Capinera
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Building 970,
Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-3905
capinera@ufl.edu

John L. Capinera
Chairman and Professor

Education

(30% Research, 20% Extension, 50% Teaching)

  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Entomology), 1976
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts (Entomology), 1974
  • B.A., Southern Connecticut State University (Biology), 1970

Employment

  • Professor and Chairman (1987-present), University of Florida
  • Professor and Head (1985-1987) Colorado State University
  • Professor and Interim Chair (1983-1985), Colorado State University
  • Associate Professor (1981-1985), Colorado State University
  • Assistant Professor (1976-1981), Colorado State University

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Responsible for administration of teaching, research, and extension functions of 30 faculty, 30 full-time staff, about 140 graduate students, and 40 undergraduate students in Gainesville.
  • Provide disciplinary support for 40 faculty at research and education centers statewide.
  • Represent discipline to state agencies, commodity groups, and general public.

Research

  • Habitat associations and host plant relations of grasshoppers.
  • Development of management practices for insect pests.
  • Biology and management of terrestrial snail and slugs

Teaching

  • ENY 5236, Insect Pest and Vector Management
  • ENY 4210/5212, Insects and Wildlife
  • ENY 4161/6166 Insect Classification

Selected Publications

Books

Capinera, J.L., C.W. Scherer, and J.M. Squitier. 2001. Grasshoppers of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. 143 pp.

Capinera, J.L. 2001. Handbook of Vegetable Pests. Academic Press, New York. 729 pp.

Capinera, J.L. (editor). 2004. Encyclopedia of Entomology. Vols. 1-3. Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 2580 pp.

Capinera, J.L., R. Scott, and T.J. Walker. 2004. Field Guide to Grasshoppers, Katydids and Crickets of the United States and Canada. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York. 249 pp.

Capinera, J.L. (editor). 2008. Encyclopedia of Entomology, 2nd Edition. Vols. 1-4. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 4346 pp.

Capinera, J.A. 2010. Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and Their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. 486 pp.

Journal Articles

Goyal, G., G.S. Nuessly, D. R. Seal, G. J. Steck, J. L. Capinera, and R. L. Meagher. 2012. Examination of the pest status of corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera). Environmental Entomology 41: 1131-1138. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2012. Culture of terrestrial slugs and snails (Gastropoda): acceptance and suitability of synthetic insect diets. Florida Entomol. 95: 1077-1085. PDF

Brar, G.S., J.L. Capinera, S McLean, P.E. Kendra, RC. Ploetz, and J.E. Peña. 2012. Effect of trap size, trap height and age of lure on sampling Xylebrous glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), and its flight periodicity and seasonality. Florida Entomol. 95: 1003-1011. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2013. Cuban brown snail, Zachrysia provisoria (Gastropoda): damage potential and control. Crop Prot. 52: 57-63. PDF

Brar, G.S., J.L. Capinera, P.E. Kendra, S. McLean, and J.E. Peña. 2013. Life cycle, development, and culture of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). FloEntomol. 96: 1158-1167. PDF

Shannag, H.K., J.L. Capinera, and N.M. Freihat. 2013. Use of neem-based insecticides against southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Trends Entomol. 9: 45-53. PDF

Shannag, H.K., J.L. Capinera, and N.M. Freihat. 2014. Efficacy of different neem-based biopesticides against green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Inter. J. Agr. Policy Res. 2: 61-68. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2014. Host plant selection by Romalea microptera (Orthoptera: Romaeidae). Florida Entomol. 97: 38-49.

Kalsi, M., D. R. Seal, G. S. Nuessly, J. L. Capinera, and C. G. Martin. 2014. Seasonal timing, abundance, and predatory status of arthropods associated with corn infested by picture-winged flies (Diptera: Ulidiidae) in south Florida. Florida Entomol. 97: 168-178.

White-McLean, J., and J.L. Capinera. In press. Some life history traits and diet selection in Philomycus carolinianus (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora: Philomycidae). Florida Entomologist

All Publications

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Major Publications (books authored and edited, monographs)

Capinera, J. L. and T. S. Sechrist. 1982. Grasshoppers (Acrididae) of Colorado: Identification, Biology and Management. Colo. Agric. Expt. Sta. Bull. 584S. 161 pp.

Capinera, J. L. and D. C. Thompson. 1983. Plant Pests of Colorado: An Annotated Inventory. Part 1: Insects. Colo. Coop. Ext. Serv. Special Ser. 20. 228 pp.

Capinera, J. L. and R. A. Schaefer. 1983. Field identification of adult cutworms, armyworms, and similar crop pests collected from light traps in Colorado. Colo. Coop. Ext. Serv. Bull. 514A. 24 pp.

Capinera, J. L. 1986. Field key for identification of caterpillars found on field and vegetable crops in Colorado. Colo. State Univ. Coop. Ext. Bull. 535A. 13pp.

Capinera, J. L. (ed.). 1987. Rangeland Integrated Pest Management: A Shortgrass Prairie Perspective. Westview Press, Boulder, CO. 429pp.

Rosen, D., F.D. Bennett, and J.L. Capinera (eds.) 1994. Pest Management in the Subtropics. Biological Control – A Florida Perspective. Intercept, Andover, U.K. 737 pp.

Rosen, D., F.D. Bennett, and J.L. Capinera (eds.) 1996. Pest Management in the Subtropics. Integrated Pest Management – A Florida Perspective. Intercept, Andover, U.K. 578 pp

Capinera, J.L., C. W. Scherer, and J.M. Squitier. 1999. Grasshoppers of Florida. pdf internet publication, 70 pp. (http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/ghopper/ ghopper.html)

Capinera, J.L., C.W. Scherer, and J. M. Squitier. 2001. Grasshoppers of Florida. University Press of Florida. 143 pp.

Capinera, J.L. 2001. Handbook of Vegetable Pests. Academic Press, N.Y. 729 pp.

Capinera, J.L. (ed.) 2004. Encyclopedia of Entomology. Vol. 1-3. Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 2400 pp.

Capinera, J.L., R. Scott, and T.J. Walker. 2004. Field Guide to Grasshoppers, Katydids and Crickets of the United States and Canada. Cornell University Press, Ithaca. 249 pp.

Wilkerson, J.L., S.E. Webb, J.L. Capinera and T.R. Fasulo. 2005. Insect Photo Gallery, Vegetable Pests 1-3 (set of 3 CD-ROMs containing images and biology of Florida vegetable pests). University of Florida, IFAS Cooperative Extension.

Capinera, J.L. (ed.) 2008. Encyclopedia of Entomology, 2nd edition. vol. 1-4. Springer Science + Business Media B.V., Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 4346 pp.

Capinera, J.L. 2010. Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. 487 pp.

Book Chapters

Capinera, J. L., W. J. Parton, and J. K. Detling. 1983. Application of a grasshopper simulation model to grasshopper pest management on the North American Shortgrass prairie. Pages 335-344 in W. K. Lauenroth, G. V. Skogerboe, and M. Flug, (eds.), Analysis of Ecological Systems: State-of-the-Art in Ecological Modelling. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Brewer, J. W., J. L. Capinera and R. G. Cates. 1984. The defenses of plants against insects. Pages 236-251, in: H. E. Evans (ed.), Insect Biology. Addison Wesley Pub. Co.

Capinera, J. L. and H. E. Evans. 1984. The ecological basis of insect pest management. Pages 366-389, in: H. E. Evans (ed.), Insect Biology. Addison Wesley Pub. Co.

Capinera, J. L. 1984. The tactics of insect pest management. Pages 390-412, in: H. E. Evans (ed.), Insect Biology. Addison Wesley Pub. Co.

Capinera, J. L. 1987. Population ecology of rangeland grasshoppers. Pages 162-182 in J.L. Capinera (ed.), Integrated Pest Management on Rangeland: A Shortgrass Prairie Perspective. Westview Press, Boulder, CO.

Capinera, J.L. 2005. Integration of entomology teaching, research, and extension: the past, present, and future at the University of Florida. Pages 47-55 in K.M. Heinz, R.E. Frisbie, and C.E. Bogran. (eds.) Entomology at the Land Grant University. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.

Journal Publications

Capinera, J. L. 1974. Damage to asparagus seedlings by Brachycolus asparagi. J. Econ. Entomol. 67: 447-448.

Capinera, J.L. and J. H. Lilly. 1975. Bionomics and biotic control of the asparagus beetle, Crioceris asparagi, in western Massachusetts. Environ. Entomol. 4: 93-96.

Capinera, J. L. and P. Barbosa. 1975. Transmission of nuclear polyhedrosis virus to gypsy moth larvae by Calosoma sycophanta. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 68: 493-494.

Capinera, J. L. and J. H. Lilly. 1975. Tetrastichus asparagi, parasitoid of the asparagus beetle: some aspects of host-parasitoid interaction. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 58: 595-596.

Barbosa, P., J. L. Capinera and E. A. Harrington. 1975. The gypsy moth parasitoid complex in western Massachusetts: a study of parasitoids in areas of high and low host density. Environ. Entomol. 4: 842-846.

Capinera, J. L. 1976. Asparagus beetle defense behavior: adaptations for survival in dispersing and non-dispersing species. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 69: 269-272.

Capinera, J. L., S. P. Kirouac and P. Barbosa. 1976. Phagodeterrency of cadaver components to gypsy moth larvae, Lymantria dispar. J. Invertebr. Path. 28: 277- 279.

Capinera, J. L. and P. Barbosa. 1976. Dispersal of first-instar gypsy moth larvae in relation to population quality. Oecologia 26: 53-60.

Capinera, J. L., P. Barbosa, and H. H. Hagedorn. 1977. Yolk and yolk depletion of gypsy moth eggs: implications for population quality. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 70: 40-42.

Capinera, J. L. and P. Barbosa. 1977. Influence of natural diets and larval density on gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, (Lepidoptera: Orgyiidae) egg mass characteristics. Can. Entomol. 109: 1313-1318.

Barbosa, P. and J. L. Capinera. 1977. The influence of food on developmental characteristics of the gypsy moth, (L.). Can. J. Zool. 55: 1424-1429.

Capinera, J. L. 1978. Consumption of sugarbeet foliage by the palestriped flea beetle. J. Econ. Entomol. 71: 301-303.

Capinera, J. L. 1978. Consumption of sugarbeet foliage by the saltmarsh caterpillar. J. Econ. Entomol. 71: 661-663.

Capinera, J. L. and M. R. Walmsley. 1978. Control of alfalfa insects with methomyl. Southwestern Entomol. 3: 137-140.

Capinera, J. L. 1978. Variegated cutworm: consumption of sugarbeet foliage and development on sugarbeet. J. Econ. Entomol. 71: 978-980.

Capinera, J. L. 1978. Studies of host plant preference and suitability exhibited by early-instar range caterpillar larvae. Environ. Entomol. 7: 738-740.

Capinera, J. L. and M. R. Walmsley. 1978. Visual response of some sugarbeet insects to sticky traps and water pan traps of various colors. J. Econ. Entomol. 71: 926- 927.

Barbosa, P. and J. L. Capinera. 1978. Population quality, dispersal and numerical change in the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.). Oecologia 36: 203-209.

Capinera, J. L. and F. R. Stermitz. 1979. Laboratory evaluation of zanthophylline as a feeding deterrent for range caterpillar, migratory grasshopper, alfalfa weevil, and greenbug. J. Chem. Ecol. 5: 767-771.

Capinera, J. L. 1979. Parasitism of the palestriped flea beetle by an allantonematid nematode Howardula sp.: effect of parasitism on adult longevity and sugarbeet foliage consumption. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 72: 348-349.

Capinera, J. L. 1979. Qualitative variation in plants and insects: effect of propagule size on ecological plasticity. Amer. Nat. 114: 350-361.

Wiener, L. F. and J. L. Capinera. 1979. Greenbug response to an alarm pheromone analog: temperature and humidity effects, disruptive potential, and analog releaser efficacy. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 72: 369-371.

Capinera, J. L. and M. R. Kanost. 1979. Susceptibility of the zebra caterpillar to Autographa californica nuclear polyhedrosis virus. J. Econ. Entomol. 72: 570-572.

Capinera, J. L. 1979. Zebra caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): foliage consumption and development of larvae on sugarbeet. Can. Entomol. 11: 905-909.

Capinera, J. L. 1979. Effect of simulated insect herbivory on sugarbeet yield in Colorado. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 52: 712-718.

Capinera, J. L. 1980. A trail pheromone from silk produced by larvae of the range caterpillar Hemileuca oliviae (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and observations on aggregation behavior. J. Chem. Ecol. 6: 655-664.

Capinera, J. L., L. F. Wiener, and P. R. Anamosa. 1980. Behavioral thermoregulation by late-instar range caterpillar larvae, Hemileuca oliviae Cockerell (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). J. Kansas. Entomol. Soc. 53: 631-638.

Capinera, J. L. and W. J. Roltsch. 1980. Response of wheat seedlings to actual and simulated migratory grasshopper defoliation. J. Econ. Entomol. 73: 258-261.

Capinera, J. L. 1980. Visual responses of some sugarbeet insects to sticky traps of various yellow and orange hues positioned at two heights. Southwestern Entomol. 5: 76-79.

Capinera, J. L., S. E. Naranjo and M. J. Packard. 1980. Vapor density and water loss from eggs of the range caterpillar, Hemileuca oliviae. Environ. Entomol. 10: 97-104.

Wiener, L. F. and J. L. Capinera. 1980. Preliminary study of the biology of the white grub Phyllophaga fimbripes (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 53: 701-710.

Capinera, J. L., A. R. Renaud and S. E. Naranjo. 1981. Alfalfa webworm: foliage consumption and host preference. Southwestern Entomol. 6: 18-22.

Capinera, J. L., S. E. Naranjo and A. R. Renaud. 1981. Alfalfa webworm: larval development in response to diet and temperature. Southwestern Entomol. 6: 10- 17.

Capinera, J. L. and W. J. Roltsch. 1981. The predatory ant Formica neoclara: effect on within-field bean aphid distribution, and activity in relation to thermal conditions. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 54: 578-586.

Black, P. N., C. D. Blair, A. Butcher, J. L. Capinera, and G. M. Happ. 1981. Biochemistry and ultrastructure of iridescent virus type 29. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 38: 12-21.

Capinera, J. L. 1981. Some effects of infestation by bean aphid, Aphis fabae Scopoli, on carbohydrate and protein levels in sugarbeet plants, and procedures for estimating economic injury levels. Z. Angew. Entomol. 92: 374-384.

MacVean, C. M., J. W. Brewer, and J. L. Capinera. 1982. Field tests of the entomogenous nematode Neoaplectana carpocapsae for infection of Colorado potato beetle. J. Econ. Entomol. 75: 97-101.

Capinera, J. L., S. L. Blue, and G. S. Wheeler. 1982. Survival of earthworms exposed to Neoaplectana carpocapsae nematodes. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 39: 419-21.

Capinera, J. L. and T. S. Sechrist. 1982. Grasshopper (Acrididae) - host plant associations: response of grasshopper populations to cattle grazing intensity. Can. Entomol. 114: 1055-1062.

Rottman, R. J. and J. L. Capinera. 1983. Effects of insect and cattle-induced perturbations on a shortgrass prairie arthropod community. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 56: 241-252.

Capinera, J. L., A. R. Renaud, and N. E. Roehrig. 1983. Chemical basis for host selection by Hemileuca oliviae: role of tannins in preference of C4 grasses. J. Chem. Ecol. 9: 1425-1437.

Capinera, J. L., G. W. Wheatley, D. C. Thompson, and J. Jenkins. 1983. Computer assisted crop loss assessment: a microcomputer model for estimation of sugarbeet insect effects to facilitate decision making in pest management. Prot. Ecol. 5: 319- 326.

Hollingsworth, C. S. and J. L. Capinera. 1983. Comparision of nymphal development times in diapausing and nondiapausing strains of Melanoplus sanguinipes (F.) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 56: 612-616.

Al-Zubaidi, F. S. and J. L. Capinera. 1983. Application of different nitrogen levels to the host plant and cannibalistic behavior of beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Environ. Entomol. 12: 1687-1689.

Capinera, J. L., J. K. Detling, and W. J. Parton. 1983. Assessment of range caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) effects with a grassland simulation model. J. Econ. Entomol. 76: 1088-1094.

Roehrig, N. E. and J. L. Capinera. 1983. Behavioral and developmental responses of range caterpillar larvae, Hemileuca oliviae, to condensed tannin. J. Insect Physiol. 29: 901-906.

Capinera, J. L. 1984. Instar number in range caterpillar, Hemileuca oliviae Cockerell (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 57: 344-347.

Capinera, J. L., D. C. Thompson, and C. S. Hollingsworth. 1984. Taxonomic and ecological characteristics of crop pests in Colorado. Environ. Entomol. 13: 202-206.

Capinera, J. L., C. S. Hollingsworth, D. C. Thompson, and S. L. Blue. 1984. Ecological correlates of pest species richness on crop plants. Prot. Ecol. 6: 287-297.

Al-Zubaidi, F. S., and J. L. Capinera. l984. Utilization of food and nitrogen by beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in relation to food type and dietary nitrogen levels. Environ. Entomol. 13: 1604-1608.

Capinera, J. L., T. J. Weissling, and E. E. Schweizer. l985. Compatibility of intercropping with mechanized agriculture: effects of strip intercropping pinto beans and sweet corn on insect abundance in Colorado. J. Econ. Entomol. 78: 354- 357.

Brewer, J. W., J. L. Capinera, R. E. Deshon and M. L. Walmsley. l985. Influence of foliar nitrogen levels on survival, development, and reproduction of western spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Can. Entomol. 117: 23-32.

Capinera, J. L. l985. Determination of host plant preferences of Hemileuca oliviae (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), Paropomala wyomingensis (Orthoptera: Acrididae), and Diapheromera veli (Orthoptera: Phasmatidae) by choice test and crop analysis. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 58: 465-471.

Everts, K. L., H. F. Schwartz, N. D. Epsky, and J. L. Capinera. 1985. Effects of maggot and wounding upon the occurrence of Fusarium basal rot of onions in Colorado. Plant Disease 69: 878-882.

Capinera, J. L., D. R. Gardner, and F. R. Stermitz. 1985. Cantharidin levels in blister beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae) associated with alfalfa in Colorado. J. Econ. Entomol. 78: 1052-1055.

Grina, J. A., D. R. Schroeder, E. T. Wydallis, F. R. Stermitz, J. Melman, and J. L. Capinera. 1986. Alkaloids from Delphinium geyeri. Three new C20-diterpenoid alkaloids. J. Org. Chem. 51: 390-394.

Capinera, J. L., W. S. Cranshaw, and H. G. Hughes. 1986. Suppression of raspberry crown borer, Pennisetia marginata (Harris) (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) with soil applications of Steinernema feltiae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 48: 257-258.

Capinera, J. L. N. D. Epsky, and D. C. Thompson. 1986. Effects of adult western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) ear feeding on irrigated field corn in Colorado. J. Econ. Entomol. 79: 1609-1612

Gilbertson, R. L., W. M. Brown, Jr., E. G. Ruppel, and J. L. Capinera. 1986. Association of corn stalk rot Fusarium spp. and western corn rootworm beetles in Colorado. Phytopathology 76: 1309-1314.

Al-Zubaidi, F. and J.L. Capinera. 1986. The effects of different types of food on the biology of beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubn.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Biol. Sci. Res. 17: 153-160.

Capinera, J. L. 1987. Observations on natural and experimental parasitism of insects by Mermis nigrescens Dujardin (Nematoda: Mermithidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 60: 159-162.

Walmsley, M. R., J. L. Capinera, J. K. Detling, and M. I. Dyer. 1987. Growth of blue grama and western wheatgrass following grasshopper defoliation and mechanical clipping. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 60: 51-57.

Capinera, J. L., D. R. Horton, N. D. Epsky, and P. L. Chapman. 1987. Effects of plant density and late-season defoliation on yield of field beans. Environ. Entomol. 16: 274-280.

Thompson, D., J. L. Capinera, and S. D. Pilcher. 1987. Comparison of an aerial water pan pheromone trap to traditional trapping techniques for European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environ. Entomol. 16: 154-158.

Kendall, D. M., and J. L. Capinera. 1987. Leaf value of onions and its relationship to plant phenology, herbivory by onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), and mechanical defoliation. Environ. Entomol. 16: 859-863.

Capinera, J. L., and D. C. Thompson. 1987. Dynamics and structure of grasshopper assemblages on shortgrass prairie. Can. Entomol. 119: 567-575.

Horton, D. R., and J. L. Capinera. 1987. Seasonal and host plant effects on parasitism of Colorado potato beetle by Myiopharus doryphorae (Riley) (Diptera: Tachinidae). Can. Entomol. 119: 729-734.

Horton, D. R., and J. L. Capinera. 1987. Effects of plant diversity, host density, and host size on population ecology of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environ. Entomol. 16: 1019-1026.

Capinera, J. L., and B. E. Hibbard. 1987. Bait formulations of chemical and microbial insecticides for suppression of crop-feeding grasshoppers. J. Agric. Entomol. 4: 337- 344.

Horton, D. R., and J. L. Capinera. 1988. Effects of host availability on diapause and voltinism in a non-agricultural population of Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). J. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 61: 62-67.

Horton, D. R., and J. L. Capinera. 1988. Local differences in host use by two populations of the Colorado potato beetle. Ecology 69: 823-831.

Schwartz, H. F., N. D. Epsky, and J. L. Capinera. 1988. Onion transplant pink root and thrips contamination, and their control in Colorado. Appl. Agric. Res. 3: 71-74.

Epsky, N. D., D. E. Walter, and J. L. Capinera. 1988. Potential role of nematophagous microarthropods as biotic mortality factors of entomogenous nematodes (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae, Heterorhabditidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 81: 821-825.

Capinera, J. L., D. Pelissier, G. S. Menout, and N. D. Epsky. 1988. Control of black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with entomogenous nematodes (Nematoda: Steinernematidae, Heterorhabditidae). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 52: 427- 435.

Epsky, N.D., and J. L. Capinera. 1988. Efficacy of the entomogenous nematode Steinernema feltiae against a subterranean termite, Reticulitermes tibialis (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 81: 1313-1317.

Capinera, J.L., and D.H. Horton. 1989. Geographic variation in effects of weather on grasshopper infestation. Environ. Entomol. 18: 8-14.

Kendall, D. M., and J. L. Capinera. 1990. Geographic and temporal variation in the sex ratio of onion thrips. Southwestern Entomol. 15: 80-88.

Przybyszewski, J., and J. L. Capinera. 1990. Spatial and temporal patterns of grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) phenology and abundance on a shortgrass prairie. J. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 63: 405-413.

Horton, D. R., and J. L. Capinera. 1990. Host utilization by Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in a potato/weed (Solanum sarrachoides Sendt.) system. Can. Entomol. 122: 113-121.

McVean, C.M. and J.L. Capinera. 1991. Pathogenicity and transmission potential of Nosema locustae and Vairimorpha n. sp. (Protozoa: Microsporidae) in Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex; Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): a laboratory evaluation. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 57: 23-36.

Horton, D.R., P.L. Chapman, and J.L. Capinera. 1991. Detecting local adaptation in phytophagous insects using repeated measures designs. Environ. Entomol. 20: 410- 418.

Przybyszewski, J., and J.L. Capinera. 1991. Patterns of parasitism among shortgrass prairie grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) populations. J. Kansas. Entomol. Soc. 64: 5-17.

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

Valles, S.M., J.L. Capinera, and P.E.A. Teal. 1991. Evaluation of pheromone trap design, height, and efficacy for capture of male Diaphania nitidalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in a field cage. Environ. Entomol. 20: 1274-1278.

MacVean, C.M., and J.L. Capinera. 1992. Field evaluation of two microsporidian pathogens, an entomopathogenic nematode, and carbaryl for suppression of the Mormon cricket, Anabrus simplex Hald. (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Biol. Control 2: 59-65.

Redak, R.A., J.L. Capinera, and C.D. Bonham. 1992. Effects of sagebrush removal and herbivory by Mormon crickets (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) on understory plant biomass and cover. Environ. Entomol. 21: 94-102.

Peck, S.B., T.J. Walker, and J.L. Capinera. 1992. Distributional review of the Orthoptera of Florida. Fla. Entomol. 75: 329-342.

Valles, S.M., and J.L. Capinera. 1992. Periodicity of attraction of adult melonworm, Diaphania hyalinata. Fla. Entomol. 75: 390-392.

Capinera, J.L., and N.D. Epsky. 1992. Potential for biological control of soil insects in the Caribbean basin using entomopathogenic nematodes. Fla. Entomol. 75: 525-53

Capinera, J.L. 1993. Host-plant selection by Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Environ. Entomol. 22: 127-133.

Capinera, J.L. 1993. Differentiation of nymphal instars in Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Fla. Entomol. 76: 175-179.

Epsky, N.D., and J.L. Capinera. 1993. Quantification of invasion of two strains of Steinernema carpocapsae (Weiser) into three lepidopteran larvae. J. Nematol. 25: 173-180.

Epsky, N.D., and J.L. Capinera. 1993. Invasion efficiency as a measure of efficacy in the entomogenous nematode Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 87: 366-370.

Valles, S.M., and J.L. Capinera. 1993. Response of southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae to selected botanical insecticides and soap. J. Agric. Entomol. 10: 145-153.

Capinera, J.L. 1993. Insects in art and religion: the American southwest. Am. Entomol. 39: 221-229. PDF

Epsky, N.D., and J.L. Capinera. 1994. Influence of herbivore diet on pathogenesis of Steinernema carpocapsae (Nematoda: Steinernematidae). Environ. Entomol. 23: 487-491.

Smith, H.A., J.L. Capinera, J.E. Peña, and B. Linbo-Terhaar. 1994. Parasitism of pickleworm and melonworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) by Cardiochiles diaphaniae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Environ. Entomol. 23: 1283-1293.

Shannag, H.K., S.E. Webb, and J.L. Capinera. 1994. Entomopathogenic nematode effect on pickleworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) under laboratory and field conditions. J. Econ. Entomol. 87:1205-1212.

Redak, R.A. and J.L. Capinera. 1994. Changes in western wheatgrass foliage quality following defoliation: consequences for a graminivorous grasshopper. Oecologia 100: 80-88.

Shannag, H.K., and J.L. Capinera. 1995. Evaluation of entomopathogenic nematode species for the control of melonworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environ. Entomol. 24:143-148.

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

Capinera, J.L. 1995. Humpbacked flute player and other entomomorphs from the American Southwest. Am. Entomol. 41:83-88. PDF

Capinera, J.L., C.W. Scherer, and J.B. Simkins. 1997. Habitat associations of grasshoppers at the MacArthur Agro-Ecology Research Center, Lake Placid, Florida. Florida Entomol. 80: 253-261.

Baker, G. and J.L. Capinera. 1997. Nematodes and nematomorphs as control agents of grasshoppers and locusts. Mem. Entomol. Soc. Can. 171: 157-211.

Sieglaff, D.H., R.M. Pereira, and J.L. Capinera. 1997. Pathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium flavoviride (Deuteromycotina) to Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae). J. Econ. Entomol. 90: 1539-1545. PDF

Sieglaff, D.H., R.M. Pereira, and J.L. Capinera. 1998. Microbial control of Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae) by Metarhizium flavoviride (Deuteromycotina): instar dependent mortality and efficacy of ultra low volume application under greenhouse conditions. J. Econ. Entomol. 91: 76-85. PDF

Squitier, J.M., M. Deyrup, and J.L. Capinera. 1998. A new species of Melanoplus (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from an isolated upland in penninsular Florida. Florida Entomol. 81: 451-460.

Shannag, H.K. and J.L. Capinera. 2000. Interference of Steinernema carpocapsae (Nematoda: Steinernematidae) with Cardiochiles diaphaniae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of melonworm and pickleworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environ. Entomol. 29: 612-617.

Capinera, J.L. and J.M. Squitier. 2000. Insecticidal activity of photoactive dyes to American and migratory grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae). J. Econ. Entomol. 293: 662-666. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2000. A new interdisciplinary professional degree program: the doctor of plant medicine. Am. Entomol. 46: 225-227.

Squitier, J.M. and J.L. Capinera. 2002. Observations on the phenology of common Florida grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Florida Entomol. 85: 227-234. PDF

Squitier, J.M. and J.L. Capinera. 2002. Habitat associations of Florida grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Florida Entomol. 85: 235-244. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2002. North American vegetable pests: the pattern of invasion. Am. Entomol. 48: 20-39. PDF

Squitier, J.M. and J.L. Capinera. 2002. Host selection by grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) inhabiting semi-aquatic environments. Florida Entomol. 85: 336-340. PDF

Barbara, K.A. and J.L. Capinera. 2003. Development of a toxic bait for eastern lubber grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae). J. Econ. Entomol. 96: 584-91. PDF

Smith, H.A., E.R. Mitchell, and J.L. Capinera. 2004. Pest management priorities among Florida’s organic vegetable growers. Florida Scientist 67: 63-73.

Smith, T.R., J.G. Froeba, and J.L. Capinera. 2004. Key to the grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) of Florida. Florida Entomol. 87: 537-550. PDF

Smith, T.R. and J.L. Capinera. 2005. Host preferences and habitat associations of some Florida grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Environ. Entomol. 34: 210-224. PDF

Smith, T.R. and J.L. Capinera. 2005. Mandibular morphology of some Floridian grasshoppers. Florida Entomol. 88: 204-207. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2005. Relationships between insect pests and weeds: an evolutionary perspective. Weed Sci. 53: 892-901. PDF

Capinera, J.L. and J.G. Froeba. 2007. Behavioral responses of Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae) to azadirex (neem)-treated plants. J. Econ. Entomol. 100: 117-122. PDF

Rathinasabapathi,B. M. Rangasamy, J. Froeba, R. H. Cherry, H. J. McAuslane, J. L. Capinera, M. Srivastava, and L. Q. Ma. 2007. Arsenic hyperaccumulation in the Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.) deters grasshopper (Schistocerca americana (Drury)) herbivory. New Phytol. 175: 263-269. PDF

Gruner, S. V., D. H. Slone, J. L. Capinera. 2007. Forensically important Calliphoridae (Diptera) associated with pig carrion in rural north-central Florida. J. Med. Entomol. 44: 509-515. PDF

Carillo, D., J.E. Peña, and J. L. Capinera. 2008. Effect of host plants on successful parasitism of Haeckeliania sperata (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) on Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) eggs. Environ. Entomol. 37: 1565-1572. PDF

Goyal, G., G.S. Nuessly, G.J. Steck, D.R. Seal, J.L. Capinera, G.J. Steck, and K.J. Boote. 2010. New report of Chaetopsis massyla (Diptera: Ulidiidae) as a primary pest of corn in Florida. Florida Entomol. 93: 198-202. PDF

Goyal, G., G.S. Nuessly, D.R. Seal, J.L. Capinera, and K.J. Boote. 2011. Distribution of picture-winged flies (Ulidiidae) infesting corn in Florida. Florida Entomol. 94: 35-47. PDF

Sandoval-Mojica, A.F. and J.L. Capinera. 2011. Antifeedant effect of commercial chemicals and plant extracts against Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Pest Manage. Sci. 67: 860-868. PDF

Goyal, G., G.S. Nuessley, G.J. Steck, J.L. Capinera and D.R. Seal. 2011. Comparative morphology of theimmature stages of three corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104: 416-428. PDF

Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pena, J.E., Capinera, J.L., Brar, G., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Attraction of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures. J. Chem. Ecol. 37: 932-942. PDF

Pena, J.E., J.H. Crane, J.L. Capinera, R.E. Duncan, P.E. Kendra, R.C. Ploetz, S.McLean, G. Brar, M.C. Thomas, and R.D. Cave. 2011. Chemical control of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus, and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomol. 94: 882-896. PDF

Peña, J.E., D. Carrillo, R. E. Duncan, J. L. Capinera, G. Brar, S. Mclean, M. L. Arpaia, E. Focht, J. A. Smith, M. Hughes and P. E. Kendra. 2012. Susceptibility of Persea spp. and other Lauraceae to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomol. 95: 783-787. PDF

Goyal, G., G.S. Nuessly, D.R. Seal, G.J. Steck, J.L. Capinera, and K.J. Boote. 2012. Alternative plants for development of picture-winged fly pests of maize. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 143: 177-184. PDF

Goyal, G., G.S. Nuessly, D. R. Seal, G. J. Steck, J. L. Capinera, and R. L. Meagher. 2012. Examination of the pest status of corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera). Environmental Entomology 41: 1131-1138. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2012. Culture of terrestrial slugs and snails (Gastropoda): acceptance and suitability of synthetic insect diets. Florida Entomol. 95: 1077-1085. PDF

Brar, G.S., J.L. Capinera, S McLean, P.E. Kendra, RC. Ploetz, and J.E. Peña. 2012. Effect of trap size, trap height and age of lure on sampling Xylebrous glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), and its flight periodicity and seasonality. Florida Entomol. 95: 1003-1011. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2013. Cuban brown snail, Zachrysia provisoria (Gastropoda): damage potential and control. Crop Prot. 52: 57-63. PDF

Brar, G.S., J.L. Capinera, P.E. Kendra, S. McLean, and J.E. Peña. 2013. Life cycle, development, and culture of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). FloEntomol. 96: 1158-1167. PDF

Shannag, H.K., J.L. Capinera, and N.M. Freihat. 2013. Use of neem-based insecticides against southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Trends Entomol. 9: 45-53. PDF

Shannag, H.K., J.L. Capinera, and N.M. Freihat. 2014. Efficacy of different neem-based biopesticides against green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Inter. J. Agr. Policy Res. 2: 61-68. PDF

Capinera, J.L. 2014. Host plant selection by Romalea microptera (Orthoptera: Romaeidae). Florida Entomol. 97: 38-49.

Kalsi, M., D. R. Seal, G. S. Nuessly, J. L. Capinera, and C. G. Martin. 2014. Seasonal timing, abundance, and predatory status of arthropods associated with corn infested by picture-winged flies (Diptera: Ulidiidae) in south Florida. Florida Entomol. 97: 168-178.

White-McLean, J., and J.L. Capinera. In press. Some life history traits and diet selection in Philomycus carolinianus (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora: Philomycidae). Florida Entomologist