“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.”— Henry David Thoreau
Additional Faculty Information for David C. Houghton
B.S. in Limnology and Fisheries Management, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, 1994
M.S. in Biology/Ecology, University of North Texas, 1997
Ph.D. in Entomology, University of Minnesota, 2002
BIO 101: Core Principles in Biology
BIO 201: Evolution and Biological Diversity
BIO 250: General Ecology
BIO 311: Methods in Field Biology
BIO 370 Entomology
BIO 390: Animal Parasitology
Updated Minnesota Rare Species Guide: Caddisflies. MNDNR searchable database, (2016).
The Caddisflies (Trichoptera) of an Undisturbed Lower Michigan Habitat. In The Great Lakes Entomologist, 49, (2016): 41–54.
A 5-Year Study of the Adult Flight Periodicity of 27 Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Species in Forest and Meadow Habitats of a First-Order Lower Michigan Stream. In Environmental Entomology, 44, (2015): 1472–1487.
Delineation and Characterization of Michigan Caddisfly Biological Diversity (Insecta: Trichoptera), and Comparison with Minnesota. In Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 30, (2015): 525–542.
Regional Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Indicator Species for Mid-Order Michigan and Minnesota Streams. The Great Lakes Entomologist, 48, (2015): 93–97.
Demonstration of Sex Pheromones in Anabolia bimaculata, Hydatophylax argus, and Nemotaulius hostilis (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). In The Great Lakes Entomologist, 46, (2013): 142–144.
Biological Diversity of Minnesota Caddisflies. ZooKeys Special Issues, 189, (2012): 1–389.
Teaching and Research in a North Woods Paradise. In Hillsdale Magazine, 39, (2012).
Historical and Contemporary Biological Diversity of Minnesota Caddisflies: A Case Study of Landscape-Level Species Loss and Trophic Composition Shift. In Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29, (2010): 480–495.
The Effects of Landscape-Level Disturbance on the Composition of Caddisfly (Insecta: Trichoptera) Trophic Functional Groups: Evidence for Ecosystem Homogenization. In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 135, (2007): 253–264.
The Ability of Common Water Quality Metrics to Predict Habitat Disturbance when Biomonitoring with Adult Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera). In Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 21, (2006): 705-716.
Caddisflies, the Underwater Architects. In Quarterly Review of Biology, 80, (2006): 370–371.
Minnesota Caddisfly Biodiversity (Insecta: Trichoptera): Delineation and Characterization of Regions. In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 95, (2004): 153–181.
Utility of Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) as Indicators of Habitat Disturbance in Minnesota. In Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 19, (2004): 97–108.
‘Supermale’ Caddisflies (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae, Philopotamidae) from the Northcentral United States. In Entomological News, 115, (2004): 129-134.
Updated Conservation Status of Minnesota Caddisflies. In The Great Lakes Entomologist, 36, (2003): 35–40.
Evaluation of Minnesota Geographic Classifications Based on Caddisfly (Insecta: Trichoptera) Data. In The Great Lakes Entomologist, 36, (2003): 76–92.
Pheromone Use in Pycnopsyche guttifer and P. lepida (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae): Evidence for Pheromonal Dialects. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Trichoptera. In Nova Supplementa Entomologica, 15, (2002): 47–54.
Updated Checklist of the Caddisflies (Trichoptera) of Minnesota. In Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 127, (2001): 495–512.
Two New Species of Lepidostoma Rambur (Trichoptera: Lepidostomatidae) from the Western United States. In Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 103, (2001): 541–545.
Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Records from the Apache National Forest, Eastern Arizona. In Entomological News, 112, (2001): 85–93.
Life History and Case Building Behavior of Culoptila cantha (Trichoptera: Glossosomatidae) in the Brazos River, Texas. In Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 91, (1998): 59–70.
Displacement of Riffle Dwelling Invertebrates by the Introduced Rusty Crayfish, Orconectes rusticus (Girard) (Decapoda: Cambaridae), in a Northcentral Wisconsin Stream. In The Great Lakes Entomologist, 31, (1998): 13–24.
Immature Life Stage Descriptions and Distribution of Culoptila cantha (Ross) (Trichoptera: Glossosomatidae). In Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 100, (1998): 511–520.
Seasonal Flight Periodicities of Six Microcaddisflies (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae, Glossosomatidae) in the Brazos River, Texas with Notes on Larval Biology and Site Records. In Entomological News, 109, (1998): 103–109.