James LaBonte


James (Jim) LaBonte is an outstanding entomologist who's expertise spans Coleoptera (especially Carabidae and Scolytinae), Hymenoptera (Siricidae and Oregon Formicidae).  He is the curator for the ODA insect collection in Salem, OR, which as exceptional representation of Oregon taxa, including many recently discovered non-native species.  Jim is extremely knowledgeable about Oregon insects in general, and is a great resource for information about 'where and when' certain species can be found around the state.