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Molecular Species Identification of Cryptic Apple and Snowberry Maggots (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Western and Central Washington

Emily Green, Kristin Almskaar, Sheina B. Sim, Tracy Arcella, Wee L. Yee, Jeffrey L. Feder and Dietmar Schwarz.

in Environmental Entomology

October 2013; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7275 words.

In Washington state, identification of the quarantine apple pest Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh) is complicated by the presence of the cryptic species Rhagoletis zephyria Snow (Diptera:...

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Attacking Behavior and Behavioral Responses to Dust Volatiles from Holes Bored by the Red Turpentine Beetle, Dendroctonus valens (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)

Zhudong Liu, Longwa Zhang and Jianghua Sun.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4624 words.

The invasive red turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus valens LeConte, is one of the most economically destructive forest pests in China, having killed >6 million pines in recent years. There is...

Effect of Root Extracts of Mexican Marigold, Tagetes minuta (Asterales: Asteraceae), on Six Nontarget Aquatic Macroinvertebrates

Anuj Kumar, Florence V. Dunkel, Matthew J. Broughton and Shobha Sriharan.

in Environmental Entomology

April 2000; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5261 words.

Water-soluble root extracts of the Mexican marigold, Tagetes minuta L., composed mainly of the compounds alpha-gurjunene, 5-(But-3-ene-1-inyl)-2,2′-bithiophene, palmitic acid,...

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Transgenic Insecticidal Crops and Natural Enemies: A Detailed Review of Laboratory Studies

Gabor L. Lövei, David A. Andow and Salvatore Arpaia.

in Environmental Entomology

April 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 9359 words.

This review uses a data-driven, quantitative method to summarize the published, peer-reviewed literature about the impact of genetically modified (GM) plants on arthropod natural enemies in...

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Water Conservation Features of Ova of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)

Chad M. Rigsby, Don Cipollini, Evan M. Amstutz, Terrance J. Smith and Jay A. Yoder.

in Environmental Entomology

April 2013; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5794 words.

The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, has destroyed millions of ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) in North America since first identified in Detroit in 2002. With species of ash...

Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Spider Mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) in ‘Thompson Seedless’ Vineyards

Rachid Hanna, Lloyd T. Wilson, Frank G. Zalom, Donald L. Flaherty and George M. Leaviti.

in Environmental Entomology

April 1996; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

Quantitative knowledge of beneficial and pest arthropod distribution patterns in relation to plant vigor and habitat structure is essential for the development of reliable and...

Environmental Heterogeneity in Parasitoid–Host Interaction for Mutillidae (Hymenoptera: Apocrita)

R. Aranda and G. Graciolli.

in Environmental Entomology

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5448 words.

Environmental heterogeneity is a major factor influencing the spatial distribution of organisms. Due to intimate relationships with their hosts, parasitic insects are inclined to be even...

Thermal Discrimination and Transgenerational Temperature Response in Bemisia tabaci Mediterranean (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae): Putative Involvement of the Thermo-Sensitive Receptor BtTRPA

Tian-Mei Dai, Yu-Sheng Wang, Wan-Xue Liu, Zhi-Chuang Lü and Fang-Hao Wan.

in Environmental Entomology

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4935 words.

Abstract

Anthropogenic climate change and global warming are expected to alter the geographic distribution and abundance of many ectothermic species, which...

Tritrophic Interactions of Transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Corn, Anaphothrips obscurus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), and the Predator Orius majusculus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)

Claudia Zwahlen, Wolfgang Nentwig, Franz Bigler and Angelika Hilbeck.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2000; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3608 words.

Laboratory feeding experiments using transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis variety kurstaki (Berliner) corn plants were carried out to study the effects of B. thuringiensis-fed herbivorous prey...

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Worker Size in the Formosan Subterranean Termite in Relation to Colony Breeding Structure as Inferred from Molecular Markers

Claudia Husseneder, Janine E. Powell, J. Kenneth Grace, Edward L. Vargo and Kenji Matsuura.

in Environmental Entomology

April 2008; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6267 words.

The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, is an invasive species that originated in China and has been introduced to Hawaii and the U.S. mainland. Colonies are...

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Effects of Diapause on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Cold Tolerance

Theresa M Cira, Robert L Koch, Eric C Burkness, W D Hutchison and Robert C Venette.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7441 words.

Abstract

Diapause and cold tolerance can profoundly affect the distribution and activity of temperate insects. Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera:...

Reproductive Diapause in North American Populations of the Introduced Lady Beetle Hippodamia variegata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

John J Obrycki.

in Environmental Entomology

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5500 words.

Abstract

The Palearctic lady beetle species, Hippodamia variegata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), first collected in 1984 near Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is...

Natural Compounds as Spider Repellents: Fact or Myth?

Andreas Fischer, Manfred Ayasse and Maydianne C B Andrade.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4160 words.

Abstract

Although some spiders are globally invasive, found at high densities, and may be considered pests (particularly those that are toxic to humans), there...

Rates and Patterns of Laboratory Adaptation in (Mostly) Insects

Ary A Hoffmann and Perran A Ross.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 8428 words.

Abstract

Insects and other invertebrates can readily adapt to a range of environmental conditions and these include conditions used in artificial rearing. This...

TiO2 NPs Alleviates High-Temperature Induced Oxidative Stress in Silkworms

Jinxin Li, Bin Xue, Xiaoyu Cheng, Jiahuan Hu, Jinsheng Hu, Jianghai Tian, Fanchi Li, Xiaohua Yu and Bing Li.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4083 words.

Abstract

Silkworm, Bombyx mori (L.; Lepidoptera: Bombycidae), is an economically important insect, which is sensitive to the environment and susceptible to...

Behavior and Electrophysiological Response of Gravid and Non-Gravid Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to Carrion-Associated Compounds

Guanjie Yan, Shimin Liu, Anthony C Schlink, Gavin R Flematti, Bekka S Brodie, Bjorn Bohman, Johan C Greeff, Philip E Vercoe, Jianhong Hu and Graeme B Martin.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6537 words.

Abstract

The Australian blow fly, Lucilia cuprina Wiedmann (Diptera: Calliphoridae), is a major cause of myiasis (flystrike) in Merino sheep in Australia and...

Rapid Divergence of Wing Volatile Profiles Between Subspecies of the Butterfly Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae)

Eden W McQueen and Nathan I Morehouse.

in Journal of Insect Science

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7610 words.

Abstract

Complex signaling traits such as pheromone profiles can play an important role in the early stages of reproductive isolation between populations....

Effects of Temperature on Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Larvae and Pupae

M. A. Keena and P. M. Moore.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2010; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 8190 words.

Developmental thresholds, degree-days for development, larval weights, and head capsule widths for each larval instar and the pupal stage of Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky)...

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Response of Ground-Dwelling Arthropods to Different Thinning Intensities in Young Douglas Fir Forests of Western Oregon

Hoonbok Yi and Andrew Moldenke.

in Environmental Entomology

October 2005; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5800 words.

We evaluated the effect of four different forest management techniques, unthinned control and three thinning intensities (light, light with gaps, and heavy thin), on arthropod abundance,...

Efficiency of Trapping Systems for Detecting Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)

Amy L. Roda, Julieta Brambila, Jorge Barria, Xavier Euceda and Cheslavo Korytkowski.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4215 words.

Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), a pest of tomato, was recently detected in Panama in Central America and now threatens to expand into the important tomato...