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Entomology and Nematology Department

Entomology and Nematology Department

Masters and Doctoral Graduates

Masters and Doctoral Graduates 2016

Name Thesis/Dissertation Title Advisor Degree
Al-Riyami, Abdulhamid Tolerance and Acclimation of Asian Citrus Psyllid,
Diaphorina citri Kuwayama to High Temperatures
Quereshi M.S.
Aldridge, Robert Application Site and Age Parameter Impacts on the Efficacy of
Two Topically-applied Insecticides to Culex Quinquefasciatus
Kaufman M.S.
Bentley, Michael Thermal Ecology and Management of the Invasive Tawny Crazy Ant,
Nylanderia Fulva (Mayer) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Oi Ph.D.
Chaney, Sarah Non-thesis Lounibos M.S.
Checa Villafuerte, Maria The Role of Climate in the Seasonality Patterns and Community Assembly
of Neotropical Butterflies along an Environmental Gradient
Willmott Ph.D.
Cirino, Lauren Big Changes and Bug Talk: Seasonal Fluctuations in the Leaf-footed
Cactus Bug and Promoting Science Communication
in the Undergraduate Classroom
Miller M.S.
Dickens, Katrina Effects of Diet and Density on Lissachatina fulica
(Stylommatophora: Achatinidae)
Capinera M.S.
Du, He Age Polyethism in the Formosan Subterranean Termite,
Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki
Su Ph.D.
Egelie, Ashley Non-thesis Gillett-Kaufman M.S.
Eickwort, Jeffrey Non-thesis Stelinski M.S.
Halbritter, Dale Integrating Phylogeography and Ecology to Understand the Evolution
of Neophasia (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) in Sky Islands
Daniels Ph.D.

Hertz, Jeffrey

Ehrlichia and Rickettsia Tick-Borne Infections Associated with
Lone Star Ticks and Under-sampled Wildlife in Florida
Kaufman Ph.D.
Holderman, Christopher Biology and Ecology of Dog Heartworm Vectors in North Central Florida Kaufman Ph.D.
Homziak, Nicholas Systematics and Phylogenomics of the Erebinae
(Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea, Erebidae)
Kawahara M.S.
Jiang, Shiyao Mosquitocidal Activity and Mode of Action of the Isoxazoline Fluralaner Bloomquist M.S.
Joseph, Paul

Elucidating Ecologically Relevant Effects on Male Primary Sexual Traits
in the Leaf-footed Cactus Bug Narnia femorata (Hemiptera: Coreidae)

Miller M.S.
Kelley, Alicia

Factors affecting acquisition of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus
by the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri

Pelz-Stelinski M.S.
McConnell, Julie Non-thesis Mannion M.S.
McKay, Ian Non-thesis Baldwin M.S.
Nino Beltran, Angie Behavioral, Biological, And Outreach Approaches to the
Management of Microtheca ochroloma STÅL
(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Cave Ph.D.
Owens, David Bioecology of Host Attraction and Reproduction
in Maize-infesting Ulidiidae
Nuessly Ph.D.
Pai, Vijay Non-thesis Koehler M.S.
Paris, Thomson Morphometrics and Visual Ecology of the Asian Citrus Psyllid
Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae)
Stansly Ph.D.
Parker, Casey Surveillance and Control of Aedes aegypti and
Aedes albopictus with a Novel Lethal Ovitrap
Koehler M.S.
Powell, Erin Mud Dauber Wasps and Jumping Spiders Adopt
Specialized Individual Foraging Strategies
Taylor M.S.
Scott, Jodi Attractive Toxic Sugar Baits (ATSB) for Control of
Mosquitoes and Their Effects on Non-target Insects
Koehler Ph.D.
Shrestha, Deepak Biology and Ecology of Squash Vein Yellowing Virus
and its Vector Whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)
Webb Ph.D.
Skarlinsky, Thomas Interactions between Frankliniella bispinosa (Morgan)
and Frankliniella cephalica (D.L. Crawford) in Florida
Funderburk M.S.
Sperry, Nathan Non-thesis Mannion M.S.
Tie, Minyuan Non-thesis Bloomquist M.S.
White, Catherine Non-thesis Baldwin M.S.
Willett, Denis Applications of Chemical Ecology to Manage Above
and Belowground Pests of Citrus
Stelinski Ph.D.
Yap, Wai Han William Non-thesis Koehler M.S.