Tom Baker

Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Chemical Ecology

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Flight Pheromones Coleoptera Malaria Culicidae Lycorma Delicatula Trapping Fungi Odorant Receptors Infection Traps Feeding Behavior Parasites Olfactory Receptor Neurons Agrilus Planipennis Acetates Sex Attractants Oviposition Beetle China Pathogens Ticks Beetles Pheromone Nucleic Acids

Most Recent Papers

Visual Responses of Flight-Dispersing Spotted Lanternflies, Lycorma delicatula toward a Tall Vertical Silhouette in a Vineyard

T. C. Baker, A. J. Myrick, M. S. Wolfin, Y. Wang, 2021, Journal of Insect Behavior on p. 49-60

Role of fruit volatiles of different guava varieties in attraction and oviposition behaviors of peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata Saunders

Muhammad Binyameen, Abdul Hamid, Imran Afzal, Muhammad Sajjad, Muhammad Azeem, Syed Muhammad Zaka, Zahid Mehmood Sarwar, Sarfraz Ali Shad, Thomas C. Baker, Fredrik Schlyter, 2021, Arthropod-Plant Interactions on p. 95-106

Choice of laboratory tissue homogenizers matters when recovering nucleic acid from medically important ticks

Amanda M. Jones, Marshall T. Van De Wyngaerde, Erika T. Machtinger, Edwin G. Rajotte, Thomas C. Baker, 2020, Journal of Medical Entomology on p. 1221-1227

Flight Duration Capabilities of Dispersing Adult Spotted Lanternflies, Lycorma delicatula

Michael S. Wolfin, Andrew J. Myrick, Thomas C. Baker, 2020, Journal of Insect Behavior on p. 125-137

Pheromone Odorant Receptor Responses Reveal the Presence of a Cryptic, Redundant Sex Pheromone Component in the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis

Kevin W. Wanner, Kevin Moore, Jianrong Wei, Brent C. Herdlicka, Charles E. Linn, Thomas C. Baker, 2020, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 567-580

Skewed adult sex ratios observed early in the North American invasion of Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera

Michael J. Domingue, Miriam F. Cooperband, Thomas C. Baker, 2020, Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology on p. 425-429

Progression of seasonal activities of adults of the spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, during the 2017 season of mass flight dispersal behavior in eastern Pennsylvania

T. C. Baker, E. C. Smyers, J. M. Urban, Z. Meng, K. J. Pagadala Damadaram, A. J. Myrick, M. F. Cooperband, M. J. Domingue, 2019, Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology on p. 705-713

Labial and maxillary palp recordings of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, reveal olfactory and hygroreceptive capabilities

Loyal P. Hall, Fern Graves, Andrew Myrick, Kelli Hoover, Thomas C. Baker, 2019, Journal of Insect Physiology

Flight Dispersal Capabilities of Female Spotted Lanternflies (Lycorma delicatula) Related to Size and Mating Status

Michael S. Wolfin, Muhammad Binyameen, Yanchen Wang, Julie M. Urban, Dana C. Roberts, Thomas C. Baker, 2019, Journal of Insect Behavior on p. 188-200

Activity and distribution of the mushroom phorid fly, Megaselia halterata, in and around commercial mushroom farms

Maria Mazin, Stefanos S. Andreadis, Nina Ellen Jenkins, Kevin R. Cloonan, Thomas Charles Baker, Edwin George Rajotte, 2019, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata on p. 389-395

Most-Cited Papers

'Manipulation' without the parasite: Altered feeding behaviour of mosquitoes is not dependent on infection with malaria parasites

Lauren J. Cator, Justin George, Simon Blanford, Courtney C. Murdock, Thomas C. Baker, Andrew F. Read, Matthew B. Thomas, 2013, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Field observations of visual attraction of three European oak buprestid beetles toward conspecific and heterospecific models

Michael J. Domingue, György Csóka, Miklós Tóth, Gábor Vétek, Béla Pénzes, Victor Mastro, Thomas C. Baker, 2011, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata on p. 112-121

Reduction in host-finding behaviour in fungus-infected mosquitoes is correlated with reduction in olfactory receptor neuron responsiveness

Justin George, Simon Blanford, Michael J. Domingue, Matthew Brian Thomas, Andrew Fraser Read, Thomas Charles Baker, 2011, Malaria Journal

Trapping of European buprestid beetles in oak forests using visual and olfactory cues

Michael J. Domingue, Zoltán Imrei, Jonathan P. Lelito, József Muskovits, Gergely Janik, György Csóka, Victor C. Mastro, Thomas C. Baker, 2013, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata on p. 116-129

Malaria Mosquitoes Attracted by Fatal Fungus

Justin George, Nina Ellen Jenkins, Simon Blanford, Matthew Brian Thomas, Thomas Charles Baker, 2013, PLoS One on p. e62632

Detecting emerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis) using branch traps baited with 3D-printed beetle decoys

Michael J. Domingue, Drew P. Pulsifer, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Jennifer Berkebile, Kim C. Steiner, Jonathan P. Lelito, Loyal P. Hall, Thomas C. Baker, 2015, Journal of Pest Science on p. 267-279

Visual and chemical cues affecting the detection rate of the emerald ash borer in sticky traps

M. J. Domingue, J. P. Lelito, I. Fraser, V. C. Mastro, J. H. Tumlinson, T. C. Baker, 2013, Journal of Applied Entomology on p. 77-87

Effects of pheromone and plant volatile release rates and ratios on trapping Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera

P. S. Meng, R. T. Trotter, M. A. Keena, T. C. Baker, S. Yan, E. G. Schwartzberg, K. Hoover, 2014, Environmental Entomology on p. 1379-1388

Bioreplicated visual features of nanofabricated buprestid beetle decoys evoke stereotypical male mating flights

Michael Domingue, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, D. Pulsifer, Loyal Hall, John Badding, J. Bischof, R. Martin-Palma, Z. Imrei, G. Janik, V. Mastro, M. Hazen, Thomas Baker, 2014, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 14106-14111

Working range of stimulus flux transduction determines dendrite size and relative number of pheromone component receptor neurons in moths

T. C. Baker, M. J. Domingue, A. J. Myrick, 2012, Chemical Senses on p. 299-313