Insect Science

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Le Kang

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 26/90 (Entomology)

Online ISSN: 1744-7917


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Antiapoptotic activity of 30 kDa lipoproteins family from fat body tissue of silkworm, Bombyx mori

      Britto Cathrin Pakkianathan, Nitin Kumar Singh, Simone König and Muthukalingan Krishnan

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12119


    1. Effects of 4-hexylresorcinol on the phenoloxidase from Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae): In vivo and in vitro studies

      Mahboobeh Sharifi, Mohammad Ghadamyari, Reza H. Sajedi and Nosrat O. Mahmoodi

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12154

  3. Original Articles

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      Diversity of wing patterns and abdomen-generated substrate sounds in 3 European scorpionfly species

      Manfred Hartbauer, Johannes Gepp, Karin Hinteregger and Stephan Koblmüller

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12139

    2. Seasonal and geographical variation in diapause and cold hardiness of the Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis

      Hai-Cui Xie, Dun-Song Li, Hong-Gang Zhang, Charles E. Mason, Zhen-Ying Wang, Xin Lu, Wan-Zhi Cai and Kang-Lai He

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12137

    3. Specific detection of the floodwater mosquitoes Aedes sticticus and Aedes vexans DNA in predatory diving beetles

      Thomas Z. Persson Vinnersten, Peter Halvarsson and Jan O. Lundström

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12146

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      Expression of octopaminergic receptor genes in 4 nonneural tissues in female Nicrophorus vespilloides beetles

      Christopher B. Cunningham, Mary K. Douthit and Allen J. Moore

      Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12133

    5. Metamicrobiomics in herbivore beetles of the genus Cryptocephalus (Chrysomelidae): toward the understanding of ecological determinants in insect symbiosis

      Matteo Montagna, Jesús Gómez-Zurita, Annamaria Giorgi, Sara Epis, Giuseppe Lozzia and Claudio Bandi

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12143

    6. Vertical stratification of ichneumonid wasp communities: the effects of forest structure and life-history traits

      Filippo Di Giovanni, Pierfilippo Cerretti, Franco Mason, Emma Minari and Lorenzo Marini

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12153

    7. Behavioral syndrome in a native and an invasive hymenoptera species

      Karine Monceau, Jérôme Moreau, Juliette Poidatz, Olivier Bonnard and Denis Thiéry

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12140

    8. Recent introduction of an allodapine bee into Fiji: A new model system for understanding biological invasions by pollinators

      Scott V. C. Groom, Marika V. Tuiwawa, Mark I. Stevens and Michael P. Schwarz

      Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12136

  4. Mini Review

    1. MAPK signaling: A key element in plant defense response to insects

      Christian Hettenhausen, Meredith C. Schuman and Jianqiang Wu

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12128

  5. Original Articles

    1. Developing Exon-Primed Intron-Crossing (EPIC) markers for population genetic studies in three Aedes disease vectors

      Vanessa Linley White, Nancy Margaret Endersby, Janice Chan, Ary Anthony Hoffmann and Andrew Raymond Weeks

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12145

    2. Field trapping of the flathead oak borer Coroebus undatus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) with different traps and volatile lures

      Benjamin Fürstenau, Carmen Quero, Josep Ma Riba, Gloria Rosell and Angel Guerrero

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12138

    3. Effects of food quality on trade-offs among growth, immunity and survival in the greater wax moth Galleria mellonella

      Indrikis Krams, Sanita Kecko, Katariina Kangassalo, Fhionna R. Moore, Eriks Jankevics, Inna Inashkina, Tatjana Krama, Vilnis Lietuvietis, Laila Meija and Markus J. Rantala

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12132

    4. Species and endosymbiont diversity of Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on vegetable crops in Senegal

      Delatte Hélène, Baudin Rémy, Becker Nathalie, Girard Anne-Laure, Ramatoulaye Sidebe Traoré, Lett Jean-Michel and Reynaud Bernard

      Article first published online: 16 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12134

    5. High temperature slows down growth in tobacco hornworms (Manduca sexta larvae) under food restriction

      Matthew B. Hayes, Lihong Jiao, Tsu-hsuan Tsao, Ian King, Michael Jennings and Chen Hou

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12109

    6. Genetic variation amongst biotypes of Dactylopius tomentosus

      Catherine W. Mathenge, Markus Riegler, G. Andrew C. Beattie, Robert N. Spooner-Hart and Paul Holford

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12120

  6. Perspective

  7. Original Articles

    1. Do aphids actively search for ant partners?

      Christophe Y. Fischer, Maryse Vanderplanck, Georges C. Lognay, Claire Detrain and François J. Verheggen

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12125

    2. Culturable aerobic and facultative bacteria from the gut of the polyphagic dung beetle Thorectes lusitanicus

      Noemi Hernández, José A. Escudero, Álvaro San Millán, Bruno González-Zorn, Jorge M. Lobo, José R. Verdú and Mónica Suárez

      Article first published online: 30 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12094

    3. Heterosis in age-specific selected populations of a seed beetle: Sex differences in longevity and reproductive behavior

      Biljana Stojković, Mirko Đorđević, Jelena Janković, Uroš Savković and Nikola Tucić

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12115

    4. Expression pattern analysis of odorant-binding proteins in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum

      Filomena De Biasio, Lea Riviello, Daniele Bruno, Annalisa Grimaldi, Terenzio Congiu, Yu Feng Sun and Patrizia Falabella

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12118

    5. Increased expression of CSP and CYP genes in adult silkworm females exposed to avermectins

      Ning Xuan, Xia Guo, Hong-Yan Xie, Qi-Nian Lou, Xing-Bo Lu, Guo-Xia Liu and Jean-François Picimbon

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12116

    6. Cardioactive properties of Solanaceae plant extracts and pure glycoalkaloids on Zophobas atratus

      Emanuela Ventrella, Paweł Marciniak, Zbigniew Adamski, Grzegorz Rosiński, Szymon Chowański, Patrizia Falabella, Laura Scrano and Sabino A. Bufo

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12110

    7. Traits allowing some ant species to nest syntopically with the fire ant Solenopsis saevissima in its native range

      Alain Dejean, Bruno Corbara, Régis Céréghino, Maurice Leponce, Olivier Roux, Vivien Rossi, Jacques H. C. Delabie and Arthur Compin

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12078

    8. Transcriptomic study of the red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus embryogenesis

      An Yin, Linlin Pan, Xiaowei Zhang, Lei Wang, Yuxin Yin, Shangang Jia, Wanfei Liu, Chengqi Xin, Kan Liu, Xiaoguang Yu, Gaoyuan Sun, Khalid Al-hudaib, Songnian Hu, Ibrahim S. Al-Mssallem and Jun Yu

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12092

    9. Expression, subcellular localization and protein-protein interaction of four isoforms of EcR/USP in the common cutworm

      Li-Xia Huang, Yan-Jun Gong, Jun Gu, Bao-Juan Zeng, Li-Hua Huang and Qi-Li Feng

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12101

    10. Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae in controlling the two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae on common bean in screenhouse and field experiments

      David Mugisho Bugeme, Markus Knapp, Sunday Ekesi, Adenirin Chabi-Olaye, Hamadi Iddi Boga and Nguya Kalemba Maniania

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12111

    11. Transcriptomic response of cowpea bruchids to N-acetylglucosamine-specific lectins

      Li-Hua Wang, Yong Hun Chi, Feng-Guang Guo, Hongmei Li-Byarlay, Susan Balfe, Ji-Chao Fang, Barry R. Pittendrigh and Keyan Zhu-Salzman

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12108

    12. Cloning of a putative extracellular Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase and functional differences of superoxide dismutases in invasive and indigenous whiteflies

      Xian-Long Gao, Jun-Min Li, Hong-Xing Xu, Gen-Hong Yan, Min Jiu, Shu-Sheng Liu and Xiao-Wei Wang

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12100

  8. Short Communication

    1. Over-transcription of genes in a parathion-resistant strain of mosquito Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus

      Wei Wang, Si-Lu Liu, Yang-Yang Liu, Chuan-Ling Qiao, Shao-Liang Chen and Feng Cui

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12106

  9. Original Articles

    1. Molecular characterization of DnaJ 5 homologs in silkworm Bombyx mori and its expression during egg diapause

      Sasibhushan Sirigineedi, Esvaran Vijayagowri, Geetha N. Murthy, Guruprasada Rao and Kangayam M. Ponnuvel

      Article first published online: 24 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12048

    2. Changes in free amino acids and polyamine levels in Satsuma leaves in response to Asian citrus psyllid infestation and water stress

      Nasir S. A. Malik, Jose L. Perez, Madhurababu Kunta, Joseph M. Patt and Robert L. Mangan

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12075

    3. Spatial distribution of Vespa velutina individuals hunting at domestic honeybee hives: heterogeneity at a local scale

      Karine Monceau, Olivier Bonnard, Jérôme Moreau and Denis Thiéry

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12090

    4. Response of Solanum tuberosum to Myzus persicae infestation at different stages of foliage maturity

      Adriana E. Alvarez, Anahí M. Alberti D'Amato, W. Fred Tjallingii, Marcel Dicke and Ben Vosman

      Article first published online: 2 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12072

    5. The influence of past experience on wasp choice related to foraging behavior

      Moreyra Sabrina, Paola D'Adamo and Mariana Lozada

      Article first published online: 31 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12077

    6. Cannibalism in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum

      Lucy C. Cooper, Camille Desjonqueres and Simon R. Leather

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12070


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