Dr. Lauren Diepenbrock's Laboratory



Diepenbrock, L.M. 2021. Laboratory screening of conventional insecticides for the control of Nipaecoccus viridis, an invasive pest in Florida citrus. Arthropod management tests. DOI: 10.1093/amt/tsaa117

Diepenbrock, L.M., Olabiyi, D.O., and P.B, Avery. 2021. Laboratory screening of selected entomopathenogenic fungi, bioinsecticide, and insect growth regulator against Hibiscus mealybug, Nipaecoccus viridis Newstead. Arthropod Management Tests.  DOI: 10.1093/amt/tsaa121


Benge, M., Martini, X., Diepenbrock, L. M., & Smith, H. A. 2020. Determining the professional development needs of Florida integrated pest management Extension agents. Journal of Extension, 58(6), Article v58-6rb5. https://www.joe.org/joe/2020december/rb5.php

Diepenbrock, L.M. and M.Z. Ahmed. 2020 First Report of Nipaecoccus viridis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) associated with citrus production in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 11(1):7; 1-4. DOI 10.1093/jipm/pmaa004

Schöneberg, T., Aresnault-Benoit, A., Taylor, C.M., Butler, B.R., Dalton, D.T., Walton, V.M., Petran, A., Rogers, M.A., Diepenbrock, L.M., Burrack, H.J., Leach, H., Van Timmeren, S., Fanning, P.D., Isaacs, R., Gress, B.E., Bolda, M.P., Zalom, F.G., Roubos, C.R., Evans, R.K., Sial, A.A., Hamby, K.A. 2020. Pruning of small fruit crops can affect habitat suitability for Drosophila suzukii. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 294: 106860. DOI 10.1016/j.agree.2020.106860

Stockton, F.G., Wallingford, A.K., Brind’amore, G., Diepenbrock, L., Burrack, H., Leach, H., Isaacs, R., Iglesias, L. E., Liburd, O., Drummond, F., Ballman, E., Geudot, C., Van Zoeren, J., and G.M. Loeb. 2020. Seasonal polyphenism of spotted wing drosophile is affected by variation in local abiotic conditions within its invaded range, likely influencing survival and regional population dynamics. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6491

Olazcuaga, L., Loiseau, A., Parrinello, H., Paris, M., Fraimout, A., Guedot, C., Diepenbrock, L.M., Kenis, M., Zhang, J., Chen, X., Borowiec, N., Facon, B., Vogt, J., Price, D.K., Vogel, H., Prud’homme, B., Estoup, A., and M. Gautier. 2020 A whole-genome scan for association with invasion success in the fruit fly Drosophila suzukii using contrasts of allele frequencies corrected for population structure. Molecular Biology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msaa098


Cloonan, K.R., Hernández-Cumplido, J., Viana de Sousa,  A.L., Romalho, D.G., Burrack, H.J., Della Rosa, L., Diepenbrock, L.M., Ballman, E., Drummond, F.A., Gut. L.J., Hesler, S., Isaacs, R., Leach, H., Loeb, G.M., Nielsen, A.L., Nitzsche, P., Park, R.R., Syed, Z., Van Timmeren, S., Wallingford, A.K., Walton, V.M., and C. Rodriguez-Saona. 2019. Laboratory and field evaluation of host-related foraging odor-cue combinations to attract Drosophila suzukii (Diptera:Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 112(6): 2850-2860. Doi: 10.1093/jee/toz224

Stockton, D.G., Wallingford, A., Rendon, D., Fanning, P., Green, C. K., Diepenbrock, L., Ballman, E., Walton, V.M.,  Isaacs, R., Leach, H., Sial, A. A., Drummond, F., Burrack, H., and Loeb, G.M. 2019. Interactions between biotic and abiotic factors affect survival in overwintering Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura). Environmental Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvy192


Diepenbrock, L.M., Lundgren, J.G, Sit, T.L, and H.J. Burrack. 2018. Detecting specific resource use by Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae), a mobile, highly polyphagous fruit pest, using gut content analysis. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy077

Diepenbrock, L.M. and D. R. McPhie. 2018. Use of a novel host plant family, Basallaceae, by Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. DOI: 10.4289/0013-8797.120.2.255


Van Timmeren, S., Diepenbrock, L.M., Bertone, M. A., Burrack, H. J. and R. Isaacs. 2017. A filter method for improved monitoring of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) larvae in fruit. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. DOI: 10.1093/jipm/pmx019

Diepenbrock, L.M., Hardin, J.A., and H.J. Burrack. 2017. Season-longprograms for control of Drosophila suzukii in southeastern blackberry crops. Crop Protection. DOI: 10.1016/j.croppro.2017.03.022


Diepenbrock, L.M. and H.J. Burrack. 2016. Variation of within-crop microhabitat use byDrosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in blackberry. Journal of Applied Entomology. DOI 10.1111/jen.12335

Diepenbrock, L.M., K.V. Tindall, K. Fothergill, J.E. Losey, R.R. Smyth, and D.L. Finke. 2016. The influence of exotic lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) establishment on in the species composition of the native lady beetle community in Missouri. Environmental Entomology. DOI 10.1093/ee/nvw065

Diepenbrock, L.M., K.A. Swoboda-Bhattarai, and H.J. Burrack. 2016. Ovipositional preference,fidelity, and fitness of Drosophila suzukii in a co-occurring crop and non-crop host system. Journal of Pest Science. DOI 10.1007/s10340-016-0764-5

Diepenbrock, L.M., D.O. Rosensteel, J.A. Hardin, A.A. Sial, and H.J. Burrack. 2016. Season-long programs for control of Drosophila suzukii in southeastern blueberries. Crop Protection. 81: 76-84.


Diepenbrock, L.M., and H.J. Burrack. 2015. Efficacy of bait sprays for the control ofDrosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in blueberries. Arthropod Management Tests.40 (1).

Diepenbrock, L.M., J. Hardin, and H.J. Burrack. 2015. Efficacy of insecticides against Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in blueberries. Arthropod Management Tests. 40 (1).


Diepenbrock, L.M., and D.L. Finke. 2013. Refuge for native lady beetles (Coccinellidae) in grassland habitats. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 6(6): 671-679. DOI: 10.1111/icad.12027


Worsham, H. and L. Diepenbrock. 2012. Evaluating Scientific Content: Misinformation About Insects in a Popular Children's Movie. American Biology Teacher. 75(5): 341-343.


Hart, L.M., and W.R. Tschinkel. 2011. A seasonal natural history of Odontomachus runneus. Insectes Sociaux. 59(1): 45-54. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-011-0186-6