Recent explorations

News picture What can pollinators tell us about climate change? We initiated a volunteer-based pilot bee monitoring project in the Boston Harbor Islands national park area... More

Bug of the month

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Featured student project

Plant - pollinator networks

 

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Taxonomists

 

Amphipoda (beach hoppers)

Adam Baldinger
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Araneae (spiders)

Jesse Czekanski-Moir
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Chilopoda (centipedes)

Gonzalo Giribet
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Coleoptera (beetles)

Robert Anderson
Curculionidae
Ross Bell
Carabidae
Adam Brunke
Staphylinidae
Don Chandler
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Robert Davidson
Carabidae
Matthew Gimmel
Phalacridae
Paul Lago
Scarabaeoidea
Serge Laplante Elateridae
   

Collembola (springtails)

Ernest Bernard
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Diplopoda (millipedes)

Bruce Snyder
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Diptera (flies)

Björn Rulik
Mycetophilidae
F. Christian Thompson
Syrphidae
   

Gastropoda (slugs, snails)

Dan Dourson
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Tom French
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Hemiptera (leafhoppers)

Don Chandler
Cicadellidae
K.G. Andrew Hamilton Cicadellidae
   

Homoptera (aphids)

Robert Footit
Aphidae
   

Hymenoptera (ants, bees, & wasps)

Mike Arduser
Apoidea
John Ascher
Apoidea
Stefan Cover
Formicidae
Sam Droege
Apoidea
Michael Gates
Pteromalidae
Jason Gibbs
Apoidea
Bill Stubblefield
Aculeata
   

Isopoda (pillbugs & sowbugs)

Katalin Szlavecz
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Ferenc Vilisics
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Lepidoptera (butterflies & moths)

Mark Mello
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David Wagner
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Orthopteroid orders (grasshoppers, crickets, mantids & roaches)

Matt Dakin
Orthoptera
Piotr Naskrecki
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