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Other Publications (1981-2012)

Elkinton, J. S.and G. Boettner, 2012. Benefits and harm caused by the introduced generalist tachinid, Compsilura concinnata, in North America.  BioControl.  57: 277-288.  [PDF]

Elkinton, JS. D. Lance, G. Boettner, and N. Leva. 2011. Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for winter moth, and Bruce spanworm (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). J. Econ Entomol. 104:494-500.  [PDF]

Fitzpatrick, M. C., E. L. Preisser, A. H. Porter, J. S. Elkinton, L. A. Waller, B. P. Carlin and A. M. Ellison. 2010. Ecological boundary detection using Bayesian areal wombling. Ecology.  91: 3448-3455.   [PDF]

Gwiazdowski, R  S. Gillespie and J.S. Elkinton. 2011.  Laboratory rearing of common and endangered species of North American tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Carabida: Cicindelinae) Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 104: 534-542. [PDF]

Burand J.P, W. Kim, A.Welch and J. S. Elkinton . 2011.  Identification of a nucleopolyhedrovirus in winter moth populations from Massachusetts.  J. Invertebr Pathol. 108: 217-219. [PDF]

Mausel, D. L., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton 2011. Comparative cold tolerance and climate matching of coastal and inland Laricobius nigrinus (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) for biological control of hemlock woolly adelgid. Biological Control  58:96-102.  [PDF]

Elkinton, J. S., Boettner, G. H,, Sremac,  M., Gwiazowski, R.,  Hunkins, R.,  Callahan, J., Schuefele, S. B.,  Donahue, C.,  Porter, A. H.,  Khrimian,A.,  Whited, B. M., Campbell, N. K. 2010. Survey for winter moth, (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in northeastern North America with pheromone-baited traps and hybridization with the native Bruce spanworm.   Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 103:135-145. [PDF]

Khrimian, A.,J., D. R. Lance, V. C. Mastro and J. S. Elkinton.  2010. Improved Synthesis of (3E,6Z,9Z)-1,3,6,9-Nonadecatetraene, Attraction inhibitor of Bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, Operophtera brumata.   J. Agric. Food Chem.  58: 1828-1833.  [PDF]

Fitzpatrick , M. C. E. L. Preisser, A.M. Ellison and J. S. Elkinton. 2009. Observer bias and the detection of low density populations. Ecological Applications. 19: 1673-1679.

Elkinton, J. S., E. Preisser, G. Boettner, D. Parry. 2008. Factors influencing larval survival of the invasive browntail moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in relict North American populations.  Environ Entomol. .37: 1429-1437.   [PDF]

Preisser,  E. L. J. S. Elkinton. 2008. Exploitative competition between invasive herbivores benefits a native host plant.  Ecology.  89: 2671-2677.   [PDF]

Preisser,  E. L. J. S. Elkinton  and K. Abell. 2008  Evolution of increased cold tolerance during range expansion of the elongate hemlock scale Fiorinia externa Ferris (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Ecological. Entomol. 33: 709-715.   [PDF]

Paradis, A.,  J. Elkinton, K. Hayhoe, and J. Buonaccorsi  2008. Role of winter temperature and climate change on the survival and future range expansion of the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) in eastern North America. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 13:  541-554.  [PDF]

Preisser, E.L., Lodge, A.G., Orwig, D.A., and J.S. Elkinton. 2008. Range  expansion and population dynamics of co-occurring invasive herbivores. Biological Invasions  10: 201-213.    [PDF]

Butin, E., E. Preisser, and  J.S. Elkinton.  2007.  Factors affecting settlement rate of the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae, on eastern hemlock, Tsuga canadensis. J. Agric. and Forest Entomol. 9: 215-219. [PDF]

Elkinton, J., D. Parry, and G. Boettner, 2006. Implicating an introduced generalist parasitoid in the invasive browntail moth’s enigmatic decline. Ecology 87:2664-2672.    [PDF]

Ruscoe, W. A., J. S. Elkinton, D. Choquenot and R. B. Allen. 2005. Predation of beech seed by mice: effects of numerical and functional responses. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 1005-1019.  [PDF]

Butin, E., Porter, A., and Elkinton J.  2005.  Adaptations during biological invasions: the case of Adelges tsugae.   Evolutionary Ecology Research. 7: 887-900.  [PDF]

D’Amico, V. J. S. Elkinton and G Dwyer. 2005. Pathogen clumping: an explanation for non-linear transmission of an insect virus. Ecological Entomology. 30: 383-390.  [PDF]

Butin E. A., N. P. Havill,  J. S. Elkinton and M. E. Montgomery. 2004. Feeding preference of three lady beetle predators of hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae  (Homoptera:  Adelgidae). J. Econ. Ent. 97: 1635-1641.  [PDF]

Elkinton, J. S., A. M. Liebhold and R.M. Muzika 2004. Effects of alternate prey on predation by small mammals on gypsy moth pupae. Population Ecology 46: 171-178. [PDF]

Thomas, S. A. and  J. S. Elkinton. 2004. Pathogenicity and virulence. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 85: 146-151.

Liebhold, A. M. and J. S. Elkinton. 2003. Oak mast seeding as a direct cause of gypsy moth outbreaks? A response to Selas. Population Ecology 45: 160-161. [PDF]

Butin E. A., J. S. Elkinton.  N. Havill, and M. Montgomery. 2003. Comparison of numerical response and predation effects of two coccinellid species on hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Homoptera:  Adelgidae). J. Econ. Ent. 96: 763-767.  [PDF]

Buonaccorsi, J. P., J. S. Elkinton, W. Koenig, R. Duncan. D. Kelly, and V. Sork. 2003. Measuring masting behavior: relationships among population variance, individual variation and synchrony. J. Theoretical Biol. 224: 107-114. [PDF]

Koenig, W.,  R. Duncan. , D. Kelly, V. Sork, R. P. Duncan, J. S. Elkinton,  M.S. Peltonen and R. D. Westfall. 2003. Components of masting behavior: how plants can have their cake, and eat it, in predator satiation. Oikos 102: 581-591. [PDF]

Benson, J., A. Pasquale, R. G. Van Driesche, and J. Elkinton. 2003. Assessment of risk posed by introduced braconid wasps to Pieris virginiensis, a native woodland butterfly in New England. Biol. Contr. 26: 83-93. [PDF]

Benson, J., A. Pasquale, R. G. Van Driesche, and J. Elkinton. 2003. Introduced braconid parasitoids and range reduction of a native butterfly in New England. Biol. Contr. 28: 197-213. [PDF]

Cooper, V. S. M. H. Reiskind,  J. A. Miller,   K. Shelton, B. A. Walther, E. J. Temeles, J. S. Elkinton and P. W. Ewald  2002. Timing of transmission and the evolution of virulence of an insect virus. Proc. Royal Soc B, London 269: 1161-1165. [PDF]

Buonaccorsi, J. P. and Elkinton, J. S. 2002. Regression analysis in a spatial-temporal context: least squares, generalized least squares and the use of the bootstrap. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Ecological Statistics, 7: 4-20. [PDF]

Buonaccorsi, J. P.,  J. S. Elkinton, S. Evans, and A. M. Liebhold. 2001.  Measuring and testing for spatial synchrony. Ecology  82: 1668-1679. [PDF]

Liebhold, A. M., J. S. Elkinton, D. Williams, and R. M. Muzika  2000. What causes outbreaks of gypsy moth in North America?  Population Ecology 42: 257-266. [PDF]

Boettner, G. H., J. S. Elkinton and C. J. Boettner. 2000. Impact of an introduced biological control on three species of native Saturniids. Conservation Biology 14: 1798-1806. [PDF]

Dwyer, G., J. Dushoff and J. S. Elkinton. 2000. Pathogen-driven outbreaks in forest defoliators revisited: building models from experimental data. The American Naturalist. 156: 105-120. [PDF]

Erelli, M. C. and J. S. Elkinton. 2000. Factors influencing dispersal in neonate gypsy moths (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Environ. Entomol. 29: 509-515. [PDF]

Erelli, M. C. and J. S. Elkinton. 2000. The influence of maternal effects on gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) population dynamics: a field experiment. Environ. Entomol. 29:476-488. [PDF]

Hunter, A. F. and J. S. Elkinton. 2000.  Effects of synchrony with host plant on population dynamics of a spring-feeding Lepidopteran. Ecology  81: 1248-1261.

D’Amico, V., J. S. Elkinton, J. D. Podgwaite, J. Slavicek, M. L. McManus, and J. P. Burand. 1999.  A field release of genetically engineered gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) nuclear polyhedrosis virus (LdNPV). J. Inv. Pathol. 73: 260-268. [PDF]

Hajek, A. E., C. H. Olsen, and J. S. Elkinton. 1999.  Dynamics of airborne conidia of the gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) fungal pathogen Entomophaga maimaiga (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales). Biological Control 16: 111-117. [PDF]

Hunter, A. F. and J. S. Elkinton.1999. Interactions between phenology and density effects on mortality from natural enemies. Journal of Animal Ecology 68: 1093-1100. [PDF]

Malakar, R., J. S. Elkinton, S. D. Carroll and V. D’Amico. 1999.  Interactions between two gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) pathogens: nucleopolyhedrosis virus and Entomophaga maimaiga (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales): field studies and a simulation model. Biological Control. 16: 189-198. [PDF]

Malakar, R.,  J. S. Elkinton, A. E. Hajek and J. P. Burand. 1999.  Within-host interactions of Lymantria dispar L. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) nucleopolyhedrosis virus (LdNPV) and Entomophaga maimaiga Humber, Shimazu et Soper (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales).  J. Invert. Pathol. 73: 91-100. [PDF]

Zlotina, M., V. C. Mastro, D. E. Leonard. and J. S. Elkinton. 1999. Survival and development of Lymantria mathura (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) on North American, Asian and European tree species. J. Econ. Entomol. 91: 1162-1166.

Zlotina, M.A., V.C. Mastro, J.S. Elkinton and D.E. Leonard. 1999. Dispersal tendencies of neonate larvae of rosy gypsy moth, Lymantria mathura Moore, and Asian form of the gypsy moth, L. dispar L. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Environ. Entomol. 28: 240-245.

D’Amico, V., J. S. Elkinton, G. Dwyer, R. B. Willis, and M.E. Montgomery. 1998.  Foliage damage does not affect within-season transmission of an insect virus.   Ecology 79: 1104-1110. [PDF]

Dwyer, G. J. S. Elkinton and A. E. Hajek. 1998.  Spatial scale and the spread of a fungal pathogen of gypsy moth.  The American Naturalist. 152: 485-494. [PDF]

Hoddle M. S., R. G. van Driesche, J. S. Elkinton, and J. P. Sanderson. 1998.  Discovery and utilization of Bemesia argentifolii patches by Eretmocerus eremicus and Encarsia formosa ( Beltsville strain) in greenhouses. Entomologia exper. et applicata. 87: 15-28.

Myers, J. H., G. Boettner, and J. Elkinton. 1998. Maternal effects in gypsy moth: only sex ratio varies with population density. Ecology 79: 305-314. [PDF]

Zlotina, M., V. C. Mastro, D. E. Leonard. and J. S. Elkinton. 1998. Survival and development of Lymantria mathura (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) on North American, Asian and European tree species. J. Econ. Entomol. 9: 1162-1166.

Dwyer, G.,  J. S. Elkinton and J. Buonaccorsi.  1997.  Host heterogeneity in susceptibility and disease dynamics: tests of a mathematical model.  American Naturalist  150: 685-707. [PDF]

Hajek, A. E.,  J. S. Elkinton, R. Humber. 1997. Entomopathogenic hyphomycetes associated with gypsy moth larvae. Mycologia 89: 825-829. [PDF]

Lopez, R., D. N. Ferro. and J. S. Elkinton. 1997. Temperature dependent development rate of Myiopharus doryphorae (Diptera: Tachinidae) within its host, the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environ. Entomol. 26: 655-660.

D’Amico V. and  J. S. Elkinton. 1996. Rainfall effects on the transmission of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) nuclear polyhedrosis virus. Environ Entomol. 24: 1144-1149.

D’Amico V. and  J. S. Elkinton and G. Dwyer and J. P. Burand. 1996. Virus transmission in gypsy moths is not a simple mass action process. Ecology 77: 201-206. [PDF]

Elkinton, J.S., W.H. Healy, J.P. Buonaccorsi, G.H. Boettner, A. Hazzard. H Smith and A. M. Liebhold. 1996. Interactions between gypsy moths, white-footed mice and acorns.  Ecology 77: 2332-2342.  [PDF]

Hajek, A. E, J. S. Elkinton and J.J. Witcosky. 1996. Introduction and spread of the fungal pathogen Entomophaga maimaiga (Zygomycetes: Entomphtorales) along the leading edge of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) spread. Environ. Entomol. 25: 1235-1247.

Hajek, A .E., R. A. Humber, J. S. Elkinton. 1995. Mysterious origin of Entomophaga maimaiga in North America. Am. Entomol.  41: 31-42.

Elkinton, J. S., G. Dwyer and A. Sharov. 1995. Modelling the epizootiology of gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 13: 91-102. [PDF]

Dwyer, G.A. and J.S. Elkinton. 1995.  Host dispersal and the spatial spread of insect pathogens. Ecology 76: 1262-1275. [PDF]

Liebhold, A.M., J.S. Elkinton, G. Zhou, M.E. Hohn, R.E. Rossi, G.H. Boettner, C.W. Boettner, C. Burnham and M.L. McManus.  1995.  Regional correlation of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) defoliation with counts of egg masses, pupae, and male moths.  Environ. Entomol. 24: 193-203.

Ferguson, C.S., J.S. Elkinton, J.R. Gould and W.E. Wallner. 1994. Population regulation of gypsy moth by parasitoids: does spatial density dependence lead to temporal density dependence?  Environ. Entomol. 23: 1155-1164.

Myers, J.H., J.M.N. Smith and J.S. Elkinton. 1994. Biological control and refuge theory.  Science   265: 811. [PDF]

Van Driesche, R.G., Elkinton, J.S. and T.S. Bellows Jr.  1994.  Potential use of life tables to evaluate the impact of parasitism on population growth of the apple blotch leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).  Thomas Say Publ.  Entomol. Soc. Amer. p. 31-52.

Dwyer, G. and J.S. Elkinton. 1993. Using simple models to predict virus epizootics in gypsy moth populations. J. Anim. Ecol. 62: 1-11. [PDF]

Burand, J.P., Horton, H.M., Retnasami, S. and J.S. Elkinton. 1992. The use of polymerase chain reaction and shortwave UV irradiation to detect baculovirus DNA on the surface of gypsy moth eggs.  J. Virological Meth. 36: 141-150.

Elkinton, J.S., J.P. Buonaccorsi, T.S. Bellows and R.G. Van Driesche. 1992. Marginal attack rate, k-values and density dependence in the analysis of contemporaneous mortality factors.  Res. Popul. Ecol.  34: 29-44.  [PDF]

Gould, J.R., J.S. Elkinton and T.M. ODell. 1992. Superparasitism of gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) larvae by Parasetigena silvestris (Robineau-Desvoidy) (Diptera: Tachinidae). Can. Entomol. 124: 425-436.

Gould, J.R., J.S. Elkinton and R.G. Van Driesche. 1992. Assessment of potential methods of measuring parasitism by Brachymeria intermedia (Nees) (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) of pupae of the gypsy moth.  Environ. Entomol. 21: 394-400.

Gould, J.R., J.S. Elkinton and R.G. Van Driesche. 1992. Suitability of approaches for measuring parasitoid impact on Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) populations. Environ. Entomol. 21: 1035-1045.

Murray, K.D. and J.S. Elkinton. 1992. Vertical distribution of nuclear polyhedrosis virus-infected gypsy moth  (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) larvae and effects on sampling for estimation of disease prevalence. J. Econ. Entomol. 85: 1865-1871.

Elkinton, J.S., A.E. Hajek, G.H. Boettner, and E.E. Simons. 1991.  Distribution and apparent spread of Entomophaga maimaiga (Zygomycetes: Entomphthorales) in gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) populations in North America.  Environ. Entomol. 20:1601-1605.

Keating, S.T., J.S. Elkinton, J.P. Burand, J.D. Podgwaite, and C.S. Ferguson. 1991. Field evaluation of a DNA hybidization assay for nuclear polyhedrosis virus in gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) larvae.  J. Econ. Entomol.  84:1329-1333.

Lance, D.R., J.S. Elkinton and  C.P.  Schwalbe. 1991. Responses of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) to foliage of oaks from naturally infested sites on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  J.  Entomol. Sci. 26(2): 214-222.

Liebhold, A.M. and J.S. Elkinton. 1991. Gypsy moth dynamics.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution   6:263-265.

Liebhold, A.M., X. Zhang, M.E. Hohn, J.S. Elkinton, M. Ticehurst, G.L. Benzon and R.W. Campbell.  1991.  Geostatistical analysis of gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), egg mass populations.  Environ. Entomol. 20: 1407-1417.

Murray, K.D., K.S. Shields, J.P. Burand, and J.S. Elkinton. 1991. The effect of gypsy moth metamorphosis on the development of nuclear polyhedrosis virus infection.  J. Inv. Pathol.  57: 352-361.

Van Driesche, R.G., T.S. Bellows Jr., J.S. Elkinton, J.R. Gould and D.N. Ferro. 1991. The meaning of percentage parasitism revisited: solutions to the problem of accurately estimating total losses from parasitism.  Environ. Entomol.  20: 1-7.

Woods, S.A., J.S. Elkinton, K.D. Murray, A.M. Liebhold, J.R. Gould and J.D. Podgwaite. 1991. Transmission dynamics of a nuclear polydedrosis virus and predicting mortality in gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) populations.  J. Econ. Entomol.  84: 423-430.

Buonaccorsi, J.P. and  J.S. Elkinton. 1990. Estimation of contemporaneous mortality factors.  Res. Popul. Ecol. 32: 151-171.

Carey, E., R. G. Van Driesche and J. S. Elkinton. 1992. Influence of sugar maple health on fecundity of pear thrips in Massachusetts. Can. Entomol. 124: 1129-1138.

Clark, J.M., J.R. Marion, L.J. Scarano, T.L. Potter, P.F. Gosselin, J.A. Argentine and J.S. Elkinton. 1990. Neutral lipid content and fatty acid composition of 1,2-diacylglycerols in the hemolymph of the male gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar L. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).  Can. Entomol.  122: 1101-1109.

Gould, J.R. and J.S. Elkinton. 1990. Temperature-dependent growth of Cotesia melanoscella (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).  Environ. Entomol.  19: 859-865.

Gould, J.R., J.S. Elkinton and W.E. Wallner. 1990. Density dependent suppression of experimentally created gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), populations by natural enemies.  J. Animal Ecol.  59: 213-233.

Hajek, A.E., R.A. Humber, J.S. Elkinton, B. May, S.R.A. Walsh, and J.C. Silver.  1990.  Allozyme and RFLP analyses confirm Entomophaga maimaiga responsible for 1989 epizootics in North American gypsy moth populations.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 87: 6979-6982.

Lopez, E.R., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton.  1990.  Influence of group size on daily per capita birth rates of the cabbage aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in collards.  Environ. Entomol.  18: 1086-1089.

Lopez, E.R., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton.  1990.  Rates of parasitism by Diaretiella rapae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) for cabbage aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) in and outside of colonies: why do they differ?.  J. Kansas Entomol. Soc.  63: 158-165.

Murray, K.D. and J.S. Elkinton. 1990.  Transmission of nuclear polyhedrosis virus to gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) eggs via contaminated substrates.  Environ. Entomol.  19: 662-665.

Woods, S.A., J.S. Elkinton and M. Shapiro.  1990.  Factors affecting the distribution of nuclear polyhedrosis virus among gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) egg masses and larvae.  Environ. Entomol.  19: 1330-1337.

Aluja, M., R. Prokopy, J. Elkinton and F. Laurence.  1989.  Novel approach for tracking and quantifying the movement patterns of insects in three dimensions under seminatural and natural conditions.  Environ. Entomol. 18: 1-7.

Bellows, T.S., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton.  1989.  Extensions to Southwood and Jepson’s graphical method of estimating numbers entering a stage for calculating mortality due to parasitism.  Res. Pop. Ecol.  31: 169-184.

Keating, S.T., J.P. Burand and J.S. Elkinton. 1989.  DNA hybridization assay for detection of gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus in infected gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L) larvae.  Appl.  Environ. Microbiol.  55: 2749-2754.

Liebhold, A.M. and J.S. Elkinton.  1989.  Characterizing spatial patterns of gypsy moth defoliation.  For. Sci. 35: 557-568.

Liebhold, A.M. and J.S. Elkinton. 1989. Elevated parasitism in artificially augmented populations of Lymantria dispar Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).  Environ. Entomol.  18: 986-995.

Murray, K.D. and J.S. Elkinton.  1989.  Environmental contamination of egg mass as a major component of transgenerational transmission of gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus (LdMNPV).  J. Invert. Pathol.  53: 324-334.

Woods, S.A., J.S. Elkinton and J.D. Podgwaite.  1989.  Acquisition of nuclear polyhedrosis virus from tree stems by newly emerged gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) larvae.  Environ. Entomol.  18: 298-301.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.T. Carde.  1988.  Effects of intertrap distance and wind direction on the interaction of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)  pheromone baited traps.  Environ. Entomol.  17: 764-769.

Liebhold, A.M., and J.S. Elkinton.  l988.  Estimating the density of larval gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), using frass-drop and frass production measurements:  sources of variation and sample size.  Environ. Entomol.  17: 385-390.

Liebhold, A.M., and J.S. Elkinton.  1988.  Techniques for estimating the density of late instar gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), populations using frass-drop and frass production measurements.  Environ. Entomol.  17: 381-384.

Liebhold, A.M., J.S. Elkinton, D.R. Miller and S. Wang.  l988.  Estimating oak leaf area index and gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), defolation using canopy photographs.  Environ. Entomol. 17: 560-566.

Woods, S.A., J.S. Elkinton and M. Shapiro.  l988.  Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis treatments on occurrence nuclear polyhedrosis virus in gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) populations.  J. Econ. Entomol. 81: 1706-1714.

Coler, R.R., J.S. Elkinton and R.G. Van Driesche.  l987.  Density estimates and movement patterns of a population of Periplaneta americana (Orthoptera: Blattidae).  J. Kansas Entomol. Soc.  60: 389-396.

Elkinton, J.S.  1987.  Changes in efficiency of pheromone-baited milk carton trap  as it fills with male gypsy moths (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).  J.  Econ. Entomol.  80:754-757.

Elkinton, J.S.,  C.S. Schal and R.T. Carde.  1987.  Pheromone puff  trajectory and the upwind flight of male gypsy moths in a forest.   Physiol. Entomol.  12: 399-406.

Geden, C.J., J.G. Stoffolano, Jr., and J.S. Elkinton.  1987.  Prey-mediated  dispersal behavior of the histerid, Carcinops pumilio (Coleoptera: Histeridae).  Environ. Entomol. l6: 4l5-4l9.

Lance, D.R., J.S. Elkinton and  C.P.  Schwalbe.  1987.  Behaviour of late  instar gypsy moth larvae in high and low density populations.   Ecol.  Entomol.  12: 267-273.

Lance, D.R., J.S. Elkinton and C.P. Schwalbe.  1987.  Microhabitat and temperature effects explain accelerated  development during  outbreaks of the gypsy  moth.   Environ. Entomol.  16: 202-205.

Woods, S.A., and J.S. Elkinton.  l987.  Bimodal patterns of mortality from nuclear polyhedrosis virus in gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) populations.  J. Invert. Pathol.  50: l5l-l57.

Coler, R.R., J.S. Elkinton and R.G. Van Driesche.  l986.  Evaluation of mark-recapture assumptions for two species of cockroaches (Orthoptera: Blattellidae, Blattidae).  J. Kansas Entomol. Soc.  59: 253-26l.

Lance, D.R., J.S. Elkinton and  C.P. Schwalbe.  1986.  Components of density-related stress as potential determinants of population quality  in the gypsy moth, (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).  Environ. Entomol.  15: 9l4-9l8.

Lance, D.R., J.S. Elkinton and C.P. Schwalbe.  1986.  Feeding rhythms of gypsy moth larvae: effect of food quality during outbreaks.  Ecology.  67: 1650-1654.

Lance, D.R., J.S. Elkinton and C.P. Schwalbe.  1986.  Two techniques for  monitoring feeding of large larval Lepidoptera, with notes on feeding rhythms of late instar gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).   Ann. Entomol. Soc.  Am.  79: 390-394.

Liebhold, A.M., J.S. Elkinton and W.E. Wallner.  1986.  Effect of burlap  bands on the between tree movement of late instar gypsy moth Lymantria dispar.  (Lepidoptera:Lymantriidae), larvae.  Environ. Entomol. l5: 373-379.

Ferro, D.N., J.A. Logan, R.H. Voss and J.S. Elkinton. 1985.  Colorado  potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) temperature dependent growth and feeding rates.   Environ. Entomol. 14: 343-348.

Coler, R.R., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton. 1984.  Effect of an  oothecal parasitoid Comperia merceti (Compere) (Hymenoptera:  Encyrtidae) on a population of the brownbanded cockroach (Orthoptera:  Blattellidae).  Environ. Entomol. 12: 603-606.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.T. Carde’. 1984.  Effect of wild and laboratory-reared  female gypsy moths (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) on the capture of males  in pheromone-baited traps.  Environ. Entomol.  13: 1377-1385.

Elkinton, J.S., R.T. Carde’ and C.J. Mason.  1984.  Evaluation of time-  average dispersion models for estimating pheromone concentration in a  forest.  J. Chem. Ecol.  7: 1081-1108.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.T. Carde’. 1983.  Appetitive flight behavior  of male  gypsy moths (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).  Environ. Entomol.  12: 1702-1707.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.W. Childs. 1983.  Efficiency of two  gypsy moth  (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) pheromone traps. Environ. Entomol. 12: 1519-1525.

Roitberg, B.D., R.J. Prokopy and J.S. Elkinton.  1982.  Foraging behavior of Rhagoletis pomonella: a model for fruit parasites.  Proc. 5th Symp. Insect-Plant Relationships, Wageningen.  451-452.

Elkinton, J.S., D.L. Wood and L.E. Browne. 1981.  Feeding and  boring  behavior of Ips paraconfusus (Scolytidae) in extracts of ponderosa pine  phloem.  J. Chem. Ecol. 7: 209-220.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.T. Carde’. 1980.  Distribution, dispersal and  apparent  survival of male gypsy moths as determined by capture in pheromone-baited traps.  Environ. Entomol. 9: 729-737.

Elkinton, J.S. and D.L. Wood. 1980.  Feeding and boring behavior of Ips parconfusus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) on the bark of a host and non-host tree  species.  Can. Entomol. 112:797-809.

Elkinton, J.S., D.L. Wood and L.B. Hendry.  1980.  Pheromone production by the  bark beetle Ips paraconfusus in the non-host, white fir.  J. Chem.  Ecol. 6: 979-987.

Purcell, A.H. and J.S. Elkinton.  1980.  A comparison of sample methods  for leafhopper vectors of X-disease in California cherry orchards.  J. Econ. Entomol.  73: 954-860.

Chapters and Review Articles 

Elkinton, J. S  and J. Burand. 2007 Assessing impact of naturally occurring pathogens in forest ecosystems.  In Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology (H. Kaya and L. Lacey eds ) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Amsterdam 2nd edition. 868 pp.

Elkinton, J. S. 2008 The role of population ecology and population models in biological control   p. 97-114 In  Control of Pests and Weeds by Natural Enemies: an introduction to biological control.   by R van Driesche, M. Hoddle T.Center  Blackwell Publishing; Malden, MA 473pp.

Elkinton, J. S. and G. H. Boettner. 2004. Effects of Compsilura concinnata, an introduced generalist tachinid, on non-target species in North America: A cautionary tale. In R. G. Van Driesche and T Murray (eds.) Assessing host ranges of parasitoids and predators used for classical biological control. US Forest Service Gen Tech Bull.

Elkinton, J. S. 2003. Population ecology. p. 933-944  In Encyclopedia of Insects.  (R. T. Carde and V. Resh eds.) Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Elkinton, J. S. 2003. Gypsy moth. p 493-497 In Encyclopedia of Insects. (R. T. Carde and V. Resh eds.) Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Dwyer, G., J. Dushoff, J. S. Elkinton, J. P. Burand and S. Levin. 2002. Host heterogeneity in susceptibility: lessons from an insect virus. p. 74-84 In Adaptive dynamics of infectious diseases: in pursuit of virulence management, (U. Dieckmann, J. A. Metz M. Sabelis, and K. Sigmund, eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Elkinton, J. S., W. M. Healy A. M Liebhold and J. P. Buonaccorsi.  2002. Gypsy moths and forest dynamics. p 101-112 In Oak management. (W. M. McShea and W. M. Healy eds.) Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore.

Elkinton, J. S. 2000. Detecting stability and causes of change in population density. In, Research techniques in ethology and animal ecology: uses and misuses. (ed. by L. Boitani and T. Fuller) Columbia University Press. pp. 191-200.

Elkinton, J. S ,  2000. Assessing impact of naturally occurring pathogens in forest ecosystems.  In Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology (H. Kaya and L. Lacey eds ) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Amsterdam pp.321-337.

Bellows, T.S., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton.  1992. Life table construction and analysis in the evaluation of natural enemies.  Annu. Rev. Entomol.  37:587-614.

Murlis, J., J.S. Elkinton and R. Carde.  1992.  Odor plumes and how insects use them. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 37:505-532

Elkinton, J.S., J.P. Burand, K.D. Murray and S.A. Woods. 1991.  Mechanisms of transmission of gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus. pp. 14-26 In:  Proceedings, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture Interagency  Gypsy Moth Research Review.  Gen. Tech. Report NE-146 Radnor, PA

Elkinton, J.S. and A.M. Liebhold.  1990.  Population dynamics of gypsy moth in N. America. Annu. Rev. Entomol.  35: 571-596.

Elkinton, J.S., J.R. Gould, C.S. Ferguson, A.M. Liebhold and W.E. Wallner.  1990.  Experimental manipulation of gypsy moth density to assess impact of natural enemies.  Population Dynamics of Forest Insects. (ed. by A. Watt, M. Hunter, S. Leather, N. Kidd)  pp. 275-287.   Intercept, Hampshire, U.K.

Liebhold, A.M. and J.S. Elkinton.  1990.  Models of the spatial dynamics of epidemic gypsy moth populations.  Population Dynamics of Forest Insects. (ed. by A. Watt, M. Hunter, S. Leather, N. Kidd)  pp. 359-367.  Intercept, Hampshire, U.K.

Bellows, T.S., R.G. Van Driesche and J.S. Elkinton.  1989.  Life-tables and parasitism: estimating parameters in joint host-parasitoid systems.  In: Estimation and Analysis of Insect Populations.  Springer-Verlag.  pp.70-80.

Elkinton, J.S., J.R. Gould, A.M. Liebhold, H.R. Smith and W.E. Wallner.  1989.  Are gypsy moth populations in North America regulated at low density?  In: The Lymantriidae: Comparisons of Features of New and Old World Tussock Moths.  NE For. Serv. Exp. Sta. Pub., Broomall, PA.  pp. 233-249.

Gould, J.R., R.G. Van Driesche, J.S. Elkinton, T.S. Bellows, Jr., and T.M. O’Dell.  1989.  A review of techniques for measuring the impact of parasitoids of Lymantrids.  In: The Lymantriidae: Comparisons of Features of New and Old World Tussock Moths.  NE For. Serv. Exp. Sta. Pub., Broomall, PA.  pp. 517-531.

Liebhold, A.M. and J.S. Elkinton.  1989.  Spatial aspects of gypsy moth population dynamics.  In: The Lymantriidae: Comparisons of Features of New and Old World Tussock Moths.  NE For. Serv. Exp. Sta. Pub., Broomall, PA.  pp. 203-215.

Liebhold, A.M. and J.S. Elkinton.  1989.  Use of multidimensional life tables for studying insect population dynamics.  In: Estimation and Analysis of Insect Populations.  Springer-Verlag.  pp. 362-369

Murray, K.M., J.S. Elkinton and S.A. Woods.  1989.  Epizootiology of gypsy moth nucleopolyhedrous virus.  In: The Lymantriidae: Comparisons of Features of New and Old World Tussock Moths.  NE For. Serv. Exp. Sta. Pub., Broomall, PA.  pp. 439-453.

Van Driesche, R.G. and J.S. Elkinton.  1987.  Potential for increased use of biological control agents against pests of woody landscape plants in Massachusetts.  In:  Opportunities for Increased Use of Biological Control in Massachusetts.  R. Van Driesche and E. Carey (Eds.) Mass. Ag. Exper. Sta.  Bull.  718. pp. 112-141.

Elkinton, J.S., D.N. Ferro and E. Ng.  1985.  Simulating the effects of defoliation on the growth and yield of potato.  In:  Proceedings of the Symposium on the Colorado Potato Beetle, XVIIth International Congress of Entomology.  Bulletin 704, Massachusetts Agric. Exp. Sta. 2:9-16

Carde’, R.T. and J.S. Elkinton. 1984.  Field trapping with attractants:   Methods and Interpretation.  In:  Techniques in Pheromone Research.   T.A. Miller and H.E. Hummel (eds).  Springer-Verlag.  pp. 111-129.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.T. Carde’.  1984.  Odor dispersion.  In:  Chemical  Ecology of Insects.  R.T. Carde’ and W. Bell (ed.)  Chapman and Hall  Ltd., London. pp. 73-91.

Elkinton, J.S.  1982.  The biology and management of the gypsy moth in  Massachusetts.  Bulletin No. 677, Massachusetts Agric. Exp. Sta. 18pp.

Elkinton, J.S. and R.T. Carde’.  1981.  The use of pheromone traps to monitor  distribution and population trends of the gypsy moth.  In:   Management  of Insect pests with Semiochemicals. E.R. Mitchell (ed.).  Plenum Publ.  Co., N.Y.  pp. 41-55. [PDF]

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