Richard L.  Brown

Richard L. Brown

Professor Emeritus

Insect Taxonomy/Systematics


  • Riggins, J. J., A. D. Chupp, J. P. Formby, N. A. Dearing, H. M. Bares, R. L. Brown, K. F. Oten. 2019. Impacts of laurel wilt disease on arthropod herbivores of North American Lauraceae. Biological Invasions 21:493-503.  Download
  • Schachat, S., R. L. Brown. 2017. Wing patterns of ditrysian moths (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) include variants and violations of predictive models. Austral Entomology. Download
  • Seltman, K., N. Cobb, L. Gall, C. Bartlett, M. Basham, L. Belancourt, C. Bills, B. Brandt, R. L. Brown, C. Bundy, M. Caterino, C. Chapman, A. Cognato, J. Colby, S. Cook, K. Daly, L. Dyer, N. Franz, J. Gelhaus, C. Grinter, C. Harp, R. Hawkins, S. Heydon, G. Hill, S. Huber, N. Johnson, A. Kawahara, L. Kimsey, B. Kondratieff, F. Krell, L. LeBlanc, S. Lee, C. Marshall, L. McCabe, J. McHugh, K. Menard, P. Opler, N. Palffy-Muhoray, N. Pardikes, M. Peterson, N. Pierce, A. Poremski, D. D.S. Sikes, J. Weintraub, D. Wikle, J. Zaspel, G. Zolnerowich. 2017. LepNet: The Lepidoptera of North America Network. Zootaxa 4247(1):73-77. Download
  • Jaeger, C. M., R. L. Brown. 2016. Descriptions of males of Rhopobota tungurahuana Razowski & Pelz and Ancylis ecuadorica Razowski & Wotusiak (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) with new distribution records from Venezuela. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 142(1):35-40. Download
  • Schachat, S. R., R. L. Brown. 2016. Forewing color pattern in Micropterigidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera): homologies between contrast boundaries, and a revised hypothesis for the origin of symmetry systems. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16:116. Download
  • Woolfolk, S., C. E. Stokes, C. Watson, G. T. Baker, R. L. Brown, R. E. Baird. 2016. Fungi associated with Solenopsis invicta Buren (Red Imported Fire Ant, Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from mounds in Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 15(2):220-234. Download
  • Woolfolk, S., C. E. Stokes, C. Watson, R. L. Brown, R. E. Baird. 2016. Bacteria associated with red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) from mounds in Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 15(1):83-101. Download
  • Wright, D. J., R. L. Brown. 2014. Review of the Eucosma refusana (Walker) species group (Tortricidae), with descriptions of two new species and discussion of biogeographic influences on species distributions. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 62(2):85-100. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., H. Richter, R.L. Brown. 2013. Notes and new distributional records of invasive ants in the southeastern United States. Midsouth Entomologist, 6(2):104-120. Download
  • Baker, G.T., S. Hight, R.L. Brown. 2012. External morphology of the egg of the native (Melitara prodenialis) and exotic (Cactobastis cactorum) cactus moths (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 114:433-438. Download
  • Lee, S., R.L. Brown. 2012. Review of the genus Sinoe (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 3332:49-59. Download
  • Lee, S., R.L. Brown. 2011. A new species of Euclemensia (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae) from the United States. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 65:47-50. Download
  • Hill, J.G., R.L. Brown. 2010. The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of black belt prairie remnants in Alabama and Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 9(1):73-84. Download
  • Lee, S., R.L. Brown. 2010. Review of Symmocinae (Lepidoptera: Autostichidae) in North America with the description of a new genus and species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 64:177-187. Download
  • Lee, S., R.L. Brown, W. Monroe. 2009. Use of confocal laser scanning microscopy in systematics of insects with a comparison of fluorescence from different strains. Systematic Entomology 34:10-14. Download
  • Lee, S., R.W. Hodges, R.L. Brown. 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa 2231:1-39. Download
  • Siebert, M.W., R.L. Brown. 2009. Collection of Moodna bisinuella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from field corn in Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist 2(1):53-45. Download
  • Brown, R.L. 2008. Olethreutine moths of Australia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic Entomology 33:212-214. Download
  • Hill, J.G., K.S. Summerville, R.L. Brown. 2008. Habitat associations of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a heterogeneous Mississippi landscape. Environmental Entomology 37(2):453-463. Download
  • Lee, S., R.L. Brown. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of holarctic Teleiodini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) based on analysis of morphological and molecular data. Systematic Entomology 33:595-612. Download
  • Lee, S., R.L. Brown. 2008. Revision of holarctic Teleiodini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Zootaxa 1818:1-55. Download
  • Simonsen, T.S., R.L. Brown, F.A. Sperling. 2008. Tracing an invasion: phylogeography of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in the United States based on mitochrondial DNA. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101:899-905. Download