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Team Scarab NSF-PEET 2 - Final Report (2002-2008)
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Platycoelia butleri Smith on the cover of Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum (Smith 2003).

 

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Dynastes hercules L. on the cover of Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum (Ratcliffe 2003).

 

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Epectinaspis opacicollis Bates on the cover of The Coleopterists Society Monograph Number 2 (Paucar-Cabrera 2003).

 

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Glyphoderus monticola Burmeister on the cover of The Coleopterists Bulletin Volume 58(2) (Ocampo 2004).

 

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Hoplopygothrix atropurpurea (Schaum) on the cover of The Coleopterists Bulletin Volume 59(1) (Ratcliffe 2005).

 

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  1. Bezdec, A., M. Nikodym, and S.J. Hawkins. 2005. Nomenclatural notes on the genera Amphicoma Latreille, 1807 and Anthypna Eschscholtz, 1818 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Glaphyridae). Folia Heyrovskyana 12(4): 205-211.
  2. Colby, J. 2008. "Revision of the genus Aegidinus Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) and phylogeny of the world genera of Orphninae. University of Nebraska Thesis, Lincoln, NE. [one time contribution]
  3. Cano, E.B. 2007. Taxonomía, daño al cultivo y distribución del complejo “gallina ciega” (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), que atacan el maíz en Guatemala. Revista de la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala 16: 85-98.
  4. Cano, E.B. and J.C. Schuster. Accepted. Beetles as indicators for forest conservation in Central America. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). http://www.eolss.net/
  5. Domínguez, C., S. Roig-Juñent, J.J. Tassin, and F.C. Ocampo. 2006. Areas of endemism of patagonian steppes: an approach based on insect distributional patterns. Journal of Biogeography 33: 1527-1537.
  6. Donato, M. and Ocampo, F.C. 2002. Systematic and cladistic analysis of the South American weevil genus Tartarisus Pascoe (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 61:75-84.
  7. Gasca, H. J., C. R. Vasconcelos da Fonseca, and B. C. Ratcliffe. In Press. Synopsis of the Oryctini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from the Brazilian Amazon. Insecta Mundi.
  8. Genoways, H.H. and B.C. Ratcliffe. 2008. Engineer Cantonment, Missouri Territory, 1819-1820: America’s First Biodiversity Inventory. Great Plains Research 18: 3-31.
  9. Gordon, R. D., and P.E. Skelley. 2007. A monograph of the Aphodiini inhabiting the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 79: 1-580.
  10. Grebennikov, V.V, A. Ballerio, F.C. Ocampo, and C.H. Scholtz. 2004. Larvae of Ceratocanthidae and Hybosoridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea): study of morphology, phylogenetic analysis and evidence of paraphyly of Hybosoridae. Systematic Entomology 29:524-543.
  11. Hawkins, S. J.  2006.  A revision of the Chilean tribe Lichniini Burmeister, 1844 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae).  Zootaxa 1266: 1-63. 
  12. Hawkins, S.J. 2005. A Revision of the Chilean tribe Lichniini Chapin, 1938 (Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). University of Nebraska Thesis, Lincoln, NE. [one time contribution].
  13. Jacobs, J., I. Noble, S. Palminteri, and B.C. Ratcliffe. In Press. First come, first serve: additional observations of “sit and wait” behavior in dung beetles at the true source of primate dung. Ecologia.
  14. Jameson, M.L. and B.C. Ratcliffe. In Press. Revision of the genus Chalcasthenes Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctoderini) from the Solomon Islands. Australian Journal of Entomology.
  15. Jameson, M.L. 2008. Review of the genus Microchilus Blanchard (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae:
    Geniatini). 25: 1-14.
  16. Jameson, M.L., Micó, E. and E. Galante.  2007. Evolution and phylogeny of the scarab subtribe Anisopliina (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anomalini). Systematic Entomology 32: 429-449. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2006.00380.x
  17. Jameson,  M.L. and B.C. Ratcliffe (editors). 2006. Scarabaeoidea in the 21st Century:  A Festschrift Honoring the Henry F. Howden. Coleopterists Society  Monograph, Number 5, 216 pp. [one-time contribution]
  18. Jameson, M.L. and K.A. Swoboda. 2005. Synopsis of the scarab beetle tribe Valgini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) in the New World. Annals of the Entomological Society of America  98(5): 658-672.
  19. Jameson, M.L. and S.J. Hawkins. 2005. Synopsis of the genera of Geniatini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) with an annotated catalog of species. Zootaxa 874:1-76.
  20. Jameson, M.L. and K. Wada. 2004. Revision of the genus Peltonotus Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from Southeastern Asia. Zootaxa 502:1–66.
  21. Micó, E., M.L. Jameson, E. Galante, and M.A. Alonso-Zarazaga. Submitted. Anomalinae Burmeister, 1844 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): proposed precedence over Euchlorinae Hope, 1839 and Anisopliadae Burmeister, 1844, and Anomala Samouelle, 1819 and Anisoplia Schönherr, 1817: proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.
  22. Mondaca, J. and M.J. Paulsen. 2005. Ceratognathus argentinensis Martínez, nueva registro de Aesalinae (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) para Chile. Revista Chilena Entomologia 30(2):21-26.
  23. Morón, M.A. and A. Paucar-Cabrera. 2003. Larvae and pupae of species of the genus Macraspis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Rutelini). Canadian Entomologist 135(4):467-491.
  24. Mudge, A. D., B.C. Ratcliffe, R. L. Westcott, and F. A. Noguera. 2003. A new species of Neoscelis from Jalisco, Mexico (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Folia Heyrovskyana 11:143-154.
  25. Neita Moreno, J.C., B.C. Ratcliffe, and G. Calberto. 2007. Immature stages of Aspidolea singularis (Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Cyclocephalini). Revista Colombiana de Entomología 33: 178-182.
  26. Neita, J. C., J. Orozco, and B.C. Ratcliffe. 2006. Escarabajos (Scarabaeidae: Pleurosticti) de la selva baja del bosque pluvial tropical “BP-T”,  Chocó, Colombia. Acta Zoologica Mexicana 22: 1-32.
  27. Ocampo, F.C. and F. Vaz de Mello. Submitted. A revision of the genus Xenaclopus Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): redescription and removal from the Aclopinae, with systematic notes. Zootaxa. (86)
  28. Ocampo, F.C. 2008. Inventario y conservación de los escarabajos (Scarabaeoidea) de las zonas áridas del Sur de América del Sur. Cuadernos de Biodiversidad 26: 13-20. (85)
  29. Ocampo, F.C. 2007. Description of a new species of Anomiopsoides, with proposal of new synonyms for Anomiopsoides heteroclyta (Scarabaeidae: Scarabeinae: Eucraniini). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 66: 159-168. (84)
  30. Ocampo, F.C. and E. Ruiz Manzanos. 2007. A Revision of the Neotropical Genus Anahi Martínez (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) with the Description of Two New Species. Neotropical Entomology 36(5): 729-736. (80).
  31. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Two new species of Hybochaetodus Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae: Anaidinae) from Peru. Zootaxa 1304: 49-59.
  32. Ocampo, F. O. and A. B. T. Smith.  2006.  Puelchesia gracilis, a new genus and species of Pachydemini endemic to the Monte biogeographic province in Argentina (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae).  Zootaxa 1349: 53-62.
  33. Ocampo, F. C.  2006. Introduction to the scarab family Hybosoridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 19: 3-6.
  34. Ocampo, F. C . 2006. Phylogenetic analysis and monographic revision of the New World Subfamily Anaidinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 19: 13-177.
  35. Ocampo, F. C . and A. Ballerio. 2006. Catalog of the subfamilies Anaidinae, Ceratocanthinae, Hybosorinae, Liparochrinae, and Pachyplectrinae (Hybosoridae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 19: 178-209.
  36. Ocampo, F. C. and D. C. Hawks. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of the food relocation behavior of the dung beetle tribe Eucraniini (Coleoptera: Scarabaidae: Scarabaeinae). Invertebrate Systematics 20: 557-570.
  37. Ocampo, F. C . and D. C. Hawks. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics and systematic placement of the family Hybosoridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 19: 7-12.
  38. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Scarabaeoidea. In, Debandi, G., L. Claps & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos,  vol 2, pp. 495-500. Editorial Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, Mendoza. [one-time contribution].
  39. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Passalidae. In: Debandi, G., L. Claps & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos,  vol 2, 505-507. Editorial Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, Mendoza. [one-time contribution].
  40. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Geotrupidae. In: Debandi, G., L. Claps   & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos,  vol 2, pp. 523-526. Editorial Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, Mendoza. [one-time contribution].
  41. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Hybosoridae. In: Debandi, G., L. Claps & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos,  vol 2, pp. 527-530. Editorial Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, Mendoza. [one-time contribution].
  42. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Ochodaeidae. In: Debandi, G., L. Claps & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos,  vol 2.  ,pp. 531-533. Editorial Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, Mendoza. [one-time contribution].
  43. Ocampo, F. C. and M. Paulsen. 2006. Lucanidae. In: Debandi, G., L. Claps & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos  vol 2.  In press. [one-time contribution]
  44. Ocampo, F. C. and E. Ruiz Manzanos. 2006. Scarabaeidae. In: Debandi, G., L. Claps & S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de artrópodos argentinos  vol 2.  In press. [one-time contribution]
  45. Ocampo, F. C. 2005. A new species of the Neotropical genus Daimothoracodes Petrovitz (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae). Zootaxa 1048: 45-51.
  46. Ocampo, F.C. 2005. Revision of the southern South American endemic genus Anomiopsoides Blackwelder 1944 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Eucraniini) with description of its food relocation behavior. Journal of Natural History. 39: 2537-2557.
  47. Ocampo, F.C and T. K. Philips. 2005. Food relocation behavior of the Argentinian dung beetle genus Eucranium Brullé and comparison with the southwest African Scarabaeus (Pachysoma) MacLeay (Coleoptera:  Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeiniae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 64: 53-59.
  48. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the scarab family Hybosoridae and monographic revision of the New World subfamily Anaidinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Dissertation for Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska.
  49. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Food relocation behavior and synopsis of the southern South American genus Glyphoderus Westwood (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Eucraniini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 58:295-305.
  50. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Book Review. “Revision of the genera Odontotrypes and Phelotrupes (Coleoptera Geotrupidae)” by D. Krall, V. Maly, and J. Schneider, 2001. The Coleopterists Bolletin 58:102.
  51. Ocampo, F.C. and M.A. Morón. 2004. Description of the third instar larva of Hemiphileurus dispar Kolbe (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastiinae: Phileurini). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 106:412-416.
  52. Ocampo, F.C. and E. Barbero. 2003. New country record for Totoia splendida (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae). Entomotropica 18:157.
  53. Orozco, J. and M. Perez. 2008. Escarabajos coprofagos (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) del Parque Nacional Los Estoraques (Norte de Santander, Colombia). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 52: 36-40.
  54. Paucar-Cabrera, A. 2005. A catalog and distributional analysis of the Rutelinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of Ecuador. Zootaxa 948:1-92.
  55. Paucar-Cabrera, A. 2003. Systematics and phylogeny of the genus Epectinaspis Blanchard (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) and description of a new genus of Anomalini from Mexico. Coleopterists Society Monographs 2: 1-60.
  56. Paulsen, M.J. 2007. Monographic revision of the southern South American stag beetles of the genera Pycnosiphorus Solier and Erichius Maes (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae), and molecular systematics of Lucanidae. University of Nebraska Dissertation, Lincoln, NE. [one time contribution].
  57. Paulsen, M.J. Submitted. The Sclerostomiini (Lucanidae) of southern South America. Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol. 24.
  58. Paulsen, M.  2006. Monographic revision of the southern South American stag beetles of the genera Pycnosiphorus Solier and Erichius Maes (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae) and molecular systematics of Lucanidae. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dissertation.
  59. Paulsen, M.J. 2006.  A new species and new records of Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) from mammal burrows in Nebraska.  Insecta Mundi 20(1/2): 95-100.
  60. Paulsen, M.J. 2006. A new species of Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) from the central United States. Zootaxa 1185: 61-68. 
  61. Paulsen, M.J. and J. Mondaca E.  2006. Revision of the South American Ceratognathini (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Aesalinae) with the description of a new genus and a new species. Zootaxa 1191: 1-19.
  62. Paulsen, M.J. 2005. A revision of the southern South American stag beetles of the genus Sclerostomus Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Lucanidae). Zootaxa. 1060: 1-26.
  63. Paulsen, M. J. and A.D. Smith. 2005. A new species of stag beetle from sand dunes in west Texas, and a synopsis of the genus Nicagus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Aesalinae: Nicagini). Zootaxa 1050: 45-60.
  64. Paulsen, M.J. 2004. Book Review. “Scarab Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina” by P. J. Harpootlian, 2001. The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(1):118.
  65. Paulsen, M.J. and A.D. Smith. 2005. A new species of stag beetle from sand dunes in west Texas, and a synopsis of the genus Nicagus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Aesalinae: Nicagini). Zootaxa. 1050: 45-60.
  66. Paulsen, M.J. 2004.  Book Review.  “Scarab Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina” by P. J. Harpootlian, 2001.  Coleopterists Bulletin 58(1): 118.
  67. Paulsen, M.J. and A.B.T. Smith. 2003. Replacement names for the genera Batesiana Erwin, 1994 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and Metabolus Fairmaire, 1887 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 57:254.
  68. Ratcliffe, B.C. In press. A review of the genus Goniophileurus Kolbe (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Phileurini) with description of new species. Coleopterists Bulletin.
  69. Ratcliffe, B. C. and A. B. T. Smith.  2007.  Bothynus Hope, 1837 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of Scarabaeus ascanius Kirby, 1819 as the type species.  Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 64: 29-31.
  70. Ratcliffe, B.C. and R.D. Cave. 2008. The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Bahamas with a Description of a New Species of Cyclocephala from Great Inagua Island. Insecta Mundi 0024: 1-10.
  71. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2008. More new species of Cyclocephala from South America (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Coleopterists Bulletin 62: 221-241.
  72. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2007. A remarkable new species of Megaceras from Peru (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). The “Dim Effect”: nature mimicking art. Coleopterists Bulletin 61: 463-467.
  73. Ratcliffe, B. C. 2006. Scarab beetles in human culture (pp. 85-101). In, Jameson, M. L. and B. C. Ratcliffe (editors), Scarabaeoidea in the 21st Century: a Festschrift Honoring Henry F. Howden. Coleopterists Society Monograph 5, 216 pp.
  74. Ratcliffe, B.C. and R.D. Cave. 2006. The Dynastine Scarab Beetles of Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 21: 1-424.
  75. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2006. Heterogomphus effeminatus, an unusual new species of rhinoceros beetle from French Guiana (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctini). Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 49b: 9-12.
  76. Ratcliffe, B. C.  2006.  Book Review. Atlas of Japanese Scarabaeoidea.  Volume 1.  Coprophagous Group by S. Kawai, S. Hori, M. Kawahara, and M. Inagaki (authors and editors).  Coleopterists Bulletin 60: 70-71.
  77. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2005. A review of the South American genus Hoplopygothrix Schürhoff (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Gymnetini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59:136-142.
  78. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2005. VI Reunión Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidologia. Scarabs 16:16-24.
  79. Ratcliffe, B.C. and M. Hardy. 2005. Collagenus dasysternus, a new genus and species of Dynastinae from eastern Venezuela with a key to the New World genera of Pentodontini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59:143-150.
  80. Ratcliffe, B.C. and M.A. Morón. 2005. Larval descriptions of eight species of Megasoma Kirby (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) with a key for identification and notes on biology. The Coleopterists Bulletin 59:91-126.
  81. Ratcliffe, B.C., D.M. Smith, and D. Erwin. 2005. Oryctoantiquus borealis, new genus and species from the Eocene of Oregon, U.S.A., the world's oldest fossil dynastine and largest fossil scarabaeid (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59: 127-135.
  82. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2004. Lectotype designations in the New World Gymnetini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Zootaxa 729:1-19.
  83. Ratcliffe, B. C. 2004. Comment on the proposed precedence of Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (July) (Insecta, Coleoptera) over Odonteus Samouelle, 1819 (June). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 61:43.
  84. Ratcliffe, B.C. and M.L. Jameson. 2004. The revised classification for Scarabaeoidea: what the hell is going on? Scarabs 15:3-10.
  85. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2003. The Dynastine Scarab Beetles of Costa Rica and Panama (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 16:1-506.
  86. Ratcliffe, B. C. 2003. New species of Hemiphileurus Kolbe from Honduras and Guatemala (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Phileurini). Coleopterists Bulletin 57: 334-338.
  87. Roig-Juñent, S., G. Flores, F.C. Ocampo , and A.B.T. Smith. 2004. Algunas nuevas primeras citas de Coleoptera para Argentina (Carabidae, Scarabaeoidea y Tenebrionidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 63:45-58.
  88. Schuster, J.C. and E.B. Cano. 2006.  What can Scarabaeoidea contribute to the knowledge of the biogeography of Guatemala?  Coleopterists Society Monograph 5:57-70. 
  89. Schuster, J.C. 2006.  Passalidae (Coleoptera) de Mesoamérica: Diversidad y biogeografía.  Pp. 379-392.  In: Biodiversidad de Guatemala, Volumen I (E.B. Cano, ed.). Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. 764 pp. [one-time contribution]
  90. Schuster, J.C., E.B. Cano and S. Boucher. 2005. Ogyges and Veturius (Coleoptera: Passalidae) in Central America: Synonymies, Range Extensions and New Species. Acta Zoologica Mexicana (n. s.).
  91. Skelley, P.E., M. Dellacasa, G. Dellacasa, and R.D. Gordon. 2007. Checklist of the Aphodiini of Mexico, Central and South America (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 0014: 1-14.
  92. Skelley, P.E. 2007c. Ozodius, n. gen., for the Australian members of the genus Drepanocanthoides Schmidt (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 0015: 1-2.
  93. Skelley, P.E. 2007b. New South American taxa of Odontolochini Stebnicka and Howden (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 0022: 1-15.
  94. Skelley, P.E. 2007a. Generic limits of the Rhyparini with respect to the genus Termitodius Wasmann, 1894 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 0009: 1-9.
  95. Skelley, P. E. 2006. A revision of the genus Geopsammodius Gordon and Pittino, 1992 (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Psammodiini). Insecta Mundi 20(1-2): 101-112.
  96. Skelley, P.E. 2004 [2003]. Ataeniopsis edistoi (Cartwright) in Florida (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 17(3-4)[2003]: 208.
  97. Skelley, P.E. and H.F. Howden. 2003. A new species of Lomanoxia Martinez from Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 17(3-4):185-190.
  98. Skelley, P.E. 2003. Review of the tribe Melolonthini in the southeastern United States (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). Insecta Mundi 17(3-4):129-156.
  99. Smetana, A. and A. B. T. Smith.  2006.  Type species designations and other nomenclatural notes on Palaearctic Melolonthinae and Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Scarabaeidae).  Zootaxa 1220: 47–53.
  100. Smith, A. B. T., and P. E. Skelley. 2007. A review of the Aphodiinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of southern South America. Zootaxa 1458: 1-80.
  101. Smith, A. B. T., D. C. Hawks, and J. M. Heraty.  2006.  An overview of the classification and evolution of the major scarab beetle clades (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) based on preliminary molecular analyses.  Coleopterists Society Monographs 5: 35-46.
  102. Smith, A. B. T.  2006.  A review of the family-group names for the superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) with corrections to nomenclature and a current classification.  Coleopterists Society Monographs 5: 144-204.
  103. Smith, A. B. T. and A. V. Evans.  2005.  A supplement to the checklist of the New World chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) with notes on their tribal classification.  Zootaxa 1032: 29-60.
  104. Smith, A.B.T.  2005. Stegopterus Burmeister & Schaum, 1840 and Trichiotinus Casey, 1915 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): proposed conservation.  Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 62(2): 75-78.
  105. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Clarification on the nomenclatural status of six genus-group names in the tribe Trichiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Coleopterists Bulletin 58(2):285-291.
  106. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Comments on the proposed precedence of Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (July) (Insecta, Coleoptera) over Odonteus Samouelle, 1819 (June). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 61(2):113-114.
  107. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. A new species of Phalangogonia Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini) from Costa Rica. Zootaxa 316:1-4.
  108. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. A monographic revision of the genus Platycoelia Dejean (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 15:1-202.
  109. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Book Review: Huchet, J.-B. 2003. "Insecta Coleoptera Chironidae. Fauna de Madagascar." Coleopterists Bulletin 57(3): 309.
  110. Smith, A.B.T. and M.A. Morón. 2003. Revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Central American endemic genus Phalangogonia Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini). Systematic Entomology 28:323-338.
  111. Stebnicka, Z. T. and Skelley, P.E. 2005.  Review of some New World aphodiine genera and descriptions of new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae).  Acta Zoological Cracoviensia  48B(1-2): 23-42.
  112. Stebnicka, S.T., M. Dellacasa, and P.E. Skelley. 2003. Review of New World Aegialiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), with descriptions of two new genera from South America. Insecta Mundi 17(1-2):73-83.
  113. Utz, R. M., B. C. Ratcliffe, B. T. Moore, and K. J. Hartman. 2007. Disproportionate relative importance of a terrestrial beetle family (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) as a prey source for central Appalachian brook trout. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136: 177-184.
  114. Vaz-de Mello, F. Z. and F. Génier. 2005. Lectotype designations, new synonymies, and new species in the genera Trichillum Harold and Pedaridium Harold (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae : Scarabaeinae). Zootaxa 1038: 41-52.
  115. Warner, W. B., and P. E. Skelley. 2006. Four new Aphodius Illiger from pocket gopher burrows in Arizona, Utah, Kansas and Nebraska (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insect Mundi 20(1-2): 55-62.
  116. Westergren, S. and M.E. Siddall. 2004. Two new species of salifid leeches (Arhynchobdellida: Erpobdelliformes: Salifidae) from South Africa and Madagascar. American Museum Novitates 3456:1-6.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. Evans, A. V. and A. B. T. Smith.  2007.  An electronic checklist of the New World chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae).  Version 2.
  2. Evans, A. V. and A. B. T. Smith.  2005.  An electronic checklist of the New World chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae).  Version 1.
  3. Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Catalog of the New World Glaphyridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea).
  4. Jameson, M.L. 2004-2007. Anomaline Network.
  5. Jameson, M.L. 2003-2007. Central States Entomological Society 80th Annual Meeting, Insect Biodiversity on the Prairies.
  6. Jameson, M.L. and B.C. Ratcliffe. 1999-2007. Guide to the genera of New World pleurostict scarab beetles.
  7. Jameson, M.L. and B.C. Ratcliffe. 2003. Little brown beetle workshop. Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, 18-20 August 2003.
  8. Ocampo, F.C. and A.B.T. Smith. 2003-2007. Scarabaeoidea of southern South America.
  9. Ocampo, F.C. 2003-2007. Entomology Collections Network.
  10. Ocampo, F.C. 2003. Scarabaeoidea of Southern South America / Argentina Collecting trip.
  11. Paucar, A. and M.L. Jameson. 2008. Scarabs for Kids. http://www-museum.unl.edu/ research/entomology/ Scarabs-for-Kids/ home.html
  12. Paulsen, M.J. 2005-2007. Annotated Checklist of the New World Lucanidae.
  13. Paulsen, M. J. 2001-2007. Scarabs of Cedar Point Biological Station.
  14. Ratcliffe, B. C. 2006. VII Reunión Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidología, 13-16 de Noviembre, 2006, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.
  15. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2005. VI Reunión Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidologia EARTH University, Costa Rica.
  16. Ratcliffe, B. C. 2004. Collecting/Museum Trip to Chile and Argentina, November 2003.
  17. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2002. Collecting trip to Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador 16 June-5 July 2002.
  18. Ratcliffe, B.C. 1999-2007. Scarab Workers World Directory.
  19. Schuster, J.C. and E.B. Cano. 2008. Taxonomy of Passalidae of New World.
    http://www-museum.unl.edu/research/ entomology/ Guide/Scarabaeoidea/ Passalidae/Passalidae-Taxonomy.pdf
  20. Schuster, J.C. and E.B. Cano. 2008. Key to the American genera of Passalidae. http://www-museum.unl.edu/research/ entomology/ Guide/Scarabaeoidea/ Passalidae/Passalidae-Key/ Key2008.pdf
    Modified on basis of Boucher passalid key.
  21. Scott, S., Atkin A., Harris S., Henniger S., Jameson M.L., Lu G., Moriyama E., Nickerson K., Ocampo F., and L. Soh. 2007-2008. Semantic Cyberinfrastructure for Investigation and Discovery (SCID) Prototype Database Portal and Mapping Web Application. http://scid.unl.edu/
  22. Shiraiwa, K. and Paulsen, M.J. 2003. An Illustrated checklist of South American Lucanids: Pycnosiphorus.
  23. Smith, A.B.T. 2003-2007. Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm.
  24. Smith, A.B.T. 2003-2007. New papers on scarab beetles.
  25. Smith, A.B.T. 2003-2007. SOLA scarab workers annual symposium.
  26. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Generic guide to the New World Anoplognathini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae).
  27. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Monographic research and relationships of World Anoplognathini (Rutelinae).
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  1. Cave, R. D. and B. C. Ratcliffe. 2006. The dynastine scarab beetles of Mesoamerica. Entomological Society of America national meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  2. Colby, J.  2007. Eradication and Management efforts for the Asian Longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky).  Department of Entomology, UNL, 12 Feb 07.
  3. Colby, J. 2007. A Revision of the Genus Aegidinus Arrow 1904 and a Phylogeny of the World Genera of the Orphninae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Entomological Society of America National Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  4. Colby, J. 2007. Systematics: A Modern, Vibrant, and Relevant Science. Seminar, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Entomology Department. December.
  5. Domínguez, C., S. Roig-Juñent, J. J. Tassin, F.C. Ocampo, and G.E. Flores. 2004. Areas of endemism of the Patagonian Steppe: An approach based on insect distributional patterns using The Endemicity Analysis (EA). Poster]. Central States Entomological Society, April 16-17, UNL.
  6. Hawkins, S.J. 2005.  A revisions of the Chilean tribe Lichniini Chapin, 1938 (Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae).  Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, July 29. 
  7. Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Revision of the southern South American Glaphyridae. Invited oral presentation, Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  8. Jameson, M.L. 2008. Scarab beetles and flowering plants: radiation, exploitation, and novelty. Department of Biology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, April 22. Part of a workshop led by Leland Russell title "Herbivory: the plant perspective", April 21-24. (Invited presentation attended by about 20 international graduate students and visitors)
  9. Jameson, M.L. 2007. Unlocking biodiversity data: semantic cyberinfrastructure for investigation and discovery. Entomology Collections Network/ Entomological Society of America, San Diego, California, Dec. 8-12.
  10. Jameson, M.L. 2007. Scarab beetles and flowering plants: co-evolution, exploitation, and novelty. Department of Biology, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, August 27. (Invited presentation attended by about 30 students and faculty)
  11. Jameson, M.L. 2007. Scarab beetles and angiosperms: co-evolution, exploitation, and associations. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Feb. 15. (Invited presentation attended by about 100 students and faculty)
  12. Jameson, M.L. 2006. Scarab biodiversity on-line. VII Reunión Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidología, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Nov. 13-16.
  13. Jameson, M.L. 2006. Evolution and diversification of grass-associated scarab beetles (Scarabaeidae: Anomalinae: Anisopliini). Notes from the Field: Biodiversity of Coleoptera. A Symposium Honoring the Memory and Contributions of Steve Ashe. Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana, Dec. 11-14.
  14. Jameson, M.L. 2005. Evolution of pollination and pollen feeding in scarab beetles. Department of Entomology, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, CA, November 21. (Invited presentation for the Department of Entomology. Attended by about 100 students and faculty)
  15. Jameson, M.L. 2005. Evolution of pollination and pollen feeding in scarab beetles. Department of Entomology, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, CA, November 21. (Invited presentation for the Department of Entomology. Attended by about 100 students and faculty)
  16. Jameson, M.L. 2005. Quest for scarabs: an odyssey into the realm of beetles. Entomological Society of Washington Annual Meeting. Natural History Museum, Washington, DC, June 2. (Keynote presentation on scarab beetles that included why exploration is important, objectives of systematics, and beetles in human culture. Attended by about 95 amateur and professional entomologists)
  17. Jameson, M.L. 2005. Ruminating on grass feeding: evolution of graminivory in scarab beetles. Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, April 28. (Invited presentation for the Department of Entomology. Attended by about 100 students and faculty)
  18. Jameson, M.L. 2005. It's a jungle out there! Blazing your trail in life's tropical forest. (Keynote address presented to "Expanding Your Horizons", a Kansas-wide program aimed at promoting science and math for young women. Attended by 220 girls grades 6-8 from rural Kansas and 50 adults/parents. Presentation placed an emphasis on the importance of biodiversity, insects, evolution, and science careers). Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, March 12.
  19. Jameson, M.L. 2004. "Vision for the Future of Collections and Systematics, A Panel Discussion" (3-hour panel presentation) with Terry Erwin (Smithsonian), Chris Thompson (USDA SEL), Catherine Duckett (Rutgers University), and Mary Liz Jameson (University of Nebraska State Museum). Entomology Collections Network, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 12-14.
  20. Jameson, M.L. 2004. Overview of the Anomalini (Rutelinae): Discoveries and Difficulties. VI Reunion de Scarabaeoidologia, EARTH University, Guapiles, Costa Rica, Oct. 10-16.
  21. Jameson, M.L. 2004. Rieke, E. and M. L. Jameson. Biogeography and clinal variation of the Ecuadorian and Peruvian scarab beetle genus Mecopelidnota (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) [Poster]. Central States Entomological Society, April 16-17, UNL; UNL Science Fair, April 21; PEET Conference, University of Illinois, Sept. 21-23.
  22. Jameson, M. L. and K. Swoboda. 2003. Valgine vicissitudes: An overview of the Valgini of the New World. Invited presentation. Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 26-20.
  23. Mudge, A.D., B.C. Ratcliffe, R.L. Westcott, and F. Noguera. 2004. A new species of Neoscelis Schoch from Jalisco, Mexico (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). VI Reunion de Scarabaeoidologia, Compendio de Resumenes, EARTH University, Costa Rica, p. 19.
  24. Neita Moreno, J.C., J. Orozco, and B.C. Ratcliffe. 2004. Escarabajos pleurosticti (Scarabaeidae) de la selva baja del bosque pluvial tropical, Choco, Colombia. VI Reunion de Scarabaeoidologia, Compendio de Resumenes, EARTH University, Costa Rica, p. 20.
  25. Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Scarabaeoidea del Sur de Sudamérica. RELAS VI, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. November 13-16.
  26. Ocampo, F. C. 2005. Biodiversidad, sistemática y biogeografía de Coleópteros argentinos, estado del Conocimiento. VI Congreso Argentino de Entomología. September 12-15.
  27. Ocampo, F. C. 2005. Estimación de los tiempos de divergencia filogenética: moléculas espacio y tiempo. VI Congreso Argentino de Entomología. September 12-15.
  28. Ocampo, F.C., J. Crisci, and K. Johnson. 2004. Workshop: Selected Methods in Historical Biogeography and Cophylogenetics. Co-presented with Dr. Jorge Crisci (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina) and Kevin Johnson (Illinois Natural History Survey). University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. September 21 and 23.
  29. Ocampo, F.C., M.L. Jameson, and D.C. Hawks. 2004. Allidiostomatinae and Aclopinae: Tales of mystery and imagination from the Southern Hemisphere. Invited presentation. Entomological Society of America Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 14-18.
  30. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Evolution of the food relocation behavior of the dung beetle tribe Eucraniini. Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, May.
  31. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the scarab family Hybosoridae and monographic revision of the New World subfamily Anaidinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Dissertation defense. Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, April 1.
  32. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Areas of endemism in Patagonian steppes: an approach based on insect distributional patterns [Poster]. Central States Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Lincoln, NE, 16-17 April.
  33. Ocampo, F.C., D. Hawks, and G. Orti. 2003. Evolution of the food relocation behavior of the dung beetle tribe Eucraniini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) [Poster]. Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis Annual Meeting, University of Nebraska, April 8.
  34. Ocampo, F.C. 2003. Evolution of the food relocation behavior of the dung beetle tribe Eucraniini. Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior. School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska. Invited seminar. Feb. 28.
  35. Paulsen, M.J. 2006. Revision of the South American stag beetle genus Pycnosiphorus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae), Ph.D. defense. Department of Entomology, UNL, August 1, 2006.
  36. Paulsen, M.J. 2005. Inquiline beetles of rodent burrows in Nebraska. Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska (November 28).
  37. Paulsen, M.J. 2003. Lucanid classification, history, problems, and prospects. Invited Presentation. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH.
  38. Ratcliffe, B. C. and R. D. Cave. 2006. A biotic survey and inventory of the dynastine scarab beetles of Central America, North America, and the Caribbean Region. Resumenes de la VII Reunion Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidologia, pp. 18-19.  Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
  39. Ratcliffe, B. C. 2006. A biotic survey and inventory of the dynastine scarab beetles of Mesoamerica, North America, and the West Indies: review of a long-term, multi-country project. Dept. of Entomology, UNL Seminar.
  40. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2005. The University of Nebraska State Museum: Phoenix Rising. Annual Meeting of the Natural Science Collections Alliance, Santa Barbara, CA.
  41. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2004. A Faunistic Survey of the Dynastine Scarab Beetles of Mesoamerica. VI Reunion de Scarabaeoidologia, EARTH University, Costa Rica.
  42. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2003. Entomology at the University of Nebraska State Museum: on the cutting edge. Invited Presentation. Entomological Collections Network, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 25.
  43. Rieke, E. and M.L. Jameson. 2004. Biogeography and clinal variation of the Ecuadorian and Peruvian scarab beetle Mecopelidnota (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) [Poster]. Central States Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Lincoln, NE, 16-17 April.
  44. Skelley, P.E. 2004. New World Aphodiinae: Is bigger better? Informal Conference: SOLA Scarab Workers, Entomological Society of Canada and Entomological Society of America, 2004 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 14.
  45. Skelley, P.E. 2007. An overview of North American Aphodiinae. Symposium: SOLA Scarab Workers, Entomological Society of America, 2007 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Dec. 9.
  46. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Scarab explorations in Central Chile and Patagonia. Invited presentation, Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT.
  47. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Tales of the sacred scarab: research on the systematics and evolution of a megadiverse clade of beetles. Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, ON.
  48. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Phylogeny and distributional patterns of scarab beetles in the southern hemisphere. Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting. Charlottetown, PEI.
  49. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. It ain't easy being basal: the controversial placement of Pleocoma in
    the scarab classification system. Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, May.
  50. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Southern hemispheric biogeographical patterns in phytophagous scarab beetles. Southern Connection Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa.
  51. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Systematics of the tribe Anoplognathini and phylogenetic advances for phytophagous scarab beetles. Invited presentation, Canadian National Collection of Insects and Arthropods, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  52. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Molecular phylogenetics research on phytophagous scarabs: tales of paraphyletic tribes and unanticipated lineages. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. Colby, J.B. 2007. Myron H. Swenk Travel Grant (for travel to the 2007 Entomological Society of America meeting in San Diego). $275.
  2. Colby, J.B. 2007. Myron H. Swenk Travel Grant (for travel support to study and curate materials in European collections). $250.
  3. Colby, J. B. 2007. Ernst Mayr Travel Grant in Animal Systematics (for travel support to study and curate materials in European collections). $1500.
  4. Colby, J. B. 2007. David H. and Annie E. Larrick Student Travel Grant, Agricultural Research Division, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Lincoln (for travel to ESA annual meeting). $500.
  5. Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Swenk Travel Grant (for travel support to study types specimens at the National Museum in Paris), Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, $200.
  6. Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, Travel Grant (for National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 12-17, 2004) $455.
  7. Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Larrick Graduate Student Travel Grant (for National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 12-17, 2005), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nebraska, $500.
  8. Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Ernst Mayr Travel Grant in Animal Systematics, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (for European museum tour), $1085.
  9. Hawkins, S.J. and F.C. Ocampo. 2004. Divergence time and evolution of a Southern Hemispheric scarab beetle clade. Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, $1300.
  10. Hawkins, S.J. 2003. Swenk Travel Grant (for ESA National meeting travel support), Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, $200.
  11. Jameson, M.L. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant to support attendance at the Entomological Society of America National Meetings in Reno, NV, Nov. 14-18. $2,011.
  12. Jameson, M.L. 2007. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant to support attendance at the Entomological Society of America National Meetings in San Diego, CA, Dec. 7-12. $1,668.
  13. Jameson, M.L. and B.C. Ratcliffe. 2006. National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates for "PEET: Monography And Phylogeny Of New World Scarabaeoid Beetles." $5,300.
  14. Jameson, M.L. 2006. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant to support attendance at the
    Entomological Society of America National Meetings in Indianapolis, IN, Dec. 8-13. $1,595.
  15. Jameson, M.L. and F.C. Ocampo. 2005. National Science Foundation, Multi-User Equipment for research entitled "Biodiversity Synthesis Laboratory: A Multi-User Resource Lab at the University of Nebraska State Museum." $106,125 ($61,988 [NSF] + $44,137 [University cost share]) (3 year grant).
  16. Jameson, M.L. 2005. Entomological Society of America Program Enhancement Fund for sponsorship of Dr. Art Evans as speaker at The Coleopterists Society national meetings, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Dec. 17. $581 ($400 travel funds + $181 registration).
  17. Jameson, M.L. 2005. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant to support attendance at the Entomological Society of America National Meetings in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Dec. 13-19. $1,789.
  18. Jameson, M.L. and E. Mico. 2004. Generalitat Valenciana, University of Alicante, Spain to conduct systematics research on anomaline scarabs in Spain for one month, $3200.
  19. Jameson, M.L. 2004. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant to support attendance at the Entomological Society of America National Meetings in S alt Lake City, UT, Nov. 14-17, $1694.
  20. Jameson, M.L. 2004. Museum Grants Fund. Travel grant to attend Fall Systematics Symposium at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and the bi-annual meeting of Latin American Scarab Workers in Costa Rica, $2500.
  21. Jameson, M. L. 2003. University of Nebraska Research Council Visiting Scholar Grant (to host Dr. Stephan Buchmann, President of "The Bee Works", Tucson, AZ), University of Nebraska, $600.
  22. Jameson, M. L. 2003. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant (for National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 26-29), $1923.
  23. Jameson, M. L. 2003. University of Nebraska Undergraduate Creative Activity and Research Experience Program (UCARE) award, $2000.
  24. Jameson, M. L. 2002. University of Nebraska Undergraduate Creative Activity and Research Experience Program (UCARE) award, $2000.
  25. Jameson, M. L. 2002. University of Nebraska State Museum Putney Grant (for National meetings of the Entomological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nov. 17-20), $2075.
  26. Lobo, J., S. Roig, J. Ortal, G. Debandi, M. Togneti, F.C. Ocampo, and G. Flores. 2004. Fundación BBVA, Ayudas a la Investigación, Biología de la Conservación. Diseño de una red de reservas para la protección de la biodiversidad en América Austral utilizando modelos predictivos de distribución con taxones hiperdiversos. 190,000 Euros ($250,800). Start Date: December 1, 2004.
  27. Moore, M. 2007. Fred Clute Memorial Scholarship Fund, University of Nebraska. $200.
  28. Moore, M. 2007. Insect Science Scholarship Fund, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska. $50.
  29. Ocampo, F.C. 2005. University of Nebraska State Museum Grants Fund to attend Argentinean congress of Entomology and conduct museum research in Argentina. $2,375.
  30. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Museum Grants Fund to conduct field research in Southern Argentina and Chile, $2510.
  31. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Museum Putney Fund to support attendance at 51st Annual Systematics Symposium, Latin American Biogeography-Causes and Effects, Missouri Botanical Garden, $2500.
  32. Ocampo, F.C. 2004. Museum Putney Fund to support attendance at the Entomological Society of America National Meetings and Entomology Collections Network Meetings in Salt Lake City, UT, $1884.
  33. Ocampo, F. 2003. Eucraniini molecular phylogeny. Graduate Student Research Support. Initiative for Ecological and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, $2000.
  34. Ocampo, F. 2003. Dickason Memorial Fund (for National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 26-29), $200.
  35. Orozco-Araujo, J. 2008. Milton E. Mohr Scholarship, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska. $1000.
  36. Orozco-Araujo, J. 2008. David H. and Annie E. Larrick Student Travel Fund, University of Nebrsaka. $500.
  37. Otorgado, F., F. Campón, F. Ocampo, S. Claver, A. Marvaldi. 2008. Grassland Conservation Agency, Memorial Research Grants. Arthropod conservation assessment tools for the dry Chaco in Argentina. $ 3,000.
  38. Paulsen, M.J. 2005. Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, Travel Grant (for ESA National meeting travel support), $450.
  39. Paulsen, M.J. 2004. A fine-scale biogeographical analysis of central Chile using endemic stag beetles (Lucanidae). Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, $1385.
  40. Paulsen, M.J. 2004. Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, Travel Grant (for ESA National meeting travel support), $455.
  41. Paulsen, M.J. 2004. Swenk Fund (ESA National meeting travel support), University of Nebraska, Department of Entomology, $200.
  42. Paulsen, M.J. 2004. A survey of scarab beetles from rodent burrows in western Nebraska, Great Plains Studies Grant in Aid, University of Nebraska, $300.
  43. Paulsen, M.J. 2003. Arbor Day Farm Insect Exhibit, $550.
  44. Paulsen, M.J. 2003. “Discover Life in America” and National Park Service, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (to collect scarab beetles for the “beetle blitz”), $250.
  45. Paulsen, M.J. 2003. Swenk Fund (ESA National meeting travel support), University of Nebraska, Department of Entomology, $200.
  46. Paulsen, M.J. 2003. Phylogeny and evolution of inquiline behavior in the New World flower beetles (Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Euphoriina), Initiative for Ecological and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, $500.
  47. Paulsen, M.J. 2002. Initiative for Ecology and Evolutionary Analysis, University of Nebraska, Travel Grant (for ESA National meeting travel support), $685.
  48. Ratcliffe, B.C. and R. Cave. 2007. Faunistic Survey of the Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize (DEB-0716899). National Science Foundation Biodiversity Surveys and Inventories. $481,000.
  49. Ratcliffe, B.C.  2005. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission; $6,000 for book publication.
  50. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2005. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission; $6000 for book publication.
  51. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2004. Consultant to National Geographic film crew (Steel Spyda Productions, UK) in Costa Rica for "Insects from Hell, Part 2".
  52. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2004. Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (University of Nebraska; $800 for meeting travel to Costa Rica.
  53. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2004 (bold). Museum Grants Fund. Travel to attend Fall Systematics Symposium at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and the bi-annual meeting of Latin American Scarab Workers in Costa Rica, $2500.
  54. Scott, S.D., S. Henninger, M.L. Jameson, E. Moriyama, and L.-K. Soh. 2008. An Extensible Semantic Bridge between Biodiversity and Genomics (NSF-DBI). $1,372,283 for 3 years.
  55. Scott, S., Atkin, A., Harris, S., Henniger, S., Jameson, M.L., Lu G., Moriyama, E., Nickerson, K., Ocampo, F., and Soh, L. 2006. Federating Distributed Databases: Integrating Biodiversity and Bioinformatics. University of Nebraska Cyberinfrastructure Seed Grant. $20,000.
  56. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Evolutionary relationships of southern hemisphere scarab beetles. University of Nebraska Research Council Faculty Seed Grant, $10000.
  57. Smith, A.B.T. and F. Ocampo. 2004 (May). Scarab Biodiversity of Southern South America. National Science Foundation-Biodiversity Surveys and Inventories, $300000.
  58. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. CanaColl visiting scholar grant for one week as a visiting scientist at the Canadian National Collection of Insects, $800.
  59. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Program enhancement funds for Art Evans to present a scientific paper at the Entomological Society of America annual meeting, $250.
  60. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Putney Fund Grant, University of Nebraska State Museum (support to attend the Entomological Society of America annual meeting), $1854.
 

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  1. Hawkins, S. 2005. Canada Graduate Scholarship, National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, March 2005. $105,000.
  2. Hawkins, S. 2004. Entomological Society of British Columbia Graduate Student Scholarship, Oct. 2004. $500.
  3. Hawkins, S. 2003. Cooper-Sharpless Fellowship, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nebraska. $3000.
  4. Jameson, M. L. 2003 (May). Promoted to Research Associate Professor, University of Nebraska.
  5. Ocampo, F.C. 2004 (May). Courtesy Appointment in the Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska.
  6. Ocampo, F.C. 2003. Presidential Fellowship, University of Nebraska. Award: $16,500 plus payment of tuition, fees, and cost of student health insurance premium.
  7. Ocampo, F.C. 2002. Maude Hammond Fling Fellowship, University of Nebraska. Award: $14,000 plus payment of tuition, fees, and cost of student health insurance premium.
  8. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2008. Top 10 species award for Megaceras briansaltini (a PEET product).
  9. Ratcliffe, B.C. 2006. Outstanding Paper of the Year Award for the 2005 Coleopterists Bulletin for paper by Ratcliffe and Morón.
  10. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Lacordaire Prize presented by The Coleopterists Society for the best publication based on a PhD dissertation.
  11. Smith, A.B.T. 2004. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
    Postdoctoral Fellowship. Two year award for $80,000.
  12. Smith, A.B.T. 2003. Coleopterists Society Outstanding Paper of the Year Award for “Revision of the South American endemic genus Aulacopalpus Guérin-Méneville with phylogenetic and biogeographic analyses of the subtribe Brachysternina (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini).”
  13. Smith, A.B.T. 2003 (October). Promoted to Research Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska.
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Federico and Matt seeking specimens of Pycnosiphorus (Lucanidae) from beneath the bark of a rotten tree trunk at Tolhuaca for Matt's research.

Argentina, 2003

Chile and Argentina. November 2003


VI Reunión Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidologia,
EARTH University, Costa Rica. November 2004

Veracruz, Mexico 2005

VII Reunión Latinoamericana de Scarabaeoidologia,
EARTH University, Bolivia. October 2006


Belize 2008

Collections curated by Team Scarab members include:

Argentina: Museo National, Buenos Aires (MACN); Museo de La Plata, La Plata (MLPA)

Austria: Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna (NHMW)

Belgium: Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique (ISBNB), Brussels; Musée Royal de l’Afrique Central (MRAC), Tervuren

Bolivia: Museum de Historia Natural, Santa Cruz

Canada: Canadian National Collection of Insects, Ottawa (CNCI); Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa (CMNC); Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (ROME)

Chile: Museo National, Santiago (MNNC); Universidad de Concepcíon (UCCC)

Czech Republic: National Museum of Natural History (NMPC)

El Salvador: National Museum of Natural History, San Salvador

England: The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH); Hope Entomological Collections, Oxford (OXUM)

France: Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (MNHN)

Germany: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart (SMNS); Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMHB)

Honduras: Escuela Agricola Panamericanna, Zamorano

Hungary: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest (HNHM)

Mexico: Instituto de Ecología, Veracruz (IEXA)

Spain: Universidad de Alicante, Alicante

Switzerland: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NHMB)

USA: United States National Museum (USNM); Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH); Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS), Champaign, IL; University of California Entomology Collection, Riverside, CA (UCRC); Montana State University Entomology Collection, Bozeman, MT (MSUC); Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville, FL (FSCA); Kansas State University Collection, Manhattan, KS (KSUC); Snow Entomological Collection, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (SEMC); Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (UGCA); Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZC), Cambridge, MA; The Natural History Museum of L.A. County, Los Angeles, CA (LACM); Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA; California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA (CASC); University of California-Davis Entomology Collection, Davis, CA.

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little brown beetle workshop


Little Brown Beetle Workshop at Montana State University. Workshop participants, from the left: Katie Marske, Sardis Medrano Cabral, Alistair Ramsdale, Shauna Hawkins, Michael Ivie, Andrew Smith, Brett Ratcliffe, Matt Paulsen, Mary Liz Jameson, Federico Ocampo.
Photo by compliant third party.

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Team Scarab on Mt. Sacajawea, Montana, August 2003. Back row (left to right): Shauna Hawkins, Andrew Smith, Mary Liz Jameson, Fede Ocampo. Front row (left to right): Brett Ratcliffe and Matt Paulsen.

Little Brown Beetle Workshop. August 2003.

Selected Methods in Historical Biogeography and Cophylogenetics. Co-presented by Federico Ocampo, Jorge Crisci (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina) and Kevin Johnson (Illinois Natural History Survey). University of Illinois, Urbana-Champain. September  2004.

“Automontage Training Session”, University of Nebraska State Museum Biodiversity Synthesis Lab, UNL, November 30.

“Methods for tissue vouchering, DNA extraction, and data analysis”, University of Nebraska State Museum Biodiversity Synthesis Lab, UNL, (April 3, 10, 17, 2007).

 

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Federico Ocampo graduation   Federico C. Ocampo, Received Ph.D. from Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska in April 2004 (began July 1999). Dissertation title: Phylogenetic analysis of the scarab family Hybosoridae and monographic revision of the New World subfamily Anaidinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea).

Photo:  Mary Liz Jameson (left), Federico Ocampo, and Brett Ratcliffe, April 2004.

 

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Elizabeth Reike. Graduated May 2004. Bachelor of Science with High Distinction. UCARE title: "Biodiversity and Evolution of the Metallic Leaf Chafer Mecopelidnota (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)."

Photo: Elizabeth Rieke in marathon competition . . . similar to working for one's degree.

 
Shanunagrad.jpg (28769 bytes) Shauna Joy Hawkins received her M.S. in Entomology at the University of Nebraska in August 2005. She studied the taxonomy and phylogeny of the bumble bee scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Melolonthinae: Lichniini).  Thesis title: "A Revision of the Chilean tribe Lichniini Chapin, 1938 (Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae)".

Photo: Scarabophiles Mary Liz Jameson (aka Allomyrina
lizziae
), Shauna in graduation regalia, and Brett Ratcliffe (aka Lucanus brettliness).
Photo by Federico Ocampo. 
   
Matt Paulsen graduation M. J. Paulsen received his PhD. in Entomology at the University of Nebraska in August 2006. For his Ph.D. research, he revised the genus Pycnosiphorus, a group of South American stag beetles.
   
Julia Colby graduation Julia Colby, with co-advisors Mary Liz Jameson and Brett C. Ratcliffe, graduated with her M.S. degree on 10 May 2008. Julia's thesis was entitled "Revision of the genus Aegidinus Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) and phylogeny of the world genera of
Orphninae."
   
 

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