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Staff :: Dr. Daniel P. Molloy

Name:
Molloy, Dr. Daniel P. Molloy, Dr. Daniel P.
Title:
Museum Scientist Emeritus
Phone:
518-435-5126
E-Mail:
dmolloy@albany.edu
Specialties:
Control of aquatic invasive species; the biology, taxonomy, and ecology of zebra and quagga mussels and the endosymbiotic organisms that infect them; infectious diseases of rotifers and other aquatic invertebrates.
Department:
Research & Collections :: Research :: Biology
More Info:
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/bio_molloy/


Publications(Click to Expand):
 
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Molloy, D. P., Glockling, S. L., Siegfried, C. A., Beakes, G. W., James , T. Y., Matitsky, S. E., Wurdak, E., Giamberini, L., Gaylo, M. J., and Nemeth, M. J. 2014. Aquastella gen. nov.: a New Genus of Saprolegniaceous Oomycete Rotifer Parasites Related to Aphanomyces, With Unique Sporangial Outgrowths. Fungal Biology 118(7):544-558.

Molloy, D. P., Mayer, D. A., Gaylo, M. J., Burlakova, L. E., Karatayev, A. Y., Presti, K. T., Sawyko, P. M., Morse, J. T., and Paul, E. A. 2013. Non-target Trials with Pseudomonas fluorescens Strain CL145A, A Lethal Control Agent of Dreissenid Mussels (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae).. Management of Biological Invasions 4(1):71-79.

Molloy, D. P., Mayer, D. A., Gaylo, M. J., Burlakova, L. E., Karatayev, A. Y., Presti, K. T., Sawyko, P. M., Morse, J. T., and Paul, A. T. 2013. Pseudomonas fluorescens strain CL145A  A Biopesticide for the Control of Zebra and Quagga Mussels (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 113:104-114.

Molloy, D. P., Giamberini, L., Stokes, N. A., Burreson, E. M., and Ovcharenko, M. A. 2012. Haplosporidium raabei n. sp. (Haplosporidia): A Parasite of Zebra Mussels, Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771). Parasitology 139:463-477.

Minguez, L., Molloy, D. P., Guerold, F., and Giamberini, L. 2011. Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Parasites: Potentially Useful Bioindicators of Freshwater Quality?. Water Research 45:665-673.

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?. Journal of Shellfish Research 26:1153-1160.

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

Molloy, D. P. 2004. Building International Bridges of Understanding and Collaborative Science. Members Update 15(2):6-7.

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 Protozoologica 42:31-39.

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). Journal of Shellfish Research 22:495-500.

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. Journal of Invertebrate Patholology 83:73-82.

Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., Volkova, L. K., and Volosyuk, V. V. 2002. Field and Laboratory Studies of Ophryoglena sp. (Ciliata: Ophryoglenidae) Infection in Zebra Mussels, Dreissena polymorpha (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 79:80-85.

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 Bulletin 17:16-20.

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). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 44:203-216.

Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., and Volkova, L. K. 2000. Endosymbionts of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) in Belarus. International Review of Hydrobiology 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). European Journal of Protistology 36:397-404.

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). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 72:89-95.

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. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 71:251-257.

Molloy, D. P. 1998. The Potential for Using Biological Control Technologies in the Management of Dreissena spp.. Journal of Shellfish Research 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. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences Biology 46:47-50.

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. Reviews in Fisheries Science 5:27-97.

Labeyrie, E. S., Molloy, D. P., and Lichtwardt, R. W. 1996. An Investigation of Harpellales (Trichomycetes) in New York State Blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 68:293-298.

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. Journal of Helminthological Society of Washington 63:251-256.

Biss, J. B., III, Laruelle, F. H., and Molloy, D. P. 1996. Use of Sieves for the Rapid Size Selection of Dreissena polymorpha Samples. Journal of Shellfish Research 15:747-750.

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. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association 12:312-315.

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

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?. Journal of Shellfish Research 13:367-371.

Molloy, D. P. 1994. Technology of Application of Microbials in Aquatic Environments: Use of BTI Against Blackflies in Mountainous Areas. Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control 1:479-480.

Molloy, D. P. 1994. Zebra Mussels (Dreissenidae): Review of Parasitic and Other Symbiotic Organisms Associated With These European Biofouling Bivalves. Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control (Montpellier, France) 1:473-474.

Molloy, D. P. 1993. Approaches to the Biological Control of Zebra Mussels. Journal of Shellfish Research 12:147.

Molloy, D. P., and Griffin`, B. 1992. Biological Control of Zebra Mussels: Screening for Lethal Microorganisms. Journal of Shellfish Research 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. 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. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 8:24-31.

Molloy, D. 1992. Review of: Crosskey, R. W. The Natural History of Blackflies. American Entomologist 38:45.

Molloy, D. 1991. Biological Control of Zebra Mussels: Use of Parasites and Toxic Microorganisms. Journal of Shellfish Research 10:260.

Molloy, D. P., and Molloy, L. 1989. Guide to Recent Literature on Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae): Part II. Bulletin of the Society of Vector Ecology 14:135-218.

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. Bulletin of the Society of Vector Ecology 14:266-276.

Molloy, D. P., and Struble, R. H. 1988. A Simple and Inexpensive Method for Determining Stream Discharge From a Streambank. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 4:477-481.

Molloy, D. P. 1988. Guide to Recent Literature on Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae): Part I. Bulletin of the Society of Vector Ecology 13:126-220.

Molloy, D. 1987. Review of: The Black Flies of Pennsylvania (Simuliidae, Diptera): Bionomics, Taxonomy, and Distribution, P. H. Adler and K. C. Kim.. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 6:79.

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. Journal Invertebrate Pathology 49:291-302.

Gaugler, R., Wraight, S., and Molloy, D. 1984. Bionomics of a Mermithid Parasitizing Snowpool Aedes spp. Mosquitoes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 62:670-674.

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.. Journal of Agricultural Entomology 1:161-168.

Molloy, D. 1984. The Black Fly Debate. Naho 17(1):7-10.

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. The Canadian Entomologist 115:1189-1201.

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. The Canadian Entomologist 114:55-61.

Molloy, D., and Wraight, S. P. 1982. Rediscovery of Erynia aquatica in Aedes snowpool Mosquitoes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 40:142-145.

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. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 38:78-87.

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. The Canadian Entomologist 113:379-386.

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). Journal of Economic Entomology 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. Journal of Economic Entomology 74:314-318.

Gaugler, R., and Molloy, D. 1981. Field Evaluation of the Entomogenous Nematode, Neoaplectana carpocapsae, As a Biological Control Agent of Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Mosquito News 41:459-464.

Gaugler, R. R., and Molloy, D. 1981. Instar Susceptibility of Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) to the Entomogenous Nematode, Neoaplectana carpocapsae. Journal of Nematology 13:1-5.

Molloy, D. 1981. Mermithid Parasitism of Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Journal of Nematology 13:250-256.

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). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 100:134-141.

Gaugler, R. 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. The Canadian Entomologist 112:1271-1276.

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. Environmental Entomology 9:704-708.

Molloy, D., and Wraight, S. P. 1980. Isolation of Strelkovimermis peterseni, A Mermithid Parasite of Anopheline Mosquitoes. Journal of Nematology 12:330-332.

Molloy, D., Gaugler, R. R., and Jamnback, H. 1980. The Pathogenicity of Neoaplectana carpocapsae to Blackfly Larvae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 36:302-306.

Molloy, D. 1979. Description and Bionomics of Mesomermis camdenensis n. sp. (Mermithidae), A Parasite of Black Flies (Simuliidae). Journal of Nematology 11:321-328.

Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1977. A Larval Black Fly Control Field Trial Using Mermithid Parasites and Its Cost Implications. Mosquito News 37:104-108.

Molloy, D., and Jamnback, H. 1975. Laboratory Transmission of Mermithids Parasitic in Black Flies (Simuliidae). Mosquito News 35:337-342.

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

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Molloy, D. P., L. Giamberini, L. E. Burlakova, A. Y. Karatayev, J. R. Cryan, S. L. Trajanovski, and S. P. Trajanovska. 2010. Investigation of the endosymbionts of Dreissena stankovici with Morphological and Molecular Confirmation of Host Species. In The Zebra Mussel in Europe, edited by G. van der Velde, S. Rajagopal, and A. bij de Vaate, pp. 227-237. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.

Kays, R. W., R. A. Daniels, R. S. Mitchell, D. P. Molloy, and C. A. Siegfried. 2005. Exotic Species. In The Encyclopedia of New York, edited by P. Eisenstadt, and L.-E. Moss, pp. 538-539. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY.

Siegfried, C. A., and D. P. Molloy. 2005. Zebra Mussels. In The Encyclopedia of New York, edited by P. Eisenstadt, and L. E. Moss, pp. 1744. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY.

Molloy, D. P. 1990. Progress in the Biological Control of Black Flies With Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, With Emphasis on Temperate Climates. In Bacterial Control of Mosquitoes and Black Flies: Biochemistry, Genetics & Applications of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus., edited by H. de Barjac, and D. Sutherland, pp. 161-186. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Molloy, D. P. 1987. The Ecology of Black Fly Parasites. In Black Flies: Ecology, Population Management, and Annotated World List, edited by K. C. Kim, and R. W. Merritt, pp. 315-326. Penn. State Univ. Press, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Molloy, D. P., and B. H. Hannon. 1985. Diptera (Simuliidae). In Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology, 1984, edited by D. W. Webb , pp. 33-40. North American Benthology Society, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois.

Molloy, D. P., and B. H. Hannon. 1984. Diptera - Simuliidae. In Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology, 1982, edited by D. W. Webb , pp. 48-57. North American Benthological Society and Illiinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois.

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Molloy, D. P. (editor). 1982. Biological Control of Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) with Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Serotype 14): A Review with Recommendations for Laboratory and Field Protocol. Entomological Society of America Miscellaneous Publications 12(4):30 pp.

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Molloy, D. P. 2004 A Method for Controlling Dreissena Species. Report prepared for Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada, Ottawa.

Crosier, D. M., and D. P. Molloy 2004 Species Profiles  Aquatic Nuisance Species Research Program. Report prepared for U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg , Mississippi, Albany, New York.

Molloy, D. P. 2001 A Method for Controlling Dreissena Species. Report prepared for U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce, Washington, D. C..

Molloy, D. P., and D. M. Crosier 2000 Zebra Mussel Information System Compact Disc. 2nd Edition. Report prepared for U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

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