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2017
    45. Nearns, E.H. and G.S. Powell. 2017. Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) types of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), with a brief history of the Coleoptera collection. Insecta Mundi, 0562: 1–9. Low resolution (13 MB) PDF High resolution (54 MB) PDF
2016
    44. Nearns, E.H. and A. Santos-Silva. 2016. Two new species of Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae) from South America. Zootaxa, 4137(3): 445–450. PDF (contact author for full PDF)

    43. Santos-Silva, A., Nearns, E.H., and I.P. Swift. Revision of the American species of the genus Prionus Geoffroy, 1762 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae, Prionini). Zootaxa, 4134(1): 1–103. PDF (contact author for full PDF)

    42. Nearns, E.H. and C.A. Maier. Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) types of the Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH), with a brief history of the Coleoptera collection. Insecta Mundi, 0494: 1–7. Low resolution (2 MB) PDF High resolution (23 MB) PDF
2015
    Lingafelter et al., 2014 41. Nearns, E.H. and G.L. Tavakilian. 2015. Seven new species of Oncideres Lacordaire, 1830 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Onciderini) from South America, with notes on additional taxa. Arquivos de Zoologia, 46(7): 87–113. PDF

    40. Bezark, L.G., Botero, J.P., Galileo, M.H.M., Lingafelter, S.W., Monné, M.L., Monné, M.A., Morris, R.F., Napp, D.S., Nearns, E.H., Santos-Silva, A., Skillman, F.W., Tavakilian, G.L., Thomas, M.C., and J.E. Wappes. 2015. A new species of Eclipta Bates, 1873 from Brazil (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) in honor of the late Ubirajara Ribeiro Martins de Souza. Arquivos de Zoologia, 46(3): 65–73. PDF

    39. Nearns, E.H. and G.L. Tavakilian. 2015. Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) types of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN), with a brief history of the Coleoptera collection. Insecta Mundi, 0459: 1–47. Low resolution (7 MB) PDF High resolution (98 MB) PDF
2014
    38. Tavakilian, G.L. and E.H. Nearns. 2014. New nomenclatural changes for 2014: II. Corrigendum & Addenda (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae). Les Cahiers Magellanes (NS), 16: 157–158.

    37. Nearns, E.H., Barclay, M.V.L, and G.L. Tavakilian. 2014. Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) types of The Natural History Museum (BMNH). Zootaxa, 3857(2): 261–274. PDF (contact author for full PDF)

    36. Lingafelter, S.W., Nearns, E.H., Tavakilian, G.L., Monné, M.A., and M. Biondi. 2014. Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae): Primary Types of the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. 390 pp. PDF Available from Amazon

    35. Tavakilian, G.L. and E.H. Nearns. 2014. New nomenclatural changes for 2014: I. The genus Rhytiphora Audinet-Serville, 1835 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae). Les Cahiers Magellanes (NS), 15: 99–108. PDF

    34. Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., Lingafelter, S.W., Santos-Silva, A., and K.B. Miller. 2012–2014. Longicorn ID: Tool for Diagnosing Cerambycoid Families, Subfamilies, and Tribes. The University of New Mexico and Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, USDA, APHIS, PPQ. Available from: http://cerambycids.com/longicornid/ PDF PDF
2013
    33. Santos-Silva, A., Komiya, Z., and E.H. Nearns. 2013. Revision of the genus Prionacalus White, 1845 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Prioninae: Prionini). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 67(3): 201–240. PDF

    32. Lingafelter, S.W. and E.H. Nearns. 2013. Elucidating Article 45.6 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature: A dichotomous key for the determination of subspecific or infrasubspecific rank. Zootaxa, 3709(6): 597–600. PDF

    31. Nearns, E.H. and R.A. Androw. 2013. Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) holotypes of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH), with a brief history of the Coleoptera collection. Insecta Mundi, 0316: 1–13. PDF

    30. Lingafelter, S.W., Garzón-Moreno, A., and E.H. Nearns. 2013. Primary types of Chinese longhorned woodboring beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae) of the Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 117–146. In: Lin, M.-Y. and Chen, C.-C. (eds.). In memory of Mr. Wenhsin Lin. Formosa Ecological Company, Taiwan. 233 pp. PDF
2012
    29. Nearns, E.H. and G.L. Tavakilian. 2012b. A new genus and five new species of Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) from South America, with notes on additional taxa. Insecta Mundi, 0266: 1–23. PDF

    28. Nearns, E.H. and G.L. Tavakilian. 2012a. New taxa and combinations in Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) from Central and South America, with notes on additional taxa. Insecta Mundi, 0231: 1–24. PDF

    27. Monné, M.A., Nearns, E.H., Carbonel Carril, S.C., Swift, I.P., and M.L. Monné. 2012. Preliminary checklist of the Cerambycidae, Disteniidae, and Vesperidae (Coleoptera) of Peru. Insecta Mundi, 0213: 1–48. PDF
2011
    Coleopterists Bulletin September 2010 26. Nearns, E.H. and I.P Swift. 2011. New taxa and combinations in Onciderini Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Insecta Mundi, 0192: 1–27. PDF

    25. Lingafelter, S.W. and E.H. Nearns. 2011. New synonymy in Cuban Tilloclytus Bates (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Anaglyptini). The Coleopterists Society, 65(2): 153. PDF

    24. Lord, N.P., Nearns, E.H., and K.B. Miller. 2011. Ironclad ID: Tool for diagnosing ironclad and cylindrical bark beetles (Coleoptera: Zopheridae) of North America north of Mexico. The University of New Mexico and Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, USDA, APHIS, PPQ. Available from: http://coleopterasystematics.com/ironcladid/ PDF

    23. Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., and K.B. Miller. 2011. Oncid ID: Tool for diagnosing adult twig girdlers (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Onciderini). The University of New Mexico and Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, USDA, APHIS, PPQ. Available from: http://cerambycids.com/oncidid/ PDF
2010
    22. Santos-Silva, A., Swift, I., and E.H. Nearns. 2010. Division of the genus Nothopleurus Lacordaire, 1869 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae). Zootaxa, 2643: 1–44. PDF (contact author for full PDF)

    21. Swift, I.P., Santos-Silva, A., and E.H. Nearns. 2010. The genus Trichocnemis LeConte, 1851 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae). ZooKeys, 61: 33–46. PDF

    20. Swift, I.P., Bezark, L.G., Nearns, E.H., Solís, A., and F.T. Hovore. 2010. Checklist of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Costa Rica. Insecta Mundi, 0131: 1–68. PDF
2009
    19. Bousquet, Y., Heffern, D.J., Bouchard, P., and E.H. Nearns. 2009. Catalogue of family-group names in Cerambycidae (Coleoptera). Zootaxa, 2321: 1–80. PDF

    18. Nearns, E.H., Swift, I.P., and L.J. Joly. 2009. First record of Curius chemsaki Nearns and Ray, 2006 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Curiini) in Colombia. Insecta Mundi, 0103: 1–2. PDF

    17. Nearns, E.H. and K.B. Miller. 2009. A new species of Plectromerus Haldeman from Central America and description of the female of Plectromerus dezayasi Nearns and Branham, 2008 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Plectromerini). ZooKeys, 24: 55–62. PDF

    16. Wappes, J.E., Ledezma Arias, J., and E.H. Nearns. 2009. List of Coleoptera Holotypes in Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, Universidad Autónoma "Gabriel René Moreno," Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Insecta Mundi, 0081: 1–8. PDF
2008
    15. Thomas, M.C. and E.H. Nearns. 2008. A new genus of telephanine Silvanidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea), with a diagnosis of the tribe and key to the genera. Insecta Mundi, 0048: 1–14. PDF

    14. Nearns, E.H. 2008. Description of the male of Plectromerus michelii Nearns and Branham, 2008 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Insecta Mundi, 0038: 1–2. PDF

    13. Nearns, E.H. and M.A. Branham. 2008. Revision and phylogeny of the tribes Curiini LeConte and Plectromerini Nearns and Branham, new tribe (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 47: 1–117. PDF (contact author for full PDF or hardcopy reprint)
2007
    12. Lingafelter, S.W. and E.H. Nearns. 2007. Five new species of longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Dominican Republic in genera Ataxia Haldeman, 1845; Atimiola Bates, 1880; Drycothaea Thomson, 1868; Eburia Lepeletier and Audinet-Serville, 1830; and Hormathus Gahan, 1830. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 61(2): 177–191. PDF

    11. Woodley, N.E. and E.H. Nearns. 2007. The type material of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) in the Fernando de Zayas collection, Havana, Cuba. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 61(3): 334–338. PDF
2006
    Lingafelter & Nearns, 2006 10. Lingafelter, S.W. and E.H. Nearns. 2006. Rediscovery and redescription of the remarkable Phoenicus sanguinipennis Lacordaire (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Trachyderini) from the Dominican Republic. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 60(3): 199–206. PDF

    9. Nearns, E.H. 2006. A checklist of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) holdings of the Fernando de Zayas Collection, Havana, Cuba. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 60(1): 53–57. PDF

    8. Nearns, E.H., Branham, M.A., and S.M. Bybee. 2006. Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) types of the Fernando de Zayas Collection, Havana, Cuba. Zootaxa, 1270: 1–17. PDF

    7. Nearns, E.H. and A.M. Ray. 2006. A new species of Curius Newman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Venezuela with notes on sexual dimorphism in the genus. Zootaxa, 1256: 49–57. PDF

    6. Nearns, E.H. and W.E. Steiner. 2006. A new species of Plectromerus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Navassa Island, Greater Antilles. Zootaxa, 1163: 61–68. PDF

    5. Wappes, J.E., Morris, R.F., Nearns, E.H., and M.C. Thomas. 2006. Preliminary checklist of Bolivian Cerambycidae (Coleoptera). Insecta Mundi, 20(1–2): 1–45. PDF
2005
    4. Micheli, C.J. and E.H. Nearns. 2005. Two new species of Plectromerus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the West Indies. Zootaxa, 1028: 23–36. PDF

    3. Nearns, E.H. and M.A. Branham. 2005. A new species of Plectromerus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Dominican amber with notes on the fossil Plectromerus tertiarius Vitali. Zootaxa, 1088: 17–24. PDF

    2. Nearns, E.H., Branham, M.A., Rodriguez, N.G., and I.F. Garcia. 2005. Curius punctatus (Fisher), new combination (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Curiini). Insecta Mundi, 19(3): 172. PDF

    1. Nearns, E.H. and R.H. Turnbow. 2005. First record of Plectromerus exis Zayas in the Dominican Republic (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Insecta Mundi, 19(3): 158. PDF


Book Reviews
    Nearns, E.H. 2014. Book review: Australian Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Volume 1: Introduction and Subfamily Lamiinae. Systematic Entomology. PDF

    Nearns, E.H. 2008. Book review: Les Longicornes des Petites Antilles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae): Taxonomie, Ethologie, Biogeographie. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 62(4):544. PDF


Presentations and Posters


Invited Talks
  • Invited speaker (declined), Department of Entomology seminar series, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Fall 2017.

  • Nearns, E.H. My work in Coleoptera systematics. Interview presentation for Entomologist, National Identification Services, USDA/APHIS/PPQ, Riverdale, MD, 19 Jun. 2017.

  • Nearns, E.H. My vision for the insect collection and how this supports delivery of the Science Strategy. Principal Curator in Charge, Division of Insects, interview presentation, Natural History Museum, London, UK, 29 Nov. 2016.

  • Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., Lingafelter, S.W., Santos-Silva, A., and K.B. Miller. Developing Longicorn ID: Tool for diagnosing cerambycoid beetles. SysEB Section Symposium: Interactive Keys Transforming Identification. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 13 Nov. 2013.

  • Nearns, E.H., Brady, S., Swift, I.P., Grzymala, T.L., Jean, A., and K.B. Miller. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the longhorned beetle subfamilies Prioninae and Parandrinae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). 6th Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny. Dresden, Germany, 28 Sep. 2013.

  • Nearns, E.H. and K.B. Miller. Preliminary findings into the morphology and systematics of Onciderini (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Systematics, Biology, and Ecology of Cerambycidae and Buprestidae Symposium, International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2012), Daegu, Korea, 20 Aug. 2012.

  • Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., and K.B. Miller. Design and development of web-based identification tools for wood boring beetles: a case study. USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST Fort Collins Laboratory, CO, 20 Mar. 2012.

  • Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., and K.B. Miller. Design and development of web-based identification tools for wood boring beetles: a case study. Web-Based Digital Insect Identification: Our Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, 15 Nov. 2011.

  • Nearns, E.H. and K.B. Miller. Preliminary findings into the morphology and systematics of Onciderini (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Hardly Boring: Cerambycid Workers Symposium. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, 13 Nov. 2011.

  • Nearns, E.H. Preliminary findings into the morphology and systematics of Curiini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Symposium on the Systematics and Faunistics of Cerambycidae, U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 10 Nov. 2005.
Contributed Presentations
  • Branham, M.A., Keller, O., & E.H. Nearns. Lampyrids.com - Lampyridae Primary Types of World Website. ESA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, scheduled for Nov. 2017.

  • Jacobus, L.M., Nearns, E.H., & J.M. Zaspel. Purdue Entomological Research Collection resources supporting freshwater science, Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, Raleigh, N.C. 7 Jun. 2017.

  • Jacobus, L., Zaspel, J.M., & E.H. Nearns. Research resources from the Purdue Entomological Research Collection. Indiana Academy of Sciences 132nd Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. 25 Mar. 2017.

  • Zaspel, J.M., Klem, C., Anderson, T.J., Nearns, E.H., & L. Harshbarger. Purdue Entomological Research Collection (PERC). InvertNet Workshop, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburg, PA. 9 Mar. 2017.

  • Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., Lingafelter, S.W., Santos-Silva, A., Miller, K.B., and J.M. Zaspel. Longicorn ID: a tool for identification of larval Cerambycidae. International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), Orlando, FL, 26 Sep. 2016.

  • Kula, R.R., Lill, J.T., Nearns, E.H., and H.J. Dalgleish. Acquisition, management, and analysis of historical and contemporary data to discern legacy effects of ecological extinction on insect biodiversity. International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), Orlando, FL, 26 Sep. 2016.

  • Zaspel, J.M., Purcell, C., Anderson, T.A., Nearns, E.H., and L. Harshbarger. BoilerBug: A networked science collaboration between the Purdue Entomological Research Collection (PERC) and the Logansport Indiana Youth Correctional Facility (LIYCF). Entomological Collections Network (ECN) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 24 Sep. 2016.

  • Powell, G.S., Snyder, J.L., Anderson, T.J., Nearns, E.H., and J.M. Zaspel. The Purdue Entomological Research Collection with Comments on the Lepidoptera Holdings. The 65th Annual Meeting of The Lepidopterists' Society Florissant, CO, 9 Jul. 2016.

  • Nearns, E.H., Swift, I.P., Powell, G.S., and J.M. Zaspel. Developing a long-term study in Costa Rica. Entomological Collections Network (ECN) Annual Meeting, Minneaoplis, MN, 14 Nov. 2015.

  • Nearns, E.H., Powell, G.S., and J.M. Zaspel. Rehabilitation and revitalization of the Purdue Entomological Research Collection (PERC). Entomological Collections Network (ECN) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 16 Nov. 2014.

  • Nearns, E.H., Gates, M.W., Buffington, M.L., and K. Schulz. Proceedings of the ESW: modernization of a century-old scientific journal. Entomological Collections Network (ECN) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 10 Nov. 2013.

  • Nearns, E.H. Systematics of longhorned beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Dissertation defense seminar, Department of Biology, Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2 Nov. 2012.

  • Nearns, E.H., Swift, I.P., Slipiński, A., Cameron, S., and K.B. Miller. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of Parandrinae and Prioninae (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) of the world. Ten-Minute Papers, SysEB: Systematics. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 14 Dec. 2010.

  • Nearns, E.H., Lord, N.P., and K.B. Miller. Systematics in the 21st Century - Developing Lucid Keys to Enhance Taxonomy. Entomological Collections Network (ECN) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 11 Dec. 2010.

  • Nearns, E.H., Miller, K.B., Swift, I.P, Grzymala, T.L., and A.J. Tafoya. On the longhorned beetles of the world: a phylogeny based on molecular data. Student Competition Presentation; Southwestern Branch (SWB) of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Stillwater, OK, 24 Feb. 2009.

  • Tafoya, A.J, Nearns, E.H., and K.B. Miller. On predacious diving beetles (Dytiscidae): Phylogenetic analysis of relationships among members of the genera Hygrotus Stephens and Coelambus Thomson using molecular data. Student Competition Presentation; SysEB: Systematics. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 14 Dec. 2009.

  • Nearns, E.H. and M.A. Branham. Biogeography of two genera of longhorned beetles occurring in the Caribbean. Student Competition Poster, SysEB: Systematics. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, 18 Nov. 2008.

  • Nearns, E.H., Miller, K.B., Swift, I.P., Grzymala, T.L., and A.J. Tafoya. On the longhorned beetles of the world: a phylogeny based on molecular data. Student Competition Presentation; SysEB: Systematics. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, 17 Nov. 2008.

  • Nearns, E.H. and K.B. Miller. A preliminary morphological study of Oncideres c. cingulata (Say) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Onciderini). Student Competition Poster, Department of Biology 2008 Research Day, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 11 Apr. 2008.

  • Nearns, E.H. and K.B. Miller. A preliminary morphological study of Oncideres c. cingulata (Say) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Onciderini). Student Competition Poster, Section A: Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 10 Dec. 2007.

  • Nearns, E.H. Revision and phylogeny of the tribe Curiini LeConte (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae). Ten-Minute Papers, Section A: Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution. Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 10 Dec. 2006.

  • Nearns, E.H. Revision and phylogeny of the tribe Curiini LeConte (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae). Thesis defense seminar, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 19 Jun. 2006.

 
 

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