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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

Grommes, A. C., Millar, J. G., & Hanks, L. M. (2023). Dose–responses of seven species of cerambycid beetles to synthesized pheromones in field experiments. Journal of economic entomology, Article toad193. Advance online publication.

Imrei, Z., Lohonyai, Z., Orgován, E., Muskovits, J., Csóka, G., Fail, J., Tóth, M., Hanks, L. M., & Millar, J. G. (2023). Longhorn beetles and predatory clerid beetles attracted to a blend of longhorn beetle pheromone compounds in a Central European oak forest (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae, Cleridae). Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 25(2), 198-205.

Röpke, R., Millar, J. G., Halloran, S., Ginzel, M. D., Tobin, K. N., Grommes, A. C., & Hanks, L. M. (2023). (1R,4R)-Quercivorol, a Male-Produced Aggregation-Sex Pheromone of the Beetle Elytrimitatrix undata (F.) (Coleoptera: Disteniidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 49(7-8), 363-368.

Roques, A., Ren, L., Rassati, D., Shi, J., Akulov, E., Audsley, N., Auger-Rozenberg, M. A., Avtzis, D., Battisti, A., Bellanger, R., Bernard, A., Bernadinelli, I., Branco, M., Cavaletto, G., Cocquempot, C., Contarini, M., Courtial, B., Courtin, C., Denux, O., ... Millar, J. G. (2023). Worldwide tests of generic attractants, a promising tool for early detection of non-native cerambycid species. NeoBiota, 84, 169-209.

Millar, J. G., Williams, L., Serrano, J. M., Halloran, S., Grommes, A. C., Huseth, A. S., Kuhar, T. P., & Hanks, L. M. (2022). A Symmetrical Diester as the Sex Attractant Pheromone of the North American Click Beetle Parallelostethus attenuatus (Say) (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 48(7-8), 598-608.

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