Bold type indicates as Sharanowski lab author.


Sharanowski, B.J., Dal Molin, A., Bass*, A., Cattani, D., Gavloski, J., Gulden, R., Irwin*, L. Joyce, J., Leeson, J., McKay*, K., Meers, S., Naranjo*, S., Olfert, O., Otani, J., Peixoto, L., Philip, H., Rios, A., Svendsen, E., Turkington, K., Turley, N., Weiss, R., Zhang, Y. (2018). Mobile-IPM: A Pest and Crop management tool for Canadian field crops.


Wanigasekara, R.W.M.U.M. and Sharanowski, B.J. (2017). Cover Crops as a Tool for Insect Pest Management with a Focus on Oilseed Brassicas. In: Integrated Management of Insect Pests on Canola and Other Brassica Oilseed Crops. Edited by: G.V.P. Reddy. CAB International. Chapter 15, pp 222-232.

Sharanowski, B.J., Zhang, M.Y., and Wanigasekara, R.W.M.U.M. (2014). Annotated Checklist of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) in the Canadian Prairies Ecozone. In: Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands. Volume 4: Biodiversity and Systematics, Part 2. Edited by: J. Giberson and H. A. Cárcamo. Biological Survey of Canada. Chapter 10, pp 399-425.


Hogan, J., Bass, A.I.H. Zhang, Y.M., Sharanowski, B.J. (2019). Integrating multiple sources of biodiversity information greatly expands the range of a rare species of Hymenoptera (Vanhorniidae), Biodiversity Data Journal. 7: e37569.

Sharanowski, B.J., Peixoto, L., Dal Molin, A., Deans, A.R. (2019). Multi-gene phylogeny and divergence estimations for Evaniidae (Hymenoptera). PeerJ. 4:7:e6689. doi: 10.7717/peerj.6689.

Amarasinghe, C.C., Sharanowski, B.J., Fernando, W.G.D. (2019). Molecular phylogenetic relationships, trichothecene chemotype diversity and aggressiveness of strains in a global collection of Fusarium graminearum Toxins 11 (5) 263; doi:10.3390/toxins11050263.

Kheirodin, A., Sharanowski, B.J., Cárcamo, H., Costamagna, A. (2019). Consumption of cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) by generalist predators in wheat fields detected by molecular analyses. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, doi:10.1111/eea.12835

Burke, G.R., Simmonds, T.J., Sharanowski, B.J., and Geib, S.M. (2018). Rapid viral symbiogenesis via changes in parasitoid wasp genome architecture. Molecular Biology and Evolution 35(10): 2463–2474.

Piekarski, P.K., Carpenter, J.M., Lemmon, A.R., Lemmon, E.M., and Sharanowski, B.J. (2018). Phylogenomic evidence overturns current conceptions of social evolution in wasps (Vespidae). Molecular Biology and Evolution 35(9): 2097-2109. Cover, September Issue. Top 5% Altmetric Score.

Peixoto, L.P., Allen, G. R., Ridenbaugh*, R. D., Quarrell, S. R., Withers, T. M., & Sharanowski, B. J. (2018). When taxonomy and biological control researchers unite: species delimitation of Eadya parasitoids (Braconidae) and consequences for classical biological control of invasive paropsine pests of Eucalyptus. PloS One. In Press.

Ridenbaugh, R.D., Barbeau, E., Sharanowski, B.J. (2018) Description of four new species of Eadya (Hymenoptera, Braconidae), parasitoids of the Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle (Paropsis charybdis) and other Eucalyptus defoliating leaf beetles. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 64: 141-175.  Click here

Zhang, Y.M., Bass, A.I.H., Fernández, D.C., Sharanowski, B.J. (2018). Host associated differentiation versus allochrony: Unravelling herbivore-parasitoid speciation patterns using double digest RADseq. Journal of Evolution and Ecology, In Press. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4457.

Zhang, Y.M., Stigenberg, J., Meyer, J.H., Sharanowski, B.J. (2018). Multilocus phylogeny of the parasitic wasps in the tribe Euphorini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with revised generic classifications. PeerJ 6:e4783. Click here

Piekarski P.K., Carpenter J.M., Sharanowski B.J. (2017) New species of Ancistrocerus (Vespidae, Eumeninae) from the Neotropics with a checklist and key to all species south of the Rio Grande. ZooKeys 718: 139-154. pdf

Zhang, Y.M., Ridenbaugh, R.D., Sharanowski, B.J. (2017). Integrative taxonomy prior to importation of foreign biological control agents improves understanding of native beneficial fauna: The Nearctic Peristenus pallipes complex (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Systematic Entomology, 42. 596–608. pdf

Egan, S.P., Weinersmith, K.L., Liu, S., Ridenbaugh, R.D., Zhang, Y.M., Forbes, A.A. (2017). Description of a new species of Euderus Haliday from the southeastern United States (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae): the crypt-keeper wasp. ZooKeys, 645. 37–49.pdf

Scallion, M.L., Gibson, G.A. and Sharanowski, B.J. (2016). Revision of Paranastatus Masi (Eupelmidae, Eupelminae) with descriptions of four new species. ZooKeys, (559), p.59. pdf

Zhang, Y.M. and Sharanowski, B.J. (2014). A new species of Eudiospilus (Braconidae, Brachistinae) from Madagascar with a review of the genus and key to species. Zootaxa 3838 (1): 120-126. pdf

Quicke, D.L., Shaw, M.R., Van Achterberg, C., Bland, K.P., Butcher, B.A., Lyszkowski, R. and Zhang, Y.M., 2014. A new Australian genus and five new species of Rogadinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), one reared as a gregarious endoparasitoid of an unidentified limacodid (Lepidoptera). Zootaxa, 3881(3), pp.237-257.pdf

Grossi, A.A., Sharanowski, B.J. Galloway, T.D. (2014). Anatoecus species (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) from Anseriformes in North America and taxonomic status of Anatoecus dentatus and Anatoecus icterodes. The Canadian Entomologist. The Canadian Entomologist 146: 598-608. pdf

Sharanowski, B.J., Zhang, Y.M., Wanigasekara, R.W.M.U.M. (2014). Annotated Checklist of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) in the Canadian Prairies Ecozone. In: Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands. Volume 4: Biodiversity and Systematics, Part 2. Edited by: D. J. Giberson and H. A. Cárcamo. Biological Survey of Canada. Chapter 10, pp 399-425. ISBN 978-0-9689321-7-9. pdf

Namin, H.H., Iranpour, M. and Sharanowski, B.J. (2014). Phylogenetics and molecular identification of the Ochlerotatus communis complex (Diptera: Culicidae) using DNA barcoding and polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism. The Canadian Entomologist 146: 26-35. doi:10.4039/tce.2013.60. pdf

Sharkey, M.J., Stoelb, S., Miranda-Esquivel, D.R., Sharanowski, B.J. (2013). Weighted compromise trees: a method to summarize competing phylogenetic hypotheses. Cladistics 29: 309-314. pdf

Quicke, D.L.J., Smith, A.M. Janzen, D.H., Hallwachs, W., Fernandez-Triana, J., Laurenne, N.M., Zaldívar-Riverón, A., Shaw, M.R., Broad, G.R., Klopfstein, S., Shaw, S.R., Hrcek, J., Hebert, P.N., Miller, S.E., Rodriguez, J.J., Whitfield, J.B., Sharkey, M.J., Sharanowski, B.J., Jussila, R., Gauld, I.D., Chesters, D. and Vogler, A.P. (2012). Utility of the DNA barcoding gene fragment for parasitic wasp phylogeny (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea): data release and new measure of taxonomic congruence. Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 676-685. link

Sharanowski , B.J., Dowling, A.P.G., and Sharkey, M.J. (2011). Molecular phylogenetics of Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea), based on multiple nuclear genes, and implications for classification. Systematic Entomology 36: 549-572. pdf

Boring*, C. A. B., Sharanowski *, B. J., Sharkey, M. J. (2011). Maxfischeriinae: a new braconid subfamily (Hymenoptera) with highly specialized egg morphology. Systematic Entomology 36: 529-548. pdf

Lohse, K., Sharanowski , B. J., Blaxter, M., Nicholls, J., Stone, G. N. (2011). Developing EPIC markers for chalcidoid Hymenoptera from EST and genomic data. Accepted. Molecular Ecology Resources 11: 521-529. pdf

Sharanowski , B. J., Robbertse, B., Walker, J., Voss, S. R., Yoder, S. R., Spatafora, J., Sharkey, M. J. (2010). Expressed sequence tags reveal Proctotrupomorpha (minus Chalcidoidea) as sister to Aculeata (Hymenoptera: Insecta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57: 101-112. pdf

Lohse, K., Sharanowski , B. J., Stone, G. N. (2010). Quantifying the Pleistocene history of the oak gall parasitoid Cecidostiba fungosa using twenty nuclear intron loci. Evolution 64: 2664-2681.pdf

Sharanowski , B.J., Walker, E.G., and Anderson, G.S. (2008). Insect succession and decomposition patterns on shaded and sunlit carrion in Saskatchewan in three different seasons. Forensic Science International, 179: 219-240. pdf

Sharanowski , B.J. and Sharkey, M.J. (2007). A description of three new species of Helconichia Sharkey & Wharton (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Ichneutinae) with a revised key to all species. Zootaxa 1502: 45-53. pdf

Pitz, K.M., Dowling, A.P.G., Sharanowski , B.J., Boring, C.A., Seltmann, K.C., and Sharkey, M.J. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships among the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) as proposed by Shi et al.: a reassessment. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 338-343. pdf

Sharkey, M.J., Laurenne, N., Sharanowski , B., Quicke, D. and Murray, D. (2006). Revision of the Agathidinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with comparisons of static and dynamic alignments. Cladistics 22: 546-567. pdf


Amarasinghe, C.C., Fernando, W.G.D., and Sharanowski, B.J. (2014). Molecular phylogenetic relationships, haplotype diversity and aggressiveness of Fusarium graminearum isolates causing head blight in wheat. Phytopathology (Supplement) 104: 7.