Caterpillar
 

Publications


Books:

1. Wagner, D. L., V. Giles, R.C. Reardon, and M. L. McManus. 1998. Caterpillars of Eastern Forests. USFS Technology Transfer Bulletin, FHTET-96-34. 113 pp.

2. Wagner, D. L., D. C. Ferguson, T. L. McCabe, and R. C. Reardon. 2002. Geometroid Caterpillars of Northeastern and Appalachian Forests. USFS Technology Transfer Bulletin, FHTET-2001-10. 239 pp.

3. Wagner, D. L. 2005. Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History. Princeton University Press. 512 pp.

4. O'Donnell, L.F. Gall, and Wagner, D.L. (eds.). 2007. The Connecticut Butterfly Atlas. Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT. 368 pp. Link

5. Schweitzer, D. F., M. C. Minno, and D. L. Wagner. 2011. Rare, Declining, and Poorly Known Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) of Forests and Woodlands in the Eastern United States. U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, FHTET-2011-01.

6. Wagner, D. L., D. F. Schweitzer, J. B. Sullivan, and R. C. Reardon. 2011. Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Princeton University Press. 576 pp. Link

7. Van Driesche, R. G., D. Simberloff, B. Blossey, C. Causton, M. S. Hoddle, D. L. Wagner, C. Marks, K. Heinz, and K. Warner (eds.). 2016. Integrating Biological Control into Conservation Practice. Wiley, Oxford. 343 pp.




Popular Books:

1. Zim, H. S. and C. Cottam revised by J. Latimer, K.S. Nolting, and D. L. Wagner. 2000. The Golden Guide to Insects: A Guide to Familiar American Insects. St. Martin’s Press, New York. St. Martin’s Press, New York. 160 pp.

2. Sharpe, P. with R. S. Lewis, D. L. Wagner, and C. Lee. 2013. Trap Rock Ridges of Connecticut: Natural History and Land Use. Connecticut College Arboretum and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. 57 pp.




Refereed Papers:

1. Reeves, F. B., D. L. Wagner, T. Moorman, and J. Kiel. 1979. The role of endomycorrhizae in revegetation practices in the semi-arid West. I. A comparison of incidence of mycorrhizae in severely disturbed vs. natural environments. Amer. J. Bot. 66:6-13.

2. Kubo, I., T. Matsumoto, D. L. Wagner, and J. N. Shoolery. 1985. Isolation and structure of hepialone; principal component from male sex scales of Hepialus californicus Bdv. Tetra. Let. 26:563-566.

3. Wagner, D. L. and S. A. Cameron. 1985. Bombus bifarius foraging at aphid honeydew (Apidae). Pan-Pacific Entomol. 61:266.

4. Wagner, D. L. 1985. First California record and confirmation of a rosaceous hostplant for Eriocrania (Lepidoptera: Eriocraniidae). J. Lepid. Soc. 39:60-61.

5. Wagner, D. L. 1985. Biology and description of the larva of Dicymolomia metaliferalis: a case-bearing Glaphyriine (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). J. Lepid. Soc. 39:39-47.

6. Wagner, D. L. 1987. Elachistidae. pp. 383-85. In F. W. Stehr [ed.], An Introduction to Immature Insects of North America. Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa.

7. Wagner, D. L. 1987. Hepialidae. pp. 347-349. In F. W. Stehr [ed.], An Introduction to Immature Insects of North America. Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa.

8. Wagner, D. L. 1987. A new Microcalyptris species from California (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). Pan-Pacific Entomol. 63:278-283.

9. Wagner, D. L. and J. A. Powell. 1988. A new Prodoxus from Yucca baccata: first report of a leaf-mining prodoxine (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 81:547-553.

10. Whitfield, J. B. and D. L. Wagner. 1988. Patterns and host ranges within the parasitoid genus Pholetesor Mason (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Environ. Entomol. 17:608-615.

11. Wagner, D. L. 1988. The taxonomic status of Korscheltellus Borner, 1925, in North America (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). J. New York Entomol. Soc. 96:345-354.

12. Wagner, D. L. and N. B. Tindale. 1988. An appraisal of Gazoryctra Hubner (Hepialidae), with the description of a new species from Arizona. J. Lepid Soc. 42:204-212.

13. McCabe, T. L. and D. L. Wagner. 1989. The biology of Sthenopis auratus (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). J. New York Entomol. Soc. 97:1-10.

14. Wagner, D. L., D. R. Tobi, B. L. Parker, W. E. Wallner and J. Leonard. 1989. The immature stages and natural enemies of Korscheltellus gracilis (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 82: 717-724.

15. Wagner, D. L. 1989. Rearing hepialid moths. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 65: 391-396.

16. DeBenedictis, J. A., D. L. Wagner, and J. B. Whitfield. 1990. Larval hosts of Microlepidoptera of the San Bruno Mountains, California. Atala 16: 14-35.

17. Wagner, D. L., D. R. Tobi, B. L. Parker, and W. E. Wallner. 1991. Korscheltellus gracilis (Grote): A pest of red spruce and balsam fir roots (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Can. Entomol. 123: 255-263.

18. Whitfield, J. B. and D. L. Wagner. 1991. Annotated key to the holarctic genera of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) attacking leafmining Lepidoptera. J. of Nat. Hist. 25: 733-754.

19. Wagner, D. L. and J. R. Rosovsky. 1991. Mating systems in primitive Lepidoptera, with emphasis on the reproductive behavior of Korscheltellus gracilis (Grote)(Hepialidae). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 102: 277-303.

20. Wallner, W. E., D. L. Wagner, B. L. Parker, and D. R. Tobi. 1991. Bioecology of the conifer swift moth, Korscheltellus gracilis, tree decline and acidic deposition relationships. pp. 199-204. In Forest Insect Guilds: Patterns of Interaction with Host Trees, Baranchikov et al. (eds.). Abakan, USSR, August 13-17, 1989. General Technical Report NE-153.

21. Grehan, J. R., B. L. Parker, D. L. Wagner, J. Rosovsky, and J. Aleong. 1992. Seedling root damage by conifer swift moth larvae: a potential factor in high elevation red spruce decline. Forest Science 38:611-622.

22. Wagner, D. L. and J. K. Liebherr. 1992. Flightlessness in insects. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 7: 216-220.

23. Wagner, D. L. 1992. Alexander Barrett Klots. J. Lepid. Soc. 46: 314-324.

24. Powell, J. A. and D. L. Wagner. 1993. Is the Microlepidoptera fauna of Santa Cruz Island less depauperate than that of butterflies and larger moths? pp.189-198. In Proceedings from the Third Symposium on the Channel Islands. Santa Barbara Mus. Nat. Hist., Santa Barbara, CA.

25. Kuenen, L. P. S., D. L. Wagner, W. S. Wallner, and R. Cardé. 1994. Female sex pheromone in Korscheltellus gracilis (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Can. Entomol.. 126: 31-41.

26. Labandeira, C. C., D. L. Dilcher, D. R. Davis, and D. L. Wagner. 1994. 97 million years of generic longevity and angiosperm host-association in insects: Paleobiological insights into the meaning of coevolution. Proc. Nat. Acad. 91: 12278-12282.

27. Landry, J. F. and D. L. Wagner. 1995. Taxonomic review of apple-feeding species of Phyllonorycter (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in North America. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 97: 603-625.

28. Reardon, R. C. and D. L. Wagner. 1995. Impact of Bacillus thuringiensis on non-target lepidopteran species in broadleaf forests. pp. 284-292. In Biorational pest control agents: Formulation and delivery. Amer. Chem. Soc. Symp. Series.

29. Wagner, D. L., J. W. Peacock, J. L. Carter, and S. E. Talley. 1995. The spring caterpillar fauna of oak and blueberry in a Virginia deciduous forest. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 88: 416-426.

30. Wagner, D. L., J. J. Henry, J. W. Peacock, M. L. McManus, and R.C. Reardon. 1995. Common caterpillars of eastern deciduous forests. USFS Technology Transfer Bulletin, FHM-NC-04-95. 32 pp.

31. Friedlander, T. P., J. C. Regier, C. Mitter, and D. L. Wagner. 1996. A nuclear gene for higher level phylogenetics: phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase tracks mesozoic-age divergences within Lepidoptera (Insecta). Mol. Biol. Evol. 13: 594-604.

32. Wagner, D. L., D. M. Simmonds, and M. C. Thomas. 1996 [1995]. Three rare gomphids from the lower Connecticut River. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 103: 334-336.

33. Wagner, D. L., J. W. Peacock, J. L. Carter, and S. E. Talley. 1996. Field assessment of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki. Environ. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 25: 1444-1454.

34. Wagner, D. L., M. Wallace, J. Boettner, and J. Elkinton. 1997. Status update and life history studies on the regal fritillary (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). pp. 261-275. In The Ecology and Conservation of Grasslands and Heathlands in Northeastern North America. P. D. Vickery, P. Dunwiddie, and C. Griffin (eds.). Massachusetts Audubon, Lincoln, MA.

35. Wagner, D. L. and M. C. Thomas. 1999. The odonate fauna of Connecticut. Bull. Amer. Odonatology. 5:59-85.

36. Litvaitis, J. A., D. L. Wagner, J. L. Confer, M. D. Tarr, and E. J. Synder. 1999. Early-successional forests and shrub-dominated habitats: Land-use artifact or critical community in the northeastern United States? Northeast Wildlife 54: 101-118.

37. Wagner, D. L., J. L. Loose, T. D. Fitzgerald, J. A. DeBenedictis, and D. R. Davis. 2000. A hidden past: The hypermetamorphic development of Marmara arbutiella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 93: 59-64.

38. Nielsen, E. S., G. S. Robinson, and D. L. Wagner. 2000. Ghost-moths of the world: A global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea)(Lepidoptera). J. Nat. Hist. 34: 823-878.

39. Hohn, F. M., and D. L. Wagner. 2000. Larval substrates of herminiine noctuids (Lepidoptera), macrodecomposers of leaf litter. Environ. Entomol. 29: 207-212.

40. Weigmann, B.M., C. Mitter, J. C. Regier, T. P. Friedlander, D. L. Wagner, and E. S. Nielsen. 2000. Nuclear genes resolve Mesozoic-aged divergences in the insect order Lepidoptera. Mol. Phylogen. and Evol. 15: 242-259.

41. Friedlander, T. P., J. C. Regier, C. Mitter, D. L. Wagner, and E. S. Nielsen. 2000. Evolution of heteroneuran Lepidoptera (Insecta) and the utility of dopa decarboxylase for Cretaceous-age phylogenies. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 130: 1-22.

42. Wagner, D. L. 2000. The biodiversity of moths, pp. 249-270. In the Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, S. Levin et al. (eds.) Academic Press. San Diego, CA.

43. Gates, M., J. Heraty, M.Schauff, D.L. Wagner, J. B. Whitfield, and D. Wahl. 2002. Survey of the parasitic Hymenoptera on leafminers in California. J. Hymen. Res. 11: 213-270.

44. Wagner, D. L., E. W. Hossler, and F. E. Hossler. 2003. The larva of Lytrosis permagnaria (Family Geometridae). J. Lepid. Soc. 57: 107-112.

45. Wagner, D. L., M. W. Nelson, and D.F. Schweitzer 2003. Early-successional forests and shrubland habitats in the Northeastern United States. J. For. Ecol. Manag. 185: 95-112.

46. Wagner, D. L., D. C. Ferguson, and J. D. Glaser. 2003. Sclerocona acutella (Eversmann) (Crambidae: Pyraustinae), naturalized along the eastern seaboard. J. Lepid. Soc. 57: 270-273.

47. Wagner, D. L., D. Adamski, and R. L. Brown. 2004. A new species of Mompha (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae: Momphinae) from buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis L.) with descriptions of the early stages. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 106: 1-18.

48. Davis, D. R. and D. L. Wagner. 2005. Biology and systematics of the neotropical leaf-mining genus Eucosmophora (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 13: 1-40.

49. Wagner, D. L., E. W. Hossler, and F. E. Hossler. 2006. Not a tiger but a dagger: The larva of Comachara cadburyi and reassignment of the genus to the Acronictinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 99: 638-647.

50. Rota, J. R, and D. L. Wagner. 2006. Predator mimicry: metalmark moths mimic their jumping spider predators. PLoS ONE 1(1): e45. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000045.

51. Wagner, D. L. 2007. The larva of Cerma Hübner and its enigmatic linkages to the Acronictinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 109: 198-207.

52. Wagner, D.L. 2007. Barking up a new tree: Ancient pupation behavior suggests Cerma Hübner is an acronictine noctuid (Lepidoptera). Syst. Entomol. 32: 407-419

53. Wagner, D. L. and L. F. Gall. 2007. History of Butterfly Study in Connecticut. pp. 12-22. In J.E. O'Donnell, L. F. Gall, and D. L. Wagner (eds.), Connecticut Butterfly Atlas. Connecticut Department of Environmental.

54. Wagner, D. L. 2007. Butterfly conservation. pp. 289-309. In J.E. O'Donnell, L. F. Gall, and D. L. Wagner (eds.), Connecticut Butterfly Atlas. Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT.

55. Wagner, D. L. and L. F. Gall. 2007. Studying butterflies. pp. 310-318. In J.E. O'Donnell, L. F. Gall, and D. L. Wagner (eds.), Connecticut Butterfly Atlas. Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT.

56. Dyer, L.A., M. S. Singer, J. T. Lill, J. O. Stireman III, G. L. Gentry, R. J. Marquis, R. E. Ricklefs, H. F. Greeney, D. L. Wagner, H. C. Morais, I. R. Diniz, T. A. Kursar, and P. D. Coley. 2007. Host specificity of Lepidoptera in tropical and temperate forests. Nature 448: 696-699.

57. Scholtens, B. and D. L Wagner. 2007. Lepidopteran fauna of the GSMNP. Southeastern Naturalist. Special Issue 1: 193-206.

58. Wagner, D. L., J. R. Rota, and T. L. McCabe. 2008. Larva of Abablemma Nye (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypenodinae) with notes on lichenivory and algivory in Macrolepidoptera. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 101: 40-52.

59. Wagner, D. L., N. McFarland, J. D. Lafontaine, and B. Connolly. 2008. Early stages of Miracavira brillians (Barnes) and reassignment of the genus to the Amphipyrinae: Psaphidini: Feraliiina (Noctuidae). J. Lepid. Soc. 62: 121-132.

60. Rota, J. and D. L. Wagner. 2008. Wormholes, sensory nets and hypertrophied tactile setae: the extraordinary defence strategies of Brenthia caterpillars. Animal Behaviour. 76:1709-1713.

61. Wagner, D. L. 2009. The immature stages: structure, function, behavior, and ecology. Pp. 31-53. In W. E. Conner (ed.), Tiger Moths and Woolly Bears: Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution of the Arctiidae. Oxford University Press.

62. Nagle, R. B. and Wagner, D. L. 2009. Sample species illustrating diversity within the Arctiidae. Pp. 233-250. In W. E. Conner (ed.), Tiger Moths and Woolly Bears: Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution of the Arctiidae. Oxford University Press.

63. Wagner, D. L. and B. Connolly. 2009. Pithing and mining by a Punkie: The unusual feeding strategy of Nola culicoides (Grote, 1873) (Noctuidae: Nolinae). J. Lepid. Soc. 63: 48-51.

64. Wagner, D. L. 2009. Ode to Alabama: The meteoric fall of a once extraordinarily abundant moth. Amer. Entomol. 55: 152-155.

65. Wagner, D. L. and R. G. Van Driesche. 2010. Threats Posed to Rare or Endangered Insects by Invasions of Non-Native Species. Ann. Rev. Entomol. 55:547-568.

66. Van Driesche, R.G., R.I. Carruthers, T. Center, M.S. Hoddle, J. Hough-Goldstein, L. Morin, L. Smith, D.L. Wagner, et al., 2010. Classical biological control for the protection of natural ecosystems: past achievements and current efforts. Biological Control Supplement 1, S2-S33.

67. Wagner, D. L. and S. Binns. 2010. Larva and pupa of Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852) and affirmation of its placement in Bagisarinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). ZooKeys. 37: 107-116.

68. Davis, D. R. and D. L. Wagner. 2011. Biology and systematics of the New World Phyllocnistis Zeller leafminers of the avocado genus Persea (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). ZooKeys. 97: 37-93.

69. Kawahara, A. Y., I. Ohshima, A. Kawakita, J. C. Regier, C. Mitter, M. P. Cummings, D. R. Davis, D. L. Wagner, J. De Prins, and C. Lopez-Vaamonde. 2011. Increased gene sampling provides stronger support for higher-level groups within gracillariid leaf mining moths and relatives (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11: 18 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-182.

70. Wagner, D. L. and T. L. McCabe. 2011. A new Zanclognatha from eastern North America and preliminary key to the larvae of the genus (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Herminiinae). ZooKeys 49: 89-101.

71. Bartomeus, I, J. S. Ascher, D. L. Wagner, B. N. Danforth, S. R. Colla, S. Kornbluth, and R. Winfree. 2011. Climate-associated phenological advances in bee pollinators and bee-pollinated plants. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 108: 20645-20649. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1115559108.

72. Dyer, L. A., D. L. Wagner, H.F. Greeney, A. M. Smilanich, T. J. Massad, M. Robinson, M. Fox, R. Hazen, A. Glassmire, N. Pardikes, K. Fredrickson, C. Pearson, G. Gentry, and J. O. Stireman III. 2012. Novel insights into tritrophic interaction diversity and chemical ecology using 16 years of volunteer supported research. Amer. Entomol. 58:15-19.

73. van Nieukerken, E. J., D. L. Wagner, M. Baldessari, L. Mazzon, G. Angeli, V. Girolami, C. Duso, and C. Doorenweerd. 2012. Antispila oinophylla new species (Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae): a new North American grapevine leafminer invading Italian vineyards: taxonomy, DNA barcodes and life cycle. ZooKeys 170: 29-77.

74. Szarbo, N. D., S. R. Colla, D. L. Wagner, L. F. Gall, and J. T. Kerr. 2012. Do pathogen spillover, pesticide use, or habitat loss explain recent North American bumblebee declines? Conserv. Lett., 5: 232-239. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2012.00234.x.

75. Colla, S. R., F. Gadallah, L. Richardson, D. Wagner, and L. Gall. 2012. Assessing declines of North American bumble bees (Bombus spp.) using museum specimens. Biodivers. Conserv. 21: 3585-3595. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-012-0383-2.

76. Wagner, D. L. 2013. The biodiversity of moths, pp. 384-403. In the Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, S. Levin et al. (eds.) Academic Press. San Diego, CA.

77. Bartomeus, I, J. S. Ascher, J. Gibbs, B. N. Danforth, D. L. Wagner, S. S. Hedtke, and R. Winfree. 2013. Historical changes in northeastern United States bee pollinators related to shared ecological traits. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.110: 4656-4660. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1218503110.

78. Getty, P. R., R. Sproule, D. L. Wagner, and A. M. Bush. 2013. Variation in wingless insect trace fossils: insights from neoichnology and the Pennsylvanian of Massachusetts. Palaios 28: 243-258. DOI: 10.2110/palo.2012.p12-108r.

79. Zacharczenko, B., D. L. Wagner, and M. J. Hatfield. 2014. A new cryptic Sympistis from eastern North America revealed by novel larval phenotype and hostplant association (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Oncocnemidinae). ZooKeys 379: 93-107. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.379.5765.

80. Herlihy, M. V., R. G. Van Driesche, and D. L. Wagner. 2014. Persistence in Massachusetts of the veined white butterfly due to use of the invasive form of cuckoo flower. Biological Invasions. Online publication date: 20-Apr-2014. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-014-0698-x.

81. Wagner, D. L. and E. C. Knudson. Description of Apatelodes auduboni n. sp. from Texas (Bombycidae: Apatelodidae), with a query as to whether apatelodid larvae are Batesian mimics. J. Lepid. Soc. (in press).

82. Schmidt, B. C., D. L. Wagner, B. V. Zacharczenko, Reza Zahiri, and G. G. Anweiler. Polyphyly of lichen-cryptic dagger moths: synonymy of Agriopodes Hampson and a new basal acronictine genus, Chloronycta gen. nov. (Noctuidae, Acronictinae). ZooKeys (in press).

83. Wagner, D. L., K. J. Metzler, S. A. Leicht-Young, and G. Motzkin. Vegetation composition along a New England transmission line corridor and its implications for other trophic levels. For. Ecol. & Manag. (in press).

84. Wagner, D. L., J. S. Ascher, and N. Bricker. A powerline right-of-way as habitat for wild bees in southern New England (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. (in press).

85. Haber, W. A. and D. L. Wagner. 2015. A new species of Erythrodiplax breeding in bromeliads in Costa Rica (Odonata: Libellulidae). ZooTaxa. 6;3947(3):386-96. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3947.3.5.

86. Forister, M. L., Basset, Y., Coley, P. D., Diniz, I. R., Drozd, P., Fox, M., Glassmire, A., Hazen, R., Hrcek, J., Jahner, J. P., Kozubowski, T. J., Kursar, T. A., Lill, J., Marquis, R. J., Miller, S. E., Morais, H. C., Murakami, M., Novotny, V., Panorska, A. K., Pardikes, N., Ricklefs, R. E., Singer, M. S., Smilanich, A. M., Stireman, J. O., Wagner, D. L., Walla, T., Weiblen, G. D., and L. A. Dyer. 2015. The global distribution of diet breadth in insect herbivores. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 112: 442-447.

87. Gallinat, A., R. Primack, and D. L. Wagner. 2015. Autumn, the neglected season: five crucial topics in autumn phenology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. TREE-1899. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2015.01.004

88. Wagner, D. L. and K. Todd. 2015. Ecological impacts of the emerald ash borer. Pp. 15-63. In R. G. Van Driesche (ed.), Biology and Control of Emerald Ash Borer, USDA Technical Bulletin FHTET-2014-09. Morgantown, WV.

89. Wagner, D. L. and B. L. Gagliardi. 2015. Hairstreaks (and other insects) feeding at galls, honeydew, extrafloral nectaries, sugar bait, cars, and other routine substrates. American Entomologist. 61: 160-167.

90. Kerr, J. T., A. Pindar, P. Galpern, L. Packer, S. G. Potts, S. M. Roberts, P. Rasmont, O. Schweiger, S.R. Colla, L. L. Richardson, D. L. Wagner, L. F. Gall, D. S. Sikes, and A. Pantoja. 2015. Cross-continental convergence of climate change impacts on bumblebees. Science. 349: 177-180.

91. Rota, J., B. Zacharczenko, N. Wahlberg, R. Zahiri, B. C. Schmidt, and D. L. Wagner. 2015. Phylogenetic relationships of the Acronictinae with discussion of the abdominal courtship brush in Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). System. Entomol. doi:10.1111/syen.12162

92. Nall, B. and D. L. Wagner. 2016. Larval key and life histories for four North American Rifargia species (Notodontidae: Heterocampinae). J. Lepid. Soc. 70: 15-19.

93. Anderson, J. C. and D. L. Wagner. 2016. Systematics and biological control. Pp. 105-129, In R. Van Driesche et al. (eds.), Integrating Biological Control into Conservation Practice. Oxford Press. In press.

94. Wagner, D. L. and K. Todd. 2016. New ecological assessment for the emerald ash borer; a cautionary tale about unvetted host-plant literature. American Entomologist. 62: 26-35.

95. Gagliardi, B. L. and D. L. Wagner. 2016. ‘Northern’ Oak Hairstreak (Satyrium favonius ontario) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): status survey in Massachusetts, false rarity, and its use of non-nectar sugar resources. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109: 503-512.

96. Lavitt, T. and D. L. Wagner. 2016. A new cryptic Eupsilia from northeastern North America (Noctuidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 70: 238-248.

97. Levy, F., D. L. Wagner, and E. S. Walker. 2016. Lettered sphinx moth (Deidamia inscriptum) caterpillars feeding on sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) and their predation by black bears in northeast Tennessee. Southeastern Naturalist. 15: 394-402.

98. Anderson, T. J., D. L. Wagner, B. R. Cooper, M. E. McCarthy, and J. M. Zaspel. 2016. HPLC-MS of lichen-derived metabolites in the life stages of Crambidia cephalica (Grote & Robinson) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini). Chem. Ecol. doi:10.1007/s10886-016-0799-3

99. Oswald, W. W., E. D. Doughty, D. R. Foster, B. N. Shuman, and D. L. Wagner. 2017. Evaluating the role of insects in the middle-Holocene Tsuga decline. Jour. Torrey Botanical Society. 144: 35-39.

100. Wagner, D. L. and J. K. Adams. 2017. Rarity and apparent or false rarity. News Lepid. Soc. 59: 20-26.

101. Gagliardi, B. L., D. L. Wagner, J. M. Allen. 2017. Climate niche model for the ‘Northern’ oak hairstreak (Satyrium favonius ontario) with comments on its conservation status in the Northeast. Insect Conservation. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-017-0001-4

102. Wagner, D. L. 2017. Trends in Biodiversity: Insects. Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene. Elsevier. In press. 14 pp galley.

103. Eiseman, C. S., D. R. Davis, J. A. Blyth, D. L. Wagner, M. W. Palmer, and T. S. Feldman. 2017. A new species of Marmara (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Marmarinae), with an annotated list of known hostplants for the genus. ZooKeys. 4337: 198-222.

104. Laurent, R. A., D. L. Wagner, L. E. Reeves, and A. Y. Kawahara. 2017. Notes on the natural history of Lacosoma arizonicum Dyar (Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) with new host and parasitoid records. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 71: 177-181. pp.

105. Matson, T. A. and D. L. Wagner. 2017. A new cryptic Lactura from Texas (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea: Lacturidae). ZooKeys. 711: 141-150.

106. Wagner, D. L. and L. L. Crabtree. 2018. Rediscovery of Gazoryctra mcglashani (Leipidoptera: Hepialidae) in the central Sierra Nevada of California. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. In press.




Submitted:

1. Miller, J. S., Wagner, D. L., and Opler P. A. 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae, and Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. In Lafontaine, J. D., et al., The Moths of North America, fasc. 22.1A (158 figures + 18 color plates). Accepted and in revision. 214 single-spaced manuscript pages.

2. Bagchi, R., L. M. Brown, C. S. Elphick, D. L. Wagner, and M. S. Singer. Anthropogenic fragmentation of landscapes: mechanisms for eroding the specificity of plant-herbivore interactions. Oecologia.




In Prep:

1. Wagner, D. L. and D. R. Davis. First report of the family Micropterigidae (Lepidoptera). from Central America with descriptions of two new genera and five new species. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer.

2. Miller, J. S., Wagner, D. L., and Opler P. A. 2017. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (part): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, and Dicranurinae. In Lafontaine, J. D., et al., The Moths of North America, fasc. 22.1A (279 single-spaced pages + 216 + figures + 24 color plates).

3. Bruzzese, D. J., D. L. Wagner, and K. Skoggen. Host use in the diversification of the genus Mompha (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Momphidae). 33 manuscript pages.




Reviews, Published Abstracts, and Shorter Publications:

1. Wagner, D. L. 1985. Book Review. Ghost Moths of Southern South America. E. S. Nielsen and G. Robinson. Scandinavian Science Press Ltd., Copenhagen. p. 192. In Bull. Entomol. Soc. Am. 31:50-51.

2. Wagner, D. L., B. L. Parker and W. E. Wallner. 1987. Red spruce decline in New England: Are swift moths the culprits? Vermont Science 11:1 & 4.

3. Wagner, D. L. 1990. Phylogenetic relationships and the distribution of reproductive structures and behaviors in the Hepialidae (Lepidoptera: Exoporia). Fourth Intern. Congr. Syst. Evol. Biol. p. 291.

4. Wagner, D. L. 1991. Book Review. Primitive Ghost Moths. Morphology and Taxonomy of the Australian Genus Fraus Walker (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae s. lat.). E. S. Nielsen and N. P. Kristensen. 206 pp. In J. Lepid. Soc., 45(3):243-244.

5. Wagner, D. L. 1991. Book Review. Fauna of New Zealand. No. 16, Nepticulidae. H. Donner and C. Wilkinson. p.88. In Annals Entomol. Soc. Amer. 85:105-106.

6. Wagner, D. L. 1991. Book Review. The Moths of Australia. I. F. B. Common. 505 pp. In Quart. Rev Biol. 66:499.

7. Liebherr, J. K. and D. L. Wagner. 1992. Flightlessness: A reply. 7:421.

8. Wagner, D. L. 1993. Donald Paul Frechin. Obituary. J. Lepid. Soc. 47:83-84.

9. Wagner, D. L. 1993. More on collecting and endangered species: A reply to Ziegler. Lepid. News. Number 4, 1993, pp. 99-100.

10. Wagner, D. L. and J. W. Peacock. 1993. Preliminary results of Bacillus thuringiensis field studies in Rockbridge County, Virginia. pp. 112-113. In Proceedings USDA Interagency Gypsy Moth Research Forum 1993. General Technical Report NE-179.

11. Peacock, J. W., D. L. Wagner, and D. F. Schweitzer. 1993. Impacts of Bt on non-target Lepidoptera. Newsl. Mich. Entomol. Soc., 38:1,4-5.

12. Peacock, J. W., D. L. Wagner, D. F. Schweitzer, and S. E. Talley. 1993. pp.10-12. Impacts of Bt on non-target Lepidoptera. Proceedings Combined Meeting NE Forest Pest Council and 25th Annual NE Forest Insect Work Conference, Latham, NY.

13. Wagner, D. L. Book Review. 1994. Caterpillars. Ecological and Evolutionary Constraints on Foraging. N. E. Stamp & T. M. Casey. 587 pp. In N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 102:122-124.

14. Peacock, J. W., D. L. Wagner, D. F. Schweitzer, S. E. Talley, R. C. Reardon, N. R. Dubois, and J. L. Carter. 1994. pp. 77-80. Impacts of Bt on non-target Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the 1993 National Gypsy Moth Review. Harrisburg, PA.

15. Wagner, D. L., J. L. Carter, J. W. Peacock, and S. E. Talley. 1994. A field assessment of the effects of Bacillus thuringiensis on non-target Lepidoptera, pp. 84-85, In Proceedings USDA Interagency Gypsy Moth Research Forum 1994. General Technical Report NE-188.

16. Wagner, D. L. 1995. Rearing regals for reintroduction: Playing the odds but still losing ground. American Butterflies 3(2):19-23.

17. Wagner, D. L. and J. C. Miller 1995. Must butterflies die for the gypsy moths’ sins? American Butterflies 3(3):19-23.

18. Carter, J. L., D. L. Wagner, and R. M. Muzika. 1996. The effect of two applications of Bacillus thuringiensis on non-target Lepidoptera. USDA Interagency Gypsy Moth Research Forum. General Technical Report. Abstract.

19. Wagner, D. L. 1996. Connecticut River. Argia 8:3.

20. Wagner, D. L. & M. C. Thomas. 1996. Odonate husbandry. Argia 8:18-19.

21. Wagner, D. L. & M. C. Thomas. 1996. Big days on the big river. Ode News 3:6-8.

22. Wagner, D. L. 2000. Book Review. Lepidoptera, Moths and Butterflies. Volume 1: Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography. Handbook for Zoology. Volume IV Arthropoda: Insecta. N. P. Kristensen (ed.). 491 pp. In Quart. Rev Biol. 75: 65.

23. Conniff, R. & D. L. Wagner. 2000. Save Connecticut’s Bug Life Before It Vanishes. (1200 word editorial.) The Hartford Courant, 2 May 2000.

24. Wagner, D. L., D. Paulson, P. Naskrecki, C. Esquivel, and A. Ramirez. 2001. Dragonflies and damselflies of La Selva, Costa Rica, Website. Argia 13:12-13.

25. Wagner, D. L. 2001. Las granjas de marisposas: un colorido ejemplo de manejo sustentable. In. Elementos de Conservación Biológica: Perspectivas Latinoamericanas. R Primack, R. Rozzi, P. Feinsinger, R. Dirzo, and F. Massardo (eds.) Fondo de Cultura Económica, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico. pp. 267-268.

26. Wagner, D. L. Book Review. 2002. Enjoying Moths. R. Leverton. In Quart. Rev Biol. 77: 72.

27. Wagner, D. L. Comments on the proposed precedence of Nymphulinae Duponchel, 1845 over Acentropinae Stephens, 1835 (Insecta, Lepidoptera). BZN 59: 38-39.

28. Wagner, D. L. and B. Scholtens. 2002. Lepidoptera blitz nets 860 and counting. ATBI Quarterly. 3:6-8.

29. Wagner, D. L. 2002. Ghost moth. Knoxville News Sentinel. October 2002.

30. Wagner, D. L. and B. Scholtens. 2002. Great Smoky Mountains lep blitz. Lepid. News. 44: 110-112.

31. Wagner, D. L. and B. Scholtens. 2003. Great Smoky Mountains lep blitz. Southeastern Biology. 50: 26-28. (reprinted from ATBI Quarterly 3:6-8, 2002).

32. Wagner, D.L. 2004. Intertwined fates. Review of Tangled Trees. Phylogeny, Cospeciation, and Coevolution edited by Roderic D.M. Page. In Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 19: 291-292.

33. Glaudas, X. and D.L. Wagner, D. L. 2004. Agkistrodon piscivorus (Eastern Cottonmouth). Diet. Herpetological Review - Natural History Notes. 35: 272.

34. Wagner, D. L and B. Scholtens. 2004. 2004 moth and butterfly blitz. ATBI Quarterly. 5 (Spring): 4.

35. Wagner, D. L. 2004. Results of the Smokies 2004 Lepidoptera blitz . ATBI Quarterly. 5: 6-7.

36. Wagner, D. L. 2005. 2004 moth and butterfly blitz. Southeastern Biology. 52: 39-41. (Reprinted from ATBI Quarterly 5:4).

37. Wagner, D. L. 2005. Butterfly attack. ATBI Quarterly. 6 (Spring): 6.

38. Thomas, M. C. and D. L. Wagner. 2005. Connecticut Highlights - 2004. Ode News 12: 4-6.

39. Thomas, M. C. and D. L. Wagner. 2005. Connecticut's Rare and Endangered Odonates. Ode News 12: 6.

40. Wagner, D. L. 2006. Book Review. Lepidoptera, Moths and Butterflies. Volume 2: Morphology, Physiology, and Development. Handbook for Zoology. Volume IV Arthropoda: Insecta. R. Leverton. In Quart. Rev Biol. 81: 70-71.

41. Wagner, D. L. 2006. A precautionary tale about rarity: On the larva and life history of Lithophane joannis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). ATBI Quarterly. 7: 3.

42. Wagner, D. L. 2006. Another view of recreational collecting. News Lepid. Soc. 48: 7, 9.

43. Wagner, D. L. 2006. A precautionary tale about rarity: On the larva and life history of Lithophane joannis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Lepid. Soc. 60: 174-176.

44. Thomas, M. C. and D. L. Wagner. Connecticut Highlights - 2005. Ode News. 13(1): 4-5.

45. Wagner, D.L. 2006. The ESA weighs in on the ESA. Entomol. Soc. Amer. Newsletter. September 29(9): 1.

46. Wagner, D. L. and K. Langdon. 2006. Sourwood defoliation by Lettered Sphinx (Deidamia inscripta) in southern Appalachians (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). J. Lepid. Soc. 60: 230-232.

47. Wagner, D. L. and J. Rota. 2006. Evasive prey mimicry in a tropical tortricid? News Lepid. Soc. 48: 115.

48. Wagner, D. L. 2007. Emerald ash borer threatens ash-feeding Lepidoptera. News Lepid. Soc. 49: 10-11.

49. Wagner, D.L. 2007. Cascading consequences of introduced and invasive species on imperiled invertebrates. 18th USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species. Annapolis, MD. In press.

50. Wagner, D. L. 2007. A beetle's last stand. Hartford Courant. Op.-ed. Sunday 15 April, 2007.

51. Wagner, D. L. 2007. Dead bugs do tell tales. News Lepid. Soc. 49: 50-51, 67.

52. Wagner, D. L. 2007. Book Review. 100 Butterflies and Moths. In Quart. Rev Biol. In press.

53. Wagner, D. L. and J. Ascher. 2008. Rediscovery of Epeoloides pilosula (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in New England. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 81: 81-83.

54. Hossler, E. W., D. M. Elston, and D. L. Wagner. 2008. What's eating you? Io moth (Automeris io). Cutis 82:21-4.

55. Peacock, J. W. and D. L. Wagner. 2009. Catocala benjamini ute n. ssp. from East-central Utah Noctuidae: Catocalinae). J. Lepid. Soc. 63: 89-92

56. Wagner, D. L.. 2010. Life history of the Double Tufted Wasp Moth, Didasys belae Grote (Erebidae: Arctiinae). J. Lepid. Soc. 64:

57. Wagner, D. L. The insects traprock ridges. Contributed section to “A Guide to the Traprock Ridges of Connecticut,” Penelope Sharp. Misc. Publ. of Conn. Dept. Environ. Protection. In press.

58. Hodges, R. W., D. L. Wagner, and O. Dominick. 2010. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. News Lepid. Soc. 55: 136-137.

59. Wagner, D. L., 2011. The Society honors eight Charter Members. News Lepid. Soc. 53: 8-14.

60. Wagner, D. L., 2011. Paul A. Opler: Our Society's Newest Honorary Life Member. News Lepid. Soc. 54: 16-17.

61. Wagner, D. L., 2012. Moth decline in the Northeastern United States. News Lepid. Soc. 54: 52-56.

62. Wagner, D. L. 2012. On the future of lepidopteran systematics and estate planning. News Lepid. Soc. 54: 108-109.

63. Wagner, D. L. Insects of trap rock ridges, pp. 23-27. In Trap Rock Ridges of Connecticut: Natural History and Land Use, P. Sharp, R. S. Lewis, D. L. Wagner, and C. Lee. Connecticut College Arboretum and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

64. Colla, S. R., N. D. Szarbo, D. L. Wagner, L. F. Gall, and J. T. Kerr. 2013. Response to Stevens and Jenkins’ pesticide impacts on bumblebees: a missing piece. Conservation Letters. 6: 215-216. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12019

65. Nall, B., and D. L. Wagner. 2013. Life History of the Texas Wasp Moth, Horama panthalon texana Grote (Erebidae: Arctiinae). News Lepid. Soc. 55: 51-53, 57.

66. Collins, M. M. and D. L. Wagner 2014. Caterpillars, crypsis and context: Interpreting the adaptive significance of larval patterns requires viewing at appropriate distance in natural lighting and against natural background. News Lepid. Soc. 56: 3-9.

67. Wagner, D. L. 2014. Mo Nielsen. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomol. Soc. 59: 3.

68. Wagner, D. L. and J. S. Ascher. 2014. In remembrance of Gerald Irving Stage (June 26, 1935-January 23, 2014). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 87: 318-323.

69. Wagner, D. L., J. A. Shuey, and T. M. Gilligan. 2014. The Conservation Committee’s thoughts on the “Petition to Protect the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus plexippus) as a Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act.” Newsl. Lepid. Soc. 56: 190-191.

70. Gallinat, A., R. Primack, and D. L. Wagner. 2015. Autumn is getting later – just ask the trees, birds and butterflies. Elsevier Connect. Link.

71. Kerr, J. T., A. Pindar, P. Galpern, L. Packer, S. G. Potts, S. M. Roberts, P. Rasmont, O. Schweiger, S.R. Colla, L. L. Richardson, D. L. Wagner, L. F. Gall, D. S. Sikes, and A. Pantoja. 2015. Relocation risky for bumblebees. Response. Science. 350: 287.

72. Van Driesche, R. G., D. Simberloff, B. Blossey, C. Causton, M. S. Hoddle, C. Marks, K. Heinz, D. L. Wagner, and K. Warner. 2016. Preface. In Van Driesche, R. G., D. Simberloff, B. Blossey, C. Causton, M. S. Hoddle, C. Marks, K. Heinz, D. L. Wagner, and K. Warner (eds.), Integrating Biological Control into Conservation Practice, Wiley, Oxford.

73. Van Driesche, R. G., D. Simberloff, and D. L. Wagner. 2016. P. 329. Concluding thoughts on future actions. Pp. In Van Driesche, R. G., D. Simberloff, B. Blossey, C. Causton, M. S. Hoddle, D. L. Wagner, C. Marks, K. Heinz, and K. Warner (eds.). Integrating Biological Control into Conservation Practice, Wiley, Oxford.

74. Haddad, N. and D. L. Wagner. 2017. Persistent decline in the abundance and diversity of Lepidoptera. Newsl. Lepid. Soc. 2: 94-95, 101.

75. Wagner, D. L. 2018. Cracking the life history of Noel McFarland. Newsl. Lepid. Soc. In press.




Electronic Publications:

1. Caterpillars of Eastern Forests: Link

2. Dragonflies and Damselflies of La Selva, Costa Rica: Link

3. Dragonflies and Damselflies of Monteverde, Costa Rica: Link

4. The Odonata Fauna of Connecticut: Link

5. Caterpillars in North America: Link

6. Odonata of Ecuador: Link