The 2019 issue of the Newsletter of the Alaska Entomological Society has been posted at the URI below.
Reynolds, J. W., B. Godin, and D. Horwood. 2019. The first report of Arctiostrotus fontinalis (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) in Canada. Megadrilogica 24:17–21. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330225925_The_First_Report_of_Arctiostrotus_fontinalis_Oligochaeta_Megadscolecidae_in_Canada
Reynolds, J. W. 2019. A summary of the status of earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta) in checklists of the United States and Canada. Megadrilogica 24:51–65. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/331438696_A_summary_of_the_status_of_earthworms_Annelida_Oligochaeta_in_Checklists_of_the_United_States_of_America_and_Canada_Megadrilogica_245_51-65_paper_in_English_abstracts_in_English_French_Spanish_German_
Presentations and audio from the 12th annual meeting are now available via the links below.
Forest Health Conditions Report 2018
Stephen Burr, USDA Forest Service
Large worms at large: Nightcrawlers change Alaskan forests
Matt Bowser, USFWS
Climate change in Alaska: Impacts on the entomofauna
Derek S. Sikes, UAF, UAM
Southcentral Alaska spruce beetle outbreak: Observations from the field
Jason Moan, Alaska DNR
The effects of climate change on invasive species and their impacts on forests and rangelands
Chris Fettig, USDA Forest Service
Gates of the Arctic pollinators
Jessica Rykken, NPS
This special issue appeared on January 24 in ZooKeys.
The report was published on November 6 and includes records of non-native terrestrial invertebrates in Alaska.
Simpson, A. & Eyler, M. C. 2018. First comprehensive list of non-native species established in three major regions of the United States. Open-File Report 2018-1156. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20181156
Simpson, A.; Eyler, M. C.; Cannister, M.; Libby, R.; Kozlowski, N.; Sellers, E. & Guala, G. F. 2018. Dataset of the first comprehensive list of non-native species established in three major regions of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey data release. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E5K160
See the article at the URI below. The public is encouraged to collect ticks. Instructions for collection and submission of samples are provided.
This book was released in January 2018. An open access ebook version is available.
Presentations from the 17th annual Alaska Invasive Species Workshop have been posted at the URI below.
Direct links to arthropod-related presentations:
Electrofishing and kick seining efforts for invasive signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) on Kodiak Island, Alaska – Kelly Krueger, Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak. Project video
Leafminers in Alaskan birch – Stephen Burr, USDA, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection
Asian gypsy moth detection and response in the Pacific Northwest, 2015 and 2016 – Clinton Campbell, USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, and Timothy B. St. Germain, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Ticks parasitizing dogs, cats, humans and wild vertebrates in Alaska: invasion potential – Kimberlee Beckmen, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation.