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ROSS T. BELL

Emeritus Professor
Biology
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(802)656-4249
Email Address:Ross.Bell@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Josh Brown (802)656-3039 joshua.e.brown@uvm.edu
Specialty:taxonomy and natural history of insects, particularly Rhysodid beetles
Biography:Bell works on a taxonomic revision of the Rhysodid beetles of the world. He is also in a long-term project to inventory the invertebrate fauna of Vermont. Among his publications are: "Insecta: Coleoptera, Carabidae, Adults and larvae" (Soil Biology Guide, 1990); "The Rhysodini of Australia" (chapter in Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1991); and "The Carabid fauna of the New England mountains" (chapter in The Biogeography of Ground Beetles of Mountains and Islands, 1992).