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Dr. Owen Lonsdale

Collection Manager for CNC
Manager, National Identification Service of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes
Curator of: aquatic insects; orthopteroids; “minor” orders.

 

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Contact details
e-Mail: Owen.Lonsdale@agr.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-759-1992
Fax: 613-759-1927

Publications

  1. Lonsdale, O. & Marshall, S.A. 2006. Redefinition of the Clusiinae and Clusiodinae, description of the new subfamily Sobarocephalinae, revision of the genus Chaetoclusia and a description of Procerosoma gen. n. (Diptera: Clusiidae). European Journal of Entomology 103: 163-182. Available at: http://www.eje.cz/pdfarticles/1090/eje_103_1_163_Lonsdale.pdf .
  2. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2006. Revision of the New WorldCraspedochaeta Czerny. Zootaxa 1291:1-101.
  3. Marshall, S.A., S.M. Paiero & O. Lonsdale. 2006. New records of Orthoptera from Canada and Ontario. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 135 (2004): 101-107.
  4. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2007. Revision of the New WorldHeteromeringia (Diptera: Clusiidae: Clusiodinae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 57(1): 37-80.
  5. Marshall, S.A., M. Buck & O. Lonsdale. 2007. Lepidosina, a new genus of New World Sphaeroceridae (Diptera, Limosininae). European Journal of Entomology 104: 573-599.
  6. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2007. Redefinition of the genera Clusiodes and Hendelia (Diptera: Clusiidae, Clusiodinae), with a review of Clusiodes. Studia Dipterologica 14: 117-159.
  7. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2007. Revision of the genus Phylloclusia (Diptera: Clusiidae). The Canadian Entomologist 139: 778-792.
  8. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2007. Revision of the North American Sobarocephala (Diptera: Clusiidae, Sobarocephalinae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 138: 65-106.
  9. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2008. Synonymy within Clusia and description of the new genus Melanoclusia.Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101(2):327-330.
  10. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2008. The Clusiidae (Diptera: Acalyptratae) of Fiji, with redefinition of Heteromeringia.In: Evenhuis, N.L. & Bickel, D.J. (eds.), Fiji Arthropods XI. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 98: 3-14.
  11. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2008. Revision of the temperate South American genus Apiochaeta Czerny, 1903, including AlloclusiaHendel, 1917 new synonym (Diptera: Clusiidae). Zootaxa 1944: 1-33.
  12. Lonsdale, O. 2009. Case 3468: ClusiodesCoquillett, 1904 (Diptera, Clusiidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of Heteroneura albimana Meigen, 1830 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 66(2): 144-146.
  13. Lonsdale,O. & Marshall, S.A. 2009. The Heteromeringia (Diptera: Clusiidae: Clusiodinae) of Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 61: 229-262. Available online at: http://publications.australianmuseum.net.au/pdf/1531_complete.pdf.
  14. Lonsdale, O., Marshall, S.A., Fu, J. & Wiegmann, B. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of the druid flies (Diptera: Schizophora: Clusiidae) based on morphological and molecular data. Insect Systematics & Evolution 41: 231-274.
  15. Lonsdale, O. & D.K. McAlpine. 2010. 59: Somatiidae. Pp. 833-835, In: Brown, B. et al. (Eds.) "Manual of Central American Diptera, Volume 2". NRC Research Press, Ottawa.
  16. Lonsdale, O. & S.A.Marshall.  2010. 78: Clusiidae. Pp. 1041-1048, In: Brown, B. et al. (Eds.) "Manual of Central American Diptera, Volume 2". NRC Research Press, Ottawa.
  17. Lonsdale, O. & K. Apigian. 2010. Description of the first known fossil representative of the family Tanypezidae (Diptera: Schizophora). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 153(2): 213-216.
  18. Lonsdale, O. & S.A.Marshall.  2011. Revision of the New World Hendelia(Diptera: Clusiidae: Clusiodinae). Zootaxa 2748: 1–17
  19. Scheffer, S.J. &Lonsdale, O.  2011.Phytomyza omlandi spec. nov.—The First Species of Agromyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora) Reared from the Family Gelsemiaceae (Asteridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 113(1):42-49.
  20. Lonsdale, O. 2011. The Liriomyza (Agromyzidae: Schizophora: Diptera) of California. Zootaxa 2850: 1-123.
  21. Lonsdale, O., Cheung, D.K.B. & Marshall, S.A.2011. Key to the World genera and North American species of Clusiidae (Diptera: Schizophora). Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 14, 3 May 2011, available online at http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/bsc/ejournal/lcm_14/lcm_14.html, doi: 10.3752/cjai.2011.14
  22. Scheffer, S.J. & Lonsdale, O. 2011. Revision of the Holly leaf-miners in the Nearctic (Phytomyza: Agromyzidae). Proc. Ent. Soc. Am. 104(6): 1183-1206.
  23. Lonsdale, O. 2011. Book review: A Revision of the Genus Aulacigaster Macquart (Diptera: Aulacigastridae). Rung, A., and Mathis, W.N. 2011. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada 43(3): 152-153.
  24. Lonsdale, O. & Huber, J.T. 2012. Insect Collections of Canada Series: Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids & Nematodes, Ottawa. Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada 30(2): 15-40.
  25. Lonsdale, O. & Marshall, S.A. 2012. Sobarocephala (Diptera: Clusiidae: Sobarocephalinae) – Subgeneric classification and Revision of the New World species. Zootaxa 3370: 1-307.
  26. Lonsdale, O. 2013. Review of the Families Tanypezidae and Strongylophthalmyiidae, with a Revision of Neotanypeza Hendel (Diptera: Schizophora). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 641: 1-60.
  27. Lonsdale, O. 2013. Japanagromyza Sasakawa (Diptera: Agromyzidae) of Africa. Zootaxa 3709: 445-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3709.5.3
  28. Lonsdale, O. 2014. Revision of the Old World Sobarocephala (Diptera: Clusiidae). Zootaxa 3760: 211-240. zootaxa.3760.2.4
  29. Lonsdale, O. 2014. World Catalogue of the Family Tanypezidae (Diptera: Schizophora). Zootaxa 3857: 412-422. zootaxa.3857.3.4
  30. Lonsdale, O. 2014. Redefinition and synonymy of genera in the Ophiomyia genus group, with the description of Euhexomyza new genus (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 146(5): 481-513. [published online 2014.03.26] tce.2014.2

Published webpages.

  1. Lonsdale, O. & S.A. Marshall. 2004. Clusiidae. Version 10 December 2004 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Clusiidae/10628/2004.12.10 .In The Tree of Life Project, http://tolweb.org. [Includes links to pages for all genera]
  2. Lonsdale, O. 2005. Somatiidae. Somatia. Version ‹st1:date Year="2005" Day="4" Month="8"›04 August 2005 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Somatia/10596/2005.08.04.In The Tree of Life Project, http://tolweb.org .
  3. Lonsdale, O. 2006. Acartophthalmidae. Version ‹st1:date Year="2006" Day="18" Month="7"›18 July 2006 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Acartophthalmidae/10629/2006.07.18.In The Tree of Life Project, http://tolweb.org.

Textbooks illustrated

  1. Lynn, D.H. 2008. The Ciliated Protozoa: Characterization, Classification, and Guide to the Literature, 3rd ed. Pergamon Press, New York. 606pp. [Figures available at: http://www.springer.com/life+sci/microbiology/book/978-1-4020-8238-2]

Manuscripts submitted or in press.

  1. Lonsdale, O. In press. Redefinition and synonymy of genera in the Ophiomyia genus group, with the description of Euhexomyza gen. nov. (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist.
  2. Lonsdale, O. Submitted for review. Revision of the Old World Sobarocephala (Diptera: Clusiidae: Sobarocephalinae).

Manuscripts in preparation.

  1. Lonsdale, O., S. Boucher & S. Scheffer. In manuscript. The Agromyzidae (Diptera) of the “Delmarva” states (Delaware, Maryland and the Virginias), with a revised key to the Nearctic genera.
  2. Lonsdale, O. In manuscript. Revision of the Canadian Liriomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae).
  3. Lonsdale, O. In manuscript. Revision of the Canadian Phytomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae).
  4. Lonsdale, O. Clusiidae (druid flies). In. Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. (Ed.), Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Publications Unit of the South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
  5. Lonsdale, O. Agromyzidae (leaf-mining flies). In. Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. (Ed.), Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Publications Unit of the South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
  6. Lonsdale, O. Neurochaetidae. In. Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. (Ed.), Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Publications Unit of the South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

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Strip of fly face photographs: heads of representative Agromyzidae, Clusiidae and Tanypezidae.

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