Ronald D. Cave is an Associate
Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida's Indian
River Research & Education Center in Ft. Pierce. Previously
he was a faculty member at the Panamerican School of Agriculture,
Zamorano, in Honduras. His primary responsibilities are in the
area of biological control of invasive insects, with a keen
interest in the parasitoids of Scarabaeidae. His current research
involves the biological control of invasive insects in Florida,
a faunal inventory of the Dynastinae of Honduras, Nicaragua
and Honduras (with B. Ratcliffe), and the Scarabaeoid faunas
of Honduras and Paraguay.
Photo: Ron Cave at Cusuco
National Park in Honduras, August 1998.
Photo by Dave Hawks.
||RONALD D. CAVE
University of Florida
Indian River Research & Education Center
2199 S. Rock Road
Ft. Pierce, FL 34945
TEL:: 772-468-3922 ext. 145
FAX: (772) 460-3673
PhD, entomology, Auburn University, 1987
M.S., entomology, University of California- Berkeley, 1977
B.S, entomology, University of California- Davis, 1975
1) Faunal inventory of the Dynastinae in Mexico, Guatemala, and
2) Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Honduras.
Cave, R.D. 1983. New records of Trigonopeltastes in El
Salvador. Coleopt. Bull. 37(2): 152.
Ratcliffe, B.C. and R.D. Cave. 2002. New species of Cyclocephala
from Honduras and El Salvador (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae:
Cyclocephalini). Coleopterists Bulletin 56: 152-157.
Cave, R.D. 2005. Trigonopeltastes delta (Coleoptera:
Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) larva
developing in a bromeliad terrarium. Coleopterists Bulletin 59: