The arthropod ecology blog is focused on stories and commentary related to the ecology of insects and spiders, Arachnology in general, biodiversity science, natural history, and academic life. It features summaries of research papers in these fields.
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Last week I traveled up to Ottawa with two of my students – our goal was to visit the Arachnid collection at the Canadian National Collection of Insects (CNCI) (and Arachnids and Nematodes). The spider collection is housed on the fourth floor of the Neatby building, in a room that seldom has its lights turned on. […]
This week’s Expiscor is coming to you on a holiday Monday across much of Canada. This is the day that many Canadians feel that the ‘warm season‘ has officially arrived. We can plant things in our garden without fear of frost; the lawn shall be mowed, the birds are busy, the butterflies are flying. What is […]
I’m not sure I have much comprehension or real understanding of loss. I’m healthy and happy, as are my kids, as is my wife. I’ve lived a life that has so far been full of joy, love, opportunity, laughs and I have been surrounded by family and friends. I live in an amazing community – […]
This is re-posted from the Entomological Society of Canada’s blog, and is written by Chris Buddle (McGill University) and Dezene Huber (University of Northern British Columbia) Last autumn there was quite an interesting discussion on twitter among some entomologists in Canada about the ‘job search’ – more specifically focused on the process of seeking tenure-track […]
Start your week with some discoveries: from entomology to natural history, Academia & beyond! Expiscor – a weekly digest. (you can find past editions here). Good news for spiders: It was previously reported that Jeff Hanneman (of Slayer fame) died of liver failure following complications blamed in part on a spider bite. This week, the facts […]
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