1. Buczkowski G. 2023. Termite cuticular extracts improve acceptance of bait for controlling invasive Asian needle ants, Brachyponera chinensis. Pest Management Science, 79: 4004–4010.
  2. Sunamura E, Tamura S, Taki H, Buczkowski G, and Shoda-Kagaya E. 2023. Effects of neonicotinoid insecticide trunk injections on non-target arboreal ants, potential biological control agents for invasive longhorn beetle Aromia bungii on cherry trees. Applied Entomology and Zoology,
  3. Buczkowski G, Wang S, and Craig B. 2023. Behavioral assays reveal mechanisms of supercolony formation in odorous house ants. Scientific Reports, 13, 9013.
  4. Sunamura E, Terayama M, Fujimaki R, Ono T, Buczkowski G, and Eguchi K. 2022. Development of an effective hydrogel bait and an assessment of community-wide management targeting the invasive white-footed ant, Technomyrmex brunneus. Pest Management Science,
  5. Brill K and Buczkowski G. 2022. Regional and caste-specific variation in insecticide susceptibility in odorous house ants, Tapinoma sessile (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata,
  6. Blumenfeld AJ, Eyer P-A, Helms AM, Buczkowski G, and EL Vargo. 2021. Consistent signatures of urban adaptation in a native, urban invader ant, Tapinoma sessile. Molecular Ecology, 00: 1–19.
  7. Buczkowski G.. 2021. A comparison of insecticide susceptibility levels in 12 species of urban pest ants with special focus on the odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile. Pest Management Science, 77: 2948–2954.
  8. Buczkowski G. 2020. Hydrogel baits pose minimal risk to non-target insects and beneficial species. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 168: 948–955.
  9. Buczkowski G and Wossler T. 2019. Controlling invasive Argentine ants, Linepithema humile, in conservation areas using horizontal insecticide transfer. Scientific Reports, 9, 19495 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41598-019-56189-1
  10. Dittmann M, GW Bennett, Buczkowski G, and Scharf ME. 2019. Gene expression changes in response to field-to-lab transition in the Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Journal of Insect Physiology, 117: 103901.
  11. Buczkowski G. 2019. Trap-treat-release: horizontal transfer of fipronil in field colonies of black carpenter ants, Camponotus pennsylvanicus. Pest Management Science, 75: 2195–2201.
  12. Abdelfattah EM, Vezzoli G, Buczkowski G, and MM Makagon. 2018. Essential oils: effects of application rate and modality on their potential for combating Northern fowl mite infestations. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 32: 304-310.
  13. Buczkowski G, Mothapo NP, and Wossler TC. 2018. Let them eat termites: prey-baiting provides effective control of Argentine ants, Linepithema humile, in a biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Applied Entomology, 142: 504-512.
  14. Buczkowski G. 2017. Prey-baiting as a conservation tool: selective control of invasive ants with minimal non-target effects. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10: 302-309.
  15. Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, Buczkowski G., et al. 2017. The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution. 7:145-188. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2579.
  16. Buczkowski G., and Bertelsmeier C. 2017. Invasive termites in a changing climate: a global perspective. Ecology and Evolution. 00:1-12. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2674.
  17. Bennett GW, Gondhalekar AD, Wang C, Buczkowski G. and Gibb TJ 2016. Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multifamily housing. Pest Management Science, 72: 8-14.
  18. Buczkowski G. 2016. The Trojan horse approach for managing invasive ants: a study with Asian needle ants, Pachycondyla chinensis. Biological Invasions, 18: 507-515.
  19. VanWeelden M.T., Bennett G.W., and Buczkowski G. 2015. The effects of colony structure and resource abundance on food dispersal in Tapinoma sessile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Insect Science, 15(10): DOI: 10.1093/jisesa/ieu176
  20. Salyer A., Bennett G.W., and Buczkowski G. 2014. Odorous house ants (Tapinoma sessile) as back-seat drivers of localized ant decline in urban habitats. PLoS ONE 9(12):e113878. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113878
  21. Hudson L.N., Newbold T., Contu S., Hill S.L.L., Lysenko I., Buczkowski G., et al. 2014. The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution, 4:4701-4735
  22. Buczkowski G., Roper E., Chin D., Mothapo N., and Wossler T. 2014. Hydrogel baits with low-dose thiamethoxam for sustainable Argentine ant management in commercial orchards. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. DOI: 10.1111/eea.12239.
  23. Buczkowski G., Roper E., and Chin D. 2014. Polyacrylamide hydrogels: an effective tool for delivering liquid baits to pest ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 107:778-757.
  24. Wang C., Singh N., Cooper R., Liu C., and Buczkowski G. 2013. Evaluation of an insecticide dust band treatment method for controlling bed bugs. Journal of Economic Entomology, 103:347-352.
  25. Buczkowski G., C.W. Scherer, and Bennett G.W. 2012. Toxicity and horizontal transfer of chlorantraniliprole in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105:1736-1745.
  26. Buczkowski G. and Richmond D. 2012. The effect of urbanization on ant abundance and diversity: a temporal examination of factors affecting biodiversity. PLoS One, 7(8): e41729. doi: 10. 1371/journal.pone.0041729.
  27. Buczkowski G. 2012. Colony spatial structure in polydomous ants: complimentary approaches reveal different patterns. Insectes Sociaux, 59:1-10.
  28. Buczkowski G. and Krushelnycky P. 2011. The odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), as a new temperate-origin invader. Myrmecological News, 16:61-66.
  29. Buczkowski G. 2011. Suburban sprawl: environmental features affect colony social and spatial structure in the black carpenter ant, Camponotus pennsylvanicus. Ecological Entomology, 36:62-71.
  30. Buczkowski G. and VanWeelden M. 2010. Foraging arena size and structural complexity affect the dynamics of food distribution in ant colonies. Environmental Entomology, 39:1936-1942.
  31. Buczkowski G. 2010. Review of "Urban ants of North America and Europe: identification, biology, and management" by J. Klotz et al. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 85:234-235.
  32. Buczkowski G. 2010. Extreme life history plasticity and the evolution of invasive characteristics in a native ant. Biological Invasions, 12:3343-3349.
  33. Wang C, Zhou X, Li S, Schwinghammer M, Scharf ME, Buczkowski G., and Bennett GW. 2009. Survey and identification of termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from Indiana. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 102:1029-1036.
  34. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2009. Colony budding and its effects on food allocation in the highly polygynous ant, Monomorium pharaonis. Ethology, 115:1091-1099.
  35. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2009. The influence of forager number and colony size on food distribution in the odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile. Insectes Sociaux, 56, 185-192
  36. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2008. Seasonal polydomy and unicoloniality in a polygynous population of the odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile. Ecological Entomology, 33, 780-788
  37. Buczkowski G, CW Scherer, and Bennett GW. 2008. Horizontal transfer of bait in the German cockroach: indoxacarb causes secondary and tertiary mortality. Journal of Economic Entomology, 101: 894–901
  38. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2008. Behavioral interactions between Aphaenogaster rudis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): the importance of physical barriers. Journal of Insect Behavior, 21: 296–305
  39. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2008. Aggressive interactions between the introduced Argentine ant, Linepithema humile and the native odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile. Biological Invasions, 10: 1001–1011
  40. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2008. Detrimental effects of highly efficient interference competition: invasive Argentine ants outcompete native ants at toxic baits. Environmental Entomology, 37: 741–747
  41. Hong-Mei L, Buczkowski G, Mittapalli O, Xie J, Wu J, Westerman R, Schemerhorn B, Murdock LL, and Pittendrigh BR. 2008. Transcriptomic profile of Drosophila melanogaster third-instar larval midgut. Insect Molecular Biology, 17: 325–339
  42. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2007. Protein marking reveals predation on termites by the woodland ant, Aphaenogaster rudis. Insectes Sociaux, 54: 219–224
  43. Buczkowski G, Wang C, and Bennett GW. 2007. Immunomarking reveals food flow and feeding relationships in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar). Environmental Entomology, 36: 173–182
  44. Sun W, Margam V, Sun L, Buczkowski G, Bennett GW, Schemerhorn B, Muir WM, and Pittendrigh BR. 2006. Genome-wide analysis of phenobarbital-inducible genes in Drosophila melanogaster. Insect Molecular Biology, 15: 455–464
  45. Buczkowski G and Bennett GW. 2006. Dispersed central-place foraging in the polydomous odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile as revealed by a protein maker. Insectes Sociaux, 53: 282–290
  46. Buczkowski G and Silverman J. 2006. Geographic variation in Argentine ant aggression behaviour mediated by environmentally-derived nestmate recognition cues. Animal Behaviour, 69: 741–749
  47. Buczkowski G, Scharf ME, Ratliff CR, and Bennett GW. 2005. Efficacy of simulated barrier treatments against laboratory colonies of the Pharaoh ant, Monomorium pharaonis. Journal of Economic Entomology, 98: 485–492
  48. Buczkowski G, Suib S, Kumar R, and Silverman J. 2005. Shared exogenous cues diminish intercolony aggression in the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 31: 829–843
  49. Buczkowski G and Silverman J. 2005. Context-dependent nestmate discrimination and the effect of action thresholds on exogenous cue recognition in the Argentine ant. Animal Behaviour, 71: 327–335
  50. Buczkowski G, Vargo EL, and Silverman J. 2004. The diminutive supercolony: the Argentine ants of the southeastern Unites States. Molecular Ecology, 13: 2235–2242
  51. Roulston TH, Buczkowski G and Silverman J. 2003. Nestmate discrimination in ants: effect of bioassay on aggressive behavior. Insectes Sociaux, 50: 151–159
  52. Buczkowski G and Schal C. 2001. Method of insecticide delivery affects horizontal transfer of fipronil in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.) (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 94: 680–685
  53. Buczkowski G and Schal C. 2001. Transfer of ingested insecticides among cockroaches: effects of active ingredient, bait formulation, and assay procedures. Journal of Economic Entomology, 94: 1229–1236
  54. Buczkowski G and Schal C. 2001. Emetophagy: fipronil-induced regurgitation of bait and its dissemination from German cockroach adults to nymphs. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 71: 147–155


  1. Buczkowski G. 2014. The odorous house ant – another man-made ant pest. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 42 (2): 20-21
  2. Buczkowski G. 2013. Termite baiting: 20 years of progress. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 42 (2): 60, 62, 64, 66
  3. Bennett G.W., and Buczkowski G. 2012. A practical guide to bed bug prevention and control for property managers and tenants in multi-family housing units. Purdue Extension Publication # E-261-W
  4. Buczkowski G. 2012. To bait or not to bait: that is the question. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 40: 111-112, 114, 116
  5. Buczkowski G., Scherer C., Starr F., Starr K. and Krushelnycky P. 2010. AL-OHA: Hawaii "welcomes" its newest invasive ant, the Odorous House Ant. Pest Control Technology, Convention Extra, Vol. 38: 22, 24, 26, 28, 30
  6. Krushelnycky P., Haines W., and Buczkowski G. 2010. Unwanted island guests. Pest Control Technology, Convention Extra, Vol. 38: 18, 20, 50
  7. Buczkowski G. 2009. Carpenter ants - new research busts old myths. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 37 (5): 56, 58, 60-61, 64-66
  8. Buczkowski G. 2009. "Urban Antomology" - a research update. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 37 (4): 40-41, 135
  9. Buczkowski G, Bennett GW, and Scherer CW. 2008. Youth movement. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 36 (5): 84-85, 88
  10. Buczkowski G, Bennett GW, and Scherer CW. 2008. Tertiary mortality in the German cockroach. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 36 (5): 90, 91, 94-95
  11. Buczkowski G, Bennett GW, and Scherer CW. 2007. Successful invaders. Pest Control Technology, Vol. 37 (6): 78, 80, 82, 84