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Joe MacGown

Joe MacGown

Research Technician
Scientific Illustrator

Mailing Address:
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Booher, D., J. A. MacGown, S. P. Hubbell, R. M. Duffield, 2017. Density and dispersion of cavity dwelling ant species in nuts of eastern US forest floors. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 143:79-93. Download
  • Macgown, J. A., S. Y. Wang, J. Hill, R. J. Whitehouse. 2017. A list of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected during the 2017 William. H. Cross Expedition to the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas with New State Records. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 143(4):735-740. Download
  • Allen, C., J. L. Bibb, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, W. Crow, J. Dean, D. Fleming, J. Gore, B. Layton, N. Little, J. MacGown, F. Musser, S. Winter, D. M. Dodds, J. T. Irby, E. J. Larson, S. L. Meyers. 2016. 2017 Insect control guide for agronomic crops. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 2471. 128 pp. Download
  • MacGown, J. A., 2016. Log of the 2016 William H. Cross Expedition: Lillian E. Smith Center, Rabun County, Georgia, 3-9 June 2016. Midsouth Entomologist 9(2):94-108. Download
  • Gouchner, B., J. A. MacGown, D. R. Suiter. 2015. The Tawny crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva, in Georgia. University of Georgia Extension Service Publication 1064. Download
  • Harris, J., W., A. Sheridan, J. A. MacGown. 2015. Managing varroa mites in honey bee colonies. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2826. Download
  • MacGown, J. A. 2015. Description of the queen caste of Pheidole obscurithorax (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Midsouth Entomologist 8(1):16-23. Download
  • MacGown, J. A., H. Richter. 2015. The Tramp Ant Cardiocondyla venustula (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) reported from Alabama. Midsouth Entomologist 8(2):76-80. Download
  • MacGown, J. A., T. L. Schiefer, M. Branstetter. 2015. First record of the genus Leptanilloides (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae) reported from the United States. Zootaxa 4006(2):392-400. Download
  • Wetterer, J., J. A. MacGown, L. C. Calcaterra, 2015. Geographic spread of Pheidole obscurithorax (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 141(1):222-231. Download
  • MacGown, J. A., B. Boudinot, M. Deyrup, D. M. Sorger. 2014. A review of the Nearctic Odontomachus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) with a treatment of the males. Zootaxa 3802(4):515-552. 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
  • MacGown, J.A., J.K. Wetterer. 2013. Distribution and biological notes of Strumigenys margaritae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dacetini). Terrestrial Arthropod Review, 6:247-255. Download
  • Sanchez-Pena, S.R., J.A. MacGown. 2013. Corrected identification of a cold-foraging ant, Nylanderia sp. 1, in Saltillo, Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist, 38:667-682. Download
  • Chen, X., J.A. MacGown, L. Hooper-Bui, B.J. Adams. 2012. First record of Pyramica epinotalis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for the United States. Psyche 2012:7. Download
  • MacGown, J.A. 2012. First record of the tramp ant Cardiocondyla obscurior (Hymenoptera: Formicade) for Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist 5(1):9-10. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.K. Wetterer, J.G. Hill. 2012. Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dacetini). Terrestrial Arthropod Review 5:1-10. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.K. Wetterer. 2012. Geographic spread of Pyramica hexamera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dacetini) in the southeastern US. Terrestrial Arthropod Review 5:3-14. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill, M. Skvarla. 2011. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Arkansas with a synopsis of previous records. Midsouth Entomologist 4(2):29-38. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.K. Wetterer. 2011. First records of the exotic ant Gnamptogenys triangularis in Mississippi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ectatomminae). Psyche. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill. 2010. A new species of Pyramica Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Mississippi, U.S.A. Florida Entomologist 93(4):571-576. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill. 2010. Two new exotic pest ants, Pseudomyrmex gracilis and Monomorium floricola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected in Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist 3(2):106-109. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., M.B. Layton. 2010. The invasive Rasberry Crazy Ant, Nylanderia sp. near pubens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), reported from Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist 3(1):44-47. Download
  • MacGown, J.A. 2009. The asian needle ant, Pachycondyla chinensis (Emery) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), reported from Alabama. Midsouth Entomologist 2(2):88-89. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill, M. Deyrup. 2009. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Ohoopee Dunes, Emanuel County, Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science 44(3):193-197.
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill, L.C. Majure, J.L. Seltzer. 2008. Rediscovery of Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille) (Hymenoptera: formicidae) in mainland Mississippi, with an analysis of associated seeds and vegetation. Midsouth Entomologist 1:17-28. Download