Submissions from 2009

Defensive role of tomato polyphenol oxidases against cotton bollworm helicoverpa armigera and beet armyworm spodoptera exigua, Anongnut Bhonwong, Michael J. Stout, Jutharat Attajarusit, and Piyada Tantasawat

A new species and North American record of Pseudotriphylws (Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae), Christopher E. Carlton and Richard A.B. Leschen


First description of immature stages of tribe mayetiini: The larva and pupa of Mayetia pearsei (staphylinidae: Pselaphinae: Mayetiini), Christopher E. Carlton and L. E. Watrous


Temperature-dependent development of the cycad aulacaspis scale, aulacaspis yasumatsui (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), Ronald D. Cave, Cora Sciacchetano, and Rodrigo Diaz

Control of horn flies (Haematobia irritans) and gastrointestinal parasites and its relation with cow-calf performance, S. M. DeRouen, J. E. Miller, L. D. Foil, and G. T. Gentry

Development of a mathematical model for mechanical transmission of trypanosomes and other pathogens of cattle transmitted by tabanids, Marc Desquesnes, Fabienne Biteau-Coroller, Jérémy Bouyer, Mamadou Lamine Dia, and Lane Foil

Host specificity of Ischnodemus variegatus, an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis), Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt, James P. Cuda, Paul D. Pratt, and Alison Fox


Host specificity of Ischnodemus variegatus, an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis) (BioControl DOI: 10.1007/s10526-008-9188- 3), Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt, James P. Cuda, Paul D. Pratt, and Alison Fox

The beetle community of small oak twigs in Louisiana, with a literature review of Coleoptera from fine woody debris, Michael L. Ferro, Matthew L. Gimmel, Kyle E. Harms, and Christopher E. Carlton


Microarray analysis of femaleand larval-specific gene expression in the horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae), Felix D. Guerrero, Scot E. Dowd, Yan Sun, Leonel Saldivar, Graham B. Wiley, Simone L. Macmil, Fares Najar, Bruce A. Roe, and Lane D. Foil


Evaluation of rhodamine B as an orally delivered biomarker for rodents and a feed-through transtadial biomarker for phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae), T. M. Mascari and L. D. Foil


Releases, distribution and abundance of Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum, Solanaceae) in Florida, W. A. Overholt, R. Diaz, K. L. Hibbard, A. L. Roda, D. Amalin, A. J. Fox, S. D. Hight, J. C. Medal, P. A. Stansly, B. Carlisle, et al.


Diverse elevational diversity gradients in great smoky mountains national park, U.S.A., Nathan J. Sanders, Robert R. Dunn, Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, Christopher E. Carlton, Michael R. Pogue, Charles R. Parker, and Theodore R. Simons

Keys to the increased use of host plant resistance in integrated pest management, Michael Stout and Jeffrey Davis

International plant resistance to insects (IPRI), Nineteenth Biennial Workshop, 28-31 March 2010, Charleston, SC, Michael J. Stout, D. Michael Jackson, Louis S. Hesler, Marion O. Harris, Lee French, Nora L.V. Lapitan, James A. Reinert, and Anna Maria Botha-Oberholster

Impacts of seeding rate on interactions between rice and rice water weevils, M. J. Stout, D. Harrell, K. V. Tindall, and J. Bond


Direct induced resistance in oryza sativa to spodoptera frugiperda, M. J. Stout, M. R. Riggio, and Y. Yang

Evaluation of surveillance methods for detection of west nile virus activity in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 20042006, Isik Unlu, Alma F. Roy, Matt Yates, Daniel Garrett, Heather Bell, Tarra Harden, and Lane D. Foil

Submissions from 2008

Eight new species of arianops brendel from the Southeastern United States with an updated key and notes on additional species (coleoptera: staphylinidae: pselaphinae), Christopher E. Carlton


Description of the larva of Pselaphophus atriventris (Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae: Pselaphini) with notes on its life history and a list of described pselaphine immature stages, Christopher E. Carlton and Richard A.B. Leschen

Microsatellite genotyping of red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) colonies reveals that most colonies persist in plowed pastures, D. Colby, C. Husseneder, and L. Foil


Temperature-dependent development, survival, and potential distribution of Ischnodemus variegatus (Hemiptera: Blissidae), a herbivore of west Indian marsh grass, Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt, J. P. Cuda, Paul D. Pratt, and Alison Fox


Jamaican nightshade (Solanum jamaicense): A threat to Florida's hammocks, Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt, and Kenneth Langeland

Temperature-dependent development, cold tolerance, and potential distribution of Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of tropical soda apple, Solanum viarum (Solanaceae), Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt, Ana Samayoa, Freddy Sosa, Diane Cordeau, and Julio Medal


The identity of Languria femoralis Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Languriinae), Matthew L. Gimmel and Christopher E. Carlton


Expressed cDNAs from embryonic and larval stages of the horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae), F. D. Guerrero, S. E. Dowd, V. M. Nene, and L. D. Foil


Evaluation of different insecticides and fabric types for development of treated targets for stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) control, Jerome A. Hogsette, Alyce Nalli, and Lane D. Foil

Geographical susceptibility of Louisiana and Texas populations of the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab protein, Fangneng Huang, Rogers Leonard, Steven Moore, Bisong Yue, Roy Parker, Thomas Reagan, Michael Stout, Don Cook, Waseem Akbar, Charles Chilcutt, et al.


Identification of Rickettsia felis in the salivary glands of cat fleas, Kevin R. Macaluso, Walairat Pornwiroon, Vsevolod L. Popov, and Lane D. Foil

West nile virus detection in mosquitoes in east Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, from november 2002 to october 2004, Andrew J. MacKay, Alma Roy, Matt M. Yates, and Lane D. Foil

Overexpression of tomato polyphenol oxidase increases resistance to common cutworm, Siraprapa Mahanil, Jutharat Attajarusit, Michael J. Stout, and Piyada Thipyapong

Temperature-dependent development and potential distribution of Episimus utilis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a candidate biological control agent of Brazilian peppertree (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in Florida, Veronica Manrique, James P. Cuda, William A. Overholt, and Rodrigo Diaz

Ivermectin as a rodent feed-through insecticide for control of immature sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae), T. M. Mascari, M. A. Mitchell, E. D. Rowton, and L. D. Foil


Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) does not feed on Jamaican nightshade Solanum jamaicense (Solanaceae), W. A. Overholt, R. Diaz, L. Markle, and J. Medal

A Dung beetle assemblage in an urban park in Louisiana, Meghan G. Radtke, Chris E. Carlton, and G. Bruce Williamson


Prevalence and infection load dynamics of Rickettsia felis in actively feeding cat fleas, Kathryn E. Reif, Rhett W. Stout, Gretchen C. Henry, Lane D. Foil, and Kevin R. Macaluso

Comparison of the efficiency of biological transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni stiles (Acari: Ixodidae) with mechanical transmission by the horse fly, Tabanus fuscicostatus hine (Diptera: Muscidae), Glen A. Scoles, J. Allen Miller, and Lane D. Foil

Control of West Indian marsh grass with glyphosate and imazapyr, Brent A. Sellers, R. Diaz, W. A. Overholt, K. A. Langeland, and C. J. Gray

Two new species of blind, forest litter-inhabiting ground beetles from the subtribe Anillina (Carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidiini) from eastern U.S.A., Igor M. Sokolov and Christopher E. Carlton

Acetylcholinesterase mutation in diazinon-resistant Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), Kevin B. Temeyer, Andrew Y. Li, Kimberly H. Lohmeyer, Andrew C. Chen, Pia U. Olafson, D. W. Sanson, and Lane D. Foil

Submissions from 2007

The influence of distance on movement of tabanids (Diptera: Tabanidae) between horses, A. T.M. Barros and L. D. Foil

Documenting beetle (Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera) diversity in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Beyond the halfway point, Chris Carlton and Victoria Bayless


Descriptions of soronia complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulinae) larvae of New Zealand with comments on life history and taxonomy, Chris Carlton and Richard A.B. Leschen

Red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) worker head widths as an indicator of social form in Louisiana, Dee Colby, Lacy Inmon, and Lane Foil

Evaluation of novaluron as a feed-through insecticide for control of immature sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae), T. M. Mascari, M. A. Mitchell, E. D. Rowton, and L. D. Foil


Laboratory evaluation of diflubenzuron as a feed-through for control of immature sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae), T. M. Mascari, M. A. Mitchell, E. D. Rowton, and L. D. Foil


Comparative microbiota of Rickettsia felis-uninfected and -infected colonized cat fleas, Ctenocephalides felis, Walairat Pornwiroon, Michael T. Kearney, Claudia Husseneder, Lane D. Foil, and Kevin R. Macaluso

Movement of Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) through the Texas rice belt, F. P.F. Reay-Jones, L. T. Wilson, M. O. Way, T. E. Reagan, and C. E. Carlton

New species of Anillinus casey (carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidiini) from great smoky mountains National Park, U.S.A. and phylogeography of the A. langdoni species group, Igor M. Sokolov, Yuliya Y. Sokolova, and Christopher E. Carlton

Types and Mechanisms of Rapidly Induced Plant Resistance to Herbivorous Arthropods, Michael J. Stout


Functional analysis of polyphenol oxidases by antisense/sense technology, Piyada Thipyapong, Michael J. Stout, and Jutharat Attajarusit


Elachista saccharella (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae), a leafminer infesting sugarcane in Louisiana, W. H. White, T. E. Reagan, C. Carlton, W. Akbar, and J. M. Beuzelin

Submissions from 2006

Development of treated targets for controlling stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae), Lane D. Foil and Cole D. Younger

Performance of the Nzi and other traps for biting flies in North America, S. Mihok, D. A. Carlson, E. S. Krafsur, and L. D. Foil

Effects of mid-season avermectin treatments on pyrethroid resistance in horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) populations at three locations in Louisiana, G. Oremus, F. D. Guerrero, M. W. Alison, M. M. Kimball, J. H. Kim, and L. D. Foil

Evaluation of Beauveria bassiana for control of Oebalus pugnax (hemiptera: pentatomidae) in rice, Dilipkumar T. Patel, James R. Fuxa, and Michael J. Stout


Effects of rice panicle age on quantitative and qualitative injury by the rice stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), Dilipkumar T. Patel, Michael J. Stout, and James R. Fuxa


Rickettsia felis from cat fleas: Isolation and culture in a tick-derived cell line, Walairat Pornwiroon, Susan S. Pourciau, Lane D. Foil, and Kevin R. Macaluso

Detection of West Nile virus RNA in pools of three species of ceratopogonids (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) collected in Louisiana, Isidra J. Sabio, Andrew J. Mackay, Alma Roy, and Lane D. Foil

Plant-mediated interactions between pathogenic microorganisms and herbivorous arthropods, Michael J. Stout, Jennifer S. Thaler, and Bart P.H.J. Thomma

Increasing resistance of tomato to lepidopteran insects by overexpression of polyphenol oxidase, P. Thipyapong, S. Mahanil, A. Bhonwong, J. Attajarusit, M. J. Stout, and J. C. Steffens

Effects of nitrogen fertilizer applied before permanent flood on the interaction between rice and rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), M. O. Way, F. P.F. Reay-Jones, M. J. Stout, and L. Tarpley

Adaptations of larvae and pupae of the rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), to living in flooded soils, Zhitao Zhang, Michael J. Stout, Hanwu Shang, and Ryan C. Pousson

Submissions from 2005

Farewell from the editor, Christopher E. Carlton

Association of the kdr and superkdr sodium channel mutations with resistance to pyrethroids in Louisiana populations of the horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (L.), L. D. Foil, F. Guerrero, M. W. Alison, and M. D. Kimball

Seasonal and geographical distribution of adult Ixodes scapularis Say (Acari: Ixodidae) in Louisiana, Andrew Mackay and Lane Foil

Yield components and quality of rice in response to graminaceous weed density and rice stink bug populations, K. V. Tindall, B. J. Williams, M. J. Stout, J. P. Geaghan, B. R. Leonard, and E. P. Webster

Insect succession and decomposition of wildlife carcasses during fall and winter in Louisiana, E. J. Watson and C. E. Carlton

Succession of forensically significant carrion beetle larvae on large carcasses (Coleoptera: Silphidae), E. J. Watson and C. E. Carlton

Submissions from 2004

Diversity of two beetle taxa at a western Amazonian locality (Coleoptera: Histeridae; Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae), Christopher Carlton, Melissa Dean, and Alexey Tishechkin

Review of lasiodactylus perty, with descriptions of three new species (coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulinae), Andrew R. Cline and Christopher E. Carlton

Two new species of Epuraea (Orthopeplus) (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from Mexico, Andrew R. Cline and Christopher E. Carlton

Effect of the red imported fire ant on cotton aphid population density and predation of bollworm and beet armyworm eggs, Rodrigo Diaz, Allen Knutson, and Julio S. Bernal

Factors that influence the prevalence of acaricide resistance and tick-borne diseases, L. D. Foil, P. Coleman, M. Eisler, H. Fragoso-Sanchez, Z. Garcia-Vazquez, F. D. Guerrero, N. N. Jonsson, I. G. Langstaff, A. Y. Li, N. Machila, et al.

A new tribe, genus and species of Nitidulid beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulinae) from Bolivia, Richard A.B. Leschen and Christopher E. Carlton


Feeding effects of Ischnodemus variegatus (Hemiptera: Blissidae) on photosynthesis and growth of Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Poaceae), William A. Overholt, Sharon M.L. Ewe, Rodrigo Diaz, Eric C. Morgan, and Onour E. Moeri

Rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) population dynamics in Louisiana, Hanwu Shang, Michael J. Stout, Zhitao Zhang, and Jiaan Cheng

The microsporidium Thelohania solenopsae in red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Louisiana pastures, Y. Y. Sokolova, R. L. Bossard, J. R. Fuxa, D. W. Sanson, and L. D. Foil

Review of Anillinus, with descriptions of 17 new species and a key to soil and litter species (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidini), Igor M. Sokolov, Christopher Carlton, and James F. Cornell


Effects of the presence of barnyardgrass on rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and rice stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) populations on rice, K. V. Tindall, M. J. Stout, and B. J. Williams

Evaluation of the potential role of glufosinate-tolerant rice in integrated pest management programs for rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), K. V. Tindall, M. J. Stout, and B. J. Williams

A method for rearing the rice water weevil, Llssorhoptrus oryzophilus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in the laboratory, Zhitao Zhang, Michael J. Stout, Hanwu Shang, and Ryan C. Pousson

The effects of feeding by the rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel, on the growth and yield components of rice, Oryza sativa, Li Zou, Michael J. Stout, and Richard T. Dunand


Degree-day models for emergence and development of the rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in southwestern Louisiana, Li Zou, Michael J. Stout, and Dennis R. Ring

Density-yield relationships for rice water weevil on rice for different varieties and under different water management regimes, Li Zou, Michael J. Stout, and Dennis R. Ring

Submissions from 2003

A comment on gene introgression versus en masse cycle switching in the evolution of 13-year and 17-year life cycles in periodical cicadas, Randel Tom Cox and Chris E. Carlton

Effect of Horn Fly (Haematobia irritans) Control on Growth and Reproduction of Beef Heifers, S. M. DeRouen, L. D. Foil, A. J. MacKay, D. E. Franke, D. W. Sanson, and W. E. Wyatt

Fly Control, Lane Foil and Carol Foil

Effect of horn fly and internal parasite control on growth of beef heifers, D. W. Sanson, A. A. DeRosa, G. R. Oremus, and L. D. Foil


Use of Common Weeds of Rice as Hosts for the Rice Water Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), K. V. Tindall and M. J. Stout

Loberus impressus (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) fungal associations and presence in the seed capsules of Iris hexagona, Peter A. Van Zandt, Victor R. Townsend, Christopher E. Carlton, Meredith Blackwell, and Susan Mopper

Spring Succession of Necrophilous Insects on Wildlife Carcasses in Louisiana, E. J. Watson and C. E. Carlton

Rickettsia felis infection in the cat flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae), Jimmy Wedincamp and Lane D. Foil

Submissions from 2002


Insect conservation in America: Status and perspectives, Janice L. Bossart and Christopher E. Carlton

Studies on the growth of Bartonella henselae in the cat flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae), Jessica L. Finkelstein, Tracy P. Brown, Kathy L. O'Reilly, Jimmy Wedincamp, and Lane D. Foil

Use of the polymerase chain reaction to investigate the dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae), Felix D. Guerrero, M. W. Alison, Diane M. Kammlah, and Lane D. Foil

The effects of diet upon pupal development and cocoon formation by the cat flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae), W. Lawrence and L. D. Foil

Field performance of bermudagrass germplasm expressing somaclonal variation selected for divergent responses to fall armyworm, W. D. Pitman, S. S. Croughan, and M. J. Stout

Variation in susceptibility of rice lines to infestation by the rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Michael J. Stout and M. Rita Riggio

Flooding influences ovipositional and feeding behavior of the rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)., Michael J. Stout, M. Rita Riggio, L. Zou, and Roland Roberts