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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock and Poultry: Screwworm Flies

Location: Screwworm Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Genetic variability among spined soldier bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) originating from distant geographic regions and laboratory colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Sep-14)
Minute Pirate Bug (Orius Insidiosus Say) populations on transgenic and non-transgenic maize using different sampling techniques - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palizada, S.A., Tiroesele, B., Kondidie, D.B., Ullah, M.I., Mustafa, F., Hunt, T.E., Clark, P.L., Molina-Ochoa, J., Skoda, S.R. 2014. Minute pirate bug (Orius Insidiosus Say) populations on transgenic and non-transgenic maize using different sampling techniques. Pakistan Entomologist. 36(1):1-6.
Volatiles from waste larval rearing media attract gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Zhu, J.J., Sagel, A., Chen, H., Skoda, S.R. 2014. Volatiles from waste larval rearing media attract gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51(3):591-595.
Artificial diets used in mass production of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax - (Review Article)
Chen, H., Chaudhury, M.F., Sagel, A., Phillips, P.L., Skoda, S.R. 2014. Artificial diets used in mass production of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax. Journal of Applied Entomology. doi: 10.1111/jen.12112.
Survey of entomopathogenic nematodes from the families Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae (Nematoda: Rhabditida) in Colima, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zepeda-Jazo, I., Molina-Ochoa, J., Lezama-Gutierrez, R., Skoda, S.R., Foster, J. 2014. Survey of entomopathogenic nematodes from the families Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae (Nematoda: Rhabditida) in Colima, Mexico. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. 34(1):53-57.
Population structure, genetic variability, and gene flow of the bean leaf beetle, Cerotoma trifurcata, in the Midwestern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tiroesele, B., Skoda, S.R., Hunt, T.E., Lee, D.J., Molina-Ochoa, J., Foster, J.E. 2014. Population structure, genetic variability, and gene flow of the bean leaf beetle, Cerotoma trifurcata, in the Midwestern United States. Journal of Insect Science. 14:62.
Screwworms eating living flesh – not just another Halloween tale - (Abstract Only)
(30-Jul-13)
Molecular genetics for identification and population studies of screwworms - (Abstract Only)
(30-Jul-13)
Non Target Effect of Cry1 Ab and Cry Ab x Cry3 Bb1 Bt Transgenic Maize on Orius Insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) Abundance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palizada, S.A., Belay, D.K., Tiroesele, B., Mustafa, F., Ullah, M.I., Hunt, T., Molina-Ochoa, J., Skoda, S.R., Clark, P.L., Foster, J.E. 2013. Non Target Effect of Cry1 Ab and Cry Ab x Cry3 Bb1 Bt Transgenic Maize on Orius Insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) Abundance. Entomology, Ornithology, & Herpetology. 2:2.
A Western Corn Rootworm Cadherin-like Protein is not Involved in the Binding and Toxicity of Cry34/35Ab1 and Cry3Aa Bacillus Thuringiensis Proteins - (Abstract Only)
(03-Jun-13)
Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism Used to Investigate Genetic Variability of the Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Across North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kneeland, K.M., Skoda, S.R., Foster, J.E. 2013. Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism used to investigate genetic variability of the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) across North America. Journal of Medical Entomology. 50(5):1025-1030.
An Artificial Diet for Rearing Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R. 2013. An artificial diet for rearing Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(4):1927-1931.
Occurrence of entomopathogenic fungi and parasitic nematodes on Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae collected in Central Chiapas, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruiz-Najera, R.E., Ruiz-Estudillo, R.A., Sanchez-Yanez, J.M., Molina-Ochoa, J., Skoda, S.R., Coutino-Ruiz, R., Pinto-Ruiz, R., Guevara-Hernandez, F., Foster, J.E. 2013. Occurrence of entomopathogenic fungi and parasitic nematodes on Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae collected in Central Chiapas, Mexico. Florida Entomologist. 96(2):498-503.
Area-wide control of insects with screwworm as an example - (Proceedings)
(16-Mar-13)
Inter- and Intraspecific Identification of the New World Screwworm Using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA-Polymerase Chain Reaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skoda, S.R., Figarola, J.L., Pornkulwat, S., Foster, J.E. 2013. Inter- and Intraspecific identification of the New World screwworm using random amplified polymorphic DNA-polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Insect Science. 13:76.
A progression of molecular genetic tools for identifying screwworm myiasis - (Abstract Only)
(24-Sep-12)
The screwworm eradication program: From an unlikely dream to an outstanding reality - (Abstract Only)
(21-Sep-12)
Population structure of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) assessed on a global scale using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism - (Abstract Only)
(20-Sep-12)
USDA ARS Research on the Screwworm Fly - (Other)
(12-Sep-12)
Rearing insects on artificial diets - (Book / Chapter)
Chaudhury, M.F. 2013. Rearing insects: Artificial diets. Encyclopedia of Pest Management. Taylor & Francis On-Line. DOI 10:1081/E-EPM-120048602.
A century and a half of research on the Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), 1862-2011: an annotated bibliography - (Government Publication)
Kneeland, K.M., Skoda, S.R., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Li, A.Y., Molina-Ochoa, J., Lohmeyer, K.H., Foster, J.E. 2012. A century and a half of research on the Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), 1862-2011: an annotated bibliography. ARS 173. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Washington, DC.
Feasibility of Using a Caribbean Strain of the New World Screwworm for SIT Campaigns in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mastrangelo, T., Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R., Welch, J.B., Sagel, A., Walder, J. 2012. Feasibility of using a Caribbean strain of the New World screwworm for SIT campaigns in Brazil. Medical Entomology. 49:1495-1501.
Warble? What’s a Warble? A recap of the human bot fly, Dermatobia hominis (L. Jr. 1781) - (Abstract Only)
(11-Jun-12)
Analyzing Population Genetics Data: A Comparison of the Software - (Abstract Only)
(11-Jun-12)
Identification of volatiles from waste larval rearing media that attract gravid screwworm flies to oviposit - (Abstract Only)
(06-Jun-12)
Population genetics of the western bean cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) across the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindroth, E.J., Hunt, T.E., Skoda, S.R., Culy, M.D., Lee, D.J., Foster, J.E. 2012. Population genetics of the western bean cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) across the United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(5):685-692.
Use of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium anisopliae, Cordyceps bassiana and Isaria fumosorosea to control Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psylidae) in Persian lime under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lezama-Gutiérrez, R., Molina-Ochoa, J., Chávez-Flores, O., Ángel-Sahagún, C.A., Skoda, S.R., Reyes-Martínez, G., Barba-Reynoso, M., Rebolledo-Dominguez, O., Ruiz-Aguilar, G.M., Foster, J.E. 2012. Use of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium anisopliae, Cordyceps bassiana and Isaria fumosorosea to control Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psylidae) in Persian lime under field conditions. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. 32(1):39-44.
Evaluation of waste artificial larval rearing media as oviposition attractant for New World screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Sagel, A., Skoda, S.R. 2012. Evaluation of waste artificial larval rearing media as oviposition attractant for New World screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 49(2):293-298.
Spatial genetic variation among Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) sampled from the United States, Puerto Rico, Panama, and Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belay, D.K., Clark, P.L., Skoda, S.R., Isenhour, D.J., Molina-Ochoa, J., Gianni, C., Foster, J.E. 2012. Spatial genetic variation among Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) sampled from the United States, Puerto Rico, Panama, and Argentina. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(2): 359-367.
A Molecular Key for the Identification of Blow Flies in Southeastern Nebraska - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Samarakoon, S.U., Skoda, S.R., Baxendale, F.P., Foster, J.E. 2013. A molecular key for the identification of blow flies in southeastern Nebraska. Journal of Forensic Science. 58:173-178.
Epidemiological modeling and risk analysis of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis in the human population of Coastal Chiapas, Mexico in 2007-2009 - (Abstract Only)
(23-May-11)
What happened to screwworms anyway and what are you doing about them now? - (Abstract Only)
(13-May-11)
Genetic variability of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Western Hemisphere - (Other)
(27-Feb-11)
Genetic variability of bean leaf beetle, Cerotoma trifurcata (Forster), in the Midwestern United States - (Other)
(27-Feb-11)
Genetic variation between populations of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.)(Diptera: Muscidae) from Nebraska, Denmark and Australia - (Other)
(27-Feb-11)
Effect of adult screwworm male size on mating competence     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitti, A., Skoda, S.R., Kneeland, K.M., Berkebile, D.R., Molina-Ochoa, J., Chaudhury, M.F., Youm, O., Foster, J.E. 2011. Effect of adult screwworm male size on mating competence. Southwestern Entomologist. 36(1):47-60.
Solidifying agent and processing of blood used for the larval diet affect screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) life-history parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R., Sagel, A. 2011. Solidifying agent and processing of blood used for the larval diet affect screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) life-history parameters. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(3):1103-1107.
Genetic variation and inheritance of diapause induction in two distinct voltine populations of the European Corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ikten, C., Skoda, S.R., Hunt, T.E., Molina-Ochoa, J., Foster, J.E. 2011. Genetic variation and inheritance of diapause induction in two distinct voltine populations of the European Corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3):567-575.
Virulence of Mexican isolates of entomopathogenic fungi upon Rhipicephalus-Boophilus microplus larvae and the efficacy of conidia formulations to reduce larval tick density under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Angel-Sahagun, C.A., Lezama-Gutierrez, R., Molina-Ochoa, J., Pescador-Rubio, A., Skoda, S.R., Cruz-Vazquez, C., Lorenzoni, A.G., Galindo-Velasco, E., Fragoso-Sanchez, H., Foster, J.E. 2010. Virulence of Mexican isolates of entomopathogenic fungi (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) upon Rhipicephalus-Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)larvae and the efficacy of conidia formulations to reduce larval tick density under field conditions. Veterinary Parasitology. 170(3-4):278-86.
Last Modified: 9/21/2014
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