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Dr. Stephen A. Marshall (Collection Director)

Profile of Steve Marshall

Contact Information

Education

  • BSc (Agr.), University of Guelph, 1977
  • MSc (Biology), Carleton University, 1979
  • PhD, University of Guelph, 1982

Experience

  • 1982-1987 Assistant Professor, Environmental Biology, University of Guelph
  • 1987-1994 Associate Professor, Environmental Biology, University of Guelph
  • 1994-Present Professor, Environmental Biology/Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph

Publications

Publications authored or co-authored by Stephen A. Marshall are listed here.

Courses Taught

  • Insect Natural History and Diversity (ENVS*3090)
  • Field Entomology (ENVS*4260)
  • Colloqium in Insect Systematics (ENVB*6340)
  • Insect Biosystematics (ENVS*4270)
  • Biology of Plant Pests (ENVB*2040)
  • Insect Physiology (ENVB*6370)
  • Natural History of Insects (ENVB*3110)
  • Insects in Relation to Wildlife (ENVB*3090)

Graduate Theses Supervised

  • Heraty, J.M. 1984. Systematic studies of the Nearctic Eucharitinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eucharitidae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 280 pp.
  • Barber, K.N. 1984. A taxonomic revision of Pseudodinia Coquillett (Diptera: Chamaemyiidae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 212 pp.
  • Brown, B.V. 1985. Revision of Gymnophora MacQuart (Diptera: Phoridae) of the Holarctic Region. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 112 pp.
  • Sinclair, B.J. 1987. Insects of madicolous habitats in eastern North America. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 50 pp.
  • Blades, D.C. 1990. Faunistics and ecology of arthropods in four Ontario peatlands. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 333 pp.
  • Bennett, R. 1991. The systematics of the North American Cybaeid spiders (Araneae, Dictynoidea, Cybaeidae). Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 308 pp.
  • Wheeler, T.A. 1991. Systematics of the New World Rachispoda Lioy (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae). Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. 256 pp.
  • Swann, J. 1993. Systematics of the New World Coproica Rondani (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Skevington, J.H. 1993. Systematics of the New World Pipunculus Latreille (Diptera: Pipunculidae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Smith, I.P. 1994. Systematics of Pterogramma Spuler (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Sun, X. 1996. Systematics of Phasia Latreille (Diptera: Tachinidae). Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Caloren, D. 1996. Systematics of the New World Clusiodes (Clusiidae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Cannings, R. 1999. Systematics of Lasiopogon (Diptera: Asilidae). PhD Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Lonsdale, O. 2003. A review of the genus Sobarocephala (Diptera: Clusiidae) with a revsion of the S. flaviseta species group and synonymy of the genus Sobarocephaloides. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Paiero, S. M. 2003. Faunistic study of insects in Ontario tallgrass prairies: Effects of fire on an Ontario tallgrass prairie insect community and evidence for the prairie peninsula hypothesis. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Parchami-Araghi, M. 2006. Revision of the Spelobia (Diptera, Sphaeroceridae). PhD Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Lonsdale, O. 2007. Clusiidae of the World. PhD Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Gautreau, S. 2007. Infestation of leatherback seaturtle nests by dipteran larvae on Gandoca Beach, Costa Rica. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with R. Brooks)
  • Bolton, R. 2007. Effects of anthropogenic disturbance and dipteran infestation on reproductive success of the Eastern Spiny Softshell. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with R. Brooks)
  • Careless, P. 2009. Cerceris fumipennis and monitoring of Emerald Ash Borer. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with B. Gill)
  • Dong, H. 2009. A revision of the Biroina genus-group. PhD, China Agricultural University, Beijing (Co-supervised with Y. Dang).
  • Klymko, J. 2009. A revision of the New World Curtonotidae. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Bergeron, M. 2009. A revision of the genus Coproica. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Kits, J.A. 2011. revision of the genus Archiborborus and a review of the Archiborborini. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Cheung, D. 2011. Digital identification of landscape pests. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Jackson, M. 2011. A revision of the genus Taeniaptera. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with J. Skevington)
  • Goncalves-Miranda, G.F. 2011. A review of Ocyptamus, with a revision of the tristis-group. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. (Co-supervised with J. Skevington)
  • Brunke, A. 2011. Identification of Staphylinidae and bionomics of staphylinids in agroecosystems. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with R. Hallett)
  • Young, A. 2012. Faunistics and taxonomy of Canadian Syrphidae, revision of New World Platycheirus. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with J. Skevington)
  • Lomas, N. 2012. Bionomics of coprophagous Diptera associated with commercial composting operations M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with Y. Zhang)
  • Luk, S. A. 2012. A revision of the genus Aptilotella. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Miller, M. 2015. A Review of the Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Species of Northeastern North America. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Yau, T. 2017. A revision of the genus Bromeloecia Spuler (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph
  • Paiero, S. 2017. A review of the Archiceroptera Papp genus complex (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae). Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph.
  • Jackson, M. 2019. Placement of Micropezinae (Micropezidae) on the Diptera Tree of Life: a molecular phylogenetic approach. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph. (Co-supervised with J. Skevington)
  • Ashbee, H. 2019. A review of wing reduction and loss in the Sphaeroceridae and the evolution of winglessness in the Australian species of Howickia Richards (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae). M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with J. Skevington)
  • Ferro, G. 2019. Systematics of the tribe Taeniapterini (Diptera: Micropezidae, Taeniapterinae) with a review of the genus Paragrallomyia Hendel. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Guelph (Co-supervised with J. Skevington)

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