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Maria Lourdes Chamorro
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Research Entomologist

Phone: (202) 633-1019
Fax: (202) 786-3141
Room CE718

SEL, USDA, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 37012
NMNH
WASHINGTON , DC 200137012
Projects
Beetle Taxonomy and Systematics Supporting U.S. Agriculture, Arboriculture and Biological Control
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429166
Systematics Research Support for Economically Important Bark and Ambrosia Beetles
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435255

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Death of a tribe: transfer of Onychius Chapuis to Rhyncolini Gistel and synonymy of Onychiini Chapuis with Rhyncolini (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Cossoninae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Book Review: British Coleoptera larvae – A guide to the families and major subfamilies. By P. M. Hammond, J. E. Marshall, M. L. Cox, L. Jessop, B. H. Garner & M. V. L. Barclay Reprint Icon ()
Chamorro, M.L. 2020. Book Review: British Coleoptera larvae – A guide to the families and major subfamilies. By P. M. Hammond, J. E. Marshall, M. L. Cox, L. Jessop, B. H. Garner & M. V. L. Barclay. Journal of Natural History. 53(43-44):2637-2628.
Vauricia howdenae Chamorro and Anderson, a new genus and species of Rhinostomina from the Oriental Region, with a key to World genera of Orthognathini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Anderson, R.S. 2019. Vauricia howdenae Chamorro and Anderson, a new genus and species of Rhinostomina from the Oriental Region, with a key to World genera of Orthognathini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin. 75(4):875-883.
Synthesis of known and new host plant records of the Fijian Ginger Weevil, Elytroteinus geophilus (Lucas) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Cryptorhynchinae) suggests a preference for starch-storing plant organs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitehouse, R., Chamorro, M.L. 2019. Synthesis of known and new host plant records of the Fijian Ginger Weevil, Elytroteinus geophilus (Lucas) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Cryptorhynchinae) suggests a preference for starch-storing plant organs. Insects. 10(229):1-7.
Windborne long-distance migration of malaria mosquitoes in the Sahel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huestis, D., Dao, A., Diallo, M., Sanogo, Z., Samake, D., Yaro, S.A., Ousman, Y., Linton, Y., Krishna, A., Veru, L., Krajacic, B., Faiman, R., Florio, J., Chapman, J., Reynolds, D., Weetman, D., Mitchell, R., Donnelly, M., Talamas, E., Chamorro, M.L., Strobach, U., Lehmann, T. 2019. Windborne long-distance migration of malaria mosquitoes in the Sahel. Nature. 28(4):6.
First description of the immature stages of Poteriophorus Schoenherr: the larva, pupa and biology of P. uhlemanni (Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae: ) discovered through Dawu traditional ecological knowledge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Huang, C. 2019. First description of the immature stages of Poteriophorus Schoenherr: the larva, pupa and biology of P. uhlemanni (Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae: ) discovered through Dawu traditional ecological knowledge. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 73(2):283-299.
An illustrated synoptic key and comparative morphology of the larvae of Dryophthorinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) genera with emphasis on the mouthparts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L. 2019. An illustrated synoptic key and comparative morphology of the larvae of Dryophthorinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) genera with emphasis on the mouthparts. Diversity. 11(1):1-96.
On the identity of a U.S. intercepted Conotrachelus Dejean (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on avocado (Persea americana) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Barclay, M.L. 2018. On the identity of a U.S. intercepted Conotrachelus Dejean (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on avocado (Persea americana). Biodiversity Data Journal. 6(e26362):1-32.
Proceedings from the 2016 International Weevil Meeting: morphological and molecular perspectives on the phylogeny, evolution and classification of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mckenna, D.D., Clarke, D.J., Anderson, R.S., Astrin, J.J., Brown, S., Chamorro, M.L. 2018. Proceedings from the 2016 International Weevil Meeting: morphological and molecular perspectives on the phylogeny, evolution and classification of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Diversity. 10(3):64.
Illustrated key to Curculio L. of North America east of the Mississippi River (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitehead, D.R., Chamorro, M.L., Anderson, R.S. 2018. Illustrated key to Curculio L. of North America east of the Mississippi River (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 120(3):616-641.
A comprehensive guide to the Argentinian case-bearer beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae:Camptosomata) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agrain, F.A., Chamorro, M.L., Cabrera, N., Sassi, D., Roig-Junent, S. 2017. A comprehensive guide to the Argentinian case-bearer beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae:Camptosomata). ZooKeys. 677:11-88.
Molecular and morphological tools to distinguish Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, 1838: a new weevil pest of the endangered Eggers Agave from St Croix, US Virgin Islands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Persson, J., Torres, S., Keularts, J., Scheffer, S.J. 2016. Molecular and morphological tools to distinguish Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, 1838: a new weevil pest of the endangered Eggers Agave from St Croix, US Virgin Islands. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 118(2):218-243.
Catalog of known immature stages of Camptosomate leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae and Lamprosomatinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaboo, C.S., Chamorro, M.L., Scholler, M.E. 2016. Catalog of known immature stages of Camptosomate leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae and Lamprosomatinae). ZooKeys. 118(2):150-217.
Leaf beetles are ant-nest beetles: the curious life of the juvenile stages of case-bearers (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agrain, F.A., Buffington, M.L., Chaboo, C.S., Chamorro, M.L., Scholler, M.S. 2015. Leaf beetles are ant-nest beetles: the curious life of the juvenile stages of case-bearers (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae). ZooKeys. 547:133-164.
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.
Curculionoidea ()
Chamorro, M.L. 2014. Curculionoidea. The Book of Beetles. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. 15:1-10.
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.
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.
On the identity of Mastacanthus Suffrian, 1852 and Sternoglosus Suffrian, 1866 and key to world genera of Pachybrachina (Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae: Cryptocephalini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L. 2013. On the identity of Mastacanthus Suffrian, 1852 and Sternoglosus Suffrian, 1866 and key to world genera of Pachybrachina (Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae: Cryptocephalini). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin. 9(1):201-206.
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.
Six new species of Agrilus Curtis, 1825 (Coleoptera, Buprestidae, Agrilinae) from the Oriental region related to the emerald ash borer, A. planipennis Fairmaire, 1888 and synonymy of Sarawakita Obenberger, 1924 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jendek, E., Chamorro, M.L. 2012. Six new species of Agrilus Curtis, 1825 (Coleoptera, Buprestidae, Agrilinae) from the Oriental region related to the emerald ash borer, A. planipennis Fairmaire, 1888 and synonymy of Sarawakita Obenberger, 1924. ZooKeys. 239:71-94.
Pre-imaginal Stages of the Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae): An invasive species of Ash (Fraxinus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chamorro, M.L., Volkovitsh, M.G., Poland, T.M., Haack, R.A., Lingafelter, S.W. 2012. Pre-imaginal Stages of the Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae): An invasive species of Ash (Fraxinus). Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 7(3):1-12.
CHRYSOMELIDAE: Cryptocephalinae Gyllenhal 1813 ()
Chamorro, M.L. 2014. CHRYSOMELIDAE: Cryptocephalinae Gyllenhal 1813. Handbook of Zoology. 230-236.
Chrysomelidae: Lamprosomatinae Lacordaire, 1848 ()
Chamorro, M.L. 2014. Chrysomelidae: Lamprosomatinae Lacordaire, 1848. Handbook of Zoology. 226-230.