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Photo of Carl SchaeferCarl Schaefer, Professor Emeritus

Office: TLS 377

Voice: (860) 486-4455

Fax: (860) 486-6364

E-mail: carl.schaefer@uconn.edu


 

Mailing address:

Carl Schaefer
The University of Connecticut
75 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3043
Storrs, CT 06269-3043, U.S.A.

Research interests:

Insect systematics; family-group systematics and phylogeny of Heteroptera; insect morphology and evolution.

Selected publications:

Schaefer, C.W. & Kikuhara , Y. 2007. Parastrachia nagaensis (Distant) (Hemiptera: Parastrachiidae) from Laos. Oriental Insects 41: 459-462.

Schaefer, C.W. and Zettel, H. 2007. A review of Helcomeria STAL, 1873 (Insecta: Heteroptera: Coreidae), with the description of a new species from Vietnam. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 108B: 67-75.

Schaefer, Carl W. 2007. The Correct Name of the Neotropical Soybean Bug (Hemiptera: Alydidae). Neotropical Entomology 36 (2): 320-321.

Schaefer, C.W. 2006. The genital capsule of some Aradidae (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) [invited Festschrift paper]. Denesia (Kat. d. Oberősterreichischenen Landesmus., n.s. 50) 19: 215-224.

Schaefer, C.W. 2006. [invited paper] Jan Koteja: an appreciation and some memories. Polish J. Entomol 75: 157-159.

Schaefer, Carl W. 2006. Jan Koteja: an appreciation and some memories. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 75: 157-159.

Lis, J. and Schaefer, C.W. 2005. Tibial combs in Cydnidae (Hemiptera) and their functional, taxonomic, and evolutionary significance. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 43: 277-283.

Panizzi, A.R., Schaefer, C.W., and Hirose, E. 2005. Biology and descriptions of nymphal and adult Jadera choprai (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 98: 515-526.

Raman, A., Schaefer, C.W., and Withers, T. 2005. Biology, Ecology and Evolution of Gall-inducing Arthropods. Science Publishers, Enfield New Hampshire. 817 pages.

Raman, A., Schaefer, C.W., and Withers, T. 2005. Galls and gall-inducing arthropods: ecological issues and evolutionary problems. Pages 761-767 in Biology, Ecology and Evolution of Gall-inducing Arthropods. Science Publishers, Enfield New Hampshire.

Raman, A., Schaefer, C.W., and Withers, T. 2005. Galls and gall-inducing arthropods: an overview of their biology, ecology, and evolution. Pages 1-33 in Biology, Ecology and Evolution of Gall-inducing Arthropods. Science Publishers, Enfield New Hampshire.

Schaefer, C.W. 2005. Gall-inducing heteropterans (Hemiptera). Pages 231-236 in Biology, Ecology and Evolution of Gall-inducing Arthropods. Science Publishers, Enfield New Hampshire.

Schaefer, C.W. 2005. Why are the subfamily relationships of Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) important?. Entomologia y Vectores 12: 19-35.

Schaefer, C.W., Panizzi, A.R., and Coscaron, M.C. 2005. New records of plant fed upon by the uncommon heteropterans Cyrtocoris egeris...and C. trigonus... (Hemiptera:Cyrtocoridae) in South America. Neotrop. Entomol. 34: 127-129.

Forber, G. and Schaefer, C.W. 2004. Further notes on the genus Thasus (Hemoptera: Coreidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 111: 235-241.

Schaefer, C.W. 2004. Dysdercus peruvianus. Pages 25 in Crop Protection Compendium. CAB International

Schaefer, C.W. 2004. Key to the genera of New World Alydidae (Hemiptera). Proc. Entom. Soc. Washington 106: 280-287.

Schaefer, C.W. 2004. Heteropteran adventitious biters: primitively predaceous?. Entomol. News 114: 211-216.

Schaefer, C.W. and Wolf, K.W. 2004. Notes on harpactocorine genus Sinea (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 111: 227-234.

Schaefer, C. W. 2003. Prosorrhyncha (Heteroptera and Coleorrhyncha. Pages 947-965 in Encyclopedia of Insects.

Schaefer, C.W. 2003. Triatominae (Hemiptera:Reduviidae): Systematic questions and some others. Neotrop. Entmol. 32: 1-10.

Schaefer, C.W. 2003. A revision of Darmistus Stal (Hemiptera:Alydidae). Proc. Entmol. Soc. Washington 105: 950-966.

Schaefer, C.W. and Schaffner, J.C. 2003. A revision of Apidaurus (Hemiptera: Alydidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer.: 615-624.

Sweet, M.H. and Schaefer, C.W. 2002. Parastrachiinae (Hemiptera:Cydnidae) raised to family level. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 95: 441-448.

Schaefer, C.W. and Coscaron, M. del 2001. The status of Linshcosteus in the Triatominae (Hemiptera:Reduviidae). J. Med. Entomol. 38: 862-867.

Schaefer, C. W., and Panizzi, A. R. (eds.) 2000. Heteroptera of Economic Importance. CRC Press 828 pages.

Schaefer, C. W. 1999. The higher classification of the Alydidae (Hemiptera). Proc. Entom. Soc. Washington 101: 94-98.

Schaefer, C. W. 1998. The taxonomic status of Xyonysius major (Berg), an occasional pest of sunflower in Brazil. An. Soc. Entomol. Brasil 27: 55-58.

Schaefer, C. W. 1998. Phylogeny, systematics, and practical entomology: the Heteroptera. An. Soc. Entom. Brasil 27: 49-511.

Schaefer, C. W. 1997. The origin of secondary carnivory from herbivory in Heteroptera (Hemiptera). Pages 229-239 in Ecology and Evolution of Plant-feeding Insects in Natural and Man-made Environments.

Tallamy, D. W. and Schaefer, C. W. 1997. Maternal care in the Hemiptera: ancestry, alternatives, and current adaptive value. Pages 94-115 in Social behavior in Insects and Arachnids.

Schaefer, C. W. 1996. Bright bugs and bright beetles: asopine pentaomids and their prey. Pages 18-56 in Zoophytophagous Heteroptera.