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Taka**, NJ & DA Yee. 2023. Plant pollen as a resource affecting the development and survival of the mosquitoes Anopheles quadrimaculatus and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology (in press)

Nelsen*, J, & DA Yee. 2023. Non-target effects of methoprene and surface films on invertebrate predators of mosquito larvae. Journal of Vector Ecology (in press)


Valentine**, JC & DA Yee. 2022. Ontogenetic changes in nutrients and stoichiometry in the invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus. Journal of Medical Entomology 60: 235-238 doi: 10.1093/jme/tjac177.

Nelsen*, J & DA Yee. 2022. Mosquito larvicides disrupt behavior and survival rates of aquatic insect predators. Hydrobiologia https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-022-05021-5

Yee DA, C Dean Bermond* L Reyes Torres*, NS Fijman*, NA Scavo*, J Nelsen*, & SH Yee. 2022. Robust network stability of mosquitoes of medical importance and human pathogens. Parasites & Vectors 15: 216

Fijman*, NS & DA Yee. 2022. Mapping yellow fever epidemics as a potential indicator of the historical range of Aedes aegypti in the United States. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 117 doi: 10.1590/0074-02760220306


Yee DA, L Reyes Torres*, CL Dean*, NA Scavo*, & T Zavortink. 2021 Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) on the islands of Puerto Rico and Vieques, U.S.A. Acta Tropica

Scavo*, NA, R Barrera, and DA Yee. 2021. Low socioeconomic neighborhoods in Puerto Rico linked to more diverse mosquito communities and higher mosquito abundance. Journal of Urban Ecology  https://doi.org/10.1093/jue/juab009

Hopken MW, L Reyes-Torres*, NA Scavo*, AJ Piaggio, Z Abdo, J Pierce, Dl Taylor, & DA Yee. 2021. Temporal and spatial blood feeding patterns of urban mosquitoes in the San Juan Metropolitan Area, Puerto Rico. Insects doi.org/10.3390/insects12020129

Zimler RA, DA Yee, & BW Alto. 2021. Transmission potential of Zika virus by Aedes aegypti and Ae. mediovittatus populations from Puerto Rico. Journal of Medical Entomology doi: 10.1093/jme/tjaa286


Whiteman A, J Loaiza, DA Yee, K Poh, AS Watkins, K Lucas, T Rapp, L Kline, A Ahmed, S Chen, E Delmelle J Oguzie. Do socioeconomic factors drive arboviral diseases and their Aedes mosquito vectors? A systematic review of dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika virus. One Health doi.org/10.1016/j.onehlt.2020.100188

Yee DA, CL Dean, C Webb, J Henke, G Perezchica-Harvey, A Faraji, JD Macaluso, and RC Christofferson. 2020. No evidence that salt water ingestion kills adult mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjaa214

Yee DA, WC Glasgow, & NF Ezeakacha. 2020. Quantifying species traits related to oviposition behavior and offspring survival in two important disease vectors. PLoS ONE 15(9): e0239636

Yee DA, JA Nelsen, JH Deerman, TL Price, CL Dean, RE Rogers & WC Varnado. 2020. Oviposition responses and potential larval control methods of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in downspout extensions. Journal of Medical Entomology doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz159


Paige A, S Bellamy, BW Alto, C Dean*, & DA Yee. Linking nutrient stoichiometry to Zika virus transmission in a mosquito. Oecologia doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04429-

Yee SH, DA Yee, R Dejesus Crespo, A. Oczkowski, F. Bai, & S. Friedman. 2019. Linking water quality to Aedes aegypti and Zika in flood-prone neighborhoods. EcoHealth doi.org/10.1007/s10393-019-01406-6

Ezeakacha* N & DA Yee. Carry-over effects are altered by temperature in a wide-spread invasive ectotherm. Parasites & Vectors 12: 123

Juliano SA, DA Yee, BW Alto, & MH Reiskind. 2019. A mosquito ecology career: Papers from a workshop on mosquito ecology and evolution inspired by L. Philip Lounibos Journal of Medical Entomology 56: 299-302

Rogers RE** & DA Yee. 2019. Response of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) survival, life history, and population growth to oak leaf and acorn detritus. Journal of Medical Entomology 56: 303-310

Bofill C** & DA Yee. 2019. An army of one. Predaceous diving beetle life history stages affect interactions with shared mosquito prey. Hydrobiologia 827: 201-209


Pitcher, KA* & DA Yee. 2018. Predaceous diving beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) in highway-associated aquatichabitats in southern Mississippi, United States of America. The Coleopterist Bulletin (accepted)


Yee, DA, R DeJesus-Crepo, FF Hunter, & F Bai. Assessing natural infection of Zika virus in the southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus, during 2016 in Puerto Rico. Medical and Veterinary Entomology  doi: 10.1111/mve.12289

Goddard, J, GM Moraru, SK McInnis, JS Portugal, DA Yee, JH Deerman*, & WC Varnado. A State-wide survey for container-breeding mosquitoes in Mississippi. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 33: 229-232

Allgood, DW & DA Yee. 2017. Oviposition preference and offspring performance in con ntainer breeding mosquitoes: evaluating effects of organic compounds and laboratory colonization. Ecological Entomology 10.1111/een.12412


Yee, DA. 2016. What can larval ecology tell us about the success of Aedes albopictus (Diptera:  Culicidae) in the United States? Journal of Medical Entomology (Special Organized Feature) 53: 1002-1012

Yee, DA. 2016. Thirty years of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in America: An introduction to current perspectives and future challenges. Journal of Medical Entomology (Special Organized Feature) 53: 989-991

Yee, DA, NF Ezeakacha*, & K Abbott. 2016. The interactive effects of photoperiod and future climate change may have negative consequences for a wide-spread invasive insect. Oikos 126: 40-51

Daniels**, R, NF Ezeakacha*, & DA Yee. 2016. Interspecific interactions between adult Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 53: 466-469


Yee, DA, MG Kaufman, & NF Ezeakacha*. 2015. How diverse detrital environments influence nutrient stoichiometry between males and females of the co-occurring container mosquitoes Aedes albopictus, Ae. aegypti, and Culex quinquefasciatus. PLoS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133734

Yee, DA, AA Abuzeineh, NF Ezeakacha*, SS Schelble*, WC Glasgow*, SD Flanagan*, JJ Skiff*, A Reeves**, and K Kuehn. 2015. Mosquito larvae in tires from Mississippi, U.S.A.: the efficacy of abiotic and biotic parameters in predicting spatial and temporal patterns of mosquito populations and communities. Journal of Medical Entomology 52: 394-407

Skiff*, JJ & DA Yee. 2015. The effect of protozoans on larval container mosquito performance. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 108: 282-288


Allgood*, A & DA Yee. 2014. Influence of resource levels, organic compounds, and laboratory colonization on interspecific competition between Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Medical and Veterinary Entomology 28: 273-286

Skiff*, J & DA Yee. 2014. Behavioral differences among four co-occurring species of container mosquito larvae: effects of depth and resource environments. Journal of Medical Entomology 51: 375-381

Pitcher*, KA & DA Yee. 2014. Habitat use, prey consumption, and dispersal responses as potential coexistence mechanisms using two morphologically similar species of predaceous diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107: 582-591

Yee, DA & J Skiff*. 2014. Interspecific competition of a new invasive mosquito, Culex coronator, and two container mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus and Cx. quinquefasciatus, across different detritus environments.  Journal of Medical Entomology 51:89-96

Yee DA, E Himel**, MH Reiskind, & SM Vamosi. 2014. Implications of salinity concentrations for the performance and competitive interactions of the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Medical and Veterinary Entomology 28: 60-69


Yee, DA, SM O’Regan**, B Wohlfahrt, & SM Vamosi. 2013. Variation in prey-specific consumption rates and patterns of field co-occurrence for two larval predaceous diving beetles. Hydrobiologia 718: 17-25

Mickle, PF, JF Schaefer, DA Yee, & SB Adams. 2013. Diet of juvenile Alabama Shad (Alosa alabamae) in two northern Gulf of Mexico drainages. Southeastern Naturalist 12: 233-237


Yee, DA, SM Vamosi, & SA Juliano. 2012. Seasonal photoperiods alter developmental time and mass of an invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae), across its north-south range in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 825-832

Yee, DA, D Allgood*, JM Kneitel, & KA Kuehn. 2012. Constitutive differences between natural and artificial container mosquito habitats:  microorganisms, resources, and habitat parameters. Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 482-491

Winters, AE** & DA Yee. 2012. Variation in performance of two co-occurring mosquito species across diverse resource environments:  insights from nutrient and stable isotope analyses. Ecological Entomology 37: 56-64

Yee, DA & SA Juliano. 2012. Concurrent effects of resource pulse amount, type, and frequency on community and population properties of consumers in detritus-basedsystems. Oecologia 169: 511-522


Kaufman, MG, K Pelz-Stelinski, DA Yee, SA Juliano, P Ostrom, & ED Walker 2010. Stable isotope analysis reveals detrital resource base sources of the tree hole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus. Ecological Entomology 35: 586-593

Yee, DA, JM Kneitel, & SA Juliano 2010. Environmental correlates of abundances of mosquito species and stages in discarded vehicle tires. Journal of Medical Entomology 47: 53-62

Yee, DA 2010. Behavior and aquatic plants as factors affecting predation in three species of larval predaceous diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Hydrobiologia  637: 33-43


Yee, DA, S Taylor**, & SM Vamosi 2009. Beetle and plant density as cues initiating dispersal in two species of adult predaceous diving beetles. Oecologia 160: 25-36


Yee, DA 2008. Tires as habitats for mosquitoes:  a review of studies within the eastern United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 45: 581-593


Yee, DA, MG Kaufman, & SA Juliano 2007. The significance of ratios of detritus types and microorganism productivity to competitive interactions between aquatic insect detritivores. Journal of Animal Ecology 76: 1105-1115

Kesavaraju, B, DA Yee, & SA Juliano 2007. Interspecific and intraspecific differences in foraging preferences of container-dwelling mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology 44: 215-221

Yee, DA, B Kesavaraju, & SA Juliano 2007. Direct and indirect effects of animal detritus on growth, survival, and mass of the invasive container mosquito Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology  44: 580-588

Yee, DA, SH Yee, JM Kneitel, & SA Juliano 2007. Richness-productivity relationships between trophic levels in a detritus-based system:  significance of abundance and trophic linkage. Oecologia  154: 377-385

Kling**, LJ, SA Juliano, & DA Yee 2007. Larval mosquito communities in discarded automobile tires in a forested and non-forested site:  detritus type, amount, and water nutrient differences. Journal of Vector Ecology 32: 207-217

Yee, DA, & MR Willig 2007. Colonization of Heliconia caribaea by aquatic invertebrates:  resource and microsite characteristics. Ecological Entomology 32: 603-612

Yee, DA & SH Yee  2007. Nestedness patterns of container-dwelling mosquitoes:  effects of larval habitat within variable terrestrial matrices. Hydrobiologia 592: 373-385

Yee, DA, & SA Juliano 2007. Abundance matters. A field experiment testing the more individuals hypothesis for richness-productivity relationships. Oecologia 153: 153-162


Yee, DA, & SA Juliano 2006. Consequences of detritus type in an aquatic microsystem:  assessing water quality, microorganisms, and the performance of the dominant consumer. Freshwater Biology 51: 448-459


Yee, DA, & DT Tissue 2005. Relationships between non-structural carbohydrate concentration and flowering in a subtropical herb, Heliconia caribaea (Heliconiaceae). Caribbean Journal of Science 42: 243-249


Yee, DA, B Kesavaraju, & SA Juliano 2004. Larval feeding behavior of three co-occurring species of container mosquitoes. Journal of Vector Ecology 29: 315-322

Yee, DA, B Kesavaraju, & SA Juliano 2004. Interspecific differences in feeding behavior and survival under food-limited conditions for larval Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America  97: 720-728

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