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Canadian Insect Collections
– Their Role in Support of
National and International Biodiversity Research
Symposium

Coordinator: Steve Marshall
8:40 — 11:15

S. A. Marshall

Introduction

08:40

R. Anderson

The Insect Collection at the Canadian Museum of Nature.

08:45

L. Packer

A perspective from 'small' university collections.

09:00

D. C. Currie

The curator’s quandary: exhibits and public programs versus collections and research.

09:15

F. Sperling,
G. Pohl

Institutional Museums and the Alberta Lepidopterists' Guild.

09:30

J. Fernandez-Triana

The collections of microgastrine wasps (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) in Canada: importance, present situation and future opportunities.

09:45

Coffee break

 

10:00

D. McAlpine

The Dragonhunter Expeditions: Using insect inventories to introduce university students to museum biodiversity research.

10:15

R. Cannings

Some biodiversity studies in British Columbia insect collections.

10:30

T. A. Wheeler

Insect collections and community ecology research: the interface between systematics and ecology.

10:45

A. M. R. Bennett

The Canadian National Collection and AAFC.

11:00


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