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Ellen M Aparicio
Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (302) 731-7330 ext. 235
Fax: (302) 731-1397

501 SOUTH CHAPEL STREET
NEWARK, DE 197133814

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Optimizing Parasitoid and Host Densities for Efficient Rearing of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on Asian Longhorned Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Aparicio, E.M., Duan, J.J., Gould, J.R., Hoelmer, K.A. 2020. Optimizing Parasitoid and Host Densities for Efficient Rearing of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on Asian Longhorned Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa086.
Reproductive Traits of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a North American Parasitoid, as a Novel Biological Control Agent for Exotic Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Aparicio, E.M. 2020. Reproductive Traits of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a North American Parasitoid, as a Novel Biological Control Agent for Exotic Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa160.
Cerambycid communities and their associated hymenopteran parasitoids from major hardwood trees in Delaware, USA: implications for biocontrol of invasive longhorned beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J.R., Aparicio, E.M., Wang, X., Duan, J.J., Fuester, R.W., Tatman, D.M., Kula, R.R. 2020. Cerambycid communities and their associated hymenopteran parasitoids from major hardwood trees in Delaware, USA: implications for biocontrol of invasive longhorned beetles. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz169.
Assessing the host range of the North American parasitoid Ontsira mellipes: potential for biological control of Asian longhorned beetle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Aparicio, E.M., Murphy, T.C., Duan, J.J., Elkinton, J.S., Gould, J.R. 2019. Assessing the host range of the North American parasitoid Ontsira mellipes: potential for biological control of Asian longhorned beetle. Biological Control. 137: 104028. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.104028.
Laboratory adaptation of a native North American parasitoid to a novel, invasive insect pest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J., Duan, J.J., Rim, K.A., Aparicio, E.M., Hough-Goldstein, J. 2019. Laboratory adaptation of a native North American parasitoid to a novel, invasive insect pest. Ecology and Evolution. 92:1179–1186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01101-z.
Life history, reproductive biology, and larval development of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a newly associated parasitoid of the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J.R., Duan, J.J., Hough-Goldstein, J., Aparicio, E.M. 2016. Life history, reproductive biology, and larval development of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a newly associated parasitoid of the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(4):1545-1554. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow122.
Potential new associations of North American parasitoids with the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) for biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Aparicio, E.M., Tatman, D.M., Smith, M.T., Luster, D.G. 2016. Potential new associations of North American parasitoids with the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) for biological control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(2):699–704.
Research Update: Natural Enemies of Native Woodborers and their Potential as Biological Control Agents for Asian Longhorned Beetle - (Proceedings)
Smith, M.T., Fuester, R.W., Tropp, J.M., Aparicio, E.M., Tatman, D., Wildonger, J.A. 2007. Research Update: Natural Enemies of Native Woodborers and their Potential as Biological Control Agents for Asian Longhorned Beetle. Proceedings of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle Research and Development Review 2006. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2007-04. p. 107-108.