Wayne N. Mathis
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Wayne N. Mathis

E-Mail: mathis.wayne@nmnh.si.edu

Curator, Research Entomologist


Research Interests

The discovery of relationships among the diversity of beach and shore flies (Diptera: Canacidae, Coelopidae, Dryomyzidae, Ephydridae, Odiniidae, Periscelididae, Tethinidae) and how these relationships impinge on various aspects of historical biogeography.


Selected Publications

(136: significant 5 listed)

Mathis, Wayne N. 1982. Studies of Ephydrinae (Diptera: Ephydridae), VII: Revision of the Genus Setacera Cresson. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology number 350: 1-57.

Mathis, Wayne N. 1993. Studies of Gymnomyzinae (Diptera: Ephydridae), III: A revision of the shore-fly genus Hecamede Haliday. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 541: 1-46.

Mathis, Wayne N. 1993. A revision of the shore-fly genera Hostis Cresson and Paratissa Coquillett. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 95(1): 21-47.

Mathis, Wayne N., and Tadeusz Zatwarnicki. 2002. Mathis, Wayne N., and Tadeusz Zatwarnicki. A phylogenetic study of the tribe Dryxini Zatwarnicki (Diptera: Ephydridae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 617: iv+100 pp.

Mathis, Wayne N., and Tadeusz Zatwarnicki. 2004. Mathis, Wayne N., and Tadeusz Zatwarnicki. Tronamyia, a new genus of shore-flies and a phylogenetic reassessment of the tribe Lipochaetini Becker (Diptera: Ephydridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97: In Press.



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