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Boyce Drummond

Affiliations

Denver Museum of Nature and Science: Research Associate in Zoology

Colorado State University: Faculty Affiliate in Bioagricultural Sciences and Research Associate, Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity

Florida State Museum: Research Associate, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera Research


Research Interests

Ecology and Evolution

Community ecology

Conservation of Species Diversity

Evolutionary Ecology of Plant-Animal Interactions

Plant Reproductive Ecology

Reproductive Biology of Lepidoptera

Paleoentomology


Personal Interests

Books (collecting, reading), movies (foreign films), music (classical, folk, bluegrass), rambling (nature exploration at Christopher Robin's pace), and sampling the brewer's art (craft beers and ales).

Selected Publications

Drummond, B. A. 2007. Pawnee Montane Skipper Monitoring Study for the Upper South Platte Watershed Protection and Restoration Project, August 2006. Final Report. Prepared for the US Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and Denver Water. Natural Perspectives, Fort Collins, CO: 40 pp.

Sovell, J. R. and B. A. Drummond. 2006. Pawnee Montane Skipper Post-fire Habitat Assessment Survey --- September 2005. Prepared for US Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and Denver Water. Final Report. Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Fort Collins, CO: 70 pp.

Drummond, B. A. 2000. The write stuff: preparing manuscripts for publication. In Winter Jr., W. D. (ed.), Basic Techniques for Observing and Studying Moths and Butterflies, pp. 362-364. Memoirs of the Lepidopterists Society, No. 5, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles. 444 pp.

Drummond, B. A. 1995. Complex life histories and diverse reproductive physiologies of endangered invertebrates: Implications for captive conservation. In Gibbons, E., B. Durrant, & J. Demarest (eds.), Conservation of Endangered Species in Captivity: An Interdisciplinary Approach, pp. 21-35. State University of New York Press, Albany. 810 pp.

Emmel, T. C., M. C. Minno, & B. A. Drummond. 1992. Florissant Butterflies: A Guide to Fossil and Present-day Species of Central Colorado. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA. 118 pp., 53 figures, 9 color plates.

Drummond, B. A. & K. S. Brown, Jr. 1987. Ithomiinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): Summary of known larval foodplants. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis) 74(2): 341-358.

Drummond, B. A. 1986. Coevolution of ithomiine butterflies and solanaceous plants. In D'Arcy, W. G. (ed.), The Solanaceae: Biology and Systematics, pp. 303-327. Columbia University Press, New York. 603 pp.

Armstrong, J. E. & B. A. Drummond. 1986. Floral biology of nutmeg, Myristica fragrans (Myristicaceae). Biotropica 18(1): 32-38.

Drummond, B. A. 1984. Multiple mating and sperm competition in Lepidoptera. In Smith, R. L. (ed.), Sperm Competition and the Evolution of Animal Mating Systems, pp. 291-370. Academic Press, New York. 687 pp.

Drummond, B. A. 1981. Ecological chemistry, animal behavior, and plant systematics. Solanaceae Newsletter 2(1): 59-66.

Neck, R. W., G. L. Bush, & B. A. Drummond. 1971. Epistasis, associated lethals and brood effect in larval colour polymorphism of the patch butterfly, Chlosyne lacinia. Heredity 26(1): 73-84. 

Activities & Interests

Personal Interests

Books (collecting, reading), movies (foreign films), music (classical, folk, bluegrass), rambling (nature exploration at Christopher Robin's pace), and sampling the brewer's art (craft beers and ales).

Regular Classes

BY100 - Biodiversity and Conservation
BY106 - Biology of Animals
BY208 - Ecology
BY412 - Entomology
BY442 - Reproductive Ecology of Plants

Education

    Ph.D. Ecology, 1976 University of Florida, Gainesville

    M.A. Zoology, 1971 University of Texas, Austin

    B.S. Biology, 1967 Henderson State College, Arkadelphia, AR