Jean-François Landry, Ph.D.
- Taxonomic research on Microlepidoptera that are pests of apples and fruit trees in Canada, particularly leafminers, ermine moths, casebearers and other small moths
- Systematics of Coleophoridae (casebearers) of North America
- Taxonomy of ermine moths of North America
- Systematics of Nearctic Scythrididae.
- Identification aids to adults, immatures and larval damage on apple trees in Canada (WWW and diskette-based)
- Searchable/query-able checklist of Lepidoptera of Canada (as part of the Canadian Taxonomic Information System or CTIS)
- Types of Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection of Insects (WWW)
- Expertise in the systematics of the order Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), in particular expertise in the superfamily Gelechioidea and the Microlepidoptera in general.
- World expertise in the families Coleophoridae and Scythrididae.
- Interests in systematics, phylogeny, life history, economic aspects (pests and beneficials), collecting, mounting and dissecting techniques, electronic cataloguing of taxonomic and biological information, interactive keys.
- Graduate training in insect community ecology and carabid beetles.
- 1989 - present: Editor, entomological journal Fabreries
- Over 17 publications in systematics. To see a list of these along with pdf files of some, click here.
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Dr. J.H. Skevington
Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes
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