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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ERIC W RIDDICK
Biological Control of Pests Research Unit
Research Entomologist

Phone: (662) 686-3646
Fax: (662) 686-5281
59 LEE ROAD
NBCL
STONEVILLE, MS, 38776-0067

Projects
MASS PRODUCTION OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420598

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Potential utilization of Artemia franciscana eggs as food for Coleomegilla maculata - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Jun-14)
Plant trichomes have mixed impacts on predatory insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-May-14)
Do plant trichomes cause more harm than good to predatory insects and mites? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Simmons, A.M. 2014. Do plant trichomes cause more harm than good to predatory insects and mites?. Pest Management Science. DOI:10.1002/ps.3772.
Are plant trichomes harmful to predatory insects and mites? - (Proceedings)
Riddick, E.W., Simmons, A.M. 2013. Are plant trichomes harmful to predatory insects and mites?. Meeting Abstract. 6:134-146.
Is Tetranychus urticae suitable prey for development and reproduction of the naive Coleomegilla maculata? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z., Rojas, M.G. 2013. Is Tetranychus urticae suitable prey for development and reproduction of the naive Coleomegilla maculata?. Insect Science. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12033.
Insect protein as a partial replacement of fishmeal in the diets of juvenile fish and crustaceans - (Book / Chapter) - (15-Mar-13)
Insect protein as a partical replacement of fishmeal in the diets of juvenile fish and crustaceans - (Book / Chapter)
Riddick, E.W. 2013. Insect protein as a partical replacement of fishmeal in the diets of juvenile fish and crustaceans.In: Morales-Ramos J, rojas GM, Shapiro-Ilan D {Eds}, Mass Pro0duction of Beneficial Organisms. Elsevier Publishers Book Chapter. pp.565-582.
Insect Protein as a partial Replacement of Fishmeal in the Diets of Juvenile Fish and Crustaceans - (Book / Chapter) - (15-Mar-13)
Production of coleopteran predators - (Book / Chapter)
Riddick, E.W., Chen, H. 2013. Production of coleopteran predators. In: Morales-Ramos J, Rojas GM, Shapiro-Ilan D {Eds}, Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms. Elsevier. pp.17-55.
Production of heteropteran predators - (Book / Chapter)
De Clercq, P., Coudron, T.A., Riddick, E.W. 2013. Production of heteropteran predators. In: Morales-Ramos, J., Rojas, G.M., Shapiro-Ilan, D., editors. Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms. New York: Elsevier. p.57-100.
Mother-offspring relations: Maternal size and prey quality affect egg size of an acariphagous lady beetle in culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z. 2012. Mother-offspring relations: prey quality and maternal size affect egg size of an acariphagous lady beetle in culture. Psyche. volume 2012, article ID 764350, 7p.
Limited transmission of the ectoparasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens between lady beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Riddick, E.W. 2012. Limited transmission of the ectoparasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens between lady beetles. Psyche. 2012(814378):7.
A system for harvesting eggs from the pink-spotted lady beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, M.L., Riddick, E.W. 2012. A system for harvesting eggs from the pink-spotted lady beetle. Psyche. Vol.2012,Article ID 923653,6 pages,2012. Doi:10.1155/2012/923653.
Lima bean lady beetle interactions: spider mite mediates sublethal effects of its host plant on growth and development of its predator - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Rojas, M.G., Wu, Z. 2011. Lima bean lady beetle interactions: spider mite mediates sublethal effects of its host plant on growth and development of its predator. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 5(4):287-296.
Living with the enemy: parasites and pathogens of the invasive alien ladybird Harmonia axyridis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, H., Rhule, E., Harding, S., Lawson-Handley, L., Poland, R., Riddick, E.W., Steenberg, T. 2011. Living with the enemy: parasites and pathogens of the invasive alien ladybird Harmonia axyridis. BioControl. 56(4):663-679.
The chemical ecology of Harmonia axyridis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sloggett, J.J., Magro, A., Verheggen, F.J., Hemptinne, J., Hutchison, W.D., Riddick, E.W. 2011. The chemical ecology of Harmonia axyridis. Biocontrol. 56(4):643-661.
Lebia grandis (Coleoptera: Carabidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Riddick, E.W. 2011. Lebia grandis (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America. http://www.biocontrol.entomology.cornell.edu/predators/Lebia.html.
Stethorus punctillum (Coleoptera: coccinellidae) - (Book / Chapter)
Riddick, E.W., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Allen, M.L., Spencer, B. 2011. Stethorus punctillum (Coleoptera: coccinellidae). Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America. http://www.biocontrol.entomology.cornell.edu/predators/spunctillum.html.
Lima bean – lady beetle interactions: hooked trichomes affect survival of Stethorus punctillum larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z. 2010. Lima bean – lady beetle interactions: hooked trichomes affect survival of Stethorus punctillum larvae. Biocontrol. 56:55-63.
Potential long-term storage of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z. 2010. Potential long-term storage of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis. Biocontrol. 55(5):639-644.
Ectoparasitic mite and fungus on Harmonia axyridis - (Abstract Only)
Riddick, E.W. 2010. Ectoparasitic mite and fungus on Harmonia axyridis. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). Vol. 58.
Is the Prevalence and Intensity of the Ectooparasitic Fungus Hesperomyces virescens Related to the Abundance of Entomophagous Coccinellids? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Cottrell, T.E. 2010. Is the Prevalence and Intensity of the Ectooparasitic Fungus Hesperomyces virescens Related to the Abundance of Entomophagous Coccinellids?. Bulletin of Insectology. 63 (1):71-78, 2010.
Ectoparasitic mite and fungus on an invasive lady beetle: parasite coexistence and influence on host survival Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2010. Ectoparasitic mite and fungus on an invasive lady beetle: parasite coexistence and influence on host survival. Bulletin of Insectology. 63 (1):13-20, 2010.
Natural Enemies of the Coccinellidae: Parasites, Pathogens, and Parasitoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E. W., Cottrell, T. E., Kidd, K. A. 2009. Natural Enemies of the Coccinellidae: Parasites, Pathogens, and Parasitoids. Biological Control 51 (2009) 306-312.
Benefits and Limitations of factitious prey and artificial diets on life parameters of predatory beetles, bugs, and lacewings: A mini-review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2008. Benefits and Limitations of factitious prey and artificial diets on life parameters of predatory beetles, bugs, and lacewings: A mini-review. BioControl. 54(3):325-339.
Harmonia Axyridis Adults Avoid Catnip and Grapefruit-derived Terpenoids in Laboratory Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Brown, A.E., Chauhan, K.R. 2008. Harmonia Axyridis Adults Avoid Catnip and Grapefruit-derived Terpenoids in Laboratory Bioassays. Bulletin of Insectology. 61(1):81-90.
Sting frequency and progeny production of lab-cultured Cotesia marginiventris Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. Sting frequency and progeny production of lab-cultured Cotesia marginiventris. BioControl. 53(2):295-302. 2008.
Influence of honey and maternal age on egg load of lab-cultured Cotesia marginiventris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2007. Influence of honey and maternal age on egg load of lab-cultured Cotesia marginiventris. BioControl. 52(5):613-618.
Egg Load and Body Size of Lab-Cultured Cotesia Marginiventris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2006. Egg Load and Body Size of Lab-cultured Cotesia marginiventris. BioControl.51(5):603-610.
The Identification of (-)-B-Caryophyllene as a Gender Specific Terpene Produced by the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, A.E., Aldrich, J.R., Riddick, E.W., Holmes, W.E. 2006. The Identification of (-)-B-Caryophyllene as a Gender Specific Terpene Produced by the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:2489-2499.
Influence of host gender on infection rate, density and distribution of the parasitic fungus, Hesperomyces virescens on the multicolored Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E. W. 2006. Influence of host gender on infection rate, density and distribution of the parasitic fungus, Hesperomyces virescens on the multicolored Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis. J. Insect Sci. 6:42,1-15; available online: insectscience.org/6.42.
Influence of Host Gender on Infection Rate, Density and Distribution of Parasitic Fungus on Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle. - (Abstract Only)
Riddick, E.W. 2006. Influence of host gender on infection rate, density and distribution of parasitic fungus on multicolored asian lady beetle. Meeting Abstract.
Parasitic Fungus Found on Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle at Overwintering Site in Pennsylvania. - (Abstract Only)
Riddick, E. W., Schaefer, P. W. 2006. Parasitic fungus found on multicolored asian lady beetle at overwintering site in Pennsylvania. Meeting Abstract.
The Use of Gc/ms to Identify Potential Aggregation Pheromones in the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle - (Abstract Only)
Brown, A.E., Holmes, W.E., Riddick, E.W. 2005. The use of gc/ms to identify potential aggregation pheromones in the multicolored asian lady beetle. Association Official Analytical Chemists Annual Intrl Meeting & Exposition. Meeting Abstract.
Occurrence, density and distribution of the parasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens Thaxter (Laboulbeniales: Laboulbeniaceae) on the multicolored Asian lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., and Schaefer, P.W. Occurrence, density and distribution of the parasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens Thaxter (Laboulbeniales: Laboulbeniaceae) on the multicolored Asian lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 98(4):615-624. 2005.
Are lab-cultured Anaphes iole females strictly proovigenic? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E. W. 2005. Are lab-cultured Anaphes iole females strictly proovigenic?. Biocontrol. 50: 911-919.
Search for repellents, attractants and pheromones of the multicolored Asian lady beetle - (Proceedings)
Riddick, E.W., Aldrich, J.R. 2004. Search for repellents, attractants and pheromones of the multicolored Asian lady beetle. American Entomologist. 50(3):167-168.
Potential of detection and identification of nymphal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Lygus bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) by using polymerase chain reaction and ITS2 sequence analysis techniques - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Riddick, E.W., Williams Iii, L.H., Schotzko, D.J., Logarzo, G.A., Jackson, C.G. 2004. Potential of detection and identification of nymphal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Lygus bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) by using polymerase chain reaction and ITS2 sequence analysis techniques. Insect Molecular Biology. 97(4):743-752.
Egg Load of Lab-Cultured Anaphes Iole and Effects of Mate Presence and Exposure Time on Load Depletion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2005. Egg load of lab-cultured anaphes iole and effects of mate presence and exposure time on load depletion. Biocontrol.
Deet Repels Harmonia Axyridis(pallas)(coleoptera:coccinellidae)adults in Laboratory Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Aldrich, J.R., and Davis, J.C. Deet repels Harmonia axyridis(Pallas)(Coleoptera:Coccinellidae)adults in laboratory bioassays. J. Entomol. Sci. 39(3):373-385. 2004.
Production of the Parasitoid Cotesia Marginiventris (Hymenoptera:braconidae)in Unicellular Rearing Trays Using the Host Spodoptera Exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuida) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2004. Production of the parasitoid Cotesia marginiventris (Hymenoptera:Braconidae)in unicellular rearing trays using the host Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuida). Journal of Entomological Science. 39(3):362-372.
Effects of exposure time and food on propagation of the fairyfly Anaphes iole Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2004. Effects of exposure time and food on propagation of the fairyfly Anaphes iole Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). Journal of Entomological Science. 39(1):147-149.
Effects of Parasitoid Density and Arena Size on Progeny Production of Anaphes Iole Girault (Hymenoptera:mymaridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W. 2003. Effects of parasitoid density and arena size on progeny production of anaphes iole girault (hymenoptera:mymaridae). Journal of Entomological Science.
Factors Affecting Progeny Production of Anaphes Iole - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RIDDICK, E.W. Factors Affecting Progeny Production of Anaphes iole. BIOCONTROL.2003.v48.p.177-189.
Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) feeding ecology - (Book / Chapter)
Riddick, E.W. 2004. Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) feeding ecology. Encyclopedia of Entomology. Vol 2:1027-1032.
Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) feeding ecology - (Book / Chapter)
Riddick, E.W. 2008. Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) feeding ecology. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd Edition, Part 7 pp. 1742-1747.
Superparasitism Occasionally Presidposes Cotesia Marginiventris(cresson)(hymenoptera:braconidae)to Develop Gregariously in Spodoptera Exigua (Hubner)(lepidoptera:noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jun-01)
Effect of Cold Storage on the Laboratory Production of Cotesia Marginiventris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RIDDICK, E.W. EFFECT OF COLD STORAGE ON THE LABORATORY PRODUCTION OF COTESIA MARGINIVENTRIS (HYMENOPTERA: BRACONIDAE). JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY. 2001.36(4):366-379.
Potential for Modifying the Behavior of the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle with (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) with Plant-Derived Natural Products - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jul-00)
Web Page for Lebia Grandis: a Revision - (Other) - (25-Oct-99)
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