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- Hudgeons, Jeremy L.; Knutson, Allen E.; DeLoach, C. Jack; Heinz, Kevin M.; McGinty, W. Allan; Tracy, James L.
- The Southwestern entomologist 2007 v.32 no.3 pp. 157
- Diorhabda elongata; phytophagous insects; biological control agents; introduced species; population distribution; dispersal behavior; Tamarix; noxious weeds; invasive species; weed control; defoliation; Texas
- ... A leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata elongata (Brulléé), from Crete, Greece, was released unrestricted at two field locations (Lake Thomas and Beals Creek) within the upper Colorado River watershed of Texas between the summers of 2003 and 2004 as part of a Tamarix biological control program. D. elongata elongata released at the Lake Thomas site in August 2003 successfully overwintered and was recover ...