Listservers devoted to Entomology:
* ACAROLOGY mailing list dedicated to discussion of the Acari (mites and ticks). To subscribe, simply send the message subscribe acarology in the body of your message to LISTSERVER@NHM.AC.UK (if your signature is appended automatically to e-mail messages, type the word end on the last line of your message).
* ARACHNID The arachnid mailing list. To subscribe, send the message subscribe arachnid "John Pumpernickel" Jpumpr@anyplace.edu to MAJORDOMO@BGA.COM where John Pumpernickel is your real name and Jpumpr@anyplace.edu is your e-mail address. The last line of your message should contain the single word end.
* BCREGS-L for discussion of the proposed rule which will regulate the application of biological control in the US (7 CFR 335 Plant Pests: Introduction of Nonindigenous Organisms: Proposed Rule). Discussion of the implementation of the eventual Final Rule will follow.
Those wishing to join the list should send e-mail to LISTSERV@UAFSYSB.UARK.EDU with a blank subject line and body text consisting of subscribe BCREGS-L John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is the real name of the subscriber.
* BEE-L provides a format for discussion of bee research and biology. Subjects include sociobiology, behavior, ecology, genetics, taxonomy, physiology, pollination, and many others. The contact person for the list is Mary Jo Orzech (email@example.com).
To subscribe, send an e-mail message to LISTSERV@UACSC2.ALBANY.EDU with body text consisting of subscribe John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name. You will receive further instructions from the listserver.
* BEETLES OF BRITISH ISLES. Discussion forum for anyone in the beetles fauna of british isles. Yahoogroup was founded in 1st October 1
* BIOCODE a list to organise International Rules for the Scientific Names of Organisms and replacing INCZ.. The draft BioCode has been developed by the International Committee for Bionomenclature appointed by the International Unions of Biological Sciences and of Microbiolgical Societies (IUBS & IUMS); the current membership of the Committee is given at the beginning of the draft BioCode. Wide discussion of the draft is sought by the Committee.
To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@CMSA.BERKELEY.EDU and include a one-line message saying: SUB Biocode John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name. After listserver will ask fo "OK" confirmation. Problems can be reported to Peter Rauch: firstname.lastname@example.org
* BIOCONTROL-L a list on biological control is running from a listserver in Brazil. The owner of the list is Dr. Luiz Alexandre Nogueira de Sa e-mail: email@example.com . Though the presentation message is in portuguese, the list accepts messages written in English or Spanish.
To subscribe, send an email message to LISTSERV@FTPT.BR with a blank subject line and body text consisting of subscribe BIOCONTROL-L John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name.
* BOLL-WEEVIL to exchange views and opinions on different boll weevil control strategies. To subscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line, or subscribe at the ICAC web site. For more information, contact John Mulligan.
* BOMBUS maintained by Chris Plowright (email@example.com), is a list dedicated to discussion of bumblebees. To subscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* BUG-NET to encourage sharing of information about molecular methods and PCR primers for insect molecular systematics and population biology. Coordinator is Berni Crespi on Crespi@sfu.ca
* BUGNET has been formed to meet the need for a "non-professional" entomology mailing list, i.e. to serve as a resource for teachers and bug enthusiasts to ask questions to professional entomologists. To subscribe, send an email message to email@example.com with a blank subject line and body text consisting of sub bugnet John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name.
* BUPRESTIS Those with an interest in wood-boring beetles that have short antennae can now subscribe to another listserver called BUPRESTIS. Slightly unconventional, send your subscribe message to
firstname.lastname@example.org and type "subscribe" IN the Subject line. Then you will (should) receive a welcome message and the data and debates can start hopping.
You might also want to visit the first WWW page devoted to the same subject:
http://www-tm.up.ac.za/coleop/bups.htm, Coordinator is Chuck Bellamy - email@example.com
* CANOPY is for people involved in research on forest canopies, and discuss tree climbing, etc. Canopy-listserver is firstname.lastname@example.org where you send subscribe canopy and jour name. The message address is email@example.com.
* CARABID for anyone who is interested in In order to facilitate communication among people interested in any and all aspects of carabids I am starting an e-mail list. For more information, and if you are interested in participating, please go to:
This is a discussion list. In order to send mail to the list, you need to address your message to: firstname.lastname@example.org When replying to list messages, use the "reply to all" feature of your email program to send the response back to the list.
ListBot puts YOU in control, letting you manage all of your list subscriptions from a single web site. If you ever want to unsubscribe from any ListBot mailing list, please visit http://www.listbot.com/cgi-bin/subscriber and use the login info you provided at signup.
If you experience any problems with the sign up please contact Kipling Will e-mail kww4@CORNELL.EDU
* CERAMBYX for anyone who is interested in Cerambycids and their relatives. All Cerambycidologists are invited to subscribe and contribute. Those working on other beetles associated with the wood environment are welcome. To subscribe, send an e-mail message with subscribe cerambyx John Pumpernickel to email@example.com, replacing John Pumpernickel with your real name.
* CITES-L is Wildlife Conservation Monitoring Centre and organising protection of wild animals (include inscets) . Their listserver address is : firstname.lastname@example.org. To join write: subscribe cites-l and your name. Message address is : email@example.com. The message traffic is mostly about birds, herps, tigers and elefants.Supervisor is John Caldwell: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* CHEMECOL a list for discussion about chemical ecology. To subscribe, send e-mail with only the message subscribe chemecol John Pumpernickel (where John Pumpernickel is your real name) to ISTSERV@IQM.UNICAMP.BR (subject line can be left blank). Once you are subscribed, messages can be sent to the list (email@example.com)
* CHIRONOMIDAE-L is a dedicated to discussing topics related to chironomids (Diptera: Chironomidae). Researchers and students can exchange news, ideas and requests on all aspects of chironomid biology. To subscribe simply send e-mail to MAJORDOMO@CF.AC.UK with subscribe chironomidae-L in the body of the message. The list owner is Hayley Richards.
* CONSBIO is UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group . CONSBIO@LIST.UVM.EDU. Subscribe at LISTSERV@LIST.UVM.EDU.
* DELTA-L is very important listserver for everybody using taxonomical software called DELTA. The listserver address is LISTSERV@NIC.SURFNET.NL, and to join write : subscribe delta-l and your name. The message address is DELTA-L@NIC.SURFNET.NL.
* DF007-L is private discussion list of Entomology Faculty DF007-L@LISTSERV.VT.EDU
* DS007-L is private Entomology Support list of Entomology Faculty DS007-L@LISTSERV.VT.EDU
* DPLEX-L a discussion list for Monarch Watch participants and those interested in monarchs. To get more information about the list send the message info DPLEX-L by e-mail to LISTSERV@UKANAIX.CC.UKANS.EDU.
* ECOLOG-L is a listserv list for announcements, job advertisements, and discussions of interest to members of the Ecological Society of America (but you don't have to be a member of the ESA to join the list). To subscribe, send the message sub ecolog-l Your Name to the address firstname.lastname@example.org
* ELECTROPHY discussion of insect electophysiology. To subscribe, send a message to email@example.com with body text "join". Maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org.
* ENT-CHN a list for Chinese entomologists. This listserver is devoted to exchage mail between chinese who are located mostly in USA, UK and Canada. Most of the e-mails are personal greetings. To subscribe, send e-mail to LISTSERV@NCSU.EDU with the message subscribe ent-chn John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name.
* ENTCLB-L listserver of UARK Entomology Club is private and closed list. This list is for the members of the Department of Entomology at the University of Arkansas. It is not open to general admission. One may join the list by invitation only. The address is : ENTCLB-L@UAFSYSB.UARK.EDU. The moderator of the list is Dawn E.W. Drumtra from Department of Entomology University of Arkansas, email@example.com.
* ENT-LIST is maintained by Mark O'Brien of the University of Michigan. Discussion on this list is about insect systematics and curatorial matters. Those interested in joining ENT-LIST should send e-mail directly to MFOBRIEN@UMICH.EDU
* ENTOCAMP is a private and called the Entomology ReMail list - Total Development. The list server is used only by the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University to send information to faculty, staff and students in the department. Inmail address is ENTOCAMP@TAMVM1.TAMU.EDU.
* ENTOEXT is a private listserver that send information to Entomology Extension employees only and therefore is ReMail List for Department of Entomology Entension. The kind of information that are send to all of TAMU of Entomology employees is seminar notices, departmental news, conference notices, etc Inmail Address is ENTOEXT@TAMVM1.TAMU.EDU
* ENTOLAT Discussion of Latin American entomology. To join, send the message subscribe entolat John Pumpernickel (substitute your name for John Pumpernickel) to firstname.lastname@example.org. - I DO NOT KNOW IF THIS IS STLL WORKING (B-M-C).
* ENTOMO-L is maintained by Peter Kevan of the University of Guelph, Canada. This is one of the best ent.listservers. Discussion is on a variety of entomology-related topics. Persons wishing to join the list should send e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UOGUELPH.CA with a blank subject line and body text consisting of subscribe entomo-L John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is the real name of the subscriber. You will get an automated welcome message from the server shortly thereafter. Archives are available.
* FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY, only forensic entomologists and students of forensic entomologists admitted as members. Send subscription request to email@example.com along with a description of your work in forensic entomology. All members of the list will be added to the world wide directory of forensic entomologists, if desired.
* FORENT is a mailing list for forest entomologists. To send a message to all members of the list, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be distributed. To join the list, send a request to be added to Dale R. Bergdahl (email@example.com).
* GYPSY MOTH discussion group is available for discussion of topics pertaining to this well-known pest. The address is uknown to me.
* ICZN-4 is a discussion list for the purpose of discussing the "International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 4th Edition DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION." To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@CMSA.BERKELEY.EDU and include a one-line message saying: SUB ICZN-4 John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name. You will receive two messages with information and instructions by return e-mail on how to use ICZN-4. This listserver is recently with no traffic at all.
* INSECT PHYSIOL mailing list for insect physiologists, biochemists, toxicologists and molecular biologists. To join the list, send the message subscribe insectphysiol John Pumpernickel (replace John Pumpernickel with your name) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not include your signature.
* IPM-PNW to carry late-breaking news on Integrated Pest Management in the Pacific Northwest, including notifying members of the list when significant updates are made to the WSU CAHE IPM WWW Site. Also provides a location for members to post IPM information of general interest or for discussion. IPM developers, educators, practitioners are welcome to submit items in any aspect of IPM. To subscribe, send a message with the words subscribe IPM-PNW John Pumpernickel (where John Pumpernickel is your real name) to email@example.com.
* IPM The IPMlist is provided for discussion on any topics relating to structural IPM, entomology of insects that are most likely to be found in buildings or around them. This would include rodent, pigeon and other vertebrates likely to be encountered by a pest manager.
To join - send a message to: Listserv@list.unm.edu
Leave the Subject field blank
In the body of the message type (with no other text)
subscribe nm-ipm-L Firstname Lastname
moderator = Richard Fagerlund , Uni of N.mexico, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
* IUFRO subject group S7.03 (forest entomology) International Union of Forest Research Organisations mailing list. To subscribe, send e-mail to email@example.com with the content: subscribe IUFRO-SG-S703-L.
* ITIS Beetle- is Interagency Taxonomic Information Project. The task is to create database for all North American Coleoptera. Where mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org, ITIS Beetle server is email@example.com. Theto subscribe contact project leader what is Margaret Thayer e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* LEPS-L is a listserver gated to the Usenet group sci.bio.entomology.lepidoptera, which serves as a forum for discussion of moths, butterflies, and related topics. You can subscribe by sending the message subscribe Leps-L John Pumpernickel to LISTSERV@YALEVM.CIS.YALE.EDU where John Pumpernickel is your real name. Archives of this list are also available. A message to lepidoptera list is : email@example.com
* LYMENET-L Lyme Disease e-mail network newsletter. To subscribe, send the message subscribe LYMENET-L John Pumpernickel to LISTSERV@lehigh.edu (replace John Pumpernickel with your real name).
* MALARIA mailing list for discussion of malaria. To subscribe, send the message subscribe MALARIA John Pumpernickel to LISTSERV@wehi.edu.au (replace John Pumpernickel with your real name).
* MICROSAT exists to exchange information on microsatellite marker investigations for arthropod species. The discussions will focus on
(1) laboratory protocols
(2) data analysis (kinship, genetic variation, population structure, etc) and
(3) exchange of primer sequences. All individuals that would find this group of interest are welcome to join. Please send all inquiries to Thomas_Chapman@SFU.ca.
* MOSQUITO-L is provided for the discussion of topics related to mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). The goal is to support open communication among persons interested in mosquitoes by providing an easily accessible means of information exchange. Anyone with internet access can subscribe. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: behavior, bionomics, ecology, control, general biology, legislative/regulatory issues, mosquito-borne diseases, physiology, pathogens, sampling methods, systematics. The number and kinds of topics will largely be determined by the list's subscribers.
To subscribe to Mosquito-L, send an e-mail message to MOSQUITO-L-REQUEST@IASTATE.EDU with the word SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message. The subject field will be ignored. If your e-mail program automatically adds your signature to the end of your message, put the word END on a separate line after the word SUBSCRIBE. Archives are available.
* MSUENTOM is another sample private and closed list. MSU Entomology Information is of interest to the Entomology Depart. at MSU only. The MSUENTOM listserver is for members of the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University only. I was told that to join it would not be helpful to anyone else who is not from MSU. Only department related notices are published. If anyone outside the department joins the list server, they are deleted from the list by the list administrator. Unfortunately, they do not have a list server for the general public. However, they do have a web page which has information about our department. The address is: http://www.ent.msu.edu
The administrator of this list is Jan Eschbach (firstname.lastname@example.org). Address: MSUENTOM@MSU.EDU. If you need assistance or if you have any question regarding the policy of the MSUENTOM list, please contact the list owners: MSUENTOM-Request@MSU.EDU or administrator
* MUSCIDAE-L for discussion on the muscidae group. Promotes discussion on all aspects of muscidae biology, ranging from insecticide resistance and control measures to behaviour, physiology, and genetics. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to email@example.com. In the body of the text put subscribe muscidae-L and on the next line put end (do not put your own name after the subscribe command as majordomo will not recognise the command. Upon subscription you will be sent more information concerning the list.
* MYRMECOLOGY for general exchange of information, news, views, questions and answers in myrmecology and related disciplines. To subscribe, send a message without subject and signature to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words subscribe myrmecology in the body of the message.
* NEUROPTERA-L NEUROPTERA-L is a mailing list for exchange of information about lacewings, alderflies, dobsonflies, snakeflies, mantisflies, antlions, and other insects in the order Neuroptera. To subscribe and receive further information, send e-mail with the subject subscribe neuroptera-L to MAJORDOMO@CARDIFF.AC.UK.
* NHCOLL-L is a mailing list for discussion of Natural History collections ( Only little entomology there). NHCOLL-L is co-sponsored by the Association for Systematic Collections (ASC) and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
(SPNHC). The List is a result of the joint annual meeting held in 1994 by ASC and SPNHC and a project to improve the policies and practices of natural history collections sponsored by a grant to ASC from the Institute of Museum Services. For the first five years, NHCOLL-L was hosted by the Museum of Paleontology at the University of California, Berkeley. The list owners were Lori Benson (University of Minnesota) and Jackie Zak (Getty Conservation Trust), respectively, and administered locally by Allen Collins at UCMP.
Both ASC and SPNHC are dedicated to the preservation and care of natural history collections. NHCOLL-L gives those working with these collections a place to discuss the issues they have in common, such as administration, collections care, computerization, conservation, and management. Both policy and practical discussions are appropriate. For further information on natural history collections care and management visit ASC at
www.ascoll.org or SPNHC at www.spnhc.org.
Compose email addressed to NHCOLL-L@LISTS.YALE.EDU and put what you want
to say to the group in the text of your email. Please include a several word synopsis of what your email is about in the Subject line. Managing your NHCOLL-L subscription:
All email for managing NHCOLL-L subscriptions should be addressed to
LISTPROC@LISTS.YALE.EDU (not to the posting address).
* PARAHYM is a mailing list for discussion of parasitic Hymenoptera. To subscribe, send the message subscribe PARAHYM to the address LISTSERVER@NHM.AC.UK (leave the subject line blank). If your e-mail program appends a signature automatically, put the word end on a separate line as the last line of your message.
* PARASITE-GENOME is a parasite genome databases and genome research resources mailing list and web site. Use the list to ask for probes, offer resources to share, request technical advice, warn of problems encountered, post news and results, advertise positions available, etc. To subscribe, send the message subscribe parasite-genome to email@example.com with a blank subject line. List-owners are Mark Blaxter (London, UK) and Mara Melville (Cambridge, UK).
* PESTCON a listserv to discuss IPM (Integrated Pest Management). The list is owned by Dave Jackson at the University of Iowa. To subscribe to PESTCON, send e-mail to PESTCON-REQUEST@UIOWA.EDU, with "subscription request" in the subject line and body text of subscribe on one line and end on the next line.
* PLUTELLA newsgroup for discussion among those working on the biology, pest status, genetics, insecticide resistance etc. of Plutella xylostella. To subscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with the message subscribe plutella.
* PRP the Plant Resistance to Pests mailing list, is available for the exchange of information on meetings, conferences, and germplasm accessions relating to plant resistance to arthropod and plant pathogens. To subscribe, send e-mail to email@example.com with the following text in the body of the message: SUB PRP John Pumpernickel where John Pumpernickel is your real name. To send messages to the group, use the address PRP@KSUVM.KSU.EDU.
* SEB-L mailing list for the Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil (Entomological Society of Brazil). To subscribe, send a subscribe message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Messages to the list should be sent to email@example.com. the moderator is Roberto Zucchi and his email is firstname.lastname@example.org
* SIMNEO-L for the discussion of topics related to blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae). To subscribe, send an e-mail message to MAJORDOMO@CR-AM.RNP.BR with the words SUBSCRIBE SIMNEO-L email@example.com in the body of the message, where firstname.lastname@example.org is your e-mail address.
* SIMULIIDAE is an offshoot of the British Simuliid Group (BSG), a very informal gathering of scientists of any discipline, and from many countries, who have an interest in the Simuliidae. Members include entomologists, parasitologists and medics, with interests in ecology, bionomics, taxonomy, cytotaxonomy, disease transmission, fresh water biology, etc. The aim is to assemble as diverse a group as possible in order to get a wide interchange of ideas and information. To join SIMULIIDAE, send join simuliidae John Pumpernickel as the text of an e-mail message to email@example.com where John Pumpernickel is your real name. The second line should simply be the word stop. Please ensure that your usual mail address appears in the 'From:' field of your message. A fully informative guide is available via gopher. Messages for distribution to list users must be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Mr T.R. Williams directly if you've queries or problems, or would like a printed copy of the User Guide.
* SOCINSECT for discussion of social insects. To subscribe, send a request to email@example.com. or firstname.lastname@example.org.
* STORED PRODUCTS mailing list is available. To subscribe, send the message subscribe stored_product_mg to ALMANAC@ECN.PURDUE.EDU with a blank subject line. For more information, send the message send guide to the same address.
* SYRPHIDAE is a a discussion list for people interested in the taxonomy and all aspects of the biology of hoverflies. If you would like to subscribe to the list, please send a message to Majordomo@nottingham.ac.uk with a line in the message (not the subject field) that says subscribe syrphidae and you will be added to the list.
* TAXACOM Biological Systematics and Collections Computerization Discussion List. Managed by Peter Rauch and Jim Beach. To subscribe, send the message subscribe taxacom John Pumpernickel (substituting your own name for John Pumpernickel) to email@example.com. Archives are available.
* THRIPSNET discussion of thrips research and management. To join, I have been advised to send an e-mail message to Margaret Skinner, but e-mail address is uknown to me.
* TRIBOLIUM intended to be an open forum for exchanging ideas, research methods, stock information, etc. for people interested in Tribolium beetles. To subscribe, send a message with your e-mail address and institutional affiliation to Tribolium@emerald.tufts.edu.
* TX-BUTTERFLY This list is set up to be a resource primarily for discussing butterflies and moths found in Texas. Discussions concerning odonates, wildflowers and cacti, mammals, reptiles, creating habitat for these, and other related naturalist topics will be considered on-topic as long as the discussion remains focused on locating and identifying them in Texas and in close neighboring areas (specifically northern Mexico, western Louisiana, eastern New Mexico and southern Oklahoma). Also on-topic will be posts about seminars, field trips, books and guides to finding insects and habitat in Texas, and the accompanying paraphernalia, such as binoculars and related equipment.
~ Primary List Owner: Melinda Parmer
~ Secondary List Owner: TBD
~ Archives: http://www.audubon.org/listserv/tx-butterfly.html
To Send a Message to the new TX-Butterly list:
Send email to TX-BUTTERFLY@LIST.AUDUBON.ORG
Only those subscribed to the list may post.
* VECTOR-BIOLOGY to provide a communications forum for biologists, molecular biologists and parasitologists, entomologists, medical specialists, vector control professionals and others involved in the research and control of arthropods which transmit disease to plants and animals.
(1) if you are in the Americas or the pacific rim, send the message subscribe vect-bio to the address firstname.lastname@example.org;
(2) if you are located in Europe, Africa or Central Asia send the word help to MXT@dl.ac.uk to receive server information and send the words SUB bionet-news.bionet.biology.vectors to MXT@dl.ac.uk to subscribe. bionet.biology.vectors on Usenet.
* WGFRUITFLY-L mailing list for the Working Group on Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere. To subscribe, send a subscribe message to WGFruitFly-l-REQUEST@lesma.ciagri.usp.br.
Messages to the list should be sent to email@example.com.
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