Entomology

 

Facilities and resources are available for aquatic, terrestrial and laboratory studies in such areas as ecology, population dynamics, pest management, physiology, pathology and systematics.

Affiliated with the Department is the Lyman Entomological Museum and Research Laboratory which houses nearly three million specimens.  

For more information please visit some of the individual professor's websites:

  • BUDDLE, Christopher M. Terrestrial arthropod biodiversity, in particular spider and insect diversity in managed and unmanaged forests; the effects of downed woody material on arthropod communities; the role of generalist predators in detritus-based food webs; spider ecology, life-history, and taxonomy.
  • DUNPHY, Gary B. Virulence mechanisms of the bacterium Xenorhabdus in insects; insect immunity.

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Contact: Macdonald Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies