University of Florida Entomology and Nematology
Masters and Doctoral Graduates

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 Masters and Doctoral Graduates 2009    
NameThesis / Dissertation TitleAdvisorDegree
Bahder, Brian W. Taxonomy of the Soldierless Termites (Isotera: Termitidae: Apicotermitinae) of the Dominican Republic Based on Morphologic Characters and Genetic Analysis of mtDNA and Nuclear DNA Scheffrahn M.S.
Njumwa, Glady Mkakisha Non-thesis Overholt M.S.
Smith, Bradley W. Firefly Diversity in Colombia: Patterns Across a Dynamic Landscape Branham M.S.
Thorson, Greta Claire Evaluation of Rhyzobius lophanthae (Blaisdell) and Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as Predators of Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) Cave M.S.
Torlak, Emily Marie Non-thesis Oi M.S.
Toth, Patricia L. Sublethal Effects of Imidacloprid and Amitraz on Apis mellifera Linnaeus (Hymenopters: Apidae) Larvae and Pupae Ellis M.S.
Congdon, Julie Cara Initial Steps for Developing a Resistance Management Program for Southern Chinch Bug, Blissus insularis Barber Buss Ph.D.
Herbert, John J. Multitrophic Interactions Among Crapemyrtle Ilagertroemia Spp., Crapemyrtle Aphids Sarucallis kahawaluokalani and Aphid Predators Mizell Ph.D.
Saarinen, Emily V. Population Genetics of the Endangered Miami Blue Butterfly Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri: Implications for Conservation Daniels Ph.D.
Eans, Shainnel Esterase Isolation, Expression, and Population Analyses of Culex nigripalpus Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae) of Manatee County, FL Smartt M.S.
Juneau, Kevyn Integrated Pest Management in University of Florida Structures and Landscapes Leppla M.S.
Mullins, Aaron Succession Ecology of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki Following Area-Wide Colony Elimination Su M.S.
Sandoval Mojica, Andres Antifeedant Effect of Commercial Chemicals and Plant Extracts Against Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Capinera M.S.
Vrzal, Erin The Effects of Various Carbohydrate Sources on Longevity and Nutritional Reserves of Culex quinquefasciatus Say, Culex nigripalpus Theobald and Culex salinarius Coquillett Allen M.S.
Zettel, Catherine Comparitive Behavioral Analysis of Oviposition Behavior in Aedes and Culex Mosquitoes and the Impact of Pathogen Infection on Oviposition Behavior Allen M.S.
McManus, Valerie The Biology of the Eastern Pygmy Blue Butterfly, Brephidium pseudofea (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): Physiological Adaptions to an Intertidal Environment Daniels M.S.
Larrick, Stephanie Interactions Between Age and Reproductive Fitness of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Connelly M.S.
Derksen, Andrew Host Susceptibility and Population Dynamics of Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Select Ornamental Hosts in Southern Florida Mannion M.S.
Chouvenc, Thomas Defense Mechanisms in Termites Against the Infection of Entomopathogenic Fungi Su Ph.D.
Obenauer, Peter Surveillance of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) Suburban and Sylvatic Populations Using Traps and Attractants in North Central Florida Kaufman Ph.D.
Orajay, Joey Population Dynamics of Pasteuria penetrans in a Peanut Field and Description of a Pasteuria Isolate Infecting Mesocriconema ornatum Dickson Ph.D.
Roubos, Craig Monitoring and Managing Blueberry Gall Midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Rabbiteye Blueberries Liburd Ph.D.
Martin, Cliff Effects of Herbivory by Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Flooding on the Physiology and Growth of Select Ornamental Plant Species in South Florida Mannion Ph.D.
Chan, Wai-Han Survival of Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Isolated in Wood of Various Moisture Contents Koehler M.S.
Holt, Jonathan Non-thesis Steck M.S.
Malone, Colin Non-thesis Leppla M.S.
Platt, Jessica Life History and Management of a Bullet Gall Wasp, Disholcaspis quercusvirens (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on ‘Cathedral’ Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) in Northern Florida Buss M.S.
Seferina, Gisette Non-thesis Gerberg M.S.
Beucke, Kyle Phylogenetics, Niche Modeling, and Biogeography of Mycotrupes (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae) Branham Ph.D.
Bustamante, Dulce Culex nigripalpus (Diptera: Culicidae) Population Age Structure under Heterogeneous Environments and Sources of Error on the Estimation of Mosquito Infection Rates Lord Ph.D.
Cooper, Teresa An Assessment of a Biological Control Agent, Lixadmontia franki (Diptera: Tachinidae), to control Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), an Invasive Herbivore Destroying Florida’s Native Bromeliads Frank Ph.D.
Li, Hou-Feng Phylogeography, Interspecific Competition, and Control of Coptotermes formosanus and Coptotermes gestroi (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Taiwan Su Ph.D.
Luc, John Eric Utilization of In Vitro Produced Pasteuria Species Endospores as a Biological Control for Belonolaimus longicaudatus Crow Ph.D.
Tarver, Matthew Influence of Soldier Derived Semiochemicals on Reticulitermes flavipes Worker Caste Differentiation and Gene Expression Scharf Ph.D.

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