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Research Project: Management of Filth Flies

Location: Mosquito and Fly Research

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Turning ultraviolet light traps on and off increases their attraction to house flies (Diptera: Muscidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogsette, Jr, J.A. 2019. Turning ultraviolet light traps on and off increases their attraction to house flies (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Insect Science. 19(1): 22; 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey126.

Potential of essential oils to prevent fly strike by Lucilia sericata, and effects of oils on longevity of adult flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Insecticide resistance development in the filth fly pupal parasitoid, Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) using laboratory selections - (Abstract Only)

Effectiveness of combinations of Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) and the artificial sweeteners erythritol and xylitol against adult house flies (Diptera: Muscidae) - (Abstract Only)

Evaluation of cyanarox insecticidal bait against stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogsette, Jr, J.A. 2018. Evaluation of cyanarox insecticidal bait against stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. doi:10.1093/jee/toy191.

House Fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), mortality after exposure to combinations of Beauveria bassiana with the artificial sweeteners erythritol and xylitol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burgess, E.R., Geden, C.J., Johnson, D.M. 2018. House Fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), mortality after exposure to combinations of Beauveria bassiana with the artificial sweeteners erythritol and xylitol. Journal of Medical Entomology. doi:10.1093/jme/tjy083.

Microbial control of filth flies using fungal, viral, and bacterial agents - (Abstract Only)

Biological control of livestock pests: Pathogens - (Book / Chapter)

Blue and black cloth targets: Effects of size, shape and color on stable fly (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) attraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Foil, L.D. 2018. Blue and black cloth targets: Effects of size, shape and color on stable fly (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) attraction. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:974-979. doi:10.1093/jee/toy015.

A comparison of the Nzi, Horse Pal and Bite-Lite H-traps and selected baits for the collection of adult Tabanidae in Florida and North Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kline, D.L., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Rutz, D.A. 2018. A comparison of the Nzi, Horse Pal and Bite-Lite H-traps and selected baits for the collection of adult Tabanidae in Florida and North Carolina. Journal of Vector Ecology. 43(1):63-70. doi:10.1111/jvec.12284.

Improved capture of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) by placement of Knight Stick sticky fly traps protected by electric fence inside animal exhibit yards at the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Ose, G.A. 2017. Improved capture of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) by placement of Knight Stick sticky fly traps protected by electric fence inside animal exhibit yards at the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park. Journal of Zoo Biology. doi:10.1002/zoo.21382.

Susceptibility of house flies and their parasitoids to pyriproxyfen in the U.S. and Israel - (Abstract Only)

Combining bacteria with Beauveria bassiana to improve house fly (Musca domestica) management - (Abstract Only)

Effects of pyriproxifen on wild populations of the house fly, Musca domestica, and compatibility with its principal parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biale, H., Geden, C.J., Chiel, E. 2017. Effects of pyriproxifen on wild populations of the house fly, Musca domestica, and compatibility with its principal parasitoids. Pest Management Science. doi:10.1002/ps.4638/epdf.

Biological control of livestock pests : Parasitoids - (Book / Chapter)

Effect of host decoys on the ability of the parasitoids Muscidifurax raptor and Spalangia cameroni to parasitize house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) puparia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, D.M., Rizzo, E., Taylor, C.E., Geden, C.J. 2017. Effect of host decoys on the ability of the parasitoids Muscidifurax raptor and Spalangia cameroni to parasitize house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) puparia. Florida Entomologist. 100:444-448.

Discovery, development, and evaluation of a horn fly-isolated (Diptera: Muscidae) Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Cordyciptaceae) strain from Florida, U.S.A - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holderman, C.J., Wood, L.A., Geden, C.J., Kaufman, P.A. 2017. Discovery, development, and evaluation of a horn fly-isolated (Diptera: Muscidae) Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Cordyciptaceae) strain from Florida, U.S.A. Journal of Insect Science. 17(2):51:1-6.

The knight stick trap and knight stick sticky wraps: new tools for stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2017. The knight stick trap and knight stick sticky wraps: new tools for stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) management. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi:10.1093/jee/tox042.

Manure preferences and postemergence learning of two filth fly parasitoids, Spalangia cameroni and Muscidifurax raptor (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, C.E., Machtinger, E.T., Geden, C.J. 2016. Manure preferences and postemergence learning of two filth fly parasitoids, Spalangia cameroni and Muscidifurax raptor (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). PLoS One. 11(12):e0167893.

Effect of four commercial fungal formulations on mortality and sporulation of house flies (Musca domestica) and stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weeks, E.N., Machtinger, E.T., Gezan, S.A., Kaufman, P.E., Geden, C.J. 2016. Effect of four commercial fungal formulations on mortality and sporulation of house flies (Musca domestica) and stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans). Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 31:15–22.

House fly (Musca domestica) (Diptera: Muscidae) mortality after exposure to commercial fungal formulations in a sugar bait - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machtinger, E.T., Weeks, E.N., Geden, C.J., Kaufman, P.E. 2016. House fly (Musca domestica) (Diptera: Muscidae) mortality after exposure to commercial fungal formulations in a sugar bait. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 31:15–22.

Oviposition deterrence and immature survival if filth flies (Diptera: Muscidae) when exposed to commercial fungal products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machtinger, E.T., Weeks, E.N., Geden, C.J. 2016. Oviposition deterrence and immature survival if filth flies (Diptera: Muscidae) when exposed to commercial fungal products. Journal of Insect Science. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iew032.

Global Climate Teleconnections to Forecast Increased Risk of Vector-Borne Animal and Human Disease Transmission - (Abstract Only)

House and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) seasonal abundance, larval development substrates, and natural parasitism on small equine farms in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Impacts of extended laboratory rearing on female fitness in Florida colonies of the parasitoid spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) with an analysis of wolbachia strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machtinger, E.T., Geden, C.J., Lovullo, E.D., Shirk, P.D. 2015. Impacts of extended laboratory rearing on female fitness in Florida colonies of the parasitoid spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) with an analysis of wolbachia strains. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109(2):176-182.

Why flies are good vectors - (Abstract Only)

Development and evaluation of an attractive self-marking ovitrap to measure dispersal and determine skip oviposition in Aedes albopictus(Diptera:Culicidae) field populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.J., Kaufman, P.E., Tatem, A.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2016. Development and evaluation of an attractive self-marking ovitrap to measure dispersal and determine skip oviposition in Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera:Culicidae) field populations. Journal of Medical Entomology. 53(1):31-38.

Use of pupal parasitoids as biological control agents of filth flies on equine facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machtinger, E.T., Geden, C.J., Kaufman, P.E., House, A.M. 2015. Use of pupal parasitoids as biological control agents of filth flies on equine facilities. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 6:1-10.

The effects of larval habitat quality on Aedes albopictus skip oviposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.J., Kaufman, P.E., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2015. The effects of larval habitat quality on Aedes albopictus skip oviposition. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 31(4):321-328.

Evaluation of a new toxic house fly scatter bait - (Abstract Only)

Comparison of the olfactory preferences of four species of filth fly pupal parasitoid species (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) for hosts in equine and bovine manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machtinger, E.T., Geden, C.J. 2015. Comparison of the olfactory preferences of four species of filth fly pupal parasitoid species (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) for hosts in equine and bovine manure. Environmental Entomology. pgs 1-8. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvv120.

Blood feeding behavior of the stable fly - (Abstract Only)

The effect of linear distance on the parasitism of house fly hosts (Diptera: Muscidae) by Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machtinger, E.T., Geden, C.J., Leppla, N.C. 2015. The effect of linear distance on the parasitism of house fly hosts (Diptera: Muscidae) by Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129105.

The house fly, Musca domestica: once again a vector of pathogens of public health significance - (Abstract Only)

Evaluation of cimi-shield knock-out bed bug eliminator against house fly (Musca domestica) adults - (Abstract Only)

The house fly, Musca domestica: An overlooked vector of pathogens of public health significance - (Abstract Only)

Evaluation of cimi-shield knock-out bed bug eliminator against house fly (Musca domestica) adults. - (Abstract Only)