. Phylogeny of the Lower Cyclorrhapha (Diptera). 6th International Congress of Dipterology, Fukuoka, Japan.

2005

Lambkin, C.L., Yeates, D. K., Pape, T., Courtney, G. W., Skevington, J. H., Sinclair, B. J., Meier, R. and Wiegmann, B. M. FLYTREE: cooperative research moving towards a dipteran tree of life. Australian Entomological Society, Canberra, Australia.

Skevington, J. H. From personal databases to federal and global initiatives: How do we make databasing work at the next level? Invited speaker. GBIF working group on entomological databases. Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Skevington, J. H., Cumming, J. M., Moulton, J. K., Wiegmann, B. M., Sinclair, B. J. and Cassel, B. Molecular and morphological phylogenetics of higher flies (Diptera, Cyclorrhapha). Evolution 2005. Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.

Skevington, J. H. Unraveling the relationships of higher flies, collaborative research into the Diptera Tree of Life. Invited speaker. Carleton University, Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology Research Day. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

2004

Skevington, J. H., Cumming, B. M., Moulton, J. K., B. J., Wiegmann, J. M., Sinclair, and Cassel, B. Unravelling the Relationships of Higher Flies, the Cyclorrhapha branch of the Diptera Tree of Life. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Skevington, J. H. Combining research and ecotourism in Australia. Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Insect inventory work in Ontario and its application in Conservation Biology. McIlwraith Field Naturalists' Club, London, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. Molecular barcoding to phylogenetics of Diptera - Current Research in the Canadian National Insect Collection. Carleton University seminar series, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

2003

Skevington, J. H. Woodstock Christmas Bird Counts summary. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. and Luna, R. Molecular Barcoding - Mixed results for Pipunculidae (Diptera). 2003 Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of British Columbia. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

2002

Molecular and morphological evidence supporting relationships within Eremoneura: Focus on Cyclorrhapha. Fifth International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Insects or Us (Introductory Entomology Workshop). Presqu'ile Provincial Park, Brighton, Ontario, Canada.

2001

Australian Entomology. Ottawa Entomology Club. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Hilltops, big eyes, Australia, and the world: Systematic biology of the Pipunculidae (Diptera). Systematic Entomology, ECORC, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

2000

Australian Pipunculidae. The Entomological Society of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Pipunculidae systematics: Spotlight on the diverse tribe Eudorylini in Australia. University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Studying the diversity of life: Focus on the Pipunculidae. The Hut Environmental Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

The science of systematics. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.

Unravelling the systematics of a diverse clade of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae, Eudorylini). Société d'entomologie du Québec, Entomological Society of Canada, and Entomological Society of America Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

1999

An introduction to the Pipunculidae (Diptera). Department of Zoology and Entomology Careers Day. University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Systematics of the Eudorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Inaugural Conference of Zoological and Entomological Postgraduate Students. Currimundi, Queensland, Australia.

1998

Relationships within the Syrphoidea. Fourth International Congress of Dipterology, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Systematics of the Pipunculidae (Diptera). University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1997

Big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Butterflies of Lambton County. Bluewater Audubon, Port Huron, Michigan, USA.

Insect diversity in an endangered Ontario ecosystem. The Entomological Society of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Insects of Lambton County. Toronto Entomologists' Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Insects in your back yard - A profile of Ontario's most endangered ecosystem here in Port Franks. Port Franks Optimists', Port Franks, Ontario, Canada.

Lambton County insect inventory project. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club. Annual Open Meeting. Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.

Ontario dragonflies. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club. Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.

Relationships of the Syrphoidea (Diptera) and a preliminary look at the systematics of the Australian Neodorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Australian Systematic Botany Society and Society of Australian Systematic Biologists Joint National Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Systematics of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Introductory Ph.D. seminar. University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1996

Backyard habitat workshop: Birds, bees, butterflies and bugs. Attracting wildlife to your backyard. The Green Thumb Project, The Wildlife Habitat Council, Sarnia Urban Wildlife Committee, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Keynote Speaker.

Butterflies and butterfly gardening. Woodstock Horticultural Society, Ontario, Canada.

Butterflies of Pinery Provincial Park. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

Dragonflies of Ontario. Entomological Society of Ontario Annual Meeting. Invited speaker for symposium: Biology and Diversity of Ontario Insects. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Oak Savanna and insects: Stewards of a remarkable ecosystem. Lambton County Woodlot Owners Association, Port Franks, Ontario, Canada.

Ontario butterflies. Lambton Wildlife Incorporated, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

Taught two-part introductory course on Entomology (48 hours of lecture time). Part 1: April-July. Part 2: September-October. Lambton College, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

Taught introductory course on Ornithology (course offered twice, total of 54 hours of lecture time). April-July and September-November. Lambton College, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

Using insects in Nature Interpretation (workshop). Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Eastern Region, Natural Heritage Education Workshop. Gananoque, Ontario, Canada. Keynote Speaker.

1995

Birds of the Lake Huron shoreline. McIlwraith Field Naturalists' Club - Birding Wing, London, Ontario, Canada.

Butterflies of Ontario. Owen Sound Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

The unique flora and fauna of Pinery Provincial Park. Waterloo Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

1994

Ecotourism in Costa Rica. University of Guelph Departmental Seminar Series, Ontario, Canada.

The insects of Costa Rica. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

The natural history of Costa Rica. McIlwraith Field Naturalists' Club, London, Ontario, Canada.

1993

Insects. St. Thomas Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

Insect parasitoids. Hamilton Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

Systematics and natural history of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.

Systematics and natural history of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). North American Dipterist Society meeting, near Lufkin, Texas, USA.

Systematics and natural history of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). University of Guelph Student Symposium, Ontario, Canada.

1992

Birds of southern Florida. Presqu'ile Provincial Park, Brighton, Ontario, Canada.

From deserts to oceans. An overview of the natural history of the U.S. southwest. McIlwraith Field Naturalists' Club, London, Ontario, Canada.

Insects. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

Natural history of the Everglades. University of Guelph, Wildlife Club, Ontario, Canada.

Natural history of the U.S. southwest. St. Mary's Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

Southwestern deserts. University of Guelph, Wildlife Club, Ontario, Canada.

1990

Bird banding workshop. Pinery Provincial Park, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada.

Birding in western North America. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club, Ontario, Canada.

General

Innumerable presentations given to park visitors in Algonquin Park (during my tenure there as an Interpretive Naturalist - 1984-1989). Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Canada.

Many presentations given to park visitors in Pinery Provincial Park (during my tenure there as an Interpretive Naturalist - 1990-1991; 1994-1995). Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Canada.

 

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