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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Diseases & Parasites of 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 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 USDA research and honey bee health (Mar 2017)
item Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachyanthidium Friese (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini) (Mar 2017)
item Revision of Perdita subgenus Heteroperdita Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) with descriptions of two ant-like males (Dec 2016)
item Early gut colonizers shape parasite susceptibility and microbiota composition in honey bee workers (Dec 2016)
item Silencing honey bee naked cuticle (nkd) reduces Nosema ceranae replication and disease levels (Dec 2016)
item Specialist bees collect Asteraceae pollen by distinctive abdominal drumming (Osmia) or tapping (Melissodes, Svastra) (Nov 2016)
item Identification of MicroRNA-like small RNAs from fungus parasite Nosema ceranae (Nov 2016)
item Multiyear survey targeting disease incidence in US honey bees (Nov 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 Pesticide Exposome: Assessing risks to migratory honey bees from pesticide contamination in the hive environment in the Eastern United States (Sep 2016)
item A new bee species that excavates sandstone nests (Sep 2016)
item Transcriptomic and functional resources for the Small Hive Beetle Aethina tumida, a worldwide parasite of honey bees (Aug 2016)
item Effects of residual novaluron on reproduction in alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata F. (Megachilidae) (Aug 2016)
item Responses of Varroa-resistant honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) to Deformed Wing Virus (Aug 2016)
item A national survey of managed honey bee 2014 - 2015 annual colony losses in the USA (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 Multi-drug resistance transporters and a mechanism-based strategy for assessing risks of pesticide combinations to honey bees (May 2016)
item Colony failure linked to low sperm viability in honey bee (Apis mellifera) queens and an exploration of potential causative factors (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 Assessing the health of colonies and individual honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in a commercial beekeeping operation (Mar 2016)
item A scientific note on detection of honey bee viruses in the darkling beetle (Alphitobius diaperinus), an inhabitant in Apis cerana colonies (Mar 2016)
item Molecular mechanisms of phenotypic plasticity in social insects (Mar 2016)
item Sperm viability and gene expression in honey bee queens (Apis mellifera) following exposure to the neonicotinoid insecticide Imidacloprid and the organophosphate Acaricide Coumaphos (Mar 2016)
item The effects of Imidacloprid and Varroa destructor on the survival and health of European honey bees, Apis mellifera (Mar 2016)
item Ligand selectivity in tachykinin and natalisin neuropeptidergic systems of the honey bee parasitic mite Varroa destructor (Feb 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 Seasonal effects of food macronutrient content on ants: Colony and individual responses (Feb 2016)
item Host-parasite interactions and purifying selection in a microsporidian parasite of honey bees (Feb 2016)
item Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome (Feb 2016)
item Evidence of Apis cerana sacbrood virus infection in Apis mellifera (Jan 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 Age and aggregation trigger mating behavior in the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida (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 MicroRNAs of host honey bees, Apis mellifera respond to the infection of Microsporidian parasite Nosema ceranae (Dec 2015)
item Assessment of chronic sublethal effects of imidacloprid on honey bee colony health (Nov 2015)
item Superorganism resilience: Eusociality and susceptibility of ecosystem service providing insects to stressors (Nov 2015)
item Social insects: from the lab to the landscape - translational approaches to pollinator health (Oct 2015)
item Hologenome theory and the honey bee pathosphere (Oct 2015)
item Genome characterization, prevalence and distribution of a Macula-like virus from Apis mellifera and Varroa destructor (Oct 2015)
item Metatranscriptomic analyses of honey bee colonies (Aug 2015)
item Effects of fungicide and adjuvant sprays on nesting behavior in two managed solitary bees, Osmia lignaria and Megachile rotundata (Aug 2015)
item The Apis mellifera filamentous virus genome (Aug 2015)
item Two gut community enterotypes recur in diverse bumblebee species (Jul 2015)
item A descriptive study of the prevalence of parasites and pathogens in Chinese black honey bees, Apis mellifera mellifera (Jul 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 Two bumblebee genomes illuminate the route to advanced social living (May 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 Evidence of the synergistic effect of honey bee pathogens nosema ceranae and deformed wing virus (May 2015)
item Molecular tools and bumble bees: revealing hidden details of ecology and evolution in a model system (May 2015)
item A depauperate immune repertoire precedes evolution of sociality in bees (Apr 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 A national survey of managed honey bee 2013-2014 annual colony losses in the USA: Results from the Bee Informed Partnership (Apr 2015)
item Megachile (Megachile) montivaga (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) nesting in live thistle (Asteraceae: Cirsium) (Mar 2015)
item Genetic and ultrastructure characterization of a known and a new species of trypanosomatidae from the honey bee Apis mellifera: Crithidia mellificae Langridge and McGhee, 1967 and Leptomonas passim sp. n. (Mar 2015)
item Characterization of gut bacteria at different developmental stages of Asian honey bees, Apis cerana (Mar 2015)
item The i5k Workspace@NAL – enabling genomic data access, visualization, and curation for the i5k community (Jan 2015)
item Transcriptome comparison between inactivated and activated ovaries of the honey bee Apis mellifera L (Dec 2014)
item A survey of imidacloprid levels in water sources potentially frequented by honey bees (Apis mellifera) in the Eastern U.S. (Dec 2014)
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 Proteomics analysis reveals protein expression differences for hypopharyngeal gland activity in the honeybee, Apis mellifera carnica Pollmann (Nov 2014)
item Nosema ceranae spore loads may not provide a good indicator of Apis mellifera health (Nov 2014)
item Response of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) proteome to Israeli acute paralysis virus infection (Oct 2014)
item Expression of insulin/insulin-like signalling and TOR pathway genes in honey bee caste determination (Oct 2014)
item Expression of insulin/insulin-like signaling and TOR pathway genes in honey bee caste determination (Oct 2014)
item The effect of photobleaching on bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) setae color and its implications for studying aging and behavior (Aug 2014)
item Reply to conclusive evidence of replication of a plant virus in honeybees is lacking (Aug 2014)
item Taxonomic utility of environmental niche models for species distinction: A case study in Anthophora (Heliophila) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) (Aug 2014)
item The ability to cause infection in a pathogenic fungus uncovers a new biological feature of honey bee viruses (Jul 2014)
item Effects of host age on susceptibility to infection and immune-gene expression in honey bee queens (Apis mellifera) inoculated with Nosema ceranae (Jul 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 Finding the missing honey bee genes: lessons learned from a genome upgrade (Jan 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 Genetic diversity affects colony survivorship in commercial honey bee colonies (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: 06/26/2017
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