Stéphanie Boucher
Lyman Entomological Museum
Research Interests:
Systematics and zoogeography of Diptera, especially Agromyzidae
email: stephanie.boucher [at]
Phone: (514) 398-7914


Publications in Refereed Journals

Boucher S. and K. Nishida. 2014. Description and biology of two new species of Neotropical Liriomyza Mik (Diptera: Agromyzidae), mining leaves of Bocconia (Papaveraceae). Zookeys 369: 79-97

Boucher S, and T.A. Wheeler 2014. Neotropical Agromyzidae (Diptera) of the Mission Géodésique de l’Équateur : Becker (1920) revisited. Zootaxa 3779 (2): 157-176.

Boucher S. 2012. Revision of Canadian species of Amauromyza Hendel (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 144: 733-757

Boucher S. 2012. Revision of the Nearctic species of Cerodontha (Icteromyza) (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 144: 122-157.

Boucher, S. 2010. Family Agromyziidae (leaf-mining flies). pp. 1057-1071 In B.V. Brown, A. Borkent, J.M. Cumming, D.M. Wood, N.E. Woodley and M. Zumbado (eds). Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 2. National Research Council Press, Ottawa.

Boucher, S. 2009. Phytomyza petoei (Diptera: Agromyzidae), a leaf miner on cultivated mint, newly recoreded in the Nearctic Region. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 126-128.

Boucher, S. 2008. A new species and taxonomic notes on northern Nearctic Cerodontha (Icteromyza) (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 140: 557-562.

Boucher, S. and Hanson, P. 2006. A new Costa Rican species of Japanagromyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae) forming galls on Lonchocarpus (Fabaceae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 108: 9-13.

Boucher, S and Varady-Szabo, H. 2005. Effects of different diets on the survival, longevity and growth rate of the Annam stick insect, Medauroidea extradentata (Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 14: 115-118.

Boucher S. 2005. Description of an unusual new Costa Rican species of Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) with additional notes on Neotropical species of Dizygomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Zootaxa 993: 1-8

Boucher, S. 2004. The New World fauna of the genus Pseudonapomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 136: 781-791.

Boucher, S. 2003. The New World species of Cerodontha (Xenophytomyza) Frey (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Zootaxa 178: 1-8

Boucher, S. 2002. Revision of the Nearctic species of Cerodontha (Cerodontha) Rondani (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 134: 577-603

Boucher, S. and Wheeler, T.A. 2002. Going Vegetarian: Plant and fungus feeding. Biodiversity 3 (4): 15-16

Boucher, S. and Wheeler, T.A. 2001. Diversity of Agromyzidae (Diptera) in disjunct grasslands of the southern Yukon Territory. The Canadian Entomologist 133: 593-621

Wheeler, T. A., J. R. Vockeroth and S. Boucher. 1999. Geomyza tripunctata Fallén, a Palaearctic opomyzid fly new to North America, with notes on range expansions in Holarctic Opomyzidae (Diptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 130: 15-20.

Wheeler, T.A, and Boucher, S. 2002. Comment on the proposed conservation of the specific name of Chlorops meigenii Loew, 1866 (Insecta: Diptera) in: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 59(3): 54-55

Selected Non-Refereed Publications and Web Publications

Boucher, S. 2008. Leaf-miner flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae). in Capinera, J.L. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Springer Netherlands

Boucher, S. 2006. Les insectes de nos jardins. Broquet inc. Saint-Constant. 208 pp.

[Multiple Authors]. 1999. Virtual Exhibit on Canada’s Biodiversity - Insects. Canada’s Digital Collections Program, Industry Canada/Schoolnet.

Boucher, S. 2000. Insects & Spiders: An International Biome Guide. pp. 86-173 in Insects & Spiders: An Explore Your World Handbook. Discovery Books, New York. 192 pp.

Teaching responsibilities

ENTO 330 (every fall). Insect Biology. Department of Natural Resource Sciences. McGill University.

Fall 2003 - BIOL-350. Insect Biology and Control. Department of Biology, McGill University

Winter 2003 - ENTO 440. Systematic Entomology. Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University.

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