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Research Publications with PDF reprints:

Gibson, G.A.P. 2013. "The extinct Baltic amber genus Propelma Trjapitzin, a valid genus of Neanastatinae (Hymenoptera, Eupelmidae)." Zookeys, 283: 59-69. [download PDF reprint (2.3 MB)]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2013. "Revision of the species of Jaliscoa Boucek within a review of the identity, relationships and membership of Jaliscoa, Catolaccus Thomson, Eurydinoteloides Girault, Lyrcus Walker and Trimeromicrus Gahan (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)." Zootaxa, 3612: 1-85. [download PDF reprint (9.9 MB)]

Heraty, J.M., Burks, R.A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G.A.P., Liljeblada, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Delvare, G., Janšta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J.B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S., Polaszek, A., Schmidt, S., Darling, D.C., Gates, M.W., Mottern, J., Murray, E., Dal Molin, A., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J.D., Van Noort, S., George, J., and Yoder, M.J. 2013. "A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)." Cladistics, DOI: 10.1111/cla.12006. [download PDF reprint (10.1 MB)]

Korenko, S., Schmidt, S., Schwarz, M., Gibson, G.A.P. and Pekár, S. 2013. "Hymenopteran parasitoids of the ant-eating spider Zodarion styliferum (Simon) (Araneae, Zodariidae)." Zookeys, 262: 1-15. [download PDF reprint (3.9 MB)]


Gibson, G.A.P., Dewhurst, C., and Makai, S. 2012. "Nomenclatural changes in Anastatus Motschulsky and the description of Anastatus eurycanthae Gibson n. sp. (Eupelmidae: Eupelminae), an egg parasitoid of Eurycantha calcarata Lucas (Phasmida: Phasmatidae) from Papua New Guinea." Zootaxa, 3419, p. 53-61. [download PDF reprint (1.3 MB)]

Seltmann, K.C., Yoder, M.J., Mikó, I., Forshage, M., Bertone, M.A., Agosti, D., Austin, A.D., Balhoff, J.P., Borowiec, M.L., Brady, S.G., Broad, G.R., Brothers, D.J., Burks, R.A., Buffington, M.L., Campbell, H.M., Dew, K.J., Ernst, A.F., Fernández-Triana, J.L., Gates, M.W., Gibson, G.A.P., and other authors. 2012. "A hymenopterists' guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: utility, clarification, and future directions." Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 27(1), p. 67-88. [download PDF reprint (1.2 MB)]


Gibson, G.A.P. 2011. The species of Eupelmus (Eupelmus) Dalman and Eupelmus (Episolindelia) Girault (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) in North America north of Mexico. [download PDF reprint (7.5 MB)]


Gibson, G.A.P. 2010. Calosota Curtis (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eupelmidae) – review of the New World and European fauna including revision of species from the West Indies and Central and North America. ZooKeys 55: 1-75. [download PDF reprint]


Gibson, G.A.P. 2009. Revision of New World Spalangiinae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Zootaxa 2259: 1-159. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2009. Description of three new genera and four new species of Neanastatinae (Hymenoptera, Eupelmidae) from Baltic amber, with discussion of their relationships to extant taxa. ZooKeys 20: 175-214. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. and Reigada, C. 2009. The bizarre male of Spalangia dozieri (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae): adaptations for male phoresy or the result of sexual selection? The Canadian Entomologist 141: 112-125. [download PDF reprint]

Dosdall, L.M., Gibson, G.A.P., Olfert, O.O. and Mason, P.G. 2009. Responses of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) parasitoids to invasion of the cabbage seedpod weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in western Canada. Biological Invasions 11: 109-125. [download PDF reprint]


Loera-Gallardo, J., Luna-Salas, J.F., Gibson, G.A.P. 2008. First report of pupal parasitoids of flight-breeding flies (Diptera) from bovine manure in northeastern Mexico. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 682-689. [download PDF reprint]

Huber, J.T., Gibson, G.A.P., Bauer, L.S., Liu, H. and Gates, M. 2008. The genus Mymaromella (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae) in North America, with a key to described extant species. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 17(2): 175-194. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2008. Description of Leptoomus janzeni, gen. nov. and sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from Baltic amber, and discussion of its relationships and classification relative to Eupelmidae, Tanaostigmatidae and Encyrtidae. Zootaxa 1730: 1-26. [download PDF reprint]

2007 and earlier

Dosdall, L.M., Gibson, G.A.P., Olfert, O., Keddie, B.A. and Ulmer, B.J. 2007. Contributions to the life history, host range, and distribution of Necremnus tidius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Annals of the Entomological Soceity of America 100(6): 861-868. [download PDF reprint]

Muller, F.J., Baur, H., Gibson, G.A.P., Mason, P.G. and Kuhlmann, U. 2007. A review of the species of Trichomalus (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) associated with Ceutorhynchus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) host-species of European origin. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 643–657. [download PDF reprint]

Noronha, C., Gibson, G.A.P. and Floate, K.D. 2007. Hymenopterous parasitoids of house fly and stable fly puparia in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 748–750. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P., Read, J. and Huber, J.T. 2007. Diversity, classification and higher relationships of Mymarommatoidea (Hymenoptera). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 16: 51–146. [download PDF reprint]

Baur, H., Muller, F.J., Gibson, G.A.P., Mason, P.G. and Kuhlmann, U. 2007. A review of the species of Mesopolobus (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae) associated with Ceutorhynchus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) host-species of European origin. Bulletin of Entomological Research 97: 387–397. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2006. A Revised Concept of Spalangia philippinensis Fullaway, 1917 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 15: 1–8. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P., Gillespie, D.R. and Dosdall, L. 2007. The species of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) introduced to North America for biological control of the cabbage seedpod weevil, and the first recovery of Stenomalina gracilis (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). The Canadian Entomologist 138: 285–291. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P., Gates, M.W. and Buntin, G.D. 2006. Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the cabbage seedpod weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Georgia, USA. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 15: 187–207. [download PDF reprint]

Gillespie, D.R., Mason, P.G., Dosdall, L. M., Bouchard, P. and Gibson, G.A.P. 2007. Importance of long-term research in classical biological control: an analytical review of a release against the cabbage seedpod weevil in North America. Journal of Applied Entomology 130: 401–409. [download PDF reprint]

Dosdall, L.M., Ulmer, B.J., Gibson, G.A.P. Gibson and Cárcamo, H.A. 2006. The spatio-temporal distribution dynamics of the cabbage seedpod weevil, Ceutorhynchus obstrictus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), and its larval parasitoids in canola in western Canada. Biocontrol Science and Technology 16: 987–1006. [download PDF reprint]

Taylor, D.B., Moon, R., Gibson, G.A.P. and Szalanski, A. 2006. Genetic and morphological comparisons of New and Old World populations of Spalangia species (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99: 799–808. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2005. The species of Zaischnopsis of America north of Mexico, with a checklist of described world species (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae). Acta Societas Bohemicae 69:89–112. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2005. The world species of Balcha Walker (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae), parasitoids of wood-boring beetles. Zootaxa 1033: 1-62. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P., H. Baur, B. Ulmer, L. Dosdall and F. Muller. 2005. On the misidentification of chalcid (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) parasitoids of the cabbage seedpod weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in North America. The Canadian Entomologist 137: 381-403. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. and Floate, K.D. 2004. Filth fly parasitoids on dairy farms in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 136: 407-417. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2004. Species ofAustraloodera Girault from the New World , with remarks on world species (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae), pp. 161-175. In: Rajmohana, K., Sudheer, K., Girish Kumar, P. and S. Santhosh (eds). Perspectives on Biosystematics and Biodiversity, Prof. T.C.Narendran Commemoration Volume. Systematic Entomology Research Scholars Association, 666 pp. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2001. Species ofTrichomalopsis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) associated with filth flies (Diptera: Muscidae) in North America. The Canadian Entomologist 133: 49-85. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 2000. Differentiation of the species ofUrolepis Walker (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae), potential biocontrol agents of filth flies (Diptera: Muscidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 132: 391-410. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. and J.T. Huber. 2000. Review of the family Rotoitidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), with description of a new genus and species from Chile. Journal of Natural History 34: 2293-2314. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P., J.M. Heraty and J.B. Woolley. 1999. Phylogenetics and classification of Chalcidoidea and Mymarommatoidea - a review of current concepts (Hymenoptera, Apocrita).Zoologica Scripta 28(1-2): 87-124. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 1999. Sister-group relationships of the Platygastroidea and Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) - an alternative hypothesis to Rasnitsyn (1988). Zoologica Scripta 28(1-2): 125-138. [download PDF reprint]

Floate, K.D., B. Khan and G. Gibson. 1999. Hymenopterous parasitoids of filth fly (Diptera: Muscidae) pupae in cattle feedlots. The Canadian Entomologist 131: 347-362. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. and V. Vikberg. 1998. The species ofAsaphes Walker from America north of Mexico, with remarks on extralimital distributions and taxa (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 7(2): 209-256. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 1993. Groundplan structure and homology of the pleuron in Hymenoptera based on a comparison of the skeletomusculature of Xyelidae (Hymenoptera) and Raphidiidae (Neuroptera), pp. 165-187. In: Ball, G.E.B. and H. Danks (eds.). Systematics and Entomology: Diversity, Distribution, Adaptation and Application. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 165: 272 pp. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 1990. Revision of the genus Macroneura Walker in America north of Mexico (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae). The Canadian Entomologist 122: 837-873. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 1986. Mesothoracic skeletomusculature and mechanics of flight and jumping in Eupelminae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae). The Canadian Entomologist 118: 691-728. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 1986. Evidence for monophyly and relationships of Chalcidoidea, Mymaridae, and Mymarommatidae (Hymenoptera: Terebrantes). The Canadian Entomologist 118: 205-240. [download PDF reprint]

Gibson, G.A.P. 1985. Some pro-and mesothoracic structures important for phylogenetic analysis of Hymenoptera, with a review of terms used for the structures. The Canadian Entomologist 117: 1395-1443. [download PDF reprint]

Research Publications (print only):

Aguiar, A.P. and Gibson, G.A.P. 2010. The spatial complexity in describing leg surfaces of Hymenoptera (Insecta), the problem and a proposed solution. Zootaxa 2415: 54-62.[link to Abstract]

Burks, R.A., G.A.P. Gibson and La Salle, J. 2005. Nomenclatural changes in Neotropical Eulophidae, Eupelmidae and Torymidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) relating to parasitoids of Cecidoses eremita (Lepidoptera: Cecidosidae). Zootaxa 1082: 45-55.

Gibson, G.A.P., Baur, H.. 2005. Mesopolobus trasullus (Walker, 1839) a valid species and senior synonym of Mesopolobus roseni Graham, 1984 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). Entomologist's Gazette 56: 129-132.

Ulmer, B.J., Dosdall, L.M. and Gibson, G.A.P. 2004. Spatio-temporal distribution patterns of the diamondback moth and its principal parasitoid Diadegma insulare in canola crops and the occurrence of hyperparasitism. Brassica 6: 63-69.

Wharton, R., Vilhelmsen, L. and Gibson, G.A.P. 2004. Characterizing basal apocritans (Hymenoptera: Apocrita). Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society 75: 17-23.

Gibson, G.A.P. 2004. A new species of Oozetetes DeSantis (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae) attacking oothecae of Nyctibora acaciana Roth (Orthoptera: Blatellidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 13(1): 13-23.

Floate, K.D. and Gibson, G.A.P. 2004. Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of filth flies in North America , pp. xx-xx. In: Capinera, J. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Entomology. Kluwer Academic Press, xxxx pp.

Gibson, G.A.P. 2003. Phylogenetics and classification of Cleonyminae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). Memoirs on Entomology, International 16: 339 pp. + CD-Rom.

Gibson, G.A.P. 2001. The Australian species of Pachyneuron Walker (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 10: 29-54.

Schmidt, S. and Gibson, G.A.P. 2001. A new species of the genus Orussonia Riek and the female of O. depressa Riek (Hymenoptera: Symphyta, Orussidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 10: 113-118.

Bishop, S.D., Smith, R.F., Vincent, C., Goulet, H., Huber, J., Gibson, G., Sharkey, M., and Borden, J.H. 2001. Hymenopterous parasites associated with Phyllonorycter blancardella (Lepidoptera: Geomedtridae) in Nova Scotia and Quebec . Phytoprotection 82: 65-71.

Floate, K.D., Lysyk, T.J., Gibson, G.A.P., and Galloway, T. 2001. Musca domestica, House Fly (Diptera: Muscidae), pp. 190-195. In: Biological Control Programmes in Canada 1980 - 2000. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International (CABI).

Floate, K.D., P. Coghlin and G. Gibson. 2000. Dispersal of the filth fly parasitoid Muscidifurax raptorellus (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) following mass releases in cattle confinements. Biological Control 18:172-178.

Austin, A.D., G.A.P. Gibson and Harvey, M.S. 1998. Synopsis of Australian Calymmochilus Masi (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), description of a new species from Western Australia associated with a pseudoscorpion, and review of pseudoscorpion parasites. Journal of Natural History 32: 329-350.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1997. Chapter 11. Eupelmidae, pp. 430-476. In: Gibson, G.A.P., J.T. Huber, and J.B. Woolley (eds.) Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). National Research Council Canada, NRC Research Press, 794 pp.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1997. Chapter 2. Morphology and Terminology, pp. 16-44. In: Gibson, G.A.P., J.T. Huber and J.B. Woolley (eds.) Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). National Research Council Canada, NRC Research Press, 794 pp.

Gibson, G.A.P., J.T. Huber and J.B. Woolley (eds.) 1997. Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). National Research Council Canada, NRC Research Press, 794 pp.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1995. Eupelmidae, pp. 329-336. In: Hanson, P.E. and I.D. Gauld (eds.). The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. Oxford University Press, 893 pp.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1995. Parasitic wasps of the subfamily Eupelminae: classification and revision of world genera (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae). Memoirs on Entomology, International 5: 421 pp.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1993.Superfamilies Mymarommatoidea and Chalcidoidea, pp. 570-655. In: Goulet, H. and J. Huber (eds.). Hymenoptera, an identification guide to families. Agriculture Canada Research Branch Monograph No. 1894E. 668 pp.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1989. Phylogeny and classification of Eupelmidae with a revision of the world genera of Calosotinae and Metapelmatinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 149: 121 pp.

Smith, D.R. and G.A.P. Gibson. 1984. Filacus (Hymenoptera, Symphyta, Tenthredinidae), a new genus of sawflies from western North America . Pan-Pacific Entomologist 60: 101-113.

Gibson, G.A.P. and C.M. Yoshimoto. 1981. Redescription of Tetracyclos boreios Kryger (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae), with a discussion of its placement and structure. The Canadian Entomologist 113: 873-881.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1980. Deda, a new genus of sawfilies from western North America (Hymenoptera: Symphyta, Tenthredinidae). The Canadian Entomologist 112: 249-258.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1980. A revision of the genus Macrophya Dahlbom (Hymenoptera: Symphyta, Tenthredinidae) of North America. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 114: 167 pp.

Masner, L. and G.A.P. Gibson. 1979. The separation bag - a new device to aid in collecting insects. The Canadian Entomologist 111: 1197-1198.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1979. Hymenoptera (Apoidea). In: H.V. Danks (Ed.), 1979, Canada and its insect fauna. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 108: 506-508.

Gibson, G.A.P. 1979. Hymenoptera (Symphyta). In: H.V. Danks (Ed.), 1979, Canada and its insect fauna. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 108: 490-492.

Yoshimoto, C.M. and G.A.P. Gibson. 1979. A new genus of Eurytomidae (Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae, Aximinae) from Brazil. The Canadian Entomologist 111: 421-424.

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