Andrea Lucky

Publications

2017

Barden, P., Boudinot, B., Lucky, A. 2017. Where fossils dare and males matter: combined morphological and molecular analysis untangles the evolutionary history of the spider ant genus Leptomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Dolichoderinae). Invertebrate Systematics 31: 765-780.

Gibb, H., Dunn, R. R., Sanders, N. J., Grossman, B. F., Photakis, M., Abril, S., Agosti, D., Andersen, A. N., Angulo, E., Armbrecht, I., Arnan, X., Baccaro, F. B., Bishop, T. R., Boulay, R., Brühl, C., Castracani, C., Cerda, X., Del Toro, I., Delsinne, T., Diaz, M., Donoso, D. A., Ellison, A. M., Enriquez, M. L., Fayle, T. M., Feener, D. H., Fisher, B. L., Fisher, R. N., Fitzpatrick, M. C., Gómez, C., Gotelli, N. J., Gove, A., Grasso, D. A., Groc, S., Guenard, B., Gunawardene, N., Heterick, B., Hoffmann, B., Janda, M., Jenkins, C., Kaspari, M., Klimes, P., Lach, L., Laeger, T., Lattke, J., Leponce, M., Lessard, J.-P., Longino, J., Lucky, A., Luke, S. H., Majer, J., McGlynn, T. P., Menke, S., Mezger, D., Mori, A., Moses, J., Munyai, T. C., Pacheco, R., Paknia, O., Pearce-Duvet, J., Pfeiffer, M., Philpott, S. M., Resasco, J., Retana, J., Silva, R. R., Sorger, M. D., Souza, J., Suarez, A., Tista, M., Vasconcelos, H. L., Vonshak, M., Weiser, M. D., Yates, M., Parr, C. L. 2017. A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology 98: 883-884.

Somjee, U. g, Lucky, A. 2017. Featured Creatures: forked fungus beetle (suggested common name) Bolitotherus cornutus (Panzer) 1794 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Retrieved Dec. 20, 2017 from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/beetles/forked_fungus_beetle.htm

Simoes de Castro Dias, V. g, Lucky, A. 2017. Featured Creatures: South American fruit fly (suggested common name), Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann) (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae). Retrieved Dec. 20, 2017 from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/fruit/tropical/south_american_fruit_fly.htm

Runkel, A. g, Burkett-Cadena, N., Lucky, A. Featured Creatures: ebony jewelwing, black-winged damselfly (suggested common name), Calopteryx maculata (Beauvois, 1807) (Insecta: Odonata: Calopterygidae). Retrieved Dec. 11, 2017 from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/odonata/Calopteryx_maculata.htm

Johnston, N. g, Stansly, Lucky, A. Featured Creatures: hairy rove beetle, Creophilus maxillosus (Linnaeus) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Retrieved Dec. 11, 2017 from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/beetles/hairy_rove_beetle.htm

Williams, J.L. g, Lucky, A. 2017. Featured Creatures: robust crazy ant (suggested common name), Nylanderia bourbonica (Forel) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Retrieved Dec. 11, 2017 from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/ants/robust_crazy_ant.htm

Carias, A.M. g, Lucky, A. 2017. Featured Creatures: fiery searcher, Calosoma scrutator (Fabricius 1775) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae). University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved May 24, 2017 from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/BENEFICIAL/BEETLES/Calosoma_scrutator.htm

Williams, J.L. g, Lucky, A. 2017. Featured Creatures: winter ant, Prenolepis imparis (Say) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved Feb 28, 2017 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/ants/Prenolepis_imparis.htm

2016

Vitone, T., Stofer, K., Steininger, M.S., Dunn, R.R., Hulcr, J., Lucky, A. (2016).School of Ants goes to college: Integrating citizen science into the general education classroom increases engagement with science. Journal of Science Communication 15(01), A03.

Gomez, D. g, Lucky, A., Hulcr. J. 2016. Featured Creatures: sirex woodwasp, Sirex noctilio Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Siricidae). University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved Jan 10, 2017 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/wasps/Sirex_noctilio.htm

Huang, Y. g, Hulcr. J., Johnson, A.J. g, Lucky, A. 2016. Featured Creatures: a bark beetle, Hypothenemus eruditus Westwood, 1836 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved Sept. 13, 2016 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/beetles/Hypothenemus_eruditus.htm

Tan, D. g, Lucky, A., 2016. Featured Creatures: Apis dorsata Fabricius, giant honey bee. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved March 8, 2016 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/BFLY/Carolina_satyr.htm

Menocal Sandoval, O.A. g, Carillo, D., Hulcr, J., Lucky, A. 2016. Featured Creatures: fruit-tree pinhole borer, Xyleborus saxesenii Ratzeburg, 1837. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved May 8, 2016 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/beetles/Xyleborinus_saxesenii.htm

Jiang, S. g, Lucky, A. 2016. Featured Creatures: Apis dorsata Fabricius, giant honey bee. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved March 8, 2016 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/URBAN/roaches/brown-banded_cockroach.htm

Jack, C.J. g, Lucky, A., Ellis, J.D. 2016. Featured Creatures: Apis dorsata Fabricius, giant honey bee. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved March 8, 2016 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/MISC/BEES/Apis_dorsata.htm

2015

Steininger, M.S., Storer, C., Hulcr, J., Lucky, A. 2015. Alternative preservatives of insect DNA for citizen science and other low-cost applications. Invertebrate Systematics  29(5) 468-472.

Economo, E.P., Sarnat, E.M., Janda, M., Clouse, R., Klimov, P.B., Fischer, G., Blanchard, B.D., Ramirez, L.N., Andersen, A.N., Berman, M., Guénard, B., Lucky, A., Rabeling, C., Wilson, E.O., Knowles, L.L. 2015. Breaking out of biogeographic modules: range expansion and taxon cycles in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. Journal of Biogeography.

Gibb, H., Sanders, N.J., Dunn, R.R., Watson, S., Photakis, M., Silvia, A., Andersen, A.N., Angulo, E., Armbrecht, I., Arnan, X., Baccaro, F.B., Boulay, R., Castracani, C., Del Toro, I., Delsinne, T., Diaz, M., Donoso, D.A., Enriquez, M.L., Fayle, T.M., Feener, D.L. Jr., Fitzpatrick, M.C., Gomez, C., Grasso, D.A., Groc, S., Heterick, B., Hoffmann, B.D., Lach, L., Lattke, J., Leponce, M., Lessard, J.P., Longino, J., Lucky, A., Majer, J., Menke, S.A., Mezger, D., Mori, A., Paknia, O., Pearce-Duvet, J., Pfeiffer, M., Philpott, S.M., de Souza, J.L.P., Tista, M., Vonshak, M., Parr, C.L. 2015. Climate mediates the effects of disturbance on ant assemblage structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282.1808 (2015): 20150418.

Steininger, M.S. g, Hulcr, J., Sigut, M., Lucky, A. 2015. Simple and efficient trap for bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to facilitate invasive species monitoring and citizen involvement. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jee/tov014.

Paulus, L. g, Lucky, A. 2015. Featured Creatures: Polistes Carolina (L.), Paper wasp or Red wasp. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved December 18, 2015 from http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/MISC/WASPS/Polistes_carolina.htm

Sobel, J., Lucky, A., Hulcr, J. Featured Creatures: Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff, 1868, an ambrosia beetle. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/beetles/Xyleborus_affinis.htm

You, L., Lucky, A., Hulcr. J. 2015. Featured Creatures: Euwallacea fornicatus, The Tea Shot Hole borer. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/beetles/tea_shot_hole_borer.htm

2014

Lucky, A., Savage, A.M., Nichols, L.M, Castracani, C., Shell, L., Grasso, D., Mori, A., and Dunn, R.R. 2014. Assessing backyard biodiversity across broad spatial scales: The School of Ants Citizen Science Project. Ecosphere 5: 78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES13-00364.1

Vitone, T., Lucky, A. 2014. Featured Creatures: Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus). (IFAS Publication Number: EENY-600). Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/MISC/ANTS/pavement_ant.htm

2013

Lucky, A., Trautwein, M.D., Guénard, B. Weiser, M.D. and Dunn, R.R. (2013). Tracing the Rise of Ants – Out of the Ground. PLoS ONE 8(12): e84012. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084012. [PDF]

Jonathan Z. Shik, Lauren M. Nichols, Andrea Lucky, and Mariëlle H. Hoefnagels. 2013. Ants as Model Organisms to Study Species Coexistence. Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching 34: 233-239. [PDF]

Crockett, C.D., Lucky, A., Liburd, O.E., Kester, K.E. 2013. Featured Creatures: Cotesia congregata (Say) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Braconidae) (IFAS Publication Number: EENY-598). Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/MISC/WASPS/Cotesia_congregata.htm

2012

Guénard, B., McCaffrey, K.A., Lucky, A., Dunn, R.R. (2012) Ants of North Carolina: an updated list (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3552: 1–36.[PDF]

Hulcr, J., Latimer, A.M., Henley, J.B., Rountree, N.R., Fierer, N., Lucky, A., Lowman, M.D., Dunn, R.R. (2012). A jungle in there: bacteria in belly buttons are highly diverse, but predictable. PLoS ONE 7(11): e47712. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047712. [PDF]

2011

Guenard, B. and A. Lucky (2011). Shuffling leaf litter samples produces more accurate and precise snapshots of terrestrial arthropod community composition. Environmental Entomology 40: 1523-1529.[PDF]

Lucky, A. 2011. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the spider ants, genus Leptomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.03.004 [PDF]

Lucky, A., E.M. Sarnat and L.E. Alonso (2011). Survey of the ants of the Muller Range of Papua New Guinea. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 60: 45-53.

Lucky, A., K. Sagata and E.M. Sarnat (2011). Survey of the ants of the Nakanai Mountains of East New Britain, Papua New Guinea. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 60: 158-157.

2010 and prior

Lucky, A. and P.S. Ward. 2010. Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Leptomyrmex Mayr. Zootaxa 2688: 1-67. [PDF]

Lucky, A. and E.M. Sarnat. 2010. Biogeography and diversification of the Pacific ant genus Lordomyrma Emery. Journal of Biogeography 37: 624-634. [PDF] [Supplemental]

Lucky, A. 2009. Urb-ants (Book review of Urban Ants of North America and Europe by Klotz et al., 2008). Systematic Entomology 34: 406-407. [PDF]

Lucky, A. and E.M. Sarnat. 2008. New species of Lordomyrma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Southeast Asia and Fiji. Zootaxa 1681: 37–46. [PDF]

Lucky, A., T.L. Erwin and J.D. Witman. 2002. Temporal and spatial diversity and distribution of arboreal Carabidae (Coleoptera) in a western amazonian rain forest. Biotropica 34(3): 376-386. [PDF]

Lucky, A.W., P. Sayers, J.D. Argus and A. Lucky. 2001. Avian mite bites acquired from a new source. Archives of Dermatology 137(2): 167-170. [PDF]