Evidence for decline in eastern North American bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), with special focus on Bombus
Strange has been researching a possible solution: a pretty, orange-striped bee named Bombus
In an e-mail to a bombus
list-serv in 1998, Adrian Van Doorn, then head of the pollination department at Koppert Biological Systems, a commercial breeder, noted that they had been rearing B.
Strange has been studying a pretty, orange-striped generalist named Bombus
huntii, native to the western half of the country that could be used in greenhouses in the western United States.
from Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum A.
genus is unusual among British bumble-bees,because some of its queens, workers and drones are entirely black -the type known as Bombus
Harrisellus, which has also been sighted at the farm.
normanii, both pollinated specifically by males of Bombus
(Psithyrus) vestalis (Paulus & Gack, 1995; Gogler et al.
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have found that while most bees are hibernating, the buff-tailed bumblebee, Bombus
terrestris, is out taking advantage of exotic winter-flowering plants in the gardens and parks.
is the Latin name for which family of insects?
There had been 14,000 recordings of bumblebees before Valentine's Day - one species, Bombus
terrestris, has been spotted by Springwatchers producing an extra generation in winter.
Bosch and Kemp are comparing the pollen booty collected by several different bee species--including the domesticated Apis mellifera honey bee and the big and furry Western bumblebee, Bombus
2010) reported that EF1-[alpha] was stably expressed in different life stages of Bombus