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Rich Leschen

Invertebrate Systematist
Systematics
Rich Leschen
Location
Auckland
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Qualifications

Kansas
PhD Entomology
1995

Arkansas
MSc Entomology
1988

Southwest Missouri State
BSc Biology
1984

Publications

Leschen RAB, Beutel RG ed. 2014. Coleoptera, beetles. Vol. 3 : Morphology and systematics (Phytophaga). Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. 675 p.

Gimmel ML, Leschen RAB 2014. A new species of mycophagous Rentonium (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Trogossitidae) based on larvae and adults, and a catalogue of Rentoniinae. Journal of Natural History 48(15–16): 863–880. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2013.839846

Löbl I, Leschen RAB 2014. Misinterpreting global species numbers: examples from Coleoptera. Systematic Entomology 39(1): 2–6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12042

Park S-J, Leschen RAB, Ahn K-J 2014. Phylogeny of the Agathidiini Westwood (Coleoptera: Leiodidae) and implications for classification and contractile morphology. Systematic Entomology 39(1): 36–48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12034

Yavorskaya MI, Leschen RAB, Polilov AA, Beutel RG 2014. Unique rostrate larvae and basidiomycophagy in the beetle family Corylophidae. Arthropod Structure & Development 43(2): 153–162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2013.11.001

Lord NP, Carlton CE, Leschen RAB 2014. A new species of Leptochromus Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae) from Costa Rica, with notes on morphology and natural history. The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(1): 119–125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-68.1.119

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB, Ślipiński A 2014. Antillipeltis, a new genus of Antillean Trogossitidae (Coleoptera: Cleroidea) with a key to the Cleroidea. Zootaxa 3794(3): 435–454. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3794.3.6

Buckley TR, Leschen RAB 2013. Comparative phylogenetic analysis reveals long-term isolation of lineages on the Three Kings Islands, New Zealand. Biological journal of the Linnean Society 108(2): 361-377. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.02009.x

Leschen RAB, Lackner T 2013. Gondwanan Gymnochilini (Coleoptera: Trogossitidae): generic concepts, review of New Zealand species and long-range Pacific dispersal. Systematic entomology 38(2): 278-304. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00661.x

Théry T, Leschen RAB 2013. Pselaphinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) of the Three Kings Islands. New Zealand Entomologist 36(1): 37-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00779962.2012.758028

Fikáček M, Minoshima Y, Vondráček D, Gunter N, Leschen RAB 2013. Morphology of adults and larvae and integrative taxonomy of southern hemisphere genera Tormus and Afrotormus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 53(1): 75–126. http://www.aemnp.eu/PDF/53_1/53_1_75.pdf

Marske KA, Leschen RAB, Buckley TR 2012. Concerted versus independent evolution and the search for multiple refugia: comparative phylogeography of four New Zealand forest beetles. Evolution 66(6): 1862-1877. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01538.x

Leschen RAB, Marris JWM, Emberson RM, Nunn J, Hitchmough RA, Stringer IAN 2012. The conservation status of New Zealand Coleoptera. New Zealand entomologist 35(2): 91-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00779962.2012.686311

Yu Y, Leschen RAB, Slipinski AS, Pang H, Ren D 2012. The first fossil bark-gnawing beetle from the Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China (Coleoptera, Trogossitidae). Annales zoologici 62(2): 245–252. http://dx.doi.org/10.3161/000345412X652765

Fikáček M, Leschen RAB, Newton AF, Gunter N 2012. Horelophus walkeri rediscovered: adult morphology and notes on biology (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52: 129–146. http://www.cercyon.eu/Publications_PDF/FikacekEtAl_2012_Horelophus_LQ.pdf

Leschen RAB, Gimmel ML 2012. Catalogue of the tribe Picrotini (Coleoptera: Cryptoghagidae: Cryptoghaginae). New Zealand entomologist 35(1): 14-28. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00779962.2012.649705

Brown SDJ, Marris JWM, Leschen RAB 2012. Review of New Zealand Cryptamorpha (Coleoptra: Silbanidae), with a description of a new species from the Three Kings Islands. New Zealand entomologist 35: 29-38. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00779962.2012.649706

Seldon DS, Leschen RAB, Lievherr JK 2012. A new species of Mecodema (Carabidae: Broscini) from Northland, New Zealand, with notes on a newly observed structure within the female genitalia. New Zealand entomologist 35(1): 39-50. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00779962.2012.649707

Shiyake S, Montgomery ME, Leschen RAB 2012. Three species of Laricobius (Coleoptera, Derodontidae) recorded from Japan in 2011. Sayabane (new series) 5: 11–15.

Seldon DS, Leschen RAB 2011. Revision of the Mecodema curvidens species group (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Broscini). Zootaxa 2829: 1-45. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/z02829p045f.pdf

Kadowaki K, Leschen RAB, Beggs JR 2011. Competition-colonization dynamics of spore-feeding beetles on the long-lived bracket fungi Ganoderma in New Zealand native forest. Oikos 120(5): 776–786. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19302.x

Marske KA, Leschen RAB, Buckley TR 2011. Reconciling phylogeography and ecological niche models for New Zealand beetles : looking beyond glacial refugia. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 59(1): 89-102.

Kadowaki K, Leschen RAB, Beggs JR 2011. Spore consumption and life history of Zearagytodes maculifer (Broun) (Coleoptera: Leiodidae) on Ganoderma, its fungal host. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 35(1): 61-68. http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/2949

Leschen RAB, Butler E, Buckley TR, Ritchie PA 2011. Biogeography of the New Zealand Subantarctic Islands: phylogenetics of Pseudhelops (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). New Zealand entomologist 34(1): 12-26. http://www.ento.org.nz/nzentomologist/new_issues/NZEnto34_1_2011/Volume_34_12-26.pdf

Leschen RAB 2011. World review of Laricobius (Coleoptera: Derodontidae). Zootaxa 2908: 1-44. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000291359400001

Montgomery ME, Shiyake S, Havill NP, Leschen RAB 2011. A new species of Laricobius (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) from Japan with phylogeny and a key for native and introduced congeners in North America. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104(3): 389-401. <Go to ISI>://CABI:20113178605

Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. 2010. Coleoptera, beetles. Vol. 2 : Morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. 786 p.

Grebennikov VV, Leschen RAB 2010. External exoskeletal cavities in Coleoptera and their possible mycangial functions. Entomological science 13(1): 81-98.

Kadowaki K, Leschen R, Beggs J 2010. [Abstract] Testing spore dispersal mutualism in an obligate spore-feeding beetle (Zearagytodes maculifer) and wood-decaying basidiomycete Ganoderma. Proceedings: Global entomology in New Zealand : the Entomological Society of New Zealand 59th annual conference, Victoria University of Wellington, 11-14 April, 2010. Pp. 37.

Leschen RB 2010. [Abstract] Post-Broun taxonomy exemplified by a study of Syrphetodes (Ulodidae). Proceedings: Global entomology in New Zealand : the Entomological Society of New Zealand 59th annual conference, Victoria University of Wellington, 11-14 April, 2010. Pp. 39.

Cline AR, Goodrich MA, Leschen RAB 2010. 10.2. Byturidae Jacquelin duVal, 1858. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 286-292.

Jelinek J, Carlton C, Cline AR, Leschen RAB 2010. 10.26. Nitidulidae Latreille, 1802. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 390-407.

Kolibac J, Leschen RAB 2010. 9.5. Thanerocleridae Chapin, 1924. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 253-257.

Kolibac J, Leschen RAB 2010. 9.2. Trogossitidae Fabricius, 1801. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 241-247.

Lawrence JF, Beutel RG, Leschen RAB 2010. 5. Derodontiformia. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 179-180.

Lawrence JF, Beutel RG, Leschen RAB, Slipinski A 2010. 2. Glossary of morphological terms. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 9-20.

Lawrence JF, Beutel RG, Leschen RAB, Slipinski A 2010. 1. Changes in classification and list of families and subfamilies. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 1-7.

Lawrence JF, Escalona H, Leschen RAB 2010. 11.29. Tenebrionoidea Incertae sedis. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 750-753.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 11.12. Chalcodryidae Watt, 1974. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 567-571.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 11.1. Mycetophagidae Leach, 1815. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 491-496.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 10.18. Lamingtoniidae Sen Gupta and Crowson, 1969. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 361-363.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 9.11. Melyridae Leach, 1815. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 273-280.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 9.9. Prionoceridae Lacordaire, 1857. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 268-271.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 9.1. Phloiophididae Kiesenwetter, 1863. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 239-241.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB 2010. 5.3 Jacobsoniidae Heller, 1926. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 190-195.

Lawrence JF, Leschen RAB, Beutel RG 2010. 6. Bostichiformia Latreille 1802. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 197-206.

Leschen RAB 2010. 10.10. Cryptophagidae Kirby, 1837. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 327-334.

Leschen RAB 2010. 9.4. Metaxinidae Kolibac, 2004. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 250-253.

Leschen RAB 2010. 9.3. Chaetosomatidae Crowson, 1952. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 247-250.

Leschen RAB 2010. 9. Cleroidea Latreille, 1802. In: Leschen RAB, Beutel RG, Lawrence JF, Slipinski A ed. Coleoptera, beetles volume 2 : morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). Handbook of zoology. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 237-239.

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