Nancy D. Epsky

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Publications of Nancy D. Epsky

Florida Entomologist (2019) 102, 382-387
Jerome Niogret, Arni Ekayanti, Keith Ingram, Smilja Lambert, Paul E. Kendra, Hans Alborn and Nancy D. Epsky (2019)
Development and behavioral ecology of Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2017) 110, 1326-1332
Nancy D. Epsky and Micah A. Gill (2017)
Laboratory and field age of aqueous grape juice bait and capture of Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae)

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2016) 160, 251-258
L. Guillén, N.D. Epsky, P.E. Kendra, W.S. Montgomery, M. Gill, C. Allen, J. Niogret and R.R. Heath (2016)
Electroantennogram response and attraction of Anastrepha suspensa to volatiles of various sugar sources and aged sugar solutions

Journal of Economic Entomology (2016) 109, 2428-2435
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Elena Q. Schnell, Mark A. Deyrup and Nancy D. Epsky (2016)
Efficacy of a-copaene, cubeb, and eucalyptol lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Florida Entomologist (2015) 98, 1127-1133
Todd E. Shelly and Nancy D. Epsky (2015)
Exposure to tea tree oil enhances the mating success of male Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2015) 108, 350-361
Paul E. Kendra, Jerome Niogret, Wayne S. Montgomery, Mark A. Deyrup and Nancy D. Epsky (2015)
Cubeb oil lures: Terpenoid emissions, trapping efficacy, and longevity for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2015) 108, 2065-2073
Nancy D. Epsky, Micah A. Gill and Robert L. Mangan (2015)
Grape juice as a bait for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae)

Journal of Applied Entomology (2015) 139, 114-122
D.H. Cha, M.A. Gill, N.D. Epsky, C.T. Werle, J.J. Adamczyk Jr. and P.J. Landolt (2015)
From a non-target to a target: identification of a fermentation volatile blend attractive to Zaprionus indianus

Florida Entomologist (2014) 97, 85-89
Nancy D. Epsky, Micah A. Gill, Dong H. Cha and Peter J. Landolt (2014)
Trapping the African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine

Journal of Pest Science (2014) 87, 681-689
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jerome Niogret, Elena Q. Schnell, Mark A. Deyrup and Nancy D. Epsky (2014)
Evaluation of seven essential oils identifies cubeb oil as most effective attractant for detection of Xyleborus glabratus

Florida Entomologist (2013) 96, 729-740
Robert L. Meagher, Rod N. Nagoshi, J. Scott Armstrong, Jerome Niogret, Nancy D. Epsky and Kathy L. Flanders (2013)
Captures and host strains of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) males in traps baited with different commercial pheromone blends

Florida Entomologist (2013) 96, 1442-1453
Paul E. Kendra, Randy C. Ploetz, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jerome Niogret, Jorge E. Peña, Gurpreet S. Brar and Nancy D. Epsky (2013)
Evaluation of Litchi chinensis for host status to Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and susceptibility to laurel wilt disease

Florida Entomologist (2013) 96, 1116-1124
Nancy D. Epsky, David Dean, Abbie Fox and Paul E. Kendra (2013)
Capture of Anastrepha suspensa and sterile male Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in multilure traps versus phase 4 traps

Journal of Economic Entomology (2012) 105, 659-669
Paul E. Kendra, Jerome Niogret, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jorge S. Sanchez, Mark A. Deyrup, Grechen E. Pruett, Randy C. Ploetz, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2012)
Temporal analysis of sesquiterpene emissions from manuka and phoebe oil lures and efficacy for attraction of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Environmental Entomology (2012) 41, 1597-1605
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jerome Niogret, Mark A. Deyrup, Larissa Guillén and Nancy D. Epsky (2012)
Xyleborus glabratus, X. affinis, and X. ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae): electroantennogram responses to host-based attractants and temporal patterns in host-seeking flight

Environmental Entomology (2012) 41, 1184-1189
Kaushalya G. Amarasekare, Catharine M. Mannion and Nancy D. Epsky (2012)
Developmental time, longevity, and lifetime fertility of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

Florida Entomologist (2012) 95, 28-34
David A. Jenkins, Paul E. Kendra, Nancy D. Epsky, Wayne S. Montgomery, Robert R. Heath, Daniel M. Jenkins and Ricardo Goenaga (2012)
Antennal responses of West Indian and Caribbean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ammonium bicarbonate and putrescine lures

Journal of Economic Entomology (2012) 105, 471-479
Nancy D. Epsky, David Midgarden, Pedro Rendón, David Villatoro and Robert R. Heath (2012)
Efficacy of wax matrix bait stations for Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Florida Entomologist (2012) 95, 513-516
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jorge S. Sanchez, Mark A. Deyrup, Jerome Niogret and Nancy D. Epsky (2012)
Method for collection of live redbay ambrosia beetles, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Florida Entomologist (2011) 94, 123-130
Paul E. Kendra, Jorge S. Sanchez, Wayne S. Montgomery, Katherine E. Okins, Jerome Niogret, Jorge E. Peña, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2011)
Diversity of Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attracted to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures

Journal of Chemical Ecology (2011) 37, 932-942
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jerome Niogret, Jorge E. Peña, John L. Capinera, Gurpreet Brar, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2011)
Attraction of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus, to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures

Journal of Chemical Ecology (2011) 37, 483-491
Jerome Niogret, Wayne S. Montgomery, Paul E. Kendra, Robert R. Heath and Nancy D. Epsky (2011)
Attraction and electroantennogram responses of male Mediterranean fruit fly to volatile chemicals from Persea, Litchi and Ficus wood

Florida Entomologist (2011) 94, 180-185
Nancy D. Epsky, Paul E. Kendra, Jorge Peña and Robert R. Heath (2011)
Comparison of synthetic food-based lures and liquid protein baits for capture of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults

Florida Entomologist (2011) 94, 186-194
David A. Jenkins, Nancy D. Epsky, Paul E. Kendra, Robert R. Heath and Ricardo Goenaga (2011)
Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: Attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Florida Entomologist (2011) 94, 1010-1017
Jerome Niogret, Paul E. Kendra, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2011)
Comparative analysis of terpenoid emissions from Florida host trees of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2010) 103, 533-540
Paul E. Kendra, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2010)
Effective sampling range of food-based attractants for female Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2010) 103, 1886-1895
Nancy D. Epsky, Hebnán R. Espinoza, Paul E. Kendra, Robert Abernathy, David Midgarden and Robert R. Heath (2010)
Effective sampling range of a synthetic protein-based attractant for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (2010) 39, 1506-1512
Kaushalya G. Amarasekare, Catharine M. Mannion and Nancy D. Epsky (2010)
Host instar susceptibility and selection and interspecific competition of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

Florida Entomologist (2009) 92, 388-390
Nancy D. Epsky, Alison Walker and Paul E. Kendra (2009)
Sampling methods for Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults

Pest Management Science (2009) 65, 672-677
Robert R. Heath, Stephen G. Lavallee, Elena Schnell, David G. Midgarden and Nancy D. Epsky (2009)
Laboratory and field cage studies on female-targeted attract-and-kill bait stations for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2009) 102, 2371-2376
Robert R. Heath, Aime Vazquez, Elena Q. Schnell, Janett Villareal, Paul E. Kendra and Nancy D. Epsky (2009)
Dynamics of pH modification of an acidic protein bait used for tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (2009) 38, 1259-1266
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2009)
Electroantennogram and behavioral responses of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to putrescine and ammonium bicarbonate lures

Environmental Entomology (2008) 37, 1119-1125
Paul E. Kendra, Nancy D. Epsky, Wayne S. Montgomery and Robert R. Heath (2008)
Response of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to terminal diamines in a food-based synthetic attractant

Journal of Economic Entomology (2008) 101, 1798-1804
Kaushalya G. Amarasekare, Juang-Horng Chong, Nancy D. Epsky and Catharine M. Mannion (2008)
Effect of temperature on the life history of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

Journal of Entomological Science (2008) 43, 76-85
D.B. Thomas, N.D. Epsky, C.A. Serra, D.G. Hall, P.E. Kendra and R.R. Heath (2008)
Ammonia formulations and capture of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (2008) 37, 630-635
Kaushalya G. Amarasekare, Catharine M. Mannion, Lance S. Osborne and Nancy D. Epsky (2008)
Life history of Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on four host plant species under laboratory conditions

Journal of Economic Entomology (2007) 100, 580-585
Robert R. Heath, Aimé Vázquez, Cyntia Espada, Paul E. Kendra and Nancy D. Epsky (2007)
Quantification of ammonia release from fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) attractants using infrared spectroscopy

Florida Entomologist (2007) 90, 314-320
Paul E. Kendra, Michael K. Hennessey, Wayne S. Montgomery, Edward M. Jones and Nancy D. Epsky (2007)
Residential composting of infested fruit: A potential pathway for spread of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Florida Entomologist (2007) 90, 304-308
Robert L. Meagher, Nancy D. Epsky and Ron Cherry (2007)
Mating behavior and female-produced pheromone use in tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Environmental Entomology (2006) 35, 1469-1476
Robert R. Heath, Peter E.A. Teal, Nancy D. Epsky, Barbara D. Dueben, Stephen D. Hight, Stephanie Bloem, James E. Carpenter, Thomas J. Weissling, Paul E. Kendra, Juan Cibrian-Tovar and Kenneth A. Bloem (2006)
Pheromone-based attractant for males of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Florida Entomologist (2006) 89, 144-151
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2006)
Assessment of female reproductive status in Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Florida Entomologist (2006) 89, 367-374
Nancy D. Epsky, Divina Amalin, Paul E. Kendra, Helena Puche and Cathrine M. Mannion (2006)
Temporal and spatial characterization of an infestation of Paratachardina lobata lobata (Hemiptera: Kerriidae), a new invasive pest in Florida

Environmental Entomology (2005) 34, 584-590
Paul E. Kendra, Wayne S. Montgomery, Daniel M. Mateo, Helena Puche, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2005)
Effect of age on EAG response and attraction of female Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ammonia and carbon dioxide

Journal of Applied Entomology (2005) 129, 293-299
H. Puche, T.J. Weissling, R. Schnell, N.D. Epsky and R.R. Heath (2005)
Estimating dispersal rate of the silky cane weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Florida Entomologist (2005) 88, 83-90
Helena Puche, David G. Midgarden, Oscar Ovalle, Paul E. Kendra, Nancy D. Epsky, Pedro Rendon and Robert R. Heath (2005)
Effect of elevation and host availability on distribution of sterile and wild Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (2005) 34, 569-575
Paul E. Kendra, Aime Vazquez, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (2005)
Ammonia and carbon dioxide: Quantitation and electroantennogram responses of Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 150-154
Nancy D. Epsky and Dennis Shuman (2004)
Arena size, hole density, and capture of Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) in grain probe traps

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 1299-1309
R.W. Mankin, J.B. Anderson, A. Mizrach, N.D. Epsky, D. Shuman, R.R. Heath, M. Mazor, A. Hetzroni, J. Grinshpun, P.W. Taylor and S.L. Garrett (2004)
Broadcasts of wing-fanning vibrations recorded from calling male Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) increase captures of females in traps

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 2137-2143
David Midgarden, Oscar Ovalle, Nancy D. Epsky, Helena Puche, Paul E. Kendra, Pedro Rendon and Robert R. Heath (2004)
Capture of Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in dry traps baited with a food-based attractant and Jackson traps baited with trimedlure during sterile male release in Guatemala

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 1126-1131
Robert R. Heath, Nancy D. Epsky, David Midgarden and Byron I. Katsoyannos (2004)
Efficacy of 1,4-diaminobutane (putrescine) in a food-based synthetic attractant for capture of Mediterranean and Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2002) 95, 1326-1332
Nancy D. Epsky and Dennis Shuman (2002)
Hole density and capture of stored-product insect pests in grain probe traps

Florida Entomologist (2000) 83, 411-421
Richard W. Mankin, Erik Petersson, Nancy D. Epsky, Robert R. Heath and John Sivinski (2000)
Exposure to male pheromones enhances Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) female response to male calling song

Journal of Economic Entomology (1999) 92, 583-589
Byron I. Katsoyannos, Robert R. Heath, Nikos T. Papadopoulos, Nancy D. Epsky and Jorge Hendrichs (1999)
Field evaluation of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera : Tephritidae) female selective attractants for use in monitoring programs

Journal of Economic Entomology (1999) 92, 156-164
N.D. Epsky, J. Hendrichs, B.I. Katsoyannos, L.A. VáSquez, J.P. Ros, A. ZüMreoglu, R. Pereira, A. Bakri, S.I. Seewooruthun and R.R. Heath (1999)
Field evaluation of female-targeted trapping systems for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera : Tephritidae) in seven countries

Journal of Economic Entomology (1998) 91, 1355-1359
Yoav Gazit, Yoram Rössler, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (1998)
Trapping females of the mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera : Tephritidae) in Israel: Comparison of lures and trap type

The Canadian Entomologist (1998) 130, 349-356
A. Bakri, H. Hadis, N.D. Epsky, R.R. Heath and J. Hendrichs (1998)
Female Ceratitis capitata (Diptera : Tephritidae) capture in a dry trap baited with a food-based synthetic attractant in an argan forest in Morocco. Part I: Low population field test

Florida Entomologist (1998) 81, 273-282
Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (1998)
Exploiting the interactions of chemical and visual cues in behavioral control measures for pest tephritid fruit flies

Journal of Chemical Ecology (1998) 24, 1867-1880
Nancy D. Epsky, Robert R. Heath, Barbara D. Dueben, Carol R. Lauzon, Adron T. Proveaux and George B. MacCollom (1998)
Attraction of 3-methyl-1-butanol and ammonia identified from Enterobacter agglomerans to Anastrepha suspensa

Florida Entomologist (1997) 80, 270-277
Nancy D. Epsky, Barbara D. Dueben, Robert R. Heath, Carol R. Lauzon and Ronald J. Prokopy (1997)
Attraction of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to volatiles from avian fecal material

Journal of Economic Entomology (1997) 90, 1584-1589
Robert R. Heath, Nancy D. Epsky, Barbara D. Dueben, Jorge Rizzo and Felipe Jeronimo (1997)
Adding methyl-substituted ammonia derivates to a food-based synthetic attractant on capture of the Mediterranean and Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Florida Entomologist (1997) 80, 289-300
Yasmin J. Cardoza, Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (1997)
Biology and development of Lespesia aletiae (Diptera: Tachinidae) in two lepidopteran species in the laboratory

Environmental Entomology (1996) 25, 256-260
N.D. Epsky, R.R. Heath, G. Uchida, A. Guzman, J. Rizzo, R. Vargas and F. Jeronimo (1996)
Capture of Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) using color inserts in trimedlure-baited Jackson traps

Florida Entomologist (1996) 79, 144-153
Robert R. Heath, Nancy D. Epsky, Barbara D. Dueben and Wendy L. Meyer (1996)
Systems to monitor and suppress Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations

Journal of Economic Entomology (1995) 88, 1307-1315
Robert R. Heath, Nancy D. Epsky, Antonio Guzman, Barbara D. Dueben, Ara Manukian and Wendy L. Meyer (1995)
Development of a dry plastic insect trap with food-based synthetic attractant for the Mediterranean and Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (1995) 24, 1387-1395
Nancy D. Epsky, Robert R. Heath, Antonio Guzman and Wendy L. Meyer (1995)
Visual cue and chemical cue interactions in a dry trap with food-based synthetic attractant for Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (1995) 24, 762-769
B. Nicolas, N.D. Epsky and J.L. Capinera (1995)
Susceptibility of Melanoplus sanguinipes (Orthoptera: Acrididae) nymphs to Steinernema carpocapsae and S. scapterisci (Nematoda: Steinernematidae)

Environmental Entomology (1994) 23, 827-831
Nancy D. Epsky, Robert R. Heath, Timothy C. Holler, Don L. Harris and Troy Mullins (1994)
Corn steepwater as protein bait for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (1994) 87, 1008-1013
Robert R. Heath, Nancy D. Epsky, Stephanie Bloem, Kenneth Bloem, Felix Acajabon, Antonio Guzman and Derrell Chambers (1994)
pH Effect on the attractiveness of a corn hydrolysate to the Mediterranean fruit fly and several Anastrepha species (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (1994) 23, 487-491
Nancy D. Epsky and John L. Capinera (1994)
Influence of herbivore diet on the pathogenesis of Steinernema carpocapsae (Nematoda: Steinernematidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (1994) 87, 904-909
Robert R. Heath, Nancy D. Epsky, Barbara D. Dueben, Antonio Guzman and Louis E. Andrade (1994)
Gamma radiation effect on production of four pheromonal components of male Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (1994) 87, 366-370
Nancy D. Epsky and John L. Capinera (1994)
Invasion efficiency as a measure of efficacy of the entomogenous nematode Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae)

Environmental Entomology (1993) 22, 464-469
Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (1993)
Pheromone production by male Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) under natural light cycles in greenhouse studies

Environmental Entomology (1993) 22, 942-947
Nancy D. Epsky and Robert R. Heath (1993)
Food availability and pheromone production by males of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (1991) 84, 1163-1168
J.L. Capinera, N.D. Epsky and L.L. Turick (1991)
Responses of the grasshopper Melanoplus sanguinipes and M. differentialis (Orthoptera: Acrididae) to fenoxycarb

Environmental Entomology (1987) 16, 274-280
John L. Capinera, David R. Horton, Nancy D. Epsky and Phillip L. Chapman (1987)
Effects of plant density and late-season defoliation on yield of field beans