Matthias Buck Curator

Joined: Jun 23, 2018 Last Active: Jul 8, 2024 iNaturalist Canada

Assistant Curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton, Alberta
1999-2008 Curator of the Insect Collection at the University of Guelph, Ontario

My years on iNaturalist:
(does not include all 2022 observations, last ones uploaded in January 2023)

Groups of expertise: aculeate wasps (Vespoidea, apoid wasps, Chrysididae), Diptera (especially Acalyptratae)

Selected publications:

Identification atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the northeastern Nearctic region
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 5 (February 19, 2008).

An annotated checklist of the Spheciform wasps of Ontario (Hymenoptera: Ampulicidae, Sphecidae and Crabronidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 134 [2003, published 2004]: 19-84.

Manual of Central American Diptera, Vol. 1 (2009): Buck, M.; Woodley, N.E.; Borkent, A.; Wood, D.M.; Pape, T.; Vockeroth, J.R.; Michelsen, V. & Marshall, S.A. : Chapter 6. Key to Diptera families – adults.

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