PPDC Entomology lab

California State Collection of Arthropods: Research Associates

Gevork Arakelian

Senior Biologist, Los Angeles County
Agricultural Commissioner/Weights & Measures Department

E-mail: GArakelian@acwm.lacounty.gov

Research Interests: Hymenoptera (Formicidae), Invertebrate pests (agricultural, structural)

Location: Los Angeles, CA

    1. Arakelian G. (1989) Previously unknown sexual individuals of the ant Myrmica ravasinii Finzi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Armenia. Biologicheski Zhurnal Armenii, v. 42, N8, 733-736.
    2. Movsessian S., Chubarian F., Chobanian A., Harutunova L., Arakelian G. (1990) On intermediate and supplementary hosts of the trematode Dicrocoelium lanceatum and their infection in Armenia. Biologicheski Zhurnal Armenii, v. 43, N5, 363-367.
    3. Radtschenko A., Arakelian G. (1990) Ants of the Tetramorium ferox Ruzsky group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Crimea and Caucasus. Biologicheski Zhurnal Armenii, v. 43, N5, 371-378.
    4. Arakelian G. (1990) On ant fauna of Khosrov reserve. In: Advantages of Entomology in the U.S.S.R.: Insects - Hymenoptera & Lepidoptera. Leningrad, 9-10.
    5. Arakelian G., Dlussky G. (1991) Dacetine ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the U.S.S.R. Zoologichesky Zhurnal, v. 70, N2, 149-152.
    6. Movsessian S., Chubarian F., Chobanian A., Harutunova L., Arakelian G. (1991) On infection of intermediate hosts by larval forms of trematodes (Fasciola, Dicrocoelium, Paramphistomum). In: Ecological, biological and faunistic aspects of helmintoses, Moscow, 70-71.
    7. Radtschenko A., Arakelian G. (1991) New ant species (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Armenia. Vestnik Zoology, N5, 72-75.
    8. Arakelian G. (1991) New ant of the genus Diplorhoptrum Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Armenia. Doklady Akademii Nauk Armenii, v. 92, N2, 93-96.
    9. Arakelian G. (1992) The ants. Haiastani Bnutiun, N1, 39-41.
    10. Arakelian G., Kalashian M. (1993) Fauna of Armenia: the beetles (Coleoptera) living in association with ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Biologicheski Zhurnal Armenii,v. 46, N2, 50-52.
    11. Sarkisov R., Kalashian M., Zakharian V., Khachatrian A., Arakelian G., Sukiassian A., Tadevossian B. (1993) Soil mesofauna of the cenosis formed on the former bottom of lake Sevan. In: Ecological problems of lake Sevan, Yerevan, 114.
    12. Arakelian G. (1994a) Fauna of Republic of Armenia. Hymenopterous Insects. Ants (Formicidae). “Gitutiun” Press of Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, 153 pp.
    13. Arakelian G. (1994b) Ants as natural enemies of the Ararat cochineal. In: Les Insectes Sociaux, Paris, 552.
    14. Arakelian G. (1995) Zoogeographical analysis of myrmecofauna (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Armenia. In: International Society of Hymenopterists Third Annual Conference, Davis, USA, 2.
    15. Arakelian G., Movsessian S., Chubarian F. (1997) Ecological and faunistic review of ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) supplementary hosts of the trematode Dicrocoelium lanceatum in Armenia. Parasitologia, v. 31, N3, 239-244.
Dave Carlson

Location: Fair Oaks, CA

E-mail: dcarl01@comcast.net

Research Interests: Systematics and biology of Coleoptera (Scarabaeoidea) with emphasis on Ochodaeidae and Glayphyridae

Location: San Jose, CA

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Cerambycidae)

    1. Cope, J. S. 1967. Monochamus linsleyi Dillon & Dillon reared from Pinyon Pine. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 43:86.
    2. Cope, J. S. 1969. Notes on larval and adult habits of Vandykea tuberculata Linsley (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 44:308-313.
    3. Cope, J. S. 1984. A new species of Phymatodes from New Mexico (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 60:63-64.
David Faulkner

Principal, Forensic Entomology Services
Instructor, Institute for Criminal Investigations (ICI)

Californica State University, San Jose & Sacramento, California

E-mail: GArakelian@acwm.lacounty.gov

Research Interests: Forensic Entomology

Location: San Diego, California

    1. Faulkner, D.K. 1976. Endangered butterflies. Environment Southwest. 473:3-4.
    2. Faulkner, D.K. 1977. Getting to the point. Environment Southwest. 476:14-17.
    3. Faulkner, D.K. 1978. The scarabs of summer. California Garden. 69(4):103-105,123.
    4. Faulkner, D.K. 1979. Predators in the garden. California Garden. 79(3):82-84.
    5. Faulkner, D.K. 1981. The black witch moth. Environment Southwest. 495:23.
    6. Faulkner, D.K. 1982. The endemic butterflies of Baja California. Environment Southwest. 497:9-12.
    7. Brown, J.W. & D.K. Faulkner. 1982. New rhopaloceran records for Baja California with the description of a new species of Habrodais Scudder (Lepidoptera: Theclini). Bulletin of the Allyn Museum. 67:1-6.
    8. Faulkner, D.K.1983. An old bald-headed man: the Jerusalem cricket. Environment Southwest. 500:3.
    9. Brown, J.W. & D.K. Faulkner. 1983. Distributional records of certain rhopalocera in Baja California, Mexico, with the description of a new subspecies of Papilio (Heraclides) astyalus (Godart) (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Bulletin of the Allyn Museum. 83:1-9.
    10. Faulkner, D.K. 1984. The ladybird beetles. California Garden. 75(3):75-78.
    11. Faulkner, D.K. 1985. Fossil insects. Environment Southwest. 509:12-13.
    12. Faulkner, D.K. and John W. Brown, 1985. Butterflies of the Anza Borrego Desert. Environment Southwest. 510:24-25.
    13. Faulkner, D.K. 1986. The Pacatnamu massacre: an entomological perspective. In C.B. Donnean, C.B. & G.A. Cock (eds.), U.C.L.A. Publications in Anthropology, pp. 145-150.
    14. Faulkner, D.K. 1987. Harbie - museum naturalist. Environment Southwest. 518:13-16.
    15. Faulkner, D.K. 1988. Environment southwest: Africa. The central Namib desert. Environment Southwest. 523:8-11.
    16. Brown, J.W. & D.K. Faulkner. 1988 (1989). The butterflies of Isla de Cedros, Baja California Norte, Mexico. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera. 27(3-4):233-256.
    17. Faulkner, D.K.1989. The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees. Zoonooz. 42:17-18.
    18. Faulkner, D.K. 1989. Forensic Entomology. Biomedical Endeavors. 4(1):3-4.
    19. Faulkner, D.K. 1990. A review of the moth lacewing, Oliarces clara Banks (Planipennia: Ithonidae). Recent Research in Neuropterology III, pp. 197-203.
    20. Faulkner, D.K.1990. Phantom of the desert. Environment West. 1(2):17-19.
    21. Brown, J.W., H. Real & D.K. Faulkner. 1992. The butterflies of Baja California, Mexico. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 110 pages.
    22. Faulkner, D.K. & J.W. Brown (1993). The Hermes Copper, Lycaena hermes (Edwards). In New, T.R. (ed.), Conservation Biology of Lycaenidae, pp. 120-121.
    23. Faulkner, D.K. 1993. Leafcutter ants and their fungus friends. Zoonooz. 66(9):6-13.
    24. Sterner, D. & D.K. Faulkner. 1994. Drawing Public awareness to the importance of Arthropods. In Prchal, S. (ed.), Invertebrates in captivity. pp. 7-12.
    25. Faulkner, D.K. 1996. Killer Bee Handbook, ed. D.G. Hansen, Nature Connection, 20 pp.
    26. Brown, J.W. & D.K. Faulkner. 1997. A new species of Litoprospis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Baja California, Mexico. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 73 (2) 122-126.
    27. Faulkner, D.K. & D. Sterner. 1997. From hair to infirmary. In Prchal, S. (ed.), Invertebrates in Captivity. pp. 123-127.
    28. Faulkner, D.K. 2001. Impressions of painted lady migrations. Monarch Quarterly. 10(3):13-14,19.
    29. Faulkner, D.K. & P. Pawlowski. 2001. Fly ways in the garden: the syrphid flies. California Garden. 92(3):88- 89, 94.
    30. Faulkner, D.K. 2002. A humble garden. California Garden. 93(6):170-172.
    31. Klein, M. & D.K. Faulkner. 2003. Hermes Copper (Lycaena (Hermelycaena) hermes: An update on this unique species. News of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 45(3):96-98.
    32. Faulkner, D.K. & P. Pawlowski. 2005. Ants in the plants. California Garden. 96(4):106-107, 109.
    33. Faulkner, D.K. 2005. Checklist of butterflies and skippers (Cleveland National Forest). U.S. Government Printing Office (2005-570-153). Brochure.
    34. Faulkner, D.K. 2006. Forensic Entomology (Workshop). In Morgan, G. (ed.), Invertebrates in Captivity, pp 142-153.
    35. Faulkner, D.K. & K. Gillen. 2007. Teaching Forensic Entomology. In Morgan, G. (ed.), Invertebrates in Captivity, pp 110-113.
    36. Klein, M. & D.K. Faulkner. 2008. San Diego County’s Sensitive Butterflies (Workshop). Flite-Tours, San Diego, 68 pp.
Steven Chew Kea Foo

Location: Sabah, Malaysia

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Lucanidae, Scarabaeidae)

Eric Fisher

Location: El Dorado Hills, CA

Research Interests: Diptera (Asiloidea)

Penny Gullan

Professor (retired)

Location: Davis, CA
University of California, Davis, CA

Research Interests: Systematics and biology of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)


Michael Irwin

Location: Tucson, AZ

E-mail: meirwin@uiuc.edu

Research Interests: Diptera (Therevidae and other Asiloidea)

Owen Lonsdale

Collection Manager for CNC &
Manager, National Identification Service of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids & Nematodes

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

E-mail: Owen.Lonsdale@agr.gc.ca

Research Interests: Diptera (Opomyzoidea, Diopsoidea)

Dr. Owen Lonsdale website

Scott McCleve

Collection Manager for CNC &
Manager, National Identification Service of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids & Nematodes

Location: Douglas, AZ

E-mail: asmccleve@theriver.com

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Scarabaeidae, especially Diplotaxis)

    1. Ball, G. E. & S. McCleve. 1990. The Middle American genera of the tribe Ozaenini with notes about the species in southwestern United States and selected species from Mexico (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Quaestiones Entomologicae 26(1):30-116.
    2. Gordon, R. D. & S. McCleve. 2003. Five new species of Euparixia Brown (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae: Eupariinae), with a revised key to species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105(3):685-697.
    3. McCleve, S. 1975. Psydrus piceus LeConte from Arizona (Coleoptera: Carabidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 29(3):176.
    4. McCleve, S. 1978. Gyretes sinuatus LeConte in Arizona (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 32(3):257-258.
    5. McCleve, S. 1979. Discovery of a lowland Arizona Scaphinotus and description of a unique desert canyon (Coleoptera: Carabidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 33(4):451-454.
    6. McCleve, S. 1993. Three new species of flightless Diplotaxis from Oaxaca, Mexico (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 47(1):43-50.
    7. Triplehorn, C. A. & S. McCleve. A new locality record for Zopherus angulicollis Champion, with ecological notes (Coleoptera: Zopheridae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 41(3):256.
Ron McPeak

Location: Battle Ground, WA

E-mail: rmcpeak@q.com

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Scarabaeoidea)

    1. McPeak, R. H., & T. A. Oberbauer. 2004. New host plant associations for Serica and Diplotaxis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) from California. Coleopterists Bulletin 58(1):139-142.
    2. McPeak, R. H. 2005. New records and interesting observations of California Scarabaeoid beetles (Coleoptera: Ochodaeidae, Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 59(4):449-450.
    3. McPeak, R. H., S. McCleve & P. K. Lago. 2006. New host plant associations for adult Diplotaxis, Serica, and Phyllophaga (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) from the Western United States. Coleopterists Bulletin 60(1):43-48.
    4. McPeak, R. H., & T. A. Oberbauer. 2008. The Scarabaeoid beetles of San Diego County, California. Part I. Introduction and diagnosis of families Glaresidae, Trogidae, Pleocomidae, Geotrupidae, Ochodaeidae, Hybosoridae, and Glaphyridae. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 40:1-24.
Charles & Lois O'Brien

Location: Green Vally, AZ

E-mail: cobrien6@cox.net

Research Interests: Charles - Coleoptera (Curculionidae)
Lois - Hemiptera (Fulgoroidea)

Jacques Rifkind

Location: Valley Village, CA

E-mail: clerid@aol.com

Research Interests: taxonomy and ecology (mimicry) of neotropical Cleridae (Coleoptera), particularly the genus Enoclerus

    1. RIFKIND, J. 1993a. A new species of Cymatodera from Oaxaca Mexico (Coleoptera: Cleridae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 47(1):83-88.
    2. RIFKIND, J. 1993b. A new species of Cymatoderella Barr (Coleoptera: Cleridae) from Mexico and Central America, with a key and distributional data for the genus. The Coleopterists Bulletin 47(3):279-284.
    3. RIFKIND, J. 1994. New species of Mexican Enoclerus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cleridae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 48 (3):283-292.
    4. RIFKIND, J. 1995. Additions to the checkered beetle fauna of Belize with the description of a new species (Coleoptera: Cleridae) and a nomenclatural change. Insecta Mundi 9:(1-2):17-24.
    5. RIFKIND, J. 1996a. A new genus and species of checkered beetle from Honduras with additions to the Honduran fauna (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science, Number 461, pp. 1-10.
    6. RIFKIND, J. 1996b. New species of ant-like Enoclerus Gahan from Mexico (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Entomological Problems 27(1):65-73.
    7. RIFKIND, J. 1997a. Enoclerus (E.) insidiosus Gorham: another likely mimic of Camponotus serceiventris Guérin (Coleoptera: Cleridae; Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 51(3):298-302.
    8. RIFKIND, J. 1997b. New distributional records for Mexican Enoclerus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cleridae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 51(4):319-327.
    9. RIFKIND, J. 1997c. Two new species of Cleridae (Coleoptera) from a Costa Rican cloudforest. Revista de Biologia Tropical 45(3):1117-1124
    10. RIFKIND, J. 2000. Cleridae of Central American cloud forests. Chapter in N. Nadkarni & N. Wheelwright (Eds). Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest, Section 4.4.4. (pp. 113-114), Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford.
    11. RIFKIND, J. 2002. New Central American and Mexican Enoclerus (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science, Number 487, pp. 1-16.
    12. RIFKIND, J. 2004. A new species of Enoclerus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cleridae) from Colombia. The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(3):393-395.
    13. RIFKIND, J. 2006. Stridulation in Cymatodera Gray, 1832 (Coleoptera: Cleridae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 82(2):258-261.
    14. Barr, W. F. & J. RIFKIND. 2007. Two new species of Neotropical Enoclerus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Clerinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 61(2):195-199.
    15. RIFKIND, J. 2008. Ohanlonella, a new clerid genus from Mexico (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Clerinae). Zootaxa 1848:66-68.
    16. Barr, W. F. & J. RIFKIND. 2009. Two new and one resurrected species of Enoclerus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Clerinae) from the western United States. Zootaxa 2168:57–62.
Paul E. Skelley

Collections Manager
Florida State Collection of Arthropods

Florida Department of Agriculture - DPI
1911 SW 34th St., P.O.Box 147100
Gainesville, FL 32614-7100

E-mail: Paul.Skelley@freshfromflorida.com

Research Interests: life histories and taxonomy of various beetles, primarily Scarabaeidae and Erotylidae.

Barney Streit

Location: Tucson, AZ

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Scarabaeidae)

Ian Swift

Watershed Resources Specialist (Biology)
Los Vaqueros Watershed, Contra Costa Water District
100 Walnut Bl Brentwood, CA 94513 (FedEx & UPS only)
1331 Concord Ave, Concord, CA 94520 (USPS & others)
office 925-240-2362, fax 925-513-2084

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Cerambycidae, Pleocomidae)

Pleocoma website

    1. Swift, I. (in prep) Taxonomic Review of the Genus Phymatodes (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in North America.
    2. Ray, A. M., I. P. Swift, J. A. Moreira, J. G. Millar, and L. M. Hanks. (in press) An aggregation pheromone produced by males of Anelaphus inflaticollis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Submitted to Environmental Entomology.
    3. Ray, A. M., J. G. Millar, J. S. McElfresh, I. P. Swift, J. D. Barbour, and L. M. Hanks. 2009. Male-produced aggregation pheromone of the cerambycid beetle Rosalia funebris. J. Chem. Ecol. 35:96-103.
    4. Swift, I. 2008. A new genus and two new species of Pteroplatini Thompson from Central America (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Insecta Mundi 0045: 1-9.
    5. Swift, I. and A.M. Ray. 2008. A review of the genus Tragidion (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Zootaxa 1892: 1-25.
    6. Swift, I. 2008. Heterachthes rugosicollis Martins, a species new to North America. Coleopterists Bulletin 62(4):545-549.
    7. Swift, I. 2008. Ecological and Biogeographical Observations on Cerambycidae of California. Insecta Mundi. 0026: 1-7.
    8. Swift, I. 2007. A new species of Xylotrechus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Clytini) from Southern California, USA. Coleopterists Bulletin. 61 (2):287-291.
George Walters, Jr.

Location: La Puente, CA

Research Interests: Coleoptera, especially Buprestidae. Currently working on a revision of the Nearctic genus Anambodera Barr, 1974

    1. Nelson, G. H., G. C. Walters, Jr., R. D. Haines & C. L. Bellamy. 2008. A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America North of Mexico. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4, pp. iv + 1-274.
    2. Walters, G. C., Jr. 1975. Notes on the distribution and biology of certain Buprestidae (Coleoptera): part I. The Coleopterists Bulletin 29(2):69-70.
    3. Walters, G. C., Jr. 1978. Notes on the distribution and biology of certain Buprestidae and Cerambycidae (Coleoptera): part II. The Coleopterists Bulletin 32(4):355-356.
    4. Walters, G. C., Jr. 1982. A new species of Anambodera (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from southern California. The Coleopterists Bulletin 36(2):180-182.
    5. Walters, G. C., Jr. & C. L. Bellamy. 1982. Notes on the distribution and biology of certain Buprestidae (Coleoptera): part III. The Coleopterists Bulletin 36(2):218-220.
    6. Walters, G. C., Jr. & C. L. Bellamy. 1990. Notes on the distribution and biology of certain southwestern Buprestidae (Coleoptera): part iv. The Coleopterists Bulletin 44(1):113-115.
    7. Walters, Jr., G. C., R. L. Westcott, S. G. Wellso, J. M. Cicero, T. C. MacRae & C. L. Bellamy. 2006. Gayle H. Nelson (1926-2005): biography and memories, taxa and publications. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 82(2):116-135.
Bill Warner

Location: Chandler, AZ

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Scarabaeidae)

    1. Warner, W.B. 1985. A revision of the Cremastocheilus (Myrmecotonus): the Robinsoni group (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 39(2):103-110.
    2. Lingren, P. D., W. B. Warner & T. J. Henneberry. 1988. Influence of delayed mating on egg production, egg viability, mating, and longevity of female pink bollworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Environmental Entomology 17(1):86-89.
    3. Lingren, P. D., W. B. Warner, J. R. Raulston, M. Kehat, T. J. Henneberry, S. D. Pair, A. Zvirgzdins, & J. M. Gillespie. 1988. Observations on the emergence of adults from natural populations of corn earworm, Heliothis zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Environmental Entomology 17(2):254-258.
    4. Warner, W. B. 1990. Two new North American Copris Müller, with notes on other species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 66(3):232-240.
    5. Warner, W. B., D. C. Hawks, G. P. Bruyea & R. Le Blanc. 1992. Two new Costa Rican Plusiotis Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 46(1):95-101.
    6. Warner, W. B. 1992. Book review: The Scarab Beetles of Nebraska by B. C. Ratcliffe. Great Plains Research 2(1):143-144.
    7. Warner, W. B. & M. A. Morón. 1992. A revision of the Phyllophaga subgenus Triodonyx Saylor (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 65(3):321-340.
    8. Warner, W. B. 1992. A new North American Spodistes Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 46(4):378-383.
    9. Warner, W. B. 1993. Control of Equine Ectoparasites. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Ectoparasites of Pets, pp. 59-63.
    10. Warner, W. B. & J. Monzón. 1993. A new Plusiotis from Guatemala and Belize (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Insecta Mundi 7(1-2):211-213.
    11. Warner, W. B. 1995. Two new Glaresis from the desert Southwest, with notes on the identity of Glaresis mendica Horn (Coleoptera:  Scarabaeidae:  Glaresinae). Insecta Mundi 9(3-4):267-271.
    12. Warner, W. B. & P. E. Skelley. 2006. Four new Aphodius Illiger from Arizona and Utah (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Insecta Mundi 20(1-2):55-62.
Samuel Wells

Bayer CropScience
266 S. Monroe Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706


Location: Chandler, AZ

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Elateridae)

    1. Wells, S.A. 2007. A revision of the Neotropical click beetle genus Semiotus Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, Contributions in Science 514: 114 pp.
    2. Wells, S.A. 2003. A revision of the Neotropical click beetle genus Semiotinus Pjatakowa (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105(3): 647-663.
    3. Wells, S.A. 2000. Two new species of Horistonotus (Coleoptera: Elateridae), new synonymies, and a key to the species of North America and Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 102(2):412-420.
    4. Wells, S.A. and G.S. Raupach. 1999. Biological control of greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) and black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) using two formulations of Metarhizium anisopliae. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Entomological Society of America.
    5. Wells, S.A. 1996. Studies on Nearctic Negastrius (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Great Basin Naturalist 56(4):308-318.
    6. Immaraju, J.A., S. Wells, et al. 1994. Relative residual activities of azadirachtin, dihydroazadirachtin and tetrahydroazadirachtin. Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases pp. 53-58.
    7. Immaraju, J.A, T. Wood, R. Nelson, W. Ruggero, and S. Wells. 1993. Efficacy profile of a commercial neem insecticide. World Neem Conference, India pp. 897-906.
    8. Wells, S.A. and W.S. Ruggero. 1993. Pest profiles: efficacy of Turplex™ on woody ornamental pests. Tree Leaves 17(4):18-19.
    9. Wells, S.A. et al. 1993. Align™ a new insect growth regulator that shows potential for control of cotton pests. Proceedings Beltwide Cotton Conference 1:43-44.
    10. Immaraju, J.A. and S.A. Wells. 1992. Azatin™: a potential botanical insecticide with a new mode of action. Entomological Society of America symposium: new generation of pesticides.
    11. Wells, S.A. 1991. Two new species of Neohypdonus (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from North America with a key to Nearctic species. Entomological News 102(2):73-78.
    12. Wells, S.A. 1990. Notes on the Negastriinae of the world. Entomological Society of America symposium: Conference on Elateridae.
    13. Wells, S.A. 1989. A new Haliplus from Warm Springs Nevada (Coleoptera: Haliplidae). Great Basin Naturalist 49(1): 89-91.
Dave Wikle

Western Lining & Landscape
Habitat Restoration, Entomological Services.
Fresno, CA 93706


Location: Pasadena, CA

Research Interests: Lepidoptera (especially Noctuidae)

Kipling Will

Assistant Professor
Associate Director
of the Essig Museum of Natural History

ESPM - Division of Insect Biology
University of California
201 Wellman Hall

Location:Berkeley, CA 94720-3112

office: 319 Wellman Hall
phone: (510) 642-4296

Research Interests: Coleoptera (Carabidae)