Andrew R. Deans, Ph.D.

Andrew R. Deans, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Director of the Frost Entomological Museum
Merkle Lab
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Systematics, natural history collections

Education

  • PhD - University of Illinois (Entomology)
  • MS - University of Arkansas (Entomology)
  • BA - University of New Mexico (Biology)

Publications

A taxonomic revision of nearctic conostigmus (hymenoptera: ceraphronoidea: megaspilidae)
Zootaxa, Trietsch, Carolyn, Mikó, István, Ezray, Briana, Deans, Andrew R., 2020

Phylogenomics of Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera) and implications for evolution of mode of parasitism and viral endogenization
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Sharanowski, Barbara J., Ridenbaugh, Ryan D., Piekarski, Patrick K., Broad, Gavin R., Burke, Gaelen R., Deans, Andrew R., Lemmon, Alan R., Moriarty Lemmon, Emily C., Diehl, Gloria J., Whitfield, James B., Hines, Heather M., 2020

Multi-gene phylogeny and divergence estimations for evaniidae (hymenoptera)
PeerJ, Sharanowski, Barbara J., Peixoto, Leanne, Molin, Anamaria Dal, Deans, Andrew R., 2019

Fat in the Leg: Function of the Expanded Hind Leg in Gasteruptiid Wasps (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae)
Insect Systematics and Diversity, Miko, Istvan, Rahman, Sarthok Rasique, Anzaldo, Salvatore S., Van De Kamp, Thomas, Parslow, Ben A., Tatarnic, Nikolai J., Wetherington, Maxwell, Anderson, Julie, Schilder, Rudolf Johannes, Ulmer, Jonah M., Deans, Andrew Robert, Hines, Heather M., 2019

Revision of Trassedia (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronidae), an Evolutionary Relict with an Unusual Distribution
Insect Systematics and Diversity, Mikó, István, Trietsch, Carolyn, Van De Kamp, Thomas, Masner, Lubomír, Ulmer, Jonah M., Yoder, Matthew Jon, Zuber, Marcus, Sandall, Emily L., Baumbach, Tilo, Deans, Andrew R., 2018

The insect collectors' code
American Entomologist, Trietsch, Carolyn, Deans, Andrew R., 2018

Unique extrication structure in a new megaspilid, Dendrocerus scutellaris Trietsch & Mikó (Hymenoptera: Megaspilidae)
Biodiversity Data Journal, Trietsch, Carolyn, Mikó, István, Notton, David G., Deans, Andrew R., 2018

Ceraphron krogmanni (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronidae), a new species from Lower Saxony with unusual male genitalia
Biodiversity Data Journal, Ulmer, Jonah M., Miko, Istvan, Deans, Andrew R., 2018

A new megaspilid wasp from Eocene Baltic amber (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronoidea), with notes on two non-ceraphronoid families: Radiophronidae and Stigmaphronidae
PeerJ, Mikó, István, van de Kamp, Thomas, Trietsch, Carolyn, Ulmer, Jonah M., Zuber, Marcus, Baumbach, Tilo, Deans, Andrew R., 2018

Translucent cuticle and setiferous patches in Megaspilidae (Hymenoptera, Ceraphronoidea)
Journal of Hymenoptera Research, Trietsch, Carolyn, Mikó, István, Ulmer, Jonah M., Deans, Andrew R., 2017

Pteroceraphron Dessart new to the USA (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronoidea)
Biodiversity Data Journal, Mikó, István, Masner, Lubomír, Deans, Andrew Robert, 2016

Malagasy Conostigmus (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronoidea) and the secret of scutes
PeerJ, Mikó, István, Trietsch, Carolyn, Sandall, Emily L., Yoder, Matthew Jon, Hines, Heather, Deans, Andrew Robert, 2016

Emerging semantics to link phenotype and environment
PeerJ, Thessen, Anne E., Bunker, Daniel E., Buttigieg, Pier Luigi, Cooper, Laurel D., Dahdul, Wasila M., Domisch, Sami, Franz, Nico M., Jaiswal, Pankaj, Lawrence-Dill, Carolyn J., Midford, Peter E., Mungall, Christopher J., Ramírez, Martin J., Specht, Chelsea D., Vogt, Lars, Vos, Rutger Aldo, Walls, Ramona L., White, Jeffrey W., Zhang, Guanyang, Deans, Andrew R., Huala, Eva, Lewis, Suzanna E., Mabee, Paula M., 2015

Finding Our Way through Phenotypes
PLoS Biology, Deans, Andrew R., Lewis, Suzanna E., Huala, Eva, Anzaldo, Salvatore S., Ashburner, Michael, Balhoff, James P., Blackburn, David C., Blake, Judith A., Burleigh, J. Gordon, Chanet, Bruno, Cooper, Laurel D., Courtot, Mélanie, Csösz, Sándor, Cui, Hong, Dahdul, Wasila, Das, Sandip, Dececchi, T. Alexander, Dettai, Agnes, Diogo, Rui, Druzinsky, Robert E., Dumontier, Michel, Franz, Nico M., Friedrich, Frank, Gkoutos, George V., Haendel, Melissa, Harmon, Luke J., Hayamizu, Terry F., He, Yongqun, Hines, Heather M., Ibrahim, Nizar, Jackson, Laura M., Jaiswal, Pankaj, James-Zorn, Christina, Köhler, Sebastian, Lecointre, Guillaume, Lapp, Hilmar, Lawrence, Carolyn J., Le Novère, Nicolas, Lundberg, John G., Macklin, James, Mast, Austin R., Midford, Peter E., Mikó, István, Mungall, Christopher J., Oellrich, Anika, Osumi-Sutherland, David, Parkinson, Helen, Ramírez, Martín J., Richter, Stefan, Robinson, Peter N., Ruttenberg, Alan, Schulz, Katja S., Segerdell, Erik, Seltmann, Katja C., Sharkey, Michael J., Smith, Aaron D., Smith, Barry, Specht, Chelsea D., Squires, R. Burke, Thacker, Robert W., Thessen, Anne, Fernandez-Triana, Jose, Vihinen, Mauno, Vize, Peter D., Vogt, Lars, Wall, Christine E., Walls, Ramona L., Westerfeld, Monte, Wharton, Robert A., Wirkner, Christian S., Woolley, James B., Yoder, Matthew J., Zorn, Aaron M., Mabee, Paula, 2015

Folding wings like a cockroach: A review of transverse wing folding ensign wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae: Afrevania and Trissevania)
PLoS One, Mikó, István, Copeland, Robert S., Balhoff, James P., Yoder, Matthew J., Deans, Andrew R., 2014

The maxillo-labial complex of Sparasion (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea)
Journal of Hymenoptera Research, Popovici, Ovidiu Alin, Mikó, István, Seltmann, Katja C., Deans, Andrew R., 2014

A semantic model for species description applied to the ensign wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) of new caledonia
Systematic Biology, Balhoff, James P., Mikó, István, Yoder, Matthew J., Mullins, Patricia L., Deans, Andrew R., 2013

Order hymenoptera
Zootaxa, Aguiar, Alexandre P., Deans, Andrew R., Engel, Michael S., Forshage, Mattias, Huber, John T., Jennings, John T., Johnson, Norman F., Lelej, Arkady S., Longino, John T., Lohrmann, Volker, Mikó, István, Ohl, Michael, Rasmussen, Claus, Taeger, Andreas, Yu, Dicky Sick Ki, 2013

The need for data standards in zoomorphology
Journal of Morphology, Vogt, Lars, Nickel, Michael, Jenner, Ronald A., Deans, Andrew R., 2013

Utilizing Descriptive Statements from the Biodiversity Heritage Library to Expand the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology
PLoS One, Seltmann, Katja C., Pénzes, Zsolt, Yoder, Matthew J., Bertone, Matthew A., Deans, Andrew R., 2013

Matching arthropod anatomy ontologies to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: Results from a manual alignment
Database : the journal of biological databases and curation, Bertone, Matthew A., Mikó, István, Yoder, Matthew J., Seltmann, Katja C., Balhoff, James P., Deans, Andrew R., 2013

Morphology and function of the ovipositor mechanism in Ceraphronoidea (Hymenoptera, Apocrita)
Journal of Hymenoptera Research, Ernst, Andrew F., Mikó, István, Deans, Andrew R., 2013

Male terminalia of Ceraphronoidea: Morphological diversity in an otherwise monotonous taxon
Entomologica Scandinavica, Miko, Istvan, Masner, Lubomir, Johannes, Eva, Yoder, Matthew, Deans, Andrew, 2013

Phylogenetic relationships among superfamilies of Hymenoptera
Cladistics, Sharkey, Michael J., Carpenter, James M., Vilhelmsen, Lars, Heraty, John, Liljeblad, Johan, Dowling, Ashley P.G., Schulmeister, Susanne, Murray, Debra, Deans, Andrew R., Ronquist, Fredrik, Krogmann, Lars, Wheeler, Ward C., 2012

Time to change how we describe biodiversity
Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Deans, Andrew R., Yoder, Matthew J., Balhoff, James P., 2012

On dorsal prothoracic appendages in treehoppers (Hemiptera: Membracidae) and the nature of morphological evidence
PLoS One, Mikó, István, Friedrich, Frank, Yoder, Matthew J., Hines, Heather M., Deitz, Lewis L., Bertone, Matthew A., Seltmann, Katja C., Wallace, Matthew S., Deans, Andrew R., 2012

A revision of Evaniscus (Hymenoptera, Evaniidae) using Ontology-based semantic phenotype annotation
ZooKeys, Mullins, Patricia L., Kawada, Ricardo, Balhoff, James P., Deans, Andrew R., 2012

Results and insights from the NCSU insect museum gigapan project
ZooKeys, Bertone, Matthew A., Blinn, Robert L., Stanfield, Tanner M., Dew, Kelly J., Seltmann, Katja C., Deans, Andrew R., 2012

A hymenopterists' guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: Utility, clarification, and future directions
Journal of Hymenoptera Research, Seltmann, Katja C., Yoder, Matthew J., Mikó, István, Forshage, Mattias, Bertone, Matthew A., Agosti, Donat, Austin, Andrew D., Balhoff, James P., Borowiec, Marek L., Brady, Seán G., Broad, Gavin R., XBrothers, Gavin R., Burks, Roger A., Buffington, Matthew L., Campbell, Heather M., Dew, Kelly J., Ernst, Andrew F., Fernández-Triana, José L., Gates, Michael W., Gibson, Gary A.P., Jennings, John T., Johnson, Norman F., Karlsson, Dave, Kawada, Ricardo, Krogmann, Lars, Kula, Robert R., Mullins, Patricia L., Ohl, Michael, Rasmussen, Claus, Ronquist, Fredrik, Schulmeister, Susanne, Sharkey, Michael J., Talamas, Elijah, Tucker, Erika, Vilhelmsen, Lars, Ward, Philip S., Wharton, Robert A., Deans, Andrew R., 2012

Evolutionary phenomics and the emerging enlightenment of arthropod systematics
Invertebrate Systematics, Deans, Andrew R., Mik, Istvn, Wipfler, Benjamin, Friedrich, Frank, 2012