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Katherine Parys
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Differences between two populations of bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with variable measurements of laboratory susceptibilities to Bt toxins exposed to Non-Bt and Bt cottons in large field cages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Little, N., Elkins, B.H., Mullen, R.M., Perera, O.P., Parys, K.A., Allen, K.C., Boykin, D.L. 2019. Differences between two populations of bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with variable measurements of laboratory susceptibilities to Bt toxins exposed to Non-Bt and Bt cottons in large field cages. PLoS One. 14(3). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212567.
Comparative activity of commercial baculovirus formulations against heliothine pests of cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Comparison of three bioassay methods to estimate levels of tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) susceptibility to acephate, imidacloprid, permethrin, sulfoxaflor, and thiamethoxam - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Portilla, M., Luttrell, R.G., Parys, K.A., Little, N., Allen, K.C. 2018. Comparison of three bioassay methods to estimate levels of tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) susceptibility to acephate, imidacloprid, permethrin, sulfoxaflor, and thiamethoxam. Journal of Economic Entomology. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy244.
New records and range extensions of several species of native bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Griswold, T.L., Ikerd, H.W., Orr, M.C. 2018. New records and range extensions of several species of native bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from Mississippi. Biodiversity Data Journal. 6:e25230. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.6.e25230.
Patterns of tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in the lower Mississippi Delta for 2008-2015: Linkage to pyrethroid use and cotton insect management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Luttrell, R.G., Snodgrass, G.L., Portilla, M. 2018. Patterns of tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in the lower Mississippi Delta for 2008-2015: Linkage to pyrethroid use and cotton insect management. Journal of Insect Science. 18(2):29. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey015.
Longitudinal measurements of tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) susceptibility to insecticides in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi: Associations with insecticide use and insect control recommendations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Luttrell, R.G., Snodgrass, G.L., Portilla, M., Copes, J. 2017. Longitudinal measurements of tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) susceptibility to insecticides in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi: Associations with insecticide use and insect control recommendations. Insects. 8(4),109. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects8040109.
Effectiveness of microbial and chemical insecticides for supplemental control of bollworm on Bt and non-Bt cottons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Little, N., Luttrell, R.G., Allen, K.C., Perera, O.P., Parys, K.A. 2017. Effectiveness of microbial and chemical insecticides for supplemental control of bollworm on Bt and non-Bt cottons. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(3):1039-1051. doi:10.1093/jee/tow323.
Field evaluation of potential pheromone lures for Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) in the Mid-South - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Hall, D. 2017. Field evaluation of potential pheromone lures for Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) in the Mid-South. Journal of Insect Science. 17(25):1-3. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iew109.
Analysis of tarnished plant bug movement using carbon and nitrogen isotopes - (Proceedings)
The giant resin bee, Megachile sculpturalis Smith: new distributional records for the mid- and gulf-south USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Tripodi, A.D., Sampson, B.J. 2015. The giant resin bee, Megachile sculpturalis Smith: new distributional records for the mid- and gulf-south USA. Biodiversity Data Journal. 3:e6733.
Baseline susceptibility of Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera:Miridae) to novaluron Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Snodgrass, G.L., Luttrell, R.G., Allen, K.C., Little, N. 2016. Baseline susceptibility of Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera:Miridae) to novaluron. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(1):339-344;doi:10.1093/jee/tov318.
Adults of the Waterfern Weevil, Stenopelmus rufinasus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feed on a Non-Host Plant Salvinia minima Baker, in Louisiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Tewari, S., Johnson, S. 2015. Adults of the Waterfern Weevil, Stenopelmus rufinasus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feed on a Non-Host Plant Salvinia minima Baker, in Louisiana. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 69(2):316-318; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-69.2.316.
Comparison of degree-day accumulation models for prediciting spring reproductive populations of Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) - (Abstract Only)
Parys, K.A., Snodgrass, G.L. 2015. Comparison of degree-day accumulation models for prediciting spring reproductive populations of Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois). Midsouth Entomologist. 8(1):61.
Current scientific literature on tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) ecology in Mississippi, and critical information needs - ()
Parys, K.A. 2014. Current scientific literature on tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) ecology in Mississippi, and critical information needs. Midsouth Entomologist. 7(2):64-69.
Host plants of the tranished plant bug, Lygus Lineolaris (Palisot De Beauvois) - (Abstract Only)
Parys, K.A., Snodgrass, G.L. 2014. Host plants of the tranished plant bug, Lygus Lineolaris (Palisot De Beauvois). National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.765.
Invasive species compendium: Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell - ()
Parys, K.A. 2013. Invasive species compendium: Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell. CABI Crop Protection Compendium. https://www.cabi.org/isc/?compid=5&dsid=48447&loadmodule=datasheet&page=481&site=144.
Checklist of insects associated with Salvinia minima (Baker) in Louisiana, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Gimmel, M.L., Johnson, S.J. 2013. Checklist of insects associated with Salvinia minima (Baker) in Louisiana, USA. Check List. 9(6):1488-1495.
Description of the larvae of Nothotrichia shasta Harris and Armitage (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) from California, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Harris, S.C. 2013. Description of the larvae of Nothotrichia shasta Harris and Armitage (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) from California, USA. Zootaxa. 3620(4):589-595. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3620.4.8
Biological control of common salvinia (Salvinia minima) in Louisiana using Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Johnson, S.J. 2013. Biological control of common salvinia (Salvinia minima) in Louisiana using Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 96(1):10-18.
Evidence of establishment of Bagous hydrillae Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitales: Hydirocharitaceae) in North America? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Parys, K., Grodowitz, M., Wheeler, G.S., Dray Jr, F.A., O'Brien, C.W., Johnson, S., Cofrancesco, A. 2013. Evidence of establishment of Bagous hydrillae Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitales: Hydirocharitaceae) in North America?. Florida Entomologist. 96(1):180-186.