Taxonomic Research


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Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.


   

Recent Publications

Molecular Phylogenetics and Piercer Evolution in the Bug-Killing Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae: Phasiinae) Blaschke, J. D., J. O. Stireman, P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, and J. K. Moulton.  2018.  Systematic Entomology, 43, 218238. [Abstract]

Genetic analyses reveal cryptic diversity in the native North American fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis) Chialvo, P., D. Gotzek, D. D. Shoemaker, and K. Ross.  2018.  Systematic Entomology, 43: 109-122. [Abstract]

Molecular systematics of Thaumaleidae (Insecta: Diptera): The first phylogeny depicting intergeneric relationships and other taxonomic discoveries.  Pivar, R. J.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

A key for the determination of European species of Eosentomon Berlese, 1909 (Protura, Eosentomata, Eosentomidae) Shrubovych, J., and E. C. Bernard.  2018.  ZooKeys, 742:1-12. [Abstract]

Molecular phylogeny and evolution of world Tachinidae (Diptera).  Stireman, J. O., P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, J. D. Blaschke, and J. K. Moulton.  2018.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. [Abstract]

Soil Organic Carbon Changes for Switchgrass Farms in East Tennessee, USA Toliver, D.K., B. C. English, D. D. Tyler, J. Lee, R. J. Menard, and J. C. Walton.  2018.  Soil Systems, 2018, 2(2), 25; https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems2020025. [Abstract]

Taxonomic revision of Paraustrosimulium Wygodzinsly & Coscaron: reassignment of Austrosimulium colboi and description of P. obcidens from Western Australia.  Craig, D. A., J. K. Moulton, and D. C. Currie.  2017.  Zootaxa, 4337(4): 451492. [Abstract]

Microbial attenuation of atrazine in agricultural soils: Biometer assays, bacterial taxonomic diversity, and catabolic genes Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2017.  Chemosphere, 176:352-360.

Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic and Salmonella Gorman, S., V. Nettles, D. Paulsen, R. T. Trout Fryxell, A. L. Wszelaki, J. R. Buchanan, and F. Critzer.  2017.  Internation Assocation for Food Protection Annual Conference, Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic. P1-42. International Association for Food Protection, 2017 Annual Conference, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL, July 9-12, 2017. [Abstract]

The true identity of Dixa modesta Johannsen (Diptera: Dixidae) resolved: synonymy of Dixa similis Johannsen, designation of the Dixa ubiquita species group, and description of three new eastern Nearctic species.  Moulton, J. K.  2017.  Zootaxa, 4216(3): 247260. [Abstract]

Diet of and Prey Availability for Reintroduced Juvenile Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Ft. Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee Amacker, T. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Revisionary studies of the Nearctic Dixidae (Diptera): the Dixa inextricata and D. modesta species complexes Moulton, J. K.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30. [Abstract]