Elissa Ballman, M.S.
Elissa joined the Hoddle lab in June 2007 as a masters candidate, and graduated in 2009. Elissa's MS thesis was entitled: "Vibrational Communication and Incipient Speciation in Blue-Green Sharpshooters, Graphocephala atropunctata".
M.S. Entomology (2009), University of California, Riverside
B.S. Biology (2006), St. Edwards University
- Are Vibrational Mating Calls of Blue-green Sharpshooters (Graphocephala atropunctata) an Indication of Incipient Speciation between Populations in California?
- Ballman E.S., Rugman-Jones R.F., Stouthamer R., Hoddle M.S, 2011. Genetic Structure of Graphocephala atropunctata(Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Populations Across Its Natural Range in California Reveals Isolation by Distance. Journal of Economic Entomology, 104(1):279-287. 2011.
- Ballman, E.S. 2009. Vibrational Communication and Incipient Speciation inBlue-Green Sharpshooters, Graphocephala atropunctata. Master of Science thesis in Entomology, University of California, Riverside.