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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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

Location: Pollinating Insects-- Biology, Management and Systematics Research

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

The effect of photobleaching on bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) setae color and its implications for studying aging and behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(27-Jul-14)
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.
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)
(02-Apr-14)
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.
Last Modified: 10/22/2014
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