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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 Moths Significant to Biodiversity, Quarantine, and Control, with a Focus on Invasive Species
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432128

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The American species of the genus Glaucolepis Braun, 1917 (Neotrifurcula van Nieukerken, syn. nov.) (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae) -
Stonis, J.R., Remeikis, A., Diskus, A., Solis, M.A. 2017. The American species of the genus Glaucolepis Braun, 1917 (Neotrifurcula van Nieukerken, syn. nov.) (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). Zootaxa. 4338(3):489-506.
The diatraea complex (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Colombia’s Cauca River Valley: identity, distribution, and parasitoids -
The navel orangeworm, Amyelois transtilla (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) discovered in northeastern Mexico feeding on Sapindaceae -
Lara-Villalon, M., Vanoye-Eligio, V., Solis, M.A., Sanchez-Ramos, G., Chacon-Hermandez, J. 2017. The navel orangeworm, Amyelois transtilla (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) discovered in northeastern Mexico feeding on Sapindaceae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 119(4):601-604.
A new phycitine moth (Vorapourouma basseti, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from Panama feeding on Pourouma Aubl. (Urticaceae) -
Solis, M.A., Neunzig, H.H. 2017. A new phycitine moth (Vorapourouma basseti, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from Panama feeding on Pourouma Aubl. (Urticaceae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 119(3):464-470.
Another new Lygodium-boring species of the musotimine genus Siamusotima (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from China -
Solis, M.A., Pratt, P.D., Makinson, J., Zonneveld, R., Lake, E.C. 2017. Another new Lygodium-boring species of the musotimine genus Siamusotima (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from China. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 119(3):471-480.
Overview: tympanal organs of Pyraloidea adults (Insecta: Lepidoptera) -
Solis, M.A. 2017. Overview: tympanal organs of Pyraloidea adults (Insecta: Lepidoptera). World Wide Web. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkbmLVCW0Cj8PP6YEb51sNqOu6wtzQyYp.
Identification to Lepidoptera Superfamily-under the microscope (Insecta) -
Solis, M.A. 2017. Identification to Lepidoptera Superfamily-under the microscope (Insecta) . World Wide Web. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkbmLVCW0Cj8PP6YEb51sNqOu6wtzQyYp.
Overview: Identification characters of Lepidoptera eggs (Insecta) -
Solis, M.A. 2017. Overview: Identification characters of Lepidoptera eggs (Insecta). World Wide Web. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkbmLVCW0Cj8PP6YEb51sNqOu6wtzQyYp.
Overview: Pyraloidea adults (Insecta: Lepidoptera) -
Solis, M.A. 2017. Overview: Pyraloidea adults (Insecta: Lepidoptera). World Wide Web. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkbmLVCW0Cj8PP6YEb51sNqOu6wtzQyYp.
Overview: Pyraloidea larvae (Insecta: Lepidoptera) -
Solis, M.A. 2017. Overview: Pyraloidea larvae (Insecta: Lepidoptera). World Wide Web. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkbmLVCW0Cj8PP6YEb51sNqOu6wtzQyYp.
Host plant associated genetic divergence of two Diatraea spp. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) stemborers on novel crop plants -
Joyce, A.L., Sermeno, J., Cervantes, L.S., Paniagua, M.R., Scheffer, S.J., Solis, M.A. 2016. Host plant associated genetic divergence of two Diatraea spp. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) stemborers on novel crop plants. Ecology and Evolution. 6:8632-8644. doi: 10.002/ece3.2541.
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: 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. Idesia. 34:91-95. doi:10.4067/S0718-34292016000300011.
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 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): 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). -