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Dr. Timothy McCabe

Curator of Entomology, State Entomologist

Ph.D., Entomology (taxonomy), 1976, Cornell University
M.S., Entomology (taxonomy), 1974, North Dakota State University
B.S., Entomology, 1973, North Dakota State University
Undergraduate, biology major, 1969-1972, Moorhead State University, Minnesota

My research focuses on taxonomy and biology of the Lepidoptera, and the monitoring of rare and endangered species.  To augment the coverage of the NYSM collections, I do surveys of regions that have never been entomologically investigated.


McCabe, T.L., 1992. Caribbean Horama (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae:. Ctenuchinae) With New Species and Notes on Mimicry. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 94, 243-248.
McCabe, T.L., 1991. Atlas of Adirondack Caterpillars: With a Host List, Rearing Notes and a Selected Bibliography of Works Depicting Caterpillars, New York State Museum Bulletin. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.
McCabe, T.L., Wagner, D.L., 1989. The Biology of Sthenopis auratus (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 97, 1-10.
McCabe, T.L., 1985. The Natural History of Oncocnemis piffardi (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 93, 1027-1031.