Terence L. Schiefer

Curator, Mississippi Entomological Museum
Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology
Mississippi State University, Box 9775,
Mississippi State, 39762-9775

TEL (662) 325-2989
FAX (662) 325-8837

email: tschiefer@entomology.msstate.edu

EDUCATION

B.S. 1983.  Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS

Faunistics and biology of Cerambycidae and Cicindelidae in southeastern North America.
Arthropod conservation.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

Cerambycidae of Mississippi and surrounding areas
Revision of Prionus (Neopolyarthron) in North America
Description of new sub-species of Saperda lateralis from Mississippi and Louisiana.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Entomological Society
New York Entomological Society
The Coleopterists Society
The Lepidopterists' Society
Xerces Society

REFEREED ENTOMOLOGICAL PUBLICATIONS

MacGown, M.W. and T.L. Schiefer.  1992.  Disjunct Distribution and a New Record for an Anthophorid Bee, Xenoglossodes albata (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae), in the Southeastern United States. Entomol. News 103: 81-82.

Smith, D.R. and T.L. Schiefer.  1997.  A New Genus and Species of Allantinae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) from Southeastern United States.  Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash.  99: 472-476.

Schiefer, T.L.  1998.  Disjunct Distribution of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) in the Black Belt Prairie and Jackson Prairie in Mississippi and Alabama.  Coleopterists Bull.  52: 278-284.

Schiefer, T.L.  1998.  A Preliminary List of the Cerambycidae and Disteniidae (Coleoptera) of Mississippi.  Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc.  124: 113-131.

Schiff, N.M. and T.L. Schiefer.  1999.  New Blattodea Records from Mississippi and Alabama.  Entomol. News 110: 240-242.

Schiefer, T.L.  2000.  A New Species of Astylopsis Casey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Acanthocinini) from the Southeastern United States.  Coleopterists Bull.  54: 533-539.

Schiefer, T.L.  2001.  Additions and correction to the list of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Mississippi.  Entoml. News 112: 334-336.

Warriner, M.D., T.E. Nebeker, S.A. Tucker, and T.L. Schiefer.  2004. Comparison of Saproxylic Beetle (Coleoptera) Assemblages in Upland Hardwood and Bottomland Hardwood Forests [pp. 150-153].  In:  Spetich, M.A. (ed.), Upland Oak Ecology Symposium:  History, Current Conditions, and Sustainability.  Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-73.  Ashville, NC:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.  311 pp.

Schiefer, T.L. and D.E. Bright.  2004.  Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford), an Exotic Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) New to North America.  Coleopterists Bull.  58: 431-438.

Schiefer, T.L.  2004.  A New Record of an Endemic Cuban Tiger Beetle, Cicindela (Brasiella) viridicollis (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae), from the Florida Keys.  Florida Entomologist  87: 551-553.

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, T. L. Schiefer, and R. L. Brown.  2012. Ant diversity and habitat associations at the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1197. [pdf]