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Ecological and life-history traits predict bee species responses to environmental disturbances
Abstract The ability to predict the responses of ecological communities and individual species to human-induced environmental change remains a key issue for ecologists and conservation managers… Expand
Pollination and other ecosystem services produced by mobile organisms: a conceptual framework for the effects of land-use change.
Many ecosystem services are delivered by organisms that depend on habitats that are segregated spatially or temporally from the location where services are provided. Management of mobile organisms… Expand
A simple and distinctive microbiota associated with honey bees and bumble bees
- V. G. Martinson, B. Danforth, R. Minckley, O. Rueppell, S. Tingek, N. Moran
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular ecology
- 1 February 2011
Specialized relationships with bacteria often allow animals to exploit a new diet by providing a novel set of metabolic capabilities. Bees are a monophyletic group of Hymenoptera that transitioned to… Expand
Complex responses within a desert bee guild (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) to urban habitat fragmentation.
- J. Cane, R. Minckley, Linda J. Kervin, T. Roulston, Neal M. Williams
- Biology, Medicine
- Ecological applications : a publication of the…
- 1 April 2006
Urbanization within the Tucson Basin of Arizona during the past 50+ years has fragmented the original desert scrub into patches of different sizes and ages. These remnant patches and the surrounding… Expand
Sampling Bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) for Pollinator Community Studies: Pitfalls of Pan-trapping
With the growing interest in pollinator conservation, a need has emerged for a simple, unbiased method to reliably sample local bee faunas. One method, pan-trapping, has increased in popularity… Expand
Spatial patterns of bee captures in North American bowl trapping surveys
Abstract. 1. Bowl and pan traps are now commonly used to capture bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) for research and surveys.
Variation in Native Bee Faunas and its Implications for Detecting Community Changes
Introduction Methods Comparing studies Levels of spatial and temporal variation Effects of sampling effort and area Predictability of subsampling Results ABSTRACT Changes in flower-visiting insect… Expand
Behavior and Phenology of a Specialist Bee (Dieunomia) and Sunflower (Helianthus) Pollen Availability
The phenological relationships between nesting behavior of a specialist, solitary bee, Dieunomia triangulifera, and the flowering of its primary pollen source, Helianthus annuus, were studied for 3… Expand
Spatial predictability and resource specialization of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) at a superabundant, widespread resource
Abstract For reciprocal specialization (coevolution) to occur among floral visitors and their host plants the interactions must be temporally and spatially persistent. However, studies repeatedly… Expand
The Solitary Bees: Biology, Evolution, Conservation