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Strickland, Edgar H.

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First Name(s)Edgar Harold OccupationFounder of the Department of Entomology at the University of Alberta Wikidatahttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q5337279

Name Strickland, Edgar H. First Name(s) Edgar Harold Surname Strickland Occupation Founder of the Department of Entomology at the University of Alberta Description

Exerpt from: Riegert, Paul W. Entomologists of Alberta. Entomological Society of Canada, 1989.


"Strick" was the first official entomologist of Alberta, sent west in 1913 to establish the Dominion Entomological…

Exerpt from: Riegert, Paul W. Entomologists of Alberta. Entomological Society of Canada, 1989.


"Strick" was the first official entomologist of Alberta, sent west in 1913 to establish the Dominion Entomological Laboratory at Lethbridge, Alberta, and to find means of controlling the pale western cutworm. But entomology was laid aside for the duration of the First World War. After demobilization he investigated stored products insect problems for the federal Division of Entomology but also continued to keep an eye on field crop pests in Alberta. In 1922 he resigned from the federal service to establish the Department of Entomology, University of Alberta. As a one-man department he taught all the entomology courses and labs until joined by B. Hocking in 1946. He was active in the control of all economic insect pests of the prairies, wrote widely on the subject, and prepared bulletins and pamphlets for extension purposes. He was an avid collector leaving an enviable collection of insects as a legacy to his work. It also served as a foundation for the effective and distinguished teaching of systematic and economic entomology at the University he loved. He was the first President of the Entomological Society of Alberta.

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"People Details - Strickland, Edgar H., University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/11-24/9-105889. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Specimen Information

There are 2866 specimens related to this person.

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Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM20936 - Ctenicera aeripennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Iddesleigh Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1925-06-10

UASM20941 - Ctenicera aeripennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Burdett Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1925-05-23

UASM20942 - Ctenicera aeripennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Burdett Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1925-05-21

UASM20943 - Ctenicera aeripennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Grande Prairie Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1923-05-28

UASM20946 - Ctenicera stricklandi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-06-11

UASM20947 - Ctenicera stricklandi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-07-13

UASM20948 - Ctenicera stricklandi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-06-22

UASM20949 - Ctenicera stricklandi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-06-22

UASM20950 - Ctenicera stricklandi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-06-22

UASM20951 - Ctenicera stricklandi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-07-13

UASM20975 - Ctenicera resplendens

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Beaverlodge Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1931-06-16

UASM20976 - Ctenicera resplendens

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Beaverlodge Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1931-05-24

UASM20984 - Eanus decoratus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-06-28

UASM20617 - Colias interior

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton Park Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1923-07-08

UASM10578 - Scopula inductata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1925-07-27

UASM11197 - Spargania luctuata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1929-06-24

UASM12004 - Eupithecia stellata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1923-08-13

UASM6538 - Rhyacophila unicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1938-07-21

UASM35056 - Elaphrus americanus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1923-05-22

UASM21447 - Nymphalis vau-album

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1923-05-13

UASM21606 - Speyeria zerene garretti

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton Park Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1923-07-10