Publications

Recent Refereed Publications (Lyman Staff and Students)

Solecki, A.M. & T.A. Wheeler. 2015. A new species of Neossos Malloch (Diptera: Heleomyzidae) from the Yukon Territory, Canada, and a revised key to the Nearctic species. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e6351. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e6351

Barrie, C.L. & Wheeler, T.A. 2015. Assembly of a Phragmites-associated Chloropidae (Diptera) fauna in North America: the Palearctic genus Cryptonevra Lioy in the Nearctic, and the genus Lipara Meigen in Canada. Zootaxa 4012: 198–200.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4012.1.12

Rochefort, S. and T.A. Wheeler. 2015. Diversity of Piophilidae (Diptera) in northern Canada and description of a new Holarctic species of Parapiophila McAlpine. Zootaxa 3925: 229–240.

Rochefort, S., Giroux, M., Savage, J., and T.A. Wheeler. 2015. Key to forensically important Piophilidae (Diptera) in the Nearctic Region. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 27. dx.doi.org/10.3752/cjai.2015.27

Sim, K.A., C.M. Buddle, and T.A. Wheeler. 2014. Species boundaries of Pardosa concinna and P. lapponica (Araneae: Lycosidae) in the northern Nearctic: morphology and DNA barcodes. Zootaxa 3884: 169–178.

Rocha, LA, A Aleixo, G Allen, F Almeda, CC Baldwin, MVL Barclay, JM Bates, AM Bauer, F Benzoni, CM Berns, ML Berumen, DC Blackburn, S Blum, F Bolaños, RCK Bowie, R Britz, RM Brown, CD Cadena, K Carpenter, LM Ceríaco, P Chakrabarty, G Chaves, JH Choat, KD Clements, BB Collette, A Collins, J Coyne, J Cracraft, T Daniel, MR de Carvalho, K de Queiroz, F Di Dario, R Drewes, JP Dumbacher, A Engilis Jr, MV Erdmann, W Eschmeyer, CR Feldman, BL Fisher, J Fjeldså, PW Fritsch, J Fuchs, A Getahun, A Gill, M Gomon, T Gosliner, GR Graves, CE Griswold, R Guralnick, K Hartel, KM Helgen, H Ho, DT Iskandar, T Iwamoto, Z Jaafar, HF James, D Johnson, D Kavanaugh, N Knowlton, E Lacey, HK Larson, P Last, JM Leis, H Lessios, J Liebherr, M Lowman, DL Mahler, V Mamonekene, K Matsuura, GC Mayer, H Mays Jr, J McCosker, RW McDiarmid, J McGuire, MJ Miller, R Mooi, RD Mooi, C Moritz, P Myers, MW Nachman, RA Nussbaum, D Ó Foighil, LR Parenti, JF Parham, E Paul, G Paulay, J Pérez-Emán, A Perez-Matus, S Poe, J Pogonoski, DL Rabosky, JE Randall, JD Reimer, DR Robertson, M-O Rödel, MT Rodrigues, P Roopnarine, L Rüber, MJ Ryan, F Sheldon, G Shinohara, A Short, WB Simison, WF Smith-Vaniz, VG Springer, M Stiassny, JG Tello, CW Thompson, T Trnski, P Tucker, T Valqui, M Vecchione, E Verheyen, PC Wainwright, TA Wheeler, WT White, K Will, JT Williams, G Williams, EO Wilson, K Winker, R Winterbottom, CC Witt. 2014. Specimen collection: an essential tool. Science 344: 814–815.

Tewksbury, J.J., Anderson, J.G.T., Bakker, J.D., Billo, T.J., Dunwiddie, P.W., Groom, M.J., Hampton, S.E., Herman, S.G., Levey, D.J., Machnicki, N.J., Martinez del Rio, C., Power, M.E., Rowell, K., Salomon, A.K., Stacey, L., Trombulak, S.C., and T.A. Wheeler. 2014. Natural history’s place in science and society. BioScience 64: 300–310.

Boucher, S. and T.A. Wheeler. 2014. Neotropical Agromyzidae (Diptera) of the Mission Géodésique de l’Équateur: Becker (1920) revisited. Zootaxa 3779: 157–176.

Maguire, D.Y., Robert, K., Brochu, K., Larrivée, M., Buddle, C.M. and T.A. Wheeler. 2014. Vertical stratification of beetles (Coleoptera) and flies (Diptera) in temperate forest canopies. Environmental Entomology 43: 9–17.

Boucher, S. and K. Nishida. 2014. Description and biology of two new species of Neotropical Liriomyza Mik (Diptera, Agromyzidae) mining leaves of Bocconia (Papaveraceae). Zookeys 369: 79–97.

Joly, S., T.J. Davies, A. Archambault, A. Bruneau, A. Derry, S.W. Kembel, P. Peres-Neto, J. Vamosi and T.A. Wheeler. 2014. Ecology in the age of DNA barcoding: the resource, the promise and the challenges ahead. Molecular Ecology Resources 14: 221–232.

Timms, L.L., A.M.R. Bennett, C.M. Buddle and T.A. Wheeler. 2013. Assessing five decades of change in a high Arctic parasitoid community. Ecography 36: 1227–1235.

Borkent, C.J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2013. Phylogeny of the tribe Sciophilini (Diptera: Mycetophilidae: Sciophilinae). Systematic Entomology 38: 407–427.

Grégoire Taillefer, A. and T.A. Wheeler. 2013. Animal colonization of restored peatlands:  inoculation of plant material as a source of insects. Restoration Ecology 21: 140–144.

Wheeler, T.A. and A.M. Solecki. 2013. New species of Calamoncosis Enderlein (Diptera: Chloropidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa 3702: 379–385.

Borkent, C.J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2012. Systematics and phylogeny of Leptomorphus Curtis (Diptera: Mycetophilidae). Zootaxa 3549: 1–117.

Boucher, S. 2012. Revision of the Canadian species of Amauromyza Hendel (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 144: 809–833.

Boucher, S. 2012. Revision of the Nearctic species of Cerodontha (Icteromyza) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) The Canadian Entomologist 144: 122–157.

Grégoire Taillefer, A. and T.A. Wheeler. 2012. Community assembly of Diptera following restoration of mined boreal bogs: taxonomic and functional diversity. Journal of Insect Conservation 16: 165–176.

Hampton, S.E. and T.A. Wheeler. 2012. Fostering the rebirth of natural history. Biology Letters 8: 161–163.

Cumming, J.M. and H.J. Cumming. 2011. The flat-footed fly genus Seri Kessel & Kessel (Diptera: Platypezidae). Zootaxa 3136: 61–68.

Grégoire Taillefer, A. and T.A. Wheeler. 2011. The genus Calamoncosis in the Nearctic region (Diptera: Chloropidae). The Canadian Entomologist 143: 652–661.

Hsiung, C.C. 2011. Systematic study of Megacrania species of Malo, New Hebrides (Cheleutoptera: Phasmatidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 19 [2010]: 381–385.

Lévesque-Beaudin, V. and T.A. Wheeler. 2011. Spatial scale and nested patterns of beta-diversity in temperate forest Diptera. Insect Conservation and Diversity 4: 284–296.

Savage, J., T.A. Wheeler, Moores, A.M.A. and A. Grégoire Taillefer. 2011. Effects of habitat size, vegetation cover and surrounding land use on Diptera diversity in temperate Nearctic bogs. Wetlands 31: 125–134.

Giroux, M., Pape, T. and T.A. Wheeler. 2010. Towards a phylogeny of the flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae): morphology and phylogenetic implications of the acrophallus in the subfamily Sarcophaginae. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158: 740–778.

Giroux, M. and T.A. Wheeler. 2010. Systematics of Bulbostyla, a new subgenus of Sarcophaga Meigen, and change of status for Robackina (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Zootaxa 2553: 35–59.

Grégoire Taillefer, A. and T.A. Wheeler. 2010. The effect of drainage ditches on Brachycera (Diptera) diversity in a southern Quebec peatland. The Canadian Entomologist 142: 160–172.

Mlynarek, J.J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2010. Camptopeltes, a new Neotropical genus of oscinelline Chloropidae (Diptera). The Canadian Entomologist 142: 193–199.

Mlynarek, J.J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2010. Systematics of Allomedeia, a new genus of Afrotropical Chloropidae (Diptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103: 465–471.

Reichert, E., M.T, Johnson, E. Chacón, R.S. Anderson and T.A. Wheeler. 2010. Biology and host preferences of Cryptorhynchus melastomae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a possible biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii. Environmental Entomology 39: 1848–1857.

Boucher, S. 2010. Family Agromyzidae (leaf-mining flies). pp. 1057-1071 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Wheeler, T.A. 2010. Family Paraleucopidae (paraleucopid flies). pp. 1009-1011 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Wheeler, T.A. 2010. Family Carnidae (carnid flies). pp. 1101-1104 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Wheeler, T.A. 2010. Family Chloropidae (grass flies, frit flies, eye gnats). pp. 1137-1153 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Wheeler, T.A. 2010. Family Chyromyidae (chyromyid flies). pp. 1155-1157 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Wheeler, T.A. 2010. Family Camillidae (camillid flies). pp. 1193-1195 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Boucher, S. 2009. Phytomyza petoei (Diptera: Agromyzidae), a leaf miner on cultivated mint, newly recorded in the Nearctic Region. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 126–128.

Brochu, K. and T.A. Wheeler. 2009. Systematics and ecology of the Nearctic species of Neophyllomyza (Diptera: Milichiidae). The Canadian Entomologist 141: 103–111.

Giroux, M. and T.A. Wheeler. 2009. Systematics and phylogeny of the subgenus Sarcophaga (Neobellieria) (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102: 567–587.

Melo, A.S. and T.A. Wheeler. 2009. A new species of Pseudogaurax Malloch (Diptera: Chloropidae) reared from dobsonfly egg masses (Megaloptera: Corydalidae) in Brazil. Zootaxa 1972: 53–58.

Mlynarek, J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2009. Revision of the Neotropical genus Goniaspis Duda (Diptera: Chloropidae). Zootaxa 2033: 26–40.

Woodley, N.E., Borkent A., and T.A. Wheeler. 2009. Phylogeny of the Diptera. pp. 79-94 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 1. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Boucher, S. 2008. A new species and taxonomic notes on northern Nearctic Cerodontha (Icteromyza) (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 140: 557–562.

Mlynarek, J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2008. Revision of the Costa Rican species of Elachiptera (Diptera: Chloropidae). Zootaxa 1754: 41–51.

Wheeler, T.A. and J. Mlynarek. 2008. Systematics of Agrophaspidium, a new genus of Neotropical Chloropidae (Diptera). Zootaxa 1926: 41–52.

Gilbert, G. and Wheeler, T.A. 2007. Systematics and ecology of the genus Neossos (Diptera: Heleomyzidae), nest associates of birds. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100: 609–616.

Hibbert, A.C. and T.A. Wheeler. 2007. Systematics of Chaetochlorops Malloch, 1914 (Diptera: Chloropidae), and morphology of secondary sexual characters in the male abdomen. Studia Dipterologica 14: 97–105.

Wheeler, T.A. 2007. Two new genera of oscinelline Chloropidae (Diptera) from Costa Rica. Zootaxa 1413: 47–53.

Zeran, R., R.S. Anderson and T.A. Wheeler. 2007. Effect of small scale forest management on fungivorous Coleoptera in old-growth forest fragments in southeastern Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 118–130.

Bouchard, P., T.A. Wheeler and H. Goulet. 2006. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from alvar habitats in Ontario. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario (2005) 136: 3–23.

Boucher, S. and Hanson, P. 2006. A new Costa Rican species of Japanagromyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae) forming galls on Lonchocarpus (Fabaceae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 108: 9–13.

Saumure, R.A., A.D. Walde and T.A. Wheeler. 2006. Non-predatory fly larvae (Delia platura: Anthomyiidae) in a nest of a northern map turtle (Graptemys geographica). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 5: 274–275.

Zeran, R., R.S. Anderson and T.A. Wheeler. 2006. Sap beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in managed and old-growth forests in southeastern Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 123–137.

Beaulieu, F., and T.A. Wheeler. 2005. Diptera biodiversity in a homogeneous habitat: Brachycera associated with sedge meadows (Carex, Cyperaceae) in Quebec, Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107: 176–189.

Boucher S. 2005. Description of an unusual new Costa Rican species of Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) with additional notes on Neotropical species of Dizygomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Zootaxa 993: 1–8.

Boucher, S and Varady-Szabo, H. 2005. Effects of different diets on the survival, longevity and growth rate of the Annam stick insect, Medauroidea extradentata (Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 14: 115–118.

Brooks, S.E., and T.A. Wheeler. 2005. Ethiromyia, a new genus of Holarctic Dolichopodinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107: 489–500.

Boucher, S. 2004. The New World fauna of the genus Pseudonapomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 136: 781–791.

Fast, E., and T.A. Wheeler. 2004. Faunal inventory of Brachycera (Diptera) in an old growth forest at Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. Fabreries 29: 1–15.

Savage, J., and T.A. Wheeler. 2004. Phylogeny of the Azeliini (Diptera: Muscidae). Studia Dipterologica 11: 259–299.

Savage, J., T.A. Wheeler and B.M. Wiegmann. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Thricops Rondani (Diptera: Muscidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 29: 395–414.

Boucher, S. 2003. The New World species of Cerodontha (Xenophytomyza) Frey (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Zootaxa 178: 1–8.

Wheeler, T.A. 2003. A new brachypterous species of Elachiptera (Diptera: Chloropidae) from freshwater wetlands in eastern North America. Zootaxa 360: 1–6.

Wheeler, T.A., and J. Forrest. 2003. The Chloropidae (Diptera) of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. Insect Systematics and Evolution 34: 265–280.

Boucher, S. 2002. Revision of the Nearctic species of Cerodontha (Cerodontha) Rondani (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 134: 577–603.

Beaulieu, F., and T.A. Wheeler. 2002. Insects (Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera) reared from wetland monocots (Cyperaceae, Poaceae, Typhaceae) in southern Quebec. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104: 300–308.

Brooks, S.E., and T.A. Wheeler. 2002. Revision of the Neotropical genus Syntomoneurum Becker (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Insect Systematics and Evolution 33: 311–324.

Forrest, J., and T.A. Wheeler. 2002. Asteiidae (Diptera) of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. Studia Dipterologica 9: 307–317.

Wheeler, T.A., and J. Forrest. 2002. A new species of Elachiptera Macquart from the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, and the taxonomic status of Ceratobarys Coquillett (Diptera: Chloropidae). Zootaxa 98: 1–9.

Wheeler, T.A., and H. Varady-Szabo. 2002. Establishment of Urophora quadrifasciata (Diptera: Tephritidae), an introduced seedhead gall fly of knapweed, in eastern Canada. Entomological News 113: 323–325.

Beaulieu, F., et T.A. Wheeler. 2001. Inventaire des espèces de brachycères (Diptera) des prés de laîches (Carex: Cyperaceae) de la Réserve nationale de faune du lac Saint-François, Québec. Fabreries 26: 57–74.

Boucher, S., and T.A. Wheeler. 2001. Diversity of Agromyzidae (Diptera) in disjunct grasslands of the southern Yukon Territory. The Canadian Entomologist 133: 593–621.

Bouchard, P., K.G.A. Hamilton, and T.A. Wheeler. 2001. Diversity and conservation status of prairie endemic Auchenorrhyncha (Homoptera) in alvars of the Great Lakes region. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 132: 39–56.

Bouchard, P., T.A. Wheeler, and H. Goulet. 2000. Design for a low-cost, covered ramp pitfall trap. The Canadian Entomologist 132: 387–389.

Pérusse, J., and T.A. Wheeler. 2000. Revision of the Nearctic species of Lauxania (Diptera: Lauxaniidae). The Canadian Entomologist 132: 411–427.

Wheeler, T.A. 2000. Carnidae of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: description and phylogenetic relationships of a new species of Neotropical Meoneura Rondani, 1856 (Diptera: Carnidae). Studia Dipterologica 7: 115–120.

Wheeler, T.A. 2000. Systematics of Mallochianamyia Santos-Neto (Diptera: Schizophora), Neotropical acalyptrate flies of uncertain family relationships. Insect Systematics and Evolution 31: 209–224.

Savage, J., and T.A. Wheeler. 1999. Systematics of Cetema Hendel (Diptera: Chloropidae): revision of the Nearctic species and phylogeny and zoogeography of the Holarctic fauna. Entomologica Scandinavica 30: 249–262.

Wheeler, T.A., J.R. Vockeroth, and S. Boucher. 1999. Geomyza tripunctata Fallén, a Palaearctic opomyzid fly new to North America, with notes on range expansions in Holarctic Opomyzidae (Diptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 130: 15–20.

Bouchard, P., H. Goulet, and T.A. Wheeler. 1998. Phenology and habitat preferences of three species of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) associated with alvar habitats in southern Ontario. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 129: 19–29.

de Ville, N., and T.A. Wheeler. 1998. The effect of different preserving fluids on insect catches in yellow pan traps. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 129: 31–37.

Wheeler, T.A. 1995. Systematics of the New World Rachispoda Lioy (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae): morphology, key to species groups, and revisions of the atra, fuscipennis, limosa, and vespertina species groups. Journal of Natural History 29: 159–230.

Wheeler, T.A., and S.A. Marshall. 1995. Systematics of the New World Rachispoda Lioy (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae): revisions of the Neotropical aequipilosa, divergens, fuscinervis, maculinea, marginalis, and m-nigrum species groups. Journal of Natural History 29: 1209–1307.

Barraclough, D.A., and T.A. Wheeler. 1995. Three new species of Camillidae (Diptera) from the southwestern Nearctic region, the first species of the family described from the New World. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 97: 737–745.

Wheeler, T.A. 1994. A new species of Neomeoneurites Hennig (Diptera: Carnidae) from Argentina, with a discussion of male postabdominal structure in the genus. The Canadian Entomologist 126: 435–441.

Wheeler, T.A. 1994. Conioscinella zetterstedti Andersson (Diptera: Chloropidae), a chloropid fly with polymorphic wing reduction, new to the Nearctic and central Palaearctic regions. The Canadian Entomologist 126: 1377–1381.

Wheeler, T.A. 1994. A revision of the genus Epichlorops Becker (Diptera: Chloropidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 25: 393–414.

Wheeler, T.A., and B. J. Sinclair. 1994. Chyromyidae (Diptera) from the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador: three new species of Aphaniosoma Becker. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 96: 440–453.

Wheeler, T.A. 1992. A gynandromorph of Rachispoda subpiligera (Malloch) (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae), with notes on asymmetry, circumversion and the structure of the male postabdomen. The Canadian Entomologist 124: 729–735.

Marshall, S.A., and T.A. Wheeler. 1991. The Sphaeroceridae (Diptera) of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 443–448.

Wheeler, T.A., and S.A. Marshall. 1991. A revision of the genus Archicollinella Duda (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 93: 933–944.

Wheeler, T.A., and S.A. Marshall. 1989. Aptilotus martini (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae), a new species of the Aptilotus beckeri group from caves in the Canary Islands. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 91: 611–614.

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