We are interested in the ecology of invasive mole crickets and the parasites introduced to control them in the 1980s via classical biological control.
Allen PE, Laforest L, Diyaljee SI, Smith HM, Tran DX, Winsor AM, Dale AG. 2019. Long-term changes in mole cricket body size associated with enemy-free space and a novel range. Biological Invasions. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-019-02127-1
Rohde BB, Allen PE, Benda N, Brun A, Mankin RW, Dale AG. 2019. An acoustic trap to survey and capture two Neoscapteriscus species. Florida Entomologist. 102(3): 654-657.
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Banner photo taken by T. Walker.