Bouchard, Patrice, Ph.D.

Research Scientist (Curator - Coleoptera Unit)


Contact Information:

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-7510
Fax: 613-759-1701
Email: patrice.bouchard@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Curculionidae
  • mealworm
  • taxonomy
  • insects
  • Tenebrionidae
  • identification
  • evolution
  • weevil
  • beetles
  • Coleoptera
  • systematics
  • entomology
  • morphology

Current Projects:

  • Develop Systematic Knowledge of Arthropod Pests, Beneficial Arthropods, and Environmentally Sensitive Arthropods
  • Assess Interactions and Impacts Between Invasive Alien Species, Agricultural Practices and Arthropod Biodiversity
  • Develop a National Arthropod Information system Through the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids & Nematodes, Provision of Expert Identification, Consultation & Training

Affiliations:

  • Co-editor of scientific journal Zoological Bibliography
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa
  • Entomological Society of Ontario representative on the Board of Directors for the Entomological Society of Canada
  • Subject Editor for the scientific journal ZooKeys
  • Subject Editor for the scientific journal The Canadian Entomologist
  • Chair of the Finance Committee of the Entomological Society of Canada
  • Director of the Biological Survey of Canada
  • Treasurer of the Biological Survey of Canada
  • Chair of the Grants Committee of the CanaColl Foundation

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2015

  • Bouchard, P. (2015). "Changes in the Canadian Coleoptera fauna over the last 35 years: overall patterns and future challenges. Symposium: Canada and its insect fauna: 35 years later.", 2015 Entomological Society of America, Montréal, QC, Canada, November 8-11, 2015.
  • Bouchard, P. (2015). "Entomological research in support of Canadian agriculture: addressing the “known unknowns”.", Invited oral presentation at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada AAFC’s Science Days on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Collections, December 2, 2015. (Presentation)
  • Bouchard, P. and Saeidi, M. (2015). "An automated, user-friendly tool to generate high resolution 3d images of pinned insect specimens. Symposium: Entomology museums in Canada: Status, concerns, and potential.", 2015 Entomological Society of America, Montréal, QC, Canada, November 8-11, 2015.

2014

  • Bouchard, P., Bilodeau, G.J., Abbott, C.L., Foottit, R.G., Rott, M., Lewis, C.T., Macklin, J.A., Neuspiel, M., Esber, P., Sharpe, A.G., Lévesque, A., and Lévesque, C.A. (2014). "Development of novel genomics tools for the rapid detection of quarantine and invasive species in Canada: A new inter-departmental approach to address a complex problem.", Global Summit on Regulatory Science (GSRS14), Montreal, Canada, August 21-22, 2014, Invited poster presentation. (Poster)
  • Bouchard, P., Lévesque, A., and Lévesque, C.A. (2014). "Applications of DNA barcoding for the identification and monitoring of quarantine and invasive organisms: a new multi-departmental approach from the Government of Canada.", Informal meeting with International Barcode of Life (iBOL) and the Government of Canada at the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada, May 1, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Bouchard, P., Lévesque, A., and Lévesque, C.A. (2014). "The GRDI shared-priorities project on Quarantine and Invasive Species: scientific context and overall goals.", CFIA’s Plant Research Seminar Series, Ottawa, Canada, April 9, 2014, Invited oral presentation.
  • Bouchard, P., Mullineux, S.-T., Lewis, C.T., Kandalaft, I., Maw, H.E.L., Humble, L.H., and Foottit, R.G. (2014). "Rapid detection of quarantine and invasive species using Next Generation Sequencing technologies.", Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Canada and Saskatchewan. Symposium: Arthropod “omics” – Impact on Management., Saskatoon, Canada, September 26-October 1, 2014, Oral presentation.
  • Smith, A.D., Aalbu, R.L., and Bouchard, P. (2014). "Third international Tenebrionoidea symposium (Editorial).", ZooKeys(415 Spec. issue), pp. 1-8.

2012

  • Mason, P.G., Haye, T., Gillespie, D.R., Miall, J.H., Gibson, G.A.P., Dosdall, L.M., Kuhlmann, U., and Bouchard, P. (2012). "Risk assessment of biocontrol agents: the case of cabbage seedpod weevil, Ceutorhynchus obstrictus.", Entomological Society of Canada 62nd and Entomological Society of Alberta 60th joint Annual Meeting, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 4-7, 2012, #126. (Abstract)
  • Mason, P.G., Haye, T., Gillespie, D.R., Miall, J.H., Gibson, G.A.P., Kuhlmann, U., and Bouchard, P. (2012). "Environmental risk assessment of biological control agents in Canada: the cabbage seedpod weevil, Ceutorhynchus obstrictus, case study.", 24th International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2012) and International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) Global Symposium, Daegu, South Korea, August 19-25, 2012. (Presentation)

2011

  • Bouchard, P. (2011). "Biggest bugs (life-size!). Beccaloni, G. 2010. 84 pp. Natural History Museum, London. ISBN 9781554076994. (Book Review).", Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada, 43(2), pp. 86-87.
  • Bouchard, P. and Bousquet, Y. (2011). "Tenebrionidae of Canada and Alaska.", 59th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, NV, USA, November 13-16, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Bouchard, P., Bousquet, Y., Davies, A.E., Alonso-Zarazaga, M.A., Lyal, C.H.C., Newton, A.F., and Smith, A.B.T. (2011). "Towards a complete list of family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta) with comments on dates of publication.", Special meeting of the Society for the History of Natural History, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature and the Linnean Society of London: Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond, The Natural History Museum, London, UK, October 28, 2011. (Poster)

2010

  • Bouchard, P. (2010). "Methods for catching beetles. Aguilar Julio, C. 2010. Naturalia Scientific Collection, Montevideo, Uruguay. 303 pp. ISBN 978-9974-98-133-1. (Book Review).", Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada, 43(3), pp. 148-149.

2009

  • MacKenzie, K.C. and Bouchard, P. (2009). "Monitoring for Root Weevils (Curculionidae, Entiminae) in Atlantic Canadian Strawberry.", 69th Annual Meeting of the Acadian Entomological Society, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University, Corner Brook, NL, Canada, August 2-4, 2009, pp. 10. (Abstract)
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