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Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 1): Ecology and Interactions in Grassland Habitats
By Shorthouse, J.D. and K.D. Floate. 2010
Biological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario., 2010
ISBN: 9780968932148
Cite: 455840
Shorthouse, J.D. and K.D. Floate. 2010. Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 1): Ecology and Interactions in Grassland Habitats. Biological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. 358 pp. (Download whole book: 98.4 MB)

Individual chapters:

Chapter 1: Introduction to the grasslands and grassland arthropods of Canada.
J.D. Shorthouse and D.J. Larson (10.3 MB)

Chapter 2: Canada's grasslands as habitat for arthropods.
J.D. Shorthouse (18.7 MB)

Chapter 3: Ecoregions of Canada's prairie grasslands.
J.D. Shorthouse (26.3 MB)

Chapter 4: Ecoregions with grasslands in British Columbia, the Yukon, and southern Ontario
J.D. Shorthouse (13 MB)

Chapter 5: Weather and climate patterns in Canada's prairie grasslands
S.M. McGinn (1.83 MB)

Chapter 6: Grasslands: biodiversity hotspots for some arthopods in British Columbia
G.G.E. Scudder (3.9 MB)

Chapter 7: Acari in grassland soils of Canada
V. M. Behan-Pelletier and D. Kanashiro) 723 kB

Chapter 8: Leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae): a major family adapted to grassland habitats
K.G.A. Hamilton and R.F. Whitcomb (2.54 MB)

Chapter 9: Insects of Ojibway Prairie, a southern Ontario tallgras prairie
S.M. Paiero, S.A. Marshall, P.D. Pratt and M. Buck (1.97 MB)

Chapter 10: Tallgrass prairie, ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and the use of fire as a biodiversity and conservation management tool
R.E. Roughley, D.A. Pollock and D.J. Wade (720 kB)

Chapter 11: Responses of a tallgrass prairie spider (Araneae) community to various burn seasons and its importance to tallgrass praire management
D.J. Wade and R.E. Roughley (752 kB)

Chapter 12: Galls induced by cynipid wasps of the genus Diplolepis (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on the roses of Canada's grasslands
J.D. Shorthouse (9.3 MB)

Chapter 13: Gall-inducing aphids and mites associated with the hybrid complex of cottonwoods, Populus spp. (Salicaceae) on Canada's grasslands
K.D. Floate (9.29 MB)

Chapter 14: Aquatic Hemiptera of the prairie grasslands and parkland
G.G.E. Scudder, M.A. Alperyn and R.E. Roughley (2.3 MB)

Chapter 15: Arthropods in Canada's grasslands: synthesis and future directions
J.D. Shorthouse and D.J. Larson (700 kB)

Species index for arthropods, Species index for plants, Subject index. (660 kB)