ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, MUVE Section, Ticks, Higher Diptera, and Fleas

Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
301 A, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Organizer :
Christopher J. Geden
Jimmy B. Pitzer
Jennifer L. Pechal

1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
Sensitivity of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, to fungal pathogens
Emma N. I. Weeks, University of Florida ; Sandra A. Allan, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Lucas P. Carnohan, University of Florida ; Phillip E. Kaufman, University of Florida
1:57 PM
Expanded definition of blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis Say) distribution in West Virginia
Eric J. Dotseth, West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
2:09 PM
Spatiotemporal patterns of arthropod density in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) production facilities
Robert T. Puckett, Texas A&M University ; Cassie A. Schoenthal, Texas A&M University ; Danny L. McDonald, Texas A&M University ; Roger E. Gold, Texas A&M University
2:21 PM
Efficient isolation and molecular characterization of Rickettisa amblyommii from the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae)
Gregory A. Dasch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Amanda Jo Williams, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Maria L. Zambrano, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2:33 PM
Molecular characterization of rickettsial agents and fleas (Siphonaptera) from Colombia
Marina E. Eremeeva, Georgia Southern University ; William Alberto Canon-Franco, Universidad de Caldas ; Jose Leandro Perez-Bedoya, Universidad de Caldas ; Maria L. Zambrano, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Kyle F Abramowicz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Kathryn G Dirks, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Gregory A. Dasch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2:45 PM
Bacteria communities predicting insect composition on an ephemeral resource
Jennifer L. Pechal, University of Dayton ; M. Eric Benbow, University of Dayton ; Tawni L. Crippen, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Aaron M. Tarone, Texas A&M University ; Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Texas A&M University
2:57 PM
3:24 PM
Application of odour-baited targets in tsetse control: The challenge and causes of vandalism in north-east Zambia
Catherine Sakala, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock ; Kalinga Chilongo, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
3:36 PM
Monitoring the progression of ingested, GFP-encoding Escherichia coli in the digestive tract of the stable fly
Pia Untalan Olafson, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Dana Nayduch, Georgia Southern University
3:48 PM
Evaluating house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) insecticide resistance to selected nicotinoids using topical application
Jimmy B. Pitzer, New Mexico State University ; Sonia C. Nunez, New Mexico State University ; Brandon G. Smythe, New Mexico State University
4:00 PM
Population structure of Lucilia mexicana Macquart 1843 (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Texas with a discussion of colonization and genetics
Alan D. Archambeault, Sam Houston State University ; Christopher P. Randle, Sam Houston State University ; Natalie K. Lindgren, Sam Houston State University ; Sibyl R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University
4:12 PM
Curvilinear development modeling of the blow fly Lucilia sericata (Meigen)
Amanda Fujikawa, University of Nebraska ; Leon G. Higley, University of Nebraska
4:24 PM
Quantifying pteridine fluorescence in blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae): Novel applications for forensic entomology
Jonathan A. Cammack, North Carolina State University ; Lena Guisewite, North Carolina State University ; Steve Denning, North Carolina State University ; D. Wes Watson, North Carolina State University
4:36 PM
Improved sentinel method for surveillance of filth fly parasitoids
Christopher J. Geden, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; David Taylor, USDA-ARS
4:48 PM
Concluding Remarks