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United States Department of Agriculture

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Insect/Mite Biology & Biosystematics
item Effects of the emerald ash borer invasion on the community composition of arthropods associated with ash tree boles (Sep 2017)
item Impact of prolonged absence of low temperature on adult eclosion patterns of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) (May 2017)
item Spatial structure of the Mormon cricket gut microbiome and its predicted contribution to nutrition and immune function (May 2017)
item Genetic differentiation of Ganaspis brasiliensis (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) from East and Southeast Asia (May 2017)
item Synergistic toxicity and physiological impact of imidacloprid alone and binary mixtures with seven representative pesticides on honey bee (Apis mellifera) (May 2017)
item Effect of drying conditions on triticale seed germination and rice weevil infestation (May 2017)
item Effects of altered seasonality of precipitation on grass production and grasshopper performance in a northern mixed prairie (May 2017)
item Biting the bullet: revisionary notes on the Oraseminae of the Old World (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eucharitidae) (Apr 2017)
item Mechanisms of increased lifespan in hypoxia (Apr 2017)
item Overview: Pyraloidea adults (Insecta: Lepidoptera) (Apr 2017)
item Identification to Lepidoptera Superfamily-under the microscope (Insecta) (Apr 2017)
item Overview: Identification characters of Lepidoptera eggs (Insecta) (Apr 2017)
item Overview: Pyraloidea larvae (Insecta: Lepidoptera) (Apr 2017)
item Overview: tympanal organs of Pyraloidea adults (Insecta: Lepidoptera) (Apr 2017)
item Association of potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae) with Lycium spp. (Solanaceae) in potato growing regions of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon (Apr 2017)
item Region, landscape, and host plant effects on reproduction by a mobile, multivoltine arthropod herbivore (Apr 2017)
item Diagnostic characters within ITS2 DNA support molecular identification of Anastrepha suspense (Apr 2017)
item Genetic differentiation associated with host plants and geography among six widespread lineages of South American Blepharoneura fruit flies (Tephritidae) (Apr 2017)
item Phylogenomic analysis of ants, bees and stinging wasps: Improved taxon sampling enhances understanding of hymenopteran evolution (Apr 2017)
item Partitioning the effects of mating and nuptial feeding on the microbiome in gift-giving insects (Apr 2017)
item Non-random food-web assembly at habitat edges increases connectivity and functional redundancy (Apr 2017)
item Hecatera dysodea (Denis and Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) new to the state of Idaho (Mar 2017)
item Elicitors of Host Plant Defenses Partially Suppress Pear Psylla (Cacopsylla pyricola, Hemiptera: Psyllidae) Populations under Field Conditions (Mar 2017)
item Emerald ash borer biocontrol in ash saplings: the potential for early stage recovery of North American ash (Mar 2017)
item Seasonal occurrence and interspecific interactions of egg parasitoids of Megacopta cribraria (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Japan (Mar 2017)
item Allenaltica, a new genus of flea beetles from the Oriental Region (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) (Mar 2017)
item Host-associated differentiation in a pecan and water hickory Aphidomorpha community (Mar 2017)
item Enhancing resource availability in agro-ecosystems for beneficial arthropods through floral provisioning (Mar 2017)
item Bacterial endosymbionts of the psyllid Cacopsylla pyricola in the Pacific Northwestern United States (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) (Mar 2017)
item Attraction of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephitidae) to white light in the presence and absence of ammonia (Mar 2017)
item Development of Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae)in mango and other tropical and temperate fruit in the laboratory (Mar 2017)
item Field evaluation of potential pheromone lures for Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) in the Mid-South (Feb 2017)
item The invasive Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae): Understanding its pest status and management globally (Feb 2017)
item An update to the adventive aphids (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea) of America north of Mexico, with notes on intercepted species (Feb 2017)
item Myrmeconycha new genus: the first myrmecophilous flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) (Feb 2017)
item Fall armyworm migration across the Lesser Antilles and the potential for genetic exchanges between North and South American populations (Feb 2017)
item Integrative taxonomy: Where we are now, with a focus on the resolution of three tropical fruit fly species complexes (Feb 2017)
item Comparisons of Transcriptional Profiles of Gut Genes between Cry1Ab-Resistant and Susceptible Strains of Ostrinia nubilalis Revealed Genes Possibly Related to the Adaptation of Resistant Larvae to Transgenic Cry1Ab Corn (Jan 2017)
item New record for the invasive Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii Matsumura (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Anillaco, Argentina (Jan 2017)
item "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” associated with the psyllid, Bactericera maculipennis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) (Jan 2017)
item Laboratory bioassays and field-cage trials of Metarhizium spp. isolates with field-collected Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex) (Jan 2017)
item Diapause in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata: Environmental history impact on gene expression (Jan 2017)
item Transcription analysis of overwintering dormancy in the Blue Orchard Bee (Jan 2017)
item An old remedy for a new problem? Identification of Ooencyrtus kuvanae (Howard) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) as egg parasitoids of spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) in North America (Jan 2017)
item Effects of temperature, photoperiod, and rainfall on morphometric variation of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) (Dec 2016)
item Review of the genus Leptopilina (Hymenoptera, Cynipoidea, Figitidae, Eucoilinae) from the Eastern United States, including three newly described species (Dec 2016)
item Monitoring the establishment and flight phenology of egg and larval parasitoids of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Michigan, USA using sentinel eggs and larvae (Dec 2016)
item New single-copy nuclear genes for scale insect systematics (Dec 2016)
item Biology and Life History of Atanycolus cappaerti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a North American Larval Parasitoid Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) (Dec 2016)
item Biology and natural enemies of Agrilus fleischeri (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a newly emerging destructive buprestid pest in Northeast China (Nov 2016)
item Potential new associations of North American parasitoids with the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) for biological control (Nov 2016)
item Magnetic compasses in insects (Nov 2016)
item Population census of Megacopta cribraria in kudzu in Georgia, USA, 2013-2016 (Nov 2016)
item Catalog of the phylloxerids of the world (Hemiptera, Phylloxeridae) (Nov 2016)
item Host plant affects morphometric variation of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) (Nov 2016)
item Vision in the common bed bug Cimex lectularius L. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae): eye morphology and spectral sensitivity (Oct 2016)
item Density and egg parasitism of stink bugs in elderberry and dispersal into crops (Oct 2016)
item First record of Anastrepha zacharyi Norrbom (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Brazil, and notes on its host plant and parasitoid (Oct 2016)
item Matrimony vine and potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a worrisome marriage? (Oct 2016)
item Continued pheromone release by boll weevils (Coleoptera: curculionidae) following host removal (Oct 2016)
item The role of replaceable and density-dependent mortality in assessing augmentative releases of Trichogramma in U.S. cotton (Oct 2016)
item Effects of temperature and nonionizing ultraviolet radiation treatments of eggs of five host insects on production of Trichogramma chilonis Ishii (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) for biological control applications. (Oct 2016)
item Marginal lands for biocontrol and ecosystem services: Where to enhance and what do we put there? (Sep 2016)
item Pre-wintering conditions and post-winter performance in a solitary bee (Sep 2016)
item The whole genome sequence of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedmann), reveals insights into the biology and adaptive evolution of a highly invasive pest species (Sep 2016)
item Redescription, lectotype designation and new records of Anastrepha luederwaldti Lima (Diptera, Tephritidae) (Sep 2016)
item Corn insect pests (Sep 2016)
item Impact of insect management on population dynamics and insecticide resistance of tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) (Sep 2016)
item Mass production of fungal entomopathogens (Sep 2016)
item The production and uses of Beauveria bassiana as a microbial insecticide (Sep 2016)
item The discovery and development of chemical attractants used to trap pestiferous wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) (Sep 2016)
item Combining Tpi and CO1 genetic markers to discriminate invasive Helicoverpa armigera from local Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) populations in the southeastern United States (Aug 2016)
item Gut content analysis of a phloem-feeding insect, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) (Aug 2016)
item Volatile semiochemicals increase trap catch of Green Lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) and Flower Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) in corn and soybean plots (Aug 2016)
item Review of crop pests targeted by neonicotinoid seed treatments (Aug 2016)
item Catalogue of snout mites (Acariformes: Bdellidae) of the world (Aug 2016)
item Assessing the likelihood of transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to carrot by potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) (Aug 2016)
item Capture of non-target flies (Diptera: Lauxaniidae, Chloropidae, Anthomyiidae) on traps baited with volatile chemicals in field crop habitats (Aug 2016)
item Differences in the reproductive biology and diapause of two congeneric species of egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from northeast Asia: implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer (Aug 2016)
item Diet drives the collective migrations and affects the immunity of Mormon crickets and locusts: A comparison of these potential superspreaders of disease (Jul 2016)
item Monitoring the establishment and abundance of introduced parasitoids of emerald ash borer larvae in Maryland, U.S.A (Jul 2016)
item Mapping global potential risk of mango sudden decline disease caused by fungus Ceratocystis fimbriata (Jul 2016)
item Bindweed Psyllid: Biology, Natural History, and Interactions with the Zebra Chip Pathogen (Jul 2016)
item Influence of the biogeospatial environment on the distribution of spider communities (Jul 2016)
item Galling problems – the Fergusobia nematode/Fergusonina fly mutualism on Myrtaceous hosts (Jun 2016)
item Evidence of resistance to Cry34/35Ab1 corn by western corn rootworm: root injury in the field and larval survival in plant-based bioassays (Jun 2016)
item Life history, reproductive biology, and larval development of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a newly associated parasitoid of the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae (Jun 2016)
item A leucokinin mimic elicits aversive behavior in mosquito Aedes aegypti (L.) and inhibits the sugar taste neuron (Jun 2016)
item Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XVI (Jun 2016)
item F2 screen for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2-maize in field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the southern United States (Jun 2016)
item Possible living flea beetle fossil in Bolivia: A new genus of flea beetles with modified hind legs (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) (May 2016)
item Pesticides used against Cydia pomonella disrupt biological control of secondary pests of apple (May 2016)
item Remote identification of individual volunteer cotton plants (May 2016)
item An RNAi construct of the P450 gene CYP82D109 leads to increased resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum (Fov11) and increased feeding by Helicoverpa Zea larvae (May 2016)
item Airborne multispectral identification of individual cotton plants using consumer-grade cameras (May 2016)
item A new species and new records of Cryptodacus (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Colombia, Bolivia and Peru (May 2016)
item Biostable insect kinin analogs reduce blood meal and disrupt ecdysis in the blood-gorging Chagas’ disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus (May 2016)
item Effects of temperature and photoperiod on the reproductive biology and diapause of oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), an egg parasitoid of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) (May 2016)
item A new species of oobius trjapitzin (hymenoptera:encyrtidae) from the russian far east that parasitizes eggs of emerald ash borer (coleoptera:buprestidae) (May 2016)
item Effects of biotic and abiotic factors on phenotypic partitioning of wing morphology and development in Sclerodermus pupariae (hymenoptera: bethylidae) (May 2016)
item A new species of Cangshanaltica Konstantinov et al., a moss-inhabiting flea beetle from Thailand (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) (Apr 2016)
item Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) newly recorded from Washington State (Apr 2016)
item Field-based assessment of resistance to Bt Corn by Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) (Apr 2016)
item Nontarget effects of orchard pesticides on natural enemies: lessons from the field and laboratory (Apr 2016)
item Vibrational duetting mimics to trap and disrupt mating of the devastating Asian citrus psyllid insect pest (Apr 2016)
item Disrupting psyllid mating to control HLB (Apr 2016)
item Feeding deterrence and inhibitory effects of bee balm (Monarda didyma) leaves on fall armyworm (Apr 2016)
item Genome-wide association mapping of soybean aphid resistance traits (Mar 2016)
item Leonard A. Kelton, 1923-2011: Biographical sketch, list of publications, described taxa, and patronyms names in his honor (Mar 2016)
item Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with ontogeny and a key to the known species (Mar 2016)
item A new asymmetrical feather mite of the genus MIchaelia Trouessart, 1884 (Astigmata: Freyanidae) from the neotropical cormorant, Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Pelecaniformes) (Mar 2016)
item Framing the issues of resistance management in soybean (Mar 2016)
item Description of two species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Trombidiformes) from succulent plants (Mar 2016)
item Definition of Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari, Tenuipalpidae), with redescription of Tenuipalpus caudatus (Dugès) and description of a new species from Costa Rica (Mar 2016)
item Revision of Mandarella Duvivier from Taiwan, with a new species, new synonymies and identities of highly variable species (Insecta, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini) (Feb 2016)
item First foreign exploration for asian parasitoids of Drosophila suzukii (Feb 2016)
item Development of a CO2 releasing co-formulation 1 based on starch, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Beauveria bassiana attractive towards western corn rootworm larvae (Feb 2016)
item Predation and Parasitism Rates on Sentinel and Naturally Occurring Egg Masses of the Squash Bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in Maryland (Jan 2016)
item Bioindicator beetles and plants in desertified and eroded lands in Turkey (Jan 2016)
item Demographic parameters of Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) reared on two diets developed for Lygus spp (Dec 2015)
item Screening for corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) resistance to transgenic Bt corn in North Dakota (Nov 2015)
item The giant resin bee, Megachile sculpturalis Smith: new distributional records for the mid- and gulf-south USA (Oct 2015)
item Ten new species of Daidalotarsonemus (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Costa Rica (Oct 2015)
item Flexibility and extracellular opening determine the interaction between ligands and insect sulfakinin receptors (Aug 2015)
item “Push-pull” strategies against vegetable insect pests (Dec 2014)
item Reproductive status of overwintering potato psyllid: absence of photoperiod effects (Aug 2014)
item Tree fruit IPM programs in the western United States: the challenge of enhancing biological control through intensive management (Sep 2009)
Last Modified: 05/24/2017
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