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2012

Structural examination of the Dufour’s gland of the cavity-nesting bees Osmia lignaria Say and Megachile rotundata (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), T. L. Pitts-Singer, J. S. Buckner, T. Freeman, and C. Guédot; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

2011

Specialist Osmia bees forage indiscriminately among hybridizing Balsamorhiza floral hosts, James H. Cane; Oecologia

Osmia species (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae) from the southeastern United States with modified facial hairs: taxonomy, host plants, and conservation status, M. G. Rightmyer, M. Deyrup, J. S. Ascher, and Terry L. Griswold; ZooKeys

The long summer: pre-wintering temperatures affect metabolic expenditure and winter survival in a solitary bee, F. Sgolastra, W. P. Kemp, J. S. Buckner, T. L. Pitts-Singer, and S. Maini Jordi; Journal of Insect Physiology

Influence of rough handling on Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) retention in commercial orchards, C. Stanley, T. L. Pitts-Singer, and Jordi Bosch; Journal of Economic Entomology

Breeding biology of the Threadstalk Milkvetch, Astragalus filipes (Fabaceae), with a review of the genus, K. Watrous and James H. Cane; The American Midland Naturalist

2010

Timing of eclosion affects diapause development, fat body consumption and longevity in Osmia lignaria, a univoltine, adult-wintering solitary bee, Jordi Bosch, F. Sgolastra, and W. P. Kemp; Journal of Insect Physiology

Description of a new species of Osmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) from southwestern North America, with a redescription of the enigmatic species Osmia foxi Cameron, M. G. Rightmyer and Terry L. Griswold; Zootaxa

A review of the non-metallic Osmia (Melanosmia) found in North America, with additional notes on palearctic Melanosmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), M. G. Rightmyer, Terry L. Griswold, and M. S. Arduser; ZooKeys

2009

Cuticular lipids of female solitary bees, Megachile rotundata (F.) and Osmia lignaria Say (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), J. S. Buckner, T. L. Pitts-Singer, C. Guédot, M. M. Hagen, C. L. Fatland, and W. P. Kemp; Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology

Resurrecting the bee Osmia aglaia Sandhouse from synonymy (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Megachilidae), James H. Cane, R. W. Rust, and G. W. Bohart; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Biology and management potential for three orchard bee species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): Osmia ribifloris Cockerell, O. lignaria (Say) and O. chalybea Smith, with emphasis on the former, B. J. Sampson, James H. Cane, G. T. Kirker, S. J. Stringer, and J. M. Spiers; Acta Horticulturae

2008

An effective, manageable bee for pollinating Rubus cane fruits, Osmia aglaia, James H. Cane; Acta Horticulturae

Foraging and nesting behavior of the mason bee Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera; Megachilidae) in the presence of fungicides: cage studies, E. Ladurner, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and S. Maini; Journal of Economic Entomology

Field use of an incubation box for improved emergence timing of Osmia lignaria populations used for orchard pollination, T. L. Pitts-Singer, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and G. T. Trostle; Apidologie

2007

Blue orchard bee for almond pollination, James H. Cane; California Almond Board

Substrates and materials used for nesting by North American Osmia bees, James H. Cane, Terry L. Griswold, and Frank D. Parker; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Olfactory response of megachilid bees, Osmia lignaria, Megachile rotundata and M. pugnata, to individual cues from old nest cavities, T. L. Pitts-Singer; Environmental Entomology

2006

Bee population returns and cherry yields in an orchard pollinated with Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and G. E. Trostle; Journal of Economic Entomology

The Logan Beemail shelter: a practical, portable unit for managing cavity-nesting agricultural pollinators, James H. Cane; American Bee Journal

Olfactory cues and nest recognition in the solitary bee Osmia lignaria Say (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Guédot, T. L. Pitts-Singer, J. S. Buckner, Jordi Bosch, and W. P. Kemp; Physiological Entomology

2005

Nueva especie de abejas del género Osmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) de México, R. Ayala and Terry L. Griswold; Folia Entomológica Mexicana

Sex allocation in the solitary bee Osmia cornuta: do females behave in agreement with Fisher´s theory?, Jordi Bosch and N. Vincens; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Pollination needs of arrowleaf balsamroot, Balsamorhiza sagittata (Heliantheae: Asteraceae), James H. Cane; Western North American Naturalist

Pollination promise and manageability of the bee Osmia aglaia for cultivated cane fruits (Rubus: Rosaceae), James H. Cane; Ninth International Symposium on Rubus and Ribes

Pollination promise of the bee Osmia aglaia for cultivated raspberries and blackberries (Rubus: Rosaceae), James H. Cane; HortScience

Using non-social bees to pollinate crops: a case study to evaluate and manage the bee Osmia aglaia for raspberry pollination, James H. Cane; Departmento de Biología, Universidad Católica

Effects of temperature on Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) prepupa-adult development, survival, and emergence, W. P. Kemp and Jordi Bosch; Journal of Economic Entomology

Assessing chronic and acute toxicity of five fungicides to Osmia lignaria and Apis mellifera, E. Ladurner, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and S. Maini; Apidologie

2004

Effect of pre-wintering and wintering temperature regimes on weight loss, survival, and emergence time in the mason bee Osmia cornuta (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch and W. P. Kemp; Apidologie

Oxygen consumption during the life cycle of the prepupa-wintering bee Megachile rotundata (F.) and the adult-wintering bee Osmia lignaria Say (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)., W. P. Kemp, Jordi Bosch, and B. Dennis; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Foraging behavior and pollinating effectiveness of Osmia cornuta and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae, Apidae) on 'Comice' pear, V. H. Monzon, Jordi Bosch, and J. Retana; Apidologie

Screenhouse evaluations of a mason bee Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) as a pollinator of blueberries in the southeastern United States, B. J. Sampson, J. Stringer, James H. Cane, and J. M. Spiers; Small Fruits Review

2003

Effect of wintering duration and temperature on survival and emergence time in males of the orchard pollinator Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch and W. P. Kemp; Environmental Entomology

Consistent mixing of near and distant resources in foraging bouts by the solitary mason bee Osmia lignaria, N. M. Williams and Vincent J. Tepedino; Behavioral Ecology

2002

Developing and establishing bee species as crop pollinators: the example of Osmia spp. and fruit trees, Jordi Bosch and W. P. Kemp; Bulletin of Entomological Research

2001

A phylogenetic analysis of nesting behavior in the genus Osmia (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch, Y. Maeta, and R. W. Rust; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

2000

Development and emergence of the orchard pollinator, Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), Jordi Bosch and W. P. Kemp; Environmental Entomology

Management of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae) populations for almond pollination: methods to advance bee emergence, Jordi Bosch, W. P. Kemp, and S. S. Peterson; Environmental Entomology

Alternative pollinators for blueberries and cranberries, James H. Cane; Seventh Internat. Symposium on Vaccinium Culture

Pollination efficiencies for three bee species (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) visiting rabbiteye blueberry, Vaccinium ashei Reade (Ericaceae), B. Sampson and James H. Cane; Journal of Economic Entomology

Nest site orientation and relocation of populations of the orchard pollinator Osmia cornuta (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae, N. Vincens and Jordi Bosch; Environmental Entomology

Pollinating efficacy of Osmia cornuta and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae, Apidae) on ‘Red Delicious’ apple, N. Vincens and Jordi Bosch; Environmental Entomology

Weather-dependent pollinator activity in an apple orchard, with special reference to Osmia cornuta and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae and Apidae), N. Vincens and Jordi Bosch; Environmental Entomology

1999

Impact of intensified ultraviolet-B radiation on flower, pollen and nectar production, B. Sampson and James H. Cane; American Journal of Botany

1998

The classification of the Osmiini of the Eastern Hemisphere, Terry L. Griswold and C. D. Michener; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1997

Osmia diversity at a site in central coastal California, J. F. Barthell, Terry L. Griswold, G. W. Frankie, and R. W. Thorp; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

1994

Apoidea bee size behavior-nesting competition Megachilidae Osmia reproduction size founding and usurping: equally efficient paths to nesting success in Osmia lignaria propinqua (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Phillip F. Torchio; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Founding and usurping: equally efficient paths to nesting success in Osmia lignaria propinqua (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Phillip F. Torchio; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

1992

Effects of temperature and host developmental stage on Ascosphaera torchioi Youssef and McManus prevalence in Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), R. W. Rust and Phillip F. Torchio; Apidologie

Effects of spore dosage and temperature on pathogenic expressions of chalkbrood syndrome caused by Ascophaera torchioi within larvae of Osmia lignaria propinqua (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Environmental Entomology

1991

Induction of Ascosphaera (Ascomycetes: Ascosphaerales) infections in field populations of Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), R. W. Rust and Phillip F. Torchio; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Use of Osmia lignaria propinqua (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) as a mobil pollinator of orchard crops, Phillip F. Torchio; Environmental Entomology

1990

Osmia ribifloris, a Native Bee Species Developed as a Commercially Managed Pollinator of Highbush Blueberry (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1989

Nest clustering as a means of managing Osmia sanrafaelae (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Economic Entomology

Late embryogenesis and immature development of Osmia rufa cornigera (Rossi) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), R. W. Rust, Phillip F. Torchio, and G. E. Trostle; Apidologie

The influence of nest-hole selection on sex ratio and progeny size in Osmia lignaria propinqua Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Phillip F. Torchio; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

In-nest biologies and development of immature stages of three Osmia species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

1987

Bee visitors of sweetvetch, Hedysarum boreale (Leguminosae), and their pollen-collecting activities, Vincent J. Tepedino and M. Stackhouse; The Great Basin Naturalist

1986

Sex ratio, parental investment, and interparent variability in nesting success in a solitary bee, D. R. Frohlich and Vincent J. Tepedino; Evolution

Field Studies With Osmia sanrafaelae Parker, a Pollinator of Alfalfa (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Economic Entomology

Nesting, Associates, and Mortality of Osmia sanrafaelae Parker, Frank D. Parker; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1985

A candidate legume pollinator, Osmia sanrafaelae Parker (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Apicultural Research

Nesting Habits of Osmia grinnelli Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Osmia sanrafaelae, a New Species From Utah's San Rafael Desert (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Field experiments with the pollinator species, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson in apple orchards: V, (1979-1980), methods of introducing bees, nesting success, seed counts, fruit yields (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

The introduction of the European Bee, Osmia cornuta Latr., into the U.S. as a potential pollinator of orchard crops, and a comparison of its manageability with Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio and E. Asensio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Cross-infectivity potential of Ascosphaera Spp. (Ascomycetes: Ascosphaera) on the bee, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson (Megachilidae: Osmia), N. N. Youssef, W. R. McManus, and Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of Economic Entomology

1984

The nesting biology of Osmia (Trichinosmia) latisulcata Michener, Frank D. Parker; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Fratricide in a parsivoltine bee (Osmia texana), Vincent J. Tepedino and D. R. Frohlich; Animal Behaviour

Heritability for size in the Megachilid bee Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson, Vincent J. Tepedino, R. Thompson, and Phillip F. Torchio; Apidologie

Discovery of Osmia tanneri Sandhouse (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) nesting in drilled wood trap nests, Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Field experiments with the pollinator species, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Apple Orchards: III, 1977 Studies, Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Field experiments with the pollinator species, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Apple Orchards: IV, 1978 Studies, Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1983

Nest size, mortality and sex ratio in Osmia marginata Michener, Vincent J. Tepedino and Frank D. Parker; The Southwestern Entomologist

1982

A nest and pollen-collection records of Osmia sculleni sandhouse, a bee with hooked hairs on the mouthparts (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker and Vincent J. Tepedino; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Behavior of Osmia (Nothosmia) marginata Michener in the nest (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker and Vincent J. Tepedino; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Phenotypic variability in nesting success among Osmia lignaria propinqua females in a glasshouse environment (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and Phillip F. Torchio; Ecological Entomology

Temporal variability in the sex ratio of a non-social bee, Osmia liqnaria propinqua Cresson: Extrinsic determination or the tracking of an optimum?, Vincent J. Tepedino and Phillip F. Torchio; Oikos

Field experiments with Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson as a pollinator in almond orchards: III, 1977 studies (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Field experiments with the pollinator species, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson, in apple orchards: I, 1975 studies (Hymenoptera: Megachildiae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Field experiments with the pollinator species, Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson, in apple orchards: I, 1976 studies (Hymenoptera: Megachildiae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Parsivoltinism in three species of Osmia bees, Phillip F. Torchio and Vincent J. Tepedino; PSYCHE

1981

A Candidate Red Clover Pollinator Osmia Coerulescens (L.), Frank D. Parker; Journal of Apicultural Research

Nests and nest associates of a desert bee, Osmia marginata Michener, Frank D. Parker; The Southwestern Entomologist

Field experiments with Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson as a pollinator in almond orchards: I, 1975 studies (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Field experiments with Osmia lignaria propinqua Cresson as a pollinator in almond orchards: II, 1976 studies (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1980

Nest of Osmia marginipennis Cresson With a Description of the Female (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Sex ratio, body size, and seasonality in a solitary bee Osmia lignaria Say (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Phillip F. Torchio and Vincent J. Tepedino; Evolution

1979

A nest of Osmia tanneri Sandhouse from Wyoming (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Vincent J. Tepedino and M. S. Boyce; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

Use of Osmia lignaria Say as a pollinator of caged almond in California, Phillip F. Torchio; Proceedings of the Ivth International Symposium on Pollination, Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station Miscellaneous Publications

1978

Wizardry of Osmia, Phillip F. Torchio; Agricultural Research

1976

Use of Osmia lignaria Say (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Megachilidae) as a pollinator in an apple and prune orchard, Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

1975

Nests of the Mason Bees Osmia tanner Sandhouse and O. lingual Cresson with a Description of the Female of O. tenneri (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), Frank D. Parker; The Pan-Pacific Entomologist

1971

The ecology of Osmia nigrifrons with a comparison to other Acanthosmioides, R. W. Rust, R. W. Thori, and Phillip F. Torchio; Journal of Natural History

1955

Gradual Nest Supersedure Within the Genus Osmia, George E. Bohart; Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington

Notes on the Habits of Osmia (Nothosmia) seclude Sandhouse, George E. Bohart; Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington