Population genetics, microsatellite genotyping, terminal restriction length polymorphism, Formosan subterranean termite colony dynamics, alate origin, endosymbionts.
Husseneder, C., D. M. Simms, and C. Riegel. 2007. Evaluation of treatment success and patterns of reinfestation of the Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 100: 1370-1380.
Husseneder, C., D. M. Simms, and D. R. Ring. 2006. Genetic diversity and genotypic differentiation between the sexes in swarm aggregations decrease inbreeding in the Formosan subterranean termite. Insectes Soc. 53: 212-219.
Papers submitted/ in press:
Husseneder, C., and Simms, D. M. Size and heterozygosity influence partner selection in the Formosan subterranean termite. Behav. Ecol. In press
Simms, D. M. and Husseneder, C. Assigning alates of the Formosan subterranean termite to colonies of origin within the context of an area-wide management program. J. Econ. Entomol. Submitted.
Simms, D. M., Vargo, E. L., Grace, J. K., Delatte, J. and Husseneder, C. 2007. Population genetic structure of the Formosan subterranean termite in its native and introduced range. Southeastern Branch meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Husseneder, C., and Simms, D. M. 2007. Dispersal and partner selection in the Formosan subterranean termite. Pacific Entomology Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Simms, D.M., and Husseneder, C. 2006. Do alates of the Formosan subterranean termite originate from colonies infesting nearby inground stations? Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Husseneder, C., and Simms, D. M. 2006. Partner selection and inbreeding avoidance in Formosan subterranean termites: International Union for the Study of Social Insects (Washington, D.C.)
Simms, D.M., Riegel, C. and Husseneder, C. 2005. Genetic analysis of Coptotermes formosanus infestations along the Riverfront Railroad in New Orleans, La., before and after treatment. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
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