Directory of North American Dipterists

Maintained by

Jim O'Hara

Invertebrate Biodiversity
Canadian National Collection of Insects
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Last Updated: 17 September 2014

Updated and adapted from earlier online versions by Cumming & Brown 1996; Cumming
& Cooper 1999, 2003; Cumming & O'Hara 2004; and O'Hara & Cumming 2011


Alphabetical Listing of Dipterists

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Dr. Peter H. Adler, Department of Entomology, Long Hall, Clemson University, Box 340365, Clemson, SC 29634-0365, USA. Telephone: (803) 656-5044. Fax: (803) 656-5065. E-mail: padler@clemson.edu Interests: Systematics of Simuliidae (especially taxonomy, cytogenetics, and ecology); reproductive behavior of Tachinidae.

Dr. John Alcock, Department of Zoology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1501, USA. E-mail: j.alcock@asu.edu

Dr. Sandra Allan, USDA/ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600/1700 SW 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA. Telephone: (352) 374-5940. Fax: (352) 374-5922. E-mail: sallan@gainesville.usda.ufl.edu Interests: Mosquito behavior and ecology.

Dr. John R. Anderson, 1283 NW Trenton, Bend, OR 97701, USA. Telephone: (503) 385-8693. E-mail: jranderson@coinet.com Interests: Host seeking and feeding behavior of black flies and the biology of oestrid parasites associated with cervids.

Dr. C.S. Apperson, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, 112 Dearstyne Entomology Building, 3230 Ligon Road, Raleigh, NC 27695-7647, USA. Telephone: (919) 515-4326. E-mail: charles_apperson@ncsu.edu

Dr. Paul H. Arnaud, Jr., Curator Emeritus, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences, 875 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3098, USA. Telephone: (415) 321-8330. E-mail: parnaud@calacademy.org Interests: Systematics of N. A. Tachinidae, Empididae, and Dolichopodidae.

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Dr. Michael D. Baker, Department of Entomology University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA. Telephone: (520) 621-7033. Fax: (520) 621-1150.

Bill Ballard, University of Iowa, Biological Sciences, 208 Biology Building, Iowa City, IA 52242-1324, USA. Telephone: (319) 353-2292. Fax: (319) 335-1069. E-mail: bill-ballard@uiowa.edu

Mr. Kevin N. Barber, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, 1219 Queen St. E., Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 2E5, Canada. Telephone: (705) 941-5432. Fax: (705) 541-5700. E-mail: kbarber@nrcan.gc.ca Interests: New World Anthomyzidae - revision and habitat associations; Acalyptrates - general interest.

Dr. Donald R. Barnard, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1600 S.W. 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA. E-mail: dbarnard@gainesville.usda.ufl.edu

Dr. Jeffrey K. Barnes, The Arthropod Museum, Department of Entomology, 319 Agriculture Building, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA. Telephone: (479) 575-4795. E-mail: JBarnes@UArk.edu

Mr. Bill Barr, 12316-93 St., Edmonton, AB, T5G 1G4, Canada. E-mail: Bill.Barr@edmonton.ca Interests: Behavior and silk of black fly larvae (Simuliidae), mosquito (Culicidae) repellents.

Mr. James E. Baxter, Department of Entomology, Wellman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

Keith Bayless, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA. E-mail: kmbayles@ncsu.edu. Interests: Systematics of Diptera, particularly Tabanidae.

Mr. Vladimir Berezovskiy, Entomology Section, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA. Interests: Natural history and taxonomy of Stratiomyidae, Rhagionidae.

Matt Bertone, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA. E-mail: maberto2@ncsu.edu

Mr. Bohdan Bilyj, 12 Westroyal Road, Weston, ON, M9P 2C3, Canada. E-mail: biotax@interlog.com Interests: Chironomidae; wetland ecology; phenology of bog species; environmental impacts and biomonitoring.

Dr. Vladimir Blagoderov, Department of Entomology, The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024, USA. E-mail: vblago@amnh.org

Mr. Jeff Boettner, Entomology Department, Fernald Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA. E-mail: boettner@ent.umass.edu

Dr. Russell Bonduriansky, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G5, Canada. Telephone: (416) 946-7223. Fax: (416) 978-8532. E-mail: russell.bonduriansky@utoronto.ca Interests: Evolution, ecology and behaviour of Piophilidae.

James Boone, Department of Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2827, USA. E-mail: jboone@fieldmuseum.org

Dr. Art Borkent, 691 - 8th Ave SE, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 2C2, Canada. Telephone: (250) 833-0931. Fax: (250) 832-2146. E-mail: artborkent@telus.net Interests: Systematics of Ceratopogonidae: world catalog; phylogenetic analysis at generic level; generic keys to larvae and pupae; generic revisions; fossils in amber; Chaoboridae and Corethrellidae.

Dr. Chris Borkent, Postdoctoral Researcher, Plant Pest Diagnostics Center, California Department of Food and Agriculture, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832, USA. Telephone: (916) 262-1152. Fax: (916) 262-1190. E-mail: chris.borkent@mail.mcgill.ca Interests: Systematics and natural history of Sciaroidea (particularly Mycetophilidae) and Acroceridae, as well as fly pollination.

Stephanie Boucher, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada. Telephone: (514) 398-7914. Fax: (514) 398-7990. E-mail: stephanie.boucher@mcgill.ca Interests: Inventory of selected Diptera Cyclorrhapha of relict grasslands in northwestern Nearctic.

Colin Brammer, Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-5305, USA. Telephone: (435) 797-1169. E-mail: flygene@biology.usu.edu

Mark Breidenbaugh, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Unit 32, Vienna, OH 44473, USA. Telephone: (330) 609-1965. E-mail: mbreiden@kent.edu

Dr. J. Wayne Brewer, Department of Entomology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA. E-mail: wbrewer@acesag.auburn.edu

Ethan Bright, School of Natural Resources and Environment, G-139 Dana Building, 440 Church St., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1041, USA. Telephone: (734) 647-2022. E-mail: ethanbr@umich.edu Interests: Chironomidae (especially how fluvial disturbance regimes affect chironomid species communities), taxonomy/systematics, stream and aquatic insect ecology.

Dr. Fenja Brodo, 28 Benson Street, Nepean, ON, K2E 5J5, Canada. Telephone: (613) 723-2054. E-mail: fbrodo@sympatico.ca Interests: Arctic Tipulidae and Limoniidae, especially Tipula (Arctotipula) and Symplecta species; phylogeny of the Tipuloidea.

Dr. Scott Brooks, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 694-2718. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: scott.brooks@agr.gc.ca

Mr. Donald Brothers, 80 Kirk Drive, Boise, ID 83716, USA. Interests: Systematics and biology of Diptera of public health and forensic significance; Calliphoridae of Idaho.

Dr. Brian V. Brown, Entomology Section, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA. Telephone: (213) 763-3363. Fax: (213) 746-2999. E-mail: bbrown@nhm.org Interests: Taxomony, classification, evolution, natural history and biogeography of Phoridae and related families (Sciadoceridae and Ironomyiidae); current projects include a phylogenetic revision of the genus Apocephalus, phorid-ant interactions (with D. Feener) and host-parasite coevolution.

Rebecca B. Brown, Department of Entomology, 407 Science II, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010-3222, USA. Telephone: (515) 294-4370. E-mail: brownr@iastate.edu Interests: Revision of the genus Paulianina Alexander (Blephariceridae: Edwardsininae) endemic to Madagascar; investigation of Blephariceridae as bioindicators of water quality in Malagasy streams.

Dr. Matthias Buck, Invertebrate Zoology, Royal Alberta Museum, 12845-102nd Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5N 0M6, Canada. Telephone: (780) 453-9195. E-mail: buckmb@gmail.com Interests: Cyclorrhapha phylogeny and taxonomy, especially Carnoidea, Nerioidea, Sphaeroceroidea and Diopsoidea; comparative morphology of male terminalia of Cyclorrhapha; family keys.

Mr. Gary R. Buckingham, USDA Florida Biological Control Laboratory, P.O. Box 147100, Gainesville, FL 32614-7100, USA. Telephone: (904) 372-3505. Fax: (904) 955-2301. E-mail: grbuck@nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu Interests: Biologies and host ranges of herbivorous flies on aquatic weeds: Ephydridae and Chironomidae.

Dr. Stephen W. Bullington, 334 Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA 15801, USA. Telephone/Fax: (814) 375-0337. E-mail: swb@key-net.net Interests: Taxonomy of North American Asilidae, including Leptogastridae. Mainly interested in NE species and those in tribe Laphriini. Web page on Laphriini at http://www.laphriini.com.

Dr. John F. Burger, Department of Zoology, Spaulding Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA. Telephone: (603) 862-1736. Fax: (603) 862-1713. E-mail: jfb@cisunix.unh.edu Interests: Biosystematics of World Tabanidae; biology and ecology of North American Simuliidae.

Zachary L. Burington, Department of Biological Sciences, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA. E-mail: keroplatus@gmail.com Interests: Systematics and ecology of Nearctic Sciaroidea (esp. Keroplatidae, Mycetophilidae and Sciaridae), systematics of Tachinidae and aquatic Diptera.

Roxanne G. Burrus, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA, Agricultural Research Service (University of Florida), 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA. Telephone: (352) 374-5939. Fax: (352) 374-5922. E-mail: roxanne.burrus@ars.usda.gov Interests: Diptera of medical and veterinary importance; role of muscids (especially Musca domestica) in public health and disease transmission; Musca population dynamics.

Dr. Guy L. Bush, Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1115, USA. Telephone: (517) 353-9283. Fax: (517) 336-2789. E-mail: bushfly@pilot.msu.edu Interests: Genetics of host race formation and speciation in Rhagoletis fruit flies (Tephritidae); biochemical and molecular systematics of the Tephritidae.

Dr. George W. Byers, Department of Entomology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA. Telephone: (913) 864-4538. Interests: Biology and systematics of Tipulidae and Mecoptera; possible relationships of Tipulidae and other primitive Diptera to Mecoptera; crane flies of central Appalachian Mountains.

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Dr. Andy Calderwood, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, USA. Interests: Revision of Exoprosopa (Bombyliidae).

Mr. Broughton A. Caldwell, 2645 Muskogee Lane, Braselton, Georgia 30517-6004, USA. Telephone: (770) 965-2015. E-mail: (home) bacaldwell@mindspring.com Interests: Aquatic Diptera, especially Chironomidae of the southeastern USA.

David Campbell, 1223-A 10th St. Blv. NW, Hickory, NC 28601-2385, USA. E-mail: davidcampbell@twave.net Interests: Ecology and systematics of Syrphidae and saproxylic Diptera.

Dr. Sidney Camras, The Field Museum, Insect Division, Roosevelt Road @ Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA. Telephone: (312) 665-7016. E-mail: jboone@fieldmuseum.org Interests: Conopidae - worldwide; buy, exchange, determine.

Dr. Robert A. Cannings, Natural History Section, Royal British Columbia Museum, 675 Belleville St., Victoria, BC, V8V 1X4, Canada. Telephone: (250) 356-8242. Fax: (250) 387-5360. E-mail: RCannings@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca Interests: Taxonomy, classification, biogeography and natural history of Asilidae; major project is phylogenetic reconstruction of the genus Lasiopogon, a major Holarctic genus of robber flies; current projects also include regional faunal lists, systematics of Efferia, ecology of grassland species.

Mr. Sydney Cannings, Coordinator, NatureServe Yukon, Canadian Wildlife Service, 91780 Alaska Highway,Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 2C6, Canada. Telephone: (867) 393-7979. Fax: (867) 393-7970. E-mail: syd.cannings@ec.gc.ca

Dr. Lynn E. Carroll, SEL-USDA, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 382-1789. E-mail: smolen@erols.com

Dr. James L. Castner, 1930 NW 40th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605, USA. Telephone (352) 371-6439. E-mail: jlcastner@aol.com Interests: Tropical biology and ecology; Diptera of medical and veterinary importance; forensics.

Dr. Sergio J. Castrezana, University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences, Muir Biology, Rm. 2125, 9500 Gilman Drive # 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093-0116, USA. Telephone: (858) 246-0350. Fax: (858) 534-7108. E-mail: scastrezan@ucsd.edu Interests: Ecology, ethology, and population genetics of desert species of Drosophilidae, especially those with extremely restricted habitats.

Dave Cheung, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. E-mail: dcheung@uoguelph.ca

Dr. Jonathan B. Clark, Department of Zoology, Weber State University, 2505 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408-2505, USA. Telephone: (801) 626-6171. Fax: (801) 626-7445. E-mail: jclark1@weber.edu Interests: Molecular systematics; transposable element evolution in Drosophila; Ephydridae of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem.

Dr. Philip J. Clausen, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, 219 Hodson Hall, 1980 Folwell Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108, USA. E-mail: claus004@tc.umn.edu

Rebecca Clement, Department of Biology, WIDB 401, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84604, USA. Telephone: (801) 310-6223. E-mail; rebeclem@gmail.com Interests: Great Basin National Park Diptera, as an undergraduate in Dr. Riley Nelson's lab.

Louise Cloutier, Département de Sciences Biologiques, Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Montréal, PQ, H3C 3J7, Canada. E-mail: cloutiel@BIOL.UMontreal.CA

Dr. Edward I. Coher, 10203 Greentrail Drive N, Boynton Beach, FL 33436, USA. Telephone: (561) 735-9685. E-mail: flyatFL@att.net Interests: Sciaroidea, Mycetophilidae. Mycet literature 1985 to present welcome.

Dr. Murray H. Colbo, Department of Biology, Memorial University, St. John's, NF, A1E 1A5, Canada. Telephone: (709) 737-7498. Fax: (709) 737-3018. E-mail: mcolbo@morgan.ucs.mun.ca Interests: Ecology and behavior of Simuliidae and Chironomidae.

Dr. Frank H. Collins, Center for Tropical Disease Research and Training, University of Notre Dame, P.O. Box 369, Notre Dame, IN 46556-0369, USA. Telephone: (574) 631-9245. Fax: (574) 631-3996. E-mail: Frank@nd.edu Interests: Culicidae.

Dr. Kenneth P. Collins, Department of Biology, Fullerton College, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832-2095, USA. E-mail: kcollins@fullcoll.edu

Steve Collins, 7505 Knollwood Road, Towson, MD 21286, USA. Telephone: (410) 825-9267. E-mail: dcollins@ufl.edu Interests: Asilidae.

Dr. Doug Colwell, Agriculture Canada Research Station, P.O. Box 3000 Main, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4B1, Canada. Telephone: (403) 327-4561. Fax: (403) 382-3156. E-mail: colwelld@agr.gc.ca Interests: Oestridae: biology, life cycle, host-parasite relationships; biting flies; host interactions, bionomics, behavior.

Dr. Marty A. Condon, Cornell College, 600 First Street West, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098, USA. E-mail: mcondon@cornell-iowa.edu

Dr. Atilano Contreras-Ramos, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Apdo. Postal 1-69, Plaza Juarez, Pachuca, Hidalgo 42001 Mexico. E-mail: acramos@uaeh.reduaeh.mx

Gary A. Coovert, 19681 Kiefel Rd., Laurelville, OH 43135, USA. Telephone: (740) 385-0021. E-mail: gacoovert@hocking.net Interests: Systematics of Nearctic Syrphidae; recently published revision of Pipiza; currently working on Microdon; interested in all northeastern North American Diptera, especially Asilidae.

Dr. James Coupland, Farm Forest Research, 196 Parkview Drive, Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0, Canada. Telephone: (613) 286-2644. E-mail: info@farmforest.com

Carlos Navarro Correa, Calle 65-A #518-B x 80 y 82, C.P. 97000, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Telephone: (99) 85-03-02. E-mail: grejon@tunku.uady.mx Interests: Hematophagous Diptea, systematics and taxonomy; Psychodidae, Hippoboscidae, Stratiomyidae, Mydidae, Micropezidae, Richardidae; Diptera of the Yucatan.

Dr. Gregory W. Courtney, Department of Entomology, 3222 Science II Bldg., Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3222, USA. Telephone: (515) 294-4017. Fax: (515) 294-5957. E-mail: gwcourt@iastate.edu Interests: Systematics and ecology of Blephariceromorph taxa (Nymphomyiidae, Blephariceridae, Deuterophebiidae); phylogeny of "Nematocera"; comparative morphology of larval Diptera.

Dr. Douglas A. Craig, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E9, Canada. Telephone: (780) 492-3716. Fax: (780) 492-1767. E-mail: d.craig@ualberta.ca Interests: Phylogenetic relationships of lower Diptera, especially Simuliidae; behavioral hydrodynamics of simuliid larvae.

Scott C. Crans, Senior Program Coordinator, Rutgers Department of Entomology, Continuing Professional Education Office, Center For Vector Biology, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, 180 Jones Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA. Telephone: (732) 993-3649. Fax: (888) 504-2379. CVB Office 732.932.9341. Skype scott.crans. E-mail: scrans@AESOP.Rutgers.edu

Dr. Peter Cranston, Department of Entomology, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8584, USA. Telephone: (530) 754-5803. Fax: (530) 754-5804. E-mail: pscranston@ucdavis.edu

Dr. William J. Crins, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Natural Heritage Section, 5th Floor South Tower, Robinson Place, 300 Water St., Peterborough, ON, K9J 8M5, Canada. Telephone: (705) 755-1946. Fax: (705) 755-1259. E-mail: bill.crins@mnr.gov.on.ca Interests: Ontario Syrphidae.

Dr. Jeffrey M. Cumming, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1834. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: jeff.cumming@agr.gc.ca Interests: Classification and evolution of Empidoidea; higher classification of Brachycera.

Heather J. Cumming, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada. E-mail: heather.cumming2@mail.mcgill.ca Interests: Systematics of Platypezidae.

Dr. Robert Cuny, Instructor of Biology, Biochemistry, and Earth Science, University Transfer Department, Lakeland College, 2602-59 Avenue, Lloydminster, AB, T9V 3N7, Canada. E-mail: Robert.Cuny@lakelandcollege.ca Interests: Systematics, evolution and ecology of Calyptratae, especially Muscidae and Calliphoridae.

Mr. Gregory R. Curler, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, 205 Ellington Plant Sciences Bldg., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4560, USA. E-mail: gcurler@utk.edu Interests: Molecular and morphological systematics of Psychodidae. Currently working on a PhD under Dr. J. Kevin Moulton.

Dr. Douglas C. Currie, Department of Entomology, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C6, Canada. Telephone: (416) 586-5532. E-mail: dc.currie@utoronto.ca Interests: Systematics of Simuliidae; special interest in suprageneric classification, phylogeny, and fauna of the western Nearctic Region.

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Dr. Gregory Dahlem, Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099, USA. Telephone: (859) 572-6638. E-mail: dahlem@nku.edu Interests: Systematics of the Sarcophagidae; mating behavior and sexual selection in the calypterate Diptera.

Rob Jon Deady, Université du Québec à Montréal, Pavillon des sciences biologiques (SB-2110), Département des sciences biologiques, 141 Président-Kennedy, Montréal, QC, H2X 3Y5, Canada. Telephone: (514) 987-3000 ext. 1519 (office), (514) 632-1471 (mobile). E-mail: mycetophilid@gmail.com or deady.robert_jon@courrier.uqam.ca Interests: Nearctic and Irish Sciaroidea, saproxylic Diptera, forest entomology, entomological outreach.

Dr. David Dean, Fruit Fly Identification Lab., 923 10th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA. Telephone: (941) 721-6655. Fax: (941) 721-6656. E-mail: deand@doacs.state.fl.us Interests: Tephritidae; trainer in economic fruit fly detection and identification; Med fly SIT program.

Dr. D.L. Deonier, P.O. Box 69, Emporia, KS 66801, USA.

Dr. Rob DeSalle, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA. Telephone: (212) 769-5670. Fax: (212) 769-5277. E-mail: desalle@amnh.org Interests: Drosophila (Drosophilidae).

Dr. Mark Deyrup, Archbold Biological Station, P.O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, FL 33852, USA. Telephone: (813) 465-2571. E-mail: mdeyrup@archbold-station.org

Dr. Carl W. Dick, Brown Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA. Telephone: (312) 665-7014. Fax: (312) 665-7754. E-mail: cdick@fieldmuseum.org Interests: Streblidae and Nycteribiidae, mainly New World. taxonomy, systematics, cospeciation, ecology, host-parasite associations; projects include molecular phylogeny of Hippoboscoidea; ecomorphology of New World Streblidae; Catalog of New World Bat Flies/Catalog of World Bat Flies (with Gustavo Graciolli).

Dr. Torsten Dikow, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 633-1005. E-mail: dikowt@si.edu, webpage: http://entomology.si.edu/StaffPages/DikowT.html Interests: Asiloidea, Apioceridae, Asilidae, Mydidae, phylogeny (morphological and molecular data), taxonomy worldwide, zoogeography, biology.

Dr. Gary N. Dodson, Biology Department, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA. Telephone: (765) 285-8859. Fax: (765) 285-8804. E-mail: gdodson@bsu.edu Interests: Behavioral ecology of Tephritidae, evolution of head projections in Diptera, evolutionary ecology of hilltopping behavior.

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Dr. William G. Eberhard, Escuela de Biología, Universidad de Costa Rica, Ciudad Universitaria “Rodrigo Facio”, San José, Costa Rica. E-mail: weberhar@cariari.ucr.ac.cr Interests: Behavior, natural history, and functional of sexual morphology in Sepsidae, Glossina, and Tephritidae.

Dr. Roy Ellis, 43 Carbutt Place, Winnipeg, MB, R3R 3N7, Canada. Telephone: (204) 837-3868. E-mail: royellis@mts.net Interests: Ecology, taxonomy and control of mosquitoes; farm flies; management of West Nile Virus.

Dr. John H. Epler, 461 Tiger Hammock Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327, USA. E-mail: johnepler@earthlink.net Interests: Chironomidae; currently working on Chironomidae of southeastern USA, but main project is comprehensive study of the Chironomidae of Costa Rica.

Dr. Neal L. Evenhuis, Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817-0916, USA. Telephone: (808) 848-4138. Fax: (808) 847-8252. E-mail: neale@bishopmuseum.org Interests: Systematics and biology of Bombyliidae and Mythicomyiidae of the world, Dolichopodidae of Hawaii and French Polynesia, Pacific Asilidae, and Pacific and Oriental Keroplatidae; bibliography of dipterology; and dipterology history.

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Richard Fagerlund, Environmental Services, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA. Telephone: (505) 277-9904. Fax: (505) 277-1250. E-mail: fagerlun@unm.edu Interests: Dipteran biodiversity in New Mexico, particularly cecidomyiids, agromyzids and tephritids.

Ary Farajollahi, Superintendent, Mercer County Mosquito Control, 300 Scotch Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628, USA. Telephone: (609) 530-7500 x125. Fax: (609) 530-8956. E-mail: afarajollahi@mercercounty.org

Mr. James W. Farr, 77 Apt. 405 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772, USA. Telephone: (631) 447-6681. E-mail: jfarr@suffolk.lib.ny.us Interests: Tipulidae of Suffolk County, Long Island, NY.

Andrew Fasbender, Department of Entomology, 3222 Science II Bldg., Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3222, USA. E-mail: afsbndr@iastate.edu Interests: Systematics, biogeography and ecology of Ptychopteridae.

Mr. Frank D. Fee, 910 Cricklewood Dr., #226, State College, PA 16803, USA. Interests: Syrphidae-annotated local faunal lists (including flower records, flight seasons, mating behavior and larval hosts) for central PA, northern NH, and adjacent ME, also southern TX; taxonomy.

Dr. Don Feener, Jr., Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA. Telephone: (801) 581-6444. Fax: (801) 581-4668. E-mail: feener@bioscience.utah.edu Interests: Ecology and evolution of ant-Phoridae interactions; natural history of Nearctic and Neotropical Region ants and phorids.

Dr. Leonard C. Ferrington, Jr., Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, 219 Hodson Hall,1980 Folwell Ave., St Paul, MN 55108, USA. E-mail: ferri016@tc.umn.edu Interests: Taxonomy, systematics and ecology of Chironomidae.

Dr. Emile Fiesler, President, Bioveyda-Innoveyda, 5105 Mindora Drive, Torrance, CA 90505, USA. Telephone: (720) 834-2878. E-mail: Bioveyda@yahoo.com Interests: Diptera of Los Angeles County, Diptera identification, biological inventories and surveys, and biodiversity assessments.

Dr. Eric M. Fisher, 2683 Tam O'Shanter Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, USA (retired from California State Collection of Arthropods, CDFA/ Plant Pest Diagnostics, 2008). Telephone: (916) 933-4344. E-mail: dasyllis@gmail.com Interests: Systematics of Asilidae.

Dr. Scott J. Fitzgerald, Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, 3029 Cordley Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA. E-mail: woodyfitz@gmail.com Interests: Systematics of world Bibionidae and phylogenetic relationships within Bibionomorpha.

Dr. Kevin Floate, Agriculture Canada Research Station, PO Box 3000 Main, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3B2, Canada. E-mail: floatek@agr.gc.ca

Dr. Benjamin A. Foote, Department Biol. Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA. Telephone: (330) 672-2817. Fax: (330) 672-3713. E-mail: bfoote@kent.edu Interests: Diptera, Sciomyzidae, Ephydridae, Otitidae, Chloropidae; biology, ecology, life histories, descriptions of immature stages, larval feeding habits.

Dr. Greg S. Forbes, Box 30003, Department 3 JER, Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA. Telephone: (505) 646-6401. E-mail: gforbes@nmsu.edu Interests: Taxonomy and distribution of Asilidae in western U.S., especially Efferia.

Dr. Arthur Forer, Department of Biology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada. E-mail: aforer@yorku.ca

George A. Foster, 10914 Little Sparrow Place, Columbia, MD 21044, USA. Telephone: (410) 553-9736. E-mail: foster@alpha-mos.com Interests: Tethinidae, Agromyzidae and Trixoscelididae (Trixoscelis).

Dr. Jeff Freeman, 110 Gables Place, Rutland, VT 05701, USA. Telephone: (802) 768-2361. E-mail: jcf2361@myfairpoint.net Interests: Tabanidae, mainly of Vermont.

Frank French, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA. Telephone: (912) 681-5593. Fax: (912) 681-0845. E-mail: French@georgiasouthern.edu Interests: Biosystematics, morphology and ecology of Tabanidae; the interrelationships of tabanids and spiroplasmas.

Saul I. Frommer, Entomology Research Museum, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314, USA. Telephone: (951) 461-9691. E-mail: saul@ucr.edu Interests: Currently running a Sharkey Malaise trap on my property and looking especially for the following taxa: Therevidae, Apsilocephalidae, and Scenopinidae. Also interested in the systematics of Chironomidae and Diptera in general.

Kenneth M. Fry, Alberta Environmental Centre, Box 4000, Vegreville, AB, T9C 1T4, Canada. Telephone: (403) 632-8224. Fax: (403) 632-8379. E-mail: kenf@arc.ab.ca Interests: Mouthpart morphology and feeding systems in larval Nematocera.

Amanda Fujikawa, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 316 Biochemistry Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583-0760, USA. E-mail: amanda.roe@hotmail.com

Stuart M. Fullerton, ROF, Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 162368, Orlando, FL 32816-2368, USA. Telephone: (407) 823-6540. E-mail: stuartf@biology.ucf.edu

David H. Funk, Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Rd., Avondale, PA 19311, USA. Telephone: (215) 268-2153. E-mail: dhfunk@stroudcenter.org Interests: Swarming and mating behavior of flies, especially empidids.

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Dr. Raymond J. Gagne, SEL-USDA, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 382-1796. E-mail: Raymond.Gagne@ars.usda.gov Interests: Cecidomyiidae.

Richard S.Gagne, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107-2094,USA. Interests: Parasitic Hymenoptera and Diptera; biogeographic affinities and faunal composition of Pipunculidae of Missouri.

Dr. Stephen D. Gaimari, California State Collection of Arthropods, CDFA / Plant Pest Diagnostics, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, USA. Telephone: (916) 262-1131. Fax: (916) 262-1190. E-mail: SGaimari@cdfa.ca.gov Interests: Systematics and biogeography of Lauxanioidea (Lauxaniidae, Chamaemyiidae, Celyphidae, Eurychoromyiidae), Odiniidae, and other Acalyptratae, and Therevidae and other Asiloidea.

Eric J. Galbraith, 1584 Stonehaven Drive, Holt, MI 48842, USA. Telephone: (517) 694-2374. E-mail: galbra31@msu.edu Interests: Taxonomy and systematics of Nearctic Asilidae.

Dr. Terry Galloway, Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada. E-mail: terry_galloway@umanitoba.ca

Armando Ulloa Garcia, Rio Danubio 20-4 Solidaridad las Vegas, Tapachula, Chiapas, México. Telephone: 0196262-62219 ext 119. Fax: 0196262-65782. E-mail: aulloa@correo.insp.mx Interests: I am working in the Malaria Research Center in Tapachula, México. My experience had been on studies ecology and behavior of malaria vectors from this region of America. Currently we are starting studies on arboviruses, principally West Nile virus.

Dr. Jon K. Gelhaus, Department of Entomology, Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195, USA. Telephone: (215) 299-1141. Fax: (215) 299-1028. E-mail: gelhaus@acnatsci.org Interests: Systematics and ecology of Tipulidae s.l., particularly the genus Tipula; larval biology and morphology; historical biogeography of western North America.

Eric Georgeson, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, 23 Creighton Road, Shubenacadie, NS, B0N 2HO, Canada. Telephone: (902) 758-2232 ext. 101. Interests: Families in section Aschiza, especially systematics, natural history, ecology and distribution of Nearctic Region Pipunculidae.

Syed Ghazanfar Ali, 6470 Tisler Crescent, Mississauga, ON, L5N 3G7, Canada. Telephone: (416) 356-7646. E-mail: ghazan_syed@yahoo.com Interests: Integrated Control of Fruit Flies.

Dr. Joel Gibson, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (226) 979-2560. E-mail: jfgibson@uoguelph.ca Internet: www.biomonitoring2.org. Interests: Family- and order-level phylogenetics; systematics, behaviour, and ecology of Conopidae; biomonitoring; molecular phylogenetic techniques; metagenomic methods.

Dr. Cole Gilbert, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA. Telephone: (607) 255-8152. Fax: (607) 255-0939. E-mail: cg23@cornell.edu Interests: Dipteran neuroethology, evolution of sensory systems.

Marjolaine Giroux, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada. Telephone: (514) 398-7988. Fax: (514) 398-7990. E-mail: marjolaine.giroux@mail.mcgill.ca

Dr. Richard D. Goeden, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA. Telephone: (714) 787-5719. Fax: (714) 787-3086. E-mail: rgoeden@ucrac1.ucr.edu Interests: Biology and ecology of noneconomic species of Tephriditdae (Tephritinae) in California.

Gil Felipe Gonçalves Miranda, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52582. Fax: (519) 837-0442. E-mail: ggoncalv@uoguelph.ca Interests: Systematics of Neotropical Syrphidae, especially Salpingogaster and Ocyptamus.

James Goodwin, Division of Arts & Sciences, Jarvis Christian College, P.O. Box 1470, Hawkins, TX 75765, USA. Telephone: (903) 769-5778. E-mail: james.goodwin3@gte.net

Amélie Grégoire-Taillefer, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada. E-mail: amelie.gregoire-taillefer@mail.mcgill.ca

Dr. David A. Grimaldi, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024, USA. Telephone: (212) 769-5615. E-mail: grimaldi@amnh.org

Dr. William L. Grogan, Department of Biological Sciences, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD 21801-6860, USA. Telephone: (410) 543-6498. Fax: (410) 543-6433. E-mail: wlgrogan@salisbury.edu Interests: Systematics of Ceratopogonidae on a worldwide level, although I am more familiar with and therefore more involved with the Nearctic fauna. My most important current research project is a revision of the Nearctic Ceratopogon, in collaboration with Art Borkent.

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Dr. Daniel V. Hagan, Div. Basic Med. Sciences, Mercer University-School of Medicine, 1550 College St., Box 173, Macon, GA 31207-001, USA. Telephone: (478) 301-2433. Fax: (478) 301-5487. E-mail: Hagan_DV@mercer.edu Interests: Biosystematics and ecology of Ceratopogonidae, Chloropidae, Tabanidae and Psychodidae.

Dr. Dean C. Hansen, 402 South 6th Street, Stillwater, MN 55082, USA. Telephone (651) 439-8770. E-mail: hanse112@tc.umn.edu Interests: Systematics and ecology of Diamesinae (Chironomidae).

Dr. Wilford J. Hanson, Department of Zoology, Utah State University, UMC 5305, Logan, UT 84322, USA. Telephone: (801) 750-2554.

Emily E. Hare, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. E-mail: ehare@berkeley.edu

Dr. J. Robert Harkrider, Biology Department, Cypress College, 9200 Valley View Street, Cypress, CA 90630-5897, USA. E-mail: jhark@ix.netcom.com

Dr. Peter P. Harper, Département de Sciences Biologiques, Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Montréal, PQ, H3C 3J7, Canada. E-mail: harper@videotron.ca

John M. Hash, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521, USA. Telephone: (951) 827-5740. E-mail: jhash001@ucr.edu Interests: Systematics of Phoridae. My current project is a revision of the millipede-parasitizing genus Myriophora.

Dr. Martin Hauser, Associate Insect Biosystematist, Department of Food and Agriculture, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, USA. Telephone: (916) 262-1154. E-mail: mhauser@cdfa.ca.gov Interests: Fossils, systematics and biogeography of Therevidae, Syrphidae, Stratiomyidae and Tephritidae.

David H. Headrick, Crop Science Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA. E-mail: dheadric@polymail.cpunix.calpoly.edu Interests: Tephritidae, behavior and biology of native, non-frugivorous species; larval morphology and taxonomy; tephritid parasites.

Shannon Henderson, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1794. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: shannon.henderson@agr.gc.ca

Vincente Hernández-Ortiz, Instituto de Ecología A.C., Red de Interacciones Multitróficas, Carretera antigua a Coatepec # 351, El Haya, C.P. 91070, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. Telephone: +52(228) 8421800 ext: 3303. Fax: +52(228) 8421800. E-mail: vicente.hernandez@inecol.edu.mx Interests: Biodiversity and systematics of Neotropical Tephritidae, Ulidiidae, Richardiidae, Platystomatidae and Pyrgotidae; fly-plant interactions (fruit flies – host plants).

Dr. Henry A. Hespenheide, Professor Emeritus of Biology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 621 Charles E. Young Drive South, University of California, Box 951606, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606, USA. Telephone: (310) 825-3170. Fax: (310) 206-3987. E-mail: hahiii@ucla.edu Interests: Faunal inventory of La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica; ecology and behavior of adult Asilidae; mimicry complexes involving flies.

Kevin Hinson, 915 Bridgewater Drive, Seneca, SC 29678, USA. Telephone: (704) 574-1436. E-mail: krhinso@g.clemson.edu

James N. Hogue, Department of Biology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330-8303, USA. Telephone: (818) 677-3310. Fax: (818) 677-2034. E-mail: james.n.hogue@csun.edu Interests: Taxonomy and systematics of Tipulidae; ecology of streams.

Dr. Francis G. Howarth, Department of Natural Sciences, B.P. Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817-2704, USA. Telephone: (808) 847-3511. E-mail: fhowarth@bishopmuseum.org Interests: Evolutionary ecology of caves; conservation biology; impacts of alien species, including biological control introductions; biosystematics of Ceratopogonidae, especially Culicoides.

Dr. Lawrence J. Hribar, Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, 503 107th Street, Marathon, FL 33050, USA. Telephone: (305) 289-3700. Fax: (305) 289-3704. E-mail: lhribar@keysmosquito.org Interests: Larvae of Ceratopogonidae and Culicidae (Anopheles); comparative morphology and geographic variation.

Dr. Fiona F. Hunter, Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1, Canada. Telephone: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3394. Fax: (905) 688-1855. E-mail: hunterf@brocku.ca Interests: Cytotaxonomy of black flies (Simuliidae); stable fly (Muscidae) genetics; host preferences of black flies; ELISA blood meal identification; electrophoretic characterization of salivary gland proteins of adult blackflies.

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Sergio Ibañez-Bernal, Inst. de Ecología, Xalapa, 91000 Veracruz, Mexico. E-mail: ibanez@ecologia.edu.mx

Dr. Mahmood Iranpour, Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada. Telephone: (204) 784-5934. E-mail: iranpour@cc.umanitoba.ca Interests: Culicidae.

Dr. William S. Irby, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460-8042, USA. Telephone: (912) 681-0076. Fax: (912) 681-0845. E-mail: wirby@georgiasouthern.edu Interests: Insect vector-host-pathogen interactions; dynamics of blood digestion in mosquitoes.

Dr. Michael E. Irwin, 15634 E. Wandering Creek Place, Vail, AZ 85641, USA. Telephone: (520) 647-7425 [Winters, October-May]; 1108 S. Busey, Urbana, IL 61801, USA. Telephone: (217) 384-5716 [Summers, June-September]. E-mail for both addresses: meirwin@uiuc.edu Interests: Systematics and bioecology of Therevidae; phylogenetic relationships among the Asiloidea; biogeography of Therevidae.

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Morgan Jackson, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. E-mail: jackson@uoguelph.ca

Rick Jacobsen, Dan Beard Center, Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336,
Homestead, FL 33034, USA. Telephone: (305) 242-7313. Fax: (305) 242-7836. E-mail: rick_jacobsen@nps.gov Interests: Chironomid taxonomy, midges associated with other insects, Everglades midges.

Amanda Jacobson, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology , 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, 205 Ellington Plant Sciences Bldg., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4560, USA. E-mail: ajacobs7@utk.edu Interests: Molecular and morphological systematics of Blepharicera (Blephariceridae).

Dr. Daniel H. Janzen, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. Telephone: (215) 898-5636. Fax: (215) 898-8780. E-mail: djanzen@sas.upenn.edu

John Jenkins, Department of Zoology, Natural Science Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1115, USA. Telephone: (517) 353-6207. Interests: Systematics and evolution of Tephritidae; currently working on Rhagoletis.

Joseph A. Johns, Department of Entomology, Long Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0365, USA. Telephone: (864) 656-5070. Fax: (864) 656-5069. Interests: Currently working on ecology, life histories, and systematics of Appalachian Blephariceridae; interests in the ecology and systematics of Diptera.

Ms. Judith Welch-Jolly, 1750 County Road 33, Del Norte, CO 81132-9519, USA.

Dr. Darlene D. Judd, Department of Biology, Davis Science Building 128, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA.

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Gail E. Kampmeier, Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 1816 South Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820, USA. E-mail: gkamp@illinois.edu Interests: Biodiversity information standards, database design for taxonomic and biodiversity studies.

Dr. Kenneth Y. Kaneshiro, Department of Entomology, University of Hawaii, 3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 310, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA. Telephone: (808) 956-6739. Fax: (808) 956-9608. E-mail: kykanesh@hawaii.edu Interests: Evolution and speciation of Hawaiian Drosophilidae; evolutionary biology of endemic insects of Hawaii.

Dr. Joe B. Keiper, Invertebrate Zoology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA. Telephone: (216) 231-4600 ext. 315. E-mail: jkeiper@cmnh.org Interests: Life history, ecology and immature stages of aquatic Diptera, particularly Ephydridae, Tabanidae and Culicidae.

Dr. James H. Kennedy, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 310559, Denton, TX, 76203-0559, USA. Telephone: (940) 565-2981. Fax: (940) 565-4297. E-mail: kennedy@unt.edu Interests: The ecology and systematics of Chironomidae, especially in the Southwestern United States.

Peter H. Kerr, CDFA, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, 3294 Meadowview Rd., Sacramento, CA, 95832-1448, USA. Telephone: (916) 262-1148. Fax: (916) 262-1190. E-mail: pkerr@cdfa.ca.gov

Dr. Ke Chung Kim, The Frost Entomological Museum, Department of Entomology, Penn. State University, 501 Agricultural Sciences & Industries (ASI), University Park, PA 16802, USA. Telephone: (814) 863-2863. E-mail: kck@psu.edu

Joel Kits, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52582. Fax: (519) 837-0442. E-mail: jkits@uoguelph.ca Interests: Revisionary studies of the sphaerocerid genus Archiborborus; Bombyliidae of Ontario.

Dr. Daniel L. Kline, USDA-ARS, CMAVE, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA. Telephone: (904) 374-5933. E-mail: dkline@gainesville.usda.ufl.edu Interests: Ceratopogonidae (Culicoides spp.) and Culicidae; projects are on behavior, biology, ecology and control of these biting flies; Phoridae.

Mr. John Klymko, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. E-mail: jklymko@uoguelph.ca

Marian A. Kohn, 18300 Ridgefield Rd. N.W., Seattle WA 98177, USA. E-mail: kohn@u.washington.edu

Dr. B.C. Kondratieff, Department of Entomology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA. Telephone: (303) 491-7314. E-mail: bkondrat@ceres.agsci.colostate.edu

Dr. Steven Krauth, Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 237 Russell Laboratories, 1630 Linden Dr., Madison, WI 53706, USA. Telephone: (608) 262-0056. Fax: (608) 262-3322. E-mail: krauth@entomology.wisc.edu

Dr. William L. Krinsky, Division of Entomology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, P.O. Box 208118, New Haven, CT 06520-8118, USA. Telephone: (203) 288-2360. E-mail: wkrinsky@krinsky.net Interests: Role of tabanids in pathogen transmission; research and practical aspects of forensic entomology.

Dr. John C. Kunich, Roger Williams University School of Law, Ten Metacom Avenue, Suite 231 Bristol, RI 02809-5171, USA. Telephone: (401) 254-4615. Fax: (401) 254-4640. E-mail: jkunich@law.rwu.edu

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Dr. Robert S. Lane, Department of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. Telephone: (415) 642-4385. E-mail: blane@nature.berkeley.edu

Randy F. Lauff, Department of Biology, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2W5, Canada. E-mail: rlauff@juliet.stfx.ca Interests: Tabanidae of Canada.

Dr. David J. Lewis, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, MacDonald Campus, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, PQ, H9X 1C0, Canada. E-mail: david.lewis@mcgill.ca Interests: Diptera of cattle dung, livestock Diptera, biting flies (Culicidae, Simuliidae, Tabanidae, Ceratopogonidae), Diptera of sub-arctic peatlands.

Kim van der Linde, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, Fl 32306-4295, USA. Telephone: (850) 645-8521. Fax: (850) 644-9829. E-mail: kim@kimvdlinde.com Interests: Molecular Systematics of Drosophilidae.

Dr. Edward A. Lisowski, 2705 W Nob Hill Blvd Apt #J, Yakima, WA 98902-5168, USA. Telephone: (509) 248-4590. E-mail: lisowski@nwinfo.net Interests: Relationships of tephritid fruit flies with their host plants; winter insects; biodiversity of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State.

Michelle Locke, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1727. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: lockem@agr.gc.ca Interests: Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus (Syrphidae).

Dr. Robert W. Longair, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada.. Telephone: (403) 220-7387. Fax: (403) 289-9311. E-mail: longair@ucalgary.ca

Owen Lonsdale, Collections Manager, Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids & Nematodes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1992. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: Owen.Lonsdale@agr.gc.ca Interests: Brachyceran Diptera, particularly the families Acartophthalmidae, Agromyzidae, Clusiidae, Somatiidae & Tanypeidae.

Dr. Rolando López, USDA-ARS Vegetable Laboratory & CREC- Clemson University, 2700 Savannah Hwy., Charleston, SC 29414, USA. Telephone: (843) 402-5392. E-mail: rgutier@clemson.edu Interests: Behavioral ecology of Myiopharus doryphorae (Riley) and M. aberrans Townsend (Tachinidae); tachinid parasitoids of crop pests in Coleoptera, Hemiptera and Orthoptera.

Leon Lounibos, Florida Medical State Lab., 200 9th St. SE, Vero Beach, FL 32962-4699, USA. Telephone: (561) 778-7200. E-mail: lpl@icon.vero.ufl.edu

Stephen P.L. Luk, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52582. Fax: (519) 837-0442. E-mail: luk@uoguelph.ca Interests: Review of the sphaerocerid genus Aptilotella.

Barbara A. Lund, 1194 Sunnybank Court, Victoria, BC, V8R 3B7, Canada. Telephone: (250) 658-6795.

Dr. Timothy J. Lysyk, Agriculture Canada Research Station, PO Box 3000 Main, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3B2, Canada. E-mail: lysyk@agr.gc.ca Interests: Population ecology of muscoid Diptera; modelling; biological control; integrated pest management.

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Dr. John F. MacDonald, Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA. Telephone: (317) 494-4582. E-mail: macdonaj@purdue.edu

Dr. Richard A. MacKenzie, Wells NEER, 342 Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells, ME 04090, USA. Telephone: (207) 646-1555 ext.122. Fax: (207) 646-2930. E-mail: rmac@wellsnerrcec.lib.me.us

Ruben Isai Madriz Villanueva, Department of Entomology, 3222 Science II Bldg., Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3222, USA. Telephone: (515) 294-3191. E-mail: rimadriz@iastate.edu, rmadriz@fieldmuseum.org Interests: Systematics, biogeography and ecology of Tanyderidae.

Dr. Karl N. Magnacca, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California-Berkeley, 137 Mulford Hall #3114, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114, USA. Telephone: (510) 642-4148. Fax: (510) 643-5438. E-mail: kmagnacca@alumni.wesleyan.edu Interests: Drosophilidae; systematics, phylogenetics, and biogeography of Hawaiian Diptera.

Dr. Chris T. Maier, Department of Entomology, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, P.O. Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA. Telephone: (203) 974-8476. Fax: (203) 974-8502. E-mail: chris.maier@po.state.ct.us Interests: Biology of Tabanidae and Syrphidae; Diptera of peatlands; endangered species; current projects include mate-seeking behaviour of xylophagous syrphids (Chalcosyrphus, Xylota, Temnostoma) and survey of Connecticut Tabanidae.

Robert Mangan, USDA-ARS, 2413 E. US Highway 83 Bldg 200, Kika De La Garza, Subtropical Agric. Res., Weslaco, TX 78596-8344, USA. Telephone: (956) 447-6316. E-mail: rmangan@weslaco.ars.usda.gov

Dr. Pablo Manrique-Saide, Departamento de Zoología, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Carretera Mérida-Xmatkuil km. 15.5 sn. Mérida, Yucatán, CP 97000, México. Telephone: +529999 423205. Fax: +529999 423200. E-mail: msaide@uady.mx Interests: Diversity of Diptera from Yucatan, Mexico: Culicidae, Tabanidae, Syrphidae, Tephritidae, Asilidae, Calliphoridae.

Dr. Stephen A. Marshall, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52720. Fax: (519) 837-0442. E-mail: samarsha@uoguelph.ca Interests: Systematics of Sphaeroceridae.

Dr. Ed Masteller, Behrend College, Pennsylvania State University, Station Road, Erie, PA 16563, USA. E-mail: e11@psu.edu

Dr. Wayne N. Mathis, retired, formerly with Department of Systematic Biology, Entomology Section, Smithsonian Institution, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 633-1014. E-mail: mathisw@si.edu Interests: Systematics and biogeography of Canacidae, Coelopidae, Ephydridae, Periscelididae, and Tethinidae.

Rudi Mattoni, Department of Geography, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, CA 90024-1534. E-mail: mattoni@ucla.edu

Dr. David McCorquodale, Department of Behavioural and Life Sciences, University College of Cape Breton, Box 5300, Sydney, NS, B1P 6L2, Canada. Telephone: (902) 563-1260. Fax: (902) 563-1880. E-mail: david_mccorquodale@uccb.ca

Dr. John McCreadie, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Alabama, Rm 124 Life Sciences Building, Mobile, AL 36688, USA. Telephone: (251) 460-6332. Fax: (251) 414-8220. E-mail: jmccread@jaguar1.usouthal.edu Interests: Ecology, life history and cytotaxonomy of Simuliidae; relationships between habitat characteristics and simuliid and chironomid species assemblages.

Tristan A. McKnight, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA. Telephone: (315) 608-1007. E-mail: trismckn@umich.edu Interests: Systematics and ecology of robber flies (Asilidae), especially subfamily Asilinae.

Dr. Richard W. Merritt, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA. Telephone: (517) 355-8309. E-mail: merrittr@msu.edu Interests: Simuliidae, Culicidae, stable flies, aquatic insects in general.

Dr. Mark Metz, SEL-USDA, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. E-mail: mmetz@sel.barc.usda.gov

Ms. Yue Ming, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA. Interests: Molecular systematics on Rhagoletis (Tephritidae).

Julia J. Mlynarek, Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6, Canada. E-mail: jmlynare@connect.carleton.ca. Interests: Ecology, Biogeography and Systematics of Chloropidae.

Augusto L Montoya, Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, PO Box 9012 - Mayagüez, PR 00681, USA. E-mail: guto_spider@yahoo.com Interests: Systematic, biogeographical distribution and evolution of Syrphidae. I am particularly interested in the genus Argentinomyia Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891.

Dr. Shelah I. Morita, Smithsonian Institution, Department of Entomology, P.O. Box 37012, MRC-0169, Washington, DC 20013-7012. Telephone: (202) 633-1008. Fax: (202) 786-2894. E-mail: MoritaS@si.edu Interests: Tabanidae, Nemestrinidae, Tabanomorpha and fly pollination.

Dr. J. Kevin Moulton, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 214 Ellington Plant Sciences Building, University of Tennessee, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-4560, USA. Telephone: (865) 974-7950. Fax: (865) 974-4744. E-mail: jmoulton@utk.edu

Dr. C. Steven Murphree, Biology Department, Belmont University, 1900 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212-3757, USA. Telephone: (615) 460-6221. Fax: (615) 460-5458. E-mail: murphrees@mail.belmont.edu Interests: 1) Larval taxonomy and ecology of North American Culicoides species and species in other genera of the Ceratopogonidae; 2) larval morphology of Anisopodidae.

William L. Murphy, 7835 Tufton Street, Fishers, IN 46038, USA. Telephone: (317) 849-4868. E-mail: billmurphy8@sbcglobal.net Interests: Sciomyzidae; working with Lloyd Knutson, Jean-Claude Vala, and others on various publications including regional catalogs; conducting survey of sciomyzids of Indiana.

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Maria Del Rosario Najera Vazquez, Servicios de Salud de Yucatan, Departamento de Epidemillogia, Calle 72 # 463, Entre 53 Y 55, Centro CP. 97000, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Telephone: (99) 24-49-35. E-mail: mnajera@sureste.com Interests: Principally about mosquitoes, control and behaviour.

Catherine Zettel Nalen, USDA-ARS-CMAVE, 1600 SW 23rd Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608, USA. Telephone: (352) 374-5828. E-mail: Catherine.zettel-nalen@ars.usda.gov Interests: Tabanidae with a focus on the Southeast. Mosquito ecology.

Dr. Stuart E. Neff, Department of Biology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA. Telephone: (215) 204-7238. E-mail: sneff@astro.temple.edu

Dr. C. Riley Nelson, Department of Biology, WIDB 401, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA. Telephone: (801) 422-1345. Fax: (801) 422-0090. E-mail: rileynelson@byu.edu Interests: Asilidae systematics; field surveys of insects, especially aquatics in general and Diptera in particular.

Tam Nguyen, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024, USA. E-mail: nguyen@amnh.org

Dr. Lewis T. Nielsen, Biology Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA.

Dr. Allen L. Norrbom, SEL-USDA, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 382-1795. E-mail: Allen.Norrbom@ars.usda.gov

Dr. John Novak, Department of Biology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA. Telephone: (315) 824-1000. E-mail: jnovak@mail.colgate.edu

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Dr. Joshua R. Ogawa, California Department of Public Health, Vector-Borne Disease Section, 8633 Bond Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95624, USA. Telephone: (916) 686-8416. Fax: (916) 686-8422. E-mail: Joshua.Ogawa@cdph.ca.gov Interests: Chaoboridae and Culicidae.

Patrick M. O'Grady, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA. E-mail: ogrady@amnh.org Interests: Molecular systematics, phylogeny of Drosophilidae.

Dr. James E. O'Hara, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1795. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: james.ohara@agr.gc.ca Interests: Classification and evolution of the Tachinidae.

Mr. Robert E. Orth, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA. E-mail: mbtime@verizon.net

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Steve Paiero, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52582. Fax: (519) 837-0442. E-mail: spaiero@uoguelph.ca

Bob Parks, 1020 S. Carmichael Avenue, Apt. C303, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635, USA. E-mail: bobparks26@me.com Interests: Mainly the identification and behavior of southwestern United States asilids.

Matthew Petersen, Department of Entomology, 404 Science II Building, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010-3222, USA. Telephone: (515) 294-1815. E-mail: mp13@iastate.edu Interests: Systematics and ecology of Tipulidae (s.l.).

Robert J. Pivar, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, University of Tennessee, 2505 E.J. Chapman Drive, 435 Plant Biotechnology Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA. Telephone: (865) 974-8411. Fax: (865) 974-4744. E-mail: rpivar@utk.edu Interests: Molecular systematics of Nearctic Thaumaleidae.

John D. Plakidas, 111 Emerson Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15215, USA. Telephone: (412) 784-1873. E-mail: johnplakidas@verizon.net Interests: Systematics of North American porricondyline Cecidomyiidae.

Dr. Michal Polak, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA. E-mail: polakm@email.uc.edu

Dr. Harry D. Pratt, 104 South Almond Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681, USA. Interests: Have published on Trichoceridae of eastern U.S. and am currently working on Trichoceridae of North America; have published on Sylvicola (Anisopodidae); currently studying Syrphidae of eastern U.S.

Dr. Gordon Pritchard, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada. Telephone: (403) 288-7441. Fax: (403) 289-9311. E-mail: gpritcha@ucalgary.ca Interests: Biology of Tipulidae and Tephritidae.

Dr. A. M. Pucât, 7223 114A St. NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1N1, Canada. Interests: Bionomics of Ceratopogonidae.

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Daniela Elena Ramirez Cuevas, North Carolina State University, Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA. Telephone: (919) 515-3429. Fax: (919) 515-7746. E-mail: deramire@ncsu.edu Interests: Arthropod biodiversity of Baja California, México; curation of Museo de Artrópodos de Baja California, CICESE; tabanidae systematics.

William F. Rapp, 87 South Main Street, Pittsford, NY 14534-2128, USA. Telephone: (585) 248-2617. E-mail: billrapp@frontiernet.net Interests: Psychodidae, Phoridae, Sciaridae.

Mr. B.S. Rayburn, Centerville - Washington Park District, 221 North Main Street, Centerville, OH 45459, USA. Telephone: (513) 433-5155. Fax: (513) 433-6564.

Dr. John F. Reinert, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1600/1700 S.W. 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608-1067, USA. FAX: (352) 374-5922. E-mail: jreinert@gainesville.usda.ufl.edu Interests: Systematics of mosquitoes of the tribe Aedini.

Stuart R. Reitz, USDA-ARS, Center for Biological Control, 310 South Perry Paige Bldg., Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA. Telephone: (850) 539-0369. Fax: (850) 539-0369. E-mail: sreitz@nettally.com Interests: Behavioral ecology and host-parasitoid interactions of the Tachinidae. Behavioral ecology of Agromyzidae, especially the genus Liriomyza.

Julian E. Garcia Rejon, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales "Dr. Hideyo Noguchi", Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Lab. de Arbovirologia, Apartado Postal 1247-A, C.P.97000, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Telephone: (99) 24-57-55 ext. 136. Fax: (99) 23-61-20. E-mail: grejon@tunku.uady.mx Interests: Mosquitoes - control and behaviour, taxonomy, traping, field work etc.

Anaïs Renaud, L'Association du Marais-de-la-Riviere-aux-Cerises, 69 chemin Roy, Magog, QC, J1X 0N4, Canada. Telephone: (819) 843-8118. E-mail: anais_renaud@umanitoba.ca

Mr. Edward G. Riley, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA. Telephone: (409) 845-9711. Fax: (409) 845-6305. E-mail: egrchryso@tamu.edu Interests: Collection manager; development of the general Diptera collection at TAMU.

Dr. Harold Robinson, Department of Systematic Biology, Botany Section, Smithsonian Institution, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 357-2546. E-mail: robinson.harold@nmnh.si.edu

Dr. George Roderick, ESPM - Insect Biology, University of California, 201 Wellman Hall, MC 3112, Berkeley, CA 94720-3112, USA. Telephone: (510) 643-3326. E-mail: roderick@nature.berkeley.edu

Dr. E.J. Rogers, Villa Grande, CA 95486-0114, USA.

Mr. Rick Rogers, 3301 Versante Dr., Bedford, TX 76021-4082, USA. Interests: Apioceridae, Asilidae, Bombyliidae, Mydidae, Tachinidae; especially interested in apiocerid genus Rhaphiomidas.

Thomas E. Rogers, Redd Pest Control Co., P.O.Box 9811, Jackson, MS 39286, USA.

Dr. Pollie L.M. Rueda, Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, Entomology, WRAIR, MSC, Smithsonian Institution, 4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD 20746, USA. Telephone: (301) 238-1075. Fax: (301) 238-3168. E-mail: ruedapol@si.edu. Interests: Biosystematics of mosquitoes (Culicidae) from Asia, Africa and South America; computerized identification keys and distribution modeling of mosquitoes.

John A. Rumph, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6420, USA. Telephone: (509) 335-3488. E-mail: jrumph@wsu.edu

Dr. Alessandra Rung, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food & Agriculture, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, USA. Telephone: (916) 262-1149. Fax: (916) 262-1191. E-mail: ARung@cdfa.ca.gov

Justin B. Runyon, Montana Entomology Collection, Marsh Labs, Room 50, Montana State University, 1601 S. 19th Ave., Bozeman, MT 59717, USA. Telephone: (406) 994-4872. E-mail: jbr160@gmail.com Interests: Dolichopodidae.

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Mr. Vicente Sánchez, Center for Biological Control of Northeastern Forest Insects and Diseases, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station, 51 Mill Pond Road, Hamden, CT 06514, USA. Telephone: (203) 773-2021. Telephone: (203) 773-2012. Fax: (203) 773-2183. Interests: Biocontrol and ecological genetics of Tachinidae.

Dr. Jade Savage, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Bishop's University, 2600 College Street, Sherbrooke, QC, J1M 1Z7, Canada. Telephone: (819) 822-9600 ext. 2362. Fax: (819) 822-9661. E-mail: jsavage@ubishops.ca

Dr. Aubrey G. Scarbrough, Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA. E-mail: saubrey05@gmail.com Interests: general biology, behavioral ecology and systematics of asilid flies particularly Ommatius Wiedemann.

Patrick Schaefer, Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C6, Canada. Telephone: (416) 586-8046. E-mail: patrick.schaefer@utoronto.ca Interests: Systematics and phylogeography of haematophagous Diptera from the families Simuliidae, Culicidae and Tabanidae throughout Boreal and Arctic regions. PhD student under the supervision of Dr. D.C. Currie.

Dr. Sonja J. Scheffer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Room 314, 10300 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, MD 20750-0000, USA. Telephone: (301) 504-5317. E-mail: Sonja.Scheffer@ars.usda.gov

Dr. Evert I. Schlinger, World Spider-Endoparasitoid Lab, 3001 Santa Ynez Ave., (UPS/FedEx only), P.O.Box 1869, Santa Ynez, CA 93460, USA. Telephone: (805) 686-1618. E-mail: newacrofly@gmail.com Interests: Acroceridae. Now that I have retired from teaching, I plan to finish a 40-year monographic study of these spider parasitoids and their old and rather unusual biogeographic patterns as expressed by their spider-host relationships since pre-Cretaceous times.

Dr. Urs Schmidt-Ott, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Cummings Life Science Center, Room 1061C, 920 E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637-1508, USA. Telephone: (773) 834 9798. Fax: (773) 702 3172. E-mail: uschmid@uchicago.edu Interests: Evolution of developmental mechanisms with focus on dipteran embryogenesis. Our research involves a wide range of species including representatives of Chironomidae, Phoridae, Syrphidae, Psychodidae, Scatopsidae, Drosophilidae, Stratiomyidae...). Generally, we are interested in broadly sampling the order and use species that can be reared in the lab.

Virginia Scott, Entomology Museum, Henderson Bldg, Campus Box 218, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0218, USA. Telephone: (303) 492-6270. E-mail: scottv@spot.colorado.edu

Dr. Yale Sedman, Department of Biological Sciences, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455, USA.

Dr. Scott C. Sherman, Biology Program, Science Education, SEHNAP, New York University, 239 Greene Street, Rm 200 East Bldg, Washington Square, New York, NY 10003, USA. Telephone: (718) 238-2055. Interests: Systematics, biology, zoogeography and medical/veterinary importance of world Tabanidae; Asilidae and history of dipterology.

Dr. Li Shi, Visiting Scientist, Plant Pest Diagnostics Lab, California Department of Food and Agriculture, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, USA. E-mail: lishilauxaniid@gmail.com Interests: Systematics of Agromyzidae and Lauxaniidae, and pest management of vegetable and lawn pests.

Dr. Bradley J. Sinclair, Entomology - Ontario Plant Laboratories, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, K.W. Neatby Building, C.E.F., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1787. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: sinclairb@inspection.gc.ca

Dr. John Sivinski, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA-ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, P.O. Box 14565, Gainesville, FL 32604, USA. E-mail: jsivinski@gainesville.usda.ufl.edu

Dr. Jeffrey Skevington, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Bldg. C.E.F., Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1647. Fax: (613) 759-1927. E-mail: jeffrey.skevington@agr.gc.ca Interests: Systematics and ecology of Pipunculidae, Conopidae, Therevidae, Chloropidae. Phylogenetics of Eremoneura. Hilltopping.

Dr. Thomas P. Sluss, Department of Biology, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, USA. Telephone: (970) 247-7450. E-mail: sluss_t@fortlewis.edu

James J. Smith, Department of Zoology, 203 Natural Sciences Bldg., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1115, USA. Telephone: (517) 353-9283. Fax: (517) 432-2789. E-mail: jimsmith@msu.edu Interests: Evolution of Tephritidae, in particular the systematics and biogeography of Rhagoletis, and the relative roles of selection and drift on morphological and molecular character evolution.

Dr. Stephen M. Smith, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada. E-mail: smithsm@sciborg.uwaterloo.ca

Dr. Gary J. Steck, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, 1911 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32614-7100, USA. Telephone: (352) 372-3505x188. Fax: (352) 334-0737. E-mail: Gary.Steck@freshfromflorida.com Interests: Tephritidae: immature stages, biochemical systematics of cryptic species complexes, molecular and population genetic studies of medfly.

Dr. Wallace A. Steffan, Burpee Museum of Natural History, 813 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103-6971, USA. Telephone: (815) 965-3433. E-mail: wsteffane@wvam.org

Mr. Bruce A. Steinly Jr., Miami University, The Western College, 125 Peabody Hall, Oxford OH, 45056, USA.

Dr. John O. Stireman III, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, 235A, BH, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA. Telephone: (937) 775-3192. E-mail: john.stireman@wright.edu Interests: The evolution and ecology of the Tachinidae (esp. Exoristinae) and other dipteran parasitoids.

Dr. John G. Stoffolano Jr., Department of Entomology, University of Massachusetts, Fernald Hall, Amherst, MA 01003-2410, USA. Telephone: (413) 545-1046. Fax: (413) 545-2115. E-mail: stoff@ent.umass.edu Interests: Research on the biologies of the blowfly, Phormia regina, and the saltmarsh tabanid, Tabanus nigrovittatus. Specific aspects of biology include the regulatory mechanisms of both feeding and reproductive behavior. Special emphasis is given to how nutrition of flies influences egg development and the expression of mating behavior.

Dr. John Strazanac, Plant & Soil Sci. / Entomology, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6108, Morgantown, WV 26506-6108, USA. Telephone: (304) 293-6023 ext. 4345. Fax: (304) 293-2960. E-mail: jstrazan@wvu.edu

Dr. James E. Sublette, 8608 E. San Ardo Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA. Telephone: (480) 306-6481. E-mail: jim@j-msublette.com Interests: Chironomidae as water quality indicators in New Mexico streams; Nearctic and Neotropical Chironomidae, especially Tanytarsini.

Dr. Xuekui Sun, 81 Waterton Crescent, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 4L3, Canada. Telephone: (905) 326-8091. E-mail: xuekuisun@hotmail.com

Dr. James F. Sutcliffe, Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, K9J 7B8, Canada. Telephone: (705) 748-1265. Fax: (705) 748-1246. E-mail: jsutcliffe@trentu.ca Interests: Behavior of Simuliidae; biting fly host location; host attractants; sensory physiology; feeding morphology; ultrastructure of insect sensillae.

Bruce D. Sutton, Florida Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, 1911 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32608, USA. E-mail: suttonb@doacs.state.fl.us

John Swann, 107-1935 West 1st Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6J 1G7, Canada. E-mail: john.swann@telus.net Interests: Milichiidae and Sphaeroceridae.

Dustin A. Swanson, Department of Entomology, Soil, & Plant Sciences, Clemson University, 114 Long Hall Box 340315, Clemson, SC 29634, USA. Telephone: (864) 656-5070. Fax: (864) 656-5069. E-mail: dswanso@clemson.edu Interests: Systematics, ecology, and host-feeding patterns of Ceratopogonidae; ecology of Culicidae, Simuliidae, and Corethrellidae.

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Dr. Stephen Taber, Biology Department, Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710, USA. Telephone: (989) 964-4824. E-mail: swtaber@svsu.edu Interests: Bombyliidae, Simuliidae, Oestridae, Asilidae, Tabanidae, diptera of wetlands and woods, especially taxonomy.

Aynsley Thielman, West Nile Virus Investigative Unit, Mosquito Division, Biological Sciences Department, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1, Canada. Telephone: (905) 688-5550 ext 3408. Fax: (905) 688-1855. E-mail: athielma@brocku.ca

Dr. F. Christian Thompson, retired, formerly with SEL-USDA, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. E-mail: xelaalex@cox.net

Michelle Trautwein, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA. E-mail: mdtrautw@ncsu.edu

Dr. William J. Turner, Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA. Telephone: (509) 335-5504. E-mail: turnerwj@mail.wsu.edu

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Dr. Karl R. Valley, Bureau of Plant Industry, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Harrisburg, PA 17110, USA. Telephone: (717) 787-4843. Fax: (717) 783-3275. E-mail: kvalley@state.pa.us

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Dr. Gilbert P. Waldbauer, 807 A Ramblewood Court, Savoy, IL 61874, USA.

Dr. Ian Walker, Biology, and Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of British Columbia – Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC, V1V 1V7, Canada. Telephone: (250) 807-9559 (office); (250) 807-9519 (lab). Fax: (250) 807-8004. E-mail: ian.walker@ubc.ca

J.B. Wallace, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA.

Dr. John R. Wallace, Department of Biological Sciences, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA. Telephone: (717) 872-3418. Fax: (717) 872-3985. E-mail: john.wallace@millersville.edu

Erin J. Watson, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University, 404 Life Sciences Bldg., Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA. Telephone: (225) 578-1812. Fax: (225) 578-1643. E-mail: ewatson@agctr.lsu.edu

Dr. Jeffrey D. Wells, Department of Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6057, USA. Telephone: (304) 293-5201 ext. 31526. Fax: (304) 293-6363. E-mail: jdwells@mail.wvu.edu

Dr. Dawn M. Wesson, Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane Medical Center, 1430 Tulane Ave. Sl-29A, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA. Telephone: (504) 584-2643. E-mail: wesson@tulane.edu Interests: Molecular phylogeny of the Culicidae; use of rDNA ITS2 region for species identification in mosquitoes and ticks; Culicidae-related nematocerous Diptera.

Lisa Westberry, 206 Deerwood Circle, Griffin, GA 30223, USA. Telephone: (770) 227-9205. E-mail: lisa.westberry@dot.state.ga.us

Dr. Robert A. Wharton, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2475, USA. Telephone: (409) 845-7972. Fax: (409) 845-7977. E-mail: rawbaw2@tamu.edu

Dr. Terry A. Wheeler, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, MacDonald Campus, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, PQ, H9X 3V9, Canada. Telephone: (514) 398-7937. Fax: (514) 398-7990. E-mail: terry.wheeler@mcgill.ca Interests: 1) systematics of Chloropidae, especially Chloropinae, 2) higher classification and morphology of acalyptrate Diptera; 3) zoogeography of acalyptrate families; 4) inventory work on acalyptrate Diptera of North American grasslands.

Dr. Terry Whitworth, 2533 Inter Avenue, Puyallup, WA 98372, USA. E-mail: wpctwbug@aol.com Interests: Protocalliphora (Calliphoridae) taxonomy and biology and calliphorid taxonomy. See website birdblowfly.com.

Dr. Brian M. Wiegmann, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA. Telephone: (919) 515-1653. E-mail: brian_wiegmann@ncsu.edu

Matthew W. Wihlm, Department of Entomology, 407 Science II Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010-3222, USA. E-mail: mwihlm@iastate.edu

Isaac S. Winkler, Department of Biological Sciences, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, 235A, BH, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA. Telephone: (937) 775-3192. E-mail: isw971@gmail.com

Lin Wong, Department of Entomology, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C6, Canada. E-mail: lin.wong@utoronto.ca

Dr. D. Monty Wood, Invertebrate Biodiversity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K.W. Neatby Bldg. C.E.F., Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C6, Canada. Telephone: (613) 759-1784. Fax: (613) 722-9213. E-mail: mgwood@mac.com Interests: Tachinidae; Simuliidae; phylogenetic relationships of family-group taxa; homologies of male genitalia.

Dr. Norman E. Woodley, SEL-USDA, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 169, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Telephone: (202) 382-1802. Fax: (202) 786-9422. E-mail: Norman.Woodley@ars.usda.gov Interests: Brachycera "Orthorrhapha"; Tachinidae; revision of Belvosia (Tachinidae).

Dr. Wade B. Worthen, Biology Department, Furman University, Greenville, SC 29613, USA. E-mail: worthen@furman.edu Interests: Effects of predation, larval density, disturbance and microclimate on larval survival and community structure of mycophagous flies (Drosophilidae).

Christopher A. Wright, 9153 Allman, Lenexa, KS 66219, USA. Fax: (913) 492-7009. Email: cawright33@juno.com Interests: Various projects concerning assessment of freshwater habitats using aquatic macroinvertebrates. Specialize in the identification of immature chironomids.

Dr. Dale A. Wrubleski, Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research, P.O. Box 1160, Stonewall, MB, R0C 2Z0, Canada. Telephone: (204) 467-3317. Fax: (204) 467-9426. E-mail: d_wruble@ducks.ca Interests: Effects of agricultural activities on prairie wetlands; food web dynamics in prairie wetlands; ecology of Chironomidae in wetlands.

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Longlong Yang, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA. Telephone: (919) 515-3429. Fax: (919) 515-7746. E-mail: lyang5@unity.ncsu.edu Interests: Molecular Systematics and evolution of Diptera, currently Family Therevidae.

Dr. Jong S. Yoon, National Drosophila Species Resource Center, Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA. Telephone: (419) 372-2742. Fax: (419) 372-7690. E-mail: JSYoon@bgnet.bgsu.edu

Andrew Young, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada. Telephone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52582. Fax: (519) 837-0442. E-mail: ayoung01@uoguelph.ca Interests: Review of Nearctic Platycheirus (Syrphidae) using photographic keys.

Mr. Charles L. Young, 65 Dudley Lane, Madison, CT 06443, USA. Telephone: (203) 245-2889. E-mail: chaslyoung@hotmail.com Interests: Interested in family Asilidae.

Dr. Chen W. Young, Section of Invertebrate Zoology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080, USA. Telephone: (412) 688-8669. Fax: (412) 688-8670. E-mail: youngc@carnegiemuseums.org Interests: Systematics of Tipulidae, especially taxonomy, natural history, ecology and biogeography.

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Mr. Richard S. Zack, James Entomological Collection, Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6432, USA. E-mail: zack@mail.wsu.edu

Michael P. Zeller, 13410 Dunham Road, Meadville, PA 16335, USA. Telephone: (814) 332-6890. Fax: (814) 333-1431. E-mail: mzeller@state.pa.us Interests: Studying flies that lay their eggs on and cause damage to Giant Hogweed and related plant species, for use as a biological control of this State and Federal noxious weed.

Manuel A. Zumbado, Unidad de Atrópodos, Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio), 22-3100, Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica. Telephone: (506) 507-8222. Fax: (506) 507-8274. E-mail: mzumbado@inbio.ac.cr Interests: Diptera inventory of Costa Rica.


First published on the Internet in 1998
Last update: 17 September 2014