Song Lab Publications (Pre-2010)


[22] Sheffield, N.C.*, Hiatt, K.D.*, Valentine, M.C., Song, H., and Whiting, M.F. 2010. Mitochondrial genomics in Orthoptera using MOSAS. Mitochondrial DNA 21(3-4): 87-104.


[21] Song, H. 2010. Grasshopper systematics: Past, present and future. Journal of Orthoptera Research 19(1): 57-68.


[20] Legendre, F., Robillard, T., Song, H., Whiting, M.F. and Desutter-Grandcolas, L. 2010. One hundred years of instability in Ensiferan relationships. Systematic Entomology 35(3): 475-488.


[19] Song, H., Sheffield, N.C.*, Cameron, S.L., Miller, K.B. and Whiting, M.F. 2010 When phylogenetic assumptions are violated: The effect of base compositional heterogeneity and among-site rate variation in beetle mitochondrial phylogenomics. Systematic Entomology 35(3): 429-448.


[18] Moulton, M.J.*, Song, H., and Whiting, M.F. 2010 Assessing the effects of primer specificity on eliminating numt co-amplification in DNA barcoding: A case study from Orthoptera (Arthropoda: Insecta). Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 615-627.


[17] Song, H. and Bucheli, S.R. 2010. Comparison of phylogenetic signal between male genitalia and non-genital characters in insect systematics. Cladistics 26: 23-35.


[16] Jensen, D.*, Svenson, G.J., Song, H. and Whiting, M.F. 2009. Phylogeny and evolution of male genitalia within the praying mantis genus Tenodera (Mantodea: Mantidae). Invertebrate Systematics 23: 409-421. [cover art]


[15] Cameron, S.L., Sullivan, J., Song, H., Miller, K.B. and Whiting, M.F. 2009. A mitochondrial genome phylogeny of the Neuropterida (lace-wings, alderflies and snakeflies) and their relationship to the other holometabolous insect orders. Zoologica Scripta 38(6): 575-590.


[14] Sheffield, N.C.*§, Song, H.§, Cameron, S.L. and Whiting, M.F. 2009. Nonstationary evolution and compositional heterogeneity in beetle mitochondrial phylogenomics. Systematic Biology 58(4): 381-394. (§ contributed equally)


[13] Song, H. 2009. Species-specificity of male genitalia is characterized by shape, size, and complexity. Insect Systematics and Evolution 40(2): 159-170.


[12] Sheffield, N.C.*, Song, H., Cameron, S.L. and Whiting, M.F. 2008. A comparative analysis of mitochondrial genomes in Coleoptera (Arthropoda: Insecta) and genome descriptions of six new beetles. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25(11): 2499-2509.


[11] Fenn, J.D.*, Song, H., Cameron, S.L. and Whiting, M.F. 2008. A mitochondrial genome phylogeny of Orthoptera (Insecta) and approaches to maximizing phylogenetic signal found within mitochondrial genome data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 59-68.


[10] Song, H., Buhay, J.E., Whiting. M.F., and Crandall, K.A. 2008. Many species in one: DNA barcoding overestimates the number of species when nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes are coamplified. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 105(36): 13486-13491.


[9] Song, H. and Wenzel, J.W. 2008. Mosaic pattern of genital divergence in three populations of Schistocerca lineata Scudder, 1899 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Cyrtacanthacridinae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 289-301.


[8] Song, H. and Wenzel, J.W. 2008. Phylogeny of bird-grasshopper subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and the evolution of locust phase polyphenism. Cladistics 24: 515-542.


[7] Song, H., Weissman, D., Barrientos-Lozano, L., and Cano-Santana, Z. 2006. The Locust Island. American Entomologist 52(3): 168-181.


[6] Song, H.  2006. Description of Schistocerca cohni n. sp. and redescription of S. socorro (Dirsh) (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Cyrtacanthacridinae) from Mexico. Zootaxa 1150: 43-52.


[5] Song, H. 2005. Phylogenetic perspectives on the evolution of locust phase polyphenism. Journal of Orthoptera Research 14(2): 235-245.


[4] Song, H. 2004. On the origin of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål) (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Cyrtacanthacridinae). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271: 1641-1648.


[3] Song, H. 2004. Revision of the Alutacea Group of genus Schistocerca (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Cyrtacanthacridinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97: 420-436.


[2] Song, H. 2004. Post-adult emergence development of genitalic structures in Schistocerca Stål and Locusta L. (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 106: 181-191.


[1] Liebherr, J.K and Song, H. 2002. Distinct ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages within a New York State wetland complex. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 110: 127-141.

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