Peer-reviewed Papers


D. G. Stockton and N. C. Manoukis. The comparative efficacy of a spider knottin insecticide, gs-omega/kappa-hxtx-hv1a, against four species of invasive tephritid fruit flies. Journal of Applied Entomology, In Press:--, 2022. [ bib | DOI ]

H. Fang, B. P. Catong, N. C. Manoukis, and G. R. Palipparambil. Simulation-based evaluation of two insect trapping grids for delimitation surveys. Scientific Reports, 12:11089, 2022. [ bib | DOI | http ]

G. Desurmont, M. Tannières, M. Roche, A. Blanchet, and N. C. Manoukis. Identifying an optimal screen mesh to enable augmentorium-based enhanced biological control of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (diptera: Tephritidae) and the mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Insect Science, 22(11):1 -- 7, 2022. [ bib | DOI ]

T. Shelly and N. C. Manoukis. Mating competitiveness of Bactrocera dorsalis (diptera: Tephritidae) males from a genetic sexing strain: Effects of overflooding ratio and released females. Journal of Economic Entomology, 115:799 -- 807, 2022. [ bib | DOI ]

S. B. Sim, K. M. Cubelo, N. C. Manoukis, and D. H. Cha. Evaluating Bactrocera dorsalis (hendel)(diptera: Tephritidae) response to methyl eugenol: Comparison of three common bioassay methods. Journal of Economic Entomology, 115:556 -- 564, 2022. [ bib | DOI | http ]

M. Johnson and N. C. Manoukis. Influence of seasonal and climatic variables on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei ferrari) flight activity in hawaii. PLoS ONE, 16:e0257861, 2021. [ bib | DOI | http ]

B. P. Caton, H. Fang, N. C. Manoukis, and G. R. Palipparambil. Quantifying insect dispersal distances from trapping detections data to predict delimiting survey radii. Journal of Applied Entomology, 146:203 -- 216, 2021. [ bib | DOI | http ]

B. P. Caton, H. Fang, N. C. Manoukis, and G. R. Palipparambil. Simulation-based investigation of the performance of delimiting trapping surveys for insect pests. Journal of Economic Entomology, 114:2581--25, 2021. [ bib | DOI ]

J. Hsu, M. Chou, R. Mau, C. Maeda, I. Shikano, N. C. Manoukis, and R. Vargas. Spinosad resistance in field populations of melon fly, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Coquillett), in Hawaii. Pest Management Science, 77:5439 -- 5444, 2021. [ bib | DOI | http ]

L. Feugère, G. Gibson, N. C. Manoukis, and O. Roux. Mosquito sound communication: are male swarms loud enough to attract females? Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 18:20210121, 2021. [ bib | DOI | http ]

B. Paranhos, S. Poncio, R. Morelli, D. Nava, L. Nogueira de Sá, and N. C. Manoukis. Non-target effects of the exotic generalist parasitoid wasp Fopius arisanus (Sonan) estimated via competition assays against Doryctobracon areolatus (Szepligeti) on both native and exotic fruit fly hosts. BioControl, 66:83--96, 2021. [ bib | DOI | http ]

M. Johnson, C. Ruiz-Diaz, N. C. Manoukis, and J. Verle Rodrigues. Coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei), a global pest of coffee: Perspectives from historical and recent invasions, and future priorities. Insects, 11:882, 2020. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis and L. Carvalho. Flight burst duration as an indicator of flight ability and physical fitness in two species of Tephritid fruit flies. Journal of Insect Science, 20(5):11, 2020. [ bib | DOI | http ]

M. Johnson and N. C. Manoukis. Abundance of coffee berry borer in feral, abandoned and managed coffee on Hawaii island. Journal of Applied Entomology, 144(10):920--928, 2020. [ bib | DOI | http ]

M. Johnson, S. Fortna, and N. C. Manoukis. Evaluation of exclusion netting for coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) management. Insects, 11(6):364, 2020. [ bib | DOI | http ]

A. M. Szyniszewska, N. C. Leppla, N. C. Manoukis, T. C. Collier, J. M. Hastings, D. J. Kriticos, and K. M. Bigsby. CLIMEX and MED-FOES models for predicting the variability in growth potential and persistence of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 113(2):114--124, 2020. [ bib | DOI ]

M. Johnson, S. Fortna, R. Hollingsworth, and N. C. Manoukis. Post-harvest population reservoirs of coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) on Hawaii Island. Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(6):2833 -- 2841, 2019. [ bib | DOI ]

L. Hamilton, R. Hollingsworth, M. Sabado-Helpern, N. C. Manoukis, P. Follett, and M. Johnson. Coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) (coleoptera: Curculionidae) development across an elevational gradient on Hawaii Island: Applying laboratory degree-day predictions to natural field populations. PLoS ONE, 14(7):e0218321, 2019. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis, R. Vargas, L. Carvalho, T. Fezza, S. Wilson, T. Collier, and T. Shelly. A field test on the effectiveness of male annihilation technique against Bactrocera dorsalis (diptera: Tephritidae) at varying application densities. PLoS ONE, 14(3):e0213337, 2019. [ bib | DOI ]

K. Lehman, D. Barahona, N. C. Manoukis, L. Carvalho, S. De Faveri, J. Auth, and M. Siderhurst. Raspberry ketone trifluoroacetate trapping of Zeugodacus cucurbitae in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(3):1306--1313, 2019. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis and T. Collier. Computer vision to enhance behavioral research on insects. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 112(3):227--235, 2019. [ bib | DOI ]

P. Follett, N. C. Manoukis, and B. Mackey. Comparative cold tolerance in Ceratitis capitata and Zeugodacus cucurbitae (diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 111(6):2632--2636, 2018. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis, D. Cha, R. Collignon, and T. E. Shelly. Terminalia larval host fruit reduces the response of Bactrocera dorsalis (diptera: Tephritidae) adults to the male lure methyl eugenol. Journal of Economic Entomology, 111(4):1644--1649, 2018. [ bib | DOI | http ]

M. A. Johnson, R. H. Hollingsworth, S. Fortna, and N. C. Manoukis. The Hawaii Protocol for scientific monitoring of coffee berry borer: A model for coffee agroecosystems worldwide. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 133:e57204, 2018. [ bib | DOI | http ]

T. E. Shelly and N. C. Manoukis. Capture of melon flies, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), in a food-baited multilure trap: Influence of distance, diet, and sex. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 21(1):288--292, 2018. [ bib | DOI | http ]

L. Aristizabal, M. A. Johnson, S. Shriner, R. H. Hollingsworth, N. C. Manoukis, R. Myers, P. Bayman, and S. Arthurs. Integrated pest management of coffee berry borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico: Current status and prospects. Insects, 8:123, 2017. [ bib | DOI | http ]

T. Collier and N. C. Manoukis. Evaluation of predicted Medfly (Ceratitis capitata) quarantine length in the United States utilizing degree-day and agent-based models. F1000 Research, 6:1863, 2017. [ bib | DOI | http ]

E. B. Jang, R. V. Dowell, and N. C. Manoukis. Mark-release-recapture experiments on the effectiveness of methyl eugenol-spinosad male annihilation technique against an invading population of Bactrocera dorsalis. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 49(1):37--45, 2017. [ bib | DOI | http ]

M. A. Khan, N. C. Manoukis, T. Osborne, I. M. Barchia, G. M. Gurr, and O. L. Reynolds. Semiochemical mediated enhancement of males to complement sterile insect technique in management of the tephritid pest Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt). Scientific Reports, 7:13366, 2017. [ bib | DOI | http ]

J. Gaertner, V. B. Genovese, C. Potter, K. Sewake, and N. C. Manoukis. Vegetation classification of coffea on Hawaii island using Worldview-2 satellite imagery. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 11:046005, 2017. [ bib | DOI ]

R. da Silva Gonçalves, N. C. Manoukis, and D. E. Nava. Effect of Fopius arisanus sonan oviposition experience on parasitization of Bactrocera dorsalis hendel. BioControl, 62(5):595 -- 602, 2017. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis, E. B. Jang, and R. V. Dowell. Survivorship of male and female Bactrocera dorsalis in the field and the effect of male annihilation technique. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 162:243--250, 2017. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis and T. E. Mangine. Response of the pearly eye melon fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (coquillett) (diptera: Tephritidae) mutant to host-associated visual cues. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 48:15--20, 2016. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis. To catch a fly: Landing and capture of Ceratitis capitata in a Jackson trap with and without an insecticide. PLoS ONE, 11:e0149869, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]

M. S. Siderhurst, S. J. Park, C. N. Suttles, I. M. Jaime, N. C. Manoukis, E. B. Jang, and P. W. Taylor. Raspberry ketone trifluoroacetate, a new attractant for the Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt)). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 42:156--162, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis and S. M. Gayle. Attraction of wild-like and colony-reared Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera:Tephritidae) to cuelure in the field. Journal of Applied Entomology, 140:241--249, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis, M. Siderhurst, and E. B. Jang. Field estimates of attraction of Ceratitis capitata to trimedlure and Bactrocera dorsalis to methyl eugenol in varying environments. Environmental Entomology, 44:695--703, 2015. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis, B. Hall, and S. M. Geib. A computer model of insect traps in a landscape. Scientific Reports, 4:7015, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]

S. M. Geib, B. Calla, B. Hall, S. Hou, and N. C. Manoukis. Characterizing the developmental transcriptome of the oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) through comparative genomic analysis with Drosophila melanogaster utilizing modENCODE datasets. BMC Genomics, 15:942, 2014. [ bib | DOI | http ]

D. Shishika, N. C. Manoukis, S. Butail, and D. A. Paley. Male motion coordination in anopheline mating swarms. Scientific Reports, 4:6318, 2014. [ bib | DOI | .html ]

N. C. Manoukis, S. M. Geib, and R. I. Vargas. Effect of host Bactrocera dorsalis sex on yield and quality of the parasitoid Fopius arisanus. BioControl, 59:395--402, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]

R. S. Lees, B. Knols, R. Bellini, M. Q. Benedict, A. Bheecarry, H. C. Bossin, D. D. Chadee, J. Charlwood, R. K. Dabiré, L. Djogbenou, A. Egyir-Yawson, R. Gato, L. C. Gouagna, M. M. Hassan, S. A. Khan, L. L. Koekemoer, G. Lemperiere, N. C. Manoukis, R. Mozuraitis, R. J. Pitts, F. Simard, and J. Gilles. Review: Improving our knowledge of male mosquito biology in relation to genetic control programmes. Acta Tropica, 132 Supplement:S2--S11, 2014. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis, S. Butail, M. Diallo, J. M. Ribeiro, and D. A. Paley. Stereoscopic video analysis of Anopheles gambiae behavior in the field: Challenges and opportunities. Acta Tropica, 132 Supplement:S80--S85, 2014. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis and K. Hoffman. An agent-based simulation of extirpation of Ceratitis capitata applied to invasions in California. Journal of Pest Science, 87(1):39--51, 2014. [ bib | DOI | http ]

C. L. Chang, I. K. Cho, Q. X. Li, N. C. Manoukis, and R. I. Vargas. A potential field suppression system for Bactrocera dorsalis hendel. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 16(4):513--519, 2013. [ bib | DOI | http ]

S. M. Gayle, M. McKenney, P. Follett, and N. C. Manoukis. A novel method for rearing wild tephritid fruit flies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 148(3):297--301, 2013. [ bib | DOI | http ]

R. I. Vargas, J. D. Stark, J. Banks, L. Leblanc, N. C. Manoukis, and S. Peck. Spatial dynamics of two Oriental Fruit Fly (diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids, Fopius arisanus (Sonan) and Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), in a guava orchard in Hawaii. Environmental Entomology, 42(5):880--901, 2013. [ bib | DOI | http ]

S. Butail, N. C. Manoukis, M. Diallo, J. M. Ribeiro, T. Lehmann, and D. A. Paley. The dance of male Anopheles gambiae in wild mating swarms. Journal of Medical Entomology, 50(3):552--559, 2013. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis and E. B. Jang. The diurnal rhythmicity of Bactrocera cucurbitae (diptera: Tephritidae) attraction to cuelure: Insights from an interruptable lure and computer vision. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 106(1):136--142, 2013. [ bib | DOI | http ]

R. I. Vargas, L. Leblanc, E. J. Harris, and N. C. Manoukis. Regional suppression of Bactrocera fruit flies (diptera: Tephritidae) in the pacific through biological control and prospects for future introductions into other areas of the world. Insects, 3(3):727--742, 2012. [ bib | DOI | http ]

S. Butail, N. C. Manoukis, M. Diallo, J. M. Ribeiro, T. Lehmann, and D. A. Paley. Reconstructing the flight kinematics of swarming and mating behavior in wild mosquitoes. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7(9):2624--2638, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis, I. Baber, M. Diallo, N. Sogoba, and J. M. Ribeiro. Seasonal climate effects anemotaxis in newly emerged adult Anopheles gambiae Giles in Mali, West Africa. PLoS ONE, 6(11):e26910, 2011. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis, S. M. Geib, D. M. Seo, M. P. McKenney, R. I. Vargas, and E. B. Jang. An optimized protocol for rearing Fopius arisanus, a parasitoid of tephritid fruit flies. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 53:e2901, 2011. [ bib | DOI | http ]

J. M. Ribeiro, J. M. Anderson, N. C. Manoukis, Z. Meng, and I. M. Francischetti. A further insight into the sialome of the tropical bont tick, Amblyomma variegatum. BMC Genomics, 12(136), 2011. [ bib | DOI | http ]

I. Francischetti, J. M. Anderson, N. C. Manoukis., V. M. Pham, and J. M. Ribeiro. An insight into the sialotranscriptome and proteome of the coarse bontlegged tick, Hyalomma marginatum rufipes. Journal of Proteomics, 74(12):2892--2908, 2011. [ bib | DOI | http ]

I. Baber, J. P. Tamby, N. C. Manoukis, D. Sangaré, S. Doumbia, S. F. Traoré, M. S. Maiga, and D. Dembélé. A python module to normalize microarray data by the quantile adjustment method. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 11(4):765--768, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]

I. Baber, M. Keita, N. Sogoba, M. Konate, M. Diallo, S. Doumbia, S. F. Traoré, J. M. Ribeiro, and N. C. Manoukis. Population size and migration of Anopheles gambiae in the Bancoumana region of Mali and their significance for efficient vector control. PLoS ONE, 5(4):e10270, 2010. [ bib | DOI | http ]

A. Diabaté, A. Dao, A. S. Yaro, A. Adamou, R. Gonzalez, N. C. Manoukis, S. F. Traoré, R. W. Gwadz, and T. Lehmann. Spatial swarm segregation and reproductive isolation between the molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 276(1676):4215--4222, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis, A. Diabaté, A. Abdoulaye, M. Diallo, A. Dao, A. S. Yaro, J. M. Ribeiro, and T. Lehmann. Structure and dynamics of male swarms of Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Medical Entomology, 46(2):227--235, 2009. [ bib | DOI | http ]

N. C. Manoukis, J. R. Powell, M. B. Touré, A. Sacko, F. E. Edillo, M. B. Coulibaly, S. F. Traoré, C. E. Taylor, and N. J. Besansky. A test of the chromosomal theory of ecotypic speciation in Anopheles gambiae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 105(8):2940 -- 2945, 2008. [ bib | DOI ]

N. C. Manoukis. FORMATOMATIC: A program for converting diploid allelic data between common formats for population genetic analysis. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7(4):592 -- 593, 2007. [ bib | DOI ]

J. Marshall, K. Morikawa, N. C. Manoukis, and C. E. Taylor. Predicting the effectiveness of population replacement strategy using mathematical modeling. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 5:07/04/2007, 2007. [ bib | DOI | http ]

R. Calsbeek, C. Bonneaud, S. Prabhu, N. C. Manoukis, and T. B. Smith. Multiple paternity and sperm storage lead to increased genetic diversity in Anolis lizards. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 9(3):495 -- 503, 2007. [ bib | .html ]

N. C. Manoukis, M. B. Touré, I. Sissoko, S. Doumbia, S. F. Traoré, M. A. Diuk-Wasser, and C. E. Taylor. Is vector body size the key to reduced malaria transmission in the irrigated region of Niono, Mali? Journal of Medical Entomology, 43(5):820--827, 2006. [ bib | DOI ]

M. A. Diuk-Wasser, G. Dolo, M. Bagayoko, N. Sogoba, M. B. Touré, M. Moghaddam, N. C. Manoukis, S. Rian, S. F. Traoré, and C. E. Taylor. Patterns of irrigated rice growth and malaria vector breeding in Mali using multi-temporal ERS-2 synthetic aperture radar. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27:535--548, 2006. [ bib | DOI ]

M. A. Diuk-Wasser, M. B. Touré, G. Dolo, M. Bagayoko, N. Sogoba, S. F. Traoré, N. C. Manoukis, and C. E. Taylor. Vector abundance and malaria transmission in rice-growing villages in Mali. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 16:725--731, 2005. [ bib | DOI ]

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Books and Book Chapters

Nicholas C. Manoukis. Quantifying Insect Trap Network Captures Using TrapGrid. In: Advances in monitoring of native and invasive insect pests of crops. M. Fountain and T. Pope (eds.), Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge UK, 2023. [In Press]

Nicholas C. Manoukis, A. Malavasi and R. Pereira. Technica de Aniquilacao de Machos. In: Moscas-das-frutas no Brasil - Conhecimentos basicos e metodos de controle (Vol I). R. A. Zucchi (ed.), Editora TBD, 2022. [In Press]

Nicholas C. Manoukis and Travis C. Collier. Agent-based Simulations to Determine Mediterranean Fruit Fly Declaration of Eradication Following Outbreaks: Concepts and Practical Examples. In: Area-wide Integrated Pest Management: Development and Field Application. J. Hendrichs, R. Pereira, and M. J. B. Vreysen (eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton FL, USA. 2021. [html | DOI]

Yosiaki Ito, Kohji Yamamura and Nicholas C. Manoukis. Role of Population and Behavioural Ecology in the Sterile Insect Technique. In: Sterile Insect Technique. Principles and Practice in Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management. Second Edition. V. A. Dyck, J. Hendrichs and A. S. Robinson (eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton FL USA. 2021. [pdf | DOI]

Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Pinero, Luc Leblanc, Nicholas C. Manoukis and Ron F.L. Mau. Area-Wide Management of Fruit Flies in Hawaii In: Fruit Flies Research and Development in Africa - Towards a Sustainable Management Strategy to Improve Horticulture, S. Ekesi, Editor, Springer, Switzerland, 2016. [html]

Hugh J. Barclay, Walther Enkerlin, Nicholas C. Manoukis and Jesus Reyes-Flores. Guidelines for the Use of Mathematics in Operational Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management Programmes Using the Sterile Insect Technique with a Special Focus on Tephritid Fruit Flies. Joint Programme of the FAO/IAEA Vienna, Austria, 2013. [pdf]

Charles E. Taylor and Nicholas C. Manoukis. Effective Population Size in Relation to Genetic Modification of Anopheles gambiae s.s. In: Ecological Aspects for Application of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes, W. Takken and TW Scott, Editors, Kluwer Dordrecht, The Netetherlands, 2003. [pdf]

Technical Papers and Other Publications

Allan N. Auclair, Adalberto Perez de Leon, Pete D. Teel, Nicholas C. Manoukis, Matthew T. Messenger and Denise L. Bonilla. Prediction of Cattle Fever Tick Outbreaks in United States Quarantine Zone. Ag Data Commons, December 2021. [DOI]

Nicholas C. Manoukis and Matthew P. Hill. Probability of Insect Capture in a Trap Network: Low Prevalence and Detection Trapping with TrapGrid. arXiv:2110.11432 [q-bio.QM], October 2021. [DOI | http]

Nicholas C. Manoukis. Drivers of Mosquito Mating. Science 371:340 - 341, 2021. [DOI]

Barney P. Caton, Hui Fang, Nicholas C. Manoukis, and Godshen R. Pallipparambil. How Effective is the 5-Mile-by-5-Mile Grid for Insect Trapping? A Simulation-based Investigation Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) report, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Fall 2019.

John D. Stark, Luc Leblanc, Ron F.L. Mau and Nicholas C Manoukis. In Memoriam: Roger Irvin Vargas (1947 - 2018). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society v 50, 2018 [http]; Also published in American Entomologist, Spring 2019.

Nicholas C. Manoukis. Description of a method for localizing swarming mosquitoes and other insects in 3d space with visualizations1. Available from Nature Precedings, December 2008. [ bib | http ]

Nicholas C. Manoukis and Eric C. Anderson. Guiliner: A configurable and extensible graphical user interface for scientific analysis and simulation software. arXiv:0806.0314v1 [cs.HC], June 2008. [ bib | http ]

Nicholas C. Manoukis and David K. Jacobs. Conservation of the California tree frog, Hyla cadaverina, from desert oasis areas in Joshua Tree National Park. Technical report, Genetic Resources Conservation Program, U.C. Davis, 2001. [ bib ]

Nicholas C. Manoukis. A Population Study of Threespine Sticklebacks (Gasterosteus asculeatus) in the Reed College Canyon During the Summer of 1995. Student Field Research Fund Report, Reed College, Portland OR, 1995. [pdf]


Nicholas C Manoukis. Studies on the Ecology and Adaptation of Anopheles gambiae in Mali and Their Impacts on Malaria Transmission and Control. University of California, Los Angeles, 2006. [pdf]

Nicholas C Manoukis. The Complex and Dynamic Ecology of Drying Ponds: Interacting Effects of Density, Hydroperiod, and Habitat Size on the Metamorphic Traits of Bombina orientalis Tadpoles. Reed College, Portland OR, 1997. [pdf]