Publications by JoVonn Hill


Hill, J. G. 2004. A note on a continuing Black Belt Prairie restoration effort at Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 49: 225-226. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. and R. L. Brown. 2005. The first record of the genus Polyergus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Mississippi. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 50: 120. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2005. Disjunct distributions of Pseudopomala brachyptera and Campylacantha olivacea (Orthoptera: Acrididae) in the Blackland prairies of Mississippi, USA. Entomological News 116: 127-130. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, and J. G. Hill. 2005.  An annotated list of the Pyramica (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae:  Dacetini) of Mississippi.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society.  78: 285–289. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, and J. G. Hill. 2006. Carpenter Ants (Camponotus) of Mississippi [Abstract]. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 51: 115. [pdf]

Hill, J. G., R. L. Brown, and J. A. MacGown. 2006. Environmental Variables Affecting Ant (Formicidae) Community Composition in Mississippi’s Black Belt Prairie and Flatwoods Regions [Abstract].  Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 51: 56. [pdf]

Hill, J. G., R. L. Brown, and J. A. MacGown. 2006. Environmental Variables Affecting Ant (Formicidae) Community Composition in Mississippi’s Black Belt Prairie and Flatwoods Regions [Abstract].  Southeastern Biology 53: 279.

Hill, J. G. 2006. The life cycle of a mosquito and how I use it as a Betta Breeder. Flare 39: 13-14.

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill. 2006. The Eastern ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei Bruner (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae), reported from Mississippi, U.S.A. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 51: 180-182. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2006. Environmental Variables Affecting Ant Community Composition in Mississippi's Black Belt Prairie and Flatwoods Regions. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State University. 72 pp. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. and B. V. Brown. 2006. New records of the rarely collected ant-decapitating fly Apocephalus tenuipes Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae). Southeastern Naturalist 5: 367-368. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2006. Field observations of Pheidole pilifera (Roger) and Paratrechina arenivaga (Wheeler) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a Black Belt Prairie remnant in Mississippi. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 51: 183-186. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2006. The First Record of the Green Stinkbug Chlorochroa persimilis Horvath (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) from Alabama. Marginalia Insecta 1: 2. (13 October 2006). [full text] [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2006. First report of the exotic ant, Pheidole obscurithorax Naves (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), attacking a hatchling chicken. Journal of Entomological Science 41: 397-398. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2007. The grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) of the Bibb County Glades, Alabama. Marginalia Insecta 2: 1 (January 8, 2007). [full text] [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2007. Observations of Neivamyrmex fallax Borgmier and Solenopsis xyloni McCook (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Marginalia Insecta 2: 2 (3 April, 2007). [full text] [pdf]

Hill, J. G. and J. L. Seltzer. 2007. A note on additional plants found at Sixteenth Section (Osborn) Prairie. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Science 52: 295-297.

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and M. A. Deyrup. 2007. Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an emerging pest species in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist 90: 457-464. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and R. J. Jones. 2007. Ants in Mississippi State Parks [Abstract]. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 52: 153. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, J. G. Hill, and B. Layton. 2007. Carpenter Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Camponotus) of Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1158. 28 pp. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2007. The grasshopper (Othroptera: Romaleidae: Acrididae) fauna of Black Belt Prairie remnants in Mississippi and Alabama. Journal of Orthoptera Research 16: 139-144. [pdf]

Hill, J. G. and J. L. Seltzer. 2007. A note on additional plants found at Sixteenth Section (Osborn) Prairie. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Science 52: 295-297.

Hill, J. G., J. A. Barone, R. L. Brown. 2007. Black Belt Prairie. Informative brochure.

Hill, J. G., K. S. Summerville, and R. L. Brown.  2008.  Habitat association of ants in a heterogeneous Mississippi landscape.  Env. Ent. 37: 453-463. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, L. C. Majure, J. L. Seltzer. 2008. Rediscovery of Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in mainland Mississippi, with an analysis of associated seeds and vegetation. Midsouth Entomologist 1 (1): 17-28. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill. 2009.   Tapinoma melanocephalum (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae), a new exotic ant in Mississippi.  Mississippi Academy of Sciences 54: 172-174.  [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and M. Deyrup. 2009. Ants (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae) of the Little Ohoopee Dunes, Georgia.  Journal of Entomological Science 44: 193-197.

Hill, J. G. 2009. The grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) fauna of sand dunes along the Little Ohoopee River, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA. Journal of Orthoptera Research 18: 29-35 [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2009. First report of the eastern ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei Bruner, (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae), collected from an imported fire ant colony, Solenopsis invicta x richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 18: 57-58 [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, and J. G. Hill. 2010. Invasive and other exotic ants in Mississippi. Program and Abstracts of the 56th Annual Conference of the Mississippi Entomological Association, October 27–28, 2009. Midsouth Entomologist Vol. 3: 1: 63-64. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and R. L. Brown.  2010.  Native and exotic ant in Mississippi state parks.  Proceedings:  Imported Fire Ant Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, March 24-26, 2008:  74-80.  [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and R. L. Brown.  2010. Dispersal of the exotic Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae) in the United States.  Proceedings:  Imported Fire Ant Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, March 24-26, 2008:  80-86.  [pdf]

Hill, J. G. and R. L. Brown. 2010. The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of Black Belt Prairie remnants in Alabama and Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 9: 73-84. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill. 2010. Two new exotic pest ants, Pseudomyrmex gracilis and Monomorium floricola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected in Mississippi (available online at: http://midsouthentomologist.org.msstate.edu/Volume3/Vol3_2_html_files/Vol3_2_007.html). Midsouth Entomologist 3 (2): 106-109. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill.  2010. A new species of Pyramica Roger (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae) from Mississippi, U.S.A. Florida Entomologist. 93: 571-576.

Hill J.G. 2010. A new species of Melanoplus (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae) from the cedar glades of Tennessee, USA. Journal of Orthoptera Research 19: 341‑345. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and M. Skvarla. 2011. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Arkansas with a synopsis of previous records. Midsouth Entomologist 4 (2): 29-38. [available online at: http://midsouthentomologist.org.msstate.edu/Volume4/Vol4_2_html_files/Vol4_2_001.html] [pdf]

Hill, J. G. and M. E. Dakin. 2011. An annotated list of the grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Romaleidae) of the southeastern United States. Midsouth Entomologist 4 (2): 39-48. [available online at: http://midsouthentomologist.org.msstate.edu/Volume4/Vol4_2_html_files/Vol4_2_002.html] [pdf]

Hill, J. G. 2012. The Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Fauna of Cedar Glades and Barrens of the Central Basin of Tennessee. In Program and Abstracts of the 56th annual Conference of the Mississippi Entomological Association, October 24–25, 2011 (eds. C. Peterson and K. Edwards). Midsouth Entomologist 5 (1): 20 [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, T. L. Schiefer, and R. L. Brown.  2012. Ant diversity and habitat associations at the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1197. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., J. K. Wetterer, and J. G. Hill. 2012.  Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dacetini). Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 5: 1-10, published online, DOI:10.1163/18749836-05031051.

Hill, J. G. 2013. Preliminary survey of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) of the Big Thicket region of Texas. Midsouth Entomologist, Abstracts of the 59th Annual Conference of the Mississippi Entomological Association, October 22-23, 2012, pp 96-97. [pdf]

Presentations

Hill, J.G. 2004. The Ant Fauna of the Black Belt Prairie and Flatwoods Regions of Mississippi. Mississippi Entomological Association annual meeting.

Hill, J.G., R. L. Brown; and J.A. Barone. 2005. The Black Belt Prairie of Mississippi and Alabama. 11th Symposium of the Natural History of the Lower Tennessee and Cumberland River Valleys.

Hill, J. G., R. L. Brown, and J. A. MacGown. 2005. Environmental Variables Affecting Ant (Formicidae) Community Composition in Mississippi’s Black Belt Prairie and Flatwoods Regions. Poster-presented to: Mississippi Entomological Society, 3-4 Nov. 2005; Entomological Society of America, 15-18 Dec. 2005; Mississippi Academy of Science, 22-24 February 2006; and Association of Southeastern Biologists, 29 March-1 April 2006. [power point poster]

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, and J. G. Hill. 2005. Carpenter Ants (Camponotus) of Mississippi. Poster-presented to: Mississippi Entomological Society, 3-4 Nov. 2005; Entomological Society of America, 15-18 Dec. 2005; and Mississippi Academy of Science, 22-24 February 2006. [power point poster]

Dakin, M. E. and J. G. Hill. 2006. A preliminary list of the Orthopteroid sensu lato of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Poster Presentation, Mississippi Entomological Society, 25-27 Oct. 2006. [power point poster]

Hill, J. G. 2006. Ants and Environmental Variables That Affect Their Community Composition. Presentation to the Biology Department of Columbus State University, Columbus, GA. 6 April 2006.

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and R. J. Jones. 2006. Ants in Mississippi State Parks.  Poster Presentation, Mississippi Entomological Society, 25-27 Oct. 2006. [power point poster]

Barone, J. A. and J. G. Hill. Plant community composition and structure of remnant blackland prairies in Mississippi and Alabama. Association of Southeastern Biologist Annual Meeting, April 18-21. Oral Presentation.

Hill, J. G., K. S. Summerville, R. L. Brown, and J. A. MacGown. 2007.  The assembly of ant communities in a heterogeneous  landscape in Mississippi.  Poster Presentation, Fire Ant Conference, Gainesville, FL, 23-26 April 2007. [power point poster]

Hill, J. G. and R. L. Brown2007.  The Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Fauna of Black Belt Prairie Remnants in Mississippi and Alabama.  Mississippi Entomological Society 24-26 Oct. 2007. [power point poster]

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill.  2007.  Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae), an emerging pest species introduced into the southeastern United States. Mississippi Entomological Society 24-26 Oct. 2007. [power point poster]

Dakin, M. E. and J. G. Hill . A list of the Orthopteroid insects of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Discover Life in America- All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory Conference, Gatlinburg, TN, 3-5 December 2007. [power point poster]

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill.  2008.  Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera:  Formicidae), an emerging pest species introduced into the southeastern United States. Mississippi Academy of Sciences 20-22 Feb. 2008.  (poster)

Hill, J. G. and J. L. Seltzer. 2010. Insect Collecting at Night. The Elsie Quarterman Glade Festival, Cedars of Lebanon State Park. April 30 - May 1, 2010.

Hill, J. G., J. L. Seltzer, and J. A. MacGown. 2010. Insect Collecting Methods. The Elsie Quarterman Glade Festival, Cedars of Lebanon State Park. April 30 - May 1, 2010.

Hill, J.G., J. A. Barone, and L. McInnis. 2011. Evaluation of Restoration Techniques in Black Belt Prairies of Mississippi. Grasslands in a Global Context Symposium. Kansas State University/Konza Prairie LTER. September 12‑14 2011. (Poster)

Barone, J. A. and J. G. Hill. 2011. Metacommunity Structure of Blackland Prairie Communities in Mississippi and Alabama. Grasslands in a Global Context Symposium. Kansas State University/Konza Prairie LTER. September
12‑14 2011. (Poster)