Environmental Entomology Volume 26 Number 2, April 1997

Environmental Entomology
Volume 26 Number 2, April 1997


Relationship Between Ambient and Leaf Litter Temperatures in Overwintering Habitats of Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
M. N. Parajulee, L. T. Wilson, D. R. Rummel, S. C. Carroll, P. J. Trichilo, J. E. Slosser, and T. W. Fuchs 135

Pest Management and Sampling

Comparison of Sampling Methods Used to Estimate Spider (Araneae) Species Abundance and Composition in Grape Vineyards.
Michael J. Costello and Kent M. Daane 142

Effects of Sampling Intensity on the Collection of Spider (Araneae) Species and the Estimation of Species Richness.
John Robert Dobyns 150

Modeling Insect Development Time of Two or More Larval Stages in the Field Under Variable Temperatures.
St‚phanie Manel and Domitien Debouzie 163

Monitoring Obliquebanded Leafroller (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Larvae and Adults on Raspberries.
S. Y. Li and S. M. Fitzpatrick 170

Community and Ecosystem Ecology

Seasonal Variation in Spatial Organization of a Darkling Beetle (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Community.
B. Krasnov and G. Shenbrot 178

Coprophilous Arthropod Community from Argentina with Species of Potential Use as Biocontrol Agents Against Pest Flies.
G. Cabrera Walsh and Hugo A. Cordo 191

Population Ecology

Summer Diapause in Females of Minois dryas (Lepidoptera: Satyridae).
Yasunari Kida, Hideharu Numata, and Hisashi Fujii 201

Interaction of Resistant Plants and Wasp Parasitoids of Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
M. Tracy Johnson 207

Opportunistic Response of a Benthic Midge (Diptera: Chironomidae) to Management of California Seasonal Wetlands.
Darold P. Baltzer, Ferenc De Szalay, and Vincent H. Resh 215

Development and Survival of Anomoea flavokansiensis Moldenke (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as Affected by Temperature.
Vernon L. Stiefel, James R. Nechols, and David C. Margolies 223

Host-Plant Characteristics and Environmental Factors Influencing Flight Activity of Angoumois Grain Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in the Field.
Paul A. Weston, Robert J. Barney, and Xiaosong Ge 229

Diet of Migratory Grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) in a California Native Grassland and the Effect of Prescribed Spring Burning.
Eric E. Porter and Richard A. Redak 234

Seasonal Population Trends of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on Alfalfa in Southern California and Arizona.
Wee L. Yee, Nick C. Toscano, John C. Palumbo, Matthew J. Blua, and Harvey A. Yoshida 241

Population Dynamics and Clonal Comparisons of Cowpea Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on Resistant and Susceptible Cowpea Cultivars.
I. Billy Annan, Ward M. Tingey, and George A. Schaefers 250

Aerial Dispersal of Citrus Rust Mite (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Florida Citrus Groves.
J. C. Bergh and C. W. McCoy 256

Progeny Allocation by the Parasitoid Lespesia archippivora (Diptera: Tachinidae) in Larvae of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
J. Oscar Stapel, John R. Ruberson, Harry R. Gross, Jr., and W. Joe Lewis 265

Dispersal Potential of Male Cylas formicarius (Coleoptera: Brentidae) Over Land and Water.
Takahisa Miyatake, Seiichi Moriya, Tsuguo Kohama, and Yukio Shimoji 272

Density and Time Effects on Distribution and Survival of Lightbrown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Larvae on Granny Smith Apples.
Diana C. Whiting, Glenda M. O'Connor, and John H. Maindonald 277

Electroantennogram-Active Components of Maize Silk for Adults of the Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
B. E. Hibbard, T. L. Randolph, E. J. Bernklau, E. M.Abou- Fakhr, and L. B. Bjostad 285

Effects of Temperature on Pupal Development and Eclosion Dates in the Reindeer Oestrids Hypoderma tarandi and Cephenemyia trompe (Diptera: Oestridae).
Arne C. Nilssen 296

Effects of Early Temperature Exposure on Diapause Development of Spruce Budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
Er-Ning and Eric Bauce 307

Attractiveness of Synthetic Corn Volatiles to Feral Northern and Western Corn Rootworm Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Leslie Hammack 311

Physical Factors and Chemical Cues in the Oviposition Behavior of Arboviral Vectors Culex annulirostris and Culex molestus (Diptera: Culicidae).
K. Dhileepan 318

Influence of Wind on Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Flight and Egglaying Behavior.
T. M. Withers and M. O. Harris 327

Response of Japanese Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) to Leaf Volatiles of Susceptible and Resistant Maple Species.
John H. Loughrin, Daniel A. Potter, Thomas R. Hamilton-Kemp, and Matthew E. Byers 334

Biological Control

Suitability of the North American Weeds Sesbania exaltata and S. drummondii (Leguminosae) as Hosts for Neodiplogrammus quadrivittatus and Trichapion lativentre (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Argentina.
Guillermo A. Logarzo and Miguel A. Casalinuovo 343

Host Specificity of Coniatus tamarisci (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from France: Potential Biological Control Agent of Tamarix spp. in the United States.
Luca Fornasari 349

Bionomics of Mogulones cruciger (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a Below-Ground Herbivore for the Biological Control of Hound's-Tongue.
Mark Schwarzlaender 357

Biology and Host-Range of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), Potential Biological Control Agent for Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtaceae).
Matthew F. Purcell, Joe K. Balciunas, and Peter Jones 366

Intercontinental Differences in the Abundance of Solenopsis Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Escape from Natural Enemies? Sanford D. Porter, David F. Williams, Richard S. Patterson, and Harold G. Fowler 373

Oviposition and Development of Trichogramma pretiosum (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in Three Age Classes of Southwestern Corn Borer Eggs.
D. D. Calvin, J. E. Losey, M. C. Knapp, and F. L. Poston 385

Equilibrium Densities of European Red Mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) After Exposure to Three Levels of Predaceous Mite Diversity on Apple.
B. A. Croft and D. H. Slone 391

Effects of Temperature and Sunlight on Mycosis (Beauveria bassiana) (Hyphomycetes: Sympodulosporae) of Grasshoppers Under Field Conditions.
G. Douglas Inglis, Dan L. Johnson, and Mark S. Goettel 400

Effects of Age and Burial of House Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Pupae on Parasitism by Spalangia cameroni and Muscidifurax raptor (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).
B. H. King 410

Clavicipitaceous Endophytic Infection in Ryegrass Influences Attack Rate of the Parasitoid Microctonus hyperodae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Euphorinae) in Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
Gary M. Barker and Paul J. Addison 416

Geographical and Temporal Variation in Pteromalid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) Parasitism of Stable Fly and House Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Pupae Collected from Illinois Cattle Feedlots.
Carl J. Jones and Richard A. Weinzierl 421

Ground Cover Influence on Microclimate and Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) Augmentation in Seed Corn Production.
David B. Orr, Douglas A. Landis, Dale R. Mutch, Gary V. Manley, Sara A. Stuby, and Rodney L. King 433

Performance of Galerucella calmariensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Different North American Populations of Purple Loosestrife.
Bernd Blossey and Marjolein Schat 439

Preimaginal Development, Survival, and Field Abundance of Insect Predators on Transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Corn.
C. D. Pilcher, J. J. Obrycki, M. E. Rice, and L. C. Lewis 446

Release Strategies Affect Survival and Distribution of Green Lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in Augmentation Programs.
Kent M. Daane and Glenn Y. Yokota 455

Efficacy and Persistencey of Heterorhabditis marelatus (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae) Against Root Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Strawberry.
R. E. Berry, J. Liu, and E. Groth 465