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Publications

A google scholar list of publications that used or contributed specimens to the UAM Insect Collection can be found at this link.

list of publications associated with UAM insect collection specimens as of 2007

Anderson, R. A. and Peck, S. B. 1985. The Carrion Beetles of Canada and Alaska
(Coleoptera: Silphidae and Agyrtidae). The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part 13.
Publication 1778, Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Ottawa. 121 pp.

Bleicher, D. P., P. C. Scorup, and W. W. Mitchell. 1978. Pesticide use in Alaska. Ag.
Exp. Stn., Univ. of Alaska Fbnks.

Bleicher, D. P. 1981. Pesticide use in potato and grain production in Alaska. Circ. 50, Ag.
Exp. Stn., Univ. of Alaska Fbnks.

Bleicher, D. P. July 1984. Monitoring the activity of root maggots. Agroborealis. 16: 21-
24.

Bright, D. E., P., Bouchard. 2008. The Insects and Arachnids of Canada. Part 25. Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Entiminae. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 327 p.

Brown, B. N. and M. W. Oswood. 1985. Community structure and longitudinal patterns
of benthic invertebrates in a heavy metal contaminated Alaskan river system. pp. 51-63.
In: Dwight, L. P. Chairman. Resolving Alaska's water resources conflicts. Proc. Alaska
Section, American Water Resources Association. Inst. Water Resources/Engineering
Experiment Station, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks. Report IWR 108. 212 pp.

Chamberlin, J. C. 1949. Insects of agricultural and household importance in Alaska- with
suggestions for their control. Circ. 9, Alaska Ag. Exp. Stn., USDA.

Cowan, C. A.; Oswood, M. W. 1984. Spatial and seasonal associations of benthic
macroinvertebrates and detritus in an Alaskan [USA] subarctic stream. Polar Biology. 3:
211-216.

Davis, A.N., P. Holloway and J. Kruse. 2003 Insect visitors and potential pollinators of
lingonberries, Vaccinium vitis-idaea subsp. minus in sub-arctic Alaska. Acta
Horticulturae 626: 441-446.

Dearborn, C. H. 1963. Chemical sprout control of Alaska potatoes, and the influence of
pre-storage washing and storage temperature on market quality. Bulletin 33, UA Alaska
Ag. Exp. Stn.

Hudson, J. and R. H. Armstrong. 2005. Dragonflies of Alaska. Everbest Printing Co.,
Ltd. China. 48 pp.

Irons, J. G. III; Bryant, J. P.; Oswood, M. W. 1991. Effects of moose browsing on
decomposition rates of birch leaf litter in a subarctic stream. Canadian Journal of
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 48: 442-444.

Irons, J. G. III; Miller, L. K.; Oswood, M. W. 1993. Ecological adaptations of aquatic
macroinvertebrates to overwintering in interior Alaska (USA) subarctic streams.
Canadian Journal of Zoology. 71: 98-108.

Irons, J. G. III; Oswood, M. W. 1997. Organic matter dynamics in 3 subarctic streams of
interior Alaska, USA. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 16: 23-28.

Irons, J. G. III; Oswood, M. W.; Bryant, J. P. 1988. Consumption of leaf detritus by a
stream shredder: Influence of tree species and nutrient status. Hydrobiologia. 160: 53-62.

Irons, J. G. III; Oswood, M. W.; Stout, R. J.; Pringle, C. M. 1994. Latitudinal patterns in
leaf litter breakdown: Is temperature really important? Freshwater Biology. 3: 401-411.

Kruse, J. J. 2002. A Palaearctic Noctuid Strays to Alaska, News of the Lepidopterists'
Society 44:5.

Milner, A.M. and M.W. Oswood. 2000. Urbanization grandients in streams of
Anchorage, Alaska: a comparison of multivariate and multimetric approaches to
classification. Hydrobiologia 422/423: 209-223.

Oswood, M. W. 1989. Community structure of benthic invertebrates in interior Alaskan
USA streams and rivers., Hydrobiologia. 172: 97-110.

Oswood, M. W. 1991. Overwintering of Freshwater Benthic Macroinvertebrates. In: Lee,
R. E. Jr. and D. L. Denlinger (eds.). 1991. Insects at low temperature. Chapman and Hall:
New York, NY, USA; London, England, UK. p. 360-376.

Oswood, M.W., C.W. Slaughter, and J.W. Hilgert. 1984. Effects of vegetation removal in
an Alaskan subarctic watershed: preimpact benthic invertebrate studies. pp. 183-193. In:
S.R. Bredthauer, Chairman. Alaska's water: a critical resource. Proc. Alaska Section,
American Water Resources Association. Inst. Water Resources, Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks.
Report IWR 106. 224 pp.

Oswood, M.W., J.G. Irons III, J.W. Hilgert, and C.W. Slaughter. 1989. Effects of riparian
vegetation removal on an Alaskan subarctic stream. pp. 3 -13. In: Ashton, W. S.
Chairman. Ground water: Alaska's hidden resource. Proc. Alaska Section, American
Water Resources Association. Inst. Water Resources/Engineering Experiment Station,
Univ. Alaska, Fairbanks. Report IWR

Sommerman, K. M. 1953. Identification of Alaskan Black Fly Larvae (Diptera,
Simuliidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 55: 258-273.

Sommerman, K. M., R. I. Sailer, C. O. Esselbaugh. 1955. Biology of Alaskan Black Flies
(Simuliidae, Diptera). Ecological Monographs 25: 345-385.

Sommerman, K. M. 1958. Two new species of Alaska Prosimulium, with notes on
closely related species (Diptera: Simuliidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society
of Washington 60:193 – 202.

Sommerman, K. M. 1962. Prosimulium doveri, a new species from Alaska, with keys to
related species (Diptera: Simuliidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of
Washington. 63 [1961]:225 – 235.

Sommerman, K. M. 1964. Notes on activities of Alaskan Culiseta adult (Diptera,
Culicidae). Mosq. News. 24:60-64.

Sommerman, K. M. 1964. Prosimulium esselbaughi n. sp., the Alaskan P. hirtipes 2
(Diptera: Simuliidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 66:141 –
145.

Sommerman, K. M. 1966. True-false key to species of Alaskan biting mosquitoes.
Mosquito News 26: 541-544.

Sommerman, K. M. 1977. Biting fly arbovirus probe in interior Alaska (Culicidae)
(Simuliidae) – (SSH: California Complex) (Northway: Bunyamwera group). Mosquito
News 37: 90-103.

Stewart, K.W. and M.W. Oswood. 2006. The Stoneflies (Plecoptera) of Alaska and
Western Canada. The Caddis Press, Columbus, Ohio. 325 pp.

Stewart, K. W.; Dewalt, R. E.; Oswood, M. W. 1991. Alaskaperla, new genus; a new
stonefly genus (Plecoptera: Chloroperlidae), and further descriptions of related
Chloroperlidae. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 84: 239-247.

Stewart, K. W.; Hassage, R. L.; Holder, S. J.; Oswood, M. W. 1990. Life cycles of six
stonefly species (Plecoptera) in subarctic and arctic Alaska [USA] streams. Annals of the
Entomological Society of America. 83: 207-214.

Washburn, R.H. 1953. Root maggots in Alaska. Circ. 19, Alaska Ag. Exp. Stn., USDA.

Washburn, R. H. 1961. Beekeeping in the land of the midnight sun. Glean Bee Cult. 89:
720-723,756.

Washburn, R. H. April 1969. Vegetable growers battle turnip maggot. Agroborealis. 1: 13

Washburn, R. H. April 1971. Resurgence noted in Alaskan cutworms. Agroborealis. 3:
20,26

Washburn, R. H. April 1972. The research insect collection. Agroborealis. 4: 6-7

Washburn, R. H. July 1973. Controlling Alaskan insects without chemicals.
Agroborealis. 5: 28-29

Washburn, R. H. June 1975. Red turnip beetle. Agroborealis. 7: 11.

Washburn, R. H., L. J. Klebesadel, J. S. Palmer, J. R. Luick, and D. P. Bleicher. Jan.
1980. The Warble-Fly problem in Alaska reindeer. Agroborealis. 12: 23-28.


Theses by former students where the UAM serves as a depository of voucher
specimens:

Brown, B. N. 1987. Community structure and longitudinal patterns of benthic
invertebrates in a heavy metal contaminated Alaskan river system [M.S. thesis].
Fairbanks, Alaska: University Alaska Fairbanks. 101 p.

Cowan, C. A. 1983. Phenology of benthic detritus input, storage, and processing in an
Alaskan subarctic stream [M.S. thesis]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University Alaska Fairbanks.
98 p.

Howe, A. L. 1981. Life histories and community structure of Ephemeroptera and
Plecoptera in two Alaskan subarctic streams [M.S. Thesis]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University
of Alaska Fairbanks. 108 p.

Irons, J. G. III. 1985. Life histories and community structure of the caddisflies
(Trichoptera) of two Alaskan subarctic streams [MS thesis]: University of Alaska
Fairbanks. 185 p.

Irons, J. G. III. 1993. Latitudinal gradients in leaf litter decomposition in streams: effects
of leaf chemistry and temperature [Ph.D. dissertation]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University
Alaska Fairbanks.

Piorkowski, R. J. 1995. Ecological effects of spawning salmon on several southcentral
Alaska streams [Ph.D. dissertation]. Fairbanks, Alaska: Unviversity Alaska Fairbanks.
177 p.

Smidt, S. 1997. Spatial variation in the community structure of stream macroinvertebrates
within a subarctic Alaskan watershed [M.S. thesis]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University Alaska
Fairbanks. 53 p.

Taylor, E. J. 1986. Foods and foraging ecology of oldsquaws (Clangula hyemalis L.) on
the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska [M.S. thesis]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska
Fairbanks. 130 p.

Viavant, T. R. 1989. Community structure, trophic relationships, and habitat ecology of
the benthic macroinvertebrates in an Alaskan tundra beaded stream [M.S. thesis].
Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Fairbanks. 127 p.

Vining, L. J. III. 1984. Limnology and trophic ecology of some Alaskan subarctic lakes
[M.S. thesis]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Fairbanks. 159 p.

Wedemeyer, K. 1987. Effects of antimony mining on stream invertebrates and primary
producers in Denali National Park, Alaska [M.S. thesis]. Fairbanks, Alaska: University
Alaska Fairbanks. 102 p.






 

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