Never be satisfied with what you know, only with what more you can find out - Daniel Stone
- M.S. in Entomology - University of Maine, Orono
- B.S. in Biology - University of Texas Brownsville
- Board Certified Entomologist - Urban/Industrial Entomology #B3377
Refereed Journal Articles
- Villazana, J., and A. Alyokhin, 2019: Development of black soldier fly larvae (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) on seafood wastes. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed (Accepted).
- Villazana, J., and A. Alyokhin, 2019: Tolerance of Immature Black Soldier Flies to Cold Temperatures Above and Below Freezing Point. Journal of Economic Entomology (Accepted).
- E. Bernard, Villazana, J., and A. Alyokhin, J. Rose, 2020: Colonization of Finfish Substrate Inhabited by Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) by Blowflies (Diptera: Stratiomyidae), Bacteria, and Fungi. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed (Accepted).
Non-refereed Journal Articles
- Villazana, J., 2022: Summer Edition “Ant Bating Tips” Pg 6 GCPMA Quarterly Newsletter
- Villazana, J., 2022: Spring Edition “The Tale of FSS Inc’s Emergency Fumigation” Pg 13 GCPMA Quarterly Newsletter
- Villazana, J., 2022: June Issue FSS Blog “Landscaping Matters Around Food Plants”
- Villazana, J., 2022: April Issue FSS Blog “Ant Baiting Tips”
- Villazana, J., 2021: September Issue FSS Blog “IPM FAQ”
- Villazana, J., 2020: Raising Black Soldier Flies: For Fun and Profit (2018 University of Maine M.S. thesis summary). The Maine Entomologist Vol. 24, No. 2.
Awards and Honors
Previous unpublished research conducted
To broaden our understanding of the long-term developmental effects of soils contaminated with neonicotinoids on ground-nesting bees such as (Colletes inaequalis). I investigated their behavior in custom-made laboratory observation nests. See information here.