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Research Project: Biting Arthropod Surveillance and Control

Location: Mosquito and Fly Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Fungicidal properties of some novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Wedge, D.E., Tabanca, N., Abboud, K.A., Linthicum, K. 2019. Fungicidal properties of some novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides. Chemistry and Biodiversity. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbdv.201800618.

Individual-based network model for Rift Valley fever in Kabale District, Uganda - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sekamatte, M., Riad, M.H., Tekleghiorghis, T., Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Richt, J.A., Gonzalez, J.P., Scoglio, C.M. 2019. Individual-based network model for Rift Valley fever in Kabale District, Uganda. PLoS One. 14(3):e0202721. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202721.

Global Disease Outbreaks Associated with the 2015-2016 El Niño Event - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Britch, S.C., Soebiyanto, R.P., Small, J.L., Jepsen, R., Forshey, B.M., Sanchez, J.L., Smith, R.D., Harris, R., Tucker, C.J., Karesh, W.B., Linthicum, K. 2019. Global Disease Outbreaks Associated with the 2015-2016 El Niño Event. Nature Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-38034-z.

Fatty acid and related potassium Kv2 channel blockers: toxicity and physiological actions on mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demares, F., Coquerel, Q., Richoux, G., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J. 2018. Fatty acid and related potassium Kv2 channel blockers: toxicity and physiological actions on mosquitoes. Insects. 9(4):1-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9040155.

Potential for utilization of spatial repellents in mosquito control interventions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Attractive toxic sugar baits (ATSB): a novel vector management tool - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Insecticidal and repellent properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides II - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Estep, A., Becnel, J.J., Tabanca, N., Linthicum, K., Gross, A.D., Guerin, P.M., Krober, T., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Insecticidal and repellent properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides II. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 151:40-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pestbp.2018.08.006.

Residual pesticide on HESCO® blast protection wall in temperate Florida habitat effective against mosquitoes, stable flies, and sand flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T.W., Rush, M.J., Aubuchon, M.D., Kerce, J.D., Farooq, M., Hanley, A.M., Lloyd, A.M., Platt, R.R., Pomales-Cordero, R.A., Smith, V.L. 2018. Residual pesticide on HESCO® blast protection wall in temperate Florida habitat effective against mosquitoes, stable flies, and sand flies. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 34(3):224-232. https://doi.org/10.2987/18-6754.1.

Visualizing efficacy of pesticides against disease vector mosquitoes in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Golden, F.V., Walker, T.W. 2019. Visualizing efficacy of pesticides against disease vector mosquitoes in the field. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 145. https://doi.org/10.3791/58440.

MOSQUITO SURVEILLANCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Portable battery power and small-reservoir modifications for pesticide misting systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2018. Portable battery power and small-reservoir modifications for pesticide misting systems. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 34(3):240-243. https://doi.org/10.2987/18-6764.1.

Overexpression of a glutathione S-transferase (Mdgst) and a galactosyltransferase-like gene (Mdgt1) is responsible for imidacloprid resistance in house flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Error-prone protein synthesis in parasites with the smallest eukaryotic genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melnikov, S.V., Rivera, K.D., Ostapenko, D., Makarenko, A., Sanscrainte, N.D., Becnel, J.J., Solomon, M.J., Texier, C., Pappin, D.J., Söll, D. 2018. Error-prone protein synthesis in parasites with the smallest eukaryotic genome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 115(27):E6245-E6253. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1803208115.

Mosquito control research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Unnash, T., Rey, J. 2018. Mosquito control research. Lloyd, A.M., C.R. Connelly, and D.B. Carlson (Eds.). Florida Coordinating Council on Mosquito Control. Florida Mosquito Control: The state of the mission as defined by mosquito controllers, regulators, and environmental managers. Vero Beach, FL: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. 1-5.

Vapor toxicity of five volatile pyrethroids against Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, Culex quinquefasciatus, and Anopheles quadrimaculatus (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Fluorine-Containing novel spatial and contact repellents - (Abstract Only)
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Jiang, S., Yang, L., Cuba, I., O'Reilly, E.E., Agramonte, N.M., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Fluorine-Containing novel spatial and contact repellents. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Insect neurotoxicity and physiological mode of action of basic amines - (Abstract Only)
Yang, L., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Insect neurotoxicity and physiological mode of action of basic amines. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Identification of insecticidal principals from cucumber seed oil against the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)
Tak, J., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Identification of insecticidal principals from cucumber seed oil against the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Investigating the repellency of trifluoromethylphenyl amides analogues against Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)
Cuba, I., O'Reilly, E.E., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Investigating the repellency of trifluoromethylphenyl amides analogues against Aedes aegypti. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Aryl Trifluoromethyl Iximes: potential new mosquito insecticides - (Abstract Only)
Richoux, G., Demares, F., Coquerel, Q., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Aryl Trifluoromethyl Iximes: potential new mosquito insecticides. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Fatty acids and related Kv2 channel blockers: electrophysiology and toxicity on mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Demares, F.J., Coquerel, Q.R., Richoux, G.M., Linthicum, K., Bernier, U.R., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Fatty acids and related Kv2 channel blockers: electrophysiology and toxicity on mosquitoes. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Spatial repellency screening in a high-throughput apparatus with Aedes aegypti and Anopheles gambiae - (Abstract Only)
Jiang, S., Yang, L., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2018. Spatial repellency screening in a high-throughput apparatus with Aedes aegypti and Anopheles gambiae. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Developing Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) as a tool Mosquito Control Districts can use for integrated Aedes aegypti control - (Abstract Only)
Aldridge, R.L., Boardman, L., Kline, J., Coburn, J., Kline, D.L., Britch, S.C., Hahn, D.A., Linthicum, K. 2018. Developing Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) as a tool Mosquito Control Districts can use for integrated Aedes aegypti control. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Spatial repellents on strips of camouflage netting reduce mosquito collections in a field environment - (Abstract Only)
Helmey, W.L., Kline, D.L., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Golden, F.V., Blersch, J.S., Richardson, A.G., Linthicum, K. 2018. Spatial repellents on strips of camouflage netting reduce mosquito collections in a field environment. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Effect of radiation on female Ae. aegypti pupae for SIT - (Abstract Only)
Aldridge, R.L., Kline, J., Coburn, J., Britch, S.C., Boardman, L., Hahn, D., Linthicum, K. 2018. Effect of radiation on female Ae. aegypti pupae for SIT. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Mosquito and Fly Surveillance and Control Research at the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology: Solving Operational Challenges - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2018. Mosquito and Fly Surveillance and Control Research at the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology: Solving Operational Challenges. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Repellent activity of monoterpenoid esters with neurotransmitter amino acids against yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nesterkina, M., Bernier, U.R., Tabanca, N., Kravchenko, I. 2018. Repellent activity of monoterpenoid esters with neurotransmitter amino acids against yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Open Chemistry. 16:95-98. doi:10.1515/chem-18-0015.

Truck mounted Natular 2EC (spinosad) ULV residual treatment in a simulated urban environment to control Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in North Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Golden, F.V., Britch, S.C., Blersch, J., Linthicum, K. 2018. Truck mounted Natular 2EC (spinosad) ULV residual treatment in a simulated urban environment to control Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in North Florida. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 34(1):53-57. doi:10.2987/17-6697R.1.

Ultra-low volume application of spinosad (Natular 2EC) larvicide as a residual in a tropical environment against Aedes and Anopheles species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Golden, F.V., Pongsiri, A., Khongtak, P., Ponlawat, A. 2018. Ultra-low volume application of spinosad (Natular 2EC) larvicide as a residual in a tropical environment against Aedes and Anopheles species. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 34(1):58-62. doi:10.2987/17-6692.1.

Ultra-low volume application of spinosad (Natular 2EC) as a residual in a hot-arid environment against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golden, F.V., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Wittie, J., Gutierrez, A., Snelling, M., Henke, J. 2018. Ultra-low volume application of spinosad (Natular 2EC) as a residual in a hot-arid environment against Aedes aegypti. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 34(1):63-66. doi:10.2987/17-6703.1.

CHIKRisk: Global monitoring & mapping of chikungunya risk - (Abstract Only)
Anyamba, A., Soebiyanto, R.P., Rama, X., Bijoria, S., Jepsen, R., Linthicum, K. 2018. CHIKRisk: Global monitoring & mapping of chikungunya risk. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Aerial ULV control of Aedes aegypti with naled (Dibrom) inside simulated rural village and urban cryptic habitats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Breidenbaugh, M.S., Latham, M.D., Connelly, P.H., Rush, M.J., Remmers, J.L., Kerce, J.D., Silcox, C.A., Arimoto, H., Dooling, C., Doud, C., Justice, K., Knapp, J., Nunn, P., Spatola, D., Torres-Alvarado, P., Turnwall, B., Yans, M. 2018. Aerial ULV control of Aedes aegypti with naled (Dibrom) inside simulated rural village and urban cryptic habitats. PLoS One. 13(1):e0191555. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0191555.

African and Asian Zika virus isolates display phenotypic differences both in vitro and in vivo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, D.R., Sprague, T.R., Hollidage, B.S., Valdez, S.M., Padilla, S.L., Bellanca, S.A., Golden, J.W., Coyne, S.R., Kulesh, D.A., Haddow, A.D., Koehler, J.W., Gromowski, G.D., Jarman, R.G., Alera, M.P., Yoon, I., Buathong, R., Lowen, R.G., Kane, C.D., Minogue, T.D., Bavari, S., Tesh, R.B., Weaver, S.C., Linthicum, K., Pitt, M.L., Nasar, F. 2018. African and Asian Zika virus isolates display phenotypic differences both in vitro and in vivo. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98(2):432-444. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.17-0685.

Impact of Global Climate on Rift Valley Fever Disease Outbreaks - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Anyamba, A. 2017. Impact of Global Climate on Rift Valley Fever Disease Outbreaks. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting. agu.confex.com/agu/fm17/meetingapp.cgi/paper/225088.

An app for climate-based Chikungunya risk monitoring and mapping - (Abstract Only)
Soebiyanto, R., Rama, X., Jepsen, R., Bijoria, S., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A. 2017. An app for climate-based Chikungunya risk monitoring and mapping. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm17/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/225088.

Vertical distribution of mosquito mortality following aerial application of naled in open and canopied environments - (Abstract Only)
Golden, F.V., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Linthicum, K., Breidenbaugh, M.S., Haagsma, K.A., Remmers, J.L., Clark, J.W., Lake, J.L. 2018. Vertical distribution of mosquito mortality following aerial application of naled in open and canopied environments. 84th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association. pg.1.

Developing Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) as a tool Mosquito Control Districts can use for integrated Aedes aegypti control - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Kline, D.L., Hahn, D.A., Boardman, L., Xue, R., Dixon, D., Gale, W., Hoel, D., Morreale, R. 2017. Developing Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) as a tool Mosquito Control Districts can use for integrated Aedes aegypti control. Meeting Abstract. pg. 1.

Reduction in Musca domestica fecundity by dsRNA-mediated gene knockdown - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanscrainte, N.D., Arimoto, H., Waits, C.M., Li, L.Y., Johnson, D.M., Geden, C.J., Becnel, J.J., Estep, A.S. 2018. Reduction in Musca domestica fecundity by dsRNA-mediated gene knockdown. PLoS One. 13(1):e0187353. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0187353.

Pyrethroid resistance alters the blood-feeding behavior in Puerto Rican Aedes aegypti mosquitoes exposed to treated fabric - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agramonte, N.M., Bloomquist, J.R., Bernier, U.R. 2017. Pyrethroid resistance alters the blood-feeding behavior in Puerto Rican Aedes aegypti mosquitoes exposed to treated fabric. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11(9):e0005954. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005954.

Synthesis and Mosquitocidal Activity of a Series of Hydrazone Derivatives against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altintop, M.D., Tabanca, N., Becnel, J.J., Bloomquist, J.J., Kaplancikli, Z.A., Özdemir, A. 2018. Synthesis and Mosquitocidal Activity of a Series of Hydrazone Derivatives against Aedes aegypti. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery. doi:10.2174/1570180814666171002155548.

Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of carbohydrazides and 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives bearing imidazolidine moiety against the yellow fever and dengue vector, Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tok, F., Kocyigit-Kaymakciogl, B., Tabanca, N., Estep, A.S., Gross, A.D., Geldenhuys, W., Becnel, J.J., Bloomquist, J.R. 2017. Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of carbohydrazides and 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives bearing imidazolidine moiety against the yellow fever and dengue vector, Aedes aegypti. Pest Management Science. 74:413–421.

Chemical composition of Buddleja polystachya aerial parts and its bioactivity against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El-Gamal, A., Al-Massarani, S., Fawzy, G., Atai, H., Al-Rehaily, A., Basudan, O., Abdel-Kader, M., Tabanca, N., Becnel, J.J. 2017. Chemical composition of Buddleja polystachya aerial parts and its bioactivity against Aedes aegypti. Natural Product Research. doi:10.1080/14786419.2017.1378213.

A comparative analysis of resistance testing methods in Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) from St. Johns County, Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waits, C.M., Fulcher, A., Louton, J.E., Richardson, A.G., Becnel, J.J., Xue, R., Estep, A.S. 2017. A comparative analysis of resistance testing methods in Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) from St. Johns County, Florida. Florida Entomologist. 100(3):571-577.

Nosema maddoxi sp. nov. (Microsporidia, Nosematidae), a widespread pathogen of the green stink bug Chinavia hilaris (Say) and the brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Stål) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hajek, A.E., Solter, L.F., Maddox, J.V., Huang, W., Estep, A.S., Krawcyzk, G., Weber, D.C., Hoelmer, K.A., Sanscrainte, N.D., Becnel, J.J. 2017. Nosema maddoxi sp. nov. (Microsporidia, Nosematidae), a widespread pathogen of the green stink bug Chinavia hilaris (Say) and the brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Stål). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeu.12475.

Microsporidia - (Book / Chapter)
Cali, A., Becnel, J.J., Takvorian, P.M. 2017. Microsporidia. Book Chapter. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32669-6_27-1.

Application site and mosquito age influences malathion- and permethrin-induced mortality in Culex quinquefasciatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Kaufman, P.E., Bloomquist, J.R., Gezan, S.A., Linthicum, K. 2017. Application site and mosquito age influences malathion- and permethrin-induced mortality in Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of Medical Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx160.

Novel collection method for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from dogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holderman, C., Kaufman, P., Booth, M., Bernier, U.R. 2017. Novel collection method for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from dogs. Journal of Chromatography B. DOI: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.06.044.

Resistance status and resistance mechanisms in a strain of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Estep, A.S., Sanscrainte, N.D., Waits, C.M., Louton, J.E., Becnel, J.J. 2017. Resistance status and resistance mechanisms in a strain of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from Puerto Rico. Journal of Medical Entomology. 54(6):1643-1648. doi:10.1093/jme/tjx143.

Chemical Composition and Mosquitocidal activity of n-Hexane and Methanol Extracts from Euphorbia anacampseros var. tmolea, an endemic species of Turkey, against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

A survey of bacterial, fungal and plant metabolites against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae), the vector of yellow and dengue fevers and Zika virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masi, M., Cimmino, A., Tabanca, N., Becnel, J.J., Bloomquist, J.R., Evidente, A. 2017. A survey of bacterial, fungal and plant metabolites against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae), the vector of yellow and dengue fevers and Zika virus. Open Chemistry. 15:156-166.

Low potential for mechanical transmission of Ebola virus via house flies (Musca domestica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haddow, A.D., Nasar, F., Schellhase, C.W., Moon, R.D., Padilla, S.L., Zeng, X., Wollen-Roberts, S.E., Shamblin, J.D., Grimes, E.C., Zelko, J.M., Linthicum, K., Bavari, S., Pitt, L.M., Trefry, J.C. 2017. Low potential for mechanical transmission of Ebola virus via house flies (Musca domestica). Emerging Infectious Diseases. doi:10.1186/s13071-017-2149-x.

Evaluation of pyriproxyfen dissemination via Aedes albopictus from a point source larvicide application in northeast Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyoyd, A.M., Faroq, M., Estep, A.S., Xue, R., Kline, D.L. 2017. Evaluation of pyriproxyfen dissemination via Aedes albopictus from a point source larvicide application in northeast Florida. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 33,2,151-155..

Permethrin and malathion LD90 values for Culex quinquefasciatus vary with tropical application site - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Kaufman, P.E., Bloomquist, J.R., Gezan, S.A., Linthicum, K. 2017. Permethrin and malathion LD90 values for Culex quinquefasciatus vary with tropical application site. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. doi: 10.1111/mve.12236.

Countering Vector-Borne disease Threats. Presidential Address Given at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association, February 2016 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Deltabaculoviruses encode a functional type I budded virus envelope fusion protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, M., Shen, S., Wang, H., Becnel, J.J., Vlak, J.M. 2017. Deltabaculoviruses encode a functional type I budded virus envelope fusion protein. Journal of General Virology. 98(4):847-852. doi:10.1099/jgv.0.000745.

Mosquitocidal Activity and Mode of Action of the Isoxazoline Fluralaner - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jlang, S., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Bloomquist, J.R. 2017. Mosquitocidal Activity and Mode of Action of the Isoxazoline Fluralaner. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017, 14(2), 154; DOI:10.3390/ijerph14020154.

Mosquitocidal activity and mode of action of the isoxazoline fluralaner - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, S., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Bloomquist, J.R. 2017. Mosquitocidal activity and mode of action of the isoxazoline fluralaner. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. doi:10.3390/ijerph14020154.

Repellency of the Origanum onites L. Essential Oil and Constituents to the Lone Star Tick and Yellow Fever Mosquito - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carroll, J.F., Demirci, B., Kramer, M., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Baser, H.C., Tabanca, N. 2017. Repellency of the Origanum onites L. Essential Oil and Constituents to the Lone Star Tick and Yellow Fever Mosquito. Natural Product Research. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2017.1280485.

Description and phylogeny of a new microsporidium from the elm leaf beetle, Xanthogaleruca luteola Muller, 1766 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bekircan, Ç., Bülbül, U., Güler, H.I., Becnel, J.J. 2016. Description and phylogeny of a new microsporidium from the elm leaf beetle, Xanthogaleruca luteola Muller, 1766 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Parasitology Research. doi:10.1007/s00436-016-5349-y.

Evaluation of pyriproxyfen dissemination via Aedes albopictus (Skuse) from a point source larvicide application in Northeast Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lloyd, A.M., Farooq, M., Estep, A.S., Xue, R., Kline, D.L. 2017. Evaluation of pyriproxyfen dissemination via Aedes albopictus (Skuse) from a point source larvicide application in Northeast Florida. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 33(2):151-155. doi:10.2987/14-6459.1.

Field evaluation of indoor thermal fog and ultra-low volume applications for control of Aedes aegypti, in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ponlawat, A., Harwood, J.F., Putnam, J.L., Nitatsukprasert, C., Pongsiri, A., Kijchalao, U., Linthicum, K., Kline, D.L., Clark, G.G., Obenauer, P.J., Doud, C.W., Mccardle, P.W., Richardson, A.G., Szumlas, D.E., Richardson, J.H. 2017. Field evaluation of indoor thermal fog and ultra-low volume applications for control of Aedes aegypti, in Thailand. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 33(2):116-127.

Sarniensine, a mesembrine-type alkaloid isolated from Nerine sarniensis a native South African Amaryllidaceae with larvicidal and adulticidal activities against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masi, M., Van Der Westhuyzen, A.E., Tabanca, N., Evidente, M., Cimmino, A., Green, I.R., Bernier, U.R., Becnel, J.J., Bloomquist, J.R., Van Otterlo, W., Evidente, A. 2016. Sarniensine, a mesembrine-type alkaloid isolated from Nerine sarniensis a native South African Amaryllidaceae with larvicidal and adulticidal activities against Aedes aegypti. Fitoterapia. DOI: 10.1016/j.fitote.2016.11.007.

Comparison of volatiles and mosquito capture efficacy for three carbohydrate sources in a yeast-fermentation CO2 generator - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Allan, S.A., Tsikolia, M., Calix, L.C., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K. 2016. Comparison of volatiles and mosquito capture efficacy for three carbohydrate sources in a yeast-fermentation CO2 generator. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 32(4):282-291.

Rhanterium epapposum Oliv. essential oil: Chemical composition and antimicrobial,insect-repellent and anticholinesterase activities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demirci, B., Yusufoglu, H.S., Tabanca, N., Temel, H.E., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Alqasoumi, S.I., Al-Rehaily, A.J., Can Baser, K.H., Demirci, F. 2017. Rhanterium epapposum Oliv. essential oil: Chemical composition and antimicrobial,insect-repellent and anticholinesterase activities. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsps.2016.10.009.

Climate-population analysis of potential mosquito vectors of emerging arbovirus disease threats to the US - (Abstract Only)

Chemicals that produce anosmia in mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)

Biologically Informed Individual-based Network Model for Rift Valley Fever in the US and Evaluation of Mitigation Strategies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scoglio, C.M., Bosca, C., Riad, M.H., Sahneh, F.D., Britch, S.C., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Linthicum, K. 2016. Biologically Informed Individual-based Network Model for Rift Valley Fever in the US and Evaluation of Mitigation Strategies. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162759.

Impact of topical application site efficacy of permethrin and malathion on Culex quinquefasciatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Kaufman, P.E., Bloomquist, J.R., Gezan, S.A., Linthicum, K. 2016. Impact of topical application site efficacy of permethrin and malathion on Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 32(4):300-307.

Acoustic control of mosquito larvae in artificial drinking water containers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Nyberg, H., Aldridge, R.L., Swan, T., Linthicum, K. 2016. Acoustic control of mosquito larvae in artificial drinking water containers. Journal of the Mosquito Control Association. 32(4):341-344.

Essential oil composition of Pimpinella cypria and its insecticidal, cytotoxic, and antimicrobial activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Dermici, B., Nalbantsoy, A., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Ali, A., Li, A.Y., Yalcin, H.T., Gucel, S. 2016. Essential oil composition of Pimpinella cypria and its insecticidal, cytotoxic, and antimicrobial activity. Natural Product Communications. 11(10):1531-1534.

Toxicity of compounds isolated from white snakeroot (Ageratina altissima) to adult and larval yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Estep, A.S., Becnel, J.J., Lee, S.T. 2016. Toxicity of compounds isolated from white snakeroot (Ageratina altissima) to adult and larval yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti). Natural Product Communications. 11(11):1675-1677.

Lantana montevidensis Essential Oil: Chemical Composition and Mosquito Repellent Activity against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blythe, E.K., Tabanca, N., Dermirci, B., Tsikolia, M., Bloomquist, J.R., Bernier, U.R. 2016. Lantana montevidensis Essential Oil: Chemical Composition and Mosquito Repellent Activity against Aedes aegypti. Natural Product Communications. DOI 10.1007/s00436-013-3687-6.

Preparative Capillary GC for Characterization of Five Dracocephalum Essential Oils from Mongolia, and their Mosquito Larvicidal Activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ozek, G., Tabanca, N., Radwan, M.M., Shatar, S., Altantsetseg, A., Baatar, D., Basar, K.H., Becnel, J.J., Ozek, T. 2016. Preparative Capillary GC for Characterization of Five Dracocephalum Essential Oils from Mongolia, and their Mosquito Larvicidal Activity. Natural Product Communications. Vol. 11 (10) 2016 pp 1541-1544.

Discovery of Repellents from Natural Products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N., Tsikolia, M., Bloomquist, J.R. 2016. Discovery of Repellents from Natural Products. Current Organic Chemistry. DOI: 10.2174/1385272820666160421151503.

Program review of the USDA Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology - (Abstract Only)

USDA Research in Support of Deployed Military Troops - (Abstract Only)

Mosquito Control Techniques Developed for the US Military and an Update on the AMCA - (Abstract Only)

Mosquito Control Techniques Developed for the US Military - (Abstract Only)

Mosquito activity of a series of chalcones and 2-pyrazoline derivatives against Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)

Development of etofenprox-treated U.S. military combat uniforms - (Abstract Only)

Development of etofenprox-treated U.S. military combat uniforms - (Abstract Only)

Investigations with misting systems, barrier treatments, and space sprays operationalized with a mobile pesticide app - (Abstract Only)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2016. Investigations with misting systems, barrier treatments, and space sprays operationalized with a mobile pesticide app [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Asbtract No. 140.

Rift valley fever in the US: Commerce networks, climate, and susceptible vector and host populations - (Abstract Only)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Monaghan, A.J. 2016. Rift valley fever in the US: Commerce networks, climate, and susceptible vector and host populations [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Asbtract No. 6.

Comparison of carbohydrate sources in yeast-fermentation CO2 generators for mosquito surveillance - (Abstract Only)
Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Allan, S.A., Tsikolia, M., Calix, L.C., Linthicum, K. 2016. Comparison of carbohydrate sources in yeast-fermentation CO2 generators for mosquito surveillance [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Abstract No. 11.

Field evaluations of residual pesticide applications and misting system on militarily relevant materials against medically important mosquitoes in Thailand - (Abstract Only)
Pongsiri, A., Ponlawat, A., Kijchalao, U., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2016. Field evaluations of residual pesticide applications and misting system on militarily relevant materials against medically important mosquitoes in Thailand. Meeting Abstract [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. P-05.

Development of a new modular aerial spray system and night application capability for the U.S. Air Force - (Abstract Only)
Breidenbaugh, M., Haagsma, K., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L. 2016. Development of a new modular aerial spray system and night application capability for the U.S. Air Force [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Abstract No. 163.

AMCA Presidential Address - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K. 2016. AMCA Presidential Address [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. p.1.

Analytical models integrated with satellite images for optimized pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bright, L.Z., Handley, M., Chein, I., Curi, S., Brownworth, L.A., Bernier, U.R., Gurman, P., Elman, N.M. 2016. Analytical models integrated with satellite images for optimized pest management . Precision Agriculture. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-016-9434-0.

Microsporidia – Emergent Pathogens in the Global Food Chain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stentiford, G.D., Becnel, J.J., Weiss, L., Keeling, P., Didier, E., Williams, B., Bjornson, S., Kent, M., Freeman, M.A., Brown, M.J., Troemel, E., Roesel, K., Sokolova, Y., Snowden, K.F., Solter, L. 2016. Microsporidia – Emergent Pathogens in the Global Food Chain. Trends in Parasitology. pgs. 1-13.

Erratum: Correction of “Pridgeon, J. W., Zhao, L., Becnel, J. J., Strickman, D. A., Clark, G. G., and Linthicum, K. J. 2008. Topically applied AaeIAP1 double-stranded RNA kills female adults of Aedes aegypti." - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2016. Erratum: Correction of “Pridgeon, J. W., Zhao, L., Becnel, J. J., Strickman, D. A., Clark, G. G., and Linthicum, K. J. 2008. Topically applied AaeIAP1 double-stranded RNA kills female adults of Aedes aegypti." Journal of Medical Entomology. 53(2):484. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjv192.

Applications of genome editing in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reid, W.R., O'Brochta, D.A. 2016. Applications of genome editing in insects. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 13:43-54.

Novel USDA Mosquito Control Techniques for the US Military - (Abstract Only)

USDA Mosquito Control Product Research for the US Military - (Abstract Only)

Spatial and temporal distribution of chikungunya activity in the Americas - (Abstract Only)

Temporal gene expression profiles of pre blood-fed adult females Immediately following eclosion in the southern house mosquito culex quinquefasciatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reid, W.R., Zhang, L., Liu, N. 2015. Temporal gene expression profiles of pre blood-fed adult females Immediately following eclosion in the southern house mosquito culex quinquefasciatus. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 11:1306-1313.

Assessment of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) clutch size in wild and laboratory populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Mapping recent chikungunya activity in the Americas - (Abstract Only)

Impact of climate variability on vector-borne disease transmission - (Abstract Only)

Genome analysis and polar tube firing dynamics of mosquito-infecting microsporidia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Host-pathogen interactions and genome evolution in two generalist and specialist microsporidian pathogens of mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)

Understanding phyolgenetic relationships among species in the Nosema/Vairimorpha clade: what does genetic similarity say about host switching in the microsporidia? - (Abstract Only)

Epidemiologic and environmental risk factors of rift valley fever in southern Africa from 2008 to 2011 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glancey, M.M., Anyamba, A., Linthicum, K. 2015. Epidemiologic and environmental risk factors of rift valley fever in southern Africa from 2008 to 2011. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(8):502-511.

Development of Air Force aerial spray night operations: High altitude swath characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haagsma, K.A., Breidenbaugh, M.S., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C. 2015. Development of Air Force aerial spray night operations: High altitude swath characterization. Army Medical Department Journal. pg.47-59.

Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turell, M.J., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Xue, R., Smith, M.L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Linthicum, K. 2015. Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(6):1111-1116.

Passive baited sequential filth fly trap - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Snelling, M., Gutierez, A., White, G., Linthicum, K. 2015. Passive baited sequential filth fly trap. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 31(3):278-282. doi: 10.2987/moco-31-03-278-282.1.

Climate teleconnections, weather extremes, and vector-borne disease outbreaks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Britch, S.C., Small, J.L., Tucker, C.J. 2016. Climate teleconnections, weather extremes, and vector-borne disease outbreaks. Institute of Medicine. pgs. A7-1-A7-18. Available at: doi:10.17226/21792.

Rift Valley fever: a mosquito-borne emerging disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Anyamba, A. 2016. Rift Valley fever: a mosquito-borne emerging disease. Annual Review Of Entomology. 61:395-415. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023819.

Green-synthesized silver nanoparticles as a novel control tool against dengue virus (DEN-2) and its primary vector Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sujitha, V., Murugan, K., Paulpandi, M., Panneerselvam, C., Suresh, U., Roni, M., Nicoletti, M., Higuchi, A., Madhiyazhagan, P., Subramaniam, J., Dinesh, D., Vadivalagan, C., Chandramohan, B., Alarfaj, A.A., Munusamy, M.A., Barnard, D.R., Benelli, G. 2015. Green-synthesized silver nanoparticles as a novel control tool against dengue virus (DEN-2) and its primary vector Aedes aegypti. Parasitology Research. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4556-2.

Evaluation of a push-pull approach for Aedes aegypti(L.) using a novel dispensing system for spatial repellents in the laboratory and in a semi-field environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obermayr, U., Ruther, J., Bernier, U.R., Rose, A., Geier, M. 2015. Evaluation of a push-pull approach for Aedes aegypti(L.) using a novel dispensing system for spatial repellents in the laboratory and in a semi-field environment. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129878.

Toxicity of Cephalaria species and their individual constituents against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Do capture data from mosquito traps represent reality? - (Abstract Only)

Pyrethroid resistance is widespread among Florida populations of Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)

Silencing trehalose-6-phosphate synthase incapacitates adult mosquitoes by interfering with the biosynthetic pathway for flight fuel - (Abstract Only)

Chemicals that disrupt host-seeking in insects - (Abstract Only)

Aerial ULV application of Dibrom against Aedes aegypti in simulated urban and rural residences - (Abstract Only)

Application site and adult age impact on the efficacy of two topically-applied insecticides to Culex quinquefasciatus Say - (Abstract Only)

Evaluation of relative effects of carbohydrate sources in yeast-fermentation CO2 generators on mosquito surveillance - (Abstract Only)

Comparison of Target and Non-target Mortality Rates from Residual Pesticide on HESCO Material - (Abstract Only)

Mosquito and filth fly control in desert and temperate environments with a synergized pesticide mister and barrier treatment - (Abstract Only)

Extreme Weather Events and Impacts on Vector-borne Diseases and Agriculture - (Abstract Only)

Update on the American Mosquito Control Association - (Abstract Only)

Detection and Response for Rift Valley fever - (Abstract Only)

USDA-ARS extension activities in medical, veterinary and urban entomology - (Abstract Only)

Spatial repellents and attractants as components of a "push-pull" management strategy - (Abstract Only)

Discovery of chemicals that mediate mosquito host-seeking behavior - (Abstract Only)

Annual Anastasia Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshops: Summary of the Past 11 Years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, R., Gaines, M.K., Moeller, J.J., Clark, G.G., Kline, D.L., Linthicum, K. 2015. Annual Anastasia Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshops: Summary of the Past 11 Years. Wingbeats. 25:33-34.

Mosquito bite protection evaluation of permethrin-treated US military combat uniforms - (Abstract Only)

Mosquito bite protection evaluation of permethrin-treated US military combat uniforms - (Abstract Only)

Using Earth Observation to Forecast Human and Animal Vector-Borne Disease Outbreaks - (Abstract Only)

Mosquitoes and the environment in Nile Delta villages with previous rift valley fever activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zayed, A.B., Britch, S.C., Soliman, M.I., Linthicum, K. 2015. Mosquitoes and the environment in Nile Delta villages with previous rift valley fever activity. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 31(2):139-148.

Factors that affect mosquito bite prevention from permethrin-treated US military combat uniforms - (Abstract Only)

Tackling the growing threat of dengue: Phyllanthus niruri-mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their mosquitocidal properties against the dengue vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suresh, U., Murugan, K., Benelli, G., Nicoletti, M., Barnard, D.R., Panneerselvam, C., Kumar, P.M., Subramaniam, J., Dinesh, D., Chandramohan, B. 2015. Tackling the growing threat of dengue: Phyllanthus niruri-mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their mosquitocidal properties against the dengue vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitology Research. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4339-9.

Global climate anomalies and potential infectious disease risks: 2014-2015 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chretien, J., Anyamba, A., Small, J.L., Britch, S.C., Sanchez, J.L., Halbach, A.C., Tucker, C.J., Linthicum, K. 2015. Global climate anomalies and potential infectious disease risks: 2014-2015. PLoS Current Outbreaks. 7(1):1-16.

Composition of the essential oil of pink chablis bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Durio') and its biological activity against the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blythe, E.K., Tabanca, N., Demirci, B., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Ali, A., Husnu Can Baser, K., Khan, I.A. 2015. Composition of the essential oil of pink chablis bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Durio') and its biological activity against the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. Natural Volatiles & Essential Oils. 2(1):11-21.

Essential oils of enhinophora lamondiana (Apiales: Umbelliferae): a relationship between chemical profile and biting deterrence and larvicidal activity against mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, A., Tabanca, N., Ozek, G., Ozek, T., Aytak, Z., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Baser, K., Khan, I.A. 2015. Essential oils of enhinophora lamondiana (Apiales: Umbelliferae): a relationship between chemical profile and biting deterrence and larvicidal activity against mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(1):93-100.

Use of Satellite data by the USDA to Forecast Global Vector-borne Human and Animal Diseases - (Abstract Only)

Impact of application site on the efficacy of two topically-applied insecticides to Culex quinquefasciatus Say - (Abstract Only)

Pest Management Practices for the Military: Novel Field Studies to Develop Methods to Protect Deployed Troops from Mosquito, Filth/Biting Flies, and Sand Fly Vectors - (Abstract Only)

Description of microsporidia in simulids: molecular and morphological characterization of microsporidia in the larvae of Simulium pertinax Kollar (Diptera: Simuliidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Carvalho, I., De Queiroz, A., De Moraes, R., Gil, H., Alves, R., Viviani, A., Becnel, J.J., De Araujo-Coutinho, C. 2014. Description of microsporidia in simulids: molecular and morphological characterization of microsporidia in the larvae of Simulium pertinax Kollar (Diptera: Simuliidae). Brazilian Society Of Tropical Medicine (SBMT). 47(5):624-631.

Identification and transcription profiling of NDUFS8 in Aedes taeniorhynchus (Diptera:Culididae): developmental regulation and environmental response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Kline, D.L., Becnel, J.J., Chen, J., Allan, S.A., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2014. Identification and transcription profiling of NDUFS8 in Aedes taeniorhynchus (Diptera:Culididae): developmental regulation and environmental response. Open Access Insect Physiology Journal. 2015(5):1-12.

Synthesis and larvicidal and adult topical activity of some hydrazide-hydrazone derivatives against Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akdag, K., Kocyigit-Kaymakciogl, B., Tabanca, N., Ali, A., Estep, A., Becnel, J.J., Khan, I.A. 2014. Synthesis and larvicidal and adult topical activity of some hydrazide-hydrazone derivatives against Aedes aegypti. Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal. 18:120-125.

Ovicidal efficacy of Ageratina adenophora (Family: Asteraceae) against Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajeswary, M., Govindarajan, M., Murugan, K., Hwang, J., Barnard, D.R., Amsath, A., Muthukumaran, U. 2014. Ovicidal efficacy of Ageratina adenophora (Family: Asteraceae) against Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae). International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology. 2(3):196-199.