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Scott A Schneider
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Research Entomologist

Phone: (301) 504-0658
Fax: (301) 504-6482
Room 004

SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY LABORATORY
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705

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Projects
Systematics of Acari and Hemiptera: Plant Pests, Predators, and Disease Vectors
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438801
RUI: A Phylogenomic Approach to Understanding the Symbiosis between Acropyga Ants and Xenococcine Mealybugs
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 435486

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A Neotropical complex of Ripersiella species (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae) collected from the nests of Acropyga ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., John, L.S. 2022. A Neotropical complex of Ripersiella species (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae) collected from the nests of Acropyga ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). ZooKeys. 1123:1-30. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1123.90141.
Distinguishing symbiotic partners of Acropyga ants from free-living soil inhabitants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Sodano, J., Lapolla, J.S. 2022. Distinguishing symbiotic partners of Acropyga ants from free-living soil inhabitants. Neotropical Entomology. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13744-022-00948-9.
First record of crapemyrtle bark scale (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae: Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae) from Pennsylvania Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skvarla, M.J., Schneider, S.A. 2022. First record of crapemyrtle bark scale (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae: Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae) from Pennsylvania. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 123:(4)862-868. https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.123.4.862.
Four new species of Aspidiotini (Hemiptera: Diaspididae: Aspidiotinae) from Panama, with a key to Panamanian species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, J., Schneider, S.A., Normark, R.D., Normark, B.B. 2021. Four new species of Aspidiotini (Hemiptera: Diaspididae: Aspidiotinae) from Panama, with a key to Panamanian species. ZooKeys. 1047:1-25. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1047.68409.
An invasive population of Roseau Cane Scale established in the Mississippi River Delta, USA originated from northeastern China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Broadly, H.J., Anderson, J.C., Elkinton, J.S., Hwang, S., Liu, C., Noriyuki, S., Park, J., Hang, T., Lewis, M.L., Gould, J.R., Hoelmer, K.A., Diaz, R. 2022. An invasive population of Roseau Cane Scale established in the Mississippi River Delta, USA originated from northeastern China. Biological Invasions. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-022-02809-3 .
Facilitative pollinator sharing decreases with floral similarity in multiple systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ha, M.K., Schneider, S.A., Alder, L.S. 2020. Facilitative pollinator sharing decreases with floral similarity in multiple systems. Oecologia. 195(2):273-286. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-020-04770-1.
Trophobiosis between a new species of Williamsrhizoecus (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae) and Acropyga silvestrii (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Tanzania Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Lapolla, J.S. 2020. Trophobiosis between a new species of Williamsrhizoecus (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae) and Acropyga silvestrii (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Tanzania. Zootaxa. 4853(2):283-291.
Mid-Cretaceous coccoid (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in Burmese amber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poinar, G., Vega, F.E., Schneider, S.A. 2020. Mid-Cretaceous coccoid (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in Burmese amber. Zootaxa. 4810:511–522.
Five new species of Aspidiotini (Hemiptera: Diaspididae: Aspidiotinae) from Argentina, with a key to Argentine species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Claps, L.E., Wei, J., Normark, R.D., Normark, B.B. 2020. Five new species of Aspidiotini (Hemiptera: Diaspididae: Aspidiotinae) from Argentina, with a key to Argentine species. ZooKeys. 948:47-73.
An online interactive identification key to common pest species in Aspidiotini (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Diaspididae), version 1.0 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Fizdale, M.A., Normark, B.B. 2019. An online interactive identification key to common pest species in Aspidiotini (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Diaspididae), version 1.0. ZooKeys. 867:87-96. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.867.34937.
A key to the flat grass scale genus Nipponaclerda (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Aclerdidae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A. 2019. A key to the flat grass scale genus Nipponaclerda (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Aclerdidae. ZooKeys. 862:81-87. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.862.35294.
Encyclopedia of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) of agricultural importance: Roseau cane scale - (Book / Chapter)
Phylogeny and classification of armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Diaspididae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nomark, B.B., Okusu, A., Morse, G.E., Peterson, D.A., Itioka, T., Schneider, S.A. 2019. Phylogeny and classification of armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Diaspididae). Zootaxa. 4616:1-98. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4616.1.1.
Range extension of false Meyer scale, Dynaspidiotus pseudomeyeri (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in the United States, and newly recorded associations with a parasitoid and mite - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Skvarla, M.J., Ochoa, R., Schmidt, S., Polaszek, A.P., Gates, M.W. 2019. Range extension of false Meyer scale, Dynaspidiotus pseudomeyeri (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in the United States, and newly recorded associations with a parasitoid and mite. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 121(2):320-326.
Molecular phylogenetics of Aspidiotini armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) reveals rampant paraphyly, curious species radiations, and multiple origins of association with Melissotarsus ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Okusu, A., Normark, B.B. 2018. Molecular phylogenetics of Aspidiotini armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) reveals rampant paraphyly, curious species radiations, and multiple origins of association with Melissotarsus ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 129:291-303.
Molecular and morphological identification of the mealybug pest species, Phenacoccus solani Ferris (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), in Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dewer, Y., Abdel-Fattah, R.S., Schneider, S.A. 2018. Molecular and morphological identification of the mealybug pest species, Phenacoccus solani Ferris (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), in Egypt. European Plant Protection Organization Bulletin. 48(1):155-159.
Invasion of Nipponaclerda biwakoensis (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) and associated Phragmites australis dieback in southern Louisiana, U.S.A Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, I.A., Wilson, B.E., Gill, M., Aveles, L., Cronin, J.T., Nyman, J.A., Schneider, S.A., Scott, A., Diaz, R. 2018. Invasion of Nipponaclerda biwakoensis (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) and associated Phragmites australis dieback in southern Louisiana, U.S.A. Biological Invasions. 20(10):2739-2744. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1749-5.
New single-copy nuclear genes for scale insect systematics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, K.M., Schneider, S.A., Nomark, B.B. 2016. New single-copy nuclear genes for scale insect systematics. Journal of Zoology. 99:207-214.