Ph.D. - Ecology and cytogenetics
Memorial University, NF - 1991
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Daniel CE, McCreadie JW. 2014. Assessment of Mercury accumulation in the water column, stream sediments and larval black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) tissue in the coastal streams of Alabama, USA. Journal of Water, Soil and Air Pollution, in press
McCreadie JW, Bedwell C. 2014. Species composition of local riffle beetle assemblages in small coastal streams of the Gulf of Mexico: the influences of local and regional factors. Aquatic Ecology, in press
McCreadie JW, Bedwell CR. 2013. Patterns of co-occurrence of stream insects and an examination of a causal mechanism: ecological checkerboard or habitat checkerboard ? Insect Conservation and Diversity. 6, 105–113.
McCreadie JW, Adler PH. 2012. The roles of abiotic factors, dispersal, and species interactions in structuring stream assemblages of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Aquatic Biosystems. 8, doi: 10.1186/2046-9063-8-14 (Editor's Pick).
McCreadie JW, Adler PH, Larson R. 2012. Variation in larval fitness of a black fly species over heterogeneous habitats. Aquatic Insects. 34: 143-150.
Wagner R , Adler, PH. McCreadie JW. 2012. Description of a new species and redescriptions of two known species of the genus Telmatoscopus EATON (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Alabama, USA. Studia dipterologica, in press
McCreadie JW, Adler PH and Beard CE. 2011. Ecology of Symbioites of larval black flie(Diptera: Simuliidae): distribution, diversity and scale. Environmental Entomology 40: 289-302.
Neldler MP, Beard CE and McCreadie JW. 2010. Seasonality and host usage of trichomycetes in larval black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of southern Alabama, USA. Fungal Ecology 3: 43- 48.
Adler PH and McCreadie JW. 2009. Black Flies. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. In: Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2nd ed) Mullens G, Durden L (eds). Academic Press.
Benton EP and McCreadie JW. 2009. A preliminary survey of the Fulgoroidea (Auchenorrhyncha) of coastal Alabama. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 111:354-360.
Neldler MP, McCreadie JW and Beard CE. 2009. Predicting occurrence of the fungal symbiote Harplella colonizing black fly larvae in coastal streams of Alabama and Mississippi, USA. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, in press.
Nelder MP, McCreadie JW and Major CS. 2009. Blow Flies Visiting Decaying Alligators: Is Succession Synchronous or Asynchronous? Psyche. doi:10.1155/2009/575362
Vojvodic S and McCreadie JW. 2009. Morphological differences of symbiotic fungi Smittium culisetae (Harpellales: Legeriomycetaceae) in different Dipteran hosts. Mycological Research, in press.
McCreadie JW and Adler PH, 2008. Spatial distribution of rare species in lotic habitats. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 1: 127–134. (Editor's Choice).
Vojvodic S and McCreadie JW. 2008. Do different species of Smittium (Harpellales, Legeriomycetaceae) influence each other in the host gut? Mycological Research. 112: 1409-1413.
Basic ecological principles operating in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. The student is required to develop and undertake an independent research project. The purpose of this project is to give the student an indication of what constitutes ecological research. Computers will be used extensively in this course for both student projects and population simulations.General Entomology (BLY 354)
Emphasis is placed on insect form, function, classification, and evolution, as well as their impact on human societies. In addition, the student will be expected to make an insect collection of at least 75 families with at least 75 specimens.Freshwater Ecology (BLY 426/526)
With emphasis placed on lakes, streams, ponds, and wetlands, this course will focus on four major aspects of freshwater ecology: i) physical and chemical properties of water; ii) ecology and taxonomy of aquatic organisms; iii) links between different freshwater systems; and iv) human influence on freshwater ecosystems (eutrophication, acidification, hydroelectric projects, introduced species etc.). In addition, students will be required to submit a collection of local freshwater invertebrates and fish.