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M Alma Solis
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Entomology

Phone: (202) 633-4573
Fax: (301) 504-6482
Room 133

10300 BALTIMORE AVE.
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 20705

Projects
Systematics of Lepidoptera: Invasive Species, Pest and Biological Control Agents
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  Accession Number: 428982

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The first record of Baccharis L. (Asteraceae) as a host-plant genus for Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera), with description of new Stigmella species from South America -
Stonis, J.R., Diskus, A., Remeikis, A., Davis, D.R., Solis, M.A., Cumbicus, T. 2016. The first record of Baccharis L. (Asteraceae) as a host-plant genus for Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera), with description of new Stigmella species from South America. Zootaxa. 4136:101-128 Doi: http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4136.1.4.
First record of Duponchelia fovealis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in South America -
Zawadneak, M.C., Barboza, G.R., Chapaval, P.I., Schuber, J.M., Santos, B., Poltronieri, A.S., Solis, M.A. 2016. First record of Duponchelia fovealis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in South America. Journal of Economic Entomology. 34:91-95.
An illustrative guide to the identification of the known species of Diatraea Guilding (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Crambinae) based on genitalia -
Solis, M.A., Metz, M. 2016. An illustrative guide to the identification of the known species of Diatraea Guilding (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Crambinae) based on genitalia. ZooKeys. 565:73-121 doi: 10.3897/zookeys.565.6797.
The cactus webworm, Loxomorpha flavidissimalis (Grote, 1878) (Pyraloidea, Crambidae): its distribution and a potential pest in Mexico -
Lara-Villalon, M., Solis, M.A., Sanchez-Ramos, G., Mora-Olivo, A. 2016. The cactus webworm, Loxomorpha flavidissimalis (Grote, 1878) (Pyraloidea, Crambidae): its distribution and a potential pest in Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 118:109-114. doi: 10.4289/0013-8797.118.1.109.
Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico -
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, M.A. 2015. Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico. ZooKeys. 535:1-132.
A new cryptic species of Diatraea (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Crambinae) feeding on eastern gama grass and a novel host association with a braconid (Hymenoptera) in the United States -
Solis, M.A., Metz, M., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L., Kula, R.R., Springer, T.L. 2015. A new cryptic species of Diatraea (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Crambinae) feeding on eastern gama grass and a novel host association with a braconid (Hymenoptera) in the United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. DOI:10.1093/aesa/sav049.
First record of Ectomyelois muriscis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on physic nut (Jatropha curcas), a biofuel plant Reprint Icon -
Gomez, R.J., Lopez, G.G., Barrera, J.F., Solis, M.A., Zamarripa, C.A. 2015. First record of Ectomyelois muriscis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on physic nut (Jatropha curcas), a biofuel plant. Biomass and Bioenergy. 75:150-154.
Common Pyraloidea species of Dominica -
Solis, M.A. 2015. Common Pyraloidea species of Dominica. News of the Lepidopterist's Society. 57(2):74-76.
Geographic population structure of the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.)(Lepidoptera: Crambidae), in the southern United States -
Joyce, A.L., White, W.H., Nuessly, G.S., Solis, M.A., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L., Medina, R.F. 2014. Geographic population structure of the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.)(Lepidoptera: Crambidae), in the southern United States . PLoS One. 9(10): e11036. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110036.
Geographic population structure of the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), in the southern United States Reprint Icon -
Joyce, A.L., White, W.H., Nuessly, G.S., Solis, M.A., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L., Medina, R.F. 2014. Geographic population structure of the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), in the southern United States. PLoS One. 9(10):1-10.
Ron Leuschner donates over 11,000 specimens of Pyraloidea to the National Museum of Natural History -
Silverson, N., Solis, M.A. 2014. Ron Leuschner donates over 11,000 specimens of Pyraloidea to the National Museum of Natural History. News of the Lepidopterist's Society. 56(4):174-175.
Reed Watkins: A Passion for Plume Moths -
Silverson, N.J., Solis, M.A. 2014. Reed Watkins: A Passion for Plume Moths. News of the Lepidopterist's Society. 56(3):142-144.
Evidence of sexual selection in Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): correlation of female moth genitalia and Solanaceae host fruit size Reprint Icon -
Diaz, A.E., Gonzales, R., Solis, M.A., Saldamando-Benjumea, C.I. 2015. Evidence of sexual selection in Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): Correlation of female moth genitalia and Solanaceae host fruit size. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(3):272-281.
Review of Apanteles sensu stricto (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Microgastrinae) from Area de Conservación Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica, with keys to all described species from Mesoamerica Reprint Icon -
Fernandez-Triana, J.L., Whitfield, J.B., Rodriguez, J.J., Smith, M.A., Janzen, D.H., Hallwachs, W., Hajibabaei, M., Burns, J., Solis, M.A., Brown, J.W., Cardinal, S., Goulet, H., Hebert, P.N. 2014. Review of Apanteles sensu stricto (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Microgastrinae) from Area de Conservación Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica, with keys to all described species from Mesoamerica. ZooKeys. 383:1-565.
New North American Chrysauginae (Pyralidae) described by Cashatt (1968) Reprint Icon -
Solis, M.A., Cashatt, E.D., Scholtens, B.G. 2013. New North American Chrysauginae (Pyralidae) described by Cashatt (1968). ZooKeys. 344:55-71.
First record of Diatraea tabernella in the Cauca River Valley of Colombia -
Vargas, G., Lastra, A.L., Solis, M.A. 2013. First record of Diatraea tabernella in the Cauca River Valley of Colombia. Florida Entomologist. 96(3):1198-1201.
Phylogenetic Systematics of Schacontia Dyar with a description of eight new species (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) -
Goldstein, P.Z., Metz, M., Solis, M.A. 2013. Phylogenetic Systematics of Schacontia Dyar with a description of eight new species (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). ZooKeys. 291:27-81.
A new species of Palpita (Crambidae, Spilomelinae) from the coastal plains of southeastern United States -
Sulivan, J.B., Solis, M.A. 2013. A new species of Palpita (Crambidae, Spilomelinae) from the coastal plains of southeastern United States. Zootaxa. 264:3-9.
Nomenclatural Benchmarking: The roles of digital typification and telemicroscopy -
Wheeler, Q.D., Bourgoin, T., Coddington, J., Gostony, T., Hamilton, A., Kelley, A., Larimer, R., Polaszek, A.P., Schauff, M.E., Solis, M.A. 2012. Nomenclatural Benchmarking: The roles of digital typification and telemicroscopy. ZooKeys. 209:193-202.
DNA barcoding and morphology reveal three cryptic species of Anania (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America, all distinct from their European counterpart -
Yang, Z., Landry, J.F., Handfield, L., Zhang, Y., Solis, M.A., Handfield, D., Scholtens, B.G., Mutanen, M., Nuss, M., Herbert, P.N. 2012. DNA barcoding and morphology reveal three cryptic species of Anania (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America, all distinct from their European counterpart. Systematic Entomology. 37:686-705.
A molecular phylogeny for the pyraloid moths (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea) and its implications for higher-level classification -
Regier, J.C., Mitter, C.E., Solis, M.A., Hayden, J.E., Landry, B., Nuss, M., Simonsen, T.J. 2012. A molecular phylogeny for the pyraloid moths (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea) and its implications for higher-level classification. Systematic Entomology. 37:635-656.
Mapping the Biosphere: exploring species to understand the origin, organization, and sustainability of biodiversity -
Wheeler, Q.D., Knapp, S., Stevenson, D.W., Stevenson, J.W., Raven, P.H., Wilson, E.O., Woolley, J.B., Solis, M.A. 2012. Mapping the Biosphere: exploring species to understand the origin, organization, and sustainability of biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 10(1):1-20.
A provisional annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Honduras -
Miller, J.Y., Matthews, D.L., Warren, A.D., Solis, M.A., Harvey, D.J., Gentili-Poole, P., Emmel, T.C., Covell, Jr., C.V. 2012. A provisional annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Honduras. Insecta Mundi. 0205:1-72.
Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Guenée)(Lepidoptera: Crambidae), an insect pest of Neotropical solanaceous fruits -
Diaz, A.E., Solis, M.A., Kondo, T.D. 2013. Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Guenée)(Lepidoptera: Crambidae), an insect pest of Neotropical solanaceous fruits. In: Pena,J., editor. Potential Invasive Pests of Agricultural Crops. London, United Kingdom: CABI. p. 464.
Apuntes sobre la distribución geográfica de Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) en Colombia -
Diaz, A.E., Solis, M.A., Brochero, H.L. 2011. Apuntes sobre la distribución geográfica de Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) en Colombia. Revista Colombiana de Entomologia. 37(1):73-78.
Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. -
Nieukerken, V., Kaila, L., Kitching, I., Kristensen, N., Lees, D., Mitter, C., Solis, M.A., Brown, J.W. 2011. Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. Zootaxa. 3148:212-221.
Reassignment of four species currently in Herpetogramma Lederer (Spilomelinae) to Pyraustinae (Crambidae: Pyraloidea: Lepidoptera) -
Solis, M.A. 2011. Reassignment of four species currently in Herpetogramma Lederer (Spilomelinae) to Pyraustinae (Crambidae: Pyraloidea: Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 113(2):1-10.
USDA's Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL): Global leadership and innovation in insect systematics -
Toward reconstructing the hyper-diverse radiation of ditrysian Lepidoptera (Insecta): initial evidence from 123 exemplars and 5 protein-coding nuclear genes Reprint Icon -
Mitter, C., Regier, J., Davis, D., Brown, J.W., Solis, M.A. 2009. Toward reconstructing the hyper-diverse radiation of ditrysian Lepidoptera (Insecta): initial evidence from 123 exemplars and 5 protein-coding nuclear genes. BioMed Central Biology. 9:280.
First report of Ecpyrrhoerrhoe puralis (South) (Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America: a naturalized exotic pyraustine from Asia feeding on Paulownia Siebold & Zucc -
Solis, M.A., Scholtens, B.G., Adams, J.K., Funk, D.H. 2010. First report of Ecpyrrhoerrhoe puralis (South) (Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America: a naturalized exotic pyraustine from Asia feeding on Paulownia Siebold & Zucc. News of the Lepidopterist's Society. 64(1):33-35.
Michael Shaffer, 6th July 1936 to 23rd March 2009: A heartfelt tribute -
Solis, M.A. 2009. Michael Shaffer, 6th July 1936 to 23rd March 2009: A heartfelt tribute. Electronic Publication. 3:1-3.
Integration of DNA barcoding into an ongoing inventory of complex tropical biodiversity Reprint Icon -
Janzen, D.H., Hallwachs, W., Burns, J., Solis, M.A., Woodley, N.E. 2009. Integration of DNA barcoding into an ongoing inventory of complex tropical biodiversity. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9(Suppl):1-26.
New sightings of Glyphodes onychinalis (Guenée) (Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Spilomelinae), a recent arrival to the United States, and description of the larva reared on oleander (Nerium sp.) in California -
Solis, M.A. 2009. New sightings of Glyphodes onychinalis (Guenée) (Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Spilomelinae), a recent arrival to the United States, and description of the larva reared on oleander (Nerium sp.) in California. News of the Lepidopterist's Society. 50(3-4):79-95.
Transfer of All Cybalomiinae to other Subfamilies (Crambidae: Pyraloidea: Lepidoptera: Elusia Schaus, Dichochroma Forbes, Schacontia Dyar, Cybalomia extorris Warren, and C. lojanalis Dognin -
Solis, M.A. 2009. Transfer of All Cybalomiinae to other Subfamilies (Crambidae: Pyraloidea: Lepidoptera: Elusia Schaus, Dichochroma Forbes, Schacontia Dyar, Cybalomia extorris Warren, and C. lojanalis Dognin. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 111(2):493-504.
Situation report on US systematic biology Reprint Icon -
Chitwood, D.J., Diaz-Soltero, H., Hoberg, E.P., Miller, S., Reynolds, R., Rosenthal, B.M., Rossman, A.Y., Sitnik, M., Solis, M.A. 2008. Situation Report on US Systematic Biology. Washington, DC: Systematics Subcommittee of the Federal Interagency Committee on Invasive Terrestrial Animals and Pathogens. p. 1-55. available: http://www.itap.gov/nal_web/itap/docs/itap_report_mar23.pdf
Eugene G. Munroe (September 8, 1919-May 31, 2008) -
Solis, M.A. 2009. Eugene G. Munroe (September 8, 1919-May 31, 2008). Journal of Lepidopterists Society. 63:52-57.
New host association for Mexican rice borer in Texas -
Solis, M.A., Goolsby, J. 2008. New host association for Mexican rice borer in Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 33(3):237.
Eugene Munroe: The Lepidopterist, 1919-2008 -
Solis, M.A. 2008. Eugene Munroe: The Lepidopterist, 1919-2008. The Canadian Entomologist. 40(3):139-143.
Revision of Cosmopterosis Amsel (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Glaphyriinae)Western Hemisphere with discussions on male secondary sexual characters and larval feeding on Capparis (Capparaceae) in Pyraloidea and Lepidoptera(Insecta) -
Solis, M.A., Metz, M., Janzen, D. 2009. Revision of Cosmopterosis Amsel (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Glaphyriinae)Western Hemisphere with discussions on male secondary sexual characters and larval feeding on Capparis (Capparaceae) in Pyraloidea and Lepidoptera(Insecta). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102(5):766-784.
The Gall Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of Hickories (Juglandaceae: Carya) -
Gagne, R.J., Solis, M.A. 2008. The Gall Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of Hickories (Juglandaceae: Carya). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society. 48:1-147.
Identity and generic placement of Phestinia costella Hampson (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) reared on the invasive plant Chromolaena odorata (L.) R. M. King & H. Rob (Asteraceae) -
Solis, M.A., Metz, M., Zachariades, C. 2008. Identity and generic placement of Phestinia costella Hampson (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) reared on the invasive plant Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M. King & H. Rob. (Asteraceae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110(3):292-601.
Sitochroa palealis: a Palearctic pyraustine moth (Pyraloidea: Crambidae) newly introduced to North America -
Passoa, S., Balogh, G., Solis, M.A. 2008. Sitochroa palealis: a Palearctic pyraustine moth (Pyraloidea: Crambidae) newly introduced to North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110(2):504-515.
A new Lestodiplosine (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) preying on the avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta Perseae (Heteroptera: Tingidae) in southern Florida -
Garne, R.J., Pena, J., Agudelo, F., Solis, M.A. 2008. A new Lestodiplosine (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) preying on the avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta Perseae (Heteroptera: Tingidae) in southern Florida. Florida Entomologist. 91:43-48.
Species of Aphomia Hübner and Paralipsa Butler (Pyralidae: Galleriinae) Known to Occur in the United States and Canada and Their Associations with Stored Products and Social Hymenoptera -
Solis, M.A., Metz, M. 2008. Species of Aphomia Hübner and Paralipsa Butler (Pyralidae: Galleriinae) Known to Occur in the United States and Canada and Their Associations with Stored Products and Social Hymenoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110(3):679-692.
Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park -
Smith, D.R., Solis, M.A. 2008. Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110:379-390.
A new species of Schizomyia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a pest of Fernaldia pandurata (Apocynaceae) in Central America -
Gagne, R.J., Menjivar, R., Solis, M.A. 2008. A new species of Schizomyia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a pest of Fernaldia pandurata (Apocynaceae) in Central America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110:284-291.
Phylogenetic Studies and Modern Classification of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) -
Solis, M.A. 2007. Phylogenetic Studies and Modern Classification of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera). Revista Colombiana de Entomologia. 33:1-9.
A new species and species distribution records of Neoleucinodes (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) from Colombia feeding on Solanum spp. -
Solis, M.A., Diaz, A. 2007. A new species and species distribution records of Neoleucinodes (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) from Colombia feeding on Solanum spp.. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 109(4):897-908.
REDESCRIPTION OF BETHULIA CHAMPIONELLA RAGONOT (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: PHYCTINAE) -
Nunzig, H.H., Solis, M.A. 2006. Redescription of Bethulia Championella Ragonot (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phyctinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108:(2)285-288.
Pyraloidea and their known hosts (Lepidoptera: Insecta) from Plummers Island -
Solis, M.A. 2008. Pyraloidea and their known hosts (Lepidoptera: Insecta) from Plummers Island. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington. 15(1):88-106.
New species of Sematoneura, Nevacolima, and Eulogia (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from Costa Rica. -
Neunzig, H.H., Solis, M.A. 2006. New species of Sematoneura, Nevacolima, and Eulogia (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from Costa Rica. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108:953-963.
AQUATIC LEPIDOPTERA -
Solis, M.A. 2008. Aquatic Lepidoptera. In: Merritt, R.W., Cummins, K.W., and Berg, M.B., editors. Aquatic Insects of North America. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. p. 553-569.
SIAMUSOTIMA ARANEA, A NEW STEM-BORING MUSOTIMINE (LEPIDOPTERA: CRAMBIDAE) FROM THAILAND FEEDING ON LYGODIUM FLEXUOSUM (L.) SW. (SCHIZAEACEAE) -
Solis, M.A., Yen, S., Goolsby, J.H., Wright, T., Pemberton, R., Winotai, A., Rimbut, S. 2005. Siamusotima aranea, a new stem-boring musotimine (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from Thailand feeding on Lygodium flexuosum (L.) SW. (Schizaeaceae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 98(6):887-895.
SYSTEMATICS OF MEXICAN STALKBORING CRAMBINE PYRALOIDEA -
Solis, M.A. 2004. Systematics of mexican stalkboring crambine pyraloidea. Meeting Proceedings. 12/07/2004. 1:6-22
PRELIMINARY PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF MUSOTIMINAE (LEPIDOPTERA, CRAMBIDAE) AND THE IMPLICATIONS ON BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDY FERNS -
Solis, M.A. 2004. Preliminary phylogenetic analysis of musotiminae (Lepidoptera, Crambidae) and the implications on biological control of weedy ferns. Meeting Abstract. 08/17/2004. 1:1
THE EVOLUTION OF FEEDING BEHAVIORS IN TEH PYRALOIDEA -
Solis, M.A. 2004. The evolution of feeding behaviors in teh pyraloidea. Meeting Abstract. 08/16/2004. 1:1
TAXONOMY AND IDENTIFICATION OF CACTOBLASTIS CACTORIUM -
Solis, A., Hight, S.D. 2004. Taxonomy and identification of cactoblastis cactorium. Meeting Proceedings.
Keys to immatures of the Sugarcane Borer and Neotropical Cornstalk Borer from Mexico intercepted on corn in Southeastern Texas -
Riley, D.R., Solis, M.A. 2005. Keys to immatures of the Sugarcane Borer and Neotropical Cornstalk Borer from Mexico intercepted on corn in Southeastern Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 30(1):35-39.
TUMORIALA, A NEW NEOTROPICAL PHYCITINE GENUS (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) -
Neunzig, H.H., Solis, M.A. 2005. Tumoriala, a new neotropical phycitine genus (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 107(1):84-89
A REVIEW OF THE GENUS DIFUNDELLA (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: PHYCITINAE) -
Neunzig, H.H., Solis, M.A. 2005. A review of the genus Difundella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 107(2):303-314
FERN-FEEDING MUSOTIMINES (CRAMBIDAE: PYRALOIDEA) FOR PRESENTATION: AT THE LEPIDOPTERISTS¿ SOCIETY MEETING, JULY 14-17, 2003, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, MD. -
Solis, M.A. 2004. Fern-feeding musotimines (crambidae: pyraloidea) for presentation: at the lepidopterists¿ society meeting, July 14-17, 2003, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Meeting Abstract.06/05/2004.1:1
ALERT: TRACKING THE CACTUS MOTH AS IT FLYS AND EATS IT WAY WESTWARD IN THE U.S. -
Solis, M.A., Hight, S.D., Gordon, D.R. 2004. Alert: tracking the cactus moth as it flys and eats it way westward in the u.s.. News of the Lepidopterist's Society. 04/01/2004. v.46:3-4
EXGUIANA, A NEW GENUS OF NEOTROPICAL PHYCITINES (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) -
Neunzig, H.H., Solis, M.A. 2004. Exguiana, a new genus of neotropical phycitines (lepidoptera: pyralidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 106: 554-563
REDISCOVERY OF THE SOUTHERN CORNSTALK BORER: A POTENTIALLY SERIOUS PEST OF EASTERN GAMAGRASS AND STRATEGIES FOR MITIGATION -
Krizek, D.T., Solis, M.A., Touhey, P.A., Ritchie, J.C., Millner, P.D. 2004. Rediscovery of the southern cornstalk borer: a potentially serious pest of eastern gamagrass and strategies for mitigation. In: Randall and J.C. Burns, (eds) Proceedings of the Eastern Native Grass Symposium. North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC, Oct. 1-3, 2002, Omnipress, Madison, WI. p. 277-283.
PYRALOIDEA SPECIMENS LABELLED AS REBEL TYPES FROM EGYPT AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C. -
Solis, M.A. 2003. Pyraloidea specimens labelled as rebel types from egypt at the national museum of natural history, smithsonian institution, washington, d.c.. Nota Lepidopterologia. 26:59-63
DESCRIPTION AND LIFE HISTORY OF LYGOMUSOTIMA NEW GENUS, AND NEOMUSOTIMA CONSPURCATALIS (LEPIDOPTERA: CRAMBIDAE) FROM AUSTRALIA AND SOUTHEASTERN ASIA FEEDING ON LYGODIUM MICROPHYLLUM (SCHIZAEACEAE) -
Solis, M.A., Yen, S., Goolsby, J.A. 2004. Description and life history of lygomusotima new genus, and neomusotima conspurcatalis (lepidoptera: crambidae) from australia and southeastern asia feeding on lygodium microphyllum (schizaeaceae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 97(1): 64-76
Maruca Vitrata (Fabricius, 1787), senior valid name for Maruca Testulalis (Geyer , 1832), a worldwide pest of leguminaceous crops -
Solis, M.A. 2003. Maruca Vitrata (Fabricius, 1787), senior valid name for Maruca Testulalis (Geyer , 1832), a worldwide pest of leguminaceous crops. Newsletter of the Brazilian Entomological Society. 28:3.
DEFENSE MECHANISMS IN PYRALIDAE AND CHOREUTIDAE: FECAL STALACTITES AND ESCAPE HOLES, WITH REMARKS ABOUT COCOONS,CAMOUFLAGE, AND APOSEMATISM -
Aiello, A., Solis, M.A. 2003. Defense mechanisms in pyralidae and choreutidae: fecal stalactites and escape holes, with remarks about cocoons,camouflage, and aposematism. Journal of Lepidopterists Society. 57: 168-175
BIOLOGY AND SYSTEMATICS OF ALBUSAMBIA ELAPHOGLOSSUMAE, A NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF CRAMBIDAE (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALOIDEA: CRAMBIDAE) MINING THE FRONDS OF ELAPHOGLOSSUM CONSPERSUM (PTERIDOPHYTA: LOMARIOPSIDACEAE) IN COSTA RICA -
Solis, M.A., Davis, D.R., Nishida, K. 2005. Biology and systematics of Albusambia elaphoglossumae, a new genus and species of crambidae (Epidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) mining the fronds of Elaphoglossum conspersum (Pteridophyta: Lomariopsidaceae) in Costa Rica. Tropical Lepidoptera. 53(3-4):487-501.
REVISION AND PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF ACCINCTAPUBES SOLIS (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: EPIPASCHIINAE), INCLUDING A NEW SPECIES FROM COSTA RICA AND A LARVAL DESCRIPTION OF A. ALBIFASCIATA (DRUCE) THAT FEEDS ON AVOCADO -
Solis, M.A. 2003. Revision and phylogenetic analysis of accinctapubes solis (lepidoptera: pyralidae: epipaschiinae), including a new species from costa rica and a larval description of a. albifasciata (druce) that feeds on avocado. Journal of Lepidopterists Society. 57(2): 121-136
REDISCOVERY OF THE SOUTHERN CORN STALK BORER: A POTENTIALLY SERIOUS PEST OF EASTERN GAMAGRASS AND STRAGETIES FOR MITIGATION -
Krizek, D.T., Solis, M.A., Touhey, P.A., Millner, P.D., Ritchie, J.C. 2002. Rediscovery of the southern corn stalk borer: a potentially serious pest of eastern gamagrass and strageties for mitigation [abstract]. Eastern Native Grass Symposium. p. 37-38.
THE CERACANTHIA COMPLEX (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: PHYCITINAE) IN COSTA RICA.II. MEGARTHRIA, DRESCOMA AND LASCELINA -
IN CELEBRATION OF EUGENE G. MUNROE -
THE CERACANTHIA COMPLEX (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: PHYCITINAE) IN COSTA RICA.I. CERACANTHIA -
CROMARCHA STROUDAGNESIA, A NEW CHRYSAUGINAE SPECIES BORING IN SHOOTS OF TABEBUIA OCHRACEA (BIGNONIACEAE) IN A COSTA RICA DRY FOREST (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: CHRYSAUGINAE) -
Cromarcha stroudagnesia, a new chrysauginae species boring in shoots of Tabebuia ochracea (Bignoniaceae) in a Costa Rica dry forest (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Chrysauginae)Solis, M.A., Sullivan, J.J., Janzen, D.H. 2003. 11:33-39
A NEW SPECIES OF EPIMORIUS ZELLER (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE: GALLERIINAE) FEEDING ON BROMELIACEAE IN COSTA RICA. -
Solis, M.A. 2003. A new species of epimorius zeller (lepidoptera: pyralidae: galleriinae) feeding on bromeliaceae in costa rica.. Tropical Lepidoptera. 11:28-32
LEPIDOPTERAN BIODIVERSITY: PATTERNS AND ESTIMATORS -
IN HONOR OF MR. MICHAEL SHAFFER -
NYMPHULINAE DUPONCHEL [1845] 1844 (INSECTA: LEPIDOPTERA): PROPOSED CONSERVATION. -
PYRALOIDEA, THYRIDOIDEA, HYBLAEOIDEA -
FIRST RECORD OF A PYRALOID TAXON LACKING AN ABDOMINAL TYMPANAL ORGAN: THE DESCRIPTION AND PLACEMENT OF MICHAELSHAFFERA, NEW GENUS, WITH A NEW SPECIESFROM SOUTH AMERICA (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE). -
A REVIEW OF COSTA RICAN OMIODES GUENEE (WITH A NEW SPECIES FROM PERU) INCLUDING O. INDICATA (FABRICIUS), A WORLDWIDE PEST OF LEGUMINOUS CROPS LEPIDOPTERA: CRAMBIDAE). -
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