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Donald B Thomas
Livestock Arthropod Pests Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (956) 205-7694
Fax: (956) 205-7639
Room 108

22675 N. MOOREFIELD RD
MOORE AIR BASE BLD 6419
EDINBURG , TX 785410000
Projects
Cattle Fever Tick Control and Eradication
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428021
Collaborative Research Involving the Use of Biohazardous Materials, Biological Toxins, Non-Exempt rDNA, and/or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 433963
Preventing Bovine Babesiosis by Characterizing Fever Tick Acaricide Resistance and Genetic Variation Within Vaccine Candidate Antigens
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 435195
Adapting TickBot Technology to Support Efforts by Appropriated Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Research Project
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430412

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Higher beetle diversity in native vegetation than in stands of the invasive arundo, Arundo donax L., along the Rio Grande basin in Texas, U.S.A. -
Osbrink, W.L., Thomas, D.B., Goolsby, J., Showler, A., Leal, B. 2018. Higher beetle diversity in native vegetation than in stands of the invasive arundo, Arundo donax L., along the Rio Grande basin in Texas, U.S.A.. Journal of Insect Science. 18: 1-10.
Detection of tick mediated host stress in bovine feces by the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus -
Cluster size influence on the survivability of Rhipicephalus Boophilus microplus larvae under low relative humidity stress -
Tick vector and disease pathogen surveillance of nilgai antelope, Boselaphus tragocamelus, in Southeastern Texas -
The ventral receptacle compression technique as an adjunct to scoring mated status in fruit flies of economic importance -
Efficient method for extracting DNA of parasites causing bovine babesiosis from tick vectors -
Implication of nilgai antelope (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in reinfestations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Texas: A review and update -
Lohmeyer, K.H., May, M.A., Thomas, D.B., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2018. Implication of nilgai antelope (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in reinfestations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Texas: A review and update. Journal of Medical Entomology. 55(3):515-522. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjy004.
Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae) against engorged females of the cattle fever tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) -
Singh, N., Goolsby, J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Miller, R., Thomas, D.B., Klafke, G., Tidwell, J.P., Racelis, A., Grewal, P., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2018. Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae) against engorged females of the cattle fever tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Southwestern Entomologist. 43(1):1-17. https://doi.org/10.3958/059.043.0119.
Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America -
Bousquet, Y., Thomas, D.B., Bouchard, P., Smith, A., Aalbu, R., Johnston, A., Steiner, W. 2018. Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America. ZooKeys. 728:1-455.
In-vitro efficacy of a botanical acaricide and its active ingredients against larvae of susceptible and acaricide-resistant strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Canestrini (Acari: Ixodidae) -
Singh, N.K., Miller, R., Klafke, G., Goolsby, J., Thomas, D.B., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2018. In-vitro efficacy of a botanical acaricide and its active ingredients against larvae of susceptible and acaricide-resistant strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Canestrini (Acari: Ixodidae). Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases. 9(2):201-206.
Identifying seven Anastrepha (Diptera; Tephritidae) species using DNA barcodes -
Barr, N., Ruiz-Arce, R., Farris, R., Silva, J.G., Lima, K., Dutra, V., Ronchi-Teles, B., Kerr, P.H., Norrbom, A.L., Nolazco, A.N., Thomas, D.B. 2017. Identifying seven Anastrepha (Diptera; Tephritidae) species using DNA barcodes. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:405-421.
Higher ant diversity in native vegetation than in stands of the invasive arundo, Arundo donax L., along the Rio Grande basin in Texas, U.S.A. -
Osbrink, W.L., Goolsby, J., Thomas, D.B., Mejorado, A.B., Showler, A., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2017. Higher ant diversity in native vegetation than in stands of the invasive arundo, Arundo donax L., along the Rio Grande basin in Texas, U.S.A.. International Journal of Insect Science. 9:1-9.
Sperm depletion in singly mated females of the Mexican Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
Thomas, D.B., Leal, S.N., Conway, H.B. 2018. Sperm depletion in singly mated females of the Mexican Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 53(1):82-88.
Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, (Acari: Ixodidae): potential control on pastures by the application of urea fertilizer -
Leal, B., Thomas, D.B., Dearth, R. 2017. Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae): potential control on pastures by the application of urea fertilizer. Veterinary Parasitology. 241:39-42.
Comparison of chemical attractants against dung beetles and application for rangeland and animal health -
Goolsby, J., Singh, N., Thomas, D.B., Ortega, A., Hewitt, D., Campbell, T., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2017. Comparison of chemical attractants against dung beetles and application for rangeland and animal health. Southwestern Entomologist. 42(2):339-346.
Diagnostic characters within ITS2 DNA support molecular identification of Anastrepha suspensa -
Barr, N., Ruiz-Arce, R., Obregon, O., Shatters, R.G., Norrbom, A.L., Nolazco, A., Thomas, D.B. 2017. Diagnostic characters within ITS2 DNA support molecular identification of Anastrepha suspensa. Florida Entomologist. 100:182-185.
Fungi isolated from house flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on penned cattle in South Texas -
Pseudocromata, a new genus of Ochlerini based on a new species from Ecuador (Discocephalinae: Pentatomidae) -
Ortega-Leon, G., Thomas, D.B. 2016. Pseudocromata, a new genus of Ochlerini based on a new species from Ecuador (Discocephalinae: Pentatomidae). Zootaxa. 4137:286-290.
Resolution of inter and intra-species relationships of the West Indian fruit fly Anastrepha obliqua -
Scally, M., Into, F., Thomas, D.B., Ruiz-Arce, R., Barr, N., Schuenzel, E.L. 2016. Resolution of inter and intra-species relationships of the West Indian fruit fly Anastrepha obliqua. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 101:286-293.
A revision of Eleodes subgenus Litheleodes (Coleoptera:Tenebrionidae) -
Triplehorn, C.A., Thomas, D.B. 2015. A revision of Eleodes subgenus Litheleodes (Coleoptera:Tenebrionidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin. 14:11-21.
Charles A. Triplehorn: an inordinate fondness for Darkling Beetles -
Thomas, D.B., Smith, A.A., Aalbu, R. 2015. Charles A. Triplehorn: an inordinate fondness for Darkling Beetles. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 14:1-10.
Chaseleodes, a new subgenus of Eleodes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from the central plateau of Mexico -
Thomas, D.B. 2015. Chaseleodes, a new subgenus of Eleodes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from the central plateau of Mexico. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 14:122-126.
Morphology of the pre-imaginal stages of Lasioptera Donacis Coutin(Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a candidate biocontrol agent of giant arundo cane Reprint Icon -
Thomas, D.B., Goolsby, J. 2015. Morphology of the pre-imaginal stages of Lasioptera Donacis Coutin(Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a candidate biocontrol agent of giant arundo cane. Psyche. Available: 10.1155/2015/262678.
Revision of Eleodes subgenus Eleodes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) -
Triplehorn, C.A., Thomas, D.B., Smith, A.D. 2015. Revision of Eleodes subgenus Eleodes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 141:156-196.
Status of Nilgai antelope as a host of cattle fever tick (Boophilus microplus) and Babesiosis -
Mitigating predatory ants promotes establishment of biological control of Arundo by Arundo Scale in the cattle fever tick quarantine zone Reprint Icon -
Velez-Bonner, A., Osbrink, W.L., Summy, R.K., Thomas, D.B., Showler, A., Perez De Leon, A.A., Goolsby, J. 2015. Mitigating predatory ants promotes establishment of biological control of Arundo by Arundo Scale in the cattle fever tick quarantine zone. Journal Subtropical Plant Science. 65:38-44.
Phylogeographic structure in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations inferred with mtDNA -
Ruiz-Arce, R., Owen, C.L., Thomas, D.B., Barr, N.B., Mcpheron, B.A. 2015. Phylogeographic structure in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations inferred with mtDNA. Journal of Economic Entomology. 82:1-13. DOI:10.1093/jee/tov082.
Gene's Organ Transcriptome of the southern Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus -
Biological studies and field observations in Europe of Lasioptera donacis potential biological control agent of giant reed, Arundo donax, an invasive weed of the Rio Grande Basin of Texas and Mexico -
Tripius gyraloura n. sp. (Aphelenchoidea: Sphaerulariidae) parasitic in the gall midge Lasioptera donacis Coutin (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Reprint Icon -
Poinar, G., Thomas, D.B. 2014. Tripius gyraloura sp. n. (Aphelenchoidea: Sphaerulariidae) parasitic in the gall midge Lasioptera donacis Coutin (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Systematic Parasitology. 89:247-252.
Establishment and spread of a single parthenogenic genotype of the Mediterranean arundo wasp, Tetramesa romana in the variable climate of Texas Reprint Icon -
Goolsby, J., Gaskin, J.F., Tarin, D.V., Pepper, A., Henne, D.C., Auclair, A., Racelis, A.E., Summy, K.R., Moran, P.J., Thomas, D.B., Yang, C., Jimenez, M., Ciompwelik, M.J., Perez De Leon, A.A., Kirk, A.A. 2014. Establishment and spread of a single parthenogenic genotype of the Mediterranean arundo wasp, Tetramesa romana in the variable climate of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 39(4):675-690.
Walker's Eleodes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) -
Thomas, D.B., Smith, A.D., Triplehorn, C.A., Aalbu, R.A. 2014. Walker's Eleodes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Zootaxa. 3835(4):1175-5326.
Copula duration, insemination and sperm allocation in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon -
Thomas, D.B., Leal, S.N., Conway, H.E. 2014. Copula duration, insemination and sperm allocation in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107(4):858-865.
Spatiotemporal Incidence of Acaracide Resistance among Outbreaks of Cattle Fever Ticks in the US -
Comparison of torula yeast and various grape juice products as attractants for Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B. 2014. Comparison of torula yeast and various grape juice products as attractants for Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2):591-600.
Efficacy of an organophosphate mixture against an organophosphate-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) Reprint Icon -
Davey, R.B., Thomas, D.B., Pound, J.M., Lohmeyer, K.H., Miller, R. 2014. Efficacy of an organophosphate mixture against an organophosphate-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 48(4):306-316.
Mcphersonarcys, a new genus for Pentatomaaequalis Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) -
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Mcphersonarcys, a new genus for Pentatomaaequalis Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist. 45(3-4):127-133.
Phylogeography of West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua, inferred with mtDNA sequencing -
USDA-ARS Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory Tick & Biting Fly Research Unit scientific update -
Ticks on Deer and Cattle in the Cattle Fever Tick Permanent Quarantine Zone, 2012 -
A calendrical method for predicting generation cycles of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), triggering citrus quarantines in south Texas -
Thomas, D.B. 2012. A calendrical method for predicting generation cycles of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), triggering citrus quarantines in south Texas. Subtropical Plant Science. 64:13-17.
Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin) -
Triplehorn, C., Thomas, D.B. 2011. Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin). Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 137(3/4):251-281.
Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin) Reprint Icon -
Triplehorn, C., Thomas, D.B. 2011. Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin). Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 137(3-4):251-281.
The authority and types for the hackberry gall psyllid genus Pachypsylla (Riley) (Hemiptera-Homoptera: Psyllidae) -
Comparison of insect vacuums for sampling Asian citrus psyllid (Homoptera: Psyllidae) on citrus trees -
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Comparison of insect vacuums for sampling Asian citrus psyllid (Homoptera: Psyllidae) on citrus trees. Southwestern Entomologist. 37(1):55-60.
Insect-vacs for sampling Asian citrus psyllid (Homoptera: psyllidae) on citrus trees -
A stink bug, Edessa protera sp. n. (Pentatomidae: Edessinae) in Mexican amber -
Poinar Jr, G., Thomas, D.B. 2012. A stink bug, Edessa protera sp. n. (Pentatomidae: Edessinae) in Mexican amber. Historical Biology. 24(2):207-211.
Is the old world fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae), an alternate host for the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Homoptera: Psyllidae)? -
Thomas, D.B., De Leon, J.H. 2011. Is the old world fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae), an alternate host for the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Homoptera: Psyllidae)? Florida Entomologist. 94(4):1081-1083.
Developmental arrest in Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) irradiated in grapefruit -
Thomas, D.B., Hallman, G.J. 2011. Developmental arrest in Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) irradiated in grapefruit. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:1367-1372.
Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae) and the phenology of its native host plant, Yellow Chapote (Rutaceae) in Mexico -
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and the phenology of its native host plant, Yellow Chapote (Rutaceae) in Mexico. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:1-16.
Host plants of psyllids in south Texas -
Evaluation of the efficacy of the methyl bromide fumigation schedule against Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruit -
Hallman, G.J., Thomas, D.B. 2011. Evaluation of the efficacy of the methyl bromide fumigation schedule against Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:63-68.
Gamma-butyrolactone as a lure for traps targeting the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae) -
Thomas, D.B. 2010. Gamma-butyrolactone as a lure for traps targeting the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 62:34-37.
Dispersion y dinamica poblacional -
Thomas, D.B. 2010. Dispersion y dinamica poblacional. In: Montoya,P., Toledo, J., Hernandez,E., editores. Moscas de la fruta: Fundamentos y procedimientos para su manejo. Mexico, D.F.:S y G Editores Press. p. 81-90.
Host status of grapefruit and Valencia oranges for Anastrepha serpentina and Anastrepha ludens -
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2011. Host status of grapefruit and Valencia oranges for Anastrepha serpentina and Anastrepha ludens. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):388-397.
Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Efficacy in naturally versus artificially infested fruit -
Hallman, G.J., Thomas, D.B. 2010. Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Efficacy in naturally versus artificially infested fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1129-1134.
A new species of Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) from Ecuador (Especie nueva de Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) de Ecuador -
Ortega-Leon, G., Thomas, D.B. 2010. A new species of Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) from Ecuador (Especie nueva de Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) de Ecuador. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 81(1):61-64.
Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B., Tarshis Moreno, A.M., Robacker, D.C. 2011. Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(1):54-62.
The genus Eleodes Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: tenebrionidae) in Texas -
Triplehorn, C.A., Thomas, D.B., Riley, E.G. 2009. The genus Eleodes eschscholtz (Coleoptera: tenebrionidae) in Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 63:413-437.
A safe and effective propylene glycol based capture liquid for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) traps baited with synthetic lures -
Thomas, D.B. 2008. A safe and effective propylene glycol based capture liquid for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) traps baited with synthetic lures. Florida Entomologist. 91:210-213.
Nontoxic Antifreeze for Insect Traps -
Thomas, D.B. 2008. Nontoxic antifreeze for insect traps. Entomological News. 119:361-365.
Ammonium Acetate and Ammonium Bicarbonate in Traps for Anastrepha Fruit Flies -
Epsky, N.D., Thomas, D.B., Serra, C., Hall, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Ammonium Acetate and Ammonium Bicarbonate in Traps for Anastrepha Fruit Flies. Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM).
Ammonia as a component of fruit fly attractants. -
Epsky, N.D., Thomas, D.B., Serra, C., Hall, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2007. Ammonia as a component of fruit fly attractants. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Ammonia Formulations and Capture of Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
Thomas, D.B., Epsky, N.D., Serra, C.A., Hall, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Ammonia formulations and capture of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 43:76-85.
Comparison of Two Synthetic Food-Odor Lures for Captures of Feral Mexican Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico and Implications Regarding Use of Irradiated Flies to Assess Lure Efficacy -
Robacker, D.C., Thomas, D.B. 2007. Comparison of two synthetic food-odor lures for captures of feral Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico and implications regarding use of irradiated flies to assess lure efficacy. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:1147-1152.
TRAPPING FOR MEXICAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) WITH TORULA YEAST AND PROPYLENE GLYCOL -
Thomas, D.B., Robacker, D.C. 2006. Trapping for Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) with torula yeast and propylene glycol. Subtropical Plant Science. 58:24-26.
A DESCRIPTION OF THE NYMPHAL STAGES OF THE AFRICAN CLUSTER BUG AGONOSCELIS PUBERULA STAL -
Ortega-Leon, G., Thomas, D.B., Gonzalez-Sorian, E. 2006. A description of the nymphal stages of the African cluster bug, Agonoscelis puberula stal. Southwestern Entomologist. 31:245-249.
NON-TARGET IMPACT OF SPINOSAD GF-120 BAIT-SPRAYS FOR CONTROL OF THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN TEXAS CITRUS -
Thomas, D.B., Mangan, R.L. 2005. Non-target impact of spinosad GF-120 bait-sprays for control of the Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Texas citrus. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1950-1956.
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT WITH THE STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE -
Thomas, D.B. 2007. Integrated pest management with the sterile insect technique. In: Koul, O., Cuperus, G.W., editors. Ecologically Based Integrated Pest Management. Wallingford, UK:CAB International. p. 200-221.
CHILE PEPPER AS A HOST FOR THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY, ANASTREPHA LUDENS (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
Thomas, D.B. 2004. Chile pepper as a host for the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist. 87(4):603-608.
NON-TARGETED INSECTS CAPTURED IN FRUIT FLY SURVEILLANCE TRAPS -
Thomas, D.B. 2003. Non-targeted insects captured in fruit fly surveillance traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96:1732-1737.
REPRODUCTIVE PHENOLOGY OF THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY IN THE SIERRA MADRE ORIENTAL -
Thomas, D.B. 2003. Reproductive phenology of the mexican fruit fly in the sierra madre oriental. Neotropical Entomology. 32:385-397.
THE AFRICAN CLUSTER BUG, AGONOSCELIS PUBERULA STAL (HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE), ESTABLISHED IN THE NEW WORLD -
Thomas, D.B., Eger, J.E., Jones, W.A., Ortega Leon, G. 2003. The african cluster bug, agonoscelis puberula stal (heteroptera: pentatomidae), established in the new world. Florida Entomologist. 86:151-153.
DISPERSAL AND LONGEVITY OF MASS-REARED, STERILIZED, MEXICAN FRUIT FLIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
CONTRIBUTION OF AVIAN FECES TO FECUNDITY IN THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA:TEPHRITIDAE) -
APPLICATION OF THE MAXIMUM PEST LIMIT CONCEPT TO QUARANTINE SECURITY STANDARDS FOR THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
DEGREE-DAY ACCUMULATIONS AND SEASONAL DURATION OF THE PRE-IMAGINAL STAGES OF THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
MODELING THERMAL DEATH IN THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY ANASTREPHA LUDENS (LOEW), (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
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