• Formation sur les carabes et les araignées

    Posted on février 5, 2013 by in Actualités

    Une formation sur les arthropodes, qui servira à finaliser le protocole de la tâche 3, aura lieu les mercredi 6 et jeudi 7 février 2013 au département des sciences de l’Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Unité Edysan, laboratoire BIPE).

    Marc Deconchat et Brice Giffard du laboratoire Dynafor (INRA Toulouse) et Pallieter De Smedt, Université de Gent (Belgique) animeront ces deux journées de formation aux côtés de Vincent Le Roux et Ludmilla Martin de l’Unité Edysan FRE 3498.

    JOUR 1

    I. Generalities about carabid beetles
    What is a carabid beetle ? why using carabid beetles in landscape ecology
    Taxonomy of carabid beetles : main characteristics, how to recognize a carabid beetles of another arthropods
    Examples of possible confusions with others arthropods

    II.  Relevant criteria to reach the subfamilies and genera of carabid beetles
    Presentation of simple criteria for each subfamilies
    How to distinguish species in the genera

    III. Species determination: presentation of the determination key used
    How is it work?
    Main criteria exposed
    Difficult criteria

    II. Demonstration of individuals (the most abundant and the most difficult species) under a camera using the determination key

    III. Practical exercises of determination with individuals and binocular


    JOUR 2

     I.  Presentation of the genus Carabus
    Main criteria for recognition
    Demonstration of some species

    II.  Presentation of other arthropods groups (mainly spiders) : Pallieter De Smedt
    Why using spiders ?
    Criteria for spiders determination
    Presentation of other potential interesting groups for smallFOREST project

    III.  Second practice exercise for carabid beetles identification (under binocular)

    IV. Specific discussion about WP3 protocol of smallFOREST project

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