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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Systematics of Beetles Important to Agriculture, Landscape Plants, and Biological Control

Location: Systematic Entomology

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Review of a West Indian genus Monotalla Bechyne (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) with description of five new species. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konstantinov, A.S., Linzmeier, A.M., Clark, S., Ivie, M.A. 2015. Review of a West Indian genus Monotalla Bechyne (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) with description of five new species.. Insecta Mundi. 505:117-136.
Two new fossil species of Cryptocephalus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Baltic and Dominican Amber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bukejs, A., Chamorro, M.L. 2015. Two new fossil species of Cryptocephalus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Baltic and Dominican Amber. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 117(2):116-125.
New species of Diabrotica Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) and a key to Diabrotica and related genera: results of a synopsis of North and Central American Diabrotica species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derunkov, A., Tishechkin, A.K., Rocha Prado, L., Konstantinov, A.S. 2015. New species of Diabrotica Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) and a key to Diabrotica and related genera: results of a synopsis of North and Central American Diabrotica species. ZooKeys. 3(2):1-55.
Revision of Chaetocnema semicoerulea species-group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) in China, with descriptions of three new species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yongying, R., Konstantinov, A.S., Si-Qin, G., Yang, X. 2014. Revision of Chaetocnema semicoerulea species-group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) in China, with descriptions of three new species. ZooKeys. 463:57-74.
Book Review: Evans, Arthur V. 2014. Beetles of Eastern North America. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. 560 pp. ISBN 978-0-691-13304-1 (paperback). Price: US $35.00     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W. 2014. Book Review: Evans, Arthur V. 2014. Beetles of Eastern North America. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. 560 pp. ISBN 978-0-691-13304-1 (paperback). Price: US $35.00. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 68(4):770-771.
Curculionoidea - (Book / Chapter)
Chamorro, M.L. 2014. Curculionoidea. The Book of Beetles. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. 15:1-10.
Two new species of Compsosoma Lacordaire from South America (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Compsosomatini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W., Wappes, J.E. 2014. Two new species of Compsosoma Lacordaire from South America (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Compsosomatini). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 116(3):283-293.
Oxypeltidae, Vesperidae, Disteniidae, and Cerambycidae - (Book / Chapter)
Lingafelter, S.W. 2014. Oxypeltidae, Vesperidae, Disteniidae, and Cerambycidae. The Book of Beetles. 514-546.
Chrysomelidae - (Book / Chapter)
Konstantinov, A.S. 2014. Chrysomelidae. The Book of Beetles. 547-577.
Stevesaltica, a new genus of moss and leaf-litter inhabiting flea beetles from Bolivia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konstantinov, A.S., Linzmeier, A.M., Savini, V.P. 2014. Stevesaltica, a new genus of moss and leaf-litter inhabiting flea beetles from Bolivia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 116(2):159-171.
Primary types of longhorned woodboring beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae) of the Smithsonian Institution - (Book / Chapter)
Lingafelter, S.W., Nearns, E.H., Tavakilian, G.L., Monne, M.A., Biondi, M. 2014. Primary types of longhorned woodboring beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae) of the Smithsonian Institution. Primary Types of Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae) of the Smithsonian Institution. 390.
Illustrated guide to the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire and related species (Coleoptera, Buprestidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Jendek, E., Haack, R.A., Petrice, T., Woodley, N.E., Konstantinov, A.S., Yang, Xing, K., Lingafelter, S.W. 2015. Illustrated guide to the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire and related species (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). ZooKeys. 195.
Revision of the Chinese Chaetocnema picipes species-group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini), with descriptions of three new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yongying, R., Konstantinov, A.S., Si-Qin, G., Xing-Ke, Y. 2014. Revision of the Chinese Chaetocnema picipes species-group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini), with descriptions of three new species. ZooKeys. 387:11-32.
Agrilus rubensteini, a new species from the Philippines related to the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Jendek, E. 2014. Agrilus rubensteini, a new species from the Philippines related to the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 116(1):32-35.
The first record of a leaf-hole shelter in leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with descriptions of two new Orthaltica Crotch species from southern India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prathapan, K.D., Konstantinov, A.S., Shameem, K.M., Balan, A.P. 2013. The first record of a leaf-hole shelter in leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with descriptions of two new Orthaltica Crotch species from southern India. ZooKeys. 336:47-59.
Elucidating Article 45.6 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature: A dichotomous key for the determination of subspecific or infrasubspecific rank - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W., Nearns, E.H. 2013. Elucidating Article 45.6 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature: A dichotomous key for the determination of subspecific or infrasubspecific rank. Zootaxa. 3709(6):597-600.
Additions to the known Vesperidae and Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Bolivia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wappes, J.E., Lingafelter, S.W., Monne, M.A., Ledezma-Arias, J. 2013. Additions to the known Vesperidae and Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Bolivia. Insecta Mundi. 0319:1-25.
Taxonomic changes in the genus Diabrotica Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae): results of a synopsis of North and Central America Diabrotica species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derunkov, A., Konstantinov, A.S. 2013. Taxonomic changes in the genus Diabrotica Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae): results of a synopsis of North and Central America Diabrotica species. Zootaxa. 3686(3):301-325.
Diabrotica lopatini, a new species (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) from Central America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derunkov, A., Konstantinov, A.S., Tishechkin, A.K. 2013. Diabrotica lopatini, a new species (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) from Central America. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin. 9(1):116-117.
In memory of I. K. Lopatin - (Other)
Konstantinov, A.S., Tishechkin, A.K., Moseyko, A.G., Volkovitsh, M.G., Korotyaev, B.A. 2013. In memory of I. K. Lopatin. Entomological News. 92(1):180-218.
A new genus of mimetic longhorned beetle from St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Rhinotragini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W., Ivie, M.A. 2013. A new genus of mimetic longhorned beetle from St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Rhinotragini). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 115(3):268-273.
Host range validation, molecular identification, and release and establishment of a Chinese biotype of the Asian leaf beetle Lilioceris cheni Gressitt & Kimoto - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Min, R., Dray, F.A., Rohrig, E., Purcell, M., Konstantinov, A.S. 2013. Host range validation, molecular identification, and release and establishment of a Chinese biotype of the Asian leaf beetle Lilioceris cheni Gressitt & Kimoto. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(7):735-755.
Primary types of Chinese longhorned woodboring beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: and Disteniidae) of the Smithsonian Institution - (Book / Chapter)
Lingafelter, S.W., Garzon-Moreno, A., Nearns, E.H. 2013. Primary types of Chinese longhorned woodboring beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: and Disteniidae) of the Smithsonian Institution. Taiwan: Formosa Ecological Company. 117-146 p.
Review of the New World species of the genus Argopistes Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, J., Konstantinov, A.S. 2013. Review of the New World species of the genus Argopistes Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). Zootaxa. 3626(2):249-267.
Hispaniolan Hemilophini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W. 2013. Hispaniolan Hemilophini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). ZooKeys. 258:53-83.
Another Asian ambrosia bark beetle, Xyleborinus artestriatus (Eichhoff) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), found in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cognato, A.I., Rabaglia, R.J., Vandenberg, N.J. 2013. Another Asian ambrosia bark beetle, Xyleborinus artestriatus (Eichhoff) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), found in the United States. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 89(1):27-31.
Moss inhabiting flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) with description of a new genus from Cangshan, China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konstantinov, A.S., Chamorro, M.L., Prathapan, K.D., Si-Qin, G., Xing-Ke, Y. 2013. Moss inhabiting flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) with description of a new genus from Cangshan, China. ZooKeys. 1-19.
Review of the lady beetle genus Phaenochilus Weise (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Chilocorini), with description of a new species from Thailand and that preys on cycad auacaspis scale, Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Diaspididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giorgi, J.A., Vandenberg, N.J. 2012. Review of the lady beetle genus Phaenochilus Weise (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Chilocorini), with description of a new species from Thailand and that preys on cycad auacaspis scale, Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Diaspididae). Zootaxa. 3478:239-255.
Morphological analysis of Mecosarthron Buquet and Xixuthrus Thomson and reevaluation of generic assignment of Xixuthrus domingoensis Fisher (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santos-Silva, A., Lingafelter, S.W. 2012. Morphological analysis of Mecosarthron Buquet and Xixuthrus Thomson and reevaluation of generic assignment of Xixuthrus domingoensis Fisher (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia. 52(27):315-332.
A new species of Trichoxys Chevrolat (Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Clytini) from Mexico, with a key to known species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W., Wappes, J.E. 2012. A new species of Trichoxys Chevrolat (Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Clytini) from Mexico, with a key to known species. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 88(2):154-162.
A new genus of Neotropical Monoplatina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) from leaf litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konstantinov, A.S., Linzmeier, A.M. 2012. A new genus of Neotropical Monoplatina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) from leaf litter. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 3260:19-32.
Donaciinae Kirby, 1837 - (Book / Chapter)
Konstantinov, A.S., Leschen, R.B. 2014. Donaciinae Kirby, 1837. Handbook of Zoology. 66-71.
New genus and species of flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) from Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konstantinov, A.S., Konstantinova, A. 2011. New genus and species of flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) from Puerto Rico. ZooKeys. 155:61-87.
A new species group in Aphthona Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with a description of a new species from southern India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prathapan, K.D., Konstantinov, A.S. 2011. A new species group in Aphthona Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with a description of a new species from southern India. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin. 65(4):329-334.
A revision of the genus Stictobura Crotch (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Sticholotidinae) and description of a new species of Sticholotis Crotch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poorani, J., Vandenberg, N.J., Booth, R.G. 2011. A revision of the genus Stictobura Crotch (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Sticholotidinae) and description of a new species of Sticholotis Crotch. Zootaxa. 3031:1-13.
New myrmecomorphous longhorned beetles from Haiti and the Dominican Republic with a key to Anaglyptini and Tillomorphini of Hispaniola (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W. 2011. New myrmecomorphous longhorned beetles from Haiti and the Dominican Republic with a key to Anaglyptini and Tillomorphini of Hispaniola (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae). ZooKeys. 106:55-75.
Review of the continental Oriental species of Lilioceris Reitter (Chrysomelidae: Criocerinae) closely related to Lilioceris impressa (F.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tishechkin, A., Konstantinov, A.S., Bista, S., Pemberton, R.W., Center, T.D. 2010. Review of the continental Oriental species of Lilioceris Reitter (Chrysomelidae: Criocerinae) closely related to Lilioceris impressa (F.). ZooKeys. 103:63-83.
New synonymy in Cuban Tilloclytus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Anaglyptini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W., Nearns,, E.H. 2011. New synonymy in Cuban Tilloclytus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Anaglyptini). The Coleopterists Bulletin. 65(2):153.
Notes on the taxonomic identity of Bystus hirtulus (Kirsch) and transfer from Endomychidae to Coccinellidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea), with designation of a lectotype for Alexia hirtula Kirsch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockley, F.W., Vandenberg, N.J. 2011. Notes on the taxonomic identity of Bystus hirtulus (Kirsch) and transfer from Endomychidae to Coccinellidae (Coleoptera:Cucujoidea), with designation of a lectotype for Alexia hirtula Kirsch. Zootaxa. 2868:62-68.
New records of Caribbomerus from Hispaniola with redescription of C. elongatus (Fisher) and a key to the genus in the West Indies (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Graciliini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W. 2011. New records of Caribbomerus from Hispaniola with redescription of C. elongatus (Fisher) and a key to the genus in the West Indies (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Graciliini). ZooKeys. 85:27-39.
Tephritoid flies (Diptera, Tephritoidea) and their plant hosts from the state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, F.M., Zucchi, R.A., Norrbom, A.L. 2011. Tephritoid flies (Diptera, Tephritoidea) and their plant hosts from the state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. Florida Entomologist. 94:151-157.
A new species of Melzerella from Bolivia (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Aerenicini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wappes, J., Lingafelter, S.W. 2011. A new species of Melzerella from Bolivia (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Aerenicini). ZooKeys. 2805:31-35.
Additions and deletions to the known cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Bolivia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wappes, J.E., Lingafelter, S.W., Perger, R. 2011. Additions and deletions to the known cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Bolivia. Insecta Mundi. 150:1-8.
Meringodes Wappes and Lingafelter (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae), a new genus of Rhopalophorini from Bolivia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lingafelter, S.W., Wappes, J.E. 2011. Meringodes Wappes and Lingafelter (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae), a new genus of Rhopalophorini from Bolivia. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 65(1):33-38.
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