Professional Research Presentations - Oral

"A Morphological Phylogenetic Analysis of the Cerylonid Series of Cucujoidea (Coleoptera)." J.A. Robertson. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24, 2009.

"Systematic review and phylogeny of the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.A. Robertson, S.A. Slipinski, K.B. Miller, M.F. Whiting, and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 13-16, 2009.

"Molecular phylogeny of the Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae): Who's Handsome and Who's Not?" F.W. Shockley, J.A. Robertson, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh, and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 13-16, 2009.

"The habits, habitats, and relations of American wetland lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)." N.J. Vandenberg, J.A. Giorgi, J.J. Obrycki, W.E. Steiner, and J.M. Swearingen. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 13-16, 2009.

"Eclosion of the Virtual Roach." J.V. McHugh. Symposium--Ideas to Contemplate: ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching Winners. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 13-16, 2009.

"Evolution of food preferences in Coccinellidae: Insights based on molecular phylogeny." A. Giorgi, N.J. Vandenberg, J.V. McHugh, J.A. Forrester, S.A. Slipinski, K.B. Miller, L.R. Shapiro and M.F. Whiting. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Hiawassee, GA. April 1-3, 2009.

"Evolution of food preferences in Coccinellidae: Insights based on molecular phylogeny." A. Giorgi, N.J. Vandenberg, J.V. McHugh, J.A. Forrester, S.A. Slipinski, K.B. Miller, L.R. Shapiro and M.F. Whiting. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 23-30, 2009.

"Building a tree of sticks: Phylogeny and evolution of Phasmatodea." J.A. Robertson, S. Bradler and M.F. Whiting. E. Broadus Browne Research Competition, Ph.D. Division, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 5, 2009.

"Taxonomic Adventures in the Realm of Little Brown Beetles." J.V. McHugh. Symposium--Looking for Life: Adventures and Misadventures in Species Exploration. International Institute of Species Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. February 11, 2009. Podcast.

“The mentor.” J.V. McHugh. Graduate Recognition Ceremony, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia. December 19, 2008.

"Phylogeny of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera): Are we making any progress?" A. Slipinski, W. Tomaszewska and J.A. Giorgi. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"Morphology and phylogeny of the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J. Robertson, A. Slipinski, K.B. Miller, M.F. Whiting and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"Systematics, diversity and biogeography of the Anamorphinae (Coleoptera: Endomychidae), with additional comments about the neotropical genus Bystus." F.W. Shockley. Systematics and Diversity of Coleoptera Section Symposium. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"Systematics within the Cerylonid Series." N.P. Lord. CSIRO Divisional Seminar Series 20008, Division of Entomology, Canberra, Australia. October 2, 2008.

"Phylogeny of ladybird beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) based on molecular data." J.A. Giorgi. XXIII International Congress of Entomology. Dublin, South Africa. July 2008.

"Higher-level phylogeny of Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) based on larval and pupal morphology: Importance of immatures in interpreting evolution in a mycophagous beetle family." F.W. Shockley and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"A taxonomic revision of the genus Deretaphrus Newman (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae)." N.P. Lord. E. Broadus Browne Research Competition, M.S. Division, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. April 17, 2008.

"Calling a Clade a Clade: Farewell to Anovia Casey (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)." J.A. Forrester, N.J. Vandenberg and J.V. McHugh. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA. April 2-4, 2008.

"Family Bothrideridae: Some of the coolest beetles you've never heard of, with a revision of the genus Deretaphrus Newman (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae)." N.P. Lord and J.V. McHugh. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA. April 2-4, 2008.

“Sacred Systematics: Phylogeny and Classification of Noviini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).” J.A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-28, 2008.

"Phylogeny of ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) based on molecular data." J.A. Giorgi. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-28, 2008.

"Family Bothrideridae: Some of the coolest beetles you've never heard of, with a revision of the genus Deretaphrus Newman (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae)." N.P. Lord and J.V. McHugh. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-28, 2008.

“Sacred Systematics: Phylogeny and Classification of Noviini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).” J.A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. Ph.D. Student Paper Competition, Southeastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Jacksonville, FL. March 2-5, 2008.

"Phylogeny of ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) based on molecular data." J.A. Giorgi. Southeastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Jacksonville, FL. March 2-5, 2008.

"Family Bothrideridae: Some of the coolest beetles you've never heard of, with a revision of the genus Deretaphrus Newman (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae)." N.P. Lord and J.V. McHugh. M.S. Student Paper Competition, Southeastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Jacksonville, FL. March 2-5, 2008.

“Sacred Systematics: Phylogeny and Classification of Noviini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).” J.A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2007.

"Phylogeny of ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) based on molecular data." J.A. Giorgi. Coccinellidae Symposium, Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2007.

"Phylogeny of the flat bark beetles based on molecular data (Coleoptera: Cucujidae, Laemophloeidae, Passandridae, Silvanidae)." J.T. Osborne, M.F. Whiting, J.V. McHugh and M.C. Thomas. Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2007.

“Sacred Systematics: Phylogeny and Classification of Noviini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).” J.A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. May 16-18, 2007.

“Resolving taxonomic chaos in a large group of little brown beetles.” J.V. McHugh, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville , FL. April 12, 2007.

“Molecular Phylogeny of the Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae): Who's Handsome and Who's Not?” F.W. Shockley, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 26-April 2, 2007.

“Patronymy for Sale : A Schema for the Potential Benefit and Assistance to Taxonomic Research.” N.P. Lord . PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens, GA. March 26-30, 2007.

“Patronymy for a Price: Taxonomic Mercenaries and the Problems Associated with Offering Species Names at Discount Prices.” F.W. Shockley . PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens, GA. March 26-30, 2007.

"The Science Behind Our Food: Inquiry-based teaching in the science classroom." J.A. Forrester. Georgia Science Supervisors Association Regional Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Spring 2007.

“Phylogeny of the LBJ's: An attempt to identify natural lineages within the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)”. J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 10-13, 2006.

“Systematics of the Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea): An Investigation of the Natural History and Evolution of a Mycophagous Beetle Family.” F.W. Shockley, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting . Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 10-13, 2006.

"Insights into the Evolution of Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) Based on Larval Morphology." F.W. Shockley. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 27-April 3, 2006.

"Systematics of the Endomychidae: The Influence of Natural History on the Evolution of a Mycophagous Beetle Family." F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Jekyll Island, GA. March 29-31, 2006.

"The Emergence of Large-Scale Collaborative Projects in Systematics: An Overview of the Cucujoid PEET and Beetle ATOL projects." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Wilmington, NC. March 5-8, 2006.

"The Role of DNA Barcoding in Taxonomy: Innovation or Impediment?" F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Wilmington, NC. March 5-8, 2006.

"A New Phylogenetic Hypothesis of Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) Based on Larval Morphology." F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Wilmington, NC. March 5-8, 2006.

"Building a tree of sticks: Phylogeny and evolution of Phasmatodea." J.A. Robertson, S. Bradler, and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"Molecular Phylogeny of Minute Scavenger Beetles (Coleoptera: Latridiidae): Specks at the bottom of the bag." N.P. Lord. NSF Research Presentation: Integrative Biology Dept., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. July 2005.

"The Chilocorini tribe: an overview on some morphological features." J.A. Giorgi. Symposium on invasive insect species: Coccinellidae. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. May 15-18, 2005.

"Revision of the Australian Chilocorini (Coccinellidae; Chilocorinae)." J.A. Giorgi. H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 28-April 1, 2005.

"Building a tree of Sticks: Phylogeny and Evolution of Phasmatodea." J.A. Robertson and M. F. Whiting. H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 28-April 1, 2005.

"Revision of the Australian Chilocorini (Coccinellidae; Chilocorinae)." J.A. Giorgi. 3/2005. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. March 31-April 1, 2005.

"The University of Georgia Collection of Arthropods as a Taxonomic Resource." J.V. McHugh. President's Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. March 31-April 1, 2005.

"Systematics in the Age of Information Technology." J.A. Robertson. President's Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. March 31-April 1, 2005.

"Building a tree of Sticks: Phylogeny and Evolution of Phasmatodea." J.A. Robertson and M. F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. March 31-April 1, 2005.

"The Role of DNA Barcoding in Taxonomy – Innovation or Impediment?" F.W. Shockley. President's Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. March 31-April 1, 2005.

"Phylogeny and evolution of wings in extant Phasmatodea." S. Bradler, J.A. Robertson and M.F. Whiting. XXII International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane , Australia. August 15-21, 2004.

"A Tour of the North American Latridiidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." C.S. Hartley. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 15-22, 2004.

"Phylogeny and evolution of Erotylidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.A. Robertson. H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 15-22, 2004.

"Phylogenetic Analysis of the Anamorphinae (Coleoptera: Endomychidae): Searching for Monophyly at the Base of the Endomychidae-Coccinellidae Clade." F.W. Shockley. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 15-22, 2004.

"Systematics of Sphindidae." J.V. McHugh. Phylogeny of the Cucujoidea Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH. October 26-30, 2003.

"Systematic Review and Phylogeny of Erotylidae." J.A. Robertson and J.V. McHugh. Phylogeny of the Cucujoidea Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH. October 26-30, 2003.

"Systematics of the New World Endomychidae: New Perspectives on an Old Problem." F.W. Shockley. Phylogeny of the Cucujoidea Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH. October 26-30, 2003.

"Beetlemania." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of The Georgia Mosquito Control Association, Athens, GA. October 8-10, 2003.

"From Zigzags to Polka Dots: Color Patterning and Phylogeny of Erotylidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M. F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society, New York, NY. July 20-25, 2005.

"The Influence of Natural History on Latitudinal Variation in Morphology in Pelecinus polyturator (Hymenoptera: Pelecinidae)." F.W. Shockley and A. R. Cline. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-31, 2003.

"Entomological Outreach at the University of Georgia." J.A. Forrester. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Baton Rouge, LA. March 9-12, 2003.

"The Aspidiphorus uenoi species group (Coleoptera: Sphindidae)." J.A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL. November 17-20, 2002.

"From Zigzags to Polka Dots: Color Patterning and Phylogeny of Erotylidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL. November 17-20, 2002.

"Yeasts from the midgut of basidiocarp-feeding beetles." J.V. McHugh. Mycological Discussion Group, Dept. Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. November 8, 2002.

"Influence of morphological data based on different developmental stages in a phylogenetic analysis of Erotylidae (Coleoptera)." J.V. McHugh. Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. June 14, 2002.

"Phylogenetic studies of the Pleasing Fungus Beetles." J.V. McHugh. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. April 29, 2002.

"The Virtual Roach: Creating a new instructional tool for an old subject." J.V. McHugh. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. April 29, 2002.

"The Virtual Roach: Creating a new instructional tool for an old subject." J.V. McHugh. Entomology Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC. February 18, 2002.

"The Phylogeny of the Erotylidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.A. Robertson, J. V. McHugh, and M. F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2001.

"The Virtual Roach: Creating a new instructional tool for an old subject." J.V. McHugh. Poultry Department Seminar Series, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. October 29, 2001.

"Beetlemania." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, District IV, Athens, GA. April 5, 2001.

"The Virtual Roach, an Instructional Tool for the Study of Insect Morphology." J.V. McHugh and E.N. Wright. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of Entomological Society of America, Augusta, GA. March 4-7, 2001.

"The phylogeny of the Collembola (Arthropoda: Hexapoda) based on morphological and molecular data." J.A. Robertson and C.A. D'Haese. Willi Hennig Society International Meetings, Corvallis, OR. August 26-30, 2001.

"Influence of morphological data based on various developmental stages in a phylogenetic analysis of Erotylidae (Coleoptera)." J. McHugh and P.E. Skelley. XXI International Congress of Entomology, Foz do Iguaçu , Brazil. August 20-26, 2000.

"The Virtual Roach Project." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Mobile, AL. February 27-March 1, 2000.

"A phylogenetic analyisis of the Pleasing Fungus Beetles (Erotylidae) based on larval morphology." J.V. McHugh. Biology Department Seminar Series, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. September 17, 1999.

"A phylogenetic analysis of Erotylidae (Coleoptera) with implications about the evolution of their fungal associations." J.V. McHugh. Entomological Society of Washington, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. May 6, 1999.

"Erotylid Fungus Beetles." J.V. McHugh. Department of Zoology Seminar Series, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. April 30, 1999.

"Contribution of behavior and morphology of immature stages toward an understanding of the phylogenetic relationships of the 'Pleasing Fungus Beetles' (Coleoptera: Erotylidae)." J. McHugh. Annual Meeting Entomological Society of America, Atlanta , GA. December 12-16, 1999.

"Contribution of behavior and morphology of immature stages toward an understanding of the phylogenetic relationships of the 'Pleasing Fungus Beetles' (Coleoptera: Erotylidae)." J. McHugh and John Lawrence. John Lawrence Celebration Symposium, C.S.I.R.O., Canberra, Australia. December 2, 1999.

"Fungus-Beetle Interactions." J.V. McHugh. Community Genetics Seminar Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. November 21, 1998.

"A phylogenetic analysis of Erotylidae (Coleoptera) with implications about the evolution of their fungal associations." J.V. McHugh. Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. November 20, 1998.

"Escarabajos y hongos." J.V. McHugh. O.T.S. Tropical Ecology Course 98-3, Palo Verde Field Station, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. August 30, 1998.

"A phylogenetic study of the pleasing fungus beetles (Erotylidae) and implications about the evolution of their fungal associations." J.V. McHugh. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. December 4, 1997.

"Fungus-Beetle Associations." J.V. McHugh. Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. April 21, 1997.

"A phylogenetic analysis of Erotylidae based on larval morphology." J.V. McHugh. Clemson University, Clemson, SC. 1996.

"A phylogenetic analysis of Erotylidae based on larval morphology." J.V. McHugh. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. November 27, 1995.

"The phylogeny of the 'Pleasing Fungus Beetles' (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) with implications for the evolution of mycophagy." J.V. McHugh. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. January 16, 1995.

"Phylogeny of the 'Pleasing Fungus Beetles' with implications for the evolution of mycophagy." J.V. McHugh. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. January 27, 1995.

"Phylogeny of the 'Pleasing Fungus Beetles' with implications for the evolution of mycophagy." J.V. McHugh. Jugatae Seminar Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. July 21, 1995.

"Phylogenetic Analysis of the Erotylinae (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) Based on Larval Morphology." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Eastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Williamsburg, VA. February 21-24, 1993.

"A phylogenetic analysis of Sphindidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.V. McHugh. Bailey Hortorium Seminar Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. December 20, 1989.

"Revision of the world Eurysphindinae (Coleoptera: Sphindidae) with a review of classification and phylogeny of Sphindidae." J. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Antonio, TX. December 10-14, 1989.

 

 Professional Research Presentations - Posters
 


"Phaenochilus n. sp.: A new candidate for biological control of the cycad aulacaspis scale." R.D. Cave, R. Nguyen, V. Manrique, N.J. Vandenberg and A. Giorgi. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Hiawassee, GA. April 1-3, 2009.

"Phaenochilus n. sp.: A new candidate for biological control of the cycad aulacaspis scale." R.D. Cave, R. Nguyen, V. Manrique, N.J. Vandenberg and A. Giorgi. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 23-30, 2009.

"Analytical microscopy methods for examining morphological characters and physiological properties in beetle mandibles." N.P. Lord, J.P. Shields and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"Amazing amphibious ladybirds (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), or how to do the six-legged breaststroke." N.J. Vandenberg, J.A. Giorgi, J.J. Obrycki, W.E. Steiner and J.M. Swearingen. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"Phaenochilus n. sp.: A new candidate for biological control of the cycad aulacaspis scale." R.D. Cave, R. Nguyen, V. Manrique, N.J. Vandenberg and A. Giorgi. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV. November 16-19, 2008.

"Analytical microscopy methods for examining morphological characters and physiological properties in beetle mandibles." N.P. Lord, J.P. Shields and J.V. McHugh. Southeastern Microscopy Society (SEMS) Annual Meeting, Pensacola, FL. April 16-18, 2008.

“The Evolution of Ladybird Beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): Reconstructing Phylogeny Based on Molecular Data”. J.A. Giorgi, L.R. Shapiro, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA. April 2-4, 2008.

"Analytical microscopy methods for examining morphological characters and physiological properties in beetle mandibles." N.P. Lord, J.P. Shields and J.V. McHugh. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA. April 2-4, 2008.

"Get a haircut: A morphological study of Dastarcus Walker (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Bothrideridae)." J.A. Robertson and J.V. McHugh. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Cordele, GA. April 2-4, 2008.

"Analytical microscopy methods for examining morphological characters and physiological properties in beetle mandibles." N.P. Lord, J.P. Shields and J.V. McHugh. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-28, 2008.

"Get a haircut: A morphological study of Dastarcus Walker (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Bothrideridae)." J.A. Robertson and J.V. McHugh. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-28, 2008.

"A preliminary morphological study of the genus Deretaphrus Newman (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae)." N.P. Lord and J.V. McHugh. Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2007.

“Get a haircut: a morphological study of Dastarcus Walker (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea).” J.A. Robertson and J.V. McHugh. Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2007.

“A Preliminary Morphological Study of Deretaphrus piceus Germar (Coleoptera: Bothrideridae).” N.P. Lord and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. May 16-18, 2007.

“Phylogeny of the LBJ's: An attempt to identify natural lineages within the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)”. J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. May 16-18, 2007.

“The Evolution of Ladybird Beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): Reconstructing Phylogeny Based on Molecular Data”. J.A. Giorgi, L.R. Shapiro, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 26-April 2, 2007.

“A molecular phylogeny of the Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles (Coleoptera: Latridiidae) with implications about the familial level classification.” N.P. Lord, C.S. Hartley, J.V. McHugh, K.B. Miller and M.F. Whiting. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 26-April 2, 2007.

“Phylogeny of the LBJ's: An attempt to identify natural lineages within the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)”. J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 26-April 2, 2007.

"Revision of the Australian Chilocorini (Coccinellidae; Chilocorinae)." J.A. Giorgi and A.S. Slipinski. PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens, GA. March 26-30, 2007.

“The Evolution of Ladybird Beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): Reconstructing Phylogeny Based on Molecular Data”. J.A. Giorgi, L.R. Shapiro, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens, GA. March 26-30, 2007.

“A Molecular phylogeny of the Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles (Coleoptera: Latridiidae) with implications about the familial level classification.” N.P. Lord, C.S. Hartley, J.V. McHugh, K.B. Miller and M.F. Whiting. PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens , GA. March 26-30, 2007.

“Phylogeny of the LBJ's: An attempt to identify natural lineages within the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)”. J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens, GA. March 26-30, 2007.

“A Study of Adult Morphology in the Genus Bystus (Coleoptera: Endomychidae: Anamorphinae) with a Key to the Species of the World.” F.W. Shockley and J.V. McHugh. PEET VI Biennial Conference, Athens, GA. March 26-30, 2007.

“A Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ladybird Beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Based on Molecular Data”. J.A. Giorgi, L.R. Shapiro, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Indianapolis, IN. December 10-13, 2006.

“Molecular Phylogeny of the Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae): Who's Handsome and Who's Not?” F.W. Shockley, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN. December 10-13, 2006.

"Molecular Phylogeny of Minute Scavenger Beetles (Coleoptera: Latridiidae): Specks at the bottom of the bag." N.P. Lord, C. Hartley, J.V. McHugh, K.B. Miller and M.F. Whiting. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 27-April 3, 2006.

"A Study of Adult Morphology in the Genus Bystus (Coleoptera: Endomychidae: Anamorphinae) with a Key to the Species of the World." F.W. Shockley. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 27-April 3, 2006.

"The Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park : A Contribution to the GSMNP Beetle ATBI." F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Jekyll Island, GA. March 29-31, 2006.

"Paleomorphus hirsutimarginatus, a new genus and species of Handsome
Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae) from Dominican amber."
F.W. Shockley
. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Wilmington, NC. March 5-8, 2006.

"Connecting the dots of ladybug evolution: a molecular phylogeny of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera)." L.R. Shapiro, J.A. Giorgi, K.B. Miller, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Ecology Graduate Student Symposium, Department of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. January 20-21, 2006.

"Revision of the Australian Chilocorini (Coccinellidae, Chilocorinae)". J.A. Giorgi and A. Slipinski. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Fort Lauderdale , FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"Molecular phylogeny of minute scavenger beetles: Specks at the bottom
of the bag." N.P. Lord, C.S. Hartley, J.V. McHugh, K.B. Miller and M.F.
Whiting.
Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)." J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh, and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"Connecting the dots of ladybug evolutions: A molecular phylogeny of ladybugs (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)." L.R. Shapiro, J.A. Giorgi, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"Paleomorphus hirsutimarginatus, a new genus and species of Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae) from Dominican amber." F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"The Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park : A Contribution to the GSMNP Beetle ATBI." F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. December 15-18, 2005.

"Preliminary morphological study of Stethorus punctum punctum (LeConte) (Coccinellidae: Scymninae)." J.A. Giorgi and J.V. McHugh. H. O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 28-April 1, 2005.

"Preliminary morphological study of Stethorus punctum punctum (LeConte) (Coccinellidae: Scymninae)". J.A. Giorgi and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. March 31-April 1, 2005.

"A preliminary morphological study of Stethorus punctum punctum LeConte." J.A. Giorgi and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting Entomological Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT. November 14-17, 2004.

"A preliminary morphological study of Akalyptoischion atrichos Andrews."
C.S. Hartley and J.V. McHugh.
Annual Meeting of the Entomological
Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT. November 14-17, 2004.

"A New Genus and Species of Endomychidae from Dominican Amber with Preliminary Evidence for Subfamilial Status." F.W. Shockley. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Pine Mountain, GA. March 31-April 2, 2004.

"Taxonomy of the  Aspidiphorus uenoi species group (Coleoptera: Sphindidae)." J. A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 15-22, 2004.

"A New Genus and Species of Endomychidae from Dominican Amber with Preliminary Evidence for Subfamilial Status." F.W. Shockley. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 15-22, 2004.

"A Contribution to the Inventory of Coleoptera of Missouri : Records from Benton County". F.W. Shockley and A. R. Cline. H.O. Lund Entomology Conference, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 24-31, 2003.

"A new species group of Aspidiphorus Zeigler in DeJean (Coleoptera: Sphindidae)." J.A. Forrester and J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Little Rock, AR. March 3-6, 2002.

"The Virtual Roach: An Instructional Tool For Insect Morphology." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. December 9-12, 2001.

"Preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the Erotylidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) based on molecular data." J.A. Robertson, J.V. McHugh and M.F. Whiting. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Montreal, Canada. December 3-6, 2000.

"Influences of plant community, hydrology, and season on macroinvertebrate assemblages in the Okefenokee Swamp." E.E. Bilger, D.P. Batzer and J.V. McHugh. North American Benthological Society meeting, Keystone, CO. May 28-June 1, 2000.

"Invertebrates as bioindicators of mercury in the Okefenokee Swamp." B.M. George, J. V. McHugh, R. Noblet and D.P. Batzer. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Athens, GA. April 6-7, 2000.

"A phylogenetic study of Erotylidae (Coleoptera) based on pupal morphology." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting Entomological Society of America, Louisville , KY. December 8-12, 1996.

"A phylogenetic study of Erotylidae (Coleoptera) based on larval morphology." J. McHugh. XX International Congress of Entomology, Florence, Italy. August 25-31, 1996.

"Phylogenetic analysis of the "Pleasing fungus beetles" (Erotylidae (Coleoptera) based on larval morphology." J.V. McHugh. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Las Vegas, NV. December 17-21, 1995.

 

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