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Patents

Molloy, D. P. 2001. A Method for Controlling Dreissena Species. United States Patent and Trademark Office, U. S. Department of Commerce. Patent No. 6,194,194. (Filed December 17, 1997 & issued February 27, 2001.) 4 pp.
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Molloy, D. P. 2004. A Method for Controlling Dreissena Species. Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada. Patent No. 2,225,436. (Filed December 27, 1997 & issued December 21, 2004.) 11 pp.
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Publications

Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1975. Laboratory transmission of mermithids parasitic in black flies (Simuliidae). Mosq. News 35:337-342.

Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1975. The blackfly. Conservationist 29:13.

Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1977. A larval black fly control field trial using mermithid parasites and its cost implications. Mosq. News 37:104-108.

Molloy, D. 1979. Description and bionomics of Mesomermis camdenensis n. sp. (Mermithidae), a parasite of black flies (Simuliidae). J. Nematol. 11(4):321-328.

Molloy, D., Gaugler, R. R., and Jamnback, H. 1980. The pathogenicity of Neoaplectana carpocapsae to blackfly larvae. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 36:302-306.

Molloy, D., and Wraight, S. P. 1980. Isolation of Strelkovimermis peterseni, a mermithid parasite of anopheline mosquitoes. J. Nematol. 12(4):330-332.

Gaugler, R. R., and Molloy, D. 1980. Feeding inhibition in black fly larvae (Diptera: Simuliidae) and its effects on the pathogenicity of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis. Environ. Entomol. 9:704-708.

Gaugler, R., Molloy, D., Haskins, T., and Rider, G. 1980. A bioassay system for the evaluation of black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) control agents under simulated stream conditions. Can. Entomol. 112:1271-1276.

Gaugler, R., and Molloy, D. 1981. Instar susceptibility of Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) to the entomogenous nematode, Neoaplectana carpocapsae. J. Nematol. 13(1):1-5.

Molloy, D., Gaugler, R. R., and Jamnback, H. 1981. Factors influencing the efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis as a biological control agent of black fly larvae (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 74:61-64.

Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1981. Field evaluation of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis as a black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) biocontrol agent and its effect on nontarget stream insects. J. Econ. Entomol. 74:314-318.

Wraight, S. P., Molloy, D., Jamnback, H. and McCoy, P. 1981. Effects of temperature and instar on the efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus strain 1593 against Aedes stimulans larvae. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 38:78-87.

Gaugler, R., and Molloy, D. 1981. Field evaluation of the entomogenous nematode, Neoaplectana carpocapsae, as a biological control agent of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Mosq. News 41(3):459-464.

Lynn, D. H., Molloy, D., and LeBrun, R. 1981. Tetrahymena rotunda sp. n. (Hymenostomatida: Tetrahymenidae), a ciliate parasite of the hemolymph of Simulium (Diptera: Simuliidae). Trans. Am. Microsc. Soc. 100(2):134-141.

Molloy, D. 1981. Mermithid parasitism of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. Nematol. 13(3):250-256.

Wraight, S. P., Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1981. Efficacy of Bacillus sphaericus strain 1593 against the four instars of laboratory reared and field collected Culex pipiens and laboratory reared Culex salinarius. Can. Entomol. 13:379-386.

Wraight, S. P., Molloy, D., and McCoy, P. 1982. A comparison of laboratory and field tests of Bacillus sphaericus strain 1593 and Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis against Aedes stimulans larvae. Can. Entomol. 114:55-61.

Molloy, D. (ed.) 1982. Biological Control of Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) with Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Serotype 14): A Review with Recommendations for Laboratory and Field Protocol. Misc. Publ. Entomol. Soc. Am. 12(4):30 pp.

Molloy, D., and Wraight, S. P. 1982. Rediscovery of Erynia aquatica in Aedes snowpool mosquitoes. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 40:142-145.

Rodrigues, C. S., Molloy, D., and Kaushik, N. K. 1983. Laboratory evaluation of microencapsulated formulations of chlorpyrifos-methyl against black fly larvae (Diptera: Simuliidae) and selected nontarget invertebrates. Can. Entomol. 115:1189-1201.

Molloy, D. P., and Hannon, B. H. 1984. Diptera - Simuliidae. Pages 48-57 in D. W. Webb (ed.), Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology, 1982. North Am. Benthol. Soc., Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv., Champaign, IL.

Molloy, D. 1984. The black fly debate. NAHO (N.Y.S. Mus.) 17(1):7-10.

Molloy, D., Wraight, S. P., Kaplan, B., Gerardi, J., and Petersen, P. 1984. Laboratory evaluation of commercial formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis against mosquito and black fly larvae. J. Agric. Entomol. 1(2):161-168.

Gaugler, R., Wraight, S., and Molloy, D. 1984. Bionomics of a mermithid parasitizing snowpool Aedes spp. mosquitoes. Can. J. Zool. 62:670-674.

Molloy, D. P., and Hannon, B. H. 1985. Diptera (Simuliidae). Pages 39-46 in D. W. Webb (ed.), Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology, 1983. North Am. Benthol. Soc., Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv., Champaign, IL.

Molloy, D. P., and Hannon, B. H. 1985. Diptera (Simuliidae). Pages 33-40 in D. W. Webb (ed.), Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology, 1984. North Am. Benthol. Soc., Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv., Champaign, IL.

Molloy, D. P., and Hannon, B. H. 1986. Diptera (Simuliidae). Pages 37-49 in D. W. Webb (ed.), Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology, 1985. North Am. Benthol. Soc., Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv., Champaign, IL.

Molloy, D. 1987. Review of: The Black Flies of Pennsylvania (Simuliidae, Diptera): Bionomics, Taxonomy, and Distribution, P. H. Adler and K. C. Kim. J. North Am. Benthol. Soc. 6(1):79.

Wraight, S. P., Molloy, D., and Singer, S. 1987. Studies on the culicine mosquito host range of Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis with notes on the effects of temperature and instar on bacterial efficacy. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 49:291-302.

Molloy, D. 1987. The ecology of black fly parasites. Pages 315-326 in K. C. Kim and R. W. Merritt (eds.), Black Flies: Ecology, Population Management, and Annotated World List. Penn. State Univ. Press, University Park, PA.

Molloy, D. P., and Struble, R. H. 1988. A simple and inexpensive method for determining stream discharge from a streambank. J. Freshwater Ecol. 4(4):477-481.

Molloy, D. P. 1988. Guide to recent literature on black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae): Part I. Bull. Soc. Vector Ecol. 13(1):126-220.

Molloy, D. P., and Molloy, L. 1989. Guide to recent literature on black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae): Part II. Bull. Soc. Vector Ecol. 14(1):135-218.

Molloy, D. P. and Struble, R. H. 1989. Investigation of the microbial control of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) with Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Bull. Soc. Vector Ecol. 14(2):266-276.

Molloy, D. P. 1990. Progress in the biological control of black flies with Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, with emphasis on temperate climates. Pages 161-186 in H. de Barjac and D. Sutherland (eds.), Bacterial Control of Mosquitoes and Black Flies: Biochemistry, Genetics & Applications of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus. Rutgers Univ. Press, New Brunswick, NJ

Molloy, D. 1991. Biological control of zebra mussels: Use of parasites and toxic microorganisms. J. Shellfish Res. 10:260.

Molloy, D. 1992. Review of: Crosskey, R. W. The Natural History of Blackflies. Am. Entomol. 38(1):45.

Molloy, D. P. 1992. Impact of the black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) control agent Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis on chironomids (Diptera: Chironomidae) and other nontarget insects: Results of ten field trials. J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc. 8:24-31.

Molloy, D. P. and Griffin, B. 1992. Biological control of zebra mussels: Screening for lethal microorganisms. J. Shellfish Res. 11:234.

Molloy, D. P. 1992. Do zebra mussels have parasites? DpIR (Zebra Mussel Information Clearinghouse Newsletter, Brockport, NY) 3(1):7-8.

Molloy, D. P. 1993. Approaches to the biological control of zebra mussels. J. Shellfish Res. 12:147.

Molloy, D. P. 1994. Doing zebra mussel research in Russia. Dreissena! (Zebra Mussel Information Clearinghouse Newsletter, Brockport, NY) 5(1):13-14.

Molloy, D. 1994. Technology of application of microbials in aquatic environments: Use of BTI against blackflies in mountainous areas. Pages 479-480 in Vol. 1. Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control (Montpellier, France). Society of Invertebrate Pathology, Bethesda, MD.

Molloy, D. 1994. Zebra mussels (Dreissenidae): Review of parasitic and other symbiotic organisms associated with these European biofouling bivalves. Pages 473-474 in Vol. 1. Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control (Montpellier, France). Society of Invertebrate Pathology, Bethesda, MD.

Molloy, D. P., Powell, J., and Ambrose, P. 1994. Short-term reduction of adult zebra mussels, Dreissena polymorpha, in the Hudson River near Catskill, New York: An effect of juvenile blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) predation? J. Shellfish Res. 13(2):367-371.

Molloy, D. P., Roitman, V. A., and Shields, J. D. 1996. Survey of the parasites of zebra mussels (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) in northwestern Russia, with comments on records of parasitism in Europe and North America. J. Helminthol. Soc. Wash. 63:251-256.

Undeen, A. H. and Molloy, D. P. 1996. Use of stream width for determining the dosage rates of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis for larval black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) control. J. Am. Mosq. Control. Assoc. 12:312-315.

Labeyrie, E. S., Molloy, D. P., and Lichtwardt, R. W. 1996. An investigation of Harpellales (Trichomycetes) in New York State blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 68:293-298.

Biss, J. B., III, Laruelle, F. H., and Molloy, D. P. 1996. Use of sieves for the rapid size selection of Dreissena polymorpha samples. J. Shellfish Res. 15:747-750.

Molloy, D. P., Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Kurandina, D. P., and Laruelle, F. 1997. Natural enemies of zebra mussels: Predators, parasites, and ecological competitors. Rev. Fisheries Sci. 5(1):27-97.

Molloy, D. P. and Oleson, D. J. 1997. Synopsis of "Natural enemies of zebra mussels: Predators, parasites and ecological competitors." Dreissena! (Zebra Mussel Information Clearinghouse Newsletter, Brockport, NY) 7(6):1-4.

Burlakova, L. E., Karatayev, A. Y., and Molloy, D. P. 1998. Field and laboratory studies of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) infection by the ciliate Conchophthirus acuminatus in the Republic of Belarus. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 71:251-257.

Molloy, D. P. 1998. The potential for using biological control technologies in the management of Dreissena spp. J. Shellfish Res. 17:177-183.

Ovcharenko, M., Molloy, D., and Wita, I. 1998. Unusual polar filament structure in two microsporidia from water reservoirs with radionuclide and organic pollution. Bull. Pol. Acad. Sci. Biol. 46:47-50.

Molloy, D. P., Vinikour, W. S., and Anderson, R. V. 1999. New North American records of aquatic insects as paratenic hosts of Pheromermis (Nematoda: Mermithidae). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 72:89-95.

Laruelle, F., Molloy, D. P., Fokin, S. I., and Ovcharenko, M. A. 1999. Histological analysis of mantle-cavity ciliates in Dreissena polymorpha: Their location, symbiotic relationship, and distinguishing morphological characteristics. J. Shellfish Res. 18:251-257.

Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., and Volkova, L. K. 2000. Endosymbionts of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) in Belarus. Int. Rev. Hydrobiol. 85:539-555.

Karatayev, A. Y., Molloy, D. P., and Burlakova, L. E. 2000. Seasonal dynamics of Conchophthirus acuminatus (Ciliophora, Conchophthiridae) infection in Dreissena polymorpha and D. bugensis (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). Eur. J. Protistol. 36:397-404.

Molloy, D. P., Giamberini, L., Morado, J. F., Fokin, S. I., and Laruelle, F. 2001. Characterization of intracytoplasmic prokaryote infections in Dreissena sp. (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). Dis. Aquat. Org. 44(3):203-216.

Adler, P. H., Merritt, R. W., Burger, J. F., and Molloy, D. P. 2001. A brief history of Northeast Regional Project NE-118 in the USA. British Simuliid Group Bull. 17:16-20.

Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., Volkova, L. K., and Volosyuk, V. V. 2002. Field and laboratory studies of Ophryoglena sp. (Ciliate: Ophryoglenidae) infection in zebra mussels, Dreissena polymorpha (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 79:80-85.

Molloy, D. P. 2002. Biological control of zebra mussels. Pages 86-94 in Proceedings of the Third California Conference on Biological Control. University of California, Davis.

Laruelle, F., Molloy, D. P., and Roitman, V. A. 2002. Histological analysis of trematodes in Dreissena polymorpha: Their location, pathogenicity, and distinguishing morphological characteristics. J. Parasitol. 88(5):856-863.

Fokin, S. I., Giamberini, L., Molloy, D. P., and bij de Vaate, A. 2003. Bacterial endocytobionts within endosymbiotic ciliates in Dreissena polymorpha (Lamellibranchia: Mollusca). Acta Protozool. 42:31-39.

Karatayev, A. Y., Mastitsky, S. E., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., and Vezhnovets, G. G. 2003. Seasonal dynamics of endosymbiotic ciliates and nematodes in Dreissena polymorpha. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 83:73-82.

Petkeviciute, R., Staneviciute, G., and Molloy, D. P. 2003. Chromosome analysis of Phyllodistomum folium (Trematoda, Gorgoderidae) infecting three European populations of zebra mussels. Parasitol. Res. 90:377-382.

Karatayev, A. Y., Mastitsky, S. E., Molloy, D. P., and Burlakova, L. E. 2003. Patterns of emergence and survival of Conchophthirus acuminatus (Ciliophora: Conchophthiridae) from Dreissena polymorpha (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). J. Shellfish Res. 22:495-500.

Stunzenas, V., Cryan, J. R., and Molloy, D. P. 2004. Comparison of rDNA sequences from colchicine treated and untreated sporocysts of Phyllodistomum folium and Bucephalus polymorphus (Digenea). Parasitol. Int. 53(3):223-228.

Molloy, D. P. 2004. Building international bridges of understanding and collaborative science. Members Update - A Quarterly Publication for New York State Museum Members. 15(2):6-7.

Kays, R. W., Daniels, R. A., Mitchell, R. S., Molloy, D. P., and Siegfried, C. A. 2005. Exotic species. Pages 538-539 in The Encyclopedia of New York (Eisenstadt, P. and Moss, L.-E., eds.). Syracuse University Press, Syracuse.

Molloy, D. P., Lynn, D. H., and Giamberini, L. 2005. Ophryoglena hemophaga n. sp. (Ciliophora: Ophryoglenidae): a parasite of the digestive gland of zebra mussels Dreissena polymorpha. Dis. Aquat. Org. 65:237-243. (Corrections in: 2006. Dis. Aquat. Org. 70:181 and 2007. Dis. Aquat. Org. 77:259.)

Siegfried, C. A. and Molloy, D. P. 2005. Zebra mussels. Page 1744 in The Encyclopedia of New York (Eisenstadt, P. and Moss, L.-E., eds.). Syracuse University Press, Syracuse.

Molloy, D. P., bij de Vaate, A., Wilke, T., and Giamberini, L. 2007. Discovery of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis (Andrusov 1897) in Western Europe. Biol. Invasions 9:871-874.

Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., and Mastitsky, S. E. 2007. Dreissena polymorpha and Conchophthirus acuminatus: What can we learn from host-commensal relationships? J. Shellfish Res. 26(4):1153-1160.

Minguez, L., Meyer, A., Molloy, D. P., and Giamberini, L. 2009. Interactions between parasitism and biological responses in zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha): Importance in ecotoxicological studies. Environ. Res. 109:843-850.

Mastitsky, S. E., Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., and Molloy, D. P. 2010. Parasites of exotic species in invaded areas: Does lower diversity mean lower epizootic impact? Divers. Distrib. 16:798-803.

Molloy, D. P., Giamberini, L., Burlakova, L. E., Karatayev, A. Y., Cryan, J. R., Trajanovski, S. L., and Trajanovska, S. P. 2010. Investigation of the endosymbionts of Dreissena stankovici with morphological and molecular confirmation of host species. Pages 227-237 in The Zebra Mussels in Europe (Van der Velde, G., Rajagopal, S., and Bij de Vaate, A., eds.). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.

Electronic Media

Crosier, D. M. and Molloy, D. P. (Scientific Content eds.) 2000. Zebra Mussel Information System Compact Disc Version 2.0 U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg.
Available at: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/zebra/zmis/cdinfo.html

Crosier, D. M. and Molloy, D. P. 2004. Profiles for 11 aquatic nuisance species. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg.
Available at: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/ansrp/species_profiles.htm

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