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Hojun Song

Song, Hojun
Hojun Song
Associate Professor of Entomology - Arthropod Systematics and Biodiversity
Office:
Biological Control Center Room 118
Email:
Phone:
979-845-2481
http://schistocerca.org/SongLab/index.php
Undergraduate Education
B.S. (Entomology), Cornell University
Graduate Education
Ph.D. (Entomology), The Ohio State University
M.S. (Entomology), The Ohio State University
Awards
NSF CAREER Award
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.