Gayle H. Nelson

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Gayle H. Nelson (1926–2005) American entomologist, specialist on Buprestidae.

Professor Emeritus, Western University of Health Sciences, College Plaza, 309 E. Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766-1889, USA

Taxon names authored

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Publications[edit]

(List may be incomplete)

1959[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1959. Notes on the Buprestidae. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 54: 21–24.

1960[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. & Barr, W. F. 1960. New synonymy in the Buprestidae (Coleoptera). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 36(4): 178.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1960. Notes on the Buprestidae and Schizopodidae. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 55: 70–74.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1960. A new species of Polycesta (Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 14: 30–32.

1962[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1962. Notes on the Buprestidae: part III. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 57: 56–60.

1963[edit]

1966[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1966. Notes on the Buprestidae: part IV, with a new synonym in Chrysobothris. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 59–60(1964–1965): 37–41.

1967[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1967. Notes on the Buprestidae (Coleoptera): part V, with descriptions of previously unknown sexes. The Coleopterists Bulletin 21(1): 23–27.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1967. A new species of Acmaeodera (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 21(2): 57–58.

1968[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1968. Notes on Buprestidae (Coleoptera): part VI. The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(1):28–30.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1968. A new species of Xenorhipis from Mexico with a key to the males (Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(3): 95–97.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1968. A revision of the genus Acmaeoderoides (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th series 36(6): 125–146.

1970[edit]

1971[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1971. A new species of Cinyra from Mexico, with notes on other species (Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 25(2): 37–39.

1975[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1975. A review of the basalis group of the genus Chrysobothris (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 29(1): 1–30.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1975. A new species of Polycesta from Mexico (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 29(3): 169–171.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1975. A revision of the genus Dicerca in North America (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 26:87–180.

1976[edit]

1978[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1978. A new species of Isophaenus from the Dominican Republic (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 32(4): 319–321.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1978. A review of the genus Ptosima in North America (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 32(4): 327–336.

1979[edit]

1980[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1980. Nomenclatural changes in the family Buprestidae with descriptions of previously unknown sexes (Coleoptera). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 56(2): 81–97.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1980. A new species of Acmaeodera (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 56(3): 175–180.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1980. A review of the genus Thrincopyge LeConte (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 56(4): 297–310.

1981[edit]

1982[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1982. A new tribe, genus and species of North American Buprestidae with consideration of subfamilial and tribal categories. The Coleopterists Bulletin 35(4)(1981): 431–450.

1985[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1985. A new species of Agrilus from Arizona (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 39(1): 89–92.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1985. Clarification of the taxonomic status in various genera of the family Buprestidae (Coleoptera). The Coleopterists Bulletin 39(2): 133–146.

1986[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1986. A review of the genus Psiloptera subgenus Lampetis Solier in the United States (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 40(3): 272–284.

1987[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1987. Additional notes on the biology and distribution of Buprestidae in North America, II. The Coleopterists Bulletin 41(1): 57–65.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1987. Taxonomic notes on the genera Agrilus, Chrysobothris and Paragrilus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 41(1): 67–72.

1988[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1988. A new species of Hippomelas (Gyascutus) from California (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 42(3): 279–284.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1988. Two new species of Chrysobothris from Mexico (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 42(4): 339–344.

1989[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1989. Remarks on genera of Buprestidae affected by the Leraut (1983) and Cobos (1986) papers (Coleoptera). The Coleopterists Bulletin 43(4): 393–396.

1990[edit]

1991[edit]

1992[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1992. Case 2772. Chrysobothris Eschscholtz, 1829 and Dicerca Eschscholtz, 1829 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation as the correct original spellings. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 49(2): 120–121.

1993[edit]

1994[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1994. Agrilus harenus Nelson, a new species from southern California, with notes on A. lacustris LeConte (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(3): 261–264.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1994. Six new species of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz from Mexico (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(3): 272–282.
  • Mühle, H, Westcott, R.L. & Nelson, G.H. 1994. Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of some generic names in the Buprestidae (Insecta, Coleoptera). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 51(1): 43–46.
  • Nelson, G.H. & Bellamy, C.L. 1994. A clarification of authors and publication dates for "Histoire naturelle et iconographie des insectes Coléoptères" by F. L. de Laporte & H. L. Gory (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Giornale Italiano di Entomologia 6: 297–308.
  • Nelson, G.H. & MacRae, T.C. 1994. Oaxacanthaxia nigroaenea Nelson and MacRae, a new species from Mexico (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(2): 149–152.

1995[edit]

1996[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1996. A new genus, Squamodera Nelson, for the vanduzeei group of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz from western North America. The Coleopterists Bulletin 50(2): 167–175.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1996. A new species of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz from the western United States. The Coleopterists Bulletin 50(2): 176–182.
  • Nelson, G.H. & Bellamy, C.L. 1996. A revision of the subtribe Hippomelanina: Hippomelas Laporte and Gory, Prasinalia Casey, Gyascutus (Stictocera) Casey, and Barrellus, gen. nov. (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Natural History 30: 861–911.
  • Nelson, G.H., Westcott, R.L. & MacRae, T. C. 1996. Miscellaneous notes on Buprestidae and Schizopodidae occurring in the United States and Canada, including descriptions of previously unknown sexes of six Agrilus Curtis. The Coleopterists Bulletin 50(2): 183–191.

1997[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1997. A new Poecilonota from Southern California (Coleooptera: Buprestidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 73(1): 1–3.
  • Nelson, G.H. 1997. Designation of type species for subgeneric names proposed by Cobos in the genus Polycesta Solier. The Coleopterists Bulletin 51(4): 318.

1998[edit]

1999[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 1999. A new species and other notes on the genus Acmaeoderoides Van Dyke (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 53(4): 371–376.

2000[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. 2000. Panapulla strongyliformis Nelson, a new genus and species of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) from Panama. The Coleopterists Bulletin 54(2): 248–250.
  • Nelson, G.H. 2000. Polycesta plana Nelson, a new species from Baja California Sur, Mexico (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 54(2): 263–265.
  • Nelson, G.H. 2000. A revision of the subtribe Hippomelanina, part II: Gyascutus (Gyascutus) LeConte (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Natural History 34: 2251–2292.
  • Westcott, R.L. & Nelson, G.H. 2000. Descriptions of two new species of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, and two new subspecies of Agrilus Curtis and Chrysobothris Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America, with detailed notes on others. The Coleopterists Bulletin 54(3): 300–312.

2002[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. & Bellamy, C.L. 2002. Chapter 40. Schizopodidae LeConte 1861, pp. 95–97. In: Arnett Jr., R.H., Thomas, M.C., Skelley, P.E. & Frank, J.H. (Eds.). American Beetles Volume 2, CRC Press.
  • Bellamy, C.L. & Nelson, G.H. 2002. Chapter 45. Buprestidae Leach 1815, pp. 98–112. In: Arnett, Jr., R.H. et al. (Eds.). American Beetles, Volume 2, CRC Press.

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

2008[edit]

  • Nelson, G.H. Walters, G.C., Jr., Haines, R.D. & Bellamy, C.L. 2008. A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America North of Mexico. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4, pp. iv + 1–274. (available)

References[edit]

  • Walters, G.C., Jr., Westcott, R.L., Wellso, S.G., Cicero, J.M., MacRae, T.C. & Bellamy, C.L. 2006. Gayle H. Nelson (1926–2005): biography and memories, taxa and publications. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 82(2): 116–135.
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