Istvan Miko

Collections Manager of the UNH Collection of Insects and Other Arthropods, UNH Collections

Phone: (603) 862-2488
Office: Dept of Biological Sciences, Putnam Hall Room 131E, Durham, NH 03824
Istvan Miko Collections Manager


  • Ph.D., Szeged University, Environmental Science
  • M.S., Szeged University, Biology

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 788/888: Know Your Creature
  • ZOOL 555: Introduction to Entomology

Selected Publications

Mikó, I., Rahman, S.R., Anzaldo, S.S., van de Kamp, T., Parslow, B.A., Tatarnic, N.J., Wetherington, M.T., Anderson, J., Schilder, R.J., Ulmer, J.M., Deans, A.R. and Hines, H. (2019). Fat in the Leg: Function of the Expanded Hind Leg in Gasteruptiid Wasps (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae). Insect Systematics and Diversity, 3(1), p.2.

Mikó I, Trietsch C, van de Kamp T, Masner L, Ulmer JM, Yoder MJ, Zuber M, Sandall EL, Baumbach T and Deans AR (2018) Revision of Trassedia (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronidae), an evolutionary relict with an unusual distribution. Insect Systematics and Diversity.

Mikó I, van de Kamp T, Trietsch C, Ulmer JM, Zuber M, Baumbach T, Deans AR (2018) A new megaspilid wasp from Eocene Baltic amber (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronoidea), with notes on two non-ceraphronoid families: Radiophronidae and Stigmaphronidae. PeerJ 6:e5174

Trietsch C, Mikó I, Notton D, Deans A (2018) Unique extrication structure in a new megaspilid, Dendrocerus scutellaris Trietsch & Mikó (Hymenoptera: Megaspilidae). Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e22676

Ulmer J, Mikó I, Deans A (2018) Ceraphron krogmanni (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronidae), a new species from Lower Saxony with unusual male genitalia. Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e24173

Mikó I, Trietsch C, Sandall E, Yoder MJ, Hines H, Deans AR (2016) Malagasy Conostigmus and the secret of scutes. PeerJ 4:e2682 DOI:

Mikó I, Copeland RS, Balhoff JP, Yoder MJ, Deans AR (2014) Folding wings like a cockroach: a review of transverse wing folding ensign wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae: Afrevania and Trissevania). PLoS ONE 9(5): e94056. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094056

Mikó I, Masner L, Johannes E, Yoder MJ, Deans AR (2013) Male terminalia of Ceraphronoidea: diversity in an otherwise monotonous taxon. Insect Systematics and Evolution 44: 261–347. DOI: 10.1163/1876312X-04402002

Mikó I, Friedrich F, Yoder MJ, Hines HM, Deitz LL, Bertone MA, Seltmann KC, Wallace MS, Deans AR (2012) On dorsal prothoracic appendages in treehoppers (Hemiptera: Membracidae) and the nature of morphological evidence. PLoS ONE 7(1): e30137. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030137.

Mikó I, Vilhelmsen L, Johnson NF, Masner L, Pénzes Z (2007) Skeletomusculature of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea): head and mesosoma. Zootaxa 1571: 1–78.


  • Ph.D., Environmental Science, Szeged University
  • M.Sc., Biology, Szeged University

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 412H: Honors/Intro Bio:Evo Biodiv&Ec
  • BIOL 695: Biology Teaching Practices
  • BMS 799H: Senior Honors Thesis
  • ZOOL 555: Introduction to Entomology
  • ZOOL 625: Principles Animal Physiology
  • ZOOL 626: Animal Physiology Laboratory
  • ZOOL 795W: New Megaspilid fossils