Examples of Joe MacGown's Graphic Art Work - especially entomological illustration

Book Covers | Cd covers | Tshirts | Scientific Illustration

Book and Journal Covers

Cd covers

Cd cover for WEEN

Cd cover for Looponder
Tshirt designs - The designs below are shown without the text that was on the tshirts.

Ag Pest Management Tshirt

Entomology Camp Tshirt

Entomology Club Tshirt

LSU Entomology Dept. Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

MSU Entomology Club Tshirt

Scientific Illustration - A listing of some papers and books that I have drawings in.

Brown, R.L. and J.A. Powell. 1991. A new species of Epiblema (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae) from coastal redwood forests in California with an analysis of the forewing pattern. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 67: 107-114. Tortricid genitalia drawings.

Cohen, A. C. 1998. Solid to Liquid Feeding: The inside(s) story of extra-oral digestion inpredaceous arthropoda. American Entomologist. Summer 1998. 103-116. Illustrations of extra-oral digestion.

Cohen, A. C. 2000. The feeding behavior of Trichogramma brassicae: new evidence for selective ingestion of solid food. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 96: 1-8. Trichogrammatid larval drawing.

Hill, J. G. and B. V. Brown. 2006. New records of the rarely collected ant-decapitating fly Apocephalus tenuipes Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae). Southeastern Naturalist 5: 367-368.

Jarratt, J. 2001. Pest-Management Principles, Industial, Institutional, and Structural Pest Control, Catagory 7-A, Mississippi State Extention Service Pub. Termite head and wing drawings.

Jarratt, J. and B. Layton. 2003. Pest Control Manual and Pest Management practices for Home and Landscape, Subterranean Termite Control. Mississippi University Extension Publication 531. 7 pp. Drawings of termites and different foundation types.

Jarratt, J., T. E. Nebeker, B. Layton. 2004. Asian Ambrosia Beetle Biology and Control. Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication 2345. 3 pp. Drawings of Xylosandrus crassiusculus.

Jarratt, J. J. Goddard, B. Layton, and J. A. MacGown. 2004. Southern House Mosquito and related species: Biology and Control. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication no. 2336. 10 pp. Drawings for cover and in paper.

Jarratt, J., B. Layton, J. Goddard, and J. A. MacGown. 2005. Insect management guidelines for dairy cattle and dairies. Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication no. 2357. 8 pp. Drawings of various dairy pests.

Lago, P. K. and S. Testa. 1994. The Aquatic Hydrophilidae of Mississippi, Mississippi Entomological Museum, No. 5, 1994. Drawings of all genera.

Layton, B. 2001. Cotton Insect Situation: Newsletters. Mississippi State University Extension Service. Drawing of Lygus lineolaris for cover.

Layton, B. 2003. A series of pest control papers in The Pest Monitor, Vol. 5, No.2-Vol.10. No. 3. Termite drawing for cover.

Lee, S. M., and R. L. Brown. 2005. A review of Symmocinae (Lepidoptera: Autostichidae) in North America with the description of a new species and new genus. Poster presentation, Mississippi Entomological Association, 3-4 Nov. 2005. Male genitalia and leg drawings.

MacGown, J. and M. MacGown. 1996. Observation of a nuptial flight of the horned Passalus beetle, Odontotaenius disjunctus (Illiger) (Coleoptera: Passalidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 50: 201-203. Drawing of mating passalid beetles, also on cover.

MacGown, J. A. and J. G. Hill. 2006. The Eastern ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei Bruner (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae), reported from Mississippi, U.S.A. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 51: 180-182.

MacGown, J. A., J. G. Hill, and M. A. Deyrup. 2007. Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an emerging pest species in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist 90: 457-464.

MacGown, J. A., R. L. Brown, J. G. Hill, and B. Layton. 2007. Carpenter Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Camponotus) of Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1158. 28 pp.

Nebeker, T. E. 1996. North American Forest Insect Work Conference. Drawings for cover, poster, cups, etc.

Nordlund, D. 1998. A review of the scientific literature and methods for production offactitious hosts for use in mass rearing of Trichogramma spp. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in the former Soviet Union, the United States, Western Europe and China. Journal of Entomol. Sci. Vol. 33, No. 1. Drawings of various pieces of insect rearing equipment.

Pitre, H. 1997. Annual Report of Research, 1997 and Termination Report (1992-1997). Cover illustration.

Pitre, H. 2002. Soybean Looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Oviposition on cotton and soybean of different growth stages: Influence of Olfactory Stimuli. Journal of Economic Entomology 95: 286-293. Schematic drawings.

Schiefer, T. L. 2000. A new species of Astylopsis Casey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Acanthocinini) from the southeastern United States. Coleopterists Bulletin 54: 533-539. Habitus drawing.

Schiefer, T. L. 2004. A new record of an endemic cuban tiger beetle, Cicindela (Brasiella) viridicollis (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae), from the Florida Keys. Florida Entomologist 87: 551-553. Habitus drawing of Cicindela viridicollis.

Schiefer, T. L. and D. E. Bright. 2004. Xylosandrus Mutilatus (Blandford), an Exotic Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) New to North America. Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 431–438. Dorsal and profile habitus, and legs and antennal drawings of Xylosandrus mutilatus.

Sikorowski, P. 1997. Major Diseases of Heliothis virescens and Helicoverpa zea in Mississippi Fields and Insectaries, Mafes Technical Bulletin 318. Drawings.

Stebnicka, Z. T. and P. K. Lago. 2005. The New World species of Ataenius Harold, 1867. V. Revision of the A. strigatus group (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Eupariini). Insecta Mundi 19: 55-83. Two habitus drawings and genitalia drawings.

Stone, W. D., T. E. Nebeker, W. A. Monroe, and J. A. MacGown. 2007. Ultrastructure of the mesonotal mycangium of Xylosandrus mutilatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Canadian Zoology 85: 232-238.

Trager, J. C., J. A. MacGown and M. D. Trager. 2007. Revision of the Nearctic endemic Formica pallidefulva group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). In: Snelling, R. R., P. S. Ward, and B. L. Fisher (editors), Advances in ant systematics. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80: 610-636.

Villeja, F. and M. Gray. 1997. Puerta Rican Insect report. Drawing for cover.

Wright, D. J., R. L. Brown, and L. D. Gibson. 1997. A new species of Phaneta, with taxonomic diagnoses and seasonal and geographical data on four related (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists Society 51: 119-127. Tortricid genetalia drawings, male and female.

Drawings of insects for 1999 Mississippi State Entomology Calendar.

Drawings done annually for Entomology Department T-shirts, Christmas cards, etc (examples of some tshirt designs).
Drawings have been worked on for several years now for both Nitidulidae (examples of drawings) and Scarabaeidae (examples of drawings) of MS. Most drawings are habitus drawings with some additional morphological characters drawn as needed.


Leach, R. A. 1994. THe Chiropractic Theories: Principles and Clinical Applications. Third edition. Williams and Wilkens. Baltimore, MD. pp. i-xxiii, 1-413. Various drawings.

Perkins, G. K. 1999. Fern Tips: More Than Most People Want to Know About Ferns of the Southeastern Coastal Plain. Kirtley-Perkins Productions. Starkville, MS. pp. i-iv, 1-235. Silhouette drawings of ferns species.

Savitch, W. J. and C. G. Peterson. 1992. Ada, an Introduction to the Art and Science of Programming. The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co., Redwood City, CA. pp. i-xxii, 1-764, A 1-52, I1-61. Drawings of various people for chapter headings.

Trigiano, R. N., M. T. Windham, A. S. Windham. 2004. Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises. CRC Press, LLC, NY. pp. 1-413 + Preface, Acknowledgments, Editors, and Table of Contents. Fungus drawings in Chapters 16, 17, and 19.

Peacock, E. and T. Schauwecker. 2003. Blackland Prairies of the Gulf Coastal Plain: Culture, Nature and Sustainability. Univ. Alabama Press. pp. i-xii, 1-348. Cover illustration, drawing on back, and some maps.