The Biota of Canada

The Biological Survey of Canada has updated their seminal publication “Canada and Its Insect Fauna” (Danks 1979), with an all-new work: The Biota of Canada: Terrestrial Arthropods. This open-access work featuring 32 chapters by Canada’s top biodiversity experts was published in early 2019.

It is available online at: This is part of an on-going project, "The Biota of Canada", with a long-term goal of expanding beyond ter­restrial arthropods to other species groups in Canada. Please contact us if you are interested in contributing to this project.




Mise à jour 12 jun 2021