Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

21. Tatarnic, N. J., Cassis, G., and Siva-Jothy, M. T. 2014. Traumatic insemination in terrestrial arthropods. Annual Review of Entomology 59: 245-261.

20. Tatarnic, N. J.  and Cassis, G. 2013. Surviving in sympatry: paragenital divergence and sexual mimicry between a pair of traumatically inseminating plant  bugs. American Naturalist 182:542-551.

19. *Tatarnic N. J., *Umbers, K. D. L., & Song, H. G. 2013. Molecular phylogeny of the Kosciuscola grasshoppers endemic to the Australian alpine and montane regions. Invertebrate Systematics 27: 307-316. [*denotes joint first authorship]

18. Tatarnic, N. J. 2013. Description of eight new species of the traumatically inseminating plant bug genus Coridromius (Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae: Coridromini). European Journal of Taxonomy 35: 1-24.

17. Cassis, G., Cheng, M. and Tatarnic, N. J. 2012. Systematics of the plantbug genus Irianocoris Carvalho (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae: Austromirini). Entomologica Americana 118(1): 157-176.

16. Tatarnic, N. J. and Spence, J. R. 2012. Courtship and mating in the crusader bug, Mictis profana Fabricius. Australian Journal of Entomology 52:1 51-155.

15. Tatarnic, N. J.  2012. Mafulemesa schuhi (Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae), a new species from Australia. Entomologica Americana 118(1): 274-277.

14. Umbers, K. D. L., Tatarnic, N. J., Holwell, G. I., and Herberstein, M. E. 2012. Bright turquoise as an intraspecific signal in the chameleon grasshopper (Kosciuscola tristis). Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 67(3): 439-447.

13. Umbers, K. D. L., Tatarnic, N. J., Holwell, G. I., and Herberstein, M. E. 2012. Ferocious fighting between male grasshoppers. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49600

12. Bath, E. Tatarnic, N. J. and Bonduriansky, R. 2012. Asymmetric reproductive isolation and interference in neriid flies: the roles of genital morphology and behaviour. Animal Behaviour 84(6): 1331-1339. 

11. Tatarnic, N. J. and Cassis, G. 2012. The Halticini of the World (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae): generic reclassification, phylogeny and host plant associations. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 164: 558-658.

10. Tatarnic, N. J. and Cassis, G. 2011. The thread-legged bugs (Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae) of Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. Zootaxa 2967: 21-43.

9. Tatarnic, N. J. and Cassis, G. 2011. A systematic revision of the Australian ploiarioline thread-legged assassin bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae). Zootaxa 2762: 1-30.

8. Cassis, G., Tatarnic, N. and Symonds, C. 2011. Systematics of the moth larval-feeding genus Kundakimuka Cassis (Heteroptera: Miridae: Deraeocorinae: Termatophylini). Heteropterus Revista de Entomologia 11: 215-225. 

7. Tatarnic, N. J. and Cassis, G. 2010. Sexual coevolution in the traumatically inseminating plant bug genus Coridromius. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:1321-1326.

6. Cassis, G., Symonds, C. and Tatarnic, N. 2010. A remarkable new species of stone-dwelling Orthotylini (Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae) from Australia. Zootaxa 2485: 58-68.

5. Tatarnic, N. J. 2009. Dampierella and Goodeniaphila: two new genera of Halticini from Australia, with descriptions of three new species and a key to the Halticini of Australia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Orthotylinae: Miridae). Zootaxa 2105: 43-60.

4. Tatarnic, N.J., and Cassis, G. 2008. Revision of the plant bug genus Coridromius Signoret (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae). Bulletin of theAmerican Museum of Natural History 315:1-95.

3. Schwartz, M. and Tatarnic, N. J. 2008. Nesidiorchestes hawaiiensis Kirkaldy: new tribal assignment and lectotype designation (Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae: Orthotylini). Zootaxa 1677: 57-68.

2. Schwartz, M. D., Schuh, R. T. and Tatarnic, N. J. 2008. A new genus and species of Halticini from South Africa (Hemiptera: Miridae). African Entomology 16: 23-32.

1. Tatarnic, N. J., Cassis, G. and Hochuli, D. F. 2006. Traumatic insemination in the plant bug genus Coridromius Signoret (Heteroptera: Miridae). Biology Letters2: 58-61


Invited Publications

1. Tatarnic, N. J. 2009. Book Review: Australian water bugs (Hemiptera-Heteroptera, Gerromorpha and Nepomorpha): Their biology and identification. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada 41(3): 124-126.

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