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Research Project: Integrated Pest Management of Mosquitoes and Biting Flies

Location: Mosquito and Fly Research

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

Mode of action and toxicological effects of the sesquiterpenoid, nootkatone, in insects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norris, E.J., Chen, R., Li, Z., Geldenhuys, W., Bloomquist, J.R., Swale, D.R. 2022. Mode of action and toxicological effects of the sesquiterpenoid, nootkatone, in insects. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 183:105085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pestbp.2022.105085.

Studies on the Volatiles Composition of Stored Sheep Wool, and Attractancy toward Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tsikolia, M., Tabanca, N., Kline, D.L., Demirci, B., Yang, L., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R., Bernier, U.R. 2022. Studies on the Volatiles Composition of Stored Sheep Wool, and Attractancy toward Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. Insects. 13(2),208:1-9. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13020208.

Fir needle oil enhances diverse insecticides by increasing cuticular penetration - (Abstract Only)

Black and Sichuan pepper constituents significantly enhance the neurophysiological effects of natural pyrethrins in Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)

Permethrin synergized by novel plant essential oils on pyrethroid-susceptible and pyrethroid-resistant strains of Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)

Chemical constituents from Rheum ribes shoots and its insecticidal activity against Aedes aegypti Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demiray, H., Estep Iii, A.S., Tabanca, N., Becnel, J.J., Demirci, B. 2022. Chemical constituents from Rheum ribes shoots and its insecticidal activity against Aedes aegypti. Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43450-021-00224-8.

Topical application bioassay to quantify insecticide toxicity for mosquitoes and fruit flies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jensen, B., Althoff, R., Rydberg, S., Royster, E., Estep Iii, A.S., Huijben, S. 2022. Topical application bioassay to quantify insecticide toxicity for mosquitoes and fruit flies. The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). 179, e63391:1-23. https://doi.org/10.3791/63391.

Vapor phase repellency and insecticidal activity of pyridinyl amides against Anopheline mosquitoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuba, I.H., Richoux, G.R., Norris, E.J., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Vapor phase repellency and insecticidal activity of pyridinyl amides against Anopheline mosquitoes. Current Research in Parasitology and Vector Borne Diseases. 1:100062. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crpvbd.2021.100062.

Assessing insecticide resistance and potency directly on the mosquito central nervous system: a novel method - (Abstract Only)

Highlights in vector control - (Abstract Only)

The AMCA research fund: now and into the future - (Abstract Only)

Rift Valley fever virus in humans: A threat to global public health and agriculture - (Abstract Only)

Nutritional status significantly affects toxicological endpoints in the CDC bottle bioassay Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norris, E.J., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Nutritional status significantly affects toxicological endpoints in the CDC bottle bioassay. Pest Management Science. 78:743-748. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6687.

Novel pyrethroid derivatives as effective mosquito repellents and repellent synergists Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Bloomquist, J., Jiang, S., Norris, E.J., Richoux, G., Yang, L., Linthicum, K. 2021. Novel pyrethroid derivatives as effective mosquito repellents and repellent synergists. In Corona, C., Debboun, M., Coats, J., editors, Advances in Arthropod Repellents. Elsevier Inc. p.19-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-85411-5.00004-2.

Recording central neurophysiological output from mosquito larvae for neuropharmacological and insecticide resistance studies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norris, E.J., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Recording central neurophysiological output from mosquito larvae for neuropharmacological and insecticide resistance studies. Journal of Insect Physiology. 135:104319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2021.104319.

Toxicity and mode of action of the aporphine plant alkaloid liriodenine on the insect GABA receptor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coquerel, Q.R., Demares, F., Geldenhuys, W.J., Le Ray, A., Breard, D., Richomme, P., Legros, C., Norris, E.J., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Toxicity and mode of action of the aporphine plant alkaloid liriodenine on the insect GABA receptor. Toxicon. 201:141-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2021.08.019.

Semi-field evaluations of arthropod repellents: emphasis on spatial repellents - (Book / Chapter)

Resistance-breaking insecticidal activity of new spatial insecticides against Aedes aegypti Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richoux, G.M., Yang, L., Norris, E.J., Jiang, S., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Resistance-breaking insecticidal activity of new spatial insecticides against Aedes aegypti. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.1c01200.

Insecticidal activity of forty-seven marine algae species from the Mediterranean, Aegean and Sea of Marmara in connection with their cholinesterase and tyrosinase inhibitory activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kilic, M., Orhan, I., Eren, G., Okudan, E., Estep Iii, A.S., Becnel, J.J., Tabanca, N. 2021. Insecticidal activity of forty-seven marine algae species from the Mediterranean, Aegean and Sea of Marmara in connection with their cholinesterase and tyrosinase inhibitory activity. Chemosphere. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.06.038.

Chemical composition and biological activities of valeriana dioscoridis sm. roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sen-Utsukarci, B., Kessler, S.M., Akbal-Dagistan, O., Estep Iii, A.S., Tabanca, N., Kurkcuoglu, M., Demirci-Kayarian, S., Eroglu-Ozkan, E., Gul, Z., Bardacki, H., Becnel, J.J., Kiemer, A.K., Mat, A., Husnu Can Baser, K. 2021. Chemical composition and biological activities of valeriana dioscoridis sm. roots. South African Journal of Botany. 141:306-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.05.007.

Toxicity and mode of action of experimental aryl amide insecticides - (Abstract Only)

Mechanism of toxicity for the sesquiterpene, nootkatone - (Abstract Only)

Neurophysiological and insecticidal effects of liriodenine, an alkaloid isolated from the Chinese herb Zanthoxylum nitidum - (Abstract Only)

Trials for gathering information on an unknown peak in the GC-MS spectra of horse and pony hair extracts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tsikolia, M., Opatz, T., Kauhl, U., Tabanca, N., Demirci, B., Tenbroeck, S., Linthicum, K., Bernier, U.R. 2021. Trials for gathering information on an unknown peak in the GC-MS spectra of horse and pony hair extracts. Advances in Entomology. 9(2):100-111. https://doi.org/10.4236/ae.2021.92009.

Field evaluation of Talstar (Bifenthrin) residential barrier treatments alone and in conjunction with mosquito magnet liberty plus traps in Cedar Key, Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lloyd, A.M., Kline, D.L., Bernier, U.R. 2021. Field evaluation of Talstar (Bifenthrin) residential barrier treatments alone and in conjunction with mosquito magnet liberty plus traps in Cedar Key, Florida. Journal of the Florida Mosquito Control Association. 86(1):56-62. https://doi.org/10.32473/jfmca.v68i1.129100.

Spatial repellent and synergistic activities of pyrethroid acids - (Abstract Only)

Spatial repellents protect small perimeters from riceland mosquitoes in a warm-humid environment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Dame, D.A., Meisch, M.A., Kline, D.L., Walker, T.W., Allan, S.A., Urban, J., Aldridge, R.L., Linthicum, K. 2021. Spatial repellents protect small perimeters from riceland mosquitoes in a warm-humid environment. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 37(1):41–45. https://doi.org/10.2987/20-6974.1.

Mode of action of nootkatone, a biorational insecticide and repellent - (Abstract Only)
Norris, E.J., Geldenhuys, W., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Mode of action of nootkatone, a biorational insecticide and repellent. Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day. p.69-70.

Plant essential oils enhance the vapor toxicity and repellency of spatial repellent pyrethroids - (Abstract Only)
Norris, E.J., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Plant essential oils enhance the vapor toxicity and repellency of spatial repellent pyrethroids. Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day. p.73.

Ester moiety structural modification of repellent and insecticidal pyrethroids - (Abstract Only)
Richoux, G.M., Yang, L., Linthicum, K., Norris, E.J., Bloomquist, J. 2021. Ester moiety structural modification of repellent and insecticidal pyrethroids. Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day. p.57-58.

Resistance breaking insecticidal activity of new spatial insecticides against Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)
Richoux, G.M., Yang, L., Jiang, S., Norris, E.J., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J. 2021. Resistance breaking insecticidal activity of new spatial insecticides against Aedes aegypti. Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day. p.74-75.

Co-toxicity factor analysis reveals numerous plant essential oils are synergists of natural pyrethrins against Aedes aegypti mosquitoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norris, E.J., Bloomquist, J.R. 2021. Co-toxicity factor analysis reveals numerous plant essential oils are synergists of natural pyrethrins against Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Insects. 12(2):154,1-11. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12020154.

Insecticidal activity and free radical scavenging properties of isolated phytoconstituents from the saudi plant nuxia oppositifolia (hochst) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Al-Massarani, S.M., El-Gamal, A.A., Al-Rehaily, A.J., Al-Sheddi, E.S., Al-Oqail, M.A., Farshoori, N.N., Estep, A.S., Tabanca, N., Becnel, J.J. 2021. Insecticidal activity and free radical scavenging properties of isolated phytoconstituents from the saudi plant nuxia oppositifolia (hochst). Molecules. 26(4):1-8. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26040914.

DFDT (p-p’-difluoro-DDT) as an antimalarial mosquitocide - (Abstract Only)

The American Mosquito Control Association Research Fund: supporting effective and safe mosquito control through science - (Trade Journal)

Preparing irradiated and marked male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes for release in an operational sterile insect technique program Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moreno, B.J., Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Bayer, B.E., Kline, J., Hahn, D.A., Chen, C., Linthicum, K. 2021. Preparing irradiated and marked male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes for release in an operational sterile insect technique program. The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). 169:e62260. https://doi.org/10.3791/62260.

Select plant alkaloids synergize the toxicity and neural block of natural pyrethrins in Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)

Potential US military applications of transfluthrin: treated materials, emanators, and space sprays - (Abstract Only)

Semi-field evaluation of ultra-low volume (ulv) ground spray of aqalure® 20-20 against irradiated aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aryaprema, V.S., Blore, K., Aldridge, R.L., Kline, J., Linthicum, K., Xue, R. 2021. Semi-field evaluation of ultra-low volume (ulv) ground spray of aqalure® 20-20 against irradiated aedes aegypti. Journal of the Florida Mosquito Control Association. 68(1):63-69.

Molecular characterization of bartonella species discovered in ectoparasites collected from domestic animals, cuzco, peru Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flores-Mendoza, C., Loyola, S., Jiang, J., Farris, C.M., Mullins, K., Estep Iii, A.S., Fisher, M.L., Richards, A.L. 2021. Molecular characterization of bartonella species discovered in ectoparasites collected from domestic animals, cuzco, peru. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2020.2697.

Structure-activity relationship analysis of potential new vapor-active insect repellents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richoux, G.M., Yang, L., Norris, E.J., Tsikolia, M., Jiang, S., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2020. Structure-activity relationship analysis of potential new vapor-active insect repellents. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 68(47):13960-13969. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.0c03333.

Structure-activity relationship analysis of potential new vapor-active insect repellents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richoux, G.M., Yang, L., Norris, E.J., Tsikolia, M., Jiang, S., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2020. Structure-activity relationship analysis of potential new vapor-active insect repellents. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 68:13960-13969. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.0c03333.

Gamma-irradiation reduces survivorship, feeding behavior, and oviposition of female Aedes aegypti Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldridge, R.L., Kline, J., Coburn, J.M., Britch, S.C., Boardman, L., Hahn, D.A., Chen, C., Linthicum, K. 2020. Gamma-irradiation reduces survivorship, feeding behavior, and oviposition of female Aedes aegypti. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 36(3): 152–160. https://doi.org/10.2987/20-6957.1.

A survey of chemoreceptive responses on different mosquito appendages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Agramonte, N., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2020. A survey of chemoreceptive responses on different mosquito appendages. Journal of Medical Entomology. 58(1):475-479. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjaa154.

Transfluthrin spatial repellent on US Military camouflage netting reduces tabnids in a warm-temperate environmentT Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Kline, D.L., Linthicum, K., Urban, J., Dickstein, E.R., Aldridge, R.L., Golden, F.V. 2020. Transfluthrin spatial repellent on US Military camouflage netting reduces tabnids in a warm-temperate environmentT. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 36(3):212-215. https://doi.org/10.2987/20-6933.1.

A survey of chemoreceptive responses on different mosquito appendages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Agramonte, N., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2020. A survey of chemoreceptive responses on different mosquito appendages. Journal of Medical Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjaa154.

Nosema maddoxi infecting the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in the Republic of Georgia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kereselidze, M., Pilarska, D., Linde, A., Sanscrainte, N.D., Hajek, A.E. 2020. Nosema maddoxi infecting the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in the Republic of Georgia. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 30(10):1083-1089. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2020.1787346.

Propagation of the microsporidian parasite Edhazardia aedis in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grisgby, A., Kelly, B., Sanscrainte, N.D., Becnel, J.J., Short, S.M. 2020. Propagation of the microsporidian parasite Edhazardia aedis in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Journal of Visual Experiments. (162), e61574. https://doi.org/10.3791/61574.

Failure of permethrin treated military uniforms to protect against a laboratory maintained knockdown resistant (kdr) strain of aedes aegypti Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Estep, A.S., Sanscrainte, N.D., Cuba, I., Allen, G.M., Becnel, J.J., Linthicum, K. 2020. Failure of permethrin treated military uniforms to protect against a laboratory maintained knockdown resistant (kdr) strain of aedes aegypti. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 36(2):127-130. https://doi.org/10.2987/19-6906.1.

Sub-lethal effects of irradiation on the blood feeding of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunningham, C.A., Aldridge, R.L., Kline, J., Bibbs, C.S., Linthicum, K., Xue, R. 2020. Sub-lethal effects of irradiation on the blood feeding of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology. 45(1):140-141. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvec.12382.

Pyrethroid-derived acids and alcohols: bioactivity and synergistic effects on mosquito repellency and toxicity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, L., Richoux, G.M., Norris, E., Cuba, I., Jiang, S., Coquerel, Q., Linthicum, K., Bloomquist, J.R. 2020. Pyrethroid-derived acids and alcohols: bioactivity and synergistic effects on mosquito repellency and toxicity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b07979.

Control of adult and larval Aedes albopictus with attractive toxic sugar baits (active ingredient: cinnamon sesame oil) in north-eastern Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Traore, M.M., Junilla, A., Revay, E.E., Kravchenko, V.D., Lahti, A., Fiorenzano, J.M., Qualls, W., Kline, D.L., Schlein, Y., Beier, J., Xue, R., Muller, G.C. 2019. Control of adult and larval Aedes albopictus with attractive toxic sugar baits (active ingredient: cinnamon sesame oil) in north-eastern Florida. Journal of the Florida Mosquito Control Association. 66:20-26.

Composition & biological activity of Cyperus rotundus L. tuber volatiles from Saudi Arabia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Al-Massarani, S., Al-Enzi, F., Al-Tamimi, M., Al-Joumaiah, N., Baser, K., Tabanca, N., Estep, A.S., Becnel, J.J., Bloomquist, J.R., Demirci, B. 2016. Composition & biological activity of Cyperus rotundus L. tuber volatiles from Saudi Arabia. Natural Volatiles & Essential Oils. 3(2):26-34.