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Department of Entomology


Recent Journal Articles and Extension Materials

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

*indicates recently graduated PhD/MS student; post-doc; visiting scholar; or undergraduate, advised by Entomology faculty

  1. Bansal R*, Mian MAR, Michel A. 2021. Characterizing Resistance to Soybean Aphid: Antibiosis and Antixenosis Assessment. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114: 1329-1335.

  2. Bezerra do Nascimento AR, Pavinato VAC, Rodrigues JG, Silva-Brandão KL, Consoli FL, Michel A, Omoto C. 2021. There is more than chitin synthase in insect resistance to benzoylureas: Molecular markers associated with teflubenzuron resistance in Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of Pest Science. Apr 2021.

  3. Chen, H.*, Z. Lahey*, E.J. Talamas, A.A. Valerio, O.A. Popovici, L. Musetti, H. Klompen, A. Polaszek, L. Masner, A.D. Austin and N.F. Johnson. 2021. An integrated phylogenetic reassessment of the parasitoid superfamily Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupomorpha) results in a revised familial classification. Systematic Entomology doi:10.1111/syen.12511

  4. Hatfield R. G., Strange J. P., Koch J. B., Jepsen S., and Stapleton I. (2021) Neonicotinoid Pesticides Cause Mass Fatalities of Native Bumble Bees: A Case Study from Wilsonville, Oregon, United States, Environmental Entomology. nvab059,

  5. Johnson, N.F. and Z. Lahey*. 2021. Hymenoptera. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 3rd edition, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-822562-2.00014-1

  6. Johnson, N.F. 2021. Interconnections: a case study in integrative biology. Great River Learning, Dubuque, IA. ISBN: 978164496759|1

  7. Kuivila, K. M., Judd, H., Hladik, M. L., & Strange, J. P. (2021). Field-Level Exposure of Bumble Bees to Fungicides Applied to a Commercial Cherry Orchard. Journal of Economic Entomology, 114(3), 1065-1071.

  8. Lozier, J. D., Parsons, Z. M., Rachoki, L., Jackson, J. M., Pimsler, M. L., Oyen, K. J., Strange, J. P. & Dillon, M. E. (2021). Divergence in Body Mass, Wing Loading, and Population Structure Reveals Species-Specific and Potentially Adaptive Trait Variation Across Elevations in Montane Bumble Bees. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 5(5), 3.

  9. McGrady, C. M., Strange, J. P., López-Uribe, M. M., & Fleischer, S. J. (2021). Wild bumble bee colony abundance, scaled by field size, predicts pollination services. Ecosphere, 12(9), e03735.

  10. Oyen, K. J., Jardine, L. E., Parsons, Z. M., Herndon, J. D., Strange, J. P., Lozier, J. D., & Dillon, M. E. (2021). Body mass and sex, not local climate, drive differences in chill coma recovery times in common garden reared bumble bees. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 1-12.

  11. Peffers, C.S., Pomeroy, L.W., and Meuti, M.E. 2021. Critical photoperiod and its potential to predict mosquito distributions and control medically important pests. Journal of Medical Entomology, 58(4), p. 1610-1618.

  12. Piermarini PM, Denton JS, Swale DR (2022) The Molecular Physiology and Toxicology of Inward Rectifier Potassium Channels in Insects. Annual Review of Entomology Vol. 67, doi:10.1146/annurev-ento-062121-063338.

  13. Richardson RT*, Eaton TD, Lin C-H, Cherry G, Johnson RM, Sponsler DB*. 2021. Application of plant metabarcoding to identify diverse honeybee pollen forage along an urban-agricultural gradient. Molecular Ecology. 30: 310–323.

  14. Ricke DF*, Lin C-H, Johnson RM. 2021. Pollen treated with a combination of agrochemicals commonly applied during almond bloom reduces the emergence rate and longevity of honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) queens. Journal of Insect Science. 21.

  15. Souza, J.L.P., I.O. Fernandes, D. Agosti, N.F. Johnson and F.B. Baccaro. 2021. Assessing the efficacy of higher-taxon approach for ant species surveys to improve biodiversity inventories. Animal Conservation doi:10.1111/acv.12758

  16. Teets, N.M. and Meuti, M.E., 2021. Hello Darkness, My Old Friend: A Tutorial of Nanda-Hamner Protocols. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 36(3), pp.221-225.

  17. Turo KJ, Gardiner MM. 2021. Effects of urban greenspace configuration and native vegetation on bee and wasp reproduction. Conservation Biology, 35:1755-1765. Doi: 10.1111/cobi.13753

  18. Wengrat, A.P.G.S., A. Coelho, Jr., J.R.P. Parra, TA. Takahashi, L.A. Foerster, A.S. Corrêa, A. Polaszek, N.F. Johnson, V.A. Costa and R.A. Zucchi. 2021. Integrative taxonomy and phylogeography of Telenomus remus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), with the first record of natural parasitism of two species of Spodoptera in Brazil. Scientific Reports 11: 14110. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-93510-3

Extension Materials

  1. Siperstein, A.S. and Meuti, M.E. 2021. Fact Sheet: Northern house mosquito.
  2. Shrock, K. and Meuti, M.E. 2021. Fact Sheet: Asian tiger mosquito.
  3. Meuti, M.E. and Etting, R. 2021. Fact Sheet: How to control and prevent mosquito bites in and around Ohio homes.