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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Scott M Geib
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Host plant species determines symbiotic bacterial community mediating suppression of plant defenses -
Prediction of a peptidome for the western tarnished plant bug Lygus hesperus -
Christie, A.E., Hull, J.J., Richer, J.A., Tassone, E.E., Geib, S.M. 2016. Prediction of a peptidome for the western tarnished plant bug Lygus hesperus. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 243: 22-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.10.008.
The impacts of feeding in a resistant tree on the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) and its gut microbiota -
Contrasting diets reveal the metabolic plasticity of the tree-killing beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) -
Mason, C.J., Scully, E.D., Geib, S.M., Hoover, K. 2016. Contrasting diets reveal the metabolic plasticity of the tree-killing beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Scientific Reports. 6: 33813. doi: 10.1038/srep33813.
Development of chloroplast single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as a tool towards interspecies typing of Anthurium germplasm -
The whole genome sequence of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Weidmann): a highly invasive and destructive pest of fruits and vegetables throughout the world -
Predation by Flat Bark Beetles (Coleoptera: Silvanidae and Laemophloeidae) on Coffee Berry Borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Hawaii coffee -
Follett, P.A., Kawabata, A., Nelson, R., Asmus, G.M., Burt, J., Gochtke, K., Ewing, C., Gaertner, J., Brill, E., Geib, S.M. 2016. Predation by Flat Bark Beetles (Coleoptera: Silvanidae and Laemophloeidae) on Coffee Berry Borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Hawaii coffee. Biological Control. 101:152-158.
Genome sequence of Fusarium isolate MYA-4552 from the midgut of Anoplophora glabripennis, an invasive, wood-boring beetle -
Herr, J.R., Scully, E.D., Geib, S.M., Hoover, K., Geiser, D.M., Tien, M., Carlson, J.E. 2016. Genome sequence of Fusarium isolate MYA-4552 from the midgut of Anoplophora glabripennis, an invasive, wood-boring beetle. Genome Announcements. 4(4):e00544-16.
Larval x-ray irradiation influences protein expression in pupae of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis -
Chang, C.L., Goodman, C.L., Ringbauer Jr., J.A., Geib, S.M., Stanley, D.W. 2016. Larval x-ray irradiation influences protein expression in pupae of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 92(3):192-209.
Identification of a carboxylesterase associated with resistance to naled in Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) -
Hsu, P., Huang, L., Geib, S.M., Hsu, J. 2016. Identification of a carboxylesterase associated with resistance to naled in Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel). Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 133:24-31.
Comprehensive annotation of the Glossina pallidipes salivary gland hypertrophy virus from Ethiopian tsetse flies: a proteogenomics approach -
Abd-Alla, A.M., Kariithi, H.M., Cousserans, F., Parker, N.J., Ince, I.A., Scully, E.D., Boeren, S., Geib, S.M., Mekonnen, S., Vlak, J.M., Parker, A.G., Vresyen, M.J., Bergoin, M. 2016. Comprehensive annotation of the Glossina pallidipes salivary gland hypertrophy virus from Ethiopian tsetse flies: a proteogenomics approach. Journal of General Virology. 97(4):1010-1031. doi: 10.1099/igv.0.000409.
De novo construction of an expanded transcriptome assembly for the western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus Reprint Icon -
Tassone, E.E., Geib, S.M., Hall, B., Fabrick, J.A., Brent, C.S., Hull, J.J. 2016. De novo construction of an expanded transcriptome assembly for the western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus. Gigascience. 5:6.
Molecular markers detect cryptic predation on coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by silvanid and laemophloeid flat bark beetles (Coleoptera: Silvanidae, Laemophloeidae) in coffee beans -
Sim, S.A., Yoneishi, N., Brill, E., Geib, S.M., Follett, P.A. 2015. Molecular markers detect cryptic predation on coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by silvanid and laemophloeid flat bark beetles (Coleoptera: Silvanidae, Laemophloeidae) in coffee beans. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(1):100-105.
Transcriptome of the egg parasitoid Fopius arisanus, an important biocontrol tool for Tephritid fruit fly suppression -
Calla Zalles, B., Sim, S., Hall, B., Derego, T., Liang, G., Geib, S.M. 2015. Transcriptome of the egg parasitoid Fopius arisanus, an important biocontrol tool for Tephritid fruit fly suppression. Gigascience. 4:36. DOI:10.1186/s13742-015-0075-4.
An expanded Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) to include Carpolepis and Tepualia based on nuclear genes -
Pillon, Y., Lucas, E., Johansen, J.B., Sakishima, T., Hall, B., Geib, S.M., Stacy, E.A. 2015. An expanded Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) to include Carpolepis and Tepualia based on nuclear genes. Systematic Botany. 40(3):782-790.
Draft genome sequence of Erwinia tracheiphila, an economically important bacterial pathogen of cucurbits -
Shapiro, L.R., Scully, E.D., Roberts, D., Straub, T.J., Geib, S.M., Park, J., Stephenson, A.G., Liu, Q., Salaau, R.E., Beattie, G., Gleason, M., De Moraes, C.D., Mescher, M.C., Fleischer, S.G., Kolter, R., Pierce, N., Zhaxybayeva, O. 2015. Draft genome sequence of Erwinia tracheiphila, an economically important bacterial pathogen of cucurbits. Genome Announcements. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00482-15.
Reconstructing a comprehensive transcriptome assembly of a white-pupal translocated strain of the pest fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae -
Sim, S., Calla Zalles, B., Hall, B., Derego, T., Geib, S.M. 2015. Reconstructing a comprehensive transcriptome assembly of a white-pupal translocated strain of the pest fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae. Gigascience. 4:14.
Pupal x-ray irradiation influences protein expression in adults of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis -
Chang, C.L., Villalun, M.V., Geib, S.M., Goodman, C.L., Ringbauer Jr., J.A., Stanley, D.W. 2015. Pupal x-ray irradiation influences protein expression in adults of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Insect Physiology. 76:7-16.
A qPCR-based method for detecting parasitism of Fopius arisanus (Sonan) in oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) -
Liang, G., Jang, E.B., Heller, W., Chang, C.L., Chen, J., Geib, S.M. 2015. A qPCR-based method for detecting parasitism of Fopius arisanus (Sonan) in oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel). Pest Management Science. doi: 10.1002/ps.3976.
Functional genomics and microbiome profiling of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) reveal insights into the digestive physiology and nutritional ecology of wood feeding beetles -
Scully, E.D., Geib, S.M., Carlson, J.E., Tien, M., Hoover, K. 2014. Functional genomics and microbiome profiling of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) reveal insights into the digestive physiology and nutritional ecology of wood feeding beetles. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics 2014. 15:1096. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-1096.
A computer model of insect traps in a landscape -
Manoukis, N., Hall, B., Geib, S.M. 2014. A computer model of insect traps in a landscape. Scientific Reports. 4:7015.
Characterizing the developmental transcriptome of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) through comparative genomic analysis with Drosophila melanogaster utilizing modENCODE datasets -
Geib, S.M., Calla Zalles, B., Hall, B., Hou, S., Manoukis, N. 2014. Characterizing the developmental transcriptome of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) through comparative genomic analysis with Drosophila melanogaster utilizing modENCODE datasets. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:942.
Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on a review of 20 years of integrative morphological, molecular, cytogenetic, behavioral, and c -
Schutze, M.K., Aketarawong, N., Amornsak, W., Armstrong, K.F., Augustinos, A.A., Barr, N., Bo, W., Bourtzis, K., Boykin, L., Caceres, C., Cameron, S., Chapman, T., Chinvinijkul, S., Chomic, A., De Meyer, M., Drosopoulou, E., Englezou, A., Ekesi, S., Gariou-Papalexiou, A., Geib, S.M., Hailstones, D., Hasanuzzaman, H., Haymer, D., Hee, A., Hendrichs, J., Jessup, A., Ji, Q., Khamis, F., Krosch, M., Leblanc, L., Mahmood, K., Malacrida, A., Mavragani-Tsipidou, P., Mwatawala, M., Nishida, R., Ono, H., Reyes, J., Rubinoff, D., San Jose, M., Shelly, T., Srikachar, S., Tan, K., Thanaphum, S., Ul Haq, I., Vijaysegaran, S., Wee, S., Yesmin, F., Zacharopoulou, A., Clarke, A.R. 2014. Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on a review of 20 years of integrative morphological, molecular, cytogenetic, behavioral, and c. Systematic Entomology. 40:456-471.
Genetic diversity of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) on the Hawaiian Islands: Implications for an introduction pathway into California -
Barr, N.B., Ledezma, L.A., Leblanc, L., San Jose, M., Rubinoff, D., Geib, S.M., Fujita, B., Bartels, D., Garza, D., Kerr, P., Hauser, M., Gaimari, S. 2014. Genetic diversity of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) on the Hawaiian Islands: Implications for an introduction pathway into California. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(5):1946-1958.
Dietary lufenuron reduces egg hatch and influences protein expression in the fruit fly Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) -
Chang, C.L., Cho, I., Li, Q., Geib, S.M., Stanley, D.W. 2014. Dietary lufenuron reduces egg hatch and influences protein expression in the fruit fly Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 86(4):193-208..
Effect of host Bactrocera dorsalis sex on yield and quality of the Parasitoid Fopius arisanus -
Manoukis, N., Geib, S.M., Vargas, R.I. 2014. Effect of host Bactrocera dorsalis sex on yield and quality of the Parasitoid Fopius arisanus. Biocontrol. 59(4):395-402.
A genomic perspective towards assessing quality of mass-reared SIT flies used in Mediterranean fruit fly eradication in California -
Calla Zalles, B., Hall, B., Hou, S., Geib, S.M. 2014. A genomic perspective towards assessing quality of mass-reared SIT flies used in Mediterranean fruit fly eradication in California. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:98.
Midgut transcriptome profiling of Anoplophora glabripennis, a lignocellulose degrading Cerambycid beetle -
Scully, E.D., Hoover, K., Carlson, J.E., Tien, M., Geib, S.M. 2013. Midgut transcriptome profiling of Anoplophora glabripennis, a lignocellulose degrading Cerambycid beetle. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:850.
Comparative metagenomic profiling reveals lignocellulose degrading systems in microbial communities associated with wood-feeding insects -
Scully, E.D., Geib, S.M., Hoover, K., Tien, M., Tringe, S.G., Barry, K.W., Herr, J.R., Carlson, J.E. 2013. Comparative metagenomic profiling reveals lignocellulose degrading systems in microbial communities associated with wood-feeding insects. PLoS One. 8(9):e73827. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073827
An evaluation of the species status of Bactrocera invadens and the Systematics of the Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) complex -
San Jose, M., Leblanc, L., Geib, S.M., Rubinoff, D. 2013. An evaluation of the species status of Bactrocera invadens and the Systematics of the Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) complex. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106(6):684-694.
Sequencing and de novo assembly of the western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus) transcriptome -
Hull, J.J., Geib, S.M., Fabrick, J.A., Brent, C.S. 2013. Sequencing and de novo assembly of the western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus) transcriptome. PLoS One. 8:1.
Truncated transcripts of nicotinic acetylcholine subunit gene bdalpha6 are associated with spinosad resistance in Bactrocera dorsalis -
Hsu, J., Feng, H., Wu, W., Mao, C., Geib, S.M., Vontas, J. 2012. Truncated transcripts of nicotinic acetylcholine subunit gene bdalpha6 are associated with spinosad resistance in Bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 42(10):806-815.
Proteomic analysis of Fusarium solani isolated from the Asian Longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis -
Geib, S.M., Hoover, K., Scully, E., Tien, M. 2012. Proteomic analysis of Fusarium solani isolated from the Asian Longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032990.
Phylogenetic analysis of Fusarium solani associated with the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis -
Geib, S.M., Scully, E.D., Jimenez-Gasco, M., Carlson, J.E., Tien, M., Hoover, K. 2012. Phylogenetic analysis of Fusarium solani associated with the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. Oriental Insects. 7(4):e32990.doi:10.1371
An Optimized Protocol for Rearing Fopius arisanus, a Parasitoid of Tephritid Fruit Flies -
Manoukis, N., Geib, S.M., Seo, D.M., Mckenney, M.P., Vargas, R.I., Jang, E.B. 2011. An Optimized Protocol for Rearing Fopius arisanus, a Parasitoid of Tephritid Fruit Flies. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (53). Available: DOI: 10.3791/2901
Sequence of a cellulose-producing bacterium, gluconacetobacter hansenii ATCC 23769 -
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