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Bibliography: Publications & Articles

1965 - Parker, Thomas A. The Spiders of Delaware. Thesis submitted to the Chairman of the Committee on Student Honors of the University of Delaware in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree-with-Distinction program. University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 131 pp.

1969 - Parker, Thomas A. Spiders of the Wabash-Tippecanoe River Systems. Thesis submitted to the faculty of the Entomology Department of Purdue University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 141 pp.

1969 - Parker, Thomas A. An Annotated List of the Spiders of Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science for 1968, Vol. 78, pp. 266-314.

1980 - Parker, Thomas A. A Proposal for a National Training Program. Pest Control, January, 1980, pp. 14-18.

1980 - Parker, Thomas A. Ficam® On the Job at Nation's First Zoo. Nor-Am Chemical Company Newsletter, Spring, p. 1.

1981 - Parker, Thomas A. Pest Control in Museums – A Status Report (1980), compiled and edited by Stephen R. Edwards, Bruce M. Bell, and Mary Elizabeth King, Association of Systematics Collections, 160 pp.

1982 - Parker, Thomas A. The Expanding Role of the Consultant in the Pest Control Industry. Pest Control Technology, January, Cover and pp. 57-60 and 86.

1983 - Parker, Thomas A. Dursban® to the Rescue – Cockroaches Routed in Big "Shoot Out" at The Philadelphia Zoo. Pest Control/Lawn Care Professional, March, p. 8.

1984 - Parker, Thomas A. Industry Consultants Voice Concerns for 1984. Insectimes®, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 2-3, contributor.

1984 - Parker, Thomas A. Powderpost Beetles. Fine Woodworking Techniques 6, The Taunton Press, Newtown, CT, pp. 15-16.

1985 - Parker, Thomas A. Housecleaning: Getting Bugs out of Museums. The Philadelphia Inquirer – authored by Carol Biscontini, Sunday, August 18 issue.

1985 - Amand, Wilbur B. and Thomas A. Parker, PhD. Pest Control in the Zoological Garden. The Philadelphia Zoo Review, Vol. II, No. 1, pp. 1-8.

1985 - Parker, Thomas A. Taking the Sting out of the Country's Oldest Zoo. The Growing World of Pennwalt, Spring/Summer, pp. 12-16.

1987 - Parker, Thomas A. Preservation of Library Materials. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague, Netherlands, Vol. 2, München, London, New York, Paris, pp. 103-123.

1988 - Parker, Thomas A. Study on Integrated Pest Management for Libraries and Archives. General Information Programme and UNISIST, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, PGI-88/WS/20, Paris, 119 pp.

1988 - Parker, Thomas A. A Guide to Museum Pest Control – edited by Linda A. Zycherman and J. R. Schrock. Washington, D.C.: Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and Association of Systematics Collections, 205 pp.

1989 - Parker, Thomas A. A Savior of Beauty, Wisdom and Truth. The Philadelphia Inquirer – authored by Mark Jaffe, Wednesday, February 8 issue.

1990 - Parker, Thomas A. Handbook of Pest Control – authored by Arnold Mallis. Revised and edited Chapter 10, Clothes Moths, pp. 347-376 and Chapter 11, Hide and Carpet Beetles, pp. 377-413.

1990 - Parker, Thomas A. Myth Conceptions: High-Fiber Diets for Termites. Pest Control Technology, July, pp. 86-90.

1991 - Parker, Thomas A. Non-Chemical Treatment Processes for Disinfestation of Insects and Fungi in Library Collection – authored by Johanna Wellheiser. International Federation of Library Associations, editor of publication. 107 pp.

1992 - Parker, Thomas A. Reader Does Own 'Detective' Work. Pest Control Technology, May, pp. 15-20.

1993 - Parker, Thomas A. Pest Control in Museums: These Sensitive Accounts Require a Delicate Touch from PCOs. Pest Control, pp. 36-42, contributor.

1993 - Parker, Thomas A. Red Cellophane-Covered Flashlights… Town Crier, Vol. 13, No. 1, Fall, p. 6.

1994 - Parker, Thomas A. What's Eating the Museum? The Wharton Escherick Museum Quarterly, p. 1 & 4.

1998 - Su, Nan-Yao, J.D. Thomas, and R.H. Scheffrahn. Elimination of Subterranean Termite Populations from the Statue of Liberty National Monument Using a Bait Matrix Containing an Insect Growth Regulator, Hexaflumuron. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 282-292, reviewed and edited prior to publication.

2000 - Parker, Thomas A. Beware of Termite Control Firms – authored by Andy Miller. Series in Atlanta Journal Constitution, contributor.

2001 - Parker, Thomas A. Mary-Lou Florian, Heritage Eaters: Insects & Fungi in Heritage Collections. London: James & James, 1997. 164 p., Book Review in Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, Vol. 40 (2001); pp. 166-168.

2003 - Parker, Thomas A. Integrated Pest Management, Regional Alliance for Preservation, Spring/Summer, p. 4.

2003 - Parker, Thomas A. "Stop Termites Before They Eat Your Wallet – A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Professional Termite Control Industry"., 139 pp.

2007 - Bensinger, Ken 10 Things Your Exterminator Won't Tell You. Smart Money Magazine, August issue. Contributor.

This listing is in addition to 300+ Integrated Pest Management reports and programs for museums, historic properties, collection managers, libraries and archives throughout the United States and foreign countries; and 500+ investigative reports generated for litigation matters.


Thomas A. Parker, PhD
President, Entomologist - Pest Control Services, Inc.
469 Mimosa Circle, Kennett Square, PA 19348
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