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i) Published Research:


Beckel, W. E. & H. L. Atwood, 1959. A contribution to the bionomics of the mosquitoes of Algonquin Park. Can. J. Zool., 37: 763-770. APM Reprint # 572.


Bennett, G. F., 1963. The salivary gland as an aid in the identification of some simuliids. Can. J. Zool., 41: 947-952. APM Reprint # 1611.


Bennett, G. F., 1963. Use of P32 in the study of a population of Simulium rugglesi (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Can. J. Zool., 41: 831-840. APM Reprint # 1613.


Bennett, G. F. & S. M. Smith, 1968. Phosphorus for marking Tabanidae (Diptera). Mosquito News, 28(4): 559-569. APM Reprint # 714.


Bennett, G. F. & A. M. Fallis, 1971. Flight range, longevity, and habitat preference of female Simulium euryadminiculum (Davies) (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. J. Zool., 49(9): 1203-1207. APM Reprint # 1568.


Bennett, G. F., Fallis, A. M. & A. G. Campbell, 1972. The response of Simulium (Eusimulium) euryadminiculum (Davies) (Diptera: Simuliidae) to some olfactory and visual stimuli. Can. J. Zool., 50(6): 793-800. APM Reprint # 2570.


Blackwell, M. & D. Malloch, 1991. Life history and arthropod dispersal of a coprophilous Stylopage. Mycologia, 83(3): 360-366. APM Reprint # 5184.


Bohonak, A. J., 1999. Effect of insect-mediated dispersal on the genetic structure of postglacial water mite populations. Heredity, 82: 451-561.


Bohonak, A. J. 1999. Dispersal, gene flow and population structure. Quarterly Review of Biology , 74: 21-45.


Bonduriansky, R., 1995. A new nearctic species of Protopiophila (Duda) (Diptera: Piophilidae), with notes on its behaviour and comparison with P. latipes (Meigen). Can. Entomol., 127: 859-863. APM Reprint # 4696.


Bonduriansky, R., 1996. Storm in a teacup: the passionate life of the antler fly. Seasons, 36: 27-31.


Bonduriansky, R. & R. J. Brooks, 1997. A technique for measuring and marking live flies. Can. Entomol. , 129: 827-830.


Bonduriansky, R. & R. J. Brooks, 1998. Male antler flies (Propiophilia litigata; Diptera: Piophilidae) are more selective than females in mate choice. Can. J. Zool., In Press.


Bonduriansky, R. & R. J. Brooks, 1998. Copulation and oviposition behaviour of Protopiophila litigata (Diptera: Piophilidae). Can. Entomol., 130: 399-405.


Bonduriansky, R. & R. J. Brooks, 1999. Reproductive allocation and reproductive ecology of seven species of Diptera. Ecol. Entomol., 25: 1-7.


Bonduriansky, R. & R. J. Brooks, 1999. Why do male antler flies (Protopiophila litigata) fight? The role of male combat in the structure of mating aggregations on moose antlers. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, 11: 287-301.


Burgin, S. G. & F. F. Hunter, 1997. Evidence of honeydew feeding in black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. Entomol., 129: 859-869.


Burgin, S. G. & F. F. Hunter, 1997. Nectar versus honeydew as sources of sugar for male and female black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. Med. Entomol., 34: 606-608.


Burgin, S. G. & F. F. Hunter, 1997. Sugar meal sources of female black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae): a four habitat study. Can. J. Zool., 75: 1066-1072.


Cook, W. P., Smith, B. P. S. & R. J. Brooks, 1989. Allocation of reproductive effort in female Arrenurus spp. water mites (Acari: Hyrachnidia: Arrenuridae). Oecologia, 17: 184-188.


Davies, D. M., 1949. Description of Simulium euryadminiculum, a new species of black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. Entomol., 81(2): 1-5, 45-49. APM Reprint # 1004.


Davies, D. M., 1949. Variation in taxonomic characters of some Simuliidae (Diptera). Can. Entomol., 81(1): 1-4, 18-21. APM Reprint # 1005.


Davies, D. M., 1950. A study of the black fly population of a stream in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Trans. Royal Can. Institute, 28: 121-160. APM Reprint # 526.


Davies, D. M., 1951. Some observations of the number of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) landing on coloured cloths. Can. J. Zool., 29: 65-70. APM Reprint # 500.


Davies, D. M., 1952. The population and activity of adult female black flies in the vicinity of a stream in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Can. J. Zool., 30: 287-321. APM Reprint # 524.


Davies, D. M., 1953. Longevity of black flies in captivity. Can. J. Zool., 31: 304-312. APM Reprint # 2580.


Davies, D. M., 1956. Feeding and reproduction of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Proc. 10th International Congress of Entomology, 3: 811. APM Reprint # 2597.


Davies, D. M., 1959. Seasonal variation of tabanids (Diptera) in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Can. Entomol., 91(9): 548-553. APM Reprint # 1000.


Davies, D. M., 1959. Microsporidia in a sperchonid mite and further notes on Hydracarina and simuliids (Diptera). Proc. Entomological Soc. Ont., 90: 1. APM Reprint # 2602.


Davies, D. M., 1959. Some parasites of Canadian black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) by larval water mites mainly of the genus Sperchon. 15th International Congress of Zoology, (1958): 660-661. APM Reprint # 2598.


Davies, D. M., 1959. The parasitism of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) by larval water mites mainly of the genus Sperchon. Can. J. Zool., 37: 353-369. APM Reprint # 517.


Davies, D. M., 1961. Colour affects the landing of bloodsucking black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) on their hosts. Proc. Entomological Soc. Ont., 91: 267-268. APM Reprint # 1008.


Davies, D. M., 1972. The landing of blood seeking female black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) on coloured materials. Proc. Entomological Soc. Ont., 102: 124-155. APM Reprint # 2603.


Davies, D. M. & B. V. Peterson, 1956. Observations on the mating, feeding, ovarian development, and oviposition of adult black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. J. Zool., 34: 615-655. APM Reprint # 364.


Davies, D. M. & B. V. Peterson, 1957. Black flies over lakes (Diptera: Simuliidae). Annals Ent. Soc. of America, 50(5): 512-514. APM Reprint # 1002.


Davies, D. M. & P. D. Syme, 1958. Three new Ontario black flies of the Genus Prosimulium (Diptera: Simuliidae), Part II. Ecological observations and experiments. Can. Entomol., 90(12): 744-759. APM Reprint # 2600.


Davies, D. M., Peterson, B. V. & D. M. Wood, 1962. The black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Ontario, Part I. Adult identification and distribution with descriptions of six new species. Entomol. Soc. Ont., 92: 71-154. APM Reprint # 1407.

 

Dukas, R. 2008. Life history of learning: performance curves of Honeybees in the wild. Ethology 114(12): 1195-1200

 

Dukas, R. 2008. Life history of learning: short and long term performance curves of Honeybees in settings that minimize the role of learning. Animal Behaviour 75:1125-1130.


Dukas, R. 2008. Mortality rates of Honey Bees in the wild. Insectes Sociaux 55: 1-4.

Fallis, A. M., 1964. Feeding and related behaviour of female Simuliidae (Diptera). Exper. Parasitol., 15(5): 439-470. APM Reprint # 1603.


Fallis, A. M. & S. M. Smith, 1964. Ether extract from birds and CO2 as attractants for some ornithophilic simuliids Can. J. Zool., 42: 723-730. APM Reprint # 1604.


Fallis, A. M., Bennett, G. F., Griggs, G. & T. Allen, 1967. Collecting Simulium venustum females in fan traps and on silhouettes with the aid of carbon dioxide. Can. J. Zool., 45: 1011-1017. APM Reprint # 864.


Golini, V. I. & D. M. Davies, 1971. Upwind orientation of female Simulium venustum (Say) (Diptera) in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Ontario , 101: 49-54. APM Reprint # 1531.


Golini, V. I. & D. M. Davies, 1975. Relative response to coloured substrates by ovipositing black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). I. Oviposition by Simulium verecundum (Stone and Jamnback). Can. J. Zool., 53(5): 521-535. APM Reprint # 2604.


Golini, V. I., Smith, S. M. & D. M. Davies, 1968. Probable larviposition by Cephenemyia phobifer (Clarke) (Diptera: Oestridae). Can. J. Zool., 46(5): 809-814. APM Reprint # 1226.


Hunter, F. F. & R. Bayly, 1991. ELISA for identification of blood meal source in black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. of Med. Entomol., 28(4): 527-533. APM Reprint # 5189.


Hunter, F. F., Sutcliffe, J. F. & A. E. R. Downe, 1993. Blood-feeding host preferences of the isomorphic species Simulium venustum and S. truncatum (Diptera: Simuliidae). Med. and Vet. Entomol., 7(2): 105-110.


Hunter, F. F. & A. K. Maier, 1994. Feeding behaviour of predatory larvae of Atherix lantha (Webb) (Diptera: Athericidae). Can. J. Zool., 72: 1695-1699.


Hunter, F. F., Burgin, S. G. & D. M. Wood, 1994. New techniques for rearing black flies from pupae (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. Amer. Mosquito Cont. Assoc., 10(3): 456-459. APM Reprint # 5482.


Hunter, F. F. & T. Sadonoja, 1997. The effects of temperature and predator : prey ratio on feeding rate in larvae of Atherix lantha (Webb) (Diptera: Athericidae). Can. J. Zool., 75: 644-647.


Hunter, F. F. & A. M. Ossowski, 1999. Honeydew sugars in wild-caught female horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae). J. Med. Entomol., 36: 896-899.


Hunter, F. F. & H. Jain, 2000. Do gravid black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) return to their natal waterway to oviposit? J. Insect Behav., In press.


Hunter, F. F., S. G. Burgin & A. Woodhouse, 2000. Shattering the folklore: black flies do not pollinate sweet lowbush blueberry. Can. J. Zool., In review.


Ide, F. P., Twinn, C. R. & D. M. Davies, 1958. Seasonal emergence of black flies from streams in northern Canada. Proc. 10th International Congress of Entomology , 3: 809. APM Reprint # 2596.


Janzen, T. A. & F. F. Hunter, 1998. Honeydew sugars in wild-caught female deer flies (Diptera: Tabanidae). J. Med. Entomol., 35: 685-689.


Klymko, J., and S. A. Marshall. 2008. A review of the Nearctic Lonchopteridae (Diptera) including the description of three new species. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 649-67

 

Knapton, R. W., 1985. Lek structure and territoriality in the Chryxus arctic butterfly, Oneis chryxus (Satyridae). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol., 17: 389-395. APM Reprint # 4096.

 

LeGros, D.L. and Beresford, D.V. Aerial foraging and sexual dimorphism in burying beetles (Silphidae: Coleoptera) in a central Ontario forest, J. ent. Soc. Ont. 141: 3-10


Lowther, J. K. & D. M. Wood, 1964. Specificity of a black fly, Simulium euryadminiculum (Davies), toward its host, the Common Loon. Can. Entomol., 96: 911-913. APM Reprint # 4620.


Lucas, P. and F. F. Hunter, 1999. Phenotypic plasticity in the labral fan of simuliid larvae (Diptera): effect of seston load on primary-ray number. Can. J. Zool., 77: 1843-1849.


McIver, S. B., 1969. Notes on the biology of Culex territans (Walker). Mosquito News , 29(1): 1 pp. APM Reprint # 847.


McIver, S. B., 1970. Comparative study of antennal sense organs of female culicine mosquitoes. Can. Entomol., 102(10): 1258-1267. APM Reprint # 848.


McIver, S. B., 1971. Comparative studies on the sense organs of the antennae and maxillary palps of selected male culicine mosquitoes. Can. J. Zool., 49(2): 235-239. APM Reprint # 850.


McIver, S. B., 1972. Fine structure of pegs on the palps of female culicine mosquitoes. Can. J. Zool., 50(5): 571-576. APM Reprint # 1661.


McIver, S. B. & C. Charlton, 1970. Studies on the sense organs of the palps of selected culicine mosquitoes. Can. J. Zool., 48(2): 293-295. APM Reprint # 849.


Mercer, K. L. & S. B. McIver, 1972. Studies on the antennal sensilla of selected black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. J. Zool., 51(7): 729-734. APM Reprint # 2070.


Mercer, K. L. & S. B. McIver ,1973. Sensilla on the palps of selected black flies. J. Med. Entomol., 10(3): 236-239. APM Reprint # 2030.

 

Namayandeh, A., Bilyj, B., Beresford, D. V., Somers, K. M., & Dillon, P. J. (2012). Chironomidae (Diptera) larvae of Precambrian Shield headwater streams, Canada. Zootaxa, 3324, 1-65.


Ossowski, A. & F. F. Hunter, 2000. Distribution patterns, body size and sugar-feeding habits of two Chrysops species (Diptera: Tabanidae) from Algonquin Provincial Park. Can. Entomol., 132: 1-9.


Peterson, B. V. & D. M. Davies, 1960. Observations on some insect predators of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Algonquin Park, Ontario. Can. J. Zool., 38: 9-18. APM Reprint # 1007.

 

Proctor, E.  2011. The Response of Insect Pollinators and Understory Plants to Group Selection Tree Harvesting in Algonquin Provincial Park. MSc thesis. Trent University, Peterborough, ON


Smith, B. P. & S. B. McIver, 1984. The impact of Arrenurus danbyensis (Mullen) (Acari: Prostigmata: Arrenuridae) on a population of Coquillettidia pertubans (Walker) (Diptera: Culicidae). Can. J. Zool., 62: 1121-1134. APM Reprint # 3708.


Smith, B. P. & S. B. McIver, 1984. Factors influencing host selection and successful parasitism of Aedes spp. mosquitoes by Arrenurus spp. mites. Can. J. Zool., 62: 1114-1120. APM Reprint # 3598.


Smith, B. P. & S. B. McIver, 1984. The patterns of mosquito emergence (Diptera: Culicidae: Aedes spp.): their influence on host selection by parasitic mites (Acari: Arrenuridae: Arrenurus spp.) Can. J. Zool., 62: 1106-1113. APM Reprint # 3609.


Smith, J. J. B. & W. G. Friend, 1982. Feeding behaviour in response to blood fractions and chemical phagostimulants in the black fly, Simulium venustum. Physiological Entomology , 7: 219-226. APM Reprint # 4391.


Smith, S. M., 1969. The black fly, Simulium venustum, attracted to the turtle, Chelydra serpentina. Entomological News , 80: 107-108. APM Reprint # 716.


Smith, S. M. & G. F. Bennett, 1966. First record of a wild-caught female of Cephenemyia phobifera (Clarke) (Diptera: Oestridae). Can. J. Zool., 44: 346-347. APM Reprint # 639.


Smith, S. M., Davies, D. M. & V. I. Golini, 1970. A contribution to the bionomics of the Tabanidae (Diptera) of Algonquin Park, Ontario: seasonal distribution, habitat preferences, and biting records. Can. Entomol., 102(11): 1462-1473. APM Reprint # 1001.


Stuart, A. E. & F. F. Hunter, 1995. A re-description of the cocoon spinning behaviour of Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae): A tool for phylogeny reconstruction. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution , 7: 363-377.


Stuart, A. E. & F. F. Hunter, 1998. Phylogenetic placement of Ectemnia, an autapomorphic black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae), using behavioural characters. Can. J. Zool., 76: 1942-1948.


Stuart, A. E. & F. F. Hunter, 1998. End-products of behaviour versus behavioural characters: a phylogenetic investigation of pupal cocoon construction and form in some North American black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Systematic Entomology , 23: 387-398.


Sutcliffe, J. F. & S. B. McIver, 1973. Head appendage and wing cleaning in black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Annals Ent. Soc. of America , 67(3): 450-452. APM Reprint # 93.


Sutcliffe, J. F. & S. B. McIver, 1975. Artificial feeding of simuliids (Simulium venestum): factors associated with probing and gorging. Separatum Experientia , 31: 694 677. APM Reprint # 677.


Sutcliffe, J. F. & S. B. McIver, 1976. External morphology of sensilla on the legs of selected black fly species (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. J. Zool., 54(10): 1779-1787. APM Reprint # 2847.


Sutcliffe, J. F. & S. B. McIver, 1979. Experiments on biting and gorging behaviour in the black fly, Simulium venustum. Physiological Entomology , 4: 393-400. APM Reprint # 2173.


Syme, P. D. & D. M. Davies, 1958. Three new Ontario black flies of the genus Prosimulium (Diptera: Simuliidae). I. Descriptions, morphological comparisons with related species and distribution. Can. Entomol., 90(12): 697-719. APM Reprint # 2599.


Trueman, D. W. & S. B. McIver, 1981. Detecting fine-scale temporal distributions of biting flies: a new trap design. Mosquito News , 41(3): 439-443. APM Reprint # 123.


Wood, D. M., 1964. Studies on the beetles, Leptinillus validus (Horn) and Platysyllus castoris (Ritsema) (Coleoptera: Leptinidae) from beaver. Proc. of the Ent. Soc. of Ontario, 95: 33-63. APM Reprint # 1011.


Wood, D. M. & D. M. Davies, 1965. The rearing of simuliids (Diptera). Proc. 12th Int. Congr. Ent., London , 1964: 822-823. APM Reprint # 1006.


Wood, D. M. & D. M. Davies, 1966. Some methods of rearing and collecting black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Proc. of the Ent. Soc. of Ontario , 96: 81-90. APM Reprint # 1003.


Yang, Y. J. & D. M. Davies, 1968. Digestion, emphasizing trypsin activity in adult simuliids (Diptera) fed blood, blood-sucrose mixtures and sucrose. J. of Insect Physiol., 14: 205-222. APM Reprint # 2606.


Yang, Y. J. & D. M. Davies, 1968. Amylase activity in black flies and mosquitoes (Diptera). J. of Med. Entomol., 5(11): 9-13. APM Reprint # 2608.


Yang, Y. J. & D. M. Davies, 1968. Occurrence and nature of invertase activity in adult black flies (Simuliidae). J. of Insect Physiol., 14: 1221-1232. APM Reprint # 2607.


Yang, Y. J. & D. M. Davies, 1974. The saliva of adult females black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Can. J. Zool., 52(6): 749-753. APM Reprint # 2605.


Yang, Y. J. & D. M. Davies, 1977. The peritrophic membrane in adult simuliids (Diptera) before and after feeding on blood and blood-sucrose mixtures. Ent. Exp. & Appl., 22: 132-140. APM Reprint # 1572.


ii) Doctoral and Master's Theses:

 

Abbott, K. 2009. Predation in pollination systems. Ph.D. thesis, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON


Bonduriansky, R., 1996. Effects of body size on mate choice and fecundity in the antler fly (Protopiophila litigata; Diptera: Piophilidae). M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph.


Davies, D. M., 1949. The ecology and life history of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae), in Ontario with a description of new species. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto.


Edmond, A. G., 1952. The relationship between black fly activity and meteorological conditions (Simuliidae: Diptera). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 91 pp.


Henderson, M. A., 1981. Some aspects of the population dynamics of the lace bug, Corythucha pallipes (Hemiptera: Tingidae) on white birch trees in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, University of Waterloo, 222 pp. APM Reprint # 2175.

 

Nicholls, E. 2011. The effects of pollinators and sex ratios on the evolution of life-history traits in Aralia nudicaulis, Wild Sarsaparilla. MSc thesis. Trent University, Peterborough, ON


Pascuzzo, M. C., 1976. Fecundity, ovarian development, and physiological age in adult black flies (Simuliidae) with some observations on vertical distribution. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, McMaster University, 251 pp. APM Reprint # 2776.


Rossignol, P. A., 1978. Studies on the bionomics, behaviour, sensory apparatus and larval head capsule of Eucorethra underwoodi Underwood (Diptera: Chaoboridae). Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto, 147 pp. APM Reprint # 2978.


Smith, B. P., 1983. Water mite parasitism of mosquitoes. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 172 pp. APM Reprint # 3331.


Stuart, A. E., 1995. Behavioural characters in phylogenetics: A case study using black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) cocoon spinning behaviour. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Brock University. 125 pp.


Stuart, A. E. 1999. The utility of behaviour in macroevolutionary studies: analyses of caddisfly (Trichoptera) case building behaviour. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 268 pp.


Sutcliffe, J. F. 1978. Feeding behaviour in Simulium venustum (Diptera: Simuliidae). Sensory aspects and mouthparts mechanics. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 198 pp. APM Reprint # 3017.


iii) Technical and Research Papers:


McLaughlin, L., 1994. Where black flies rest at night. Research Report 21 pp. APM Reprint # 5485.


Smith, B. P., 1983. The potential of mites as biological control agents of mosquitoes. Agric. Exp. St. Univ. Calif. Spec. Publ. No. 3304, pp. 79-85. APM Reprint # 3682.


Woods, J. G., 1971. Black fly research in Algonquin Park. Unpublished Summary 6 pp. APM Reprint # 1527.

 

 

 
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