Al Wheeler

Adjunct Professor, Entomology


Al WheelerEmail: awhlr@clemson.edu
Office: 864-656-5061

Department:
School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences

Location:
261 Poole Agricultural Center


Education:
B.A., Grinnell College 1966 (Biology)
Ph.D., Cornell University 1971

Research interest:
Ecology of terrestrial Heteroptera, especially Miridae :: Insects of specialized communities, e.g., granite outcrops, pine barrens, shale barrens :: Detection and distribution of adventive insects in North America

Publications:
Wheeler, A.G., Jr. 2001. Biology of the Plant Bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae): Pests, Predators, Opportunists. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 507 pp.
Wheeler, A.G., Jr. 2000. Plant bugs (Miridae) as plant pests. pp. 37-83 In C. W. Schaefer and A.R. Panizzi, eds., Heteroptera of Economic Importance. CRC Press, Boca Raton.
Wheeler, A.G., Jr. 2000. Predacious plant bugs (Miridae). pp. 657-693 In C.W. Schaefer and A.R. Panizzi, eds., Heteroptera of Economic Importance. CRC Press, Boca Raton.
Wheeler, A.G., Jr. 1999. Oncozygia clavicornis Stål and Allopodops mississippiensis Harris and Johnston: Association of rarely collected Nearctic turtle bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Podopinae) with an introduced African grass. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 101:714-721.
Cohen, A.C. and A.G. Wheeler, Jr. 1998. Role of saliva in the highly destructive fourlined plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae: Mirinae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 91: 94-100.
Wheeler, A.G., Jr. and T.J. Henry. 1992. A Synthesis of the Holarctic Miridae (Heteroptera): Distribution, Biology, and Origin, with Emphasis on North America. Thomas Say Found. Monogr. 15. Entomological Society of America, Lanham, Md. 282 pp.