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Teresa Marie Cooper PhD
tmcooper@ufl.edu


Publications

Cooper TM, Cave RD. 2019. Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): fertility and larval survival to the third instar in the laboratory. Florida Entomologist 102(2): 413-417.

Cooper TM, Cave RD. 2016. Effect of temperature on growth, reproductive activity, and survival of the invasive bromeliad-eating weevil Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist 99: 451-455.

Cooper TM, Frank JH, Cave RD. 2014. Loss of phytotelmata due to an invasive bromeliad-eating weevil and its potential effects on faunal diversity and biogeochemical cycles. Acta Oecologica 54: 51-56.

Cooper TM, Frank JH. 2014. Description of the larval instars of Lixadmontia franki (Diptera: Tachinidae). Florida Entomologist 97(3): 1002-1014.

Cooper TM, Frank JH, Cave RD, Burton MS, Dawson JS, Smith BW. 2011. Release and monitoring of a potential biological control agent, Lixadmontia franki, to control an invasive bromeliad-eating weevil, Metamasius callizona, in Florida. Biological Control 59: 319-325.

Cooper TM. 2009. 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. Doctoral Dissertation, Univ. Florida, Gainesville, FL. 104 pp.

Frank JH, Cooper TM, Larson BC. 2006. Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae): longevity and fecundity in the laboratory. Florida Entomologist 89(2): 208-211.

Cooper TM. 2006. Ecological and demographic trends and patterns of Metamasius callizona (Chevrolat), an invasive bromeliad-eating weevil, and Florida’s native bromeliads. Master’s Thesis. Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida, p. 69.