James E. Hayden

Taxonomic Entomologist
Curator: Lepidoptera
Phone: 352-
Fax: 352-334-0737
s-Mail: PO Box 147100, Gainesville, FL 32614-7100
e-Mail: james.hayden@freshfromflorida.com
Ph.D.: Cornell University

A.A. in General Studies, Deep Springs College, 1999; B.S. in Environmental Biology, Columbia University, 2004; Rea Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 2010-2011.

Research interests have focused on revisionary systematics of Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera). Current projects include generic revisions of tropical Odontiinae, evolution of complex characters and hostplant usage, and compiling morphological data for Crambidae for phylogenetic analysis and software-based identification. Faunistic interests focus on the Greater Antilles. Member of The Entomological Society of America, The Lepidopterists' Society, the Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica, and the Willi Hennig Society.


Hayden, J.E. 2009a. Taxonomic Revision of Neotropical Dicepolia Snellen (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Zootaxa 2237:133.

Hayden, J.E. 2009b. A new genus of Caribbean Odontiinae with Palaeotropical affinities (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 63(4):185-208.

Hayden, J.E. 2010. Phylogeny, distribution, and description of a Caribbean species of Dicepolia (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 20(2):77-84.

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