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Robert Kula
Systematic Entomology
Research Entomologist

Phone: (202) 633-4558
Fax: (202) 786-9422
SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY LABORATORY, MRC-168
NMNH
P.O. BOX 37012
WASHINGTON, DC, 20013-7012

Projects
Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420491

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A new species and new distribution records for Braconidae from Mountain Lake Biological Station in southwestern Virginia and a redescription of Pentapleura foveolata Viereck - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R. 2013. A new species and new distribution records for Braconidae from Mountain Lake Biological Station in southwestern Virginia and a redescription of Pentapleura foveolata Viereck. Zootaxa. 3641(5):501-523.
A new brachypterous species of Heterospilus Haliday (Braconidae, Doryctinae) from the Neotropical Region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R. 2013. A new brachypterous species of Heterospilus Haliday (Braconidae: Doryctinae) from the Neotropical Region. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 33:83-90.
Hymenopteran Parasitoids Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Western and Central Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Taylor, P.B., Fuester, R.W., Kula, R.R., Marsh, P.M. 2013. Hymenopteran Parasitoids Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Western and Central Pennsylvania. Florida Entomologist. 96:166-172.
Parasitoids attacking larvae of a recently introduced weed biological control agent, Neomusotima conspurcatalis Warren (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): key to species, natural history, and integrative taxonomy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Kula, R.R., Gates, M.W., Zhang, Y., Nunez, M., O'Connor, J., Whitfield, J.B., Center, T.D. 2012. Parasitoids attacking larvae of a recently introduced weed biological control agent, Neomusotima conspurcatalis Warren (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): key to species, natural history, and integrative taxonomy. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105:753-767.
A hymenopterist’s guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: utility, clarification, and future directions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seltmann, K.C., Yoder, M.J., Miko, I., Forshage, M., Bertone, M.A., Agosti, D., Austin, A.D., Balhoff, J.P., Borowiec, M.L., Brady, S.J., Broad, G.R., Brothers, D.J., Burks, R.A., Buffington, M.L., Campbell, H.M., Dew, K.J., Ernst, A.F., Fernandez-Triana, J.L., Gates, M.W., Gibson, G.P., Jennings, J.T., Johnson, N.F., Karlsson, D., Kawada, R., Krogmann, L., Mullins, P.L., Ohl, M., Rasmussen, C., Ronquist, F., Schulmeister, S., Sharkey, M.J., Talamas, E., Vihelmsen, L., Ward, P.S., Wharton, R.A., Deans, A.R., Kula, R.R. 2012. A hymenopterist’s guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: utility, clarification, and future directions. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 27:67-88.
Review of Ilatha Fischer (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae), including descriptions of six new species and a key to species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Dix-Luna, O., Shaw, S.R. 2012. Review of Ilatha Fischer (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae), including descriptions of six new species and a key to species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 114(3):293-328.
Review of the brachypterous, micropterous, and apterous Braconidae of the cyclostome lineage (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) from the Palearctic Region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belokobylskij, S.A., Kula, R.R. 2012. Review of the apterous, micropterous, and brachypterous cyclostome Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) in the Palearctic Region. Zootaxa. 3240:1-62.
Doryctinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Konza Prairie excluding species of Heterospilus Haliday Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Marsh, P.M. 2011. Doryctinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Konza Prairie excluding species of Heterospilus Haliday. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 113(4):451-491.
Two new brachypterous species of Heterospilus Haliday (Braconidae: Doryctinae) from the Nearctic Region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R. 2011. Two new brachypterous species of Heterospilus Haliday (Braconidae: Doryctinae) from the Nearctic Region. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 21:53-64.
Review of parasitic wasps and flies (Hymenoptera, Diptera) attacking Limacodidae (Lepidoptera) in North America, with a key to genera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gates, M.W., O'Hara, J.E., Kula, R.R., Smith, D.R., Lill, J.T., Whitfield, J.B., Stoepler, T.M., Wahl, D.B., Murphy, S.M. 2012. Review of parasitic wasps and flies (Hymenoptera, Diptera) attacking Limacodidae (Lepidoptera) in North America, with a key to genera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 114(1):24-110.
Leluthia astigma (Ashmead)(Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae)as a parasitoid of Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire(Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae),with assessment of host associations for Nearctic species of Leluthia Cameron - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Knight, K.S., Rebbeck, J., Cappaert, D.L., Bauer, L.S., Gandhi, K.K. 2010. Leluthia astigma (Ashmead)(Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae)as a parasitoid of Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire(Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae),with assessment of host associations for Nearctic species of Leluthia Cameron. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 112(2):246-257.
Stantonia pallida (Ashmead)(Hymenoptera: Braconidae) reared from Neomusotima conspurcatalis Warren (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), a classical biological control agent of Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.)R.Br.(Polypodiales: Lygodiaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2010. Stantonia pallida (Ashmead)(Hymenoptera: Braconidae) reared from Neomusotima conspurcatalis Warren (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), a classical biological control agent of Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.)R.Br.(Polypodiales: Lygodiaceae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 112(1):61-68.
Supplement to revision of New World Chaenusa Haliday sensu lato (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Martinez, J.J., Cabrera, G. 2009. Supplement to revision of New World Chaenusa Haliday sensu lato (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 111(3):641-655.
A new species of Chaneusa (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) reared from Hydrellia pakistanae and Hydrellia sarahae laticapsula Diptera: Ephydridae) infesting Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae) in India and Pakistan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R. 2009. A new species of Chaneusa (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) reared from Hydrellia pakistanae and Hydrellia sarahae laticapsula Diptera: Ephydridae) infesting Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae) in India and Pakistan. Florida Entomologist. 92(1):139-146.
The first host records for the Nearctic species Triraphis discoideus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Lill, J.T., Murphy, S., Stoeplerm, T. 2009. The first host records for the Nearctic species Triraphis discoideus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Entomological News. 20(4):380-386.
Potential exposure of a classical biological control agent of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines, on non-target aphids in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyckhuys, K.A., Koch, R.L., Kula, R.R., Heimpel, G.E. 2008. Potential exposure of a classical biological control agent of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines, on non-target aphids in North America. Biological Invasions. 11:857-871.
Taxonomic status and location of type specimens for species of Coelinidea Viereck and Sarops Nixon (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae) described by Garland T. Riegel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R. 2008. Taxonomic status and location of type specimens for species of Coelinidea Viereck and Sarops Nixon (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae) described by Garland T. Riegel. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 17(2):138-156.
Key to the New World species of Coiba Marsh (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae), including descriptions of two new species, new distribution records and a key to species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R. 2009. Key to the New World species of Coiba Marsh (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae), including descriptions of two new species, new distribution records and a key to species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 111(1):183-198.
Revision of New World Chaenusa Haliday sensu lato (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae), with new species, synonymies, hosts, and distribution records - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kula, R.R., Zolnerowich, G. 2008. Revision of New World Chaenusa Haliday sensu lato (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae), with new species, synonymies, hosts, and distribution records. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110: 1-60.
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