Research and Publications

  • Parsons, Gary L. 2008. Emerald Ash Borer: A guide to identification and comparison to similar species. Michigan State University.
    EAB web
  • Nielsen, Mogens C. 1999. Michigan Butterflies and Skippers: A Field Guide and Reference. Michigan State University Extension, Michigan State University. 248 pp. Available from MSU Extension Bookstore.
    Michigan Butterflies and Skippers
  • Stehr, Frederick, W. (ed.) 1991. Immature Insects, Volume 2. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa. 975 pp.
    Immature Insects
  • Smith. S. & A.I. Cognato. 2015. Ambrosiophilus peregrinus Smith & Cognato, new species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), an exotic ambrosia beetle discovered in Georgia, USA. The Coleopterists Bulletin 65(2): 213-220.
  • DeMarco, B.B.and Cognato, A.I. 2015. Phylogenetic analysis of Aphaenogaster supports resurrection of Novomessor (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 108(2): 201-210.
  • Smith, S., A. Cognato. 2014. Taxonomic monograph of Nearctic Scolytus Geoffroy (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae). ZooKeys 450: 1-82 (29 Oct 2014).
  • Metzler, E.H. & D.C. Lightfoot. 2014. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument 7. A new species of the genus Areniscythrus (Scythrididae), a recently discovered iconic species from the monument. Journal of the Lepidopterist’s Society 6=8(3): 185-190.
  • Metzler, E.H. 2014. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument 6. A new species of Chionodes Hubner, [1825] (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae) dedicated to Ronald W. Hodges and Elaine R. Snyder Hodges in the year of Ron's 80th Birthday, 2014. Journal of the Lepidopterist’s Society 68(2): 80-84.
  • Smith, S.M. & A.I. Cognato. 2013. A new species of Scolytus Geoffroy, 1762 and taxonomic changes regarding Neotropical Scolytini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 67(4): 547-556.
  • Cognato, A.I. & M.F. O’Brien 2013. The woodlouse hunter occurs in Michigan (Araneae: Dysderidae: Dysdera crocata C.L. Koch, 1838). Great Lakes Entomologist 46(3-4): 238-239.
  • Metzler, E.H., E.C. Knudson, R.W. Poole, J.D. Lafontaine & M.G. Pogue. 2013. A review of the genus Ogdoconta Butler (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae,Condicinae, Condicini) from North America north of Mexico with descriptions of three new species. ZooKeys 264: 165-191 (06 Feb 2013).
  • Metzler, E.H. & G. Forbes. 2012. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument 5. Two new species of Cochylini (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae, Tortricinae). Zootaxa 3444: 51-60 (2012).
  • Metzler, E.H. & G. Forbes. 2011. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 4. A new species of Schinia Hubner, 1818 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Heliothinae). ZooKeys 149: 135-144 (24 Nov 2011).
  • Metzler, E.H. 2011. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 3. A new species of Aleptina Dyar, 1902 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Amphipyrinae, Psaphidini). ZooKeys 149: 125-133 (24 Nov 2011).
  • Metzler, E.H. & G. Forbes. 2011. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 2. Rediscovery and description of Sparkia immacula (Grote, 1883) (Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Hadenini). ZooKeys 149: 117-123 (24 Nov 2011).
  • Smith, S.M. & A.I. Cognato. 2010. A taxonomic revision of Camptocerus Dejean (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Insecta Mundi 0148: 1-88.
  • Cognato, A.I. & S.M. Smith. 2010. Resurrection of Dryotomicus Wood and description of two new species from the Amazon River Basin (Coleoptera, Curculiondiae, Scolytinae, Phloeotribini). ZooKeys 56: 49-64 (17 Sep 2010).
  • Smith,S.M., A.I. Cognato. 2010. Notes on Scolytus fagi Walsk 1867 with the designation of a neotype, distribution notes and key to Scolytus Geoffroy of America east of the Mississippi River (Coeloptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae, Scolytini). ZooKeys 56:35-43 (17Sep 2010).
  • Cognato, A.I., N. Barac, M. Philip, R. Mech, A.D. Smith, E. Galbraith, S.J. Storer & L. Kirkendall. 2009. The native and introduced bark and ambrosia beetles of Michigan (Coleoptera: Curculiondiae: Scolytinae). Great Lakes Entomologist 42 (3&4): 101-120.
  • Metzler, E.H., D. Bustos & G.S. Forbes. 2009. The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 1. Two new species of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuinae, Agrotini). ZooKeys 9: 47-62 (2009).
  • Priest, R.J. 2008. Biological notes on three newly reported leaf miners of Cacalia artiplicifolia in Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist 41 (1&2): 86-93.
  • Hamm, C.A. 2007. Designation of a neotype for Mitchell’s satyr Neonympha mitchellii (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 40 (3&4): 201-202.
  • Gardiner, M.M. & G.L. Parsons. 2005. Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) detected in Michigan soybean fields. Great Lakes Entomologist 38 (3&4): 164-169.
  • Wilterding, J.H. 1997. Type specimens of Lepidoptera in the Tepper Collection at Michigan State University. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 105 (1-2): 65-104.