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2012

Breeding Biology and Pollinators of Dusty Maiden, Chaenactis douglasii, James H. Cane; Great Basin Native Seed Increase Workshop

Gardening and Landscaping for Native Bee, James H. Cane; Idaho Horticulture Expo

Native bees for wildflower seed farming and large-scale wildland restoration in the western USA, James H. Cane; International Conference on Pollinator Biology

Breeding biologies, pollinators and seed beetles of two prairie-clovers, Dalea ornata and D. searlsiae (Fabaceae: Amorpheae), from the Intermountain West USA, James H. Cane, M. Weber, and S. Miller; Western North American Naturalist

Interspecific geographic distribution and variation of the pathogens Nosema bombi and Crithidia species in United States bumble bee populations, N. Cordes, F. Huang, James P. Strange, S. A. Cameron, Terry L. Griswold, J. D. Lozier, and L. F. Solter; Journal of Invetebrate Pathology

Phylogeny of the bee family Megachilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) based on adult morphology, V. H. Gonzalez, Terry L. Griswold, C. J. Praz, and B. N. Danforth; Systematic Entomology

The identity of the enigmatic Anthidium zonatum (Friese) (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), Terry L. Griswold and V. H. Gonzalez; Entomofauna

Pollinator nesting guilds respond differently to urban habitat fragmentation in an oak-savannah ecosystem, L. A. Neame, Terry L. Griswold, and E. Elle; Insect Conservation and Diversity

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

Patterns of widespread decline in North American bumble bees, S. A. Cameron, J. D. Lozier, J. P. Strange, J. B. Koch, N. Cordes, L. F. Solter, and Terry L. Griswold; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Recent widespread population declines of some North American bumble bees: Current status and causal factors, S. C. Cameron, J. D. Lozier, James P. Strange, J. B. Koch, N. Cordes, L. F. Solter, and T. L. Griswold; Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Alkali Bee Research Projects, James H. Cane; Annual Conference of the Western Alfalfa Seed Growers

Alkali bees: Great pollinators with management limitations, James H. Cane; Alfalfa Pollinator Workshop and Lab Tour

Bee communities and wildfire: Thermal tolerances, soil heat conduction and nesting depths, James H. Cane; Great Basin Native Seed Increase Workshop

Habitat Gardens: Birds, Bees, and Butterflies, James H. Cane; Annual Utah Master Gardener's Conference

Meeting wild bees’ needs on rangelands, James H. Cane; Rangelands

Native wildflowers for native bees, James H. Cane; Utah Native Plant Society

On-farm needs and post-fire fates of bees that pollinate our restoration forbs, James H. Cane; Intermountain Native Plant Summit II

Post-fire fates and on-farm use of wild bees for native forb seed production, James H. Cane; 11th Biennial Conference on Research on the Colorado Plateau

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

Specialist Peponapis bees prevail in pollinating U.S. squash crops, James H. Cane; Entomological Society of America, national meeting

Nectar and pollen sugars constituting larval provisions of the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee (Megachile rotundata) (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Megachilidae), James H. Cane, D. Gardner, and P. Harrison; Apidologie

Predicted fates of ground-nesting bees in soil heated by wildfire: Thermal tolerances of life stages and a survey of nesting depths, James H. Cane and J. Neff; Biological Conservation

Pollination value of male bees: the specialist bee Peponapis pruinosa (Apidae) at cultivated summer squash (Cucurbita pepo), James H. Cane, B. J. Sampson, and S. A. Miller; Environmental Entomology

Heriades tayrona n. sp., the first osmiine bee from South America, V. H. Gonzalez and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

Taxonomic notes on the small resin bees Hypanthidioides subgenus Michanthidium (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), V. H. Gonzalez and Terry L. Griswold; ZooKeys

Two new species of Paratrigona and the male of Paratrigona ornaticeps (Hymenoptera, Apidae), V. H. Gonzalez and Terry L. Griswold; ZooKeys

New species of the Eastern Hemisphere genera Afroheriades and Noteriades (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae), with keys to species of the former, Terry L. Griswold and V. H. Gonzalez; ZooKeys

Effects of the insect growth regulator, novaluron on immature alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata, E. W. Hodgson, T. L. Pitts-Singer, and J. D. Barbour; Journal of Insect Science

Patterns of range-wide genetic variation in six North American bumble bee (Apidae: Bombus) species, J. D. Lozier, James P. Strange, I. J. Stewart, and S. A. Cameron; Molecular Ecology

Host Range Expansion of Black Queen Cell Virus in the Bumble Bee, Bombus huntii, W. Peng, J. Li, H. Boncristiani, James P. Strange, M. Hamilton, and Y. Chen; Apidologie

The alfalfa leaf-cutting bee, Megachile rotundata: The world’s most intensively managed solitary bee, T. L. Pitts-Singer and James H. Cane; Annual Review of Entomology

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 bees of Colorado (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila), V. L. Scott, J. S. Ascher, Terry L. Griswold, and C. R. Nufio; Natural History Inventory of Colorado

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

Leafcutter and mason bees of the genus Megachile Latreille (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Canada and Alaska, C. S. Sheffield, C. Ratti, L. Packer, and Terry L. Griswold; Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Attraction to old nest cues during nest selection by the solitary bee Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), C. Stanley and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Journal of Apicultural Research

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

Commercial bumble bees: getting the most out of your investment, James P. Strange; North Carolina Cucumber Extension Workshop

Patterns of widespread bumble bee decline in North America, James P. Strange; North Cascades National Park

Understanding the scope of pollinator declines in America, bees and beyond, James P. Strange; Salt Lake City Library

Global invasion by Anthidium manicatum (Linnaeus) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): assessing potential distribution in North America and beyond, James P. Strange, J. B. Koch, V. B. Gonzalez, L. Nemelka, and Terry L. Griswold; Biological Invasions

Breeding biology and incremental benefits of outcrossing for the restoration wildflower, Hedysarum boreale Nutt. (Fabaceae), K. A. Swoboda and James H. Cane; Plant Species Biology

Diversity and pollination value of insects visiting the flowers of a rare buckwheat (Eriogonum pelinophilum: Polygonaceae) in disturbed and “natural” areas, Vincent J. Tepedino, W. R. Bowlin, and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of Pollination Ecology

Specialist and generalist bee-visitors of an endemic beardtongue (Penstemon caryi: Plantaginaceae) of the Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming, Vincent J. Tepedino, Terry L. Griswold, J. E. Freilich, and P. Shephard; Western North American Naturalist

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

Bees are key for producing native forb seed, James H. Cane; Northwest Native Seed Grower Workshop

Contrasting roles for host plant recognition in Group IX Ips and solitary bees, James H. Cane; Entomological Society of America, national meeting

For wildflower seed, bees are key, James H. Cane; 7th Conference for the Soc. Ecol. Restoration

On-farm pollinator surprises ease some pollination challenges for native forb production, James H. Cane; Great Basin Native Seed Increase Workshop

Peculiar factors enable sustained mass-production of native alkali bees for alfalfa pollination, James H. Cane; Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch

Pollination and pollinators for wildflower seed farming and post-fire wildland rehabilitation, James H. Cane; International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy, Penn State Univ.

Spatial patterns of bee captures in North American bowl trapping surveys, S. Droege, Vincent J. Tepedino, G. LeBuhn, W. Link, R. L. Minckley, Q. Chen, and C. Conrad; Insect Conservation and Diversity

Two new species of nocturnal bees of the genus Megalopta (Hymenoptera Halictidae) with keys to species, V. G. Gonzalez, Terry L. Griswold, and R. Ayala; Revista de Biologia Tropical

Anthidium vigintiduopunctatum Friese (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): The elusive “dwarf bee” of the Galapagos Archipelago?, V. H. Gonzalez, J. B. Koch, and Terry L. Griswold; Biological Invasions

A revision of Perdita (Xerophasma) Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae), Terry L. Griswold and W. Miller; Zootaxa

Visiting bees of Cucurbita flowers (Cucurbitaceae) with emphasis on the presence of Peponapis fervens Smith (Eucerini - Apidae) - Santa Catarina, southern Brasil, C. Krug, Alves dos Santos, and James H. Cane; Oecologia Australis

Nest establishment, pollination efficiency, and reproductive success of Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in relation to resource availability in field enclosures, T. L. Pitts-Singer and Jordi Bosch; Environmental Entomology

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

Sexual harassment by males reduces female fecundity in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Megachile rotundata), B. H. Rossi, P. Nonacs, and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Animal Behaviour

Effect of temperature regime on diapause intensity in an adult-wintering Hymenopteran with obligate diapause, F. Sgolastra, Jordi Bosch, R. Molowny-Horas, S. Maini, and W. P. Kemp; Journal of Insect Physiology

Discovery of the Western Palearctic bee, Megachile (Pseudomegachile) ericetorum (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), in Ontario, Canada, C. S. Sheffield, Terry L. Griswold, and M. H. Richards; Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario

Assessing population trajectories with historic data and surveys using Bombus occidentalis as a model, James P. Strange; St. Louis Zoo/ IUCN North American Bumble Bee Conservation Planning Meeting

Commercial bumble bees: is there a new pollinator on the western horizon?, James P. Strange; St. Louis Zoo/ IUCN North American Bumble Bee Conservation Planning Meeting

From pupation to flight: coming of age as an USDA-ARS entomologist, James P. Strange; Symposium at Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting

Nest initiation in three North American bumble bees (Bombus): Gyne number and presence of honey bee workers influence establishment success and colony size, James P. Strange; Journal of Insect Science

Reproductive biology, hybridization, and flower visitors of rare Sclerocactus taxa in Utah’s Uintah Basin, Vincent J. Tepedino, Terry L. Griswold, and W. Bowlin; Western North American Naturalist

The proboscis extension reflex not elicited in megachilid bees, C. Vorel and T. L. Pitts-Singer; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

The montane bee fauna of north central Washington, U.S.A., with floral associations, J. S. Wilson, L. E. Wilson, L. D. Loftis, and Terry L. Griswold; Western North American Naturalist

2009

Yellow star-thistle on Santa Cruz Island and Lesvos: Where have the honey bees gone?, J. F. Barthell, M. L. Clement, D. S. Song, A. N. Savitski, J. M. Hranitz, T. Petanidou, R. W. Thorp, A. M. Wenner, Terry L. Griswold, and H. Wells; Uludag Bee Journal

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

Contrasting self-fertilities of a biscuitroot and 3 globemallows, with prospects for their pollination, James H. Cane; Great Basin Native Seed Increase Workshop

Do Specialist Bees Better Discriminate Among Their Hybridizing Balsamorhiza Floral Hosts?, James H. Cane; Botanical Society of America meeting

Pollen viability and pollen tube attrition in cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), James H. Cane; Acta Horticulturae

Pollinators and climate change, James H. Cane; Ecological Society of America, National meeting

Pollinators for restoration seed production, James H. Cane; 10th Biennial Conference on Research on the Colorado Plateau

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

Decline in bee diversity and abundance from 1972-2004 on a flowering leguminous tree, Andira inermis in Costa Rica at the interface of disturbed dry forest and the urban environment, G. W. Frankie, M. Rizzardi, S. B. Vinson, and Terry L. Griswold; Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society

A new subgenus and species of Neotropical Hylaeus (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) from Costa Rica, Terry L. Griswold; Journal of Hymenoptera Research

Constructing a species database and historic range maps for North American bumble bees (Bombus sensu stricto Latreille) to inform conservation decisions, J. B. Koch and James P. Strange; U. Bee Journal

Prewinter management affects Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) prepupal physiology and adult emergence and survival, T. L. Pitts-Singer and R. R. James; Journal of Economic Entomology

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

Bombus in the West: range contractions and population declines, James P. Strange; USDA-ARS, Location Seminar Series

Geographic Range contraction of Bombus occidentalis or How can we get more data when it disappears so fast?, James P. Strange; Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Population Range Contractions and Population Fragmentation in Bombus occidentalis, James P. Strange; USDA-ARS and South Dakota State University

The presence, distribution and hosts of Crithidia bombi in wild USA bumble bee populations, James P. Strange; Symposium talk at the Society for Invertebrate Pathology

Evaluation of apicultural characteristics of first year colonies initiated from packaged honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), James P. Strange and N. W. Calderone; Journal of Economic Entomology

DNA amplification from pin-mounted bumble bees (Bombus) in a museum collection: effects of fragment size and specimen age on successful PCR, James P. Strange, J. Knoblett, and Terry L. Griswold; Apidologie

A revision of Dianthidium subgenus Mecanthidium (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae, D. Tanner, Terry L. Griswold, and J. Pitts; Journal of Hymenoptera Research

Variation between bee communities on a sand dune complex in the Great Basin Desert, North America: Implications for sand dune conservation, J. S. Wilson, Terry L. Griswold, and O. Messinger; Journal of Arid Environments

2008

A native ground-nesting bee (Nomia melanderi) sustainably managed to pollinate alfalfa across an intensively agricultural landscape, James H. Cane; Apidologie

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

Biscuitroots needing bees, heady progress with a sweetvetch pollinator, James H. Cane; Great Basin Native Seed Increase Workshop

Breeding biologies, pollinating bees and seed production of Cleome lutea and C. serrulata (Cleomaceae), James H. Cane; Plant Species Biology

Climatically tuned Blue Orchard Bee development and how to manage it for almond pollination, James H. Cane; California Almond Board

Pollen tube attrition in cranberries, James H. Cane; Tenth International Symposium on Vaccinium Culture

Pollinating bees crucial to farming wildflower seed for U.S. habitat restoration, James H. Cane; Bees in Agricultural Ecosystems

Pollinating Great Basin forbs for seed to rehabilitate western rangelands, James H. Cane; University of California at Davis, Department of Entomology