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International Journal of Insect Science


An international, peer reviewed, open access journal that focuses on the ever expanding and economically important field of entomological research, including behavior, development, ecology, evolution, genetics, morphology, plant-insect interactions including pollination, physiology, reproduction, systematics and relationships with the environment, including invasion biology.  Adopting a broad international focus, the journal aims to publish the highest caliber of information, from the basic and experimental to the applied research.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Paul-André Calatayud

ISSN: 1179-5433

Processing Speed: High quality, constructive peer review and rapid editorial decision within an average of four weeks.

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A Qualitative Evidence of the Breeding Sites of Anopheles arabiensis Patton (Diptera: Culicidae) in and Around Kassala Town, Eastern Sudan
Asma Mahmoud Hamza and El Amin El Rayah
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 65-70
Rapid Communication | Published on 11 Aug 2016



Differential Induction of Flavonoids in Groundnut in Response to Helicoverpa armigera and Aphis craccivora Infestation
Abdul Rashid War, Suraj Prasad Sharma and Hari Chand Sharma
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 55-64
Original Research | Published on 04 Jul 2016



Distribution Characteristics of Eggs and Neonate Larvae of Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Christopher H. Wearing
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 33-53
Commentary | Published on 09 Jun 2016



Toxicity of Boswellia dalzielii (Burseraceae) Leaf Fractions Against Immature Stages of Anopheles gambiae (Giles) and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae)
Lame Younoussa, Elias Nchiwan Nukenine and Charles Okechukwu Esimone
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 23-31
Original Research | Published on 12 May 2016



Microbial Diversity in the Gut of Cashew Stem Girdler, Analeptes trifasciata Fabricius (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), in Ibadan, Nigeria
A.V. Oyedokun and D.O. Adeniyi
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 17-22
Original Research | Published on 21 Apr 2016



Genetic Variations in Bionomics of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquito Population in Minna, North Central Nigeria
Azubuike C. Ukubuiwe, Israel K. Olayemi and Aisha I. Jibrin
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 9-15
Original Research | Published on 03 Mar 2016



Molecular Characterization and Bioinformatics Analysis of a Prophenoloxidase-1 (PPO1) in Plutella xylostella
Ming-Hui Jin, Xiao-Long Zhao, Guang-Yue Li, Xiao-Zhi Che, Zhen-Gang Liu and Chao-Bin Xue
International Journal of Insect Science 2016:8 1-8
Original Research | Published on 02 Mar 2016



Impact of the Stem Extract of Thevetia neriifolia on the Feeding Potential and Histological Architecture of the Midgut Epithelial Tissue of Early Fourth Instars of Helicoverpa armigera Hübner
Monika Mishra, Kamal Kumar Gupta and Sarita Kumar
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 53-60
Original Research | Published on 18 Oct 2015



Resistance Level of Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae) from Shandong Province, China
Hong-Mei Liu, Pei-Pei Yang, Peng Cheng, Hai-Fang Wang, Li-Juan Liu, Xiaodan Huang, Yu-Qiang Zhao, Huai-Wei Wang, Chong-Xing Zhang and Mao-Qing Gong
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 47-52
Original Research | Published on 19 Jul 2015



Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis (var. kurstaki) Against Diamondback Moth (Plutella xylostella L.) Eggs and Larvae on Cabbage Under Semi-Controlled Greenhouse Conditions
Mitch M. Legwaila, David C. Munthali, Baone C. Kwerepe and Motshwari Obopile
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 39-45
Original Research | Published on 16 Jul 2015



Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), Infestation in Host Fruits in the Southwestern Islands of Japan Before the Initiation of Island-wide Population Suppression, as Recorded in Publications of Japanese Public Institutions
Grant T. McQuate and Tadashi Teruya
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 27-37
Review | Published on 07 Jun 2015 | Video abstract



Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), Dispersal and Governing Factors
Allan T. Showler and Weste L.A. Osbrink
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 19-25
Short Review | Published on 21 May 2015



Oxidative Damaged Products, Level of Hydrogen Peroxide, and Antioxidant Protection in Diapausing Pupa of Tasar Silk Worm, Antheraea mylitta: A Comparative Study in Two Voltine Groups
Alpana Sahoo, Jagneshwar Dandapat and Luna Samanta
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 11-17
Original Research | Published on 05 Mar 2015



Assessment of Navel Oranges, Clementine Tangerines, and Rutaceous Fruits as Hosts of Bactrocera cucurbitae and Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Grant T. McQuate, Peter A. Follett, Nicanor J. Liquido and Charmaine D. Sylva
International Journal of Insect Science 2015:7 1-9
Original Research | Published on 29 Jan 2015 | Video abstract



Activity of the Antioxidant Defense System in a Typical Bioinsecticide- and Synthetic Insecticide-treated Cowpea Storage Beetle Callosobrochus maculatus F. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Ayodele O. Kolawole, Folasade M. Olajuyigbe, Joshua O. Ajele and Chris O. Adedire
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 99-108
Original Research | Published on 21 Dec 2014



Effects of Delayed Mating and Access to Water on Oviposition and Longevity in Female Amyelois transitella
Charles S. Burks
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 89-98
Original Research | Published on 08 Dec 2014



Insecticides and Bio-insecticides Modulate the Glutathione-related Antioxidant Defense System of Cowpea Storage Bruchid (Callosobruchus maculatus)
Ayodele O. Kolawole and Adejoke N. Kolawole
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 79-88
Original Research | Published on 19 Oct 2014



Impact of the Argemone mexicana Stem Extracts on the Reproductive Fitness and Behavior of Adult Dengue Vector, Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae)
Radhika Warikoo and Sarita Kumar
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 71-78
Original Research | Published on 12 Oct 2014



Correction to “Estimation of Fitness of Normal and Stylopized Paddy Pest, White Leafhopper Cofana spectra (Distant) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), in West Bengal, India through Correlation of Life History Traits”
Sangita Mitra, Rupa Harsha, Niladri Hazra and Abhijit Mazumdar
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 69-69
Correction | Published on 04 Sep 2014



Potential Positive Effects of Pesticides Application on Sesamia inferens (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Insecta)
Guo-qing Yang, Shang-Gen Du, Li Li, Li-Ben Jiang and Jin-cai Wu
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 61-67
Original Research | Published on 05 Aug 2014



The Developmental Biology of Grain-Sucking Bug, Stenocoris elegans Blöte, on Upland Rice
Olaniyi Thomas Alamu and Francis Kolawole Ewete
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 57-60
Original Research | Published on 30 Jun 2014



Herbivore Biodiversity Varies with Patch Size in an Urban Archipelago
Robert F. Bode and Ashleigh Maciejewski
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 49-55
Original Research | Published on 20 May 2014



Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (L.), Overwintering
Allan T. Showler, Weste L.A. Osbrink and Kimberly H. Lohmeyer
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 43-47
Short Review | Published on 01 May 2014



Estimation of Fitness of Normal and Stylopized Paddy Pest, White Leafhopper Cofana spectra (Distant) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), in West Bengal, India through Correlation of Life History Traits
Sangita Mitra, Rupa Harsha, Niladri Hazra and Abhijit Mazumdar
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 33-42
Original Research | Published on 18 Mar 2014



Impact of Day Intervals on Sequential Infestations of the Rice Leaffolder Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and the White-Backed Rice Planthopper Sogatella furcifera (Horváth) on Rice Grain Damage
Li-Ben Jiang, Jia Cheng, Zhan-Fei Zhu, Lin-Quan Ge, Guo-Qing Yang and Jin-Cai Wu
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 23-31
Original Research | Published on 19 Feb 2014



Effectiveness of Spinosad Against Diamondback Moth (Plutella xylostella L.) Eggs and Larvae on Cabbage Under Botswana Conditions
Mitch M. Legwaila, David C. Munthali, Motshwari Obopile and Baone C. Kwerepe
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 15-21
Original Research | Published on 02 Feb 2014



Efficacy of a Combined Treatment of Neem Oil Formulation and Endosulfan Against Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Abdul Rashid War, Michael Gabriel Paulraj, Barkat Hussain, Tariq Ahmad, Mohd Yousf War and Savarimuthu Ignacimuthu
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 1-7
Original Research | Published on 20 Jan 2014



Structure, Composition, and Properties of Silk from the African Wild Silkmoth, Anaphe panda (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae)
Addis T. Kebede, Suresh K. Raina and Jacques M. Kabaru
International Journal of Insect Science 2014:6 9-14
Original Research | Published on 19 Jan 2014



Pest Status of Acraea acerata Hew. and Cylas spp. in Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) and Incidence of Natural Enemies in the Lake Albert Crescent Agro-ecological Zone of Uganda
Joshua S. Okonya and Jürgen Kroschel
International Journal of Insect Science 2013:5 41-46
Original Research | Published on 10 Dec 2013



Population Dynamics of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly in Montenegro
Sanja Radonjić, Miroslav Čizmović and Rui Pereira
International Journal of Insect Science 2013:5 35-40
Original Research | Published on 05 Nov 2013



Experimental Implantation Trials of Xenopsylla cunicularis Smit (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) in Northern France with the Objective to Use it as Vaccine Vector
Anne Darries-Vallier, Aurélien Ausset and Pierre Besrest
International Journal of Insect Science 2013:5 21-34
Original Research | Published on 08 Sep 2013



Distribution and Extent of Cotesia Flavipes Cameron (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Parasitism in Northeastern Ethiopia
Asmare Dejen, Emana Getu, Ferdu Azerefegne and Amare Ayalew
International Journal of Insect Science 2013:5 9-19
Original Research | Published on 31 Jan 2013



Nest Architectural Patterns by Three Wasp Species (Vespa velutina, Polistes flavus and Sceliphron formosum) with Reference to Their Behavior
Farzana Perveen and Muzafar Shah
International Journal of Insect Science 2013:5 1-8
Original Research | Published on 09 Jan 2013



Sequence and Structure of the Tobacco Hornworm, Manduca sexta, Transhydrogenase Gene
Matthew Pelletier, Laura Leigh French, Stephen Trinidad and Kurt Vandock,
International Journal of Insect Science 2012:4 1-6
Short Report | Published on 30 May 2012



Nectar for Plant Defense: the Feeding of the Non-Native Coccinellid Beetle, Curinus coeruleus, on Extra-Floral Nectaries of Hawaiian Native Hibiscus Brackenridgei
Kyra N. Krakos, Gary M. Booth, John S. Gardner and Mason G. Neipp
International Journal of Insect Science 2011:3 11-21
Original Research | Published on 26 Jun 2011 | Highly accessed (previous month)



Is Bumblebee Foraging Efficiency Mediated by Morphological Correspondence to Flowers?
Ikumi Dohzono, Yasuoki Takami and Kazuo Suzuki
International Journal of Insect Science 2011:3 1-10
Original Research | Published on 16 May 2011



Species Composition and Role of Anopheles Mosquitoes in Malaria Transmission Along Badagry Axis of Lagos  Lagoon, Lagos, Nigeria
I.O. Oyewole, C.A. Ibidapo, O.O. Okwa, A.O. Oduola, G.O. Adeoye, H.I. Okoh and T.S. Awolola
International Journal of Insect Science 2010:2 51-57
Original Research | Published on 29 Sep 2010



Mechanical vs. Beetle-mediated Self-pollination in Gossypium Tomentosum (Malvaceae), an Endangered Shrub
Kyra N. Krakos, Gary M. Booth and Peter Bernhardt
International Journal of Insect Science 2010:2 35-49
Original Research | Published on 24 Aug 2010



Effect of Iron Fortified Wheat Flour on the Biology and Physiology of Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)

Sohail Ahmed, Waqas Wakil, H.M. Salman Saleem, Mohammad Shahid and M. Usman Ghazanfar


International Journal of Insect Science 2010:2 29-33
Rapid Communication | Published on 17 Aug 2010



Comparative Population Growth of the Psocid Liposcelis yunnaniensis (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) on Different Diets
M.W. Hassan, W. Dou, H.B. Jiang and J.J.Wang
International Journal of Insect Science 2010:2 21-27
Original Research | Published on 21 Apr 2010



Computational Identification and Characterization of Putative miRNAs in Nasonia Species
Ganesh Sathyamurthy and N. Ramachandra Swamy
International Journal of Insect Science 2010:2 7-19
Original Research | Published on 11 Mar 2010



Effect of X-ray Irradiation on the Male Moths of Two Tropical Races of the Silkworm Bombyx mori and Inheritance  of Induced Sterility in the Progenies
G. Subramanya
International Journal of Insect Science 2010:2 1-5
Original Research | Published on 12 Feb 2010



Cloning and Sequence Analysis of the Amylase Gene from  the Rice Pest Scirpophaga Incertulas Walker and its Inhibitor from Wheat (Variety MP Sehore)
Poonam Sharma, Pallavi R. Shankar, Geetha Subramaniam, Amit Kumar, Aanchal Tandon,  C.G. Suresh, Meenakshi V. Rele and Lalitha Sunil Kumar
International Journal of Insect Science 2009:1 29-44
Rapid Communication | Published on 21 Jan 2010



Redescriptions of Neolecanium leucaenae ckll., Toumeyella cerifera Ferris and T. sonorensis Ckll. and Parrott and their Transfer to Neotoumeyella Gen. Nov. (Hemiptera: Coccidae), with Descriptions of Two New Species from the Southeastern U.S.A. and Colombia, South America
Takumasa Kondo and Michael L. Williams
International Journal of Insect Science 2009:1 11-27
Original Research | Published on 09 Jul 2009



Do Mound Disturbance and Bait Placement Affect Bait Removal and Treatment Efficacy in Red Imported Fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at Different Seasons?
Xing P. Hu and Wei Ding
International Journal of Insect Science 2009:1 3-9
Original Research | Published on 17 Apr 2009



Introductory Editorial (International Journal of Insect Science)
Helen Hull-Sanders
International Journal of Insect Science 2009:1 1
Published on 19 Jan 2009



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