Entomology Department
 
 

Scientific articles

Refereed journals, books and catalogues

Muller, B.S. & Mostovski, M.B. 2018. A key to males of Atherigona s. str. (Diptera: Muscidae) from Mali, with new records and a new species for the country. Zootaxa 4425 (2): 342–356. PDF

Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Muller, B.S. 2017. 9. Biogeography of Diptera. In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Sinclair, B.J., eds, Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Volume 1. Introductory chapters and keys to Diptera families. Suricata 4. Pretoria: SANBI Graphics & Editing, 203–238. PDF 3.4 MEG

Marshall, S.A., Kirk-Spriggs, A.H., Muller, B.S., Paiero, S.M., Yau, T. & Jackson, M.D. 2017. 12. Key to Diptera families—adults. In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Sinclair, B.J., eds, Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Volume 1. Introductory chapters and keys to Diptera families. Suricata 4. Pretoria: SANBI Graphics & Editing, 267–355. PDF Part 1; PDF Part 2

Muller, B.S. 2015. Illustrated Key and Systematics of Male South African Atherigona s. str. (Diptera: Muscidae). African Invertebrates 56 (3): 845–918.

Muller, B.S. 2013. Rediscovering the Old from New: Two Curious Species of Coenosia Meigen (Diptera: Muscidae) from South Africa. African Invertebrates 54 (2): 595–603.

Miller, J., Dikow, T., Agosti, D., Sautter, G., Catapano, T., Penev, L., Zhang, Z.Q., Pentcheff, D., Pyle, R., Blum, S., Parr, C., Freeland, C., Garnett, T., Ford, L.S., Muller, B., Smith, L., Strader, G., Georgiev, T., Bénichou, L. From taxonomic literature to cybertaxonomic content. 2012. BMC Biology 10 (87): 1–5.

Oliveira, S.S. & Muller, B.S. 2012. The types of Lygistorrhinidae and Mycetophilidae (Diptera: Bibionomorpha) in the KwaZulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. African Invertebrates 53 (2): 703–714.

Davies, G.B.P., Miller, R.M. & Muller, B.S. 2012. A new genus of lauxaniid fly from South Africa (Diptera: Acalyptratae: Lauxaniidae), associated with proteas (Proteaceae). African Invertebrates 53 (2): 615–636.

Grichanov, I.Y., Mostovski, M.B. & Muller, B.S. 2011. New records of Afrotropical Dolichopodidae (Diptera) from the Collection of the Natal Museum (2). International Journal of Dipterological Research 22 (2): 65–82.

Grichanov, I.Y., Mostovski, M.B. & Muller, B.S. 2011. New records of Afrotropical Dolichopodidae (Diptera) from the Collection of the Natal Museum (1). International Journal of Dipterological Research 22 (1): 3–9.


Short articles and reports


Congress abstracts

Kirk-Spriggs, A.H., Muller, B.S. & Kirk-Spriggs, M.K. 2018. Diptera collection of the National Museum, Bloemfontein – a regional and international resource. In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Muller, B.S., eds. Abstracts volume. 9th International Congress of Dipterology, 25–30 November 2018. Windhoek, Namibia. International Congresses of Dipterology, Windhoek, 134.   Muller, B.S. 2018. Diptera collections as data sources for biodiversity and conservation management planning – a South African case study. In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Muller, B.S., eds. Abstracts volume. 9th International Congress of Dipterology, 25–30 November 2018. Windhoek, Namibia. International Congresses of Dipterology, Windhoek, p. 197.   Muller, B.S. & Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. 2018. The “Atherix” syndrome – an overview of the systematics and taxonomy of Afrotropical Athericidae. In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Muller, B.S., eds. Abstracts volume. 9th International Congress of Dipterology, 25–30 November 2018. Windhoek, Namibia. International Congresses of Dipterology, Windhoek, p. 198.   Jordaens, K., Copeland, R., Goergen, G., Hamer, M., Janssens, S., Kirk-Spriggs, A.H., Midgley, J., Muller, B. & Njoroge, L. 2017. The Pollinator Information Network for Two-Winged Insects (PINDIP). In: Program and Abstracts, 9th International Symposium on Syrphidae, 28th August – 1st September 2017, Curitiba, PR., Brazil, p. 36.

Muller, B.S., Louw, S.vdM. & Miller, R.M. 2015. Systematics and biogeography of South African shootflies, Atherigona s. str. (Diptera: Muscidae). In: Proceedings of the 19th Congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 12–15 July 2015, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Muller, B.S. 2015. Data migration: windfall or pitfall? A case study of the KwaZulu-Natal Museum. In: Proceedings of the 19th Congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 12–15 July 2015, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Muller, B., Mostovski, M. & Louw, S. vdM. 2011. The importance of spatial scale, resolution and algorithm selection in the distribution modelling of Atherigona s. str. (Diptera: Muscidae): a case study. In: Proceedings of the 17th Entomological Congress, Entomological Society of Southern Africa, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein 3–6 July 2005 : 117.

Maharaj, P. & Muller, B. 2010. Evaluation of a maximum entropy geographic distribution model: a case study of the Philoliche aethiopica species complex (Diptera: Tabanidae) in South Africa. In: Proceedings of the Year Congress of the South Africa Academy of Science. 3 October 2010. ARC Roodeplaat.

Muller, B. Mostovski, M. & Louw, S. 2010. Modelling the zoogeography of South African Atherigona s. str. (Diptera: Muscidae). In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Dipterology. 8–13 August 2010, San José, Costa Rica. P. 159.

Muller, B. 2009. A review of the agroecological important Atherigona s. str. spp. (Diptera: Muscidae) of South Africa. In: Proceedings of the 16th congress of the Entomological Society of South ern Africa. Stellenbosch, 5– 8 July 2009.

Muller, B. & Muller, M. 2009. The use of vector graphics to produce highly changeable images for use in scientific communication. In: Proceedings of the 16th congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa. Stellenbosch, 5– 8 July 2009.

Muller, B., Louw, S., & Prinsloo, G. 2008. Morphological identification of Chalcidoidea wasps occurring on Erythrina caffra and E. lysistemon and the impact of nutrient availability and concentration on survival rates. In: Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Entomology, 6-12 July, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Book reviews

Muller, B.S. 2011. Savazzi, E. 1999. Digital photography for science: close-up photography, macrophotography and photomacrography. African Invertebrates 52 (1): 231–232.