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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Non-Apis Pollinators
item Comparison of the chemical compositions of the cuticle and the Dufour's gland of two solitary bee species from laboratory and field conditions (May 2017)
item On the identity of the adventive species of Eufriesea Cockerell in the USA: systematics and potential distribution of the coerulescens species group (Hymenoptera: Apidae) (Apr 2017)
item Mechanisms of increased lifespan in hypoxia (Apr 2017)
item Wildflower plantings do not compete with neighboring almond orchards for pollinator visits (Apr 2017)
item The native bee fauna of the Palouse Prairie (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) (Apr 2017)
item The effect of nest box distribution on sustainable propagation of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in commercial tart cherry orchards (Mar 2017)
item Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachyanthidium Friese (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini) (Mar 2017)
item An inert pesticide adjuvant synergizes viral pathogenicity and mortality in honey bee larvae (Jan 2017)
item Diapause in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata: Environmental history impact on gene expression (Jan 2017)
item Transcription analysis of overwintering dormancy in the Blue Orchard Bee (Jan 2017)
item Revision of Perdita subgenus Heteroperdita Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) with descriptions of two ant-like males (Dec 2016)
item Specialist bees collect Asteraceae pollen by distinctive abdominal drumming (Osmia) or tapping (Melissodes, Svastra) (Nov 2016)
item Pre-wintering conditions and post-winter performance in a solitary bee (Sep 2016)
item Sampling bee communities using pan traps: alternative methods increase sample size (Sep 2016)
item Adult pollen diet essential for egg maturation by a solitary osmia bee (Sep 2016)
item A new bee species that excavates sandstone nests (Sep 2016)
item Effects of residual novaluron on reproduction in alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata F. (Megachilidae) (Aug 2016)
item Pheromone lure and trap color affects bycatch in agricultural landscapes of Utah (Jul 2016)
item Revision of the Anthidiellum Cockerell, 1904 of China (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae, Anthidiini) (Jun 2016)
item Crop domestication facilitated rapid geographic expansion of a specialist pollinator, the squash bee Peponapis pruinosa (Jun 2016)
item Habitat type plays a greater role than livestock grazing in structuring shrubsteppe plant-pollinator communities (Jun 2016)
item Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical bee genus Serapista Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Megachilidae: Megachilinae: Anthidiini) (May 2016)
item Limited direct effects of a massive wildfire on its sagebrush steppe bee community (May 2016)
item Timing and size of the daily pollen meals eaten by adult females of a solitary bee (Nomia melanderi)(Apiformes: Halictidae) (May 2016)
item Phylogenetic systematics and a revised generic classification of anthidiine bees (Hymenoptera: Megachile) (Apr 2016)
item Association of the female of Perdita (Xeromacrotera) cephalotes (Cresson), and a replacement name for Perdita bohartorum Parker, 1983 (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) (Apr 2016)
item Population genomics of divergence among extreme and intermediate color forms in a polymorphic insect (Feb 2016)
item The similarity and appropriate usage of three honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) datasets for longitudinal studies (Feb 2016)
item USBombus, a database of contemporary survey data for North American Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombus) distributed in the United States (Dec 2015)
item Pre-wintering conditions and post-winter performance in a solitary bee: does diapause impose an energetic cost on reproductive success? (Dec 2015)
item A review of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Townsendiella (Apidae, Nomadinae, Townsendiellini) with the description of a new species from Pinnacles National Park (Dec 2015)
item Effects of fungicide and adjuvant sprays on nesting behavior in two managed solitary bees, Osmia lignaria and Megachile rotundata (Aug 2015)
item Mixed infections illustrate virulence differences between host-specific bee pathogens (Jul 2015)
item Taxonomic revision of Plesianthidium Cameron (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini), an endemic southern African bee genus (Jun 2015)
item First record of the orchid bee genus Eufriesea Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini) in the United States (May 2015)
item The floral hosts and distribution of a supposed creosote bush specialist, Colletes stepheni Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) (May 2015)
item Bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus spp.) of interior Alaska: Species composition, distribution, seasonal biology, and parasites (May 2015)
item Seasonal trends in the condition of nesting females of a solitary bee: wing wear, lipid content, and oocyte size (May 2015)
item Molecular tools and bumble bees: revealing hidden details of ecology and evolution in a model system (May 2015)
item A review of Trachusoides Michener and Griswold (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) (Apr 2015)
item Bombus huntii, Bombus impatiens and Bombus vosnesenskii (Hymenoptera: Apidae) pollinate greenhouse-grown tomatoes in western North America (Apr 2015)
item Landscaping pebbles attract nesting by the native ground-nesting bee Halictus rubicundus (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) (Apr 2015)
item Bumble bee nest abundance, foraging distance, and host-plant reproduction: implications for management and conservation (Apr 2015)
item Megachile (Megachile) montivaga (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) nesting in live thistle (Asteraceae: Cirsium) (Mar 2015)
item PCR reveals high prevalence of non-sporulating Nosema bombi(Microsporidia) infections in bumble bees (Bombus)in northern Arizona (Nov 2014)
item Reproduction and pollination of the endangered dwarf bear-poppy Arctomecon humilis (Papaveraceae)across a quarter century: unraveling of a pollination web? (Nov 2014)
item The effect of photobleaching on bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) setae color and its implications for studying aging and behavior (Aug 2014)
item Taxonomic utility of environmental niche models for species distinction: A case study in Anthophora (Heliophila) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) (Aug 2014)
item Progeny of Osmia lignaria from distinct regions differ in developmental phenology and survival under a common thermal regime (May 2014)
item Leafcutter bee nests and pupae from the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits of southern California: Implications for understanding the paleoenvironment of the Late Pleistocene (Apr 2014)
item Bees of the genera Dufourea and Dieunomia of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae), with a key to the Dufourea of eastern North America (Mar 2014)
item The oligolectic bee Osmia brevis sonicates Penstemon flowers for pollen: a newly documented behavior for the Megachilidae (Mar 2014)
item Relationships of bees to host ornamental and weedy flowers in urban northwest Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica (Dec 2013)
item Obtaining a better taxonomic understanding of native bees: Where do we start? (Aug 2013)
item Evaluating bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) diversity using malaise traps in coffee landscapes of Costa Rica (May 2013)
item Phylogeny and systematics of the bee genus Osmia (Hymenoptera: megachilidae) with emphasis on North American melanosmia: new subgenera, synonymies, and nesting biology revisited (May 2013)
Last Modified: 07/27/2017
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