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Research Project: Systematics of Flies of Importance in Agroecosystems and the Environment

Location: Systematic Entomology Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Revision of the genus Euarestoides Benjamin (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Savaris, M., Norrbom, A.L., Marinoni, L., Lampert, S. 2019. Revision of the genus Euarestoides Benjamin (Diptera: Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 4551:299-329.

Case 3772 – Anastrepha Schiner, 1868 (Insecta, Diptera, TEPHRITIDAE): Proposed precedence over Toxotrypana Gerstaecker, 1860 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Barr, N., Kerr, P.H., Mengual, X. 2018. Case 3772 – Anastrepha Schiner, 1868 (Insecta, Diptera, TEPHRITIDAE): Proposed precedence over Toxotrypana Gerstaecker, 1860. The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 75:165-169.

Synonymy of toxotrypana gerstaecker with anastrepha schiner (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norrbom, A.L., Barr, N., Kerr, P.H., Mengual, X., Nolazcon Alvarado, N., Rodriquez, E.J., Steck, G.J., Sutton, B.D., Uramoto, K., Zucchi, R.A. 2018. Synonymy of toxotrypana gerstaecker with anastrepha schiner (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 12:834-841.

A survey of Agromyzidae (Diptera) reared from leafmines on Long Island, New York; new host associations, distribution data, and the description of a new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Anatomy of an adaptive radiation: Blepharoneura fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winkler, I., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L., Ottens, K.J., Rasmussen, A.P., Gomes-Costa, G.A., Huerto Santillan, L.M., Condon, M.A., Forbes, A.A. 2018. Anatomy of an adaptive radiation: Blepharoneura fruit flies. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18:30-33.

First comprehensive inventory of a tropical site for a megadiverse group of insects, the true flies (Diptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, B.V., Borkent, A., Alder, P.H., Amorim, D., Barber, K., Bickel, D., Boucher, S., Brooks, S.E., Burger, J., Burington, Z.L., Capellari, R.S., Costa, D.R., Cumming, J.M., Curler, G., Dick, C.W., Epler, J.H., Fisher, E., Gaimari, S.D., Gelhaus, J., Grimaldi, D.A., Hash, J., Hauser, M., Hippa, H., Ibanez-Bernal, S., Jaschhof, M., Kameneva, E.P., Hash, J., Hauser, M., Kerr, P.H., Kormeyev, V., Korytkowski, C.A., Kung, G., Kvifte Mikalsen, G., Lonsdale, O., Marshall, S.A., Mathis, W., Michelsen, V., Naglis, S., Norrbom, A.L., Paiero, S., Pape, T., Pereira-Colavite, A., Pollet, M., Rochefort, S., Rung, A., Runyon, J.B., Savage, J., Silva, V.C., Sinclair, B.J., Skevington, J.H., Stireman, J.O., Swann, J., Vilkamaa, P., Wheeler, T., Whitworth, T., Wong, M., Wood, D., Woodley, N., Yau, T., Zavortink, T.J., Zumbado, M.A. 2018. First comprehensive inventory of a tropical site for a megadiverse group of insects, the true flies (Diptera). Communications Biology. 2018(1):1-21.

Key to adults of North American genera of the subfamily Cecidomyiinae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gagne, R.J. 2018. Key to adults of North American genera of the subfamily Cecidomyiinae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Zootaxa. 4392(3):401-457.

Remarkable fly (Diptera) diversity in a patch of Costa Rican cloud forest: Why inventory is a vital science - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borkent, A., Brown, B.V., Adler, P.H., Desouza Amorim, D., Barber, K., Bickel, D., Boucher, S., Brooks, S.E., Burger, J., Capellari, R.S., Costa, D.N., Cumming, J.M., Curler, G., Dick, C.W., Epler, J.H., Fisher, E., Gaimari, S.D., Gelhaus, J., Grimaldi, D.A., Hash, J., Hippa, H., Ibáñez-Bernal, S., Jaschhof, M., Kameneva, E.P., Kvifte, G.M., Lonsdale, O., Marshall, S.A., Mathis, W., Michelsen, V., Naglis, S., Norrbom, A.L., Pape, T., Pereira-Colavite, A., Pollet, M., Runyon, J.B., Savage, J., Silva, V.C., Sinclair, B.J., Swann, J., Vilkamaa, P., Whitworth, T., Woodley, N., Zavortink, T.J., Zumbado, M.A. 2018. Remarkable fly (Diptera) diversity in a patch of Costa Rican cloud forest: Why inventory is a vital science. Zootaxa. 4402:53-90.

A global checklist of the 933 fruit fly species in the tribe Dacini (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doorenweerd, C., Leblanc, L., Norrbom, A.L., San Jose, M., Rubinoff, D. 2018. A global checklist of the 933 fruit fly species in the tribe Dacini (Diptera: Tephritidae). ZooKeys. 730:17-54.

New records of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) primarily from Colombia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez Clavijo, P.A., Norrbom, A.L., Arevalo, E., Balseiro, T.F., Diaz, P., Paula, A., Montes, J., Benitez, M., Cruz, M., Rodriguez, E.J., Steck, G.J., Sutton, B.D., Quisberth, E., Lagrava Sanchez, J.J., Colque, F. 2018. New records of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) primarily from Colombia. Zootaxa. 4390(1):1-63.

Identifying seven Anastrepha (Diptera; Tephritidae) species using DNA barcodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barr, N., Ruiz-Arce, R., Farris, R., Silva, J.G., Lima, K., Dutra, V., Ronchi-Teles, B., Kerr, P.H., Norrbom, A.L., Nolazco, A.N., Thomas, D.B. 2017. Identifying seven Anastrepha (Diptera; Tephritidae) species using DNA barcodes. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:405-421.

First new world record of a gall midge from palms: a new species of Contarinia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Geonoma cuneata in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gagne, R.J., Ley-Lopez, J.M., Hanson, P.E. 2018. First new world record of a gall midge from palms: a new species of Contarinia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Geonoma cuneata in Costa Rica. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 120(1):51-61.

Description of third instar larvae of Anastrepha curitis, Anastrepha pickeli and Anastrepha pulchra (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dutra, V., Ronchi-Teles, B., Steck, G.L., Rodriguez, E.J., Norrbom, A.L., Sutton, B.D., Silva, J.G. 2018. Description of third instar larvae of Anastrepha curitis, Anastrepha pickeli and Anastrepha pulchra (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 120:9-24.

Phylogenetic relationships of the tribe Toxotrypanini (Diptera: Tephritidae) based on molecular characters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mengual, X., Kerr, P., Norrbom, A.L., Barr, N., Lewis, M.L., Stapelfeldt, A., Scheffer, S.J., Woods, P., Islam, M.S., Korytkowski, C.A., Uramoto, K., Rodriguez, E.J., Sutton, B.D., Nolazco, N., Steck, G.J., Gaimari, S. 2017. Phylogenetic relationships of the tribe Toxotrypanini (Diptera: Tephritidae) based on molecular characters. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 113:84-112.

New records of Rhagoletis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Colombia, with discussion on the morphological variations of some species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martinez-Alva, J.O., Sema, F., Norrbom, A.L. 2017. New records of Rhagoletis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Colombia, with discussion on the morphological variations of some species. Zootaxa. 4273:549-558.

Diagnostic characters within ITS2 DNA support molecular identification of Anastrepha suspensa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barr, N., Ruiz-Arce, R., Obregon, O., Shatters, R.G., Norrbom, A.L., Nolazco, A., Thomas, D.B. 2017. Diagnostic characters within ITS2 DNA support molecular identification of Anastrepha suspensa. Florida Entomologist. 100:182-185.

Genetic differentiation associated with host plants and geography among six widespread lineages of South American Blepharoneura fruit flies (Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ottens, K., Winkler, I.S., Lewis, M.L., Scheffer, S.J., Gomes-Costa, G.A., De V. Barbosa, M.R., Condon, M.A., Forbes, A.A. 2017. Genetic differentiation associated with host plants and geography among six widespread lineages of South American Blepharoneura fruit flies (Tephritidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30:696-710.

The invasive Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae): Understanding its pest status and management globally - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weintraub, P.G., Scheffer, S.J., Visser, D., Valladares, G., Soares, C.A., Shepard, B.M., Rauf, A., Murphy, S.T., Mujica, N., Mac Vean, C., Kroschel, J., Kishinevsky, M., Joshi, R.C., Johansen, N.S., Hallette, R., Civelek, H.S., Chen, B. 2017. The invasive Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae): Understanding its pest status and management globally. Journal of Insect Science. 28:1-27.

Integrative taxonomy: Where we are now, with a focus on the resolution of three tropical fruit fly species complexes - (Review Article)
Schutze, M.K., Virgilio, M., Norrbom, A.L., Clarke, A.R. 2017. Integrative taxonomy: Where we are now, with a focus on the resolution of three tropical fruit fly species complexes. Annual Review Of Entomology. 62:147-64.

A revision of the early taxa of Australian gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kolesik, P., Gagne, R.J. 2016. A revision of the early taxa of Australian gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Zootaxa. 4205:301–338.

First record of Anastrepha zacharyi Norrbom (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Brazil, and notes on its host plant and parasitoid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adaime, R., Jesus-Barros, C.R., Uramoto, K., Norrbom, A.L., Zucchi, R.A. 2016. First record of Anastrepha zacharyi Norrbom (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Brazil, and notes on its host plant and parasitoid. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 118:636-640.

Redescription, lectotype designation and new records of Anastrepha luederwaldti Lima (Diptera, Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uramoto, K., Norrbom, A.L., Zucchi, R.A. 2016. Redescription, lectotype designation and new records of Anastrepha luederwaldti Lima (Diptera, Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 4168:341-346.

Galling problems – the Fergusobia nematode/Fergusonina fly mutualism on Myrtaceous hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.A., Ye, W., Taylor, G.S., Scheffer, S.J., Giblin Davis, R. 2016. Galling problems – the Fergusobia nematode/Fergusonina fly mutualism on Myrtaceous hosts. Journal of Nematology. 18:629-649.

A new species and new records of Cryptodacus (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Colombia, Bolivia and Peru - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, P., Rodriguez, E.J., Norrbom, A.L., Arevalo, E. 2016. A new species and new records of Cryptodacus (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. Zootaxa. 4111(3):276-290.