Relationship Among Establishment Durations, Kin Relatedness, Aggressiveness, and Distance Between Populations of Eight Invasive Argentine Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Supercolonies in Japan
in Journal of Economic Entomology
August 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6051 words.
We investigated kin relatedness and kin-recognition abilities of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr), an invader from North America that has...
in Annals of the Entomological Society of America
November 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.
Three species of Brevipalpus mites are known potential vectors of the citrus leprosis virus (family Rhabdoviridae, genus Cyto- and Nucleorhabdovirus, CiLV). Species identification of these...
Similarity is Relative: Hierarchy of Genetic Similarities in the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Hawaii
in Environmental Entomology
April 2001; p ublished online November 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3426 words.
Termites (Isoptera) have a strong hierarchical structure due to their social organization. To interpret genetic differences within and among termite populations it is first necessary to...
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Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Forensic DNA Profiling for Use in Identification of Human Blood Meal Sources of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
in Journal of Medical Entomology
July 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6847 words.
We modified polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based forensic DNA profiling for field studies on the feeding behavior of Aedes aegypti, the principal mosquito vector of dengue virus. Human DNA...