Student Publications

Jernigan A.B., Wickings K., Mohler C.L., Caldwell B.A., Pelzer C., Wayman S., Ryan M.R. 2020. Legacy effects of contrasting organic grain cropping systems on soil health indicators, soil invertebrates, weeds, and crop yield. Agricultural Systems 177:102719,

Getman‐Pickering, Z. L., Campbell, A., Aflitto, N., Grele, A., Davis, J. K., & Ugine, T. A. 2020. LeafByte: A mobile application that measures leaf area and herbivory quickly and accurately. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2041–210X.13340. 

Shelef, O., Hahn, P. G., Getman-Pickering, Z., & Medina, A. M. 2019. Coming to common ground: The challenges of applying ecological theory developed aboveground to rhizosphere interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7(MAR). doi:10.3389/fevo.2019.00058

Eiseman, C.S., Austin, K.A. Blyth, J.A., Feldman, T.S. 2020. New records of leaf-mining Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) in North America, with the description of a new species of Grapholita. Zootaxa, 4748(3): 514-530.

Austin, K. A. and J. J. Dombroskie. 2020. New Combinations in Neotropical Archipini and Atteriini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae), with the Description of a New Genus. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 122: 1-11.

Grehan J.R., Mielke C.G.C., Ignatyev N., De Groof B., Austin K., Witt T.J. 2019. Three new species of Endoclita C. &. R. Felder, 1874 from northern Laos and Thailand (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Entomofauna, 40(2): 273–298.

Austin, K. A., J. J. Dombroskie, D. L. Matthews, J. Y. Miller. 2019. A review of the Archipini of The Bahamas with the description of a new species of Argyrotaenia Stephens (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 73: 5-17.

Grab, H., Branstetter, M.G., Amon, N., Urban-Mead, K.R., Park, M.G., Gibbs, J., Blitzer, E.J., Poveda, K., Loeb, G. and Danforth, B.N. 2019. Agriculturally dominated landscapes reduce bee phylogenetic diversity and pollination services. Science 363(6424): 282-284.

McNeil, D.J., Otto, C.R., Moser, E.L., Urban‐Mead, K.R., King, D.E., Rodewald, A.D. and Larkin, J.L. 2019. Distance models as a tool for modelling detection probability and density of native bumblebees. Journal of Applied Entomology. 143(3): 225-235.

Rozen, J.G., Danforth, B.N., Smith, C.S., Decker, B.L., Dorian, N.N., Dority, D., Kilpatrick, S.K., Krichilsky, E., Laws, A.N. and Urban-Mead, K.R. 2019. Early Nesting Biology of the Bee Caupolicana yarrowi (Cresson)(Colletidae: Diphaglossinae) and Its Cleptoparasite Triepeolus grandis (Friese)(Apidae: Nomadinae). American Museum Novitates. 2019(3931): 1-20.

Davis, J.K., Aguirre, L.A., Barber, N.A., Stevenson, P.C., and Adler, L.S. 2019. From plant fungi to bee parasites: mycorrhizae and soil nutrients shape floral chemistry and bee pathogens. Ecology. 100(10):e02801. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2801

Hoki, E., J. Losey and T. A. Ugine.  2014.  Comparing the consumptive and non-consumptive effects of a native and introduced lady beetle on pea aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum).  Biological Control 70:78-84.

Bartomeus, I., M. G. Park, J. Gibbs, B. N. Danforth, A. N. Lasko and R. Winfree. 2013.  Biodiversity ensures plant-pollinator phenological synchrony against climate change.  Ecology Letters 16: 1331-1338.

Centrella, Mary L. and S. R. Shaw.  2013.  Three new species of gall-associated Allorhogas wasps from Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae).  International Journal of Tropical Insect Science.  33: 145-152.

Costa, A. V., P. F. Pinheiro, V. M. Rondelli, V. T. de Queiroz, A. C. Tuler, K. B. Brito, P. Stinguel and D. Pratissoli. 2013. Cymbopogon citratus (Poaceae) ESSENTIAL OIL on Frankliniella schultzei (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and Myzus pericae (Hemiptera: Aphididae).  Bioscience Journal 29: 1840-1847.

Crawford, J. E., S. M. Rottschaefer, B. Coulibaly, M. Sacko, M. M. Riehle, S. F. Traore, K. D. Vernick and B. P. Lazzaro.  2013.  No evidence for positive selection at two potential targets for malaria transmission-blocking vaccines in Anopheles gambiae s.s.  Infection Genetics and Evolution 16: 87-92.

Elias, S. P., C. B. Lubelczyck, P. W. Rand, J. K. Staples, T. W. St Amand, C. S. Stubbs, E. H. Lacombe, L. B. Smith, R. P. Smith.  2013.  Effect of botanical acaricide on Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae).  Journal of Medical Entomology.  50: 126-136.

Gu, Liuqi and D. C. Knipple.  2013.  Recent advances in RNA interference research in insects: Implication for future pest management strategies.  Crop Protection 45: 36-40.

Kennedy, C. M., E. Lonsdorf, M. C. Neel, N. M. Williams, T. H. Ricketts, R. Winfree, R. Bommarco, C. Brittain, A. L. Burley, D. Cariveau, L. G. Carvalheiro, N. P. Chacoff, S. A. Cunningham, B. N. Danforth, J-H Dudenhoeffer, E. Elle, H. R. Gaines, L. A. Garibaldi, C. Gratton, A. Holzschuh, R. Usaacs, S. K. Javorek, S. Jha, A. M. Klein, K. Krewenka, Y. Mandelik, M. M. Mayfield, L. Morandin, L. A. Neame, M. Otieno, M. Park, S. G. Potts, M. Rundlof, A. Saez, I. Steffan-Dewenter, H. Taki, B. F. Viana, C. Westphal, J. K. Wilson, S. S. Greenleaf, and C. Kremen.  2013.  A global quantitative synthesis of local and landscape effects on wild bee pollinators in agroecosystems.  Ecology Letters 16: 584-599.

Lopez-Uribe, Margarita M., C. K. Santiago, S. M. Bogdanowicz and B. N. Danforth.  2013.  Discovery and characterization of microsatellites for the solitary bee Colletes inaequalis using Sanger and 454 pyrosequencing.  Apidologie 44: 163-172.

Oi, Cintia Akemi, M. Lopez-Uribe, M. Cervini, and M. A. Del Lama.  Non-lethal method of DNA sampling in euglossine bees supported by mark-recapture experiments and microsatellite genotyping.  2013.  Journal of Insect Conservation 17: 1071-1079.

Rossi, F. M., S. A. Wilson, M. S. Wolfin, T. J. Potter and T. Fitzgerald.  2013.  Structure determination of the major components of the mandibular glad secretion produced by Cactoblastis cactorum larvae.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society: 245th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Shelton, A. M., D. L. Olmstead, E. C. Burkness, W. D. Hutchison, G. Dively, C. Welty and A. N. Sparks.  2013.  Multi-state trials of Bt sweet corn varieties for control of the corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 2151-2159.


Helinski M. E. H., P. Deewatthanawong, L. K. Sirot, M. F. Wolfner, and L. C. Harrington. 2012. Duration and dose-dependency of female sexual receptivity responses to seminal fluid proteins in Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes. Journal of insect physiology 58:1307-1313.

Olmstead D. L., A. M. Shelton. 2012. Evaluation of Insecticide Chemistries Against the Leek Moth (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae), a New Pest in North America. Florida Entomologist 95:1127-1131.

Rottschaefer S. M., B. P. Lazzaro. 2012. No Effect of Wolbachia on Resistance to Intracellular Infection by Pathogenic Bacteria in Drosophila melanogaster. Plos One 7:e40500.

Macdonald S. J., G. G. Lin, C. W. Russell, G. H. Thomas, and A. E. Douglas. 2012. The central role of the host cell in symbiotic nitrogen metabolism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279:2965-2973.

Smith E. A., A. DiTommaso, M. Fuchs, A. M. Shelton, and B. A. Nault. 2012. Abundance of weed hosts as potential sources of onion and potato viruses in western New York. Crop Protection 37:91-96.

Barrion A. T., S. S. Villareal, J. L. A. Catindig, D. Cai, Q. H. Yuan, and K. L. Heong. 2012. The spider fauna in the rice agricultural landscape of Hainan Island, China: Composition, abundance and feeding structure. Asia Life Sciences 21:625-651.


Sirot L. K., M. C. Hardstone, M. E. H. Helinski, J. M. C. Ribeiro, M. Kimura, P. Deewatthanawong, M. F. Wolfner, and L. C. Harrington. 2011. Towards a Semen Proteome of the Dengue Vector Mosquito: Protein Identification and Potential Functions. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 5:e989.

Rottschaefer S. M., M. M. Riehle, B. Coulibaly, M. Sacko, O. Niare, I. Morlais, S. F. Traore, K. D. Vernick, and B. P. Lazzaro. 2011. Exceptional Diversity, Maintenance of Polymorphism, and Recent Directional Selection on the APL1 Malaria Resistance Genes of Anopheles gambiae. Plos Biology 9:e1000600.

Smith E. A., A. Ditommaso, M. Fuchs, A. M. Shelton, and B. A. Nault. 2011. Weed Hosts for Onion Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and Their Potential Role in the Epidemiology of Iris Yellow Spot Virus in an Onion Ecosystem. Environmental Entomology 40:194-203.

Hsu C. L., C. A. Hoepting, M. Fuchs, E. A. Smith, and B. A. Nault. 2011. Sources of Iris yellow spot virus in New York. Plant Disease 95:735-743.

Deewatthanawong P., L. C. Harrington. 2010. Multiple Mating in Aedes Aegypti: Sperm Transfer and Usage Patterns. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 83:183-184.

Jandricic S. E., S. P. Wraight, K. C. Bennett, and J. P. Sanderson. 2010. Developmental Times and Life Table Statistics of Aulacorthum solani (Hemiptera: Aphididae) at Six Constant Temperatures, With Recommendations on the Application of Temperature-Dependent Development Models. Environmental Entomology 39:1631-1642.

Peck D. C., D. Olmstead. 2010. Neonicotinoid insecticides disrupt predation on the eggs of turf-infesting scarab beetles. Bulletin of entomological research 100:689-700.

Brochu K., T. A. Wheeler. 2009. Systematics and ecology of the Nearctic species of Neophyllomyza (Diptera: Milichiidae). Canadian Entomologist 141:103-111.

Claflin S. B., C. L. Pien, E. N. Rangel, K. E. Utz, H. V. Walther, A. N. Wright, and D. J. Ellerby. 2009. Effects of feeding on medicinal leech swimming performance. Journal of zoology 277:241-247.

Gomez S. K., H. Javot, P. Deewatthanawong, I. Torres-Jerez, Y. Tang, E. B. Blancaflor, M. K. Udvardi, and M. J. Harrison. 2009. Medicago truncatula and Glomus intraradices gene expression in cortical cells harboring arbuscules in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Bmc Plant Biology 9:10.

Ahern K. R., P. Deewatthanawong, J. Schares, M. Muszynski, R. Weeks, E. Vollbrecht, J. Duvick, V. P. Brendel, and T. P. Brutnell. 2009. Regional mutagenesis using Dissociation in maize. Methods 49:248-254.

Peck D. C., D. Olmstead. 2009. Invasive Tipula (Diptera: Tipulidae) in Turfgrass of the Northeast United States: Geographic Distribution and Local Incidence Three Years After Detection. Journal of economic entomology 102:652-658.

Li C., X. Song, G. Li, and P. Wang. 2009. Midgut cysteine protease-inhibiting activity in Trichoplusia ni protects the peritrophic membrane from degradation by plant cysteine proteases. Insect biochemistry and molecular biology 39:726-734.

Strange J. P., R. P. Cicciarelli, and N. W. Calderone. 2008. What’s in that package? An evaluation of quality of package honey bee (Hymenoptera : apidae) shipments in the united states. Journal of economic entomology 101:668-673.

Peck D. C., D. Olmstead, and A. Morales. 2008. Application timing and efficacy of alternatives for the insecticidal control of Tipula paludosa Meigen (Diptera : Tipulidae), a new invasive pest of turf in the northeastern United States. Pest management science 64:989-1000.

Riehle M. M., J. Xu, B. P. Lazzaro, S. M. Rottschaefer, B. Coulibaly, M. Sacko, O. Niare, I. Morlais, S. F. Traore, and K. D. Vernick. 2008. Anopheles gambiae APL1 Is a Family of Variable LRR Proteins Required for Rel1-Mediated Protection from the Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium berghei. Plos One 3:e3672.

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