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Victoria Nowell, MSc

Systematics Assistant

 
Bdellidae photo by V. Nowell

Contact details

Victoria Nowell
Mite Unit, Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1805
Fax: 613-759-1927
E-mail: victoria.nowell at agr.gc.ca

Education

  • MSc (Botany and Conservation Biology) 2015 – Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • BSc (Biology) 2012 – Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Projects

  • Assist in Dr. Marla Schwarzfeld's research on the systematics and ecology of soil mites, with a focus on the families Cunaxidae and Stigmaeidae.
  • Expertise

  • Taxonomy of soil mites (Bdelloidea, Raphignathoidea)
  • Taxonomy of plants
  • Taxonomy of flower flies (Syrphidae)
  • Publications

  • Nowell, V.J., S. Wang, and T.W. Smith. 2015. Development and characterization of 11 microsatellite primers for the sedge Trichophorum planifolium (Cyperaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 3: doi:10.3732/apps.1500050.

  • Presentations

  • Sommagio, D., J.H. Skevington and V.J. Nowell. 2015. How difficult can the taxonomy of big, showy syrphids possibly be? Revising Nearctic Chrysotoxum (Diptera: Syrphidae) from the comfort of a padded cell. Entomological Society of Ontario Annual General Meeting in Kingston, ON
  • Nowell, V.J., S. Wang, and T.W. Smith. 2015. Genetic structure and habitat characteristics of Few-flowered Club-rush (Trichophorum planifolium) (Cyperaceae), an endangered sedge in Canada. Ontario Biodiversity Summit 2015 in Niagara Falls, ON. Student Poster Prize Winner.
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