Andrew Mitchell

Senior Research Scientist, Entomology
Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia

Fields of interest:

Insect systematics, especially cutworm moths and their relatives (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea), DNA barcoding, biosecurity and diagnostics.

Recent publications:

Mitchell A., Collecting in collections: A PCR strategy and primer set for DNA barcoding of decades-old dried museum specimens, Molecular Ecology Resources, 2015, 15, 1102–1111

Bellis G.A., Gopurenko D., Cookson B., Postle A.C., Halling L., Harris N., Yanase T., Mitchell A., Identification of incursions of Culicoides Latreille species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Australasia using morphological techniques and DNA barcoding, Austral Entomology, 2015, 54, 332-338.

Bellis G., Dyce A., Gopurenko D., Yanase T., Garros C., Labuschagne K., Mitchell A., Revision of the Culicoides (Avaritia) Imicola complex Khamala & Kettle (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the Australasian region, Zootaxa, 2014, 3768, 401-427.

Bellis G.A., Dyce A.L., Gopurenko D., Mitchell A., Revision of the Immaculatus Group of Culicoides Latreille (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the Australasian Region with description of two new species, Zootaxa, 2013, 3680: 15-37.

Gopurenko D., Fletcher M., Löcker H., Mitchell A., Morphological and DNA barcode species identifications of leafhoppers, planthoppers and treehoppers (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) at Barrow Island, Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement, 2013, 83, 253-285.