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Grimaldi, DA., and IM. Vea. “Insects with 100 million-year-old dinosaur feathers are not ectoparasites.” Nature communications 12.1 (2021): 1-3.

Vea IM, Minakuchi C. (2021)Atypical Insects: Molecular mechanisms of unusual life history strategies. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 3 : 46-53

Vea IM, Shingleton AW. (2020) Network‐regulated organ allometry: The developmental regulation of morphological scaling. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology, e391.

Muramatsu M, Tsuji T, Tanaka S, Shiotsuki T, Jouraku A, Miura K, Vea IM, Minakuchi C. (2020) Sex-specific expression profiles of ecdysteroid biosynthesis and ecdysone response genes in extreme sexual dimorphism of the mealybug Planococcus kraunhiae (Kuwana). PloS one, 15(4):e0231451.

Vea IM, Tanaka S, Tsuji., Shiotsuki T, Jouraku A, and Minakuchi C. (2019) E93 expression and links to the juvenile hormone in hemipteran mealybugs with insights on female neoteny. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 104, 65-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2018.11.008

Kaydan BM, Vea IM, and Szita E. (2016) Evolution of sensory antennal structures in the ensign scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Ortheziidae). REDIA, 99: 177-186. http://dx.doi.org/10.19263/REDIA-99.16.23

Vea IM and Grimaldi DA. (2016). Putting scales into evolutionary time: the divergence of major scale insect lineages (Hemiptera) predates the radiation of modern angiosperm hosts. Scientific Reports, 6, 23487. http://doi.org/10.1038/srep23487

Vea IM, Tanaka S, Shiotsuki T, Jouraku A, Tanaka T, and Minakuchi C. (2016) Differential juvenile hormone variations in scale insect extreme sexual dimorphism. PLOS ONE 11(2): e0149459. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149459

Vea IM and Grimaldi, DA (2015). Diverse new scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in amber from the Cretaceous and Eocene with a phylogenetic framework for fossil Coccoidea. American Novitates 3823: 1-80. https://doi.org/10.1206/3823.1

Vea IM (2014). Morphology of the males of seven species or Ortheziidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea). American Novitates 3812: 1-36. https://doi.org/10.1206/3812.1

Vea IM, Gwiazdowski, RA and Normark, BB (2013). Corroborating molecular species discovery: Five new pine-feeding species of Chionaspis (Hemiptera, Diaspididae). Zookeys 270: 37-58. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.270.2910

Vea IM and Grimaldi, DA (2012). Phylogeny of ensign scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Ortheziidae) based on the morphology of Recent and fossil females. Systematic Entomology 37: 758-783. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00638.x

Vea IM and Siddall, ME (2011). Scanning electron microscopy and molecular characterization of a new Haplosporidium species (Haplosporidia), a parasite of the marine gastropod Siphonaria pectinata (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Siphonariidae) in the gulf of Mexico. Journal of Parasitology 97(6): 1062-1066. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2850.1

Vea IM (2011). Redescription of the genus Chlamydolecanium Goux, 1933 (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) with a discussion of its affinities. Zootaxa 2965: 1-15.

Gwiazdowski RA, Vea IM, Andersen JC, and Normark BB. (2011). Discovery of cryptic species among North American pine-feeding Chionaspis scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 104: 47-62. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01716.x

Smith M and Vea IM Con Position: Transgenic insecticidal crops will conserve arthropod biodiversity. In: Sial, A.A. and Abraham C.M. (2012) 2010 Student Debate Impact of biological control, transgenic insecticidal crops, and global climate change on arthropod biodiversity. American Entomologist 58(2): 94-104.

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