Curriculum Vitae

Lance Anthony Durden

Work address:

Department of Biology
Georgia Southern University,
P. O. Box 8042,
Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA.

T: 912-478-5591
F: 912-478-0845
ldurden@georgiasouthern.edu
www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu/Bio-home/Durden/

Education:

1981: Ph.D., Zoology. University of London, U.K. Dissertation title: Ectoparasites and other arthropod associates of the eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus (L.), in central Tennessee, USA.

1977: B.Sc., Zoology. Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK.
Graduation with First Class Honours and placed first in class.

 Employment:

2011-present: Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University.
2006-2010: Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University.
2005-2006: Acting Curator, U.S. National Tick Collection, Institute of Arthropodology & Parasitology, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA
2003-2006: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University.
1992-2003: Institute of Arthropodology & Parasitology, U.S. National Tick Collection, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA (Assistant Curator & Assistant Professor, 1992-98; Assistant Curator & Associate Professor, 1998-2003).
1990-1992: Research Epidemiologist/Entomologist. Departments of Arboviral Entomology and Epidemiology, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD.
1989-1990: Research Associate, Department of Entomology, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL.
1987-1989: Research Associate, Department of Entomology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
1982-1987: Research Associate. Department of Cell Biology, Vanderbilt Univ. School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Associateships:

2006 - present: Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville, FL.
1994 - present: Department of Mammalogy, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.
1987- present: Department of Entomology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Grants:

1978 & 1979: Two separate grant awards from the Central Research Fund of the University of London to study rodent ectoparasites.

1985: Award from the University of Maryland Medical School (NIH funds) to survey mammal fleas in Indonesia.

1985: Grant award from the National Geographic Society to study mammals, their  ectoparasites and potential disease relationships in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

1989: Grant award from the Smithsonian Institution to catalog and curate the U.S. National Collections of lice (Phthiraptera). Also, to provide identifications of Anoplura on a worldwide basis.

1990 & 1991: Two separate fellowship awards from the National Research Council to work in the Depts. of Arboviral Entomology and Epidemiology at USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD.

1990-1991: Grant award from the Celebes Fund of the American Museum of Natural History, New York, to study mammal ectoparasites at that institution.

1992-1993: Georgia Southern Univ. Faculty Research Award to study tick ecology on St. Catherines Island, GA.

1992-1994: Edward John Noble Foundation Grant award to study ecology and vector potential of ticks on St. Catherine's Island, GA.

1995-1996: Nature Conservancy Council (NCC) grant award to study woodrats and their ectoparasites at Broxton Rocks NCC site, GA. 

1995-1996: Georgia Southern Univ. Faculty Research Award to study woodrat ectoparasites.

1996-1997: American Wildlife Research Foundation grant award to study ticks and spirochetes of migrating birds.

1997-1999: Edward John Noble Foundation Grant award to study ticks and tick-borne pathogens of migrating birds.

1999-2000: Georgia Southern Univ. Faculty Research Award to study ehrlichiosis infections in ticks.

1999-2004: National Institutes of Health RO1 grant award (to J. E. Keirans, L. A. Durden & Q.-Q. Fang) to study “Biosystematics of medically important tick vectors.”

2000-2004: Dept. of Interior (NRPP) grant to Keith Langdon (L. A. Durden was Collaborator) for “Complete vertebrate inventory and atlas, Great Smoky Mountains National Park.”

2004-2005: Georgia Southern University College of Science & Technology Academic Excellence Award to study bartonellosis in mammals and their ectoparasites.

2007-2010: National Science Foundation grant to David Reed (Principal Investigator, University of Florida), Lance Durden (Co-Principal Investigator) and Vince Smith (Co Principal Investigator, The Natural History Museum, London) to study “Reconstructing the evolutionary history of bacterial endosymbiosis in obligate blood-feeding lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura).” ($382,882).

2010-2012: National Science Foundation grant to Lorenza Beati, Lance Durden, Hans Klompen & Norman Johnson entitled “Exploiting a large existing resource for biogeographical and host-parasite data: linking immature and adult amblyommine ticks” ($500,930)

 

Honors:

Personal profiles in: 'New Scientist' (No. 1449, p. 22, 28 March, 1985), 'The Tennessean' newspaper (pages lb & 3b, 13 July, 1985), 'Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington' (Vol. 92: 368-369, 1990), 'The Atlanta Constitution' newspaper (page M4, 11 May 1997), the “Charlotte Observer” newspaper (June 2003), ‘Savannah Morning News’ newspaper (23 Aug. 2004), International Journal of Acarology (Vol. 30: 286-287, 2004) and Georgia Southern Magazine (Fall 2004, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 13).

Featured on Cable News Network television broadcast about the U.S. National Tick Collection (May, 1992).

Appearance in Smithsonian Institution video, 'Insects: The Little Things that run the World.' (1995).

Full Graduate Faculty status, Georgia Southern Univ. (1995 - present).

Faculty Award of Excellence in Research and/or Scholarly Activities, Georgia Southern University (2001 and 2008).

Henry Baldwin Ward medal recipient from the American Society of Parasitologists (Philadelphia, PA -July 2004).

Robbins, R. G.  (2004) Introduction of Lance A. Durden as the Henry Baldwin Ward medalist for 2004. Journal of Parasitology 90: 1208-1209.

Durden, L. A. (2004) Acceptance of the 2004 Henry Baldwin Ward medal. Journal of Parasitology 90: 1210-1214.

Sullivan, M. (2004) What makes him tick?  Biologist Durden garners national acclaim.Georgia Southern Magazine 7(1):13.

Faculty Research Excellence Award recipient, Georgia Southern University, College of Science & Technology (2005).

 

 

Research Interests:

Taxonomy and systematics of hematophagous arthropods, especially ticks, fleas, sucking lice and some groups of parasitic mites.

Pathogen transmission by hematophagous arthropods, especially by ticks, flea and lice.

Emerging Diseases, especially zoonoses.

Ectoparasites of vertebrates, especially mammals.

Tropical Biology, including zoogeography.

Medical and veterinary entomology and acarology, including vector ecology.

Curation of biological collections.

Biology of Lepidoptera.

 

Teaching:

1983, 1984: Biological Laboratory Techniques. Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN.

1985: Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Dumoga-Bone National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

1985: Current Topics in Cell Biology (co-taught). Vanderbilt Univ.

1992-2003: One-hour lectures and tours of the U.S. National Tick Collection for courses (especially GSU 1210), researchers, administrators and interested public, Georgia Southern Univ. (ca. 20/year). 

1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000: Summer Acarology Program - Tick Section (co-taught with W. Burgdorfer, J. E. Keirans, G. R. Needham, R. G. Robbins & J. S. H. Klompen). Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH.

1993-2002: Guest lecturer in the following courses at Georgia Southern University:

            Medical-Veterinary Entomology, Mammalogy, Virology, Biogeography, and Soil Microbiology.

1994, 1995, 1997-2003: "Biological Problems" (BIO 7878), Georgia Southern Univ.

1994-2002: Thesis Research (BIOL 7999), Georgia Southern Univ.

1995: Ticks and tick-borne diseases. Intensive short course for U.S. Army personnel. Georgia Southern University.

1997-2009: "Directed Studies" (BIOL 7898). Georgia Southern Univ.

1998, 2001, 2003-2009: "Emerging Diseases" (BIOL 5333/G). Georgia Southern Univ.

2002-2009: “Undergraduate Research” (BIOL 4890). Georgia Southern Univ.

2003: “Undergraduate Seminar” (BIOL 4620)

2003-2009: “Insects & People (BIOL 1331),” 

2003-2006: “Internship in Biology” (BIOL 4730). Georgia Southern Univ.

2003, 2004, 2006-2010: “Entomology” (BIOL 5442/G). Georgia Southern Univ.

2005: “Evolution & Ecology Lab.” (BIOL 3113). Georgia Southern Univ.

2005, 2007, 2010: Medical and Veterinary Entomology” (BIOL 5343/G), Georgia Southern University.

2008 (June): Workshop on Ectoparasites (“Premiera Jornada de Ectoparásitos”), Gorgas Commemorative Institute for Health Studies (“Instituto Conmemorativo Gorgas de Estudios de la Salud”), Panamá City, Panamá.

2009: “Biology 2 Lab” (BIOL 2108/L), Georgia Southern University.

 

Graduate students

John Whitlock (currently, Biology faculty at Tampa Community College, FL).

Heather Merten (currently, stay-at-home mother after research position at Medical College of Georgia).

Alena E. Aviles (currently, Chatham County Public Health Dept., Savannah, GA). 

Sherri N. Cannon (currently Faculty, Dept. of Biology, Savannah Technical College).

Kushimo Omobolanle (current student, Georgia Southern University).

Stephanie Bolt (current shared Ph.D. student registered at the Ohio State University).

 

Society affiliations:

American Society of Parasitologists.

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

American Committee on Medical Entomology.

American Committee on Arthropod-Borne Viruses.

Society for Vector Ecology.

Royal Entomological Society of London.

Entomological Society of America.

American Society of Acarology.

Association of Systematics Collections.

Association for Tropical Biology.

Sigma Xi.

American Society of Mammalogists.

Fauna Malesiana.

Phi Kappa Phi.

Southern Lepidopterists’ Society

Helminthological Society of Washington

North American Butterfly Association

 

Service:

Awards Committee (1982/1983) and Local Arrangements Committee (1983-84), Tennessee Entomological Society.

Co-editor, Entomological Abstracts and Ecological Abstracts (1988-89). 

External examiner for Ph.D. degrees:

              Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC (1990).

              Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt (1996).

Editorial board member, Medical and Veterinary Entomology (1991-present).

Editorial board member, Folia Parasitologica (1998-2002).

Judge for student paper competitions, Entomological Society of America annual meetings in Baltimore, MD (1992) and Nashville, TN (1997).

NIH Grants Review Panel, Tropical Medicine & Parasitology Study Section, Bethesda, MD (1995).

Systematics Resourses Committee member, Entomological Society of America (1995-97).

Textbook co-editor for "Medical and Veterinary Entomology" published by Academic Press/Elsevier Science (1993-2002).

Co-Editor, Systematic and Applied Acarology Special Publications (2001-Present).

Section editor, Zootaxa (2005-present).

Reviewer for articles (25-50 per year) submitted to professional journals including Nature, Journal of Medical Entomology, Journal of Parasitology, Journal of Vector Ecology, and Medical and Veterinary Entomology.

Co-organizer of "Parasitology Journal Club" in Biology Dept., Georgia Southern Univ. (1995-present). 

Identification of tick specimens submitted by physicians, veterinarians, researchers, and the public from throughout the world (mainly from USA)(several hundred specimens per year). 

Co-organizer of the "Robert Traub Memorial Issue" of the Journal of Medical Entomology (Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 345-615, July 1998).

President, Sigma Xi - Georgia Southern University Chapter (1998-99).

On thesis committees of 34 graduate students in Biology Dept., Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA (1993-present).

State Charitable Contributions Campaign (United Way) volunteer, Georgia Southern University (1993, 1997-99, 2001, 2002).

Member of 3-person epidemiological team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, to visit the United Arab Emirates and investigate an outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (1999).

President, Acarological Society of America (2000-01).

Local Arrangements Committee (2002-2003) & Site Selection Committee (2005-06), Georgia Entomological Society. 

Also see next section (Symposia chaired).

Georgia Southern University Committees:

            University: Institutional Biosafety (2003-06).

            College of Science & Technology: Dean’s Advisory Committee (2001-2003), Research Excellence Committee (2006-08).                                                                                                           

            Biology Department: Animal Facility (2002-2003), Seminars & Socials (2001-03), Microbiologist Search (2000-01, 2003-04), Tick Biologist Search (2003-04), Chair’s Advisory (2004-05), Insect Collections (2004-06), Peer Review (2004-06), Graduate Admissions, Curriculum & Policy (2004-06), Assistant Curator of Tick Collection Search (Chair) (2006-07), Insect Collections, Chair (2004-present), Scholarships (Chair) (2007-08), Undergraduate Curriculum (2007-08), Chair’s Advisory (2006-08).                                                                  

Editorial Board, Comparative Parasitology (2006-present).

Guest Editor, Southeastern Naturalist, 2009-2010.

 

Symposia chaired at conferences:

"Ecology and Epidemiology."  Society for Vector Ecology Annual Meeting. Riverside, CA, 20 Nov. 1986 (moderator).

"Vector-borne diseases from a global perspective."  Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.  Baltimore, MD, 7 Dec. 1992 (organizer and co-moderator).

 

"Lyme disease and vectors."  American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene/ American Society of Parasitologists joint meeting.  Atlanta, GA, 2 Nov. 1993 (co-chair).

"Parasitology."  Association of Southeastern Biologists 57th Annual Meeting. Statesboro, GA, 11 April, 1996 (chair).

“Emerging diseases associated with ticks and mites.” Acarological Society of America formal conference, Atlanta, GA, 12 Dec. 1999 (organizer and co-moderator).   

“Acarology Informal Conference.” Acarological Society of America annual meeting, Montréal, Canada, 3 Dec. 2000 (organizer and moderator).

            “Acarology Informal Conference.” Acarological Society of America annual meeting, San Diego, CA, 9 Dec. 2001 (organizer and moderator).

           “Ticks, Tick-borne diseases, and tick genomics.” American Society of Parasitologists annual meeting, Mobile, AL, July 2005 (co-organizer with J. H. Oliver, Jr.) (meeting cancelled because of hurricane Dennis).

           “Ectoparasitic Mites.” Acarological Society of America annual meeting, San Diego, CA, 9 Dec. 2007 (co-organizer and co-moderator).

           “Medical and Veterinary Entomology Submitted Papers.” Entomological Society of America annual meeting, San Diego, CA, 12 Dec. 2007 (co-moderator).

           “Host-Parasite Interactions.” 85th Annual Meeting, American Society of Parasitology, Colorado Springs, CO, 24 Jun. 2010 (co-chair).

           Exhibits:

           “Ticks.”  Georgia Southern Museum - Spring semester 2000 (Organizer).

           “Plague.” Georgia Southern Museum – Fall semester 2005 (Organizer).

 

Invited presentations:

18 Apr. 1984: Quantitative louse exchange and other relationships between eastern chipmunks and their lice. Department of General Biology, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN.

28 Feb. 1985: Mammal ectoparasites. Dumoga-Bone National Park, Sulawesi Utara,  Indonesia.           

17 Apr. 1985: Mammal trapping and other adventures in Indonesia. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

20 Nov. 1986: Ectoparasites of commensal and endemic rodents in Sulawesi, Indonesia. In 'Ecology & Epidemiology' session of the Society for Vector Ecology Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.

5 Feb. 1987: Zoogeography in the Indonesian archipelago. Visionaries series seminar, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN.

22 Oct. 1987: Ectoparasites of Indonesia. Keynote address. Tennessee Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN. 

5 May 1988: Project Wallace: bioendemism, mammal ectoparasites and some other insects from Sulawesi. Entomological Society of Washington meeting, Washington, DC.

12 May 1988: The zoogeography of some mammals and their ectoparasites in the Indo-Australian region. Stelmon Bennet Memorial Seminar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

13 May 1988: Ectoparasite transfer between mammals: lice and chipmunks. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

16 Sep. 1988: Medical Entomology in North Sulawesi - ectoparasites. In: 'Insects and the tropical rain forests of south east Asia (Wallacea)' Symposium, Imperial College, London, UK.

8 May 1989: Louse transfer between mammals: mechanisms and implications. College of Veterinary Medicine, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

29 Jan. 1990: An entomological expedition to Indonesia. Auburn Univ., AL.

8 Mar. 1990: The world of lice. F. S. Arant Entomology Club Seminar. Auburn, AL.

13 Nov. 1990: Transmission of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus by chicken mites. USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD.

23 Apr. 1991: Ectoparasites of mammals in Sulawesi. USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD.

30 Jul. 1991: Transmission of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus by chicken mites. USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD.

13 Sep. 1991: Medical entomology and mammal ectoparasites on a large tropical island. Dept. of Entomology & Economic Zoology, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ.

12 Nov. 1991: Systematics and host associations of a group of ectoparasites. Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA.

2 Dec. 1991: Dedication and presentation of the Hoogstraal medal to W. L. Jellison at the 40th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Boston, MA.

9 Nov. 1992: Virus transmission by blood-feeding mites and ticks. Dept. of  Entomology, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL.

17 Nov. 1992: Virus transmission by blood-feeding mites and ticks. Dept. of Biology, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA.

5 Apr. 1993: Conspecificity, vector ability, and ecology of Ixodes scapularis in the South. 2nd International Symposium on Ectoparasites of Pets, Lexington, KY.

7 Sep. 1993: Ecology of Ixodes scapularis in the Southeast. 2nd Workshop on Lyme disease in the

             southeastern United States, Raleigh, NC.

22 Oct. 1993: Tick research at Georgia Southern University. College of Veterinary Medicine, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA.

8 Nov. 1993: Lyme disease in the Southeast. 28th annual meeting, Ohio Mosquito Control Association, Columbus, OH.

10 Nov. 1993: Vector-borne diseases and mammal ectoparasites in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Dept. of Biological Sciences, Ohio Univ., Athens, OH.     

 19 Jul. 1994: Ecology of Ixodes scapularis and Lyme disease in coastal Georgia, USA. In: "Biology of the Ixodes ricinus complex and Lyme disease" Symposium honoring the memory of Harry Hoogstraal. IX International Congress of Acarology, Columbus, OH.  

4 Oct. 1994: Historical aspects of vector ecology with emphasis on North American workers: Mallophaga and Anoplura - the lice. In: 26th annual conference, Society for Vector Ecology, Gainesville, FL.

8 Feb. 1995: Mammals, ectoparasites and pathogens on an Indonesian Island. Sigma Xi Seminar, Georgia Southern Univ. branch, Statesboro, GA.

6 Nov. 1995: Unique animals and tropical diseases on an Indonesian island. Rotary Club, Statesboro, GA.

11 Jan. 1997: Eulogy and Tribute, Robert Traub Memorial Service, Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Bethesda, MD.

21 July 1997: Biodiversity and conservation of ectoparasites. Keynote address, 41st Annual Livestock Insects Workers Conference, San Diego, CA.

15 Oct. 1997: The mammals of Sulawesi. New York Zoological Society Center for Conservation, St. Catherine's Island, GA.

  5 Feb. 1998: Zoogeography of mammal ectoparasites in the Indo-Australian region. Dept. of Entomology & Nematology, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

  29 Apr. 1999: Developments and opportunities in emerging Diseases. Keynote address, 3rd annual Tri-Beta Biology Honors Society banquet, Statesboro, GA.

8 Feb. 2000: Biodiversity and ecological importance of ectoparasites. Endowed Weese lecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

9 Feb. 2000: Investigating an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever in the Middle East. Department of Zoology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

 27 Oct. 2000: Louse-borne pathogens. American Society for Microbiology, 2000 Joint Meeting, Southeastern & South Carolina Branches, Statesboro, GA.

 16 Mar. 2001: Zoogeography of mammals and their ectoparasites in the Indo-Australian region. University of South Carolina-Aiken, SC.

 16 Oct. 2001: Parasites can be beneficial. Faculty Research Excellence Award Seminar, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

10 Apr. 2002: Ectoparasites of vertebrates on islands: endemic, depauperate or strange? Presidential Symposium, Southeastern Society of Parasitologists annual meeting, Boone, NC.

22 July 2002: Relative importance of reptiles, birds and mammals in the life cycle of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, in coastal Georgia, USA. 4th International Conference on Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

4 Mar. 2003: Bartonella infections: vector ecology and reservoir hosts. Biology Dept., Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

14 Apr. 2003: Mammal ectoparasites and bartonellosis, Dept. of Entomology, Clemson University, SC.

24 July 2004: Acceptance speech (Title: “Ectoparasites and vector-borne diseases: a circuitous journey”), Henry Baldwin Ward medal, American Society of Parasitologists Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

22 Feb. 2005: Adventures with ticks. Biology Dept., Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

17 Mar. 2005: Continuing and emerging problems associated with lice, bedbugs and parasitic mites. Alabama Vector Management Society Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

21 June 2005: Warning coloration, crypsis and deceit by insects. Ogeechee Audubon Society, Savannah, GA.

2 Aug. 2005: Ticks and tick-borne diseases in Georgia. 2005 Public Health Workshop, Albany, GA.

17 Oct. 2005: Scourge of the low-country colonists: a history of insect-borne diseases in Georgia and South Carolina.  Bulloch County Historical Society Meeting, Statesboro, GA.

29 Oct. 2005: Dreadful pestilence: a history of yellow fever in Savannah, GA. Day-long tour organized by Georgia Southern Museum staff, Savannah, GA.

30 Jun. 2008: Introduction of Dr. Dale H. Clayton as the Henry Baldwin Ward medalist for 2008, American Society of Parasitologists’ annual meeting, Arlington, TX.

 

Other presentations (partial list):

25 Oct. 1984: Louse infestations of tree shrews and the host attachment mechanism. Tennessee Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Henry Horton State Park, TN.

15 Sep. 1988: Zoogeographical implications from rodent ectoparasites in Sulawesi. In: 'Insects and the rain forests of south east Asia (Wallacea)' Symposium, Imperial College, London, UK.

3 Dec. 1991: Transmission of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus by hematophagous mites. 40th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Boston, MA.

9 Dec. 1991: Transmission of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus by chicken  mites (Dermanyssus gallinae). Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV.

2 Nov. 1993: Ecological studies of Ixodes scapularis in coastal Georgia: implications for Lyme disease epidemiology in the Southeast. American   Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene/American Society of Parasitologists joint meeting, Atlanta, GA.

15 Nov. 1994: The history of louse-borne diseases. Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

11 Mar. 1996: Composition and origin of the ectoparasite community of the eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana. 57th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Statesboro, GA.            

5 Dec. 1996: Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina, USA. American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.

11 Feb. 1997: Mammals, ectoparasites and Wallace's line: zoogeography in the Indo-Australian region. Georgia Southern Univ.

                          27 June 1997: Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes, trypanosomes, and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina. 72nd annual meeting, American Society of Parasitologists, Nashville, TN.

3 Dec. 2000: Ticks and spirochetes recovered from birds on a Georgia barrier island. Acarological Society of America annual meeting, Montréal, Canada.

1 Jul. 2001: Exotic ticks on reptiles imported into the United States. American Society of Parasitologists 76th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

30 Mar. 2006: Arthropods of sympatric woodrats and cotton mice with emphasis on ectoparasites of medical/veterinary importance. Georgia Entomological Society, 70th Annual Meeting, Jekyll Island, GA.

12 Dec. 2007: Ticks and associated tick-borne pathogens of black bears in Georgia and Florida. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

29 Jun. 2008: Ticks and tick-borne pathogens and symbionts of black bears in Georgia and Florida. American Society of Parasitologists’ annual meeting, Arlington, TX.

24 Jun. 2010: Size correlations between sucking lice and their hosts including a test of Harrison’s rule. American Society of Parasitologists’ annual meeting, Colorado Springs, CO.

 

 

 

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS BY LANCE A. DURDEN

 

PAPERS

 

1)         Durden, L. A.  1974.  Ochropleura fennica (Tauscher)(Lep., Noctuidae): a second British record. Entomologists Gazette 25: 51.

2)         Durden, L. A.  1980a.  Collecting sucking lice (Anoplura). Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists Society 39: 60-65.

3)          Durden, L. A.  1980b.  Seasonal abundance of fleas (Siphonaptera) and sucking lice (Anoplura) on Gray squirrels, Sciurus carolinensis, in central Tennessee, USA. Journal of Medical Entomology 17: 483-484.

  4)         Durden, L. A.  1982a.  An interesting case of mimicry. Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists Society 41: 26-27.

  5)         Durden, L. A.  1982b.  Pegomya finitima (Diptera, Anthomyiidae) as an epizoite of the eastern chipmunk in central Tennessee. American Midland Naturalist 108: 404-406.

  6)         Durden, L. A.  1983a.  Phenology and host associations of eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) epifauna in central Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 58: 16-20.

  7)         Durden, L. A.  1983b.  Sucking louse (Hoplopleura erratica: Insecta, Anoplura) exchange between individuals of a wild population of eastern  chipmunks, Tamias striatus, in central Tennessee, USA. Journal of Zoology, London 201: 117-123.

  8)         Durden, L. A. and DeBruyn, E. J.  1984a.  Louse infestations of tree shrews (Tupaia glis). Laboratory Animal Science 34: 188-190.

  9)         Durden, L. A.  1984b.  Seasonal activity of the eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus, in central Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 59: 28-30.

  10)        Durden, L. A.  1984c.  Possible function of cephalic outgrowths of sucking  lice (Anoplura) parasitic on tree shrews (Tupaiidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 21: 470-471.

  11)        Durden, L. A.  1984d.  A bilateral gynandromorph of Antepione thisoaria  (Geometridae). Journal of the Lepidopterists Society 38: 323.

  12)        Durden, L. A. and DeBruyn, E. J.  1984e.  Louse infestations of tree shrews (Tupaia glis). Laboratory Primate Newsletter 23(3): 28.

  13)        Durden, L. A., and Wilson, N.  1985a.  Ectoparasites from the grey-headed flying fox, Pteropus poliocephalus and red flying fox, P. scapulatus (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae) from southeastern Queensland, Australia. Macroderma 1: 51-53.

 14)       Durden, L. A., Sly, D. L., and Buck, A. T.  1985b.  Parasitic arthropods of bushbabies (Galago senegalensis and G. crassicaudatus) recently imported to the USA. Laboratory Primate Newsletter 24(4): 5-6.

  15)        Durden, L. A.  1986a.  An annotated list of the butterflies of Davidson County, Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 61: 4-6.

  16)        Durden, L. A.  1986b.  Rats and ectoparasites on Project Wallace. Antenna, Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society of London 10: 29-30. (Invited paper).

  17)        Goff, M. L., Durden, L. A. and Whitaker, J. 0., Jr.  1986c.  A new species  of Schoengastia (Acari: Trombiculidae) from mammals collected in Sulawesi, Indonesia. International Journal of Acarology 12: 91-93.

  18)        Durden, L. A.  1986d.  Ectoparasites and other arthropod associates of tropical rain forest mammals in Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia. National Geographic Research 2: 320-331.

  19)        Durden, L. A.  1986e.  The reinfestation of forest rats (Maxomys musschenbroekii) by epifaunistic arthropods in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 2: 283-286.

  20)        Whitaker, J. 0., Jr., and Durden, L. A.  1987a.  Some ectoparasitic mites from mammals from Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia. Entomological News 98: 26-30.

  21)        Durden, L. A.  1987b.  Interspecific associations between arthropods epifaunistic on the eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus, and an overview of arthropod coexistence on mammals in general. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 62: 44-51.

  22)        Durden, L. A.  1987c.  Influence of host size on louse infestation densities of eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Journal of Parasitology 73: 426-427.

23)          Durden, L. A.  1987d.  The genus Polyplax (Anoplura: Polyplacidae) in Sulawesi, Indonesia, with the description of a new species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 89: 811-817.

24)          Durden, L. A.  1987e.  Predator-prey interactions between ectoparasites. Parasitology Today 3: 306-308. (Invited review).

25)          Goff, M. L., and Durden, L. A.  1987f.  A new species and new records of chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae) from North Sulawesi, Indonesia. International Journal of Acarology 13: 209-211.

26)          Durden, L. A.  1988a.  Book review. The sucking lice of North America. An   illustrated manual for identification. By K. C.  Kim, H. D. Pratt & C. J. Stojanovich, 1986. Parasitology Today 4: 27 (and issue cover). (Invited review).

27)           Durden, L. A.  1988b.  Silkmoths. The Tennessee Conservationist 54: 14-16.

28)          Durden, L. A.  1988c.  Critical comment. Predation of ticks by shrews. Journal of Parasitology 74: 740.

29)          Durden, L. A.  1988d.  The spiny rat louse, Polyplax spinulosa, as a parasite of the rice rat, Oryzomys palustris, in North America. Journal of Parasitology 74: 900-901.

30)          Durden, L. A., Lott, D. A. and Ingram, B.  1988e.  Fleas (Siphonaptera) from a dormouse nest in Devon. Entomologists Monthly Magazine 124: 156.

31)         Durden, L. A.  1988f.  Book review. The sucking lice of North America. An illustrated manual for identification. By K. C. Kim, H. D. Pratt & C. J. Stojanovich, 1986. Journal of Medical Entomology 25: 305-306.

32)          Durden, L. A. and Watts, C. H. S.  1989.  A collection of ticks (Ixodidae) from Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia. Biotropia 2: 32-37.

33)          Luckhart, S., Durden, L. A., and Mullen, G. R.  1990a. Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Alabama. Natural Resources Series, Agricultural and Natural Resources Timely Information, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. 3 p.

34)          Peterson, B. V., Durden, L. A., Keirans, J. E. and Taylor, P. M.  1990b.  Some ectoparasites of bats from Halmahera island, Indonesia. Entomological News 101: 39-47.

35)          Durden, L. A., Peterson, B. V., Wilson, N. and Christiansen, B.  1990c.  Some ectoparasites of bats from Seram island, Indonesia. Entomological News 101: 48-56.

36)          Durden, L. A.  1990d.  Epifaunistic insects of northern short-tailed shrews (Blarina brevicauda) in central Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 65: 1-3.

37)          Durden, L. A.  1990e.  The genus Hoplopleura (Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae) from murid rodents in Sulawesi, with descriptions of three new species and notes on host relationships. Journal of Medical Entomology 27: 269-281.

38)          Durden, L. A., and Wilson, N.  1990f.  Ectoparasitic and phoretic arthropods from Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) in central Tennessee. Journal of Parasitology 76: 581-583.

39)          Mullen, G. R., Luckhart, S., and Durden, L. A.  1990g.  Four tick species found on Alabama deer. Highlights of Agricultural Research 37(2): 9.

40)          Durden, L. A.  1990h.  Phoretic relationships between sucking lice (Anoplura) and flies (Diptera) associated with humans and livestock. The Entomologist 109: 191-192.

41)          Durden, L. A., Traub, R., and Emerson, K. C.  1990i.  Sucking lice (Anoplura) from Pakistan mammals with notes on zoogeography. Entomological News 101: 225-235.

42)          Durden, L. A., and Page, B.  1991a.  Ectoparasites of commensal rodents in Sulawesi Utara, with notes on species of medical importance. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 5: 1-7.

43)          Durden, L. A., Wilson, N., and Lott, D. A.  1991b.  Fleas (Siphonaptera) and mites (Acari) collected from mole (Talpa europaea) nests in England. The Entomologist 110: 43-48.

44)          Durden, L. A., and Wilson, N.  1991c.  Parasitic and phoretic arthropods of sylvatic and commensal white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) in central Tennessee, with notes on Lyme disease. Journal of Parasitology 77: 219-223.

45)          Durden, L. A.  1991d.  A new flea (Siphonaptera) record for Mississippi with notes on other flea records from the state. Journal of Entomological Science 26: 310-311.

46)          Durden, L. A., and Musser, G. G.  1991e.  A new species of sucking louse (Insecta, Anoplura) from a montane forest rat in Central Sulawesi and a preliminary interpretation of the sucking louse fauna of Sulawesi. American Museum Novitates 3008: 1-10.  

47)           Durden, L. A.  1991f.  Pseudoscorpions associated with mammals in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 23: 204-206.

48)          Durden, L. A., Luckhart, S., Mullen, G. R., and Smith, S.  1991g.  Tick infestations of white-tailed deer in Alabama. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 27: 606-614.

49)          Durden, L. A.  1991h.  New records of sucking lice (Anoplura) from African mammals. Journal of African Zoology/ Revue de Zoologie africaine 105: 331-342.

50)          Durden, L. A.  1991i.  A new species and an annotated world list of the sucking louse genus Neohaematopinus (Anoplura: Polyplacidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 28: 694-700.

51)          Durden, L. A., Linthicum, K. J., and Turell, M. J.  1992a. Mechanical transmission of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus by hematophagous mites (Acari). Journal of Medical Entomology 29: 118-121.

52)          Durden, L. A., Best, T. L., Wilson, N., and Hilton, C. D.  1992b.  Ectoparasitic mites (Acari) of sympatric Brazilian free-tailed bats and big brown bats in Alabama. Journal of Medical Entomology 29: 507-511.

53)          Durden, L. A., and Linthicum, K. J.  1992c.  Efficient laboratory maintenance of blood-feeding mesostigmatid mites (Acari). Journal of Medical Entomology 29: 564-566.

54)          Luckhart, S., Mullen, G. R., Durden, L. A., and Wright, J. C.  1992d.  Borrelia sp. in ticks recovered from white-tailed deer in Alabama. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 28: 449-452.

55)          Durden, L. A.  1992e.  Ectoparasites of sympatric meadow voles and white-footed mice at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Journal of Medical Entomology 29: 761-766.

56)          Durden, L. A., and Musser, G. G.  1992f.  Sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura)  from indigenous Sulawesi rodents: a new species of Polyplax from a montane shrew rat, and new information about Polyplax wallacei and P. eropepli. American Museum Novitates 3052: 1-19. 

57)          Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1992g.  Book review. Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome, tick- and mosquito-borne viruses. C. H. Calisher (ed.), 1991. Journal of Medical Entomology 29: 1067-1068.

58)          Durden, L. A., and Kollars, T. M., Jr.  1992h.  An annotated list of the ticks (Acari: Ixodoidea) of Tennessee, with records of four exotic species for the United States. Bulletin of the Society for Vector Ecology 17: 125-131.

59)          Durden, L. A., Linthicum, K. J., and Monath, T. P.  1993a.  Laboratory transmission of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus to chickens by chicken mites. Journal of Medical Entomology 30: 281-285.

60)          Davis, A. J., and Durden. L. A.  1993b.  Are fig-wasps hitch-hikers? Borneo Research Bulletin 25: 133-136.

61)          Durden, L. A., Logan, T. M., Wilson, M. L., and Linthicum, K. J.  1993c.  Experimental vector incompetence of a soft tick, Ornithodoros sonrai (Acari: Argasidae), for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. Journal of Medical Entomology 30: 493-496.

62)          Durden, L. A., Klompen, J. S. H., and Keirans, J. E. 1993d.  Parasitic arthropods of sympatric opossums, cotton rats, and cotton mice from Merritt Island, Florida. Journal of Parasitology 79: 283-286.

63)          Durden, L. A., and M. J. Turell.  1993e.  Inefficient mechanical transmission of Langat (tick-borne encephalitis virus complex) virus by blood-feeding mites (Acari) to laboratory mice. Journal of Medical   Entomology 30: 639-641.

64)          Keirans, J. E., Durden, L. A., and Hopla, C. E.  1993f.  Description of  the immature stages of Ixodes baergi (Acari: Ixodidae), a parasite of cliff swallows in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 30: 735-739.

65)          Durden, L. A., Musser, G. G., and Carney, P. W.  1993g.  In Memorium. Tuti  Hadi (1943-1993). Bulletin of the Society for Vector Ecology 18(2): xii-xiii.

66)          Turell, M. J., and Durden, L. A.  1994a.  Experimental transmission of Langat (tick-borne encephalitis complex) virus by the soft tick Ornithodoros sonrai (Acari: Argasidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 31: 148-151.

67)          Richardson, D. J., Durden, L. A., and Snyder, D. E.  1994b.  Ectoparasites  of the raccoon (Procyon lotor) from north-central Arkansas. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 67: 208-212.

68)          Durden, L. A., and Keirans, J. E.  1994c.  Description of the larva, diagnosis of the nymph and female based on scanning electron microscopy, hosts, and distribution, of Ixodes (Ixodes) venezuelensis. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 8: 310-316.

69)          Durden, L. A., and Musser, G. G.  1994d.  The mammalian hosts of the sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura) of the world: a host-parasite checklist. Bulletin of the Society for Vector Ecology 19: 130-168.

70)          Pung, O. J., Durden, L. A., Banks, C. W., and Jones, D. N.  1994e.  Ectoparasites of opossums and raccoons in southeastern Georgia. Journal of Medical Entomology 31: 915-919.               

71)          Davis, A. J., and Durden, L. A.  1994f.  Are fig-wasps hitch-hikers? Entomologists' Monthly Magazine 130: 137-139.

72)          Durden, L. A.  1995a.  Lyme disease in the Southeast. Vector Control Bulletin of the North Central States 3(2):32-33.

73)          Klompen, J. S. H., Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  1995b. Three new species of ticks (Ixodida: Argasidae: Carios) from fruit bats (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) in the Australasian region, with notes on host associations. Acarologia, Paris 36: 25-40.

74)          Durden, L. A.  1995c.  Fleas (Siphonaptera) of cotton mice on a Georgia barrier island: a depauperate fauna. Journal of Parasitology 81: 526-529.

75)          Durden, L. A., Dotson, E. M., and Vogel, G. N.  1995d. Two efficient techniques for catching skinks. Herpetological Review 25(3): 137.

76)          Kollars, T. M., Jr., Durden, L. A., Keirans, J. E., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1995e.  First records of Haemaphysalis (Aboimisalis) chordeilis, Ixodes (Pholeoixodes) banksi, and Ixodes (Ixodes) brunneus (Acari: Ixodidae) from Missouri. Journal of Entomological Science 30: 511-512.

77)          Durden, L. A.  1995f.  Bot fly parasitism of cotton mice (Peromyscus gossypinus) on St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Journal of Parasitology 81: 787-790.

78)          Durden, L. A., Vogel, G. N., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1996a.  Nocturnal  questing by the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis. Journal of Parasitology 82: 174-175.

79)          Keirans, J. E., Hutcheson, H. J., Durden, L. A., and Klompen, J. S. H.  1996b.  Ixodes (Ixodes) scapularis Say (Acari: Ixodidae): redescription of all active stages, distribution, hosts, geographical variation, and medical and veterinary importance. Journal of Medical Entomology 32: 297-318.

80)          Felz, M. W., Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1996c.  Ticks parasitizing humans in Georgia and South Carolina. Journal of Parasitology 82: 505-508.

81)          Durden, L. A., and Keirans, J. E.  1996d.  Host-parasite coextinction and the plight of tick conservation. American Entomologist 42: 87-91.

82)          McCay, T. S., and Durden, L. A.  1996e.  Ticks and fleas of shrews in Appalachian Georgia and North Carolina. Journal of Parasitology 82: 666-667.

83)          Lefcort, H., and Durden, L. A.  1996f.  The effect of infection with Lyme disease spirochetes (Borrelia burgdorferi) on the phototaxis, activity, and questing height of the tick vector Ixodes scapularis. Parasitology 113: 97-103. 

84)          Durden, L. A., Keirans, J. E., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1996g.  The U.S. National Tick Collection: a vital resource for systematics and human and animal welfare. American Entomologist 42: 239-243.

85)          Azad, A. F., and Durden, L. A.  1997a.  Obituary. Robert Traub, Ph.D. (1916-1996). American Society for Rickettsiology Newsletter 1(2): 6-7.

86)          Kollars, T. M., Jr., Durden, L. A., Masters, E. J., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1997b.  Some factors affecting infestation of white-tailed deer by blacklegged ticks and winter ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in southeastern Missouri. Journal of Medical Entomology 34: 372-375.

87)          Durden, L. A., and Kollars, T. M., Jr. 1997c.  The fleas (Siphonaptera) of Tennessee. Journal of Vector Ecology 22: 13-22.

88)          Durden, L. A., Kollars, T. M., Jr., Patton, S., and Gerhardt, R. R. 1997d.  Sucking lice (Anoplura) of mammals of Tennessee. Journal of Vector Ecology 22: 71-76.

89)          Durden, L. A., Banks, C. W., Clark, K. L., Belbey, B. V., and Oliver, J.H., Jr.  1997e.  Ectoparasite fauna of the eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana: composition, origin, and comparison with ectoparasite faunas of western woodrats. Journal of Parasitology 83: 374-381.

90)          Durden, L. A., and Wisseman, C. L., Jr.  1997f.  Obituary. Robert Traub, Ph.D. (1916-1996). Tropical Medicine and Hygiene News 46: 38.

91)          Durden, L. A., McLean, R. G., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Ubico, S. R. and James, A. M.  1997g.  Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes, trypanosomes, and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Journal of Parasitology 83: 1178-1182.

92)          Kollars, T. M., Jr., Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1997h.  Fleas and lice parasitizing mammals in Missouri. Journal of Vector Ecology 22: 125-132. 

93)          Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1998a.  Feature article: Georgia Southern University's Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology: a center for excellence in research, service and teaching. Georgia Journal of Science 56: 83-93.

94)          Hopla, C. E., and Durden, L. A.  1998b.  In memorium. Robert Traub, 26 October 1916 - 21 December 1996. Journal of Medical Entomology 35: 345.

95)          Durden, L. A., Robbins, R. G., Azad, A. F., Hopla, C. E., Johnson, P. T., and Rothschild, M.  1998c.  Obituary. Robert Traub (1916-1996). Journal of Medical Entomology 35: 346-353.

96)          Durden, L. A., and Robbins, R. G.  1998d.  Robert Traub (1916-1996): a bibliography. Journal of Medical Entomology 35: 354-361.

97)          Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  1998e.  An illustrated key to nymphs of the tick genus Amblyomma (Acari: Ixodidae) of the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 35: 489-495. 

98)          Felz, M. W., and Durden, L. A.  1998f.  Identifying ticks: a pictorial guide. Patient Care 32(13): 172-187.

99)          Felz, M., and Durden. L. A.  1999a.  Attachment sites of four ixodid tick species parasitizing humans in Georgia and South Carolina. Journal of Medical Entomology 36: 361-364. 

100)        Beaucournu, J.-C., and Durden, L. A.  1999b.  Neopsylla musseri n. sp. (Siphonaptera - Ctenophthalmidae), puce nouvelle du Sulawesi Central (Indonésie). Parasite 6: 163-167. 

101)        Spears, R. E., Durden, L. A., and Hagan, D. V.  1999c. Ectoparasites of  Brazilian free-tailed bats with emphasis on anatomical site preferences for Chiroptonyssus robustipes (Acari: Macronyssidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 36: 481-485.

102)        Poucher, K. L., Hutcheson, H. J., Keirans, J. E., Durden, L. A., and Black IV, W. C.  1999d.  Molecular genetic key for the identification of 17 Ixodes species of the United States (Acari: Ixodidae): a methods  model. Journal of Parasitology 85: 623-629.

103)        Kollars, T. M., Jr., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Kollars, P. G., and Durden, L. A.  1999e.  Seasonal activity and host associations of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in southeastern Missouri. Journal of Medical Entomology 36: 720-726.

104)        Durden, L. A., Wills, W., and K. L. Clark.  1999f.  The fleas (Siphonaptera) of South Carolina with an assessment of their vectorial importance. Journal of Vector Ecology 24: 171-181.

105)        Williams, D. C., Wills, W., Durden L. A., and Gray, E. W.  1999g.  Ticks of South Carolina (Acari: Ixodoidea). Journal of Vector Ecology 24: 224-232.

106)        Durden, L. A., and Webb, J. P., Jr.  1999h.  Abrocomaphthirus hoplai, a new genus and species of sucking louse from Chile and its relevance to zoogeography. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 13: 447-452.

107)        Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1999i.  Ecology of Ixodes scapularis and Lyme disease in coastal Georgia, USA, pp. 379-383 In: G. R. Needham, R. Mitchell, D. J. Horn and W. C. Welbourn (eds.) Acarology IX, Volume 2, Symposia. Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, Ohio. 

108)        Oliver, J. H., Jr., Clark, K. L., Chandler, F. W., Jr., Tao, L., James, A. M., Banks, C. W., Huey, L. O., Banks, A. R., Williams, D. C. and Durden, L. A.  2000a.  Isolation, cultivation, and characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi from rodents and ticks in the Charleston area of           South Carolina. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 38: 120-124. 

109)        Whitlock, J. E., Fang, Q.-Q., Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2000b.  Prevalence of Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) in lone star ticks, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae), of the Georgia coast and barrier islands. Journal of Medical Entomology 37: 276-280.

110)        Kinsey, A. A., Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2000c.  Tick infestations of birds in coastal Georgia and Alabama. Journal of Parasitology 86: 251-254.

111)        Kollars, T. M., Jr., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Kollars, P. G., James, A. M., Richardson, A., Durden, L. A., Miles, D. O., and Masters, E. J.  2000d.  Phenotypic variation in Borrelia burgdorferi senso lato in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and isolates from Missouri. International Journal of Acarology 26: 167-172.

112)        Hu, R., Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2000e.  Winter ectoparasites of mammals in the northeastern Piedmont area of Georgia.  Journal of Vector Ecology 25: 23-27.

113)        Merten, H. A., and Durden, L. A.  2000f.  A state-by-state survey of records of ticks parasitizing humans in the United States. Journal of Vector Ecology 25: 102-113.

114)        Durden, L. A., and Beaucournu, J.-C.  2000g.  The flea genus Sigmactenus (Siphonaptera: Leptopsyllidae): a new species from Timor and new material from new Guinea and the Philippines. Journal of  Parasitology 86: 432-437.

115)        Pung, O. J., Carlisle, L. D., Whitlock, J. E., Vives, S. P., Durden, L. A. and Spadgenske, E.  2000h.  Survey and host fitness effects of red-cockaded woodpecker blood parasites and nest cavity arthropods. Journal of Parasitology 86: 506-510.

116)        Durden, L. A., and Beaucournu, J.-C.  2000i.  The flea genus Sigmactenus: three new taxa from Sulawesi, identification key, and distribution map for all known species and subspecies. Parasite 7: 151-165.      

117)        Pung, O. J., Durden, L. A., Patrick, M. J., Conyers, T., and Mitchell, L.  R.  2000j.  Ectoparasites and gastrointestinal helminths of southern flying squirrels in southeast Georgia. Journal of Parasitology 86: 1051-1055. 

118)        Kollars, T. M., Jr., Kollars, P. G., Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2000k.  Host associations and seasonal activity of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in Missouri. Journal of Parasitology 86: 1156-1159.

119)        McAloon, F. M., and Durden, L. A.  2000l.  Attachment sites and frequency distribution of erythraeid mites, Leptus indianensis (Acari: Prostigmata), ectoparasitic on harvestmen, Leiobunum formosum (Opiliones). Experimental and Applied Acarology 24: 561-567.

120)        Kollars, T. M., Jr., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Masters, E. J., Kollars, P. G., and Durden, L. A.  2000m.  Host utilization and seasonal occurrence of Dermacentor species (Acari: Ixodidae) in Missouri, USA. Experimental and Applied Acarology 24: 631-643.

121)        Durden, L. A., Hu, R., Oliver, J. H., Jr., and Cilek, J. E.  2000n.  Rodent ectoparasites from two locations in northwestern Florida. Journal of Vector Ecology 25: 222-228.

122)        Durden, L. A., and Gomez, M. S.  2000o.  Abrocomaphthirus chilensis (Gomez), new combination (Phthiraptera - Anoplura), an ectoparasite of the Chilean rodent, Abrocoma bennetti (Abrocomidae). Parasite 7: 331-332.

123)        Durden, L. A., and Eckerlin, R. P.  2001a.  Polyplax guatemalensis sp. n. (Phthiraptera: Anoplura), a new sucking louse from Peromyscus grandis, a montane cloud forest rodent from Guatemala. Folia Parasitologica 48: 69-72.

124)        Durden, L. A., Oliver, J. H., Jr., and Kinsey, A. A.  2001b.  Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and spirochetes (Spirochaetaceae: Spirochaetales) recovered from birds on a Georgia barrier island. Journal of Medical Entomology 38: 231-236.

125)        Durden, L. A.  2001c.  Book review: Les poux (Insecta, Anoplura) de la région Afrotropicale. By F.-X. Pajot, 2000. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 15: 224.

126)         Carreno, R. A., Durden, L. A., D. R. Brooks, A. Abrams, and E. Hoberg.  2001d.  Parelaphostrongylus tenuis (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) and other parasites of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Costa Rica. Comparative Parasitology 68: 177-184.

127)        Scott, J. D., Fernando, K., Banerjee, S. N., Durden, L. A., Byrne, S. K., Banerjee, M., Mann, R. B., and Morshed, M. G.  2001e.  Birds distribute ixodid and Borrelia burgdorferi-infected ticks in Canada. Journal of Medical Entomology 38: 493-500.

128)        Bonilla Steinlein, D., Durden, L. A., and W. L. Gannon.  2001f.  Tick (Acari) infestations of bats in New Mexico. Journal of Medical Entomology 38: 609-611.

129)        Beaucournu, J.-C., and Durden, L. A.  2001g.  Deux Stivalius (Siphonaptera - Pygiopsyllidae - Pygiopsyllinae) nouveaux d’Indonésie. Parasite 8: 147-153. 

130)        Durden, L. A.  2001h.  Ectoparasite Biodiversity. All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory Quarterly 2(3): 4-5.

131)        Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2001i.  Invasion: Exotic ticks (Acari: Argasidae, Ixodidae) imported into the United States: a review and new records. Journal of Medical Entomology 38: 850-861.

132)        Clark, K. L., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Grego, J. M., James, A. M., Durden, L. A., and Banks, C. W.  2001j.  Host associations of ticks parasitizing rodents at Borrelia burgdorferi-enzootic sites in South Carolina. Journal of Parasitology 87: 1379-1386.

133)        Durden, L. A., and Timm, R. M.  2001k.  Hoplopleura janzeni n. sp. (Phthiraptera: Anoplura), a new sucking louse from a Central American swimming mouse. Journal of Parasitology 87: 1409-1413.

134)        Goldberg, M., Rechav, Y., and Durden, L. A.  2002a. Ticks parasitizing dogs in northwestern Georgia. Journal of Medical Entomology 39: 112-114.

135)        Clark, K. L., Oliver, J. H., Jr., James, A. M., Durden, L. A., and Banks, C. W.  2002b  Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infection among rodents and host-seeking ticks in South Carolina. Journal of Medical Entomology 39: 198-206.

             136)       Durden, L. A., Keirans, J. E., and Smith, L. L.  2002c.  Amblyomma geochelone, a new species of tick (Acari: Ixodidae) from the Madagascan ploughshare tortoise. Journal of Medical Entomology 39: 398-403 (and journal issue cover).

137)        Musser, G. G., and Durden, L. A.  2002d.  Sulawesi rodents: description of a new genus and species of Murinae (Muridae, Rodentia) and its parasitic new species of sucking louse (Insecta, Anoplura). American Museum Novitates 3368: 1-50.

138)        Durden, L. A., and Beaucournu, J.-C.  2002e.  Gymnomeropsylla n. gen. (Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia with the description of two new species. Parasite 9: 225-232.

               139)       Clark, K. L., and Durden, L. A.  2002f.  Parasitic arthropods of small mammals in Mississippi. Journal of Mammalogy 83: 1039-1048.

140)        Durden, L. A., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Banks, C. W., and Vogel, G. N.  2002g.  Parasitism of lizards by immature stages of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari, Ixodidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology 26: 257-266. 

141)        Bown, K. J., Ellis, B. A., Birtles, R. J., Durden, L. A., Lello, J., and Bennett, M.  2002h.  New world origin for haemoparasites infecting United Kingdom grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis), as revealed by phylogenetic analysis of Bartonella infecting squirrel populations in England and the United States. Epidemiology and Infection 129: 647-653.  

142)        Reeves, W. K.,III, Durden, L. A., and Wills, W.  2002i.  New records of ticks (Acari: Argasidae, Ixodidae) from South Carolina. Journal of Urban and Agricultural Entomology 19: 197-204  

143)        Morshed, M. G., Scott, J. D., Fernando, K., Mann, R. B., and Durden, L. A.  2003a.  Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, endemic at epicenter in Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario. Journal of Medical Entomology 40: 91-94.

144)        Durden, L. A., and D. J. Richardson.  2003b.  Ectoparasites of the striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis, in Connecticut, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology 70: 42-45.

145)        Mardon, D. K., and Durden, L. A.  2003c.  New species of the fleas Farhangia and Nestivalius, (Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae) from endemic rodents in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 17: 75-86.

146)      Gorham, C. H., Fang, Q. Q., and Durden, L. A.  2003d.  Wolbachia endosymbionts in fleas. Journal of Parasitology 89: 283-289.

147)        Xu, G., Fang, Q.-Q., Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2003e.  Molecular phylogenetic analyses indicate that the Ixodes ricinus complex is a paraphyletic group. Journal of Parasitology 89: 452-457.

148)        Wilson, N., and Durden, L. A.  2003f.  Ectoparasites of terrestrial vertebrates inhabiting the Georgia Barrier Islands, USA: an inventory and preliminary biogeographical analysis. Journal of Biogeography 30: 1207-1220.

149)        Murrell, B. P., Durden, L. A., and J. A. Cook.  2003g.  Host associations of the tick Ixodes angustus (Acari: Ixodidae) on Alaskan mammals. Journal of Medical Entomology 40: 682-685.

150)        Oliver, J.H., Jr., Lin, T., Gao. L., Clark, K. L., Banks, C. W., Durden, L. A., James, A. M., and Chandler, F. W., Jr.  2003i.  An enzootic transmission cycle of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes in the southeastern United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 100: 11642-11645.

151)        Xu, G., Fang, Q.-Q., Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2003h.  Application of Bayesian methodology for inferring phylogenetic relationships of ticks within the genus Ixodes. Acta Zoologica Sinica 49: 380-388. (In Chinese).

152)        Xu, G., Fang, Q.-Q., Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2003i.  Cloning and sequencing of putative acetylcholinesterase cDNAs from the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, and the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 40: 890-896.

153)        Durden, L. A., and Horak, I. G.  2004a. Linognathus weisseri sp. nov. (Phthiraptera: Linognathidae) of impalas, Aepyceros melampus: description and biology. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 71: 59-66.

154)         Xu, G., Fang, Q.-Q., Keirans, J. E. and Durden, L. A.  2004b. Cloning and sequencing of putative calreticulin complementary DNAs form four hard tick species. Journal of Parasitology 90: 73-78.

155)        Scott, J. D., Fernando, K., Durden, L. A., and Morshed, M. G. 2004c. Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, endemic in epicenter at Turkey Point, Ontario. Journal of Medical Entomology 41: 226-230.

156)         Xu, G., Fang, Q.-Q., Keirans, J. E. and Durden, L. A.  2004d.  Ferritin gene coding sequences are conserved among eight hard tick species (Ixodida: Ixodidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97: 567-573.

157)         Durden, L. A., Ellis, B. A., Banks, C. W., Crowe, J. D., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2004e.  Ectoparasites of gray squirrels in two different habitats and screening of selected ectoparasites for bartonellae. Journal of Parasitology 90: 485-489.

158)        Wells, A. B., Durden, L. A., and Smoyer III, J. H.  2004f. Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) parasitizing domestic dogs in southeastern Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science 39: 426-432.

159)         Nims, T., Durden, L. A., and Nims, R.  2004g.  New state and host records for the phoretic fur mite, Glycyphagus hypudaei (Acari: Glycyphagidae). Journal of Entomological Science 39: 470-471.

160)         Reeves, W. K., Durden, L. A., and Wrenn, W. J.  2004h.  Ectoparasitic chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae, Leeuwenhoekiidae), lice (Phthiraptera), and Hemiptera (Cimicidae and Reduviidae) from South Carolina, U.S.A. Zootaxa 647: 1-20.

161)         Durden, L. A.  2004i.  Book review, “Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) of the neotropical zoogeographical region,” by A. A. Guglielmone, A. Estrada-Peña, J. E. Keirans & R. G. Robbins, 2003. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 18: 311-312.

162)         Durden, L. A.  2004j.  Acceptance of the 2004 Henry Baldwin Ward medal. Journal of Parasitology 90: 1210-1214.

163)         Durden, L.A., Polur, R., Nims, T., Banks, C. W., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2004k.  Ectoparasites and other epifaunistic arthropods of sympatric cotton mice and golden mice: comparisons and implications for vector-borne zoonotic diseases. Journal of Parasitology 90: 1293-1297.

164)         Nelder, M. P., Reeves, W. K., Korecki, J. A., and Durden, L. A.  2005a.  New distribution records for Ceratophyllus celsus Jordan, Ceratophyllus gallinae (Schrank), and Ceratophyllus vison Baker (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107: 471-473.

165)         Durden, L. A., Judy, T. N., Martin, J. E., and Spedding, L. S.  2005b.  Fleas parasitizing dogs in Georgia, USA: species composition and seasonal abundance. Veterinary Parasitology 130: 157-162. 

166)         Morshed, M. G., Scott, J. D., Fernando, K., Beati, L., Mazerolle, D. F., Geddes, G. and Durden, L. A.  2005c.  Migratory songbirds disperse ticks across Canada, and first isolation of the Lyme disease spirochete from the avian tick, Ixodes auritulus. Journal of Parasitology 91: 780-790.

167)         Durden, L. A., and Adams, N. E.  2005d.  Primary types of sucking lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Anoplura) in the U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Zootaxa 1047: 21-60.

168)         Durden, L. A., and C. R. Knapp.  2005e. Ticks parasitizing reptiles in the Bahamas. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 19: 326-328.   

169)         Xu, G., Fang, Q. Q., Sun, Y., Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2005f.  Hard tick calreticulin (CRT) gene coding regions have only one intron with conserved positions and variable sizes. Journal of Parasitology 91: 1326-1331.

170)         James, A. M., Freier, J. E., Keirans, J. E., Durden, L. A., Mertins, J., W., and Schlater, J. L.  2006a.  Distribution, seasonality and hosts of the Rocky Mountain wood tick in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 43: 17-24.  

171)         Durden, L. A., Cunningham, M. W., McBride, R., and Ferree, B.  2006b.  Ectoparasites of free-ranging pumas and jaguars in the Paraguayan Chaco. Veterinary Parasitology 137: 189-193.

172)           Morshed, M. G., Scott, J. D., Fernando, K., Geddes, C., McNabb, A., Mak, S., and Durden, L. A.  2006c.  Distribution and characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto isolates from Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) and presence in mammalian hosts in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Medical Entomology 43: 762-773.

173)         Reeves, W. K., Durden, L. A.,  and Dasch, G. A.  2006d.  A spotted fever group Rickettsia from an exotic tick species, Amblyomma exornatum Koch (Acari: Ixodidae), in a reptile breeding facility in the USA. Journal of Medical Entomology 43: 1099-1101.

174)         Durden, L. A., and Beaucournu, J.-C.  2006e. Three new fleas from Sulawesi, Indonesia (Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae and Ceratophyllidae). Parasite 13: 215-226.

175)         Reeves, W. K., Durden, L. A., Ritzi, C. M., Beckham, K. R., Super, P. E., and OConnor, B. M.  2007a.  Ectoparasites and other ectosymbiotic arthropods of vertebrates in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA. Zootaxa 1392: 31-68.

176)           Nava, S., Lareschi, M., Benítez Usher, Beati, L., Robbins, R. G., Durden, L. A., Mangold, A. J., and Guglielmone, A. A.  2007b.  Ticks (Acari: Ixodoidea: Argasidae, Ixodidae) of Paraguay. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 101: 255-270.

177)         Mathee, S., Horak, I. G., Beaucournu, J.-C., Durden, L. A., Ueckermann, E., and McGeoch, M. A.  2007c.  Epifaunistic arthropod parasites of the four-striped mouse, Rhabdomys pumilio, in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Journal of Parasitology 93: 47-59.  

178)         Sumner, J. W., Durden, L. A., Goddard, J., Stromdahl, E. Y., Clark, K. C., Reeves, W. K., and Paddock, C. D.  2007d.  Gulf Coast ticks (Amblyomma maculatum) and Rickettsia parkeri,  United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases 13: 751-753.

179)         Durden, L. A., and Rausch, R. L.  2007e.  Haemodipsus brachylagi n. sp. (Phthiraptera: Anoplura: Ployplacidae), a new sucking louse from the pygmy rabbit in Nevada. Journal of Parasitology 93: 247-251.

180)         Reeves, W. K., Rogers, T. E., Durden, L. A., and Dasch, G. A.  2007f.  Association of Bartonella with the fleas (Siphonaptera) of rodents and bats using molecular techniques. Journal of Vector Ecology 32: 118-122.

181)          Abbot, P. A., Aviles, A. E., Eller, L., Brown, J., and Durden, L. A.  2007g.  Mixed infections, cryptic diversity, and vector-borne pathogens: evidence from Polygenis fleas and Bartonella species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 6045-6052.

182)         Robbins, R. G., and Durden, L. A.   2007h.  Robert Traub (1916-1996): additional publications and patronyms. Journal of Vector Ecology 32: 159-160.

183)          Kucera, J. R.,            Durden, L. A., and K. C. Kim.  2007i.  New records of sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura) from the western United States. Journal of Vector Ecology 32: 366-370.

184)        Nims, T. N., Durden, L. A., Chandler, C. R., and Pung, O. J.  2008a.  Parasitic and phoretic arthropods of the oldfield mouse (Peromyscus polionotus) from burned habitats with additional ectoparasite records from the eastern harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys humulis) and southern short-tailed shrew (Blarina carolinensis). Comparative Parasitology 75: 102-106.

185)           Beati, L., Keirans, J. E, Durden, L. A., and Opiang, M. D.  2008b.  Bothriocroton oudemansi (Neumann, 1910), n. comb. (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae), an ectoparasite of the western long-beaked echidna in Papua New Guinea: redescription of the male and first description of the female and nymph. Systematic Parasitology 69: 185-200.

186)        Scott, J. D., Lee, M.-K., Fernando, K., Jorgensen, D. R., Durden, L. A., and Morshed, M.  2008c.  Rapid introduction of Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) established at Turkey Point Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Vector Ecology 33: 64-69. 

187)        Durden, L. A., and Anderson, J. M.  2008d.  Some records of ”Florida“ Lepidoptera in Georgia: global warming? Southern Lepidopterists’ News 30: 48-50.         

188)        Yabsley, M. J., Murphy, S. M., Luttrell, M. P., Little, S. E., Massung, R. F., Stallknect, D. E., Conti, L. A., Blackmore, C. G. M., and Durden, L. A.  2008e.  Experimental and field studies on the suitability of raccoons (Procyon lotor) as hosts for tick-borne pathogens. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 8: 491-504.

189)        Durden, L. A., Merker, S. M., and Beati, L.  2008f.  The tick fauna of Sulawesi, Indonesia (Acari: Ixodoidea: Argasidae and Ixodidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology 45: 85-110.

190)        Smith, V. S., Light, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2008g.  Rodent louse diversity, phylogeny, and cospeciation in the Manu Biosphere Reserve, Peru. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 95: 598-610.

191)        Durden, L. A.  2008h.  Introduction of Dale H. Clayton as the Henry Baldwin Ward medalist for 2008. Journal of Parasitology 94: 1193-1194.

192)       Scott, J. D. and Durden, L. A.  2009a.  First isolation of Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, from ticks collected from songbirds in Ontario, Canada. North American Bird Bander 34: 97-101.

193)        Yabsley, M. J., Nims, T. N., Savage, M. Y., and Durden, L. A.  2009b. Ticks and tick-borne pathogens and putative symbionts of black bears (Ursus americanus floridanus) from Georgia and Florida. Journal of Parasitology 95: 1125-1128.

194)      Oguge, N. O., Durden, L. A., Keirans, J. E., Balami, H. D., and Schwan, T. G.  2009c. Ectoparasites (sucking lice, fleas and ticks) of small mammals in southeastern Kenya. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 23: 387-392.

195)       Durden, L. A.   2010a.  Distribution of the brown elfin, Callophrys augustinus, in Georgia. Southern Lepidopterists’ News 32: 5-6.

196)       Scott, J. D., Lee, M.-K., Fernando, K, Durden, L. A., Jorgensen, D. R., Mak, S., and Morshed, M. G.  2010b. Detection of Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato including three novel genotypes in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from songbirds (Passeriformes) across Canada. Journal of Vector Ecology 35: 124-139.

197)       Harrison, B. A., Rayburn, W. H. Jr., Toliver, M., Powell, E. E., Engber, B. R., Durden, L. A.,   Robbins, R. G., Prendergast, B. F., and Whitt, P. B.  2010c. Recent discovery of widespread Ixodes affinis (Acari: Ixodidae) distribution in North Carolina, with implications for tick-borne disease studies. Journal of Vector Ecology 35:174-179.

198)       Durden, L. A., Zohdy, S. and Laakkonen, J.  Lice and ticks of the eastern rufous mouse lemur, Microcebus rufus, with descriptions of the male and third instar nymph of Lemurpediculus verruculosus (Phthiraptera: Anoplura). Journal of Parasitology 96(5):874-8.

199)      Light, J. E., Smith, V. S., Allen, J. M., Durden, L. A., and Reed, D. L. Evolutionary history of mammalian sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura). BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:292.

200)       Durden, L. A., Zohdy, S. and Laakkonen, J.  2010f.  Lice and ticks of the eastern rufous mouse lemur, Microcebus rufus, with descriptions of the male and third instar nymph of Lemurpediculus verruculosus (Phthiraptera: Anoplura). Journal of Parasitology 96: 874-878.

201)       Durden, L. A. and Beati, L.  2010g.  Moths attracted to mercury vapor lights in French Guiana. Southern Lepidopterists’ News 32: 156-161.

202)       Bochkov, A., Abramov, A. V., Durden, L. A., Apanaskevich, D. A., Stekolnikov, A. A., Stanyukovich, M. K., Gnophanxay, S. and Tikhonov, A. N.  2011a.  Arthropod symbiotes of  Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia: Diatomyidae). Journal of Parasitology 97: 352-353.

203)       Durden, L. A., and Welford, M. W.  2011b.  Rapid assessment of elevational zonation and biodiversity of Ecuadorian butterfly faunas. Southern Lepidoptersts’ News 33: 60-69. 

204)       Nims, T. M. and Durden, L. A.  2011c.  Ticks and lice of the black bear, Ursus americanus, in northern Georgia, USA, including a new state record for the chewing louse Trichodectes euarctidos (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae). Journal of Entomological Science 46: 345-347.

205)       Durden, L. A., Estep, T. J., and Leege, L. M.  2011d.  Uresiphita reversalis (Crambidae: Pyraustinae) larval herbivory on the state and federally endangered hairy rattleweed, Baptisia arachnifera, in Georgia. Southern Lepidopterists’ News 33: 96-98.

206)       Nieri-Bastos, F. A., Labruna, M. B., Marcili, A., Durden, L. A., Mendonza-Uribe, L. and Barros-Battesti, D. M.  2011e.  Morphological and molecular analysis of Ornithonyssus spp. (Acari: Macronyssidae) from small terrestrial mammals in Brazil. Experimental and Applied Acarology 55: 305-327.

207)       Durden, L. A.  2011f.  Derek Lott (1953-2011): coleopterist and naturalist extraordinaire. Antenna, Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society 35: 159-162.

208)       Durden, L. A., and Adams, J. K.  2011g.  Some new distributional records for Eumorpha intermedia (Sphingidae). Southern Lepidopterists’ News 33: 187-188.

209)       Scott, J. D., Anderson, J. F., and Durden, L. A.   2012a.  Widespread dispersal of Borrelia burgdorferi-infected ticks collected from songbirds across Canada. Journal of Parasitology 98: 49-59.

210)       Durden, L. A., Wilson, N., Eckerlin, R. P., and Baker, W. W.  2012b.  The flea (Siphonaptera) fauna of Georgia, USA: hosts, distribution and medical-veterinary importance. Annals of Carnegie Museum 80: 83-113.

211)       Zohdy, S., Kemp, A. D., Durden, L. A., Wright, P. C., and Jernvall, J.  2012c.  Mapping the social network: tracking lice (Lemurpediculus verruculosus) in a wild primate population (Microcebus rufus) to infer social contacts and vector potential. BioMed Central Ecology 12: 4 (11 pages + 10 supplementary electronic files).

212)       Knapp, C. R., Durden, L. A., and Klompen, H.  2012d.  Iguana delicatessima (lesser Antillean iguana). Ectoparasitism. Herpetological Review 43: 134.  

213)       Durden, L. A.  2012e.  Butterflies recorded from Flattop Mountain, Anchorage, Alaska. Canadian Field Naturalist 125: 257-258.

214)       Reeves, W. K., Utter, C. M., and Durden, L. A.  2012f.  Rickettsial pathogens and arthropod vectors of medical and veterinary significance on Kwajalein Atoll and Wake Island. Micronesica 43: 107-113.

215)       Hawlena, H., Rynkiewicz, E., Toh, E., Alfred, A., Durden, L. A., Hastriter, M. W., Nelson, D. E., Rong, R., Munro, D., Dong, Q., Fuqua, C., and Clay, K.  2012g. The arthropod, but not the vertebrate host or its environment, dictates bacterial community composition of fleas and ticks. International Society for Microbial Ecology Journal 2012.71: 1-3 (+ 9 supplementary electronic files).

216)       Wells, K., Beaucournu, J.-C., Durden, L. A., Petney, T. N., Lakim, M. B., and O.Hara, R. B.  2012h.  Ectoparasite infestation patterns of domestic dogs in suburban and rural areas in Borneo. Parasitology Research 111: 909-919.

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

1)           Durden, L. A., and Traub, R.  1990.  Zoogeographical implications from rodent ectoparasites in Sulawesi. pp. 57-62.  In: W. J. Knight & J. D. Holloway, editors. Insects and the rain forests of South East Asia (Wallacea). Royal Entomological Society of London and Chamelean Press, Wandsworth. 343 p.

2)           Durden, L. A., and Romoser, W. S.  1994a.  Survey of the Class Insecta I.  Introduction, Apterygota and Exopterygota. pp. 313-354 (text) and pp. 494-498 (bibliography), In: W. S. Romoser and J. G. Stoffolano, Jr. The science of entomology. 3rd edn., Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, Iowa. xiv + 532 p.

3)           Durden, L. A., and Romoser, W. S.  1994b.  Survey of the Class Insecta II.  Endopterygota. pp. 355-386 (text) and pp. 498-501 (bibliography), In: W. S. Romoser and J. G. Stoffolano, Jr. The science of entomology. 3rd edn., Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, Iowa. xiv + 532 p. 

4)          Hopla, C. E., Durden, L. A., and Keirans, J. E.  1994c. Ectoparasites and classification. In: Uilenberg, G., coordinator, Ectoparasites of domestic animals and their control. Revue Scientifique et Technique, Office International des Épizooties, Paris 13: 985-1017.          

5)           Durden, L. A., and Romoser, W. S.  1998a.  Survey of Class Insecta I. Apterygota and Exopterygota. pp. 340-383, In: W. S. Romoser and J. G.   Stoffolano, Jr. The science of Entomology. 4th edition. WCB/McGraw Hill, Boston. xiv + 605 p.     

6)           Durden, L. A., and Romoser, W. S.  1998b.  Survey of Class Insecta II. Endopterygota. pp. 384-416, In: W. S. Romoser and J. G. Stoffolano, Jr. The science of entomology. 4th edn., WCB/McGraw Hill, Boston. xiv + 605 p.

7)           Durden, L. A.  1998c.  Keys to major insect orders and families (for adult North American insects), pp. 521-566, In: W. S. Romoser and J. G. Stoffolano, Jr. The science of entomology, 4th edn., WCB/McGraw Hill, Boston. xiv + 605 p.

             8)          Durden, L. A.  2001.  Lice (Phthiraptera), pp. 3-17, In: W. M. Samuel, M. J. Pybus and A. A. Kocan, editors, Parasitic diseases of wild mammals, 2nd edn., Iowa State University Press, Ames. viii + 559 p. (also in CD-ROM format). 

9)           Durden, L. A.  2002a.  Biting and sucking lice, pp. 37-44. In: R. P. Meyer  and M. B. Madon, editors, Arthropods of public health significance in California. Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California, Sacramento. viii + 201 p.

10)           Durden, L. A., and Mullen, G. R.  2002b.  Introduction to medical and veterinary entomology, pp. 1-13.  In: G. R. Mullen and L. A. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.

11)           Durden, L. A.  2002c.  Lice (Phthiraptera), pp. 45-65.  In: G. R. Mullen and L. A. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.  

12)           Durden, L. A., and R. Traub.  2002d.  Fleas (Siphonaptera), pp. 103-125.  In: G. Mullen, and L. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.  

13)           Durden, L. A.  2002e.  Zoonotic arthropod parasites, pp. 185-204.  In: D. J. Richardson and P. J. Krause, editors, North American Parasitic Zoonoses. (Vol. 6 in Series entitled “World Class Parasites”). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. 

14)           Durden, L. A.  2004.  Lice (Phthiraptera), pp. 67-75, In: W. C. Marquardt, W. C. Black, IV, J. Freier, H. Hagedorn, J. Hemingway, S. Higgs, A. A. James, and B. Kondratieff, editors, The Biology of Disease Vectors, 2nd edn. Elsevier/Academic Press, San Diego. xxiii + 785 p.

15)           Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  2005.  Tick identification/Systematics, pp. 123-140, In: J. L. Goodman, D. T. Dennis, and D. E. Sonenshine, editors, Tick-borne Diseases of Humans. ASM Press. 401 pp.

16)           Durden, L. A.  2006. Taxonomy, host associations, life cycles and vectorial importance of ticks parasitizing small mammals, pp. 91-102, In: S. Morand, B. R. Krasnov & R. Poulin, editors, Micromammals and macroparasites: from evolutionary ecology to management. Springer, Tokyo. (and specimen image on book cover).

17)           Durden, L. A.  2007.  Ectoparasites, bots and vector-borne diseases associated with the golden mouse, pp. 167-189, In: G. W. Barrett & G. A. Feldhamer, editors, The golden mouse: ecology and conservation. Springer, New York. 

18)           Durden, L. A., and Mullen, G. R.  2009a.  Introduction to medical and veterinary entomology, pp. 1-12, In: G. R. Mullen and L. A. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2nd edition. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.

19)           Durden, L. A., and Lloyd, J. E.  2009b.  Lice (Phthiraptera), pp. 59-82,  In: G. R. Mullen and L. A. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2nd edition. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.

20)          Durden, L. A., and Hinkle, N. C.  2009c.  Fleas (Siphonaptera), pp. 115-135, In: G. R. Mullen, and L. A. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2nd edition. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.  

21)           Mullen, G. R., and Durden, L. A.  2009d.  Glossary to medical and veterinary entomology, pp. 565-610, In: G. R. Mullen, and L. A. Durden, editors, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2nd edition. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego.  

 

BOOKS/MONOGRAPHS

 

 1)          Durden, L. A., and Musser, G. G.  1994.  The sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura) of the world: A taxonomic checklist with records of mammalian hosts and geographical distributions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History No. 218. 90pp. ISSN 0003-0090.

2)           Durden, L. A., and Keirans, J. E.  1996.  Nymphs of the genus Ixodes (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States: taxonomy, identification key, distribution, hosts, and medical/veterinary importance. Entomological  Society of America, Lanham, MD. iv + 95 pp. ISBN 0-938522-57-4.

3)           Barnard, S. M., and Durden, L. A.  2000.  A veterinary guide to the parasites of reptiles. Vol. 2. Arthropods (excluding mites). Krieger Press, Melbourne, FL. x + 288 pp. ISBN 0-89464-908-6.

4)           Mullen, G. R., and Durden, L. A. (editors).  2002.  Medical and veterinary entomology. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego. xv + 597 pp. ISBN 0-12-510451-0.

5)           Mullen, G. R., and Durden, L. A. (editors).  2009.  Medical and veterinary entomology. 2nd edition. Academic Press/Elsevier Science, San Diego. xvii + 637 pp. ISBN 978-0-12-372500-4.

6)           Musser, G. G., Durden, L. A., Holden, M. E. and Light, J. E.  2010.  Systematic review of endemic Sulawesian squirrels (Rodentia, Sciuridae), with descriptions of new species of associated sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura) and phylogenetic and zoogeographic assessments of sciurid lice. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History No. 339.  260 pp.

 

ABSTRACTS

 

1)            Casagrande, V. A., Condo, G. C., and Durden, L. A.  1985a. The effect of   neural activity on geniculate cell layers. Society for Neuroscience, Abstracts, 11: 805.

2)           Durden, L. A.  1985b.  Mammal ectoparasites. Project Wallace Indonesian Entomology Symposium Abstracts. Royal Entomological Society of London, p. 13.

3)           Durden, L. A.  1989.  'Bug zappers' in the USA. Antenna, Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 13: 6-7.

4)           Durden, L. A.  1991a.  Investigations into the potential for blood-sucking mites and ticks to transmit pathogenic viruses. Symposium.  NRC postdoctoral research at U S. Army Medical Research and Development Command Laboratories, 19 Sep., 1991, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. Abstracts, p. 17.

5)           Durden, L. A., Linthicum, K. J., and Turell, M. J.  1991b.  Transmission of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus by hematophagous mites.  American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Abstracts, 5(3)(Supplement): 151.  

6)           Traub, R., and Durden, L. A.  1992a.  No fleas or lice to call their own. Proceedings, XIX International Congress of Entomology, Beijing, China. Abstracts, p. 486.

7)           Durden, L. A., and Turell, M. J.  1992b.  Biological transmisssion of Langat virus by the soft tick, Ornithodoros sonrai. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Abstracts, 47(4)(Supplement): 243.

8)           Oliver, J. H., Jr., and Durden, L. A.  1993a.  Conspecificity, vector ability, and ecology of Ixodes scapularis in the South. Proceedings, International Symposium on Ectoparasites of Pets, Lexington, KY, USA,  p. 38.

9)           Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1993b.  Ecology of Ixodes scapularis in the Southeast, In: C. S. Apperson, J. F. Levine & E. L. Snoddy (eds.), Proceedings, 2nd workshop on Lyme disease in the southeastern United States. Raleigh, NC, USA, pp. 13-14.

10)          Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1993c.  Ecological studies of Ixodes scapularis in Georgia: implications for Lyme disease epidemiology in the Southeast. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Supplement 49(3): 193, and Journal of Parasitology, Supplement 79(6): 193.

11)          Banks, C. W., Durden, L. A., Krissinger, M. W., and Pung, O. J.  1993d.  Incidence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection among opossums and raccoons in southeast Georgia. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Abstracts, 49(3)(Supplement): 378, and Journal of Parasitology 79(6)(Supplement): 378. 

12)          Eckerlin, R. P., Painter, H. F., Durden. L. A., and Little, M. D.  1995.    Ectoparasites of wharf rats in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Virginia Journal of Science, 46(2): 92.

13)          Keirans, J. E., and Durden, L. A.  1995.  Life cycle comparison for Ixodes scapularis in the southeastern and northeastern United States. 2nd International Conference on Tick-Borne Pathogens at the Host-Vector Interface: a Global Perspective, Kruger National Park, South Africa, Proceedings and Abstracts (L. Coons & M. Rothschild, eds.), p. 428.

14)          Jones, M. J., McAllister, C. T., and Durden, L. A.  1996.  Coccidian parasites (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) of the cotton mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus, from Georgia. Texas Society of Mammalogists 14th Annual Meeting, Program and Abstracts, p. 8.

15)          Belbey, B. V., Durden, L. A., and Banks, C. W.  1996.  Ectoparasites of the eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana) and the cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus) of south central Georgia. Bulletin of the Association of Southeastern Biologists 43: 97.  

16)          Durden, L. A., Banks, C. W., Clark, K. L., Belbey, B. V., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  1996.  Composition and origin of the ectoparasite community of the eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana. Bulletin of the Association of Southeastern Biologists 43: 114.

17)         Spears, R. E., Hagan, D. V., and Durden, L. A.  1996.  Ecology and behavior of ectoparasitic arthropods associated with the Brazilian free-tailed bat in Georgia. Bulletin of the Association of Southeastern Biologists 43: 114.

18)          Jones, M. J., McAllister, C. T., and Durden, L. A.  1996.  Coccidian parasites (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) of the cotton mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus from Georgia. Southwestern Association of Parasitologists 29th Annual Meeting, Program & Abstracts, p. 15.

19)          Durden, L. A., McLean, R. G., Oliver, J. H. , Jr., Ubico, S. R., and James, A. M.  1996.  Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina, USA. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Supplement 55(2): 299.

20)        Durden, L. A., McLean, R. G., Oliver, J. H., Jr., Ubico, S.R., and James, A. M.  1997.  Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes, trypanosomes, and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Program Guide & Abstracts, 72nd annual meeting, American Society of Parasitologists, Nashville, TN, pp. 68-69.

21)          Durden, L. A.  1997.  Biodiversity and conservation of ectoparasites.  Abstracts, 41st Annual Livestock Insects Workers Conference, San Diego, CA, pp. 7-8.

22)          Pung, O. J., Whitlock, J., Durden, L. A. and Carlisle, L.  1998.  Blood parasites and nest cavity arthropods of red-cockaded woodpeckers from Georgia. Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Program and Abstracts.

23)          Pung, O.J., Carlisle, L. D., Whitlock, J., Vives, S. P., Durden, L. A. and Spadgenske, E.  1999. Survey and host fitness effects of red-cockaded woodpecker nest cavity arthropods and blood parasites. Program Guide & Abstracts, American Society of Parasitologists/Society of Nematologists Joint Meeting, Monterey, CA, p. 144.

24)          Pung, O. J., Durden, L. A., Patrick, M. and Conyers, T.  2000.  Ectoparasites and gastrointestinal helminths of southern flying squirrels in Georgia. Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Program and Abstracts, p.23.

25)          Durden, L. A.  2000.  Louse-borne pathogens. American Society for Microbiology, Joint Meeting, Southeastern and South Carolina Branches, Program and Abstracts, p. 55.

26)          Durden, L. A., and Keirans, J. E.  2001.  Exotic ticks on reptiles imported into the United States. American Society of Parasitologists 76th Annual Meeting, Proceedings, p.67.

27)          Durden, L. A.  2002.  Ectoparasites of vertebrates on islands: endemic, depauperate or strange? Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Program and Abstracts, p. 10.

28)          Durden, L. A., and Oliver, J. H., Jr.  2002.  Relative importance of reptiles, birds and mammals in the life cycle of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, in coastal Georgia, USA. 4th International Conference on Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens, Program and Abstracts, pp. 28-29.

29)          Fang, Q.-Q., Keirans, J. E., Durden, L. A., and Xu, G.  2002.  Development and test of nuclear protein-encoding genes for tick phylogenetic studies: tick phylogeny resolved by nuclear protein-encoding gene POL II. 4th International Conference on Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens, Program and Abstracts, p. 29.

30)          James, A. M., Freier, J., Keirans, J. E., Durden, L. A., Schlater, J., and Mertens, J.  2002.  Distribution and abundance of the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, and the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, in the United States. 4th International Conference on Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens, Program and Abstracts, p. 27.

31)           Nims, T. N., Durden, L. A., and Chandler, C. R.  2005.  Effects of fire on the ectoparasites of small mammals in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) habitats. 80th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Program and Abstracts, pp. 33-34.

32)           Durden, L. A., Banks, C. W., and Quesada, A. N.  2006.  Parasitic arthropods of sympatric woodrats and cotton mice with emphasis on ectoparasites of medical/veterinary importance. 70th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society. Abstracts, p. 9.

33)           Holmes, M. T., Aviles, A. E., and Durden, L. A.  2006.  Ectoparasites of road-killed mammals in southeastern Georgia. 70th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society. Abstracts, p. 11.

34)           Nims, T. N., Durden, L. A., Chandler, C. R., and Pung, O. J.  2006.  Effects of fire on the ectoparasites of small mammals in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) habitats. 70th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society. Abstracts, p. 14.

35)          Nims, T. N., and Durden, L. A.  2006.  Ticks of the black bear, with recent data for the Florida subspecies. 70th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society. Abstracts, p. 15.

36)         Sumner, J. W., Durden, L. A., Goddard, J., Stromdahl, E. A., Clark, K. L., Reeves, C. D., and Paddock, C. D.  2006.  A survey of Gulf Coast ticks (Amblyomma maculatum) for Rickettsia parkeri. 2006 Joint Meeting: 20th National Meeting of the American Society for Rickettsiology and the 5th International Conference on Bartonella as Emerging Pathogens, Abstracts.

37)           Nims, T. N., and Durden, L. A.  2007.  Ticks of the Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) in Florida and Georgia. 71st Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society. Abstracts, p. 11.

38)            Durden, L. A., Nims, T. N., Savage, M., and Yabsley, M. J.  2008.  Ticks and tick-borne pathogens and symbionts of black bears in Georgia and Florida. 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Program and Abstracts, p. 67.

39)           Fernando, K., Lee, M.-K., Wong, Q., Burgess, K., Durden, L., and Morshed, M.  2008.  First isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi from Ixodes cookei removed from a dog in Alberta. Annual Conference, Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Final Program, p. 48.    

40)          Durden, L. A., and Cannon, S.M.  2010.  Size correlations between sucking lice and their hosts including a test of Harrison’s rule. 85th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Program and Abstracts, p. 63.

41)        Hyatt, J. A., and Durden, L. A.  2010.  Skippers and hairstreaks on the coast of Georgia, late Spring, 2010. Southern Lepidopterists’ News 32: 47-48,79 

JOURNAL ISSUE AND BOOK COVERS

Parasitology Today 4 (1), Jan. 1988 (image of Antarctophthirius callorhini (Osborn) – Phthiraptera: Echinophthiriidae).

Journal of Medical Entomology 39 (2), Mar. 2002 (Drawing of Amblyomma geochelone Durden, Keirans & Smith – Acari: Ixodidae).

Journal of Entomological Science 39 (1), Jan. 2004 (image of Eumorpha achemon (Drury) – Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). 

Morand, S, Krasnov, B. R. & Poulin, R. 2006. Micromammals and macroparasites: from evolutionary ecology to management. Springer, Tokyo (scanning electron micrograph of Haemaphysalis leporispalustris (Packard) – Acari: Ixodidae).

PATRONYMS

Campanulotes durdeni Price, Clayton and Adams, 2000 (Insecta, Phthiraptera)

Macrostylophora durdeni Beaucournu and Wells, 2009 (Insecta, Siphonaptera)

NEW TAXA DESCRIBED/CO-DESCRIBED BY LANCE A. DURDEN

1)   Schoengastia sulawesiensis Goff, Durden & Whitaker, 1986 [Acari: Acariformes: Trombiculidae].

2)  Polyplax wallacei Durden, 1987 [Insecta: Anoplura: Polyplacidae].

3)  Gahrliepia dumogaensis Goff & Durden, 1987 [Acari: Acariformes: Trombiculidae].

4)   Hoplopleura chrysocomi Durden, 1990 [Insecta: Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae].

5)  Hoplopleura musseri Durden, 1990 [Insecta: Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae].

6)  Hoplopleura sembeli Durden, 1990 [Insecta: Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae].

7)  Neohaematopinus sundasciuri Durden, 1991 [Insecta: Anoplura: Polyplacidae].

8)  Hoplopleura traubi Durden & Musser, 1991 [Insecta: Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae].

9)  Polyplax melasmothrixi Durden & Musser, 1992 [Insecta: Anoplura: Polyplacidae].

10) Carios papuensis Klompen, Keirans & Durden, 1995 [Acari: Ixodida: Argasidae].

11) Carios multisetosus Klompen, Keirans & Durden, 1995 [Acari: Ixodida: Argasidae].

12) Carios hadiae Klompen, Keirans & Durden, 1995 [Acari: Ixodida: Argasidae].

13) Neopsylla musseri Beaucournu & Durden, 1999 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Ctenophthalmidae].

14) Abrocomaphthirus Durden & Webb,1999 [Insecta: Anoplura: Polyplacidae].

15) Abrocomaphthirus hoplai Durden & Webb, 1999 [Insecta: Anoplura: Polyplacidae].

16) Sigmactenus timorensis Durden & Beaucournu, 2000 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Leptopsyllidae].

17) Sigmactenus sulawesiensis Durden & Beaucournu, 2000 [Insecta:Siphonaptera: Leptopsyllidae].

18) Sigmactenus alticola crassinavis Durden & Beaucournu, 2000 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Leptopsyllidae].

19) Sigmactenus alticola pilosus Durden & Beaucournu, 2000 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Leptopsyllidae].

20) Polyplax guatemalensis Durden & Eckerlin, 2001 [Insecta: Anoplura: Polyplacidae].

21) Stivalius franciscae Beaucournu & Durden, 2001 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

22) Stivalius meridionalis Durden & Beaucournu, 2001 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

23) Hoplopleura janzeni Durden & Timm, 2001 [Insecta: Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae].

24) Amblyomma geochelone Durden, Keirans & Smith, 2002 [Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae].

25) Hoplopleura sommeri Musser & Durden, 2002 [Insecta: Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae].

26) Sommeromys Musser & Durden, 2002 [Mammalia: Rodentia: Muridae].

27) Sommeromys macrorhinos Musser & Durden, 2002 [Mammalia: Rodentia: Muridae].

28) Gymnomeropsylla Durden & Beaucournu, 2002 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

29) Gymnomeropsylla bunomydis Beaucournu & Durden, 2002 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

30) Gymnomeropsylla margaretamydis Durden & Beaucournu, 2002 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

31) Farhangia quattuordecimdentata Mardon & Durden, 2003 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

32) Farhangia sedecimdentata Mardon & Durden, 2003 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

33) Nestivalius sulawesiensis Mardon & Durden, 2003 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

34) Linognathus weisseri Durden & Horak, 2004 [Insecta: Anoplura: Linognathidae].

35) Gryphopsylla maxomydis Durden & Beaucournu, 2006 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

36) Medwayella rubrisciurae Durden & Beaucournu, 2006 [Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae].

37) Macrostylophora theresae Durden & Beaucournu, 2006 [Insecta: Siphonaptera:Ceratophyllidae].

38) Haemodipsus brachylagi Durden & Rausch, 2007 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Polyplacidae].

39) Hoplopleura rubrisciuri Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

40) Hoplopleura heinrichi Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

41) Hoplopleura ileile Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

42) Hoplopleura abstrusus Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

43) Hoplopleura murinus Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

43) Hoplopleura topapuensis  Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

44) Hoplopleura leucomus Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

45) Hoplopleura alstoni Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

46) Hoplopleura alstoni Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Insecta: Phthiraptera: Hoplopleuridae].

47) Tribe Exilisciurini Musser, Durden, Holden & Light, 2010 [Mammalia: Rodentia: Sciuridae].

 

 

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