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Xingeng Wang
Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit
Research Entomologist

Phone: (302) 731-7330 ext. 241
Fax: (302) 731-1397

501 SOUTH CHAPEL STREET
NEWARK, DE 197133814
Projects
Exploration for Native Parasitoids of Asian Longhorned Beetle in South Korea
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 436211
Biological Control of Invasive Asian Longhorned Beetle
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 438849
Biological Control of Invasive Wood-Boring Insect Pests such as Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438519
Biological Control of Invasive Asian Longhorned Beetle
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 438645
Field Surveys and Collections in SW China for Spotted Wing Drosophila Parasitoids
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437803

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Host preference of three Asian larval parasitoids to closely related Drosophila species: implications for biological control of Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biondi, A., Wang, X., Daane, K.M. 2020. Host preference of three Asian larval parasitoids to closely related Drosophila species: implications for biological control of Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-020-01272-0.
Performances of six eupelmid egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from China on Japanese giant silkworm Caligula japonica (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) with different host-age regimes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Qu, X., Li, T., Iqbal, A., Wang, X., Ren, Z., Desneux, N., Zang, L. 2020. Performances of six eupelmid egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from China on Japanese giant silkworm Caligula japonica (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) with different host-age regimes. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-020-01271-1.
Exploring the potential for novel associations of generalist parasitoids for biological control of invasive woodboring beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Wang, X., Kenis, M., Cao, L., Duan, J.J., Gould, J., Hoelmer, K.A. 2020. Exploring the potential for novel associations of generalist parasitoids for biological control of invasive woodboring beetles. Biocontrol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-020-10039-6.
Assessment of Asobara japonica as a potential biological control agent for the spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Biological control of spotted-wing drosophila - an update on promising agents ()
Current distribution of the olive psyllid, Euphyllura olivina, in California and initial evaluation of the parasitoid Psyllaephagus euphyllurae as a biological control candidate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hougardy, E.H., Wang, X., Hogg, B.N., Johnson, M.W., Daane, K.M., Pickett, C.H. 2020. Current distribution of the olive psyllid, Euphyllura olivina, in California and initial evaluation of the parasitoid Psyllaephagus euphyllurae as a biological control candidate. Insects. 11(3):146. https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/insects11030146.
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.
Functional responses of three candidate Asian larval parasitoids evaluated for classical biological control of Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Biondi, A., Daane, K.M. 2019. Functional responses of three candidate Asian larval parasitoids evaluated for classical biological control of Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz265.
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.
Temporal dynamics of host use by Drosophila suzukii in California’s San Joaquin Valley: Implications for area-wide pest management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Gülay, K., Kent, D.M. 2019. Temporal dynamics of host use by Drosophila suzukii in California’s San Joaquin Valley: Implications for area-wide pest management. Insects. 10: 2016. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10070206.
Comparison of thermal performances of two Asian larval parasitoids of Drosopihila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hougardy, E.H., Hogg, B.N., Wang, X., Daane, K. 2019. Comparison of thermal performances of two Asian larval parasitoids of Drosopihila suzukii. Biological Control. 136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.104000.
Biological control of spotted-wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - Current and pending tactics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J.C., Wang, X., Daane, K.M., Hoelmer, K.A., Isaacs, R., Sial, A., Walton, V. 2019. Biological control of spotted-wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - Current and pending tactics. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 10(1):1-9. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmz012.
Potential competitive outcomes among three solitary larval endoparasitoids as candidate agents for classical biological control of Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Hogg, B.N., Hougardy, E., Nance, A., Daane, K.M. 2018. Potential competitive outcomes among three solitary larval endoparasitoids as candidate agents for classical biological control of Drosophila suzukii. Biological Control. 130:18-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.12.003.