Dr. Andrew M.R. Bennett

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Research Scientist

Dr. Bennett is a research scientist for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Ottawa. He is a taxonomist at the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes specializing in beneficial parasitoid wasps of use as biological control agents. His work helps protect Canadian agriculture and forests from pests. He is also interested in documenting the biodiversity of ants, bees and wasps in Canada. 

 

Key publications

  1. Austin, A.D. and Bennett, A.M.R. Accepted Order Hymenoptera. In: Rogers, D.C. and Thorp, J.H (eds.). Thorp and Kovich’s Freshwater Invertebrates. Volume VI. Keys to Australasian Fauna. Academic Press.

    2022 - View publication details

  2. Fernandez-Triana, J, Douglas, HB, Brunke, A, Bouchard, P, Huber, JT, Gibson, GAP, Bennett, AMR, Lonsdale, O. 2021. Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes: update for the AAFC Biological Control Working Group, 2021. November 5, 2021.

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  3. Bennett, A.M.R. (2021). Checklists of the hymenoptera of canada, alaska and greenland - introduction. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, [online] 82 1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/JHR.82.60054

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  4. Goulet, H., Bennett, A.M.R. (2021). Checklist of the sawflies (Hymenoptera) of Canada, Alaska and Greenland. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, [online] 82 21-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/JHR.82.60057

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  5. DA SILVA FERREIRA, J.P., ONODY, H.C., BENNETT, A.M.R., TIMÓTEO, F.M., PENTEADO-DIAS, A.M. (2020). A new species of Boethella Bennett, 2003 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Tryphoninae) from Brazil, redescription of the genus and a key to world species. Zootaxa, [online] 4881(2), 337-348. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4881.2.7

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  6. Wahl, D.B., Bennett, A.M.R. (2020). First record of Nesomesochorinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from America north of Mexico with descriptions of two new species of Nonnus Cresson. Zootaxa, [online] 4779(1), 38-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4779.1.2

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  7. Soroka, J., Bennett, A.M.R., Kora, C., Schwarzfeld, M.D. (2020). Distribution of alfalfa weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and its parasitoids on the Canadian Prairies, with a key to described species of Nearctic Bathyplectes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). The Canadian Entomologist, http://dx.doi.org/10.4039/tce.2020.35

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  8. Bennett, A. M. R., Cardinal, S., Gauld, I. D. and Wahl, D. B. 2019. Phylogeny of the subfamilies of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera). Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 71: 1-156. doi: 10.3897/jhr.71.32375

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  9. Bennett, A.M.R., Sheffield, C.S. and deWaard J.R. 2019. Hymenoptera of Canada. In Langor D.W., Sheffield C.S. (Eds.) The Biota of Canada – A Biodiversity Assessment. Part 1: The Terrestrial Arthropods. Zookeys, 819: 311-360.

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  10. Shimizu, S., Bennett, A.M.R., Ito, M., Maeto, K. (2019). A systematic revision of the Japanese species of the genus Therion. Insect Systematics & Evolution, [online] 50(1), 36-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1876312X-00002180

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  11. Sabbahi, R., Royer, L., O’Hara, J.E. and Bennett, A.M.R. 2018. A review of known parasitoids of hemlock looper (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Canada and first records of its egg and larval parasitoids in Labrador forests. The Canadian Entomologist 150: 499-510.

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  12. Spasojevic, T., Broad, G.R., Bennett, A.M.R., Klopfstein, S. (2018). Ichneumonid parasitoid wasps from the Early Eocene Green River Formation: five new species and a revision of the known fauna (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Palaontologische Zeitschrift, [online] 92(1), 35-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12542-017-0365-5

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  13. Quicke, D.L.J., Hogan, J.E., Bennett, A.M.R., Broad, G.R., Butcher, B.A. (2017). Partial revision of the Indo-Australian braconine wasp genus Gammabracon Quicke (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with descriptions of new species from Indonesia (Mollucas), Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. Journal of Natural History, [online] 51(21-22), 1249-1294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1324055

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  14. Castillo, C., Sääksjärvi, I.E., Bennett, A.M.R., Broad, G.R. (2011). First record of acaenitinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from South America with description of a new species and a key to the world species of Arotes Gravenhorst. ZooKeys, [online] 137 77-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.137.1788

    2011 - View publication details

  15. Bennett, A.M.R., Barnes, D.I. (2011). Revision of the world species of Zambion (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Tryphoninae). ZooKeys, [online] 159 19-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.159.2219

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  16. Bennett, A.M.R. (2009). "On a wing and a prayer.", Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada, 41(1), pp. 3-5.

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  17. Bennett, A.M.R. (2008). Review and identification keys to the ichneumonid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of Nearctic Choristoneura species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Canadian Entomologist, [online] 140(1), 1-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.4039/n07-011

    2008 - View publication details

Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Canada

Language

English