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Schwarzfeld, Marla, Ph.D.

Research scientist – Mite taxonomy

Contact Information:

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1804
Email: marla.schwarzfeld@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Arthropod taxonomy
  • Soil mites
  • Molecular systematics

Current Projects:

  • Taxonomy of predaceous soil mites (Acari: Bdelloidea)
  • Molecular approaches to discovering soil biodiversity

Affiliations:

  • Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes

Research publications

2019

Other science related publications

2019

  • Schwarzfeld, M. D. and Nowell, V. J. Of pointy palps and glowing cheeks: phylogeny of the predatory mite family Cunaxidae. Oral presentation at the Entomological Society of Canada and Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution Joint Meeting, Fredericton, Aug 19-21, 2019.

2018

  • Nowell, V., Schwarzfeld, M. 2018. Biodiversity and systematics of predatory soil mites (Acari: Bdelloidea: Cunaxidae) in Canada. 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, the Entomological Society of America and the Entomological Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Nov. 11-14, 2018.
  • Schwarzfeld, M., Nowell, V. 2018. Metabarcoding soil mite communities. Invited presentation at the 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, the Entomological Society of American and the Entomological Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Nov 11-14, 2018.

2016

  • Schwarzfeld, M.D. Sperling, F.A.H. 2016. Life, the universe, and Ophion: systematics and diversity of a little-known ichneumonid genus. Symposium: Evolution of a megadiverse group: the ichneumonoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Ichneumonidae). International Congress of Entomology, Sep. 25-30, Orlando, FL.
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