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May 2008

Desurmont, G. A. and P. A. Weston. 2008. Influence of prey size and environmental factors on predation by Podisus maculiventris (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on viburnum leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Canadian Entomologist 140(2):192-202. [computer copy]

Dyby, S. D. 1983. The effect of low-level radiation on the reproductive biology of Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). M.S. thesis, University of Florida.

Fent, M. and N. Aktaç. 2007. New records of Pentatomoidea (Heteroptera) for the fauna of Europe, Turkey, and the Turkish Thrace. Entomological News 118(4):336-349. [scopus]

Hérard, F., G. Mercadier, and M. Abai. 1979. Situation de Lymantria dispar (Lep.: Lymantridae) et de son complexe parasitaire en Iran, en 1976. Entomophaga 24(4):371-384. [xerox]

Herrick, N. J., S. R. Reitz, J. E. Carpenter, and C. W. O’Brien. 2008. Predation by Podisus maculiventris (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) larvae parasitized by Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and its impact on cabbage. Biological Control 45(3):386-395. [computer copy]

Karsavuran, Y., O. Demirözer, B. Aslan, and I. Karaca. 2008. Studies on Pentatomidae and Scutelleridae (Heteroptera) fauna of Isparta Province (Turkey). Journal of Entomology 5(3):213-217. [computer copy]

Lazzari, S. M. N., A. R. Panizzi, and J. Grazia. 2008. Insect drift and the case of Mayrinia curvidens (Mayr) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) drift on the southern Atlantic coast of Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 37(2):109-117. [computer copy]

Mahmoud, A. M. A. and U. T. Lim. 2008. Host discrimination and interspecific competition of Trissolcus nigripedius and Telenomus gifuensis (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), sympatric parasitoids of Dolycoris baccarum (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Biological Control 45(3):337-343. [computer copy]

Mohaghegh, J. 2008. New records of the predatory stinkbugs (Het.: Pentatomidae: Asopinae) from Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran 27(2), suppl.:1-4. [computer copy]

Nakahira, T. and S-i. Kudo. 2008. Maternal care in the burrower bug Adomerus triguttulus: Defensive behavior. Journal of Insect Behavior 21(4):306-316. [computer copy]

Nardi, C., P. M. Fernandes, and J. M. S. Bento. 2008. Wing polymorphism and dispersal of Scaptocoris carvalhoi (Hemiptera: Cydnidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(3):551-557. [computer copy]

Ruch, L. C. 1933. A synopsis of the Pentatomidae of Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Souza, H. V., M. M. U. Castanhole, H. E. M. C. Bicuda, and M. M. Itoyama. 2008. Pattern of silver nitrate-staining during meiosis and spermiogenesis in testicular lobes of Antiteuchus tripterus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Genetics and Molecular Research 7(1):196-206. [computer copy]

Torres, J. B. and J. R. Ruberson. 2008. Interactions of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac toxin in genetically engineered cotton with predatory heteropterans. Transgenic Research 17(3):345-354. [computer copy]

Wittmeyer, J. L. 2000. Nutrition, developmental biology and reproductive physiology of the beneficial predator, Podisus maculiventris Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). M.S. thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Wright, M. L. 1951. The taxonomy and biology of the family Pentatomidae (order Hemiptera) of Alachua County, Florida. M.S. thesis, University of Florida.


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David A. Rider
Professor of Entomology
North Dakota State University
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105
E-Mail: David.Rider@ndsu.edu

updated: 04 June 2008

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