- Phone: +64 7 343 5877
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- Web: http://nz.linkedin.com/pub/stephanie-sopow/50/8b6/2b0
- Team: Ecology and Environment
- Role: Forest Entomologist, Entomology
Stephanie Sopow is an entomologist specialising in forest insect ecology and taxonomy. She is Project Leader for Scion’s plant health diagnostic services and a biological control project to manage giant willow aphid, and Curator of the National Forest Insect Collection.
- MSc (Forest Entomology), University of New Brunswick, Canada - 2000
- BSc (Hons) (Biology), University of Victoria, Canada -1996
- Plant-insect interactions
- Biological control
- Biosecurity / Invasive species
- Insect identification and diagnostics
Sopow SL & Bain J (2017) A checklist of New Zealand Cerambycidae (Insecta: Coleoptera), excluding Lamiinae. New Zealand Entomologist, 40(2): 55-71. DOI 10.1080/00779962.2017.1357423.
Sopow SL, Bader MK-F, Brockerhoff EG (2015) Bark beetles attacking conifer seedlings: picking on the weakest or feasting upon the fittest? Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 220-227.
Sopow S, Gresham B, Bain J (2015) Exotic longhorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) established in New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist, 38(2): 107-125. DOI 10.1080/00779962.2014.993798.
Bain J, Sopow SL, Bulman LS (2012) The Sirex woodwasp in New Zealand: History and current status in Slippers, B.; de Groot, P.; Wingfield, M.J. (eds) The Sirex Woodwasp and its Fungal Symbiont: Research and Management of a Worldwide Invasive Pest. Springer. XII, 301p. 71 illus., 52 in color.
Silk PJ, Sweeney J, Wu J, Sopow S, Mayo PD, Magee D (2011). Contact sex pheromones identified for two species of longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Tetropium fuscum and T. cinnamopterum in the subfamily Spondylinidae. Environmental Entomology 40(3): 714-726.
Sopow SL, Shorthouse JD, Strong W, Quiring DT (2003) Evidence for dose-dependent chemical gall induction by Adelges cooleyi. Ecology Letters 6:1-4.
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?user=6MOjFK8AAAAJ&hl=en