Dr. Hume B. Douglas

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Research Scientist

Beetle taxonomy research in support of agriculture, trade, and biodiversity knowledge for Canada.

Current research and/or projects



Invertebrate systematics addressing threats to Canadian plant health

Research and/or project statements

Recherche et projets en cours

Systématique des invertébrés pour contrer les menaces à la protection des végétaux au Canada.

Professional activities / interests

Coleoptera, beetles

  • Chrysomelidae, leaf beetles
  • Elateridae, click beetles
  • Curculionidae: scolytinae, bark beetles

Key publications

  1. Fernandez-Triana, J., Douglas, H., Huber, J.T., Brunke, A., Lonsdale, O., Sinclair, B., Landry, J-F, Gibson, G., O'Hara, J.E., Bennett, A.M.R., and Mason, P. 2020. Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes: update for AAFC Biological Control Working Group. 1–4.

    2020 - View publication details

  2. Bouchard, P., Bousquet, Y., Brunke, A., Davies, A.E., Douglas, H., Smith, A.B.T. and Manoogian, J. 2017. 150 years of new beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) described in The Canadian Entomologist (1868-2017) and associated publications. Oral presentation. Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of Canada. 2017. Winnipeg, Canada.

    2017 - View publication details

Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6


The Entomological Society of Canada

The Entomological Society of Ontario

The Coleopterists Society