Table of Contents Dr. David Edward Gaskin, B.Sc., Ph.D., FRES (1939-1998) GMWSRS Executive Director 1981-98.  This bibliography represents the majority of his professional work in the field of Lepidoptera.  Dr. Gaskin throughout his life studied marine mammals during the day and moths at night.
Refereed Books, Scientific Papers, Chapters and Review Articles D.E. Gaskin and Co-workers: 1963-1998: Lepidoptera - Moths and Butterflies

Gaskin, D.E. 1998. Butterflies of the upper Frio-Sabinal region, central Texas, and distribution of fauna elements across the Edwards Plateau: (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea, Hesperloidea). J. Lepid. Soc. 52: 

Gaskin, D.E. 1995. Butterfly conservation programs must be based on appropriate ecological information Bull. Ontario Ent. Soc. 126:15-27.

Gaskin, D.E. 1995. Research on Grecian butterflies: A bibiography. Ent. Record 108:49-61.

Gaskin, D.E. 1995. Hesperioldea and Papilionoidea (Lepidoptera) of the Ionian Island of Kefalonia, Greece: Additional species and a review of faunal components. Nota lepid. 18:213-223.

Gaskin, D.E. 1994. Comments on the nature and origins of migrations of Lepidoptera to Bermuda. J. Lepid. Soc. 48:388-393.

Gaskin, D.E. and Littler, E.A. 1993. Lepidoptera (Papilionoidea and Hesperloidea) in the Southern Peloponnisos, Greece, between latitudes 36° 25'N and 37° 10'N, in mid-May 1988: with preliminary comparisons of species diversity in different habitats and some comments on practical problems of conservation. Biologia Galo-hellenica vol.20:145-155.

Gaskin, D.E. 1989. Neoeromene lutea (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae) a new species from Brazil. J.Lepid.Soc 43:323 326.

Gaskin, D.E. 1989. Records of Lepidoptera (Papilionoidea, Hesperioidea) in Albania, September 1988. Phegea 18:23-26.

Gaskin, D.E. and Littler, E.A. 1989. Butterflies in western Turkey, June 1986 (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea & Hespenoidea) Phegea 17:57-60.

Wang, P.Y., Gaskin, D.E. and Sung, S.M. 1989. Revision of the genus Glaucocharis Meyrick in the south-eastern Palaearctic, the Oriental Region and India, with descriptions of new species Sinozoolopica 8:297-396.

Gaskin, D.E. and Littler, E.A. 1988. Autumn butterflies on the island of Chios (Greece) Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea & Hesperioldea. Phegea 16:81-84.

Gaskin, D.E. 1988. Crambinae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Greece, with new records. Ent. Rec 97:153-162.

Gaskin, D.E. 1987. New genera for the Neotropical "Pareromene" species (Pyralidae: Crambinae) J Lepid. Soc. 40:271-288

Gaskin, D.E. 1 987. Supplement to New Zealand Crambinae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - corrections, description of females of two species and notes on structure, biology and distribution N.Z. J. Zool. 14:113-121.

Gaskin, D.E. 1986. Genus Diptychophora Zeller and a related new genus Steneromene from the Neotropical region (Pyralidae: Crambinae) J.Lepid. Soc. 40:107-123.

Gaskin, DE. and Littler, E.A. 1986. Rhophalocera from Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Samos and Chios Islands (Greece) and the Kusadasi region (S.W. Turkey) in 1983 and 1984. Ent. Rec. 98:186-192.

Gaskin, D.E. 1985. Morphology and reclassification of the Australasian, Melanesian and Polynesian Glaucocharis Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Crambinae: Diptychophorini) Aust. J. Zool. Suppl. Monogr. 115:1-75.

Gaskin, D.E. 1983. The genus Roxita Bleszynski (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae): New species and combinations and a reappraisal of its relationships Tidjschr. Ent. 127:17-31.

Gaskin, D.E. 1975. A revision of the Australian species of Pareromene (Diptychophorini: Crambinae: Pyralidae: Lepidoptera). Aust. J. Zool. 23:1-24.

Gaskin, D.E. 1975. A revision of the New Zealand Crambini (Crambinae: Pyralidae: Lepidoptera) N.Z. J. Zool. 2:265-360.

Gaskin, D.E. 1975. Information on the life cycle of some New Zealand Crambini (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae). N.Z. J. Zool. 2:361-373.

Gaskin, D.E. 1974. The genus Pareromene (Diptychophorini: Crambinae: Pyralidae: Lepidoptera) from Malaysia, Indonesia and New Guinea. J. Ent. (Series B) London 43:185-208.

Gaskin, D.E. 1974. The genus Pareromene (Diptychophorini: Crambinae: Pyralidae: Lepidoptera) from the western South Pacific, with further notes on New Zealand species. J. Ent. (Series B) London 43:159-184036. Gaskin, D.E. 1973. Revision of New Zealand Chilonini (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and redescription of some Australian species. N.Z. J. Sci. 16:435-463.

Gaskin, D.E. 1971. A revision of New Zealand Diptychophorini (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae). N.Z. J. Sci. 14:759-809.

Gaskin, D.E. 1970. Analysis of light trap catches of Lepidoptera from Palmerston North, New Zealand in 1966-68. N.Z. J. Sci. 13:482-499.

Gaskin, D.E. 1969. Migrant Lepidoptera recorded at Palmerston North, New Zealand in 1968. N.Z. Ent 4:112-114.

Gaskin, D.E. 1969. New records of Lepidoptera from Mt. Egmont and Mt Ruaphehu, New Zealand. N.Z. Ent 4:112-114.

Gaskin, D.E. 1967. New Zealand Noctuidae (Lepidoptera): Summary of known host plants and a bibliography of the group N.Z. Ent 3:19-27.

Gaskin, D.E. 1964. Distinction between Wiseana umbraculata and W. signata (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) with light trapping records from Wellington. N.Z. J. Sci. 7:396-408.

Gaskin, D.E. 1964. Light-trapping for Lepidoptera in Wellington during two summer seasons; 1962-63 and 1963-64. N.Z. Ent 3:28-32.

Gaskin, D.E. 1964. Lepidoptera recorded at Castlepoint, Wairarapa, in December 1963. Rec. Dominion Mus. Wellington 5:7-10.

Gaskin, D.E. 1964. Notes on the species of Lepidoptera taken by light-trapping at Wellington between November, 1962 and November, 1963. Rec. Dominion Mus. Wellington 4:305-309.

Gaskin, D.E. 1964. The species of Lepidoptera taken by light- trapping at Wellington between December, 1963, and May, 1964. Rec. Dominion Mus. Wellington 5:39-43.

Gaskin, D.E. and Cawthorn, M.W. 1964. Lepidoptera recorded from Arapawa Island, Marlborough Sounds, during 1963-64. Rec. Dominion Mus. Wellington 5:3-6.

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Book Reviews by Dr. Gaskin in Refereed Journals

Gaskin, D.E. 1993. Review of: "The Lepidoptera of Bermuda: Their food plants, biogeography, and means of dispersal". D.C. Ferguson, DJ. Hilburn and B. Wright 1991. Mem. Ent. Soc. Can. No.158, 105 pp. In: J. Lepid.Soc. 47:165-167.

Conference and Symposium Abstracts of Dr. Gaskin and Associates

Vincent, R. 1998. The noctuid moth fauna of the Fundy coast of New Brunswick. Northeastern Forest Pest Council Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 12-13 March 1988.

Gaskin, D.E. 1997. Apparent impact of the 1995-1996 drought on butterfly populations in the Frio-Upper Sabinal region of southwest Texas. 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Lepidopterists' Society, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., USA, 9-13 July 1997.

Gaskin, D.E 1995. Adult behavior, movement and site fidelity of Nathalis iole Bdv. in southwest Texas. 46th Annual Meeting of the Lepidopterists' Society, Bell Museum of Natural History, 29 June- 2 July, 1995, University of Minnesota, MN, USA.

Gaskin, D.E. 1990. Butterfly conservation in southeastern Europe: Drought, agricultural changes and the future for Albania, Bulgaria and Greece. Toronto Entomological Association, McLaughlin Planetarium, Toronto, September 1990.

Gaskin, D.E. 1990. Problems of invertebrate fauna conservation in the context of agricultural policies of the European Economic Community. Invited address to the Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, April 1990.

Gaskin, D.E. and E.A. Littler. 1990. Lepidoptera (Papilionoidea and Hesperloidea) in the southern Peloponnisos, Greece, with preliminary comparisons of species diversity, and some comments on practical problems of conservation in the context of the E.U. agricultural policies for the next decades. Fifth International Congress on the Ecology and Zoogeography of Greece and Adjacent Regions, Iraklion, Crete, 16-21 April 1990.

Completed Graduate Theses supervised by Dr. Gaskin

Vincent, R. 1999. The noctuid moth fauna of the Fundy coast of New Brunswick. M.Sc. Thesis University of Guelph,

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