Colin Favret

Assistant Professor,
Université de Montréal

Département de sciences biologiques
Centre sur la biodiversité, 4101 rue Sherbrooke est,
Montréal QC, H1X 2B2

Tel: 514-343-2158
E-mail: colin.favret@umontreal.ca
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Education
  • Postdoctorat, University of Maryland, Entomology Department, and USDA Systematic Entomology Laboratory, 2011
  • PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,Entomology, 2003
  • Master of Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Entomology,2000
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Biology, 1994


Research
  • Insect systematics
  • Aphid taxonomy, nomenclature, phylogenetics, and speciation
  • Specimen digitization, biodiversity informatics, insect identification tools


  • QCBS students
    Previous students (since 2009)
    Thomas Théry, Ph.D.
    (Start: 2013, End: 2016)
    Relevant QCBS research themes
    Publications
    41- Morphology and sensilla of the enigmatic Bhutan pine aphid Pseudessigella brachychaeta Hille Ris Lambers (Hemiptera: Aphididae) – A SEM study
    Kanturski, M., Akbar, S.A., Favret, C.
    2017 Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology (Date Added: 2016-11-18)

    40- The Distribution of Campaniform Sensilla on the Appendages of Mindarus Species (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
    Montagano L., Favret C.
    2016 Entomological News (Date Added: 2017-02-15)

    39- Catalog of the phylloxerids of the world (Hemiptera, Phylloxeridae)
    Favret C., Blackman R., Miller G., Victor B.
    2016 ZooKeys (Date Added: 2017-02-15)

    38- An aphid lineage maintains a bark-feeding niche while switching to and diversifying on conifers
    Chen, R., Favret, C., Jiang, L., Wang, Z., Qiao, G.
    2016 Cladistics (Date Added: 2016-11-28)

    37- The status of the members of the Aphis asclepiadis species group (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the United States of America
    Lagos-Kutz, D., C. Favret, R. Giordano, and D.J. Voegtlin.
    2016 Annals of the Entomological Society of America (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    36- The First Report of the Aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae) of the Valles Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico, USA
    Miller, G.L., Jensen, A.S., Favret, C., Metz, M.A., Parmenter, R.R.
    2016 Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (Date Added: 2016-06-20)

    35- Machine vision automated species identification scaled towards production levels: Machine vision ID
    Favret, C., Sieracki, J.M.
    2016 Systematic Entomology (Date Added: 2016-02-08)

    34- Catalog of the adelgids of the world (Hemiptera, Adelgidae)
    Favret, C., Havill, N.P., Miller, G.L., Sano, M., Victor, B.
    2015 ZooKeys (Date Added: 2016-07-06)

    33- _Chermes funitectus_Dreyfus and the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae)
    Favret, C., Blackman, R.L., Stekolshchikov, A.V.
    2015 Entomological News (Date Added: 2015-11-16)

    32- An Adhesive Collophore May Help Direct the Springtail Jump
    Favret, C., Tzaud, M., Erbe, E.F., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R.
    2015 Annals of the Entomological Society of America (Date Added: 2015-11-16)

    29- Cladistics: The high cost of overspecialization
    Huang, Xiaolei, Qiao, Gexia, Favret, Colin
    2013 Nature (Date Added: 2013-05-20)

    28- Room temperature DNA storage with slide?mounted aphid specimens
    Miller, Gary L., Carmichael, Andrew, Favret, Colin, Scheffer, Sonja J.
    2013 Insect Conservation and Diversity (Date Added: 2012-05-30)

    27- Willing or unwilling to share primary biodiversity data: results and implications of an international survey
    Huang, Xiaolei, Hawkins, Bradford A., Lei, Fumin, Miller, Gary L., Favret, Colin, Zhang, Ruiling, Qiao, Gexia
    2012 Conservation Letters (Date Added: 2012-10-22)

    25- Register of genus-group taxa of Aphidoidea
    Nieto Nafria, J., Favret, C., Akimoto, S., Barbagallo, S., Chakrabarti, S., Mier Durante, M., MILLER, G., Qiao, G., Sano, M., Perez, H., Stekolshchikov, A.V., Wegierek, P.
    2011 Registers of family-group and genus-group taxa of Aphidoidea : (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) = Registros de los taxones del nivel famila y del nivel género de Aphidoidea : (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) (Date Added: 2012-05-09)

    24-Etymology and gender of genus-group names
    Gabaudan, F.C., Nieto Nafría, J.M., Favret, C., Barbagallo, S., Sano, M., Stekolshchikov, A.V.
    2011 Registers of family-group and genus-group taxa of Aphidoidea (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) ( Date Added: 2012-05-09)

    23- The neotype of the cotton aphid (hemiptera: Aphididae: Aphis gossypii glover 1877)
    Favret, C., Miller, G.L.
    2011 Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    22- Type species of genera in Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) with two new generic synonymies
    NafríA, J.M.N., Favret, C., Durante, M.P.M., Sano, M., Akimoto, S.-I., Barbagallo, S., Chakrabarti, S., Miller, G.L., Hidalgo, N.P., Qiao, G.-X., Stekolshchikov, A.V., Wegierek, P.
    2010 Zootaxa (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    20- Actual and inferred checklist of the aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with attendant ant and host plant associations
    Favret, C., Duggan, J.J., Sanders, N.J., Phillippe, L.R.
    2010 Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    19- Wing Morphometry Helps Diagnose Cryptic Species and Resurrect Mindarus pinicolus (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
    Favret, Colin
    2009 Annals of the Entomological Society of America (Date Added: 2012-05-09)

    18- Several nomenclatural clarifications on genus-group names in the Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha)
    Nieto Nafria, J.M., Favret, C., Akimoto, S., Barbagallo, S., Chakrabarti, S., Durante, M., Pilar, M., Miller, G.L., Perez Hidalgo, N., Qiao, G.X.
    2009 Redia (Date Added: 2012-05-09)

    17- Is there a cryptic species within Aulacorthum solani (Hemiptera: Aphididae)?
    Miller, G.L., Favret, C., Carmichael, A., Voegtlin, D.J.
    2009 Journal of Economic Entomology (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    16- Evolution and diversity of facultative symbionts from the aphid subfamily Lachninae
    Burke, G.R., Normark, B.B., Favret, C., Moran, N.A.
    2009 Applied and Environmental Microbiology (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    15- Decline of bumble bees (Bombus) in the North American Midwest
    Grixti, J.C., Wong, L.T., Cameron, S.A., Favret, C.
    2009 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    14- Corrections and additions to the catalog of the aphid genera described from the new world
    Favret, C., Miller, G.L., Nieto Nafría, J.M., Gabaudan, F.C.
    2008 Transactions of the American Entomological Society (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    13- A new species of Mindarus (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on the endangered Guatemalan fir
    Favret, C., Nielsen, C.
    2008 Annals of the Entomological Society of America (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    12- Fitch's aphis mali varieties are rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
    Favret, C., Miller, G.L., Jensen, A.S.
    2008 Entomological News (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    11- Catalog of the aphid genera described from the new world
    Favret, C., Miller, G.L., Nieto Nafría, J.M., Cortés Gabaudan, F.
    2007 Transactions of the American Entomological Society (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    10- A new non-destructive DNA extraction and specimen clearing technique for aphids (Hemiptera)
    Favret, C.
    2005 Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    9- Just how imperiled are aquatic insects? A case study of stoneflies (Plecoptera) in Illinois
    DeWalt, R.E., Favret, C., Webb, D.W.
    2005 Annals of the Entomological Society of America (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    8- Speciation by host-switching in pinyon Cinara (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphididae)
    Favret, C., Voegtlin, D.J.
    2004 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    7- Iowana frisoni Hottes (Hemiptera: Aphididae) redescribed, with notes on its biology
    Favret, C., Tooker, J.F., Hanks, L.M.
    2004 Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    6- Host-based morphometric differentiation in three Cinara species (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding on Pinus edulis and P. monophylla
    Favret, C., Voegtlin, D.J.
    2004 Western North American Naturalist (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    5- A revision of the Cinara species (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of the United States pinyon pines
    Favret, C., Voegtlin, D.J.
    2004 Annals of the Entomological Society of America (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    3- Migratory aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) habitat selection in agricultural and adjacent natural habitats
    Favret, C., Voegtlin, D.J.
    2001 Environmental Entomology (Date Added: 2012-05-03)

    2- Jean-Henri Fabre: His Life Experiences and Predisposition Against Darwinism
    Favret, C.
    1999 American entomologist (Date Added: 2012-06-28)

    1- On Defining "Key Innovations" in an Adaptive Radiation: Cytochrome P450S and Papilionidae
    Berenbaum, May R., Favret, Colin, Schuler, Mary A.
    1996 The American Naturalist (Date Added: 2012-06-28)