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Edward M. Barrows Laboratory of Entomology and Biodiversity Department of Biology Georgetown University (At GU since 1975!). Courses taught in the last 3 years 1. Forest Ecology 355 2. Foundations in Evolutionary Biology (graduate course, coordinator 2002) 3. Graduate Research
Laboratory of Entomology and Biodiversity
Department of Biology Georgetown University
(At GU since 1975!)
(Dolly Sods, West Virginia, fall 2003)
(graduate course, coordinator, Smithsonian Institution, 2001)
(Dan Kjar, fifth-year Ph.D. student, and his Supervisor Maya, Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Virginia)
(Cathy McCall, second-year Ph.D. student, Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Virginia)
(Cathy Brown, second-year Ph.D. student)
(2003, Calvert Cliffs, Maryland)
(Shawna (2004), Christi (2005), 3 in 2004-2005)
(Spiro Savov, 2001)
– effects of alien, invasive species on arthropods
– arthropod species richnesses and diversity in local national parks
– arthropod information for researchers and the public (3 online databases)
(“The little things that
run the world,” E. O. Wilson)
affect arthropods and other biota
(Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Virginia, 2001).
Manassas National Battlefield
Catoctin Mountain Park
Harper’s Ferry National Park
Monocacy National Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield
Rock Creek Park
Wolf Trap National Park
Chesapeake & Ohio
George Washington Memorial Parkway
National Capital Parks –
Central and East
Prince William Forest Park
Arthropod species richnesses and diversity may vary greatly among
local national parks.
Barrows, E. M. and D. S. Kjar. 2003. Biodiversity Database of
the Washington, D.C., Area (BDWA). Website.
http://biodiversity.georgetown.edu (1 October 2004)
Barrows, E. M. and D. S. Kjar. 2003. Arthropods of Dyke Marsh Wildlife
Preserve, Virginia: A Searchable Online Database (ADMWPD). Website.
(1 October 2004)
Barrows, E. M., D. S. Kjar, B. Q. Chung, T. Q. Chung, C. R. Bird, and
M. R. Minor. 2003. Arthropods of the Washington, D.C., Area:
A Searchable Online Database (AWDCAD). Website.
http://data.georgetown.edu/departments/biology/nps/ (1 October 2004)
(GU and the National Park Service)
Bao Chung (undergraduate intern) is interviewing Dr. Allen Norrbom (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., True Fruit Flies, Tephritidae) (2003)
Toan Chung (undergraduate intern) is interviewing Dr. Bob Robbins (Smithsonian Institution, Gossamer Wing Butterflies) (2003)
Christi Bird (undergraduate intern) is interviewing Dr. Alma Solis (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., Pyralid Moths) (2003)
Matt Minor (undergraduate intern) are interviewing Dr. Marc Epstein (Smithsonian Institution, Slug Caterpillar Moths) (2003)
(working on 3rd edition)
Please surf my lab Websites and drop
me a line from BDWA to let me know
what you found.
A Monarch Butterfly (U.S. National Insect)
sips nectar from Wingstem flowers (2003)
An orb-web spider is consuming a Monarch Butterfly (photo by Dan Kjar, 2001)