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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
Projects
Population Genetic Analyses of Roseau Cane Scale from the Native and Invasive Range
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 438733
Systematics of Hemiptera: Plant Pests, Predators, and Disease Vectors
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439480
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.)
Facilitative pollinator sharing decreases with floral similarity in multiple systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 ()
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.