Courtney Laboratory

Selected Publications

Sampling for blepharicerids

  • FARNSWORTH, E.J., M. CHU, W.J. KRESS, A.K. NEILL, J.H. BEST, J. PICKERING, R.D. STEVENSON, G.W. COURTNEY, J.K. VANDYK, & A.M. ELLISON. 2013. Next-generation field guides. Bioscience 63: 891-899. [Request PDF file]
  • LAMBKIN, C.L, B.J. SINCLAIR, T. PAPE, G.W. COURTNEY, J.H. SKEVINGTON, R. MEIER, D.K. YEATES, V. BLAGODEROV, AND B.M. WIEGMANN. 2013. The phylogenetic relationships among infraorders and superfamilies of Diptera based on morphological evidence. Systematic Entomology 38: 164-179. [Request PDF file]
  • WIPFLER, B., G.W. COURTNEY, D.A. CRAIG & R.G. BEUTEL. 2012. First µ-CT based 3D reconstruction of a dipteran larva - the head morphology of Protanyderus (Tanyderidae) and its phylogenetic implications. Journal of Morphology 41:293-301. [Request PDF file]
  • SCHNEEBERG, K., F. FRIEDRICH, G.W. COURTNEY, B. WIPFLER & R.G. BEUTEL. 2012. The larvae of Nymphomyiidae (Diptera,Insecta) — ancestral and highly derived? Arthropod Structure and Development 273: 968-980. [Request PDF file]
  • WIHLM, M.W., SAM, R.B. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2012. Morphology of Axymyia furcata McAtee (Diptera: Axymyiidae), including scanning electron microscopy of all life stages. Canadian Entomologist 144: 273-280. [Request PDF file]
  • JACOBSON, A.J., G.R. CURLER, G.W. COURTNEY, & J.K. MOULTON. 2011. New species of Blepharicera Macquart (Diptera: Blephariceridae) from eastern North America, with a discussion of the phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of all Nearctic species. Systematic Entomology 36: 768-800. [Request PDF file]
  • SCHNEEBERG, K., G.W. COURTNEY & R.G. BEUTEL. 2011. Head structures of Deuterophlebiidae (Insecta), a highly derived “ancestral” dipteran lineage. Arthropod Structure and Development 40: 93-104. [Request PDF file]
  • WIEGMANN, B.M., M.D. TRAUTWEIN, I.S. WINKLER, N.W. BARR, J. KIM, C.L. LAMBKIN, M.A. BERTONE, B.K. CASSEL, K.M. BAYLESS, A.M. HEIMBERG, B.M. WHEELER, K.J. PETERSON, T. PAPE, B.J. SINCLAIR, J.H. SKEVINGTON, V. BLAGODEROV, J. CARAVAS, S.N. KUTTY, U. SCHMIDT-OTT, G.E. KAMPMEIER, F.C. THOMPSON, D.A. GRIMALDI, A.T. BECKENBACH, G.W. COURTNEY, M. FRIEDRICH, R. MEIER, & D.K. YEATES. 2011. Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 5690-5695. [Request PDF file]
  • WIHLM, M.W. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2011. The distribution and life history of Axymyia furcata McAtee (Diptera: Axymyiidae), a wood inhabiting, semi-aquatic fly. Proceeding of the Entomological Society of Washington 113: 385-398. [Request PDF file]
  • PETERSEN, M.J., M.A. BERTONE, B.M. WIEGMANN & G.W. COURTNEY. 2010. Phylogenetic synthesis of morphological and molecular data reveals new insights into the higher-level classification of the Tipuloidea (Diptera). Systematic Entomology 35: 526-545. [Request PDF file]
  • PETERSEN, M.J. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2010. Landscape heterogeneity and the confluence of regional faunas promote richness and structure community assemblage in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Insect Conservation 14:181-189. [Request PDF file]
  • PFRENDER, M.E., C.P. HAWKINS, M. BAGLEY, G.W. COURTNEY, B. R. CREUTZBURG, J.H. EPLER, S. FEND, L.C. FERRINGTON, JR., P.L. HARTZELL, S. JACKSON, D.P. LARSEN, C.A. LÉVESQUE, J.C. MORSE, M.J PETERSEN, D. RUITER, D. SCHINDEL, & M. WHITING. 2010. Assessing macroinvertabrate biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems: Advances and challenges in DNA-based approaches. The Quarterly Review of Biology 85: 319-340. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 2009. Blephariceridae (net-winged midges). pp. 237-243 in B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, D.M. Wood & M. Zumbado (editors). Manual of Central American Diptera. National Research Council Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • COURTNEY, G.W. & R.W. MERRITT. 2009. Diptera (non-biting flies). pp. 288-298 in G.E. Likens (editor). Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. Volume 2. Elsevier Limited, Oxford
  • COURTNEY, G.W., T. PAPE, J.H. SKEVINGTON & B.J. SINCLAIR. 2009. Biodiversity of Diptera. pp. 185-222 (+ 2 plates) in R.G. Foottit & P.H. Adler (editors). Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
  • CURLER, G.R. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2009. A revision of the world species of the genus Neotelmatoscopus Tonnoir (Diptera: Psychodidae). Systematic Entomology 34: 63-92. [Request PDF file]
  • BERTONE, M.A., G.W. COURTNEY & B.M. WIEGMANN. 2008. Phylogenetics and a timescale for diversification of the earliest true flies (Insecta: Diptera) based on multiple nuclear genes. Systematic Entomology 33: 668-687. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. & R.W. MERRITT. 2008. Aquatic Diptera: Part one: Larvae of aquatic Diptera. pp. 687-722 in R.W. Merritt, K.W. Cummins & M.B. Berg (editors). An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America. Fourth Edition. Kendall / Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa.
  • JACOBSON, A.J. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2008. A new species of Blepharicera Macquart (Diptera: Blephariceridae) from western North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 110: 978-987. [Request PDF file]
  • GIBSON, J.F. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2007. Revision of the net-winged midge genus Horaia Tonnoir and its phylogenetic relationship to other genera within the tribe Apistomyiini (Diptera: Blephariceridae). Systematic Entomology 32: 276-304. [Request PDF file]
  • YEATES, D.K, B.M WIEGMANN, G.W. COURTNEY, R. MEIER, C. LAMBKIN & T. PAPE. 2007. Phylogeny and systematics of Diptera: Two decades of progress and prospects.Zootaxa 1668: 565-590. [Request PDF file]
  • JACOBSON, A.J., J. PHASUK, J. CHANPAISAENG & G.W. COURTNEY. 2006. The net-winged midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae) of Khao Yai National Park, Thailand, with description of a new species of Blepharicera Macquart. Aquatic Insects 28: 67-78. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 2003. Blephariceridae. pp. 702-708 in S.M. Goodman & J.P. Benstead (editors). The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • ALVERSON, A.J. & G.W. COURTNEY. 2002 Temporal patterns of diatom ingestion by larval net-winged midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae: Blepharicera). Freshwater Biology 47: 2087-2097. [Request PDF file]
  • ALVERSON, A.J., G.W. COURTNEY, & M.R. LUTTENTON. 2001. Niche overlap of sympatric Blepharicera larvae (Diptera: Blephariceridae) from the southern Appalachian Mountains. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 20: 564-581. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 2000. Revision of the net-winged midges of the genus Blepharicera Macquart (Diptera: Blephariceridae) of eastern North America. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington 23: 1-99.
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 2000. A.1. Family Blephariceridae. pp. 7-30 in L. Papp & B. Darvas (editors). Contributions to a Manual of Palaearctic Diptera. Appendix. Science Herald, Budapest.
  • COURTNEY, G.W., B. J. SINCLAIR & R. MEIER. 2000. 1.4. Morphology and terminology of Diptera larvae. pp. 85-161 in L. Papp & B. Darvas (editors). Contributions to a Manual of Palaearctic Diptera. Volume 1. Science Herald, Budapest.
  • OOSTERBROEK, P. & G.W. COURTNEY. 1995. Phylogeny of the nematocerous families of Diptera (Insecta). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 115: 267-311.
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 1994. Revision of Palaearctic mountain midges (Diptera: Deuterophlebiidae), with phylogenetic and biogeographic analyses of world species. Systematic Entomology 19: 1-24. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 1994. Biosystematics of the Nymphomyiidae (Insecta: Diptera): life history, morphology and phylogenetic relationships. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 550: 1-41. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 1993. Archaic black flies and ancient forests: conservation of Parasimulium habitats in the Pacific Northwest. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 3: 361-373.
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 1991. Life history patterns of Nearctic mountain midges (Diptera: Deuterophlebiidae). Journal of the North American Benthological Society 10: 177-197. [Request PDF file]
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 1990. Cuticular morphology of larval mountain midges (Diptera: Deuterophlebiidae): implications for the phylogenetic relationships of Nematocera. Canadian Journal of Zoology 68: 556-578.
  • COURTNEY, G.W. 1990. Revision of Nearctic mountain midges (Diptera: Deuterophlebiidae). Journal of Natural History 24: 81-118.
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