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Scolytine taxonomy and phylogenetics

Beaver, R. A., and J. Hulcr. 2008. A review of the ambrosia beetle genus Cryptoxyleborus Schedl (Coleoptera, Curculionidae: Scolytinae) . Coleopterists' Bulletin 62:133-153.

Cognato, A. I. 2008. A new Orthotomicus (Ferrari) species (Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Ipini) from Thailand. Coleopterists' Bulletin 62in press.

Cognato, A. I., and D. Grimaldi. 2008. One hundred million years of morphological conservation in a bark beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) . Systematic Entomology in press.

Cognato, A. I., and D. Rubinoff. 2008. New Exotic Ambrosia Beetles Found in Hawaii (Curculioinidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborina) . Coleopterists' Bulletin 62:421-424.

Dole, S. A., and R. A. Beaver. 2008. A Review of the Australian Species of Xylosandrus Reitter (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) . Coleopterists' Bulletin 62 in press.

Jordal, B., J. J. Gillespie, and A. I. Cognato. 2008. Secondary structure alignment and direct optimization of 28SrDNA sequences provide limited phylogenetic resolution in bark and ambrosia beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Zoologica Scripta 37:43-56.

Dole, S. A., and A. I. Cognato. 2007. A New Genus and Species of Bothrosternina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) from Ecuador . Coleopterists' Bulletin 61:318-325.

Hulcr, J., S. A. Dole, R. A. Beaver, and A. I. Cognato. 2007. Cladistic review of generic taxonomic characters in Xyleborina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Systematic Entomology 32:568-584.

Cognato, A. I., C. E. Bográn, and R. Rabaglia. 2006. An exotic ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford) (Scolytinae: Xyleborina) found in Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin 60:162-163.

Rabaglia, R., S. A. Dole, and A. I. Cognato. 2006. A review of the Xyleborina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in America north of Mexico, with an illustrated key . Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99:1034-1056.

Rabaglia, R. J. 2005. The validity of Xyleborus impressus Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) as distinct from Xyleborus ferrugineus (Fabricius). Coleopterists' Bulletin 59:261-266.

Scolytine diversity and ecology

Hulcr, J., R. A. Beaver, W. Puranasakul, S. A. Dole, and S. Sonthichai. 2008. A comparison of bark and ambrosia beetle communities in two forest types in Northern Thailand (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae). Environmental Entomology in press.

Hulcr, J., V. Novotny, B. A. Maurer, and A. I. Cognato. 2008. Low beta diversity of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in lowland rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Oikos 117:214-222.

Kolarik, M., and J. Hulcr. 2008. Mycobiota associated with the ambrosia beetle Scolytodes unipunctatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae). Mycological Research in press.

Hulcr, J., M. Kolarik, and L. R. Kirkendall. 2007. A new record of fungus-beetle symbiosis in Scolytodes bark beetles (Scolytinae, Curculionidae, Coleoptera). Symbiosis 43:151-159.

Novotny, V., S. E. Miller, J. Hulcr, R. A. Drew, Y. Basset, M. Janda, G. P. Setliff, K. Darrow, A. J. A. Stewart, J. Auga, B. Isua, K. Molem, M. Manumbor, E. Tamtiai, M. Mogia, and G. D. Weiblen. 2007. Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests. Nature, London 448:692-697.

Peet supported studies of dna taxonomy

Cognato, A. I. 2006. Standard percent DNA sequence difference for insects does not predict species boundaries . Journal of Economic Entomology 99:1037-1045.

Cognato, A. I., and R. M. Caesar. 2006. Will DNA barcoding advance efforts to conserve biodiversity more efficiently than traditional taxonomic methods? . Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5:268-269.

Peet supported studies of models of the secondary structure of insect ribosomal genes*

Gillespie, J., C. McKenna, R. Gutell, J. Johnston, J. Kathirithamby, and A. I. Cognato. 2005. Assessing the odd secondary structural properties of nuclear small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences (18S) of the twisted-wing parasites (Insecta: Strepsiptera) . Insect Molecular Biology 14:625-643.

Gillespie, J. J., J. B. Munro, J. M. Heraty, M. J. Yoder, A. K. Owen, and A. E. Carmichael. 2005. A secondary structural model of the 28S rRNA expansion segments D2 and D3 for chalcidoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) . Molecular Biology and Evolution 22:1593-1608.

Gillespie, J. J., M. J. Yoder, and R. A. Wharton. 2005. Predicted secondary structures for 28S and 18S rRNA from Ichneumonoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apocrita): Impact on sequence alignment and phylogeny estimation. Journal of Molecular Evolution 61:114-137.

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