Publications of Changlu Wang

Book and Book Chapters

  1. Buczkowski, G., and C. Wang. 2014. Products and strategies for nuisance urban ant management. In P. Dhang (ed.), Urban Insect Pests: Sustainable Management Strategies. CABI International. Pp. 99-113.
  2. Wang, C., and R. Cooper. 2011. Environmentally sound bed bug management solutions. In P. Dhang (ed.), Urban Pest Management: An Environmental Perspective. CABI International. pp. 44-63.
  3. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2010. Least toxic strategies for managing German cockroaches. In C. Peterson and D. Stout II (eds.). Pesticides in Household, Structural and Residential Pest Management. American Chemical Society. pp. 125-141.
  4. Wang, C. 2005. Cockroach and ant management—current status and prospects. pp. 435-447. In Liu, T.-X. and L. Kang (Eds.). 2005. Entomological Research: Progress and Perspectives. Science Press, Beijing. pp. 433-445.
  5. Wang, C., and Y. Zhang. 2005. Dendrolimus punctatus Walker. Forestry Compendium. 2005 Edition. CABI Publishing, Oxfordshire, UK.
  6. Wu, J., and C. Wang. 1995. The ants of China. China Forestry Publishing House. pp.214.
  7. Wu, J., and C. Wang. 1992. Hymenoptera: Formicidae. In "Iconography of Hunan Forest Insects" pp.1301-1320

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Wang, D., C. Wang, N. Singh, A. Eiden, R. Cooper, and C. Zha. 2017. Effect of hunger level and time elapsed from field collection on the locomotion behavior and response to stimulation in the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox148.
  2. Wang, L., C. Wang, Y. Xu, L. Zeng. 2016. Review of current research on bed bugs and its implications for bed bug management in China. Acta Entomologica Sinica 59: 1021-1032.
  3. Minocha, R., C. Wang, K. Dang, C. E. Webb, P. Fernández-Peñas, and S. L. Doggett. 2016. Systemic and erythrodermic reactions following repeated exposure to bites from the Common bed bug, Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Austral Entomology doi: 10.1111/aen.12250.
  4. Singh, N., C. Wang, D. Wang, R. Cooper, C. Zha. 2016. Comparative efficacy of selected dust insecticides for controlling Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology Doi: 10.1093/jee/tow129.
  5. Wang, D., C. Wang, N. Singh, R. Cooper, C. Zha, and A. Eiden. 2016. Effect of mating status and age on the male mate choice and mating competency in the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. Doi: 10.1093/jee/tow077
  6. Wang, C., N. Singh, C. Zha, and R. Cooper. 2016. Bed bugs: prevalence in low-income communities, resident’s reactions, and implementation of a low-cost inspection protocol. Journal of Medical Entomology. Doi: 10.1093/jme/tjw018
  7. Wang, C., N. Singh, C. Zha, and R. Cooper 2016. Efficacy of selected insecticide sprays and aerosols against the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Insects.  Doi:10.3390/insects7010005.
  8. Cooper, R. C. Wang, and N. Singh. 2015. Effects of various interventions, including mass trapping with passive pitfall traps, on low-level bed bug populations in apartments. Journal of Economic Entomology. Doi: 10.1093/jee/tov337
  9. Bennett, G. W., A. D. Gondhalekar, C. Wang, G. Buczkowski, T. J. Gibb. 2015. Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multifamily housing. Pest Manag. Sci. doi: 10.1002/ps.4084
  10. Singh, N., C. Wang, and R. Cooper. 2015. Post-treatment feeding affects mortality of bed bugs exposed to insecticides. Journal Economic Entomology 108:1-11, doi: 10.1093/jee/tov293
  11. Cooper, R., C. Wang, and N. Singh. 2015. Mark-release-recapture reveals extensive movement of bed bugs (Cimex lectularius L.) within and between apartments. Plos One 10(9): e0136462.
  12. Singh, N., C. Wang, and R. Cooper. 2015. Effectiveness of a sugar-yeast monitor and a chemical lure for detecting bed bugs (299k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 108. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov061.
  13. Cooper, R., C. Wang, and N. Singh. 2015. Evaluation of a model community-wide bed bug management program in affordable housing (272k PDF). Pest Management Science 71. DOI 10.1002/ps.3982.
  14. Wang, C., N. Singh, and R. Cooper. 2015. Field study of the comparative efficacy of three pyrethroid/neonicotinoid mixture products for the control of the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius (438k PDF). Insects 6: 197-205.
  15. Singh, N., C. Wang, and R. Cooper. 2015. Role of vision and mechanoreception in bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. behavior (1.4MB PDF). Plos One. 10(3):e0118855.
  16. Cooper, C. Wang, and R. Singh. 2014. Accuracy of trained canines for detecting bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) (256k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 107: 2171-2181. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC14195.
  17. Singh, N., C. Wang, and R. Cooper. 2014. Potential of essential oil-based pesticides and detergents for bed bug control (772k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 107: 2163-2170. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC14328.
  18. Phillips, T. W., M. J. Aikins, E. Thomas, J. Demark, and C. Wang. 2014. Fumigation of bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae): effective application rates for sulfuryl fluoride (2246k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 107(4): 1582-1589. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC13471.
  19. Wang, C., N. Singh, and R. Cooper. 2014. Efficacy of an essential oil-based pesticide for controlling bed bug (Cimex lectularius) infestations in apartment buildings (89k PDF). Insects 5: 849-859; doi:10.3390/insects5040849
  20. Singh, N., C. Wang, and R. Cooper. 2013. Effectiveness of a reduced-risk insecticide based bed bug management program in low-income housing (307k PDF). Insects 4: 731-742.
  21. Wang, C., L. Lü, A. Zhang and C. Liu. 2013. Repellency of selected chemicals against bed bugs (1.1MB PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 2522-2529.
  22. Olson, J., M. Eaton, S. A. Kells, V. Morin, C. Wang. 2013. Cold tolerance of bed bugs and practical recommendations for control (427k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 2433-2441.
  23. Singh, N., C. Wang, and R. Cooper. 2013. Effect of trap design, chemical lure, carbon dioxide release rate, and source of carbon dioxide on efficacy of bed bug monitors (1.4MB PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 1802-1811.
  24. Wang, C., N. Singh, R. Cooper, C. Liu, and G. Buczkowski. 2013. Evaluation of an insecticide dust band treatment method for controlling bed bugs (373k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 347-352.
  25. Wang, C., L. Lu, and M. Xu. 2012. Carbon dioxide fumigation for control of bed bugs (889k PDF). Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 1076-1083.
  26. Booth, W., V. Saenz, R. G. Santangelo, C. Wang, C. Schal, and E. L. Vargo. 2012. Molecular markers reveal infestation dynamics of the bed bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) within apartment buildings (412k PDF). Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 535-546.
  27. Wang, C., K. Saltzmann, T. Gibb, and G. Bennett. 2012. Comparison of three bed bug management strategies in a low-income apartment building. Insects 3: 402-409.
  28. Singh, N., C. Wang, R. Cooper, and C. Liu. 2012. Interactions among carbon dioxide, heat and chemical lures in attracting the bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) (1.35MBk PDF). Psyche. doi:10.1155/2012/273613.
  29. Wang C., Wen X. 2011. Bed Bug Infestations and Control Practices in China: Implications for Fighting the Global Bed Bug Resurgence (226k PDF). Insects. 2:83-95.
  30. Wang, C., W. Tsai, R. Cooper, and J. White. 2011. Effectiveness of bed bug monitors for detecting and trapping bed bugs in apartments (165k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 104: 274-278.
  31. Wang, C., K. Saltzmann, E. Chin, G. W. Bennett, T. Gibb. 2010. Characteristics of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) infestation and dispersal in a high-rise apartment building (250k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 103: 172-177.
  32. Wang, C., X. Zhou, S. Li, M. Schwinghammer, M. E. Scharf, G. Buczkowski, and G. W. Bennett. 2009. Survey and Identification of Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Indiana (467k PDF). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102: 1029-1036.
  33. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2009. Cost and effectiveness of community-wide integrated pest management for German cockroach, cockroach allergen, and insecticide use reduction in low-income housing (134k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 102: 1614-1623.
  34. Wang, C., T. Gibb, G. W. Bennett, and S. McKnight. 2009. Bed bug attraction to pitfall traps baited with carbon dioxide, heat, and chemical lure (287k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 102: 1580-1585.
  35. Wang, C., T. Gibb, G. W. Bennett. 2009. Evaluation of two least toxic integrated pest management programs for managing bed bugs (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) with discussion of a bed bug intercepting device (204k PDF). Journal of Medical Entomology. 46: 566-571.
  36. Wang, C., M. M. Abou El-Nour. G. W. Bennett. 2008. Survey of pest infestation, asthma, and allergy in low-income housing (176k PDF). Journal of Community Health 33: 31-39.
  37. Buczkowski, G., C. Wang, G. W. Bennett 2007. Immunomarking reveals food flow and feeding relationships in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) (344k PDF). Environment Entomology. 36: 173-182.
  38. Wang, C., M. E. Scharf, G. W. Bennett. 2006. Genetic basis for resistance to gel baits, fipronil, and sugar-based attractants in German cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) (347k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 1761-1767.
  39. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2006. Comparative study of integrated pest management and baiting for German cockroach management in public housing (121k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 879-885.
  40. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2006. Comparison of cockroach traps and attractants for monitoring German cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) (800k PDF). Environmental Entomology 35: 765-770.
  41. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2006. Efficacy of noviflumuron gel bait for control of the German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) – laboratory studies (134k PDF). Pest Management Science 62: 434-439.
  42. Ameen, A., C. Wang, W. Kaakeh, G. W. Bennett, J. E. King, L. L. Karr, and J. Xie. 2005. Residual activity and population effects of noviflumuron for German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) Control (207k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 98: 899-905.
  43. Wang, C., M. Scharf, and G. W. Bennett. 2004. Behavioral and physiological resistance of the German cockroach to gel baits (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) (114k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 97: 2067-2072.
  44. Wang, C., J. Powell. 2004. Cellulose bait improves the effectiveness of Metarhizium anisopliae as a microbial control of termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (268k PDF). Biological Control 30: 523-529.
  45. Wang, C., and J. Powell, and B. OConnor. 2002. Mites and nematodes associated with three subterranean termite species (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (151k PDF). Florida Entomologist 85: 499-506.
  46. Wang, C., J. Powell, and K. Nguyen. 2002. Laboratory evaluations of four entomopathogenic nematodes for control of subterranean termites (108k PDF). Environmental Entomology 31: 381-387.
  47. Wang, C., and J. Powell. 2001. Survey of termites in the Delta experimental forest of Mississippi (150k PDF). Florida Entomologist 84: 222-226.
  48. ang, C., J. Strazanac, and L. Butler. 2001. Association between ants and habitat characteristics in oak dominated mixed forests (103k PDF). Environmental Entomology 30: 842-848.
  49. Wang, C., J. Strazanac, and L. Butler. 2001. A comparison of pitfall traps with bait traps for studying leaf litter ant communities (121k PDF). Journal of Economic Entomology 94: 761-765.
  50. Wang, C., J. Strazanac, and L. Butler. 2000. Abundance, diversity, and activity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in oak-dominated mixed Appalachian forests treated with microbial pesticides (166k PDF). Environmental Entomology 29: 579-586.
  51. Wang, C., G. Wang, Q. He, and Y. Chen. 1995. A study on the generation differentiation of pine caterpillar-Dendrolimus punctatus (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Scientia Silvae Sinicae 31(6): 559-564. (In Chinese)
  52. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1994. Second revisionary studies on genus Camponotus Mayr of China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Beijing Forestry University (English Ed.) 3(1): 23-34.
  53. Wu, J., and C. Wang. 1994. A new genus of ants from Yunnan, China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Journal of Beijing Forestry University (English Ed.) 3(1): 35-38. (In Chinese)
  54. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1993. A key to the genera of subfamily Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from China. Forest Research Vol. 6. Mem. 60-64 pp. (In Chinese)
  55. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1992. A study on the population dynamics and reproduction of Camponotus japonicus Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Beijing Forestry University 14(3): 69-74. (In Chinese)
  56. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1992. Ants of Jianfengling forest region in Hainan Province (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ibid. 28(6): 561-564. (In Chinese)
  57. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1992. A new species of the ant genus Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in China. Scientia Silvae Sinicae 28(3): 226-229. (In Chinese)
  58. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1991. Taxonomic studies on the genus Polyrhachis Mayr of China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Forest Research. 4(6): 596-601. (In Chinese)
  59. Wang, C., and J. Wu. 1991. A study on Formica japonica Motschulsky (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a predatory enemy of Dendrolimus punctatus (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Forest Science and Technology No. 4: 24-26. (In Chinese)
  60. Wang, C., J. Wu, and G. Xiao. 1991. A study on the bionomics and predatory effect of Camponotus japonicus Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) against Dendrolimus punctatus (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Forest Research 4(4): 405-408. (In Chinese)
  61. Wu, J., C. Wang, and L. Ren. 1990. A preliminary study on the arthropod fauna in crop-paulownia inter-cropped fields. Paulownia and Agroforestry No. 2: 57-61, 63. (In Chinese)
  62. Wu, J., C. Wang, and Z. Ye. 1990. A preliminary study on the ant fauna in Massonia stands and its effect against pine caterpillar in Anqing Region, Anhui province. Journal of Anhui Forest Science and Technology No. 2: 20-23. (In Chinese)
  63. Wu, J., and C. Wang. 1990. A taxonomic study on the genus Tetraponera Smith in China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Scientia Silvae Sinicae. 26(6): 515-518. (In Chinese)
  64. Wang, C., G. Xiao, and J. Wu. 1989. Taxonomic studies on the genus Camponotus Mayr in China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Forest Research 2(3): 221-228; 2(4): 321-328. (In Chinese)

Non-refereed Journal Articles

  1. Chen, Z., C. Wang, D. Wang, and A. Eiden. 2016. Community-wide IPM can conquer cockroaches in apartments. Pest Control Technology 44 (7): 30, 32, 33, 34, 50, 98.
  2. Wang, C., and R. Cooper. 2016. Research Update: Portable Heat Chambers. Pest Control Technology 44.
  3. Wang, C., N. Singh, R. Cooper. 2014. What causes bed bug control failure - the resident factor (8.8MB PDF). Pest Control Technology 42(8): 86-95.
  4. Wang, C., K. Saltzman, A. Gondhalekar, T. Gibb, G. Bennett. 2014. Building-wide bed bug management (452k PDF). Pest Control Technology 42(3): 70-74.
  5. Wang, C., N. Singh, R. Cooper, C. Scherer. Baiting for success (154k PDF). 2013. Pest Control Technology 41(7): 60-64.
  6. Singh, N., C. Wang, R. Cooper. 2013. Natural pesticides for bed bug control: Do they work? (293k PDF) Pest Control Technology 41(3): 28, 30, 32.
  7. Wang, C., and R. Cooper. 2012. The future of bed bug monitoring (2.6MB PDF). Pestworld 2012 (January/February): 1-6.
  8. Wang, C., Richard Cooper. 2011. Detection tools and technologies (874k PDF). Control Technology 39(8) Bed Bug Supplement: 72, 74, 76, 78-79, 112.
  9. Wang, C., K. Saltzmann, E. Chin, G. W. Bennett, T. Gibb. 2010. Understanding bed bug infestations and dispersal patterns (144k PDF). Pest Control Technology 38(3): 94-96.
  10. Wang, C., T. J. Gibb., and G. W. Bennett. 2009. Interceptors assist in bed bug monitoring (4.7MB PDF). Pest Control Technology 37(4): 112, 114.
  11. Wang, C., X. Yang, M. Aboul El-Nour, and G. W. Bennett. 2008. Factors affecting secondary kill of the German cockroach by gel baits (107k PDF). Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Urban Entomology, Budapest, Hungary. July 13-16, 2008. 153-159 pp.
  12. Wang, C., M. M. Abou El-Nour, G. W. Bennett. 2007. Controlling bed bugs in apartments – A case study (607k PDF). Pest Control Technology 35(11): 64, 66, 68, 70.
  13. Wang, C., G. W. Bennett, and C. Scherer. 2007. Maximizing cockroach control with baits. Pest Control Technology 35(7): 126, 128.
  14. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2006. Cockroach IPM and public housing (800k PDF). Pest Control Technology 34(7): 78, 80-82, 84.
  15. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2005. Efficacy of Nibor-D dust for control of the German cockroach, 2004. Arthropod Management Tests Vol. 30. L1.
  16. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2005. Efficacy of Niban-FG granular bait for control of the German cockroach, 2004. Arthropod Management Tests Vol. 30. L2.
  17. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2005. Efficacy of two gel baits for control of the brown-banded cockroach, 2004. Arthropod Management Tests Vol. 30. L3.
  18. Wang, C., and G. W. Bennett. 2004. Palatability and efficacy of a new gel bait for control of German cockroaches in a field setting, pp. 93-94. In T. Sutphin, D. Miller, and R. Kopanic (eds.), Proceedings, 2004 National Conference on Urban Entomology, 20-22 May 2004, Phoenix, AZ. National Conference on Urban Entomology.
  19. Wang, C., J. Powell, and R. H. Scheffrahn. 2003. Abundance and distribution of subterranean termites in southern Mississippi forests (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (335k PDF). Sociobiology 42: 533-542.
  20. Wang, C., J. Powell. 2003. Isolation and evaluation of Beauveria bassiana for control of Coptotermes formosanus and Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (112k PDF). Sociobiology 41: 369-381.
  21. Ameen, A., W. Kaakeh, C. Wang, and G. Bennett. 2002. Laboratory and field efficacy of noviflumuron formulations against the German cockroach (71k PDF). In S. C. Jones et al. [eds.], Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Urban Pests. 147-153. Charleston, SC. Pocahontas Press, Inc.
  22. Wang, C., J. Powell, and Y. Liu. 2002. A literature review of the biology and ecology of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in China. Sociobiology 40: 343-364.
  23. Wang, C. 1994. Collecting ants for medicinal purposes - ecological consequences and strategy. Newsletter of Forest Pests and Disease. No. 4: 36-38. (In Chinese)
  24. Wang, C. 1993. Research and utilization of forest ants. World Forest Research 6(5): 35-40. (In Chinese)

Fact Sheets

  1. Wang, C. and R. Cooper. 2015. Cost-effective and money-wasting bed bug control methods. FS 1251.
  2. Wang C. 2014. How to Control Bed Bugs (in Chinese). FS1223.
  3. Wang C. 2014. How to Select a Pest Control Contractor (in Chinese). FS1224.
  4. Wang, C., G. Hamilton. 2012. Carpet Beetles. FS1181.
  5. Wang, C., G. Hamilton. 2012. Clothes Moths. FS1182.
  6. Wang, C. 2010. Spiders of Medical Importance. FS1121.
  7. Wang, C. 2010. Termite Prevention and Control. FS338.
  8. Wang, C. 2010. Detecting Bed Bugs Using Bed Bug Monitors. FS1117.
  9. Wang, C. 2009. Bed Bugs. FS1098.
  10. Hamilton, G, C. Wang 2009. Carpenter Ants and Their Control. FS1101.