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Historical Review of Research on Eastern Canadian Taxa

  • Jan KlimaszewskiEmail author
  • Reginald P. Webster
  • David W. Langor
  • Adam Brunke
  • Anthony Davies
  • Caroline Bourdon
  • Myriam Labrecque
  • Alfred F. Newton
  • Julie-Anne Dorval
  • J. Howard Frank
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Abstract

Progress on the study of aleocharine beetles in eastern Canada during the 26 years since the first Canadian checklist was published is discussed and the accumulation of recorded species during this period is graphically illustrated. The fauna of New Brunswick has gone from nearly unknown (19 species) in 1991 to the most diverse in Canada with 299 species—a more than 15-fold increase. Other provincial faunas that have seen incredible growth in terms of known species composition include Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Ontario.

Keywords

Aleocharinae Progress Studies Eastern Canada Graphic presentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Klimaszewski
    • 1
  • Reginald P. Webster
    • 2
    • 3
  • David W. Langor
    • 4
  • Adam Brunke
    • 5
  • Anthony Davies
    • 5
  • Caroline Bourdon
    • 1
  • Myriam Labrecque
    • 1
  • Alfred F. Newton
    • 6
  • Julie-Anne Dorval
    • 1
  • J. Howard Frank
    • 7
  1. 1.Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry CentreStn. Sainte-Foy, QuébecCanada
  2. 2.Research AssociateNew Brunswick MuseumNew BrunswickCanada
  3. 3.Charters SettlementNew BrunswickCanada
  4. 4.Northern Forestry CentreNatural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest ServiceEdmontonCanada
  5. 5.Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and NematodesAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaOttawaCanada
  6. 6.Integrative Research CenterField Museum of Natural HistoryChicagoUSA
  7. 7.Entomology and Nematology DepartmentUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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