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Hojun Song

Song, Hojun
Hojun Song
Associate Professor of Entomology - Arthropod Systematics and Biodiversity
Biological Control Center Room 118
Undergraduate Education
B.S. (Entomology), Cornell University
Graduate Education
Ph.D. (Entomology), The Ohio State University
M.S. (Entomology), The Ohio State University
Courses Taught
ENTO 301 - Biodiversity and Biology of Insects
ENTO 689 - Insect Behavior and Natural History

Selected Publications

Sanabria-Urban, O.S., Song, H., Oyama, K., González-Rodríguez, A. Serrano-Meneses, M.A. and Cueva del Castillo, R. 2015. Body size adaptations to altitudinal climatic variation in Neotropical grasshoppers of the genus Sphenarium (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae). PLoS One 10(12): e0145248.

Kelly, S.L., Song, H. and Jenkins, D.G. 2015. Land management practices interactively affect wetland beetle ecological and phylogenetic community structure. Ecological Applications 25(4): 891-900.

Song, H., Amédégnato, C., Cigliano, M.M., Desutter-Grandcolas, L., Heads, S.W., Huang, Y., Otte, D. and Whiting, M.F. 2015. 300 million years of diversification: Elucidating the patterns of orthopteran evolution based on comprehensive taxon and gene sampling. Cladistics 31: 621-651.

Gotham, S. and Song, H. 2013. Non-swarming grasshoppers exhibit density-dependent phenotypic plasticity reminiscent of swarming locusts. Journal of Insect Physiology 59: 1151-1159.

Mugleston, J.D., Song, H. and Whiting, M.F. 2013. A century of paraphyly: A molecular phylogeny of katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) supports multiple origins of leaf-like wings. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 1120-1134.

Song, H. 2011. Density-dependent phase polyphenism in nonmodel locusts: A minireview. Psyche vol. 2011, Article ID 741769, 16 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/741769.

Song, H., Sheffield, N.C., Cameron, S.L., Miller, K.B. and Whiting, M.F. 2010. When phylogenetic assumptions are violated: The effect of base compositional heterogeneity and among-site rate variation in beetle mitochondrial phylogenomics. Systematic Entomology 35(3): 429-448.

Song, H., Buhay, J.E., Whiting. M.F. and Crandall, K.A. 2008. Many species in one: DNA barcoding overestimates the number of species when nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes are coamplified. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 105(36): 13486-13491.

Song, H. and Wenzel, J.W. 2008. Mosaic pattern of genital divergence in three populations of Schistocerca lineata Scudder, 1899 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Cyrtacanthacridinae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 289-301.

Song, H. and Wenzel, J.W. 2008. Phylogeny of bird-grasshopper subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and the evolution of locust phase polyphenism. Cladistics 24: 515-542.

Song, H. 2004. On the origin of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål) (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Cyrtacanthacridinae). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271: 1641-1648.