Insect Science

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Edited By: Le Kang

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 12/92 (Entomology)

Online ISSN: 1744-7917


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  1. Short Communication

    1. Susceptibility of northern corn rootworm Diabrotica barberi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to mCry3A and eCry3.1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis proteins

      Isaac O. Oyediran, Phillip Matthews, Narendra Palekar, Wade French, Jared Conville and Tony Burd

      Article first published online: 24 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12249

  2. Original Articles

    1. Fitness and physiology of Adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) in relation to the health of the eastern hemlock

      Anne C. Jones, Donald E. Mullins, Carlyle Brewster, James P. Rhea and Scott M. Salom

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12240

  3. Review

    1. Biotic resistance limits the invasiveness of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), in Florida

      Joe Funderburk, Galen Frantz, Charles Mellinger, Kara Tyler-Julian and Mrittunjai Srivastava

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12250

  4. Original Articles

    1. Is bigger better? Male body size affects wing-borne courtship signals and mating success in the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae)

      Giovanni Benelli, Elisa Donati, Donato Romano, Giacomo Ragni, Gabriella Bonsignori, Cesare Stefanini and Angelo Canale

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12253

    2. Male adaptations to minimize sexual cannibalism during reproduction in the funnel-web spider Hololena curta

      Yong-Hong Xiao, Alenka Zunic-Kosi, Long-Wa Zhang, Thomas R. Prentice, J. Steven McElfresh, Satya P. Chinta, Yun-Fan Zou and Jocelyn G. Millar

      Article first published online: 2 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12243

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  5. Short communication

    1. Laboratory rearing of solitary bees and wasps

      Mira C. Becker and Alexander Keller

      Article first published online: 15 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12242

  6. Original articles

    1. Cloning and structural characterization of juvenile hormone diol kinase in Spodoptera litura

      Bao-Juan Zeng, Yuan Lv, Li-Li Zhang, Li-Hua Huang and Qi-Li Feng

      Article first published online: 15 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12236

  7. Review articles

    1. Spatial and temporal spread of Citrus tristeza virus and its aphid vectors in the North western area of Morocco

      Abdesslam Elhaddad, Amal ElAmrani, Alberto Fereres and Aranzazu Moreno

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12228

  8. Original articles

    1. Fitness components of Drosophila melanogaster developed on a standard laboratory diet or a typical natural food source

      Torsten Nygaard Kristensen, Astrid Kallestrup Henningsen, Christian Aastrup, Mads Bech-Hansen, Lise B. Hoberg Bjerre, Benjamin Carlsen, Marie Hagstrup, Sofie Graarup Jensen, Pernille Karlsen, Line Kristensen, Cecillie Lundsgaard, Tine Møller, Lise D. Nielsen, Camilla Starcke, Christine Riisager Sørensen and Mads Fristrup Schou

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12239

    2. Landscape distribution of food and nesting sites affect larval diet and nest size, but not abundance of Osmia bicornis

      Valérie Coudrain, Sarah Rittiner, Felix Herzog, Willy Tinner and Martin H. Entling

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12238

  9. Original Articles

    1. The Guianese population of the fire ant Solenopsis saevissima is unicolonial

      Alain Lenoir, Séverine Devers, Axel Touchard and Alain Dejean

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12232

    2. Olfactory response of Anastrepha striata (Diptera: Tephritidae) to guava and sweet orange volatiles

      Edvin Diaz-Santiz, Julio C. Rojas, Leopoldo Cruz-López, Emilio Hernández and Edi A. Malo

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12222

  10. Original articles

    1. First report of L1014F kdr mutation in Culex quinquefasciatus in Mexico

      Gustavo Ponce, Iram P. Sanchez, Selene M. García, Jose M. Torrado, Saúl Lozano-Fuentes, Beatriz Lopez-Monroy and Adriana E. Flores

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12218

    2. Identification of the Mamestra configurata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) peritrophic matrix proteins and enzymes involved in peritrophic matrix chitin metabolism

      Umut Toprak, Martin Erlandson, Doug Baldwin, Steve Karcz, Lianglu Wan, Cathy Coutu, Cedric Gillott and Dwayne D. Hegedus

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12225

  11. Original Articles

    1. Population divergence of aggregation pheromone responses in Ips subelongatus in northeastern China

      Da-Feng Chen, Ye-Jing Li, Qing-He Zhang, Su-Fang Zhang, Hong-Bin Wang, Zhen Zhang, Li-Lin Zhao and Xiang-Bo Kong

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12221

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  13. Original Articles

    1. Heat-induced mortality and expression of heat shock proteins in Colorado potato beetles treated with imidacloprid

      Jie Chen, Ai Kitazumi, Jasper Alpuerto, Andrei Alyokhin and Benildo de los Reyes

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12194

    2. Gregarious pupation act as a defensive mechanism against cannibalism and intraguild predation

      Claudia Roberge, Bruno Fréchette, Geneviève Labrie, François Dumont and Eric Lucas

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12209

    3. The dynamics of ant mosaics in tropical rainforests characterized using the Self-Organizing Map algorithm

      Alain Dejean, Frédéric Azémar, Régis Céréghino, Maurice Leponce, Bruno Corbara, Jérôme Orivel and Arthur Compin

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12208

  14. Original articles

    1. Effects of starvation and hormones on DNA synthesis in silk gland cells of the silkworm, Bombyx mori

      Yao-Feng Li, Xiang-Yun Chen, Chun-Dong Zhang, Xiao-Fang Tang, La Wang, Tai-Hang Liu, Min-Hui Pan and Cheng Lu

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12199

    2. Next generation sequencing of Apis mellifera syriaca identifies genes for Varroa resistance and beneficial bee keeping traits

      Nizar Haddad, Ahmed Mahmud Batainh, Osama Suleiman Migdadi, Deepti Saini, Venkatesh Krishnamurthy, Sriram Parameswaran and Zaid Alhamuri

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12205

    3. Panic escape polyethism in worker and soldier Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)

      Cai Wang, Gregg Henderson, Bal K. Gautam, Jie Chen and Dependra Bhatta

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12206

    4. Use of electroporation as an option to transform the horn fly, Haematobia irritans: a species recalcitrant to microinjection

      Qiang Xu, Felix D. Guerrero, Azhahianambi Palavesam and Adalberto A. Pérez de León

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12207

    5. Characterization of the Bombyx mori Cecropin A1 promoter regulated by IMD pathway

      Xiao-Ting Hua, Xiao-Juan Ma, Ren-Ju Xue, Ting-Cai Cheng, Fei Wang and Qing-You Xia

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12210

  15. Original Articles

    1. Tree colonization by the Asian longhorn beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae): effect of habitat and tree suitability

      Massimo Faccoli, Riccardo Favaro, Giuseppe Concheri, Andrea Squartini and Andrea Battisti

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12192

  16. Original articles

    1. Transgenic plants expressing the AaIT/GNA fusion protein show increased resistance and toxicity to both chewing and sucking pests

      Shu-Min Liu, Jie Li, Jin-Qi Zhu, Xiao-Wei Wang, Cheng-Shu Wang, Shu-Sheng Liu, Xue-Xin Chen and Sheng Li

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12203

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  18. Original articles

    1. Effect of exposure to chlorpyrifos on the cuticular and internal lipid composition of Blattella germanica males

      Monika Paszkiewicz, Agata Sikora, Mieczysława I. Boguś, Emilia Włóka, Piotr Stepnowski and Marek Gołębiowski

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12200

  19. Original Articles

    1. Sexual behavior and male volatile compounds in wild and mass-reared strains of the Mexican fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) held under different colony management regimes

      Carlos Felipe Bosa, Leopoldo Cruz-López, Cristina Silvia Zepeda-Cisneros, Javier Valle-Mora, Karina Guillén-Navarro and Pablo Liedo

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12180

  20. Original articles

  21. Original Articles

    1. Functional response, host stage preference and interference of two whitefly parasitoids

      Hai-Yun Xu, Nian-Wan Yang, Min Duan and Fang-Hao Wan

      Article first published online: 4 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12186

    2. BmPLA2 containing conserved domain WD40 affects the metabolic functions of fat body tissue in silkworm, Bombyx mori

      Chabungbam Orville Singh, Hu-Hu Xin, Rui-Ting Chen, Mei-Xian Wang, Shuang Liang, Yan Lu, Zi-Zheng Cai and Yun-Gen Miao

      Article first published online: 3 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12189

  22. Original articles

    1. A de novo transcriptomic analysis to reveal functional genes in Apolygus lucorum

      De-Pan Cao, Yang Liu, Jin-Jin Wei, Jian-Hong Li and Gui-Rong Wang

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12188

    2. Identification of heat shock cognate protein 70 gene (Alhsc70) of Apolygus lucorum and its expression in response to different temperature and pesticide stresses

      Yang Sun, Jing Zhao, Yang Sheng, Ying-Fang Xiao, Yong-Jun Zhang, Li-Xin Bai, Yongan Tan, Liu-Bin Xiao and Guang-Chun Xu

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12193

    3. Determining the major Bt refuge crops for cotton bollworm in North China

      Le-Fu Ye, Xue Fu, Fang Ouyang, Bao-Yu Xie and Feng Ge

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12171

  23. Original Articles

    1. Differentially methylated genomic fragments related with sexual dimorphism of rice pests, Sogatella furcifera

      Mei Zhang, Jia-Lin Chen, Shi-Ke Liang, Guang-Hong Li, Fang-Hai Wang and Ijaz Ahmad

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12179

  24. Original articles

    1. Intercrop movement of convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), between adjacent cotton and alfalfa

      Anup Bastola, Megha N. Parajulee, R. Patrick Porter, Ram B. Shrestha, Fa-Jun Chen and Stanley C. Carroll

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12185

  25. Original Articles

    1. Expression pattern and tissue localization of the class B scavenger receptor BmSCRBQ4 in Bombyx mori

      Zhan-Peng Dong, Chun-Li Chai, Fang-Yin Dai, Min-Hui Pan, Ping Huang, Wei Wang, Peng-Fei Liao, Min Liu and Cheng Lu

      Article first published online: 28 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12158

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    3. Tritrophic interactions between parasitoids and cereal aphids are mediated by nitrogen fertilizer

      Muhammad A. Aqueel, Abu-bakar M. Raza, Rashad M. Balal, Muhammad A. Shahid, Irfan Mustafa, Muhammad M. Javaid and Simon R. Leather

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12123

    4. Host selection by the autoparasitoid Encarsia pergandiella on primary (Bemisia tabaci) and secondary (Eretmocerus mundus) hosts

      Yi-Bo Zhang, Cristina Castañé, Rosa Gabarra, Ramon Albajes and Fang-Hao Wan

      Article first published online: 10 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12152

    5. Soybean aphid intrabiotype variability based on colonization of specific soybean genotypes

      Michelle Pawlowski, Curtis B. Hill, David J. Voegtlin and Glen L. Hartman

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12169


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