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JoVonn Hill

JoVonn Hill

Assistant Research Professor

Mailing Address:
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Fenner, J., L., J. L. Seltzer, J. G. Hill, B. Counterman, 2017. Demographic variation of Wolbachia infection in the endangered Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly. Insects 8(2):50. Download
  • Hill, J. 2017. First report of the dark rover ant, Brachymyrmex patagonicus Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), from Tennessee. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 143:517-520. Download
  • Hill, J. G. 2017. Melanoplus nossi Hill (Orthoptera: Acrididade): a grasshopper endemic to the North American Coastal Plain? Transactions of the American Entomological Society 143(4):973-983. Download
  • Macgown, J. A., S. Y. Wang, J. Hill, R. J. Whitehouse. 2017. A list of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected during the 2017 William. H. Cross Expedition to the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas with New State Records. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 143(4):735-740. Download
  • Marshall, C., S. K. Riffell, D. Miller, J. Hill, K. Evans, S. A. Rush. 2017. Bird response to intercropping switchgrass within loblolly pine plantations. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41(4):659-665. Download
  • Marshall, C., S. K. Riffell, S. A. Rush, J. G. Hill, K. Evans, 2017. Switchgrass cultivation within loblolly pine plantations influences invertebrate community composition and resource use. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 143(2):189-197 Download
  • Hill, J. G. 2015. Revision and biogeography of the Melanoplus scudderi species group (Orthoptera: Acrididae) with a description of 21 new species and establishment of the Carnegiei and Davisi species group. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 141:252-350. Download
  • Hill, J. G. 2015. The ant fauna of the Big Thicket Region of Texas. MidSouth Entomologist 8:24-34. Download
  • Woller, D. A., J. G. Hill. 2015. Melanoplus foxi Hebard, 1923 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae): rediscovered after almost 60 years using historical field notes connected to curated specimens.. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 141:545-574 Download
  • Hill, J.G., J. Goddard. 2012. Medical and veterinary importance of grasshoppers, katydids, and crickets (Insecta: Orthoptera). Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 57:172-177. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.K. Wetterer, J.G. Hill. 2012. Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dacetini). Terrestrial Arthropod Review 5:1-10. Download
  • Majure, L.C., J.G. Hill, C.M. Doffitt, T.C. Majure. 2012. The vascular flora of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, U.S.A. Rhodora. 113:365-418. Download
  • Hill, J.G., M.E. Dakin. 2011. An annotated list of the grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Romaleidae) of the Southeastern United States. Midsouth Entomologist 4(2):39-48. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill, M. Skvarla. 2011. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Arkansas with a synopsis of previous records. Midsouth Entomologist 4(2):29-38. Download
  • Hill, J.G. 2010. A new species of Melanoplus (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae) from the cedar glades of Tennessee, U.S.A. Journal of Orthoptera Research 19(2):341-345. Download
  • Hill, J.G., R.L. Brown. 2010. The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of black belt prairie remnants in Alabama and Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 9(1):73-84. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill. 2010. A new species of Pyramica Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Mississippi, U.S.A. Florida Entomologist 93(4):571-576. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill. 2010. Two new exotic pest ants, Pseudomyrmex gracilis and Monomorium floricola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected in Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist 3(2):106-109. Download
  • Hill, J.G. 2009. First report of the eastern ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei Bruner, (Orthroptera:Mymecophilidae), collected from an imported fire ant colony, Solenopsis invicta x richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 18(1):57-58. Download
  • Hill, J.G. 2009. The grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acridadae) fauna of sand dunes along the Little Ohoopee River, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA. Journal of Orthoptera Research 18(1):29-35. Download
  • Hill, J.G., W.D. Stone, J.L. Seltzer. 2009. Description of an upland oak-hickory in the Black Belt from Osborn Prairie, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 54(2):157-163.  Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill, M. Deyrup. 2009. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Ohoopee Dunes, Emanuel County, Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science 44(3):193-197.
  • Hill, J.G., K.S. Summerville, R.L. Brown. 2008. Habitat associations of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a heterogeneous Mississippi landscape. Environmental Entomology 37(2):453-463. Download
  • MacGown, J.A., J.G. Hill, L.C. Majure, J.L. Seltzer. 2008. Rediscovery of Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille) (Hymenoptera: formicidae) in mainland Mississippi, with an analysis of associated seeds and vegetation. Midsouth Entomologist 1:17-28. Download