Sam William Heads, Ph.D.

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Research Output

Article

300 million years of diversification: Elucidating the patterns of orthopteran evolution based on comprehensive taxon and gene sampling

Song, H., Amédégnato, C., Cigliano, M. M., Desutter-Grandcolas, L., Heads, S. W., Huang, Y., Otte, D. & Whiting, M. F., Dec 1 2015, In : Cladistics. 31, 6, p. 621-651 31 p.

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A fossil caddisfly (Insecta: Trichoptera) from the Eocene of Colorado

Robinson, J. L., Thomas, M. J. & Heads, S. W., Apr 4 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4403, 2, p. 389-394 6 p.

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A new fossil cricket of the genus Proanaxipha in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic (Orthoptera, Gryllidae, Pentacentrinae)

Heads, S. W., Penney, D. & Green, D. I., Nov 5 2012, In : ZooKeys. 229, p. 111-118 8 p.

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A new genus and species of elcanidae (Insecta: Orthoptera) from cretaceous burmese amber

Heads, S. W., Jared Thomas, M. & Wang, Y., Dec 7 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4527, 4, p. 575-580 6 p.

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A new parasitoid wasp (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil: The first Mesozoic Pteromalidae

Barling, N., Heads, S. W. & Martill, D. M., Oct 1 2013, In : Cretaceous Research. 45, p. 258-264 7 p.

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A new pygmy mole cricket in cretaceous amber from Burma (Orthoptera: Tridactylidae).

Heads, S. W., 2009, In : Denisia. 26, 2 April 2009, p. 75--82

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A new species of Ripipteryx from Belize with a key to the species of the Scrofulosa group (Orthoptera, Ripipterygidae)

Heads, S. W. & Taylor, S. J., Feb 21 2012, In : ZooKeys. 169, p. 1-8 8 p.

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A new species of Ripipteryx from the Ecuadorian Andes (Orthoptera: Tridactyloidea: Ripipterygidae)

Heads, S. W., May 18 2010, In : Zootaxa. 2476, p. 23-29 7 p.

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A remarkable new pygmy grasshopper (Orthoptera, Tetrigidae) in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic

Heads, S. W., Thomas, M. J. & Yinan Wang, Y., Jul 30 2014, In : ZooKeys. 429, 30 July 2014, p. 87--100

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Comments on the neglected nymphs of mud crickets in the genus Mirhipipteryx (Caelifera: Tridactyloidea: Ripipterygidae)

Baena-Bejarano, N., Heads, S. W. & Taylor, S. J., Sep 27 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4486, 2, p. 180-188 9 p.

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First fossil record of melanoplus differentialis (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae)

Heads, S. W. & Wang, Y., May 1 2013, In : Entomological News. 123, 1, p. 33-37 5 p.

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First record of Scapteriscus abbreviatus from Belize (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)

Heads, S. W., Taylor, S. J. & Krejca, J. K., Sep 1 2013, In : Entomological News. 123, 3, p. 241-244 4 p.

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First records of Dentridactylinae (Orthoptera: Tridactylidae) from Colombia, with description of two new species of Dentridactylus Günther

Baena-Bejarano, N. & Heads, S. W., Mar 29 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4402, 3, p. 575-584 10 p.

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High fidelity preservation of fossil insects from the Crato Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Brazil

Barling, N., Martill, D. M., Heads, S. W. & Gallien, F., Jan 1 2015, In : Cretaceous Research. 52, PB, p. 605-622 18 p.

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New fossil mantidflies (Insecta: Neuroptera: Mantispidae) from the Mesozoic of north-eastern China

Jepson, J. E., Heads, S. W., Makarkin, V. N. & Ren, D., May 1 2013, In : Palaeontology. 56, 3, p. 603-613 11 p.

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New mole crickets of the genus Scapteriscus Scudder from Colombia (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae; Scapteriscinae)

Rodríguez, F. & Heads, S. W., Apr 27 2012, In : Zootaxa. 2012, 3282, p. 61-68 8 p.

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New palaeontinidae (Insecta: Cicadomorpha) from the lower cretaceous crato formation of Brazil

Menon, F., Heads, S. W. & Martill, D. M., Dec 1 2005, In : Cretaceous Research. 26, 6, p. 837-844 8 p.

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New pygmy grasshoppers in miocene amber from the Dominican Republic (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae).

Heads, S. W., 2009, In : Denisia. 26, 2 April 2009, p. 69--74

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Nine true bugs (Heteroptera) newly-discovered in Illinois

Swanson, D. R., Taylor, S. J. & Heads, S. W., May 24 2017, In : Zootaxa. 4269, 4, p. 571-585 15 p.

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On the name of the oldest fossil mushroom

Heads, S. W., Miller, A. N. & Crane, J. L., Dec 1 2017, In : Mycological Progress. 16, 11-12, p. 1071-1072 2 p.

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Taxonomic study of the Cretaceous lacewing family Babinskaiidae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontoidea: Nymphidoidae), with description of new taxa

Makarkin, V. N., Heads, S. W. & Wedmann, S., Oct 2017, In : Cretaceous Research. 78, p. 149-160 12 p.

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The earliest Elcanidae (Insecta, Orthoptera) from the Upper Triassic of North America

Fang, Y., Muscente, A. D., Heads, S. W., Wang, B. & Xiao, S., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Paleontology. 92, 6, p. 1028-1034 7 p.

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The enigmatic Mesozoic insect taxon Chresmodidae (Polyneoptera): New palaeobiological and phylogenetic data, with the description of a new species from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil

Delclòs, X., Nel, A., Azar, D., Bechly, G., Dunlop, J. A., Engel, M. S. & Heads, S. W., May 1 2008, In : Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie - Abhandlungen. 247, 3, p. 353-381 29 p.

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The first Archelcaninae (Orthoptera, Elcanidae) from the Cretaceous Jehol Biota of Liaoning, China

Fang, Y., Heads, S. W., Wang, H., Zhang, H. & Wang, B., Jun 2018, In : Cretaceous Research. 86, p. 129-134 6 p.

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The first Orthoptera (Insecta) from the Triassic of China

Xu, C., Fang, Y., Heads, S., Zhang, Q., Jarzembowski, E. A. & Wang, B., 2019, In : Alcheringa.

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The first record of protogryllinae from the jurassic of India (Orthoptera: Protogryllidae)

La Fuente, R. P. D., Heads, S. W., Hinojosa-Díaz, I. A. & Engel, M. S., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85, 1, p. 53-58 6 p.

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The last batrachideine of Europe: A new genus and species of pygmy grasshopper (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) from Eocene Baltic amber

Thomas, M. J., Skejo, J. & Heads, S. W., Jan 1 2019, In : Zootaxa. 4686, 3, p. 435-445 11 p.

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Open Access

The oldest fossil mushroom

Heads, S. W., Miller, A. N., Crane, J. L., Thomas, M. J., Ruffatto, D. M., Methven, A. S., Raudabaugh, D. B. & Wang, Y., Jun 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 6, e0178327.

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The type specimen and generic placement of Tridactylus galla Saussure, 1895 (Orthoptera: Caelifera: Tridactylidae)

Heads, S. W. & Hollier, J., Nov 15 2016, In : Zootaxa. 4193, 1, p. 195-196 2 p.

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Three new species of the genus ripipteryx from Colombia (Orthoptera, ripipterygidae)

Baena-Bejarano, N. & Heads, S. W., Jan 1 2015, In : ZooKeys. 2015, 502, p. 129-143 15 p.

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Conference contribution

An investigation of unusual shale intervals within a echinoderm-stromatoporoid carbonate buildup from the Kimmswick Formation, Jefferson County, Missouri

Daum, J. M., Wittmer, J. M., Heads, S., Butler, S. K. & Guensburg, T. E., 2016, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America. 5 ed. Champaign, IL, Vol. 48.

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Mud crickets (Orthoptera: Ripipterygidae): phylogenetic relationships of genera and Ripipteryx species groups based on morphology

Baena-Bejarano, N., Sarmiento, C. & Heads, S. W., 2015, Entomology 2015.

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Paleoecology of a Middle Ordovician reef of the Kimmswick Formation, Jefferson County, Missouri

Gabel, V., Wittmer, J. M., Heads, S. & Guensburg, T. E., 2016, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America. Vol. 48:5.

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The fossil insect collaborative: an NSF-funded paleontology collections digitization project

Smith, D. M., Butts, S., Dooley, A. C., Engel, M. S., Farrell, B. D., Grimaldi, D. A., Heads, S. W., Karim, T. S. & Norris, C. A., 2014, GSA Conference 2014.

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Editorial

Letter from the editor

Heads, S. W., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Orthoptera Research. 23, 2, 1 p.

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Letter
Other

A new remarkably-preserved fossil assassin bug (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) from the Green River formation of Colorado

Swanson, D., Heads, S. W., Taylor, S. J. & McPherson, J. E., 2014.

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Fossil insects from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil

Heads, S. W. & Thomas, M. J., 2014.

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Rediscovery of the Milton Sanderson Dominican amber collection

Thomas, M. J. & Heads, S. W., 2014.

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