Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Lynn S. Kimsey

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Professor/Director
Entomology
One Shields Avenue
367 Briggs Hall
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-5375
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Specialty

Biology and evolution of insects; systematics and phylogeny of Tiphiidae, Chrysididae, Sphecidae, Pompilidae and Apidae; functional morphology; mating behavior of wasps and bees; biogeography of insects

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Kimsey, L. S. (2014). "Description of a new chrysidid genus from New Caledonia." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 38: 19-35.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2014). "Reevaluation of the odd chrysidid genus Atoposega Krombein." ZooKeys 409: 35-47.
  • Soliman, A. M.; Kimsey, L. S. (2013). "Oligogaster gen. nov., a new chrysidid genus from Egypt (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Elampini)." Zootaxa 3681(2): 197-200.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; Wasbauer, M. S. (2013). "Revision of the brachycistidine genus Colocistis Krombein (Hymenoptera, Tiphiidae)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 33: 1-24.
  • Shelomi M, Kimsey LS (2013). "Vital staining of the stick insect digestive system identifies appendices of the midgut as novel system of excretion." Journal of Morphology: Dec 14. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20243. PMID: 24338977.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; Ohl, M. (2012). "Megalara garuda, a new genus and species of larrine wasps from Indonesia (Larrinae, Crabronidae, Hymenoptera)." ZooKeys 177: 49-57.
  • Kurczewski, F. E.; Edwards, G. B.; Kimsey, L. S.; Kurczewski, K. E. (2012). "Observations on the nesting behavior of Miscophus (Nitelopterus) laticeps (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 88(3): 311-318.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2012). "Revision of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae: Loboscelidiinae)." ZooKeys 213: 1-40.
  • Kimsey, L. S. and J. M. Carpenter (2012). "The Vespinae of North America (Vespidae, Hymenoptera)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 28: 37-65.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2011). "Re-examination of the genus Exova Riek, with the first chrysidid recorded from Fiji." Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society 113: 436-441.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2011). "Tiphiidae Wasps of Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 22: 45-68.
  • Wasbauer, M. S.; Kimsey, L. S. (2010). "The Pompilidae of the Algodones Dunes, California, with description of new species (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 86(1): 2-9.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2009). "Review of the Malagasy Anthobosca, the Bizarre and the Sublime (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae: Anthoboscinae)." Zootaxa 2175: 1-18.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2009). "Taxonomic Purgatory: Sorting out the Wasp Genus Myzinum Latreille in North America (Hymenoptera, Tiphiidae, Myzininae)." Zootaxa 2224: 30-50.
  • Carpenter, J. M.; Kimsey, L. S. (2008). "The genus Euparagia Cresson." American Museum Novitates(3643): 1-11.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2008). "Zoogeography and Phylogeny of the American Amisegine Genus Adelphe (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 17(2): 157-174.
  • Boyce, W. M.; Lawler, S. P.; Schultz, J. M.; McCauley, S. J.; Kimsey, L. S.; Niemela, M.K.; Nielsen, C.F.; Reisen, W.K. (2007). "Nontarget effects of the mosquito adulticide pyrethrin applied aerially during a West Nile Virus outbreak in an urban California environment." Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 23(3): 335-339.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2006). "California Cuckoo Wasps in the Family Chrysididae." Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 28: 1-319.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2006). "Competing Taxonomies: Reexamination of the female-based genera of Brachycistidinae (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae)." Zootaxa 1121: 21-34.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2006). Familia Chrysididae. I Hymenoptera de la Región Neotropical.P. Hanson and I. Gauld. American Entomological Institute.: 583-594.
  • Kimsey, L.; D. Brothers Eds. (2006). Hymenoptera de la Región Neotropical. Familia Tiphiidae. American Entomological Institute.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; Wasbauer, M. S. (2006). "Phylogeny and Checklist of the Nocturnal Tiphiids of the Western Hemisphere (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae: Brachycistidinae)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 15: 9-25.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2005). "Hymenopteran Waifs: A New Genus and Species of Chrysidid from Réunion (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae)." Insect Systematics and Evolution 36: 57-61.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2005). "Revision of the northern South American tiphiid genus Merithynnus." Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Washington 107(3): 576-595.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2004). "Illustrated keys to males of the genera of wasps in the subfamily Thynninae (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 16: 571-585.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; Wasbauer, M. S. (2004). "Revision of New World Species of the Cleptoparasitic Pompilid Genus Irenangelus Schulz (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 77: 650-668.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2004). "Taxonomic changes and new generic synonymies in the tiphiid wasp subfamily Thynninae (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 106: 508-512.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2003). "A peculiar new genus of locally abundant Australian thynnines." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 12: 102-124.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2002). "A new genus and four new species of heat tolerant tiphiid wasps from Western Australia." Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 41: 345-353.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2001). "The New Western Australian tiphiid genus Dythynnus Kimsey." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 10: 76-80.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2001). "Zythynnus, a new genus of Thynninae from Queensland." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 103: 858-862.
  • Baptise, L. A. and L. S. Kimsey (2000). "New Caledonian Tiphiidae: Revision of the Genus Eirone." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 9: 395-415.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2000). "Revision of the Australian Genus Leiothynnus." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 9: 18-28.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (2000). "The Western Australian genus Oncorhinothynnus Salter: new species and relationships." Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society 102: 421-426.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (1999). "A turn of the century conundrum – reexamination of Aeolothynnus Ashmead." Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society 101: 263-269.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; , Wasbauer (1999). "New genera and species of brachycistidinae wasps from southwestern North America." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 8: 65-73.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (1999). "What is the real Iswaroides?" Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society 101: 503-513.
  • Carmean, D.; Kimsey, L. S. (1998). "Phylogenetic revision of the parasitoid wasp family Trigonalidae." Systematic Entomology 23: 35-76.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (1998). "Two new species of Central American Hedychridium." Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society 100: 104-107.
  • Kimsey, L. S. (1996). "Re-examination of the Ariphron generic group of thynnine wasps." Australian Journal of Entomology 35: 303-311.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; Wasbauer, M. S. (1996). "Revision of the American tiphiid genus Quemaya Pate." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 7: 38-47.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Shelomi, M.; Lo, W.-S.; Kimsey, L. S; Kuo, C.-H. (2013). "Analysis of the gut microbiota of walking sticks (Phasmatodea)." BMC Research Notes 6(368): 1-10.
  • Kimsey, L. S.; Dewhurst, C. F.; Nyaure, S. (2012). "New species of egg parasites from the Oil Palm Stick Insect (Eurycantha insularis) in Papua New Guinea (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae; Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae)." Journal of Hymenoptera Research 30: 19-28.

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