UDH papers

Papers on insects by the Urban Dragon Hunters team
Links to reprints of many of these can be found at the Publications page of the Rouge River Bird Observatory web site.

Odonata:
  • Craves, J. A.. and D. S. O’Brien. 2013. The Odonata of Wayne County, Michigan: Inspiration for renewed monitoring of urban areas. Northeastern Naturalist 20:341-362.
  • Craves, J. A.. and D. S. O’Brien. 2011. [Striped Saddlebags] Tramea calverti (Odonata: Libellulidae): new for Michigan with notes on other new reports from the Great Lakes region. Great Lakes Entomologist 44:78-82.
  • Craves, J. A. 2008. Insect Inventory at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, Humbug Marsh Unit, 2008. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance, Grosse Ile, MI. 14 pp.
  • Craves, J. A., and D. S. O’Brien. 2007. [Band-winged Dragonlet] Erythrodiplax umbrata (Odonata: Libellulidae): New for Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist 40:95-97.
  • Craves, J. A. 2007.  Baseline inventory of Odonata at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, Humbug Marsh Unit. Final Report. CCS MOA #2007 CCS-98. USFWS Region 3, Fort Snelling, MN.
  • Craves, J. A. 2006. First Michigan specimens of [Great Blue Skimmer] Libellula vibrans Fabricius (Odonata: Libellulidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 39: 91-93.
  • Craves, J. A. 2006.  [Great Spreadwing] Archilestes grandis (Rambur) (Odonata: Lestidae): New for Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist 39: 88-90.
  • Craves, J. A., and D. S. O’Brien. 2002. [Citrine Forktail] Ischnura hastata Odonata: Coenagrionidae): New for Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist 35:117-118.
  • Craves, J. A., and D. S. O’Brien. 2002. [Flag-tailed Spinyleg] Dromogromphus spoilatus (Odonata: Gomphidae): New for Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist 35:115-116.
  • Craves, J. A. 2002.  A preliminary list of the Odonata of Wayne Co. Michigan Birds and Natural History 9:7-16.
  • Craves, J. A. 2001.  Notable new dragonfly records.  Michigan Birds and Natural History 8:185-188.

Other insects:
  • Craves, J. A. and D. S. O’Brien. 2009. The “Hearsay” Hairstreak: Satyrium favonius ontario in Wayne County, Michigan. Mich. Entom. Newsletter 54(1&2):10-11.
  • O’Brien, M. F., and J. A. Craves. 2008. [Giant Resin Bee] Megachile sculpturalis Smith — A new bee for Michigan (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Mich. Entom. Newsletter 53(1&2):4.
  • O’Brien, M. F., and J. A. Craves. 2006. Isodontia elegans: Now in Michigan (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Sphecinae). Great Lakes Entomologist 39: 94-96.
  • Craves, J. A.  2004.  Are there populations of the Miami Blue, Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri, in Cuba? News Lepidopterists’ Soc. 46:43.
  • Craves, J. A. 2003.  Michigan range expansion for [Common Ringlet] Coenonympha tullia inornata (Lepidoptera: Satryidae). Mich. Entom. Newsletter 48(3&4):5.