Title: Insect Systematist
|Activities||Primary focus is the ecology and biosystematics of the Aphididae. Also am responsible for routine identification of aphids, thrips and mites. Biology/systematics of aphids; ID of aphids and some mites; curation of aphid collection
|| Research Activities
Migration of soybean aphid other aphids of economic interest in the midwestern States using a suction trap network with traps in 10 states.
Biology of the soybean aphid, overwintering strategies, other hosts and migration.
Survey of the aphids of the Midwest.
Biological control of the soybean aphid. Searches for natural enemies of the soybean aphid in Asia.
| Department of Entomology, University of Illinois
Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. - Scientific Advisor
| Voegtlin, D. J., R. J. O’Neil, W. R.Graves, D. Lagos, & H. J. S. Yoo 2005. Potential Winter Hosts of the Soybean Aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 98(5):690-693.
Favret, C. and D. J. Voegtlin. 2004. A revision of the Cinara species (Hemiptera:Aphididae) of the United States pinyon pines. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97:1165-1197.
Favret C. and D. J. Voegtlin 2001. Migratory aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) habitat selection in agricultural and adjacent natural habitats. Environmental Entomology 30(2):371-379.
Watson, G. W., D. J. Voegtlin, S. T. Murphy and R. G. Foottit. 1999. Biogeography of the Cinara cupressi complex (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Cupressaceae, with description of a pest species introduced into Africa. Bulletin of Entomological Research 89: 271-283.
Voegtlin, D. J. 1995. Notes on the Mindarus spp. (Homoptera: Aphididae) of North America with descriptions of two new species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 97(1):178-196.
| Doris Lagos - Entomology Graduate Student, Native of Peru
Matthew Richardson - Integrative Biology Graduate Student
Keyla Lopez - lab technician, Native of Honduras
Thelma Heidel - Entomology Graduate Student at Purdue
Diana Castillo - Entomology Graduate Student at Purdue
| 1996 Program Chair for ESA President Manya B. Stoetzel at the Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Louisville, Kentucky.
Present member of the N. C. Branch photosalon committee.
Entomological Society of America
Washington Entomological Society
Michigan Entomological Society
|Education||PhD, Entomology, University of California, Berkeley, 1976|
MS Biology James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA, 1968
BS, Biology, Eastern Mennonoite University, Harrisonburg, VA, 1966