Insects of West Virginia Coleoptera

Works Consulted

This is not intended to be a comprehensive Bibliography of the beetles, but rather it is a list of the books and articles that were consulted in the writing of the species pages.

 Allen, Thomas J. and Robert E. Acciavatti. 2002. Tiger Beetles of West Virginia. Charleston: West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. 31 pp.

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Ball, George E. 1959. A Taxonomic Study of the North American Licinini with Notes on the Old World Species of the Genus Diplocheila Brullé (Coleoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 16: 1-258.

Batra, Lekh R. 1966. "Ambrosia Fungi: Extent of Specificity to Ambrosia Beetles." Science, new series 153: 193-195.

Becker, Edward C. 1974. "Revision of the Nearctic Species of Athous (Coleoptera: Elateridae) East of the Rocky Mountains." Canadian Entomologist 106: 711-758.

Blanchard, Frederick. 1917. "Revision of the Throscidae of North America. (Coleoptera.)" Transactions of the American Entomological Society 43: 1-26.

Blatchley, W.S. 1910. An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalog of the Coleoptera or Beetles Known to Occur in Indiana. Indianapolis, 1385 pp.

Bousquet, Y. and A. Larochelle. 1993. Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae Including Cicindelini) of America North of Mexico. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 167: 1-397.

Bright, Donald E. 1987. The Metallic Wood-boring Beetles of Canada and Alaska. Ottawa: Biosystematics Research Centre.

Brown, Luther, Joan MacDonell, and V. Jean Fitzgerald. 1985. "Courtship and Female Choice in the Horned Beetle, Bolitotherus cornutus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)." Annals of the Entomological Society of the Americas 78 (3): 423-427.

Brown, Luther, and Blair D. Siegfried. 1983. "Effects of Male Horn Size on Courtship Activity in the Forked Fungus Beetle, Bolitotherus cornutus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)." Annals of the Entomological Society of the Americas 76 (2): 253-255.

Brown, M.W. 2003. "Intraguild Responses of Aphid Predators on Apple to the Invasion of an Exotic Species, Harmonia axyridis." BioControl, 48: 141-153.

Brown, M.W., and S.S. Miller. 1998. "Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) in Apple Orchards of Eastern West Virginia and the Impact of Invasion by Harmonia axyridis." Entomological News 109 (2): 136-142.

Brown, W.J. 1945. "Food Plants and Distribution of the Species of Calligrapha in Canada, with Descriptions of New Species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)." Canadian Entomologist 77 (7): 117-133.

Campbell, J. M. 1976. "A Revision of the Genus Sepedophilus Gistel (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) of America North of Mexico." Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. 99: 1-89.

Choate, Paul M. 2003. A Field Guide and Identification Manual for Florida and Eastern U.S. Tiger Beetles. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Chu, H.F. 1949. How to Know the Immature Insects. Dubuque: W.C. Brown Company.

Ciegler, J.C. 2000. Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Geadephaga: Carabidae and Rhysodidae). Biota of South Carolina. Volume I. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 149 pp.

Clark, Shawn M. 1986. "Occurrence of Monocesta coryli (Say) in Ohio (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)." Ohio Journal of Science 86 (4): 213.

Clark, Shawn M. 2000. An Annotated List of the Leaf Beetles of West Virginia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae Exclusive of Bruchinae). Charleston: Occasional Publications of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, No. 1. 93 pp.

Clark, Shawn M., and Douglas G. LeDoux, Terry N. Seeno, Edward G. Riley, Arthur J. Gilbert, and James M. Sullivan. 2004. Host Plants of Leaf Beetle Species Occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Special Publication Number 2, Coleopterists Society.

Conner, Jeffrey, and Scott Camazine, Daniel Aneshansley, and Thomas Eisner. 1985. "Mammalian Breath: Trigger of Defensive Chemical Response in a Tenebrionid Beetle (Bolitotherus cornutus)." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 16: 115-118.

Dillon, Elizabeth S. and Lawrence S. Dillon. 1972. A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America, unabridged and corrected edition. New York: Dover Publications, 2 vols.

Downie, N. M. and Ross H. Arnett, Jr. 1996. The Beetles of Northeastern North America. 2 vols. Gainesville, FL: Sandhill Crane Press.

Doyen, J.T. and G. Ulrich. 1978. "Aquatic Coleoptera" (pp.203-231) in An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Durfee, Richard S., Sharon Knight Jasper, and Boris C. Kondratieff. 2005. "Colorado Haliplidae (Coleoptera): Biogeography and Identification." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 78 (1): 41-70.

Eaton, Eric R. and Kenn Kaufman. 2007. Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 392 pp.

Eisner, Thomas. 2003. For the Love of Insects. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Evans, Arthur. 2007. National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America. New York: Sterling Publishing, 496 pp.

Foott, W.H. and P.R. Timmins. 1977. "Biology of Glischrochilus quadrisignatus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Southwestern Ontario." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 108: 37-44.

Fritz, Robert S. 1983. "Ant Protection of a Host Plant's Defoliator: Consequence of an Ant-Membracid Mutualism." Ecology 64: 789-797.

Gómez-Zurita, Jesús, Daniel J. Funk, and Alfried P. Volger. 2006. "The Evolution of Unisexuality in Calligrapha Leaf Beetles: Molecular and Ecological Insights on Multiple Origins via Interspecific Hybridization." Evolution 60 (2): 328-347.

Gordon, Robert D. 1983. "Studies on the Genus Aphodius of the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). VII: Food and Habitat; Distribution; Key to Eastern Species." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 85 (4): 633-652.

Goulet, Henri. 1983. "The Genera of Holarctic Elaphrini and Species of Elaphrus Fabricus (Coleoptera: Carabiade): Classification, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography." Quaestiones Entomologicae, 19: 218-481.

Green, John Wagener. 1961. "Revision of the Species of Pyropyga (Lampyridae)." Coleopterists' Bulletin 15 (3): 65-74.

Halstead, D.G.H. 1973. A Revision of the Genus Silvanus Latreille (S.L.) (Coleoptera: Silvanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Entomology) 29:39-112 .

Harpootlian, Phillip. 2001. Scarab Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina. Biota of South Carolina. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 157 pp.

Hilali, Mosaad, Hans K. Dahle, and Kjell Aurstad. 1972. "Life history and food-spoiling enzymes of Dermestes lardarius." Norsk Entomol Tidsskr 19 (1): 25-32.

Holcomb, Mike. 1978. "Observations on the Morphology and Behavior of Pinophilus parcus LeConte (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pinophilinae)." Folia Enctomologica Mexicana 39-40: 209-210.

Horn, George H. 1880. "Synopsis of the Dascyllidae of the United States." Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 8: 76-115.

Jacob, T.A., and D.A. Fleming. 1980. "Some Observations on the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity Upon Pupation, Fecundity, and the Longevity of Dermestes lardarius L. (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)." Journal of Stored Products Research 16: 79-80.

Karren, Jay B. 1972. "A Revision of the Subfamily Chlamisinae of America North of Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)." University of Kansas Science Bulletin XLIX (12): 877-988.

Kazantsev, Sergey. 2005. "A Review of Ancistronycha Märkel with the Description of Atalantycha, a New Nearctic Genus (Coleoptera: Cantharidae)." Coleopterists Bulletin, 59 (2): 204-210.

Kölsch, Gregor. 2000. "The Ultrastructure of Glands and the Production and Function of the Secretion in the Adhesive Capture Apparatus of Stenus Species." Canadian Journal of Zoology 78 (3): 465-475.

Kukal, Olga, and John G. Duman. 1989. "Switch in the Overwintering Strategy of Two Insect Species [Dendroides canadensis and Cucujus clavipes] and Latitudinal Differences in Cold Hardiness." Canadian Journal of Zoology 67 (4): 825-827.

LeSage, Laurent, Erhard J. Dobesberger, and Christopher G. Majka. 2008. "Introduced Leaf Beetles of the Maritime Provinces, 6: The Common Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus), and the Twelve-Spotted Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris duodecimpunctata (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 110 (3): 602-621.

Liljeblad, Emil. 1945. Monograph of the Family Mordellidae (Coleoptera) of North America, North of Mexico. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, no. 62.

Linsley, E.G., T. Eisner, A.B. Klots, "Mimetic Assemblages of Sibling Species of Lycid Beetles." Evolution, 15:1 (March 1961), 15-29.

MacLauchlan, L.E., J.H. Borden, and Ingrid Price. 1993. "Life History and pheromone response in Pissodes schwarzi Hopk (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)." Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 90: 30-35.

Majka, Christopher, Patrice Bouchard, and Yves Bousquet. 2008. Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Canadian Entomologist 140: 690-713.

Majka, Christopher, Reginald Webster, and Andrew R. Cline. 2008. New Records of Nitidulidae and Kateretidae (Coleoptera) from New Brunswick, Canada. In: Majka CG, Klimaszewski J (Eds) Biodiversity, Biosystematics, and Ecology of Canadian Coleoptera. ZooKeys 2: 337-356. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.2.23

Majka, Christopher, R.S. Anderson, and D.B. McCorquodale. 2007. The Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Canadian Entomologist 139: 397-442..

Majka, Christopher, David B. McCorquodale. 2006. The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada: New Records, Biogeographic Notes, and Conservation Concerns. Zootaxa 1154: 49-68.

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