Dr. Raymond J. Pupedis
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Senior Collections Manager

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Division of Entomology

Curriculum Vitae [PDF 84K]


Current Research

Faunal survey of the Neuropteran communities
of Connecticut and New England.
Faunal survey of the insecta of inland Labrador, Canada.



Henry, C.S., M.M. Wells and R.J. Pupedis. 1993. Hidden taxonomic diversity within Chrysoperla plorabunda (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): two new species based on courtship songs. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 86(1):1–13.

Pupedis, R.J. 1978. Tube feeding by Sisyridivora cavigena (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) on Climacia areolaris (Neuroptera: Sisyridae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 71 773–775.

——1980. Generic differences among New World Spongilla-fly larvae and a description of the female of Climacia striata (Neuroptera: Sisyridae). Psyche 87:305–314.

——1986. Hatching behavior of sisyrid larvae (Neuroptera: Sisyridae). Neuroptera International 4(1):53–55.

——1987. Foraging behavior and food of adult Spongilla-flies (Neuroptera: Sisyridae). Ann Entomol. Soc. Amer. 80(6):785–760.

——1997. Aquatic insects of the West River and salt marshes of Connecticut. In: D.G. Casagrande, ed. Restoration of an urban salt marsh: an interdisciplinary approach, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bull. 100. pp. 162–177.

Pupedis, R.J., C.W. Schaefer and P.D. Rodriques. 1985. Postembryonic changes in some sensory structures of the Tingidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 58(2):277–289.

Shields, K.S. and R.J. Pupedis 1997. Morphology and surface structure of Mantispa sayi (Neuroptera: Mantispidae) eggs. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 90(6):810–813.


Technical Reports

Pupedis, R.J. 1984. A survey of the benthic macroinvertebrate communities of the upper Norwalk River (Ridgefield, Connecticut). A report prepared for the town of Ridgefield, Connecticut and the State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Water Compliance Unit. 79 pp.

——1999. A survey of the benthic macroinvertebrate communities of the Quinnipiac River watershed. A report prepared as part of the Quinnipiac River Nonpoint Source Pollution Assessment, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, and U.S. E.P.A. 144 pp.