Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Key to Forensically Important Piophilidae (Diptera) in the Nearctic Region

CJAI 27 -- January 22, 2015

Sabrina Rochefort, Marjolaine Giroux, Jade Savage and Terry A. Wheeler


| Abstract | Introduction | Materials & Methods | Identification Challenges | Checklist | Key to Piophilidae | Acknowledgments | References | PDF | Cite |


We thank Robert Loiselle (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi) and Eric Lucas (Université du Québec à Montréal) who coordinated the Chicoutimi and Montreal field work, Jeff Skevington and Brad Sinclair (CNC), Valérie Lévesque-Beaudin (BIO), Steve Marshall and Steve Paiero (DEBU), Louise Cloutier (UMIC), Karen Needham (UBCZ), Danny Shpeley (UASM) and Torsten Dikow (USNM) for access to specimens, Stéphane LeTirant (IMQC) for logistic support and access to specimens, and Karine Thivierge and Dominique St-Pierre (Laboratoire de Santé Publique du Québec) for training and access to the stereomicroscope and photography equipment. We thank G. Anderson, R. Bonduriansky and S. Marshall for helpful comments on the manuscript. This research was funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grants to JS and TAW, a Bishop’s University Senate Research Grant to JS, and by support from the Insectarium de Montréal to MG.