Dr. David W. Tonkyn

Population ecology

Clemson University

Carrie Wells

Carrie N. Wells, Ph.D. 

Department of Biological Sciences

University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Phone: 704-687-8513 (office)

Email:   Carrie.Wells@uncc.edu




2014            Ph.D Biological Sciences, Clemson University

2004            M.S. Biology, Appalachian State University

2001            B.S. Pre-Professional Biology, Appalachian State University




2014. CN Wells and DW Tonkyn (2014), Range collapse in the Diana fritillary, Speyeria diana(Nymphalidae). Insect Conservation and Diversity, 7: 365–380. doi: 10.1111/icad.12059


2013. CN Wells and EA Smith. Observations of resource use by the threatened Diana fritillary butterfly (Speyeria diana)  in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA, Journal of Insects. Article ID 130694, 4 pp.


2011. CN Wells, L. Edwards, R. Hawkins, L. Smith, and D. Tonkyn. A rearing method for Argynnis (Speyeria) diana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) that avoids larval diapause. Psyche: 2011: 1-6.


2011. CN Wells. Plastics in Daily Use, In: Green Health: An A to Z Guide , Vol. 9, ed. O. Ogunseitan, SAGE Publications, Inc., 592 pp.


2011. CN Wells. Genetically Engineered Crops, In: Green Health: An A to Z Guide, Vol. 9, ed. O. Ogunseitan, SAGE Publications, Inc., 592 pp.


2010, CN Wells, L Spencer, and D Simons. Notes on the breeding behavior of Speyeria diana (Nymphalidae) in Arkansas. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 65: 51-53.


2010. CN Wells. An ecological field lab for tracking monarch butterflies and their parasites. The American Biology Teacher. 72: 339–344.


2009. CN Wells, RS Williams, GL Walker, NM Haddad. Effects of corridors on genetics of a butterfly in a landscape experiment. Southeastern Naturalist. 8: 709-722.


2004. CN Wells, RS Williams, GL Walker, MS Windelspecht, NM Haddad. The effect of habitat corridors on the genetic structure of Precis coenia. Masters Thesis, Appalachian State University.