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Ray Fisher

Ray Fisher

Post-doctoral Researcher

Director Experiment Station


Phone: 479-575-2451

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Ph.D. Entomology, 2016 - University of Arkansas

M.S. Entomology, 2009 - University of Kentucky

B.S. Zoology, 2004 - Auburn University

Cherri C, Fisher JR, Dowling APG (2016) The masked torrent mite, Torrenticola larvata sp. n. (Parasitengona: Torrenticolidae): a water mite endemic to the Ouachita Mountains of North America. Acarologia 56: 245–256

O’Neill JC, Fisher JR, Fisher DM, Nelson WA, Dowling APG (2016) Systematics of testudacarine torrent mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae) with descriptions of 13 new species from North America. ZooKeys 582: 13–110

Hernandes FA, Skvarla MJ, Fisher JR, Dowling APG, Ochoa R, Ueckermann EA, Bauchan GR (2016) Catalogue of snout mites (Acariformes: Bdellidae) of the world. Zootaxa 4152: 1–83

Fisher JR, Tucker EM, Sharkey MJ (2015) Colenanus keeleyorum (Braconidae: Ichneutinae): a new genus and species of Eocene wasp from the Green River Formation of western North America. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 44: 57–67

Fisher JR, Fisher DM, Nelson WA, O’Neill JC, Skvarla MJ, Ochoa R, Bauchan GR, Radwell AJ, Dowling APG (2015) Torrenticola trimaculata n. sp. (Parasitengona: Torrenticolidae), a three-spotted water mite from eastern North America: taxonomic history, species delimitation, and survey of external morphology. Acarologia 55: 71–116

Fisher JR, Fisher DM, Skvarla MJ, Dowling APG (2014) Pre-ballooning in Ummidia Thorell, 1875 (Araneae: Ctenizidae) from the Interior Highlands, USA: second account from the region and review of mygalomorph ballooning. Journal of Arachnology 42: 318–321

Fisher JR, Skvarla MJ, Bauchan GR, Ochoa R (2011)  Trachymolgus purpureus sp. n., an armored snout mite (Acari: Bdellidae) from the Ozark highlands: morphology, development, and key to Trachymolgus Berlese. ZooKeys 125: 1–34

Fisher JR, Dowling APG (2010) Modern methods and technology for doing classical taxonomy. Acarologia 50: 395–409