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References with downloadable pdf files (click on , file size in MB):

Taxonomic Keys:

(1.03 MB) Embiidina - Embioptera: Webspinners

(1.03 MB) Mecoptera - Scorpionflies

(1.03 MB) Phasmisda - Walkingsticks

(0.13 MB) Plecoptera - Stoneflies

(3.09 MB) Protura

(0.59 MB) Psocoptera - Booklice and Barklice

(2.06 MB) Thysanoptera - Thrips

Other pdf files:

(0.85 MB) Caudell, A. N. 1912. Notes on the mantid genus Gonatista Sauss. Psyche 19(5): 160-162.

(24.44 MB) Chamberlin, R. V. 1918. The Chilopoda and Diplopoda of the West Indies. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 62: 150-262.

(13.25 MB) Goodnight, C. J. and M. L. Goodnight. 1942. Phalangids from Central America and the West Indies. Amer. Mus. Novit. 1184: 1-23.

(2.79 MB) Goodnight, C. J. and M. L. Goodnight. 1943. Three new phalangids from Tropical America. Amer. Mus.Novit. 1228: 1-4.

(4.83 MB) Holsinger, J. R. and S. B. Peck. 1968. A new genus and species of sunterranean amphipod (Gammaridae) from Puerto Rico, with notes on its ecology, evolution and relationship to other Caribbean amphipods. Crustaceana 15(3): 248-262.

(1.79 MB) Moxey, C. F. 1971. Notes on the Phasmatodea of the West Indies: Two new genera. Psyche 78(1/2): 67-83.


Additional references:

MANTODEA

Caudell, A. N.

1912. Notes on the mantid genus Gonatista Sauss. Psyche 19(5): 160-162.

Rehn, J. A. G.

1947. The removal of the mantid genus Callimantis (Orthoptera: Manteidae) from the North American fauna. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 49(6): 163-164.

Saussure, H.

1871. Mantides Americaines. Memoires pour servir a L'Histoire Naturelle du Mexique, des Antilles et des Etats-Unis. IVme Memoire, Tome IIme: 1re Partie. Geneve.

Wetherbee, D. K.

1996. "La fraise de St. Domingue" of Daubenton's Miscelanea, 1765 (Gongylodes, Empusinae, Mantidae). In: D. K. Wetherbee, La Xaiba Prieta and la Xaiba Piñita (Epilobocera, Decapoda) in Hispaniola and 20+ Further Contributions on Hispaniolan Fauna. Printed by author, Santo Domingo. Pp. 204-208.

EMBIOPTERA

Ross, E. S.

1940. A new genus of Embioptera from the West Indies. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 16(1): 12.

1940. A revision of the Embioptera of North America. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 33(4): 629-670.

1944. A revision of the Embioptera, or web-spinners, of the New World. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 94(3175): 401-504.

Szumik, C. A.

1994. Oligembia vetusta, a new fossil teratembiid (Embioptera) from Dominican amber. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 102(1): 67-73.

1998. A new species of Anisembiidae (Insecta, Embioptera) from Dominican amber. Rev. Bras. Entomol. 42(1-2): 7-8.

PHASMIDA

Adams, M.

1982. Some notes on Dominican phasmid (U1). Phasmid Study Group Newsletter 12: 3-4.

1982. Another Dominican phasmid (2). Phasmid Study Group Newsletter 12: 4.

1990. Aplopus sp. Phasmid Study Group Newsletter 45: 18-20.

Adams, R. & M. Adams.

1982. Beobachtungen an einer dominikanischen Aplopus art (Phasmida). Entomol. Zeitschr. 92(18): 263-264.

1990. Observations sur une espece dominicaine d'Aplopus (Phasmida). Imago 40: 13-14.

Bragg, P.

1988. Aplopus sp. (PSG 48) mating and egg laying. Phasmid Study Group Newsletter 36: 4.

Brunner Von Wattenwill, C. & K. J. Redtenbacher.

1907. Die Insektenfamilie der Phasmiden. Tome 2. Phasmidae Anareolatae (Clitumnini, Lonchodini, Bacunculini). Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig. pp. 181­338.

1908. Die Insektenfamilie der Phasmiden. Tome 3. Phasmidae Anareolatae (Phibalosomini, Acrophyllini, Necroscini). Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig. pp. 341-589.

Burmeister, H.

1838. Handbuch der Entomologie. Zweiter band. Besondere Entomologie. Zweite abtheilung. Kauferfe. Gymnognatha. 2. Berlin. pp. 397-756.

Gange, A.

1984. PSG/48: Aplopus spp. Phasmid Study Group Newsletter 19: 7-8.

Langlois, F. & P. Lelong.

1996. Catalogue des phasmes des Antilles. Les Monde des Phasmes 35: 20-26.

Moxey, C. F.

1971. Notes on the Phasmatodea of the West Indies: Two new genera. Psyche 78(1/2): 67-83.

1973. The Stick Insects (Phasmatodea) of the West Indies - Their Systematics and Biology. Ph. D. Thesis, Harvard University. 211 p. [No publicado]

Otte, D.

1978. The primary types of Orthoptera (Saltatoria, Mantodea, Phasmatodea and Blattodea) at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 130: 26-87.

Perez-Gelabert, D. E.

2000. Taraxippus paliurus Moxey (Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae) en República Dominicana: Primera cita y descripción del sexo macho. Cocuyo 9: 22-24.

2000. First records and discovery of two new species of Anisomorpha Gray (Phasmida: Pseudophasmatidae) in Haiti and Dominican Republic. Phasmid Studies 9: 27.

Rehn, J. A. G.

1904. Studies in the orthopterous family Phasmidae. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 56: 38-107.

Stoll, C.

1787-1815. Représentation exactement colorée d'après nature des Spectres ou Phasmes, des Mantes, des Sauterelles, des Grillons, des Criquets et des Blattes. Qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l'Europe, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amérique. Rassemblées et décrites. Représentation des Spectres ou Phasmes est des Mantes ou des Feuille Ambulantes. Amsterdam. 79 pp.

Tilgner, E.

2001. The fossil record of Phasmida (Insecta: Neoptera). Insect Syst. Evol. 31(4): 473-480.

Westwood, J. O.

1859. Catalogue of the Orthopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Phasmidae. London. 195 pp.

Zompro, O.

2001. A generic revision of the insect order Phasmatodea: The New World genera of the stick insect subfamily Diapheromeridae: Diapheromerinae =Heteromiidae: Heteromiinae sensu Bradley & Galil, 1977. Rev. Suisse Zool. 108(1): 189-225.

PLECOPTERA

Stark, B. P. & D. L. Lentz.

1992. Dominiperla antigua (Plecoptera, Perlidae), the first stonefly from Dominican amber. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 65(1): 93-96.

PROTURA

Nosek, J. & J. A. Mari Mutt.

1978. First two records of Protura (Insecta) from the Dominican Republic with synopsis of both species. J. Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 62(3): 305-308.

1980. First records of Protura (Insecta) from Cuba, Jamaica, and Haiti and a synopsis of Delamarentulus tristani (Silvestri) (Acerentomidae). J. Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 64(1): 121-125.

PSOCOPTERA

Banks, N.

1938. New West Indian Psocoptera. Rev. Ent. 9: 285­304.

Garcia A., A. N.

1972. A taxonomic study of the genus Lachesilla (Insecta: Psocoptera). Ph. D. Thesis, Illinois State University, 213 p. [No publicado]

1996. Species of Lachesilla in the Caribbean islands and Trinidad (Insecta: Psocoptera: Lachesillidae). Insecta Mundi 10(1-4): 105-138.

Mockford, E. L.

1966. The genus Caecilius (Psocoptera: Caeciliidae) part II. Revision of the species groups, and the North American species of the fasciatus, confluens, and africanus groups. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 92(2): 133-172.

1969. The genus Caecilius (Psocoptera: Caeciliidae) part III. The North American species of the alcinus, caligonus, and subflavus groups. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 95(1): 77-151.

1974. Records and descriptions of Cuban Psocoptera. Entomol. Amer. 48(2): 103-215. [Incluye material y especies de la Hispaniola]

1986. A preliminary survey of Psocoptera from Tertiary amber of the Dominican Republic. Entomol. Soc. Amer. Conf. (Reno, Nevada; Dec. 1986). p. 112.

1998. Genetic definitions and species assignments in the family Epipsocidae (Psocoptera). Insecta Mundi 12(1 & 2): 81-91.

Mockford, E. L. & D. M. Sullivan.

1986. Systematics of the graphocaeciliine psocids with a proposed higher classification of the family Lachesillidae (Psocoptera). Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 112(1): 1-50.

SIPHONAPTERA

Guyon, J. L. G.

1870. Histoire Naturelle et Médicale de la Chique (Rhychoprion penetrans) insecte parasite des regions tropicales de deux Amériques. Vve. Bouchard, Paris. 188 pp.

Lewis, R. E. & D. Grimaldi.

1997. A pulicid flea in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic (Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pulicidae). Amer. Mus. Novit. 3205: 1-9.

Poinar, G. O., Jr.

1995. Fleas (Insecta: Siphonaptera) in Dominican amber. Med. Sci. Res. 23(11): 789.

STREPSIPTERA

Kathirithamby, J. & D. Grimaldi.

1993. Remarkable stasis in some lower Tertiary parasitoids - Descriptions, new records and review of Strepsiptera in the Oligo-Miocene amber of the Dominican Republic. Entomol. Scand. 24(1): 31-42.

Kinzelbach, R.

1979. Das erste neotropische fossil der fächerflüger (Stuttgarter Bernsteinsammlung: Insecta, Strepsiptera). Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturk. (B) 52: 1-14.

1983. Facherflugen aus dem dominikanischem bernstein (Insecta: Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae). Verhand. Naturw. Ver. Hamb. 26: 29-36.

Kinzelbach, R. & H. Pohl.

1994. The fossil Strepsiptera (Insecta: Strepsiptera). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 87(1): 59-70.

Pohl, H. & R. Kinzelbach.

1995. Neufunde von facherflüglern aus dem Baltischem und Dominikanischen bernstein (Strepsiptera: Bohartillidae & Myrmecolacidae). Mitt. Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Hamburg 78: 197-209.

THYSANOPTERA

Callan, E. M.

1943. Natural enemies of the cacao thrips. Bull. Ent. Res. 34: 313-321.

Dod, D.

1986. Afidos y trípidos polenizan orquídeas en las Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae). Moscosoa 4: 200­202.

Harrison, J. O.

1963. Notes on the biology of the banana flower thrips, Frankliniella parvula, in the Dominican Republic (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 56(5): 664-666.

Hood, J. D.

1952. A new Frankliniella injurious to banana (Thysanoptera, Thripidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 65: 137-140.

Moulton, D.

1946. New species of thrips from Haiti and Turkestan. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 22(2): 56-58.

Russo, G.

1936. Contributo alla conoscenza degli insetti della Republica Dominicana (Antille). Nota su alcuni Tisanotteri. Mem. Soc. Ent. Ital. 15: 42-54.

Sakimura, K.

1972. Synonymies and collection record of Rhaebothrips lativentris Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Pac. Insects 14(4): 668.

Watson, J. R.

1927. A new Liothrips from Santo Domingo. Florida Entomologist 10(4): 59-60.

THYSANURA

Irish, J.

1995. New data on Lepismatidae, mainly from Italy and north east Africa, with notes on the status of Ctenolepisma rothschildi Silvestri (Insecta: Thysanura). Ann. Mus. Civ. Storia Natur. "Giacomo Doria" 90: 559-570.

Mendes, L. F.

1997. First contribution to the study of the Dominican amber Zygentoma (Insecta). Family Ateluridae. Pedobiologia 41(1-3): 41-43.

1997. Some Zygentoma (Nicoletiidae, Ateluridae) from the Neotropics, with description of one new Metrinura species. Rev. Suisse Zool. 104(4): 795­806.

1998. Second contribution to the study of the Dominican Republic amber Zygentoma (Insecta): Family Lepismatidae. Canad. Entomol. 130(6): 899­904.

Sturm, H. & L. F. Mendes.

1998. Two new species of Nicoletiidae (Zygentoma, "Apterygota", Insecta) in Dominican amber. Amer. Mus. Nov. 3226: 1-11.

Wygodzynsky, P.

1972. A review of the silverfish (Lepismatidae, Thysanura) of the United States and the Caribbean area. Amer. Mus. Novit. 2481: 1-26.

ZORAPTERA

Choe, J. C.

1989. Zorotypus gurneyi, new species, from Panama and redescription of Z. barberi Gurney (Zoraptera: Zorotypidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 82(2): 149­155.

1992. Zoraptera of Panama with a review of the morphology, systematics, and biology of the order. In: D. Quintero and A. Aiello, Eds., Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica: Selected Studies, pp. 249-256. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Engel, M. S. & D. A. Grimaldi.

[En prensa]. A winged Zorotypus in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic (Zoraptera: Zorotypidae), with discussion on relationships of and within the order. Acta Geológica Hispanica.

Poinar, G. O. Jr.

1988. Zorotypus palaeus n. sp., a fossil Zoraptera (Insecta) in Dominican amber. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 96(3): 253-259.  

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