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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.


Rittner, D., McCabe, T.L., 2004. Encyclopedia of Biology. Facts on File, Inc., New York, New York.
McCabe, T.L., 2004. Sasafras and Its Lepidopteran Cohorts, or Bigger and Better Caterpillars Through Chemistry, in: Rittner, D., McCabe, T.L. (Eds.), Encyclopedia Of Biology. Facts on File, Inc., New York, New York, pp. 202-203.
McCabe, T.L., 2003. Class Insecta: Order Lepidoptera, in: Barnes, J.K. (Ed.), Natural History Of The Albany Pine Bush. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York, pp. 204-215.
McCabe, T.L., Stegemann, E., 2003. Backyard Bugs. The Conservationist 56, 15-18.