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Crystal Cooke
Entomology Instructor
Agricultural Biology
College of Agricultural Sciences

Hartshorn Building, Room
  • Ph D, University of Maryland; Entomology
  • MS, Colorado State; Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management
  • BS, Colorado State University; Zoology
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Entomologist interested in education, specimen-based research, plant-insect interactions, taxonomy, and biodiversity.

Wilson, Christina R, Cooke, Crystal, Gilligan, Todd M, Tembrock, Luke R, (2022) Detection of Centistes sp. (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) from intercepted Diabrotica undecimpunctata (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) using CO1 DNA barcodes and larval morphology Journal of Hymenoptera Research 91 69-81

Melika, George, Pujade-Villar, Juli , Nicholls, James, Cuesta-Porta, , Cooke-McEwen, Crystal , Stone, Graham , Three new Nearctic genera of oak cynipid gall wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini): Burnettweldia Pujade-Villar, Melika amp; Nicholls, Nichollsiella Melika, Pujade-Villar amp; Stone, Disholandricus Melika, Pujade-Villar amp; Nicholls; and re-establishment of the genus Paracraspis Weld Zootaxa 499 1 1-81

Cooke-McEwen, Crystal, Gates, Michael , Contributions to Disholcaspis Dalla Torre and Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) Zootaxa 4859 3 355-382

Cooke-McEwen, Crystal, Morphological, taxonomic, and molecular contributions to Cerocephala Westwood (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae: Cerocephalinae) Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 122 1 42-54

Bosio, Giovanni, Cooke, Crystal, Insects reared from wood infested with Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in Piemonte region, Northwestern Italy Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 150 1 21-30

McEwen, Crystal, A new species of Theocolax Westwood (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae, Cerocephalinae) reared from Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, (Scolytinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 117 2 162-178

Thompson, Brian, Bodart, Jake , Gruner, Daniel, Cooke, Crystal, Adaptations for symbiont-mediated external digestion in Sirex noctilio Fab. (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107 2

McEwen, Crystal, Digweed, Scott, Nicholls, James A, Cranshaw, Whitney, Description and biology of the sexual generation of Disholcaspis quercusmamma (Walsh and Riley) (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), with notes on associated parasitoids parasitoids. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 116 294-310

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