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The Potential Management of a Ground-Nesting, Solitary Bee: Anthopho

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Dear Peter, Thanks for your feedback. I agree that Florida probably does represent the extreme distribution of *A. abrupta. *It seems that* A. abrupta* is more
Jason Graham
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Jun 27

Pollinators of Petunia

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I've some bees I collected visiting my potted petunias last year. They were quite diligent at visiting and patrolling the pots for many weeks. I'll try to
kimberly huntzinger
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Jun 19

Hand Held Bug Zapper for Capturing Bees

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I have one of these bug zappers, and I've collected some hornets and wasps with mine. I have to stun them more than once, and it does burn little parts on
Jessica Newbern
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Jun 17

Fwd: Epipactis wasp

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Wasp picture shown to James Carpenter @ AMNH, his diagnosis: It’s colored like some (*Polistes*) *tenebricosus*; if the specimen is large, that is probably
Parker Gambino
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Jun 15

pollen ID references

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Classification: UNCLASSIFIED Caveats: NONE Aw, yeah: https://archive.org/details/pollengrainsofca00crom -- Wes Messinger Willamette Valley Project Botanist
Messinger, Wes NWP
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Jun 5

Male carder bees wound native bees?

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Russel: We see exactly the same thing on Digitalis grandiflora every summer at the State Arboretum of Virginia. Anthidium goes into the flower and drives out
T'ai Roulston
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May 30

Native Bee surveys by states

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... Yes, he is apparently a jerk. ... Liz Indianapolis
Liz Day
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May 21

scope recommendation

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You do not need expensive light sources. The most important thing is that you be able to move the light source(s) around to get an optimal light angle. I have
Crumbling, Deana
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May 20

Fwd: FW: [BOMBUS-L] Early bumblebee male

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All, A few thoughts on early season males: 1) We tend to find a few of these every year in Utah and it seems to occur in many species. 2) In lab rearing of
Strange, James
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May 19

Early bumblebee male

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Maybe a diploid male - as most bombi mate only once, if the queen mated with a male with one of her sex alleles half her "worker" brood will be males. cheers
laurence packer
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May 19

A misleading article on a controversial topic?

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Hi Ai, I wonder if this is the honey bee canola paper that Mr. Driessen was referring to: Cutler, G. Christopher, et al. "A large-scale field study examining
The Kuder Family
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May 18

Bumblebee Questions (B. mixtus, B. sitkensis)

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For cooling bees as we collected them, we used small zip-lock bags. Work just fine and get the bees right on the ice. Anita Anita Collins, Ph.D. Research
Anita M. Collins
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May 15

New Revised Versions of the Very Handy Bee Manual Available

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The bonding process you refer to is called solvent welding. It is not actually gluing since there is no adhesive involved. It works by dissolving the plastic
Dennis E Johnson
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May 5

Orchard mason bees and apple blossom synchrony

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Trish, I applaud your use of Osmia lignaria in apples. For several consistent years, I observe the earliest Osmia lignaria propinqua (OLP) males emerge
Kimball Clark
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May 5

Summary of Species with Atypical or Variable Numbers of Submarginal

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Species of Alloperdita (including P. bradley)  commonly have an intercalary cell and thus have an aberrant form of the 3 submarginal condition (all other
Jack Neff
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May 3
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