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Debbie R. Folkerts
Biological Sciences
Assistant Professor

Office: 3 Funchess Hall

331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-3930
Fax: (334) 844-9234



University of Georgia

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Insect-pitcher plant interactions.
  • Arachnology.

Selected Publications

  1. Stephens, J. D., Godwin, R. L., & Folkerts, D. R. (2015). Distinctions in Pitcher Morphology and Prey Capture of the Okefenokee Variety within the Carnivorous Plant Species Sarracenia minor. Southeastern Naturalist14(2), 254-266.
  2. Stephens, J. D., & Folkerts, D. R. (2012). Life History Aspects of Exyra semicrocea (Pitcher Plant Moth)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Southeastern Naturalist11(1), 111-126.
  3. Folkerts, D.R. 1999. Pitcher Plant Wetlands of the Southeastern United States: Arthropod Associates. in Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands of North America: Ecology and Management. Batzer, D.P., R.B. Rader and S.A. Wissinger eds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NY. 1100 pp. 
  4. Folkerts, D.R. 1996. A comparison of faunal communities in algal mats in two cold springs in the southeastern United States. Jour. Ala. Acad. Sci. 67(3):158-69. 
  5. Folkerts, D.R. and G.W. Folkerts. 1996. Aids for field identification of pitcher plant moths of the genus Exyra(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Ent.News 107(3):128-136.
  6. Folkerts, G.W. and  Folkerts, D.R. 1993. Southeastern pitcher plant bogs: a natural history sketch. Tipularia 8:10-16.


Undergraduate Graduate
Principles of Biology - BIOL1020
Organismal Biology - BIOL1030
Invertebrate Biodiversity - BIOL4010
The Human Odyssey I - U2710
The Human Odyssey II - U2720
Plant/Animal Interactions - BIOL7560

Last updated: 06/26/2016