Selected Publications including UAIC Specimens (2001-present)*

  *If you know of publications that should be included in this list, please contact UAIC Collections Manager.



ZIMMERMAN, James R., 2018.  A Synopsis of Oak Gall Wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) of the Southwestern United States with a Key and Comments on Each of the Genera.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 91(1):58-70.


REESE, E.M. AND A.P. SWANSON. 2017. A review of the cactophilic Carcinops Marseul (Coleoptera: Histeridae) of the Sonoran Desert region, with descriptions of six new species. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 71 (1): 159-190.


GOMEZ, R.A., J. R. REDDELL, K.W. WILL, W. MOORE. 2016. Up high and down low: Molecular systematics and insight into the diversification of the ground beetle genus Rhadine LeConte. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 98: 161-175.

JOHNSON, P.J. 2016. Five new species of Dipropus Germar (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from west-central North America, and a lectotype designation for Elater soleatus Say. Insecta Mundi, 0523: 1-27.

PAPE, R.B. 2016. The importance of ants in cave ecology, with new records and behavioral observations of ants in Arizona caves. International Journal of Speleology, 45(3): 185-205.


BEHRSTOCK, R.A. 2015. Instars of narrow-winged saltbush grasshopper, Aeoloplides tenuipennis (Scudder, 1897) (Acrididae: Melanoplinae), with notes on habitat and identification. Journal of Orthoptera Research 24 (2): 49-54.

DONALD S. CHANDLER, GIORGIO SABELLA & CHRISTOPHER BUCKLE. 2015. A revision of the Nearctic species of Brachygluta Thomson, 1859 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae). Zootaxa, 3928 (1): 001-091.

KANDA, K., PFLUG, J.M.,  SPROUL, J.S., DASENKO, M.A., AND D.R. MADDISON. 2015. Successful recovery of nuclear protein-coding genes from small insects in museums using illumina sequencing. PLoS One, 10 (12): doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143929.

WALLACE M. MEYER III, JEFFREY A. EBLE, KIMBERLY FRANKLIN, REILLY B. MCMANUS, SANDRA L. BRANTLEY, JEFF HENKEL, PAUL E. MAREK, W. EUGENE HALL, CARL A. OLSON, RYAN MCINROY, EMMANUEL M. BERNAL LOAIZA, RICHARD C. BRUSCA & WENDY MOORE. 2015. Ground-dwelling arthropod communities of a sky island mountain range in southeastern Arizona, USA: Obtaining a baseline for assessing the effects of climate change. PLoS ONE: 10(9): e0135210. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135210: 1-18.

MICHAEL J. SHARKEY, ERIC G. CHAPMAN, DANIEL H. JANZEN, WINNIE HALLWACHS AND M. ALEX SMITH. 2015. Revision of Aphelagathis(Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Agathidinae, Agathidini). Zootaxa, 08/2015, 4000 (1): 073-089.


TERRY GRISWOLD, VICTOR H. GONZALEZ & HAROLD IKERD. 2014. AnthWest, occurrence records for wool carder bees of the genus Anthidium (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae, Anthidiini) in the Western Hemisphere. ZooKeys 408: 31–49.

HEIDI HOPKINS. 2014. A revision of the genus Arenivaga (Rehn) (Blattodea, Corydiidae), with descriptions of new species and key to the males of the genus. Zookeys (384): 1–256.

PETER H. KERR. 2014. The Megophthalmidia (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) of North America including eight new species. ZooKeys 386: 29–83. 

DEBORAH L. MATTHEWS, CEES GIELIS & REED A. WATKINS. 2014. Three new species of Pselnophorus plume moths from southern United States (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Insecta Mundi 0364: 1–18.

ROBERT B. PAPE. 2014. Biology and ecology of Bat Cave, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 76(1): 1-13.

ROBERT B. PAPE and BARRY M. OCONNOR. 2014. Diversity and ecology of the macro-invertebrate fauna (Nemata and Arthropoda) of Kartchner Caverns, Cochise County, Arizona, United States of America. Check List 10(4): 761–794.


JEFFREY K. BARNES. 2013. The Genus Stichopogon Loew (Diptera: Asilidae) In America North Of Mexico. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 115(1): 9–36.

VICTOR H. GONZALEZ & TERRY L. GRISWOLD. 2013. Wool carder bees of the genus Anthidium in the Western Hemisphere (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): diversity, host plant associations, phylogeny, and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, (168) 2: 221-425.

KOJUN KANDA. 2013. Madreallecula mcclevei Kanda (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae: Alleculini), new genus and new species of comb-clawed beetle from Arizona, USA. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 67 (4): 587-590.

DAVID H. KAVANAUGH, WILLIAM H. CLARK. 2013. Prolixocupes lobiceps (LeConte) on the Baja California Peninsula: first records for Suborder Archostemata (Insecta: Coleoptera) and Family Cupedidae from Mexico. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 88: 423-430.

WENDY MOORE, W.M. MEYER, J.A. EBLE, K. FRANKLIN, J.F. WIENS and R.C. BRUSCA. 2013. Introduction to the Arizona Sky Island Arthropod Project (ASAP): systematics, biogeography, ecology and population genetics of arthropods of the Madrean Sky Islands. In: Merging science and management in a rapidly changing world: biodiversity and management of the Madrean Archipelago III. 2012 May 1-5, Tucson, AZ. (G.J. Gottfried, P.F. Ffolliott, B.S. Gebow, L.G. Eskew, compilers). Proceedings RMRS-P-67. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

ROBERT B. PAPE. 2013. Description and ecology of a new cavernicolous, arachnophilous thread-legged bug (Reduviidae: Emesini) from Kartchner Caverns, Cochise County, Arizona. Zootaxa 3670(2): 137-156.

CHRIS SCHMIDT. 2013. Molecular phylogenetics of ponerine ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Zootaxa 3647 (2): 201–250.

BRIAN J. STUCKY. 2013. Morphology, bioacoustics, and ecology of Tibicen neomexicensis sp. n., a new species of cicada from the Sacramento Mountains in New Mexico, U.S.A. (Hemiptera, Cicadidae, Tibicen). Zookeys. 2013; (337): 49–71.


PAUL J. JOHNSON, THOMAS R. VAN DEVENDER & ANA LILIA REINA-GUERRERO. 2012. New Sonoran distribution records for Chalcolepidius approximatus Erichson (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Dugesiana 19(2): 45-46.

JESÚS OROZCO. 2012. Monographic Revision of the American Genus Euphoria Burmeister, 1842 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin, (11): 1-182.

LUIS ESPINASA, ROBERT B. PAPE, ALANNA HENNEBERRY, and CHRISTOPHER KINNEAR 2012. A new species of Nicoletiidae (Insecta: Zygentoma) from Kartchner Caverns State Park, Arizona. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, 74(1): 82-89.

ROBERT PAPE, LUIS ESPINASA, BARRY M. OCONNOR, STEVE WILLSEY and ROBERT R. CASAVANT. 2012. Diversity and ecology of the macro-invertebrate fauna of Kartchner Caverns, Cochise County, Arizona. Results of the 2009-2011 Kartchner Caverns Macro-Invertebrate Study. Published December 2012. 205pp + appendix.

DARREN POLLOCK. 2012. Review of Eustrophinae (Coleoptera: Tetratomidae) of America North of Mexico. Zookeys: (188): 1-153.

DARREN POLLOCK & CHRISTOPHER MAJKA. 2012. Review of the Nearctic genus Lacconotus LeConte (Coleoptera, Mycteridae, Eurypinae). Zookeys: (162): 1–24.

NATHAN M. SCHIFF, HENRI GOULET, DAVID R. SMITH, CAROLINE BOUDREAULT, A. DAN WILSON & BRIAN E. SCHEFFLER. 2012. Siricidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Siricoidea) of the Western Hemisphere. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 21 (July).


ROBERT A. BEHRSTOCK & PATRICK H. SULLIVAN. 2011. First records of the grasshopper Machaerocera mexicana Saussure, 1859 (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from the United States and Sonora, Mexico. Insecta Mundi 0199: 1-4.

TOM W. COLEMAN & STEVEN J. SEYBOLD. 2011. Collection History and Comparison of the Interactions of the Goldspotted Oak Borer, Agrilus auroguttatus Schaeffer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), with Host Oaks in Southern California and Southeastern Arizona, U.S.A. Coleopterists Bulletin, 65(2):93-108.

GARY A. P. GIBSON. 2011. The species of Eupelmus (Eupelmus) Dalman and Eupelmus (Episolindelia) Girault (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) in North America north of Mexico. Zootaxa 2951: 1–97.

DREW. A. HILDEBRANDT & DAVID R. MADDISON. 2011. A new species of Bembidion Latrielle 1802 from the Ozarks, with a review of the North American species of subgenus Trichoplataphus Netolitzky 1914 (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Bembidiini). Zookeys. 2011; (147): 261–275.

BRETT C. RATCLIFFE & WILLIAM B. WARNER. 2011. A revision of the genus Gymnetina Casey, 1915 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Gymnetini). Insecta Mundi 0173: 1-28.

AARON D. SMITH, KELLY B. MILLER & QUENTIN D. WHEELER. 2011. A new species of Stenomorpha Solier (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae: Asidini) from Cuatrociénegas, Mexico with a key to the furcata species group. Zootaxa 2909: 27–37.

WILLIAM B. WARNER. 2011. Four new species of Acoma Casey, with a key to species in the genus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). Insecta Mundi 0172: 1-17.


FERNANDO ANGELINI. 2010. World Catalogue Of The Tribe Agathidiini (Coleoptera, Leiodidae, Leiodinae). Estratto Dagli Annali Del Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale “G. Doria”, Vol. 102 - 22  Novembre. Genova.

JEFFREY K. BARNES. 2010. Nearctic species related to Diogmites angustipennis Loew (Diptera: Asilidae). Zootaxa 2545: 1–22.

ADAM BRUNKE, ALFRED NEWTON, JAN KLIMASZEWSKI, CHRISTOPHER MAJKA & STEPHEN MARSHALL. 2010. Staphylinidae of Eastern Canada and Adjacent United States. Key to Subfamilies; Staphylininae: Tribes and Subtribes, and Species of Staphylinina. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification.

KENT FOTHERGILL, WENDY MOORE, JOHN LOSEY, LESLIE L. ALLEE & REBECCA R. SMYTH. 2010. Scientific Note First Arizona Records Of The Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle, Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 64(1): 51–52.

W. EUGENE HALL & ANDREW E. Z. SHORT. 2010. A new species of Hydroscapha LeConte from northwestern Venezuela (Coleoptera: Myxophaga: Hydroscaphidae). Zootaxa 2358: 49–56. 

JAMES W. MERTINS, ARNOLD S. MOORHOUSE, JEFFERY T. ALFRED, & H. JOEL HUTCHESON. 2010. Amblyomma triste (Acari: Ixodidae): New North American Collection Records, Including the First From the United States.  J. Med. Entomol. 47(4): 536-542.

MOLLY G. RIGHTMYER & TERRY GRISWOLD. 2010. Description of a new species of Osmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) from southwestern North America, with a redescription of the enigmatic species Osmia foxi Cameron. Zootaxa 2512: 26–46.

ROWLAND M. SHELLEY. 2010. Occurrence of the milliped, Hiltonius carpinus carpinus Chamberlin, 1943 (Spirobolida: Spirobolidae), in the United States and new records from Mexico. Insecta Mundi 0116: 1-3.

CATHERINE A. TAUBER. 2010. Revision of Neosuarius, a subgenus of Chrysopodes (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae). ZooKeys 44: 1–104.


TOM W. COLEMAN & STEVEN J. SEYBOLD. 2009. Striking Gold In Southern California: Discovery Of The Goldspotted Oak Borer And Its Central Role In Oak Mortality. 2009 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species, pp. 12-16.

CHARLES W. O’BRIEN. 2009. New Notiodes Semiaquatic Weevil (Curculionidae) from Sporocarps Of Marsilea mollis (Marsileaceae) in Southern Arizona, USA. Western North American Naturalist 69(4): 421–425.

J. MARK ROWLAND  & DOUGLAS J. EMLEN. 2009. Two thresholds, three male forms result in facultative male trimorphism in beetles. Science 323: 773-776.

SHERI SMITH. 2009. Goldspotted Oak Borer Strategic Plan. Forest Health Protection, USDA Forest Service, Vallejo, CA. 


WILLIAM F. BARR. 2008. Two new species of Agrilus Curtis 1825 from Arizona and Texas, with a new synonymy in Agrilus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae). Zootaxa 1681: 31–36.

TOM W. COLEMAN & STEVEN J. SEYBOLD. 2008. Previously unrecorded damage to oak, Quercus spp., in southern California by the goldspotted oak borer, Agrilus coxalis Waterhouse (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 84(4):288–300.

REX D. KENNER. 2008. Asymmetry of the Sutural Margins of Elytra: Implications for the Generic Classification of Haliplidae (Coleoptera). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 62 (4): 461-473. DAVID R. MADDISON. 2008. Systematics of the North American beetle subgenus Pseudoperyphus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidion) based upon morphological, chromosomal, and molecular data. Annals of Carnegie Museum: 77, (1): 147–193.

WENDY MOORE. 2008. Phylogeny of the Western Hemisphere Ozaenini (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Paussinae) based in DNA sequence data. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 77(1): 79-92.

DARREN POLLOCK. 2008. Review of Canadian Eustrophinae (Coleoptera: Tetratomidae). Zookeys: (2): 261-290.

MOLLY G. RIGHTMYER. 2008. A review of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Triepeolus (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Part I. Zootaxa 1710: 170 pp.


ROBERT B. PAPE, DONALD B. THOMAS and ROLF L. AALBU. 2007. A revision of the genus Eschatomoxys Blaisdell (Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae: Edrotini) with notes on the biology. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 61(4): 519-540.


C. W. HOLLIDAY & J. R. COELHO. 2006. Improved Key to New World Species of Sphecius (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 99(5): 793-798.


DONALD S. CHANDLER. 2005. A revision of the New World Cyclodinus Mulsant & Rey (Coleoptera: Anthicidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 131: 1-20.

WAYNE E. CLARKE & HORACE R. BURKE. 2005. Revision of the subgenus Cnemocyllus Dietz of the weevil genus Anthonomus Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Anthinomini). INSECTA MUNDI, 19, No.1-2: 1-54.


CATHERINE A. TAUBER. 2004. A Systematic Review of the Genus Leucochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in the United States : Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 97(6): 1129-1158

MICHAEL D. WARRINER. 2004. SCIENTIFIC NOTE: Occurrence and Conservation Status of the Milkweed Beetle Tetraopes texanus Horn (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Arkansas. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 58(4):567-568.


ALEXANDRE PIRES AGUIAR & NORMAN F. JOHNSON. 2003. Stephanidae (Hymenoptera) Of America North Of Mexico. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash.  105(2): 467-483. 

ANDREW B. T. SMITH. 2003. A Monographic Revision of the Genus Platycoelia Dejean (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum. Volume 15. 

JOHN O. STIREMAN III & MICHAEL S. SINGER. 2003. Determinants of Parasitoid-Host Associations: Insights from a Natural Tachinid-Lepidopteran Community. Ecology, 84 (2): 296-310.


JAMES P. PITTS & DONALD G. MANLEY. 2002. Description Of Females Of Stethophotopsis Pitts and Sphaeropthalma (Photopsioides Schuster)  (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 104 (3): 672-679. 

JOHN STIREMAN III. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships of tachinid flies in subfamily Exoristinae (Tachinidae: Diptera) based on 28S rDNA and elongation factor‐1α. Systematic Entomology, 27(4): 409-435.


WAYNE E. CLARK & HORACE BURKE. 2001. Revision of the weevil genus Epimechus Dietz (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Anthonomini). INSECTA MUNDI, 15, No.2: 95-116.