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Research Project: Managing and Conserving Diverse Bee Pollinators for Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation

Location: Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Molecular survey for the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) trypanosome parasites Crithidia mellificae and Lotmaria passim in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

No second chances for pollen-laden queens? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Checklist of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from small diversified vegetable farms in southwestern Montana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delphia, C.M., Griswold, T.L., Reese, E.G., O'Neill, K., Burkle, L.A. 2019. Checklist of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from small diversified vegetable farms in southwestern Montana. Biodiversity Data Journal. 7:e300625. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.7.e30062.

Agriculturally dominated landscapes reduce bee phylogenetic diversity and pollination services Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grab, H., Branstetter, M.G., Amon, N., Blitzer, E.J., Gibbs, J., Park, M. 2019. Agriculturally dominated landscapes reduce bee phylogenetic diversity and pollination services. Science. 363(6424):282-284. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aat6016.

Floral and foliar source affect the bee nest microbial community Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothman, J.A., Andrikopoulos, C., Cox-Foster, D.L., McFrederick, Q.S. 2018. Floral and foliar source affect the bee nest microbial community. Microbial Ecology. 78(2):506-516. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-018-1300-3.

Mortality and flowering of great basin perennial forbs after experimental burning: implications for wild bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H., Love, B.G. 2018. Mortality and flowering of great basin perennial forbs after experimental burning: implications for wild bees. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 41(2):124-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.11.001.

Evaluating the persistence of fluorescent and protein powders on adult blue orchard bees, Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), for mark-capture studies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyle, N.K., Machtley, S.A., Hagler, J.R., Pitts-Singer, T. 2018. Evaluating the persistence of fluorescent and protein powders on adult blue orchard bees, Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), for mark-capture studies. Apidologie. 49(3):378-385. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-018-0564-4.

Wild bees of Grand Stairscase-Escalante National Monument: richness, abundance, and spatio-temporal beta-diversity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Messinger-Carril, O., Griswold, T.L., Haefner, J., Wilson, J.S. 2018. Wild bees of Grand Stairscase-Escalante National Monument: richness, abundance, and spatio-temporal beta-diversity. PeerJ. 6:e5867. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5867.

South American leaf-cutter bees (Genus Megachile) of the subgenera Rhyssomegachile and Zonomegachile, with two new subgenera (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez, V.H., Griswold, T.L., Engel, M.S. 2018. South American leaf-cutter bees (Genus Megachile) of the subgenera Rhyssomegachile and Zonomegachile, with two new subgenera (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). American Museum Novitates. 425:1-74. https://doi.org/10.1206/00030090-425.1.1.

Co-dependency between a specialist Andrena bee and its death camas host, Toxicoscordion paniculatum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2018. Co-dependency between a specialist Andrena bee and its death camas host, Toxicoscordion paniculatum. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-018-9626-9.

Workshop on pesticide exposure assessment paradigm for non-Apis bees: foundation and summaries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyle, N.K., Alix, A., Lehmann, D.M., O'Neill, B., Thompson, H.M., Morandin, L., Singh, R., Abbott, J., Raine, N.E., Cox-Foster, D.L., Pitts-Singer, T., Hiranejos, S., Steeger, T. 2018. Workshop on pesticide exposure assessment paradigm for non-Apis bees: foundation and summaries. Environmental Entomology. 48(1):4-11. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy103.

Pesticide exposure assessment paradigm for solitary bees Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Sgolastra, F., Hinarejos, S., Pitts-Singer, T., Joseph, T., Luckmann, J., Raine, N. 2018. Pesticide exposure assessment paradigm for solitary bees. Environmental Entomology. 48(1):22-35. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy105.

A nonlethal method to examine non-Apis bees for mark-capture research Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyle, N.K., Tripodi, A.D., Machtley, S.A., Pitts-Singer, T., Strange, J.P., Hagler, J.R. 2018. A nonlethal method to examine non-Apis bees for mark-capture research. Journal of Insect Science. 18(3):10. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey043.

The truncated bell: an enigmatic but pervasive elevational diversity pattern in Middle American ants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Longino, J.T., Branstetter, M.G. 2018. The truncated bell: an enigmatic but pervasive elevational diversity pattern in Middle American ants. Ecography. 41:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03871.

Aristotle's school in Eurogondwana?-The Peripatos did not walk through Europe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Novel multiplex PCR reveals multiple trypanosomatid species infecting North American bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tripodi, A.D., Strange, J.P., Szalanski, A.L. 2018. Novel multiplex PCR reveals multiple trypanosomatid species infecting North American bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 153:147-155.

Routes of pesticide exposure in solitary, cavity-nesting bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kopit, A., Pitts-Singer, T. 2018. Routes of pesticide exposure in solitary, cavity-nesting bees. Environmental Entomology. 47(3):499-510. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy034.

Rarely reported, widely distributed, and unexpectedly diverse: Molecular characterization of mermithid nematodes (Nematoda: Mermithidae) infecting bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) in the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tripodi, A.D., Strange, J.P. 2018. Rarely reported, widely distributed, and unexpectedly diverse: Molecular characterization of mermithid nematodes (Nematoda: Mermithidae) infecting bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) in the USA. Parasitology. 145(12):1558-1563. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182018000410.

Extensive mitochondrial heteroplasmy in the neotropical ants of the Ectatomma ruidum complex (Formicidae: Ectatomminae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meza-Lazaro, R.N., Poteaux, C., Bayona-Vásquez, N.J., Branstetter, M.G., Zaldívar-Riverón, A. 2018. Extensive mitochondrial heteroplasmy in the neotropical ants of the Ectatomma ruidum complex (Formicidae: Ectatomminae). Mitochondrial DNA, Part A. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24701394.2018.1431228.

Examination of a managed pollinator strategy for almond production using Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitts-Singer, T., Artz, D.R., Peterson, S.L., Boyle, N.K., Wardell, G.I. 2018. Examination of a managed pollinator strategy for almond production using Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Environmental Entomology. 47(2):364-377. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy009.

First record of Stenoheriades Cockerell in tropical Asia: Stenoheriades bifida, new species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griswold, T.L. 2018. First record of Stenoheriades Cockerell in tropical Asia: Stenoheriades bifida, new species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Zootaxa. 4370(3):279–282. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4370.3.7.

Ecology and economics of using native managed bees for almond pollination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koh, I., Lonsdorf, E.V., Artz, D.R., Pitts-Singer, T., Ricketts, T.H. 2017. Ecology and economics of using native managed bees for almond pollination. Ecological Applications. 111(1):16-25. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox318.

Review of Perdita subgenus Procockerellia Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) and the first Perdita gynandromorph - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Portman, Z.M., Griswold, T.L. 2017. Review of Perdita subgenus Procockerellia Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) and the first Perdita gynandromorph. ZooKeys. 712:87-111.

Osmiine bees of the genus Haetosmia (Megachilidae, Osmiini): Biology, taxonomy and key to species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muller, A., Griswold, T.L. 2017. Osmiine bees of the genus Haetosmia (Megachilidae, Osmiini): Biology, taxonomy and key to species. Zootaxa. 4358(2):351–364. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4358.2.8.

Phylogeny and new generic-level classification, and historical biogeography of the Eucera complex (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Achik, D., Lopez-Uribe, M.M., Griswold, T.L., Praz, C.J., Danforth, B.N. 2017. Phylogeny and new generic-level classification, and historical biogeography of the Eucera complex (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 119:81-92.

Guide to integrated crop pollination - (Research Notes)
Ullmann, K., Isaacs, R., Vaughan, M., May, E., Ellis, J., Williams, N.M., Pitts-Singer, T., Boyle, N.K., Cane, J.H., Ward, K., Gibbs, J., Joshi, N., Biddinger, D. 2017. Guide to integrated crop pollination. In: Vento, J. editor. Integrated Crop Pollination Project. Portland, OR: Project ICP and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. p. 1-52. Available: http://icpbees.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Guide_to_ICP_book-FINAL_August2017.pdf.

Key environmental determinants of global and regional richness patterns for a wild bee subfamily - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bystriakova, N., Griswold, T.L., Ascher, J.S., Kuhlmann, M. 2017. Key environmental determinants of global and regional richness patterns for a wild bee subfamily. Biodiversity and Conservation Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1432-7.

Sampling technique affects detection of habitat factors influencing wild bee communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rhoades, P., Griswold, T.L., Waits, L., Bosque-Perez, N.A., Kennedy, C.M., Eigenbrode, S.D. 2017. Sampling technique affects detection of habitat factors influencing wild bee communities. Journal of Insect Conservation. 21(4):703-714. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10841-017-0013-0.

The Resin and Carder bees of south India (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, V., Griswold, T.L., Velavadi, V.V. 2017. The Resin and Carder bees of south India (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini). Zootaxa. 4317(3):436–468.

Integrated crop pollination: Combining strategies to ensure stable and sustainable yields of pollination-dependent crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Isaacs, R., Williams, N., Ellis, J., Pitts-Singer, T., Bommarco, R., Vaughn, M. 2017. Integrated crop pollination: Combining strategies to ensure stable and sustainable yields of pollination-dependent crops. Basic and Applied Ecology. 22:44-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2017.07.003.

Nutritional regulation of phenotypic plasticity in a solitary bee Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fischman, B.J., Pitts-Singer, T., Robinson, G.E. 2017. Nutritional regulation of phenotypic plasticity in a solitary bee. Environmental Entomology. 46(5):1070-1079. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvx119.

Survey of hatching spines of bee larvae including those of apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Colony collapse disorder (CCD) and bee age impact honey bee pathophysiology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanengelsdorp, D., Traynor, K.S., Andree, M., Lichtenberg, E.M., Chen, Y., Saegerman, C., Cox-Foster, D.L. 2017. Colony collapse disorder (CCD) and bee age impact honey bee pathophysiology. PLoS Pathogens. 12(7):e0179535. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179535.

A revision of the subgenus Osmia (Diceratosmia), with descriptions of four new species (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griswold, T.L., Rightmyer, M.G. 2017. A revision of the subgenus Osmia (Diceratosmia), with descriptions of four new species (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa. 4337:1. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4337.1.1.

A revision of the subgenus Osmia (Diceratosmia), with descriptions of three new species (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griswold, T.L., Rightmyer, M.G. 2017. A revision of the subgenus Osmia (Diceratosmia), with descriptions of three new species (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa. 4337(1):1-37. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4337.1.1.

Comparison of the chemical compositions of the cuticle and the Dufour's gland of two solitary bee species from laboratory and field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitts Singer, T., Hagen, M.M., Helm, B.R., Highland, S., Buckner, J.S., Kemp, W.P. 2017. Comparison of the chemical compositions of the cuticle and the Dufour's gland of two solitary bee species from laboratory and field conditions. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 43(5):451–468.

Stiff upper lip: Labrum deformity and functionality in bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

On the identity of the adventive species of Eufriesea Cockerell in the USA: systematics and potential distribution of the coerulescens species group (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez, V.H., Griswold, T.L., Simoes, M. 2017. On the identity of the adventive species of Eufriesea Cockerell in the USA: systematics and potential distribution of the coerulescens species group (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 55:55-102.

Bees without flowers: Before peak bloom, diverse native bees find insect-produced honeydew sugars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meiners, J., Griswold, T.L., Morgan, E.S. 2017. Bees without flowers: Before peak bloom, diverse native bees find insect-produced honeydew sugars. The American Naturalist. 190(2):281-291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/692437.

Wildflower plantings do not compete with neighboring almond orchards for pollinator visits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundin, O., Ward, K.L., Artz, D.R., Boyle, N.K., Pitts Singer, T., Williams, N.M. 2017. Wildflower plantings do not compete with neighboring almond orchards for pollinator visits. Environmental Entomology. doi:10.1093/ee/nvx052.

Novel microsatellite loci reveal high genetic diversity yet low population structure for alfalfa leafcutting bees in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strange, J.P., Delaney, D.A., Tarpy, D.R., James, R.R. 2017. Novel microsatellite loci reveal high genetic diversity yet low population structure for alfalfa leafcutting bees in North America. Conservation Genetics. 18(3):679-687. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-017-0943-9.

The effect of nest box distribution on sustainable propagation of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in commercial tart cherry orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyle, N.K., Pitts Singer, T. 2017. The effect of nest box distribution on sustainable propagation of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in commercial tart cherry orchards. Journal of Insect Science. 17(2):41.

Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachyanthidium Friese (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eardley, C., Griswold, T.L. 2017. Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachyanthidium Friese (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini). Zootaxa. 4237(3):401-453.

The native bee fauna of the Palouse Prairie (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rhoades, P., Griswold, T.L., Ikerd, H.W., Waits, L., Bosque-Perez, N., Eigenbrode, S.D. 2017. The native bee fauna of the Palouse Prairie (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Journal of Melittology. 66:1-20.

An inert pesticide adjuvant synergizes viral pathogenicity and mortality in honey bee larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fine, J.D., Cox-Foster, D.L., Mullin, C.A. 2017. An inert pesticide adjuvant synergizes viral pathogenicity and mortality in honey bee larvae. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep40499.

Specialist bees collect Asteraceae pollen by distinctive abdominal drumming (Osmia) or brushing (Melissodes, Svastra) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2016. Specialist bees collect Asteraceae pollen by distinctive abdominal drumming (Osmia) or brushing (Melissodes, Svastra). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 11:257-261.

Specialist bees collect Asteraceae pollen by distinctive abdominal drumming (Osmia) or tapping (Melissodes, Svastra) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2016. Specialist bees collect Asteraceae pollen by distinctive abdominal drumming (Osmia) or brushing (Melissodes, Svastra). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 11:257-261.

Adult pollen diet essential for egg maturation by a solitary osmia bee - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2016. Adult pollen diet essential for egg maturation by a solitary osmia bee. Journal of Insect Physiology. 95:105-109.

Sampling bee communities using pan traps: alternative methods increase sample size - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, J.S., Jahner, J.P., Starley, L., Calvin, C.L., Ikerd, H.W., Griswold, T.L. 2016. Sampling bee communities using pan traps: alternative methods increase sample size. Journal of Insect Conservation. doi:10.1007/s10841-016-9914-6.

Revision of Perdita subgenus Heteroperdita Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) with descriptions of two ant-like males - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Portman, Z.M., Neff, J.L., Griswold, T.L. 2016. Revision of Perdita subgenus Heteroperdita Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) with descriptions of two ant-like males. Zootaxa. 4214(1):001–097.

A new bee species that excavates sandstone nests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, M.C., Griswold, T.L., Pitts, J., Parker, F.D. 2016. A new bee species that excavates sandstone nests. Current Biology. 26(17):792-793.

Effects of residual novaluron on reproduction in alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata F. (Megachilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitts Singer, T., Barbour, J.D. 2016. Effects of residual novaluron on reproduction in alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata F. (Megachilidae). Pest Management Science. doi: 10.1002/ps.4356.

An anomalous specimen of Perdita wasbaueri Timberlake with only one antenna (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Portman, Z.M., Griswold, T.L. 2016. An anomalous specimen of Perdita wasbaueri Timberlake with only one antenna (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 89(3):267-269.

Molecular diagnostics of the honey bee parasites Lotmaria passim and Crithidia spp. (Trypanosomatidae) using multiplex PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Pheromone lure and trap color affects bycatch in agricultural landscapes of Utah - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spears, L.R., Looney, C.N., Ikerd, H.W., Koch, J.B., Griswold, T.L., Strange, J.P., Ramirez, R.A. 2016. Pheromone lure and trap color affects bycatch in agricultural landscapes of Utah. Environmental Entomology. 45:1009-1016.

Floral guilds of bees in sagebrush steppe: Comparing bee usage of wildflowers available for postfire restoration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H., Love, B.G. 2016. Floral guilds of bees in sagebrush steppe: Comparing bee usage of wildflowers available for postfire restoration. Natural Areas Journal. 36(4):377-391.

Habitat type plays a greater role than livestock grazing in structuring shrubsteppe plant-pollinator communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elwell, S.L., Griswold, T.L., Elle, E. 2016. Habitat type plays a greater role than livestock grazing in structuring shrubsteppe plant-pollinator communities. Insect Conservation and Diversity. doi: 10.1007/s10841-016-9884-8.

Crop domestication facilitated rapid geographic expansion of a specialist pollinator, the squash bee Peponapis pruinosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez-Uribe, M.M., Cane, J.H., Minckley, R.L., Danforth, B.N. 2016. Crop domestication facilitated rapid geographic expansion of a specialist pollinator, the squash bee Peponapis pruinosa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0443.

Gauging the effect of honey bee pollen collection on native bee communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H., Tepedino, V.J. 2016. Gauging the effect of honey bee pollen collection on native bee communities. Conservation Letters. 10(2):205-210. https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12263.

Revision of the Anthidiellum Cockerell, 1904 of China (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae, Anthidiini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, Z., Ascher, J.S., Luo, A., Griswold, T.L., Zhu, C. 2016. Revision of the Anthidiellum Cockerell, 1904 of China (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae, Anthidiini). Zootaxa. 4127:327-344.

Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical bee genus Serapista Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Megachilidae: Megachilinae: Anthidiini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eardley, C., Griswold, T.L. 2016. Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical bee genus Serapista Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Megachilidae: Megachilinae: Anthidiini). Zootaxa. 4111(4):334-364.

Timing and size of the daily pollen meals eaten by adult females of a solitary bee (Nomia melanderi)(Apiformes: Halictidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H., Dobson, H.E., Boyer, B. 2016. Timing and size of the daily pollen meals eaten by adult females of a solitary bee (Nomia melanderi)(Apiformes: Halictidae). Apidologie. 48(1):17-30.

Phylogenetic systematics and a revised generic classification of anthidiine bees (Hymenoptera: Megachile) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Litman, J.R., Griswold, T.L., Danforth, B.N. 2016. Phylogenetic systematics and a revised generic classification of anthidiine bees (Hymenoptera: Megachile). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 100:183-198. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.03.018.

Association of the female of Perdita (Xeromacrotera) cephalotes (Cresson), and a replacement name for Perdita bohartorum Parker, 1983 (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Portman, Z.M., Griswold, T.L., Pitts, J.P. 2016. Association of the female of Perdita (Xeromacrotera) cephalotes (Cresson), and a replacement name for Perdita bohartorum Parker, 1983 (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Zootaxa. 4097:567-574.

Limited direct effects of a massive wildfire on its sagebrush steppe bee community - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H., Love, B.G. 2016. Limited direct effects of a massive wildfire on its sagebrush steppe bee community. Ecological Entomology. doi: 10.1111/een.12304.

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.

The similarity and appropriate usage of three honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) datasets for longitudinal studies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Highland, S., James, R.R. 2016. The similarity and appropriate usage of three honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) datasets for longitudinal studies. Environmental Entomology. 45(2):277-282. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvv227.

Population genomics of divergence among extreme and intermediate color forms in a polymorphic insect - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lozier, J.D., Jackson, J.M., Dillon, M.E., Strange, J.P. 2016. Population genomics of divergence among extreme and intermediate color forms in a polymorphic insect. Ecology and Evolution. 6(4):1075-1091.

A review of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Townsendiella (Apidae, Nomadinae, Townsendiellini) with the description of a new species from Pinnacles National Park - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, M., Griswold, T.L. 2015. A review of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Townsendiella (Apidae, Nomadinae, Townsendiellini) with the description of a new species from Pinnacles National Park. ZooKeys. 546:87-104.

Pre-wintering conditions and post-winter performance in a solitary bee: does diapause impose an energetic cost on reproductive success? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sgolastra, F., Arnan, X., Pitts Singer, T., Maini, S., Kemp, W.P., Bosch, J. 2015. Pre-wintering conditions and post-winter performance in a solitary bee: does diapause impose an energetic cost on reproductive success? Ecological Entomology. doi: 10.1111/een.12292.

Effects of fungicide and adjuvant sprays on nesting behavior in two managed solitary bees, Osmia lignaria and Megachile rotundata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Artz, D.R., Pitts Singer, T. 2015. Effects of fungicide and adjuvant sprays on nesting behavior in two managed solitary bees, Osmia lignaria and Megachile rotundata. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135688.

Taxonomic revision of Plesianthidium Cameron (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini), an endemic southern African bee genus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eardley, C., Griswold, T.L. 2015. Taxonomic revision of Plesianthidium Cameron (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidiini), an endemic southern African bee genus. Zootaxa. 3973(1):1-56.

Gardening and landscaping practices for nesting native bees - (Experiment Station)
Cane, J.H. 2017. Gardening and landscaping practices for nesting native bees. Extension Fact Sheets. 175-15:1-4.

Mixed infections illustrate virulence differences between host-specific bee pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klinger, E.G., Vojvodic, S., Hoffman, G.D., Welker, D., James, R.R. 2015. Mixed infections illustrate virulence differences between host-specific bee pathogens. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 129:28-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2015.05.0.

Bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus spp.) of interior Alaska: Species composition, distribution, seasonal biology, and parasites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pampell, R.A., Sikes, D., Pantoja, A., Holloway, P., Knight, C., Ranft, R. 2015. Bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus spp.) of interior Alaska: Species composition, distribution, seasonal biology, and parasites. Biodiversity Data Journal. 3: e5085. DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e5085.

First record of the orchid bee genus Eufriesea Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini) in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griswold, T.L., Herndon, J.D., Gonzalez, V.H. 2015. First record of the orchid bee genus Eufriesea Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini) in the United States. Zootaxa. 3957:342-346.

The floral hosts and distribution of a supposed creosote bush specialist, Colletes stepheni Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, R.A., Griswold, T.L. 2015. The floral hosts and distribution of a supposed creosote bush specialist, Colletes stepheni Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). Journal of Melittology. 49:1-12.

Seasonal trends in the condition of nesting females of a solitary bee: wing wear, lipid content, and oocyte size Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oneill, K.M., Delphia, C.M., Pitts Singer, T. 2015. Seasonal trends in the condition of nesting females of a solitary bee: wing wear, lipid content, and oocyte size. PeerJ. 3:e930.

Molecular tools and bumble bees: revealing hidden details of ecology and evolution in a model system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodard, S., Lozier, J., Goulson, D., Williams, P., Strange, J.P., Jha, S. 2015. Molecular tools and bumble bees: revealing hidden details of ecology and evolution in a model system. Molecular Ecology. 24(12):2916-2936.

A review of Trachusoides Michener and Griswold (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Griswold, T.L. 2015. A review of Trachusoides Michener and Griswold (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Zootaxa. 3949(1):147-150.

Bombus huntii, Bombus impatiens and Bombus vosnesenskii (Hymenoptera: Apidae) pollinate greenhouse-grown tomatoes in western North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strange, J.P. 2015. Bombus huntii, Bombus impatiens and Bombus vosnesenskii (Hymenoptera: Apidae) pollinate greenhouse-grown tomatoes in western North America. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(3):873-879.

Late season survey of bumble bees along Canadian highways of British Columbia and Yukon Territories. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Landscaping pebbles attract nesting by the native ground-nesting bee Halictus rubicundus (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2015. Landscaping pebbles attract nesting by the native ground-nesting bee Halictus rubicundus (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Apidologie. 46(6):728-734.

Megachile (Megachile) montivaga (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) nesting in live thistle (Asteraceae: Cirsium) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, M., Portman, Z., Griswold, T.L. 2015. Megachile (Megachile) montivaga (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) nesting in live thistle (Asteraceae: Cirsium). Journal of Melittology. 48:1-6.

Contrasting effects of wild and domestic ungulates on sagebrush plant communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

PCR reveals high prevalence of non-sporulating Nosema bombi(Microsporidia) infections in bumble bees (Bombus)in northern Arizona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blaker, E., Strange, J.P., Monroy, F., James, R.R., Cobb, N. 2014. PCR reveals high prevalence of non-sporulating Nosema bombi(Microsporidia) infections in bumble bees (Bombus)in northern Arizona. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 123:25-33.

Bumble bee nest abundance, foraging distance, and host-plant reproduction: implications for management and conservation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geib, J., Strange, J.P., Galen, C. 2015. Bumble bee nest abundance, foraging distance, and host-plant reproduction: implications for management and conservation. Ecological Applications. 25(3):768-778.

The effect of photobleaching on bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) setae color and its implications for studying aging and behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J.B., Love, B.G., Klinger, E.G., Strange, J.P. 2014. The effect of photobleaching on bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) setae color and its implications for studying aging and behavior. Journal of Melittology. 38:1-9.

Taxonomic utility of environmental niche models for species distinction: A case study in Anthophora (Heliophila) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, M.C., Koch, J.B., Griswold, T.L., Pitts, J.P. 2014. Taxonomic utility of environmental niche models for species distinction: A case study in Anthophora (Heliophila) (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Zootaxa. 3846:411-429.

Reproduction and pollination of the endangered dwarf bear-poppy Arctomecon humilis (Papaveraceae)across a quarter century: unraveling of a pollination web? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tepedino, V.J., Mull, J., Griswold, T.L., Bryant, G. 2014. Reproduction and pollination of the endangered dwarf bear-poppy Arctomecon humilis (Papaveraceae)across a quarter century: unraveling of a pollination web? Western North American Naturalist. 74(3):311-324.

Progeny of Osmia lignaria from distinct regions differ in developmental phenology and survival under a common thermal regime - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitts Singer, T., Cane, J.H., Trostle, G. 2014. Progeny of Osmia lignaria from distinct regions differ in developmental phenology and survival under a common thermal regime. Journal of Insect Physiology. 67:9-19.

The oligolectic bee Osmia brevis sonicates Penstemon flowers for pollen: a newly documented behavior for the Megachilidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2014. The oligolectic bee Osmia brevis sonicates Penstemon flowers for pollen: a newly documented behavior for the Megachilidae. Apidologie. 45:678-684.

Leafcutter bee nests and pupae from the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits of southern California: Implications for understanding the paleoenvironment of the Late Pleistocene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holden, A.R., Koch, J.B., Griswold, T.L., Erwin, D.M., Hall, J. 2014. Leafcutter bee nests and pupae from the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits of southern California: Implications for understanding the paleoenvironment of the Late Pleistocene. PLoS One. 9(4):e94724.

Bees of the genera Dufourea and Dieunomia of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae), with a key to the Dufourea of eastern North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibbs, J., Dumesh, S., Griswold, T.L. 2014. Bees of the genera Dufourea and Dieunomia of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae), with a key to the Dufourea of eastern North America. Journal of Melittology. 29:1-15.

Obtaining a better taxonomic understanding of native bees: Where do we start? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez, V.H., Griswold, T.L., Engel, M.S. 2013. Obtaining a better taxonomic understanding of native bees: Where do we start? Systematic Entomology. 38: 645-653.

Relationships of bees to host ornamental and weedy flowers in urban northwest Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frankie, G., Vinson, S., Rizzardi, M., Griswold, T.L., Coville, R., Grayum, M., Martinez, L.E., Foltz-Sweat, J., Pawelek, J. 2013. Relationships of bees to host ornamental and weedy flowers in urban northwest Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 86:325-351.

Phylogeny and systematics of the bee genus Osmia (Hymenoptera: megachilidae) with emphasis on North American melanosmia: new subgenera, synonymies, and nesting biology revisited - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rightmyer, M.G., Griswold, T.L., Brady, S. 2013. Phylogeny and systematics of the bee genus Osmia (Hymenoptera: megachilidae) with emphasis on North American melanosmia: new subgenera, synonymies, and nesting biology revisited. Systematic Entomology. 38:561-576.

Evaluating bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) diversity using malaise traps in coffee landscapes of Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Gibbs, J., Griswold, T.L., Packer, L. 2013. Evaluating bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) diversity using malaise traps in coffee landscapes of Costa Rica. The Canadian Entomologist. 145:435-453.