Prof. Sheryl A. Yap is MNH's curator for weevils and hoppers. She is currently Assistant Professor 2 at the Crop Protection Cluster, College of Agriculture, UPLB.

Sheryl is finishing her PhD studies in Forest Entomology with minor courses in Systematics and Taxonomy and Botany. She received her MS in Entomology minor in Systematics and Taxonomy, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (2004) and BS Agriculture major in Entomology (1999) from UPLB.

She is a member of the following organisations: International Auchenorrhyncha Society, National Research Council of the Philippines, Philippine Association of Entomologists and Professional Associations of Diver Instructors.

Publications

Yap, S.A., T. Bourgoin, J Szwedo and I.L. Lit, Jr. 2013. Morphological phylogeny of the Sikaianini (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Derbidae), including a review of the tribal classification systems and the tegmina venation recognition in Derbidae. In prep.

Robillard, T, SA Yap and MVB Yngente. 2013. Systematics of cryptic species of Lebinthus crickets in Mount Makiling (Grylloidea, Eneopterinae). Zootaxa 3693(1): 049-063.

Boulard, M and Yap SA. 2013. Sur une nouvelle espèce de Psithyristria colligée dans l’île de Luzon (Philippines) (Hémiptères, Cicadidae, Psithyristriini). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, 118 (3): 285-288.

Lit IL, Caasi-Lit, MT, Benigno EA, Ramal AF, Yap SA, Sapin GD, Eusebio OL and Larona AR. 2012. Non-Target Organisms on Bt Corn Hybrids MON89034 and MON89034/NK603: Part 2. Functional Guilds of Arthropods in Regulated Field Trial Sites during Dry Season in Luzon and Mindanao, Philippines. The Philippine Entomologist 26 (1): 28-53.

Lit IL, Caasi-Lit, MT, Ramal AF, Yap SA, Sapin GD, Eusebio OL and Larona AR. 2011. Non-Target Organisms on Bt Corn MON89034 and MON89034/NK603: Part 1. Abundance and Diversity of Canopy and Ground Surface Arthropods in Regulated Field Trial Sites During Dry Season in Luzon and Mindanao, Philippines. The Philippine Entomologist 25 (2): 131-135.

Yap, S. A. 2008. Checklist of the Metapocyrtus Complex (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Pachyrrhynchini) of the Philippines. Asia Life Sciences 17 (2): 249-260.

Yap, S. A. and Gapud, V. P. 2007. Taxonomic Review of the Genus Metapocyrtus Heller (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae). The Philippine Entomologist 21 (2): 115-135.

Yap, S. and Froese, R. 2005.The IDENTIFICATION KEYS table. FishBase concepts, design and data sources. http://www.fishbase.org.ph/manual/english/FishBaseIdentification_keys.htm.

Yap, S. A. 2004. Taxonomic Review of the Tribe Pachyrrhynchini (Coloeptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) with Emphasis on the Genus Metapocyrtus Heller. MS Thesis. University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna, 122 p. Unpublished.

Atilano, S. A. 2004. The Effects of Gamma Radiation on the Reproduction of Common Housefly Musca domestica Linn. (Diptera: Muscidae). Thesis Abstract. In [Entom-UPLB] Department of Entomology, UPLB-CA. 2004. Abstracts of theses, Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 19-18-2003. Department of Entomology, UPLB-CA, College, Laguna, Philippines. v+ 474 p.

Atilano, S. A. 1999. The Effects of Gamma Radiation on the Reproduction of Common Housefly Musca domestica Linn. (Diptera: Muscidae). BS Thesis. Department of Entomology, UPLB-CA, College, Laguna, Philippines. Unpublished.