American Insects

Works Consulted

Bristletails Roaches Termites Thrips Stoneflies Barklice Stick Insects Scorpionflies Mayflies Caddisflies

This is not intended to be a comprehensive Bibliography of these insect groups, but rather it is a list of the books and articles that were consulted in the writing of the species pages.

Works Consulted

Web sites

Bugguide: identification, images, and information for insects, spiders, and their kin for the United States and Canada, John VanDyk webmaster [Internet]. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University; c2013 [cited 2013 1/8]. Available from: .

Encyclopedia of life: insecta [Internet]; c2013 [cited 2013 1/8]. Available from: .

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) [Internet]; c2013 [cited 2103 1/8]. Available from: .

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD): Insecta [Internet]; c2013 [cited 2103 1/8]. Available from: .

Project Noah [Networked Organisms and Habitats] [Internet]; c2013 [cited 2013 04/28]. Available from: .

BioLib Biological Library: Insecta [Internet]. Prague: Czech National Museum [and others]; c2012 [cited 2012 12/30]. Available from: .

Integrated Taxonomic Information Systems (ITIS) [Internet]. Washington: United States Department of Agriculture / Smithsonian Institution [and others]; c2012 [cited 2012 12/30]. Available from: .

Encyclopedia of Life: Insects [Internet]. Washington: EOL Secretariat; c2012 [cited 2012 12/30]. Available from: .

Insecta Neotropical [Internet]; c2013 [cited 2013 1/9]. Available from: .

Psocodea species file online. [Internet] 5.0; c2013 [cited 2013 . Available from: .

Works Consulted


Basset Y., Novotny V., Miller S.E., Kitching R.L. 2003. Arthropods of tropical forests: Spatio-Temporaral Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Bates H.W. 1989, 1863. The Naturalist on the River Amazons, a record of adventures. New York: Penguin.

Bockwinkel G. and Sauer K. 1993. Panorpa scorpionflies foraging in spider webs-kleptoparasitism at low risk. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9(4):110-2.

Borror D.J. 1960. Dictionary of word roots and combining forms. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield.

Borror D.J. and White R. 1987. A field guide to insects : America north of Mexico. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Byers G. 2002. A New Appalachian Scorpionfly (Mecoptera: Panorpidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75(3):185-7.

Capinera J.L. 2008. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd ed. Berlin: Springer.

Castner J.L. 2000. Amazon insects: a photo guide. Gainesville: Feline Press.

Chinery M. 2008. Amazing insects: images of fascinating creatures. Richmond Hill, Ontario: Firefly.

Conle O., Hennemann F. 2012. Studies of Neotropical Phasmatodea XII: Pseudophasma lakini sp. n. -- a new stick insect from eastern Ecuador (Phasmatodea: Pseudophasmatidae: Pseudophasmatinae. Polskie Pismo Entomologisczne 81: 3-10.

Eaton E.R. and Kaufman K. 2007. Kaufman field guide to insects of North America. New York, N.Y: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Engqvist L. and Sauer K. 2002. Amorous scorpionflies: causes and consequences of the long pairing prelude of Panorpa cognata. Animal Behaviour 63(4):667-75.

Epplen C., Over I., Lubjuhn T., Epplen J., Sauer K. 1998. Genetic distinction of scorpionflies (Panorpa vulgaris) by microsatellites. Molecular Ecology 7(9):1256-8.

Evans A.V. and National Wildlife Federation. 2007. National Wildlife Federation field guide to insects and spiders & related species of North America. New York: Sterling Pub.

Flint O.J. and Bueno-Soria J. 1982. Studies of neotropical caddisflies, 32: The immature stages of Macronema variipenne Flint and Bueno, with the division of Macronema by the resurrection of Macrostemum (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Washington DC 95(2):358-70.

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Lopes S.M. and Silva L.O.C. 2012. Four new species of Euphyllodromia (Ectobiidae: Pseudophyllodromiinae) from the Amazon region (Brazil) and description of the genitalia of E. amazonensis. Biota Neotropica 12:1-9.

Marshall S.A. 2008. 500 Insects: a visual reference. Richmond Hill, Ontario: Firefly.

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Penny N.D. and Arias J.R. 1982. Insects of an Amazon forest. New York: Columbia University Press.

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Rincón, José and Martínez, Iliana. 2006. Food quality and feeding preferences of Phylloicus sp. (Trichoptera:Calamoceratidae). Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25(1):209-215.

Roth L.M. and Naskrecki P. 2001. Trophobiosis between a blattellid cockroach (Macrophyllodromiaspp.) and fulgorids (Enchophora and Copidocephala spp.) in CostaRica. Journal of Orthoptera Research 10(2):189-94.

Somma L.A., Cresswell S., Dunford J. 2013. Rediscovery of the Florida Scorpionfly, Panorpa floridana Byers (Mecoptera: Panorpidae). Insecta Mundi 303:1-5.

Thornhill R. 1987. The relative importance of intra- and interspecific competition in scorpionfly mating systems. American Naturalist 130(5):711-29.

Thornhill R. and Sauer P. 1992. Genetic sire effects on the fighting ability of sons and daughters and mating success of sons in a scorpionfly. Animal Behaviour 43(2):255-64.

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Wallace A.R. 2003. Infinite tropics: an Alfred Russel Wallace anthology. London: Verso.

Wood J.G. 1874. Insects abroad: being an account of foreign insects, their structures, habits, and transformations. N.Y.: Routledge.

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Yoshizawa K. and Johnson K.P. 2008. Molecular systematics of the barklouse family Psocidae (Insecta: Psocodea: 'Psocoptera') and implications for morphological and behavioral evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46(2):547-59.