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Jonathan Koch
Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (435) 797-0530
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1410 North 800 East
LOGAN, UT 843410000

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Projects
Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation through the Management, Systematics, and Conservation of a Diversity of Bees
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437810
How Many Routes to the Same Phenotype? Genetic Changes Underlying Parallel Acquisition of Mimetic Color Patterns Across Bumble Bees
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 440886
A Holistic Approach to Determining the Impact of an Established Exotic Pollinator, Bombus impatiens, on Bumble Bee Health in the Pacific Northwest
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 441774
Informing Effective Alkali Bee (Nomia melanderi) Management Decisions with Novel Microsatellite Markers and Population Genetic Analysis
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 442256

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Pollen pillars, wax canopy, and a first nest of Bombus (Cullumanobombus) morrisoni (Apidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., Cane, J.H. 2022. Pollen pillars, wax canopy, and a first nest of Bombus (Cullumanobombus) morrisoni (Apidae). Apidologie. 53(31). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-022-00943-4.
Pursuing best practices for minimizing wild bee captures to support biological research Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montero-Castano, A., Koch, J., Lindsay, T.T., Love, B.G., Mola, J.M., Newman, K., Sharkey, J. 2022. Pursuing best practices for minimizing wild bee captures to support biological research. Conservation Science and Practice. 4(7). https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.12734.
The interception of Bombus impatiens Cresson, 1863 found in imported produce purchased in Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., King, C.B., Lindsay, T.T., Matsunaga, J.N., Mossman, B. 2022. The interception of Bombus impatiens Cresson, 1863 found in imported produce purchased in Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 54:37-40.
A review of bee captures in pest monitoring traps and future directions for research and collaboration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spears, L.R., Christman, M.E., Koch, J., Looney, C., Ramirez, R.A. 2021. A review of bee captures in pest monitoring traps and future directions for research and collaboration. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 12(1):1-12. Article 49. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmab041.
The roles of phenotypic plasticity and adaptation in morphology and performance of an invasive species in a novel environment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jardeleza, M.G., Koch, J., Pearse, I., Ghalambor, C., Hufbauer, R.A. 2021. The roles of phenotypic plasticity and adaptation in morphology and performance of an invasive species in a novel environment. Ecological Entomology. 47(1):25-37. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.13087.
The invasion of Megachile policaris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) to Hawai‘i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., Tabor, J.A., Montoya-Aiona, K., Eiben, J. 2021. The invasion of Megachile policaris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) to Hawai‘i. Journal of Insect Science. 21(5):1-9. Article 4. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab065.
Genetic and usurpation data support high incidence of bumble bee nest invasion by socially parasitic bumble bee, Bombus insularis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., McCabe, L.M., Love, B.G., Cox-Foster, D.L. 2021. Genetic and usurpation data support high incidence of bumble bee nest invasion by socially parasitic bumble bee, Bombus insularis. Journal of Insect Science. 21(5):1-7. Article 3. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab063.
A brief assessment of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) abundance in forest and non-forested habitats across an altitude gradient on Mauna Loa, Hawai‘i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curbelo, K., Price, D., Koch, J. 2021. A brief assessment of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) abundance in forest and non-forested habitats across an altitude gradient on Mauna Loa, Hawai‘i. Pacific Science. 75(4):513-524. https://doi.org/10.2984/75.4.4.
Neonicotinoid pesticides cause mass fatalities of native bumble bees: A case study from Wilsonville, Oregon, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, R., Strange, J.P., Koch, J., Jepsen, S., Stapleton, I. 2021. Neonicotinoid pesticides cause mass fatalities of native bumble bees: A case study from Wilsonville, Oregon, USA. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab059.
Ensemble models predict invasive bee habitat suitability will expand under future climate scenarios in Hawai‘i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabor, J.A., Koch, J. 2021. Ensemble models predict invasive bee habitat suitability will expand under future climate scenarios in Hawai‘i. Insects. 12(5). Article 443. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12050443.
Reduction in the potential distribution of bumble bees (Apidae: Bombus) in Mesoamerica under different climate change scenarios: conservation implications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martinez-Lopez, O., Koch, J., Martinez-Morales, M., Navarrete-Gutierrez, D., Enriquez, E., Vandame, R. 2021. Reduction in the potential distribution of bumble bees (Apidae: Bombus) in Mesoamerica under different climate change scenarios: conservation implications. Global Change Biology. 27(9):1772-1787. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15559.
USBombus, a database of contemporary survey data for North American Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombus) distributed in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., Lozier, J., Strange, J.P., Ikerd, H.W., Griswold, T.L., Cordes, N., Solter, L., Stewart, I., Cameron, S.A. 2015. USBombus, a database of contemporary survey data for North American Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombus) distributed in the United States. Biodiversity Data Journal. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e6833.
A scientific note on Bombus (Psithyrus) insularis invasions of bumble bee nests and honey bee hives in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landscape heterogeneity predicts gene flow in a widespread polymorphic bumble bee, Bombus bifarius (Hymentoptera: Apidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lozier, J., Strange, J.P., Koch, J. 2013. Landscape heterogeneity predicts gene flow in a widespread polymorphic bumble bee, Bombus bifarius (Hymentoptera: Apidae). Conservation Genetics. 14: 1-12.
Bumble bees of the western United States Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Koch, J., Strange, J.P., Williams, P. 2012. Bumble bees of the western United States. USDA Forest Service Research Notes. Publication No. FS-972.
Global invasion by Anthidium manicatum (Linnaeus) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): Assessing potential distribution in North America and beyond - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strange, J.P., Koch, J., Gonzalez, V.H., Nemelka, L., Griswold, T.L. 2011. Global invasion by Anthidium manicatum (Linnaeus) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): Assessing potential distribution in North America and beyond. Biological Invasions. 13:2115-2133.