Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois


  • I am broadly interested in biodiversity informatics.
  • I work with the Species File Group.
  • I'm a taxonomist who has described Hymenoptera in the families Platygastridae (=Scelionidae) and Diapriidae.


(last 5 published)

  • Wirkner CS, Göpel T, Runge J , Keiler J, Klussmann-Fricke B-J, Huckstorf K, Scholz S, Mikó I, Yoder M, Richter S (in press) The first organ based ontology for arthropods (Ontology of Arthropod Circulatory Systems OArCS) and a semantic model for the formalization of morphological descriptions. Systematic Biology.
  • Mikó I, Trietsch C, Sandall E, Yoder MJ, Hines H, Deans AR (2016) Malagasy Conostigmus and the secret of scutes. PeerJ 4:e2682, doi: 10.7717/peerj.2682
  • Deans AR, … Yoder MJ … et al. (2015) Finding Our Way through Phenotypes. PLoS Biology. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002033
  • Mikó I, Copeland RS, Balhoff JP, Yoder MJ, Deans AR (2014) Folding wings like a cockroach: a review of transverse wing folding ensign wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae: Afrevania and Trissevania). PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094056
  • Yoder M, Valerio A, Polaszek A, van Noort S, Masner L, Johnson N (2014) Monograph of the Afrotropical species of Scelio Latreille (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae), egg parasitoids of acridid grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Acrididae). ZooKeys 380: 1-188. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.380.5755

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