Ahmed, M.Z., Breinholt, J.W., Kawahara, A.Y. 2016. Evidence for horizontal transmission of Wolbachia with partial evidence for lateral gene transfer to lepidopteran hosts. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16:118.

Brandon, C.J and A. Sourakov. 2016. Evaluation of mechanical defense provided by pericarps of three different Crotalaria species to their seeds against a specialist herbivore, Utetheisa ornatrix: A case for a possible host-herbivore evolutionary arms race. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 26(2):85-92.

Breinholt, J.B., A. Lemmon, E. Lemmon, L. Xiao, C. Earl, and A.Y. Kawahara. 2017. Resolving relationships among the megadiverse butterflies and moths with a novel pipeline for Anchored Phylogenomics. Systematic Biology 2017. DOI:10.1093/sysbio/syx048.

Bunkley, J., C. McClure, C.D. Fancis, A.Y. Kawahara, and J.R. Barber. 2017. Anthropogenic noise differentially affects arthropod family abundances. Ecology and Evolution. 7(9):2977-2985. DOI:10.1002/ece3.2698.

Bura, V., Kawahara, A.Y.,Yack, J.E. 2016. A comparative analysis of sonic defences in Bombycoidea caterpillars. Scientific Reports 6: 31469. doi:10.1038/srep31469

Campbell, J., J. O’Brian, J. Irvin, C. Kimmel, J.C. Daniels, and J. Ellis. 2017. Managed bumble bees (Bombus impatiens) caged with blueberry bushes at high density did not result in greater fruit set or fruit weight than an open-pollinated treatment. Environmental Entomology 46(2):237-242.

Chazot, N., Willmott, K. R., Condamine, F., de Silva, D. L., Freitas, A. V. L., Lamas, G., Morlon, H., Giraldo, C. E., Jiggins, C. D., Joron, M., Mallet, J., Uribe, S., and M. Elias. 2016. Into the Andes: multiple independent colonizations drive montane diversity in the Neotropical clearwing butterflies Godyridina. Molecular Ecology DOI: 10.1111/mec.13773.

Cheyne, Gilhooly, Hamard, Hoing, Houlihan, Kursani, Limin, Loken, Philips, Rayadin, Capilla, Rowland, Sastramidjaja, Spehar, Thompson, Zrust (2016) Population mapping of gibbons in Kalimantan, Indonesia: Impacts of anthropogenic disturbance on gibbon density. Endangered Species Research.

Cho, S., Epstein, S.W., Mitter, K., Hamilton, C.A., Plotkin, D., Mitter, C., Kawahara, A.Y. 2016. Preserving and vouchering butterflies and moths for large-scale museum-based molecular research. PeerJ 4:e2160; doi:10.7717/peerj.2160

De Silva, D.L., L. Mota, N. Chazot, R. Mallarino, K.L. Silva-Brandão, L.M. Gómez P., A.V.L. Freitas, G. Lamas, M. Joron, J. Mallet, C.E. Giraldo S., S.I. Uribe S., T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, C.D. Jiggins, K.R. Willmott, and M. Elias. 2017. North Andean origin and diversification of the largest ithomiine butterfly genus. Scientific Reports 7:45966. DOI:10.1038/srep45966.

Earl, C., R.P. Guralnick, and A.Y. Kawahara. 2017. Digest: Imperfect convergence in butterfly wing patterns. Evolution 71(4):1118-1119. DOI:10.1111/evo.13215.

Freitas, A. V. L., Barbosa, E., Willmott, K. R., Wahlberg, N., and G. Lamas. 2016. 'Species' from three different butterfly genera combined into one: description of a new genus of Euptychiina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with unusually variable wing pattern. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, doi:10.1016/j.rbe.2016.01.004.

Freitas, A. V. L., Magaldi, L. M., and K. R. Willmott. 2016. A new subspecies of Oleria gunilla (Nymphalidae: Danainae) from north Mato Grosso, Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 70(4): 295-301.

Hayden, J., and M.C. Minno. 2016. A persistent population of Hodebertia testalis, a milkweed leaftier, in Florida (Pyraloidea: Spilomelinae). News of the Lepidopterists’ Society 58(4): 168–170, 186.

Hernandez-Baz, F., J. M. González and C. V. Covell Jr. 2016. Notes on the behavior and distribution of the day-flying moth, Heterusia atalantata (Guenée, [1858]) (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Larentiinae), with special reference to Mexico.  J. Lepid.      Soc. 70 (4): 283 – 288.

Hernández-Roldán J.L., Dapporto L., Dincă V., Vicente J.C., Hornett E.A., Šíchová J., Lukhtanov V.A., Talavera G., Vila R. 2016. Integrative analyses unveil speciation linked to host plant shift in Spialia butterflies. Molecular Ecology 25(17): 4267-4284. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13756

Homziak, N., Breinholt, J., Kawahara, A.Y. 2016. A historical review of the classification of Erebinae (Lepidoptera: Erebidae). Zootaxa 4189(3): 516-542. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4189.3.4

Huertas, B., Lamas, G., Fagua, G., Mallet, J., Nakahara, S., and K. R. Willmott. 2016. A remarkable new butterfly species from western Amazonia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Conservación Colombiana, 24: 1-5.

Johns, C.J., Moore, M.R., Kawahara, A.Y. 2016. Molecular phylogeny, revised higher classification, and implications for the conservation of the endangered Hawaiian leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Philodoria). Pacific Science 70(3): 361-372.

Kawahara, A.Y., Plotkin, D., Ohshima, I., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Houlihan, P.R., Breinholt, J.W., Kawakita, A., Xiao, L., Regier, J.C., Davis, D.R., Kumata, T., Sohn, J.C., Mitter, C. (2016). A molecular phylogeny and revised higher-level classification for the leaf-mining moth family Gracillariidae and its implications for larval host use evolution. Systematic Entomology. ​

Koi, S. and J.C. Daniels. 2017. Variable life history and seasonal polyphenism in Eumaeus atala. Florida Entomologist 100(2):219-229.

Long I. and A. Sourakov. 2016. Costs and benefits of raising Utetheisa ornatrix on two different plant diets and the role of inbreeding depression in larval survival.  Association for Tropical Lepidoptera Notes. June issue. Pp. 1-3.

Long, I. and Sourakov, A., 2017. Remarkable Longevity of the Chemically Defended Moth, Utetheisa ornatrix (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) and the Factors that Affect it. The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 71(3), pp.173-176.

Lukhtanov V. 2016. Fine lines: Vladimir Nabokov's Scientific Art. Nature 531(7594): 304 (doi:10.1038/531304a).

Lukhtanov V.A., Pazhenkova EA, Novikova AV. 2016. Mitochondrial chromosome as a marker of animal migratory routes: DNA barcoding revealed Asian (non-African) origin of a tropical migrant butterfly Junonia orithya in south Israel. Comparative Cytogenetics 10(4): 671–677. doi: 10.3897/CompCytogen.v10i4.11085

Lukhtanov V.A., Sourakov A., Zakharov E.V. 2016. DNA barcodes as a tool in biodiversity research: testing pre-existing taxonomic hypotheses in Delphic Apollo butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionidae). Systematics and Biodiversity 14(6): 599-613. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2016.1203371

Miller, J. Y. 2016.  Common Butterflies of the Bahamas.  Peer reviewed but different as it is part of the Natural history series on  the fauna of the Bahamas sponsored by FLMNH, Bahamas National Trust, National Geographic Society and NSF.

Nakahara, S., Barbosa, E. P., Marín, M. A., Freitas, A. V. L., Pomerantz, T., and K. R. Willmott. 2016. Graphita gen. nov., a new genus for Neonympha griphe C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Neotropical Entomology, 17 pp, doi: 10.1007/s13744-016-0414-x.

Nakahara, S., Tan, D., Lamas, G., Parus, A., and K. R. Willmott. 2016. A distinctive new species of Hermeuptychia Forster, 1964 from the eastern tropical Andes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 26: 77-84.

Nakahara, S., Vega, G., and K. R. Willmott. 2016. Description of a new species of Euptychia Hübner, 1818 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the western Andes. Zootaxa, 4184: 358-366. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4184.2.7.

Pazhenkova EA, Lukhtanov VA (2016) Chromosomal and mitochondrial diversity in Melitaea didyma complex (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): eleven deeply diverged DNA barcode groups in one non-monophyletic species? Comparative Cytogenetics 10(4): 697–717. doi: 10.3897/CompCytogen.v10i4.11069 (https://doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v10i4.11069_ Published 6 December 2016

Reeves, L.E., Holderman, C.J., Gillett-Kau­fman, J.L, Kawahara, A.Y., Kaufman, P.E. 2016. Maintenance of host DNA integrity in field-preserved mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) blood meals for identification by DNA barcoding. Parasites and Vectors 9(1):503. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1791-z

Sahoo R.K., Warren A.D., Wahlberg N., Brower A.V.Z., Lukhtanov V.A., Kodandaramaiah U. 2016. Ten genes and two topologies: an exploration of higher relationships in skipper butterflies (Hesperiidae). PeerJ 4:e2653. doi 10.7717/peerj.2653PeerJ (https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2653)

Seltmann, K.C. …A.Y. Kawahara... et al. 2017. LepNet: The lepidoptera of North America network. Zootaxa 4241(1):73-77. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4247.1.10.

Shapoval N., Lukhtanov V. 2016. On the generic position of Polyommatus avinovi (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Folia Biologica (Kraków) 64(4): 267-273. doi:10.3409/fb64_4.267

Sourakov, A. 2016. On adult caterpillar mimicry: cases from the moth world. News of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 58(2): 97-99.

Sourakov, A. 2017. Studying Lepidoptera in different lights. News of the Lepidopterists’ Society 59(2):96-101.

Sourakov, A. and H. Alborn. 2017. On the evolutionary arms-race between the moth Utetheisa ornatrix (Erebiidae: Arctiinae) and its Florida host, Crotalaria pumila (Fabaceae): Chemical attraction and mechanical defense. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 27(1):16-18.

Sourakov A. 2017. Giving eyespots a shiner: Pharmacologic manipulation of the Io moth wing pattern. F1000Research, 6:1319 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.12258.2)

Sourakov, A. and P.R. Houlihan. 2017. Note on nocturnal activity of a skipper, Pseudonascus paulliniae, in French Guiana. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 27(1):26-27.

Sourakov, A. and A. D. Warren. 2016. Two special collections at the McGuire Center are digitized. News of the Lepidopterists’ Society 58(3): 118-199.

St. Laurent, R.A. 2016. Revisions of the genera Lurama Schaus, 1928 and Ulmara Schaus, 1928 (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) with the descriptions of three new Ulmara species and a new genus. ZooKeys 611:57-92. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.611.9058.

St. Laurent, R.A. 2017. Notes on Mimallonidae (Lepidoptera: Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) of the Neotropical Pacific coast, with the descriptions of two new species of Cicinnus Blanchard, 1852. Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 38(1):23-27.

St. Laurent, R.A. and A.P.S. Carvalho. 2017a. Report of diurnal activity in Mimallonoidea with notes on the sexual behavior of Lacosoma chiridota Grote, 1864. The Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 71(1):12-15.

St. Laurent, R.A. and A.P.S. Carvalho. 2017b. A new genus of Andean Mimallonidae (Mimallonoidea), with the descriptions of four new species. The Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 71(2):92-108.

St. Laurent, R.A. and D. Herbin. 2017. Revision of the genus Vanenga Schaus, 1928 (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) with the description of a new species. ZooKeys 644:89-104. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.644.10705.

St. Laurent, R.A. and M.T. Cock. 2017. Annotated list of Mimallonidae (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea) from Trinidad and Tobago, with the description of a new species of Cicinnus Blanchard, 1852 and taxonomic notes. Zootaxa 4268(1):53-70. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4268.1.3.

St. Laurent, R.A. and T. McCabe. 2017. The identity of Arhodia egenaria Walker, 1866 (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) and a new synonym of Cicinnus melsheimeri (Harris, 1841). Zootaxa 4254(3):379-381. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4254.3.7.

St. Laurent, R.A., D. Herbin, and C.G.C. Mielke. 2017a. Revision of the genus Tarema Schaus, 1896 (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) with the description of a new species from southeastern Brazil. ZooKeys 646:119-137. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.646.10897.

St. Laurent, R.A., D. Herbin, and C.G.C. Mielke. 2017b. Revision of the genus Reinmara Schaus, 1928 (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) with the descriptions of four new species from South America. ZooKeys 677:97-129. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.677.12435.

Steinhauser, S. R., J. Y. Miller, and Nick Grishin. 2017. Review of the West Indian xagua (Lucas) complex (Hesperiidae: Eudaminae) with the description of a new subspecies from the Bahamas. Journal of the Research on Lepidoptera, vol. 49: 81-90.

Vishnevskaya M.S., Saifitdinova A.F., Lukhtanov V.A., 2016. Karyosystematics and molecular taxonomy of the anomalous blue butterflies (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) from the Balkan Peninsula. Comparative Cytogenetics 10(5): 1-85. doi: 10.3897/CompCytogen.v10i5.10944

Warren, A.D. and N.V. Grishin. 2017. A new species of Oxynetra from Mexico (Hesperiidae: Pyrginae: Pyrrhopygini). ZooKeys 667:155-164.

Warren A.D., Nakahara S., Lukhtanov V.A., Daly K.M., Ferris C.D.,Grishin N.V., Cesanek M., Pelham J.P. 2016. A new species of Oeneis from Alaska, United States, with notes on the Oeneis chryxus complex (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 49:1-20.

Willmott, K. R., Mielke, O. H. H., and A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. A new subspecies and validation of the enigmatic species Adelpha herbita Weymer endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic forest (Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 26: 32-37.

Willmott, K.R., G. Lamas, and J.P.W. Hall. 2017. Notes on the taxonomy of Actinote intensa Jordan (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) and the description of a new sibling species from eastern Ecuador. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 27(1):6-15.

Willmott, K.R., J.C. Robinson Willmott, M. Elias, and C. Jiggins. 2017. Maintaining mimicry diversity: Optimal warning color patterns differ among microhabitats in Amazonian clearwing butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284:20170744. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2017.0744.

Willmott, K.R., M. Simon, E. Ortiz-Acevedo, and J.P.W. Hall. 2017. First record of the enigmatic tribe Anaeomorphini (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Charaxinae) outside of the Amazon basin: A new species of Anaeomorpha Rothschild, 1894, from the Chocó region of western Ecuador. Insecta Mundi 0548:1-10.

Zhong, M.*, Hill, G.M., Gomez, J.-P., Plotkin, D., Barber, J.R., Kawahara, A.Y. 2016. Quantifying wing shape and size of saturniid moths with geometric morphometrics. J. Lepid. Soc. 70(2):  99-107. *High-school student lead-author.