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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Robert S Pfannenstiel (Bob)
Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Research
Entomology

Phone: (785) 776-2799
Fax: (785) 537-5560

CENTER FOR GRAIN & ANIMAL HEALTH RESEARCH
1515 COLLEGE AVE
MANHATTAN , KS 66502

Projects
BLUETONGUE VIRUS PATHOGENESIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND CONTROL MEASURES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423208
Ecology and Control of Insect Vectors
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428017
A Study of the Indigenous Fauna of Culicoides Midges in Western Canada
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 428347
Biology of Dipteran Vectors of Diseases Impacting Livestock and Humans
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426438

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Management of North American Culicoides biting midges: Current knowledge and research needs -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Mullens, B.A., Ruder, M.G., Zurek, L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Nayduch, D. 2015. Management of North American Culicoides biting midges: Current knowledge and research needs. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. June 2015, 15(6):374-384. DOI:10.1089/vbz.2014.1705
Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective -
Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Wilson, W.C., Nayduch, D., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Maclachlan, N.J. 2015. Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):335-338.
Effect of temperature on replication of epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) -
Ruder, M.G., Stallknecht, D.E., Howerth, E.W., Carter, D.L., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Allison, A.B., Mead, D.G. 2015. Effect of temperature on replication of epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(5):1050-1059.
Extended survival of spiders (Aranaeae) feeding on whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) honeydew -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2015. Extended survival of spiders (Aranaeae) feeding on whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) honeydew. Journal of Entomological Science. 50(2):110-118.
Laboratory evaluations of Lepidopteran-active soybean seed treatments on survivorship of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) larvae -
Thrash, B., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Lorenz, G., Scott, A.W., Armstrong, J.S., Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2013. Laboratory evaluations of Lepidopteran-active soybean seed treatments on survivorship of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) larvae. Florida Entomologist. 96(3)724-728.
The effect of the granulosis virus (PapyGV) on larval mortality and feeding behavior of the Pandemis leafroller Pandemis pyrusana (Kearfott)(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) -
Unruh, T.R., Lacey, L.A., Headrick, H.L., Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2012. The effect of the granulosis virus (PapyGV) on larval mortality and feeding behavior of the Pandemis leafroller Pandemis pyrusana (Kearfott)(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22:981-990.
Parasitism of leafrollers in Washington fruit orchards is enhanced by perimater plantings of rose and strawberry -
Unruh, T.R., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Peters, C., Brunner, J., Jones, V.P. 2012. Parasitism of leafrollers in Washington fruit orchards is enhanced by perimater plantings of rose and strawberry. Biological Control. 62:162-172. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2012.04.007.
Leafroller parasitism across an orchard landscape in central Washington and effect of neighboring rose habitats on parasitism -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Mackey, B.E., Unruh, T.R. 2012. Leafroller parasitism across an orchard landscape in central Washington and effect of neighboring rose habitats on parasitism. Biological Control. 62:152-161. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2012.04.006.
Multi-state survey of picture-winged flies (Diptera:Ulidiidae) attacking sweet corn in the southern U.S. -
Nuessly, G.S., Goyal, G., Scully, B.T., Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Buntin, G.D., Huang, F., Leonard, B.A., Mclowd, P.J., Simmons, A.M., Daves, C., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Henry, W.B. 2011. Multi-state survey of picture-winged flies (Diptera:Ulidiidae) attacking sweet corn in the southern U.S. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 46:S363.
Supplemental diets containing yeast, sucrose, and soy powder enhance the survivorship, growth, and development of prey-limited cursorial spiders -
Feeding and survival of two nocturnal cursorial spiders on extrafloral nectar and honeydew sugars -
Overwintering hosts for the exotic leafroller parasitoid, Colpoclypeus florus: Implications for habitat manipulation to augment biological control of leafrollers in pome fruits -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Unruh, T.R., Brunner, J.F. 2010. Overwintering hosts for the exotic leafroller parasitoid, Colpoclypeus florus: Implications for habitat manipulation to augment biological control of leafrollers in pome fruits. Journal of Insect Science. 10:Article 75.
New state record for the silverleaf whitefly parasitoid Encarsia sophia in Texas -
Goolsby, J., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Evans, G.A. 2009. New state record for the silverleaf whitefly parasitoid Encarsia sophia in Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 34(3):327-328.
Characterization of restricted area searching behavior following consumption of prey and non-prey food in a cursorial spider, Hibana futilis -
Patt, J.M., Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2009. Characterization of restricted area searching behavior following consumption of prey and non-prey food in a cursorial spider, Hibana futilis. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 132:13-30.
EXTREME SUSCEPTIBILITY OF HIBANA FUTILIS SPIDERLINGS TO SELECTED INSECTICIDES IN A LABORATORY BIOASSAY. -
Elzen, G.W., Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2009. Extreme susceptibility of Hibana futilis spiderlings to selected insecticides in a laboratory bioassay. Southwest. Entomol. 34(1):103-106.
Diel predation pattern assessment and exploitation of sentinel prey: New interpretations of community and individual behaviors -
Weber, D.C., R.S. Pfannenstiel, and J.G. Lundgren. 2008. Diel predation pattern assessment and exploitation of sentinel prey: New interpretations of community and individual behaviors. Pp. 485-494 in Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-13 February 2009, edited by Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie & Charles Vincent. USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2008-06, Morgantown, WV, USA. Weber, D.C., R.S. Pfannenstiel, and J.G. Lundgren. 2008. Diel predation pattern assessment and exploitation of sentinel prey: New interpretations of community and individual behaviors. Pp. 485-494 in Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-13 February 2009, edited by Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie & Charles Vincent. USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2008-06, Morgantown, WV, USA.
The Asian cockroach Blattella asahinai Mizukubo (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae): A new predator of lepidopteran eggs in south Texas soybean -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Booth, W., Vargo, E.L., Schal, C. 2008. The Asian cockroach Blattella asahinai Mizukubo (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae): A new predator of lepidopteran eggs in south Texas soybean. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:763-768.
Development of the cursorial spider, Cheiracanthium inclusum (Araneae: Miturgidae), on eggs of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2008. Development of the cursorial spider, Cheiracanthium inclusum (Araneae: Miturgidae), on eggs of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 43(4):418-422.
Odour-based recognition of nectar in cursorial spiders -
Patt, J.M., Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2008. Odour-based recognition of nectar in cursorial spiders. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 127:64-71.
Size-dependent suitability of two mirids as prey for the cursorial spider Hibana futilis (Araneae: Anyphaenidae). -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Greenberg, S.M., Coleman, R.J., Suh, C.P. 2007. Size-dependent suitability of two mirids as prey for the cursorial spider Hibana futilis (Araneae: Anyphaenidae). National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 370-374.
Impact of the Boll Weevil Eradication Program in south Texas on predation of Lepidopteran eggs, 2005-2006. -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2007. Impact of the Boll Weevil Eradication Program in South Texas on predation of Lepidopteran eggs, 2005-2006. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 1136-1140.
NOCTURNAL PREDATORS AND THEIR IMPACT ON LEPIDOPTERAN EGGS IN ANNUAL CROPS: WHAT WE DON'T SEE DOES HELP US. -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2005. Nocturnal predators and their impact on lepidopteran eggs in annual crops: What we don't see does help us. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, September 12-16, 2005, Davos, Switzerland. p. 463-471.
THE IMPORTANCE OF NOCTURNAL PREDATION IN FIELD CROPS -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2004. The importance of nocturnal predation in field crops. In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Mexican Society Biological Control, November, 9-13, 2004, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. p. 17-23.
DISCOVERY OF A GRANULOVIRUS OF PANDEMIS PYRUSANA (LEPIDOPTERA: TORTRICIDAE),A LEAFROLLER PEST OF APPLES IN WASHINGTON -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Szymanski, M., Lacey, L.A., Brunner, J.F., Spence, K. 2004. Discovery of a granulovirus of Pandemis pyrusana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a leafroller pest of apples in Washington. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 86:124-127.
NOCTURNAL PREDATION OF LEPIDOPTERAN EGGS IN SOUTH TEXAS COTTON, 2002-2003 -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. Nocturnal predation of lepidopteran eggs in south texas cotton, 2002-2003. Southwestern Entomologist.
VISUALLY PARTITIONING NOCTURNAL AND DIURNAL PREDATION OF LEPIDOPTERAN EGGS: LESSONS IN THE DETERMINATION OF KEY PREDATORS. -
Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2003. Visually partitioning nocturnal and diurnal predation of lepidopteran eggs: lessons in the determination of key predators. International Entomophagous Insect Workshop.
CONSERVATION OF LEAFROLLER PARASITOIDS THROUGH PROVISION OF ALTERNATE HOSTS IN NEAR-ORCHARDS HABITATS -
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Unruh, T.R. 2003. Conservation of leafroller parasitoids through provision of alternate hosts in near-orchards habitats. International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. USDA Forst Service Pub. FHTET-03-05. p. 256-262.
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