Dave Kavanaugh

  • Chairman and Curator
  • Entomology
  • PhD

Systematics, biogeography, evolution, and natural history of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae).

Changes in the altitudinal distributions of montane carabid beetles as indicators of climate change.

Biogeography, ecology, and evolution of high-altitude, montane organisms and faunas.

General aspects of biogeography and evolution.

General principles and methods of systematics.

George E. Ball, Ph.D

Professor Emeritus
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G2E9
ball@ualberta.ca

Terry L. Erwin, Ph.D. Chairman & Research Entomologist (Coleoptera)
Department of Entomology, MRC 187, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC, 20013-7012 USA
James R. LaBonte, M.Sc.

Taxonomic and Survey Entomologist
Oregon Department of Agriculture,  Plant Division, 635 Capitol Street N.E., Salem, Oregon  97301-2532 USA
jlabonte@oda.state.or.us

Hong-Bin Liang, Ph.D. Curator of Entomology
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Datun Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, 100101 CHINA
lianghb@ioz.ac.cn
James K. Liebherr, Ph.D.

Professor & Curator
Department of Entomology, 2144 Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2601 USA
jkl5@cornell.edu

David R. Maddison, Ph.D. Harold E. and Leona M. Rice Professor in Systematic Entomology
Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 USA
david.maddison@science.oregonstate.edu
Jeremy A. Miller, Ph.D.

Department of Entomology
Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis, Postbus 9517 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
miller@naturalis.nl

Wendy Moore, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Department to Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0036 USA
wmoore@email.arizona.edu

Kipling W. Will, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Director of the Essig Museum of Entomology
137 Mulford Hall, Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 USA
kipwill@berkeley.edu

Ph.D., Entomology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (1978)
M.A., Biology, University of Colorado, Denver/Boulder (1970)
B.A., Biological Sciences, San Jose State University, San Jose, California (1967)

Research and Curatorial Appointments

Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C, November, 2009 to present.

Senior Curator, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. July, 1988 to present.
Curator, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. July, 1984 to June, 1988.
Associate Curator, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. April, 1979 to June, 1984.
Assistant Curator, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. April, 1974 to March, 1979.
Curatorial Assistant, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose State University, San Jose. 1966-67.

Administrative Appointments

Acting Director of Research, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. October to December, 1989; September-October 2005.
Director of Research, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. January, 1986 to June, 1988; February, 2000 to April, 2005.
Chairman, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California. January, 1979 to March, 1983; June, 1990 to September, 1992; September, 1996 to August, 1998.

Teaching Appointments

Adjunct Professor (Step IV), Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California. July, 2004 to present.
Research Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California. June, 1998 to present.
Adjunct Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California. August, 1987 to present.
Lecturer (full professorial grade), Department of Biology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California. September, 1986 to February, 1987; September, 1990 to February, 1991.
Lecturer and Laboratory Instructor, Department of Entomology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. 1970-73.
Laboratory Instructor, Science Department, Arapahoe Junior College, Littleton, Colorado. 1970.
Lecturer, Science Department, St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, Colorado. 1969-1970.
Laboratory Instructor, Department of Biology, University of Colorado, Denver. 1969-1970.

Technical Appointments


Research Technician, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. 1971-72.
Research Technician, Department of Physiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado. 1968.
Research Technician, Department of Anatomy, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado. 1967.
Field Technician, Department of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley. 1966.

Reviewed Scientific Papers


92.  Bergdahl, J. C., and D. H. Kavanaugh. Submitted.  Two new species of Pterostichus Bonelli subgenus Pseudoferonina Ball (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini) from the mountains of central Idaho, U.S.A.  ZooKeys.

 

91.  Kavanaugh, D. H., and H. B. Liang. 2010.  A new species of genus Nippononebria Uéno (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini) from Changbai Mountain, Jilin Province, China, the first species of the genus confirmed from the Asian mainland.  ZooKeys, 46:1-13. PDF

 

90.  Kavanaugh, D. H.  2010.  Discovery of the Eurasian carabid beetle species, Carabus granulatus Linnaeus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Carabini), in the Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) of British Columbia, Canada.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4., 61:385-386. PDF

 

89.  Liu, Y., H. B. Liang, D. H. Kavanaugh, and M. F. Yang.  2010.  Key to species of the subgenus Chlaenioctenus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Chlaeniini: Chlaenius), with description of two new species.  Zootaxa, 2397:15-28. PDF

 

88. Arnaud, P. H., Jr., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 2009. In Memoriam: Hugh Bosdin Leech (1919-1990). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4., 60:85-88. PDF

 

87. Kavanaugh, D. H., and S. D. Schoville. 2009. A new and endemic species of Nebria Latreille (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini), threatened by climate change in the Trinity Alps of northern California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4., 60:73-84. PDF

 

86. Kavanaugh, D. H., and J. R. LaBonte. 2008. Discovery of Nebria brevicollis (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini), a European ground beetle, established in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 59:481-488. PDF

 

85. Kavanaugh, D. H. 2008. A new species of Nebria Latreille (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini) from the Grand Canyon, Arizona. Annals of the

Carnegie Museum, 77:1-5. PDF

 

84. Erwin, T. L., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 2007. Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), supplement E: a revision of genus Costitachys Erwin 1974. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 58:331-338. PDF

 

83. Liang, H. B., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 2007. Review on the genus Dendrocellus Schmidt-Göbel (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Dryptini), with descriptions of seven new species. Coleopterists Bulletin, 61:1-39. PDF

 

82. Kavanaugh, D. H., and H. B. Liang. 2006. Three additional new species of Aristochroa Tschitschérine (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini) from the Gaoligongshan of western Yunnan Province, China. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 57:711-732. PDF

 

81. Kavanaugh, D. H., and J. R. LaBonte. 2006. Pterostichus brachylobus Kavanaugh and LaBonte, a new species of the carabid beetle subgenus Hypherpes Chaudoir, 1838, from the central coast of Oregon (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 57:215-223. PDF

 

80. Liang, H. and D. H. Kavanaugh. 2006. A review of genus Onycholabis Bates (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Platynini), with description of a new species from western Yunnan, China. Coleopterists Bulletin, 59:507-520. PDF

 

79. Kavanaugh, D. H. 2005. The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expedition (2001): III. A new species of the endemic genus Straneoa Basilewsky, 1953, from São Tomé (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Platynini). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 56:275-283. PDF

 

78. Marek, P. E., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 2005. The evolutionary relationships of North American Diplous Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Patrobini) inferred from morphological and molecular evidence. Invertebrate Systematics, 19:145-168. PDF

 

77. Kavanaugh, D. H. 2004. Planning for research in the 21st century at a large natural history museum. In: Leviton, A. E. (editor), Institutions of natural history: past, present and future.. Proceedings of a symposium held June 16-17, 2003. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 55 (Supplement I):295-306. PDF

 

76. Liang, H.-B., D. H. Kavanaugh, and M.-Y. Tian. 2004. Notes on Drypta longicollis MacLeay and the status of the genus-group name, Desera Dejean, 1825 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Dryptini). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 55:377-383. PDF

 

75. Kavanaugh, D. H., and H.-B. Liang. 2003. A New Species of Aristochroa Tschistschérine (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini) from the Gaoligongshan of Western Yunnan Province, China. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 54:238-244. PDF

 

71. Dong, D.-Z., D. H. Kavanaugh, and H. Li. 2002. Butterfly resources of Nujiang Canyon in Yunnan. Journal of Southwest Agricultural University, 24:289-292. PDF

 

69. Clarke, T.E., D. B. Levin, D. H. Kavanaugh, and T. E. Reimchen. 2001. Rapid evolution in the Nebria gregaria group (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and the paleogeography of the Queen Charlotte Islands. Evolution, 55:1408-1418. PDF

 

68. Erwin, T. L., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1999. A new species of Tachyta Kirby from southeastern China with a new key and analysis of phylogenetic relationships for the subgenus Paratachyta Erwin (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini: Tachyina). Pp. 183-194. In: Zamotajlov,A., and R. Sciaky (editors), Advances in carabidology (Papers dedicated to the memory of Prof. Oleg L. Kryzhanonskij). MUISO Publishers, Krasnodar, 473 pp. PDF

 

66. Kavanaugh, D. H., and Long C.-L. 1999. Three new species of genus Leistus Frölich (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini) from the Gaoligongshan of Yunnan Province, China. Acta Botanica Yunnanica, Supplement XI:99-120. PDF

 

65. Erwin, T. L., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1999. Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), supplement D: description of a male of Costitachys inusitatus Erwin, with notes on distribution of this species. Coleopterists Bulletin, 53:52-55. PDF

 

64. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1999. Investigations of phylogenetic relationships among basal grade Carabidae (Coleoptera): a report of work in progress. Pp. 329-342. In: Ball, G. E., A. Casale, and A. Vigna Taglianti (editors), Phylogeny and classification of Caraboidea (Coleoptera: Adephaga). Proceedings of a symnposium (28 August, 1996, Florence, Italy). XX International Congress of Entomology. Atti Museo Reginale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, 543 pp. PDF

 

63. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1998. Field observations confirming brood care in Percus passerinii Dejean (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini) in the Tuscan Appenines, Italy. Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana, 130:55-63. PDF

 

58. Kavanaugh, D. H., and V. G. Shilenkov. 1996. A remarkable new species of Nebria (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini) from North Korea. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 49:151-160. PDF

 

57. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships of genus Pelophila Dejean to other basal grade Carabidae (Coleoptera). Annales Zoologici Fennici, 33:31-37. PDF

 

53. Ball, G. E., D. H. Kavanaugh, and B. P. Moore. 1995. Sugimotoa parallela Habu (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini): redescription, geographical distribution, and relationships based on cladistic analysis of adult structural features. Pp. 275-311. In: Watanabe, Y., S. Sato, and M. Owada (editors), Beetles and nature. Special Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Coleopterology, No. 4, Tokyo, Japan, ix + 510 pp. PDF

 

52. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1995. Genus Nippononebria in the Nearctic Region, with description of a new subgenus, Vancouveria (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Entomological News, 106:153-160. PDF

 

51. Arnold, R. A., J. A. Halstead, D. H. Kavanaugh, and K. H. Osborne. 1994. Valley elderberry longhorn beetle. Pp. 414-415. In: Thelander, C. G. (editor), Life on the edge: a guide to California's endangered natural resources. Volume I: Wildlife. Biosystems Books, Santa Cruz, California, xvi + 550 pp. PDF

 

50. Kavanaugh, D. H., K. H. Osborne, and L. Serpa. 1994. Delta green ground beetle. Pp. 412-413. In: Thelander, C. G. (editor), Life on the edge: a guide to California's endangered natural resources. Volume I: Wildlife. Biosystems Books, Santa Cruz, California, xvi + 550 pp. PDF

 

49. Freitag, R., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1993. A new species of Cicindela (Cicindela) (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelini) from remnant native grassland in Santa Cruz County, California. Coleopterists Bulletin, 47:113-120. 48. Weber, D. C., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1992. A new locality record for Scaphinotus longiceps Van Dyke (Coleoptera: Carabidae), with notes about habitat. Coleopterists Bulletin, 46:394-396. PDF

 

47. Kavanaugh, D. H., and T. L. Erwin. 1992. Extinct or extant? A new species of intertidal bembidiine (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini) from the Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. Coleopterists Bulletin, 46:311-320. PDF

 

46. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1992. Carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences, 16, vii + 113 pp.

 

45. Kavanaugh, D. H., and S. E. Tatro. 1991. The Willard Holmes Nutting, Jr. collection donated to the California Academy of Sciences. Coleopterists Bulletin, 45:316. PDF

 

44. Kavanaugh, D. H., and T. L. Erwin. 1991. The tribe Cicindini Bänninger (Coleoptera: Carabidae): comparative morphology, classification, natural history, and evolution. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 93:356-389. PDF

 

43. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1991. Amphizoidae (Adephaga). Pp. 312-314. In: Stehr, F. W. (editor), Immature insects. Volume 2. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa, xvi + 975 pp. PDF

 

41. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1989. The ground-beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) fauna of the Queen Charlottle Islands: its composition, affinities, and origins. Pp. 131-146. In: Scudder, G. G. E., and N. Gessler (editors), The outer shores. Queen Charlotte Islands Museum Press, Skidegate, British Columbia, vi + 327 pp. PDF

 

38. Downes, J. A., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1988. Introduction and commentary. Pp. 1-11. In: Downes, J. A., and D. H. Kavanaugh (editors), Symposium: origins of the North American insect fauna. Memoirs of the Canadian Entomological Society, 108, 168 pp. PDF

 

37. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1988. The insect of fauna of the Pacific Northwest Coast: present patterns and affinities and their origins. Pp. 125- 149. In: Downes, J. A., and D. H. Kavanaugh (editors), Symposium: origins of the North American insect fauna. Memoirs of the Canadian Entomological Society, 144, 168 pp. PDF

 

36. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1988. An additional specimen extending the known range of color variation in Notiokasis chaudoiri Kavanaugh and Nègre (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 42:310. PDF

 

33. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1986. A systematic review of amphizoid beetles (Amphizoidae: Coleoptera) and their phylogenetic relationships to other Adephaga. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 44:67-109. PDF

 

29. Liebherr, J. K., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1985. Ovoviviparity in carabid beetles of the genus Pseudomorpha (Insecta: Coleoptera). Journal of Natural History (London), 19:1079-1086. PDF

 

28. Kavanaugh, D. H., and T. L. Erwin. 1985. Trechus obtusus Erichson (Coleoptera: Carabidae), a European ground beetle on the Pacific Coast of North America: its distribution, introduction, and spread. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 61:170-179. PDF

 

27. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1985. On wing atrophy in carabid beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae), with special reference to Nearctic Nebria. Pp. 408-431. In: Ball, G. E. (editor), Taxonomy, phylogeny, and zoogeography of beetles and ants: a volume dedicated to the memory of Philip J. Darlington, Jr. 1904-1983. Dr. W. Junk Publishers, Dordrecht, xiii + 514 pp. PDF

 

24. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1984. Studies on the Nebriini (Coleoptera: Carabidae), V. Nearctic Nebria taxa and changes in nomenclature. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 43:159-177. 23. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1984. A catalog of the Coleoptera of America north of Mexico. Family Amphizoidae. United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Handbook No. 529-5, x + 5 pp. PDF

 

21. Kavanaugh, D. H., and J. Nègre. 1983. Notioskasiini--a new tribe of Carabidae (Coleoptera) from southeastern South America. Coleopterists Bulletin, 36:549-566. PDF

 

19. Erwin, T. L., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1981. Systematics and zoogeography of Bembidion Latreille: I. The carlhi and erasum groups of western North America (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Bembidiini). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 15:33-72. PDF

 

18. Kavanaugh, D. H., and R. E. Roughley. 1981. On the identity of Amphizoa kashmirensis Vazirani (Coleoptera: Amphizoidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 57:269-272. PDF

 

17. Kavanaugh, D. H., and P. H. Arnaud, Jr. 1981. Hugh Bosdin Leech--a curator's curator. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 57:2-42. PDF

 

16. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1981. Studies on the Nebriini (Coleoptera: Carabidae), IV. Four new Nebria taxa from western North America. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 42:435-442. PDF

 

15. Erwin, T. L., and D. H. Kavanaugh. 1980. On the identity of Bembidion puritanum Hayward (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini). Coleopterists Bulletin, 34:241-242. PDF

 

14. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1980. On type specimens of Amphizoa LeConte (Coleoptera: Amphizoidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 56:289-292. 13. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1980. Insects of western Canada, with special reference to certain Carabidae (Coleoptera): present distribution patterns and their origins. Canadian Entomologist, 112:1129-1144. PDF

 

12. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1979. Checklist of the beetles of Canada, United States, Mexico, Central America and the West Indies (Yellow Version). Family 5. Amphizoidae, the trout-stream beetles. World Natural History Publications, Marlton, New Jersey, 4 pp. PDF

 

11. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1979. A third Wollaston Collection rediscovered at the California Academy of Sciences. Coleopterists Bulletin, 33:350. PDF

 

10. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1979. Studies on the Nebriini (Coleoptera: Carabidae), III. New Nearctic Nebria species and subspecies, nomenclatural notes, and

lectotype designations. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Ser. 4, 42:87-133. PDF

 

9. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1979. Investigations on present climatic refugia in North America through studies on the distributions of carabid beetles: concepts, methodology and prospectus. Pp. 369-381. In: Erwin, T. L., G. E. Ball, D. R. Whitehead, and A. L. Helpern (editors), Carabid beetles: their evolution, natural history, and classification (Proceedings of the First International Symposium of Carabidology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., August 21, 23, and 25, 1976). W. Junk b.v., Publishers, The Hague, 635 pp. PDF

 

8. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1979. Rates of taxonomically significant differentiation in relation to geographical isolation and habitat: examples from a study of the Nearctic Nebria fauna. Pp. 35-57. In: Erwin, T. L., G. E. Ball, D. R. Whitehead, and A. L. Halpern (editors), Carabid beetles: their evolution, natural history, and classification (Proceedings of the First International Symposium of Carabidology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., August 21, 23, and 25, 1976). W. Junk, b.v., Publishers, The Hague, 635 pp. PDF

 

7. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1978. Chapter 8. Hennigian phylogenetics in contemporary systematics: principles, methods, and uses. Pp. 139-150. In: Beltsville symposia in agricultural research, 2. Biosystematics in agriculture. Allenheld, Osmun and Company, Montclair, New Jersey, xii + 340 pp. PDF

 

6. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1977. An example of aggregation in the Scaphinotus subgenus Brennus Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cychrini). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 53:27-31. PDF

 

5. Kavanaugh, D. H., and E. A. Martinko. 1972. Notes on distribution and a peculiar behavior pattern in Nebria purpurata LeConte (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 26:147-149. PDF

 

4. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1972. Discussion. Pp. 42-44, and figure 1. In: Heming, B. S. (editor), Entomology and education. Proceedings of a symposium held May 19, 1972. Quaestiones Entomologicae, 8 (Supplement), 60 pp. 3. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1972. Hennig's principles and methods of phylogenetic systematics. Biologist, 54:115-127. PDF

 

1. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1971. A new species of Nebria Latreille from Utah. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 44:40-46. PDF

 

Published Abstracts and Reports

 

59. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships among "basal grade" carabid lineages (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Pg. 14. [Abstract] Proceedings of the XX International Congress of Entomology, Firenze, Italy, lvi + 820 pp. PDF

 

54. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1995. Phylogenetic relationships of genus Pelophila Dejean to other basal grade Carabidae (Coleoptera). Pg. 8. [Abstract] Programme, Abstracts of Oral Presentations and Posters, List of Participants, 3rd International Symposium of Carabidology, 4-7 September 1995,

Kauniainen, Finland, 77 pp. PDF

 

39. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1988. Relationships between islandic and mainland ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) faunas of the Pacific Coast of North America. Pg. 18. [Abstract] Proceedings of the XVIII International Congress of Entomology, vi + 499 pp. PDF

 

30. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1985. Ground beetle fauna of Queen Charlotte Islands. Pp. 6-7. [Report] American Philosophical Society, Grantees' Reports, 1984, v + 315 pp. PDF

 

2. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1971. Up the falls--tarsal modifications in a carabid. Pg. 16. [Abstract] Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the

Entomological Society of Alberta, 1971, v + 56 pp. PDF

 

Edited Publications

 

60. Hardy, A. R., F. G. Andrews, and D. H. Kavanaugh (Editors). 1995. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume X, 1856-1859. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, iv + 370 pp.

 

42. --------------. 1989. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume IX, LeConte, 1847- 1853. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, iv + 508 pp.

 

40. Downes, J. A., and D. H. Kavanaugh (Editors). 1988. Symposium: origins of the North American insect fauna. Memoirs of the Canadian Entomological Society, 144, 168 pp.

 

35. Hardy, A. R., F. G. Andrews, and D. H. Kavanaugh (Editors). 1987. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume VIII, LeConte and Horn, 1883. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, xii + xxxviii + 567 pp.

 

34. --------------. 1986. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume VII, LeConte and Horn, 1876, J. E. LeConte, 1824-1859. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, iv + 563 pp.

 

32. --------------. 1985. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume VI, 1878-1884. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, viii + 514 pp.

 

31. --------------. 1985. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume V, 1869-77. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, viii + 539 pp.

 

26. --------------. 1984. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume IV, 1862-1868. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, viii + 579 pp.

25. --------------. 1984. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume III, 1855-1862. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, xiii + 552 pp.

 

22. --------------. 1983. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume I, 1850-1854. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, xiii + 549 pp.

 

20. --------------. 1982. The Collected LeConte Papers on Entomology. Volume I, 1844-1850. Scarabaeus Associates, Sacramento, California, xiii + 481 pp.

 

Electronic Publications

 

73. Erwin, T.L., D.H. Kavanaugh, and W. Moore. 2002, revised 2004. The Family Carabidae: Key to the tribes and genera known to occur in Costa Rica. http://www.inbio.ac.cr/papers/carabidae/esp/images/CR_carabid_key.doc

 

72. Erwin, T.L., D.H. Kavanaugh, and W. Moore. 2002. The Family Carabidae: Classification of the Costa Rican Taxa. http://www.inbio.ac.cr/papers/carabidae/esp/clasificacion.htm

 

70. Moore, W., T. L. Erwin, T. L. , and D. H. Kavanaugh. 2002. The Family Carabidae: Introduction. http://www.inbio.ac.cr/papers/carabidae/esp/index.html

 

67. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1999. Beetles. In: Bartholomew, B. A survey of the biological diversity of the Gaoligongshan of western Yunnan. Map of beetle and plant collections made during the 1998 expedition.

 

62. Penny, N. D., D. H. Kavanaugh, and J. F. Parinas. 1997. Entomology general collection and primary type collection websites.

 

61. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1997. David H. Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Senior Curator of Entomology. People, Places and Things. http://www.calacademy.org/research/people/people/pkavan.htm

 

56. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1995. Pelophilini. In: Erwin, T. L. (editor). Checklist of Caraboidea (Coleoptera) of the Western Hemisphere.

 

55. Kavanaugh, D. H. 1995. Nebriini. In: Erwin, T. L. (editor). Checklist of Caraboidea (Coleoptera) of the Western Hemisphere.

 

Popular Articles

 

74. Kavanaugh, D. H. 2003. Collections: 18 million real things. Pp. 32-41. In: Howell, K. K. (editor), 18 million real things: 150 years of discovery at Californmia Academy of Sciences. California Academy of Sciences, San Francsico, 48 pp.abidae: Bembidiini: Bembidiina) in North America.

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