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Research Project: SYSTEMATICS OF FLIES OF AGRICULTURAL IMPORTANCE Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

New species of and taxonomic notes on Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Korytkowski, C.A. 2011. New species of and taxonomic notes on Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 2740:1-23.
Revision of the Australasian genus Fergusobia (Nematoda: Neotylenchida), with molecular phylogeny, and descriptions of clades and associated Fergusonina fly larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.A., Ye, W., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Taylor, G.S., Scheffer, S.J., Thomas, W.K. 2010. Revision of the Australasian genus Fergusobia (Nematoda: Neotylenchida), with molecular phylogeny, and descriptions of clades and associated Fergusonina fly larvae. Zootaxa. 2633:1-66.
Parameristomerinx copelandi, a new genus and species of Afrotropical Pachygastrinae and a new generic synonym of Dolichodema Kertész (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2010. Parameristomerinx copelandi, a new genus and species of Afrotropical Pachygastrinae and a new generic synonym of Dolichodema Kertész (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Zootaxa. 2397:41-47.
Hennig’s orphans revisited: Testing morphological hypotheses in the “Opomyzoidea” - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winkler, I., Rung, A., Scheffer, S.J. 2010. Hennig’s orphans revisited: Testing morphological hypotheses in the “Opomyzoidea”. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 54:746-762.
Revision of the femoralis group of Blepharoneura Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Condon, M. 2010. Revision of the femoralis group of Blepharoneura Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 2374:1-139.
The flower fly genus Allograpta: Classification with description of a new subgenus and species (Diptera: Syrphidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mengual, X., Rojo, S., Ruiz, C., Stahls, G., Thompson, F.C. 2009. The flower fly genus Allograpta: Classification with description of a new subgenus and species (Diptera: Syrphidae). Zootaxa. 2214:1-28.
Repeated Climate-linked host shifts have promoted diversification in a temperate clade of leaf-mining flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winkler, I.S., Mitter, C., Scheffer, S.J. 2009. Repeated Climate-linked host shifts have promoted diversification in a temperate clade of leaf-mining flies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106:18103-18108.
A revision of the Anastrepha robusta species group (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Korytkowski, C.A. 2009. A revision of the Anastrepha robusta species group (Diptera: Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 2182:1-91.
New species of Metatrichia Coquillett (Diptera: Scenopinidae) from Australia and Venezuela - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winterton, S.L. and Woodley, N.E. 2009. New species of Metatrichia Coquillett (Diptera: Scenopinidae) from Australia and Venezuela. Zootaxa. 2094:42-51.
Integration of DNA barcoding into an ongoing inventory of complex tropical biodiversity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janzen, D.H., Hallwachs, W., Burns, J., Solis, M.A., Woodley, N.E. 2009. Integration of DNA barcoding into an ongoing inventory of complex tropical biodiversity. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9(Suppl):1-26.
A review of the genus Ditylometopa Kertész (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2009. A review of the genus Ditylometopa Kertész (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Zootaxa. 2032:39-47.
New genera, species and host plant records of Nearctic and Neotropical Tephritidae (Diptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Sutton, B.D., Steck, G.J., Monzon, J. 2010. New genera, species and host plant records of Nearctic and Neotropical Tephritidae (Diptera). Zootaxa. 2398:1-65.
Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy in leafmining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae): Delimitation of Phytomyza fallén s. lat. and its species groups, with new insights on genitalic and host-use evolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winkler, I.S., Scheffer, S.J., Mitter, C. 2009. Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy in leafmining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae): Delimitation of Phytomyza fallén s. lat. and its species groups, with new insights on genitalic and host-use evolution. Systematic Entomology. 34:260-292.
Systematic Database of Musca names (Diptera): Publication date and proper name for the carrot rust fly (Diptera: Psilidae) - (Research Notes)
Thompson, F.C., Pont, A.C. 2008. Systematic Database of Musca names (Diptera): Publication date and proper name for the carrot rust fly (Diptera: Psilidae). Studia Dipterologica. 14:269-270.
Nearctic Diptera: Twenty years later - (Review Article)
Thompson, F.C. 2009. Nearctic Diptera: Twenty years later. In: Pape, T., Bickel, D., Meier, R., editors. Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges and Tools. Leiden, The Netherlands: E.J. Brill. p. 3-46.
Eulobomyia, a replacement genus-group name for Lobomyia Woodley & Arnaud (Diptera: Tachinidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E., Arnaud Jr., P.H. 2008. Eulobomyia, a replacement genus-group name for Lobomyia Woodley & Arnaud (Diptera: Tachinidae). Zootaxa. 1856:67.
Microchrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann), a new immigrant soldier fly in the United States (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2009. Microchrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann), a new immigrant soldier fly in the United States (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 111:527-529.
Diptera (flies) of Attu. The first assessment of the entomological fauna of the last place on earth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(29-May-08)
Hidden Neotropical Diversity: Greater than the Sum of Its Parts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Condon, M., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L., Swensen, S. 2008. Hidden Neotropical Diversity: Greater than the Sum of Its Parts. Science. 320:928-931.
Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in the Malay Archipelago: Genetic signature of a bottlenecked population     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, L.H., Scheffer, S.J., Maisin, N., Lambert, S., Bin Purung, H., Sulistyowati, E., Vega, F.E., Gende, P., Laup, S., Rosmana, A., Djam, S., Hebar, P. 2008. Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in the Malay Archipelago: Genetic signature of a bottlenecked population. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101(5):930-938.
A marvelous new flower fly from China (Diptera: Syrphidae: Microdontinae) along with revisionary notes on other microdontine flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, X-Y., Thompson, F.C. 2009. A marvelous new flower fly from China (Diptera: Syrphidae: Microdontinae) along with revisionary notes on other microdontine flies. Zootaxa. 1879:21-48.
Lobomyia Neotropica, a new genus and species of Tachinidae (Diptera) from the neotropical region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E., Arnaud, P.H. 2008. Lobomyia Neotropica, a new genus and species of Tachinidae (Diptera) from the neotropical region. Zootaxa. 1783:31-39.
Family Stratiomyidae - (Book / Chapter)
Woodley, N. E. 2009. Family Stratiomyidae. In: Gerlach, J., editor. The Diptera of the Seychelles islands. Sofia, Bulgaria and Moscow, Russia: Pensoft. p. 431.
A new species of Philophylla Rondani (Diptera: Tephritidae: Trypetini) from New Caledonia, recognized based on female postabdominal structure and molecular sequence data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, H., Norrbom, A.L. 2008. A new species of Philophylla Rondani (Diptera: Tephritidae: Trypetini) from New Caledonia, recognized based on female postabdominal structure and molecular sequence data. Zootaxa. 1759: 43–50.
The Gall Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of Hickories (Juglandaceae: Carya) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gagne, R.J., Solis, M.A. 2008. The Gall Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of Hickories (Juglandaceae: Carya). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society. 48:1-147.
A taxonomic review of the Palpada ruficeps species group, with the description of a new flower fly from Colombia (Diptera: Syrphidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mengual, X., Thompson, F.C. 2008. A taxonomic review of the Palpada ruficeps species group, with the description of a new flower fly from Colombia (Diptera: Syrphidae). Zootaxa. 1741: 31-36.
Kerteszmyia, a new genus of Pachygastrinae from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2008. Kerteszmyia, a new genus of Pachygastrinae from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Zootaxa. 1746: 39-45.
New Cryptodacus (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Panama with a key to the known species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Korytkowski, C.A. 2008. New Cryptodacus (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Panama with a key to the known species. Zootaxa. 1773:31-43.
Pollinating flies (Diptera): A major contribution to plant diversity and agricultural production - (Review Article)
Ssymank, A., Kearns, C., Danish, P.T., Thompson, F.C. 2008. Pollinating flies (Diptera): A major contribution to plant diversity and agricultural production. Biodiversity Issues. 9: 86-89.
Conspectus of New Zealand flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with a description of a new genus and species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, F.C. 2008. Conspectus of New Zealand flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with a description of a new genus and species. Zootaxa. 1716: 1-20.
Two new Stratiomyinae, including Panamamyia gen. nov., from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2008. Two new Stratiomyinae, including Panamamyia gen. nov., from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Zootaxa. 1701:29-39.
The first confirmed record of the leafminer Phytomyza rufipes (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheffer, S.J., Winkler, I.S. 2008. The first confirmed record of the leafminer Phytomyza rufipes (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110:674-678.
What's in a frog stomach? Solving a 150 year old mystery (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pape, T., Szpila, K., Thompson, F.C. 2008. What's in a frog stomach? Solving a 150 year old mystery (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Systematic Entomology. 33:548-551.
A new Costa Rican flower fly (Diptera: Syrphidae) and a replacement name for a Neoptropical flower fly genus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, F.C. 2007. A new Costa Rican flower fly (Diptera: Syrphidae) and a replacement name for a Neoptropical flower fly genus. Studia Dipterologica. 14:167-170.
Uncovering tropical diversity: six sympatric cryptic species of Blepharoneura (Diptera: Tephritidae) in flowers of Gurania spinulosa (Cucurbitaceae) in eastern Ecuador - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheffer, S.J., Condon, M., Bann, D., Flaherty, K., Gammons, J., Johnson, J., Marsteller, S., Lewis, M.L., Adams, D.C. 2008. Uncovering tropical diversity: six sympatric cryptic species of Blepharoneura (Diptera: Tephritidae) in flowers of Gurania spinulosa (Cucurbitaceae) in eastern Ecuador. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 93:779-797.
New species and new synonymy, and taxonomic notes in the Anastrepha schausi group (Diptera: Tephritidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Korytkowski, C.A. 2007. New species and new synonymy, and taxonomic notes in the Anastrepha schausi group (Diptera: Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 1497:47-55.
Plant hosts and parasitoid associations of leaf mining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in the Canberra region of Australia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheffer, S.J., Fayed, S., Manchester, C., Lambkin, C., La Salle, J., Yeates, D.K. 2008. Plant hosts and parasitoid associations of leaf mining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in the Canberra region of Australia. Australian Journal of Entomology. 47:13-19.
Notes on South American Dasyomma, with the Description of a Remarkable New Species from Chile (Diptera: Athericidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2007. Notes on south american dasyomma, with the description of a remarkable new species from Chile (diptera: athericidae). Zootaxa. 1443:29-35.
A new species of Jurinella (Diptera: Tachinidae) from the Dominican Republic with a key to genera of the tribe Tachinini from the Caribbean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodley, N.E. 2007. A new species of Jurinella (Diptera: Tachinidae) from the Dominican Republic with a key to genera of the tribe Tachinini from the Caribbean. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 109: 856-862.
Heleomyzidae - (Book / Chapter)
Woodley, N.E., Mcalpine, D. 2010. Heleomyzidae. In: Brown, B.V., Borkent, A., Cumming, J.M., Wood, D.M., Woodley, N.E., Zumbado, M.A., editors. Manual of Central American Diptera. Ontario, Canada: NRC Research Press. p. 1159-1164.
Global diversity of dipteran families (Insecta Diptera)in freshwater (excluding Simulidae, Culicidae, Chironomidae, Tipulidae and Tabanidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rozkosny, R., Woodley, N.E. 2008. Global diversity of dipteran families (Insecta Diptera)in freshwater (excluding Simulidae, Culicidae, Chironomidae, Tipulidae and Tabanidae). Hydrobiologia 595:489-519.
Notes on Incidence and Biology of the Predominant Parasitoids Attacking the Cottonwood Leaf Beetle in Minnesota. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendrick, A.P., Raffa, K.F., Woodley, N.E. 2006. Notes on incidence and biology of the parasitoid complex of cottonwood leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Minnesota. Great Lakes Entomologist. 38:203-208.
Evolution of the Diptera [invited Book Chapter] - (Book / Chapter)
Woodley, N.E., A. Borkent and T. A. Wheeler. 2009. Phylogeny of the Diptera. In: Brown, B.V., Borkent, A., Cumming, J.M., Wood, D.M., Woodley, N.E., and Zumbado, M., editors. Manual of Central American Diptera. National Research Council Research Press, Ottawa, Canada. p.79-94.
New Mesochria Species (Diptera: Anisopodidae) from Fiji, with Notes on Other Described Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, F.C. 2006. New Mesochria species (Diptera: Anisopodidae) from Fiji, with notes on other described species. Bishop Museum Bulletins. 86:11-21.
Microdon Falcatus Williston (Diptera: Syrphidae). A redescription, with lectotype designation and new synonyms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, F.C. 2007. Microdon Falcatus Williston (Diptera: Syrphidae). A redescription, with lectotype designation and new synonyms. Entomological News. 118(3):283-291.
New Genera and Host Plant Records of Asteraceae-Feeding Tephritidae (Diptera) from Brazil. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Prado, P.I. 2006. New genera and host plant records of Asteraceae-feeding Tephritidae (Diptera) from Brazil. Zootaxa. 1139:1-17.
DNA Barcoding Removes the Generalists from An Otherwise Host-Specific Genus of Tropical Tachinid Parasitoid Flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, M.A., Woodley, N.E., Janzen, D.H., Hallwachs, W., Hebert, D.N. 2006. DNA barcoding removes the generalists from an otherwise host-specific genus of tropical tachinid parasitoid flies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103:3657-3662.
Platystoma Seminationis (Fabricius) (Diptera: Platystomatidae)introduced to the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Curtis, R. 2006. Platystoma seminationis (Fabricius)(Diptera: Platystomatidae)introduced to the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108:474-475.
Genetic and Morphological Diagnosis and Description of Two Cryptic Species of Flower Head Tephritidae (Diptera). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abreu, A.G., Prado, P.I., Norrbom, A.L., Solferini, V.N. 2005. Genetic and morphological diagnosis and description of two cryptic species of flower head Tephritidae (Diptera). Insect Systematics & Evolution. 36:361-370.
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