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Michael Williams Gates
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Entomology

Phone: (202) 633-4554
Fax: (202) 786-9422

SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY LABORATORY, MRC-168
P.O. BOX 37012
NMNH
WASHINGTON , DC 200137012

Projects
Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429951

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A new species of oobius trjapitzin (hymenoptera:encyrtidae) from the russian far east that parasitizes eggs of emerald ash borer (coleoptera:buprestidae) -
Yao, Y., Duan, J.J., Hopper, K.R., Moltern, J.L., Gates, M.W. 2016. A new species of oobius trjapitzin (hymenoptera:encyrtidae) from the russian far east that parasitizes eggs of emerald ash borer (coleoptera:buprestidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109(4):629-638. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saw022.
A new species of genus Oobius (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from the Russian Far East that parasitizes eggs of Emerald Ash Borer -
Yao, Y., Duan, J.J., Hopper, K.R., Mottern, J.L., Gates, M.W. 2016. A new species of genus Oobius (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from the Russian Far East that parasitizes eggs of Emerald Ash Borer. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 1-10: doi: 10.1093/aesa/saw022.
Impact of the egg parasitoid, gryon pennsylvanicum (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), on sentinel and wild egg masses of the squash bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in Maryland Reprint Icon -
Cornelius, M.L., Buffington, M.L., Talamas, E.J., Gates, M.W. 2016. Parasitism and predation rates on sentinel and naturally occurring egg masses of the squash bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in Maryland. Environmental Entomology. 45(2) 367-375.
Predation and Parasitism Rates on Sentinel and Naturally Occurring Egg Masses of the Squash Bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in Maryland -
Cornelius, M.L., Buffington, M.L., Talamas, E.J., Gates, M.W. 2016. Predation and Parasitism Rates on Sentinel and Naturally Occurring Egg Masses of the Squash Bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in Maryland. Environmental Entomology. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvv228 367-375..
First report of an egg parasitoid reared from Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) a biological control agent of Lygodium microphyllum (Polypodiales: Lygodiaceae) -
Lake, E., Gates, M.W., Smith, M., Witkus, G., Pratt, P. 2015. First report of an egg parasitoid reared from Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) a biological control agent of Lygodium microphyllum (Polypodiales: Lygodiaceae). Florida Entomologist. 98:(4):1244-1246.
Review of Hyperimerus (Pteromalidae: Asaphinae) in North America, with redescription of Hyperimerus corvus (Girault) -
Gates, M.W., Schender, D., Katz, K. 2015. Review of Hyperimerus (Pteromalidae: Asaphinae) in North America, with redescription of Hyperimerus corvus (Girault). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 116(4):408-420.
Two new species of Oobius Trjapitzin (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) egg parasitoids of Agrilus spp. (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the USA, including a key and taxonomic notes on other congeneric Nearctic taxa Reprint Icon -
Triapitsyn, S., Petrice, T., Gates, M.W., Bauer, L.S. 2015. Two new species of Oobius Trjapitzin (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) egg parasitoids of Agrilus spp. (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the USA, including a key and taxonomic notes on other congeneric Nearctic taxa. ZooKeys. 498:29-50.
Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) as a potential natural enemy of corn-infesting Ulidiidae -
Owens, D., Nuessly, G., Gates, M.W. 2015. Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) as a potential natural enemy of corn-infesting Ulidiidae. Florida Entomologist. 98(1):276-279.
NOMENCLATURAL NOTES ON THE EURYTOMIDS (CHALCIDOIDEA: EURYTOMIDAE) DESCRIBED BY JEAN BRÈTHES HOUSED IN MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES “BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA” -
Gates, M.W. 2014. NOMENCLATURAL NOTES ON THE EURYTOMIDS (CHALCIDOIDEA: EURYTOMIDAE) DESCRIBED BY JEAN BRÈTHES HOUSED IN MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES “BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA”. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 3790:185-193.
The description of Paramblynotus delaneyi (Hymenoptera: Liopteridae), a new species from Joshua Tree National Park Reprint Icon -
Buffington, M.L., Gates, M.W. 2013. The description of Paramblynotus delaneyi (Hymenoptera: Liopteridae), a new species from Joshua Tree National Park. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 115(4):358-368.
Testing species limits of eurytomids (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) associated with galls induced by Diplolepis (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) in Canada using DNA barcoding -
Zhang, Y., Gates, M.W., Shorthouse, J.D. 2013. Testing species limits of eurytomids (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) associated with galls induced by Diplolepis (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) in Canada using DNA barcoding. The Canadian Entomologist. 146:1-14.
New host record for Camponotophilus delvarei (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae), a parasitoid of Microdon sp. larvae associated with the ant Camponotus sp. aff. textor Reprint Icon -
Perez-Lachaud, G., Gates, M.W., Lachaud, J. 2013. New host record for Camponotophilus delvarei (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae), a parasitoid of Microdon sp. larvae associated with the ant Camponotus sp. aff. textor. Psyche. 2013:1-6.
New Isosomodes (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) and implications for biological control in rice (Oryza sativae; Poaceae) -
Gates, M.W., Hanson, P. 2013. New Isosomodes (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) and implications for biological control in rice (Oryza sativae; Poaceae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 115(3):256-264.
A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) -
Heraty, J.M., Burks, R.A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G.P., Liljeblad, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.Y., Delvare, G., Jansta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J.B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S.L., Polaszek, A.P., Schmidt, S., Darling, C., Gates, M.W., Mottern, J., Dalmolin, A., Murray, E., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J., Van Noort, S., George, J., Yoder, M.J. 2012. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics. 1-77.
The relationship between variable host grouping and functional response among parasitoids Reprint Icon -
Low, C., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L., Gates, M.W. 2012. The relationship between variable host grouping and functional response among parasitoids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 21(23):5892-5904.
Parasitoids attacking larvae of a recently introduced weed biological control agent, Neomusotima conspurcatalis Warren (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): key to species, natural history, and integrative taxonomy Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
Description of Camponotophilus, gen. n. (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae), with discussion of diagnostic characters -
Gates, M.W., Perez-Lachaud, G. 2012. Description of Camponotophilus, gen. n. (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae), with discussion of diagnostic characters. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 114(2):111-124.
Description of two techniques to increase efficiency in processing and curating minute arthropods, with special reference to parasitic Hymenoptera -
Gates, M.W., Buffington, M.L. 2011. Description of two techniques to increase efficiency in processing and curating minute arthropods, with special reference to parasitic Hymenoptera. Entomological News. 22:133-140.
Review of parasitic wasps and flies (Hymenoptera, Diptera) attacking Limacodidae (Lepidoptera) in North America, with a key to genera Reprint Icon -
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.
The first state record for Dirhinus Texanus Ashmead (Hymenoptera; Chalcididae) from Utah, USA -
Pech, L.L., Gates, M.W., Graham, T.B. 2011. The first state record for Dirhinus Texanus Ashmead (Hymenoptera; Chalcididae) from Utah, USA. Southwestern Naturalist. 56(2):275-276.
A new species of Alveoplectrus Wijesekara & Schauff (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) parasitic on Limacodidae (Lepidoptera) -
Gates, M.W., Stoepler, T. 2010. A new species of Alveoplectrus Wijesekara & Schauff (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) parasitic on Limacodidae (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 112(2):207-213.
Consideration of Eurytoma sivinskii Gates and Grissell, a eurytomid (Hymenoptera) with unusual foraging behaviors, as a biological control agent of tephritid (Diptera) fruit flies -
Mena-Correa, J., Sivinski, J.M., Anzures-Dadda, A., Ramirez-Romero, R., Gates, M.W., Aluja, M. 2010. Consideration of Eurytoma sivinskii Gates and Grissell, a eurytomid (Hymenoptera) with unusual foraging behaviors, as a biological control agent of tephritid (Diptera) fruit flies. Biological Control. 53:9-17.
A new species of Aximopsis sensu lato ashmead (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae) parasitic on Euglossa spp. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) -
Gates, M.W. 2009. A new species of Aximopsis sensu lato ashmead (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae) parasitic on Euglossa spp. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Zootaxa. 16:22-29.
A NEW SPECIES OF INVASIVE GALL WASP (HYMENOPTERA: EULOPHIDAE: TETRASTICHINAE) ON BLUE GUM (EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS) IN CALIFORNIA -
Lasalle, J., Arakelian, G., Garrison, R., Gates, M.W. 2009. A new species of invasive gall wasp (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Tetrastichinae) on blue gum (Eucalyptus Globulus) in California. Zootaxa. 2121:35-43.
Consideration of Eurytoma Sivinskii Gates and Grissell, a Eurytomid (Hymenoptera) with unusual foraging behaviours, as a biological control agent of Tephritid (Diptera) fruit flies -
Mena-Correa, J., Sivinski, J., Ramirez-Romero, R., Gates, M.W., Aluja, M., Cordova-Garcia, G. 2010. Consideration of Eurytoma Sivinskii Gates and Grissell, a Eurytomid (Hymenoptera) with unusual foraging behaviours, as a biological control agent of Tephritid (Diptera) fruit flies. Biological Control. 53(1):9-17.
A revision of Bephrata and Isosomodes (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) -
Gates, M.W., Hanson, P. 2009. A revision of Bephrata and Isosomodes (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 18(1):25-73.
Biology of Eurytoma sivinskii, an unusual eurytomid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of fruit fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) pupae -
Mena-Correa, J., Sivinski, J.M., Gates, M.W., Ramirez-Romero, R., Aluja, M. 2008. Biology of Eurytoma sivinskii, an unusual eurytomid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pupae. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):598-603.
Advanced imaging techniques II: using a compound microscope for photographing point-mount specimens -
Buffington, M.L., Gates, M.W. 2008. Advanced imaging techniques II: using a compound microscope for photographing point-mount specimens. American Entomologist. 54(4):222-224.
The Fractionator: a simple tool for mining 'Black Gold' -
Buffington, M.L., Gates, M.W. 2008. The Fractionator: a simple tool for mining 'Black Gold'. Popular Publication. 2(24):1-4.
Description of Khamul, gen. nov. (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae), with hypothesis of its phylogenetic placement -
Gates, M.W. 2008. Description of Khamul, gen. nov. (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae), with hypothesis of its phylogenetic placement. Zootaxa. 1898:1-33.
The genus Mymaromella (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae) in North America, with a key to described extant species of the world -
Huber, J., Gibson, G., Bauer, L., Liu, H., Gates, M.W. 2008. The genus Mymaromella (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae) in North America, with a key to described extant species of the world. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 17(2):175-194.
Biology of Eurytoma Sivinskii, an unusual Eurytomid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pupae -
Mena-Correa, J., Sivinski, J., Gates, M.W., Ramirez-Romero, R., Aluja, M. 2008. Biology of Eurytoma Sivinskii, an unusual Eurytomid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pupae. Florida Entomologist. 91:598-603.
A new species of Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) attacking, Quadrastichus spp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) galling Erythrina spp. (Fabaceae) with a summary of African Eurytoma spp. biology and species checklist -
Gates, M.W., Gerard, D. 2008. A new species of Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) attacking, Quadrastichus spp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) galling Erythrina spp. (Fabaceae) with a summary of African Eurytoma spp. biology and species checklist. Zootaxa. 1751:1-24.
Description of immature stages of Eurytoma sivinskii Gates and Grissell (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae), an ectoparasitoid of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) pupae -
Gates, M.W., Mena-Correa, J., Cordova-Garcia, G., Aluja, M., Sivinski, J. 2008. Description of immature stages of Eurytoma sivinskii Gates and Grissell (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae), an ectoparasitoid of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) pupae. Entomological News. 119:354-359.
Species Revision and Generic Systematics of World Rileyinae (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) -
Gates, M.W. 2008. Species Revision and Generic Systematics of World Rileyinae (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae). University of California Publications in Entomology. 127:332.
Validating DNA barcodes: A non-destructive extraction protocol enables simultaneous vouchering of DNA and morphological vouchers -
Rowley, D.L., Coddington, J.A., Gates, M.W., Norrbom, A.L., Ochoa, R., Vandenberg, N.J., Greenstone, M.H. 2007. Validating DNA barcodes: A non-destructive extraction protocol enables simultaneous vouchering of DNA and morphological vouchers. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. 7:915-924.
Endobia donacis Erdös (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) newly reported from the Western Hemisphere and a review of the genus -
Gates, M.W., Smith, D. 2007. Endobia donacis Erdös (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) newly reported from the Western Hemisphere and a review of the genus. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 109:868-871.
FIRST REPORT OF CONCHASPIS CORDIAE (HEMIPTERA: CONCHASPIDIDAE) IN FLORIDA AND THE UNITED STATES. -
Howard, F.W., Hodges, G.S., Gates, M.W. 2006. First report of Conchaspis cordiae (Hemiptera: Conchaspididae) in Florida and the United States. Florida Entomologist. 89:102-104.
THE CIRCUMSCRIPTION OF THE GENERIC CONCEPT OF AXIMOPSIS ASHMEAD (HYMENOPTERA: CHALCIDOIDEA: EURYTOMIDAE) WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF SEVEN NEW SPECIES -
Gates, M.W., Metz, M., Schauff, M.E. 2006. The circumscription of the generic concept of Aximopsis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae) with the description of seven new species. Zootaxa. 1273:9-54.
Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the Cabbage Seedpod Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Georgia -
Gibson, G.A., Gates, M.W., Buntin, G.D. 2006. Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the Cabbage Seedpod Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Georgia. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 15(2):187-207.
A NEW PEDIOBIUS (HYMENOPTERA: EULOPHIDAE) ATTACKING CHYLIZA APICALIS LOEW (DIPTERA: PSILIDAE) ASSOCIATED WITH REARINGS OF AGRILUS PLANIPENNIS FAIRMAIRE (COLEOPTERA: BUPRESTIDAE). -
Gates, M.W., Liu, H., Bauer, L.S., Schauff, M.E. 2006. A new Pediobius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) attacking Chyliza apicalis loew (Diptera: Psilidae) associated with rearings of Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Great Lakes Entomologist. 38:76-82.
POPULATION CHARACTERIZATION OF INTRODUCED BALCHA INDICA (MANI & KAUL) (HYMENOPTERA: EUPELMIDAE) IN NORTH AMERICA, A PARASITOID OF EMERALD ASH BORER, AGRILUS PLANIPENNIS FAIRMAIRE (COLEOPTERA: BUPRESTIDAE). -
Gates, M.W., Gibson, G.A., Bauer, L., Liu, H. 2005. Population characterization of introduced Balcha indica (Mani & Kaul) (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) in North America, a parasitoid of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Meeting Abstract.(#183699: December 15, 2005)
REPORT OF A NOVEL BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION FOR PARACRIAS HUBERI GUMOVSKY (HYMENOPTERA: EULOPHIDAE) WITH A REDESCRIPTION OF THE FEMALE AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE UNKNOWN MALE -
Metz, M.A., Gates, M.W., Schauff, M.E. 2005. Report of a novel biological association for Paracrias huberi Gumovsky (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) with a redescription of the female and a description of the unknown male. Zootaxa. (#178780: June 14, 2005)
ONCASTICHUS GOUGHI (HYMENOPTERA: EULOPHIDAE), AN INTRODUCED PEST OF WAXFLOWER (MYRTACEAE; CHAMELAUCIUM UNCINATUM) NEWLY REPORTED FROM PERU. -
Gates, M.W., Schauff, M.E. 2005. Oncastichus goughi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), an introduced pest of waxflower (Myrtaceae; Chamelaucium uncinatum) newly reported from Peru. Entomological News. 116(2):115-116
REVIEW OF NEARCTIC AULOGYMNUS (HYMENOPTERA: EULOPHIDAE) WITH NOMENCLATURAL CHANGES -
Schauff, M.E., Gates, M.W. 2005. Review of Nearctic Aulogymnus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) with nomenclatural changes. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae. 68:225-245.
FAMILY EULOPHIDAE -
Schauff, M.E., Gates, M.W., Lasalle, J. 2006. FAMILY EULOPHIDAE. Neotropical Hymenoptera. 755-760.
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