Megachilidae

Known as: leafcutting bees 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
Body size is related to fitness in many insects. In solitary bees offspring body size is largely determined by maternal… (More)
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2010
2010
Females are often thought to use several cues and more than one modality in selection of a mate, possibly because they offer… (More)
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2009
2009
Pest management practices may be contributing to a decline in wild bee populations in or near canola (Brassica napus L… (More)
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2008
2008
We examined lethal and sublethal effects of imidacloprid on Osmia lignaria (Cresson) and clothianidin on Megachile rotundata (F… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Bees, the largest (>16,000 species) and most important radiation of pollinating insects, originated in early to mid-Cretaceous… (More)
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2006
2006
During 1998-2003, we used populations of the solitary bee Osmia lignaria Say to pollinate a commercial sweet cherry orchard in… (More)
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2004
2004
Males of the wool-carder bee, Anthidium manicatum, patrol clumps of garden plants. Females of this species visit these plants for… (More)
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2002
2002
If trade-offs between flexibility to use a range of host species and efficiency on a limited set underlie the evolution of diet… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
The development of a bee species as a new crop pollinator starts with the identification of a pollination-limited crop production… (More)
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1977
1977
Male Hoplitis (Hoplitis) anthocopoides patrol territories defended against conspecific males . Each territory includes blooming… (More)
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