Psithyrus

Known as: usurper bees 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
In social insects, colonies have exclusive memberships and residents promptly detect and reject non-nestmates. Blends of… (More)
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2011
2011
It has been claimed for the parasitic Psithyrus bumblebees that each parasite species resembles closely its particular narrow… (More)
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2010
2010
Semiochemicals influence many aspects of insect behavior, including interactions between parasites and their hosts. We studied… (More)
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2010
2010
Host–parasite systems are characterised by coevolutionary arms races between host and parasite. Parasites are often the driving… (More)
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2009
2009
In bumblebees all species of the subgenus Psithyrus are social parasites in the nests of their Bombus hosts. In the bumblebee B… (More)
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2005
2005
Females of three European species of cuckoo bumble bees (P. bohemicus, P. vestalis, andP. campestris) were introduced into free… (More)
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2004
2004
Incidents of usurpation were observed in colonies of Polistes fuscatus nesting on farm buildings (1977–79) and in nestboxes (1980… (More)
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2004
2004
Bumblebees must forage to provide food to the colony. However, foraging is costly as worker longevity is inversely related to… (More)
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1996
1996
PCR amplification and direct sequencing of a 532-bp region of the mt CO-1 (cytochrome oxidase I) gene from five true bumblebee… (More)
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1970
1970
Electrophoretic analysis of extracts of 12 bumblebee species revealed complex patterns of extramitochondrial diphosphopyridine… (More)
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