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« Dear colleagues,
we are looking for bark beetles from Europe and Asia of two species : Ips
typographus and Dendroctonus micans. We are also interested in the
ulstraspecific predator Rhizophagus grandis, often found in the galleries of
Would it be possible for you to send me beetles (put alive in alcohol 100%)
We can provide the material if necessary (eppendorfs and ethyl alcohol) and
will naturally cover any related expenses.
We need the location where the samples were collected and eventually the
tree specie attacked (Picea sp.or Pinus sp.).
We need around then individuals by country, preferentially catched in
different sites but we will be grateful with any beetles found.
Sample could be sent to:
Laboratoire de Lutte biologique et Ecologie spatiale (LUBIES), CP 160/12
Université Libre de Bruxelles 50 av FD Roosevelt, 1050 Bruxelles/Brussels
Many thanks for
Ir. François Mayer
Research Fellow, FNRS-FRIA / PhD student
Biological control and Spatial ecology Lab (LUBIES)
Université Libre de Bruxelles
<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> fmayer(a)ulb.ac.be »