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Denis A. Doucet, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Denis A. Doucet
City, state, country:
Riverside-Albert, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada

I am a Parks Canada heritage interpreter (aka naturalist or "ranger".)
I am an avid photographer, but I also collect and do some research on Odonata, Butterflies, Orthoptera and certain Coleoptera, especially Coccinellidae and Cicindelinae, Cerambycidae and just getting into Elateridae and Cleridae. More recently, I have developed an inordinate fondness for Hymenoptera and Diptera, especially Bumblebees and Eumenine wasps in the Hymenoptera and Syrphidae in the Diptera.
Je parle le français aussi, y entiendo el español bastante bien también...

Some of my favourite contributions here include the following:

Here are a few records I contributed that were new species for the site: