A Field Guide to the Jewel Beetles of Northeastern North America Morgan D. Jackson Steven M. Paiero Adam Jewiss-Gaines Uni...
<ul><li>Buprestidae </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,000+ described species </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agrilus  – 3,000 descri...
 
<ul><li>New Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>New Species </li></ul><ul><li>New Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>New Technologies ...
<ul><li>165 Species in 23 Genera </li></ul>
<ul><li>Introduction to Jewel Beetles </li></ul><ul><li>Collection & Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrated key to gen...
 
 
 
<ul><li>450+ Page Field Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Slated for Hard Cover publication in March 2012 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~200...
Acknowledgements <ul><li>Specimen Loans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canadian National Collection of Insects </li></ul></ul><ul><...
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Presented at the Entomological Society of Ontario and Entomological Society of America Annual Meetings, I introduce an upcoming field guide to the Jewel Beetles (Buprestidae) of Northeastern North America

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Morgan Jackson - Field guide to the jewel beetles of Northeastern North America

  1. 1. A Field Guide to the Jewel Beetles of Northeastern North America Morgan D. Jackson Steven M. Paiero Adam Jewiss-Gaines University of Guelph
  2. 2. <ul><li>Buprestidae </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,000+ described species </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agrilus – 3,000 described species </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Near Global Distribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biology increases likelihood for accidental introductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agrilus planipennis estimated to cause $1.7 billion in damages annually 1 </li></ul></ul></ul>1 - Aukema JE, Leung B, Kovacs K, Chivers C, Britton KO, et al. 2011 Economic Impacts of Non-Native Forest Insects in the Continental United States. PLoS ONE 6(9): e24587. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024587
  3. 4. <ul><li>New Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>New Species </li></ul><ul><li>New Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>New Technologies </li></ul>Published 1987
  4. 5. <ul><li>165 Species in 23 Genera </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Introduction to Jewel Beetles </li></ul><ul><li>Collection & Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrated key to genera </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple identification aids for every species </li></ul>
  6. 10. <ul><li>450+ Page Field Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Slated for Hard Cover publication in March 2012 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~2000 copies in first printing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English & French versions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canadian agencies will be given priority for first printing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification (Digital Version) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-Late 2012 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 11. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Specimen Loans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canadian National Collection of Insects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ted McRae </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Field Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Editorial Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Troy Kimoto, CFIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bruce Gill, CFIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hume Douglas, CFIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steve Marshall, UofG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phil Careless </li></ul></ul>Funding & Support <ul><ul><li>Invasive Species Centre </li></ul></ul>

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