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Matt E. Dakin


Matt Dakin

B. S. Biology/Chemistry, 1958. Delta State University

M. S. Entomology/Zoology ,1960. Auburn University

Ph. D Entomology/Zoology/Botany, 1964. Auburn University



Dakin, M. E. 1966. Two new species of Melanoplus (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from Alabama. Entomological News 77: 29-36.

Dakin, M. E. and K. L. Hays. 1970. A synopsis of Orthoptera (sensu lato) of Alabama. Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 404. 118 pp.

Dakin, M. E. 1979. Notes on Chrysochraon (Barracris) petraea with a description of the female sex. Acrida 8: 9-15.

Dakin, M. E. 1985. A review of the Melanoplus femur-rubrum group (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae) in the southeastern United States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 11: 385-398.

Dakin, M. E. 1987. Using the scanning electron microscope in orthopteroid taxonomy. pp. 190-194. in Baccetti, D. ed. Evolutionary Biology of Orthopteroid Insects. Ellis Horwood Ltd. Chichester.

Dakin, M. E. 2005. Grasshoppers in the Smokies. ATBI Quarterly. Vol. 6. No. 3. 1p. (also reprinted in Southeastern Naturalist. Vol 4. 2006).