Dr. Scott Shaw Scott Richard Shaw

Entomology
Department of Renewable Resources 
P.O. Box 3354
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071-3354

Phone:  (307)766-5338
FAX:  (307) 766-5549
E-mail:  braconid@uwyo.edu

Curriculum vitae

Current Appointment:

Professor of Entomology and Insect Museum Curator, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, July 1993 to present.

Education: 

Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, Systematic Entomology, 1984 M.S., University of Maryland College Park, Systematic Entomology, 1981 B.S., Michigan State University, Entomology, 1977 

Professional Experience: 

University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture, Department of Renewable Resources, Entomology Section, Professor of Entomology   Appointed: 1998 

University of Wyoming, U.W. Insect Museum and Insect Gallery, Department of Renewable Resources, Curator   Appointed: 1989 

1993-1998, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture, Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences, Entomology Section 

1989-1993, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture, Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences, Entomology Section 

1986-1989, Instructor for Insect Biology (BIOL E-115), Harvard University, Extension School, Cambridge, MA 

1984-1989, Curatorial Associate in Entomology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, MA 

1982-1984, Biological Laboratory Technician- Insects, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USDA Systematic Entomology Laboratory 

1982-1982, Smithsonian Visiting Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Department of Entomology 

1978-1982, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Entomology, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Entomology 

Honors and Awards Information: 

        1996, Excellence in Advising Award, Center for Academic Advising, University of Wyoming 

        1994, nominated for Ellbogen Meritorious Teaching Award, University of Wyoming 

        1993, 1990, 1989, Faculty Growth Award, Alumni Association, University of Wyoming 

        1993, honorary patronym, Shawius braziliensis, named by Dr. P. M. Marsh, Systematic Entomology Laboratory 

        1989, honorary patronym, Ascogaster shawi, named by Dr. P. M. Marsh, Systematic Entomology Laboratory 

        1990-1989, Associate of  Entomology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge 

        1984, President's Prize, Entomological Society of America 

        1984, Certificate of Merit and Cash Award for Superior Service, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture 

        1983, Snodgrass Award, Entomological Society of America 

        1983, Gahan Graduate Scholarship, Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park 

        1982, Smithsonian Student Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.  

Publications: 

        Marsh, P. M. and S. R. Shaw. Revison of North American Aleiodes (part 6): the gasterator (Jurine) and unipunctator (Thunberg) species groups (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 103(3): 291-307, 2001 

        Barbosa, P., A.E. Segarra, P. Gross, K. Ahlstrom, R.W. Carlsen, D.C. Ferguson, E.E. Grissell, R.W. Hodges, P.M. Marsh, R.W. Poole, M.E. Schauff, S.R. Shaw, J.B. Whitfield and N.E. Woodley. Differential parasitism of macrolepidopteran herbivores on two deciduous tree species. Ecology. 82(3): 698-704, 2001 

        Chen, Y. , S. Sheppard, S.R. Shaw and J.J. Brown. Evolutionary relationships among the chelonine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. Insect Molecular Biology.(in revision), 2001 

        Byers, G.W. and S.R. Shaw. A new species of Boreus (Mecoptera: Boreidae) from Wyoming. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 72(3): 322-326, 2000 

        Shaw, S.R. and J. Papp. A study of the genus Falcosyntretus Tobias from the New World with five new species and a key to the known species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Euphorinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 102(3): 634-642, 2000 

        Achterberg, C. van and S.R. Shaw. Two new species of the genus Centistina Enderlein (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Euphorinae) from Costa Rica. Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden. 74(4): 63-73, 2000 

        Shaw, S.R. and P.M. Marsh. Revision of the enigmatic genus Marshiella Shaw in the New World with description of three new species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Euphorinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 9(2): 277-287, 2000 

        Fortier, J.C. and S.R. Shaw. Cladistics of the Aleiodes lineage of the subfamily Rogadinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 8(2): 204-237, 1999 

        Marsh, P.M. and S.R. Shaw. Revision of North American Aleiodes (part 5): the melanopterus (Erichson) species-group in North America (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 8: 98-108, 1999 

        Day, W.H., C.R. Baird and S.R. Shaw. A new native species of Peristenus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Idaho: biology, importance, and description. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 92: 370-375, 1999 

        Ent, L.J. van der and S.R. Shaw. A new species of Capitonius (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Costa Rica with rearing records. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 75(2): 112-120, 1999 

        Ent, L.J. van der and S.R. Shaw. Species richness of Costa Rican Cenocoeliini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): a latitudinal and altitudinal search for anomalous diversity. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 7(1): 15-24, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R., P.M. Marsh and J.C. Fortier. Revision of North American Aleiodes (part 2): the apicalis Brulle species-group in the New World (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 7(1): 62-73, 1998 

        Inayatullah, M., S.R. Shaw and D.L.J. Quicke. The genus Vipio Latreille (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of America north of Mexico. Journal of Natural History. 32: 117-148, 1998 

        Marsh, P.M. and S.R. Shaw. Revision of North American Aleiodes (part 3): the seriatus species-group (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 100(3): 395-408, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R., P.M. Marsh and J.C. Fortier. Revision of North American Aleiodes (part 4): the albitibia and praetor species-groups in the New World (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 100(3): 553-565, 1998 

        Zitani, N.M., S.R. Shaw and D.H. Janzen. Systematics and biology of Costa Rican Meteorus species lacking dorsopes. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 7(2): 182-208, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamilia Euphorinae. Manual para los generos de la familia Braconidae (Hymenoptera) de Nuevo Mundo. Edicion por Espanol. Publicado por the International Society of Hymnopterists. 238-259, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamilia Meteorinae. Manual para los generos de la familia Braconidae (Hymenoptera) del Nuevo Mundo. Edicion en Espanol. Publicado para the International Society of Hymenopterists. 332-337, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamilia Neoneurinae. Manual para los generos de la familia Braconidae (Hymenoptera) del Nuevo Mundo. Edicion en Espanol. Publicado por the International Society of Hymenopterists. 380-383, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamilia Cheloninae. Manual para los generos de la familia Braconidae (Hymenoptera) del Nuevo Mundo. Edicion en Espanol. Publicado por the International Society of Hymenopterists. 196-205, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamilia Rogadinae s.s. Manual para los generos de la familia Braconidae (Hymenoptera) del Nuevo Mundo. Edicion en Espanol. Publicado por the International Society of Hymenopterists. 411-420, 1998 

        Shaw, S.R. The Costa Rican species of Wesmaelia Foerster with description of a new species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Euphorinae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 73(2): 103-109, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R., P.M. Marsh and J.C. Fortier. Revision of North American Aleiodes (part 1): the pulchripes Wesmael species-group in the New World (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 6: 10-35, 1997 

        Zitani, N.M., S.R. Shaw and D.H. Janzen. Description of a new species of Meteorus Haliday (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Meteorinae) from Costa Rica parasitizing larvae of Papilio and Parides (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 6: 178-185, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamily Cheloninae. Manual of the New World genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera).(1): 192-201, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamily Meteorinae. Manual of the New World genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenptera).(1): 326-330, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R., (eds.) Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey. Subfamily Neoneurinae. Manual of the New World genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera).(1): 374-377, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R., (eds.)Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey. Subfamily Rogadinae s.s. Manual of the New World genera of the family Braconidae (Hymneoptera).(1): 402-412, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh and M.J. Sharkey (eds.). Subfamily Euphorinae. Manual of the New World genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera).(1): 234-254, 1997 

        Shaw, S.R. Plynops, a peculiar new genus and ten new species in the tribe Euphorini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Euphorinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 5: 166-183, 1996 

        Lockwood, J., S.R. Shaw and J. Struttmann. Biodiversity of wasp species (Insecta: Hymenoptera) in burned and unburned habitats of Yellowstone National Park, USA. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 5: 1-15, 1996 

        Gauld, I.D. and S.R. Shaw in: Hanson, P. and I.D. Gauld (eds.). Chapter 12, The ichneumonoid families. The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. 389-390, 1995 

        Shaw, S.R. in: Hanson, P. and I.D. Gauld (eds.). Chapter 12.2, Braconidae. The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. 431-463, 1995 

        Shaw, S.R. The biodiversity crisis: a new challenge for entomological teaching. The American Entomologist. 41: 134-135, 1995 

        Gauld, I.D. and S.R. Shaw (eds.) Hanson, P. and I.D. Gauld. Chapter 12, The ichneumonoid families. The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. 389-390, 1995 

        Shaw, S.R. (eds.) Hanson, P. and I.D. Gauld. Chapter 12.2, Braconidae. The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. 431-463, 1995 

        Shaw, S.R. A new species of Centistes from Brazil (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Euphorinae) parasitizing adults of Diabrotica (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and key to world species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 97(1): 153-160, 1994 

        Lockwood, J.A., L.D. Debrey, C.D. Thomson, C.M. Love, R.A. Nunamaker, S.R. Shaw, S.P. Schell and C.R. Bomar. The preserved insect fauna of Wind River Glaciers in Wyoming: insights into the ecology of the extinct Rocky Mountain Locust. Environmental Entomology. 23(2): 220-235, 1994 

        Shaw, S.R. and J.A. Lockwood. Biodiversity and agriculture. Reflections. 4: 12-14, 1994 

        Shaw, S.R. Observations on the ovipositional behavior of Neoneurus mantis Shaw, an ant-parasitoid from Wyoming. Journal of Insect Behavior. 6(5): 649-658, 1993 

        Shaw, S.R. Three new Microctonus species indigenous to New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). The New Zealand Entomologist. 16: 29-39, 1993 

        Shaw, S.R. Systematic status of Eucystomastax Brues and characterization of the Neotropical species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Rogadinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 2: 1-11, 1993 

        Shaw, S.R. Seven new North American species of Neoneurus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 94(1): 26-47, 1992 

        Wharton, R., S.R. Shaw, M.J. Sharkey, D.B. Wahl, J.B. Wooley, J.B. Whitfield, P.M. Marsh, and J.B. Johnson. Phylogeny of the subfamilies of the family Braconidae: a reassessment. Cladistics. 8: 199-235, 1992 

        Shaw, S.R. An unusual manner of aggregation in the braconid Chelonus (Microchelonus) hadrogaster McComb (Hymenoptera). Journal of Insect Behavior. 4(4): 537-542, 1991 

        Shaw, S.R. and M. Inayatullah. Comments on case 2614: proposed designation of Agathis longicauda Boheman, 1853 as the type species of Vipio Latreille, 1804. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 48(4): 332-333, 1991 

        Shaw, S.R. A taxonomic revision of the Australian long-tailed wasps of the genus Megalyra Westwood (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae). Invertebrate Taxonomy. 3(8): 1005-1052, 1990 

        Shaw, S.R. Phylogeny and biogeography of the parasitoid wasp family Megalyridae (Hymenoptera). Journal of Biogeography. 17(6): 569-582, 1990 

        Shaw, S.R. A new Mexican genus and species of Dinocampini with serrate antennae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Euphorinae). Psyche. 95(3-4): 289-297, 1989 

        Marsh, P.M., S.R, Shaw and R.A. Wharton (Chinese translation by Chao Hsiu-fu). An identification manual for the North American genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera). 90 pp. 1988 

        Loan, C.C. and S.R. Shaw. Euphorine parasites of Lygus and Adelphocoris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, and Heteroptera: Miridae), in: Hedund, R.C. and H.M. Graham (eds.), Importance and biological control of Lygus and Adelphocorus species in North America. USDA Agricultural Review and Manual Series. ARS-64: 69-75, 1988 

        Shaw, S.R. Carminator, a new genus of Megalyridae (Hymenoptera) from the Oriental and Australian regions, with a commentary on the definition of the family. Systematic Entomology. 13: 101-113, 1988 

        Shaw, S.R. Euphorine phylogeny: the evolution of diversity in host-utilization by parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Ecological Entomology. 13: 323-335, 1988 

        Shaw, S.R. Three new megalyrids from South America (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae). Psyche. 94: 189-199, 1987 

        Shaw, S.R. Orionis, a new genus from Central America, with an analysis of its phylogenetic placement in the tribe Euphorinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Systematic Entomology. 12: 103-109, 1987 

        Marsh, P.M., S.R. Shaw, and R. Wharton. An identification manual for the North American genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington. 13: 1-98, 1987 

        Shaw, S.R. and J. Edgerly. A new braconid genus parasitizing webspinners (Embiidina) in Trinidad. Psyche. 92(4): 505-511, 1986 

        Shaw, S.R. A phylogenetic study of the subfamilies Meteorinae and Euphorinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Entomography. 3: 277-370, 1985 

        Shaw, S.R. A phylogenetic study of the subfamily Euphorinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) (Ph.D. dissertation). 186 pp. 1984 

        Shaw, S.R. Stenothremma, a new euphorine genus from Australia. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 86: 869-876, 1984 

        Shaw, S.R. A taxonomic study of nearctic Ascogaster and a description of a new genus Leptodrepana (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Entomography. 2: 1-54, 1983 

        Shaw, S.R. A taxonomic study of nearctic Ascogaster and a description of a new genus Leptodrepana (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) (M.S. thesis). 107 pp. 1981 

 

Funding Received:  

DEB-9300517, Manual of the New World genera of the family Braconidae (co-PI with Wharton, Marsh, and Whitfield), $300,000, from May  1993 to Apr  1997 

REU supplement to DEB-9300517, $11,500, from May  1994 to Apr  1997 

DEB-9726141, Systematics of the parasitoid wasp subfamily Doryctinae in Costa Rica, $74,995, from Mar  1998 to Feb  2001 

REU supplement to DEB-9726141, $4,000, from May  1999 to Feb  2001 

REU supplement to DEB-9726141, $5,000, from May  1998 to Feb  2001 

DEB-9306314, Cladistics of the Aleiodes lineage of the subfamily Rogadinae, $47,834, from Jul  1993 to Jun  1997 

REU supplement to DEB-9306314, $4,975, from May  1996 to Jun  1997 

REU supplement to DEB-9306314, $4,000, from May  1995 to Jun  1997 

REU supplement to DEB-9306314, $5,000, from May  1994 to Jun  1997 

Studies of insect biology in Costa Rica, $2,000, from 1996 to 1997 

Biodiversity of Costa Rican wasps:  does anomalous diversity pertain?, $4,560, from 1993 to 1994 

Collaborative research with the Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil, $2,000, from 1993 to 1994 

Travel to Costa Rica for biodiversity studies, $1,000, from 1992 to 1993 

Enhancement of the insect collection, $1,500, from 1991 to 1992 

A systematic study of the genus Isomecus (co-PI with Inayatullah), $3,350, from 1990 to 1991 

Insect response to the Yellowstone fires of 1988 (co-PI with Lavigne, Lockwood and Christiansen), $15,840, from 1990 to 1991 

Research on parasitoid wasps of the tribe Rogadini, $1,000, from 1989 to 1990 

BSR-8617129, Improvement of the MCZ insect collections (co-PI with Wilson, Bowers, and Carpenter), $142,500, from 1987 to 1988 

 Membership Information: 

        Entomological Society of America 

        Entomological Society of Washington 

        International Society of Hymenopterists 

        Pacific Coast Entomological Society 

        Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society 

        Xerces Society 

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