Pacific Biogeographic Patterns

Liebherr, J.K. & D.R. Maddison. 2013. Colonization of the Pacific by Bembidion beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae), with description of Bembidion tahitiense, sp. nov., from Tahiti, French Polynesia. Invertebrate Systematics 27: 439-449 (DOI:

Liebherr, J.K. 2013. The Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Moriomorphini) of Tahiti, Society Islands. ZooKeys 322: 170 pp. (DOI:

Liebherr, J.K. 2012. New Mecyclothorax spp. (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Moriomorphini) define Mont Mauru, eastern Tahiti Nui, as a distinct area of endemism. ZooKeys 227: 63-99 (DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.227.3797).

Liebherr, J.K. 2012. The first precinctive Carabidae from Moorea, Society Islands: new Mecyclothorax spp. (Coleoptera) from the summit of Mont Tohiea. ZooKeys 224: 37-80 (DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.224.3675).

Liebherr, J.K. & P.D. Krushelnycky. 2011. Mecyclothorax palikea, sp. n. from the Waianae Range, Oahu, and the biogeographical history of Hawaii’s M. flavomarginatus species group (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Moriomorphini). Insect Systematics & Evolution 43(4): 365-384 (DOI: 10.1163/187631211X608718).

Liebherr, J.K. 2011. The Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Moriomorphini) of West Maui, Hawaii: taxonomy, biogeography, and conservation. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 58(1): 15-76 (DOI: dez0005d-1c_015-076).

Liebherr, J.K., A. Casale, T.L. Erwin & G.E. Ball. 2010. On the provenance of Boheman’s “Eugenies resa” Carabidae (Coleoptera) allegedly described from Hawaii. Coleopterists Bulletin 64: 221-229 (DOI:

Liebherr, J.K., S.L. Montgomery, R.A. Englund & G.A. Samuelson. 2009. The first Hawaiian occurrence of the alien ground beetle Agonum muelleri (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii island. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 41: 97-103. 96.

Liebherr, J.K. 2009. Native and alien Carabidae (Coleoptera) share Lanai, an ecologically devastated island. Coleopterists Bulletin 63: 383-411.

Liebherr, J.K. 2009. Taxonomic revision of the Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of Oahu: epithets as epitaphs for an endangered fauna? Systematic Entomology 34: 649-687.

Liebherr, J.K. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Hawaiian Bembidion Latreille (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Bembidiini) with a discussion of their reductive and derivative evolutionary specializations. Annals of Carnegie Museum 77: 31-78.

Liebherr, J.K. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Mecyclothorax Sharp (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of Hawaii Island: abundant genitalic variation in a nascent island radiation. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitshrift 55: 19-78.

Liebherr, J.K. 2007[2006]. Taxonomic revision of the Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Psydrini) of Molokai, Hawaii and recognition of areas of endemism on Kamakou Volcano. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 114: 179-281.

Short, A.E.Z. & J.K. Liebherr. 2007. Systematics and biology of the endemic water scavenger beetles of Hawaii (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae, Hydrophilini). Systematic Entomology 32: 601-624.

Liebherr, J.K. 2007[2006]. Recognition and description of Blackburnia kavanaughi, new species (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Kauai, Hawaii. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 114: 17-27.

Liebherr, J.K. & A.E.Z. Short. 2007[2006]. Blackburnia riparia, new species (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Platynini): a novel element in the Hawaiian riparian insect fauna. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 114: 1-16.

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