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Deparlrnent of Entomology 

University of I I I i nois 

Urbana, I I I i noi s 

MARCH, 1970 

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IN MEMORIUM Dr. Walter V. Balduf 4 

















We are saddened this year by the loss of Dr. Walter Balduf, long-time 
associate and friend of many of you who have passed through the portals 
of the University of Illinois. It is with a great deal of respect that 
we dedicate this issue to his memory. 

This has been a year of change in Entomology at Illinois and in the 
Newsletter we share with you the shifting sands of time. 

The editor once again takes the opportunity to thank Ruth Plymire, 
Judy Michael and Carol Jolley, our ever-faithful office girls, whose time, 
effort and willingness make it possible for the Newsletter to come to you 
each year. We are also grateful for all of our nonacademic people in the 
Department who give of their time and talents unselfishly. Also we would 
like to thank our graduate students, fellow colleagues and all of you alumni 
who share your activities and interests of the past year. 

The Editor 


This year has been a most eventful one at the University of Illinois, 
particularly in the Department of Entomology where there has been a great 
deal of change. The first major change was thai of Dr. Herb Ross, who 
left the University of Illinois after forty years of dedicated service in 
the State Natural History Survey with a joint appointment in the Department 
of Entomology. AM of you who have passed through this institution will 
remember the influence of Dr. Ross, the many students who completed the 
Ph.D. under his direction and his impact on Entomology at this UniversMy. 
Dr. Ross has taken a position at the University of Georgia where he is 
helping develop a new program in the biological sciences. With a great 
sense of loss we say goodby to Herb and wish him well in his new position. 
Dr. Selander has written a very fitting resume 1 of his activities at Illinois 
and we are happy to honor him in this issue of the Newsletter. 

Thi/s past year in December we were saddened by the passing of 
Dr. Walter Balduf. A long-time faculty member, researcher, fellow colleague, 
and friend to all of those students who passed through the Department of 
Entomology. We respectfully dedicate the 1970 issue of the Newsletter to 
his honor and to the many years of faithful service that he gave to this 
department and University. 

Continuing in the vein of change was the departure of Dr. Clyde W. Kearns, 
former Head of the Department, to England where he assumed the Directorship 
of the Shell Research Laboratories. Clyde has taken a two-year leave of 
absence from the department to direct the laboratories in S i tt i ngbourne. 
We would like to express our gratitude to Dr. Kearns for the excellent job 
he did in serving as Head of the Department from 1963 to 1969. During this 
period of time the department underwent a tremendous metamorphosis moving 
from Harker Ha II in to new quarters in Morrill Hall. This period of time 
saw a great deal of change and development in the setting up of superb 
research laboratories. The addition of four new staff members and continued 
improvement in curriculum and graduate student training to maintain the 
excellence and high standards generated in this department over the years. 
We owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. Kearns for his faithfulness and astutness 
as a researcher, administrator and teacher. We take this opportunity to 
give him our heart-felt thanks for service well rendered. 

Having assumed the responsibility of Head of the Department, I feel 
very keenly the need -to maintain the tradition of excellence perpetuated by 
those distinguished men who have held the position of Head of this department. 
I address the job with a great deal of humility and a sincere desire to carry 
on these traditions to maintain excellence in Entomology at the University 
of Illinois. We have a responsibility to continue to turn out superb 
graduate students who will make significant contributions to the science 
of Entomology all over the world. I will be grateful in the future for your 
comments, suggestions, criticisms and continued support as alumni of the 
Department of Entomology at Illinois. 


I would like to take a moment to thank those alumni who participated in 
the Entomology Breakfast at the meetings in Chicago. The Breakfast was a 
definite success. All fhose who attended had an opportunity to enjoy some 
fellowship and renew old acquaintances and as long as you feel it worthwhile 
to support we will continue such an activity at the future meetings. 

I look forward to continued association and service with all of you, 

C .Sincere ly , 
J' f 


Joseph R. Larsen 
Head of Department 


As we enter a new decade of growth in the Department, the School and 
the University, we pause to give you a brief report of activities within 
the School of Life Sciences. Last year we reported to you the development 
of a number of interdisciplinary programs. These have now come to fruition. 
Neurobiology is now functioning and we are proud to say the first student 
in this new program was Mr. Woodward, from Entomology, who is working under 
the direction of Dr. Sternburg on neurophys iolog i ca I phenomenon as related 
to DDT. The new program in environmental biology has been approved by the 
Graduate College and with the current interest and stimulation in the 
overall problems of environmental control, this area was overwhelmed with 
applications at the graduate school level. It is quite evident that the 
University of Illinois will become an outstanding center to cope with these 
problems that face the world at large concerning environmental control with 
such tasks as control of pesticides, air pollution, etc. Dr. Robert Metca I f , 
serving as Head of the Department of Zoology and also from the Department 
of Entomology, is actively engaged in developing this program. The entire 
University on an interdisciplinary basis is developing a program in the 
area of environmental sciences. 

The School of Life Sciences becomes more deeply involved in the teaching 
processes. A number of new courses have been added to the biology curriculum. 
We are delighted to say that members of the Department of Entomology are 
active in these School programs. Dr. Selander is teaching in population 
biology. Dr.'s MacLeod and Willis are actively engaged in the Honors Biology 
program and more and more members of the staff from a I I departments will be 
involved in School courses. We realize the responsibility to train our 
students and give them the advantage of interdisciplinary programs that bring 
together the facilities of all of the departments in unified concepts in the 
biological sciences. 

Again we would like to express our appreciation to Dr. Kallio, our 
effective Director of the School, for his astute leadership in welding together 
even more strongly the various parts of the framework in a unified concept 
for the biological sciences. We look forward to a most successful year 
in the School and the continued development of those programs that will bring 
about increased strength and stature in the scientific community of this 
University. We feel that in our peer group we are outstanding and have great 
pride in being associated with this organization and look forward to another 
successful year within the School framework. We continue to feel that the 
facilities, instrumentation and physical plant of this University cannot be 
exce I led. 


Dr. Waller V. Balduf 

During the past year a distinguished member of the Department of 
Entomology has passed away after long service to his University and profession. 
It is with a great deal of sadness that we note the passing of Waller V. Balduf, 
member of this department at 1he University of Illinois for 47 years. We 
respectfully dedicate this year's issue of the Newsletter to the memory of 
Dr. Balduf and the contributions he made to Entomology during his long tenure 
of service. 

Following is the memorial prepared by his colleagues and presented 
in -his honor at a meeting of the University Senate. 

Walter Valentine Balduf, Professor Emeritus of the Department of 
Entomology, died 13 December I969 after a di s1 i ngu ished career as a teacher 
and investigator for 47 years with the University of Illinois. He is 
survived by his wife Willma to whom he was married in I9I6. He was born 
in LaCarne, Ohio, 28 September 1 889 . His academic credits include Ohio 
Wesleyan University, A.B., I9I6; Ohio State University, M.S., I920 and 
Ph.D., I922. Before entering a graduate program he taught in high school. 
While completing his advanced degree he served as assistant entomologist 
of the Ohio Experiment Station. He came to Illinois as an assistant 
professor in I922, became an associate professor in I939, a professor in 
I945, and an emeritus professor in 1 958.. 

Professor Balduf was a teacher who liked both his students and the 
subject matter he taught. He was particularly interested in the under- 
graduate and in providing him with an understanding of the life around him 
through the study of insects. He saw in insects the fundamentals displayed 
by all living things wherein there is action and reaction in all levels of 
association. He turned the natural i nqu i s i ti veness of youth to studying 
living things, especially insects, both professionally and estheti ca I ly . 

Dr. Balduf pursued his interest in insects as an individual effort 
largely at his own expense, for his was a day of low-budget research. In 
this he was blessed by encouragement and active assistance of his talented 
wife. He published two books on bionomics of parasitic and predacious insects, 
and both were illustrated by Mrs. Balduf. Much of Professor Balduf 's time 
was spent hiking through the byways, meadows and fields of central Illinois 
observing, collecting, and recording facts about insects in their complex 
focal patterns. He was a meticulous observer who was able to see interactions 
of parasites and predators and their hosts and to explain his observations 
lucidly. Much of his work was done in a private laboratory maintained at home 
at personal expense. His understanding and enthusiastic wife permitted free 
range on porches and in the basement to a host of crawling insects during 
the summer months. 

From endless hours with insects in the field and laboratory and with 
his collection, Professor Balduf contributed 70 journal papers and 3 books. 


Most of his work was of ecological importance. In later years before 
retirement and in all of the years afterward, he devoted his time to studying 
interactions of various combinations of insects that serially degraded a 
common background source of energy. One of his longer treatises dealt with 
the ecology of insects based on the fruits of native roses. At the time of 
his death he was completing a work on focal parameters of insects based on 
birch logs as basic food. Even the day he went to the hospital for what proved 
to be his terminal illness, Dr. Balduf was working to complete an extensive 
manuscript of his work on Interactions between two species of wasps in the 
same nesting site. 

Dr. Balduf exerted himself to bridge the gap belween academia and the 
lay community by participation in academies of science, service clubs 
and church affairs. He parficipated without ostentation, acting on the 
belief that laymen and academicians have much in common. V/hatever he did 
in these areas he did willingly and unsti nti rig ly . 

Dr. Balduf was an inspiration not only to his students but to his 
colleagues. His quiet mien, his appreciation of wit and humor and his 
charitable acceptance of the foibles of his associates made him a joy to 
know. We will always remember him as a scholar, natura I i st and gentleman. 

Robert L. Metca I f 
Gi Ibert P. Waldbauer 
Wi I I iam R. Horsfal I 

Department of Entomology 


The year- 1969 marked the end of an era in entomology in Illinois as 
Dr. Herbert H. Ross announced his retirement from the Illinois Natural 
History Survey and the University of Illinois, after completing 42 years 
of distinguished and dedicated service. 

Dr. Ross joined the Survey staff as Assistant Entomologist in 1927, 
shortly after receiving his B.S.A. in agriculture from the University of 
British Columbia. In the same year he began his graduate work in entomology, 
in our department, obtaining his M.S. in 1929 and his Ph.D. in 1933. In 
1931 he was appointed Systematic Entomologist at the Survey; in 1935, 
Head of the Section of Faunistic Surveys and Insect Identification; in 1956, 
Principal Scientist; and in 1963, after serving as Acting Chief of the Survey 
for a year, he was made Assistant Chief. Always interested in students 
and active in departmental affairs, he held a joint appointment as Professor 
of Entomology in our department from 1947 until his retirement. During this 
period 22 students received advanced degrees under his direction. 

In the course of his long and brilliant career in Illinois Dr. Ross 
has become one of the most productive and influential entomologists in the 
world. Displaying great breadth of interest and amazing versatility, he 
has emerged as a leader in such diverse fields as evolutionary theory, 
community ecology, biogeography , and systematic entomology. In addition 
to nearly 190 articles treating the systernatics of insects (Orthoptera, 
Dictyoptera, Plecoptera, Hemiptera, Neuroptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, and 
Trichoptera) and problems of ecology, taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, 
and entomological techniques, he has published several important books, 
including A Textboo k of Entomology , originally issued in 1948 and now in 
its third edition and widely used in several translations, Evolution and 
Classification of_ the Mountain Caddisf I ies ( 1956) , A Synthesis of_ Evolutionary 
Theory (1962)," "and Understanding Evolution ( I 966 ) . 

Apart from his contribution to biology as a teacher and research worker, 
Dr. Ross has rendered service as Review Panelist for the National Science 
Foundation (1958-61), Editorial Board Member for the Annual Review of 
Entomology (1956-61), Evolution Editor (since 1961) and Trustee (since 1968) 
of Biological Abstracts; Secretary-Treasurer (1944-53) and President (1954-55) 
of the Entomological Society of America; and Secretary (1959-63) and President 
(1966) of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 

Through his own work and that of h i s students he has profoundly influenced 
the nature and direction of evolutionary biology and systernatics. Despite 
his attention to faunistic work in Illinois, he has consistently held and 
encouraged in others an extremely broad approach to systematic problems, in 
terms not only of geography but also of the ecological and historical dimensions 
By emphasizing its evolutionary aspects he has done much to lift systernatics 
from the dull, backward, and languishing condition in which he found it to its 
present status as a progressive analytical and synthetic science. 



Apart from his professional attainments, Dr. Ross will be remembered 
n this campus for his integrity, industry, and friendliness, and for lending 
io both the Survey and the Department of Entomology a special distinction 
that is part of his style. 

In saying farewell 1o Dr. Ross and to his lovely wife, Jean, we take 
pleasure in knowing thai this is not the end of his career but rafher the 
beginning of a new phase. On leaving campus the Ross' moved to Athens, 
Georyia, where Dr. Ross has taken on new duties as Professor of Entomology 
in the University of Georgia. Courses in systematics are already underway 
and the manuscript of a book on Plecoptera has made its way north from 
Dixie. Hold onto your hats, gentlemen. Here we go again! 


Facu I 1y 

Booth, Gary M. - Assistant Professor of Entomology 

Chadwick, Leigh E. - Professor of Entomology, Emeritus 

Decker, George C. - Professor of Entomology, Emeritus 

Fraenkel, Gottfried S. - Professor of Entomology 

Friedman, Stanley - Professor of Entomology 

*Ghent, Arthur W. - Associate Professor of Entomology 

Hayes, William P. - Professor of Entomology, Emeritus 

Horsfall, William R. - Professor of Entomology 

**Jaycox, Elbert R. - Professor of Apiculiure 

Kearns, Clyde W. - Professor of Entomology 

***Larsen, Joseph R. - Professor of Entomology and Head of Department 

Luckmann, William H. - Professor of Entomology and Head of 

Economic Entomology Section 

MacLeod, Ellis G. - Associate Professor of Entomology 

Metcalf, Robert L. - Professor of Entomology and Head of Zoology Department 

Milum, Vern G. - Professor of Entomology, Emeritus 

Selander, Richard B. - Professor of Entomology 

Stannard, Lewis J., Jr. - Professor of Agricultural Entomology 

Sternburg, James G. - Professor of Entomology 

Waldbauer, Gilbert P. - Associate Professor of Entomology 

Willis, Judith H. - Associate Professor of Entomology 

*Joint appointment with Zoology 
**Joint appointment with Horticulture 
***Joint appointment with Physiology and Biophysics 

Research Associates 

Bhaskaran, Govindan 
Bhattacharya, A.K. 

Zdarek, Jan 

Amee I , John 
Bousernan, John K. 
Brattsten, Lena B. 
DeWitt, Jerald 
Fox, Michael 
Hsieh, Feng-kuo 
Kapoor, I nder 

Research Assistants 

Nordin, Gerald 
Penny, Norman D. 
Sangha, Gurcharan Kaur 
Sell, Douglas (Technical) 
Sprenkel, Richard K. 
Woodward, Will ard 

Teaching Assistants 

Casaburri , Ange lo 
Harris, Howard 
Henderson, Mary 
Lee, An-horng 
Lipsey, Richard 

Morett i , Lou i s 
Sanburg, Larry 
Scarbrough, Aubrey 
Sheldon, Joseph 

Trainees and Fellows 

Adams, Cheryl - U of I Fellow 

Den linger, David - NDEA Fellow 

Dunwoody, John E. - Cell Biology 


Freier, Jerome - USPH Trainee 

Gardner, Francis - Cell Biology 

Trai nee 

Henderson, Mary - Cell Biology 
Trai nee 

Krone, Larry - NSF Trainee 

Mol i na-Pardo, Adolfo - Wright 

Fe I I ow 

Morden, Robert - USPH Trainee 

Nigg, Herbert - USPH Trainee 

Nye, Donald - USPH Trainee 

Olson, Jimmy K. - NDEA Fellow 

Randall, Robert F. - USPH Trainee 

Wu , Ming-fue - U of I Fe I low 


Students not on Staff 

Berrios-Orti z, Angel 
Chen, Chiou-nan 
Clegern, Robert 
Diem, Michael hi. 
Keh, Hsiao-mei 
Khalsa, Mohinder 

Kuh Iman, Dona Id E. 

Perera, Nal ini 

S i ngh , Zi le 

Vaishanipayan, Sharad 

Wi Ison, Gary R. 

Wilson, Thomas (in absentia) 

Nonacademic Employees 

Belsfl, Myrna 
Duva II, E loise 
Fisher, Mary 
Jol ley, Caro I 
Mi chae I , J udy 

Mi I I ho I in, E. Ruth 
Plymi re, Ruth A. 
Ransom, Terry 
Satterthwai te, Helen 
Yeh, Shaw-rnei 

Academic Employees 

Hansen, Penny - Research Assistant 

Ho I I owe I I , Margaret - Research Assistant 

Ruh, Mary - Research Associate 

Student Employees 

Broadbent, Alan 
Burkhart, El len 
Carlson, Karen 
Fitzgerald, Robin 
Ha I I , Di ana 
Harrison, Wi Ibur 

Hinthorn, James 
Hodes, Michael 
Humphries, Arlene 
Lundgren, Deborah 
O'Nei I I , Patricia 
Sutton, Karen 


MARCH, 1969 

Dr. Richard R. Mi I Is 
Department of Biology 
Tulane University 
New Orleans, Louisiana 

Dr. D.L. Whitehead 
Department of Zoology 
Oxford University 
Oxford, England 

MAY, 1969 

Dr. Bernard Bel leau 
Department of Chemistry 
University of Ottawa 
Ottawa, Ontario 

Dr. Barbara Stay 
Department of Entomology 
University of Iowa 
Iowa City, Iowa 

Dr. Carrol I M. Will i ams 
Department of Biology 
Harvard University 
Cambridge, Massachusetts 

OCTOBER, 1969 

Dr. June Chadwick 
Department of Microbiology 
Queens University 
Kingston, Ontario 

Dr. Thomas E. Moore 
Museum of Zoology 
University of Michigan 
Ann Arbor, Michigan 



The sports calendar for the past year included basketball, football, 
and softball. The department's dream coach, Terry Ransom, surrounded 
himself with a group of super jocks that would rival even the most success- 
ful athletic program. With this nucleus the team was christened the Dung 
Beetles, and set forth to do battle with the campus best. 

Basketball 70 saw the Beetles slide in and out of greatness (mostly out) 
as they were rolled to a I and 5 season. Softball followed and so did an 
increase on the loss side. However, the season was not without its moments 
of glory. Who can forget the emergence of Inder Kapoor as the team's longbal 
hitter. Inder, using a flat bat, hit two homeruns and demanded that he be 
traded to a team where his talents would be properly utilized. At the close 
of a I and 5 season the Beetles regrouped for one final game with the highly 
tauted team from the Illinois Natural History Survey. With a keg of beer 
at stake the Beetles proceeded to lose number six. 

Undaunted by these initial setbacks the Beetles charged onto the 
gridiron only to find that dream coach had stuck them in the super super 
fraternity league. Needless to say the competition was keen. Despite 
these hopeless odds the surprising Beetles posted a 2 and 3 season record 
(the final two games were won by forfeit). The long season saw the Beetles 
post one first down and not score a point. 

Throughout the winter the team re-evaluated its entire program, and 
with a new plan of attack, some fresh new talent, and a wealth of desire 
proceeded to lose the first two games of the 1970 basketball season. 
However the team's future looks bright. Stimulated by an extreme amount 
of enthusiasm as exemplified by Herb Nigg's take-off on Randy Crews at 
the last game the department jocks look forward to another year of 
stimulating activity. We play with the spirit of Bud Wilkinson who said 
"show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser". 



The department held its annual Christmas Parly on December 10, 1969, 
at the University Club. This parly had special significance since i1 was 
the department's last opportunity, as a group, to bid farewell to 
Dr. and Mrs. Kearns. The affair was well attended, and from all indications 
enjoyed by all. 

The group received a surprise visit from Santa Claus who presented 
students and faculty members with appropriate gifts. Dr. Gary Booth 
received a separator for his desk. We understand that it has since 
been misplaced in the debris it was designed to separate. Larry Krone 
received a portable sower and John Arnee I a bronzed set of stalagmites. 
The rnosf appropriate and most useful gifts viere presented to Dr. Larsen. 
He received a set of 440 racing slicks, a roll bar, and a set of studded 
tires for his wheel chair. 

After Santa departed, Dr. Larsen presented Dr. Kearns with a watch 
and a plaque, and took some friendly shots at his golfing fuiure. AM 
in all it was an extremely enjoyable evening. 

We wish to thank Alice Prickett for her efforts in preparing the 
invitations, the Wornens Bridge Club for assistance in many areas, and the 
faculty members and their wives for supplying the food. It was indeed 
a Merry Christmas. 



Fall of 1969 saw the formation of the Entomology Graduate Student 
Association (E.G.S.A.) whose primary purpose is to establish better 
communications between the students and faculty and between the students 
themselves. The association is composed of all the graduate students and 
is governed by a steering committee comprised of students representing 
each of the three floors in Morrill Hall and the Survey. Each representaf i ve 
is elected by the group of students whom ho will represent; and from these 
four people, a chairman is selected through a vole by the entire E.G.S.A. 
membership. Those presently serving on the sleering committee are: 
Jim Olson, fourth floor; Larry Sanburg, third floor; Herb Migg, second 
floor; and Norm Penny, Natural History Survey. 

The major objectives and goals of the Association were quite adequately 
stated in a letter read at the October 7 Faculty Luncheon by Bob Morden, 
who is serving as the student spokesman at faculty meetings: 

"The Entomology Graduate Student Association was formed 
because the graduate students felt they should have a greater 
voice in the policies thai concern them. In the past there 
has been no effective way for the students to make their 
ideas known to the faculty. It is the hope of the association 
that our ideas and opinions which represent those of the 
majority of the graduate student body in entomology will be 
given greater consideration than those which we have 
presented as individuals. 

In brief, what the EGSA hopes to achieve is a greater 
voice in matters which concern them. This in turn should 
lead to better understanding and great communication between 
the students and faculty which we hope will create a better 
academic atmosphere in the department." 

In partial fulfillment of these objectives, the Association has formed 
the following committees: 

Newsletter - Bert C legem, Editor, and Jerry DeWitt 
Faculty meetings - Bob Morden, Representative 

Employment opportunities - Herb Nigg, Jerry Nordin, Co-chairmen 
Siudent-Facu I ty bulletin board - John Arnee I , Chairman 
Student-Faculty dossiers - Dave Denlinger, Chairman 
Sponsorship of new students - Dick Sprenkel and Ernie Dunwoody 
Cooperation with Zoology G.S.A. - Larry Sanburg 
History of the department - Norm Penny and Bert C legem 
Coffee room - Gary Wi I son 

The newsletter is published monthly and includes items pertaining to 
E.G.S.A. activities, departmental news and noteworthy items from the 
national and international scene which pertain to us as entomologists. 
Bert Clegern acted as editor, reporter, and copy boy all wrapped into one 
during the fall semester and as a committee of one, he did an outstanding 


job. Others have recently expressed an interest in working on the newsletter 

(namely Jerry DeV/itt); and it is our hope that as more become interested, the 

newsletter can expand its scope and content. Bob Morden, faculty representative, 

coord i nates the activities and concerns ot both the faculty and students. 

He is to report to the faculty those ideas, opinions and decisions of the 

E.G.S.A. which we feel are important to the functioning of the department. 

At the same time, he will screen the material under discussion at the 

faculty meetings and report to the steering committee only those items 

which pertain directly to the graduate students or to their well-being within 

the department. 

As Co-chairmen of the Employment Opportunities, Herb Nigg and Jerry Nordin 
have begun to accumulate lists of prospective jobs, however, the demand for 
jobs is far exceeding the supply of job opportunities and any information 
that you, as alumni, faculty, or students, may have pertaining to employment 
would be greatly appreciated by this committee. John Amee I is in the 
process of loading his cameras and will be sneaking into the various labs 
to single out each individual for a candid photograph which will be placed 
along with the individual's name and major interest on two bulletin boards: 
one at the Natural History Survey and the other in Morrill Hall. Meanwhile 
Dave Denlinger is attempting to accumulate enough information on each student 
and faculty member such that a short dossier can be written for each member 
of the department. The bulletin board coupled with the dossiers will serve 
as means for a short introduction to each member of the department which 
would aid new students and faculty members and visitors to the department. 
These two projects will also have historical value in the years to come. 

Sponsorship of new students will commence with the new students entering 
during the summer and fall of 1970. This program, as outlined in the E.G.S.A. 
Newsletter, will include communicating with prospective students; making 
the university, the community, and most of all, the department, known to 
the new people; giving them a tour of both the Natural History Survey and 
Morrill Hall; and introducing them to the staff and students within the 
department. These new students will also be sent a copy of the history 
of the department which Norm Penny and Bert Clegern completed in January 
and which was included in the January issue of the E.G.S.A. Newsletter. 

Larry Sanburg is acting as our I i ason with the Zoology Graduate Student 
Association in order that our two groups may coordinate activities and ideas. 
The two groups shared a common coffee room during the first semester; however, 
thorugh some remodeling on second floor of Morrill Hall, the Department of 
Entomology now has a combination reference, browsing, conference and 
coffee room. This does not mean that we should discontinue using the 
original coffee room entirely since it offers a chance to associate with 
the members of the Department of Zoology on a relaxed basis. 

I feel that, during its short six months of existence, the E.G.S.A. 
has made some major progress towards the aims and goals that it has set for 
itself. I would like to extend my most sincere gratitude to those students 
who have spent the time and effort required for the success of those programs 


which have been initialed. To those students who have not taken an 
interest, I invite you to join us in "trying to strengthen the association 
such that it represents all the graduate students in entomology. I 
also invite the faculty, and alumni to join us in our endeavors and any 
criticism, ideas, suggestions, or comments you might have pertaining 
to the E.G.S.A. and its function within the department would be greatly 
appreciated. On behalf of the E.G.S.A. I would like to thank Dr. Larsen 
who has cooperated with us in every conceivable way in our attempts to 
get the Association off on the right foot. I hope in our own small way 
we have shown that not every student-conceived organization is out to 
destroy the establishment; rather, it is our aim to strengthen the department 
of wh ich we are a pari . 

J .K. Olson 
Chairman, E.G.S.A. 



Eddie Wayne Cupp - June, 1969 

Eddie Wayne Cupp was born April 7, 194 1, in High Splint, Kentucky. 
Ed attended Elmhurst College from 1960-61 in Liberal Arts. He attended 
Murray Stale College from 1961-64 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts 
degree in biology and history in June of 1964. As an undergraduate, Ed 
was a member of Beta Beta Beta. After graduation in 1964, Ed went to work 
with Dr. Breman in the vector control program of the Tennessee Valley 
Authority. Just prior to entering the University of Illinois, Ed worked 
for six months as a senior lab technician in the Lutheran General Hospital 
i n Park Ri dge, I II i nois . 

He entered the University of Illinois in the Department of Entomology 
in 1965. While he was here at the University of Illinois, Ed was supported 
on a Public Health Traineeship. He was also the recipient of a two-monlh 
I nter-Amer i can program fellowship in 1 rop i ca I medicine which he received 
from Louisiana State University. The I nter-Arner ican program fellowship 
was an excellent opportunity for Ed to spend approximately 8 weeks in 
Latin America studying the principal problems of tropical medicine in such 
countries as Costa Rica, Honduras, Sal Salvadore, Guatemala, Mexico and 
Panama. Ed's primary interests are in medical entomology for which reason 
he came to train under Dr. Horsfall here at the University of Illinois. 
On graduation he was nominated to Sigma Xi and was a member of the Entomologica 
Society of America. Ed received his Ph.D. in June of 1969. He carried out 
his thesis research under the direction of Dr. William Horsfall on the 
effect of thermal stress during embryogeny on the larval and imaginal 
morphology of Aedes aegypt i . 

When Ed left he accepted a position in the Department of Parasitology 
of the School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the Tulane University 
Medica I School . 

Harlan Wade Fowler, Jr. - June, 1969 

Harlan. Wade Fowler, Jr., was born July 29, 1928, in Arcadia, Florida. 
He grew up in Florida where he attended Desota County High School graduating 
in 1946. Wade then attended Florida South College from 1948 to 1950 where 
he majored in business administration and music. From 1950-53 he attended 
the University of Florida majoring in entomology and received a Bachelor of 
Science degree in 1953. From 1953-55 Wade also attended the University of 
Florida where he studied bacteriology. Wade also spent a year at the 
Uni versify of Maryland from 1957-58. 

Wade entered the United States Army in the preventative medical corps as 
an officer at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, where he served from 1953-55. 
He also attended the Army Medical Service school in 1955 and completed the 
basic officers course. He served in Korea from 1955-56 as Entomologist and 
Public Health Director. He served with the 406 Medical General Lab in Japan 
from 1956-58 where he worked as a research entomologist. He served as an 

instructor in the Army Medical Service School at Ft. Sarn Houston in 1958. 
In September of 1959 Wade entered the University of Illinois 1o begin his 
graduate studies toward the Ph.D. degree. Wade was able to stay only one 
year to the fall of I960 and then had to return to active duly. After 
completing one year of course work at Illinois, Wade served in the following 
posrMons: From 1959-62 he was Research Entomologisl with the U.S. Army 
Environmental Labs at Edgewood, Maryland; from 1962-65 he served as Medical 
Entomologist and Consultant with the U.S. Army European Ground Troops in 
Landsdol, Germany; from September 1965-Deccmber 1965 he was student officer 
in the Medical Field Systems School at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. 

In January, 1965, Wade returned to the University of Illinois to continue 
his graduate studies in medical entomology. While he was here at the 
University of Illinois, he completed his course work and his thesis 
requirements under the direction of Dr. William Horsfall. His thesis research 
was on the bionomics of Aedes vexans. By the time he had completed his 
training here at Illinois he had been promoted to the rank of Lt. Col. and 
upon completion of his degree program was assigned to Viet Nam. 

Wade is a dedicated entomologist who will make a contribution not only 
to entomology but also through faithful service 1o his country in the 
department of preventative medicine. He is a member of the Entomological 
Society of American and the American Mosquito Conlrol Association. 

Franklin Chang - October, 1969 

Franklin Chang was born February 12, 1942, in Princeton, New Jersey. 
Frank's family subsequently moved to Maryland where he attended high school 
and entered the Univeristy of Maryland. He completed a major in entomology 
and received the B.S. degree in June of 1963. As an undergraduate, Frank 
worked summers for the Forest Insects Laboratory in the Forest Service of 
the U.S. Department of Agriculture also as a biological aide in the Plant 
Pest Control Division of the U.S.D.A. Frank applied to the Universify of 
Illinois for graduate study in entomology in the fall of 1963 but opted for 
an offer from Purdue University where he started his graduate training under 
the direction of Dr. Stan Friedman. When Dr. Friedman came to Illinois in 
1964, Frank Iransf erred his graduate position to the University of Illinois 
where he entered the Department of Entomology in the fall of 1964. Frank 
continued to work in 1he U.S.D.A. laboratories in the summer of I963 and I964 
in the Plant Pest Control Division and the Insect Physiology Lab. 

While at the University of Maryland, Frank earned the Ernest M. Corray 
scholarship two consecutive years in I962 and I963. He also received a 
certificate of distinguished scholarship and graduated with honors. He was 
a member of Alpha Zeta (honorary fraternity) and a member of the Entomological 
Society of America. While at the University of Illinois, Frank was on the 
U.S. Public Health Training Grant and carried out his research under the 
direction of Dr. Stan Friedman in insect physiology and biochemistry. Frank 
completed the Ph.D. requirements in October of I969. His research was on 
the developmental analysis of the uptake and release of lipids by the fat 

body in 1he tobacco horn worm, Manduca sex 1a . When Frank completed his 
work he accepted a job in the Department of Biology at Alma College in 
Alma, Michigan. He is involved in teaching basic biology courses and will 
undoubledly look forward to developing a teaching program of his own 
in entomology. 

Gary Eugene Eertmoed - October, 1969 

Gary Eugene Eertmoed was born April 24, 1939, in Pekin, Illinois. 
Gary is a true product of the Midwest having grown up and spent his 
childhood, years in Pekin. He attended Pekin Illinois Communily High 
School where he graduated in 1957. Gary attended Illinois State Normal 
University in Bloomington where he graduated in June of 1961 in biology 
and general science and earned the Bacherlor's degree with certification 
in education. While attending Normal he held a slate teacher's education 
scholarship. Gary's interest in entomology goes back to h i s high school 
days when he won an award for his school science exhibition on insects. 

Gary entered 1he University of Illinois in the Department of Entomology 
in September of I96I. While Gary was working on his Ph.D. in Entomology 
his wife, Beity, was also attending school here where she completed her 
degree and certification in the teacher training program in biological 
sciences. While a graduate student here at the University, Gary held both 
research and teaching assi stantsh ips. He carried out his Ph.D. work under 
the direction of Dr. Richard Selander. His thesis was on the phenetic 
re lationshi ps of the Epipsocetae (Psocoptera) : The higher taxa and the 
species of two new families. On the completion of his doctoral work in 
October, 1 969, Gary returned to his alma mater where he assumed the position 
of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at Illinois State 
University in Normal. He is busily engaged in their teaching program and 
will develop a research program of his own. 

Frank Ray Voorhees - October, 1 969 

Frank Ray Voorhees was born December 8, I935, in Pekin, Illinois. Frank 
is one of two of our graduates this year to come from Pekin. Frank spent 
his early years in Pekin but subsequently moved to Florida where he attended 
Landa High School in Jacksonville, Florida. Having become relocated to the 
southern climes, Frank attended the Universiiy of Florida from 1 953-58 
where he received a Bachelor of Science Education in Math and Science Educafion 
and was certified as a secondary school teacher. Frank taught science at 
Trenton High School in Florida. In the summer of I960 he held an N.S.F. 
fellowship for biology teachers, where he attended the Appalachian State 
Teachers College from 1960-62. Frank taught math and biology as a high 
school teacher for the government in Tumon High School in Agauna on the 
island of Guam. From 1 962-65 Frank taught chemistry and physics in Gilman, 
Illinois. In addition to h i s high school teaching while on Guam he also 
taught evening courses in physics and math at the U.S. Armed Forces Institute 


at Anderson Air Force Base. 

Frank applied "to the University of Illinois in the Department of 
Zoology in 1965 and began his student work with a fellowship. Frank 
also served as a teaching assistant in Zoology 104 and Zoology 333. Frank 
compleled a Master's degree under the direction of Dr. Watterson on the 
embryology of the chick. On the completion of his Master's degree Frank 
petitioned for transfer into the Department of Entomology and in 1967-68 
was awarded a university fellowship. Frank completed his Ph.D. program 
under the direction of Dr. William Horsfall. He worked on the genesis 
of the reproductive system of the mosquito Aedes stirnulans (Walker) as 
influenced by serial temperature. 

With Frank's strong interest in leaching he accepted a position in 
the' Department of Biology at Knox College where he will be teaching 
biology, as well as developing his own research program. Frank is a dedicated 
teacher and will make a contribution io the future training of biology 
teachers in the state of Illinois. He is returning to the University of 
Illinois in the summer of 1970 to continue some of h i s thesis research on 
a postdoctoral basis with Dr. Horsfall. 

Richard Charles Weddle - October, 1969 

Richard Charles Weddle was born February 21, 1934, in Indianapolis, 
Indiana. He grew up in Indianapolis where he attended Southport High School 
graduating in 1952. In the fall of 1952 Dick entered Ball Stale Teachers 
College in Munsey, Indiana, where he majored in physical education. After 
a year at Munsey, Dick transferred to the University of North Dakola which 
he attended from 1954-59 and received his Bachelor's degree in Augusl of 
1959. From the fall of 1960-63 Dick continued on at the University of 
North Dakofa and received a Master's degree in June of 1963. While at the 
University of North Dakota, Dick worked as a lab assistant in general 
biology for two years. His Master's work was in zoology and ecology. He 
worked on edaphic conditions of the soil moisture and temperature and how 
they relafed Io micro habitat. 

Dick entered the University of Illinois in 1963 to continue his 
graduate studies as a candidate for 1he Ph.D. degree in entomology. While 
at the University of Illinois, Dick served as a teaching and research 
assistant. He carried on his graduate work under the direction of Dr. Richard 
Selander. He worked on the experimental studies of the ecological and 
hormonal control of postembryonic ontogeny in blister beetles of the 
genus Epicauta. On completion of his Ph.D. in October of I969 Dick left 
the academic field and went into the cornmerical world where he accepted a 
position with the Stoker Company in El Central, California. 


Willi am Robert Campbell - February, 1970 

William Robert Campbell was born February 2, 1942, in Roanoke, Virginia. 
Bill is a product of the South having grown up in Roanoke where he attended 
Jefferson Senior High School, graduating in June, 1959. At that time Bi'l I 
entered Virginia Polytechnic Institute at Blacksburg where he received a B.S. 
degree in June, 1963. As an undergraduate he majored in the biological 
sciences. Bill broadened his background by attending Roanoke College in 
Salem, Virginia, in the summer of 1961 and the University of Virginia at 
Charlottesville in the summer of 1962. He returned to Virginia Polytechnic 
Institute i n tie fall of 1963 to work on a Master's degree which he completed 
under Dr. Cochran in August of 1965. While a graduate student at V.P.I. 
he worked i n the secondary science training program for gifted students 
and served as a teaching assistant. The fitle of his Master's thesis was 
a study of the genetics and biochemistry of DDT resistance in two independently 
selected strains of the German cockroach. 

Bill entered the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois 
in September of 1965. While he was a student here at Illinois he was on a 
U.S. Public Health Training Grant. He did his graduate work under the 
direction of Dr. Clyde Kearns in insect toxicology. He did his research 
on purification properties of house fly head acetylcholinesterase and on 
the inhibition of fly head acetylcholinesterase using a bis QM-hydroxypheny I ] 
trimethyl ammonium iodide esters of polymethy lenedi carbami c acid. On the 
completion of his Ph.D. work in February, 1970, Bill accepted a position 
at Purdue University in the Department of Entomology. He is now carrying 
on an active research program in that laboratory. 

Roscoe Randell - February, 1970 

Roscoe Randell was born March II, 1930, in Tuscola, Illinois. Roscoe 
is also a product of the Central Midwest. He attended Tuscola Community 
High School where he graduated in spring of 1947. Roscoe entered the 
University of Illinois in the fall of 1947 in the College of Agriculture. 
He received a B.S. degree in June of 1951 in general agriculture. Roscoe 
interrupted his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois for a 
hitch in the U.S. Army during 1952-53. He returned in 1953 where he 
transferred .into the general agricultural and teacher training curriculum. 
When he graduated in 1951 from 1he College of Agriculture he was also 
certified to teach in vocational agriculture. Roscoe entered the Graduate 
College in I954 where he received a Master's degree in education in June of 

He came back to the University in the fall of I965 where he entered 
graduate school in the Department of Entomology. Having had his Master's 
degree in education he did a major in entomology and a minor in education. 
Roscoe has worked as an instructor in Agricultural Entomology for the 
Extension Service in agriculture and home economics. He also worked in 
the Section of Economic Entomology at the Illinois Natural History Survey. 
Roscoe completed the Ph.D. requirements in February, 1970. He did his graduate 


work under the direction of Dr. William Luckmann of the Natural History 
Survey. He did his thesis work on the bionomics of the corn leaf aphid, 
Rhopa losi phum maidis (Fitch). Upon the completion of his graduate work, 
Roscoe continued with the State Natural History Survey where he had worked 
for a number of years between receiving his Master's degree and returning 
to graduate school. 

Ching-chieh Yu - February, 1970 

Ching-chieh Yu was born June 10, 1940, in Taoyuan, Taiwan, China. 
He attended the local primary school and then attended Taiwan Provincial 
Taoyuan Agricultural School from 1952-58. He received a B.S. degree in 
entomology from Taiwan Provincial Chung-Hsing University in 1962. After 
graduation, he was enlisted to serve in the Chinese Army as second lieutenant 
platoon leader for one year. 

He passed the Chinese Civil Service examinations and was employed as 
junior specialist in the Laboratory of Entomology and Phytopathology, 
Bureau of Commodity Inspection and Quaranfine in Taipei, Taiwan, for one 
year. In September, 1964, he came to the United States and pursued further 
study in the University of Georgia. He received a M.S. degree in entomology 
in 1966. At Georgia, he had the opportunity to rneef Dr. U.E. Brady, a 
University of Illinois entomology alumnus who is a faculty member in 
Georgia. Dr. Brady recommended Ching to attend the University of Illinois 
for Ph.D. study. 

Ching finished his Ph.D. degree on February, 1970, under the direction 
of Dr. Kearns. The thesis is entitled comparative study of insect 
chol i nesterases with special reference to substituted phenyl N-alkyl 
monocarbamates and bis-carbamates. His major interest is on~the insecticide 
selectivity. Currently he is an instructor for the Department of Entomology 
helping with the teaching of insect toxicology in Spring, 1970. 

Regarding the future planning, he would like to do research or a combination 
of research and leaching on insect toxicology and insect biochemistry. He is 
a member of the Entomological Society of America, American Chemical Society 
and A.A.A.S. 

Ch i ng was married to Stella in August, 1969. Currently Stella is 
working in the University of Illinois Chemistry Department. Last summer 
they traveled through the eastern part of Canada and the United States. 
They spent their honeymoon in the Rocky Mountain Nalional Park in 



Chery I Lynn Adams 

I was born June 28, -1947, in Anna, Illinois. I attended Southern 
Illinois University at Carbondale where I received a B.A. degree. I carne 
to the University of Illinois in September of 1969 and I arn being supported 
by a University Fellowship. My anticipated thesis research will be 
physiological ecology. Future goals: Desire research and academic position. 

John J . Amee I 

I was born January II, 1941, in Manhattan, Kansas, where I attended 
high school and Kansas State University. I received my B.S. in entomology 
from Kansas State in 1963 and departed for the Lake Itaska biological 
station of the University of Minnesota for summer field courses in entomology 
and invertebrate zoology. I returned to Kansas State for a Master's degree 
in entomology under Dr. T.L. Hopkins. My topic was symptoms of insecticidal 
and physiological stress on cockroaches. In 1965 I was fortunate to attend 
an eight week course in tropical insect ecology sponsored by Organization 
for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica. That fall I entered the University of 
Illinois for work on a doctorate. While here I have been supported by an 
NDEA Title IV Fellowship, a teaching ass i stant sh i p in biology, and a research 
assistantship . 

My thesis research concerns the biology and ecology of stored grain 
insects, primarily the Cadelle, Tenebrioides mauri tani cus . This pest has 
been found in a wide variety of stored products and is a major pest in some 
parts of the world. I have been running detailed studies of its feeding 
habits as a germ feeder and am running food utilization studies on a variety 
of diets at different environmental conditions. 

At present my plans for the future are open. I would like to pursue 
some phase of biospe leology , a field of interest which has grown out of a 
recently developed hobby. And there is also a desire to return to the 
Central American tropics for ecological research. 

My oulside interests include hiking, mountain climbing, caving, cycling, 
nature and cave photography and SCUBA diving. 

Advisor: G.P. Vialdbauer. 

Angel Berrios-Orti z 

My research concerns the anatomy of immature stages of Epicauta segmenta 
(Coleoptera - Meloidae). 

Advisor: R.B. Selander. 

Chiou-nan Chen 

I was born October 14, 1942, in Taiwan, China. I was educated at the 
National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, China, and have received 
a B.S. degree in agriculture from that university. I am self-supported. 
My specialization within entomology is economic entomology. My future goals 
and plans are to be a teacher and doing research work in Department of Entomology, 


National Taiwan University, Taipei, or "to do research work in any institute 
in Taiwan. My outside interests include music (classic and hit songs), 
.movies, mountain climbing, fishing, reading (especially philosophical essays). 
Advisor: W.H. Luckmann. 

Robert (Bert) W. C legem 

I was born February 28, 1943, in San Diego, California. I am married 
(Carol) and we have a son, Jimmy, who was born March 16, 1969, in Enid, 
Oklahoma. I received my B.A. degree in biology from the University of 
Colorado, Boulder, in 1963 and my M.S. degree in entomology from "the University 
of Illinois, Urbana, in 1966. I am currently being supported by the Air 
Force Institute of Technology. I taught avialion physiology to pilot trainees 
in the Air Force for three years. My specialization within entomology is 
medical entomology. Course work is foreseen for still another year, however, 
thesis research is in systems analysis of insects of medical importance 
(statistical-computer study of inter-relationships of the various faciors 
in the ecology and control of an insect). 

My proposed study is on the house fly as a mechanical transmitter of 
di sease. 

My future plans include returning to the Air Force as a medical 
entomologist after receipt of the Ph.D. I intend fo make the Air Force a 
career, spending at least fifteen more years in the service. My possible 
assignments in medical entomology include several overseas countries as well 
as many stateside locations and all of these possibilities are positions 
that entail research and consultant work as their prime duties. After 
retirement, I plan to teach and do research at the college level, hopefully 
in Colorado. 

Outside interests include taking my family to enjoy scenic areas, adding 
to rny insect collection (primary interest = Diptera - Syrphidae), playing 
softball and other sports, playing bridge, listening to music (favorite = 
Baroque?) and reading in general to try to keep up with the world. 

Advisor: R.L. Metcalf. 

Lena B. Brattsten 

My specialization within entomology is toxicology. My thesis research 
is study of drug degrading enzymes. 
Advisor: R.L. Metcalf . 

Davi d Den I i nger 

It's been 2 1/2 years since I left the hills of Pennsylvania and 
wandered onto the Illinois prairie. My interests in physiology and ecology 
have focused on a study of diapause in species of Sarcophaga under the 
direction of Drs. Fraenkel and Willis. More specifically my thesis involves 
working out the hormonal control of diapause induction in these animals. 
Although my thesis has not provided much opportunity for field work, I hope 
to become involved in field studies in the future. I am especially interested 
in doing some work in the tropics. Upon the compleiion of my degree I hope 
to combine a teaching and research career in an academic situation. 

Outside of the lab it has been a greaf year also. Judy and I had an 
opporf unity to travel around Europe last summer ■ — I highly recommend it 


as a way to get psyched for prelims! Judy is enjoying her second year as 
a first grade teacher at Robeson Elementary School in Champaign. In rny 
free time I I i ke to get out and swing an insect net, play tennis, or do a 
I i tt le oi I pai nti ng. 

I was born November 20, 1945, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. I received 
my B.S. from Pennsylvania S1a1e University. I am being supported by an 
NDEA Title IV Fe I lowship. 

Advi sor: Judith W i I lis. 

Jerry DeWitt 

During the past year I have concluded research for my Master's on the 
effects of photoperiodic variations on diapause in the alfalfa weevil. 
Additional summer research on Cannabis sativa (marijuana) yielded a thrips 
(Oxyth rips cannaben sis) new to the United States and was coined 'the pot 
thri ps"/./ 

I attended the E.S.A. meetings in Chicago and spent some time during 
the summer at Leech Lake, Minnesota. 

During the past year I was author or co-author of the following papers: 
Lethal limits of low temperature for the alfalfa weevil in Illinois. J. econ. 

Ent. 62:464-467. 
Evidence of a second generation of the alfalfa weevil in southern Illinois. 

J. econ. Ent. 62:509-510. 
Preliminary study of the bionomics of the alfalfa weevil on soybeans. 
J. econ. Ent. 62: 1234-1235. 
Advisor: W.H. Luckrnann. 

P. Michael Fox 

I lived in Madisonvi I le, Kentucky, until I finished high school and 
then moved to Lexington where I studied at the University of Kentucky for 
a B.S. degree in zoology (1963) and an M.S. degree in entomology (1965). While 
at Kentucky, I worked with Dr. J.G. Rodriquez on the bionomics of macrochelid 
mites and with Dr. R. Thurston on problems of phytotoxi ci ty of insecticides 
on tobacco. Research for rny M.S. thesis was a study of certain aspects of 
the parasitic relationship between the green pea aphid and Aphi di us smi thi . 
Since 1965 I have been at the University of Illinois working for the Ph.D. 
degree in insect physiology. During this time, I have been supported by an 
NDEA Fellowship and a research assi stantsh i p under the U.S.A.F. grant to 
Dr. Larsen. My research has been a study of the properties and subcellular 
distribution of the enzyme, glutamic acid decarboxylase in the brain of the 
honey bee. 

I plan to finish the degree requirements in June, 1970, and spend the 
remainder of the year in post-doclora I research in this department. I will 
also be working for an academic teaching-research position to begin in 
September, 1970. I would prefer to move out to one of the western states 
when I leave Illinois but geographic location is not a primary consideration. 

Advisor: J.R. Larsen. 


Jerorne E. Freier 

I was born May 26, 1946, in Toledo, Ohio. I attended primary and 
secondary school in Temperance, Michigan, where I graduated from Bedford 
High School in 1964. At that time, I entered Central Michigan University 
and received a B.S. degree in biology in 1969. Following graduation I 
taught high school biology at Tri-County Area High School in Howard City, 
Michigan, during the spring of 1969. 

I am presently pursuing my first year of course work at the University 
of Illinois on a U.S.P.H. Traineeship for financial support. My area of 
interest and specialization deals primarily with various aspects of 
carbohydrate metabolism, however, I have not yet seclected a definite problem 
for my research investigation. 

Moral support and social advice are derived from rny wife, Lynda, who 
is a speech therapist for the Rantou I City Schools. Together, we share 
interests in travel and amateur ornithology. Alone, I am interested in 
photography and tennis. 

Adyjsor: S. Friedman. 

Francis E. Gardner, Jr. 

I was born December 13, 1938, in Wichita, Kansas. I went to high 
school in Clearwater, Kansas, received my B.A. in biology from Ottawa 
University, Ottawa, Kansas. I went on the receive my M.S. degree in 
biology from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. I came to the 
University of Illinois in September, 1968. I am being supported by a 
U.S.P.H.S. Traineeship in Cell Biology. My wife, Carolyn, and I have a 
daughter, Stephanie Suzanne. 

My research interest is the neurophysiology of the American cockroach, 
P. americana (L.). I am presently investigating various aspects of the 
effects of nicotine upon the electrophysiological activity of the sixth 
abdorni na I gang I i on . 

At present, my job interests lead toward an academic position which 
allows the maximum time possible to continue research, especially in an 
environment which would expand rny experience in e lectrophys io logy . An 
industrial position which would allow me a similar learning opportunity 
is also attractive. 

My outside interests include my family, golf (when time permits), 
bowling, hunting, football and basketball. I enjoy informal get-togethers, 
especially o.ut-of -doors . 

Advisor: J.G. Sternburg. 

Howard R. Harris 

My wife, Joan, and I have a new baby daughter, Margaret Lillian, 
born September 26, 1969, weighing 7 lbs. and 2 ozs. 

I was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 5, 1943, and educated 
in Public School No. 158, Berrirnan Junior High School No. 64, John Adams 
High School in Queens and The City College of the City University of New 
York in Manhattan. I received my Master's degree in entomology at Clernson 
University, Clernson, South Carolina, in May of 1969. 

I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in entomology and expect to complete 


these studies by 1972 or thereabouts... 

My financial support here at Illinois consists of a half-time teaching 
assistantship in the Department of Biology, but I am hoping for a N.S.F. 
Graduate Fellowship for next fall semester and beyond. 

Since the summer of 1966 and when I began my studies in Clemson, I 
have been working on projects involving entomology or the teaching of 
biology. In Maine, .1 was employed temporarily in the collecting and 
preparing of material for research into Black Fly and mosquito bionomics 
for the National Museum in Washington. At Clemson I was fortunate in 
that my assistantship (research) allowed me to devote the greater portion 
of my time to my own research in the taxonomy of the Pine Tip moth, 
Rhyacionia fru strana and related species, (R. r igidana , R. sonia and R. 
sub tropi ca) ■ Last summer (1969) Dr. Selander employed rne for the rearing 
of several of his Meloidae for the collecting of eggs and the observation 
of ontogenetic development. 

My interests in entomology center around the bionomics and systematics 
or taxonomy of insects and I hope to pursue these studies under the guidance 
of Dr. Selander toward my degree goal. 

I anticipate 1hat my research will involve some behavioral aspect of 
the Meloid beetles, as it may be affected by environmental changes and/or 
inter- and i ntraspecif ic activities. 

Upon obtaining my degree, I hope to teach at the college level in the 
field of entomology, with emphasis on bionomics and morphology as they relate 
to systematics (or taxonomy). 

My "outside" interests include reading, listening to good music (mainly 
classical and the like), collecting stamps and coins (when I can), playing 
the guitar, attending the theater (when finances permit), a weekly Hebrew 
class, traveling (as extensively as possible), mountain climbing (HA in 
Illinois!), meeting people, cooking, drawing insects, visiting museums and 
spending money, although not in that order and certainly not at the same 

Advisor: R.B. Selander. 

Mary Henderson 

I was born April 4, I947, in Ruston, Louisiana. I received my B.A. 
degree from Grambling College, Grambling, Louisiana. I am being supported 
by a teaching assistantship. My major field of interest is medical entomology. 

Advi sor : J .R. Larsen. 

Feng-kuo (Frank) Hsieh 

I was born September I, 1 940, in Taiwan, China. I received a B.S. 
degree from the National Taiwan Universify in I963, and fulfilled the M.S. 
requirements in entomology at V.P.I, in I968. Currently I am working 
on morphology and physiology of the alfalfa weevil by means of electron 
microscopy toward a Ph.D. under Drs. Armbrust and Luckmann. 

My wife, Linda, and I find wonderful life in our marriage. Vie love music, 
sports and photography. Recently I traveled to Indiana to collect a bunch 
of classical music records with miracle prices ($l-2 per record). Linda 
plays basketball and chess while I am a valuable table tennis player. I also 
plan to be an amateur photographer in t hie future. 


I am co-author of the following paper: 
Pienkowski, Robert L., Feng-kuo Hsieh, and G. Leonard LeCato III. 1969. 
Sexual dimorphism and morphometric differences in the Eastern, Western, 
and Egyptian alfalfa weevils. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 62(6) : 1 268- 1269. 
Advisor: W.H. Luckmann. 

Inder P. Kapoor 

I was born September 9, 1937, in Multan, West Pakistan. I received a 
B.S. (Hons.) in agriculture from the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. 
I did graduate work at the University of California, Riverside, and then 
transferred to the University of Illinois in September, 1968. I have been 
supported by the following: Research assistant, Ministry of Food and 
Agriculture (Department of Food), New-Delhi, India; research assistant, 
University of California, Riverside; research assistant, University of 
Illinois, Urbana. My specialization is insect toxicology and economic 
entomology. My thesis research is the comparalive metabolism of DDT and 
some related analogues in mammals, insects and environment. My future 
goals concerning jobs: Research - metabolism of pesticides in the environment; 
academic job preferred. Outside interests: This area is hard to describe. 
I have too many interests but can't do anything about it. Dr. Metcalf is 
quife capable of keeping me busy. Incidentally, I play lennis, cricket, 
softball. I also love to watch professional football on TV alone. P.S. 
I sti I I I i ke girls. 

Advisor: R.L. Metcalf. 

Grace Hsiao-mei Keh 

I was born September 19, 1947, in the Republic of China. I received 
my B.S. degree from the National Taiwan University, Taipei in June, 1969. 
I came to the University of Illinois in Sep-f ember, 1969, and am being 
supported by a research ass i stantsh i p . Future goals and jobs desired: up 
to now, I have general interest in enlomology. As a new graduate student, 
I hope I can learn more, then I can decide my major field. I hope I can 
get a research job in the future. My outside interests include hiking, 
traveling, collecting stamps, reading and music. 

Advi sor : Judi th Willis. 

Moh inder S. Khalsa 

I was born December II, 1925 in Quefta (now W. Pakistan). My wife's 
name is Surjit. I attended Punjab Agricultural College, Lyallpur (then 
India now W. Pakisian Agricultural University) and fhe Government Agricultural 
College, Kanpur, India (now Institute of Agricultural Sciences) where I 
received the B.S. (agriculture) in 1946 and the M.S. (agriculture) in 1950. 
I am currently being supported on a U.S.A.I.D. Fellowship. 

I have served as a Crop Protection Assistant from August, 1946, to 
July, 1947, with the State Department of Agriculture, Punjab; Jr. Lecturer 
and Lecturer in Entomology at the Kanpur Institute from 1950-51 and 1952-53 
respectively; Sr. Sugarcane Protection Inspector, with the State Department 
of Sugarcane Development in U.P. India, from 1954 to July, 1963; Assistant 


Professor of Enlomology at the Kanpur Institute from August, 1963, to February, 
1965; and Extension Entomologist at the U.P. Agricultural University, 
Pantnagar, India (a land grant University), from March, 1965, to August, 1969. 
I am now on sabbatical leave. I have had nearly twenty years field experience 
in management of insect pests of the crops like, sugarcane, rice, cotton, 
corn, soybeans, peaches and apples in India. Also I possess a field scale 
rodent management experience in an area of 100,000 acres, in the Tarai (foothill) 
belt of U.P. state of India. 

I am interested in integrated control of crop and orchard pests. My 
thesis research is on the fate of a group of insecticides in the ecosystem. 
Future goals and plans: I prefer a research job in U.S.A. and/or Asian 
countries . 

My outside interests are social work for the handicapped, foreign 
languages, hunting and photography. 

Advisor: W.H. Luckrnann. 

Lawrence Krone 

The natal star appeared over the stockyard's district in Chicago on 
September 8, 1940. For it was in the "windy city" that I grew up and 
attended North Park College (B.S., 1963). After college I left Chicago, 
complements of Uncle Sam, to serve as a medical entomologist at Ft. Detrick, 
Maryland. Upon completion of my active military service, I entered Yale's 
School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (M.P.H., 1967) 
where I also met my wife, Joan (W.E.D., 1968)! 

During the past three years, I have had several interesting job 
experiences: the Aedes aegypti eradication program in Mobile, Alabama 
(summer, 1966); Ya I e-Rockefe I ler arbovirus laboratories (summer, 1967); 
teaching assistant in medical entomology and insect control (University of 
Illinois, 1968); and a Lousiana State University Tropical Medicine Fellowship 
to Central America (summer, 1968). (This last experience through Latin 
America made me realize that other cultures have many things to offer, and 
my wife and I hope to travel more in the future.) At present, I am being 
supported by an N.S.F. Traineeship. 

This past year was spent partly on course work, but primarily on my thesis 
research. The problem involves a closer look into the host feeding preferences 
of Culex pip i ens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). Interest along this line 
of research stems from the fact that members of the Culex pipiens complex 
have been incriminated as "vectors" in the St. Louis encephalitis outbreak 
in Southern- I I I i nois . Therefore, an understanding of the seasonal feeding 
pattern of C. p_. pipiens and hybrids of the same subspecies is necessary. 

My major Tnterests outside of the laboratory fall into two general 
categories: sports and music. Tennis, swimming, fly fishing, and ice 
skating are my favorite forms of recreation. My one-time great rendition 
of Chopin's etudes has degenerated to country western-rock masterpieces. 

Advisor: R.L. Metcalf. 


Donald E. Kuhlman 

I was born September 24, 1933, in Quincy, Illinois. My wife's name 
is Donna. I received my B.S. and M.S. from the University of Illinois. 
I am now working on my Ph.D. and also working as an Extension Entomologist 
at the Stale Natural History Survey of the University of Illinois. My 
specialization within entomology is field crop insects. My thesis research 
is bionomics of western and northern corn rootwonns. When my studies are 
completed I will continue to work as an Extension Entomologist. My primary 
outside interest is golf. 

Advisor: V/.H. Luckmann 

An-horrig Lee 

I was born in Taiwan, China, on October 4, 1942. I was graduated from 
the Department of Plant Pathology and Entomology, National Taiwan University 
and received a B.S. in June, 1964. Following this, I spent one year in 
the Chinese Army serving as Second Lieutenant. In September, 1965, I entered 
the Research Institute of Plant Pathology and Entomology of the National 
Taiwan University. I completed my M.S. program over there and received 
the degree in June, 1967. My M.S. thesis was entitled, "An artificial 
diet for rearing Prodenia I itura" (in Chinese). I came to this country in 
September, 1967. I have completed my courses during the past two years. 
After passing my preliminary examination last October, I was then able 
to devote all my time on research. Now I am working on house cricket, 
Acheta domestica , acetylcholinesterase. The methods for approach are: 
parti a I purification, study, physical and chemical properties of the enzyme, 
electrophoref i c study, kinetic study, h i stocherni ca I localization. I am 
really enjoying my work. I have a desire to continue this line of work and 
prepare myself to do both research and teaching in the area of life science. 
I attended the Chicago E.S.A. meetings. 

Advisor: R.L. Metcalf. 

Richard Lipsey 

I am working under Dr. Ellis MacLeod teaching in two Entomology 103 
labs. My research involves the reproductive biology of Chrysopa oculata . 
By feeding female lacewings a combination of aphids and artificial diet, 
we -have been able to get over 2,000 eggs from one female. Mass rearing of 
C. oculata for possible inundative release in field crops could be ultimate 
use of our resu Its. 

I attended the E.S.A. meetings in Chicago and spent another summer 
as a ranger-naturalist at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The work 
on the biology of Neur oca I pus nubi I u s (Miridae) I did for my Master's 
degree may be published in two parts this year. 

Advisor: E.G. MacLeod. 

Adolf o Mo I ina-Pardo 

I received the degree of "Ingeniero Agronorno" from the Universidad 
Nacional de Colombia, in 1964. I was a member of the Faculty at the 


Uni vers i dad de Marino when L.A.S.P.A.U. in 1967 made possible for me to 
come to the States to specialize. Last June, I received my M.S. and now 
I am working on honey bee pheromones. I recently mat lied Teresa who is 
also f rom Co I omb i a . 

Advisor: E.R. Jaycox. 

Robert Morden 

My wife, Annette, and I have a daughter, Kristina, who is three. I 
was born in 1939 in Greene County, Iowa. I received my pre-colloge education 
in the rural community of Scranton, Iowa. In 1957 I attended Iowa State 
University and two years later transferred to the University of Northern 
Iowa where I received my B.A. in 1962. Three and a half years later after 
teaching in Dysart, Iowa, and Rockford, Illinois, my wife and I returned 
1o the University of Northern Iowa and obtained our M.A. degiees. From here 
we came to the University of Illinois. While at the University, I have been 
supported by a research ass i stantsh i p and by a U.S. P.M. Traineeship. At 
present I am working on some phenological phenomena of the evergreen bagwonn, 
Thyri do pteryx epherneraef ormi s by comparing different geographic populations. 

Next year I plan to apply for a college position which will offer both 
teaching and research opportunities. The northwest area of the U.S. interests 
both my wife and I, but with job opportun i 1 i es being limited we cerlainly are 
nol restricting ourselves to this area of the country. 

We both enjoy many outdoor sports including tennis, golf, swimming, 
sailing, canoeing and boating as well as traveling and camping along the way. 

Advisor: G.P. Waldbauer. 

Louis Morel 1 i 

I was born November 6, 1 944, in Utica, New York. I am not married. 
I received my B.A. from the State University of New York at Oswego and rny 
M.S. degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana. I arn being supported 
by a teaching ass i stantsh i p . My specialization within entomology is insect 
embryology. My thesis will deal with providing a detailed account of the 
embryonic development in Aedes vexans — a common f loodwater mosquito. 

Advisor: J .R. Larsen. 

Herbert N. Nigg 

I was born July 9, I94I, in Detroit, Michigan. My wife, Kirsten, 
and I have two children, Lee (5 years) and Karen (2 I/2 years). I received 
rny B.S. from Michigan State University in I967. I came to the University of 
Illinois in February, I968, and have been supported by a U.S. P. U.S. 
Traineeship. My specialization is biochemistry and toxicology. My thesis 
research involves the purification, and characterization (inhibitors, M.W., 
function) of an esterase in the house fly head. My future goals include 
research on rapid extraction and characterization procedures for proteins 
of resistant and susceptible insects. I would prefer a warmer climate than 
Illinois. I also prefer an academic position but would accept an industrial 
position depending on the research I would be involved in and the area of 
the country. 


Outside interests: hiking, swimming, tennis, bridge, sailing, fishing, 
soflball and basketball. 

Adv i sor : C . W . Kearns/R. L . Metca I f . 

Gerald L. Nordin 

My present research is on the virus diseases of the fall webworm, 
Hyphantria cunea , with emphasis on the nuclear polyhedrosis virus. In 
August I attended the A.I.B.S. meetings in Vermont with Dr. Maddox, and I 
also attended the E.S.A. meetings in Chicago. Two publications appeared 
in 1969: 
G.L. Nordin and J.E. Appleby. 1969. Bionomics of the juniper webworm. 

Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 62:287-292. 
G.L. Nordin and J.E. Appleby. 1969. Chemical control of the juniper 

webworm on Irish juniper. J. Econ. Entomol. 62:23-24. 

Advisor: W.H. Luckmann 

J immy K. 01 son 

September, 1969, marked the end of the second year that my wife, 
Joanne; my two girls, Teresa and Kristine; and I have spent in the land of 
the fighting (???) I Mini. Dr. W.R. Horsfall continues to be my advisor 
and I still hang out up in room 415, Morrill Hall. This past year saw 
the completion of course work, the passing of my prelims, and a good start 
on my thesis research. This research involves the effect that temperature 
alternating between two extremes has on organogenesis in Aedes sti mula ns 
(Walker). It is my hope as well as that of my wife's thai I will complete 
my work by no later than June, 1971. Upon the receipt of my Ph.D., I would 
like to return to the land where the water runs in a westward direction. I 
am presently interested in insect bionomics and applied entomology and would 
like to do extension research for a while or take an academic position which 
involves both teaching and research in the applied aspects of entomology. 
At present I plan on continuing my research work; humbling Gary Wilson in 
handball, paddleball, and any other competitive sport where only two can 
play; and learning chess since I can't beat my wife at bridge! 

Born in Twin Falls, Idaho on February 18, 1942. 
Attended University of Idaho where I received my B.S. in agriculture 

(major: entomology) in June, 1965. 
Presently working towards my Ph.D. under an NDEA Title IV Fellowship. 
Jobs: Insect surveyor for the U.S.D.A., A.R.S., Plant Pest Control Division 
during the summers of 1961-64. 
Officer in U.S. Army Chemical Corps, Dugway Proving Ground, Utah: 
in charge of the field research unit responsible for studying 
host-vector relationships of various arthropod-borne diseases. 
Publications: Olson, J.K., R.E. Elbel, and K.L. Smari . 1968. Mosquito 
collections by CDC miniature light traps and livestock- 
baited stable traps at Callao, Utah. Mosquito News, 28:512-516, 
Advisor: W.R. Horsfal I . 


Nal i ni Perera 

I received the B.S. degree in zoology from the University of Ceylon 
and worked for the Central Agricultural Research Institute, Department of 
Agricu Mure, Ceylon. Currently I am a first year graduate student reading 
for the Master's degree and am supported by a U.S. Government Grant. My 
research interests are in the fields of insect behavior and ecology. 

Advisor: J.G. Siernburg. 

Robert F. Randal I 

Carlene and I became the proud parents of a little girl this last 
July. This limited our travel for the year but we did enjoy a trip to the 
Chicago E.S.A. meetings. I hope to take a position this fall as my 
research now needs only a few more experiments to be finished. The spring 
semester should see my thesis either finished, or nearly so, and the date 
for my final exam set. It has been a good year and we hope as good for 
a I I of you . 

Advisor: C.W. Kearns. 

Larry Lee Sanburg 

I finally passed prelims in February, 1969, and then spent many months 
"spinning my wheels" on research. I have reached solid ground now and am 
mvoing forward after switching from Anophe les to Cu lex pipiens pipiens . 
Travel the past year included a trip back to California and I had to use 
all my will power to relurn to the great (?) state of Illinois! 

Advisor: J .R. Larsen. 

Gurcharan Kaur Sangha 

My specialization within entomology is toxicology. My thesis research 
is metabolism of carbamates in ecosystem. 
Advisor: R.L. Metcalf. 

Aubrey Scarbrough 

For the last year I have had the pleasure of assisting the laboratory 
sections of Entomology 101. This segment of my education is stimulating, 
challenging and will provide valuable experience in the near fulure. 

I assisted Don Kuhlrnan and Roscoc Randell in judging the 4-H 
entomological col lect ions at the Illinois State Tair during the summer. In 
the fall, I attended the Entomological Society Meetings in Chicago. I 
returned to Chicago, along the I .C. railroad tracks, on a collecting trip 
for cecropia cocoons with Drs. Walclbauer and Sternburg just prior to the 
Christmas holidays. Fortunately, I was able to take a few days off for 
Christmas in Arkansas. 

During the past year, I have been working on various aspects of the 
biology of Hyalophora cecropi a L. I have been trying to locate urban and 
non-urban populations of the moth, where cocoons are found in mi crohab i tates 
and how they get there. I also want to determine what pupal predators are 
present and how they mighf influence the urban and non-urban populations. 


Fprtunately, my research is nearly comp Ided and I am in the writing phase 
at this time. I expect" to finish my degree in June. Also, I am seeking 
a position for the coming school year. 
Advisor: G.P. Waldbauer. 

Doug I as K. Se II 

During the past year, I have continued to pick up course work. We 
vacationed at each of our homes (Lincoln, Nebraska, and Rapid City, South 
Dakota) for a short time last summer. I arn employed by the Illinois Natural 
History Survey and am continuing research there on the physiology and 
biochemistry of Me I i otitis zea . Gloria and I have two children, Steve (6) 
and Kirn (2) . 

Advisor: W.H. Luckmann. 

Joseph K. Sheldon 

The past year has been an exciting one for our f arn F ly. In January, 1969, 
I passed my prelims. A few days later I left for Costa Rica for an intensive 
two-month study of tropical ecology — a very enjoyable break from the 
"midwestern" ( = east central) winter. After returning to Illinois, the 
next few months were rather uneventful. Later during the summer we flew 
to Oregon for a short visit with our parents and a little camping. The 
rest of the year was spent in I llinois except for a week trip to Florida 
to collect chrysopids for Dr. MacLeod and three trips to Wisconsin and 
three to Kentucky for rny own research. The last and greatest point in the 
year was the birth of our first child on January 10, 1970. Jodi Gwyn is 
now at home with us adding immeasurable joy to our lives. 

Pub I i cations : 
Geographic variation in the diapause phenology of nearctic Chrysopidae 

(Ncuropf era) . Presented at the Chicago meetings of the E.S.A. with 

Ellis G. MacLeod. (1969) 
Sexual dimorphism in the head structure of Mutillidae: a possible behavioral 

explanation. Ent. News. In press. (1970) 
Advisor: E.G. MacLeod. 

Zi le Si ngh 

I was born June 9, 1928, in Gumana (Haryama) India. My wife's name 
is Shanti. I received my B.S. (agr.) Pons, from the Delhi University, 
Delhi, India; M.S. (agr.) from Punjab University, Chandigarb, India; 
M.S. from the University of Illinois, Urbana. I arn now being supported 
by A.I.D. My specialization within entomology is economic entomology. My 
thesis research is the relationship of tarnished plant bug to soybean and 
other legumes. My future goals and plans are to do research and have 
an academic position at the J.N. Agricultural University, Jabalpur (fl.P.) 
India. My outside interests are sports (volleyball, hockey, badminton). 
I attended the Chicago meetings of the E.S.A. 

Pub I i cat- ions: 
Singh, Z. and S.S. Jakhmola. 1969. Effect of blossom thrips infestation 
on pod setting in red gram. Indian J. Agr I. Science. 

Advisor: V/.H. Luckmann. 


Richard K. Sprenkel 

Having completed prelims in November of this past year, I was able to 
begin work on my thesis research involving entomolgenous fungi of the corn 
leaf aphid. I attended the national meetings of the E.S.A. held in Chicago. 
This was, however, the extent of my travels during 1969. 

Pub I i cations: 
Sprenkel, R.K. and W.G. Yendol. 1969. Effects of Apholate on the alfalfa 
weevil. J. Econ. Entomol. 62C I ): 122-125. 

Advisor: W.H. Luckmann. 

Sharad Vaishampayan 

I was born September I, 1939, in Gwalior (M.P.), India. I received 
my B.S. Ag., M.S. (Ag.) in entomology in Gwalior (M.P.), India. I am 
being supported by a scholarhsip durig my graduate work at the University 
of Illinois. My specialization within entomology is economic entomology. 
I have had approximately I? research papers published so far in Indian 
Journals. My thesis research is on the studies on spotted boll worm of 
cotton Earjas fabia Stol I (Lep i doptera : Arctiidae), a pest of Bhindi 
(Okra: Hi FUscus escu lentus ) . I studied in detail biology of the pest, 
external and internal morphology of adult and effectiveness of insecticides 
in the control of this pest. I wish to undertake an independent, long-term 
research project at J.N. Agriculture University, Jabalpur (M.P.), India, 
financed by Government of India in collaboration with some international 
agency with an objective to study in detai I the insect pest problems on a 
particular group of crops, maybe corn and sorghum or oilseed crops, etc., 
and to develop most suitable and economical integrated control programs against 
this major pest. 

Outside interests: playing bridge. 

Advisor: W.H. Luckmann. 

Thomas Vance 

I am presently working on larval forms of the genus Sericoth rips 
(Thysanopiera) , since September. 

Publications: The marijuana thrips, Oxythri ps cannabensis, a new 
record for Illinois and North America, by Lewis Stannard, Jerald DeWitt, 
and rnysc I f . 

Advisor: L.J. Stannard. 

Gary R. Wi I son 

I was born on May 18, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan. I received my 
B.S. degree from Michigan State University in 1963. 

I completed rny research on the effect of environmental factors on the 
hatching of eggs of Aecies vexans , and received my M.S. on schedule. As 
a reward Uncle Sam has decided that my "Big Body" is needed in southeast 
Asia. What a travesfy of justice. I expect to depart the Champa ign- 
Urbana area in May. Until thai time I expect to complele work on two papers 
and conduct some additional research as well as audit several courses. 
I also expect to play some basketball with the Dung Beetles, and continue 


rny domi na1 i on over Jim O'lson on the paddleball court. My wife, Joyce, and I 
have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the University of Illinois. The 
friendly atmosphere and the many v/onderful people we have me1 have made this 
a period to remember. Thank you all. 
Advisor: W.R. Horsfal I . 

Wi I lard W. Woodward 

My wife, Eleanor, and I have two children, Mary (7) and Bradley (4). 
The past year saw the complefion of course work for the ncurosci ences 
program. Electrophysiological work is continuing on label lar hair responses 
in the house fly and Phorm ia reg ina, with the main thrust concerning the 
mode of action of DDT and peripheral resistance mechanisms. 

Advisor: J.G. Sternburq. 



Govindan Bhaskaran 

Research: Continuing the studies on metamorphosis in cyclorrhaphous 
di ptera . 

Travel: Attended the annual meetings of the Radiation Research Society 
at Cincinnati in May and E.S.A. meetings in Chicago in December. We enjoyed 
summer vacation in the eastern and northeastern states and in Ontario, 

A.K. Bhattacharya 

My current research involves the effect of various physical factors on 
the consumption and utilization of various nutrients and choice of food 
particles by stored grain insects. I spent my vacation in Porcupine Mountain, 
Michigan and Devil's Lake, Wisconsin, with John Ameel and John Stepal. We 
had a very nice time camping and hiking there. In the last week of October 
Dr. Waldbauer and I visited the U.S.D.A., Stored Producf Research Laboratory, 
Savannah, Georgia, and gave seminars on our research work. I also attended 
the E.S.A. meetings in Chicago. 

Jan Zdarek 

Research: Hormonal control of puparium formation in flies. 

Travel: Boston, Massachusetts, for the A.A.A.S. meeting in December. 

Family: During our summer vacations we discovered the beauty of America 
by visiting 13 western states of the U.S. — unforgetable experience 
particularly for us as foreigners! 



Dr. Gary M. Booth 

I came to Illinois in January of 1969 to fill an N.I.U. Postdoctoral 
position here in the department to study chol i nesterase histochemistry. In 
September of 1969, I joined the staff as a toxi colog ist with teaching 
responsibilities in insect toxicology and insect control. In conjunction 
with the teaching duties, I am actively pursuing research interests on the 
histochemistry of esterases. This project is currently financed by a recent 
grant from the Rockefeller Foundation which will continue for the next three 
years . 

• My family and I have enjoyed our stay here and we hope to contribute 
to both the community and the department. 

Dr. Leigh E. Chadwick, Emeritus 

Maria and I continue to enjoy our retirement in Maine. We .spend the 
summer and early fall at the shore and the rest of the time in our all-year- 
house in nearby Sargentvi I le . Contrary to general belief throughout the 
U.S., we have enjoyed a rather mild winter, with little snow and not a great 
deal of cold weather. 

The past year saw the arrival of our second great grandchild. 

Probably the most striking news item of our year was my coronary attack 
in November. This seems to have been only mild, there have been no recurrences, 
and I feel fine and am able to lead a near normal life. The most heartening or 
encouraging — apparently the appropriate words, but vile and wholly 
unintentional puns — thing about the whole affair was the large number of 
friends who wrote of their concern. May I take this opportunity fo thank 
them all most deeply, and to assure them that all seems to be going well. 

Once again I would remind you that we are delighted that the department 
is in such good hands, and wish all of you every success. 

Dr. G.S. Fraenkel 

Research: As usual puparium formal ion in flies, a subject of never 
ending wonders and surprises, in conjunction with Jan Zdarek. A new 
neurohormone, produced in the brain which accelerates pupariation — 
the old (1935) experiment on the "pupation hormone" for Calliphora which 
had been questioned by a group from Harvard. Useless to say they were wrong. 

Travel: One-month visit 1o Russia on the Exchange program between 
the Academies of Sciences of the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. (June-July, 1969.) 
Visited Moscow, Leningrad and and Novosibirsk. Leningrad a magic sight during 


1ho White Nights in Juno when it never gels dark. Akademgorodok (Academic- 
City) near Novosibirsk in the midsl of the birchwoods of Siberia, a new 
city entirely devoted to science. 

Wageningcn (Holland): Symposium on Insects and Hostplants. June, 1969, 
I "attended and gave lecture. 

Vacation: none. 

Dr. S'lanley Friedman 

litis past year has been speni much like the last few, enjoying the 
weather, culture, and academic and research facilities of the C-U area. 
Early this summer we look a trip through the Smoky Mountains and ended 
our drive eastward at Cape Hatteras — unbelievable, if one likes sand 
beaches . 

Frank Chang was back for two profitable months during the summer, 
finishing some work on his thesis and generally cleaning things up. 

Our own time has been devoted mostly to studies on regulation of the 
enzymes involved in sugar metabolism, although we are becoming more and more 
intrigued (as might be expected of someone my age) by the possibilities 
involved in work on aging. 

Dr. William P. Hayes, Emeritus 

Winter of 1968 ■ — I cruised on the Sagafjord in the Pacific. I spent 
June in Colorado. In August and September I had a 15-day cruise to Alaska 
and looked for Katy Summerman. I did not locate her. In December I started 
to cruise around the world from Los Angeles on the President Roosevelt. 
I had a bad attack of arthritis and left the cruise at Lisbon, Portugal, to 
f ly to Champaign. 

Dr. Wi I I iam R. Horsfal I 

This has been a busy year with three persons (Cupp, Voorhees and 
Fowler) finishing Ph.D. theses and Wilson completing his M.S. thesis. 
I have led two seminar groups (Iowa Slate University and University of 
Wisconsin). Part of the summer was spent at the Arctic Health Research 
Center at Fairbanks, Alaska, where Dr. Katie Sornmerman (former I Mini) 
provided excel lenl facilities for work on Arctic mosquitoes. 

Dr. Elbert R. Jaycox 

I continued with honey bee behavior studies in 1969 1o gain more 
information about the stimuli that cause worker bees to forage. We compared 
the effects of larvae and extracts of larvae and theil food on behavior of 


small colonics with and without queens. The extracts stimulated worker 
foraging in the presence of a queen and incoming nectar, the larvae gave 
a stronger impetus to foraging for- pollen than did extracts or the queen. 

Extension work takes about 30 per cent of my time and provides a chance 
to work with growers on pollination problems. Near Hoopeston we found that 
pumpkin fields had so few pollinators you could pour nectar out of the blossoms 
when they should be empty. With honey bees provided, estimated yields rose 
about 20 per cent. Illinois apple growers are using supplemental pollen and 
honey bees to increase fruit sef in their problem blocks of trees. One large 
grower says he can triple the yield in this manner. 

Apiculture has its own building on the Hori Farm in S.E. Urbana and we 
plan to build a headhouse with 12 attached cages in 1970. Out-of-state 
visitors to our faci lilies have included Dr. Roger A. Morse of Cornell and 
Dr. Norman E. Gary of the University of California, Davis. Visitors are 
welcome at any time. 

Dr. C.W. Kearns 

Dr. Kearns resigned as Head of the Department of Entomology effective 
November, 1969, prior to his leaving on a two-year leave of absence. For 
the next two years Clyde and Camille will be living in England where he has 
taken over the Directorship of the Shell Oil Company Research Laboratory at 
Sittingbourne. He will be back in this country for periodic visits to lake 
care of his graduate students who are completing their research work under 
his direction. Clyde will be sorely missed in the toxicology program and 
also as Department Head. We are certainly grateful for his efforts and 
unselfish dedication to his position for the past six years. Clyde will 
return in January of 1972 and we will look forward to his continued input 
info this department for a long time to corm . 

Dr. Joseph R. Larsen 

This has been an extremely busy year, however, I have si i I I found lime 
to continue research on insect sensory receptors and am currently preparing some 
of this material for publication. Last year war- pretty much a stay-at-home 
year with a short visit to Utah to visit family. I am still involved in 
teaching responsibilities in Biology 110, III and looking afier the teacher 
training people in the biology education program. Most significantly, I am 
looking forward to, and accepting with mixed emotions, the new appointmen'l 
as Head of fhe Department. I will try very hard to maintain the excellence 
and high standards generated in this department and to uphold the traditions 
of both the department and the University. The biggest news in the family 
this year is the engagement of our oldest daughter, Pam, to Dave McClure. 
Pam is now a junior at Brigharn Young University and the young man to whom she 
is engaged is an honor student al B.Y.U. in premed. II looks like Shauna 
and I will be entering the ranks of the aged with married children as of 
August, 1970. Del ntin to be a< ; . in Centennial- Jr. High in Champaign 
and Jennifer carries on the hopes of musical genius. 

Dr. Willi am II . Luckmann 

Most of this year was spent working for others, and there was little 
time to do things for myself. We ended the decade with real accomplishments 
in gaining one new facility and one new program. The "Old F : ly Lab" located 
north of Smith Music Hall was vacated for a new Entomology Laboratory 
located on Griffith Drive south of St. Mary's Road. The move was made at 
the requesi of the University, and we traded a prime location and a very 
poor building for a facility with considerable utility located off-campus 
on the Experiment Station farms. The new laboratory contains large insect- 
rearing rooms, a diet preparation room, offices and laboratories, and an 
i nsectary . 

On July I, 1969, an international project on soybeans was finally 
initiated. The program is supported in part by 1he Rockefeller Foundation. 
We are establishing on campus a reference collection of insects and mites 
and a rapid retrieval system of papers and books dealing with arthropods of 
soybeans. These two collections are international in scope, and Drs. Marcos 
Kogan and Lewis Stannard are co- leaders on the project. I made one brief 
trip to Jamaica in August, I969, and I was fortunate enough to locate an 
experimental planting of soybeans and to collect specimens of one phytophagous 
caterpillar and two parasites to add to our i nsect collection. 

My family is well and we have been blessed with good health throughout 
the year. 

Dr. Ell is G. MacLeod 

Research during the year involved a continual ion of studies on the 
biology of the Chrysopidae and the fossil hisiory of the Neuroptera. The 
studies on the Chrysopidae have involved work with the diapause phenology 
and the environmental control of diapause of additional Nearctic species of 
this family which were studied in a series of laboratory experiments 
and in the field. The species under study this past year included a group 
of montaine forms from the western United States and the field work connected 
with these species forced rne to spend eight weeks in the mountains of 
Colorado and Wyoming so that it was necessary for me to miss the bracing 
effects of the usual Illinois summer. Studies on the Neuroptera of the Baltic 
amber are continuing and, in addition, a collection of early Eocene fossils has 
been received for study from Denmark. This I alter contains a number of 
exciting specimens including a fine chrysopid which, aside from two mesozoic 
fossils, is the oldest record for the family. 

Visitors: It was a great pleasure to receive a visit from Professor 
Sally Hughes -Schrader of Duke University, who has shared an interest in 
the chromosome cytology of the Neuroptera with me for many years. 

Dr. Robert L. Metcalf 

Research: I received a new Rockefeller Foundation Grant in collaboration 
with University of California, Berkeley and Riverside and with Cornell 
University in "Development of Selective and Biodegradable Insecticides". 


T ravel: I went to Switzerland in August, 1 969, for consultation with 

World Health Organization. 

Dr. Vern G. Milum, Emeritus 

A request for 1969 activities really is for inactivities. My wife, 
Esther, and I visited our son, George, hi: : wife and two grandsons in 
California. George is a refrigeration engineer for Gateway Stores on 
the Wesf Coasl . We were toured through California by our second son, 
Richard Vern, an electrical engineer with Boeing Aircraft in the missile 
program at Camp Vandenberg. Needless to say we spent all of our time at 
ground level while there. 

Back in Urbana there was less golf than formerly. Much lime spent 
in tracing ancestry. Some M i I urn great grandparents are hard to find. 

Dr. Richard B. Se lander 

I attended lecture-workshop session on Coleoptera at Museum of 
Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, where I gave a talk on sexual 
behavior i n Me loi dae . 

I did field work in Hie Davis Mountains-Big Bend Region of Texas, in 
ear ly fall. 

I gave i nvi tationa I paper on sexual behavior in Coleoptera at E.S.A. 
meetings in Chicago. 

Research: Continued comparative study of sexua I behavior in blister 
beetles and experin I investigation of environmental control of ontogenetic 
patterning in Epi caul a . 

Other activifies: Initialed interdepartmental course in principles 
and methods of taxonomy (Biology 305). Also, an important change in the 
entomology curriculum resulted from the decision to move Entomology 302 
(Classification of Insects) to the summer. Although the focus of the course 
will continue to be primarily taxonornic, this change will permit more emphasis 
to be placed on ecological and behavioral aspects of entomological systematics, 
Students will spend most of the time in the field. An exfended trip to Texas 
is planned for this summer. Other- areas will be visited in subsequent years. 

Dr. Lev.' is J . Stannard 

Since the writing of last years News let tor, Dr. Stannard has received a 
joint appoinfment in "the department. This marks anofher slop in the closer 
cooperation between the Natural History Survey and the departmonl . At this 
writing Lew is on special assignment for the Survey in India for four months. 
W ..'ill look forward to an extensive report next year from Lew on hi s travels 
and experiences of the past ye 


Dr. James G. Sternburg 

Research activities during the past year have continued along two 
distinctly different lines. My work on the effects of various insecticides 
on the nervous activity in insects has continued. These studies include 
the disruption of synaptic transmission caused by anticholinesterases and 
by nicotine. Certain aspects of DDT action are also being studied. 

In collaboration with Gilbert Waldbauer, research has continued on 
quite a number of very interesting aspects of the biology and behavior of 
Hyalophora cecropia . Our studies are broadening to include other Saturniidae, 
but the main emphasis will continue to be cecropia. 

Travel this year was almost non-existent, because the national 
Entomological Society meetings were in Chicago. 

Visitors: Dr. Frank E. Guthrie of North Carolina State at Raleigh; 
Dr. John Eaton of Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Dr. Roger Flattum of 
Shell Development, Modesto, California; Dr. Allen Young of the University 
of Chicago; Dr. Dan Shankland of Purdue. 

Family information: During July last summer, the Sternburg's returned 
to northern Wisconsin for several weeks of relaxation. This time, the weather 
was absolutely perfect, and made up for several years of rainy spells. The 
children, our three and a niece now living with us, had a wonderful time 
swimming, hiking, and boating. We hope to return there next summer if 
possible. Activities at home have not differed greatly from previous years. 
My gardening activities seem to get more complicated each year, including 
a small pond last summer, which will be enlarged next year! Other activities 
include some insect collecting as a professional hobby, and model railroading 
with my son, Tom. 

Dr. Gi Ibert P. Waldbauer 

Research for 1969: I. Continuation with Dr. A.K. Bhattacharya of 
work on the measurement of the consumption and utilizalion of food by insects. 
A major forward step was the successful development of a method for using 
the naturally occurring uric acid in feces as a means of determining the 
proportions of left-over food and feces in a mixture. Now that we have this 
method worked out we are moving ahead rapidly on one study of the effect 
of environmental factors on the utilization of food by stored grain insects. 

II. Jim Sternburg and I are continuing our studies on the behavior and 
ecology of cecropia. Our recenf discovery of populations of prometen in 
nearby parts of Indiana has made it possible 1o add this insect to our program, 

III. Every once in a while I manage to get in a little bit of work on 
mimeter-syrphi dae. This summer with Joe Sheldon's help, I made a study of 
the renewal distribution of mimeti c-sy rph i ds, their wasp and bee models 
and insect-eating birds at Allerton Park. 

Travel: With doubt, my most interesting trip of the year consisted of 
leading a delegation of University of II I i nois biologists to visit a large 
piece of land on the island of Jamaica which was recently donated to 1he 


University of Illinois. We were a part of a Graduate College Committee 
charged with considering what use the University might make of this land. 
We found it well suited to use as a biological research station. Perhaps 
this wi I 1 one day come to pass. 

Family information: Vie took a lovely summer vacation on beauiiful 
Glen Lake in Leelannu County, Michigan, which was followed by a tour 
of the Upper Peninsula. 

Dr. Judith H. Willis 

V/e remained in Cambridge, England, until the end of August, 1969, 
taking but two brief trips to the Continent — Italy in Apri I and 
Holland in August. My time was spent analysing cuticular proteins with 
Dr. Svend Anderson and studying the mechanism for the deferred action of 
juvenile hormone with Dr. Peter Lawrence. The latter work was successful 
in so far as we were able to show that the epidermal cells are not 
reprogrammed by application of juveni le hormone to the embryo. After a year 
abroad it was wonderful to be back in Urbana and in the department, but I 
am finding it hard to adjust to a life which has demands other than research. 



Myrna Be I so 

I transferred to the Department of Entomology as a Natural Science 
Lab Assistant in July, 1969, and I am working in Dr. Metcalf's labs. 
I am married and have one child, Carl. 

E loi se Duva I I 

I have now been with the department 7 p I us years. To you grads who 
deplored the cockroach room I am happy to say we no longer have the rearing 
drawers thus eliminating some of the offensive odor. We are now using 
large lard cans with stacked trays. Since the cans are washed frequently 
it is a much more pleasant room to work in. Large shelves have been installed 
on three sides of the room and all the old antique furniture is gone. I 
am happy to report you can walk into the room without sfepping on or over 
loose cockroaches. Also the black wasp is almost extinct. Our colony was 
almost wiped out by these little beasts but is now on the way back up. 

My family has dropped to one daughter still at home (Bob, too, of 
course) and attending the University of Illinois. My two married children 
(I boy, I girl) are now living in Champaign and I hope to be grandmother 
for the third time before this goes to press. [She was! Denise Leeannf] 

Mary Fisher 

This past year has largely been spent in 017 Morrill Hall in the company 
of the microtome and the electron microscope. There has been some progress 
in the perfecting of rny skills of microscopy and the usual number of 
accompanying frustrations. The balance at present not being too bleak, I 
am looking forward to another year of pursuing u I trastructure problems. 

Carol Jol ley 

I came to work in the Entomology Office in August, 1969, and have 
enjoyed the time spent here. 

Judy Michael 

I have had another enjoyable year working in the Entomology Department. 
My husband, Don, has started going to school full time at Parkland Jr. College 
in Champaign and is planning on attending the U. of I. next spring. Our son, 
Jeff, is growing quickly and is as full of mischief as any small boy. 
During the year, we have a nice change of pace — a vacation at Kentucky 
Lake. It was lots of fun as we and another couple own a motor boat, ski is 
(although I don't participate in the skiing — maybe this year!) and, of 
course, we took them along. The weather was great for boating and just 
plain vacationi ng . 


Ruth Mi I Iholin 

It has been a busy year, moving upstairs to the 5th floor lab and 
trying hard to keep on top of the World Health Organization Insecticide 
Evaluation Program. With the help of our new staff, Mrs. Hansen and 
Mrs. Be I so, much has been accomplished. On the personal side, attempting 
to get settled in my new-old house, celebrating with a department backyard 
cook-out, an all too short fishing trip to Northern Wisconsin, a quick 
check-up to see how the Bill Campbell's are getting started off on their 
new life at Purdue, a delighlful visit from my parents from California and 
one day at the Entomological Society meetings in Chicago rounded out 
the year. 

Ruth Plymire 

I finished my Physical Geography 201 course and decided to take a 
rest from the grind of school work. Mainly because that new Head of 
Department is keeping me too busy for extracurricular activities. But he 
still allows us a few coffee breaks now and then. [Likely story!] 

Our girls are now 11,9 and 5 and growing up much too fast. Bill's 
coaching career is doing better than his basketball playing. After trying to 
keep up with the rest of the squad of the Entomology Dung Beetles he ended 
up on crutches for 3 days. 

The most exciting event in our lives this year was buying a new house 
in Urbana at 1109 Mitchern. We just love it and are having great fun 
furnishing and decorating it. Anytime you former a I urns are in town please 
feel free to drop in and see us. 

Helen Satterthwai te 

During the past year I have been employed on a part-time basis as 
a laboratory assistant in the Department of Agronomy working with Dr. E.W. 
Stol ler on weed research. In my off-duty hours my time has been well occupied 
with activities related to being a professor^ wife, mofher of five children, 
and chairman of the board of directors of the University of Illinois Y.M.C.A. 
I came to work for Dr. Horsfall in January, 1970. 

Shaw-mei Yeh 

I have kept busy running Dr. Friedman's laboratory. I was struggling 
with an ulcer and drank lots of milk and mealox last summer. I am just 
fine now. Looking forward to a trip to the West which I cancelled out last 



Penny Hansen 

During the past year I managed to get my Bachelor's degree in astronomy, 
which is why I'm working in entomology. I added a Mrs. degree in August. 
Also in August some friends and I went to "the World Science Fiction Convention 
in St. Louis. We managed to meet several interesting authors — Paul Anderson, 
Lester del Ray, Harlan Ellison — and had a wild time. I have just applied to 
graduate school and am aiming for a Master's degree in library science, 
which should blend well with my B.S. in astronomy and experience as a 
mosquito grower. 

Mary Ruh 

I received the doctorate degree in physiology from Marquette University, 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August, 1969. Currently I am an Instructor in the 
Physiology Department here at the University of Illinois teaching and 
supervising the laboratory course for Physiology 103. Although I have been 
primarily a mammalian endocrinologist, I am slowly but surely becoming an 
insect endocrinologist — thanks to Dr. Judy Willis. I am thoroughly 
enjoying my work with Judy as a Research Associate, especially since I am not 
yet as allergic to cecropia as I am to rats. 



BHASKARAN, GOVINDAN, Research Associate 

Bhaskaran, G. and P. S i vasubramani an. 1969. Development of transplanted 
iimaginal disks in x-irradiated housefly pupae. Nature, 222:786-787. 

Bhaskaran, G. and P. S i vasubramani an . 1969. Metamorphosis of imaginal 
disks of the housefly: evagination of transplanted disks. 
Journal of Experimental Zoology, 171:385-396. 

BHATTACHARYA, A.K., Research Associate 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and N.C. Pant. 1969. Nutritional behavior of khapra 
beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) on 
leguminous seeds. Journal of Stored Products Research, 4:305-315. 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and N.C. Pant. 1969. Nature of growth inhibitors 
for Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in 
lentil (Lens esculenta Moench.) and French bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris 
L.). IbTdT T 5:379-388. 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and N.C. Pant. 1969. Growth and development of 

khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) 
on leguminous seeds. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 59:383-388. 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and R.P. Srivastava. 1969. Insect sex-attractants 
(kitoin mai basana akarsan — article in Hindi language). Vigyan 
Pragati (C.S.I.R., New Delhi, India), January. 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and G.P. Waldbauer. 1969. Quantitative determination 
of uric acid in insect feces by lithium carbonate extraction and 
the enzymatic-spectrophotometric method. Annals of the Entomological 
Sociefy of America, 62:925-927. 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and G.P. Waldbauer. 1969. Fecal uric acid as an 
indicator in the determination of food utilization. Journal 
of Insect Physiology, 15:1129-1135. 

BOOTH, GARY M., Assistant Professor 

Booth, Gary M. 1969. Use of uric acid analysis to evaluate alfalfa 

seed chalcid infestation in alfalfa seed. Annals of the Entomologica 
Society of America, 62:1379-1382. 

Booth, Gary M. and Robert L. Metcalf. 1970. Hi stochemi ca I evidence 
for localized inhibition of cho I i nesterase in the house fly. 

Ibid ., 63: 197-204. 

Whitt, G.S. and G. Booth. 1970. Localization of lactate dehydrogenase 
activity in the cells of the fish ( Xiphophorus hel leri ) eye. 
Journal of Experimental Zoology (submitted). 


CHADWICK, LEIGH E., Professor Emeritus 

Krysan, J.L. and L.E. Chadwick. 1970. The solubility of cholin- 
esterase from the housefly, Musca domestica . Journal of 
Insect Physiology, 16:75-82. 


Berreur, P. and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Puparium formation in flies: 

contraction to puparium induced by ecdysone. Science, 164:1182. 

Fogal, W.H. and G. Fraenkel. 1969. The role of bursicon in melanization 
and endocuticle formation of the cuticle of the adult fleshfly, 
Sarcophaga bul lata . Journal of I nsect Physiology , 15:1235-1240. 

Fogal, W. and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Melanin in the puparium and adult 

integument of the fleshfly, Sarcophaga bul lata . Ibid . , 1437-1447. 

Hsiao, T.H. and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Properties of lepti notarsi n: 
a toxic hemo lymph protein from the Colorado potato beetle. 
Toxicon, 7: I 19-130. 

Seligman, M., S. Friedman and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Bursicon mediation 
of tyrosine hydroxy I ati on during tanning of the adult cuticle 
of the fly, Sarcophaga bul lata . Journal of Insect Physiology, 

Seligman, M., S. Friedman and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Hormonal control of 
turnover of tyrosine and tyrosine phosphate during tanning of the 
adult cuticle in the fly, Sarcophaga bul lata . Ibid . , 1085-1102. 

Zdarek, J. and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Correlated effects of ecdysone and 
neurosecretion in puparium formation (pupar i ati on) of flies. 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 64:565-572. 


Friedman, S. and L.L. Keeley. 1969. Effects of long term cardi atectomy 
a I I atectomy on mitochondrial respiration in the cockroach, 
Bl aberus discoidal is . Journal of I nsect Phys io logy , 15:509-518. 

Seligman, M., S. Friedman and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Bursicon mediation 
of tyrosine hydroxy I ation during tanning of the adult cuticle 
of the fly, Sarcophaga bu I lata . Ibid . , 553-562. 

Seligman, M., S. Friedman and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Hormonal control 
of turnover of tyrosine and tyrosine phosphate during tanning 
of the adult cuticle of the fly, Sarcophaga bu I lata . Ibid . , 1085-1102. 


GHENT, ARTHUR W., Professor 

Ghent, A.W. 1969. Studies of regeneration in forest stands devastated 
by the spruce budworm. Pt. 4. Problems of stocked quadrat 
sampling. Forest Science, 15:417-429. 

Ghent, A.W. 1969. Selected problems in Biometry. Pt. 5. Applying 
the binomial in a research context. Bios, 40:158-176. 


Cupp, E.W. and W.R. Horsfall. 1969. Biological bases for placement 
'of Aedes sierrensis (Ludlow) in the subgenus Finlaya Theobald. 
Mosquito Systematic Newsletter, 1:51-52. 

Horsfall, W.R., F.R. Voorhees, E.W. Cupp and H.W. Fowler. 1969. Moment 
of hatching of Aedes v exans (Meigen): Feature photograph. Annals 
of the Entomological Society of America, 62:253. 

Horsfall, W.R. 1969. Review of Entomological parasitology by M. 
Leclercq. Science, 165:273-274. 

Ronquillo, M.C. and W.R. Horsfall. 1969. Genesis of the reproductive 
system of mosquitoes. I. Female. Journal of Morphology, 129: 

Trpis, M. and W.R. Horsfall. 1969. Development of Aedes sticticus 
(Meigen) in relation to temperature, diet, density and depth. 
Annales Zoologici Fennici, 6:156-160. 

Horsfall, W.R. and M.C. Ronquillo. 1970. Genesis of the reproductive 

system of mosquitoes. II. Male. Journal of Morphology (in press). 

JAYC0X, ELBERT R., Professor 

Jaycox, E.R. 1969. Beekeeping in Illinois. Univ. Illinois Ag. Ext. 
Circ. 1000. 132 p. 

Jaycox, E.R. 1970. Destroying bees and wasps. Ibid . , ION. 
6 'p. 

Jaycox, E.R. 1970. Honey bee queen pheromones and worker foraging 
behavior. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 63 
( i n press) . 

Jaycox, E.R. 1970. Collecting and counting bees with a vacuum 
cleaner. Journal of Economic Entomology, 62 (in press). 

LARSEN, JOSEPH R., Professor and Head 

Larsen, J .R. 1969. A laboratory manual in biology (rev. ed.). 
Stipes Pub. Co., Champaign, III., 294 pp. 



Broersma, D.B. and W.H. Luckmann. 1970. Effects of tarnished 

plant bug feeding on soy bean. Journal of Economic Entomology, 

MACLEOD, ELLIS G., Associate Professor 

MacLeod, E.G. 1969. The Neuroptera of the Baltic amber. Part I. 
The families Asca loph i dae, Nymphidae, and Psychops i dae . Psyche, 
( i n press) . 

METCALF, ROBERT L., Professor 

Camp, H.B., T.R. Fukuto and R.L. Metca I f . 1969. Selective toxicity 
of isopropyl parathion: effect of structure on toxicity and 
anticholinesterase activity. Journal of Agricultural and Food 
Chemistry, 17:243. 

Carnp, H.B., T.R. Fukuto and R.L. Metca I f . 1969. Selective toxicity 

of isopropyl parathion: metabolism in fly, bee, mouse. Ibid ., 249. 

R.M. Sacker, R.L. Metca I f and T.R. Fukuto. 1969. Selectivity of 
carbaryl 2, 3-methy I enedroxynaphtha lene combination: metabolism 
in flies and mice. Ibid ., 551. 

Mahfouz, A.M., R.L. Metcalf and T.R. Fukuto. 1969. Influence of 

sulphur atom on the anticholinesterase and insecticidal properties 
of thioether N-methy I carbamates . Ibid ., 917. 

Fukuto, T.R., R.L. Metcalf, R.L. Jones and R.O. Myers. 1969. Structure, 
reactivity, and biological activity of 0-(diethy I phosphory I ) oximes 
and 0-(methy Icarbamoy I ) oximes of substituted acetophenones and 
4-substi tuted benza I dehydes . Ibid ., 923. 

El-Azia, S.A., R.L. Metcalf and T.R. Fukuto. 1969. Physiological 
factors influencing the toxicity of carbamate insecticides to 
insects. Journal of Economic Entomology, 62:318. 

Georghiou, G.R., R.L. Metcalf and R. Mi I I h o I in. 1969. Comparative 
toxicity of dursban and its dimethyl analogue to insecticide 
susceptible and resistant Culex and Anopheles mosquitoes. 
Mosquito News, 29:92. 

Jones, R.L., R.L. Metcalf and T.R. Fukuto. 1969. Use of multiple 

regression equation in the prediction of the insecticidal activity 
of anticholinesterase insecticides. Journal of Economic Entomology, 
62:801 . 

Metcalf, R.A. and R.L. Metcalf. 1970. Effects of isosteres of 2-heptanone 
on alarm behavior of the ant Conomyrina pyrarnica . Annals of the 
Entomological Society of America, 63:34. 


Booth, G. and R.L. Metca I f . 1970. Hi stochemi ca I evidence for 
localized inhibition of cho I i nesterase in the house fly. 
Ibid ., 199. 

Metca I f , R.L. Article on Poisons, Economic. 1970. Pp. 1-20. Encyclopedia 
Chemical Technology, John Wiley I ntersci ence. 

Metca I f , R.L. and J.N. Pitts. 1970. Outlines of environmental science. 
Advances in Environmental Science, 1:1-29. 

ROSS, HERBERT H., Professor Emeritus 

Ross, H.H. and T.A. Cooley. 1969. A new Nearctic leafhopper of the 
genus F I exam i a (Homoptera: Ci cade I I i dae) . Entomology News, 80: 

Ross, H.H. and K.G.A. Hamilton. 1969. Phylogeny and dispersal of 
the grassland leafhopper genus Pi p loco I enus (Homoptera: 
Ci cade I I i dae) . Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 
63:328-331 . 


Selander, R.B. and J.M. Mathieu. 1969. Ecology, behavior, and adult 
anatomy of the Albida Group of the genus E p i cauta (Coleoptera, 
Meloidae). Illinois Biological Monographs 41, Univ. III. Press, 
Urbana, 168 pp. 

Selander, R.B. and R.C. Weddle. 1969. The ontogeny of blister beetles 
(Coleoptera, Meloidae). II. The effects of age of triungulin 
larvae at feeding and temperature on development in Ep i cauta 
segmenta . Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 62: 

Selander, R.B. and J.D. Pinto. 1970. The bionomics of blister beetles 
of the genus Me loe and a classification of the New World species. 
Illinois Biological Monographs 42, Univ. III. Press, Urbana, 
240 pp. 

STANNARD, LEWIS J., Professor 

Kokernot, R.H., C.H. Calisher, L.J. Stannard and J. Hayes. 1969. 
Arbovirus studies in the Ohio-Mississippi Basin, 1964-1967. 
VII. Lone Star Virus, a hitherto unknown agent isolated from 
the tick, Amblyomma amer i canum (Linn.). American Journal of 
Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 18:789-795. 


Sternburg, J.G. and G.P. Waldbauer. 1969. Bimodal emergence of adult 
Hya lopho ra cecropia moths under natural conditions. Annals of 
the Entomological Society of America, 62:1422-1429. 


WALDBAUER, GILBERT P., Associate Professor 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and G.P. Waldbauer. 1969. Quantitative determination 
of uric acid in insect feces by lithium carbonate extraction 
and fhe enzymat i c-spectrophotometr i c method. Annals of the 
Entomological Society of America, 62:925-927. 

Bhattacharya, A.K. and G.P. Waldbauer. 1969. Fecal uric acid as an 
indicator in the determination of food utilization. Journal of 
I nsect Phys i o I ogy , 15:11 29- I I 35 . 

Sternburg, J.G. and G.P. Waldbauer. 1969. Bimodal emergence of 
adult Hyalophora cecropia (L.) under natural conditions. 
Annals of the Entomologi ca I Society of America, 62:1422-1429. 

WILLIS, JUDITH H., Associate Professor 

Willis, J.H. 1969. The programming of differentiation and its control 
by juvenile hormone in saturniids. Journal of Embryology and 
Experimental Morphology, 22:27-44. 

Willis, J.H. and P. A. Lawrence. 1970. Deferred action of juvenile 
hormone. Nature, 225:81-82. 

ZDAREK, JAN, Research Associate 

Zdarek, J. and G. Fraenkel. 1969. Correlated effects of ecdysone 

and neurosecretion in pupariurn formation (pupar i at ion) of flies. 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 64:565-572. 



Once again we received a number of responses from the alumni and are 
delighted with their willingness to share their activities, publications, 
and family news with all of the readers of the Newsletter. We hope that 
in those years you have significant accomplishments, travels, family notes 
of interest, etc., you will be willing to pass them on to us through the 
Newsletter. With you regular support we have an opportunity to keep track 
of your activities. We also appreciate the words of encouragement. The 
Newsletter will continue to come each year and we hope it wi I I be of worth- 
while value to all of you. We will continue to include in the back of 
the Newsletter a perforated information sheet which we ask you to fill out 
and return. Make this a yearly ritual and it will become an enjoyable part 
of the News letter. 

We would like to report on the success of the Alumni Breakfast for 
former I Mini at the Chicago meetings. This activity arose from the suggestions 
of a number of alumni and we are delighted with your response, participation 
and support of this activity. We had well over 50 people again at the 
breakfast in Chicago and will look forward to continuing this activity in 
Florida where we mgiht have an opportunity to renew old acquaintances and 
enjoy some fellowship and give us an opportunity to let you know what's 
going on in the department. If you have any suggestions or comments on the 
breakfast or any other kind of activity that you feel would be a meaningful 
experience for all of us, please do not hesitate to let us know. 

Lusettie Blevins 

My research has been gardening. I learn something new every summer. 
I had a very nice and interesting visit to Alaska, summer of 1968. This 
past spring, I was on the campus at Illinois and had a very pleasant visit 
with Dr. and Mrs. Balduf. I also called on Mrs. C.L. Metcalf while in 
California this past spring. I also called at Palo Alto and had a short 
visit with Margaret Wi ndsor. She is well and still working at the University 
library. I like the Newsletter and am happy to receive it. 

B.D. Burks 

I just finished a revision of the world genera of the Eurytomidae — 
it should be in print within a year. Right now, I am taking off (May 19, 1969) 
for a month in Puerto Rico to hunt Tetrati chus parasites of the citrus 
weevil, Diaprepes, for shipment to Florida. I told my wife to stay home 
and tend the garden, but, somehow, she prefers a trip to the West Indies, so 
she is going to join me in this expedition. 

Wayne P. Car I is le 

I spent the summer of 1969 in Puerto Rico, Antigua, Martinique, 
Barbados and Trinidad. I had no research or recent publications. 


Paul A. Dahm 

Recent publications: Metabolism of insecticides. (1969.) 
Nakatsugawa, T., N.M. Tolman, and P. A. Dahm. Oxidative degradation of 

diazinon by rat liver microsomes. Biochem. Pharmacol. 18:685-687. 
Nakatsugawa, T., N.M. Tolman, and P. A. Dahrn. Metabolism of S 35 -parath i on in 

the house fly. J. Econ. Entomol. 62:408-411. 
Nakatsugawa, T., N.M. Tolman, and P. A. Dahm. Degradation of parathion in 
the rat. Biochem. Pharmacol. 18:1103-1114. 

I was a participant in U.S. -Japan Seminar on Insecticide Metabolism 
and Resistance in Tokyo in June, 1969. The Seminar was sponsored by National 
Science Foundation. 

My wife and I became grandparents for the first time when our older 
daughter, Patricia Flores, gave birth to a daughter, Maria Angela, in 
June, 1969. 

Keith A. Keyt 

I have been assigned as an Entomologist to the 20th Prevenlive Medicine 
Unit at Bien Hoa Army Base, Viet Nam. My wife and I had a son, Michael 
Gordon, born Apri I 10, 1969, at San Antonio, Texas. 

Carl Mohr 

My current research has been: I. Relation of ectoparasiie load to 
host size among small mammals and reptiles. 2. Size and function of home 
range, topography, home area vs home space — including those of arthropods. 

Frankl in C. Ne I son 

I have kept busy with renovating an old house (1876) in New Jersey. 
Also, I have a Broker's License in real estate but only work on Commercial 
properties. Any spare time is taken up at the Stock Market. 

I took a trip to California last August and September to visit 
Professor Ray Hutson, formerly of East Lansing, Michigan. Enjoyed my short 
visit with Dr. Kearns and Dr. Metcalf on a short stopover in Champaign. Sorry 
I missed Dr. Balduf and Dr. Hayes. Quite a difference in present Entomology 
Department now and the old law building in '24 and '25. Hardly knew the campus 

A new grandson, Guy Jeffrey Nelson, was born November 23, 1968. 

I always enjoy reading each issue and catching up a little on what goes 
on. Hope you keep up the good work. 

Steve Parsha I I 

I was a vector control specialist for the State of New Mexico Health 
and Social Services Department in Santa Fe from June, 1968, to February, 1969. 
This position took me to various parts of New Mexico on* such projects as 
mosquito surveillance, skunk control, plague investigations in wild rodents, 
survey work on urban rat populations, and curatorial work on the Health 
Department's insect collection (especially mosquitoes). Since February, I 
have been working at Hopland Field Station, University of California, 


mostly operating fly traps for Dr. John R. Anderson, Associate Professor 
of Parasitology at Berkeley. I have been comparing the efficiency of 
different kinds of fly traps in catching blood-feeding flies. We confirmed 
that blackflies can carry the foot worm ( V/ehrdi krnansi a ) in deer. I will 
continue working at the field station until mid-August. 

At Thanksgiving time I took a trip home to Winnetka to see my folks. 
I continued on to the Dallas Meetings of the E.S.A. where I saw a number 
of I Mini — past a present. In June, I attended the Livestock Insects 
Work Conference in West Sacramento with Dr. Anderson. 

John E. Porter 

Grandson "NO. 2" was born to our oldest daughter, Susan, on August 17. 
We now have 4 grandchildren! 

Just keep the Newsletter corning! I appreciate hearing of activities 
and doings of the Department, staff and alums. 

Janet L.C. Rapp 

My current research has been on the studies on ruminate nutrition. 

Wi I I iam F. Rapp 

I am now engaged in the study of water pollution problems both biologica 
and chemical. In charge of public health entomology program, but spend 
only about 10$ of my time in the area. 

I recently attended a one-week school a1 the Robert Kerr Water Research 
Laboratory, Ada, Oklahoma. 



Robert L. Benson 
Department of Entomology 
Washington State Universify 
Pullman, Washington 99163 

Mi I ton T. Bodman 
[Address unknown] 

Lt. E.M. Bravi , MSC 
[Address unknown] 

James E. Bussart 
[Address unknown] 

Wi I I iam R. Campbel I 
Department of Entomology 
Purdue University 
Lafayette, Indiana 47901 

Frankl i n Chang 
Department of Biology 
Alma Col lege 
Alma, Michigan 48801 

Robert W. C legem 
Department of Entomology 
Uni versi ty of MM nois 
Urbana, I I I inois 61801 

Glenna Joan Corley 
[Address unknown] 

Max D. Couch 
209 Coleus Drive 
Orlando, Florida 32807 

Eddie Wayne Cupp 

Tu I ane Uni versi ty 

School of Medi ci ne 

Division of Tropical Medicine 

and Hygiene 
Department of Parasitology 
1480 Tu lane Avenue 
New Orleans, Louisiana 70 100 

Gary E. Eertmoed 
Department of Biology 
Illinois State University 
Norma I , I I I i noi s 6 I 76 I 

Roger Flattum 

Shell Development Co. 

Modesto, California 95350 

Justus C. Frankenfeld 
[Address unknown] 

E I lery W. French 

47 Pebble Va I ley Drive 

Doyletown, Pennsylvania 1890 1 

Robert Hamman 

Great Hill Road 

Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877 

Todd Harris 

Department of Entomology 
University of Georgia 
Athens, Georgia 3060 1 

Clyde W. Kearns 


Shell Research Laboratories 

Si tti ngbourne, Kent 

Eng I and 

James Louis Krysan 

424 Ohio Drive 

Brookings, South Dakota 57006 

John W. Matteson 
[Address unknown] 

Wi I I i am E. McCau ley 
[Address unknown] 

Carl Otto Mohr 

757-4 Houston Mi I I Road 

Atlanta, Georgia 30329 

Wi I I iam B. Cutts 
[Address unknown] 

Richard James Dysart 
[Address unknown] 

Guy J . Noerdi nger 

3835 Mumford 

Palo Alto, Cal ifornia 94306 


Steve Parsha I I 

Box 108 

Talmage, California 95481 

LTC Wi Hi am J . Patterson 

4702 Elm 

Everett, Washington 98201 

Henry Pierce 

Shell Chemical Company 

500 N.W. Plaza 

Suite 1000 

St. Anne, Missouri 63074 

John E. Porter 

PHS Quarantine Station 

Miami International Airport 

P.O. Box 2335 

Miami, Florida 33159 

Maria C. Ronqu i I lo 
Department of Zoology 
Uni vers i ty of I I I i noi s 
Urbana, I I I inois 61801 

Robert H. Schiffman 
1412 Bradford Drive 
Columbia, Missouri 6520 1 

Robert Snetsinger 

Department of Entomology 

Armsby Bu i I di ng 

Pennsylvania State University 

University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 

Captain Martin L. Taylor 

Entomology Section 

1 0th Medical Lab 

A. P.O. New York 09180 

Warren Willi amson 

Gary R. Wi Ison 
Department of Entomology 
Uni vers i ty of MM noi s 
Urbana, I I I inois 61801 

Frank Ray Voorhees 
Department of Biology 
Knox Col lege 
Galesburg, I I I i noi s 6 I 40 I 

Richard C. Weddle 

Stoker Company 

P.O. Box I 179 

El Central, California 92243 



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Department of Entomology 
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