Zoology & Animal Science

European Congress of Entomology Virtual Issue

Agricultural and Forest Entomology

Dispersal and edge behaviour of bark beetles and predators inhabiting red pine plantations

Arnaud Costa, Min A, Celia K. Boone, Alexander P. Kendrick, Robert J. Murphy, William C. Sharpee, Kenneth F. Raffa and John D. Reeve


Sublethal neonicotinoid insecticide exposure reduces solitary bee reproductive success

Christoph Sandrock, Lorenzo G. Tanadini, Jeffery S. Pettis, Jacobus C. Biesmeijer, Simon G. Potts and Peter Neumann

Ecological Entomology

Invasive plant population and herbivore identity affect latex induction

Xue Gu, Evan Siemann, Lin Zhu, Shaoxiong Gao, Yi Wang and Jianqing Ding



The evolution of parental care in insects: the roles of ecology, life history and the social environment

Janine W. Y. Wong, Joël Meunier and Mathias Kölliker

Insect Conservation and Diversity

The decline of moths in Great Britain: a review of possible causes

Richard Fox


Identifying key knowledge needs for evidence-based conservation of wild insect pollinators: a collaborative cross-sectoral exercise

Lynn V. Dicks et al.

Insect Molecular Biology

Transgene-mediated suppression of the RNA interference pathway in Aedes aegypti interferes with gene silencing and enhances Sindbis virus and dengue virus type 2 replication

C. C. H. Khoo, J. B. Doty, M. S. Heersink, K. E. Olson and A. W. E. Franz


RNA-sequencing analysis reveals abundant developmental stage-specific and immunity-related genes in the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus

H. Vogel, C. Badapanda, E. Knorr and A. Vilcinskas

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of females of two species of tabanid to volatiles in urine of different mammals

F. Baldacchino, J. Cadier, A. Porciani, B. Buatois, L. Dormont and P. Jay-Robert


The Mondrian matrix: Culicoides biting midge abundance and seasonal incidence during the 2006–2008 epidemic of bluetongue in the Netherlands

R. Meiswinkel, F. Scolamacchia, M. Dik, J. Mudde, E. Dijkstra, I. J. K. Van Der Ven and A. R. W. Elbers

Physiological Entomology

Resistance of Drosophila suzukii to the larval parasitoids Leptopilina heterotoma and Asobara japonica is related to haemocyte load

Mathilde Poyet, Sebastien Havard, Genevieve Prevost, Olivier Chabrerie, Geraldine Doury, Patricia Gibert and Patrice Eslin

Physiological mechanisms governing slow & fast development in predatory ladybirds

Mathilde Poyet, Sebastien Havard, Genevieve Prevost, Olivier Chabrerie, Geraldine Doury, Patricia Gibert and Patrice Eslin

Systematic Entomology

The evolutionary history of Trichoptera (Insecta): A case of successful adaptation to life in freshwater

Tobias Malm, Kjell Arne Johanson and Niklas Wahlberg


Building the Coleoptera tree-of-life for >8000 species: composition of public DNA data and fit with Linnaean classification

Ladislav Bocak, Christopher Barton, Alex Crampton-Platt, Douglas Chesters , Dirk Ahrens and Alfried P. Vogler