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WRITING CREDITS

FISHES:

Behrstock, R.A. 1976. First record of the Decorated Warbonnet, Chirolophis decoratus (Jordan and Snyder 1902), in California waters. Calif. Fish and Game 62(4): 308-309.

----- . 1979. A juvenile Canthidermis maculatus (Bloch) (Pisces: Balistidae) from the Gulf of California. Calif. Fish and Game 65(3): 169-170.

BIRDS:

Behrstock, R.A. 1977. Notes on some northern birds wintering on the Pacific Coast of Guatemala. American Birds. May, 1977: 382.

----- 1981. Prey induced mortality of a Pied-billed Grebe, Podilymbus podiceps. Western Birds 12:183-184.

----- 1983. Colombian Crake, Neocrex columbianus, and Paint-billed Crake, N. erythrops, first breeding records for Central America. American Birds 37:16. Nov./Dec.

----- 1993. A book review of Owls of the World. (Hume and Boyer 1991). Birding Aug: 273-275.

----- 1993. Owl books for birders: Selected prejudices. Birding Aug: 256-261.

----- 1994. A book review of How to Spot an Owl (P. and C. Sutton 1994). Birding Dec.: 434-435.

----- 1996. Book review of The Eastern Screech Owl (F.R. Gelbach 1994, Texas A&M University Press). Birding Feb: 76-78.

----- 1996. Voices of Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris, Least Bittern I. exilis, and Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus, with notes on distribution. Cotinga 5: 55-61.

----- 1999. Review of Nightjars: A Guide to Nightjars and Related Nightbirds. (Cleere 1998) Western Birds 30(2): 29-130.

----- 1999. Essay on Purple Gallinule accompanying painting of same, in Great Texas Birds (a collection of paintings by John O'Neill). Austin: Univ. Texas Press. p. 46.

----- 2001. Family accounts of Tytonidae, Strigidae, and Caprimulgidae in The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior New York: National Audubon Society and Chanticleer Press.

----- and T.L. Eubanks, Jr. 1997. Additions to the avifauna of Nuevo León, Mexico with notes on new breeding records and infrequently seen species. Cotinga 7: 27-30.

----- and T.L. Eubanks, Jr. 1997. Ecology and taxonomy of Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis in Nuevo León, Mexico. Cotinga 7: 31-34.

 ----- and M. Kenefick, 2012. First record of Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) for Tobago and third for South America. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. 25:87–88.

----- C.W. Sexton, G.W. Lasley, T.L. Eubanks, and J.P. Gee. 1997. First nesting records of Worthen’s Sparrow Spizella wortheni for Nuevo León, Mexico, with a habitat characterization of the nest site and notes on ecology, voice, additional recent sightings and leg coloration. Cotinga 8:27-33.

Edwards, E.P., and guest authors R.A. Behrstock, T.B. Feltner, B. MacKinnon de Montes, J. Strickling, and N. Strickling. 1985 Supplement to Finding Birds in Mexico (1968). Ernest P. Edwards, Sweetbriar, VA.

Eubanks, T.L., R.A. Behrstock, and R. Weeks. 2006. Birdlife of Houston, Galveston, and the Upper Texas Coast. College Station: Texas A&M University Press. 

    

Eubanks, T.L., R.A. Behrstock, and S. Davidson. 2008.  Finding Birds on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail: Houston, Galveston, and the Upper Texas Coast. Texas A&M University Press.

      

Howell, S.N.G., B.A. Dowell, D.A. James, R.A., Behrstock, and C.S. Robbins. New and noteworthy bird records from Belize. Bull. Brit. Ornithological Club. 112(4): 235-244.

Marshall, J.T., R.A. Behrstock, and C. Konig. 1991. A review of two audiocassettes Voices of the New World Nightjars and their Allies... and Voices of the New World Owls. Wilson Bull. 103(2): 311-314.

Marshall, J.T., and R.A. Behrstock. 1991. Variable Screech-Owl (Otus atricapillus) and its relatives. Wilson Bull. 103 (2): 314-315 and painted frontispiece.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. and Texas Dept. of Transportation. 1999. The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail: Upper Texas Coast (Map). Austin, TX. Site evaluation and text preparation.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. and Texas Dept. of Transportation. 2000. The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail: Lower Texas Coast (Map). Austin, TX. Site evaluation and text preparation.

BUTTERFLIES:

Behrstock, R.A. 2001. An Eye For Beauty. (A cover story concerning butterflies, including 14 photos). Texas: Houston Chronicle Magazine, Sunday 25 Feb: 8-13.

----- 2003. Sprightly Satyrs. (Cover story with photos.) Texas Parks and Wildlife. Sept. pp. 22-29.

GRASSHOPPERS:

Behrstock, R.A. 2008. Grasshoppers Galore. Accent: Arizona Daily Star. 6 October 2008.

----- 2012. A brief search for the Texas Cholla Grasshopper, Chloroplus cactocaetes Hebard, 1918 (Acrididae: Melanoplinae), with illustrations of the species and its habitat. Metaleptea 32(2): 8-9.

----- 2015. Instars of narrow-winged saltbush grasshopper, Aeoloplides tenuipennis
(Scudder, 1897) (Acrididae: Melanoplinae), with notes on habitat and
identification. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 24(2): 49-54.

----- and P.H. Sullivan. 2011. Dichroplus notatus (Orthoptera: Acrididae): a grasshopper genus and species new to the United States. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 20(1): 35-38.

----- and P.H. Sullivan. 2011. First records of the grasshopper Machaerocera mexicana Saussure, 1859 (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from the United States and Sonora, Mexico. Insecta Mundi 0199: 1-4.

----- and P.H. Sullivan. Nov-Dec 2010. Spaniacris deserticola (Bruner, 1906) (Orthoptera: Romaleidae) a new grasshopper for Arizona. Entomological News. 121(5): 440-442. Published February 2012.

----- and P.H. Sullivan. 2012. Rediscovery of Aztecacris gloriosus (Hebard, 1935) (Orthoptera: Acrididae): associated plants and orthopterans, and an attempted intergeneric copulation. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 21(2): 251-254.

----- and P.H. Sullivan. 2015. Arizona Records of Campylacantha olivacea (Scudder) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Metaleptea. 35(3): 16-18.

----- and T. Van Devender. 2015.  First Records of Aztecacris gloriosus (Hebard, 1935) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) for México. Dugesiana 22(2):97-99.

Rowell, H. and R.A. Behrstock. Additions to the acridoid grasshopper fauna of El Salvador. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 21(2): 235-243.

DRAGONFLIES:

Abbott, J.C., R.A. Behrstock, and R.R. Larsen. 2003. Notes on the Distribution of Odonata in the Texas Panhandle, with a summary of new state and county records. The Southwestern Naturalist. 48(3): 444-448.

Bailowitz, R.A., Behrstock, R.A., and D. Danforth. 2012. Odonata of the Municipality of Metapán, Department of Santa Ana, El Salvador. Argia 24(1): 7-11. 

Behrstock, R.A. 1998. An Eye on the Dragonfly. (Cover story with eight inside photos.) Texas: Houston Chronicle Magazine, Sunday 29 March: 6-9.

----- 1998. Notes on the First Record of Turquoise-tipped Darner (Aeshna psilus) in Arizona. Argia 10(4): 11-12.

----- 1999. First Texas Record of the Bar-winged Skimmer (Libellula axilena) Westwood. Argia 11(3): 5-6.

----- 2000. New Records of Neotropical Odonates on the Upper Texas Coast. Argia 12(1): 8-11.

----- 2000. First Texas Record of Amethyst Dancer (Argia pallens) Calvert, 1902. Argia 12(2): 6-7.

----- 2000. Results of a Brief Odonate Survey at East Sandia Spring, Reeves Co, Texas, Including a New State Record of Paiute Dancer (Argia alberta) Kennedy, 1918. Argia 12(3): 13-15.

----- 2002. New late flight dates for Texas Odonata including 20 late records for the United States. Argia 14(1): 9-13.

----- 2002. Dragonflies, Damselflies Have a Colorful Past. Newspaper article (illustrated). Houston section, Houston Chronicle. 7 Sep. 2002. p. 1D & 3D.

----- 2002. First known U.S. population of the Tropical Sprite Nehalennia minuta (Selys) (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Argia 14(3): 9-10.

----- 2003. Color Our World. Illustrated article on dragonfly watching. Arizona Daily Star. Print and on-line editions, 30 July.

----- 2004. The Pageantry of Dragonflies (Introduction to photo spread with captions and side bar) Texas Parks and Wildlife. May. pp. 30-39.

----- 2005. New State Records of Odonata for Eastern Mexico. Argia 17(1):13-15.

----- 2006. Five new records of Odonata for the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, including the correction of a previously published Brechmorhoga. Argia 18(1): 17-19.

----- 2008. Dragonflies & Damselflies of the Southwest. Tucson: Rio Nuevo Press.

     

----- 2008. First Arizona Record of Narrow-striped Forceptail (Aphylla protracta). Argia 20(3): 21.

----- 2009. An Updated List of the Odonata of Coahuila, Mexico, Including Forty-one New State Records and the First Mexican Occurrence of Libellula composita (Hagen). Bulletin of American Odonatology (BAO) 11(1): 1-7.

-----  M. Dobbs, S.W. Dunkle, and M. Overton. 2007. Additional Records of Odonata from Tamaulipas, Hidalgo, and Querétero States, Mexico. Argia 19(3): 30-33.  

----- D. Danforth, and S. Upson. 2004. Yaqui Dancer (Argia carlcooki, Daigle 1995), New Distributional Records for Northern Mexico and the U.S. Argia 16(2): 11-16 and back cover.

-----  D. Danforth, and S. Upson. 2007. A list of the Odonata of Chihuahua state, Mexico, Including New State Records and the First Mexican Record of Argia alberta Kennedy, 1918. Bulletin of American Odonatology (BAO) 10(2/3): 52-63.

----- T.L. Eubanks, and P. Miliotis. 1999. Bar-sided Darner (Gynacantha mexicana) Selys, 1868 (Odonata: Aeshnidae), A New Dragonfly for the U.S. Argia 11(2): 12-14.

----- and S. Prasad. 2002. Odonate species observed at Ft. Clark Springs, Brackettville, Kinney Co, TX: 7/8 Sept. 2001. Argia 13(4): 8-9.

----- J.S. Rose, and J.C. Abbott. 2007. First Texas record and second U.S. occurrence of the Pale-green Darner, Triacanthagyna septima (Selys in Sagra, 1857) (Odonata: Aeshnidae). Argia (4): 28-29.

 ----- J.S. Rose, and J.C. Abbott. First Texas record and second U.S. occurrence of the Pale-green Darner, Triacanthagyna septima (Selys in Sagra, 1857) (Odonata: Aeshnidae). in Abbott, J.C. (ed). 2007. Odonata Survey of Texas, vol. 2. Odonata Survey of Texas.

Upson, S., D. Danforth, Enrique González-Soriano, R.A. Behrstock, and R. Bailowitz. 2007. A Preliminary Checklist of the Odonata of Sonora, Mexico. Bulletin of American Odonatology (BAO) 10(2/3): 23-51.

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