Debbie R. Folkerts
Department of Biological Sciences
Emeritus Professor



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 minorSoutheastern Naturalist 14:254-266.

  2. Stephens, J. D., & Folkerts, D. R. (2012). Life History Aspects of Exyra semicrocea (Pitcher Plant Moth)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Southeastern Naturalist 11:111-126.

  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. 67:158-69. 

  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 107:128-136.

  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: 10/05/2021