CONTACT INFORMATION:
Department of Biology
Texas A&M University
3258 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3258
979-845-4191 (phone)
979-845-2891 (fax)
dbaumgardner@tamu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. David Baumgardner

COURSES:
BIOL 357: Ecology
BIOL 481-503: Introduction to Biogeography
BIOL 485-263: Tropical Ecology (Costa Rica), Summer II 2010
BIOL 485-150: Tropical Ecology, Costa Rica, Summer I 2011
BIOL 485: Tropical Ecology, Costa Rica, Summer 2012
BIOL 400: Tropical Ecology, Costa Rica, Summer 2013
BIOL 400: Tropical Ecology, Costa Rica, Summer 2014

EDUCATION

Doctorate of Philosophy, Entomology, concentration in taxonomy and systematics, biodiversity, biogeography, aquatic entomology and ecology.
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas – August 2008.
Dissertation Title: Phylogeny and biogeography of the mayfly family Leptohyphidae (Ephemeroptera) with a taxonomic revision of selected species.

Master of Science, Biology, with a concentration in aquatic biology/entomology.
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas – August 1995.
Thesis: Biodiversity of Mayflies (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) in the Kiamichi River Drainage, Oklahoma.

Bachelor of Science, Biology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas – August 1990.

RESEARCH AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Biodiversity, ecology, biogeography and systematics of mayflies (Insecta: Ephemeroptera), with particular emphasis on the Central America and Texas fauna. Life history and community structure of aquatic insect communities in creeks and rivers in Brazos County and surrounding counties. Biogeography of mayflies and the effect of the Panamanian land bridge on the diversification and distribution of mayflies from South to North America.

PUBLICATIONS

Baumgardner, D.E., Janice G. Peters, Idris Abd. Ghani and Michael D. Hubbard. 2012. The adult stage of Languidipes corporaali (Lestage, 1922), new status and the validity of Povilla (Navas) (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae: Asthenopodinae). Aquatic Insects, 34:107–113. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. and W.P. McCafferty. 2009. Revision of the genus Leptohyphes Eaton (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae) in North and Central America. Zootaxa, 2360:1–33. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. 2009. Tricorythodes minutues, a new junior synonym of Tricorythodes explicatus (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 111:57-67.

Meyer, M.D., D.E. Baumgardner, and W.P. McCafferty. 2008. The Ephemeroptera of Central America. Part 2: Nicaragua. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 134:133-146.

Baumgardner, D.E. 2007. New species of Leptohyphidae (Ephemeroptera) from Costa Rica. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 109:416-426. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E., M.D. Meyer, and W.P. McCafferty. 2006. A new species of Asioplax (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae) from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 82:346-350. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. and Socorro Ávila. 2006. Cabecar serratus, a new genus and species of leptohyphid mayfly from Central America, and description of the imaginal stages of Tricorythodes sordidus Allen (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae). Zootaxa 1187:47-59. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. and D.E. Bowles. 2005. Preliminary survey of the mayflies (Ephemeroptera) and caddisflies (Trichoptera) of Big Bend Ranch State Park and Big Bend National Park. Journal of Insect Science, 5:28. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. 2005. Note: New and additional records of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) from the southwestern United States, including a new country record. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 107:977-978. (pdf)

McCafferty, W.P., Baumgardner, D.E., and J. L. Guenther. 2004. The Ephemeroptera of Central America. Part 1 Guatemala. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 130:201-219. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. 2003. New synonyms and stage description for three species of Leptohyphidae (Ephemeroptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 105:203-208. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E., S.K. Burian, and D. Bass. 2003. Life stage descriptions, taxonomic notes, and new records for the mayfly family Leptohyphidae (Ephemeroptera). Zootaxa, 332:1-12. (pdf)

McCafferty, W.P. and D.E. Baumgardner. 2003. Lugoiops maya, a new genus and species of Ephemeroptera (Baetidae) from Central America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 105:397-406. (pdf)

Wiersema, N.A., W.P. McCafferty, and D.E. Baumgardner. 2001. Asioplax numinuh, a new species of Ephemeroptera (Leptohyphidae: Tricorythodinae) from Texas and Mexico. Entomological News, 112:301-304. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. and W.P. McCafferty. 2000. Leptohyphes zalope (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae): A polytypic North and Central American species. Entomological News, 111:49-59. (pdf)

Wiersema, N.A. and D.E. Baumgardner. 2000. Distribution and taxonomic contributions to the Ephemeroptera fauna of Mexico and Central America. Entomological News, 111:60-66. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. and J.H. Kennedy. 1999. Mayflies (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) of the Kiamichi River drainage, Oklahoma. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 72:297-305. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E. and N.A. Wiersema. 1999. Additions to the inventory of Texas mayflies (Ephemeroptera). Entomological News, 110:70-71. (pdf)

Waltz, R.D., D.E. Baumgardner, and J.H. Kennedy. 1998. Character variability and a new synonym of Acerpenna pygmaea (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Entomological News, 109:257-260. (pdf)

Baumgardner, D.E., J.H. Kennedy, and B.C. Henry. 1997. New and additional records of Texas mayflies (Ephemeroptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 123:55-69. (pdf)

Waltz, R.D., D.E. Baumgardner, and J.H. Kennedy. 1996. An atypical larval color form of Baetis intercalaris (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from Pennsylvania and the Kiamichi River basin of southeastern Oklahoma. Entomological News, 107:83-87. (pdf)