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.
My Research Projects
The Plant Gall Collection. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 6, 14-15., 2011.
The Karner Blue Butterfly. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 6, 16., 2010.
Taxonomy and Identification of Phoberia species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Lepidoptera Novae 1, 103-108., 2009.
Purple Butterflies: One Species or Two?. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 4, 16., 2009.
Larva of Abablemma (Noctuidae) with Notes on Algivory and Lichenivory in Macrolepidoptera. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101, 40-52., 2008.
A Sampler of Butterflies and Moths in New York State. The Conservationist 59, 15-18., 2005.
From the Collections: The Entomology Collection. Members Update 16, 5., 2005.
Insect Biodiversity of a Jack Pine Barrens, An Interim Report. Albany, New York., 2005.
Jack Pine Lepidoptera Survey. April - June 2005 Update. Albany, New York., 2005.
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