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K. G. Andrew Hamilton, Ph.D.

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    •  Introduced short-horned bugs (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha) into North America poster and spreadsheet 
    •  Leafhopper (Cicadellidae) pests of shade and fruit trees, vines and berry crops 
    •  Leafhopper diversity and evolution in North American prairies including relict grasslands of Alaska, Yukon, intermontane valleys of the Cordilleras and alvars and beach ridges in Ontario pdf icon  spreadsheet xls [196KB]
    •  Taxonomy and systematics of North American leafhoppers, treehoppers, spittlebugs, cicadas and planthoppers (Auchenorrhyncha) pdf icon  poster pdf [16KB]
    •  Higher classification of world spittlebugs (Cercopoidea) pdf icon  reprint pdf [262KB]
    •  Fossils and evolution of short-horned bugs (Homoptera) pdf icon  jpg  [726KB]
    •  Short-horned bug fauna of ecozones of Canada pdf icon  reprint pdf  [6MB]
    •  Identification of North American aquatic bugs (Cryptocerata) 


  • Biogeography and host associations
  • Morphology and phylogeny
  • Palaeontology
  • Illustration



  • 1963 Canada-Wide Science Fair
  • P.W. Fattig Scholarship, Univ. of Georgia
  • 1980-2007 Unit Curator of Hemiptera collection
  • 1981-83 Head, Diptera/Hemip Section, Biosystematics Research Centre, Ottawa
  • 1984-87 Member of Handbook, Library and Maps Committees
  • 2000-present Book Review Editor, Biodiversity
  • 2004-present International Advisory Board of Annales Zoologici, member


  • Sixteen major presentations - for a list, click here.


  • More than 85 publications on systematics, biogeography, palaeontology, diversity and faunistics of short-horned bugs, and morphology and evolution of insects which include over 3000 illustrations. To see a list of these, click here.

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This page last updated on 27-Sep-2012
Dr. J.H. Skevington

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