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  Refereed Journal Articles and Books (65)

Burrell, Kenneth G.D., Skevington, Jeffrey H., Kelso, Scott, Burrell, Mike V.A., Leclair, Dayna L.  and Mackenzie, Stuart A. (2016). A previously undocumented hybrid New World warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica x S. magnolia) captured at Long Point, Ontario. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 128(3): 624–628.

Miranda, G.F.G., Skevington, J.H., Marshall, S.A. & Kelso, S. (2016). The genus Ocyptamus Macquart (Diptera: Syrphidae): A molecular phylogenetic analysis. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny. 74(2): 161-176.

Mutin, V., van Steenis, J., van Steenis, W., Palmer, C., Bot, S., Skevington, J., Merkel-Wallner, G., van Zuijen, M.P., Zeegers, T., Ssymank, A., Mengual, X. (2016). Syrphid fauna (Diptera: Syrphidae) of Tumnin River Basin, the eastern macroslope of the northern Sikhote-Alin, Russia. Far Eastern Entomologist. 306: 1-31.

Plischuk, S., Salvarrey, S., Arbulo, N., Santos, E., Skevington, J. H., Kelso, S., Revainera, P. D., Maggi, M. D., Invernizzi, C., Lange, C. E. (2016). Pathogens, parasites, and parasitoids associated with bumble bees (Bombus spp.) from Uruguay. Aphidologie, preprint available.

Young, A.D., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. (2016). Revision of Nearctic Platycheirus Lepeletier and Serville (Diptera: Syrphidae). Zootaxa. 4082(1): 1-317.

Young, A.D., Lemmon, A.R., Skevington, J.H., Mengual, X., Stĺhls, G., Reemer, M., Jordaens, K., Kelso, S., Lemmon, E.M., Hauser, M, De Meyer, M., Misof, B., Wiegmann, B.M. (2016). Anchored enrichment dataset for true flies (order Diptera) reveals insights into the phylogeny of flower flies (family Syrphidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 16(143): 1-13.

Burt, T.O., Skevington, J.H. and Rocha, L. (2015). Revision of Nearctic Stylogaster (Diptera: Conopidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 147(2): 125-147.

Jackson, M.D., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. (2015). Molecular phylogeny of the Taeniapterini (Diptera: Micropezidae) using nuclear and mitochondrial DNA, with a reclassification of the genus Taeniaptera Macquart. Insect Systematics and Evolution. 45: 411-430.

Marshall, S.A., Skevington, J.H., Kelso, S. and Zhou, C. (2015). A redefinition and review of the genus Myrmolimosina Marshall, with morphological and molecular assessments of new species from Mexico and Guatemala. The Canadian Entomologist. 147(6): 696-701.

Rocha, L.S.G., Burt, T.O., Skevington, J.H. and de Mello-Patiu, C.A. (2015). The first Stylogaster Macquart, 1835 (Diptera: Conopidae) fossil from Oligo/Miocene Dominican amber, with some phylogenetic and biogeographic considerations. Fossil Record. 18: 119-125.

Gibson, J. F., Skevington, J. H. and Camras, S. (2014). Chapter 94. Conopidae (Diptera). In: L. E. Claps, G. Debandi, and S. Roig-Juñent (eds.), Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos, volume 4. Sociedad Entomológica Argentina. 491-498.

Kehlmaier, C., Dierick, M. and Skevington, J.H. (2014). Micro-CT studies of amber inclusions reveal internal genitalic features of big-headed flies, enabling a systematic placement of Metanephrocerus Aczél, 1948 (Insecta: Diptera: Pipunculidae). Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny. 72(1): 23-36.

Miranda, G.F.G., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. (2014). Revision of the genus Pelecinobaccha Shannon, description of Relictanum gen. nov., and redescription of Atylobaccha flukiella (Curran, 1941) (Diptera: Syrphidae). Zootaxa. 3819(1): 1-154.

Skevington, J.H., Pawlicki, J., Kelso, S., Kerr, K.C.R. and Jacklin, M. (2014). Subspecific identification of the Great Lakes' first Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) using DNA. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 129: 53-59.

Thompson, F.C. and Skevington, J.H. (2014). Afrotropical flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). A new genus and species from Kenya, with a review of the melanostomine group of genera. Zootaxa. 3847: 97-114.

Gibson, J.F., Skevington, J.H. and Kelso, S. (2013). A phylogenetic analysis of relationships among genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on molecular and morphological data. Cladistics. 29: 193-226.

Gibson, J.F. and Skevington, J.H. (2013). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of all genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on morphological data. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 167: 43-81.

Lambkin, C.L., Sinclair, B. J., Pape, T., Courtney, G. W., Skevington, J.H., Meier, R., Yeates, D.K., Blagoderov, V. and Wiegmann, B. (2013). The phylogenetic relationships among infraorders and superfamilies of Diptera based on morphological evidence. Systematic Entomology. 38: 164–179.

Locke, M.M. and Skevington, J.H. (2013). Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus Enderlein (Diptera: Syrphidae). Zootaxa. 3660(1): 1-80.

Miranda, G.F.G., Young, A.D., Locke, M.M., Marshall, S.A., Skevington, J.H., Thompson, F.C. (2013). Key to the Genera of Nearctic Syrphidae. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification. 23: 1-351.

Penney, H.D., Hassall, C., Skevington, J.H., Lamborn, B. and Sherratt, T.N. 2013. The relationship between morphological and behavioral mimicry in hover flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). The American Naturalist. 183(2): 281-289.

Wright, S.G. and Skevington, J.H. (2013). Revision of the subgenus Episyrphus (Episyrphus) Matsumura (Diptera: Syrphidae) in Australia. Zootaxa. 3683(1): 51-64.

Knee, W., Beaulieu, F., Skevington, J.H., Kelso, S., Cognato, A.I., and Forbes, M.R. (2012). Species Boundaries and Host Range of Tortoise Mites (Uropodoidea) Phoretic on Bark Beetles (Scolytinae), Using Morphometric and Molecular Markers. PLoS ONE. 7(10): 1-15.

Knee, W., Forbes, M.R., Beaulieu, F., Skevington, J.H. and Kelso, S. (2012). Cryptic species of mites (Uropodoidea: Uroobovella spp.) associated with burying beetles (Silphidae: Nicrophorus): the collapse of a host generalist revealed by molecular and morphological analyses. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 65: 276-286.

Kits, J.H., Marshall, S.A. and Skevington, J.H. (2012). Phylogeny of the Archiborborinae (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae) Based on Combined Morphological and Molecular Analysis. PLoS ONE. 8(1): 1-18.

Penny, H.D., Hassall, C., Skevington, J.H., Abbott, K.R. and Sherratt, T.N. (2012). A comparative analysis of the evolution of imperfect mimicry. Nature. 483: 461-466. (Click here for paper via Nature, and click here for the Nature News and Views article on the paper).

Skevington, J. H. and Thompson, F. C. (2012).  Review of New World Sericomyia (Diptera, Syrphidae), including description of a new species. The Canadian Entomologist. 144: 216-247.

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.

Gibson, J.F., Kelso, S., Kits, J.H., Jackson, M.D., Miranda, G.F.G., and Skevington, J.H. (2011). Diptera-Specific PCR-Amplification Primers of Use in Molecular Phylogenetic Research.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(5): 976-997.

Wiegmann, B. M., Trautwein, M. D., Winkler, I. S., Barr, N. B., Kim, J.-W., Lambkin, C., Bertone, M. A., Cassel, B. K., Bayless, K. M., Heimberg, A. M., Wheeler, B. M., Peterson, K. J., Pape, T. Sinclair, B. J., Skevington, J. H., Blagoderov, V., Caravas, J., Kutty, S. N., Schmidt-Ott, U., Kampmeier, G. E., Thompson, F. C., Grimaldi, D. A., Beckenbach, A. T., Courtney, G. W., Friedrich, M., Meier, R. and Yeates, D. K. (2011). Episodic Radiations in the Fly Tree of Life. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(14): 5690-5695.

Gibson, J. F., Kelso, S. and Skevington, J. H. (2010). No More Band-cutting! A method for the isolation and purification of target PCR bands from multiplex PCR products using new technology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 56: 1126-1128.

Gibson, J. F., Skevington, J. H. and Kelso, S. (2010). Placement of the Conopidae (Diptera) within the Schizophora based on ten mtDNA and nrDNA gene regions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 56: 91-103.

Rafael, J. A. and Skevington, J. H. (2010). Pipunculidae (Big-headed Flies). In: B. V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M.A. Zumbado. (eds), Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. pp. 793-803.

Scott, J. L., Kawahara, A. Y., Skevington, J. H., Yen, S.-H., Sami, A., Smith, M. L., Yack, J. E. (2010). The evolutionary origins of ritualized acoustic signals in caterpillars. Nature Communications. 1(4): 1-9.

Skevington, J. H., Thompson, F. C. and Camras, S. (2010). Conopidae (Thick-headed Flies). In: B. V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M.A. Zumbado. (eds), Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. pp. 847- 855.

Courtney, G. W., Pape, T., Skevington, J. H. and Sinclair, B. J.  (2009). Biodiversity of Diptera. In: R.G. Foottit and P. H. Adler (Eds), Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. pp. 185-222. (Click here for larger, high resolution file).

Lambkin, C. L., Trueman, J. W. H., Yeates, D. K., Holston, K. C., Webb, D. W., Hauser, M., Metz, M. A., Hill, H. N., Skevington,  J. H., Yang, L., Irwin, M. E. and Wiegmann,  B. M. (2009). Supertrees and the Tree of Life: Generating a metaphylogeny for a diverse invertebrate family (Insecta: Diptera: Therevidae) using constraint trees and the parsimony ratchet to overcome low taxon overlap. Invertebrate Systematics. 23: 171-191.

Marshall, S. A., Buck, M., Skevington, J. H. and Grimaldi, D. (2009). A revision of the family Syringogastridae (Diptera). Zootaxa. 1996: 1-80.

Mei, M., Gibson, J. and Skevington, J. H. (2009). Observations on hilltopping in the Conopidae (Diptera). Journal of Insect Science. 10(27): 1-15.

Skevington, J. H. and Goolsby, J. A. (2009). New Records of Pipunculidae attacking proconiine sharpshooters (Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae: Proconiini). Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 140: 19-26.

Skevington, J. H. (2008). Hilltopping. In: Encyclopedia of Entomology. Second Edition. J. L. Capinera (Ed), Springer. 4: 1799-1807.

Skevington, J. H. and Kehlmaier, C. (2008). A new species of Chalarus Walker from Fiji (Diptera: Pipunculidae). In: Evenhuis, N. L. & Bickel, D. J. (eds.), Fiji Arthropods XI. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 98: 15-20.

Skevington, J.H. and Földvári, M. (2007). Revision of Fijian Tomosvaryella Aczél (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Fiji Arthropods. 8: 27-40.

Skevington, J. H., Kehlmaier, C. and Stĺhls, G. (2007). Molecular barcoding: Mixed results for big-headed flies (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Zootaxa. 1423: 1-26.

Stuke, J.-H. and Skevington, J. H. (2007). The Conopidae of Costa Rica (Diptera). Part 1: Conopinae – Conopini & Topidomyiini). Zootaxa. 1528: 1-40.

Van Gossum, H., Beatty, C. D., Charlat, S., Waqa, H., Markwell, T., Skevington, J. H., Tuiwawa, M. and Sherratt, T. N. (2007). Male rarity and putative sex-role reversal in Fijian damselflies (Odonata). Journal of Tropical Ecology. 23: 591-598.

Skevington, J.H. (2006). Revision of Fijian Collinias Aczél (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Fiji Arthropods. 5: 13-43.

Skevington, J.H. (2005). Revision of Nearctic Nephrocerus Zetterstedt (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Zootaxa. 977: 1-36.

Skevington, J. H. and De Meyer, M. (2004). Pipunculidae research by Elmo Hardy: Another founding event on the Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Entomology. 12: 13-25.

Skevington, J. H. (2003). Revision of Australian Eudorylas Aczél (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Studia dipterologica. 9(2): 621-672.

Skevington, J. H. (2002). Intimate neighbours: Parasitoids and parasites. In Exploring the diversity of life: Diptera (Skevington, J. H. & Dang, P. T., eds.), Biodiversity 3(4): pp. 8-12. Tropical Conservancy, Ottawa, Canada.

Skevington, J. H. (2002). Phylogenetic revision of Australian members of the Allomethus genus group (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Insect Systematics and Evolution. 33(2): 133-161.

Skevington, J. H. & Dang, P. T. E. (Editors). (2002). Exploring the diversity of flies (Diptera). Biodiversity 3(4): 3-27.

De Meyer, M., and Skevington, J. (2001). Eudorylas Aczél, 1940 (Insecta, Diptera): Proposed conservation by the designation of Pipunculus fuscipes Zetterstedt, 1844 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. Case 3132. 58(1): 19-23.

Skevington, J. H. (2001). Revision of Australian Clistoabdominalis (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Invertebrate Taxonomy. 5(5): 695-761.

Skevington, J. H., and Yeates, D. K. (2001). Phylogenetic classification of Eudorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Systematic Entomology. 26(4): 421-452.

De Meyer, M., and Skevington, J. H. (2000). First addition to the World Catalogue of Pipunculidae. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelle de Belgique, Entomologie. 70: 5-11.

Skevington, J. H., and Yeates, D. K. (2000). Phylogeny of the Syrphoidea (Diptera) inferred from mtDNA sequences and morphology with particular reference to classification of the Pipunculidae (Diptera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution . 16(2): 212-224.

Winterton, S. L., Skevington, J. H., Irwin, M. E., and Yeates, D. K. (2000). Phylogenetic revision of Bonjeania Irwin & Lyneborg (Diptera: Therevidae). Systematic Entomology. 25(3): 295-324.

Skevington, J. H. (1999). Cephalosphaera Enderlein, a genus of Pipunculidae (Diptera) new for Australia, with descriptions of four new species. Australian Journal of Entomology. 38(4): 247-256.

Skevington, J. H. (1999). New Canadian records of Asilidae (Diptera) from an endangered Ontario ecosystem. Great Lakes Entomologist. 32(4): 257-265.

Skevington, J., and Marshall, S. A. (1998). Systematics of New World Pipunculus (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Thomas Say Publications, Entomological Society of America, Lanham, Maryland. 201 pp.

Skevington, J., and Carmichael, I. (1997). Dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata) of Bosanquet (North Lambton County, Ontario). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 128: 3-12.

Skevington, J., and Marshall, S. A. (1997). First record of a big-headed fly Eudorylas alternatus (Cresson) (Diptera: Pipunculidae), reared from the subfamily Cicadellinae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), with an overview of pipunculid-host associations in the Nearctic region. The Canadian Entomologist. 129: 387-398.

Book Reviews (4)

Skevington, J. H. (2013) Review of: “Flies. The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera” by Stephen A. Marshall. Firefly Books Ltd., Richmond Hill, Ontario. 616 pp.. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada 3(1), 40-41.

Skevington, J. H. (2007) Review of: "Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America" by Eaton, E. R. and Kaufman, K. Houghton Mifflin Company, New York. 392 pp. The Cardinal 209: 13-14.

Skevington, J. H. (2001) Review of: "Hotspots - Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecosystems" by Mittermeier, R. A., Myers, N., Gil, P. R. and Mittermeier, C. G. (Eds.). CEMEX S.A. and Conservation International, Mexico City. 431 pp. Biodiversity. Journal of Life on Earth 3(1), 39-40.

Skevington, J. H. (1999). Review of: "Insects. Their Spermatozoa and Phylogeny" by B. G. M. Jamieson, R. Dallai, and B. A. Afzelius. Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, USA. 555 pp. Australian Journal of Entomology. 38(4): 388-390.

Non-refereed Articles and Books (40)

Brooks, S.E., Sinclair, B.J., Cumming, J.M., O’Hara, J.E., Skevington, J.H., Lonsdale, O. and Cooper, B.E. (2015). “Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Supplement. Edition 4.0.”, 95 pp., [Published on the Internet].

Skevington, J.H., Young A.D., Thompson, F.C. (2014). Natural History and Systematics of Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Entomological Society of Queensland News Bulletin. 42(8): 139-143.

Skevington, J. (2014). ESO Past President's Message. The ESO Newsletter. 19(1): 2-3.

Skevington, J. (2014). A special thanks to Morgan Jackson. The ESO Newsletter. 19(2): 81.

Skevington, J. (2013). ESO President's Message. The ESO Newsletter. 18(1): 1-2.

Skevington, J.H. and Cumming, J.M. (2013). Richard (Dick) Vockeroth 2 May 1928 to 16 November 2012. Fly Times. 50: 29-30.

Skevington, J.H. and Cumming, J.M. (2013). In Memory: Richard (Dick) Vockeroth 2 May 1928 to 16 November 2012.Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada. 45(1): 32-33.

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. (2012). 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. Canadian Entomologist 144(2): i.

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. (2012). 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. Canadian Entomologist 144(1): i.

Skevington, J.H., Thompson, F.C. and Gibson, J.F. (2012). Sid Camras and his conopid legacy. Fly Times 49: 39-65.

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. Canadian Entomologist 143(6): i-ii.

Skevington, J. and C. Callaghan. (2011). The 50th Annual Regional Science Fair – OFNC Awards. Trail and Landscape 45(3): 120-122.

Skevington, J.H., Bura, V., Matheson, S., Mitra, O., Young, A.D., Locke, M.M. (2011). Syrphidae (Flower Flies). Draft report assessing the status of all 490 Canadian syrphid fly species submitted to Environment Canada in September 2011.

Fitzsimmons, J. M. and Skevington, J. H. (2010). Metrics: don’t dismiss journals with a low impact factor. Nature. 466: 179.

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.

Skevington, J. and C. Callaghan. (2010). The 49th Annual Regional Science Fair – OFNC Awards. Trail and Landscape 44(4): 153-155.

Skevington, J. and C. Callaghan. (2009). The 48th Annual Regional Science Fair – OFNC Awards. Trail and Landscape 43(3): 113-115.

Callaghan, C. and J. Skevington. (2008). The 47th Annual Regional Science Fair – OFNC Awards. Trail and Landscape 42(3): 110-112.

Skevington, J. (2008). Ecuador – Tandayapa Valley and area. Fly Times 40: 22-24.

Skevington, J.H. and Holdsworth, J. M. (2007). Checklist of the Birds of Oxford County. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club. 1st Edition: 8 pp.

Skevington, J. (2006). Pipunculidae Tree of Life. Fly Times . 36: 7.

Skevington, J. (2006). Syrphidae of Ontario. Fly Times . 36: 7.

Skevington, J. (2005). Insect watching - Where on earth do I start? The Cardinal . 199: 13-15.

O'Hara, J. E., Skevington, J. H. and Hansen, D. E. (2004). A reappraisal of tachinid diversity in Carnarvon N.P., Australia, and estimation of the size of the Australian Tachinidae fauna. The Tachinid Times. 17: 5-8.

Skevington, J.H. (2004). Gray Flycatcher: Third record for Ontario. Ontario Birds . 22(2): 89-96.

Skevington, J. (2002). Overview of the 5th International Congress of Dipterology - Brisbane, Australia, 29 September to 4 October 2002. Fly Times. 29: 4-6.

Skevington, J. (2001). Pipunculidae. Entomological Society of Queensland News Bulletin. 28(9): 170-180.

Skevington, J., Caloren, D., Stead, K., and Zufelt, K. (2001). Insects of North Lambton. Lambton Wildlife Incorporated, Sarnia, Ontario. 181 pp.

Skevington, J. (1997). Insect diversity in an endangered Ontario ecosystem. Entomological Society of Queensland News Bulletin. 25(8): 111-116.

Skevington, J. (1997). New butterfly records for Oxford Co. & other areas. Toronto Entomologists Association Occasional Publication. 29: 6-7.

Skevington, J., Banks, P., and Connop, J. (1997). Insect inventory project - A closer look at hover flies. Earthways. January, 1997: 2-3.

Skevington, J. (1996). LWI conducting insect inventory on two Port Franks properties. Earthways. Summer 1996: 2.

Skevington, J. (1996). Lambton Insect Inventory. Ontario Insects. 2(1) : 6-7.

Skevington, J. (1996). Third annual North Lambton butterfly count. Earthways. Summer 1996: 4-5.

Skevington, J. (1996). Third annual North Lambton butterfly count a huge success. Ontario Insects. 2(1): 13-14.

Hess, Q. F., Skevington, J., and Kobayashi, L. (1995). Lambton County butterfly counts: Results from two years. Ontario Insects. 1(1): 9.

Skevington, J. (1990). Following the giant swallowtail in 1989. Long Point Bird Observatory Newsletter. Spring: 22.

Skevington, J., Collier, B., and Woodrow, T. (1990). A Birding Guide to the Long Point Area. Long Point Bird Observatory, Port Rowan, Ontario. 44 pp.

Skevington, J. (1987). A comparison of the Woodstock Field Naturalists' Club annual Christmas Bird Counts from 1979 (the 46th count) to 1986 (the 53rd count). Woodstock Field Naturalists' Newsletter. March-April: 4-5.

Skevington, J. (1987). Average arrival dates of migrating birds - Oxford County. Woodstock Field Naturalists' Newsletter. March-April: 7-8.

Theses (2)

Skevington, J. (2000). Pipunculidae (Diptera) systematics: Spotlight on the diverse tribe Eudorylini in Australia. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Queensland. 446 pp.

Skevington, J. (1993). Systematics of New World Pipunculus Latreille (Diptera, Pipunculidae). M.Sc. Thesis, University of Guelph. 499 pp.

Conference Abstracts (incomplete)

Lambkin, C. L., Pape, T., Courtney, G. W., Blagoderov, V. A., Skevington, J. H., Sinclair, B. J., Yeates, D. K., Meier, R. and Wiegmann, B. M. Flytree Morphology: Preliminary analysis of the first tier dataset. In: "6th International Congress of Dipterology". p. 149, Fukuoka, Japan.

Lambkin, C. L., Trueman, J. W. H., Yeates, D. K., Holston, K. C., Webb, D. W., Hauser, M., Metz, M. A., Hill, H. N., Skevington, J. H., Yang, L., Irwin, M. E. and Wiegmann, B. M. A supertree for the stiletto flies (Diptera: Therevidae) using constraint trees and the parsimony ratchet to overcome low taxon overlap. In: "6th International Congress of Dipterology". p. 150, Fukuoka, Japan.

Skevington, J. H., Cumming, J. M., Sinclair, B. J., Wiegmann, B. M., Moulton, J. K. and Cassel, B. (2006). Phylogeny of the Lower Cyclorrhapha (Diptera). In: "6th International Congress of Dipterology". p. 238, Fukuoka, Japan.

Skevington, J. H., Cumming, J. M., Moulton, J. K., Wiegmann, B. M., Sinclair, B. J. and Cassel, B. (2004). Unravelling the Relationships of Higher Flies, the Cyclorrhapha branch of the Diptera Tree of Life. In: "Entomology. Strength in Diversity. XXII International Congress of Entomology", Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Skevington, J. H. and Luna, R. (2003). Molecular Barcoding - Mixed results for Pipunculidae (Diptera). In: "2003 Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of British Columbia". p. 62, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Skevington, J. H., Cumming, J.M., Sinclair, B.J., Wiegmann, B.M., and Moulton, J.K. (2002). Molecular and morphological evidence supporting relationships within Eremoneura: Focus on Cyclorrhapha. In: "Fifth International Congress of Dipterology. Abstracts Volume". (Yeates, D.K., Bickel, D., Clarke, T., Dadour, I., Elson-Harris, M., Foley, D., Lambkin, C., Merritt, D., Schneider, M., and Skevington, J., Eds.). pp. 221-222, Brisbane, Australia.

Skevington, J. H. (1999). Systematics of the Eudorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). In: "Inaugural Conference of Zoological and Entomological Postgraduate Students" (P. Bouchard, Ed.), p. 5, Currimundi, Queensland, Australia.

Skevington, J. H., and Yeates, D. K. (1998). Flying high - Hilltopping in the Pipunculidae, a previously unreported phenomenon. In: "Fourth International Congress of Dipterology" (J. W. Ismay, Ed.), pp. 209-210, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Skevington, J. H., and Yeates, D. K. (1998). Relationships within the Syrphoidea. In: "Fourth International Congress of Dipterology" (J. W. Ismay, Ed.), pp. 210-211, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Winterton, S. L., Skevington, J. H., Irwin, M. E., and Yeates, D. K. (1998). Revision of the bizarre genus, Bonjeania Irwin and Lyneborg (Therevidae) from Australia. In: "Fourth International Congress of Dipterology" (J. W. Ismay, Ed.), pp. 248, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Skevington, J. (1997). Relationships of the Syrphoidea (Diptera) and a preliminary look at the systematics of the Australian Neodorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). In: "Australian Systematic Botany Society and Society of Australian Systematic Biologists Joint National Conferences" (R. M. Barker and W. R. Barker, Eds.), pp. 57. Joint National Conferences Organizing Committee for Australian Systematic Botany Society, Society of Australian Biologists and Australasian Mycological Society, Adelaide, South Australia.

Skevington, J. (1993). Systematics and Natural History of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Skevington, J. (1993). Systematics and Natural History of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). North American Dipterist Society Annual Meeting. Texas.

Skevington, J. (1993). Systematics and Natural History of big-headed flies (Diptera, Pipunculidae). University of Guelph Graduate Student Symposium. Guelph, Ontario.

Government Publications - Reports and Commercial Publications (7)

Skevington, J., and Crabe, T. (1997). Wilderness Trail Guide. The Friends of Pinery Park, Grand Bend, Ontario. 16 pp.

Skevington, J., and Crabe, T. (1996). Pinery Provincial Park 1996 Information Guide. For the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 32 pp.

Skevington, J. (1995). Ipperwash Provincial Park 1995 Information Guide. For the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 24 pp.

Skevington, J. (1995). Pinery Provincial Park 1995 Information Guide. For the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 32 pp.

Skevington, J. (1994). Rare insects of Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario. Report for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 33 pp.

Skevington, J. (1991). Checklist and seasonal status of the birds of Pinery Provincial Park and area. The Friends of Pinery Park, Grand Bend, Ontario. 14 pp.

Skevington, J., and Hooper, C. (1989). The status of red-shouldered hawks (Buteo lineatus) and Cooper's hawks (Accipiter cooperii) in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario. Report for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 24 pp.

Non-refereed Electronic Publications (9)

Skevington, J.H. (2010). Woodstock Field Naturalists’ Club website. Access date: 19 October 2010. [http://www.execulink.com/~wfnc/].

Skevington, J. H. (2009). Encylopedia of Life: Conopidae. Edition: 17 August 2009. Access date: 13 December 2009. [http://www.eol.org/pages/477].

Skevington, J. H. (2009). Encylopedia of Life: Pipunculidae. Edition: 2 November 2005, ported from Tree of Life in 2009. Access date: 13 December 2009. [http://www.eol.org/pages/8991].

Brooks, S. E., Cumming, J. M., O’Hara, J. E., Skevington, J. H.  and Cooper, B. E. (2007). Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Supplement. in Diptera Types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects (J. O'Hara, ed.) North American Dipterists' Society, Ottawa. Edition: 15 January 2007. Access date: 25 September 2007. [http://www.uoguelph.ca/nadsfly/Catalogs/CNCtypes/Suppl.htm].

Skevington, J. H. Pipunculidae. Edition: 2 November 2005. Access date: 15 December 2005. [http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Pipunculidae].

Skevington, J. H. Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes. Overview of my research at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Edition: 9 September 2007. Access date: 9 September 2007. [http://www.canacoll.org/Diptera/Staff/Skevington/Skevington.htm].

Winterton, S. L., Skevington, J. H., and Lambkin, C. L. Stiletto Flies of Australia. An interactive key to adult Therevidae (Diptera) of the Australasian region. Edition: December 2004. Access date: 18 January 2005. [http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/phpps/ppd/Entomology/Lucid/Therevidae/Austherevid/key/Austherevid/Media/Html/opening_page.html].

De Meyer, M., Skevington, J., Foldvari, M., and Vanden Berghe, E. (2000). The big-headed flies (Diptera: Pipunculidae) of Southern Africa. In: "A catalogue of South African Insects", (M. Villet, Ed.), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. Edition: 27 June 2000. Access date: 28 June 2000. [formerly at http://www.ru.ac.za/zoology/Martin/pipunculidae.html].

Skevington, J., Stead, K., Caloren, D., and Connop, J. (2000). The insects of North Lambton County, Ontario, Canada. Lambton Wildlife Incorporated and the University of Guelph. Edition: 29 July 2000. Access date: 31 July 2000. [http://www.uoguelph.ca/~samarsha/Lambton-tableofcontents.htm].

 

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