Ground Beetle Papers

Here you can find all the papers about the friendly field insect the Ground Beetle.

 

The Relationships of Natural Enemies and Non-prey Foods”

Lundgren, J. G. 2009 “The Relationships of Natural Enemies and Non-prey Foods”. Vol 7 in the book series titled “Progress in Biological Control” (H. M. T. Hokkanen, series editor). Springer Publishers, Inc. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 460 + xxxv pgs.

Rearing protocol and life history traits of Poecilus chalcites (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the laboratory

Lundgren, J. G., J. J. Duan, M. S. Paradise & R. N. Wiedenmann. 2005. Rearing protocol and life history traits of Poecilus chalcites (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the laboratory. Journal of Entomological Science, 40(2): 126-135.

Tritrophic interactions among Bt (Cry3Bb1) corn, aphid prey, and the predator Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

Lundgren, J. G., & R. N. Wiedenmann. 2005. Tritrophic interactions among Bt (Cry3Bb1) corn, aphid prey, and the predator Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Environmental Entomology 34(6): 1621-1625.

Barcoding generalist predators with polymerase chain reaction: carabids and spiders

Greenstone, M. H., D. L. Rowley, U. Heimbach, J. G. Lundgren, R. S. Pfannenstiel, & S. A. Rehner. 2005. Barcoding generalist predators with polymerase chain reaction: carabids and spiders. Molecular Ecology 14: 3247–3266.

Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) ecology: their function and diversity in natural and agricultural habitats

Lundgren, J. G. 2005. Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) ecology: their function and diversity in natural and agricultural habitats. American Entomologist 51(4): 218.

Ground beetles as weed control agents: the influence of farm management on granivory.

Lundgren, J. G. 2005. Ground beetles as weed control agents: the influence of farm management on granivory. American Entomologist 51(4): 224-226.

Genetically modified crops and ground beetles as non-target organisms: developing dietary toxicity assays for larvae of Poecilus chalcites (Coleoptera: Carabidae

Duan, J. J., M. S. Paradise, J. G. Lundgren, R. N. Wiedenmann. 2005. Genetically modified crops and ground beetles as non-target organisms: developing dietary toxicity assays for larvae of Poecilus chalcites (Coleoptera: Carabidae). American Entomologist 51(4): 227-230.

The bacterial communities within the digestive tracts of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Lundgren, J. G., R. M. Lehman, and J. Chee-Sanford. 2007. The bacterial communities within the digestive tracts of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100: 275-282.

Assessing Non-Target Impacts of Bt Corn Resistant to Corn Rootworms: Tier-1 Testing with Larvae of Poecilus chalcites (Coleoptera: Carabidae

Duan, J. J., M. S. Paradise, J. G. Lundgren, J. Bookout, C. Jiang, and R. N. Wiedenmann. 2006. Assessing Non-Target Impacts of Bt Corn Resistant to Corn Rootworms: Tier-1 Testing with Larvae of Poecilus chalcites (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Environmental Entomology 35(1): 135-142.

A multifaceted hemolymph defense against predation in Diabrotica virgifera larvae

Lundgren, J. G., T. Haye, S. Toepfer, and U. Kuhlmann. 2009. A multifaceted hemolymph defense against predation in Diabrotica virgifera larvae. Biocontrol Science and Technology 19(8): 871-880.

Bacterial communities associated with the digestive tract of the predatory ground beetle, Poecilus chalcites, and their response to laboratory rearing and antibiotic treatment

Lehman, R. M., J. G. Lundgren, and L. Petzke. 2009. Bacterial communities associated with the digestive tract of the predatory ground beetle, Poecilus chalcites, and their response to laboratory rearing and antibiotic treatment. Microbial Ecology 57: 349-358.

Hemolymph defence of an invasive herbivore: its breadth of effectiveness against predators.

Lundgren, J. G., S. Toepfer, T. Haye, and U. Kuhlmann. 2010. Hemolymph defence of an invasive herbivore: its breadth of effectiveness against predators. Journal of Applied Entomology 134: 439-448.

Bacterial contributions to seed digestion in an omnivorous beetle

Lundgren, J. G., and R. M. Lehman. 2010. Bacterial contributions to seed digestion in an omnivorous beetle. PLoS One 5(5): e10831. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010831.

Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Midwestern United States: a review and synthesis of recent literature

McCravey, K. W. and J. G. Lundgren. 2011. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Midwestern United States: a review and synthesis of recent literature. Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews, 4(2): 63-94.

An indigenous gut bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis (Lactobacillales: Enterococcaceae), increases seed consumption by Harpalus pensylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Schmid, R., R. M. Lehman, V. Brozel, and J. G. Lundgren. 2014. An indigenous gut bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis (Lactobacillales: Enterococcaceae), increases seed consumption by Harpalus pensylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Florida Entomologist 97(2): 575-584.