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An Introduction to the Beetles of Stanley Park



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Links and Resources


Insects
   http://academic.evergreen.edu/projects/ants/TESCBiota/TESCBiota.html
   Keys

Biological Control Agent
   http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/biocontrol/agents/Urophora_cardui.htm
   Biological Control Agent: Urophora cardui (L.). Invasive Plant Species Attacked: Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) Type of agent: Stem gall forming fly

Checklist B.C.
   http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/fia/html/FIA2006MR134.htm
   The Diptera Families of British Columbia (Link to PDF files)

Identification
   http://www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/efauna/FliesofBC.html
   The Flies of British Columbia Order: Diptera by Cannings and G. G. E. Scudder

Pollination Ecology
   http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol5/iss1/art5/
   North American Dipteran Pollinators: Assessing Their Value and Conservation Status

Syrphids
   http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artmay07/cd-hoverflies.html
   All about hover flies

Vectors
   http://www.sfu.ca/~belton/summary.pdf
   British Columbia Mosqitoes as Vectors of the West Nile Virus by P. Belton SFU (Retired)

Checklist BC
   http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/aquatic/mayfly/index.htm
   Families and genera of BC Ephemeroptera recorded to date

Identification Keys
   http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/aquatic/mayfly/may2.htm#pic
   An identification guide to nymphal mayflies ( Order Ephemeroptera) of British Columbia with pictoral keys

Identification
   http://hometown.aol.com/flowervisitors/4.html
   Common insects found on flowers in Montgomery and Bucks Counties, PA

Observing
   http://tiee.ecoed.net/vol/v2/experiments/pollinate/description.html
   Pollination Ecology: Field Studies of Insect Visitation and Pollen Transfer Rates

Bombus
   http://academic.evergreen.edu/projects/ants/TESCBiota/kingdom/animalia/phylum/arthropoda/class/insecta/order/hymenoptera/family/apidae/bombus/biology.htm
   Bombus biology (sociality, colony cycle, mimicry, taxonomy)

Bombus
   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/01/070118161618.htm
   Bumblebee House Warming: It Takes A Village

Bombus
   http://academic.evergreen.edu/projects/ants/TESCBiota/kingdom/animalia/phylum/arthropoda/class/insecta/order/hymenoptera/family/apidae/bombus/main.htm
   Key to Bumblebees of Evergreen State College Washington USA

Bombus occidentalis
   http://www.xerces.org/bumblebees/occidentalis.html
   Identification, Distribution

Megachilidae
   http://www.entomology.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?b=Hymenoptera&c=7&s=5849
   Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee species description

Megachilidae
   http://www.al.gov.bc.ca/apiculture/factsheets/506_osmia.htm
   Blue Orchard Mason Bee, Osmia lignaria

Pollinator Groups
   www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biocons/pollination/documents/Insect_Guide.pdf
   Guide to recognizing insect pollinator groups (New Zealand)

Soil Dwelling
   http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent591k/kwikey1.html
   Key html format

Geometroidea
   http://www.cbif.gc.ca/spp_pages/geometroidea/phps/bcgeo_e.php
   British Columbia species images

Moths
   http://www.cbif.gc.ca/spp_pages/misc_moths/phps/mothindex_e.php
   Moths of Canada

Sphingidae
   http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/nh_papers/sphinxmoths/sphinx.html
   Biology, field notes, and key to species

Checklist B.C.
   http://www.daveingram.ca/bcdragonflies/
   Life History and Behaviour

Identification
   http://www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/efauna/OdonataofBritishColumbia.html
   Dragonflies of British Columbia by R. A. Cannings and G. G. E. Scudder

Rare Species
   http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/wld/documents/dragonflies.pdf
   Ministry of Sustainable Resources PDF

Resource Index
   http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/bsc/news23_1/odonata.htm
   Resources for the study of Odonata in Canada ( Rob Cannings )

Species at Risk
   http://www.forestbiodiversityinbc.ca/uploadedfiles/Odonata-peripheral.pdf
   Dragonflies at Risk in British Columbia

Species at Risk
   http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/wld/documents/bl08ramsay.pdf
   Dragonflies at Risk in British Columbia

Observing
   http://www.seeds.ca/proj/poll/lit/Pollinator%20Monitoring%20Manual.pdf
   Manual for Observing and Recording Insect Pollinators as they Forage

Index
   http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/library/compendium/index.html
   Phylogenetic and Alphabetical listing of insect ( Class Hexapoda ) groups

Insects
   http://www.kendall-bioresearch.co.uk/class.htm
   A guide to the Classes & Orders of insects and other arthropods

Visual Guide
   http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/library/spotid/index.html
   Photos, drawings, and key characters

 

 

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