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PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles and Books

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2012. The Microphorella chillcotti species group: a distinctive lineage of parathalassiine flies from western North America (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae s.l.). Canadian Entomologist 144: (in press).

Cumming, J.M. and Cumming, H.J. 2011. The flat-footed fly genus Seri Kessel & Kessel (Diptera: Platypezidae). Zootaxa (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., Brooks, S.E., Cumming, J.M. and Coovert, G.A. 2011. Revision of the Nearctic species of Heleodromia (Diptera: Empidoidea: Brachystomatidae). Canadian Entomologist 143: (in press).

Cumming, J.M., Sinclair, B.J., Brooks, S.E., O’Hara, J.E. and Skevington, J.H. 2011. The history of dipterology at the Canadian National Collection of Insects, with special reference to the Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Canadian Entomologist 143: 539-577.

Grimaldi D.A., Arillo A., Cumming, J.M., Hauser, M. 2011. Brachyceran Diptera (Insecta) in Cretaceous ambers, part IV, significant new orthorrhaphous taxa. In: Engel M.S. (Ed.) Contributions celebrating Kumar Krishna. ZooKeys 148: 293-332.

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2011. The New World genera of Parathalassiinae (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae s.l.), with new species of Thalassophorus and Eothalassius. Canadian Entomologist 143: 423-446.

Rafael, J.A. and Cumming, J.M. 2010. Revision of the genus Macrostomus Wiedemann (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae). II. The pictipennis species-group. Acta Amazonica 40: 613-624.

Brown, B.V., Borkent, A., Cumming, J.M., Wood, D.M., Woodley, N.E., and Zumbado, M. (Eds.) 2010. Manual of Central American Diptera: Volume 2., NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario. 728 pages.

Brooks, S.E., Cumming, J.M., and Pollet, M.A.A. 2010. Revision of the Neotropical genus Cheiromia Dyte (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa 2333: 41-58.

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2009. First record of a Japanese marine shore dolichopodid fly, Thambemyia (= Conchopus) borealis (Takagi), from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa 2112: 65-67.

Grimaldi, D.A., Cumming, J.M., and Arillo, A. 2009. Chimeromyiidae, a new family of Eremoneuran Diptera from the Cretaceous. Zootaxa 2078: 34-54.

Rafael, J.A. and Cumming, J.M. 2009. Revision of the genus Macrostomus Wiedemann (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae). I. The ferrugineus species-group. Zootaxa 2064: 39-56.

Brown, B.V., Borkent, A., Cumming, J.M., Woodley, N.E., Wood, D.M. and Zumbado, M. (Eds). 2009. Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 1. NRC Research Press, Ottawa. 714 pages.

Cumming, J.M. and Sinclair, B.J. 2009. Empididae (dance flies, balloon flies, predaceous flies). In: Brown, B.V. et al. (Eds.), Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 1. NRC Research Press, Ottawa. pp. 653-670.

Cumming, J.M. and Wood, D.M. 2009. Morphology and terminology. In: Brown, B.V. et al. (Eds.), Manual of Central American Diptera. Volume 1. NRC Research Press, Ottawa. pp. 9-50.

Cumming, J.M. and Sinclair, B.J. 2008. Dance flies, balloon flies, predaceous flies (Diptera: Empidoidea, exclusive of Dolichopodidae). In: Capinera, J.L. (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Entomology. Volumes 1-4. 2nd Edition, Springer, pp. 1146-1150.

Brooks, S.E. and Cumming, J.M. 2008. The Tachytrechus alatus species group (=Syntomoneurum Becker) revisited: new species and revised species group limits (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa. 1676: 1-27.

Grootaert, P., Cumming, J.M. & Shamshev, I.V. 2007. Non-marine Chersodromia Walker from Southeast Asia and Papua New Guinea (Diptera, Empidoidea, Hybotidae). Zootaxa 1661: 55-61.

Sinclair, B.J. & Cumming, J.M. 2007. Leptopezella, a new Southern Hemisphere genus of Ocydromiinae (Diptera: Empidoidea: Hybotidae). Zootaxa 1629: 27-37.

Cumming, J.M. 2007. Baeodromia, a new genus of tachydromiine fly from the New World (Diptera: Empidoidea; Hybotidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 137 (2006): 41-49.

Sinclair, B.J. & Cumming, J.M. 2006. The morphology, higher-level phylogeny and classification of the Empidoidea (Diptera). Zootaxa 1180: 1-172.

Rafael, J.A. & Cumming, J.M. 2006. New species of Macrostomus Wiedemann (Diptera, Empididae) from Columbia, Ecuador and Peru. Zootaxa 1036: 49–64.

Solórzano Kraemer, M.M., Sinclair, B.J. & Cumming, J.M. 2005. Five new species of Tachydromiinae (Diptera: Empididae s.l.) from New World Tertiary ambers. Zootaxa 1010: 37–52.

Rafael, J.A. & Cumming, J.M. 2004. The Neotropical genera Macrostomus Wiedemann and Porphyrochroa Melander (Diptera, Empididae, Empidinae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologica 21(3): 439-448.

Pollet, M., Brooks, S.E. & Cumming, J.M. 2004. Catalog of the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 283: 1-114.

Cumming, J.M. & Brooks, S.E. 2002. Electrophorella, a new genus of parathalassiine flies from Baltic amber, with a cladistic analysis of the Microphorinae + Dolichopodidae lineage (Diptera: Empidoidea). Studia Dipterologica 9: 41–54.

Sinclair, B.J. & Cumming, J.M. 2000. Revision of the genus Apterodromia (Diptera: Empidoidea), with a redefinition of the tribe Ocydromiini. Records of the Australian Museum 52: 161–186.

Grimaldi, D. & Cumming, J. 1999. Brachyceran Diptera in Cretaceous ambers and Mesozoic diversification of the Eremoneura. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 239: 1–124.

Sugar, A., Finnamore, A., Goulet, H., Cumming, J.M., Kerr, J.T., Giusti, M. de & Packer, L. 1999. A preliminary survey of symphatan and aculeate Hymenoptera from oak savannahs in southern Ontario. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 129 (1998): 9–18.

Pollet, M. & Cumming, J.M. 1998. Systematic revision of Nearctic species of Achalcus Loew (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) with comments on their phylogeny, ecology, and zoogeography. Systematic Entomology 23: 371-385.

Cumming, J.M. & Evenhuis, N.L. 1996. Stilpon Loew, 1859 (Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 53: 104-105.

Cumming, J.M., Sinclair B.J. & Wood, D.M. 1995. Homology and phylogenetic implications of male genitalia in Diptera - Eremoneura. Entomologica Scandinavica 26: 121–151.

Cumming, J.M. 1994. Sexual selection and the evolution of dance fly mating systems (Diptera: Empididae; Empidinae). The Canadian Entomologist 126: 907-920.

Sinclair, B.J., Cumming, J.M. & Wood, D.M. 1994. Homology and phylogenetic implications of male genitalia in Diptera - Lower Brachycera. Entomologica Scandinavica 24(4) (1993): 407–432.

Cumming, J.M. & Cooper, B.E. 1993. Techniques for obtaining adult-associated immature stages of predacious tachydromiine flies (Diptera: Empidoidea), with implications for rearing and biocontrol. Entomological News 104: 93–101.

Cumming, J.M. & Cooper, B.E. 1992. A revision of the Nearctic species of the tachydromiine fly genus Stilpon Loew (Diptera: Empidoidea). The Canadian Entomologist 124: 951–998.

Cumming, J.M. 1989. Classification and evolution of the eumenine wasp genus Symmorphus Wesmael (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. 148: 168 pp.

Cumming, J.M. & Cooper, B.E. 1989. The identity of Micrempis anatolica Chillcott and M. bomboxynon Chillcott (Diptera: Empididae), with remarks on allied Nearctic species. Canadian Entomologist. 121: 565-568.

Cumming, J.M. 1988. Historical zoogeography of the eumenine wasp genus Symmorphus Wesmael (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Entomology, Vancouver 1988: 53.

Cumming, J.M.& Vecht, J. van der. 1986. New Oriental species of Symmorphus Wesmael, with description of a new subgenus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Eumeninae). Entomolgische. Berichten 46: 23-32.

Cumming, J.M. & Leggett, F.L. 1985. Cephalic foveae of eumenine wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of Natural History 19: 1197-1207.

Carpenter, J.M. & Cumming, J.M. 1985. A character analysis of the North American potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae; Eumeninae). Journal of Natural History 19: 877-916.

Electronic Publications/Non-Refereed Articles

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. 2011. Foreword - Ottawa Dipterology (1937–1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 3. Canadian Entomologist 144: (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. 2011. Foreword - Ottawa Dipterology (1937–1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 2. Canadian Entomologist 144: (in press).

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.E. O’Hara and J.H. Skevington. 2011. Foreword - Ottawa Dipterology (1937–1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 1. Canadian Entomologist 143: (in press).

O’Hara, J.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2011. Directory of North American Dipterists. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Sinclair, B.J., J.M. Cumming, S.E. Brooks, J.H. Skevington and J.E. O’Hara. 2009. Ottawa Dipterology (1937-1989): Festschrift commemorating the coordinators of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera and their contributions to building the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Fly Times 43: 17-18.

Sinclair, B.J., S.E. Brooks and J.M.Cumming. 2008. A critical review of the world catalogs of Empidoidea (Insecta: Diptera) by Yang et al. (2006, 2007). Zootaxa 1846: 61-68.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2007. Fly Times 39: 1-25. [published online, October 2007 at: http://www.nadsdiptera.org/News/FlyTimes/Flyhome.htm]

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2007. Fly Times 38: 1-20. [published online, April 2007 at: http://www.nadsdiptera.org/News/FlyTimes/Flyhome.htm]

Brooks, S.E., J.M. Cumming, J.E. O’Hara, J.H. Skevington and B.E. Cooper. 2007. Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Supplement. Third edition. 55 pp. North American Dipterists Society Web Site. [published online, January, 2007 at http://www.nadsdiptera.org/Catalogs/CNCtypes/Suppl.htm]

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2006. Fly Times 37: 1-18. [published online, October 2006 at: http://www.nadsdiptera.org/News/FlyTimes/Flyhome.htm]

Cumming, J.M. 2006. Book review: Insects: Their natural history and diversity with a photographic guide to insects of eastern North America. by S.A. Marshall. 2006. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill, Ontario. 720 pp. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada 38: 62 63.

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2006. Fly Times 36: 1-13. [published online, April 2006 at: http://www.nadsdiptera.org/News/FlyTimes/Flyhome.htm]

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2005. Fly Times 35: 1-17. [PDF]

Brooks, S.E., Cumming, J.M. and Pollet, M.A.A. 2005. Checklist of the Dolichopodidae s.str. (Diptera) of America north of Mexico (1st Edition). PDF document, 18 pp. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Cumming, J.M. 2005. Characteristics and Natural History of “Empididae”. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Cumming, J.M. 2005. General Information about Empidoid Flies. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Cumming, J.M. and S.E. Brooks. 2005. Homepage for Empidoidea Resources. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2005. Fly Times 34: 1-20. [PDF]

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2004. Fly Times 33: 1-10. [PDF]

Skevington, J. H., J.M. Cumming, J.K. Moulton, B.M. Wiegmann, B.J Sinclair, and B. Cassel. 2004. Unravelling the relationships of higher flies, the Cyclorrhapha branch of the Diptera tree of life. Abstracts of the 22nd International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia. Abstract on CD.

Cumming, J.M. and J.E. O’Hara. 2004. Directory of North American Dipterists. [Published electronically on the Internet and periodically updated.]

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2004. Fly Times 32: 1-12. [PDF]

Cooper, B.E., J.M. Cumming and J.E. O’Hara. 2003. Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Supplement. Second edition. 42pp. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2003. Fly Times 31: 1-11. [PDF]

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2003. Fly Times 30: 1-14. [PDF]

Cumming, J.M. and B.E. Cooper. 2003. Directory of North American Dipterists. [2d version published electronically on the Internet and updated periodically, eventually replaced by Cumming and O’Hara, 2004]

Cumming, J.M. and J.R. Vockeroth. 2003. Comment on the proposed conservation of Pelastoneurus Loew, 1861 (Insecta, Diptera) (Case 3130; see BZN 59: 196-197). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 60: 53-54.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2002. Fly Times. 29: 1-17. [PDF]

Cumming, J.M. and S.E. Brooks 2002. Authors’ response to referee’s comment on Electrophorella, a new genus of parathalassiine flies from Baltic amber, with a cladistic analysis of the Microphorinae + Dolichopodidae lineage (Diptera: Empidoidea)”. Studia Dipterologica 9: 56.

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2002. Fly Times. 28: 1-11. [PDF]

Skevington, J.H., J.M. Cumming, B.J. Sinclair, B.M. Wiegmann and J.K. Moulton. 2002. Molecular and morphological evidence supporting relationships within Eremoneura: focus on Cyclorrhapha. 5th International Congress of Dipterology (Brisbane, Australia). Abstract Volume, p. 221.

Pollet, M.A.A. S.E. Brooks and J.M.Cumming. 2002. A catalogue of the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico. 5th International Congress of Dipterology (Brisbane, Australia). Abstract Volume, p. 193.

Cumming, J.M. 2002. Systematics of Nearctic Platypalpus Macquart (Empidoidea: Tachydromiinae). 5th International Congress of Dipterology (Brisbane, Australia). Abstract Volume, p. 44.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2001. Fly Times. 27: 1-12. [PDF]

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2001. Fly Times. 26: 1-25.

Cooper, B.E., J.M. Cumming and J.E. O’Hara. 2000. Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Supplement. 1st edition. 50 pp. [published electronically on the Internet, eventually replaced by Cooper, Cumming and O’Hara, 2003].

Cooper, B.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2000. Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 3. Schizophora (exclusive of Tachinidae). Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Branch Publication. 138 pp. [Internet version]

Cumming, J.M. 2000. The species groups of Nearctic Platypalpus Macquart (Diptera: Empidoidea). Abstracts of 21st International Congress of Entomology (Brazil), Volume 2. p. 946.

Cumming, J.M. & Sinclair, B.J. 2000. A new phylogenetic classification of the Empidoidea (Diptera: Eremoneura). Abstracts of XXI International Congress of Entomology (Brazil), Volume 2. p. 924.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 2000. Fly Times. 25: 1-15.

Cumming, J.M. 2000. The species groups of Nearctic Platypalpus Macquart (Diptera: Empidoidea; Tachydromiinae). Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Branch, Internet Publication. (online October, 2000, removed January, 2003).

Cumming, J.M. 2000. Book review: World catalog of bee flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Evenhuis, N.L. and D.J. Greathead. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 756 pp. Fly Times 24: 16-17.

Cumming, J.M. 2000. New Diptera web products from Ottawa. Fly Times 24: 10.

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 2000. Fly Times 24: 1-20.

Cumming, J.M. 2000. Key to the families of Diptera associated with cow dung. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Branch, Internet Publication. (online April, 2000, removed January, 2003).

Cumming, J.M. 1999. Diptera homepage: Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes web site. Fly Times 23: 6.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 1999. Fly Times. 23: 1-14.

Cumming, J.M. and B.E. Cooper. 1999. Directory of North American Dipterists. [1st version published electronically on the Internet and updated periodically, eventually replaced by Cumming and O’Hara, 2004]

Cumming, J.M.. 1999. Diptera (Flies). In: The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes web site. [Published electronically on the Internet and periodically updated.]

Becker, E.C. and J.M. Cumming. 1999. The CanaColl Foundation. In: The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes web site. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Huber, J.T. and J.M. Cumming. 1999. History of the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes. In: The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes web site. [Published electronically on the Internet and periodically updated.]

Cumming, J.M.. 1999. Role and uses of the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes. In: The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes web site. [Published electronically on the Internet.]

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 1999. Fly Times 22: 1-17.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 1998. Fly Times 21: 1-11.

Cumming, J.M. and B.E. Cooper. 1998. Major filth fly pests associated with livestock dung in Canada. 25 pp. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Branch, Internet Publication. [online June 5, 1998, removed January, 2003].

Grimaldi, D.A. and J.M. Cumming. 1998. The early radiation of higher flies: Brachyceran Diptera in Cretaceous ambers. 4th International Congress of Dipterology (Oxford, United Kingdom). Abstract Volume, pp. 70-71.

Rafael, J.A. and J.M. Cumming. 1998. Monophyly and recognition of Macrostomus Wiedemann and Porphyrochroa Melander (Empididae; Empidinae). 4th International Congress of Dipterology (Oxford, United Kingdom). Abstract Volume, pp. 179.

Sinclair, B.J. and J.M. Cumming. 1998. The higher-level phylogeny of the Empidoidea (Diptera). 4th International Congress of Dipterology (Oxford, United Kingdom). Abstract Volume, pp. 207-208.

Cumming J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.). 1998. Fly Times 20: 1-16.

Borkent, A. and J.M. Cumming (Eds.). 1997. Fly Times 19: 1-14.

Cumming, J.M. 1997. Termination of all taxa biodiversity inventory (ATBI) of Costa Rican Diptera. Fly Times 18: 4.

Cumming, J.M. 1997. URL's of selected Diptera sites on the World Wide Web. Fly Times 18: 12-13.

Cumming, J.M. and A. Borkent (Eds.) 1997. Fly Times 18: 1-15.

Cumming, J.M. and B.V. Brown. 1996. Directory of North American Dipterists. [1st version published electronically on the Internet and updated periodically, eventually replaced by Cumming and Cooper, 2003].

Cumming, J.M. & Sinclair, B.J. 1996. The higher-level phylogeny of Eremoneura (Diptera: Brachycera). 20th International Congress of Entomology, Proceedings. Florence, Italy, p. 24.

Cumming, J.M. 1996. All taxa biodiversity inventory (ATBI) of Costa Rican Diptera. Fly Times 17: 16.

Cumming, J.M., A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1996. Fly Times. 17: 1-22.

Cumming, J.M., A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1996. Fly Times. 16: 1-10.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1995. Fly Times. 15: 1-11 [+ 15 pg. supplement].

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1995. Fly Times. 14: 1-17

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1994. Fly Times. 13: 1-11.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1994. Fly Times. 12: 1-12.

Cumming, J.M. 1994. The adaptive significance of pinnate scales, enlarged wings, and reversible pleural sacs in female Empidinae (Diptera: Empididae). Third International Congress of Dipterology (Guelph, Canada). Abstract Volume, pp. 45-46.

Sinclair, B.J. and J.M. Cumming. 1994. Phylogenetic relationships within the Empidoidea (Diptera). Third International Congress of Dipterology (Guelph, Canada). Abstract Volume, pp. 200-201.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1993. Fly Times. 11: 1-14 [+ 13 pg. supplement].

Cooper, B.E. and J.M. Cumming. 1993. Diptera types in the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Part 2. Brachycera (exclusive of Schizophora). Agriculture Canada Publication 1896/B. 105 pp. [Internet version]

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.). 1993. Fly Times. 10: 1-11.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1992. Fly Times. 9: 1-7.

Cumming, J.M. 1992. Lactic acid as an agent for macerating Diptera specimens. Fly Times 8:7

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1992. Fly Times. 8: 1-10.

Cumming, J.M. 1991. Book review: Catalogue of Palearctic Diptera, Vol. 6. Therevidae-Empididae. Soos, A. and L. Papp (Eds.). 1989. Elsevier Science Publ., Amsterdam and New York. 435 pp. Bull. Ent. Soc. Canada. 23: 36- 37.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1991. Fly Times. 7: 1-8 [+ 12 pg. supplement].

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1991. Fly Times. 6: 1-13.

Cumming, J.M. & Sinclair, B.J. 1990. Fusion and confusion: interpretation of male genitalic homologies in the Empidoidea (Diptera). Second International Congress of Dipterology, Bratislava, Abstract Volume, 3rd Supplement, p. 334.

Cumming, J.M. 1990. Phylogenetic relationships within the Tachydromiinae (Diptera: Empidoidea). Second International Congress of Dipterology, Bratislava, Abstract Volume, p. 44.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1990. Fly Times. 5: 1-13 [+ 11 pg. supplement].

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1990. Fly Times. 4: 1-20.

Cumming, J.M. 1989. Book review: The Empidoidea (Diptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. II. General Part. The Families Hybotidae, Atelestidae and Microphoridae. By M. Chvala. 1983. Fauna Ent. Scand. 12: 279 pp. Can. Field-Nat. 103: 620.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1989. Fly Times. 3: 1-14 [+ 8 pg. supplement].

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1989. Fly Times. 2: 1-16.

Cumming, J.M. and J.R.Vockeroth. 1988. The Canadian National Collection of Diptera. Fly Times 1:8.

Cumming, J.M.; A. Borkent, B.V. Brown and S.A. Marshall (Eds.) 1988. Fly Times. 1: 1-8.

Cumming, J.M. 1988. Historical zoogeography of the eumenine wasp genus Symmorphus Wesmael (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Entomology, Proceedings. Vancouver, Canada, p.53.


Presentations

Cumming, J.M., B.J. Sinclair, S.E. Brooks, and G.A.Coovert. 2011. Revision of the Nearctic species of Heleodromia Haliday (Diptera: Empidoidea: Brachystomatidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Halifax, November 2011.

Brooks, S.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2011. The lurking diversity of Nearctic Microphorella (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) and the establishment of a distinctive new species group from western North America. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Halifax, November 2011.

Mendonça, M.N., C.J.B. Carvalho, I.S. Winkler, C. Daugeron, J.M. Cumming, K.C. Collins, B.J. Sinclair, S.E. Brooks, S.P. Turner and B.M. Wiegmann. 2011. Where do the Neotropical Empidini lineages (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) fit in a wordwide context? North American Dipterists Society Field Meeting, Utah Co., Utah, June 2011.

Brooks, S.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2010. What’s new in New World Parathalassiinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada, Vancouver, October 2010.

Cumming, J.M., S.E. Brooks and T. Saigusa. 2010. Revision of the Hesperempis genus group (Diptera: Empididae). 7th International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2010. [invited presentation].

Brooks, S.E. and J.M. Cumming. 2010. What’s new in New World Parathalassiinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). 7th International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2010. [invited presentation].

Winkler, I.S., C.Daugeron, B.M. Wiegmann,B.M., S.P. Turner,M.N. Mendonça, J.M. Cumming, B.J. Sinclair, S.E. Brooks and K.C. Collins. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Empidinae. 7th International Congress of Dipterology, San Jose, Costa Rica, August 2010. [invited presentation].

Sinclair, B.J., B.M. Wiegmann, and J.M. Cumming. 2007. Evolution and phylogenetic relationships of the Empidoidea (Diptera) based on molecular and morphological evidence. 3rd Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny, Dresden, September 2007. [invited presentation].

Cumming, J.M. and S.E. Brooks. 2006. Generic limits within the Microphorella Becker group (Diptera: Dolichopodidae s. lat.; Parathalassiinae). 6th International Congress of Dipterology, Fukuoka, Japan, September 2006. [invited presentation]

Skevington, J.H., J.M. Cumming, B.J. Sinclair, B.M. Wiegmann and J.K. Moulton. 2006. Phylogeny of the Lower Cyclorrhapha. 6th International Congress of Dipterology, Fukuoka, Japan, September 2006. [invited presentation]

Sinclair, B.J. and J.M. Cumming. 2006. The morphology, higher-level phylogeny and classification of the Empidoidea (Diptera). 6th International Congress of Dipterology, Fukuoka, Japan, September 2006. [invited presentation]

Skevington, J. H., J.M. Cumming, J.K. Moulton, B.M. Wiegmann, B.J Sinclair, and B. Cassel. 2004. Unravelling the relationships of higher flies, the Cyclorrhapha branch of the Diptera tree of life. 22nd International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia. August, 2004. [invited symposium presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 2003. Insects in amber, especially brachyceran Diptera in Cretaceous ambers. McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec. April 2003. [invited presentation]

Skevington, J.H., J.M. Cumming, B.J. Sinclair, B.M. Wiegmann and J.K. Moulton. 2002. Molecular and morphological evidence supporting relationships within Eremoneura: focus on Cyclorrhapha. 5th International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Australia, October, 2002. [invited symposium presentation]

Pollet, M.A.A. S.E. Brooks and J.M.Cumming. 2002. A catalogue of the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico. 5th International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Australia, October, 2002. [poster presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 2002. Systematics of Nearctic Platypalpus Macquart (Empidoidea: Tachydromiinae). 5th International Congress of Dipterology, Brisbane, Australia, October, 2002.

Brooks, S.E and J.M. Cumming. 2001. A new genus of parathalassiine flies from Baltic amber, with a cladistic analysis of the Microphorine + Dolichopodidae lineage (Diptera: Empidoidea). Entomological Societies of Canada and Ontario, Joint Annual Meeting, Niagara Falls, Ontario. October, 2001.

Cumming, J.M. and B.J. Sinclair. 2000. A cladistic classification of the Empidoidea (Diptera: Eremoneura). Entomological Societies of America, Canada and Quebec, Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. December, 2000. [invited conference presentation]

Cumming, J.M. and B.J. Sinclair. 2000. A new phylogenetic classification of the Empidoidea (Diptera: Eremoneura). 21st International Congress of Entomology, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. August, 2000.[invited symposium presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 2000. The species groups of Nearctic Platypalpus Macquart (Diptera: Empidoidea). 21st International Congress of Entomology, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. August, 2000. [poster presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 2000. Sexual selection in dance fly mating systems (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. March, 2000. [invited presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1999. Brachyceran Diptera in Cretaceous ambers. McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec. March 1999. [invited presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1999. The Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes web site, with particular reference to the Diptera. 6th North American Dipterists Society Field Meeting, Boone, North Carolina. May, 1999.

Grimaldi, D.A. and J.M. Cumming. 1998. The early radiation of higher flies: Brachyceran Diptera in Cretaceous ambers. 4th International Congress of Dipterology, Oxford, United Kingdom. September, 1998. [invited joint keynote presentation]

Sinclair, B.J. and J.M. Cumming. 1998. The higher-level phylogeny of the Empidoidea (Diptera). 4th International Congress of Dipterology, Oxford, United Kingdom. September, 1998.

Rafael, J.A. and J.M. Cumming. 1998. Monophyly and recognition of Macrostomus Wiedemann and Porphyrochroa Melander (Empididae; Empidinae). 4th International Congress of Dipterology, Oxford, United Kingdom. September, 1998. [poster presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1997. Dance flies, dunce flies, or cheap dates? The evolution of nuptial gift presentation in the Empididae. Entomological Society of Ontario, Annual Meeting, London, Ontario. November, 1997. [invited symposium presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1997. Identification and pest management of flies affecting livestock in Canada: online dissemination of biosystematic information. Entomological Society of Canada, Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta. October, 1997.

Cumming, J.M. and B.J. Sinclair. 1996. The higher level phylogeny of Eremoneura (Diptera: Brachycera). 20th International Congress of Entomology, Firenze, Italy. August, 1996. [invited symposium presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1994. The adaptive significance of pinnate scales, enlarged wings, and reversible pleural sacs in female Empidinae (Diptera: Empididae). 3rd International Congress of Dipterology, Guelph, Canada. August, 1994.

Sinclair, B.J. and J.M. Cumming. 1994. Phylogenetic relationships within the Empidoidea (Diptera). 3rd International Congress of Dipterology, Guelph, Canada. August, 1994.

Cumming, J.M. 1992. From flat feet to swollen heads: phylogenetic relationships of the 'Aschiza' (Diptera: Brachycera). Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, December, 1992. [invited conference presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1992. Sexual selection and the evolution of dance fly mating systems (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae). Ball's Circle: A Merry Go 'Round in Systematics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. November, 1992. [invited symposium presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1992. Naughty bits, nuptial gifts, and kinky shifts: sexual selection in the evolution of empidoid flies (Diptera). Interdepartmental Seminar Series on Systematics and Evolution, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario. March, 1992. [invited presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1991. Evolution of courtship displays in empidoid flies (Diptera). Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. March, 1991. [invited presentation]

Cumming, J.M. and B.J. Sinclair. 1990. Fusion and confusion: interpretation of male genitalic homologies in Empidoidea (Diptera). 2nd International Congress of Dipterology, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. August, 1990. [invited symposium presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1990. Phylogenetic relationships within the Tachydromiinae (Diptera: Empidoidea). 2nd International Congress of Dipterology, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. August, 1990.

Cumming, J.M. 1989. A preliminary analysis of phylogenetic relationships within the Tachydromiinae (Diptera: Empidoidea). Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas. December, 1989.

Cumming, J.M. 1989. VESPID spells: Vespidae, Eumeninae, Symmorphus, Phylogenetics, Inference and Distribution. Ottawa Entomology Club, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. September, 1989. [invited presentation]

Cumming, J.M. 1988. Historical zoogeography of the eumenine wasp genus Symmorphus Wesmael (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). 18th International Congress of Entomology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. July, 1988.

Cumming, J.M. 1987. Classification and evolution of the eumenine wasp genus Symmorphus Wesmael (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts. December, 1987.

Cumming, J.M. 1982. The functional significance of the cephalic foveae of eumenine wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Entomological Societies of Canada and America, Joint Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario. December, 1982.

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