Curriculum Vitae

Michael S. Caterino, Ph.D.

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Phone: (805) 682-4711 x151; email: mcaterino@sbnature2.org

 

 

 Education

 

1992 – Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, University of Mississippi.

1998 – Doctor of Philosophy, Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.

 

Professional experience

 

Jan. 2008-present – Head, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

2001-present – Schlinger Foundation Chair of Entomology, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

2003-present – Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California Santa Barbara.

1999-2001 – Postdoctoral researcher with A. Vogler, NHM, London.

1998-1999 – Postdoctoral researcher with F. Sperling, UC Berkeley.

1992-1998 – Graduate research assistant to F. Sperling and J. Doyen, UC Berkeley.

1994-1999 – Research/curatorial assistant, Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley.

1991-1992 – Research assistant to P. Lago, Univ. of Mississippi.

 

Teaching experience

 

2006 – Lecturer, The Natural History of the Santa Barbara Region.

1999-present – Guest lecturer, UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley. Dung beetle biology, Insect embryology and development; beetle diversity and evolution.

2001-present – Entomology instructor. SBMNH Quasar to Seastars teen program.

2001-present – Docent trainer, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, UC Sedgwick Reserve, Arroyo Hondo Preserve.

1993-1998 – Co-coordinator, graduate seminar in systematic entomology, UC Berkeley.

1993-1998 – Laboratory instructor, General Entomology, UC Berkeley.

 

Publications

 

Caterino, M.S., R.A.B. Leschen and C. Johnson. (in press) A new genus of Caenoscelini (Cryptophagidae: Cryptophaginae) from California, with two new species. Coleopterists Bulletin.

Caterino, M.S. and S. Chatzimanolis. (in review) Phylogeography and conservation genetics of Californian coastal terrestrial communities: A comparative study using three beetles. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Chatzimanolis, S. and M.S. Caterino. (in press) Phylogeographic patterns of the darkling beetle Coelus ciliatus in California: Does a coastal beetle species exhibit a Transverse Range Break? Annals of the Entomological Society of America.

Caterino, M.S. and S. Chatzimanolis. (in press) Conservation genetics of three flightless beetle species in Southern California. Conservation Genetics. [online early; DOI: 10.1007/s10592-008-9548-7]

Caterino, M.S. and A.K. Tishechkin. (in press) A review of Hippeutister Reichensperger (Histeridae: Hetaeriinae), with new species from California and Costa Rica. Zootaxa.

36. Young, D.K. and M.S. Caterino. 2007. Discovery of the male of Neopyrochroa californica (Horn). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 83(4): 315-320.

35. Hunt, T., J. Bergsten, Z. Levkanicova, A. Papadopoulou, O. St John, R. Wild, P. M. Hammond, D. Ahrens, M. Balke, M.S. Caterino, J. Gómez-Zurita, I. Ribera, T. G. Barraclough, M. Bocakova, L. Bocak, and A. P. Vogler. 2007. A comprehensive phylogeny of beetles reveals the evolutionary origins of a super-radiation. Science 318:1913-1916.

34. Caterino, M.S. 2007. Species richness and complementarity of insect faunas in a mediterranean-type biodiversity hotspot. Biodiversity and Conservation 16(14):3993-4007.

33. Caterino, M.S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Newly recorded and noteworthy California Staphylinidae. Coleopterists Bulletin 61:398-407.

32. Caterino, M.S. 2007. Two new species of Chlamydopsis. Coleopterists Bulletin 61:327-333.

31. Chatzimanolis, S. and M.S. Caterino. 2007. Toward a better understanding of the 'Transverse Range Break': Lineage diversification in southern California. Evolution 61: 2127-2141.

30. Tishechkin, A.K. and Caterino, M.S. 2007. Description of the first Chlamydopsinae from the Philippines. Zootaxa 1527: 39-44.

29. Chatzimanolis, S. and M.S. Caterino. 2007. Limited phylogeographic structure in the flightless ground beetle, Calathus ruficollis Dejean, in southern California. Diversity and Distributions 13: 498-509.

28. Caterino, M.S. and N. Degallier. 2007. A review of the biology and taxonomy of Chlamydopsinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Invertebrate Systematics 21: 1-28.

27. Chatzimanolis, S., M.S. Caterino and M.S. Engel. 2006. The first fossil of the subfamily Trypanaeinae: A new species of Trypanaeus in Dominican amber. Coleopterists Bulletin 60(4): 333-340.

26. Caterino, M.S. 2006. Chlamydopsinae from New Caledonia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 52(1): 27-64.

25. Caterino, M.S. 2006. California beetle faunistics: 100 years after Fall. Coleopterists Bulletin 60(2): 177-191.

24. Caterino, M.S. and A.K. Tishechkin. 2006. DNA identification and morphological description of the first confirmed larvae of Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Systematic Entomology 31: 405-418.

23. Dégallier, N. and M.S. Caterino. 2005. Notes taxonomiques sur les Chlamydopsinae et descriptions d’espèces nouvelles. – I. Genres Ceratohister Reichensperger, Eucurtiopsis Silvestri et Orectoscelis Lewis. Bulletin de la Sociétè Entomologique de France 110(3): 299-326.

22. Dégallier, N. and M.S. Caterino. 2005. Notes taxonomiques sur les Chlamydopsinae et descriptions d’espèces nouvelles. – II. Genres Pheidoliphila Lea. Bulletin de la Sociétè Entomologique de France 110(4/5): 463-494.

21. Kovarik, P.W. and M.S. Caterino. 2005. Histeridae, pp. 190-222 in: Beutel, R.G. and R.A.B. Leschen, eds., Handbook of Zoology Part 38, Coleoptera, Vol. 1: Morphology and Systematics. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin.

20. Caterino, M.S., T. Hunt, and A.P. Vogler. 2005. On the constitution and phylogeny of Staphyliniformia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 655-672.

19. Caterino, M.S. 2004. Description of the first Old World Peploglyptus LeConte (Histeridae: Onthophilinae). Coleopterists Bulletin 58 (4): 603-609.

18. Navarrete-Heredia, J.L., G.A. Quiroz-Rocha, P.W. Kovarik, M.S. Caterino, A. Tishechkin, and  M. Vásquez-Bolaños. 2004. Histeridae, in: Biodiversidad, Taxonomía y Biogeographía de Artrópodos de México, Hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento, Vol IV. (J.L Bousquets, J.J. Morrone, O.Y. Ordóñez, and I.V. Fernández, eds.) Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, Mexico City.

17. Caterino, M.S. 2004. Taxonomy of the Hister criticus group, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 601: 1-16.

16. Zakharov, E.V., M.S. Caterino, and F.A.H. Sperling. 2004. Molecular phylogeny, historical biogeography and divergence time estimates for swallowtail butterflies of the genus Papilio sensu lato. Systematic Biology 53: 193-215.

15. Vogler, A.P. and M.S. Caterino. 2003. The basal relationships of Coleoptera based on 18S rRNA sequences. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 159-160. [Abstract from Proceedings of 1st Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny, Klass, K.D., ed.]

14. Caterino, M.S. 2003. New species of Chlamydopsis, with a review and phylogenetic analysis of all known species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49(1): 159-235.

13. Caterino, M.S. and G. Arriagada. 2003. Un nuevo Hister L. psamophilo de Chile. Revista Chilena de Entomologia 29: 67-69.

12. Caterino, M.S. and A.P. Vogler. 2002. The phylogeny of the Histeroidea (Staphyliniformia). Cladistics 18(4): 394-415.

11. Caterino, M.S. 2002. Revision of the Hister militaris group (Histeridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 95(3): 323-334.

10. Caterino, M.S., V.L. Shull, P.M. Hammond and A.P. Vogler. 2002. The basal phylogeny of the Coleoptera based on 18S rDNA sequences. Zoologica Scripta 31(1): 41-49.

9. Caterino, M.S., R. Reed, M. Kuo and F.A.H. Sperling. 2001. A partioned likelihood analysis of swallowtail butterfly phylogeny. Systematic Biology 50 (1): 106-127

8. Caterino, M.S. and P.W. Kovarik. 2001. A new species of Spilodiscus  (Coleoptera: Histeridae) and a reevaluation of Spilodiscus phylogeny. Coleopterists Bulletin 55(2): 134-143.

7. Kovarik, P.W. and M.S. Caterino. 2000. Histeridae. pp. 212-227 in: Arnett, R.H. and Thomas, M.C., eds., American Beetles, Volume 1. CRC Press.

6. Caterino, M.S. 2000. Descriptions of the first Chlamydopsinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae) from Wallacea. Tidschrift voor Entomologie 43(2): 267-278.

5. Caterino, M.S., S. Cho, and F.A.H. Sperling. 2000. The current state of insect molecular systematics: A thriving Tower of Babel. Annual Review of Entomology. 45:1-54.

4. Caterino, M.S. 1999. Taxonomy and phylogenetics of the coenosus group of Hister. University of California Publications in Entomology. 119: 1-93.

3. Caterino, M.S. and F.A.H. Sperling. 1999. Papilio phylogeny based on mitochondrial COI and COII genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 11: 122-137

2. Caterino, M.S. 1999. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Hister servus group: a Neotropical radiation. Systematic Entomology. 24: 351-376.

1. Caterino, M.S. 1998. A phylogenetic revision of Spilodiscus Lewis. The Journal of Natural History 32(8): 1129-1168.

 

Book Reviews

 

Caterino, M.S. 2006. Review of: Coleoptera: Histeridae; The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, part 24, by Y. Bousquet and Serge Laplante. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(6): 1260-1261.

Caterino, M.S. 2004. Review of: An Introduction to California Beetles, by A.V. Evans, and J.N. Hogue. Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 353-354.

 

Grants & Awards

2008-2009 – National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration: "Exploring the beetle biodiversity of the California Channel Islands", $19,000.

2005-2010 – NSF CAREERS (DEB): "A Faunistic and Phylogeographic Survey of Beetle Diversity in the California Floristic Province Hotspot", $503,000.

2004-2008 – NSF Major Research Instrumentation: "Acquisition of a Scanning Electron Microscope for the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History", $245,970 (co-PIs H. Chaney and D. Geiger).

2004-2005 – UCSB Pearl Chase Fund: Insects of the Coal Oil Point Reserve, $5,453 (co-PI C. Sandoval).

2002 – SBMNH Museum League: Building a tissue collection for SBMNH, $8,000.

2000-2003 – BBSRC – “A multilocus phylogeny of Coleoptera”, £225,000 (co-PIs A. Vogler and P. Foster).

2000 – British Airways Assisting Conservation Programme: Myrmecophilous beetle diversity of Las Cuevas Resarch Station, Belize, complimentary airfare.

1997 – Harvey I. Magy Scholarship, $1000.

1996 – Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship, $5000.

1995 – U.C. Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Research Award:  Training in electron microscopy, $1813.

1995 – CanaColl Foundation: Travel grant for research at Canadian National Collection, $200.

1995 – Margaret C. Walker Fund for Systematic Entomology: Field studies of Spilodiscus, $1000.

1995 – Sigma Xi, Berkeley chapter: Research Grant-in-Aid for research at European natural history collections, $500.

1994 – Thomas J. Dee Fund (Field Museum of Natural History): Visiting Scholar Fellowship, $480.

1994 – Margaret C. Walker Fund for Systematic Entomology: Training in molecular systematic techniques, $1000.

Students and postdocs advised

 

Maxi Polihronakis. Postdoctoral researcher, SBMNH, (starting May, 2008).

Ainsley E. Seago. Ph.D. committee, University of California, Berkeley. Degree expected May, 2008.

Andrew E. Z. Short. Ph.D. committee, Cornell University. Degree granted 2007. Postdoctoral researcher, SBMNH, 2007-2008.

Stylianos Chatzimanolis. Postdoctoral researcher, SBMNH, 2005-2007.

 

Invited talks

 

M.S. Caterino. Faunistic and phylogeographic diversity of California beetles. Departmental Seminar, San Diego State University, April 14, 2008.

M.S. Caterino. Comparative phylogeography and faunistics of California beetles. Departmental Seminar, Cornell University, April 23, 2007.

M.S. Caterino. Comparative phylogeography and faunistics of California beetles. Departmental Seminar, Michigan State University, April 20, 2007.

 

Other professional presentations

 

Caterino, M.S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2008. Investigating endemicity in beetles of California’s Channel Islands. 7th Channel Islands Symposium, Ventura, CA.

Chatzimanolis, S. and M.S. Caterino. 2007. Comparative phylogeography of littoral beetles in southern California. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Caterino, M.S. 2007. Phylogeographic and faunistic diversity of California Tenebrionidae. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Caterino, M.S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Comparative phylogeoegraphy of beetles in southern California. Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S. 2006. The California Beetle Project: Data sharing and management. Entomological Collections Network Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S. 2006. Faunistics of a temperate biodiversity hotspot: The California beetle project. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Chatzimanolis, S. and M.S. Caterino. 2006. Phylogeography of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) across Southern California. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Short, A.E.Z., J.K. Liebherr, and M.S. Caterino. 2006. Into the trees: Phylogeny and eco-morphological shifts of the hydrobiusine water scavenger beetles. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2005. DNA identification and morphological description of the first confirmed larvae of Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S., T. Hunt, and A.P. Vogler. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of Staphyliniformia and Scarabaeiformia (Coleoptera: Polyphaga), as revealed by 18S rDNA. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Vandergast, A., D. Weissman, M.S. Caterino, T. Reeder, and R. Fisher. 2003.  Phylogenetics of the mahogany jerusalem cricket in southern California. Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S. 2002. Diversity and evolution of the chlamydopsine Histeridae. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S. and A.P. Vogler. 2001. A combined data phylogeny of Histeridae. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S. 2001. The evolution of Histerid beetles. Departmental seminar, The Natural History Museum, London. (talk)

Caterino, M.S. 2000. The evolution of Histeridae. Invited seminar, Zoological Museum of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. (talk)

Sperling, F.A.H. and M.S. Caterino. 2000. Phylogeny of the Papilionidae. International Congress of Entomology, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. (talk)

Sperling, F.A.H. and M.S. Caterino. 2000. Papilionidae phylogeny: Molecules and morphology converge. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Caterino, M.S., R.D. Reed, M.M. Kuo, and F.A.H. Sperling. 1999. The phylogeny and evolution of the Papilionidae. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (talk).

Caterino, M.S. and D.B. Weissman, 1998. Mitochondrial DNA variation in California Jerusalem Crickets. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (talk)

Caterino, M.S. 1998. The Neotropical Hister servus group: phylogenetics and biogeographical implications. Society of Systematic Biologists Annual Meeting. (talk)

Caterino, 1997. Preliminary molecular phylogenetics of histeromorph beetles: comparative utilities of four genes. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (poster)

Caterino, M.S. and F.A.H. Sperling, 1997. Phylogeny of Papilio. Society of Systematic Biologists Annual Meeting. (talk)

Caterino, M.S. 1995.  Phylogenetics and biogeography of Spilodiscus Lewis. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (talk)

Caterino, M.S. 1995. A procedure for phylogenetic taxonomy. Society of Systematic Biologists Annual Meeting. (talk)

Caterino, M.S. 1995. Implementation of a phylogenetic taxonomy. Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch Annual Meeting. (talk)

Caterino, M.S. 1995. The phylogenetic and biogeographic relationships of the new world Histerini.  Presented at the annual dinner of the Berkeley Chapter of Sigma Xi. (talk)

Lago, P.K. and M.S. Caterino. 1992. Survey of the scarab beetles associated with white-tailed deer dung in Mississippi. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (poster)

 

Electronic media

 

Lucid Key to the Genera of Chlamydopsinae. 2007. An interactive, illustrated key to the genera of the myrmecophilous histerid subfamily Chlamydopsinae. (with A. K. Tishechkin and C. E. Carlton). http://entomology.lsu.edu/lsam/Chlamydopintro.htm

The California Beetle Project. 2001-2008. An illustrated guide and interactive database on California beetle diversity and distributions. http://www.sbnature.org/calbeetles

A Guide to the Insects of the Coal Oil Point Reserve. 2005. A field guide to over 500 species of insects occurring at this Santa Barbara area UC Reserve. http://www.sbnature.org/collections/invert/entom/COP/COPbugshome.php

An Online Field Guide to the Butterflies of Santa Barbara County. 2004. A pictorial guide to the 112 species of butterflies known or suspected to occur in Santa Barbara county. http://www.sbnature.org/sbbutterflies

Hydrophiloidea and Histeridae pages for the Tree of Life. http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Hydrophiloidea&contgroup=Polyphaga&dynnodeid=8221

California’s Endangered Insects. 1996. Information on California’s threatened and endangered entomofauna. http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/essig/endins/endins.htm

The Essig Museum of Entomology. 1995. Internet site for the dissemination of collections information.

 

Other relevant experience

 

2008 – Volunteer scientist, San Diego Natural History Museum Bioblitz.

2008 – Volunteer scientist, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Bioblitz.

2006-present – Collaborator (TWiG member, Staphyliniformia), Assembling the Beetle Tree of Life.

2007 – Invited external reviewer, Albert J. Cook Arthropod Research Collection, Michigan State University.

2007 – Coordinator, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden BioBlitz entomology team.

2006-2007 – Co-curator, 'Treasures' exhibit of exceptional collection objects, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

2005-2006 – Co-curator, 'Extreme Close-up' exhibit of SEM imagery, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

2001-2007 (semi-annual summers) – Co-curator, 'Butterflies Alive' living butterfly pavilion, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

2000 – Presenter, 'Voyages of Discovery' exhibit. The Natural History Museum, London.

1994-present – Collaborator, Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad de Costa Rica. Identifying Histeridae for National Biodiversity Survey.

 

Professional service

 

2004-present – Secretary, Vice Chair, Chair, Past-president, Entomological Society of America, Section A (now Systematics, Evolution and Biodiversity).

2004-2008 – Review Editor, Coleopterists Bulletin.

2004-present – NSF panelist, Biological Research Collections, Systematic Biology.

2005-2006 – Assoicate Editor, Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society.

2001-2005 – Names Committee, North American Butterfly Association.

2001-2003 – Councilor, Coleopterists Society.

1995-1997 – Secretary, Entomology Students' Organization, U.C. Berkeley.

1993-1994 – President, Entomology Students' Organization, U.C. Berkeley.