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Terence L. Schiefer

Senior Research Associate/Curator Mississippi Entomological Museum

Mississippi Entomological Museum
Mississippi State University
Box 9775, Mississippi State

TEL (662) 325-2989
FAX (662) 325-8837



B.S. 1983.  Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA


Faunistics and biology of Cerambycidae and Cicindelidae in southeastern North America.
Arthropod conservation.


Cerambycidae of Mississippi and surrounding areas
Revision of Prionus (Neopolyarthron) in North America
Description of new sub-species of Saperda lateralis from Mississippi and Louisiana.


American Entomological Society
New York Entomological Society
The Coleopterists Society
The Lepidopterists' Society
Xerces Society


MacGown, M.W. and T.L. Schiefer.  1992.  Disjunct Distribution and a New Record for an Anthophorid Bee, Xenoglossodes albata (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae), in the Southeastern United States. Entomol. News 103: 81-82.

Smith, D.R. and T.L. Schiefer.  1997.  A New Genus and Species of Allantinae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) from Southeastern United States.  Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash.  99: 472-476.

Schiefer, T.L.  1998.  Disjunct Distribution of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) in the Black Belt Prairie and Jackson Prairie in Mississippi and Alabama.  Coleopterists Bull.  52: 278-284.

Schiefer, T.L.  1998.  A Preliminary List of the Cerambycidae and Disteniidae (Coleoptera) of Mississippi.  Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc.  124: 113-131.

Schiff, N.M. and T.L. Schiefer.  1999.  New Blattodea Records from Mississippi and Alabama.  Entomol. News 110: 240-242.

Schiefer, T.L.  2000.  A New Species of Astylopsis Casey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Acanthocinini) from the Southeastern United States.  Coleopterists Bull.  54: 533-539.

Schiefer, T.L.  2001.  Additions and correction to the list of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Mississippi.  Entoml. News 112: 334-336.

Warriner, M.D., T.E. Nebeker, S.A. Tucker, and T.L. Schiefer.  2004. Comparison of Saproxylic Beetle (Coleoptera) Assemblages in Upland Hardwood and Bottomland Hardwood Forests [pp. 150-153].  In:  Spetich, M.A. (ed.), Upland Oak Ecology Symposium:  History, Current Conditions, and Sustainability.  Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-73.  Ashville, NC:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.  311 pp.

Schiefer, T.L. and D.E. Bright.  2004.  Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford), an Exotic Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) New to North America.  Coleopterists Bull.  58: 431-438.

Schiefer, T.L.  2004.  A New Record of an Endemic Cuban Tiger Beetle, Cicindela (Brasiella) viridicollis (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae), from the Florida Keys.  Florida Entomologist  87: 551-553.

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, T. L. Schiefer, and R. L. Brown.  2012. Ant diversity and habitat associations at the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1197. [pdf]

MacGown, J. A., T. L. Schiefer, and M. Branstetter.  2015. First record of the genus Leptanilloides (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae) reported from the United States. Zootaxa 4006 (2): 392-400. [pdf]