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PUBLICATIONS

  Refereed Publications

Rota J, Zacharczenko BV, Wahlberg N, Zahiri R, Schmidt BC, Wagner DL. 2015. Phylogenetic relationships of Acronictinae with discussion of the abdominal courtship brush in Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology. In press.

Schmidt BC. 2015. Taxonomic revision of the Lacinipolia vicina (Grote) complex (Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Eriopygini). In: Schmidt BC, Lafontaine JD (Eds). Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths VI. ZooKeys. In press.

Schmidt BC, Lafontaine JD. 2015. Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths VI. ZooKeys. In press.

Zahiri R, Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC, deWaard JR, Zakharov EV, Hebert PDN. 2014. A Transcontinental Challenge — A Test of DNA Barcode Performance for 1,541 Species of Canadian Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera). PLoS ONE. 9(3): e92797. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092797

Schmidt BC, Wagner DL, Zacharczenko BV, Zahiri R, Anweiler GG. 2014. Polyphyly of Lichen-cryptic Dagger Moths: synonymy of Agriopodes Hampson and description of a new basal acronictine genus, Chloronycta, gen. n. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys. 421: 115-137.
doi: 10.3897/zookeys.421.7424

Schmidt BC, Sperling FAH, Macaulay DA. 2014. Moths and Butterflies (Lepidoptera) of the Peace River Region: Case Study of a Disjunct Grassland Fauna. In Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 4): Biodiversity and Systematics Part 2. Edited by D. J. Giberson and H. A. Cárcamo. Biological Survey of Canada. pp. 241-267. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3752/9780968932179.ch6

Pohl GR, Schmidt BC, Lafontaine JD, Landry J-F, Anweiler GG, Bird CD. 2014. Moths and Butterflies of the Prairies Ecozone in Canada. In Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 4): Biodiversity and Systematics Part 2. Edited by D. J. Giberson and H. A. Cárcamo. Biological Survey of Canada. pp. 169-238. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3752/9780968932179.ch5

Layberry RA, Catling PM, Schmidt BC. 2014. History of the northern silvery blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus couperi) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in southern Ontario, Canada: separating range expansion from original populations and other subspecies. The Canadian Entomologist. 147(1): 59-70.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4039/tce.2014.26

Pohl GR, Jaeger C, Nazari V, Schmidt BC, Richard D, Gosche S. (2014). Paraclemensia acerifoliella (Lepidoptera: Incurvariidae) in western Canada: a newly discovered host, an expanded range, and biogeographical considerations. The Canadian Entomologist. 147(4): 459-471.

Schmidt BC, Anweiler GG. 2014. Taxonomy and biogeography of the Nearctic Raphia Hübner (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Raphiinae). ZooKeys. 421: 91-113. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.421.7517

Barrio IC, Schmidt BC, Cannings S, Hik DS. 2013. First records of the Arctic moth Gynaephora groenlandica (Wocke) south of the Arctic Circle – a new alpine subspecies. Arctic. 66: 429-434.

Zahiri R, Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC, Holloway JD, Kitching IJ, Mutanen M, Wahlberg N. 2013. Relationships among the basal lineages of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) based on eight gene regions. Zoologica Scripta. 42: 48-507.
doi:10.1111/zsc.12022

Schmidt BC, Lafontaine JD. 2013. Lepidoptera family-group names proposed by Thaddeus William Harris in 1841. ZooKeys. 264: 219-226. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.264.4442

Lafontaine  JD, Schmidt BC. 2013. Comments on differences in classification of the superfamily Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) between Eurasia and North America. ZooKeys. 264: 209-217. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.264.4441

Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC. 2013. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys. 264: 227–236. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.264.4443

Zahiri R, Lafontaine JD, Holloway JD, Kitching IJ, Schmidt BC, Kaila L, Wahlberg N. 2013. Major lineages of Nolidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) elucidated by molecular phylogenetics. Cladistics. 1: 1-23. doi: 10.1111/cla.12001

Ferris CD, Kruse JJ, Lafontaine JD, Philip KW, Schmidt BC, Sikes D. 2012. A checklist of the moths of Alaska. Zootaxa. 3571: 1-25.

Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC. 2011. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys. 149: 145–161. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.149.1805

van Nieukerken, E. J., L. Kaila, I. J. Kitching, N. P. Kristensen, D. C. Lees, J. Minet, C. Mitter, M. Mutanen, J. C. Regier, T. J. Simonsen, N. Wahlberg, S.-H. Yen, R. Zahiri, D. Adamski, J. Baixeras, D. Bartsch, B. Å. Bengtsson, J. W. Brown, S. R. Bucheli, D. R. Davis, J. De Prins, W. De Prins, M. E. Epstein, P. Gentili-Poole, C. Gielis, P. Hättenschwiler, A. Hausmann, J. D. Holloway, A. Kallies, O. Karsholt, A. Y. Kawahara, S. (J.C.) Koster, M. V. Kozlov, J. D. Lafontaine, G. Lamas, J.-F. Landry, S. Lee, M. Nuss, K.-T. Park, C. Penz, J. Rota, A. Schintlmeister, B. C. Schmidt, J.-C. Sohn, M. A. Solis, G. M. Tarmann, A. D. Warren, S. Weller, R. V. Yakovlev, V. V. Zolotuhin, A. Zwick. 2011. Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. pp. 212-221 In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa. 3148: 1-237.

Schmidt, B. C., & S. F. Matter. 2011. Taxonomic utility of egg microsculpture: maternal effects and variation in eggs of Parnassius smintheus Doubleday (Papiliondae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 65: 223-226

Schmidt, B.C. and J. De Freina. 2011. Generic placement of the Neotropical species of “Phragmatobia” (Erebidae, Arctiinae), with a remarkable matrivorous species from the Peruvian Andes. ZooKeys. 149, 69-88.

Ferris, C. and B.C. Schmidt. 2011. Pterospoda nigrescens (Hulst), a synonym of Ixala klotsi Sperry (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae). ZooKeys. 149, 31-37.

Schmidt, B.C. and J.D. Lafontaine (eds). 2011. Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths III. ZooKeys. 149.

 EJ Nieukerken et al. 2011. Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa. 212-221.

Lafontaine,  J.D., Schmidt, B.C. 2011. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys. 145

Lafontaine,  J.D., Schmidt, B.C. 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys. 40: 1–239. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.40.414

Schmidt, B. C. 2010. Taxonomy of Zale lunifera (Hübner) (Erebidae: Erebinae). ZooKeys. 39: 99–106.

Schmidt, B. C. 2010. Revision of the Nearctic Enargia (Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Xylenini). ZooKeys. 39: 205–223.

Schmidt, B. C. & G. G. Anweiler. 2010. The North American species of Charadra Walker, with a revision of the Charadra pata (Druce) group (Noctuidae: Pantheinae). ZooKeys. 39: 161–181.

Schmidt, B.C. & Lafontaine, J.D. 2010. Editorial. Contributions to the Systematics of New World Macro-Moths II. ZooKeys. 39: 1–2. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.39.442.

Pohl, G.R., G. G. Anweiler, B. C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla. 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys. 38: 1-549.

Ferris, C.D. & B.C. Schmidt. 2009. Revision of the North American genera Tetracis Guenée and synonymization of Synaxis Hulst with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Zootaxa. 2347: 1-36.

Schmidt, B.C.  2009. Taxonomic revision of the genus Grammia Rambur (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Arctiinae). Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 496: 507-597.

Schmidt, B.C.  2009. Hemaris thetis (Boisduval, 1855) (Sphingidae) is a distinct species. J. Lepidopterists’ Soc. 63: 100-019

Dewaard, J.R., J.-F. Landry, B.C. Schmidt, J. Derhousoff, J.A. McLean, & L.M. Humble. 2009. In the dark in a large urban park: DNA barcodes illuminate cryptic and introduced moth species. Biodivers. Conserv. DOI 10.1007/s10531-009-9682-7

Schmidt, B.C.  2009. A new genus and two new species of arctiine tiger moth (Noctuidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini) from Costa Rica. ZooKeys. 9: 89-96.

Schmidt, B.C. & D. Macaulay. 2009. A new species of Dodia Dyar (Noctuidae, Arctiinae) from central Canada. ZooKeys. 9: 79-88.

Schmidt, B.C.  2009. Revision of the "Aemilia" ambigua (Strecker) species-group (Noctuidae, Arctiinae). ZooKeys. 9: 63-78.

Schmidt, B.C. & Lafontaine, J.D. 2009. Editorial. Contributions to the Systematics of New World Macro-Moths. ZooKeys. 9: 1-2. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.9.183

Dewaard, J.R., B.C. Schmidt, G.G. Anweiler & L.M. Humble. 2008. First Canadian records of Lampropteryx suffumata (Denis & Schiffermueller, 1775) (Geometridae: Larentiinae). J Ent. Soc. B.C. 105: 19-25.

Schmidt, B.C. & P. Opler. 2008. Revised checklist of the tiger moths of the Continental United States and Canada. Zootaxa. 1677: 1–23.

Schmidt B.C. & F.A.H. Sperling. 2008. Widespread decoupling of mtDNA variation and species integrity in Grammia tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Systematic Entomology. 33: 613–634. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2008.00433.x

Ferguson, D.C. and B.C. Schmidt 2007. Taxonomic review of the Grammia nevadensis species group (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa. 1405: 39-49.

Schmidt, B.C. & J. Roland. 2006. Moth diversity in a fragmented habitat: importance of functional groups and landscape scale in the boreal forest. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 99: 1110-1120.

Dubatolov, V.V. and B.C. Schmidt. 2005. A new species of the genus Grammia Rambur, 1866 (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) from Northeastern Transbaikalia. Euroasian Entomological Journal. 4(1): 53-54.

Anweiler, G.G. and B.C. Schmidt. 2003. Edith’s Copper, Lycaena editha (Lycaenidae), confirmed for Canada. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 57(3): 249-250.

Schmidt, B.C. & J. Roland. 2003. Improved techniques for monitoring forest tent caterpillar populations using synthetic pheromones. The Canadian Entomologist. 135:439-448.

Schmidt, B.C., J. Roland and D. Wakarchuk. 2003. Evaluation of Synthetic Pheromones for Monitoring  Forest Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Populations. Environmental Entomology. 32(1):214-219.

Schmidt, B.C. & D. Lawrie. 1999. Notes on the genus Sthenopis (Hepialidae) in Alberta, Canada. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 53(3): 127-129.

Book Reviews

Schmidt, B.C. 2012. Review of: “Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America. D. Beadle and S. Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.” In: Trail and Landscape, Oct. 2012 issue.

Schmidt, B.C. 2010. Review of: “Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles (Macrolepidoptera). Skinner, B., and Wilson, D. 3rd revised edition. 2009. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark. 325 pp.” In: Bull. Ent. Soc. Can. 42(2): 90-91.

Schmidt, B. C. 2010. Review of: “Moths of western North America. Powell, J.A. and Opler, P.A. 2009. University of California, Berkeley, CA, 383 pp.” In: Quarterly Review of Biology. 85 (3): 372-373.

Schmidt, B.C. 2008. Review of: “The Geometrid Moths of Europe. Vol. 2. Sterrhinae. Hausmann, A. 2004. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark. 600 pp.” In: Bull. Ent. Soc. Can. 40(4): 188-189.

Schmidt, B.C. 2008. Review of: “Noctuoidea: Noctuidae (part), Noctuinae (part - Agrotini). Lafontaine, J.D. 2004. In Hodges, R.W. (ed.) The Moths of North America, fasc. 27.1. Washington, DC: Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. 385 pp.” In: Bull. Ent. Soc. Can. 40(4): 192-193.

Non-refereed Articles

Schmidt, B.C. 1996. Butterflies of the Kootenays: A report on the Crawford Bay area. Cordillera: Journal of British Columbia Natural History. 3(2): 32-39.

Kondla, N. & B.C. Schmidt. 1991. Fall emergence of Plebejus rusticus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Alberta Naturalist. 21(2): 50.

Kondla, N.G., D. Nicholson, D.L. Threatful, B.C. Schmidt, and C.S. Guppy. 2002. Noteworthy British Columbia butterfly records. Boreus: Newsletter of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 22(1): 17 – 24.

Schmidt, B.C., D. Macaulay, N. Kondla, D. Lawrie & G. Anweiler. 2003. Additional butterfly records from Alberta, 1999-2002. Blue Jay. 61(2): 110-124.

Technical Reports

Schmidt, B.C. 2010. General status report on the tiger moths (Arctiinae) of Canada. Prepared for Environment Canada.

Schmidt, B.C. 2005. Survey of moths (Lepidoptera) of potential conservation concern in the soutwestern Yukon. Prepared for the Department of Environment, Government of Yukon. 14pp.

Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler. 2005. Update COSEWIC Status Report on Dark-banded Flower Gem (Melaporphyria immortua). Prepared for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 22pp.

Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler. 2005. Update COSEWIC Status Report on Verna Flower Moth (Schinia verna). Prepared for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 22pp.

Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler. 2005. Update COSEWIC Status Report on Bimatris Flower Moth (Schinia bimatris). Prepared for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 23pp.

Schmidt, B.C. 2004. Population Survey of the Nevada Buck-moth. Final Project Report prepared for Alberta Conservation Association. 8pp.

Schmidt, B.C., D. Maccaulay & G.R. Pohl. 2004. Survey of Lepidoptera in the Sub-arctic Ecoregion of northeastern Alberta. I. Caribou Mountains Wildland Park. Prepared for the Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre, Parks and Protected Areas Division, Alberta Community Development. 18pp.

Schmidt, B.C. & G.R. Pohl. 2000. Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) of the Canadian Shield ecoregion of Alberta. Prepared for the Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre, Parks and Protected Areas Division, Alberta Community Development. 23pp.

 

 

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