Professor Richard Russell

Honorary Professor of Medical Entomology
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone +61 4 1997 7084

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Selected grants

2014

  • ABRS Student Travel Grant; Lawrence A, Russell R; Australian Biological Rescources Study (ABRS)/Travel Grant.

2009

  • Ross River Virus identification of virulence determinants in clinical isolates from across Australia; Russell R.
  • Ross River Virus identification of virulence determinants in clinical isolates in Australia; Russell R; University of Canberra/ARC Linkage Collaborating Organisation.

2006

  • Studies of the potential colonisation and establishment of Aedes albopictus as an arbovirus vector in Australia; Russell R, Trott K, Campbell S; Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre/Research Grants.
  • Mosquito- based surveillance systems for Japanese Encephalitis and West Nile Virus, with risk assessment for West Nile Virus in Eastern Australia.; Trott K, Russell R; Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre/Projects.

2003

  • Area Health Service contributions to research only staff; Harris D, Russell R; Sydney South West Area Health Service/Contributions to research staff.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Russell, R., Otranto, D., Wall, R. (2013). Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology. United Kingdom: CABI Publishing.

Book Chapters

  • Russell, R., Dowler, H., Gardner, J., Gilbert, S., Stone, M. (2013). Reflections on a successful eradication programme. In Brian H Kay and Richard C Russell (Eds.), Mosquito Eradication: The Story of Killing Campto, (pp. 245-256). Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Russell, R. (2010). "Dramas" Down-Under: Changes and Challenges in Australia. In Peter W Atkinson (Eds.), Vector Biology, Ecology and Control, (pp. 81-96). Dordrecht: Springer.

Journals

  • Coffey, L., Page, B., Herring, B., Russell, R., Doggett, S., Haniotis, J., Wang, C., Deng, X., Delwart, E. (2014). Enhanced arbovirus surveillance with deep sequencing: Identification of novel rhabdoviruses and bunyaviruses in Australian mosquitoes. Virology, 448, 146-158. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Wang, Q., Russell, R. (2013). Australian distribution, genetic status and seasonal abundance of the exotic mosquito Culex molestus (Forskal) (Diptera: Culicidae). Australian Journal of Entomology, 52(3), 185-198. [More Information]
  • Chambers, E., Bossin, H., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., Dobson, S. (2013). Landing response of Aedes (Stegomyia) polynesiensis mosquitoes to coloured targets. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 27, 332-338. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Ritchie, S., Hanna, J., Selvey, C. (2013). Spatial incidence of dengue infections in Queensland, Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 141(3), 618-618. [More Information]
  • Beebe, N., Ambrose, L., Hill, L., Davis, J., Hapgood, G., Cooper, R., Russell, R., Ritchie, S., Reimer, L., Lobo, N., et al (2013). Tracing the Tiger: population genetics provides valuable insights into the Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus invasion of the Australasian Region. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(8), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Russell, R. (2012). A review of the status and significance of the species within the Culex pipiens group in Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 28(4 Suppl), 24-27. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Dwyer, D., Fernandez Penas, P., Russell, R. (2012). Bed Bugs: Clinical Relevance and Control Options. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 25(1), 164-192. [More Information]
  • Frost, M., Zhang, J., Edmonds, J., Prow, N., Gu, X., Davis, R., Hornitzky, C., Edla Arzey, K., Finlaison, D., Hick, P., Doggett, S., Haniotis, J., Russell, R., et al (2012). Characterization of Virulent West Nile Virus Kunjin Strain, Australia, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online), 18(5), 792-800. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). Culex molestus Forskal (Diptera: Culicidae) in Australia: colonisation, stenogamy, autogeny, oviposition and larval development. Australian Journal of Entomology, 51(1), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). Does the monomolecular film aquatain mosquito formula provide effective control of container-breeding mosquitoes in Australia? Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 28(1), 53-58. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). Is the expression of autogeny by Culex molestus Forskal (Diptera: Culicidae) influenced by larval nutrition or by adult mating, sugar feeding, or blood feeding? Journal of Vector Ecology, 37(1), 162-171. [More Information]
  • Puslednik, L., Russell, R., Ballard, J. (2012). Phylogeography of the medically important mosquito Aedes (Ochlerotatus) vigilax (Diptera: Culicidae) in Australasia. Journal of Biogeography, 39(7), 1333-1346. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). The importance of males: Larval diet and adult sugar feeding influences reproduction in culex molestus. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 28(4), 312-316. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2011). Advice to travelers on topical insect repellent use against dengue mosquitoes in far North Queensland, Australia. Journal of Travel Medicine, 18(4), 282-283. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Orton, C., Lilly, D., Russell, R. (2011). Bed bugs: the Australian response. Insects, 2(2), 96-111. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2011). Do wrist bands impregnated with botanical extracts assist in repelling mosquitoes? General and Applied Entomology, 40, 1-5.
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2011). Response to Letter. Journal of Travel Medicine, 18(6), 434-434. [More Information]
  • Macdonald, J., Poidinger, M., Mackenzie, J., Russell, R., Doggett, S., Broom, A., Phillips, D., Potamski, J., Gard, G., Whelan, P., et al (2010). Molecular Phylogeny of Edge Hill Virus Supports its Position in the Yellow Fever Virus Group and Identifies a New Genetic Variant. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 6, 91-96. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Bader, C., Kearney, M., Ritchie, S., Russell, R. (2010). The Extinction of Dengue through Natural Vulnerability of Its Vectors. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(12), 922-1-922-7. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2009). A laboratory investigation of the mosquito control potential of the monomolecular film Aquatain mosquito formula against immature stages of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 25(1), 106-109. [More Information]
  • Ritchie, S., Rapley, L., Williams, C., Johnson, P., Larkman, M., Silcock, R., Long, S., Russell, R. (2009). A lethal ovitrap-based mass trapping scheme for dengue control in Australia: I. Public acceptability and performance of lethal ovitraps. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 23(4), 295-302. [More Information]
  • Rapley, L., Johnson, P., Williams, C., Silcock, R., Larkman, M., Long, S., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2009). A lethal ovitrap-based mass trapping scheme for dengue control in Australia: II. Impact on populations of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 23(4), 303-316. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Clancy, J., Haniotis, J., Webb, C., Hueston, L., Marchetti, M., Blyth, F., Howard, S., Dwyer, D., Russell, R. (2009). Arbovirus and vector surveillance in New South Wales, 2004/05-2007/08. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 10, 28-36.
  • Jansen, C., Prow, N., Webb, C., Hall, R., Pyke, A., Harrower, B., Pritchard, I., Zborowski, P., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., et al (2009). Arboviruses isolated from mosquitoes collected from urban and peri-urban areas of eastern Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 25(3), 272-278. [More Information]
  • Maguranyi, S., Webb, C., Mansfield, S., Russell, R. (2009). Are commercially available essential oils from Australian native plants repellent to mosquitoes? Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 25(3), 292-300. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2009). Bed bugs - What the GP needs to know. Australian Family Physician, 38(11), 880-884. [More Information]
  • Jansen, C., Webb, C., Graham, G., Craig, S., Zborowski, P., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., van den Hurk, A. (2009). Blood sources of mosquitoes collected from urban and peri-urban environments in eastern Australia with species-specific molecular analysis of avian blood meals. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 81(5), 849-857. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Currie, B., Lindsay, M., Mackenzie, J., Richie, S., Whelan, P. (2009). Dengue and climate change in Australia: predictions for the future should incorporate knowledge from the past. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(5), 265-268. [More Information]
  • Thomas, J., Webb, C., Narkowicz, C., Jacobson, G., Peterson, G., Davies, N., Russell, R. (2009). Evaluation of repellent properties of volatile extracts from the Australian native plant Kunzea ambigua against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culcidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 46(6), 1387-1391. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Prichard, G., Plumb, G., Russell, R. (2009). How does legislation influence mosquito-borne disease management in New South Wales? Arbovirus Research in Australia, 10, 177-182.
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2009). Insect repellents and sunscreen: implications for personal protection strategies against mosquito-borne disease. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(5), 485-490. [More Information]
  • Geary, M., Smith, A., Russell, R. (2009). Maggots Down Under. Primary Intention, 17(1), 36-42.
  • Russell, R. (2009). Mosquito-borne disease and climate change in Australia: time for a realiy check. Australian Journal of Entomology, 48(1), 1-7.
  • Rapley, L., Russell, R., Montgomery, B., Ritchie, S. (2009). The effects of sustained release metofluthrin on the biting, movement, and mortality of Aedes aegypti in a domestic setting. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 81(1), 94-99. [More Information]
  • Ballard, J., Puslednik, L., Wolff, J., Russell, R. (2009). Variation under nature: a sesquicentennial DNA barcoding pespective. Chiang Mai Journal of Science (Science Faculty of Chiang Mai University. Journal), 36(2), 188-199.
  • Cashman, P., Hueston, L., Durrheim, D., Massey, P., Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2008). Barmah Forest virus serology; implications for diagnosis and public health action. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(2), 263-266. [More Information]
  • Ewald, B., Webb, C., Durrheim, D., Russell, R. (2008). Is there a risk of malaria transmission in NSW? NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19(7-8), 127-131. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2008). Mosquitoes of Centennial Park, Sydney. General and Applied Entomology, 37(1), 31-33.
  • Disbury, M., Cane, R., Russell, R. (2008). Remote identification of exotic mosquito specimens using digital photography. Australian Journal of Entomology, 47(2), 128-130.
  • Jansen, C., Webb, C., Northill, J., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., van den Hurk, A. (2008). Vector competence of Australian mosquito species for a North American strain of West Nile virus. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 8(6), 805-811. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Ritchie, S., Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2008). Vector competence of three Australian mosquitoes, Verrallina carmenti, Verrallina lineata, and Mansonia septempunctata (Diptera: Culicidae), for Ross River virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. [More Information]
  • Hemmerter, S., Slapeta, J., van den Hurk, A., Cooper, R., Whelan, P., Russell, R., Johansen, C., Beebe, N. (2007). A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 7(100), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Long, S., Webb, C., Bitzhenner, M., Geier, M., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2007). Aedes aegypti population sampling using BG-Sentinel traps in north Queensland Australia: statistical considerations for trap deployment and sampling strategy. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44(2), 345-350. [More Information]
  • Craig, A., Hall, G., Russell, R. (2007). Climate change and infectious diseases. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, 243-244.
  • Williams, C., Ritchie, S., Long, S., Dennison, N., Russell, R. (2007). Impact of a bifenthrin-treated lethal ovitrap on Aedes aegypti oviposition and mortality in North Queensland, Australia. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44(2), 256-262. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2007). Is the extract from the plant catmint (Nepeta cataria) repellent to mosquitoes in Australia? Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 23(3), 351-354. [More Information]
  • Ritchie, S., Moore, P., Carruthers, M., Williams, C., Montgomery, B., Foley, P., Ahboo, S., van den Hurk, A., Lindsay, M., Cooper, B., Russell, R., et al (2006). Discovery of a widespread infestation of Aedes albopictus in the Torres Strait, Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22(3), 358-365.
  • Doggett, S., geary, M., Russell, R. (2006). Encasing mattresses in black plastic will not provide thermal control of bed bugs, Cimex spp. (Hemiptera : Cimicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 99(6), 2132-2135.
  • Williams, C., Long, S., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2006). Field efficacy of the BG-Sentinel compared with CDC Backpack Aspirators and CO2-baited EVS traps for collection of adult Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22(2), 296-300.
  • Williams, C., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., Eiras, A., Kline, D., Geier, M. (2006). Geographic variation in attraction to human odor compounds by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes (Diptera : Culicidae): A laboratory study. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 32(8), 1625-1634. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Bergbauer, R., Geier, M., Kline, D., Bernier, U., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2006). Laboratory and field assessment of some kairomone blends for host-seeking Aedes aegypti. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22, 641-647.
  • Ward, K., Lee, R., Russell, R. (2006). Malaria. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17, 57. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Long, S., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2006). Optimizing ovitrap use for Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia: effects of some abiotic factors on field efficacy. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22(4), 635-640.
  • Willems, K., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2005). A comparison of mosquito predation by the fish Pseudomugil signifier Kner and Gambusia holbrooki (Girard) in laboratory trials. Journal of Vector Ecology, 30(1), 87-90. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Williams, C., Suthers, R., Ritchie, S. (2005). Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus--a dengue threat for southern Australia? Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(3), 296-298. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Webb, C., Davies, N. (2005). Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes polynesiensis marks (Diptera : culicidae) in Moorea, French Polynesia: A study of adult population structures and pathogen (Wuchereria bancrofti and Dirofilaria immitis) infection rates to indicate regional and seasonal epidem. Journal of Medical Entomology, 42(6), 1045-1056.
  • Johansen, C., Lindsay, M., Harrington, S., Whelan, P., Russell, R., Broom, A. (2005). First record of Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans vexans (Meigen) in Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 21(2), 222-224. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Webb, C., Williams, C., Ritchie, S. (2005). Mark-release-recapture study to measure dispersal of the mosquito Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Medical and veterinary entomology, 19(4), 451-457. [More Information]
  • Willems, K., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2005). Tadpoles of four common australian frogs are not effective predators of the common pest and vector mosquito culex annulirostris. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 21(4), 492-494.
  • Saleh, S., Poidinger, M., Mackenzie, J., Broom, A., Lindsay, M., Russell, R., Cloonan, M., Calisher, C., Burgess, G., Hall, R. (2004). Antigenic And Genetic Typing Of Whataroa Viruses In Australia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 71(3), 262-267.
  • Balit, C., Geary, M., Russell, R., Isbister, G. (2004). Clinical Effects Of Exposure To The White-Stemmed Gum Moth (Chelepteryx Collesi). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 16(1), 74-81.
  • Geary, M., Russell, R. (2004). Fly Larvae For Wound Management: A Maggot Makeover. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 15(11-12), 218-9.
  • Klowden, M., Russell, R. (2004). Mating Affects Egg Maturation In Anopheles Gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology, 29, 135-139.
  • Russell, R., Kay, B. (2004). Medical Entomology: Changes In The Spectrum Of Mosquito-Borne Disease In Australia And Other Threats And Risks. 1972-2004. Australian Journal of Entomology, 43(3), 271-282.
  • Foley, D., Russell, R., Bryan, J. (2004). Population Structure Of The Peridomestic Mosquito Ochlerotatus Notoscriptus In Australia. Medical and veterinary entomology, 18(2), 180-190.
  • Robertson, G., Doggett, S., Seeman, O., Russell, R., Clancy, J., Haniotis, J. (2004). Ross River virus and its vectors in Sorell Municipal Area, south-eastern Tasmania, January to March 2002. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(2), 261-266.
  • Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2004). Surveillance And Behavioral Investigations Of Aedes Aegypti And Aedes Polynesiensis In Moorea, French Polynesia, Using A Sticky Ovitrap. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 20(4), 370-375.
  • Russell, R. (2004). The Relative Attractiveness Of Carbon Dioxide And Octenol In Cdc- And Evs-Type Light Traps For Sampling The Mosquitoes Aedes Aegypti (L.), Aedes Polynesiensis Marks, And Culex Quinquefasciatus Say In Moorea, French Polynesia. Journal of Vector Ecology, 29, 309-14.
  • Webb, C., Willems, K., Russell, R. (2004). The Response Of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) From The Sydney Region Of New South Wales To Light Traps Baited With Carbon Dioxide And Octenol. General and Applied Entomology, 33, 69-73.
  • Ritchie, S., Long, S., Hart, A., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2003). An adulticidal sticky ovitrap for sampling container-breeding mosquitoes. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 19(3), 235-242.
  • Balit, C., geary, M., Russell, R., Isbister, G. (2003). Prospective study of definite caterpillar exposures. Toxicon, 42(6), 657-662.
  • Russell, R. (2002). Ross River Virus: Ecology and Distribution. Annual Review of Entomology, 47, 1-31.
  • Russell, R., Doggett, S., Clancy, J., Haniotis, J., Patsouris, K., Hueston, L., Marchetti, M., Dwyer, D. (2001). Arbovirus and vector surveillance in NSW, 1997-2000. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 8, 304-313.
  • Doggett, S., Klowden, M., Russell, R. (2001). Are vector competence experiments competent vector experiments? Arbovirus Research in Australia, 87, 217-219.
  • Russell, R. (2001). Constructed wetlands in Australia : concerns and constraints, compromises and complements for effective mosquito management. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 3, 1-8.
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2001). Do we spray? Did it work? Indices for control of Aedes Vigilax Larvae in Homebush Bay. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 14, 1090-1095.
  • Whelan, P., Russell, R., Hayes, G., Tucker, G., Goodwin, G. (2001). Exotic Aedes mosquitoes: Onshore detection and elimination in Darwin, Northern Territory. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 25(4), 1033-1041.
  • Clancy, J., Russell, R. (2001). Mosquito distribution and abundance in New South Wales from te NSW arbovirus surveillance program 1984-2000. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 357, 2090-2094.
  • Schiller, L., Stevens, M., Russell, R. (2001). Mosquito ecology and production in rice fields in South West New South Wales. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 357, 1349-1353.
  • Russell, R. (2001). Mosquito management for the Sydney Olympics. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 175, 272-274.
  • Webb, C., Doggett, S., Willems, K., Russell, R., Clancy, J., geary, M. (2001). Mosquito species recorded from the Sydney Basin region of NSW. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 175, 272-274.
  • Spencer, J., Azoulas, J., Broom, A., Buick, T., Daniels, P., Doggett, S., Hapgood, G., Jarrett, P., Lindsay, M., Lloyd, G., Russell, R., et al (2001). Murray Valley encephalitis virus surveillance and control initiatives in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 25(2), 33-47.
  • Russell, R., Balit, C., Ptolemy, H., Geary, M., Isbister,, G. (2001). Outbreak of caterpillar dermatitis caused by airborne hairs of the mistletoe browntail moth (Euproctir edwardsi). Medical Journal of Australia, 175, 641-643.
  • Macdonald, J., Broom, A., Doggett, S., Mackenzie, J., Phillips, D., Poidinger, M., Russell, R., Young, P., Hall, R. (2001). The phylogeny of Edge Hill virus. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 34, 756-756.

Conferences

  • Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2008). The resurgence of bed bugs, Cimex spp. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) in Australia. 6th International Conference on Urban Pests, Budapest, Hungary: Executive committee of the International Conference on Urban Pests.
  • Russell, R. (2001). The medical significance of Acari in Australia. Xth International Congress of Acarology, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.

2014

  • Coffey, L., Page, B., Herring, B., Russell, R., Doggett, S., Haniotis, J., Wang, C., Deng, X., Delwart, E. (2014). Enhanced arbovirus surveillance with deep sequencing: Identification of novel rhabdoviruses and bunyaviruses in Australian mosquitoes. Virology, 448, 146-158. [More Information]

2013

  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Wang, Q., Russell, R. (2013). Australian distribution, genetic status and seasonal abundance of the exotic mosquito Culex molestus (Forskal) (Diptera: Culicidae). Australian Journal of Entomology, 52(3), 185-198. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Otranto, D., Wall, R. (2013). Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology. United Kingdom: CABI Publishing.
  • Chambers, E., Bossin, H., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., Dobson, S. (2013). Landing response of Aedes (Stegomyia) polynesiensis mosquitoes to coloured targets. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 27, 332-338. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Dowler, H., Gardner, J., Gilbert, S., Stone, M. (2013). Reflections on a successful eradication programme. In Brian H Kay and Richard C Russell (Eds.), Mosquito Eradication: The Story of Killing Campto, (pp. 245-256). Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Russell, R., Ritchie, S., Hanna, J., Selvey, C. (2013). Spatial incidence of dengue infections in Queensland, Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 141(3), 618-618. [More Information]
  • Beebe, N., Ambrose, L., Hill, L., Davis, J., Hapgood, G., Cooper, R., Russell, R., Ritchie, S., Reimer, L., Lobo, N., et al (2013). Tracing the Tiger: population genetics provides valuable insights into the Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus invasion of the Australasian Region. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(8), 1-12. [More Information]

2012

  • Russell, R. (2012). A review of the status and significance of the species within the Culex pipiens group in Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 28(4 Suppl), 24-27. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Dwyer, D., Fernandez Penas, P., Russell, R. (2012). Bed Bugs: Clinical Relevance and Control Options. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 25(1), 164-192. [More Information]
  • Frost, M., Zhang, J., Edmonds, J., Prow, N., Gu, X., Davis, R., Hornitzky, C., Edla Arzey, K., Finlaison, D., Hick, P., Doggett, S., Haniotis, J., Russell, R., et al (2012). Characterization of Virulent West Nile Virus Kunjin Strain, Australia, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online), 18(5), 792-800. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). Culex molestus Forskal (Diptera: Culicidae) in Australia: colonisation, stenogamy, autogeny, oviposition and larval development. Australian Journal of Entomology, 51(1), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). Does the monomolecular film aquatain mosquito formula provide effective control of container-breeding mosquitoes in Australia? Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 28(1), 53-58. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). Is the expression of autogeny by Culex molestus Forskal (Diptera: Culicidae) influenced by larval nutrition or by adult mating, sugar feeding, or blood feeding? Journal of Vector Ecology, 37(1), 162-171. [More Information]
  • Puslednik, L., Russell, R., Ballard, J. (2012). Phylogeography of the medically important mosquito Aedes (Ochlerotatus) vigilax (Diptera: Culicidae) in Australasia. Journal of Biogeography, 39(7), 1333-1346. [More Information]
  • Kassim, N., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2012). The importance of males: Larval diet and adult sugar feeding influences reproduction in culex molestus. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 28(4), 312-316. [More Information]

2011

  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2011). Advice to travelers on topical insect repellent use against dengue mosquitoes in far North Queensland, Australia. Journal of Travel Medicine, 18(4), 282-283. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Orton, C., Lilly, D., Russell, R. (2011). Bed bugs: the Australian response. Insects, 2(2), 96-111. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2011). Do wrist bands impregnated with botanical extracts assist in repelling mosquitoes? General and Applied Entomology, 40, 1-5.
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2011). Response to Letter. Journal of Travel Medicine, 18(6), 434-434. [More Information]

2010

  • Russell, R. (2010). "Dramas" Down-Under: Changes and Challenges in Australia. In Peter W Atkinson (Eds.), Vector Biology, Ecology and Control, (pp. 81-96). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Macdonald, J., Poidinger, M., Mackenzie, J., Russell, R., Doggett, S., Broom, A., Phillips, D., Potamski, J., Gard, G., Whelan, P., et al (2010). Molecular Phylogeny of Edge Hill Virus Supports its Position in the Yellow Fever Virus Group and Identifies a New Genetic Variant. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 6, 91-96. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Bader, C., Kearney, M., Ritchie, S., Russell, R. (2010). The Extinction of Dengue through Natural Vulnerability of Its Vectors. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(12), 922-1-922-7. [More Information]

2009

  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2009). A laboratory investigation of the mosquito control potential of the monomolecular film Aquatain mosquito formula against immature stages of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 25(1), 106-109. [More Information]
  • Ritchie, S., Rapley, L., Williams, C., Johnson, P., Larkman, M., Silcock, R., Long, S., Russell, R. (2009). A lethal ovitrap-based mass trapping scheme for dengue control in Australia: I. Public acceptability and performance of lethal ovitraps. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 23(4), 295-302. [More Information]
  • Rapley, L., Johnson, P., Williams, C., Silcock, R., Larkman, M., Long, S., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2009). A lethal ovitrap-based mass trapping scheme for dengue control in Australia: II. Impact on populations of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 23(4), 303-316. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Clancy, J., Haniotis, J., Webb, C., Hueston, L., Marchetti, M., Blyth, F., Howard, S., Dwyer, D., Russell, R. (2009). Arbovirus and vector surveillance in New South Wales, 2004/05-2007/08. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 10, 28-36.
  • Jansen, C., Prow, N., Webb, C., Hall, R., Pyke, A., Harrower, B., Pritchard, I., Zborowski, P., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., et al (2009). Arboviruses isolated from mosquitoes collected from urban and peri-urban areas of eastern Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 25(3), 272-278. [More Information]
  • Maguranyi, S., Webb, C., Mansfield, S., Russell, R. (2009). Are commercially available essential oils from Australian native plants repellent to mosquitoes? Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 25(3), 292-300. [More Information]
  • Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2009). Bed bugs - What the GP needs to know. Australian Family Physician, 38(11), 880-884. [More Information]
  • Jansen, C., Webb, C., Graham, G., Craig, S., Zborowski, P., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., van den Hurk, A. (2009). Blood sources of mosquitoes collected from urban and peri-urban environments in eastern Australia with species-specific molecular analysis of avian blood meals. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 81(5), 849-857. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Currie, B., Lindsay, M., Mackenzie, J., Richie, S., Whelan, P. (2009). Dengue and climate change in Australia: predictions for the future should incorporate knowledge from the past. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(5), 265-268. [More Information]
  • Thomas, J., Webb, C., Narkowicz, C., Jacobson, G., Peterson, G., Davies, N., Russell, R. (2009). Evaluation of repellent properties of volatile extracts from the Australian native plant Kunzea ambigua against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culcidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 46(6), 1387-1391. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Prichard, G., Plumb, G., Russell, R. (2009). How does legislation influence mosquito-borne disease management in New South Wales? Arbovirus Research in Australia, 10, 177-182.
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2009). Insect repellents and sunscreen: implications for personal protection strategies against mosquito-borne disease. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(5), 485-490. [More Information]
  • Geary, M., Smith, A., Russell, R. (2009). Maggots Down Under. Primary Intention, 17(1), 36-42.
  • Russell, R. (2009). Mosquito-borne disease and climate change in Australia: time for a realiy check. Australian Journal of Entomology, 48(1), 1-7.
  • Rapley, L., Russell, R., Montgomery, B., Ritchie, S. (2009). The effects of sustained release metofluthrin on the biting, movement, and mortality of Aedes aegypti in a domestic setting. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 81(1), 94-99. [More Information]
  • Ballard, J., Puslednik, L., Wolff, J., Russell, R. (2009). Variation under nature: a sesquicentennial DNA barcoding pespective. Chiang Mai Journal of Science (Science Faculty of Chiang Mai University. Journal), 36(2), 188-199.

2008

  • Cashman, P., Hueston, L., Durrheim, D., Massey, P., Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2008). Barmah Forest virus serology; implications for diagnosis and public health action. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(2), 263-266. [More Information]
  • Ewald, B., Webb, C., Durrheim, D., Russell, R. (2008). Is there a risk of malaria transmission in NSW? NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19(7-8), 127-131. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2008). Mosquitoes of Centennial Park, Sydney. General and Applied Entomology, 37(1), 31-33.
  • Disbury, M., Cane, R., Russell, R. (2008). Remote identification of exotic mosquito specimens using digital photography. Australian Journal of Entomology, 47(2), 128-130.
  • Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2008). The resurgence of bed bugs, Cimex spp. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) in Australia. 6th International Conference on Urban Pests, Budapest, Hungary: Executive committee of the International Conference on Urban Pests.
  • Jansen, C., Webb, C., Northill, J., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., van den Hurk, A. (2008). Vector competence of Australian mosquito species for a North American strain of West Nile virus. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 8(6), 805-811. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Ritchie, S., Doggett, S., Russell, R. (2008). Vector competence of three Australian mosquitoes, Verrallina carmenti, Verrallina lineata, and Mansonia septempunctata (Diptera: Culicidae), for Ross River virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. [More Information]

2007

  • Hemmerter, S., Slapeta, J., van den Hurk, A., Cooper, R., Whelan, P., Russell, R., Johansen, C., Beebe, N. (2007). A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 7(100), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Long, S., Webb, C., Bitzhenner, M., Geier, M., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2007). Aedes aegypti population sampling using BG-Sentinel traps in north Queensland Australia: statistical considerations for trap deployment and sampling strategy. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44(2), 345-350. [More Information]
  • Craig, A., Hall, G., Russell, R. (2007). Climate change and infectious diseases. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, 243-244.
  • Williams, C., Ritchie, S., Long, S., Dennison, N., Russell, R. (2007). Impact of a bifenthrin-treated lethal ovitrap on Aedes aegypti oviposition and mortality in North Queensland, Australia. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44(2), 256-262. [More Information]
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2007). Is the extract from the plant catmint (Nepeta cataria) repellent to mosquitoes in Australia? Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 23(3), 351-354. [More Information]

2006

  • Ritchie, S., Moore, P., Carruthers, M., Williams, C., Montgomery, B., Foley, P., Ahboo, S., van den Hurk, A., Lindsay, M., Cooper, B., Russell, R., et al (2006). Discovery of a widespread infestation of Aedes albopictus in the Torres Strait, Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22(3), 358-365.
  • Doggett, S., geary, M., Russell, R. (2006). Encasing mattresses in black plastic will not provide thermal control of bed bugs, Cimex spp. (Hemiptera : Cimicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 99(6), 2132-2135.
  • Williams, C., Long, S., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2006). Field efficacy of the BG-Sentinel compared with CDC Backpack Aspirators and CO2-baited EVS traps for collection of adult Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22(2), 296-300.
  • Williams, C., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., Eiras, A., Kline, D., Geier, M. (2006). Geographic variation in attraction to human odor compounds by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes (Diptera : Culicidae): A laboratory study. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 32(8), 1625-1634. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Bergbauer, R., Geier, M., Kline, D., Bernier, U., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2006). Laboratory and field assessment of some kairomone blends for host-seeking Aedes aegypti. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22, 641-647.
  • Ward, K., Lee, R., Russell, R. (2006). Malaria. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17, 57. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Long, S., Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2006). Optimizing ovitrap use for Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia: effects of some abiotic factors on field efficacy. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 22(4), 635-640.

2005

  • Willems, K., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2005). A comparison of mosquito predation by the fish Pseudomugil signifier Kner and Gambusia holbrooki (Girard) in laboratory trials. Journal of Vector Ecology, 30(1), 87-90. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Williams, C., Suthers, R., Ritchie, S. (2005). Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus--a dengue threat for southern Australia? Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(3), 296-298. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Webb, C., Davies, N. (2005). Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes polynesiensis marks (Diptera : culicidae) in Moorea, French Polynesia: A study of adult population structures and pathogen (Wuchereria bancrofti and Dirofilaria immitis) infection rates to indicate regional and seasonal epidem. Journal of Medical Entomology, 42(6), 1045-1056.
  • Johansen, C., Lindsay, M., Harrington, S., Whelan, P., Russell, R., Broom, A. (2005). First record of Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans vexans (Meigen) in Australia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 21(2), 222-224. [More Information]
  • Russell, R., Webb, C., Williams, C., Ritchie, S. (2005). Mark-release-recapture study to measure dispersal of the mosquito Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Medical and veterinary entomology, 19(4), 451-457. [More Information]
  • Willems, K., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2005). Tadpoles of four common australian frogs are not effective predators of the common pest and vector mosquito culex annulirostris. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 21(4), 492-494.

2004

  • Saleh, S., Poidinger, M., Mackenzie, J., Broom, A., Lindsay, M., Russell, R., Cloonan, M., Calisher, C., Burgess, G., Hall, R. (2004). Antigenic And Genetic Typing Of Whataroa Viruses In Australia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 71(3), 262-267.
  • Balit, C., Geary, M., Russell, R., Isbister, G. (2004). Clinical Effects Of Exposure To The White-Stemmed Gum Moth (Chelepteryx Collesi). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 16(1), 74-81.
  • Geary, M., Russell, R. (2004). Fly Larvae For Wound Management: A Maggot Makeover. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 15(11-12), 218-9.
  • Klowden, M., Russell, R. (2004). Mating Affects Egg Maturation In Anopheles Gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology, 29, 135-139.
  • Russell, R., Kay, B. (2004). Medical Entomology: Changes In The Spectrum Of Mosquito-Borne Disease In Australia And Other Threats And Risks. 1972-2004. Australian Journal of Entomology, 43(3), 271-282.
  • Foley, D., Russell, R., Bryan, J. (2004). Population Structure Of The Peridomestic Mosquito Ochlerotatus Notoscriptus In Australia. Medical and veterinary entomology, 18(2), 180-190.
  • Robertson, G., Doggett, S., Seeman, O., Russell, R., Clancy, J., Haniotis, J. (2004). Ross River virus and its vectors in Sorell Municipal Area, south-eastern Tasmania, January to March 2002. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(2), 261-266.
  • Russell, R., Ritchie, S. (2004). Surveillance And Behavioral Investigations Of Aedes Aegypti And Aedes Polynesiensis In Moorea, French Polynesia, Using A Sticky Ovitrap. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 20(4), 370-375.
  • Russell, R. (2004). The Relative Attractiveness Of Carbon Dioxide And Octenol In Cdc- And Evs-Type Light Traps For Sampling The Mosquitoes Aedes Aegypti (L.), Aedes Polynesiensis Marks, And Culex Quinquefasciatus Say In Moorea, French Polynesia. Journal of Vector Ecology, 29, 309-14.
  • Webb, C., Willems, K., Russell, R. (2004). The Response Of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) From The Sydney Region Of New South Wales To Light Traps Baited With Carbon Dioxide And Octenol. General and Applied Entomology, 33, 69-73.

2003

  • Ritchie, S., Long, S., Hart, A., Webb, C., Russell, R. (2003). An adulticidal sticky ovitrap for sampling container-breeding mosquitoes. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 19(3), 235-242.
  • Balit, C., geary, M., Russell, R., Isbister, G. (2003). Prospective study of definite caterpillar exposures. Toxicon, 42(6), 657-662.

2002

  • Russell, R. (2002). Ross River Virus: Ecology and Distribution. Annual Review of Entomology, 47, 1-31.

2001

  • Russell, R., Doggett, S., Clancy, J., Haniotis, J., Patsouris, K., Hueston, L., Marchetti, M., Dwyer, D. (2001). Arbovirus and vector surveillance in NSW, 1997-2000. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 8, 304-313.
  • Doggett, S., Klowden, M., Russell, R. (2001). Are vector competence experiments competent vector experiments? Arbovirus Research in Australia, 87, 217-219.
  • Russell, R. (2001). Constructed wetlands in Australia : concerns and constraints, compromises and complements for effective mosquito management. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 3, 1-8.
  • Webb, C., Russell, R. (2001). Do we spray? Did it work? Indices for control of Aedes Vigilax Larvae in Homebush Bay. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 14, 1090-1095.
  • Whelan, P., Russell, R., Hayes, G., Tucker, G., Goodwin, G. (2001). Exotic Aedes mosquitoes: Onshore detection and elimination in Darwin, Northern Territory. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 25(4), 1033-1041.
  • Clancy, J., Russell, R. (2001). Mosquito distribution and abundance in New South Wales from te NSW arbovirus surveillance program 1984-2000. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 357, 2090-2094.
  • Schiller, L., Stevens, M., Russell, R. (2001). Mosquito ecology and production in rice fields in South West New South Wales. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 357, 1349-1353.
  • Russell, R. (2001). Mosquito management for the Sydney Olympics. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 175, 272-274.
  • Webb, C., Doggett, S., Willems, K., Russell, R., Clancy, J., geary, M. (2001). Mosquito species recorded from the Sydney Basin region of NSW. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 175, 272-274.
  • Spencer, J., Azoulas, J., Broom, A., Buick, T., Daniels, P., Doggett, S., Hapgood, G., Jarrett, P., Lindsay, M., Lloyd, G., Russell, R., et al (2001). Murray Valley encephalitis virus surveillance and control initiatives in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 25(2), 33-47.
  • Russell, R., Balit, C., Ptolemy, H., Geary, M., Isbister,, G. (2001). Outbreak of caterpillar dermatitis caused by airborne hairs of the mistletoe browntail moth (Euproctir edwardsi). Medical Journal of Australia, 175, 641-643.
  • Russell, R. (2001). The medical significance of Acari in Australia. Xth International Congress of Acarology, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Macdonald, J., Broom, A., Doggett, S., Mackenzie, J., Phillips, D., Poidinger, M., Russell, R., Young, P., Hall, R. (2001). The phylogeny of Edge Hill virus. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 34, 756-756.

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