Works (5)

Updated: July 25th, 2023 21:15

2021 journal article

Human skin triglycerides prevent bed bug (Cimex lectularius L.) arrestment


MeSH headings : Adult; Animals; Bedbugs / metabolism; Bedbugs / pathogenicity; Cues; Feeding Behavior; Female; Host-Parasite Interactions; Humans; Locomotion; Male; Middle Aged; Odorants; Pheromones / metabolism; Skin / metabolism; Skin / parasitology; Triglycerides / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 10, 2022

2020 journal article

The Role of Antennae in Heat Detection and Feeding Behavior in the Bed Bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)


By: S. Gaire*, C. Schal n, R. Mick n & Z. DeVries*

Ed(s): A. Appel

author keywords: bed bug; heat detection; feeding behavior; antennae; radiant heat
MeSH headings : Animals; Bedbugs; Ectoparasitic Infestations; Feeding Behavior; Hot Temperature
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 1, 2020

2019 journal article

Exposure risks and ineffectiveness of total release foggers (TRFs) used for cockroach control in residential settings

BMC Public Health, 19(1).

By: Z. DeVries n, R. Santangelo n, J. Crissman n, R. Mick n & C. Schal n

author keywords: Bug bomb; German cockroach; Pesticide residues; Pesticide exposure; Pyrethroids; Total release aerosols
MeSH headings : Animals; Blattellidae / drug effects; Environmental Exposure / adverse effects; Fumigation; Housing; Humans; Insect Control / methods; Insecticide Resistance; Insecticides / adverse effects; Pesticide Residues / analysis; Risk Assessment
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 11, 2019

2018 journal article

Bed Bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Attraction to Human Odors: Validation of a Two-Choice Olfactometer

Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(2), 362–367.

By: Z. DeVries n, A. Saveer n, R. Mick n & C. Schal n

author keywords: host odor; host attraction; behavior; olfaction; chemotaxis
MeSH headings : Animals; Appetitive Behavior; Bedbugs; Female; Humans; Male; Nymph; Odorants; Olfactometry / instrumentation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: March 25, 2019

2017 journal article

Aggregation behavior and reproductive compatibility in the family Cimicidae

Scientific Reports, 7(1).

By: Z. DeVries n, R. Mick n, O. Balvín* & C. Schal n

MeSH headings : Animals; Bedbugs / genetics; Bedbugs / physiology; Behavior, Animal / physiology; Chi-Square Distribution; Female; Gene Flow / genetics; Gene Flow / physiology; Male; Reproduction / genetics; Reproduction / physiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018