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Edward G. Riley

Riley, Edward G.
Edward G. Riley
Research Assistant, Texas A&M University Insect Collection
Minnie Belle Heep Building, Room 213

Title: Research Assistant, Texas A&M University Insect Collection

Specialization: Systematics and biology of Coleoptera, especially Chrysomelidae

Responsibilties: Collection Manager (retired), Texas A&M University Insect Collection; insect identification

Selected Publications:

Riley, E. G. 2019. Eulepton burkei Riley (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a new genus and species of eumolpine leaf beetle from western Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin 73(4): 999-1006.

Riley, E. G. 2019. On the status of Microrhopala arizonica Schaeffer (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Chalepini). Zootaxa 4686(1): 133-139.

Riley, E. G., D. M. Weisman and M. L. Quinn. 2019. A taxonomic review of the Xanthonia species occurring in Texas (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Eumolpinae). Zootaxa 4668(1): 1-29.

Riley, E. G. 2015. Three new hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States and a new United States record. The Coleopterists Society Monograph No. 14: pp. 183-190.

Riley, E. G. and R. J. Barney. 2015. Definition and revision of the viduatus species-group of North American Pachybrachis Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Crytocephalinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(1): 25-59.

Riley, E. G. and M. A. Quinn. 2010. Collection records and first host plant record for Phydanis bicolor Horn (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini), an uncommonly encountered Texas flea beetle. The Coleopterists Bulletin 64(1): 100.

Riley, E. G., S. M. Clark, and T. N. Seeno. 2003. Catalog of the leaf beetles of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 1, 290 pp.

Riley, E. G. and C. S. Wolfe. 2003. An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement, no. 26. 37 pp.

Riley, E. G., S. M. Clark, R. W. Flowers, and A. J. Gilbert. 2002. Family 124. Chrysomelidae Latreille 1802, pp. 617-691 in Arnett, et al., American Beetles vol. 2, Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press, xiv + 861 pp.

Riley, E. G., S. M. Clark, and A. J. Gilbert. 2001. New records, nomenclatural changes, and taxonomic notes for select North American leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi 15(1): 1-17.

Riley, E. G. and A. J. Gilbert. 1999 (2000). Three new species of Cryptocephalus Geoffroy from the United States and a new United States record (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae). Occasional Papers of the Consortium Coleopterorum 3(1): 30-35.

Riley, E. G. and C. S. Wolfe. 1995 (1997). A review of the Phyllophaga ignava species group with descriptions of two new species from Texas (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Melolonthinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 103(4): 421-434.