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111 species and 20 genera described as new! 28 synonymies proposed!

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63.Chatzimanolis, S. In Press. And then there were six: a revision of the genus Phanolinopsis Scheerpeltz (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Zootaxa.

62. Chatzimanolis, S. In Press. An update to the diagnosis and key of Ocyolinus Sharp, with the inclusion of Torobus principalis (Bernhauer) (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin.

61. Chani-Posse, M. R., A. J. Brunke, S. Chatzimanolis, H. Schillhammer, A. Solodovnikov. In Press. Phylogeny of the hyper-diverse Philonthina rove beetles with implications for classification of the tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Cladistics.

60. Brunke, A. J., H. Schillhammer and S. Chatzimanolis. 2017. The first fossil rove beetle from the middle Eocene Kishenehn formation (North America) provides evidence for ancient Eocene relicts within the hyperdiverse Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(12): 1015-1025 PDF

59. Chatzimanolis, S and E. Caron. 2016. New species and synonymies in Xenopygus Bernhauer (Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Zootaxa 4200(1): 131-142. PDF

58. Ceríaco, L. M. P., Gutiérrez, E. E., Dubois, A., et al (493 authors including S. Chatzimanolis). 2016. Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa 4196(3): 435-445. PDF

57. Chatzimanolis, S. 2016. A revision of the myrmecophilous genus Smilax Laporte (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Zootaxa 4162(2): 283-303. PDF

56. Brunke, A. J., S. Chatzimanolis, H. Schillhammer and A. Solodovnikov. 2016. Early evolution of the hyperdiverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) and a revision of its higher classification. Cladistics 32: 427-451. PDF

55. Greenwalt, D., T. Rose and S. Chatzimanolis. 2016. Preservation of mandibular zinc in a beetle from the Eocene Kishenehn Formation of Montana, USA. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 53: 614-621. PDF Smithsonian News Release 

54. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. Chani Posse. 2016. On the myrmecophilous species of Plociopterus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini) Kraatz described by E. Wasmann. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2): 214-216. PDF 

53. Chatzimanolis, S. 2015. New records, redescription and notes on nomenclature for Triacrus Nordmann (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(3): 514-520. PDF

52. Chatzimanolis, S. 2015A revision of the genus Trigonopselaphus Gemminger and Harold (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 85: 167-189. PDF

51. Marlowe, M. H., C. A. Murphy and S. Chatzimanolis. 2015. Sexual dimorphism and allometry in the sphecophilous rove beetle Triacrus dilatus. PeerJ 3: e1123. Link  

50. Engel, M. S., D. S. Peris, S. Chatzimanolis and X. Delclòs. 2015. An earwig (Insecta: Dermaptera) in early Cretaceous amber from Spain. Insect Systematics and Evolution 46: 291-300. PDF

49. Chatzimanolis, S. 2015. A review of the genus Scaponopselaphus Scheerpeltz (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e4735. Link

48. da Silva, M. R. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2015. Additional records and description of male specimens for Nordus stomachoponos Chatzimanolis, 2004 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 59: 58-60. PDF 

47. Caterino, M. S., S. Chatzimanolis and M. Richmond. 2014. On the origins of the insect fauna of California’s Channel Islands: A comparative phylogeographic study of island beetles. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 7: 276–296. PDF

46. Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. Darwin's legacy to rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): a new genus and a new species including materials collected on the Beagle's voyage. Zookeys 379: 29-41. PDF Media Coverage UTC News Release

45. Peris, D., S. Chatzimanolis and X. Delclòs. 2014. Diversity of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in Early Cretaceous Spanish amber. Cretaceous Research 48: 85-98. PDF

44. Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. Phylogeny of xanthopygine rove beetles based on six molecular loci. Systematic Entomology 39(1): 141-149. PDF Sup. Materials figshare Supplement

43. Chatzimanolis, S. 2013. Terataki, a new genus of Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) from South America. Zootaxa 3750(3): 251-264. PDF

42. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Engel. 2013. The fauna of Staphylininae in Dominican amber (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 81(4): 281-294. PDF Color Figures
41. Ortega-Blanco, J., S. Chatzimanolis, H. Singh and M. S. Engel. 2013. The oldest fossil of the subfamily Osoriinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), from Eocene Cambay amber (India). The Coleopterists Bulletin 67(3): 304-308. PDF

40. Chatzimanolis, S., A. F. Newton, C. Soriano and M. S. Engel. 2013. Remarkable stasis in a phloeocharine rove beetle from the Late Cretaceous of New Jersey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Journal of Paleontology 87(2): 177-182. PDF 3D movie

39. Chatzimanolis, S., D. Grimaldi, M.S. Engel and N. Fraser. 2012. Leehermania prorova, the earliest staphyliniform beetle, from the Late Triassic of Virginia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). American Museum Novitates 3761: 1-28. PDF

38. Chatzimanolis, S., M. E. Cashion, M. S. Engel and Z. H. Falin. 2012. A new genus of Ptilodactylidae (Coleoptera: Byrrhoidea) in mid-Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Geodiversitas 34(3): 569-574. PDF

37. Chatzimanolis, S. 2012. Zackfalinus, a new genus of Xanthopygina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini) with description of 20 new species. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 80(4): 261-308. PDF 

36.  Thayer, M. K., A. F. Newton and S. Chatzimanolis. 2012. Prosolierius, a new mid-Cretaceous genus of Solieriinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with three new species from Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 34: 124-134. PDF.

35. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Engel. 2011. A new species of Diochus from Baltic amber (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Diochini). Zookeys 138: 65-73. PDF

34. Chatzimanolis, S. 2010. On the identity of Philothalpus cyanipennis Wendeler (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 64(4): 312. PDF

33. Polihronakis, M., M. S. Caterino and S. Chatzimanolis. 2010. Elucidating the phylogeographic structure among a mosaic of unisexual and bisexual populations of the weevil Geodercodes latipennis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the Transverse Ranges of southern California. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 101: 935–948. PDF

32. Chatzimanolis, S., I. Cohen, A. Schomann and A. Solodovnikov. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the mega-diverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Zoologica Scripta 39(5): 436–449. PDF Sup. materials

31. Chatzimanolis, S., L. A. Norris and M. S. Caterino. 2010. Multi-island endemicity: the phylogeography and conservation of Coelus pacificus darkling beetles on the California Channel Islands. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103(5): 785–795. PDF 

30. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Engel. 2010. Laasbium Scudder: a genus of tertiary earwigs, not rove beetles, and the classification of Florissant fossil Dermaptera (Insecta). Annales Zoologici 60(1): 101–108. PDF

29. Chatzimanolis, S., M. S. Engel, A. Newton and D. Grimaldi. 2010. New ant-like stone beetles in mid-Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae). Cretaceous Research 31(1): 77–84. PDF

28. Clarke, D. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. Antiquity and long-term morphological stasis in a group of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): Description of the oldest Octavius species, from Cretaceous Burmese amber and review of the 'Euaesthetine subgroup' fossil record. Cretaceous Research 30(6): 1426–1434. PDF

27. Chatzimanolis, S and J. S. Ashe. 2009. A revision of the neotropical genus Ocyolinus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Zootaxa 2162: 1–23. PDF

26. Engel, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. An oxyteline rove beetle in Dominican amber with possible African affinities (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae:  Oxytelinae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 77(4): 425–429.  PDF

25. Caterino, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. Conservation genetics of three flightless beetle species in southern California. Conservation Genetics 10: 203–216. PDF

24. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Caterino. 2008. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of California coastal terrestrial communities: A comparative study using three beetles. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1: 222–232. PDF

23. Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Caterino. 2008. Phylogeography of the darkling beetle Coelus ciliatus in California. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(5): 939–949. PDF

22. Chatzimanolis, S. 2008. A revision of the neotropical beetle genus Isanopus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Journal of Natural History 42(25-26): 1765–1792. PDF

21. Caterino, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Newly recorded and noteworthy California Staphylinidae. The Coleopterists Bulletin 61(3): 398–407. PDF

20. Hanley, R. S., A. Kirilenko, and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Ecological fingerprinting as data visualization: Phyloclimatic patterns within a group of South American beetles Proceedings of the third IASTED International Conference on Environmental Modelling and Simulation 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 20–24. PDF

19. Chatzimanolis, S and M. S. Caterino. 2007. Toward a better understanding of the 'Transverse Range Break': lineage diversification in southern California. Evolution 61(9): 2127–2141. PDF

18. Chatzimanolis, S and M. S. Caterino. 2007. Limited phylogeographic structure in a flightless ground beetle, Calathus ruficollis, in southern California. Diversity and Distributions 13: 498–509. PDF

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

16. Navarrete-Heredia, J. L., H. E. Fierros-López, and S. Chatzimanolis. 2006. Nordus praedator (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), a new species from México, with comments on Nordus championi Sharp. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 79(2): 100–106. PDF

15. Ashe, J. S., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2006. Three new species and new records of Elmas Blackwelder, 1952 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina) from South America with a reanalysis of the phylogenetic relationships among the species of Elmas. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(1): 19–32. PDF

14. Engel, M. S., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2005. Early Cretaceous earwigs (Dermaptera) from the Santana Formation, Brazil. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 74(3): 219–226. PDF

13. Chatzimanolis, S., and J. S. Ashe. 2005. Revision and phylogeny of the neotropical genus Philothalpus (=Eugastus Sharp and Allostenopsis Bernhauer) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Xanthopygina). Insect Systematics and Evolution 36: 63–119. PDF

12. Chatzimanolis, S. 2005. Phylogeny of the neotropical rove beetle genus Nordus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with a special reference to the evolution of coloration and secondary sexual characters. Systematic Entomology 30: 267–280. PDF

11. Chatzimanolis S., and J. S. Ashe. 2004. On the identity of Plociopterus variegatus Sharp (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(1): 53-55. PDF

10. Chatzimanolis, S. 2004. The larva of Nordus fungicola (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with notes on natural history. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 51(2): 221–224. PDF

9. Chatzimanolis, S., J. S. Ashe, and R. S. Hanley. 2004. Diurnal/nocturnal activity of rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama assayed by flight intercept trap. The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(4): 569–577. PDF

8. Chatzimanolis, S. 2004. A revision of the neotropical genus Nordus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Entomologische Abhandlungen 62(1): 3–64 PDF

7. Chatzimanolis, S., and I. Löbl. 2003. Subgeneric type designations in the genus Dendarus Latreille (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerichen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 76: 259–261. PDF

6. Chatzimanolis, S. 2003. Notes on the mating behavior of Ptecticus nigrifrons (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 76(4): 663–666. PDF

5. Chatzimanolis, S., A. Trichas, S. Giokas, and M. Mylonas. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis and biogeography of the Aegean taxa of the genus Dendarus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Insect Systematics and Evolution 34(3): 295–312. PDF

4. Chatzimanolis, S. 2003. Natural history and behavior of Nordus fungicola (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(3): 225–230. PDF

3. Ashe, J. S., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2003. A revision of the genus Elmas Blackwelder, 1952 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae), with a preliminary phylogeny of the species. Scientific Papers, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas 28: 1–41.PDF

2. Chatzimanolis, S., M. S. Engel, and A. Trichas. 2002. Taxonomic changes for the Aegean species of the Mediterranean darkling beetle genus Dendarus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75(4): 259–267. PDF

1. Chatzimanolis, S. 2000. [2001]. An association between Ptecticus nigrifrons (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) and Nordus fungicola (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 73(4): 232–234. PDF

Book Chapters/Reviews:

2. Rokas, A., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2008. From Gene-scale to genome-scale phylogenetics; the data flood in but the challenges remain. In Murphy, W.L. (ed.), Methods in Molecular Biology Series: Phylogenomics. Humana Press; Totowa, NJ, pp 1-12. PDF

1. Chatzimanolis, S. 2002. [CD-Rom Review] “The Coleopterist’s Bulletin, Vol. 1–53”. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75(2): 142.