This online series present publications of the faculty, staff, and students of the Entomology Division of the University of Nebraska State Museum, as well as publications derived from research funded through grants administered by the UNSM, including the National Science Foundation's PEET (Partnerships to Enhance Expertise in Taxonomy) program.

Other papers in entomology may be found in this repository at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/divplantindfdacs/, http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomology/, and http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/insectamundi/

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2010

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Synopsis of the aroid scarabs in the genus Peltonotus Burmeister (Scarabaeidae, Dynastinae, Cyclocephalini) from Sumatra and description of a new species, Mary Liz Jameson and Stanislav Jakl

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A review of the Blaesiina (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae, Gymnetini), Brett C. Ratcliffe

2009

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Sondeo biótico e inventario de los escarabajos dinastinos de Mesoamérica, Norteamérica y las Antillas: un proyecto multinacional a largo plazo, Ronald D. Cave and Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Two Additional Invasive Scarabaeoid Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Hawaii, Mary Liz Jameson, Darcy E. Oishi, Brett C. Ratcliffe, and Grant T. McQuate

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Revision of the genus Chalcasthenes Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctoderini) from the Solomon Islands, Mary Liz Jameson and Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Five new species of Peltonotus Burmeister (Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Cyclocephalini) from Southeast Asia, Mary Liz Jameson and Kaoru Wada

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Biological observations and a new state record of Paracotalpa granicollis Haldeman (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) in New Mexico, Paul Kaufman and Mary Liz Jameson

2008

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Review of the genus Microchilus Blanchard (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Geniatini), Mary Liz Jameson

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The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Bahamas with a description of a new species of Cyclocephala from Great Inagua Island, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Ronald D. Cave

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A biotic survey and inventory of the dynastine scarab beetles of Mesoamerica, North America, and the West Indies: review of a long-term, multicountry project, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Ronald D. Cave

2007

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Evolution and phylogeny of the scarab subtribe Anisopliina (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anomalini), Mary Liz Jameson, Estefania Mico, and Eduardo Galante

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Nomenclatural changes in the Nearctic Ochodaeinae and description of two new genera (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Ochodaeidae), M J. Paulsen

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A REMARKABLE NEW SPECIES OF MEGACERAS FROM PERU (SCARABAEIDAE: DYNASTINAE: ORYCTINI). THE ‘‘DIM EFFECT’’: NATURE MIMICKING ART, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Book Review: Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 3. Scarabaeoidea, Scirtoidea, Dascilloidea, Buprestoidea, Byrrhoidea (Lobl, I. and A Smetana [EDS.] 2006), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Bothynus Hope, 1837 (Insecta, Coleoptera, SCARABAEIDAE): proposed conservation of usage by designation of Scarabaeus ascanius Kirby, 1819 as the type species, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Andrew B. T. Smith

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Generic limits of the Rhyparini with respect to the genus Termitodius Wasmann, 1894 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Paul E. Skelley

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New South American taxa of Odontolochini Stebnicka and Howden (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Paul E. Skelley

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Ozodius, n. gen., for the Australian members of the genus Drepanocanthoides Schmidt (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Paul E. Skelley

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Checklist of the Aphodiini of Mexico, Central and South America (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Paul E. Skelley, Marco Dellacasa, Giovanni Dellacasa, and Robert D. Gordon

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Disproportionate Relative Importance of a Terrestrial Beetle Family (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) as a Prey Source for Central Appalachian Brook Trout, Ryan M. Utz, Brett C. Ratcliffe, Brett T. Moore, and Kyle J. Hartman

2006

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A new species and new records of Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) from mammal burrows in Nebraska, M. J. Paulsen

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Review of KAWAI, HORI, KAWAHARA, & INAGAKI, Atlas of Japanese Scarabaeoidea. Volume 1. Coprophagous Group., Brett C. Ratcliffe

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SCARAB BEETLES IN HUMAN CULTURE, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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A revision of the genus Geopsammodius Gordon and Pittino, 1992 (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Psammodiini), Paul E. Skelley

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A REVIEW OF THE FAMILY-GROUP NAMES FOR THE SUPERFAMILY SCARABAEOIDEA (COLEOPTERA) WITH CORRECTIONS TO NOMENCLATURE AND A CURRENT CLASSIFICATION, Andrew B. T. Smith

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE CLASSIFICATION AND EVOLUTION OF THE MAJOR SCARAB BEETLE CLADES (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEOIDEA) BASED ON PRELIMINARY MOLECULAR ANALYSES, Andrew B. T. Smith, David C. Hawks, and John M. Heraty

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Four new Aphodius Illiger from pocket gopher burrows in Arizona, Utah, Kansas and Nebraska (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), William B. Warner and Paul E. Skelley

2005

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An electronic checklist of the New World chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae), Arthur V. Evans and Andrew B. T. Smith

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Synopsis of Scarab Beetle Tribe Valgini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) in the New World, Mary Liz Jameson and Katharine A. Swoboda

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Revision of the southern South American endemic genus Anomiopsoides Blackwelder, 1944 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Eucraniini) and description of its food relocation behavior, Federico C. Ocampo

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A REVIEW OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENUS HOPLOPYGOTHRIX SCHÜRHOFF (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: CETONIINAE: GYMNETINI), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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VI Reunión Latinoamericana De Scarabaeoidologia, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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COLLAGENUS DASYSTERNUS, A NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF DYNASTINAE FROM EASTERN VENEZUELA WITH A KEY TO THE NEW WORLD GENERA OF PENTODONTINI (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: DYNASTINAE), Brett C. Ratcliffe and Martin Hardy

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LARVAL DESCRIPTIONS OF EIGHT SPECIES OF MEGASOMA KIRBY (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: DYNASTINAE) WITH A KEY FOR IDENTIFICATION AND NOTES ON BIOLOGY, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Miguel Angel Morón

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ORYCTOANTIQUUS BOREALIS, NEW GENUS AND SPECIES FROM THE EOCENE OF OREGON, U.S.A., THE WORLD’S OLDEST FOSSIL DYNASTINE AND LARGEST FOSSIL SCARABAEID (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: DYNASTINAE), Brett C. Ratcliffe, Dena M. Smith, and D Erwin

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Case 3314: Stegopterus Burmeister & Schaum, 1840 and Trichiotinus Casey, 1915 (Insecta, Coleoptera, SCARABAEIDAE): proposed conservation, Andrew Smith

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Bibliography of literature published on scarab beetles since 1 January 2001 (worldwide coverage), Andrew B. T. Smith

2004

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A NEW SAMPLING PROTOCOL FOR THE ENDANGERED AMERICAN BURYING BEETLE, NICROPHORUS AMERICANUS OLIVIER (COLEOPTERA: SILPHIDAE), Jon C. Bedick, Brett C. Ratcliffe, and Leon G. Higley

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Larvae of Ceratocanthidae and Hybosoridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea): study of morphology, phylogenetic analysis and evidence of paraphyly of Hybosoridae, Vasily V. Grebennikov, Alberto Ballerio, Federico C. Ocampo, and Clarke E. Scholtz

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Book Review: Revision of the genera Odontotrypes and Phelotrupes (KRA L, D., V. MALY, AND J. SCHNEIDER, 2001), Federico C. Ocampo

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FOOD RELOCATION BEHAVIOR AND SYNOPSIS OF THE SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICAN GENUS GLYPHODERUS WESTWOOD (SCARABAEIDAE: SCARABAEINAE: EUCRANIINI), Federico C. Ocampo

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Book Review: Scarab Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina (HARPOOTLIAN, PHILLIP J. 2001), M. J. Paulsen

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Comments on the proposed precedence of Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (July) (Insecta, Coleoptera) over Odonteus Samouelle, 1819 (June), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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The Revised Classification for Scarabaeoidea: What the Hell is Going On?, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Mary Liz Jameson

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CLARIFICATION ON THE NOMENCLATURAL STATUS OF SIX GENUS-GROUP NAMES IN THE TRIBE TRICHIINI (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: CETONIINAE), Andrew Smith

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Comments on the proposed precedence of Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (July) (Insecta, Coleoptera) over Odonteus Samouelle, 1819 (June), Andrew Smith

2003

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Synopsis of the New World Genera of Anomalini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) and Description of a New Genus from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Mary Liz Jameson, Aura Paucar-Cabrera, and Angel Solis

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A new species of Neoscelis from Jalisco, Mexico (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae), Alan D. Mudge, Brett C. Ratcliffe, Richard L. Westcott, and Felipe A. A. Noguera

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Replacement Names for the Genera Batesiana Erwin (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and Metabolus Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae), M. J. Paulsen and Andrew Smith

NEW SPECIES OF HEMIPHILEURUS KOLBE FROM HONDURAS AND GUATEMALA, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Ataeniopsis edistoi (Cartwright) in Florida (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Paul E. Skelley

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Review of the tribe Melolonthini in the southeastern United States (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae), Paul E. Skelley

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The genus Dacne Latreille (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) in tropical America, Paul E. Skelley

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Synonymy of Rhamphidera Skelley with Bancous Pic, termitophilous fungus beetles (Coleoptera: Erotylidae), Paul E. Skelley and Miguel A. Alonso-Zarazaga

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A new species of Lomanoxia Martínez from Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Paul E. Skelley and Henry F. Howden

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A new species of Phalangogonia Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini) from Costa Rica, Andrew Smith

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Book Review: Aphodiinae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Fauna of New Zealand (Stebnicka, Z. T. 2001), Andrew B. T. Smith

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Book Review: Insecta Coleoptra Chironidae (Huchet, J.-B. 2003), Andrew B. T. Smith

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Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm, Andrew B. T. Smith

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Checklist of the world Anoplognathini, Andrew B. T. Smith

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Revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Central American endemic genus Phalangogonia Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini), Andrew Smith and Miguel Angel Morón

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Review of New World Aegialiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), with descriptions of two new genera from South America, Zdzislawa Stebnicka, Marco Dellacasa, and Paul E. Skelley

2002

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Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (July) (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed precedence over Odonteus Samouelle, 1819 (June), Mary Liz Jameson and H. F. Howden

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Series Scarabaeiformia Crowson 1960, Superfamily Scarabaeoidea Latreille 1802, Mary Liz Jameson and Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Review of the genus Acrobolbia with remarks on its classification, and a key to the world genera of Cyclocephalini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae), Mary Liz Jameson, Brett C. Ratcliffe, and Vladislav Maly

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REVISION OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENUS BRACHYSTERNUS Guérin-Méneville (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: RUTELINAE: ANOPLOGNATHINI: BRACHYSTERNINA), Mary Liz Jameson and Andrew Smith

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A New Species of Hybochaetodus Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae: Anaidini) From Peru, Federico C. Ocampo

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Hybosorids of the United States and Expanding Distribution of the Introduced Species Hybosorus illigeri (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae), Federico C. Ocampo

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Procoilodes adrastus Ocampo, a New Genus and Species of Miocene Hybosorid in Amber from the Dominican Republic (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae), Federico C. Ocampo

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LARVAL DESCRIPTIONS FOR THE NEOTROPICAL GENUS PLATYCOELIA (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: RUTELINAE: ANOPLOGNATHINI), Aura Paucar C. and Andrew Smith

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Observations on Possible Myrmecophily in Stephanucha pilipennis Kraatz (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) in Western Nebraska, M. J. Paulsen

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Review of the Genus Palaeophileurus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Phileurini) with Description of Two New Species from Peru, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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NEW SPECIES OF CYCLOCEPHALA FROM HONDURAS AND EL SALVADOR, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Ronald D. Cave

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INSECTS AND THE NATIVE VEGETATION OF NEBRASKA, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Paul C. Hammond

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A REVIEW OF THE GENUS HYLAMORPHA ARROW (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: RUTELINAE: ANOPLOGNATHINI: BRACHYSTERNINA), Brett C. Ratcliffe and Federico Carlos Ocampo

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Case 3237: Leucopelaea albescens Bates, 1891 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed validation of the lectotype designation, Andrew Smith

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REVISION OF THE SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICAN ENDEMIC GENUS AULACOPALPUS Guérin-Méneville WITH PHYLOGENETIC AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC ANALYSES OF THE SUBTRIBE BRACHYSTERNINA (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: RUTELINAE: ANOPLOGNATHINI), Andrew Smith

2001

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Descriptions of the Larvae of Chlorota cincticollis Blanchard and Chasmodia collaris (Blanchard) (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Rutelini) with a Key to the Larvae of the American Genera of Rutelini, Mary Liz Jameson and Miguel Angel Moron

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DESCRIPTIONS OF THE LARVAE OF HOPLOPYGA SINGULARIS (GORY AND PERCHERON) AND HOLOGYMNETIS CINEREA (GORY AND PERCHERON) WITH A REVISED KEY TO THE LARVAE OF NEW WORLD GYMNETINI (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: CETONIINAE), Estefanía Micó, W. Eugene Hall, and Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Cladistic analysis of the pennatulacean genus Renilla Lamarck, 1816 (Coelenterata, Octocorallia), Carlos D. Pérez and Federico C. Ocampo

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Book Review: Fauna Iberica, Volume 14: Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea I. (Martin-Piera, F. and J. I. Lopez-Colon), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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NEW SPECIES OF HEMIPHILEURUS KOLBE (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: DYNASTINAE) FROM MEXICO, GUATEMALA, COLOMBIA, AND BRAZIL, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Review of Cetoniimania, a publication devoted to Cetoniinae, Valginae, and Trichiinae., Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Review of HAZEL RUE, Bomby the Bombardier Beetle, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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A REVIEW OF THE NEOTROPICAL GENUS NEOCORVICOANA RATCLIFFE AND MICÓ, NEW GENUS (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: CETONIINAE: GYMNETINI), Brett C. Ratcliffe and Estefanía Micó

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TYRANNASORUS REX RATCLIFFE AND OCAMPO, A NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF MIOCENE HYBOSORID IN AMBER FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEOIDEA: HYBOSORIDAE), Brett C. Ratcliffe and Federico Carlos Ocampo

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Revision of the genus Holocephalus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Coprini), Andrew Smith and François Génier

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EREMOPHYGUS BICOLOR (GUTIÉRREZ) (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: RUTELINAE: RUTELINI): A NEW TRIBAL AND GENERIC PLACEMENT FOR THE BOLIVIAN SCARAB PLATYCOELIA BICOLOR (GUTIÉRREZ) (ANOPLOGNATHINI), Andrew Smith and Mary Liz Jameson

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Xenogeniates, a New and Unusual Genus of Geniatine Scarab (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Geniatini) from Brazil, Karla Villatoro and Mary Liz Jameson

2000

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The use of live-bait traps for the study of sylvatic Rhodnius populations (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in palm trees, F. Abad-Franch, F. Noireau, A. Paucar C., H. M. Aguilar V., C. Carpio C., and J. Racines V.

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New larval descriptions for two species of Euphoria Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini: Euphoriina) with a key to the known larvae and a review of the larval biology for species in the genus. , Estefanía Micó, Andrew Smith, and Miguel Angel Morón

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Taxonomic review of Platycoelia lutescens Blanchard (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anoplognathini) and a description of the use of this species as food by the people of the Ecuadorian highlands. , Andrew B. T. Smith and Aura Paucar C.

1999

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Distribution, ecology, and population dynamics of the American burying beetle [Nicrophorus americanus Olivier (Coleoptera, Silphidae)] in south-central Nebraska, USA, Jon C. Bedick, Brett C. Ratcliffe, W. Wyatt Hoback, and Leon G. Higley

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A New Species of Viridimicus Jameson from Honduras (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae), Mary Liz Jameson

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Book Review: The Cetoniine Beetles of the World (Sakai, K. and S. Nagai), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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NEW SPECIES OF CANTHONELLA CHAPIN (SCARABAEIDAE: SCARABAEINAE) FROM AMAZONIAN BRAZIL, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Andrew Smith

1998

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An Unusual New Unicorn Species of Copris From Nicaragua (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae, Coprini), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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"Insects" from Atlas of the Sand Hills, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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NEW SPECIES OF HEMIPHILEURUS Kolbe (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from the Dominican Republic with a Key to the West Indian Species of HEMIPHILEURUS, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Michael A. Ivie

1997

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FAUNA ENTOMOLOGICA DE LA RESERVA NATURAL BOSAWAS, NICARAGUA. XI.
ESCARABAJOS (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) NUEVOS PARA LA FAUNA DE NICARAGUA.
, Jean-Michel Maes, Brett C. Ratcliffe, and Mary Liz Jameson