The College of Life Sciences

Clark, Shawn

M. L. Bean Museum

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3101E  MLBM
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-6356

Research Professor

 Memberships
  • Center for Systematic Entomology, 1993-Present
  • Entomology Collections Network, 1989-Present
  • Sigma Xi, 1984-Present
  • International Society of Plecopterologists, 1982-Present
  • Coleopterists Society, 1979-Present
  • Entomological Society of America, 1979-Present
  • Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, 2004-2005
  • West Virginia Academy of Sciences, 2000-2001
  • West Virginia Entomological Society, 1989-2001
  • Ohio Coleopterists Society, 1989-1991
  • North American Benthological Society, 1982-1989
 Honors and Awards
  • Ohio State University : Presidential Fellow
 Courses Taught

Winter 2012
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 022
Fall 2011
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 003
Fall 2008
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 020
Summer 2008
  • INBIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 018

Selected Publications
Journal Articles

Clark SM, Rattu A, Cillo D. Monoxia obesula Blake, 1939, a species native to the U.S.A. and adventive to Sardinia, Italy (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Galerucini). Zootaxa. 2014;3774:83-89.

Bosio G, Massobrio V, Chersi C, Scavarda G, Clark SM. Spread of the ragweed leaf beetle, Ophraella communa LeSage, 1986 (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae), in Piedmont Region (northwestern Italy). Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana. 2014;146(1):17-30.

Clark SM, Lillrose T, Belo Neto LA. Leaf Beetles of the Cayman Islands (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi. 2013;0279:1-41.

Shin C, Chaboo CS, Clark SM. Revision of the endemic Hispaniolan genus Asteriza Chevrolat, 1836, with descripition of two new species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Ischyrosonychini). Zootaxa. 2012;3227:34-53.

Gilbert AJ, Clark SM. Synetocephalus penrosei Gilbert & Clark (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Luperini), a new species from California, U.S.A. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 2012;88(2):122-129.

Barney RJ, Clark SM, Riley EG. Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: subfamily Cryptocephalinae. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2011;72(1):3-23.

Barney RJ, Clark SM, Riley EG. Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Eumolpinae. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2011;71:3-18.

Chaboo CS, Clark SM. The beetle spawn of John Wilcox: Shawn Clark. Chrysomela Newsletter. 2011;53:14-16.

Clark SM, Belo Neto LA. A remarkable teratological specimen of Pseudoluperus longulus (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Utah, U.S.A. Coleopterists Bulletin. 2010;64(4):383-385.

Barney RJ, Clark SM, Riley EG. Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Galerucinae, tribe Alticini. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2009;70(1):29-55.

Barney RJ, Clark SM, Riley EG. Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Galerucinae, tribes Galerucini and Luperini. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2009;70(1):17-28.

Goodman MH, Clark SM. Geographic variability in Calligrapha verrucosa (Suffrian 1858), a willow-feeding leaf beetle from western North America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi. 2009;0092:1-11.

Gilbert AJ, Clark SM. A new species of Acalymma Barber, 1947 (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Luperini), from southeastern Arizona and New Mexico, U.S.A. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 2008;83(4):289-295.

Barney RJ, Clark SM, Riley EG. Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Chrysomelinae. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2008;69(2):91-100.

Barney RJ. Annotated list of the subfamilies Donaciinae and Criocerinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2008;69(1):29-36.

Clark SM, Olsen AB, Goodman MH. The subfamily Donaciinae in Utah (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist. 2008;4:1-37.

Clark SM, Johnson RL. Absence of metathoracic wings and corrections to the description of Chaetocnema labiosa White, 1996 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Western North American Naturalist. 2007;67:318-321.

Barney RJ, Clark SM, Riley EG. Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Cassidinae. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 2007;68(2):132-144.

Clark SM. Color forms of Monocesta coryli (Say) in West Virginia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi. 2002;15:70.

Riley EG, Clark SM, Gilbert AJ. New records, nomenclatural changes, and taxonomic notes for select North American leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi. 2002;15:1-17.

Clark SM. The western North American genus Androlyperus Crotch, 1873 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae). Insecta Mundi. 2001;13:217-227.

Clark SM. An annotated list of the leaf beetles of West Virginia (Coleoptera: Orsodacnidae, Megalopodidae, Chrysomelidae exclusive of Bruchinae). Occasional Publications of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture. 2000;1:1-93.

Clark SM. Color morphs of the larger elm leaf beetle, Monocesta coryli (Say), in West Virginia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Proceedings of the West Virginia Academy of Science. 2000;72:11.

Clark SM, Jolivet P. Timarcha lives (in Montana)!. Chrysomela Newsletter. 2000;38/39:3.

Clark SM. Descriptions of new luperine genera and species from Mexico, with keys to related taxa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae). Insecta Mundi. 1998;12:189-206.

Clark SM. The genus Scelolyperus Crotch in North America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae). Insecta Mundi. 1996;10:261-280.

Clark SM, Cavey JF. A new species of Calligrapha (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from eastern North America. Insecta Mundi. 1995;9:329-333.

Clark SM. A new genus and two new species of Luperini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) from Costa Rica. Insecta Mundi. 1993;7:215-218.

Virkki N, Santiago-Blay JA, Clark SM. Chromosomes of some Puerto Rican Disonychina and Oedionychina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticinae: Oedionychini). Psyche. 1991;98:373-390.

Hall JE, Amrine JW, Gais RD, Kolanko VP, Hagenbuch BE, Gerencser VF, Clark SM. Parasitization of humans in West Virginia by Ixodes cookei (Acari: Ixodidae), a potential vector of Lyme borreliosis. Journal of Medical Entomology. 1991;28(1):186-189.

Clark SM. A historical summary of pear thrips in West Virginia. Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin. 1990;697:67.

Clark SM, Johnson G, Ivie MA, Jensen GL. Common aphids on small grains in Montana. Montana State University Extension Service, Extension Bulletin. 1988;39:1-4.

Clark SM. An unusual new genus and species of galerucine beetle from Haiti (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Coleopterists Bulletin. 1987;41:167-170.

Clark SM. Occurrence of Monocesta coryli (Say) in Ohio (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Ohio Journal of Science. 1986;86:213.

Clark SM. A revision of the genus Microrhopala (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in America north of Mexico. Great Basin Naturalist. 1983;43:597-617.

Abstract

Olsen AB, Clark SM, Nelson CR. Donaciinae of Utah (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The Journal of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters. 2004;81:300.

Book Chapters

Riley EG, Clark SM, Flowers RW, Gilbert AJ. Chrysomelidae Latreille 1802. In: R. H. Arnett, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, editors. American Beetles. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press; 2002. vol. 2 p. 617-691

Clark SM, Riley EG. Megalopodidae Latreille 1802. In: R. H. Arnett, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, editors. American Beetles. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press; 2002. vol. 2 p. 609-612

Clark SM, Riley EG. Orsodacnidae Thompson 1859. In: R. H. Arnett, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, editors. American Beetles. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press; 2002. vol. 2 p. 613-616

Clark SM. Leaf beetles. In: S. L. Stephenson, editor. Upland Forests of West Virginia. Parsons, West Virginia: McClain Printing Co.; 1993. p. 165-167

Books

Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM. Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Sacramento, CA: The Coleopterists Society; 2004. 1-476 p.

Riley EG, Clark SM, Seeno TN. Catalog of the leaf beetles of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Sacramento, CA: Coleopteists Society; 2003. 1-290 p.

Newsletter

Smith EH, Clark SM, Furth DG, Chaboo CS. 2012 Entomological Society of America annual meeting of chrysomelid colleagues. 2013.

Presentations

Clark SM, Nelson CR. Proposal to include Brigham Young University in the network. Southwest Collections of Arthropods Network. Phoenix, Arizona. 2012 Oct.

Clark SM. Here today and gone tomorrow: Honeybee colony collapse. Tanner Lecture. Provo, Utah. 2010 Oct.

Clark SM, Hinkson HR, Anderson VJ. Estudios de entomología. Taller Entomológica. Ibarra, Ecuador. 2009 Nov.

Clark SM, Mower RC, Anderson VJ. Estudios de entomología. Taller Entomológica. Ibarra, Ecuador. 2008 Apr.

Goodman MH, Clark SM. One of these beetles is not like the other: Geographic variation vs. sub-speciation in willow-feeding Calligrapha (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America. Indianapolis, Indiana. 2006 Dec.

Clark SM. La clasificación mundial de los crisomélidos (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Taller Internacional de Sistemática y Ecología de Insectos de la Reserva de la Biófera El Cielo, Tamaulipas. Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 2006 Jul.

Clark SM. Los géneros de la subfamilia Chrysomelinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Taller Internacional de Sistemática y Ecología de Insectos de la Reserva de la Biófera El Cielo, Tamaulipas. Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 2006 Jul.

Clark SM. Los géneros de la subfamilia Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Taller Internacional de Sistemática y Ecología de Insectos de la Reserva de la Biófera El Cielo, Tamaulipas. Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 2006 Jul.

Clark SM. An overview of classification and identification in the subfamily Chrysomelinae (Coleptera: Chrysomelidae). Southern Plant Protection Diagnostic Network Workshop. Blacksburg, Virginia. 2006 May.

Clark SM. An overview of classification and identification in the subfamily Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Southern Plant Protection Diagnostic Network Workshop. Blacksburg, Virginia. 2006 May.

Clark SM. An overview of leaf beetle classification and identification (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Southern Plant Protection Diagnostic Network Workshop. Blacksburg, Virginia. 2006 May.

Clark SM. Leaf beetles of Puerto Rico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Southern Plant Protection Diagnostic Network Workshop. Blacksburg, Virginia. 2006 May.

Goodman MH, Clark SM. Systematic and biological studies of willow-feeding Calligrapha (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 2005 Dec.

Clark SM, Von Dohlen CD. Overview of insect collections at Utah State University and Brigham Young University. Entomology Collections Network, Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, Utah. 2004 Nov.

Guptill J, Bingham A, Clark SM, Baumann RW, Nelson CR. Macroinvertebrates of Timpanogos Cave National Monument. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Annual Meeting. Provo, Utah. 2004 Feb.

Clark SM. Leaf beetle hosts. Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 2002 Nov.

Clark SM. Biology of leaf beetles. Brigham Young University, College of Biology and Agriculture, Seminar. Provo, Utah. 2001 Oct.

Clark SM. Color morphs of the larger elm leaf beetle, Monocesta coryli (Say), in West Virginia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). West Virginia Academy of Science, Annual Meeting. Fairmont, West Virginia. 2000 Apr.

Clark SM. A historical summary of pear thrips in West Virginia. Regional Pear Thrips Conference. West Burlington, Vermont. 1989 Nov.

Clark SM. Classification and biology of chrysomelid beetles. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Entomology, Seminar. Blacksburg, Virginia. 1989 Jun.

Clark SM. Distribution and biology of Russian wheat aphid in Montana. Russian Wheat Aphid Workshop. Denver, Colorado. 1988 Sep.

Clark SM. The biology of non-leaf beetles. Ohio State University, Department of Entomology, Seminar. Columbus, Ohio. 1986 Mar.

Clark SM, Needham G. Use of color video presentations to bring the insect world to the classroom. Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting. Hollywood, Florida. 1985 Dec.