Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Terry Erwin

(1940 - 2020) Former Curator of Coleoptera
Department / Division
Education
  • M.A., San Jose State College
  • B.A., San Jose State College
  • Ph.D., University of Alberta
Research Interests

Research specialties: Systematics, natural history, and zoogeography of world ground beetles (Carabidae); biodiversity aspects of Neotropical forest canopy insects and their allies; conservation of tropical forests.

Publications
  • Esquivel-Muelbert, Adriane, Phillips, Oliver L., Brienen, Roel J. W., Fauset, Sophie, Sullivan, Martin J. P., Baker, Timothy R., Chao, Kuo-Jung, Feldpausch, Ted R., Gloor, Emanuel, Higuchi, Niro, Houwing-Duistermaat, Jeanne, Lloyd, Jon, Liu, Haiyan, Malhi, Yadvinder, Marimon, Beatriz, Marimon Junior, Ben Hur, Monteagudo-Mendoza, Abel, Poorter, Lourens, Silveira, Marcos, Torre, Emilio Vilanova, Dávila, Esteban Alvarez, del Aguila Pasquel, Jhon, Almeida, Everton, Loayza, Patricia Alvarez, Andrade, Ana et al. 2021. "Author Correction: Tree mode of death and mortality risk factors across Amazon forests." Nature Communications, 12, (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-20537-x.
  • ForestPlots.net, Blundo, Cecilia, Carilla, Julieta, Grau, Ricardo, Malizia, Agustina, Malizia, Lucio, Osinaga-Acosta, Oriana, Bird, Michael, Bradford, Matt, Catchpole, Damien, Ford, Andrew, Graham, Andrew, Hilbert, David, Kemp, Jeanette, Laurance, Susan, Laurance, William, Ishida, Francoise Yoko, Marshall, Andrew, Waite, Catherine, Woell, Hannsjoerg, Bastin, Jean-Francois, Bauters, Marijn, Beeckman, Hans, Boeckx, Pfascal, Bogaert, Jan et al. 2021. "Taking the pulse of Earth's tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots." Biological Conservation, 260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108849.
  • Peterson, Kathryn N. Riley, Browne, Robert A., and Erwin, Terry L. 2021. "Carabid beetle (Coleoptera, Carabidae) richness, diversity, and community structure in the understory of temporarily flooded and non-flooded Amazonian forests of Ecuador." Zookeys, (1044) 831–876. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1044.62340.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Kavanaugh, David H., and Maddison, David R. 2020. "After 157 years, a second specimen and species of the phylogenetically enigmatic and previously monobasic genus Nototylus Gemminger & Harold, 1868 (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Nototylini)." Zookeys, (927) 65–74. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.927.49584.
  • Esquivel-Muelbert, Adriane, Phillips, Oliver L., Brienen, Roel J. W., Fauset, Sophie, Sullivan, Martin J. P., Baker, Timothy R., Chao, Kuo-Jung, Feldpausch, Ted R., Gloor, Emanuel, Higuchi, Niro, Houwing-Duistermaat, Jeanne, Lloyd, Jon, Liu, Haiyan, Malhi, Yadvinder, Marimon, Beatriz, Marimon Junior, Ben Hur, Monteagudo-Mendoza, Abel, Poorter, Lourens, Silveira, Marcos, Torre, Emilio Vilanova, Davila, Esteban Alvarez, del Aguila Pasquel, Jhon, Almeida, Everton, Loayza, Patricia Alvarez, Andrade, Ana et al. 2020. "Tree mode of death and mortality risk factors across Amazon forests." Nature Communications, 11, (1) 5515–5515. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18996-3.
  • Muscarella, Robert, Emilio, Thaise, Phillips, Oliver L., Lewis, Simon L., Slik, Ferry, Baker, William J., Couvreur, Thomas L. P., Eiserhardt, Wolf L., Svenning, Jens-Christian, Affum-Baffoe, Kofi, Aiba, Shin-ichiro, de Almeida, Everton C., de Almeida, Samuel S., de Oliveira, Edmar Almeida, Alvarez-Davila, Esteban, Alves, Luciana F., Alvez-Valles, Carlos Mariano, Carvalho, Fabricio Alvim, Guarin, Fernando Alzate, Andrade, Ana, Aragao, Luis E. O. C., Murakami, Alejandro Araujo, Arroyo, Luzmila, Ashton, Peter S., Corredor, Gerardo A. Aymard et al. 2020. "The global abundance of tree palms." Global Ecology and Biogeography, 29, (9) 1495–1514. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13123.
  • Sullivan, Martin J. P., Lewis, Simon L., Affum-Baffoe, Kofi, Castilho, Carolina, Costa, Flavia, Sanchez, Aida Cuni, Ewango, Corneille E. N., Hubau, Wannes, Marimon, Beatriz, Monteagudo-Mendoza, Abel, Qie, Lan, SonkE, Bonaventure, Vasquez Martinez, Rodolfo, Baker, Timothy R., Brienen, Roel J. W., Feldpausch, Ted R., Galbraith, David, Gloor, Manuel, Malhi, Yadvinder, Aiba, Shin-ichiro, Alexiades, Miguel N., Almeida, Everton C., de Oliveira, Edmar Almeida, Alvarez Davila, Esteban, Loayza, Patricia Alvarez et al. 2020. "Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth's tropical forests." Science, 368, (6493) 869–874. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw7578.
  • Esquivel-Muelbert, Adriane, Baker, Timothy R., Dexter, Kyle G., Lewis, Simon L., Brienen, Roel J. W., Feldpausch, Ted R., Lloyd, Jon, Monteagudo-Mendoza, Abel, Arroyo, Luzmila, Álvarez-Dávila, Esteban, Higuchi, Niro, Marimon, Beatriz S., Marimon-Junior, Ben, Silveira, Marcos, Vilanova, Emilio, Gloor, Emanuel, Malhi, Yadvinder, Chave, Jerôme, Barlow, Jos, Bonal, Damien, Davila Cardozo, Nallaret, Erwin, Terry L., Fauset, Sophie, Hérault, Bruno, Laurance, Susan et al. 2019. "Compositional response of Amazon forests to climate change." Global Change Biology, 25, (1) 39–56. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14413.
  • Fauset, Sophie, Gloor, Manuel, Fyllas, Nikolaos M., Phillips, Oliver L., Asner, Gregory P., Baker, Timothy R., Bentley, Lisa Patrick, Brienen, Roel J. W., Christoffersen, Bradley O., del Aguila-Pasquel, Jhon, Doughty, Christopher E., Feldpausch, Ted R., Galbraith, David R., Goodman, Rosa C., Girardin, Cecile A. J., Honorio Coronado, Euridice N., Monteagudo, Abel, Salinas, Norma, Shenkin, Alexander, Silva-Espejo, Javier E., van der Heijden, Geertje M.F., Vasquez, Rodolfo, Alvarez-Davila, Esteban, Arroyo, Luzmila, Barroso, Jorcely G. et al. 2019. "Individual-Based Modeling of Amazon Forests Suggests That Climate Controls Productivity While Traits Control Demography." Frontiers in Earth Science, 7 UNSP 83–UNSP 83. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2019.00083.
  • Maddison, David R., Kanda, Kojun, Boyd, Olivia F., Faille, Arnaud, Porch, Nicholas, Erwin, Terry L., and Roig-Juñent, Sergio. 2019. "Phylogeny of the beetle supertribe Trechitae (Coleoptera: Carabidae): Unexpected clades, isolated lineages, and morphological convergence." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 132 151–176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.11.006.
  • Schepaschenko, Dmitry, Chave, Jé, Phillips, Oliver L., Lewis, Simon L., Davies, Stuart J., Réjou-Méchain, Maxime, Sist, Plinio, Scipal, Klaus, Perger, Christoph, Herault, Bruno, Labrière, Nicolas, Hofhansl, Florian, Affum-Baffoe, Kofi, Aleinikov, Alexei, Alonso, Alfonso, Amani, Christian, Araujo-Murakami, Alejandro, Armston, John, Arroyo, Luzmila, Ascarrunz, Nataly, Azevedo, Celso, Baker, Timothy, Bałazy, Radomir, Bedeau, Caroline, Berry, Nicholas et al. 2019. "The Forest Observation System, building a global reference dataset for remote sensing of forest biomass." Scientific Data, 6 Article 198. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0196-1.
  • Zamorano, Laura S., Erwin, Terry L., and Kavanaugh, David H. 2019. "Nomenclatural Changes in the Lachnophorini (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Western Hemisphere." Coleopterists Bulletin, 73, (1) 121–126. https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-73.1.121.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Aldebron, Charlotte. 2018. "Neotropical Thoasia Liebke, 1939 and Straneotia Mateu, 1961 of the Cryptobatida group, subtribe Agrina: Taxonomic revisions with notes on their ways of life (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini)." Zookeys, (742) 57–90. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.742.22900.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Stoev, Pavel, and Penev, Lyubomir. 2018. "ZooKeys anniversary: 10 years of leadership toward open-access publishing of zoological data and establishment at Pensoft of like-minded sister journals across the biodiversity spectrum." Zookeys, (770) 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.770.28105.
  • Liu, Yang, Erwin, Terry L., and Yang, Xingke. 2018. "Mordellidae (Coleoptera) Research: A Review Based on the Zoological Record from 1864 through 2013." Insects, 9, (3) 113. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9030113.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2017. "Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Peru: Additions and Corrections to the Fauna." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 71, (2) 419–420. https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-71.2.419.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2017. "Agra Fabricius (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalinae: Lebiini; Agrina), Arboreal Beetles of Neotropical Forests: The Rare, Non-Neotropical Texas Species at the Generic Northern Limit, with Notes on Their Way of Life." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 71, (4) 639–651. https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-71.4.639.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Henry, Shasta C. 2017. "Hyboptera Chaudoir, 1872 of the Cryptobatida group of subtribe Agrina: A taxonomic revision with notes on their ways of life (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini)." ZooKeys, (714) 61–127. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.714.15113.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Zamorano, L. S. 2017. "Monitoreando Cambios a Nivel del Dosel y el Suelo en las Poblaciones de Carabidos a lo Largo del Tiempo en la Llanura Amazonica Occidental, Area del Yauni, Ecuador." In Los Secretos del Yasuni: Advances en la Investigacion del Bosque Tropical--Estacion de Biodiversidad San Francisco de Quito. Romo, D. and Mosquera, D., editors. 181–195.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Zamorano, L. S. 2017. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." In Reference Module in Life Sciences. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.02293-7.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Zamorano, L. S., and Geraci, C. J. 2017. "Amazonian Rainforests and Their Richness and Abundance of Terrestrial Arthropods on the Edge of Extinction: Abiotic–Biotic Players in the Critical Zone." In Insect biodiversity: science and society. Second ed. Foottit, R. and Adler, Peter H., editors. 65–94. Hoboken, New Jersey: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Garcia-Robledo, Carlos, Horvitz, Carol C., Kress, W. John, Carvajal-Acosta, A., Erwin, Terry L., and Staines, Charles L. 2017. "Experimental assemblage of novel plant-herbivore interactions: ecological host shifts after 40 million years of isolation." Biotropica, 49, (6) 803–810. https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12464.
  • Hoekman, David, LeVan, Katherine E., Ball, George E., Browne, Robert A., Davidson, Robert L., Erwin, Terry L., Knisley, C. B., LaBonte, James R., Lundgren, Jonathan, Maddison, David R., Moore, Wendy, Niemelä, Jari, Ober, Karen A., Pearson, David L., Spence, John R., Will, Kipling, and Work, Timothy. 2017. "Design for ground beetle abundance and diversity sampling within the National Ecological Observatory Network." Ecosphere, 8, (4). https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1744.
  • Muelbert, Adriane Esquivel, Baker, Timothy R., Dexter, Kyle, Lewis, Simon L., Steege, Hans ter, Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriela, Mendoza, Abel Monteagudo, Brienen, Roel, Feldpausch, Ted R., Pitman, Nigel, Alonso, Alfonso, van der Heijden, Geertje M.F., Peña-Claros, Marielos, Ahuite, Manuel, Alexiaides, Miguel, Dávila, Esteban Álvarez, Murakami, Alejandro Araujo, Arroyo, Luzmila, Aulestia, Milton, Balslev, Henrik, Barroso, Jorcely, Boot, Rene, Cano, Angela, Moscoso, Victor Chama, Comiskey, Jim et al. 2017. "Seasonal drought limits tree species across the Neotropics." Ecography, 40, (5) 618–629. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.01904.
  • Sullivan, Martin J. P., Talbot, Joey, Lewis, Simon L., Phillips, Oliver L., Qie, Lan, Begne, Serge K., Chave, Jerome, Cuni-Sanchez, Aida, Hubau, Wannes, Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriela, Miles, Lera, Monteagudo-Mendoza, Abel, SonkE, Bonaventure, Sunderland, Terry, ter Steege, Hans, White, Lee J. T., Affum-Baffoe, Kofi, Aiba, Shin-ichiro, de Almeida, Everton Cristo, de Oliveira, Edmar Almeida, Alvarez-Loayza, Patricia, Alvarez Davila, Esteban, Andrade, Ana, Aragao, Luiz E. O. C., Ashton, Peter et al. 2017. "Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome." Scientific Reports, 7, (39102). https://doi.org/10.1038/srep39102.
  • Ashworth, Allan C. and Erwin, Terry L. 2016. "Antarctotrechus balli sp. n. (Carabidae, Trechini): the first ground beetle from Antarctica." ZooKeys, 635 109–122. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.635.10535.
  • Boyd, Olivia F. and Erwin, Terry L. 2016. "Taxonomic review of New World Tachyina (Coleoptera, Carabidae): descriptions of new genera, subgenera, and species, with an updated key to the subtribe in the Americas." ZooKeys, 626 87–123. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.626.10033.
  • de Souza, Fernanda Coelho, Dexter, Kyle G., Phillips, Oliver L., Brienen, Roel J. W., Chave, Jerome, Galbraith, David R., Lopez Gonzalez, Gabriela, Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel, Pennington, R. T., Poorter, Lourens, Alexiades, Miguel, Álvarez-Dávila, Esteban, Andrade, Ana, Aragão, Luis E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, Alejandro, Arets, Eric J. M. M., Gerardo, Aymard C., Baraloto, Christopher, Barroso, Jorcely G., Bonal, Damien, Boot, Rene G. A., Camargo, José L. C., Comiskey, James A., Valverde, Fernando Cornejo, de Camargo, Plínio B. et al. 2016. "Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283, (1844) 20161587. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1587.
  • García-Robledo, Carlos, Kuprewicz, Erin K., Staines, Charles L., Erwin, Terry L., and Kress, W. John. 2016. "Limited tolerance by insects to high temperatures across tropical elevational gradients and the implications of global warming for extinction." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, (3) 680–685. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1507681113.
  • Riley, Kathryn N., Browne, Robert A., and Erwin, Terry L. 2016. "Results from two sampling techniques for carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in temporarily flooded and terra firme rainforest of western Amazonia." Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 51, (1) 78–95. https://doi.org/10.1080/01650521.2016.1164473.
  • Brienen, R. J. W., Phillips, O. L., Feldpausch, T. R., Gloor, E., Baker, T. R., Lloyd, J., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Malhi, Y., Lewis, S. L., Vásquez Martinez, R., Alexiades, M., Álvarez Dávila, E., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Andrade, A., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard C., G. A., Bánki, O. S., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J., Bonal, D., Boot, R. G. A. et al. 2015. "Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink." Nature, 519, (7543) 344–348. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14283.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Micheli, Charyn J., and Chaboo, Caroline S. 2015. "Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: A Survey of the Families. Carabidae." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 88, (2) 151–162. https://doi.org/10.2317/kent-88-02-151-162.1.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Stoev, Pavel, Georgiev, Teodor, and Penev, Lyubomir. 2015. "ZooKeys 500: traditions and innovations hand-in-hand servicing our taxonomic community." ZooKeys, (500) 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.500.9844.
  • Fauset, Sophie, Johnson, Michelle O., Gloor, Manuel, Baker, Timothy R., Abel, Monteagudo M., Brienen, Roel J. W., Feldpausch, Ted R., Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriela, Malhi, Yadvinder, ter Steege, Hans, Pitman, Nigel C. A., Baraloto, Christopher, Engel, Julien, Pétronelli, Pascal, Andrade, Ana, Camargo, José Luís C., Laurance, Susan G. W., Laurance, William F., Chave, Jerôme, Allie, Elodie, Vargas, Percy Núñez, Terborgh, John W., Ruokolainen, Kalle, Silveira, Marcos, Gerardo, Aymard C. et al. 2015. "Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling." Nature Communications, 6 6857. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7857.
  • Levine, Naomi M., Zhang, Ke, Longo, Marcos, Baccini, Alessandro, Phillips, Oliver L., Lewis, Simon L., Alvarez-Dávila, Esteban, Segalin, de Andrade, Brienen, Roel J. W., Erwin, Terry L., Feldpausch, Ted R., Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel Lorenzo, Nuñez Vargas, Percy, Prieto, Adriana, Silva-Espejo, Javier, Malhi, Yadvinder, and Moorcroft, Paul R. 2015. "Ecosystem heterogeneity determines the ecological resilience of the Amazon to climate change." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 201511344. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1511344112.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Zamorano, Laura S. 2014. "A synopsis of the tribe Lachnophorini, with a new genus of Neotropical distribution and a revision of the Neotropical genus Asklepia Liebke, 1938 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae)." ZooKeys, 430 1–108. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.430.8094.
  • Mitchard, Edward T. A., Feldpausch, Ted R., Brienen, Roel J. W., Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriela, Monteagudo, Abel, Baker, Timothy R., Lewis, Simon L., Lloyd, Jon, Quesada, Carlos A., Gloor, Manuel, ter Steege, Hans, Meir, Patrick, Alvarez, Esteban, Araujo-Murakami, Alejandro, Aragão, Luiz E. O. C., Arroyo, Luzmila, Aymard, Gerardo, Banki, Olaf, Bonal, Damien, Brown, Sandra, Brown, Foster I., Cerón, Carlos E., Chama Moscoso, Victor, Chave, Jerome, Comiskey, James A. et al. 2014. "Markedly divergent estimates of Amazon forest carbon density from ground plots and satellites." Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23, (8) 935–946. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12168.
  • Talbot, Joey, Lewis, Simon L., Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriela, Brienen, Roel J. W., Monteagudo, Abel, Baker, Timothy R., Feldpausch, Ted R., Malhi, Yadvinder, Vanderwel, Mark, Araujo Murakami, Alejandro, Arroyo, Luzmila P., Chao, Kuo-Jung, Erwin, Terry L., van der Heijden, Geertje M.F., Keeling, Helen, Killeen, Tim, Neill, David, Nuñez Vargas, Percy, Parada Gutierrez, Germaine Alexander, Pitman, Nigel, Quesada, Carlos Alberto, Silveira, Marcos, Stropp, Juliana, and Phillips, Oliver L. 2014. "Methods to estimate aboveground wood productivity from long-term forest inventory plots." Forest Ecology and Management, 320 30–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2014.02.021.
  • Touroult, Julien and Erwin, Terry L. 2014. "Combien y-a-t-il d'espèces de Coléoptères en Guyane ? Une première analyse du référentiel TAXREF." Le Coléoptères de Guyane, 8 3–18.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Beetles that live with ants (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Pseudomorphini): A remarkable new genus and species from Guyane (French Guiana), Guyanemorpha spectabilis gen. n., sp. n." ZooKeys, 358 11–23. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.358.6298.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. 2nd ed. Levin, S. A., editor. 511–515. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. 3
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2013. [Book review] "FLIES – The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera by Stephen A. Marshall." ZooKeys, 261, 85–86. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.261.4628.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Amundson, Lauren,M. 2013. "Beetles that live with ants (Carabidae, Pseudomorphini, Pseudomorpha Kirby, 1825): A revision of the santarita species group." ZooKeys, 362 29–54. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.362.6300.
  • García-Robledo, Carlos, Erickson, David L., Staines, Charles L., Erwin, Terry L., and Kress, W. John. 2013. "Tropical Plant–Herbivore Networks: Reconstructing Species Interactions Using DNA Barcodes." PLoS ONE, 8, (1) e52967. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052967.
  • García-Robledo, Carlos, Kuprewicz, Erin K., Staines, Charles L., Kress, W. John, and Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Using a comprehensive DNA barcode library to detect novel egg and larval host plant associations in a Cephaloleia rolled-leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110, (1) 189–198. https://doi.org/10.1111/bij.12115.
  • Janovska, M., Anichtchenko, A., and Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Significant new taxonomic tool for Carabidae: endophallus inflation methods revised." Caucasian Entomological Bulletin, 9, (1) 39–42.
  • Maveety, Sarah A., Browne, Robert A., and Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Carabid beetle diversity and community composition as related to altitude and seasonality in Andean forests." Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 48, (3) 165–174. https://doi.org/10.1080/01650521.2013.873266.
  • Rodriguez, Josephine J., Fernández-Triana, Jose L., Smith, M. A., Janzen, Daniel H., Hallwachs, Winnie D., Erwin, Terry L., and Whitfield, James B. 2013. "Extrapolations from field studies and known faunas converge on dramatically increased estimates of global microgastrine parasitoid wasp species richness (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)." Insect Conservation and Diversity, 6, (4) 530–536. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12003.
  • Stoev, Pavel, Penev, Lyubomir, Akkari, Nesrine, Koon-Bong Cheung, David, Enghoff, Henrik, Brunke, Adam, Souza, Carina Mara, Pape, Thomas, Mietchen, Daniel, and Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Revolving images and multi-image keys open new horizons in descriptive taxonomy: ZooKeys working examples." ZooKeys, 328 1–3. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.328.6171.
  • Veijalainen, Anu, Sääksjärvi, Ilari E., Erwin, Terry L., GóMez, Isrrael C., and Longino, John T. 2013. "Subfamily composition of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) from western Amazonia: Insights into diversity of tropical parasitoid wasps." Insect Conservation and Diversity, 6, (1) 28–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-4598.2012.00185.x.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2012. "Documenting biodiversity at different scales." In Yasuni, Tiputini & the web of life. Swing, Kelly, Oxford, Pete, and Bish, Reneé, editors. 231. Quito, Ecuador: Ingwe Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Ball, George. 2012. "Hybopteroides, a new genus in the Cryptobatida group of subtribe Agrina, with three new species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 88, (2) 188–201. https://doi.org/10.3956/2012-29.1.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Micheli, Charyn J., and Hevel, Gary. 2012. The beetle family Carabidae of Guyane (French Guyana): the tribes, genera, and number of species known, with notes on their ways of life. (Insecta: Coleoptera: Adephaga). Paris: Le Coléoptériste, ACOREP.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Penev, Lyubomir, Stoev, Pavel, and Georgiev, Teodor. 2012. "Accelerating innovative publishing in taxonomy and systematics: 250 issues of ZooKeys." ZooKeys, 251 1–10. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.251.4516.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and White, William H. 2012. "The Nearctic-Caribbean species Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Fabricius, 1801): Larval descriptions with a diagnosis of immature Ctenodactylini and natural history notes on the genus and tribe (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." ZooKeys, 194 17–32. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.194.3308.
  • Feldpausch, T. R., Lloyd, J., Lewis, S. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Gloor, E., Monteagudo Mendoza, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Banin, L., Abu Salim, Kamariah, Affum-Baffoe, K., Alexiades, M., Almeida, S., Amaral, I., Andrade, A., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Araujo Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard, C. G. A., Baker, T. R., Bánki, O. S., Berry, N. J., Cardozo, N., Chave, J., Comiskey, J. A. et al. 2012. "Tree height integrated into pan-tropical forest biomass estimates." Biogeosciences Discussions, 9, (3) 2567–2622. https://doi.org/10.5194/bgd-9-2567-2012.
  • Feldpausch, T. R., Lloyd, J., Lewis, S. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Gloor, M., Monteagudo Mendoza, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Banin, L., Abu Salim, Kamariah, Affum-Baffoe, K., Alexiades, M., Almeida, S., Amaral, I., Andrade, A., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Araujo Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard C., G. A., Baker, T. R., Bánki, O. S., Berry, N. J., Cardozo, N., Chave, J., Comiskey, J. A. et al. 2012. "Tree height integrated into pantropical forest biomass estimates." Biogeosciences, 9, (8) 3381–3403. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-3381-2012.
  • Mawdsley, Jonathan R., Erwin, Terry L., Sithole, Hendrik, and Mawdsley, Alice S. 2012. "A synopsis of the genus Cypholoba Chaudoir (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Anthiini) known to occur in the Republic of South Africa." ZooKeys, 181 23–43. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.181.2984.
  • Mawdsley, Jonathan R., Erwin, Terry L., Sithole, Hendrik, and Mawdsley, Alice S. 2012. [Dataset] A synopsis of the genus Cypholoba Chaudoir (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Anthiini) known to occur in the Republic of South Africa. Distributed by Dryad Digital Repository.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Cerretti, Pierfilippo, Tschorsnig, Hans-Peter, Lopresti, Massimo, Di Giovanni, Filippo, Georgiev, Teodor, Stoev, Pavel, and Erwin, Terry L. 2012. "Publishing online identification keys in the form of scholarly papers." ZooKeys, 205 1–3. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.205.3581.
  • Quesada, C. A., Phillips, O. L., Schwarz, M., Czimczik, C. I., Baker, T. R., Patiño, S., Fyllas, N. M., Hodnett, M. G., Herrera, R., Almeida, S., Alvarez Dávila, E., Arneth, A., Arroyo, L., Chao, K. J., Dezzeo, N., Erwin, Terry L., Di Fiore, A., Higuchi, N., Honorio Coronado, E., Jimenez, E. M., Killeen, T., Lezama, A. T., Lloyd, G., López-González, G., Luizão, F. J. et al. 2012. "Basin-wide variations in Amazon forest structure and function are mediated by both soils and climate." Biogeosciences, 9, (6) 2203–2246. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-2203-2012.
  • Veijalainen, Anu, Wahlberg, Niklas, Broad, Gavin R., Erwin, Terry L., Longino, John T., and Sääksjärvi, Ilari E. 2012. "Unprecedented ichneumonid parasitoid wasp diversity in tropical forests." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279, (1748) 4694–4698. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.1664.
  • White, W. H., Erwin, Terry L., and Viator, B. J. 2012. "Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Coleoptera: Carabidae): a Candidate Biological Control Agent of the Sugarcane Borer in Louisiana." The Florida Entomologist, 95, (2) 261–267. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.095.0203.
  • Erwin, Terry L., editor. 2011. Proceedings of a symposium honoring the careers of Ross and Joyce Bell and their contributions to scientific work. Burlington, Vermont, 12–15 June 2010. Sofia: Pensoft.
  • Cardoso, Pedro, Erwin, Terry L., Borges, Paulo A. V., and New, Tim R. 2011. "The seven impediments in invertebrate conservation and how to overcome them." Biological Conservation, 144, (11) 2647–2655. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.07.024.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2011. "Halocoryza Alluaud 1919, sea-side beetles of the Indian, Atlantic (sensu lato), and Pacific Oceans: a generic synopsis and description of a remarkable new species from Baja California Sur, Mexico (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Scaritini, Clivinina)." ZooKeys, 127 1–13. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.127.1748.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2011. "Rainforest understory beetles of the Neotropics, Mizotrechus Bates 1872, a generic synopsis with descriptions of new species from Central America and northern South America (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Perigonini)." ZooKeys, 145 79–128.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Ball, George. 2011. "Badister Clairville, 1806: A new species and new continental record for the nominate subgenus in Amazonian Perú (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Licinini)." ZooKeys, 147, (Special issue) 399–417. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.147.2117.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Stoev, Pavel, Georgiev, Teodor, and Penev, Lyubomir. 2011. "ZooKeys 150: Three and a half years of innovative publishing and growth." ZooKeys, (Special Issue) 5–14. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.150.2431.
  • Maveety, Sarah, Browne, Robert, and Erwin, Terry L. 2011. "Carabidae diversity along an altitudinal gradient in a Peruvian cloud forest (Coleoptera)." ZooKeys, 147, (Special Issue) 651–666. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.147.2047.
  • Mawdsley, Jonathan R., Erwin, Terry L., Sithole, Hendrik, Mawdsley, James L., and Mawdsley, Alice S. 2011. "The genus Anthia Weber in the Republic of South Africa, Identification, distribution, biogeography, and behavior (Coleoptera, Carabidae)." ZooKeys, 143 47–81. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.143.2075.
  • Pearson, David L., Hamilton, Andrew L., and Erwin, Terry L. 2011. "Recovery Plan for the Endangered Taxonomy Profession." Bioscience, 61, (1) 58–63. https://doi.org/10.1525/bio.2011.61.1.11.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Hagedorn, Gregor, Mietchen, Daniel, Georgiev, Teodor, Stoev, Pavel, Sautter, Guido, Agosti, Donat, Plank, Andreas, Balke, Michael, Hendrich, Lars, and Erwin, Terry L. 2011. "Interlinking journal and wiki publications through joint citation: Working examples from ZooKeys and Plazi on Species-ID." Zookeys, (90) 1–12. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.90.1369.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Stoev, Pavel, Kress, W. John, Knapp, S., and Erwin, Terry L. 2011. "Cybertaxonomy, semantic markup and semantic enhancements: The PhytoKeys and ZooKeys experience." South African Journal of Botany, 77, (2) 560–560.
  • Adis, Joachim A., Erwin, Terry L., Battirola, L. D., and Ketelhut, S. M. 2010. "The importance of floodplain forests for animal biodiversity: Beetles in canopies of floodplain and upland forests." In Amazonian Floodplain Forests. Ecophysiology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management.. Junk, W. J., Fernandez Piedade, M. T., Wittmann, F., Schongart, J., and Parolin, P., editors. 313–328. Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York: Springer.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2010. "Agra, arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: pusilla group and piranha group systematics and notes on their ways of life (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini, Agrina)." ZooKeys, 66 1–28.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Toledano, L., and Maddison, D. R. 2010. "New enigmatic species of ground beetles from stream margins and scree in the Andes of South America (Carabidae: Trechitae: Andinodontis gen. n.)." In Contributions to Biology and Systematics of Beetles. Entomologische Blätter. Klaudnitzer, B., Schmidt, J., and Erwin, Terry L., editors. 73–88. Entomologische Blätter.
  • Liebherr, James K., Casale, Achille, Erwin, Terry L., and Ball, George E. 2010. "On the Provenance of Boheman's "Eugenies Resa" Carabidae (Coleoptera) Allegedly Described from Hawaii." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 64, (3) 221–229. https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-64.3.221.7.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Agosti, Donat, Georgiev, Teodor, Catapano, Terry, Miller, Jeremy, Blagoderov, Vladimir, Roberts, David, Smith, Vincent S., Brake, Irina, Ryrcroft, Simon, Scott, Ben, Johnson, Norman F., Morris, Robert A., Sautter, Guido, Chavan, Vishwas, Robertson, Tim, Remsen, David, Stoev, Pavel, Parr, Cynthia Sims, Knapp, Sandra, Kress, W. John, Thompson, F. Christian, and Erwin, Terry L. 2010. "Semantic tagging of and semantic enhancements to systematics papers: ZooKeys working examples." ZooKeys, 50 1–16.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Roberts, David, Smith, Vincent S., Agosti, Donat, and Erwin, Terry L. 2010. "Taxonomy shifts up a gear: new publishing tools to accelerate biodiversity research." ZooKeys, 50 i–iv.
  • White, William, Erwin, Terry L., and Viator, B. J. 2010. "Leptotrachelus dorsalis: the prodigal son returns." Sugar Journal, 73, (6) 22–22.
  • Baker, Timothy R., Phillips, Oliver L., Laurance, William F., Pitman, Nigel C. A., Almeida, Samuel, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Higuchi, Niro, Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, Susan G., Nascimento, Henrique E. M., Monteagudo, Abel, Neill, David A., Silva, J. N. M., Malhi, Yadvinder, Gonzalez, G. Lopez, Peacock, J., Quesada, C. A., Lewis, S. L., and Lloyd, Jon. 2009. "Do species traits determine patterns of wood production in Amazonian forests?" Biogeosciences, 6, (2) 297–307. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-6-297-2009.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Geraci, Christy J. 2009. "Amazonian rainforests and their richness of Coleoptera, a dominant life form in the critical zone of the Neotropics." In Insect biodiversity: science and society. Footit, Robert G. and Adler, Peter H., editors. 49–67. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Frank, J. Howard, Erwin, Terry L., and Hemenway, Robert C. 2009. "Economically Beneficial Ground Beetles. The specialized predators Pheropsophus aequinoctialis (L.) and Stenaptinus jessoensis (Morawitz): Their laboratory behavior and descriptions of immature stages (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Brachininae)." Zookeys, (14) 1–36. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.14.188.
  • Gloor, M., Phillips, Oliver L., Lloyd, J. J., Lewis, S. L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Baker, Timothy R., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peacock, J., Almeida, Samuel, Alves de Oliveira, A. C., Álvarez, Eric A., Amaral, I., Arroyo, Luzmilla, Aymard, G., Banki, O., Blanc, L., Bonal, D., Brando, P., Chao, K. -J, Chave, J., Davila, N., Erwin, Terry L., Silva, J., Di Fiore, Anthony, Feldpausch, T. R. et al. 2009. "Does the disturbance hypothesis explain the biomass increase in basin-wide Amazon forest plot data?" Global Change Biology, 15, (10) 2418–2430. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01891.x.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Erwin, Terry L., Miller, Jeremy, Chavan, Vishwas, Moritz, Tom, and Griswold, Charles. 2009. "Publication and dissemination of datasets in taxonomy: ZooKeys working example." Zookeys, (11) 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.11.210.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Sharkey, Michael, Erwin, Terry L., van Noort, Simon, Buffington, Matthew L., Seltmann, Katja, Johnson, Norman, Taylor, Matt, Thompson, F. Christian, and Dallwitz, Michael J. 2009. "Data publication and dissemination of interactive keys under the open access model ZooKeys working example." ZooKeys, (21) 1–17. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.21.274.
  • Phillips, Oliver L., Aragao, Luiz Eduardo O. C., Lewis, Simon L., Fisher, Joshua B., Lloyd, Jon, Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriela, Malhi, Yadvinder, Monteagudo, Abel, Peacock, Julie, Quesada, Carlos A., van der Heijden, Geertje M.F., Almeida, Samuel, Amaral, Ieda, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Aymard, Gerardo, Baker, Timothy R., Banki, Olaf, Blanc, Lilian, Bonal, Damien, Brando, Paulo, Chave, Jerome, de Oliveira, Atila Cristina Alves, Cardozo, Nallaret Davila, Czimczik, Claudia I., Feldpausch, Ted R. et al. 2009. "Drought sensitivity of the Amazon rainforest." Science, 323, (5919) 1344–1347. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1164033.
  • Penev, L., Erwin, Terry L., and Assmann, T. , editors. 2008. Back to the Roots and back to the future: towards a new synthesis between taxonomic, ecological, and biogeographical approaches in carabidology. Proceedings of the XIII European Carabidologists Meeting. Sofia: Pensoft Publishers.
  • Baker, Timothy R., Phillips, Oliver L., Laurance, William F., Pitman, Nigel C. A., Almeida, Samuel, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Higuchi, Niro, Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, Susan G., cimento, Henrique E. M., Monteagudo, Abel, Neill, David A., Silva, Jose Natalino Macedo, Malhi, Yadvinder, Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peacock, J., Quesada, Carlos Alberto, Lewis, Simon L., and Lloyd, Jon. 2008. "Do species traits determine patterns of wood production in Amazonian forest?" Biogeosciences Discussions, 5, (4) 3593–3621. https://doi.org/10.5194/bgd-5-3593-2008.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2008. "A review of Gallerucidia Chaudoir (Carabidae : Lebiini : Gallerucidiina): Their occurrences, ways of life, and another genus record for Costa Rica." Annals of Carnegie Museum, 77, (1) 135–146. https://doi.org/10.2992/0097-4463-77.1.135.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Geraci, Christy J. 2008. "New genera of Pseudomorphini (Insecta: Coleoptera, Carabidae) in the Western Hemisphere." In Back to the Roots and back to the future: towards a new synthesis between taxonomic, ecological, and biogeographical approaches in carabidology. Proceedings of the XIII European Carabidologists Meeting, Blagoevgrad, August 20-24, 2007.. Penev, L.,, Erwin, Terry L., and Assmann, T. , editors. 77–100. Sofia, Bugaria: Pensoft Publishers.
  • Penev, L., Erwin, Terry L., Thompson, F. Christian, Sues, Hans-Dieter, Engel, M., Agosti, Donat, Pyle, R., Ivie, M., Assmann, T., Henry, Thomas J., and Miller, J. 2008. "ZooKeys, unlocking Earth’s incredible biodiversity and building a sustainable bridge into the public domain: From “print-based” to “web-based” taxonomy, systematics, and natural history." ZooKeys, 1 1–6.
  • Penev, Lyubomir, Erwin, Terry L., Thompson, F. Christian, Sues, Hans-Dieter, Engel, Michael S., Agosti, Donat, Pyle, Richard, Ivie, Michael, Assmann, Thorsten, Henry, Thomas J., Miller, Jeremy, Ananjeva, Natalia B., Casale, Achille, Lourenco, Wilson, Golovatch, Sergei, Fagerholm, Hans-Peter, Taiti, Stefano, Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel, and van Nieukerken, Erik. 2008. "ZooKeys, unlocking Earth's incredible biodiversity and building a sustainable bridge into the public domain: From "print-based" to "web-based" taxonomy, systematics, and natural history ZooKeys Editorial Opening Paper." Zookeys, (1) 1–7. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1.11.
  • Phillips, Oliver L., Baker, Timothy R., Arroyo, Luzmilla, Higuchi, Niro, Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, William F., Lewis, S. L., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Yadvinder, Monteagudo, A., Neill, David A., Vargas, P. N., Silva, J. N. M., Terborgh, John W., Martinez, R. V., Alexiades, Miguel N., Almeida, Samuel, Brown, S., Chave, J., Comiskey, J. A., Czimczik, C. I., Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Kuebler, C., Laurance, Susan G. et al. 2008. "Pattern and process in Amazon tree turnover, 1976-2001." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 359 381–407.
  • Sallenave, S., Erwin, Terry L., and Roig-Juent, S. 2008. "Argentinatachoides, a new genus from Argentina putatively related to the Australian-Tasmanian Tasmanitachoides Erwin 1972 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini)." Annals of the Carnegie Museum, 77, (1) 7–12. https://doi.org/10.2992/0097-4463-77.1.7.
  • Will, W. W., Erwin, Terry L., Maddison, D. R., and Liebherr, J. K. 2008. "Forward." In Contributions to carabidology: A celebration of Professor George E. Balls 80th birthday. Liebherr, J. K. and Rawlins, J. E., editors. v–vi. Pittsburg, PA: Carnegie Museum.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2007. A Treatise on the Western Hemisphere Caraboidea (Coleoptera): Their classification, distributions, and ways of life. Volume I (Trachypachidae, Carabidae – Nebriiformes 1). Sofia-Moscow: Pensoft Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2007. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Volume 3. Levin, S., editor. 1–7. Amsterdam: Academic Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2007. "Xenaroswellanini, Xenaroswelliana deltaquadrant, New Tribe, New Genus, and New Species from the Cerrado of Estado de Goiás, Brasil (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 58, (27) 575–581.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2007. [Book review] ""Applying nature's design: corridors as a strategy for biodiversity conservation. Issues, Gises, and Methods in Biodiversity Conservation" by Anthony B Anderson and Clinton N. Jenkins." The Quarterly Review of Biology, 82, 72.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Kavanaugh, D. H. 2007. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini). Supplement E: A revision of Genus Costitachys Erwin 1974." Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 58, (13-22) 331–338.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Moore, W. . 2007. "The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: The Genus Moriosomus Motschulsky with a new Neotropical species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera, Carabidae, Moronini)." Zootaxa, 1438 49–63.
  • Steiner, Warren E., Erwin, Terry L., and Ward, Robert D. 2007. "Phloeoxena signata (Dejean): A northern range extension to Maryland and Tennessee, USA, and the first record for Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 61, (2) 224–226. https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X(2007)61[224:PSDNRE]2.0.CO.
  • Baker, Timothy R., Phillips, Oliver L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Almeida, Samuel, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Higuchi, N., Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, Susan G., Laurance, William F., Lewis, S. L., Monteagudo, A., Neill, David A., Núñez-Vargas, P., Pitman, Nigel C. A., Natalino, J., Silva, M., and Vásquez-Martinez, R. 2005. "Late twentieth-century trends in the biomass of Amazonian forest plots." In Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change. Yadvinders, M. and Oliver, O. L., editors. 129–141. Oxford University Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Pimienta, M. C., Murillo, O. E., and Aschero, V. 2005. "Mapping patterns of β-diversity for beetles across the western Amazon Basin: A preliminary case for improving conservation strategies." Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 56, (7) 72–85.
  • Phillips, Oliver L., Baker, Timothy R., Arroyo, Luzmilla, Higuchi, N., Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, William F., Lewis, S. L., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Yadvinder, Monteagudo, A., Neill, David A., Núñez-Vargas, P., Natalino, J., Silva, J. N. M., Terborgh, John W., Vásquez-Martinez, R., Alexiades, Miguel N., Almeida, Samuel, Brown, S., Chave, J., Comiskey, J. A., Czimczik, C. I., Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Kuebler, C. et al. 2005. "Late twentieth-century patterns and trends in Amazon tree turnover." In Tropical Foress and Global Atomospheric Change. Yadvinders, M. and Oliver, O. L., editors. 107–128. Oxford University Press.
  • Baker, Timothy R., Phillips, Oliver L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Almeida, Samuel, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Higuchi, Niro, Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, Susan G., Laurance, William F., Lewis, Simon L., Monteagudo, Abel, Neill, David A., Nunez Vargas, Percy, Pitman, Nigel C. A., Silva, Natalino A., and Vasquez Martinez, Rodolfo. 2004. "Increasing Biomass in Amazonian Forest Plots." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, (1443) 353–365.
  • Baker, Timothy R., Phillips, Oliver L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Almeida, Samuel, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, Susan G., Laurance, William F., and Lewis, Simon L. 2004. "Variation in wood density determines spatial patterns in Amazonian forest biomass." Global Change Biology, 10 545–562.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2004. "The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: The Genera of the Cryptobatida Group of Subtribe Agrina, Tribe Lebiini, with new species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera)." Zootaxa, 662 1–54.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2004. "The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica and Panamá: Descriptions of four new genera and six new species with notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera)." Zootaxa, 537 1–18.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2004. "The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: The Genus Epikastea Liebke of the Plochonida Group, with new Neotropical species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera, Lebiini, Agrina)." Zootaxa, 790 1–20.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2004. "The Biodiversity Question: How many species of terrestrial arthropods are there?" In Forest Canopies, 2nd Edition. Lowman, M. D. and Rrinker, H. B., editors. 259–269. Academic Press, Amsterdam.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Aschero, V. 2004. "Cicindis horni Bruch (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Cicindini): The Fairy Shrimp Hunting Beetle, its way of life on the Salinas Grandes of Argentina." Zootaxa, 553 1–16.
  • Phillips, Oliver L., Baker, Timothy R., Arroyo, Luzmilla, Higuchi, Niro, Killeen, Timothy J., Laurance, William F., Lewis, Simon L., Lloyd, Jon, Malhi, Yadvinder, Monteagudo, Abel, Neill, David A., Nunez Vargas, Percy, Silva, Jose Natalino Macedo, Terborgh, John W., Vasquez Martinez, Rodolfo, Alexiades, Miguel N., Almeida, Samuel, Brown, Sandra, Chave, Jerome, Comiskey, J. A., Czimczik, Claudia I., Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Kuebler, C., Laurance, Susan G. et al. 2004. "Pattern and Process in Amazon Tree Turnover, 1976–2001." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 359, (1443) 381–407.
  • Aschero, V., Zenteno, L., Rios, S., Gonzles, C., Achicahuala, J., Vargas, J., and Erwin, Terry L. 2003. "La misma obra, diferentes actores: Estructura y composicin de las comunidades de insectos acuticos en los [sic] internudos del bamb (Guadua weberbaueri)." Ecologa de Ecosystemas Amaznicos, 2003-13 87–90.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Liebherr, J. K., and Zimmerman, E. C. 2003. [Book review] "The Insects of Hawaii, Volume 16, Hawaiian Carabidae (Coleoptera), Part 1: Introduction and Tribe Platynini." Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 96, (4), 596.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Medina, R. F. 2003. "The Neotropical species Askalaphium depressum (Bates): Larval description, first diagnosis and illustrations of immature Ctenodactylini, with natural history notes on the genus and tribe (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Zootaxa, 273 1–15.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2002. "Tropical forests: Their richness in Coleoptera and other arthropod species." In Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries.. Chazdon, Robin L. and Whitmore, T. C., editors. 74–75. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2002. "The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: Twenty-nine new species of Costa Rican Agra Fabricius 1801 (Coleoptera:Carabidae, Lebiini, Agrina)." Zootaxa, 119 1–68.
  • Phillips, Oliver L., Vasquez Martinez, Rodolfo, Arroyo, Luzmilla, Baker, Timothy R., Killeen, Timothy J., Lewis, Simon L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel, Neill, David A., Nunez Vargas, Percy, Alexiades, Miguel N., Cerón, Carlos, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Jardim, Anthony, Palacios, Walter, Saldias, Mario, and Vinceti, Barbara. 2002. "Increasing dominance of large lianas in Amazonian forests." Nature, 418, (6899) 770–774.
  • Phillips, Oliver L., Vásquez-Martínez, R., Arroyo, Luzmilla, Baker, Timothy R., Killeen, Timothy J., Lewis, S. L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Neill, David A., Núñez-Vargas, P., Alexiades, Miguel N., Cerón, Carlos, Di Fiore, Anthony, Erwin, Terry L., Jardim, A., Palacios, W., Saldias, M., and Vinceti, B. 2002. "Temporal and spatial diversity and distribution of arboreal Carabidae (Coleoptera) in a western Amazonian rain forest." Biotropica, 34, (3) 376–386.
  • Arndt, E., Kimse, S., and Erwin, Terry L. 2001. "Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: Agra Fabricus, Larval descriptions with notes on natural history and behaviour (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini, Agrina)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 55, (3) 297–311.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2001. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 3. Levin, S., editor. 19–25. New York: Academic Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Swanson, Timothy. 2001. [Book review] "Global Action for Biodiversity, An International Framework for implementing the convention on biological diversity." The Quarterly review of biology, 76, (4), 59–519.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "A new genus and species of Lachnophorini and two new species of Lebiini from Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 54, (3) 279–283.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: Taxonomic Supplement for the Agra virgata and ohaust Groups with a New Species and Additional Distribution Records (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 54, (2) 251–262.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: Taxonomic supplement for the Agra virgata and ohausi groups with a new species and additional distribution records (Coleoptera:Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 54, (1) 90–119.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Typecast: The Codes of Nomenclature." Whole Earth, 46. San Rafael, CA.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Lumpers and Splitters." Whole Earth, 45–46. San Rafael, CA.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests : Agra Fabricius, the Novaurora complex: Coleoptera:Carabidae:Lebiini:Calleidina. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 608. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.608.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: Agra Fabricius, a taxonomic supplement for the platyscelis group with new species and distribution records (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Lebiini, Agrina)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 54, (1) 90–119.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Johnson, P. J. 2000. "Naming species, a new paradigm for crisis management in taxonomy: Rapid journal validation of scientific names enhanced with more complete descriptions on the internet." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 53, (3) 269–278.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Kavanaugh, D. H. 2000. "A New Species of the Tachyta Subgenus Paratachyta Erwin (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini: Tachyina) from Southeastern China with a New Key and Analysis of Phylogenetic Relationships among Species of the Subgenus." In Advances in carabidology (Papers dedicated to the memory of Prof. Oleg L. Kryzhanovskij). Zamotajlov, A. and Sciaky, R., editors. 183–194. Krasnodar: MUISO publications.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Kavanaugh, D. H. 1999. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Supplement D: Description of a male of Costitachys inusitatus Erwin, with notes on distribution of this species." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 53, (1) 52–55.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Coddington, Jonathan A., Kress, W. John, Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Cole, Daniel G., Erwin, Terry L., Meggers, Betty J., Pogue, Michael G., Thorington, Richard W., Jr., Vari, Richard P., Weitzman, Marilyn J., and Weitzman, Stanley H. 1999. "Amazonian biotic data and conservation decisions." Ciência e Cultura Sao Paulo, 51, (5-6) 372–385.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1998. [Book review] "Forests and Insects." Biodiversity and Conservation, 7, (12), 1662–1664.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1998. "Evolution at the equator: Arboreal and alticolous beetles and their taxon pulses with descriptions of a new Agra subclade and its species (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini)." In Phylogeny and Classification of Caraboidea (Coleoptera: Adephaga). Ball, George E., Casale, A., and Vigna Taglianti, A., editors. 491–510. 1 in XX International Congress of Entomology.
  • Kress, W. John, Heyer, W. Ronald, Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Coddington, Jonathan A., Cole, Daniel G., Erwin, Terry L., Meggers, Betty J., Pogue, Michael G., Thorington, Richard W., Jr., Vari, Richard P., Weitzman, Marilyn J., and Weitzman, Stanley H. 1998. "Amazonian biodiversity: Assessing conservation priorities with taxonomic data." Biodiversity and Conservation, 7, (12) 1577–1587. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1008889803319.
  • Adis, Joachim A., Amorim, M. A., Erwin, Terry L., and Bauer, T. 1997. "On ecology, life history and survival strategies of a wing-dimorphic ground beetle (Col.: Carabidae: Odacanthini: Colliuris) Inhabiting Central Amazonian Inundation Forests." Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 32 174–192.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1997. "Natural history of the carabid beetles at the BIOLAT Biological Station, Rio Manu, Pakitza, Perú, Supplement I. Additional records." In Manu, The Biodiversity of Southeastern Peru. Wilson, Don E. and Sandoval, A., editors. 359–368. Lima: Editorial horizonte.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1997. "The Interacting Global Web of Insects, Human Cultures, and Modern Technologies: Global human expansion and diminishing biodiversity." .
  • Venable, G. L. and Erwin, Terry L. 1997. "Mapping of the biodiversity site at Pakitza." In Manu, The Biodiversity of Southeastern Peru. Wilson, Don E. and Sandoval, A., editors. 29–42. Lima: Editorial horizonte.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1996. "Biodiversity at its utmost: Tropical forest beetles." In Biodiversity II. Understanding and protecting our biological resources. Reaka-Kudla, M. L., Wilson, Don E., and Wilson, E. O., editors. 27–40. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1996. "Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: Agra Fabricius, the cayennensis complex (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini: Calleidina)." Annales Zoologici Fennici, 33, (1) 17–21.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1995. "Measuring arthropod biodiversity in the tropical forest canopy." In Forest Canopies. Lowman, M. and Nadkarni, N., editors. 109–127. San Diego: Academic Press Inc..
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1994. "Sierrazul, Ecuador: A primeval cloud forest overlooking the Amazon Basin (ready for biotic researchers and conservation biologists)." Newsletter of the International Center of Tropical Ecology, 2, (2) 6–7.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1994. "Arboreal beetles of tropical forests: The Xystosomi group, subtribe Xystosomina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini)Part I. Character Analysis, Taxonomy, Evolution." Canadian Entomologist, 126 549–666.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1994. [Book review] "Insects of Panamá and Mesoamerica: Selected Studies." The Quarterly review of biology, 69, (3), 410.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1993. "Agra, arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: rufoaenea and quararibea group systematics (Carabidae)." Revista peruana de Entomologia, 34 15–28.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1993. "Conserving Biodiversity: A Research Agenda for Development Agencies. Report of a Panel of the Board on Science and Technology for International Development, U.S. National Research Council. National Academy Press, 1992." The Quarterly Review of Biology, 66, (2) 300.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1993. "Stratification and distribution of neotropical forest microhabitats and associated arthropod faunules; a methodology report." Selbyana, 14 8.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1993. "[Abstract] 97% of Biodiversity: Conservation's neglected legions." Systematics and Conservation: Foraging a Partnership, 16th Annual Spring Systematics Symposium, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1993. "An evolutionary basis for conservation strategies." In Perspectives on Biodiversity: Case studies of genetic resource conservation and development. Potter, C. S., Cohen, J. I., and Janczewski, D., editors. 19–25. AAAS.
  • Kremen, C., Colwell, Robert K., Erwin, Terry L., Murphy, D. D., Noss, R. F., and Sanjayan, M. A. 1993. "Terrestrial arthropod assemblages: Their use in conservation planning." Conservation Biology, 7, (4) 796–808.
  • Lindroth, C. H. 1993. The Ground Beetles (Carabidae) of Fennoscandia: A zoogeographic study. Part I. Specific Zoogeographic Facts, Adis, Joachim A. and Erwin, Terry L., editors. New Delhi, India: Amerind Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1992. "Life in the Treetrops." In Australian Encyclopedia of Life. 1.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1992. "(Abstract). Stratification and distribution of neotropical forest microhabitats and associated arthropod faunules; a methodology report." Selbyana, 14 8.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1992. "A Current Vision of Insect Diversity." In México ante los retos de la biodiversidad, Mexico confronts the challenges of biodiversity. 91–97.
  • Kavanaugh, D. H. and Erwin, Terry L. 1992. "Extinct or Extant? A new species of intertidal bembidiine (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini) from the Palos Verdes Peninsula, California." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 46, (3) 311–320.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "Establishing a tropical species co-occurrence database. Part 1. A plan for developing consistent biotic inventories in temperate and tropical habitats." Memorias del museo de historia natural, 20 1–16.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: rufoaenea and quararibea group systematics (Carabidae)." Revista Peruana de Entomología, 34 15–28.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "Establishing a tropical species co-occurrence database." Memoria del museo de historia natural, 20 1–45.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "An evolutionary basis for conservation strategies." Science, 253 750–752.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "How many species are there?: Revisited." Conservation Biology, 5, (3) 330–333.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "Establishing a tropical species co-occurrence database. Part 3. An integrated approach toward understanding biological diversity." Memorias del museo de historia natural, 20 37–45.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. The ground beetles of Central America (Carabidae) I: Carabinae (in part): Notiophilini, Loricerini, Carabini. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 501. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.501.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "The significance of diversity: New challenges for the entomologist." In Entomology serving society: Emerging technologies and challenges. Vinson, S. B. and Metcalf, R. L., editors. 25–39. Lanham, Maryland: Entomological Society of America.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. [Book review] "Gentry, A.H. (ed.), 1990. Four Neotropical Rainforests. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, i-xiii, 1-627." Association of Systematic Collections Newsletter, 19, (3), 38–40.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "Natural history of the carabid beetles at the BIOLAT Rio Manu, Pakitza, Peru." Revista Peruana de Entomología, 33 1–85.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Kable, M. 1991. "Establishing a tropical species co-occurrence database. Part 2. An automated system for mapping dominant vegetation." Memorias del museo de historia natural, 20 17–36.
  • Kavanaugh, D. L. and Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "The tribe Cicindini Bänninger (Coleoptera: Carabidae): Comparative morphology, natural history, and reclassification." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 93, (2) 356–389.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1989. "Canopy arthropod biodiversity: A chronology of sampling techniques and results." Revista Peruana de Entomología, 32 71–77.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1988. "The tropical forest canopy: the heart of biotic diversity." In Biodiversity. Wilson, E. O., editor. 123–129. Washingotn, D.C.: National Academy Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Pogue, Michael G. 1988. "Agra, Arboreal Beetles of Neotropical Forests: Biogeography and the Forest Refugium Hypothesis (Carabidae)." In Proceedings of the Brasilian Academy of Sciences. Heyer, W. Ronald and Vanzolini, P. E., editors. 161–188.
  • Farrell, B. D. and Erwin, Terry L. 1988. "Leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae) of a forest canopy in amazonian Per: synoptic list of taxa, seasonality and host affiliation." In The Biology of Chrysomelidae. Jolivet, P., Petitpierre, E., and Hsiao, t., editors. 73–90. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1987. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: feisthameli group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 12 137–161.
  • Adis, Joachim A., Paarmann, W., and Erwin, Terry L. 1986. "On the natural history and ecology of small terrestrial Ground Beetles (Col.: Bembidiini: Tachyina: Polyderis) from an amazonian black water inundation forest." In Carabid Beetles: Their Adaptations and Dynamics. Den Boer, P. J., Theile, H. U., and Weber, F., editors. 413–427. Stuttgart, New York: Gustav Fischer.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1986. "[Abstract] Species Diversity in Insects." 33rd Annual Systematics Symposium, Missouri Botanical Gardens, St.Louis, MO.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1986. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: mixta group, virgata group, and ohausi group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 11 293–316.
  • Lindroth, C. H., Bangsholt, F., Baranowski, R., Erwin, Terry L., Jorum, P., Landon, B. O., Refseth, D., and Silfverberg, H. 1986. The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. Copenhagen: E.J. Brill Publishers. In Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1985. "The taxon pulse: A general pattern of lineage radiation and extinction among carabid beetles." In Taxonomy, phylogeny, and zoogeography of beetles and ant: A volume dedicated to the memory of Philip Jackson Darlington Jr. 1904-1983. Ball, George E., editor. 437–472. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1985. "Tambopata Reserved Zone, Madre de Dios, Perú: History and Description of the reserve." Revista Peruana de Entomología, 27 1–8.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Stork, N. E. 1985. "The Hiletini, an ancient and enigmatic tribe of Carabidae with a pantropical distribution (Coleoptera)." Systematic Entomology, 10 405–451.
  • Kavanaugh, D. K. and Erwin, Terry L. 1985. "Trechus obtusus Erichson (Coleoptera: Carabidae), a european ground beetle, on the pacific coast of North America: Its distribution, introduction and spread." Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 61, (2) 170–179.
  • Lindroth, C. H., Bangsholt, F., Baranowski, R., Erwin, Terry L., Jorum, P., Landon, B. O., Refseth, D., and Silfverberg, H. 1985. The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. Copenhagen: E.J. Brill Publishers. In Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1984. "Composition and origin of the ground beetle fauna of Sri Lanka (Coleoptera; Carabidae)." In Ecology and Biogeography in Sri Lanka. Fernando, C. H., editor. 371–398. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1984. "Small terrestrial ground beetles of the Amazon Basin (Coleoptera: Bembidiini: Tachyina and Anillina)." Amazoniana, 8, (4) 511–518.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1984. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: palmata group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 9 9–48.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1984. "Studies of the Tribe Bembidiini (Coleoptera: Carabidae): Lectotype designations and species group assignments for Bembidion species described by Thomas L. Casey, et al." Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 60, (3) 165–187.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Sims, L. L. 1984. "Carabid beetles of the West Indies (Insecta: Coleoptera): A synopsis of the genera and checklists of tribes of Caraboidea, and of the West Indian species." Quaestiones Entomologicae, 20, (4) 351–466.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1983. "Tropical forest canopies, the last biotic frontier." Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America, 29, (1) 14–19.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1983. "Beetles and other arthropods of the tropical forest canopies at Manaus, Brasil, sampled with insecticidal fogging techniques." In Tropical Rain Forest: Ecology and Management. Sutton, S. L., Whitmore, T. C., and Chadwick, A. C., editors. 59–75. Oxford, United Kingdom: Blackwell Scientific Publications.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1983. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: famula and formicaria groups systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 8 263–292.
  • Dritschilo, W. and Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Responses in abundance and diversity of cornfield carabid communities to differences in farm practices." Ecology, 63, (4) 900–904.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: platyscelis group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 7 185–210.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Tropical forests: Their richness in Coleoptera and other arthropod species." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 36, (1) 74–75.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Tropical Forest Canopies, the Last Biotic Frontier." Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America, 29, (1) 14–19.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Argra, arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: famula and formicaria groups systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 8 263–292.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Canopy Beetles: Clarification of Heat Gain and Water Loss." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 35, (3) 315–316.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Small terrestrial ground beetles of Central America (Carabidae: Bembidiina and Anillina)." Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 42, (19) 455–496.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: erythropus group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology, 7 39–71.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Adis, Joachim A. 1982. "Amazon inundation forests: Their role as short term refuges and generators of species richness and taxon pulses." In Biological Diversification in the Tropics. Prance, G., editor. 358–371. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Ball, George E. 1982. "The Baron Maximilien de Chaudoir: Inheritance, associates, travels, work, and legacy." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 36, (3) 501–511.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1981. "Taxon pulses, vicariance, and dispersal: An evolutionary synthesis illustrated by carabid beetles." In Vicariance Biogeography: A Critique. Nelson, G. and Rosen, D., editors. 159–183. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1981. "A synopsis of the immature stages of Pseudomorphini (Coleoptera: Carabidae) with notes on tribal affinities and behavior in relation to life with ants." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 35, (1) 53–68.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1981. "Canopy beetles: Clarification of heat gain and water loss." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 35, (3) 315–316.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1981. "Natural history of Plummers Island, Maryland. XXVI. The ground beetles of a temperate forest site (Coleoptera: Carabidae): An analysis of fauna in relation to size, habitat selection, vagility, seasonality, and extinction." Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 5 105–224.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Kavanaugh, D. L. 1981. "Systematics and zoogeography of Bembidion Latreille: I. The carlhi and erasum groups of Western North America (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini)." Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement, 15 33–72.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1980. "Systematic and zoogeographic notes on Apotomini, an old world faunal element new to the western hemisphere list, with a description of a new species from Brazil (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 34, (1) 99–104.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1980. "Thoughts on the evolutionary history of ground beetles: hypotheses generated from comparative faunal analyses of lowland forest sites in temperate and tropical regions." In Caribid beetles, their evolution, natural history and classification. Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., and Whitehead, Donald R., editors. Boston: Dr. W. Junk, Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Kavanaugh, D. H. 1980. "On the identity of Bembidion puritanum Hayward (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 34, (2) 241–242.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Scott, J. C. 1980. "Seasonal and Size Patterns, Trophic Structure, and Richness of Coleoptera in the Tropical Arboreal Ecosystem: The Fauna of the Tress Luchea seemannii Triana and Planch in the Canal Zone of Panama." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 34, (2) 305–322.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., editors. 1979. Carabid Beetles: Their evolution, natural history, and classification. Proceedings of the First International Symposium of Carabidology. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1979. "The American connection, past and present, as a model blending dispersal and vicariance in the study of biogeography." In Carabid beetles : their evolution, natural history and classification : proceedings of the first International Symposium of Carabidology. Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., editors. 355–367. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1979. "Thoughts on the evolutionary history of ground beetles: Hypotheses generated from comparative faunal analyses of lowland forest sites in temperate and tropical regions." In Carabid beetles : their evolution, natural history and classification : proceedings of the first International Symposium of Carabidology. Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., editors. 539–592. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1979. "A review of the natural history and evolution of ectoparasitoid relationships in carabid beetles." In Carabid beetles : their evolution, natural history and classification : proceedings of the first International Symposium of Carabidology. Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., editors. 479–484. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1978. "Systematic, natural history, and zoogeographic notes on the Genus Agra Fabricus, with a description of a new species from Panamá (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 32, (4) 261–268.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1978. [Book review] "Handbook of Common New Guinea Beetles, by Gressit, J. L. and Hornabrook, R. W., 1977, Wau Ecology Institute, Box 77, Wau, Papua New Guinea, viii + 87 pp. with 35 figs." Entomological Society of America Bulletin, 24, (4), 443–444.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1978. "Techniques." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 32, (4) 372.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1978. "The larva of Neotropical Enceladus gigas Bonelli (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Siagoninae: Enceladini) with notes on the phylogeny and classification of some of the more primitive tribes of ground beetles." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 32, (2) 99–106.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1978. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Supplement C: Discovery of the sister group of Mioptachys Bates, in the Amazon Basin -- Inpa psydroides a new genus and species." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 32, (1) 29–36.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Halpern, A. L. 1978. "Max Bänninger: his collection and publications (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 32, (4) 357–366.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and House, G. N. 1978. "A catalogue of the primary types of Carabidae (incl. Cicindelinae) in the collections of the United States National Museum of Natural History (USNM) (Coleoptera)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 32, (3) 231–255.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1977. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Supplement B: Lectotype designation of Masoreus ridiculus Schaufuss and transfer of this species to Polyderis." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 31, (1) 90.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Whitehead, D. R., and Ball, George E. 1977. "Family 4. CARABIDAE, The Ground Beetles. North American Beetle Fauna Project." In Checklist of the Beetles of Canada, United States, Mexico, Central America and the West Indies. Arnett, R., editor. 4.1–4.68. Gainesville, Florida: The Biological Research Institute of America, Inc..
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1976. "A case of homonymy in the Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 30, (1) 94.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Erwin, L. J. M. 1976. "Relationships of predaceous beetles to tropical forest wood decay. Part II. The natural history of Neotropical Eurycoleus macularis Chevrolat (Carabidae: Lebiini) and its implications in the evolution of ectoparasitoidism." Biotropica, 8, (4) 215–224.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Sandved, K. 1976. "Chirp and rattle, dart and glitter!." Smithsonian, November, 116–120.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1975. "The ground beetle types of Max Liebke in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 29, (4) 267–268.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1975. Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part III: Systematics, phylogeny, and zoogeography of the genus Tachyta Kirby. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 208. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.208.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1975. "Relationships of predaceous beetles to tropical forest wood decay. Part I. Descriptions of the immature stages of Eurycoleus macularis Chevrolat (Carabidae: Lebiini)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 29, (4) 297–300.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1974. The genus Coptocarpus Chaudoir of the Australian Region with notes on related African species (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Oodini). In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 184. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.184.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1974. [Book review] "Surtsey, Iceland: The Development of a New Fauna, 1963-1970, Terrestrial Invertebrates." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 28, (3), 166.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1974. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini) Supplement A: Lectotype designations for New World species, two new genera, and notes on generic concepts." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 76, (2) 123–155.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1974. Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part II: A Revision of the New World-Australian Genus Pericompsus LeConte. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 162. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.162.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "Carabid beetles, mountain tops, and trees." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 75, (1) 127.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "A supplement to the bombardier beetles of North and Middle America: New records for Middle America (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 27, (2) 79–82.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "The ground beetle components of the Panamanian fauna." In Environmental Monitoring and Baseline Data. Tropical Studies. 124–128.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part I: A revision of the Neotropical genus Xystosomus Schaum. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 140. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.140.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. A revision of the neotropical genus Xystosomus Schaum. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 140.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "Phylogenetic, zoogeographic, and bio- systematic studies of certain carabid ground beetles." American Philosophical Society Yearbook, 362–363.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "Nomenclatorial notes on the Tachyini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 75, (1) 125.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "Om biologien hos bombardérbiller (Col., Carabidae, Brachinida)." Ent.Meddr., 40 65–71.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "The lost type of Brachinus sallei Chaudoir (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 48, (1) 63–64.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "Review: The Carabid Beetles of New Guinea, by Philip J. Darlington, Jr." Systematic Zoology, 21, (3) 343–347.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "Trechus obtusus Erichson in California (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin, 26, (2) 42.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "Two new genera of bembidiine carabid beetles from Australia and South America with notes on their phylogenetic and zoogeographic significance (Coleoptera)." Breviora, 383 1–19.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "Observations on the life history of bombardier beetles: Mechanism of egg hatching (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 48, (1) 64.
  • Erwin, Terry L. and Ball, George E. 1972. "Classification of the Ovipennis and Trifaria groups of Nebria Latreille (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 85, (7) 77–108.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1971. "A teratomorphic carabid beetle with notes on polymorphic asymmetry of the gular region in the same population (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 47, (4) 303.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1971. "Fossil tachyine beetles from Mexican and Baltic Amber with notes on a new synonymy of an extant group (Col., Carabidae)." Entomologica Scandinavica, 2 233–236.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1971. "Notes and corrections to a reclassification of bombardier beetles (Carabidae, Brachinida)." Quaestiones Entomologicae, 7 81–82.
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