05 - 07 July 2017

 

This course presents general aspects of Psylloidea and provides basic information on the taxonomy, systematics, bio-ecology and host plant interactions. We hope to encourage the formation of a study group on Psylloidea in South America.

 

  • UFPR – Room 346, Pós-graduação Entomologia, Departamento de Zoologia, Setor de Ciências Biológicas, Centro politécnico, Curitiba, PR, Brazil

     

  • Embrapa Florestas
    UFPR
    Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

     

 

  • Prof. Dalva Luiz de Queiroz – Embrapa Florestas, Colombo, PR
    Prof. Daniel Burckhardt – Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland
    Claudia Garbuio – Embrapa Florestas, Colombo, PR

     

 

  • Prof. Dalva Luiz de Queiroz – Embrapa Florestas, Colombo, PR
    Prof. Daniel Burckhardt – Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland
    Prof. Renato Goldenberg – UFPR, Curitiba, PR

     

    

  •  Students of biological sciences and agronomy
     

 

  • 9 June 2017
     

 

  • Dalva Luiz de Queiroz – dalva.queiroz@embrapa.br
    Claudia Garbuio – florestas.eventos@embrapa.br

     

 

  • Wednesday, 5 July 2017 ‒ Campus of UFPR Politécnico UFPR
    09:00 – Taxonomy, systematics, biology and biogeography of Psylloidea, part 1
    10:00 – Coffee break
    10:30 – Taxonomy, systematics, biology and biogeography of Psylloidea, part 2 (including techniques for mounting and preserving psyllids)
    12:00 – Lunch
    13:00–16:00 – Practical class ‒ Collection techniques in the field – Campus of UFPR Politécnico

 

  • Thursday, 6 July 2017

    08:30–12:30 – Practical class – Sorting of the collections made on Wednesday
    12:30–14:00 – Lunch
    14:00–16:00 – Practical class – Mounting of specimens (dry and on slides)

 

  • Friday, 7 July 2017

    08:30 – 12:30 – Practical class – Identification of the specimens collected on Wednesday using an identification key to the genera occurring in Brazil
    12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch
    14:00 – 16:00 – Practical class – Identification of the specimens (bring your own material)


    Note: Field ‒ bring your field gear (hat, boots, sunscreen, insect repellent, water, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, aspirator, tubes, net, lense, etc.). Laboratory ‒ bring lab coat and, if you have, your own psyllids.