Research Page, Dr. Barbara Hayford


Below are listed my peer reviewed publications and my technical reports.  For a full list of publications and presentations please download my CV.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hayford, B., A. Caires, S. Chandra, and S. Girdner. Accepted, in revision. Patterns in benthic biodiversity link lake trophic status to structure and potential function of three large, deep lakes.  PLOS One.

Oyunchuluun, Y., J. Gelhaus, B. Hayford, L. Ariuntsetseg, C. Goulden, S. Podenas, and V. Podeniene.  Accepted, in revision.  Declines in diversity of crane flies (Diptera: Tipuloidea) indicate impact from grazing by livestock in the Hövsgöl region of Mongolia.  Journal of Insect Conservation

B. Hayford, S. Blomstrom, and B. DeBoer. 2014.  STEM and Service-learning: Does Service-learning Increase STEM Literacy? The International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement. 1(2) to be published

B. Hayford, R. Newell, and Z. J. Crete. 2014. Survey of Chironomidae from the Kuskokwim River watershed in western Alaska. Western North American Naturalist. 74(2):  208–215

Hayford, B.L. B. Boldgiv, and C. Goulden.  2013. Spatial heterogeneity in macroinvertebrate density from Lake Hövsgöl, Mongolia. Journal of Species Research. 2(2):159-166.

Caires, A., S. Chandra , B. Hayford , and M. Wittmann.  2013.  Four decades of change: dramatic loss of zoobenthos in a large oligotrophic lake exhibiting gradual eutrophication.  Freshwater Science 32(3): 692-705.

Hayford, B.L. and D. Baker.  2012.  Lakes of the Nebraska Sandhills.  Lakeline 31(4): 26-30.

Hayford, B.L and R. W. Bouchard.  2012. New records of Nymphomyiidae from central Asia with notes on novel habitat for Nymphomyiidae.  Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 114(2):186-193.

Mausbach, W. and B.L. Hayford.  2012.  New Distributional Record in Nebraska for a Common Fairy Shrimp (Crustacea: Anostraca).  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85(1):59-61.

Hayford, B.L. 2012.  Range Extension of Aquatic Midge, Parochlus kiefferi (Garrett), to Nebraska.  Great Plains Research 22: 27-34.

Hayford, B. L. 2010.  High gamma diversity and low beta diversity of non-biting midges (Diptera:  Chironomidae) in streams of the Gorkhi Terelj Park, Outer Mongolia.  Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 159: 169-184

Hayford, B. L. and J. Gelhaus.  2010.  The Relationship between Grazing and Erosion and Adult Aquatic Insect Metrics in Streams in Outer Mongolia.  Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 2010 Vol. 8(1): 27-39

Hayford, B. L.  2009.  First records of Podonominae (Diptera:  Chironomidae) from Outer Mongolia, with notes on ecology and biogeographic distribution.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 82(4):305-310. 2009.

Gelhaus, Jon, B. Hayford, J. Morse, C. R. Nelson, Ch. Suvdtsetseg, Y. Oyunchuluun, E. Sanaa.  2008.  The Mongolian Aquatic Insect Survey (MAIS): progress and future projects.  Proceedings of NUM Conference, April 2008

Hayford, B., J. Bachmann, and M. Gotov.  2006. A comparison between communities of Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) from lake bays and affluent streams of the Lake Hovsgol watershed, Mongolia.  Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 155: 13-23.

Hayford, B., L. Ferrington.  2006.  Distribution of chironomids in Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia.  The Geology, Biodiversity and Ecology of Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia, C. Goulden,  T. Sitnikova, J. Gelhaus, B.Boldgiv, editors.

Hayford, B. L. 2005.  New records of Chironomidae (Insecta:  Diptera) from Mongolia with review of distribution and Biogeography of Mongolian Chironomidae.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 78: 89-99.

Hayford, B. L., and L. C. Ferrinton Jr.  2005.  Biological assessment of Cannon Creek, Missouri by use of emerging Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera).  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 78:192-200.

Ferrington, L. C. Jr., R. W. Lichtwardt, B. Hayford and M. C. Williams.  2005.  Symbiotic Harpellales (Trichomycetes) in Tasmanian aquatic insects.  Mycologia 2005 97: 254-262.

Ferrington, L. C., R. W.  Lichtwardt, and B. L. Hayford.  2000. Smittium gravimetallum  (Trichomycetes:  Harpellales), a new gut fungus from Dicrotendipes fumidus (Johannsen) (Diptera:  Chironomidae) in a metal-polluted stream.  Pp. 253-259 In O. Hoffrichter (ed.) An Anthology from the 13th International Symposium on Chironomidae.  Aachen, Shaker

Chou, R. Y. M, L. C. Ferrington, B. L. Hayford, and H. M. Smith.  1999.  Composition and phenology of Chironomidae (Diptera) from an intermittent stream in Kansas.  Archiv für Hydrobiologie 147:35-64.

Hayford, B. L. and S. J. Herrmann. 1998.  Migration Patterns of four macroinvertebrates along a Colorado thermal spring outflow. pp 75-84.  In Studies in Crenobiology - The biology of springs and springbrooks.  L. Botosaneanu, ed. Backhuys, Leiden. 261pp.

Berg, M. B., L. C. Ferrington Jr. and B. L. Hayford. (Eds.).  1998.  Special Publication Number 3: Part 1.  Taxonomy and      Systematics of Chironomidae.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 71(3): 195-382.

 Berg, M. B., L. C. Ferrington Jr. and B. L. Hayford. (Eds.).  1998.  Special Publication Number 3: Part 2. Biology, Ecology, and Natural History of Chironomidae.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 71(3): 195-382.

Lichtwardt, R. W., M. C. Williams, L. C. Ferrington, Jr. and B. L. Hayford.  1997. Harpellales: generic confusion due to  precocious development.  Mycologia.  89(1): 109-113.

Hayford, B. L., J. E. Sublette, and S. J. Herrmann. 1995.  Distribution of Chironomidae and Ceratopogonidae along a Colorado thermal spring effluent.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological  Society.  68: 77-92.

Reviewed Technical Publications

Maasri, A., B. Hayford, and J. Gelhause.  2010.  Chemical and ecological status of the waterbodies of the Uvs province – Mongolia.  Report for the Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Mongolia.  21 pp.

B. Hayford, D. Huggins, D. Baker, and M. Johnson.  2009.  Congruence between nutrient water quality parameters and Chironomidae (Diptera) in delineating ecological classifications of Missouri streams at different environmental scales.  Technical Report 159 of the Kansas Biological Survey.  19pp.

Hayford, B. L. 2008.  Water Quality and Emergence of Non-Biting Midges from Springs and Spring-fed Streams in Northwest Nebraska.   Progress Report for Special Use Permit to Sample Springs and Streams on U.S. Forest Service Land Submitted to the United State Forest Service, 6 February 2008.  12 pp.

Hayford, B. L. 2007.  Community dynamics of cold spring seep and its receiving reservoir at the Hudson-Meng Bison Kill Site and a cold spring seep at West Ash Creek, Nebraska.  Final Report for U.S. Forest Service and B. McIntosh (land owner).  20pp.

Bouchard, R. W., D. Huggins, and B. L. Hayford.  2000.  A comparison and analysis of macroinvertebrate community health between the Tyson and Alcan branches (Pettis Co. Missouri).  Final report to Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality.  Technical Report Number 110 of the Kansas Biological Survey.  27 pp.

Ferrington, L. C., B. L. Hayford, R. Chou, S. Reynolds, C. Wright, and D. Goldhammer.  1997.  Final Report:  Summary of water chemistry, sediment chemistry, fish populations and macroinvertebrate communities for selected sites at the Galena sub-site of the Cherokee County Superfund Site, Cherokee County, Kansas, with the Tri-State Mining District.  Phase II.  Technical Report Number 83 of the Kansas Biological Survey.  88 pp + appendages.