This is just a sampling of my peer-reviewed research. A more complete list along with downloadable PDFs of most are available on my ResearchGate page. CV available upon request.

  • Craves, J.A., D.S. O’Brien, and J. Hernandez. 2023. Plains Emerald (Somatochlora ensigera): New for Michigan. Argia 35(3):34-36.
  • Craves, J.A., and N. M. Anich. 2023. ­­­Status and distribution of an introduced population of European Goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis) in the western Great Lakes region of North America. Neobiota 81:129-155. doi: 10.3897/neobiota.81.97736
  • Craves, J.A., A.I. Cognato, D. O’Brien, and M.J. Mahoney. 2022. A new locality and unexpected haplotypes of the federally-endangered Hine’s Emerald dragonfly, Somatochlora hineana (Odonata: Corduliidae). Bulletin of American Odonatology 13(2): 7-17.
  • Craves, J.A., D.S. O’Brien, and D.A. Marvin. 2020. New population of the rare dragonfly Ophiogomphus howei (Odonata: Gomphidae) in southern Michigan, United States. Journal of Insect Science, Volume 20, Issue 5, September 2020, 33,
  • Craves, J.A. 2017. Native birds exploit leaf-mining moth larvae using a new North American host, non-native Lonicera maackii. Ecoscience 3-4:81-90.
  • Craves, J.A. 2017. Morphological traits of common autumn-ripening bird-dispersed fruits in southeastern Michigan. Great Lakes Botanist 56:10-27.
  • Hudon, J., R.J. Driver, N.H. Rice, T.L. Lloyd-Evans, J.A. Craves, and D.P. Shustak. 2017. Diet explains red flight feathers in Yellow-shafted Flickers in eastern North America. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 134:22-33.
  • O’Brien, M.F., J.A. Craves, and D.S. O’Brien. 2016. Great Spreadwing (Archilestes grandis) in Michigan: More evidence for the potential role of restoration projects in range expansions. Argia 28(1):5-7.
  • Craves, J.A. 2015. Birds that eat nonnative buckthorn fruit (Rhamnus cathartica and Frangula alnus, Rhamnaceae) in eastern North America. Natural Areas Journal 35:279-287.
  • Craves, J.A., and D.S. O’Brien. 2015. Macromia alleghaniensis (Odonata: Macromiidae): New for Michigan, with clarifications of northern records. Great Lakes Entomologist 48:186-191.
  • Craves, J.A., and D.S. O’Brien. 2013. The Odonata of Wayne County, Michigan: Inspiration for renewed monitoring of urban areas. Northeastern Naturalist 20:341-362.
  • Craves, J.A. and D.S. O’Brien. 2011. Tramea calverti (Odonata: Libellulidae): new for Michigan with notes on other new reports from the Great Lakes region. Great Lakes Entomologist 44:78-82.
  • Craves, J.A. 2009. A fifteen-year study of fall stopover patterns of Catharus thrushes at an inland, urban site. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:112-118.
  • Craves, J.A. 2008. Current status of European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) in the western Great Lakes region. North American Birds 62:2-5.
  • O’Brien, M. F., and J. A. Craves. 2008. [Giant Resin Bee] Megachile sculpturalis Smith: A new bee for Michigan (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Mich. Entom. Newsletter 53(1&2):4.
  • Appel, L.M., J.A. Craves, M.K. Smith, B. Weir, and J.M. Zawiskie. 2004. Explore our Natural World: A Biodiversity Atlas of the Lake Huron to Lake Erie Corridor. Wildlife Habitat Council, Great Lakes Regional Office, Detroit, MI.
  • Craves, J.A. and K.R. Hall. 2003. Notable bird sightings from Cuba, winters 2002 and 2003. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology 16:31-34.