Stephen Chordas III
Senior Lecturer; Collection Associate
Jennings Hall, Center for Life Science Education
1735 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Areas of Expertise
- Taxonomy and biogeography of Hemiptera, especially true bugs
- Ph.D. Environmental Science, Ohio State University, 2000
- M.S. Aquatic Biology, Arkansas State University, 1992
- B.S. Zoology, Arkansas State University, 1989
Dr. Stephen Chordas III (Steve) earned his Ph.D. in Environmental Science at the Ohio State University. He is currently a Senior Lecturer with the Center for Life Science Education at Ohio State. He teaches Intro Bio classes and Integrated Biology as well as an Aquatic Invertebrates class. He also serves as the course coordinator for Integrated Biology. Steve has been associated with the Museum of Biological Diversity, in various capacities, since the early 2000’s. Research interests include taxonomy and biogeography of Hemiptera, especially the true bugs.
- Chordas, Stephen W. III and Renn Tumlison. 2016. Four uncommon assassin bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae; Emesinae) new for Arkansas, U.S.A. Entomological News 126(2):77-82.
- Chordas, Stephen W. III., Renn Tumlison, and Chris T. McAllister. 2017. First report of the true bug Pseudopachybrachius vinctus (Hemiptera: Rhyparochromidae) for Arkansas and Oklahoma. Entomological News 127(3):269-272.
- Chordas, Stephen W. III. 2017. Literature record checklist of true bugs (Hemiptera) for Arkansas, U.S.A., as of 2018. Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science 71(article 42): 224-231.
- Chordas, Stephen W. III and Renn Tumlison. 2017. Sex-ratio of Miridae (Hemiptera) taken via UV light-traps in Arkansas, U.S.A. Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science. 71(article 34): 200-202.
- Tumlison, Renn and Stephen W. Chordas III. 2018. Three uncommon Nabidae (Hemiptera), Alloeorhynchus trimacula, Carthasis decoratus and Phorticus collaris new for Arkansas, U.S.A. Entomological News 128(1):49-52.
- Chordas Stephen W. III and Scott Longing. First report of Galgupha mexicana (Hemiptera: Thyreocoridae) for the United States. Entomological News 129(1):86-88.