Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Terry Erwin

Research Entomologist and 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
Article
  • 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
  • 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, 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. [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. 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. 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. 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., 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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: 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 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. 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. "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. 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. "Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests : Agra Fabricius, the Novaurora complex: Coleoptera:Carabidae:Lebiini:Calleidina." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (608): 1–33. 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. 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. "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. 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. 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.
  • 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. 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. 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. "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. [Book review] "Insects of Panamá and Mesoamerica: Selected Studies." The Quarterly review of biology. 69 (3):410.
  • 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. "Agra, arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: rufoaenea and quararibea group systematics (Carabidae)." Revista peruana de Entomologia 34:15–28.
  • 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.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1992. "(Abstract). Stratification and distribution of neotropical forest microhabitats and associated arthropod faunules; a methodology report." Selbyana 14:8.
  • 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. "Natural history of the carabid beetles at the BIOLAT Rio Manu, Pakitza, Peru." Revista Peruana de Entomología 33:1–85.
  • 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. "An evolutionary basis for conservation strategies." Science 253:750–752.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "The ground beetles of Central America (Carabidae) I: Carabinae (in part): Notiophilini, Loricerini, Carabini." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (501): 1–30. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.501
  • 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. "How many species are there?: Revisited." Conservation Biology 5 (3):330–333.
  • 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. "Establishing a tropical species co-occurrence database." Memoria del museo de historia natural 20:1–45.
  • 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. 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. 1987. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: feisthameli group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology 12:137–161.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 1984. "Small terrestrial ground beetles of the Amazon Basin (Coleoptera: Bembidiini: Tachyina and Anillina)." Amazoniana 8 (4):511–518.
  • 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. "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. "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: platyscelis group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology 7:185–210.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1982. "Agra, Arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: erythropus group systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology 7:39–71.
  • 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. "Argra, arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: famula and formicaria groups systematics (Carabidae)." Systematic Entomology 8:263–292.
  • 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. "Canopy Beetles: Clarification of Heat Gain and Water Loss." The Coleopterists Bulletin 35 (3):315–316.
  • 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. "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. 1981. "Canopy beetles: Clarification of heat gain and water loss." The Coleopterists Bulletin 35 (3):315–316.
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. [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. "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. "Techniques." The Coleopterists Bulletin 32 (4):372.
  • 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. 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. "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. 1975. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part III: Systematics, phylogeny, and zoogeography of the genus Tachyta Kirby." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (208): 1–68. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.208
  • 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." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (162): 1–96. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.162
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1974. "The genus Coptocarpus Chaudoir of the Australian Region with notes on related African species (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Oodini)." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (184): 1–25. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.184
  • 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. "Nomenclatorial notes on the Tachyini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 75 (1):125.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "Carabid beetles, mountain tops, and trees." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 75 (1):127.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "Studies of the subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part I: A revision of the Neotropical genus Xystosomus Schaum." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (140): 1–39. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.140
  • 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. "A revision of the neotropical genus Xystosomus Schaum." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (140): 1–39.
  • 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. "Trechus obtusus Erichson in California (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin 26 (2):42.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1972. "Om biologien hos bombardérbiller (Col., Carabidae, Brachinida)." Ent.Meddr. 40:65–71.
  • 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. 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. 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. "Notes and corrections to a reclassification of bombardier beetles (Carabidae, Brachinida).." Quaestiones Entomologicae 7:81–82.
  • 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. 1970. "The nearctic species of the Genus Leistus Frölich (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 46:111–119.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1970. "Unique structures in members of Tachys sensu lat. (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 46:231–232.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1970. "A description of the larva of Thyce harfordi Casey (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)." Psyche 77 (1):50–53.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1970. "A reclassification of bombardier beetles and a taxonomic revision of the North and Middle American species (Carabidae: Brachinida). Quaestiones entomologicae." Quaestiones Entomologicae 6:4–215.
  • Ball, George E. and Erwin, Terry L. 1969. "A taxonomic synopsis of the Tribe Loricerini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." Canadadian Journal of Zoology 47 (5):877–907.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1969. "A new bombardier beetle in Canada (Col: Carabide)." Opuscula Entomologica 34 (3):283–286.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1969. "Preliminary diagnoses of five new North American Brachinus (Col: Carabidae)." Opuscula Entomologica 34:287–288.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1967. "Bombardier Beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) of North America: Part II. Biology and behavior of Brachinus pallidus Erwin in California." The Coleopterists Bulletin 21 (2):41–55.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1967. "Fire: A possible zoogeographic isolation mechanism of the Mexican Transvolcanic Belt." Proceedings of the Entomological Sociey of Albert 15:9.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1966. "Brachinus pallidus Erwin, a carabid beetle with an entomophagous larva." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 42 (1):73.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1966. "Cyphon sp. (Helodidae) reared from tree hole." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 42 (1):68.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1965. "A Revision of Brachinus of North America: Part I. The California Species (Coleoptera: Carabidae)." The Coleopterists Bulletin 19 (1):1–19.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1965. "Trachykele opulenta Fall (Buprestidae) emerging from furniture." Pan-Pacific Entomologist 41 (1):68.

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  • 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. 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, edited by Romo, D. and Mosquera, D., 181–195.
  • 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, edited by Foottit, R. and Adler, Peter H., Second ed. 65–94. Hoboken, New Jersey: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2013. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, edited by Levin, S. A., 2nd ed. 511–515. Waltham, MA: Academic Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2012. "Documenting biodiversity at different scales." in Yasuni, Tiputini & the web of life, edited by Swing, Kelly, Oxford, Pete, and Bish, Reneé., 231. Quito, Ecuador: Ingwe Press.
  • 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., edited by Junk, W. J., Fernandez Piedade, M. T., Wittmann, F., Schongart, J., and Parolin, P., 313–328. Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York: Springer.
  • 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, edited by Klaudnitzer, B., Schmidt, J., and Erwin, Terry L., 73–88. Entomologische Blätter.
  • 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, edited by Klaudnitzer, B., Schmidt, J., and Erwin, Terry L., 73–88. Entomologische Blätter.
  • 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, edited by Footit, Robert G. and Adler, Peter H., 49–67. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 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., edited by Penev, L.,, Erwin, Terry L., and Assmann, T. ., 77–100. Sofia, Bugaria: Pensoft Publishers.
  • 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., edited by Penev, L.,, Erwin, Terry L., and Assmann, T. ., 77–100. Sofia, Bugaria: Pensoft Publishers.
  • 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, edited by Liebherr, J. K. and Rawlins, J. E., v–vi. Pittsburg, PA: Carnegie Museum.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2007. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Volume 3, edited by Levin, S., 1–7. Amsterdam: Academic Press.
  • 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, edited by Yadvinders, M. and Oliver, O. L., 129–141. Oxford University Press.
  • 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, edited by Yadvinders, M. and Oliver, O. L., 107–128. Oxford University Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2004. "The Biodiversity Question: How many species of terrestrial arthropods are there?." in Forest Canopies, 2nd Edition, edited by Lowman, M. D. and Rrinker, H. B., 259–269. Academic Press, Amsterdam.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2002. "Tropical forests: Their richness in Coleoptera and other arthropod species." in Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries., edited by Chazdon, Robin L. and Whitmore, T. C., 74–75. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2001. "Forest Canopies, Animal Diversity." in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 3, edited by Levin, S., 19–25. New York: Academic Press.
  • 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), edited by Zamotajlov, A. and Sciaky, R., 183–194. Krasnodar: MUISO publications.
  • 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), edited by Ball, George E., Casale, A., and Vigna Taglianti, A., 491–510. XX International Congress of Entomology.
  • 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, edited by Wilson, Don E. and Sandoval, A., 359–368. Lima: Editorial horizonte.
  • Venable, G. L. and Erwin, Terry L. 1997. "Mapping of the biodiversity site at Pakitza." in Manu, The Biodiversity of Southeastern Peru, edited by Wilson, Don E. and Sandoval, A., 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, edited by Reaka-Kudla, M. L., Wilson, Don E., and Wilson, E. O., 27–40. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1995. "Measuring arthropod biodiversity in the tropical forest canopy." in Forest Canopies, edited by Lowman, M. and Nadkarni, N., 109–127. San Diego: Academic Press Inc..
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1993. "An evolutionary basis for conservation strategies." in Perspectives on Biodiversity: Case studies of genetic resource conservation and development, edited by Potter, C. S., Cohen, J. I., and Janczewski, D., 19–25. AAAS.
  • 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.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1992. "Life in the Treetrops." in Australian Encyclopedia of Life, 1.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1991. "The significance of diversity: New challenges for the entomologist." in Entomology serving society: Emerging technologies and challenges, edited by Vinson, S. B. and Metcalf, R. L., 25–39. Lanham, Maryland: Entomological Society of America.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1988. "The tropical forest canopy: the heart of biotic diversity." in Biodiversity, edited by Wilson, E. O., 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, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald and Vanzolini, P. E., 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, edited by Jolivet, P., Petitpierre, E., and Hsiao, t., 73–90. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • 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, edited by Den Boer, P. J., Theile, H. U., and Weber, F., 413–427. Stuttgart, New York: Gustav Fischer.
  • 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, edited by Ball, George E., 437–472. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1984. "Composition and origin of the ground beetle fauna of Sri Lanka (Coleoptera; Carabidae)." in Ecology and Biogeography in Sri Lanka, edited by Fernando, C. H., 371–398. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • 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, edited by Sutton, S. L., Whitmore, T. C., and Chadwick, A. C., 59–75. Oxford, United Kingdom: Blackwell Scientific Publications.
  • 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, edited by Prance, G., 358–371. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1981. "Taxon pulses, vicariance, and dispersal: An evolutionary synthesis illustrated by carabid beetles." in Vicariance Biogeography: A Critique, edited by Nelson, G. and Rosen, D., 159–183. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., and Whitehead, Donald R., Boston: Dr. W. Junk, Publishers.
  • 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., and Whitehead, Donald R., Boston: Dr. W. Junk, 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., 539–592. 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., 355–367. 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., 479–484. 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., 539–592. 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., 355–367. 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, edited by Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L., 479–484. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk b.v. Publishers.
  • 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, edited by Arnett, R., 4.1–4.68. Gainesville, Florida: The Biological Research Institute of America, Inc..
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1973. "The ground beetle components of the Panamanian fauna." in Environmental Monitoring and Baseline Data. Tropical Studies, 124–128.

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  • Erwin, Terry L., Micheli, Charyn, 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. , ed. 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.
  • Penev, L., Erwin, Terry L., and Assmann, T. . , eds. 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.
  • 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.
  • Lindroth, C. H. 1993. The Ground Beetles (Carabidae) of Fennoscandia: A zoogeographic study. Part I. Specific Zoogeographic Facts, edited by Adis, Joachim A. and Erwin, Terry L. . New Delhi, India: Amerind Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
  • 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.
  • 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: Scandianvian Science Press.
  • 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.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Ball, George E., Whitehead, D. R., and Halpern, A. L. , eds. 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. and Erwin, J. L. 1971. A guide to the ground beetle collection in the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (Coleoptera: Carabidae).. Multilithed by SI Duplicating Unit for limited distribution.
Dataset
Magazine Article
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Typecast: The Codes of Nomenclature." ,
  • Erwin, Terry L. 2000. "Lumpers and Splitters." ,
Abstract
  • Erwin, Terry L. 1997. "The Interacting Global Web of Insects, Human Cultures, and Modern Technologies: Global human expansion and diminishing biodiversity."