Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Jason L Robinson
Title: Associate Entomologist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Office address:
Natural Resources Studies Annex
Champaign, IL 61820
Address mailcode: 652
Office room: 105 NRSA
Phone: 217-300-3556
Fax: 217-244-0802

Insect ecology, biogeography, dispersal, taxonomy
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Professional affiliations:

Society for Freshwater Science- Taxonomic Expert, Trichoptera

Selected publications:
JL Robinson, CR Parker.  2019.  Rhyacophila dandaganu, a new caddisfly from the southern Cumberland Plateau (USA) (Trichoptera: Rhyacophilidae). Zoosymposia 14: 261–272. DOI: 10.11646/zoosymposia.14.1.29
JL Robinson, MJ Thomas, SW Heads. 2018. A fossil caddisfly (Insecta: Trichoptera) from the Eocene of Colorado. 
Zootaxa 4403 (2): 389–394.
JL Robinson, JA Fordyce.  2017.  Species-free species distribution models describe macroecological properties of protected area networks. PLoS ONE 12(3):e0173443 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173443
JL Robinson, MJ Wetzel, JS Tiemann. 2017. Some Phoretic Associations of Macroinvertebrates on Transplanted Federally Endangered Freshwater Mussels.  Northeastern Naturalist 24(4) DOI:10.1656/045.024.0414
JL Robinson, CR Parker, JA Fordyce.  2016.  Conservation of aquatic insect species across a protected area network: null model reveals shortfalls of biogeographical knowledge. Journal of Insect Conservation DOI: 10.1007/s10841-016-9889-3
JL Robinson, PS Rand. 2005. Discontinuity in fish assemblages across an elevation gradient in a southern Appalachian watershed, USA. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 14 (1), 14-23

DR Lenat, DE Ruiter, CR Parker, JL Robinson, SR Beaty, OS Flint Jr. 2010. Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Records for North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist 9(2): 201-236.

Xin Zhou, Jason L Robinson, Christy J Geraci, Charles R Parker, Oliver S Flint Jr, David A Etnier, David Ruiter, R Edward DeWalt, Luke M Jacobus, Paul DN Hebert. 2011. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30(1): 131- 162.

MA Floyd, JK Moulton, GA Schuster, CR Parker, J Robinson. 2012. An Annotated Checklist of the Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) of Kentucky.
Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science 73(1): 4-40

LE Harvey, CJ Geraci, JL Robinson, JC Morse, KM Kjer, X Zhou. 2012. Diversity of mitochondrial and larval morphology characters in the genus Diplectrona (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) in the eastern United States. Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 5: 191- 211.
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Program affiliates:

Assistant Research Professor, UIUC Dep. Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Professional society involvement and activities:
Society of Freshwater Science
American Fisheries Society

BS Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, NC State University

MS Zoology, NC State University

PhD Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee

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