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Lawrence M Hanks

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Contact Information

320 Morrill Hall
505 S. Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801


Research Interests

Chemical ecology and conservation biological control 

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Entomology

Recent Publications

Arriola, K., Silva, W. D., Hanks, L. M., Meier, L. R., & Millar, J. G. (Accepted/In press). A Polyketide Male-Produced Aggregation-Sex Pheromone Shared by the North American Cerambycid Beetle Graphisurus fasciatus and the South American Cerambycid Eutrypanus dorsalis. Journal of Chemical Ecology.

Halloran, S., Zou, Y., Arriola, K., Roepke, R., Hanks, L. M., & Millar, J. G. (2024). Methionol as an aggregation-sex pheromone of the desert-dwelling beetle Eustromula valida (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Environmental entomology, 53(1), 101-107. Article nvad123.

Lee, S., Millar, J. G., Hanks, L. M., Spichiger, S. E., Kang, K. S., & Bai, M. (2024). Field trials of pheromone blends of longhorned beetles in South Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 27(1), Article 102175.

Rice, M. E., Zou, Y., Millar, J. G., & Hanks, L. M. (2024). Effects of deploying ethanol lures in tandem with generic pheromone lures for attraction of cerambycid beetles in field bioassays. Journal of economic entomology, Article toae059. Advance online publication.

Silva, W. D., Hanks, L. M., Bento, J. M. S., Zou, Y., & Millar, J. G. (2024). Evidence for 3-hydroxyhexan-2-one as a shared pheromone component for 12 South American species of cerambycid beetles. Journal of economic entomology, Article toae075. Advance online publication.

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