Igor Sokolov

Igor Sokolov
Independent Researcher · Entomology

PhD

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Additional affiliations
March 2012 - April 2014
California Academy of Sciences
Position
  • Schlinger Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
March 2006 - August 2009
Louisiana State University
Position
  • PostDoc Position

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Publications (40)
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Anillinus alleni Sokolov and Carlton, new species, is described from the Ozark Mountain Interior Highlands (type locality: Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, Stone County, Arkansas, USA) based on four specimens collected using soil washing followed by Berlese extraction. The species is unique among anilline carabids in possessing extremely large, s...
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Four new species of the formerly monotypic genus Pelodiaetodes are described from New Zealand. Three of them: P. constricticollis, sp. n., P. moorei, sp. n., and P. aldermensis, sp. n., occurring on the North Island, are morphologically similar to the type species, P. prominens Moore. The fourth species, P. nunni, sp. n., occurring on the South Isl...
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The Texas fauna of the genus Anillinus Casey, 1918 includes three previously described species (A. affabilis (Brues), 1902, A. depressus (Jeannel), 1963 and A. sinuatus (Jeannel), 1963) and four new species here described: A. acutipennis Sokolov & Reddell, sp. n. (type locality: Fort Hood area, Bell County, Texas); A. comalensis Sokolov & Kavanaugh...
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One new genus and eight new species of anilline carabids are described from southern Mexico. The new genus, Zapotecanillus gen. n., is established for Z. oaxacanus (type species) sp. n., Z. nanus sp. n., Z. iviei sp. n., Z. ixtlanus sp. n., Z. montanus sp. n., and Z. kavanaughi sp. n. from the Sierra Madre de Oaxaca, Z. pecki sp. n. from the Sierra...
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Based upon external features of adults of the genus Zeanillus ten species are recognized, seven of which are new to science. Because of significant morphological differences, all species are arranged in four subgenera: the nominotypical subgenus Zeanillus, including Z. phyllobius (Broun), Z. punctigerus (Broun), and Z. nunni, new species (New Zeala...
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Species of flightless litter ground beetles of the tribe Anillini, genus Nesamblyops, from the North Island and from the north-eastern part of the South Island are revised. Eight new species are described and one previously known species, Nesamblyops oreobius (Broun), is re-described. Nesamblyops oreobius, the only hitherto recorded species from th...
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Two new species of blind cavernicolous ground beetles in the genus Anillinus Casey are described from Texas. Based on the structure of the male genitalia, Anillinus reddelli sp. nov. (type locality: SW Bypass Cave, Williamson County, Texas) is closely related to A. forthoodensis Sokolov and Reddell from the neighboring Bell County. Based on the str...
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New collection efforts led to re-discovery of Carabus (Carabus) vinctus (Weber) in Louisiana after the first record in 1874. The presumed range of the species in Louisiana is confined to the bottomland forests of the Lake Pontchartrain hydrological system including the lower flows of incoming streams. New locality extends the range of the species i...
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A new species of blind subterranean ground beetle in the genus Anillinus Casey is described from Florida. Anillinus albrittonorum sp. nov. (type locality: 6 miles NW High Springs, Columbia County, Florida) has a unique structure of female genitalia and occupies an isolated position within the genus. This new species is illustrated with images of th...
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Two new species of blind ground beetles are described from the southern United States. One species, Anillinus relictus sp. nov. (type locality: E of Oneonta, Blount County, Alabama), based on the structure of male genitalia, is similar to Texan Anillinus , in particular to the endogean A. sinuatus Jeannel. The second species, A. felicianus sp. nov....
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Four new species of anilline ground beetles are described from Alabama. Two species from Jackson County, Anillinus clinei new species, and Anillinus folkertsioides new species, are troglobitic and litter species, respectively. Anillinus hildebrandti new species, is a troglobitic species from a cave in Morgan County. Anillinus humicolus new species,...
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Citation: Sokolov IM (2019) A review of the genus Pelodiaetus Jeannel (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Anillini) of New Zealand, with re-description of the genus, description of a new species, and notes on the evolutionary history. ZooKeys Abstract On the basis of new morphological data a re-description of the genus Pelodiaetus is provided, a new species of...
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A new species of the genus Eripus, E. balli, sp. nov. is described from Honduras (Honduras, Cortés, Parque Nacional Cusuco). Digital images of the new species and its relatives are given for comparison. A taxonomic key as well as a distribution map for Honduran species of Eripus are provided.
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Insects that live in the saltwater and brackish marshes, which fringe the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, are largely unstudied. During 2011–2013, a survey of insect fauna of the coastal salt marshes of the Mississippi Delta in Louisiana was conducted. We present the species of terrestrial representatives of Heteroptera and Auchenorrhyncha co...
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One new state record and two range extensions are documented in California for three species of adventive European carabid species: Harpalus affinis (Schrank, 1781) and Amara apricaria (Paykull, 1790) and Agonum muelleri (Herbst, 1784), respectively.
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A new species of Anillinus Casey, 1918, is described from the Oak Ridge area, Roane County, Tennessee, in the eastern United States. Based on the presence of two patches with effaced microsculpture on the vertex, Anillinus inexpectatus, new species, belongs to the Anillinus loweae-group of species. Within this group, a patch of long setae on the ve...
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Our review recognizes 15 species of the integripennis species group of Geocharidius from Nuclear Central America, include three species previously described (G. gimlii Erwin, G. integripennis (Bates) and G. zullinii Vigna Taglianti) and 12 described here as new. They are: G. andersoni sp. n. (type locality: Chiapas, Chiapas Highlands, Cerro Huitepe...
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Five new species of anilline ground beetles are described from Alabama. two species, Anillinus kingi, new species, and Anillinus davidsoni, new species, are litter and endogean species, respectively, from Blount Mountain ridge (St. Clair county). Anillinus cavicola, new species, and Anillinus tombarri, new species, are troglobitic species from cave...
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We investigated the taxonomic implications of two species of the anilline carabid genus Anillinus Casey described from Brazil, Anillinus minor Zaballos and Mateu and Anillinus magnus Zaballos and Mateu. Comparison of the aedeagus of A. minor to those of North American representatives of the genus led to the conclusion that A. minor should be placed...
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Five new species of anilline ground beetles (Carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidiini) are described from the Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont Plateau of eastern United States. Two species, Anillinus unicoi n. sp. (from the Unicoi Mountains, North Carolina) and A. carltoni n. sp. (from the Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina/ Tennessee), inhabit the cr...
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The Anillinus loweae–species group comprises five species occurring in the southern Appalachian Mountains and adjacent upland terrains in southeastern United States. Three new species are described herein. Two are members of theloweae-group, Anillinus merritti sp. nov. from Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) (southeastern Tennessee and wes...
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Two species of bark lice, Xanthocaecilius sommermanae Mockford and Polypsocus corruptus Hagen, collected in a canopy Malaise trap placed in Great Smoky Mountains National Park as part of a survey of the park's fauna, were found to be infected with microsporidia. Diagnosis was originally based on light microscopy, and was confirmed by PCR amplificat...
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Ninety three bumble bees belonging to the genus Bombus, subgenus Pyrobombus (three Bombus vagans, seven Bombus bimaculatus, 17 B. sandersoni and 68 B. impatiens) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park were examined for microsporidia. Light microscopy of calcoflour and trichrome-stained smears, and PCR revealed infection with N. bombi in one speci...
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A new species of Anillinus is described from the Ozark Region of central United States. Anillinus aleyae new species, is based on specimens collected in southern Missouri (36.5585°N, 92.8134°W). The discovery of this species extends the western part of the range of Anillinus approximately 170 km north of its closest known congeners from the Ouachit...
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Two new species of anilline ground beetles are described from the Appalachian Mountains of eastern United States. The description of Serranillus septentrionis n. sp. is based on specimens collected in montane areas of western Virginia (37°25.33’N, 79°45.43’W). This species extends the range of the genus approximately 200 km north of its closest kno...
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The Anillinus langdoni-species group is characterized and two new species are described, Anillinus cieglerae Sokolov and Carlton sp. nov. and A. pusillus Sokolov and Carlton sp. nov., both from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The langdoni-group includes four species at present, three apparently endemic to the Great Smoky Mountains and adjacent...
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Thelohania solenopsae is a natural pathogen of the red imported fire ant Solenopsis invictae, a pest widely distributed in the southern USA. Several introductions of T. solenopsae have succeeded in certain areas where microsporidium does not occur in assessment of T. solenopsae as a long-term biological control agent. A major problem in field intro...
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The subtribe Anillina in southeastern United States includes the genera Serranillus and Anillinus, both of which are endemic to the region.Serranillus contains two species, S. jeanneli Barr, the type- species and S. dunavani (Jeannel), new combination, transferred from Anillinus. Both occur in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Anillinus contains...
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Outbreaks of Calliptamus italicus L. and grasshoppers cause significant yield losses due to the recent extension of vast unmanaged agricultural lands in Russia. The problem of a choice of adequate insecticides to control grasshopper outbreaks as well as the lack of knowledge on non-target effect of anti-grasshopper insecticides in Russia inspired t...
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A taxonomical review, based on re-examination of the types and extensive original materi­als of the Caucasian species of the subgenus Peryphanes Jeannel, 1941 (Coleptera: Carabidae: Bembidion Latreille, 1802) is given. Altogether, 8 species are recognized as valid within the area in question, three of them being new to science: Bembidion imereticum...
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Based on extensive material from the Caucasus and adjacent territories borrowed from Russian Museums and private collections (more than 3240 specimens) all Caucasian species of the subgenus Bembidionetolitzkya are treated and reviewed. As a result four new species of Bembidionetolitzkya are described: B. mingrelicum, B. motzfeldi, and B. pseudocyan...
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Bembidion avaricum sp.n. from central and eastern Caucasus is described. For Caucasian form of B. terminale Heer the taxonomic rank is re-established and the valid name for this form is the senior synonym B. pulcherrimum Mots. B. kirgisorum Net. is also treated as a distinct species, not a subspecies of B. terminale Heer
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Two new species of Trechini are described from SW Altai: Epaphiopsis (Epaphiama) jacobsoni Sokolov & Shilenkov sp.n. and Trechus holzun Shilenkov & Sokolov sp.n.

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