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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/11-24/9-348. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Specimen Information

There are 2839 specimens related to this person.

2,831 results plotted on map in 314 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM351689 - Elaphrus purpurans

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Fawcett Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1932-06-20

UASM351703 - Elaphrus purpurans

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Fawcett Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1932-06-20

UASM351707 - Elaphrus sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM357036 - Amara sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1923-05-20

UASM357039 - Amara sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1926-05-01

UASM357105 - Amara patruelis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, New Dayton Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1925-08-14

UASM357111 - Amara confusa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM357135 - Amara sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1923-05-24

UASM357136 - Amara sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1926-05-29

UASM357139 - Amara sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1923-05-20

UASM357140 - Amara sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM360499 - Lebia vittata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gull Lake Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1929-06-08

UASM362001 - Lebia vittata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Orion Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1949-08-09

UASM349735 - Cicindela tranquebarica inyo

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Clymont Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1936-06-23

UASM353871 - Bembidion levettei

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Fawcett Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1932-06-20

UASM353877 - Bembidion levettei

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wabamun Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1924-05-11

UASM353879 - Bembidion levettei

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wabamun Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1924-05-11

UASM353884 - Bembidion levettei

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM353936 - Bembidion carinula

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM353937 - Bembidion carinula

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM354742 - Patrobus longicornis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dapp Collected ByStrickland, E. H. Date Collected1937-07-06