128 species and 24 genera described as new! 32 synonymies proposed!

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76. Chatzimanolis, S. 2022. A revision of the genus Xanthopygus Kraatz (Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina). Zootaxa, 5099(2), 151–178. PDF

75. Chatzimanolis, S. 2021. Out of Xanthopygus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): escape from polyphyly. Zookeys 1071: 83-107. Link

74. Engel, M. S., L. M. P. Ceríaco, G. D. Daniel et al. (94 coauthors including S. Chatzimanolis). 2021. The taxonomic impediment: a shortage of taxonomists, not the lack of technical approaches. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 193(2): 381-387. PDF

73. Chatzimanolis, S. and A. J. Brunke. 2021. A new apterous rove beetle genus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from the Northern Andes with an assessment of its phylogenetic position. European Journal of Taxonomy 744: 67–82. Link

72. Chatzimanolis, S. 2020. On the identify of Gastrisus modestus (Bernhauer), with an updated diagnosis and a key for Dysanellus Bernhauer (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 74(3): 598-600. PDF

71. Chatzimanolis, S, W. G. Cofer, H. J. Hightower, M. K. Roy and J. L. Sanders. 2020. New records of beetles (Coleoptera) from the Tennessee Valley of Southeastern USA. The Coleopterists Bulletin 74(3): 605-618. PDF UTC Press Release Beetlemania in the Gorge

70. Chatzimanolis, S. 2020. Even more new species, additional records, and a revised key for Philothalpus Kraatz (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Zootaxa 4742(1): 129-138 PDF

69. Chatzimanolis, S. 2019. Lendatus, a new genus of Xanthopygina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) with description of three new species. PeerJ 7:e7947. Link

68. Chatzimanolis, S and H. J. Hightower. 2019. Peripus, a new genus of Xanthopygina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from South America. Zootaxa: 4648(2): 371-383 PDF

67. Chatzimanolis, S. and A. J. Brunke. 2019. A phylogeny of Xanthopygina (Insecta: Coleoptera) reveals major lineages and the origin of myrmecophily. Zoologica Scripta 48: 494-506. PDF Suppl. Materials

66. Chatzimanolis, S. 2018. A review of the genera Dysanellus Bernhauer and Torobus Herman (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 72(2): 279-291. PDF

65. Brunke, A. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2018. A revision of Haematodes Laporte and Weiserianum Bernhauer (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Xanthopygina). Peerj 6:e4582 Link

64. Chani-Posse, M. R., A. J. Brunke, S. Chatzimanolis, H. Schillhammer, A. Solodovnikov. 2018. Phylogeny of the hyper-diverse Philonthina rove beetles with implications for classification of the tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Cladistics 38:1-40. PDF

63. Chatzimanolis, S. 2017. An update to the diagnosis and key of Ocyolinus Sharp, with the inclusion of Torobus principalis (Bernhauer) (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 71(4): 805-809 PDF

62. Brunke, A. J., S. Chatzimanolis, B. D. Metscher, K. Wolf-Schwenninger, A. Solodovnikov. 2017. Dispersal of thermophilic beetles across the intercontinental Arctic forest belt during the early Eocene. Scientific Reports 7:12972. PDF

61. Chatzimanolis, S. 2017. And then there were six: a revision of the genus Phanolinopsis Scheerpeltz (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Zootaxa 4323(1): 49-67. PDF

60. Brunke, A. J., H. Schillhammer and S. Chatzimanolis. 2017. The first fossil rove beetle from the middle Eocene Kishenehn formation (North America) provides evidence for ancient Eocene relicts within the hyperdiverse Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(12): 1015-1025 PDF

59. Chatzimanolis, S and E. Caron. 2016. New species and synonymies in Xenopygus Bernhauer (Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Zootaxa 4200(1): 131-142. PDF

58. Ceríaco, L. M. P., Gutiérrez, E. E., Dubois, A., et al (493 authors including S. Chatzimanolis). 2016. Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa 4196(3): 435-445. PDF

57. Chatzimanolis, S. 2016. A revision of the myrmecophilous genus Smilax Laporte (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Zootaxa 4162(2): 283-303. PDF

56. Brunke, A. J., S. Chatzimanolis, H. Schillhammer and A. Solodovnikov. 2016. Early evolution of the hyperdiverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) and a revision of its higher classification. Cladistics 32: 427-451. PDF

55. Greenwalt, D., T. Rose and S. Chatzimanolis. 2016. Preservation of mandibular zinc in a beetle from the Eocene Kishenehn Formation of Montana, USA. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 53: 614-621. PDF Smithsonian News Release.

54. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. Chani Posse. 2016. On the myrmecophilous species of Plociopterus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini) Kraatz described by E. Wasmann. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2): 214-216. PDF

53. Chatzimanolis, S. 2015. New records, redescription and notes on nomenclature for Triacrus Nordmann (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(3): 514-520. PDF

52. Chatzimanolis, S. 2015. A revision of the genus Trigonopselaphus Gemminger and Harold (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 85: 167-189. PDF

51. Marlowe, M. H., C. A. Murphy and S. Chatzimanolis. 2015. Sexual dimorphism and allometry in the sphecophilous rove beetle Triacrus dilatus. PeerJ 3: e1123. Link

50. Engel, M. S., D. S. Peris, S. Chatzimanolis and X. Delclòs. 2015. An earwig (Insecta: Dermaptera) in early Cretaceous amber from Spain. Insect Systematics and Evolution 46: 291-300. PDF

49. Chatzimanolis, S. 2015. A review of the genus Scaponopselaphus Scheerpeltz (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e4735. Link

48. da Silva, M. R. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2015. Additional records and description of male specimens for Nordus stomachoponos Chatzimanolis, 2004 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 59: 58-60. PDF

47. Caterino, M. S., S. Chatzimanolis and M. Richmond. 2014. On the origins of the insect fauna of California’s Channel Islands: A comparative phylogeographic study of island beetles. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 7: 276–296. PDF

46. Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. Darwin's legacy to rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): a new genus and a new species including materials collected on the Beagle's voyage. Zookeys 379: 29-41. PDF Media Coverage UTC News Release

45. Peris, D., S. Chatzimanolis and X. Delclòs. 2014. Diversity of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in Early Cretaceous Spanish amber. Cretaceous Research 48: 85-98. PDF

44. Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. Phylogeny of xanthopygine rove beetles based on six molecular loci. Systematic Entomology 39(1): 141-149. PDF Sup. Materials figshare Supplement

43. Chatzimanolis, S. 2013. Terataki, a new genus of Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) from South America. Zootaxa 3750(3): 251-264. PDF

42. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Engel. 2013. The fauna of Staphylininae in Dominican amber (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 81(4): 281-294. PDF Color Figures

41. Ortega-Blanco, J., S. Chatzimanolis, H. Singh and M. S. Engel. 2013. The oldest fossil of the subfamily Osoriinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), from Eocene Cambay amber (India). The Coleopterists Bulletin 67(3): 304-308. PDF

40. Chatzimanolis, S., A. F. Newton, C. Soriano and M. S. Engel. 2013. Remarkable stasis in a phloeocharine rove beetle from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Journal of Paleontology 87(2): 177-182. PDF 3D movie

39. Chatzimanolis, S., D. Grimaldi, M.S. Engel and N. Fraser. 2012. Leehermania prorova, the earliest staphyliniform beetle, from the Late Triassic of Virginia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). American Museum Novitates 3761: 1-28. PDF

38. Chatzimanolis, S., M. E. Cashion, M. S. Engel and Z. H. Falin. 2012. A new genus of Ptilodactylidae (Coleoptera: Byrrhoidea) in mid-Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Geodiversitas 34(3): 569-574. PDF

37. Chatzimanolis, S. 2012. Zackfalinus, a new genus of Xanthopygina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini) with description of 20 new species. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 80(4): 261-308. PDF

36. Thayer, M. K., A. F. Newton and S. Chatzimanolis. 2012. Prosolierius, a new mid-Cretaceous genus of Solieriinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with three new species from Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 34: 124-134. PDF.

35. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Engel. 2011. A new species of Diochus from Baltic amber (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Diochini). Zookeys 138: 65-73. PDF

34. Chatzimanolis, S. 2010. On the identity of Philothalpus cyanipennis Wendeler (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 64(4): 312. PDF

33. Polihronakis, M., M. S. Caterino and S. Chatzimanolis. 2010. Elucidating the phylogeographic structure among a mosaic of unisexual and bisexual populations of the weevil Geodercodes latipennis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the Transverse Ranges of southern California. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 101: 935–948. PDF

32. Chatzimanolis, S., I. Cohen, A. Schomann and A. Solodovnikov. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the mega-diverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Zoologica Scripta 39(5): 436–449. PDF Sup. materials

31. Chatzimanolis, S., L. A. Norris and M. S. Caterino. 2010. Multi-island endemicity: the phylogeography and conservation of Coelus pacificus darkling beetles on the California Channel Islands. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103(5): 785–795. PDF

30. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Engel. 2010. Laasbium Scudder: a genus of tertiary earwigs, not rove beetles, and the classification of Florissant fossil Dermaptera (Insecta). Annales Zoologici 60(1): 101–108. PDF

29. Chatzimanolis, S., M. S. Engel, A. Newton and D. Grimaldi. 2010. New ant-like stone beetles in mid-Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae). Cretaceous Research 31(1): 77–84. PDF

28. Clarke, D. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. Antiquity and long-term morphological stasis in a group of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): Description of the oldest Octavius species, from Cretaceous Burmese amber and review of the 'Euaesthetine subgroup' fossil record. Cretaceous Research 30(6): 1426–1434. PDF

27. Chatzimanolis, S and J. S. Ashe. 2009. A revision of the neotropical genus Ocyolinus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Zootaxa 2162: 1–23. PDF

26. Engel, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. An oxyteline rove beetle in Dominican amber with possible African affinities (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 77(4): 425–429. PDF

25. Caterino, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. Conservation genetics of three flightless beetle species in southern California. Conservation Genetics 10: 203–216. PDF

24. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Caterino. 2008. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of California coastal terrestrial communities: A comparative study using three beetles. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1: 222–232. PDF

23. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Caterino. 2008. Phylogeography of the darkling beetle Coelus ciliatus in California. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(5): 939–949. PDF

22. Chatzimanolis, S. 2008. A revision of the neotropical beetle genus Isanopus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Journal of Natural History 42(25-26): 1765–1792. PDF

21. Caterino, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Newly recorded and noteworthy California Staphylinidae. The Coleopterists Bulletin 61(3): 398–407. PDF

20. Hanley, R. S., A. Kirilenko, and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Ecological fingerprinting as data visualization: Phyloclimatic patterns within a group of South American beetles Proceedings of the third IASTED International Conference on Environmental Modelling and Simulation 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 20–24. PDF

19. Chatzimanolis, S and M. S. Caterino. 2007. Toward a better understanding of the 'Transverse Range Break': lineage diversification in southern California. Evolution 61(9): 2127–2141. PDF

18. Chatzimanolis, S and M. S. Caterino. 2007. Limited phylogeographic structure in a flightless ground beetle, Calathus ruficollis, in southern California. Diversity and Distributions 13: 498–509. PDF

17. Chatzimanolis, S., M. S. Caterino, and M. S. Engel. 2006. The first fossil of the subfamily Trypanaeinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae): A new species of Trypanaeus in Dominican amber. The Coleopterists Bulletin 60(4): 333–340. PDF

16. Navarrete-Heredia, J. L., H. E. Fierros-López, and S. Chatzimanolis. 2006. Nordus praedator (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), a new species from México, with comments on Nordus championi Sharp. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 79(2): 100–106. PDF

15. Ashe, J. S., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2006. Three new species and new records of Elmas Blackwelder, 1952 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina) from South America with a reanalysis of the phylogenetic relationships among the species of Elmas. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(1): 19–32. PDF

14. Engel, M. S., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2005. Early Cretaceous earwigs (Dermaptera) from the Santana Formation, Brazil. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 74(3): 219–226. PDF

13. Chatzimanolis, S., and J. S. Ashe. 2005. Revision and phylogeny of the neotropical genus Philothalpus (=Eugastus Sharp and Allostenopsis Bernhauer) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina). Insect Systematics and Evolution 36: 63–119. PDF

12. Chatzimanolis, S. 2005. Phylogeny of the neotropical rove beetle genus Nordus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with a special reference to the evolution of coloration and secondary sexual characters. Systematic Entomology 30: 267–280. PDF

11. Chatzimanolis S., and J. S. Ashe. 2004. On the identity of Plociopterus variegatus Sharp (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(1): 53-55. PDF

10. Chatzimanolis, S. 2004. The larva of Nordus fungicola (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with notes on natural history. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 51(2): 221–224. PDF

9. Chatzimanolis, S., J. S. Ashe, and R. S. Hanley. 2004. Diurnal/nocturnal activity of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama assayed by flight intercept trap. The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(4): 569–577. PDF

8. Chatzimanolis, S. 2004. A revision of the neotropical genus Nordus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Entomologische Abhandlungen 62(1): 3–64 PDF

7. Chatzimanolis, S., and I. Löbl. 2003. Subgeneric type designations in the genus Dendarus Latreille (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerichen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 76: 259–261. PDF

6. Chatzimanolis, S. 2003. Notes on the mating behavior of Ptecticus nigrifrons (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 76(4): 663–666. PDF

5. Chatzimanolis, S., A. Trichas, S. Giokas, and M. Mylonas. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis and biogeography of the Aegean taxa of the genus Dendarus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Insect Systematics and Evolution 34(3): 295–312. PDF

4. Chatzimanolis, S. 2003. Natural history and behavior of Nordus fungicola (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(3): 225–230. PDF

3. Ashe, J. S., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2003. A revision of the genus Elmas Blackwelder, 1952 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae), with a preliminary phylogeny of the species. Scientific Papers, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas 28: 1–41.PDF

2. Chatzimanolis, S., M. S. Engel, and A. Trichas. 2002. Taxonomic changes for the Aegean species of the Mediterranean darkling beetle genus Dendarus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75(4): 259–267. PDF

1. Chatzimanolis, S. 2000. [2001]. An association between Ptecticus nigrifrons (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) and Nordus fungicola (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 73(4): 232–234. PDF

Book Chapters/Reviews:

8. Chatzimanolis, S. 2022. Book review of: Evans, A.V. 2021. Beetles of Western North America. The Coleopterists Bulletin 76(1): 54–55. PDF

7. Chatzimanolis, S. 2020. Book review of: Klimaszewski, J., R. P. Webster, D. W. Langor, A. Brunke, A. Davies, C. Bourdon, M. Labrecque, A. F. Newton, J.-A. Dorval and J. H. Frank. 2018. Aleocharinae Rove Beetles of Eastern Canada (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae): A Glimpse of Megadiversity. The Coleopterists Bulletin 74(1): 60–61. PDF

6. Chatzimanolis, S. 2019. Book Review of: Biodiversity and Evolution. The Quarterly Review of Biology 94: 448. PDF

5. Chatzimanolis, S. 2019. Book Review of: Beetles: The natural history and diversity of Coleoptera. The Coleopterists Bulletin 73(2): 380-381. PDF

4. Chatzimanolis, S. 2018. A review of the fossil history of Staphylinoidea. In Betz, O., Irmler U. and Klimaszewski J. (eds.) Biology of rove beetles (Staphylinidae). Springer, pp 27-45. PDF

3. Chatzimanolis S., and A. Brunke. 2018. Book Review of: Handbook of Zoology. Arthropoda: Insecta. Coleoptera, Beetles. Volume 1. Second Edition. Morphology and Systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). The Coleopterist Bulletin 72(1): 138-139. PDF

2. Rokas, A., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2008. From Gene-scale to genome-scale phylogenetics; the data flood in but the challenges remain. In Murphy, W.L. (ed.), Methods in Molecular Biology Series: Phylogenomics. Humana Press; Totowa, NJ, pp 1-12. PDF

1. Chatzimanolis, S. 2002. [CD-Rom Review] “The Coleopterist’s Bulletin, Vol. 1–53”. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75(2): 142.