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Teresa M. Cooper PhD, Publications

Cooper TM. 2006. Ecological and demographic trends and patterns of Metamasius callizona (Chevrolat), an invasive bromeliad-eating weevil, and Florida’s native bromeliads. Master’s Thesis. Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida, p. 69.

Frank JH, Cooper TM, Larson BC. 2006. Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae): longevity and fecundity in the laboratory. Florida Entomologist 89(2): 208-211.

Cooper TM. 2009. An assessment of a biological control agent, Lixadmontia franki (Diptera: Tachinidae), to control Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), an invasive herbivore destroying Florida’s native bromeliads. Doctoral Dissertation, Univ. Florida, Gainesville, FL. 104 pp.

Cooper TM, Frank JH, Cave RD, Burton MS, Dawson JS, Smith BW. 2011. Release and monitoring of a potential biological control agent, Lixadmontia franki, to control an invasive bromeliad-eating weevil, Metamasius callizona, in Florida. Biological Control 59: 319-325.

Cooper TM, Frank JH. 2014. Description of the larval instars of Lixadmontia franki (Diptera: Tachinidae). Florida Entomologist 97(3): 1002-1014.

Cooper TM, Frank JH, Cave RD. 2014. Loss of phytotelmata due to an invasive bromeliad-eating weevil and its potential effects on faunal diversity and biogeochemical cycles. Acta Oecologica 54: 51-56.

Cooper TM, Cave RD. 2016. Effect of temperature on growth, reproductive activity, and survival of the invasive bromeliad-eating weevil Metamasius callizona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist 99: 451-455.

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