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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF APHIDS, MITES, SCALES, THRIPS, AND TERMITES WITH EMPHASIS ON INVASIVE SPECIES Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae): An island-hopping mite pest in the Caribbean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kane, E.C., Ochoa, R., Erbe, E.F., Mathurin, G. 2012. Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae): An island-hopping mite pest in the Caribbean. Revista Manejo Integrado de Plagas. 57(3-4):215-255.
Herbivore exploits chink in armor of host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R., Kane, E.C., Dowling, A.G. 2011. Herbivore exploits chink in armor of host. American Entomologist. 57(1):26-29.
Detection and Identification of the Red Palm mite Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) - (Research Notes)
Kane, E., Ochoa, R. 2010. Detection and Identification of the Red Palm mite Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Revista Manejo Integrado de Plagas. 4(24):10-14.
Molecular and biometric assessment of Myzodium mimulicola (Drew & Sampson) (Hemiptera, Aphididae), new synonymy, host, and distributional data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pike, K.S., Foottit, R.G., Maw, E., Miller, G.L., Graf, G. 2010. Molecular and biometric assessment of Myzodium mimulicola (Drew & Sampson) (Hemiptera, Aphididae), new synonymy, host, and distributional data. The Canadian Entomologist. 142:448-457.
A new genus and species Mangalaus krishianusandhanus (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menon, P., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Joshi, S., Ramamurthy, V.V. 2011. A new genus and species Mangalaus krishianusandhanus (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India. International Journal of Acarology. 37(2):131-142.
Type species of genera in Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) with two new generic synonymies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, G.L., Nieto, N.J., Favret, C., Mier, D.M., Sano, M., Akimoto, S., Barbagallo, S., Chakrabarti, S., Hildago, N.P., Qiao, G.X., Wegierek, P., Stekolschchikov, A. 2010. Type species of genera in Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) with two new generic synonymies. Zootaxa. 2410:65-68.
Several nomenclatural clarifications on genus-group names in the Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nieto Nafria, J.M., Colin, F., Akimoto, S., Barbagallo, S., Chakrabarti, S., Mier Durante, M.P., Miller, G.L., Perez Hidalgo, N., Qiao, G., Sano, M., Stekolshchikov, A.V., Wegierek, P. 2010. Several nomenclatural clarifications on genus-group names in the Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha). Redia Journal of Zoology. 92:119-123.
Adventive Eriophyoid Mites - a global review of their impact, pathways, prevention and challenges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Navia, D., Ochoa, R., Welbourn, C., Ferragut, F. 2010. Adventive Eriophyoid Mites - a global review of their impact, pathways, prevention and challenges. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 51:225-255.
Host range and biology of Uroleucon (Lambersius) erigeronense (Thomas 1878), and its identity with Uroleucon (Lambersius) escalantii (Knowlton) 1928 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jensen, A.S., Miller, G.L., Carmichael, A. 2010. Host range and biology of Uroleucon (Lambersius) erigeronense (Thomas 1878), and its identity with Uroleucon (Lambersius) escalantii (Knowlton) 1928 (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 112(2):239-245.
The Old-World genus Ceratothripoides (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) with a new genus for related New-World species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mound, L.A., Nickle, D.A. 2009. The Old-World genus Ceratothripoides (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) with a new genus for related New-World species. Zootaxa. 2230:51-56.
Ácaros del mango - (Book / Chapter)
Mesa-Cobo, N.C., Ochoa, R., Kondo, D.R. 2009. Ácaros del mango. In: Bernal, J., editor. Technical Manual: Technology for the Cultivation of the Mango in Colombia with Emphasis in Native Mangos. Bogota, Colombia: Produmedios. p. 141-151.
Ontogenetic modification in the Tuckerellidae (Acari: Tetranychoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J., Ochoa, R. 2010. Ontogenetic modification in the Tuckerellidae (Acari: Tetranychoidea). International Journal of Acarology. 36(2):169-173.
C.V. Riley’s Lost Aphids: Siphonophora Fragariae Var. Immaculata and Aphis Rapae Var. Laevigata (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Favret, C., Miller, G.L. 2011. C.V. Riley’s lost aphids: Siphonophora fragariae var. immaculata and Aphis rapae var. laevigata (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Entomological News. 121(2):200-205.
Red Palm Mite Situation in the Caribbean and Florida - (Proceedings)
Roda, A., Dowling, A., Welbourn, C., Pena, J., Rodrigues, J.C., Hoy, M., Ochoa, R., Russell, D., De Chi, W. 2010. Red Palm Mite Situation in the Caribbean and Florida. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. 44(1):80-87.
The Panicle Rice Mite, Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, a re-discovered pest of rice in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hummel, N.A., Castro, B., Mcdonald, E., Pellerano, M., Ochoa, R. 2009. The Panicle Rice Mite, Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, a re-discovered pest of rice in the United States. Crop Science. 28(7):547-560.
Corrections and Additions to the Catalog of the Aphid Genera Described from the New World - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Favret, C., Miller, G.L., Nieto Nafria, J.M., Gabaudan, F.C. 2009. Corrections and additions to the catalog of the aphid genera described from the New World. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 134(3&4):275-282.
Is There A Cryptic Species In Aulacorthum solani (Kaltenbach) (Hemiptera: Aphididae)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, G.L., Favret, C., Carmichael, A., Voegtlin, D.J. 2009. Is there a cryptic species within Aulacorthum solani (Kaltenbach) (Hemiptera: Aphididae)?. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(1):398-400.
Interaction of Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atinsky, G., Freeman, E., Szteinberg, A., Maymon, M., Ochoa, R., Belausov, E., Palevsky, E. 2008. Interaction of Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease. Journal of Phytopathology. 99:152-159.
Commonly Intercepted Thrips at U.S. Ports-of-Entry from Africa, Europe, and the Mediterranean. IV. Miscellaneous thripine genera excluding Frankliniella, Iridothrips, and Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nickle, D.A. 2009. Commonly Intercepted Thrips at U.S. Ports-of-Entry from Africa, Europe, and the Mediterranean. IV. Miscellaneous thripine genera excluding Frankliniella, Iridothrips, and Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 111:215-235.
Fitch’s Aphis mali Varieties are Rhopalosiphum insertum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Favert, C., Miller, G.L., Jensen, A.S. 2009. Fitch’s Aphis mali varieties are Rhopalosiphum insertum (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Entomological News. 119(5):521-523.
Records of Hemiptera (Sternorrhyncha, Cicadomorpha, Heteroptera) New to Newfoundland, Canada - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, A.G., Hoebeke, R., Miller, G.L. 2008. Records of Hemiptera (Sternorrhyncha, Cicadomorpha, Heteroptera) New to Newfoundland, Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110(4):1244-1250.
Molecular and morphological evaluation of the aphid genus Hyalopterus Koch (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphididae), with a description of a new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lozier, J.D., Foottit, R.G., Miller, G.L., Mills, N.J., Roderick, G.K. 2008. Molecular and morphological evaluation of the aphid genus Hyalopterus Koch (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphididae), with a description of a new species. Zootaxa. 1688:1-19.
Book review: Aphids on the world's herbaceous plants and shrubs, Volume 1 & 2 - (Other)
Favret, C.R., Miller, G.L. 2008. Book review: Aphids on the world's herbaceous plants and shrubs, Volume 1 & 2. American Entomologist. 54:61-62.
Catalog of the Aphid Genera Described from the New World - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Favret, C., Miller, G.L., Nieto-Nafria, J.M. 2008. Catalog of the Aphid Genera Described from the New World. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 133:363-412.
A catalog of Tenuipalpidae Berlese of the world (Acari: Prostigmata) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mesa, N.C., Ochoa, R., Welbourn, W.C., Evans, G.A., Moraes, G.J. 2009. A catalog of Tenuipalpidae Berlese of the world (Acari: Prostigmata). Zootaxa. 2098:1-185.
Three New Termites From Northern Peru (Isoptera: Termitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Apr-07)
Well-known crop pests are well-known taxonomically: True for the Aphidoidea? - (Book / Chapter)
Miller, G.L., Foottit, R.G. 2009. Well-known crop pests are well-known taxonomically: True for the Aphidoidea? In: Foottit, R.G., Adler, P.H., editors. Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society. Chichester; West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd. p. 463-473.
Handbook of forage and rangeland insects: Timothy Mites - (Book / Chapter)
Lamp, W., Dively, G., Ochoa, R. 2007. Handbook of forage and rangeland insects: Timothy Mites. Entomological Society of America Miscellaneous Publications. 82-83.
Graminofolium Nickle: new genus of katydid from northern South America(Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nickle, D.A. 2007. Graminofolium Nickle: new genus of katydid from northern South America(Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research. 16(1):97-102.
First report of Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and its damage to coconut palms in Puerto Rico and Culebra Island - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, J.C., Ochoa, R., Kane, E. 2007. First report of Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and its damage to coconut palms in Puerto Rico and Culebra Island. International Journal of Acarology. 33(1):3-5.
New sericothripine thrips of South America (Thysanoptera, Thripidae, Neohydatothrips) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Feb-07)
The rice mite Steneotarsonemus Spinki Smiley – an invasive species in the Americas - (Review Article)
Ochoa, R., Denise Navia, R. 2009. The rice mite Steneotarsonemus Spinki Smiley – an invasive species in the Americas. Acarology International Congress Proceedings. 379-384.
Is Stringaspidiotus Macgillivray (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Diaspididae) An Accepted Genus? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, D.R., Williams, D. 2007. Is Stringaspidiotus Macgillivray (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Diaspididae) An Accepted Genus?. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 109:773-778
Phylogenetic Relationships Within the Leaf-Mining Flies(diptera: Agromyzidae)inferred from Sequence Data from Multiple Genes. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheffer, S.J., Winkler, I.S., Wiegmann, B.M. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships within the leaf-mining flies(diptera: agromyzidae)inferred from sequence data from multiple genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 42:756-775.
Use of Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscopy for Identifying Invasive Mite Species. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Erbe, E.E., Wergin, W.P. 2006. Lt-sem for elucidating invasive mite species. Scanning. 28(2):75-76.
Mitochondrial Phylogeography of the Vegetable Pest Liriomyza Trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae): Diverged Clades and Invasive Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L. 2006. Mitochondrial phylogeography of the vegetable pest liriomyza trifolii (diptera: agromyzidae): diverged clades and invasive populations. Annuals of the Entomological Society of America. 99:991-998.
A Systematic Revision of the Armored Scale Genus Furcaspis Lindinger - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, D.J., Miller, D.R., Rung, A. 2006. A systematic revision of the armored scale genus furcaspis lindinger. American Entomological Institute. 34:1-86.
Book Review: Field Guide to Grasshoppers, Katydids, and Crickets of the United States. by John L. Capinera, Ralph D. Scott, and Thomas J. Walker. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nickle, D.A. 2006. Book review: Field Guide to Grasshoppers, Katydids, and Crickets of the United States. By John L. Capinera, Ralph D. Scott, and Thomas J. Walker. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108:743-746. (189506: June 30, 2006)
Ressurecting Asa Fitch's Aphid Notes: Historical Entomology for Application Today - (Other)
Miller, G.L., Kane, E.C., Carlson, R.W. 2006. Ressurecting Asa Fitch's Aphid Notes: Historical Entomology for Application Today. Systematic Entomology Laboratory World Wide Web Site. http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=12851.
A systematic catalogue of the armored scale subfamilies Diaspidinae, Leucaspidinae, and Ulucoccinae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Diaspididae) of the world - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, D.R., Gimpel, M.E. 2009. A systematic catalogue of the armored scale subfamilies Diaspidinae, Leucaspidinae, and Ulucoccinae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Diaspididae) of the world. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. 2:1308.
Two New Species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)from Southeastern Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mesa, N., De Moraes, G.J., Ochoa, R. 2006. Two new species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)from southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa. 1138:45-51.
Simon Snyder Rathvon: Propagandist and Popularizer of Agricultural Entomology in Mid-Nineteenth Century America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, A.G., Miller, G.L. 2006. Simon Snyder Rathvon: Propagandist and Popularizer of Agricultural Entomology in Mid-Nineteenth Century America. American Entomologist. 52(1):36-47.
Adventive Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of America North of Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foottit, R.G., Halbert, S.E., Miller, G.L., Maw, E., Russell, L.M. 2006. Adventive aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of America north of Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108(3):583-610.
Revision of the North American Aphid Genus Bipersona Hottes (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, G.L., Jensen, A.S. 2006. Revision of the north american aphid genus bipersona hottes (hemiptera: aphididae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108(4):793-807.
Luis Angel Salas Fonseca (1915-1999): maestro del diagnostico agricola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R. 2006. Luis Angel Salas Fonseca (1915-1999): maestro del diagnostico agricola. Manejo Integrado De Plagas Y Agroecologia. 76:1-4.
Two New Species of Orthapolipus (Acari: Podapolipidae), Parasites of Central American Tettigoniidae (Hexapoda:orthoptera) with a Rediagnosis of the Genus Orthapolipus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Husband, R.W., Oconnor, B.M., Ochoa, R. 2005. Two new species of Orthapolipus (Acari: Podapolipidae), parasites of Central American Tettigoniidae (Hexapoda:Orthoptera) with a rediagnosis of the genus orthapolipus. International Journal of Acarology. 31(4):355-362. (#183420: December 1, 2005)
Three New Cheyletid Species (Acari: Cheyletidae) from the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bochkov, A.V., Ochoa, R. 2005. Three new cheyletid species (Acari: Cheyletidae) from the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection. Acarina, Russian Journal of Acarology. 12(2):137-144.
Outbreaks of Itching Bites in the Midwestern Usa Caused by An Introduced Species of Itch Mite - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Broce, A.B., Zurek, L., Kalisch, J.A., Brown, R., Keith, D.L., Gordon, D., Goedeke, J., Welbourn, C., Moser, J., Ochoa, R., Azziz-Baumgartner, E., Yip, F., Weber, J. 2006. Pyemotes herfsi (Acari: Pyemotidae) a mite new to North America as cause of bite outbreaks. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43(3):610-613.
Mealybugs of importance at United States ports of entry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, D.R., Rung, A., Venable, G.L., Gill, G.L., Williams, D.J. 2005. Mealybugs of importance at United States ports of entry. Systematic Entomology Laboratory World Wide Web Site.
Selected Scale Insect Groups (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in the Southern Region of the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, D.R. 2005. Selected Scale Insect Groups (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in the Southern Region of the United States. Florida Entomologist. 88:482-501.
Stratiomyidae [invited Book Chapter} - (Book / Chapter)
Woodley, N.E. 2009. Stratiomyidae (soldier flies). In: Brown, B.V., Borkent, A., Cumming, J.M., Wood, D.M., Woodley, N.E. and Zumbado, M., editors. Manual of Central American Diptera. Ottawa, Canada: National Research Council Research Press. p. 521-549.
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