Insect Bibliography 

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Insect Bibliography

Book:

Bennett, Gary W., Ph.D., et al.  Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Control Operations, 5th ed.  Cleveland, Ohio: Purdue University/Advanstar Communications Project, c1982.

 

Online Resources:

ANTS

Mason, Sandra. Controlling Ants - The #1 Urban Pest. University of Illinois Extension.

Trager, James C. 1988. An introduction to ants (Formicidae) of the tallgrass prairie. Missouri Prairie Journal, Vol. 18:4-8. Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/insects/ants/index.htm (Version 17May99).

 

APHIDS

Barrett, Bruce A. Aphids, Scales and Mites on Home Garden and Landscape Plants. University of Missouri Extension.

Aphid.  Wikipedia.

 

ARMYWORMS

Dill, James F. Pest Management Fact Sheet: Armyworms. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

Gibb, Timothy J. and Richmond, Doug. Armyworms are Poised for Battle. Perdue University Extension.

 

ASPARAGUS BEETLE

Asparagus Beetle. Oklahoma State University.

GreenShare Factsheets: Asparagus Beetles.  University of Rhode Island.

 

BAGWORMS

Hort IPM. Pest Profiles: Moth and Butterfly Caterpillars: Bagworms.  Texas A & M University Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Home and Horticultural Pests: Bagworms.  Kansas State University.

Shetlar, D.J. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Bagworm and its Control. Ohio State University.

 

CABBAGE LOOPER

Gadoury, David, et al. GreenShare Factsheets: Cabbage Looper.  University of Rhode Island.

Texas Cooperative Extension. Cabbage Looper. Texas A&M University.

 

CABBAGEWORM (IMPORTED CABBAGEWORM)

GreenShare Factsheets: Imported Cabbageworm. University of Rhode Island.

North Carolina State University Center for Integrated Pest Management. Imported Cabbageworm.  North Carolina State University.

 

CLOTHES MOTHS

Lyon, William F. et al. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Clothes Moth.  Ohio State University.

Cranshaw, W. Clothes Moths: Identification and Control in the Home.  Colorado State University Extension.

Clothing Moth.  Wikipedia.

 

COCKROACHES

Lewis, Donald R. and Robyn Rose. Cockroaches and Their Control. Iowa State University of Science and Technology Cooperative Extension Service.

Hamman, Philip J. and Roger E. Gold. Cockroaches…Recognition and Control.  Texas A & M University Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

 

COLORADO POTATO BEETLE

Welty, Celeste and Casey W. HoyThe Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Colorado Potato Beetle in the Home Garden. Ohio State University.

Grubinger, Vern. Colorado Potato Beetle. University of Vermont Extension.

Kansas State University Research and Extension. Problem: Colorado Potato Beetle.  Kansas State University.

 

CONIFER SAWFLIES

BC Ministry of Forests, Forest Practices Branch. Conifer Sawfly/Hemlock Sawfly.

The Texas A&M University System Cooperative Extension. Sawfly. Texas A&M University.

 

CORN EARWORM

Mayer, Daniel F. et al. Corn Earworm. Washington State University Cooperative Extension.

Hale, Frank A. Insects: Corn Earworm on Sweet Corn.  University of Tennessee Extension.

 

CRANE FLIES (EUROPEAN CRANE FLIES)

Antonelli, Arthur L., Ph.D. European Crane Fly: A Lawn and Pasture Pest. Washington State University Cooperative Extension.

European Crane Fly Management. Oregon State University Extension Service.

 

CUCUMBER BEETLES

Sorenson, K.A. North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Insect Notes:  Cucumber Beetles.  North Carolina University.

Day, Eric. Cucumber Beetles. Virginia Cooperative Extension.

 

CUTWORMS

GreenShare Factsheets: Cutworms. University of Rhode Island.

Weinmann, Todd. Cass County Extension Information Sheets: Cutworms. North Dakota State University.

 

DIAMONDBACK MOTHS

Cordero, Roberto J. and Thomas P. Kuhar. Diamondback Moth in Virginia. Virginia Cooperative Extension.

 

EARWIGS

Day, Eric. Earwigs. Virginia Cooperative Extension.

 

FLEA BEETLES

Kansas State University Research and Extension. Problem: Flea Beetles. Kansas State University.

Cranshaw, W.S. Flea Beetles. Colorado State University Extension.

 

FLIES

Tomberlin, Jeffrey K. Controlling Houseflies. Texas A&M University Extension Disaster Education Network.

U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine. Just the Facts: Flies.

 

FUNGUS GNATS

Day, Eric. Fungus Gnat. Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Drees, Bastiaan M. Fungus Gnat Management. Texas A & M University Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

Lyon, William F. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Fungus Gnat. Ohio State University.

 

GRASSHOPPERS

Cranshaw, W.S. and R. Hammon. Grasshopper Control in Gardens & Small Acreages.  Colorado State University Extension.

Patrick, Carl D. Grasshoppers and Their Control. The Texas A&M University System Extension Agricultural Communications.

 

GYPSY MOTHS

McManus, M. et al. Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 162: Gypsy Moth. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Northeastern Area.

McManus, M. et al. Gypsy Moth Handbook. U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

HARLEQUIN BUGS

Missoula County Extension Office.  Plant Diagnostics Database: Harlequin Bug - Margantia historionica.

North Carolina State University IPM. Harlequin Bug. North Carolina State University.

 

JAPANESE BEETLES

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Managing the Japanese Beetle: A Homeowner’s Handbook.

Shetlar, David J. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Control of Japanese Beetle Adults and Grubs in Home Lawns.  Ohio State University.

 

LACEWINGS

Newton, Blake. Kentucky Critter Files:  Lacewings.  University of Kentucky Entomology

AgriLife Extension. Green Lacewing.  Texas A&M University.

 

LADY BEETLES

Lyon, William F. et al. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Lady Beetle.  Ohio State University.

Nielsen, G. R. Lady Beetles.  University of Vermont Extension.

 

LEAFHOPPERS

Illinois Natural History Survey. Leafhopper FAQs. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Brewer, Michael J. and Jane M. Stuttmann.  Leafhoppers. University of Wyoming.

 

LEAFMINERS

Cranshaw, W.S., et al.  Leafmining Insects.  Colorado State University Extension

Schuster, James. Focus on Plant Problems: Leaf Miner. University of Illinois Extension.

 

MEAL MOTHS

Antonelli, Arthur L., Ph.DMeal Moths.  Washington State University Extension.

Cranshaw, W.  Indian Meal Moth.  Colorado State University Extension.

Lyon, William F. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Indianmeal Moth. Ohio State University.

 

MEALYBUGS

Lindquist, Dr. R. Ohio Floriculture Online:  Mealybugs. Ohio State University Extension.

Pundt, Leanne.  Managing Mealybugs in the Greenhouse.  University of Connecticut IPM.

 

MOSQUITOES

Lyon, William F. et al.  The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Mosquitoes.  Ohio State University.

United States Environmental Protection Agency.  Methods of Mosquito Control.

United States Environmental Protection Agency.   About Mosquitoes.

 

PARASITIC WASPS

AgriLife Extension. Parasitic Wasp.  Texas A&M University.

 

PRAYING MANTIS

Lyon, William F. et al.  The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Praying Mantis.  Ohio State University

 

PSYLLIDS

Cranshaw, W.S.  Insect Control: Soaps and Detergents.  Colorado State University Extension.

Flores, Alfredo.  Suppressing Psyllids Could Curb Citrus Disease.  USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Miller, G.L., et al.  Psylloidea Web Page.  USDA Systematic Entomology Laboratory.

 

Sawflies - see Conifer Sawflies

 

SCALE INSECTS

North Carolina State University IPM.  Introduction to Scale Insects. North Carolina State University.

Hort IPM. Pest Profiles: Scale Insects.  Texas A & M University Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

 

SILVERFISH

AgriLife Extension. Silverfish.  Texas A&M University.

Lyon, William F. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Silverfish and Firebrats.  Ohio State University.

 

SOD WEBWORM

GreenShare Factsheets: Sod Webworm.  University of Rhode Island.

Shetlar, David J.  The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Sod Webworm. Ohio State University.

 

SPIDER MITES

Cranshaw, W.S. and D.C. Sclar.  Spider Mites. Colorado State University Extension.

 

SPIDERS

Jones, Susan C., Ph.D.  The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Spiders In and Around the House. Ohio State University.

Jackman, John A.  Spiders.  Texas A & M University Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

Spider.  Wikipedia.

 

SQUASH BUG

Lyon, William F. and Julie A. Neal.  The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Squash Bug.  Ohio State University.

 

TENT CATERPILLAR

Batzer, Harold O. and Robert C. Morris.  Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 9: Forest Tent Caterpillar.  U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Northeastern Area.

Shetlar, D.J. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Eastern and Forest Tent Caterpillars and Their Control. Ohio State University.

Jackman, J. A.  Tent Caterpillars. Texas A & M University Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

 

THRIPS

Cote, Kenneth W. et al. Thrips.  Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Lyon, William F. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet: Grass Thrips.  Ohio State University.

 

TICKS

National Center for Health Marketing.  Stop Ticks.  Ohio State University.

Illinois Department of Public Health.  Prevention & Control: Common Ticks.

 

TOMATO HORNWORMS

GreenShare Factsheets: Tomato Hornworm.  University of Rhode Island.

Kansas State University Research and Extension. Problem: Tomato Hornworm.  Kansas State University.

 

WHITEFLIES

Cote, Kenneth W. et al. Whiteflies.  Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Hale, Frank A. Insects: Whiteflies on Ornamentals.  University of Tennessee Extension.

 

YELLOWJACKETS AND HORNETS

Lyon, William F. and Gerald S. Wegner. The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet:  Paper Wasps and Hornets.  Ohio State University.

Powell, Peggy K. Ph.D.  Household Pest Management: Yellowjackets & Hornets.  West Virginia University Extension Service.

Milholin, Diane.  Animal Care and Control: Wasps.  Denver, Colorado: Denver, The Mile High City.

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