Song Lab Publications (2021-Present)


[98] Weissman, D.B., Song, H., and Vandergast, A.G. 2024. Phylogenomics, male internal genitalia, a new species, and other notes on New World Stenopelmatus Jerusalem crickets (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatoidea: Stenopelmatini). Zootaxa 5443 (2): 237-252.

[97] Kim, D.Y., Kim, S., Song, H., and Shin, S. 2024. Phylogeny and biogeography of the wingless orthopteran family Rhaphidophoridae. Communications Biology 7, 401.


[96] Mariño-Pérez, R. and Song, H. 2023. Pyrgomorphidae Genera of the World: Key to Genera. Miscellaneous Publications, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology 212: 1-185.

[95] Rana, S., Kang, C., Allred, J., Medina-Duran, J.H., Canova, A., Sherry, D., Woller, D.A., Kim, D., and Song, H. 2023. Differential responses to double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) injection and feeding in Mormon cricket, Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Journal of Insect Science 23(4): 10; 1-10.


[94] Foquet, B., Little, D.W., Medina-Durán, J.H. and Song, H. 2022. The time-course of behavioural phase change in the Central American locust, Schistocerca piceifrons. Journal of Experimental Biology 225 (23): jeb244621.

[93] Pellegrini, E.J., Hattori, E.M., Benson, L.V., Southon, J., Madsen, D.B., Song, H. and Woller, D.A. 2022. A 14,100 cal B. P. Rocky Mountain locust cache from Winnemucca Lake, Pershing County, Nevada. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 46: 103704.

[92] Hoang, T., Foquet, B., Rana, S., Little, D.W., Woller, D.A., Sword, G.A., and Song, H. 2022. Development of RNAi methods for the Mormon cricket, Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Insects 13: 739.

[91] Medina-Duran, J.H., Dickerson, A., Salomon, J., Li, C., and Song, H. 2022. Localizing the puke button of grasshoppers: the regurgitation response is dependent on the body region stimulated. Journal of Insect Behavior 35: 82-91.

[90] Chung, S.H., Zhang, S., Song, H., Whitham, S.A. and Jander, G. 2022. Maize resistance to insect herbivory is enhanced by silencing expression of genes for jasmonate-isoleucine degradation using sugarcane mosaic virus. Plant Direct 6(6): e407.

[89] Woodrow, C., Pulver, C., Song, H., and Montealegre-Z, F. 2022 Auditory mechanics in the Grig (Cyphoderris monstrosa): Tympanal travelling waves and frequency discrimination as a precursor to inner ear tonotopy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289: 20220398.

[88] Woo, B. 2022. Nemobius sylvestris (Orthoptera, Trigonidiidae, Nemobiinae) in North America. Journal Of Orthoptera Research 31(1): 47-53.

[87] Husemann, M., Dey, L.-S., Sadilek, D. Ueshima, N., Hawlitschek, O., Song, H., and Weissman, D. 2022. Evolution of chromosome number in grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Caelifera: Acrididae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution 22: 649-657. (


[86] Song, H., Muschett, G.R., Woller, D.A., Slatyer, R.A., Tatarnic, N.J. and Umbers, K.D.L. 2021. Taxonomic notes on the Australian skyhopper genus Kosciuscola Sjöstedt (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oxyinae). Zootaxa 5071(1): 118-130.

[85] Woo, B. 2021. A new species of pygmy mole cricket (Orthoptera: Tridactylidae) from the Lake Wales Ridge of Florida and new records of Ellipes eisneri from the northern Brooksville Ridge. Journal of Orthoptera Research 30(2): 131–143.

[84] Mariño-Pérez, R., Sanabria-Urbán, S., Pocco, M.E., Foquet, B., and Song, H. 2021. Studies in Mexican Grasshoppers: Four new species of Reyesacris Fontana, Buzzetti & Mariño-Pérez, 2011 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Ommatolampidinae). Zootaxa 5039(4): 518-536.

[83] Barreto, L., Shon, A., Knox, D., Song, H., Park, H., and Kim, J. 2021. Motorized treadmill and optical recording system for gait analysis of grasshoppers. Sensors 21(17), 5953. (

[82] Umbers, K.D.L., Slatyer, R.A., Tatarnic, N.J., Muschett, G.R., Wang, S., and Song, H. 2021. Phylogenetics of the skyhoppers (Kosciuscola) of the Australian Alps: evolutionary and conservation implications. Pacific Conservation Biology (

[81] Martí, E., Milani, D., Bardella, V.B., Albuquerque, L., Song, H., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M., Cabral-de-Mello, D.C. 2021. Cytogenomic analysis unveils mixed molecular evolution and recurrent chromosome rearrangements shaping the multigene families on Schistocerca grasshopper genomes. Evolution 75 (8): 2027-2041.

[80] Foquet, B., Castellanos, A.A., and Song, H. 2021. Comparative analysis of phenotypic plasticity sheds light on the evolution and molecular underpinnings of locust phase polyphenism. Scientific Reports 11, Article number: 11925

[79] Barrientos-Lozano, L., Song, H., Rocha-Sánchez, A.Y. and Torres-Castillo, J.A. 2021. State of the Art on Management of the Central American locust Schistocerca piceifrons piceifrons (Walker, 1870). Agronomy 11, 1024.

[78] Zahid, S., Mariño-Pérez, R. and Song, H. 2021. Molecular phylogeny of the grasshopper family Pyrgomorphidae (Caelifera, Orthoptera) reveals rampant paraphyly and convergence of traditionally used taxonomic characters. Zootaxa 4969 (1): 101-118.

[77] Foquet, B. and Song, H. 2021. The effect of the neuropeptide [His7]-corazonin on phase-related characteristics in the Central American locust. Journal of Insect Physiology 131: 104244

[76] Weissman, D.B., Vandergast, A.G., Song, H., Shin, S., McKenna, D.D., and Ueshima, N. 2021. Generic relationships of New World Jerusalem crickets (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatoidea, Stenopelmatinae), including all known species of Stenopelmatus. Zootaxa 4917 (1): 1-122.

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