Welcome to the California Department of Food and Agriculture

Top Left Column Heading

Bottom Left Column Heading

CDFA Logo

Right Column Heading

Plant Pest Diagnostics Center

Mengqing Wang

Dr. Meng-qing Wang

Postdoctoral Scientist

Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food & Agriculture
3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, U.S.A.
916-738-6674 office, 916-262-1190 fax, mengqingsw@gmail.com

and

Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science,
No.2 West Yuanmingyuan Road, Beijing, 100193 P.R. China

Quick Links

 

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2006, Ph.D., Entomology, Department of Entomology, College of Plant Protection, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. PhD thesis: "A Systematic Study on Sympycninae and its Related Subfamilies from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)"
  • 2000, B.Sc., Plant Protection, College of Plant Protection, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. Research project: "Biodiversity of Nabidae (Insecta: Heteroptera) in Beijing and surrounding area."

Employment

  • 2015-present, Postdoctoral Scientist, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food & Agriculture, Sacramento
  • 2006-present, Associate Researcher, Laboratory of Natural Enemies, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Beijing, P.R. China

Research Interests

  • Biodiversity of Natural Enemy Insects, Biological Control

Grants

  • 2013-2018, Survey for Natural Enemy Resources of Major Crop Insect Pests and Diseases (No. 2013FY113200)
  • 2011-2015, International Cooperation of Ministry of Agricultural, China (No. 2011-G4)
  • 2011-2015, Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest (No. 201103002)
  • 2008-2010, National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 30800106)
  • 2008-2010, Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest (No. No. 200803032)
  • 2006-2010, International Cooperation of Ministry of Agricultural, China (No. 2006-G54)

Publications

  1. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2004. Revision of the genus Nepalomyia Hollis, 1964 from Taiwan (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Annales Zoologici, 54 (2): 379-383
  2. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2004. A new species of Argyra Macquart, 1834 from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Annales Zoologici, 54 (2): 385-387.
  3. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2005. New species of Asyndetus Loew (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Xinjiang, with a key to Central Asian species. Zootaxa, 892: 1-8.
  4. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2005. Two new species of the genus Nepalomyia, with a key to species from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Entomologica Fennica, 16: 103-108.
  5. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2005. Chrysotimus Loew from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa, 1003: 1-32.
  6. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2005. Description of two new species of the Sympycnus-Chaetogonopteron complex (Diptera: Dolichopodidae, Sympycninae) in China. Biologia, 60 (5): 507-511.
  7. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2005. New species of Dolichopodidae (Diptera: Empidoidea) from Guangdong, China. Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturaelles de Belgique Entomologie, 75:215-219.
  8. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2005. Four new species of the genus Diaphorus from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa, 1166: 1-20.
  9. Wang M. Q., Yang D.& Masunaga K. 2005. Notes on Rhaphium Meigen from the Chinese mainland (Dolichopodidae, Diptera). Transactions of American Entomological Society, 131: 403-409.
  10. Grootaert P., Yang D. & Wang M. Q., 2006. First recoed of Syntormon from Singapore with the description of a new species (Insect, Diptera, Dolochopodidae). Zootaxa, 1114: 53-59.
  11. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2006. Description of four new species of Chrysotimus Loew from Tibet (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Entomologica Fennica, 17: 98-104.
  12. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2006. Species of Chrysotus from Beijing (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 53(2): 249-255.
  13. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2006. Two new species of the genus Teuchophorus from Taiwan (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Entomologica Fennica, 17: 105-109.
  14. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2006. A peculiar new species of Neurigona (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from North China, Palaearctic Region. Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturaelles de Belgique Entomologie, 76:87-91.
  15. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2006. Species of Teuchophorus from China. Annales Zoologici, 56(2): 315-321.
  16. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Masuanga K. 2006. Notes on Syntormon from Chinese Mainland (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 132: 129-132.
  17. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert, P. 2007. Review of the genus Neurigona from the Chinese mainland (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa, 1388: 25-43.
  18. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2007. Revision of the species of Acropsilus from China. Biologia, 62(1): 88-94.
  19. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Mausunaga K. 2007. Notes on the genus Nepalomyia Hollis from Taiwan (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 133(1-2): 123-127.
  20. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Masunaga K. 2007. A new species of Asyndetus, with a key to species from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Entomological News, 118(2): 149-153.
  21. Wang M. Q., Zhu Y. J., Zhang L. L. & Yang D. 2007. A phylogenetic analysis of  Dolichopodidae based on morphologyical evidence (Diptera: Brachycera). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 32(2): 241-254.
  22. Wang M.Q. & Yang D. 2008. New species of Dolichopodidae(Diptera) from China. Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturaelles de Belgique Entomologie. 78:251-257.
  23. Wang M. Q., Yang D. & Grootaert, P. 2009. New species of Nepalomyia from China (Diptera: DolichopodidaeII2162: 37-49.
  24. Wang M.Q. Hu Y. & Yang D. 2009. Rearing and application of predatory bugs. In: Zeng F.R. & Chen H.Y. (editors), The system Engineering for Rearing Insect Natural Enemies, (Chapter 6). China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing. 115-122 pp.
  25. Wang M.Q., Yang D. & Masunaga K. 2009. Species of the genus Chaetogonopteron (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Taiwan. Journal of Natural History, 43(9): 609-617.
  26. Wang M.Q., Chen H.Y. & Yang D. 2010. New species of the genus Neurigona (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from China. Zootaxa, 2517: 53-61.
  27. Zou D.Y., Wang M.Q. & Chen H.Y. 2012. Taxonomic and bionomic notes on Arma chinensis (Fallou) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Asopinae). Zootaxa, 3382: 41-52.
  28. Wang M. Q., Chen H. Y. & Yang D. 2012. Species of the genus Chrysotimus Loew from China (Diptera, Dolichopodidae). ZooKeys, 199: 1-12.
  29. Khuhro N. H., Chen H. Y. & Wang M. Q. 2012. Effect of different prey species on the life history parameters of Chrysoperla sinica (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). European Journal of Entomology, 109: 175-180.
  30. Wang M.Q. (as only associate editor) 2013. In: Chen H.Y. & Wu J.W. (editors), Catalog of Insect Pests and Their Natural Enemies of Vegetable Crops. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing. 738 pp.
  31. Wang M. Q., Chen H. Y. & Yang D. 2013. Species of Nepalomyia Hollis from Taiwan    (Diptera: Dolichopodidae: Peloropeodinae). Zootaxa, 3691(4): 436-442.
  32. Liu R.S. Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2013. Chrysotus Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Tibet with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 3717 (2): 169–178.
  33. Zhou Z., Wang M.Q., Zhang L.S., Chen H.Y. & Liu C.X. 2013. A preliminary study on an artificial diet for Geocoris pallidipennis. Plant Protection, 39(1): 80-84. (In Chinese)
  34. Zou D.Y., Coudron T. A., Liu C.X., Zhang L.S., Wang M.Q. & Chen H.Y. 2013. Nutrigenomics in Arma chinensis: Transcriptome Analysis of Arma chinensis Fed on Artificial Diet and Chinese Oak Silk Moth Antheraea pernyi Pupae. PLOS ONE, 8(4): e60881 (pp1-14).
  35. Wang J. C., Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2013. Heleodromia Haliday newly foundin Tibet with description of one new species (Diptera: Empidoidea: Trichopezinae). Zootaxa. 3746: 489-494.
  36. Zou D. Y., Wu H. H., Coudron T. A., Zhang L. S., Wang M. Q., Liu C. X., & Chen H. Y. 2013. A meridic diet for continuous rearing of Arma chinensis (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Asopinae). Biological Control. 67: 491-497.
  37. Wang M. Q., Chen H. Y. & Yang D. 2014. New species of Nepalomyia henanensis species group from China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae: Peloropeodinae). Zoological Systematics, 39(3): 411-416.
  38. Liu X. Y., Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2014. Genus Euhybus (Diptera: Empididae) new found in Shaanxi province with description of a new species. Florida Entomologist 97(4): 1598-1601.
  39. Wang M. Q., Chen H. Y. & Yang D. 2014. Review of the genus Chrysotimus Loew from Tibet (Diptera, Dolichopodidae). ZooKeys, 424: 117-130.
  40. Liu X. Y., Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2014. The genus Dolichocephala newly found in Shaanxi Province (China), with descriptions of three new species (Diptera: Empididae). Zootaxa 3841 (3): 439-445.
  41. Yue L., Liu X.Y., Hayashi F., Wang M.Q. & Yang D. 2015. Molecular systematics of the fishfly genus Anachauliodes Kimmins, 1954 (Megaloptera: Corydalidae: Chauliodinae). Zootaxa 3941 (1): 091-103.
  42. Liu X. Y., Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2015. Chrysotus Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Shanxi, China, with descriptions of two new species. Zoological Systematics, 40(1): 86–92.
  43. Liu X. Y., Wang M. Q. & Yang D. 2015. Three new species of Diaphorus Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Tibet. Zootaxa 3946 (2): 233-240.
  44. Jiang Y.L., Zhou Y.J., Wang Y.R., Yue L., Yan Y., Wang M.Q. & Liu X.Y. 2015. Complete mitochondrial genomes of two Oriental dobsonflies, Neoneuromus tonkinensis (van der Weele) and Nevromus exterior (Navás) (Megaloptera: Corydalidae), and phylogenetic implications of Corydalinae. Zootaxa 3964 (1): 44-62.
  45. Wang M. Q., Chen H. Y. & Yang D. 2015. First record of the genus Argyra from Tibet (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Entomological News, 125(2):96-100.
  46. Wang M. Q., Chen H. Y. & Yang D. 2015. New and little known species of Dolichopodidae (Diptera) in Taiwan. Florida Entomologist. 98(2): 752-758.
  47. Wang M. Q., Liu R.S., Przhiboro A. & Yang D. 2016. New species of Dolichopodidae from eastern Mongolia (Diptera). Zoological Systematics, 41(1): 102-108.
  48. Liu R.S., Bian Y., Wang M.Q. & Yang D. 2016. Chrysotus Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Hainan island with descriptions of four new species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 142: 23-34.