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Robinson, Jason Lesley

Associate Research Scientist, Entomology
Res Assistant Professor, NRES

Address and Contact Information

1816 S. Oak St.
M/C 652
Champaign, IL  61820

Research Biography

Research Interests

Aquatic insect and fish ecology and biogeography, dispersal, evolution

Professional Affiliations

Society of Freshwater Science
American Fisheries Society


BS Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, North Carolina State University
MS Zoology, North Carolina State University
PhD Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee

Selected Publications

JL Robinson, CR Parker.  2019.  Rhyacophila dandaganu, a new caddisfly from the southern Cumberland Plateau (USA) (Trichoptera: Rhyacophilidae). Zoosymposia 14: 261–272. DOI: 10.11646/zoosymposia.14.1.29
JL Robinson, MJ Thomas, SW Heads. 2018. A fossil caddisfly (Insecta: Trichoptera) from the Eocene of Colorado. 
Zootaxa 4403 (2): 389–394.
JL Robinson, JA Fordyce.  2017.  Species-free species distribution models describe macroecological properties of protected area networks. PLoS ONE 12(3):e0173443 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173443
JL Robinson, MJ Wetzel, JS Tiemann. 2017. Some Phoretic Associations of Macroinvertebrates on Transplanted Federally Endangered Freshwater Mussels.  Northeastern Naturalist 24(4) DOI:10.1656/045.024.0414
JL Robinson, CR Parker, JA Fordyce.  2016.  Conservation of aquatic insect species across a protected area network: null model reveals shortfalls of biogeographical knowledge. Journal of Insect Conservation DOI: 10.1007/s10841-016-9889-3
JL Robinson, PS Rand. 2005. Discontinuity in fish assemblages across an elevation gradient in a southern Appalachian watershed, USA. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 14 (1), 14-23

DR Lenat, DE Ruiter, CR Parker, JL Robinson, SR Beaty, OS Flint Jr. 2010. Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Records for North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist 9(2): 201-236.

Xin Zhou, Jason L Robinson, Christy J Geraci, Charles R Parker, Oliver S Flint Jr, David A Etnier, David Ruiter, R Edward DeWalt, Luke M Jacobus, Paul DN Hebert. 2011. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30(1): 131- 162.

MA Floyd, JK Moulton, GA Schuster, CR Parker, J Robinson. 2012. An Annotated Checklist of the Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) of Kentucky.
Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science 73(1): 4-40

LE Harvey, CJ Geraci, JL Robinson, JC Morse, KM Kjer, X Zhou. 2012. Diversity of mitochondrial and larval morphology characters in the genus Diplectrona (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) in the eastern United States. Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 5: 191- 211.

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