Ross H. Miller

Ross H. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor of Entomology

location  Office Location:  Dean's Circle, House #35
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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Research interests

  • Biodiversity of tropical ecosystems
  • Plant-insect interactions
  • Biological control of arthropod pests
  • Integrated pest management


  • B.S., Zoology, Brigham Young University (Utah)
  • M.S., Biology, University of Houston
  • Ph.D., Entomology, Washington State University

Selected publications

  • Gawel, A.M., H.S. Rogers, R.H. Miller, A.M. Kerr. 2018. Contrasting ecological roles of non-native ungulates in a novel ecosystem. Royal Society Open Science 5: (Published on line April 25, 2018).
  • Rogers, H., E. Buhle, J. Hille Ris Lambers, E. Fricke, R.H. Miller, J. Tewksbury. 2017. Effects of an invasive predator cascade to plants via mutualism disruption. Nature Communications 8: Published online March 8, 2017.
  • Wandrag, E.M., R.H. Miller, A.E. Dunham, H.S. Rogers. 2015. Vertebrate seed dispersers maintain the structure and composition of tropical forest seedbanks. AoB Plants plv130: Published online November 17, 2015.
  • Reddy, G.V.P. and R.H. Miller. 2014. Biorational versus conventional insecticides – Comparative field study for managing red spider mite and fruit borer on tomato. Crop Protection 64: 88-92.
  • Miller, R.H., J.A. Duay, K.S. Pike, E. Maw, R.G. Foottit. 2014. Review and key to the aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Micronesia. Pacific Science 68: 479-492.
  • Duay, J.A.M., R.H. Miller, G.C. Wall, K.S. Pike, R.G. Foottit. 2014. Pentalonia nigronervosaCoquerel and Pentalonia caladiivan der Goot (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and their relationship to banana bunchy top virus in Micronesia. Pacific Science 68: 359-364.
  • Reddy, G.V.P., S. Wu, R.H. Miller. 2013. Efficacy of pheromone trapping of the sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius(Coleoptera: Brentidae): based on dose, septum age and attractive radius. Environmental Entomology: 43: 1-7.
  • Rogers H., J. Hille Ris Lambers, R.H. Miller, J.J. Tewksbury. 2012. Natural experiment’ demonstrates top-down control of spiders by birds on a landscape level. PLoS ONE 7: e43446.
  • Hoffman, B. P., K. Davis, S. Gott, P. Joe, P. Krushelnycky, R.H. Miller, G. Webb, and M. Widner. 2011. Ant eradications: details of more successes, a global synthesis and recommendations IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. 31: 16-23.
  • Foottit, R.G., H.E.L. Maw, K.S. Pike and R.H. Miller. 2010. The identity of Pentalonia nigronervosaCoquerel and  caladiivan der Goot (Hemiptera: aphididae) based on molecular and morphometric analysis. Zootaxa 2358: 25-38.