Joshua B Benoit

Summary

Affiliation: Wittenberg University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prolonged maintenance of water balance by adult females of the American spider beetle, Mezium affine Boieldieu, in the absence of food and water resources
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Ward Street at North Wittenberg Avenue, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Insect Physiol 51:565-73. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Increased cave dwelling reduces the ability of cave crickets to resist dehydration
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 181:595-601. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint An endosymbiotic conidial fungus, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, protects the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, from desiccation imposed by an entomopathogenic fungus
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 97:119-27. 2008
  4. pmc The molecular physiology of increased egg desiccation resistance during diapause in the invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus
    Jennifer M Urbanski
    Department of Biology, Georgetown University, 37th and O Sts NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2683-92. 2010
  5. pmc Internal and external mycoflora of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae), and its ecological implications
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Undergraduate Research Program, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio 45501, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4994-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Failure of ticks to transmit Scopulariopsis brevicaulis (Deuteromycota), a common filamentous fungal commensal of ticks
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:383-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Use of an alarm pheromone against ants for gaining access to aphid/scale prey by the red velvet mite Balaustium sp. (Erythraeidae) in a honeydew-rich environment
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:386-92. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The giant Madagascar hissing-cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) as a source of antagonistic moulds: concerns arising from its use in a public setting
    Jay A Yoder
    Deparment of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, USA
    Mycoses 51:95-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced accumulation of glycerol in the flesh fly, Sarcophaga bullata: evidence indicating anti-desiccant and cryoprotectant functions of this polyol and a role for the brain in coordinating the response
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Insect Physiol 52:202-14. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Osmoregulation and salinity tolerance in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica: seawater exposure confers enhanced tolerance to freezing and dehydration
    Michael A Elnitsky
    Department of Biology, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA 16546, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2864-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Prolonged maintenance of water balance by adult females of the American spider beetle, Mezium affine Boieldieu, in the absence of food and water resources
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Ward Street at North Wittenberg Avenue, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Insect Physiol 51:565-73. 2005
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Increased cave dwelling reduces the ability of cave crickets to resist dehydration
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 181:595-601. 2011
    ..We conclude that increasing water loss rates associated with increasing troglomorphic adaptation in cave crickets is a side effect of extended residence in stable moist cave environments...
  3. ncbi request reprint An endosymbiotic conidial fungus, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, protects the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, from desiccation imposed by an entomopathogenic fungus
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 97:119-27. 2008
    ..Thus, the S. brevicaulis/tick association appears to be mutualistic symbiosis. Given that both organisms are of medical-veterinary importance, disruption of this symbiosis has potential for generating novel tools for disease control...
  4. pmc The molecular physiology of increased egg desiccation resistance during diapause in the invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus
    Jennifer M Urbanski
    Department of Biology, Georgetown University, 37th and O Sts NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2683-92. 2010
    ..These results implicate the expression of fatty acyl coA elongase and changes in quantity, but not composition, of egg surface hydrocarbons as important components of increased desiccation resistance during diapause in A. albopictus...
  5. pmc Internal and external mycoflora of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae), and its ecological implications
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Undergraduate Research Program, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio 45501, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4994-6. 2003
    ..After topical application of the fungal inoculum, tick mortality was marked. This is the first account describing the internal mycoflora of D. variabilis with a novel technique used to recover potential biological control agents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Failure of ticks to transmit Scopulariopsis brevicaulis (Deuteromycota), a common filamentous fungal commensal of ticks
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:383-7. 2005
    ..brevicaulis in addition to Penicillium glabrum (Wehmer) Westling, but these agents were sparse in isolations from the feeding sites, which makes it unlikely that ticks act frequently as a mechanical fungal vector...
  7. doi request reprint Use of an alarm pheromone against ants for gaining access to aphid/scale prey by the red velvet mite Balaustium sp. (Erythraeidae) in a honeydew-rich environment
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:386-92. 2010
    ..Neryl formate serves as an alarm pheromone and foul-tasting allomonal defense secretion that prevents predation of mites by ants that co-exist with aphid/scale insects in these honeydew-rich habitats...
  8. doi request reprint The giant Madagascar hissing-cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) as a source of antagonistic moulds: concerns arising from its use in a public setting
    Jay A Yoder
    Deparment of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, USA
    Mycoses 51:95-8. 2008
    ..This is mainly a point of public awareness aimed at individuals (especially children) prone to infections and allergies that might be exposed to this insect and/or its rearing conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced accumulation of glycerol in the flesh fly, Sarcophaga bullata: evidence indicating anti-desiccant and cryoprotectant functions of this polyol and a role for the brain in coordinating the response
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Insect Physiol 52:202-14. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Osmoregulation and salinity tolerance in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica: seawater exposure confers enhanced tolerance to freezing and dehydration
    Michael A Elnitsky
    Department of Biology, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA 16546, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2864-71. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Water relations in eggs of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, with experimental work on the capacity for water vapor absorption
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:235-42. 2004
    ..Thus, enhancement of water retention, not water vapor absorption, permits eggs to resist desiccation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resistance to dehydration between bouts of blood feeding in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is enhanced by water conservation, aggregation, and quiescence
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:987-93. 2007
    ..Surviving water stress is considerably enhanced behaviorally by quiescence, characterized by prolonged periods of inactivity, and by the formation of clusters that generate a water-conserving group effect...
  13. ncbi request reprint Critical transition temperature and activation energy with implications for arthropod cuticular permeability
    Jay A Yoder
    J Insect Physiol 51:1063-5. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms to reduce dehydration stress in larvae of the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:656-67. 2007
    ..Thus, these hydrophilic midge larvae prevent dehydration by multiple mechanisms that collectively reduce the water loss rate and increase dehydration tolerance...