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Refereed Journal Articles and Books

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2012. The Microphorella chillcotti species group: a distinctive lineage of parathalassiine flies from western North America (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae s.l.). The Canadian Entomologist 144: (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., Brooks, S.E., Cumming, J.M. and Coovert, G.A. 2011. Revision of the Nearctic species of Heleodromia (Diptera: Empidoidea: Brachystomatidae). The Canadian Entomologist 143: (in press).

Cumming, J.M., Sinclair, B.J., Brooks, S.E., O’Hara, J.E. and Skevington, J.H. 2011. The history of dipterology at the Canadian National Collection of Insects, with special reference to the Manual of Nearctic Diptera. The Canadian Entomologist 143: 539-577.

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2011. The New World genera of Parathalassiinae (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae s.l.), with new species of Thalassophorus and Eothalassius. The Canadian Entomologist 143: 423-446.

Brooks, S.E., Cumming, J.M., and Pollet, M.A.A. 2010. Revision of the Neotropical genus Cheiromia Dyte (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa 2333: 41-58.

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2009. First record of a Japanese marine shore dolichopodid fly, Thambemyia (= Conchopus) borealis (Takagi), from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa 2112: 65-67.

Brooks, S.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2008. The Tachytrechus alatus species group (= Syntomoneurum Becker) revisited: new species and revised species group limits (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa 1676: 1-27. [PDF]

Brooks, S.E. and T.A. Wheeler. 2005 Ethiromyia, a new genus of Holarctic Dolichopodinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107(3): 489-500.

Brooks, S.E. 2005. Systematics and phylogeny of Dolichopodinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa 857: 158 pp.

Pollet, M.A.A., S.E. Brooks, and J.M. Cumming. 2004. Catalog of the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 283, 114 pp.

Brooks, S.E. 2002. Audacious predacious lifestyles. Pp. 6-8 In Skevington, J.H. and Dang, P.T. (eds.) Exploring the diversity of flies (Diptera). Biodiversity 3(4): 3-27.

Brooks, S.E. and T.A. Wheeler. 2002. Revision of the Neotropical genus Syntomoneurum Becker (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Insect Systematics and Evolution 33: 311-324.

Cumming, J.M. and S.E. Brooks. 2002. Electrophorella, a new genus of parathalassiine flies from Baltic amber, with a cladistic analysis of the Microphorinae + Dolichopodidae lineage (Diptera: Empidoidea). Studia dipterologica 9: 41-54.

Brooks, S.E., T.A.Wheeler and N.L. Evenhuis. 2002. Pelastoneurus Loew, 1861 (Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 59(3): 196-197.

Skareas, S.D. and S.E. Brooks. 2000. DOLICHOPODIDAE Latreille, 1809 (Insecta, Diptera) and DOLICHOPODINI Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1888 (Insecta, Grylloptera): proposal to remove homonymy. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 57 (3): 147-150.

Schönrogge, K., L.J. Harper, S.E. Brooks, J.D. Shorthouse and C.P. Lichtenstein. 1998. Reprogramming plant development: two approaches to study the molecular mechanism of gall formation. pp. 153-160 In Csóka, G., Mattson, W.J., Stone, G.N. and Price, P.W. (eds.) The Biology of Gall-Inducing Arthropods. United States Department of Agriculture General Technical Report NC-199.

Shorthouse, J.D. and S.E. Brooks. 1998. Biology of the galler Diplolepis rosaefolii (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), its associated component community, and host shift to the shrub rose Thérèse Bugnet. The Canadian Entomologist 130: 357-366.

Brooks, S.E. and J.D. Shorthouse. 1998. Developmental morphology of stem galls of Diplolepis nodulosa (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) and those modified by the inquiline Periclistus pirata (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on the stems of Rosa blanda (Rosaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 76: 365-381.

Brooks, S.E. and J.D. Shorthouse. 1997. Biology of the rose stem galler Diplolepis nodulosa (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) and its associated component community in Central Ontario. The Canadian Entomologist 129: 1121-1140.

Electronic Publications/Non-Refereed Articles

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. 2011. Foreword - Ottawa Dipterology (1937–1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 3. The Canadian Entomologist 144: (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. 2011. Foreword - Ottawa Dipterology (1937–1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 2. The Canadian Entomologist 144: (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. 2011. Foreword - Ottawa Dipterology (1937–1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 1. The Canadian Entomologist 143: (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.H. Skevington and J.E. O’Hara. 2009. Ottawa Dipterology (1937-1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Fly Times 43: 17-18.

Sinclair, B.J., S.E. Brooks and J.M.Cumming. 2008. A critical review of the world catalogs of Empidoidea (Insecta: Diptera) by Yang et al. (2006, 2007). Zootaxa 1846: 61-68.

Brooks, S.E., J.M. Cumming, J.E. O’Hara, J.H. Skevington and B.E. Cooper. 2007. Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Supplement. Third edition. 55 pp. North American Dipterists Society Web Site. [published online, January, 2007 at http://www.nadsdiptera.org/Catalogs/CNCtypes/Suppl.htm]

Brooks, S.E., J.M. Cumming and M.A.A. Pollet. 2005. Checklist of the Dolichopodidae s.str. (Diptera) of America north of Mexico (1st Edition). PDF document, 18 pp. Available Online: (accessed 18 November 2005).

Brooks, S.E. 2005. Characteristics and natural history of Dolichopodidae s.str. [Published electronically on the internet].

Brooks, S.E. 2005. Higher classification and phylogeny of Dolichopodidae. [Published electronically on the internet].

Cumming, J.M. and S.E. Brooks. 2005. Homepage for Empidoidea Resources. [Published electronically on the Internet].

Brooks, S.E. 2002. Cladistic relationships of the subfamily Dolichopodinae (Dolichopodidae). Pp. 28 in Abstracts Volume, 5th International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Australia.

Brooks, S.E. and T.A. Wheeler. 2002. Revision of the Neotropical genus Syntomoneurum Becker (Dolichopodidae). Pp. 29 in Abstracts Volume, 5th International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Australia.

Pollet, M.A.A., S.E. Brooks and J.M. Cumming. 2002. A catalogue of the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico. Pp. 193 in Abstracts Volume, 5th International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Australia.

Cumming, J.M. and S.E. Brooks. 2002. “Authors’ response to comments by H. Ulrich.” Studia dipterologica 9: 56.

Savage J. and S.E. Brooks. 1999. Drawing flies on the Donner Pass: field notes from a trip to California. Fly Times, Issue 23.

Brooks, S.E. 1997. Rose galls of Ontario. Field Botanists of Ontario Newsletter 10: 11-16.

Presentations

Cumming, J.M., B.J. Sinclair, S.E. Brooks and G.A. Coovert. 2011. Revision of the Nearctic species of Heleodromia Haliday (Diptera: Empidoidea: Brachystomatidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Halifax, November 2011.

Brooks, S.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2011. The lurking diversity of Nearctic Microphorella (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) and the establishment of a distinctive new species group from western North America. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Halifax, November 2011.

Mendonça, M.N., C.J.B. Carvalho, I.S. Winkler, C. Daugeron, J.M. Cumming, K.C. Collins, B.J. Sinclair, S.E. Brooks, S.P. Turner and B.M. Wiegmann. 2011. Where do the Neotropical Empidini lineages (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) fit in a wordwide context? North American Dipterists Society Field Meeting, Utah Co., Utah, June 2011.

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2010. What’s new in New World Parathalassiinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Vancouver, October 2010.

Cumming, J.M., Brooks, S.E. and Saigusa, T. 2010. Revision of the Hesperempis genus group (Diptera: Empididae). 7th International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2010. [invited presentation]

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2010. What’s new in New World Parathalassiinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). 7th International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2010. [invited presentation].

Winkler, I.S., Daugeron, C., Wiegmann,B.M., Turner,S.P., Mendonca, M.N., Cumming, J.M., Sinclair, B.J., Brooks, S.E. and Collins, K.C. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Empidinae. 7th International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2010. [invited presentation].

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