Jeremy McNeilWestern Science

Refereed Publications in Journals, Books, and International Symposia Proceedings


Pellegrino, A. C., M. F. G. V. Peñaflor, C. Nardi, W. Bezner-Kerr, C. G. Guglielmo,, J. M. S. Bento, J. N. McNeil..2013. Weather forecasting by insects: Modified sexual behaviour in response to atmospheric pressure changes.:PLoS One 8(10), 1-5

Unbehend, M. S. Hänniger, G. Vasquez, M. L. Juárez, D. Reisig, J. N. McNeil, R. L. Meagher, D. A. Jenkins, D. G. Heckel and A. T. Groot. Geographic variation in attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) males. Revised paper submitted: J. Chem. Ecol.

Wingsanoi, A., N. Siri and J. N. McNeil. 2013. The Susceptibility of different pepper varieties to infestation by the Malaysian fruit fly, Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). J. Econ. Entomol. (In Press)

Crawford, L.A., D. Koscinski, K. M. Watt, J. N. McNeil and N. Keyghobadi. 2013. Mating success and oviposition of a butterfly is not affected by non-lethal tissue sampling. J. Insect Conserv. DOI 10.1007/s10841-013-9566-8

Cusumano, A., E. Peri, V. Amodeo, J, N. McNeil and S. Colazza. 2013. Intraguild interactions between egg parasitoids: window of opportunity and fitness costs for a facultative hyperparasitoid. PLoS One. 8:e64768

Konopka, J. K., K. Hanyu, S. M. Macfie and J. N. McNeil. (2013) The response of insect herbivores to cadmium depends on their feeding strategy. J. Chem. Ecol. 39: 546-554

Konopka, J., I. Scott and J. N. McNeil 2012. Costs of insecticide resistance in Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 105:872-877.

Lam, F, J. N. McNeil and C. Donly. 2012. Octopamine receptor gene expression in three lepidopteran species of insect. Peptides.

McNeil, J. N. and J. G. Millar. 2012. Chemical communication: Pheromones and allelochemicals. Chap. 27 in Insects: Structure and Function. 5th Edition. This book was written by R. Chapman, but as he died several years ago the latest version, with major rewrites, was edited by S.Simpson and A. Douglass.

McNeil, J.N., 2011. Studying the cost of migration: a comparison of Pseudaletia unipuncta populations from Canada and the Azores. Pps  In: Martins, A.M.F, & M. Costa Carvalho (eds), Celebrating Darwin (Proceedings of the Symposium Darwin’s Mistake and what we are doing to correct it, Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Açores, 2009)Açoreana, Supplement 7: 125-137

Li, G. H. Feng, J. N. McNeil, B. Liu, P. Chem and F. Qiu. 2011. Impacts of transgenic Bt cotton on a non-target pest, Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Durr) (Hempitera: Miridae in northern China. Crop Protection 30: 1573-1578.

Shirojiri, K., J. N. McNeil and J. Takabayashi. 2011. Do host plants influence the diel periodicty of caterpillar foraging in all species that attack the same host plant? J. Plant  Interactions.6: 121-123.

Liu, Z-F, K-M. Wu and J. N. McNeil. 2011.  Flightmill performance of the green lacewing, Chrysoperla sinica (Tjeder) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) as a function of age, temperature and relative humidity. J. Econ. Ent.. 104: 94-100

Kugimiya, S., T. Shimoda, J. N. McNeil and J. Takabayashi. 2010. Females of Cortesia vestalis, a parasitoid of the diamond back moth larvae. learn to recognise cues from aphid-infested plants to exploit honeydew. Ecol. Ent. 35: 538-541.

McNeil, J. N. P-A. Cotnoir, T. Leroux, R. Laprade and J.-L. Schwartz. 2010. A Canadian national survey on the public perception of biological control. Ent. Expt. Applic. 55: 445-454

Vereecken, N. J. and J. N. McNeil. 2010. Cheaters and liars: chemical mimicry at its finest. Can. J. Zool. 88: 725-752.

Ba, N. M., C. L. Binso-Dabire, A. Sanon, V. M. Margam, J. N. McNeil, L. L. Murdock and B. R. Pittendrigh. 2009. Seasonal distibution of Maruca vitrata in Burkina Faso.  J. Insect. Sci. 29: 109-113

Zhao, X-C,  H.- Q. Feng, B. Wu, X. F. Wu, Z. F, Liu,  K. M. Wu,  and J. N. McNeil. 2009. Does the onset of sexual maturation terminate the expression of migratory behavior in moths? A study of the oriental armyworm, Mythimna separata. J. Insect. Physiol. 55: 1039-1043

Brown A. O. and J. N. McNeil. 2009. Pollination ecology of the high latitude, dioecious cloudberry, (Rubus chamaemorus; Rosaceae). Am. J. Bot. 96: 1-14

Lima, E. R. and J. N. McNeil. 2009. Female sex pheromones in the host races and hybrids of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Chemoecology. 12: 29-36

McClure, M and J. N. McNeil. 2009. The effect of aboitic factors on male mate searching behavior and mating success of Aphidius ervi (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). J. Insect Beh. 22: 101-110

Bouchard, A. M., J. N. McNeil and J. Brodeur. 2008. Invasion of American native lily populations by an alien beetle.  Biological Invasions. 10: 1365-1372

Warner, K.D., Getz, C. and McNeil, J.  2008. What every biocontrol research needs to know about the public. Pp 398-402. in Proceedings from the Twelfth International Symposium for the Biological Control of Weeds. (eds) M. H. Julien, R. Sforza, M. C. Bon, H. C. Evans, P. E. Hatcher, H. L. Hinz and B.G. Rector. Oxford University Press.

Bede, J. C, J. N. McNeil and S. S. Tobe. 2007. The role of neuropeptides in caterpillar nutritional ecology. Peptides. 28: 185-196

Hilker, M. and J. N. McNeil. 2007. Chemical and behavioral ecology in insect parasitoids: how to behave optimally in a complex odorous environment? Pps 92-112 In Behavioural Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: from theoretical approaches to field applications. E. Wajnberg, C. Bernstein, and J. van Alphen. (eds). Blackwell Publishing.

McClure, M., J. Whistlecraft and J. N. McNeil. 2007. Courtship behavior in relation to the female sex pheromone in the parasitoid Aphidius ervi (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 33: 1946-61

Marcotte, M, J. Delisle and J. N. McNeil. 2007.  Effects of different male remating intervals on the reproductive success of Choristoneura roseaceana males and females. J. Insect. Physiol. 53: 139-145.

McNeil, J. N. 2007. Review of “Chemical Ecology of Vertebrates” by Dietland  Muller-Schwarze. Cambridge University Press. Bull. Can. Soc. Zool. 38: 25

Stoltz, J. A, J. N. McNeil, and M. C. B. Andrade. 2007. Males assess chemical signals to discriminate just-mated females from virgins in redback spiders.  Anim. Behav. 74: 1669-74

Brown, A. and J. N. McNeil. 2006. Fruit production in cranberry (Ericaceae : Vaccinium macrocarpon: a bet-hedging strategy to optimize reproductive effort? Amer. J. Bot. 93: 910-916

Goldansaz, S. and J. N. McNeil. 2006. Effect of wind speed on the behavior of sexual morphs of the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Thomas) (Hompotera: Aphididae) under laboratory and field conditions. J. Chem. Ecol. 32: 1719-1729.

Marchand, D. and J. N. McNeil. 2006. Is fruit size important in the selection of oviposition sites by cranberry fruitworm, Acrobasis vaccinii?. Entomol. Expt. Applic. 119: 213-219.

Marcotte, M, J. Delisle and J. N. McNeil . 2006. Impact of male mating history on the post-mating resumption of sexual receptivity and lifetime reproductive success in Choristoneura rosaceana females. Physiol. Entomol. 31: 227-233.

Marcotte, M, J. Delisle and J. N. McNeil. 2005. Impact of male mating history on the temporal sperm dynamics of Choristoneura rosaceana and C. fumiferana females. J. Insect. Physiol. 51: 537-544.

McNeil, J. N., M. Maury, M. Bernier-Cardou, and M. Cusson. 2005. Manduca sexta allatotropin and the in vitro biosynthesis of juvenile hormone by moth corpora allata: a comparison of Pseudaletia unipuncta females from two natural populations and two selected lines. J. Insect Physiol. 51: 55–60

Banga, N., P. J. Albert, N. N. Kapoor and J. N. McNeil. 2004. Structure, distribution and innervation of sensillae on the ovipositor of the spruce budworm Choristoneura fumiferana, and evidence of a gustatory function for Type II sensilla. Can. J. Zool. 81: 2032-2037.

Buitenhuis, R., J.N. McNeil, G. Boivin and J. Brodeur. 2004. The role of honeydew in host searching of aphid hyperparasitoids. J. Chem. Ecol. 30: 273-285

Goldansaz, S., S. Dewhirst, M. A Birkett, T. Cooper, D.W.M. Smiley, J. A. Pickett, L. Wadhams and J. N. McNeil. 2004. Identification of the sex pheromone in the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae. (Thomas) (Homoptera: Aphididae). J. Chem. Ecol. 30:819-834.

Marchand, D. and J. N. McNeil. 2004. Avoidance of intraspecific competition via host modification in a grazing, fruit-eating insect. Anim. Beh. 67: 397-402.

Marchand, D. and J. N. McNeil. 2004. The importance of behavioral plasticity for maximizing foraging efficiency in frugivorous lepidopteran larvae. J. Insect Beh. 17:763-684

McNeil, J. N. 2004: For love of Insects (2003). Thomas Eisner. Belknap Press. Nature 428: 368

Pelletier, L. and J. N. McNeil. 2004. Do bumblebees always forage as much as they could? Insectes Sociaux.51: 271-274.

Wallace E. K., P.J. Albert and J.N. McNeil. 2004 Oviposition behavior of the eastern spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). J. Insect. Behav.. 17: 245-254.