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Dale Halbritter (PhD)
Invasive Plant Research Laboratory
Research Entomologist

Phone: (954) 475-6548
Fax: (954) 476-9169

3225 COLLEGE AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33314

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Phenological synchrony between a weed (Dioscorea bulbifera) and a biocontrol agent (Lilioceris cheni) in the introduced range, Florida: implication in biological control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Rohrig, E., Lake, E.C., Smith, M., Pratt, P.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Halbritter, D.A., Leidi, J.G. 2021. Phenological synchrony between a weed (Dioscorea bulbifera) and a biocontrol agent (Lilioceris cheni) in the introduced range, Florida: implication in biological control. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 31(8):797–816. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2021.1885627.
Life history trade-offs of thrips reared on fertilized and unfertilized Brazilian peppertree with respect to changes in plant terpenoid profiles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Wheeler, G.S. 2021. Life history trade-offs of thrips reared on fertilized and unfertilized Brazilian peppertree with respect to changes in plant terpenoid profiles. Biological Control. 156 (2021) 104553. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104553.
Preliminary impacts of Pseudophilothrips ichini (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) on the biological control of Brazilian peppertree and indirect effects on arthropod food webs - (Abstract Only)
Updates on the biological control of Brazilian peppertree - (Abstract Only)
Optimizing mass rearing techniques for Pseudophilothrips ichini (Hood) (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a biological control agent for Brazilian peppertree in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Exposed Neophasia terlooii (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) eggs are resistant to desiccation during quiescence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A. 2020. Exposed Neophasia terlooii (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) eggs are resistant to desiccation during quiescence. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa066.
Desiccation risk of biological control agent pupae in a mass release strategy - (Abstract Only)
Phylogeography and population genetics of pine butterflies: sky islands increase genetic divergence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Kawahara, A., Storer, C., Daniels, J. 2019. Phylogeography and population genetics of pine butterflies: sky islands increase genetic divergence. Ecology and Evolution. 9(23):13389-13401. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5793.
Organic mulch can increase the survival of a weed biological control agent during laboratory mass rearing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Wheeler, G.S. 2019. Organic mulch can increase the survival of a weed biological control agent during laboratory mass rearing. Biocontrol Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2019.1608510.
Asian needle ant (Brachyponera chinensis) and woodland ant responses to repeated applications of fuel reduction methods Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, J., Grodsky, S., Halbritter, D.A., Vigueira, P., Vigueira, C., Keller, O., Greenberg, C. 2019. Asian needle ant (Brachyponera chinensis) and woodland ant responses to repeated applications of fuel reduction methods. Ecosphere. 10(1):1-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2547.
Evaluating an alleged mimic of the monarch butterfly: Neophasia (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) butterflies are palatable to avian predators Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Gordon, J., Keacher, K., Avery, M., Daniels, J. 2018. Evaluating an alleged mimic of the monarch butterfly: Neophasia (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) butterflies are palatable to avian predators. Insects. 9(4):150. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9040150.
Differences in winter cold hardiness support the geographic range disjunction of Neophasia menapia and Neophasia terlooii (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Teets, N., Williams, C., Daniels, J. 2018. Differences in winter cold hardiness support the geographic range disjunction of Neophasia menapia and Neophasia terlooii (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 107:204-211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.03.005.
Behavioral evidence for host transitions in plant, plant parasite, and insect interactions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halbritter, D.A., Willett, D., Gordon, J., Stelinski, L., Daniels, J. 2018. Behavioral evidence for host transitions in plant, plant parasite, and insect interactions. Environmental Entomology. 47(3):646-653. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy033.
Entomological research in the classroom: the dispersal of biological control agents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goode, A.B., Halbritter, D.A. 2019. Entomological research in the classroom: the dispersal of biological control agents. The American Biology Teacher. 81(4):242-247. https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.242.