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Professor Emeritus Gerald (Jerry) W. Krantz

Recipient of the James Allen McMurtry Award recognising a living acarologist who has made outstanding contributions to acarine systematics or applied acarology or both

David Walter, Bruce Halliday

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1. Krantz, G.W. (1970) A Manual of Acarology. Corvallis, Oregon, OSU Book Stores, Inc., 335 pp.; 2nd printing, October, 1970; 3rd printing, September, 1971; 4th printing, June, 1975.

2. Krantz, G.W. (1978) A Manual of Acarology. Second Ed. Corvallis, Oregon, OSU Bookstores, 509 pp. + viii; 2nd printing, May, 1986.

3. Krantz, G.W. & Walter, D.E. (Co-Editors). (2009) A Manual of Acarology (third edition). Lubbock, Texas Tech University Press, 807 pages + viii.

4. Krantz, G.W. (1955) Some mites injurious to farm-stored grain. Journal of Economic Entomology, 48, 754–755.

https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/48.6.754

5. Krantz, G.W. (1956) A laboratory method for testing grain protectants against the grain mite (Acarus siro L.). Journal of Economic Entomology, 49, 813–814.

https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/49.6.813

6. Krantz, G.W. (1960) The Acaridae: a recapitulation. Pan–Pacific Entomologist, 36, 157–166.

7. Krantz, G.W. (1961) The biology and ecology of granary mites of the Pacific Northwest. I. Ecological considerations. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 52, 169–174.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/54.2.169

8. Krantz, G.W. (1961) The biology and ecology of granary mites of the Pacific Northwest. II. Observation and rearing techniques. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 54, 512–518.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/54.2.169

9. Radinovsky, S. & Krantz, G.W. (1962) The use of Fluon to prevent the escape of stored-product insects from glass containers. Journal of Economic Entomology, 55, 815–816.

https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/55.5.815

10. Baker, G.T. & Krantz, G.W. (1984) Alarm pheromone production in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini (Claparède), and its possible use as a control adjuvant in lily bulbs. In: Griffiths, D.A. & Bowman, C.E. (Eds) Acarology VI (2) (Proc. VI Int. Congress Acarology), London, Ellis Horwood Ltd., pp. 686–692.

11. Baker, G.T. & Krantz, G.W. (1985) Structure of the male and female reproductive systems of Rhizoglyphus robini Claparède (Acari: Acaridae). Acarologia, 26, 55–65.

12. Krantz, G.W. (1957) Dolichocybe keiferi, a new genus and new species of pyemotid mite, with a description of a new species of Siteroptes (Acarina: Pyemotidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 40, 259–264.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/50.3.259

13. Krantz, G.W. (1958) Cryptognathus sternalis, a new species of prostigmatid mite from Oregon. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 34, 81–85.

14. Krantz, G.W. (1959) A redescription of the male of Siteroptes reniformis Krantz 1957 with notes on the family Pyemotidae (Acarina). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 52, 335–337.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/52.3.335

15. Cross, E.A. & Krantz, G.W. (1964) Three new species of Acarophenax (Acarina: Pyemotidae) from North America. Acarologia, 3, 287–295.

16. Krantz, G.W. (1970) Agauopsis vidae, a new species of Halacaridae (Acari: Prostigmata) from the Northern Adriatic Sea, with notes on its behavior. Archivio di Oceanografia e Limnologia (Venezia), 16, 247–261.

17. Krantz, G.W. (1971) The Mites of Quintana Roo II. Actacarus giganteus, a new species of arenicolous mite (Prostigmata: Halacaridae) from the Caribbean coast. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 64, 594–598.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/64.3.594

18. Krantz, G.W. (1973) Four new predatory species of Halacaridae (Acari: Prostigmata) from Oregon, with remarks on their distribution in the intertidal mussel habitat (Pelecypoda: Mytilidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 66, 975–985.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/66.5.975

19. Krantz, G.W. (1974) Actacarus monniotae n. sp. (=A. illustrans sensu Monniot 1968), an arenicolous mite (Acari: Halacaridae) from the Mediterranean region. Vie et Milieu, 24, 115–118.

20. Krantz, G.W. (1976) Arenicolous Halacaridae from the intertidal zone of Schooner Creek, Oregon (Acari: Prostigmata). Acarologia, 18, 241–258.

21. Krantz, G.W. (1977) On the occurrence of Claparède organs in the Halacaridae (Acari). F. Grandjean Memorial Vol. Acarologia, 19, 62–66.

22. Krantz, G.W. (1982) A new species of Copidognathus Trouessart (Acari: Actinedida: Halacaridae) from the Galapagos Rift. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 60, 1728–1731.

https://doi.org/10.1139/z82-225

23. Krantz, G.W. (1962) Monoceronychus boreus, a new species of spider mite from Oregon (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 64, 97–99.

24. Krantz, G.W. (1973) Observations on the morphology and behavior of the filbert rust mite, Aculus comatus (Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) in Oregon. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 66, 709–717.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/66.4.709

25. AliNiazee, M.T. & Krantz, G.W. (1978) Zur chemischen Bekampfung der Haselknospen–Milben (Acari: Eriophyoidea). Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz, Umweltschutz, 51, 37–39.

https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01903215

26. Bury, R. & Krantz, G.W. (1978) Aegyptobia montana, a new species of false spider mite (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from an alpine habitat. Acarologia, 19, 417–421.

27. Krantz, G.W. (1979) The role of Phytocoptella avellanae (Nalepa) and Cecidophyopsis vermiformis (Nal.) (Eriophyoidea) in big bud of filbert. In: Piffl, E. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Acarology, Saalfelden (Austria). Budapest, Académiai Kiadó, pp. 201–208.

28. Hu, D. & Krantz, G.W. (1991) A new species of Nalepella Keifer (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Nalepellidae) from conifers in Oregon, USA. International Journal of Acarology, 17, 5–8.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647959108683878

29. Hu, D. & Krantz, G.W. (1991) A new species of Tegonotus Nalepa (Acari: Eriophyidae, Phyllocoptinae) from Pacific silver fir in Oregon, USA. International Journal of Acarology, 17, 161–164.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647959108683901

30. Bajwa, W.I., Krantz, G.W. & Kogan, M. (2001) Discovery of Cenopalpus pulcher (C.& F.) (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in the New World. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 103, 754–756.

31. Krantz, G.W. (1973) Dissemination of Kampimodromus aberrans by the filbert aphid. Journal of Economic Entomology, 66, 575–576.

https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/66.2.575

32. Fain, A. & Krantz, G.W. (1990) Notes on the genus Asperoseius Chant 1957 (Acari: Phytoseiidae), with descriptions of two new species. Journal of African Zoology, 104, 213–220.

33. Krantz, G.W. & Ehrensing, D.T. (1990) Deuterogyny in the skeleton weed mite, Aceria chondrillae (G. Can.) (Acari: Eriophyidae). International Journal of Acarology, 16, 129–133.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647959008683524

34. DeAngelis, J.D., Larson, K.C. Berry, R.E. & Krantz, G.W. (1982) Effects of spider mite injury on transpiration and leaf water status in peppermint. Environmental Entomology, 11, 975–978.

https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/11.4.975

35. DeAngelis, J.D., Marin, A.B., Berry, R.E. & Krantz, G.W. (1983) Effects of spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) injury on essential oil metabolism in peppermint. Environmental Entomology, 12, 522–527.

https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/12.2.522

36. DeAngelis, J.D., Berry, R.E. & Krantz, G.W. (1983) Evidence for spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) injury-induced water deficits and osmotic adjustment in peppermint. Environmental Entomology, 12, 336–339.

https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/12.2.336

37. DeAngelis, J.D., Berry, R.E. & Krantz, G.W. (1983) Photosynthesis, leaf conductance, and leaf chlorophyll content in spider mite-injured peppermint leaves. Environmental Entomology, 12, 345–348.

https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/12.2.345

38. Royce, L.A., Krantz, G.W., Ibay, L.A. & Burgett, D.M. (1988) Some observations on the biology and behavior of Acarapis woodi and Acarapis dorsalis in Oregon. In: Needham, G.L. (Ed.), Africanised Honey Bees and Bee Mites. Chichester, Ellis Horwood Ltd., 68B, pp. 498–505.

39. Krantz, G.W. & Kitprasert, C. (1990) Description of the larva of Tropilaelaps clareae Delfinado and Baker (Acari: Laelapidae), a brood parasite of honey bees. International Journal of Acarology, 16, 13–15.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647959008683858

40. Krantz, G.W. & Lindquist, E.E. (1979) Evolution of phytophagous mites (Acari). Annual Review of Entomology, 24, 121–158.

https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.en.24.010179.001005

41. Krantz, G.W. (1958) Lobogyniella tragardhi, a new genus and species of diplogyniid mite associated with dampwood termites in Oregon (Acarina: Diplogyniidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 60, 127–131.

42. Krantz, G.W. (1960) A re–evaluation of the Parholaspinae Evans 1956 (Mesostigmata). Acarologia, 2, 393–433.

43. Krantz, G.W. (1961) Free-living Mesostigmata from Garamba National Park, Congo. I. Two new genera of Macrochelidae. Inst. Parcs nat. du Congo et Ruanda-Urundi Fasc. 24, 4–13.

44. Krantz, G.W. (1962) A review of the genera of the family Macrochelidae Vitzthum 1930 (Acarina: Mesostigmata). Acarologia, 4, 143–173.

45. Krantz, G.W. (1962) Descriptions of three myrmecophilous Macrochelidae (Acarina: Mesostigmata) from Panama, British Guiana and the British West Indies. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 35, 349–357.

46. Oliver, J. H. & Krantz, G.W. (1963) Macrocheles rodriguezi, a new species of mite from Kansas (Acarina: Macrochelidae) with notes on its life cycle and behavior. Acarologia, 5, 519–525.

47. Krantz, G.W. & Filipponi, A. (1964) Acari della famiglia Macrochelidae (Mesostigmata) nella collezione del South Australian Museum. Rivista di Parassitologia, 25, 35–54.

48. Krantz, G.W. (1965) A review of the genus Neopodocinum Oudemans 1902 (Acarina: Macrochelidae). Acarologia, 7, 139–226.

49. Krantz, G.W. (1965) A new species of Macrocheles (Acarina: Macrochelidae) associated with bark beetles of the genera Ips and Dendroctonus. Proceedings of the Kansas Entomological Society, 38, 145–153.

50. Krantz, G.W. (1966) Macrochelidae: In: Insects of Micronesia (Acarina: Mesostigmata), 3, 149–154.

51. Krantz, G.W. (1967) I. A review of the genus Holocelaeno Berlese 1910. II. A review of the genus Holostaspella Berlese 1903 (Acarina: Macrochelidae). Acarologia, 9, fasc. suppl.: 146 pp.

52. Krantz, G.W. & Mellott, J.L. (1968) Two new species of Macrocheles (Acarina: Macrochelidae) from Florida, with notes on their host–specific relationships with geotrupine beetles (Scarabaeidae: Geotrupinae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 41, 48–56.

53. Krantz, G.W. (1970) Acari (Mesostigmata, Macrochelidae). South African Animal Life, XIV, 19–23.

54. Krantz, G.W. & Mellott, J.L. (1971) Specificity in two phoretic species of Macrocheles associated with geotrupine Scarabaeidae. In: Milan, D. & Rosický, B. (Eds.) Third Intternational Congress of Acarology, Prague, Springer, p. 109.

55. Krantz, G.W. (1972) Macrochelidae from Hamburg (Acari: Mesostigmata). Entomologische Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum Hamburg, 4, 263–275.

56. Krantz, G.W. & Mellott, J.L. (1972) Studies on phoretic specificity in Macrocheles mycotrupetes and M. peltotrupetes Krantz and Mellott (Acari: Macrochelidae), associates of geotrupine Scarabaeidae. Acarologia, 14, 317–344.

57. Krantz, G.W. & Wernz, J.G. (1979) Sperm transfer in Glyptholaspis americana (Gamasida: Macrochelidae). Recent Advances in Acarology, 2, 441–446.

https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-592202-9.50062-8

58. Krantz, G.W. (1981) Two new glaber group species of Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae) from southern Africa. International Journal of Acarology, 7, 3–16.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647958108683239

59. Krantz, G.W. (1983) Three new species of Macrocheles (Acari: Gamasida: Macrochelidae) associated with 3–toed sloths, Bradypus spp. (Edentata: Bradypodidae) in Brazil and Surinam. Acarologia, 24, 3–12.

60. Krantz, G.W. (1983) Current status and potential for use of mites as biological control agents of dung–breeding flies, with special reference to the Macrochelidae. In: Hoy, MA., Cunningham, G.L. & Knutson, L. (Eds.) Proceedings of Conference on Research Needs for Development of Biological Control of Pests by Mites, Berkeley, Calif., April 1982. University of California Special Publication, 3304, 91–98.

61. Adis, J. & Krantz, G.W. (1985) Notes on the natural history of Macrocheles (Acari: Gamasida: Macrochelidae) associated with 3–toed sloths (Bradypus spp., Edentata: Bradypodidae) in the Central Amazon. Zoologische Anzeiger, 214, 222–224.

62. Walter, D.E. & Krantz, G.W. (1986) New species in the Macrocheles kraepelini complex (Acari: Macrochelidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 64, 212–217.

https://doi.org/10.1139/z86-034

63. Walter, D. E. & Krantz, G.W. (1986) A review of the glaber group (s.str.) species of the genus Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae) and designation of species complexes. Acarologia, 27, 277–294.

64. Krantz, G.W. & Redmond, B.L. (1987) Identification of glandular and non–glandular idionotal systems in Macrocheles perglaber F. & P. (Acari: Macrochelidae). Experimental & Applied Acarology, 3, 243–253.

https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01270460

65. Krantz, G.W. (1988) Gonatothrix carinata, a new genus and species of the family Macrochelidae (Acari: Gamasida) from Phanaeus pyrois Bates (Scarabaeidae) Canadian Journal of Zoology, 66, 1318–1321.

https://doi.org/10.1139/z88-193

66. Krantz, G.W. (1988) On the identity of Berlese's species of Macrocheles (Acari–Macrochelidae, redescriptions and new synonymies. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 66, 968–980.

https://doi.org/10.1139/z88-144

67. Krantz, G.W. & Redmond, B.L. (1988) On the structure and function of the cribrum, with special reference to Macrocheles perglaber F. & P. (Gamasida: Macrochelidae). In: Channabasavanna, G. P. & Viraktamath, C.A. (Eds) Proceedings of the VII International Congress of Acarology, Bangalore 1, pp. 179–185.

68. Krantz, G.W. & Whitaker, Jr., J.O. (1988) Mites of the genus Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae) associated with small mammals in North America. Acarologia, 29, 225–259.

69. Krantz, G.W. (1991) Nature of the phoretic association between pisentii–group mites (Acari: Macrochelidae) and dung beetles of the genus Scarabaeus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in southern France. Acarologia, 32, 3–11.

70. Krantz, G.W., Royce, L.A., Lowry, R.R. & Kelsey, R. (1991) Mechanisms of phoretic specificity in Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae). In: Dusbabek, F. & Bukva, V. (Eds) Proceedings of VIII International Congress of Acarology Vol. 2, Ceské Budejovice pp. 561–569.

71. Krantz, G.W. & Royce, L.A. (1992) Descriptions of the immature stases of Macrocheles mycotrupetes Krantz and Mellott (Acari: Macrochelidae), with remarks on form, function, and phoresy. Acarologia, 33, 305–311.

72. Walter, D.E. & Krantz, G.W. (1992) A review of glaber-like species with reduced sclerotization and ventral ornamentation: the scutatus subgroup (Acari: Macrochelidae: Macrocheles). International Journal of Acarology, 18, 241–249.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647959208683956

73. Krantz, G.W. & Royce, L.A. (1994) Observations on the biology and behavior of Macrocheles mycotrupetes Krantz and Mellott (Acari: Macrochelidae). International Journal of Acarology, 20, 115–121.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647959408684010

74. Krantz, G.W. (1998) Observations on five rarely collected genera of Macrochelidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with insects. Acarologia, 39, 95–109.

75. Krantz, G.W. (1998) Reflections on the biology, morphology, and ecology of the Macrochelidae. Proc. III Symposium, European Assoc. Acarol., Amsterdam, 1996. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 22,125–137.

https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1006097811592

76. Krantz, G.W. (2007) The dimidiatus species group of the genus Macrocheles Latreille 1829 (Acari: Macrochelidae, introduction, origins, infragroup relationships, and redescription of Macrocheles dimidiatus Berlese. International Journal of Acarology, 33, 297–306.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647950708683690

77. Krantz, G.W. (2009) A new genus of the family Macrochelidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) based on Macrocheles mycotrupetes Krantz & Mellott and M. peltotrupetes K. & M., phoretic associates of geotrupine beetles (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae) in southeastern USA. International Journal of Acarology, 35, 47–51.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647950902870537

78. Lewis, J.J., Whitaker, Jr., J.O. & Krantz, G.W. (2010) A biological reconnaissance of the invertebrate fauna of twelve Tennessee caves, with notes on the guanophilic mites of the genus Macrocheles. Journal of Tennessee Academy of Science, 85 (3–4), 53–61.

79. Krantz, G.W. & Moser, J.C. (2012) A new genus and species of Macrochelidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with the Texas leafcutting ant, Atta texana (Buckley) in Louisiana, USA. International Journal of Acarology, 38, 576–582.

https://doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2012.704396

80. Krantz, G.W. (2018) Allogynaspis flechtmanni, a new genus and species of the subfamily Macrochelinae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Macrochelidae) from southeastern Brazil, with comments on cheliceral dentition, reproductive strategies, and postepigynal platelets. Zootaxa, 4455(1), 150–160.

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4455.1.6

81. Krantz, G.W. & Ainscough, B.D. (1960) Caminella peraphora, a new genus and species of mite from Oregon (Acarina: Trachytidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 53, 27–34.

https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/53.1.27

82. Compton, G.L. & Krantz, G.W. (1978) Mating behavior and morphological specialization in the uropodine mite, Caminella peraphora. Science, 200, 1300–1301.

https://doi.org/10.1126/science.200.4347.1300

83. Poinar, G.O., Jr., Pike, E.M. & Krantz, G.W. (1993). Animal–animal parasitism. Nature, 361, 307–308.

https://doi.org/10.1038/361307b0

84. Royce, L. & Krantz, G. (1989) Observations on pollen processing by Pneumolaelaps longanalis (Acari: Laelapidae), a mite associate of bumblebees. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 7 161–165.

https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01270436


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