Recent contributions from the Engel Lab
(those of M.S. Engel at left, those of students at right)
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Representative recent contributions include
Ayala, R., V.H. Gonzalez, & M.S. Engel. 2013. Mexican stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae): Diversity, distribution, and indigenous knowledge. Pp. 135-152, In Vit, P., S.R.M. Pedro, & D.W. Roubik (Eds.), Pot-Honey: A Legacy of Stingless Bees. Springer Verlag; Berlin, Germany; xxviii+654 pp.
Engel, M.S., & N.P. Kristensen. 2013. A history of entomological classification. Annual Review of Entomology 58: 585-607.
Huang, D., A. Nel, C. Cai, Q. Lin, & M.S. Engel. 2013. Amphibious flies and paedomorphism in the Jurassic period. Nature 495(7439): 94-97.
Engel, M.S., J. Ortega-Blanco, C. Soriano, D.A. Grimaldi, & X. Delclòs. 2013. A new lineage of enigmatic diaprioid wasps in Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: Diaprioidea). American Museum Novitates 3771: 1-23.
Krishna, K., D.A. Grimaldi, V. Krishna, & M.S. Engel. 2013. Treatise on the Isoptera of the world. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 377: 1-2704.
Cai, C.-Y., M.K. Thayer, M.S. Engel, A.F. Newton, J. Ortega-Blanco, B. Wang, X.-D. Wang, & D.-Y. Huang. 2014. Early origin of parental care in Mesozoic carrion beetles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 111(39): 14170-14174.
Hinojosa-Díaz, I.A., & M.S. Engel. 2014. Revision of the orchid bee subgenus Euglossella (Hymenoptera: Apidae), part II: The viridis and mandibularis species groups. Journal of Melittology 36: 1-108.
Representative student contributions include
Alvarado, M. 2014. Revision of the South American wasp genus Alophophion Cushman, 1947 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae). Revista Peruana de Biología 21(1): 3-60.
Alvarado, M., & A. Rodríguez-Berrío. 2013. Ten new species of Triclistus Förster, 1869 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from Peru, with a key to Neotropical species. Zootaxa 3702(5): 401-423.
Davis, S.R., M.S. Engel, A. Legalov, & D. Ren. 2013. Weevils of the Yixian Formation, China (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea): Phylogenetic considerations and comparison with other Mesozoic faunas. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(4): 399-429.
Engel, M.S., S.R. Davis, & J. Prokop. 2013. Insect wings: The evolutionary developmental origins of Nature's first flyers. Pp. 269-298, In Minelli, A., G. Boxshall, & G. Fusco (Eds.), Arthropod Biology and Evolution: Molecules, Development, Morphology. Springer Verlag; Berlin, Germany; ix+532 pp.
Engel, M.S., L.C.V. Breitkreuz, & M. Ohl. 2014. The first male of the extinct bee tribe Melikertini (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Melittology 30: 1-18.
Hinojosa-Díaz, I.A., & M.S. Engel. 2012. Alloglossura, a new subgenus of the orchid bee genus Euglossa (Hymenoptera: Apidae), with a review of the included species. Scientific Papers, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas 45: 1-37.
Ohl, M., V. Lohrmann, L. Breitkreuz, L. Kirschey, & S. Krause. 2014. The soul-sucking wasp by popular acclaim - museum visitor participation in biodiversity discovery and taxonomy. PLoS ONE 9(4): [1-7] e95068.
Shin, C. 2013. A new genus of mesomphaliine tortoise beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), with description of a new flightless species from Haiti. Coleopterists Bulletin 67(4): 521-531.