This article, appearing December 13, 2016 in the journal Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, pertains to the identity of Alaskan Nicrophorus vespilloides.
Sikes, D.S., S.T. Trumbo, and S.B. Peck. 2016. Cryptic diversity in the New World burying beetle fauna: Nicrophorus hebes Kirby; new status as a resurrected name (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 74:299-309.
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.
The tenth annual meeting will be in Fairbanks in on February 4, 2017, beginning at 9 am in the DNR building, 3700 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709. Details on the February 3 evening social will be sent via AkEntoNet-L.
The article, pertaining to two Alaskan specimens collected on the 1899 Harriman Alaska expedition, appeared in the Journal of Hymenoptera Research on 29.August.2016.
The article (URI below) appeared in the journal Ecology of Freshwater Fish on August 25.
I was surprised to find that this article refers indirectly to a fly (Delia platura) collected from my little farm in Kasilof.
Savage, J., Fortier, A-M., Fournier, F., Bellavance, V. 2016. Identification of Delia pest species (Diptera: Anthomyiidae) in cultivated crucifers and other vegetable crops in Canada. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 29: June 29, 2016. doi:10.3752/cjai.2016.29. URI:http://biologicalsurvey.ca/ejournal/sffb_29/sffb_29.html
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The article appeared in the Journal of Medical Entomology on August 14.
Durden, L. A., K. B. Beckmen, and R. F. Gerlach. 2016. New Records of Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) From Dogs, Cats, Humans, and Some Wild Vertebrates in Alaska: Invasion Potential. Journal of Medical Entomology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw128
The second edition includes the recently described (2016) Oeneis tanana as well as addresses several taxonomic issues; a flight-period graphic has been added. The book pages have been reformatted such that there is coverage of only one species per page. Maps have been updated to reflect additional records obtained after the first edition was published.
The April 2016 issue of the Newsletter of the Alaska Entomological Society is available via the link below.
Newsletter, Volume 9 (2016), Issue 1 (April)