2021 May 11
Impacts of neonicotinoid seed treatments on the wild bee community in agricultural field margins. Main AR, Webb EB, Goyne KW, Abney R, Mengel D.
Sci Total Environ. 2021 Apr 24;786:147299. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147299. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33971605
Case Report: Acute Kidney Failure due to Massive Envenomation of a Two-Year-Old Child Caused by Killer Bee Stings. Geoffroy S, Fremery A, Lambert Y, Marty C, Elenga N.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 May 10:tpmd201276. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1276. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33970887
Acinetobacter pollinis sp. nov., Acinetobacter baretiae sp. nov. and Acinetobacter rathckeae sp. nov., isolated from floral nectar and honey bees. Alvarez-Perez S, Baker LJ, Morris MM, Tsuji K, Sanchez VA, Fukami T, Vannette RL, Lievens B, Hendry TA.
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2021 May;71(5). doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004783.
PMID: 33970854
Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with calmness and gentleness in honey bees using whole-genome sequences. Guichard M, Dainat B, Eynard S, Vignal A, Servin B; Beestrong Consortium, Neuditschko M.
Anim Genet. 2021 May 10. doi: 10.1111/age.13070. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33970494
Severe Acute Thromboinflammation: Case Report of Individualized Homeopathic Treatment. Waisse S.
Homeopathy. 2021 May;110(2):132-136. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721064. Epub 2021 Feb 22.
PMID: 33618380
Powerline right-of-way management and flower-visiting insects: How vegetation management can promote pollinator diversity. Russo L, Stout H, Roberts D, Ross BD, Mahan CG.
PLoS One. 2021 Jan 6;16(1):e0245146. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245146. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 33406124 Free PMC article.
Trypanosomatid parasite dynamically changes the transcriptome during infection and modifies honey bee physiology. Liu Q, Lei J, Darby AC, Kadowaki T.
Commun Biol. 2020 Jan 31;3(1):51. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-0775-x.
PMID: 32005933 Free PMC article.
2021 May 10
Pesticide residues in the pollen and nectar of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) and their potential risks to honey bees. Wen X, Ma C, Sun M, Wang Y, Xue X, Chen J, Song W, Li-Byarlay H, Luo S.
Sci Total Environ. 2021 Apr 30;786:147443. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147443. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33965824
Use of nest bundles to monitor agrochemical exposure and effects among cavity nesting pollinators. Peterson EM, Thompson KN, Shaw KR, Tomlinson C, Longing SD, Smith PN.
Environ Pollut. 2021 May 3;286:117142. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117142. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33965805
2021 May 08
Bees and pesticides: the research impact and scientometrics relations. Abati R, Sampaio AR, Maciel RMA, Colombo FC, Libardoni G, Battisti L, Lozano ER, Ghisi NC, Costa-Maia FM, Potrich M.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 May 7. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-14224-7. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33961189 Review.
The Effect of Covert and Overt Infections on Disease Dynamics in Honey-Bee Colonies. Britton NF, Jane White KA.
Bull Math Biol. 2021 May 6;83(6):67. doi: 10.1007/s11538-021-00892-6.
PMID: 33959821
The resin bee subgenus Ranthidiellum in Thailand (Megachilidae, Anthidiini): nesting biology, cleptoparasitism by Stelis, and new species. Nalinrachatakan P, Traiyasut P, Khongnak A, Muangkam M, Ascher JS, Warrit N.
Zookeys. 2021 Apr 15;1031:161-182. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.1031.57836. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 33958912 Free PMC article.
2021 May 06
Bee- and Wasp-Venom Sensitization in Schoolchildren of High- and Low-Socioeconomic Status Living in an Urban Area of Indonesia. Amaruddin AI, Koopman JPR, Muhammad M, Versteeg SA, Wahyuni S, van Ree R, Yazdanbakhsh M, Hamid F, Sartono E.
Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2021 May 5:1-10. doi: 10.1159/000516155. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33951631
Targeting of adipose tissue macrophages by bee venom phospholipase A2 attenuates high-fat diet-induced obesity. Jeong H, Lee C, Cheng C, Chou HC, Yang H, Bae H.
Int J Obes (Lond). 2021 May 4. doi: 10.1038/s41366-021-00823-4. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33947969
The genomic basis of evolutionary differentiation among honey bees. Fouks B, Brand P, Nguyen HN, Herman J, Camara F, Ence D, Hagen D, Hoff KJ, Nachweide S, Romoth L, Walden KK, Guigo R, Stanke M, Narzisi G, Yandell M, Robertson HM, Koeniger N, Chantawannakul P, Schatz MC, Worley KC, Robinson GE, Elsik CG, Rueppell O.
Genome Res. 2021 May 4:gr.272310.120. doi: 10.1101/gr.272310.120. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33947700
2021 May 05
Transitions in symbiosis: evidence for environmental acquisition and social transmission within a clade of heritable symbionts. Drew GC, Budge GE, Frost CL, Neumann P, Siozios S, Yañez O, Hurst GDD.
ISME J. 2021 May 3. doi: 10.1038/s41396-021-00977-z. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33941888
A bioinspired angular velocity decoding neural network model for visually guided flights. Wang H, Fu Q, Wang H, Baxter P, Peng J, Yue S.
Neural Netw. 2021 Apr;136:180-193. doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2020.12.008. Epub 2020 Dec 28.
PMID: 33494035
Evaluation of potential miticide toxicity to Varroa destructor and honey bees, Apis mellifera, under laboratory conditions. Bahreini R, Nasr M, Docherty C, de Herdt O, Muirhead S, Feindel D.
Sci Rep. 2020 Dec 9;10(1):21529. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-78561-2.
PMID: 33299084 Free PMC article.
2021 May 03
Peripheral Taste Detection in Honey Bees: What do Taste Receptors Respond to? Bestea L, Réjaud A, Sandoz JC, Carcaud J, Giurfa M, de Brito Sanchez MG.
Eur J Neurosci. 2021 May 2. doi: 10.1111/ejn.15265. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33934411 Review.
In silico screening of potent bioactive compounds from honeybee products against COVID-19 target enzymes. Shaldam MA, Yahya G, Mohamed NH, Abdel-Daim MM, Al Naggar Y.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 May 2. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-14195-9. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33934306
Wild bees of Chile: a database on taxonomy, sociality, and ecology. López-Aliste M, Flores-Prado L, Ruz L, Sepúlveda Y, Rodríguez S, Saraiva AM, Fontúrbel FE.
Ecology. 2021 May 3:e03377. doi: 10.1002/ecy.3377. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33937987
The Succession of the Gut Microbiota in Insects: A Dynamic Alteration of the Gut Microbiota During the Whole Life Cycle of Honey Bees (Apis cerana). Dong ZX, Chen YF, Li HY, Tang QH, Guo J.
Front Microbiol. 2021 Apr 14;12:513962. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.513962. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 33935980 Free PMC article.
2021 May 02
Toxicity assessment of chronic exposure to common insecticides and bee medications on colony development and drones sperm parameters. Ben Abdelkader F, Çakmak İ, Çakmak SS, Nur Z, İncebıyık E, Aktar A, Erdost H.
Ecotoxicology. 2021 May 1. doi: 10.1007/s10646-021-02416-3. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33932203
Essential role of papillae flexibility in nectar capture by bees. Lechantre A, Draux A, Hua HB, Michez D, Damman P, Brau F.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 May 11;118(19):e2025513118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2025513118.
PMID: 33931548
qPCR assays with dual-labeled probes for genotyping honey bee variants associated with varroa resistance. Claeys Boúúaert D, Van Poucke M, De Smet L, Verbeke W, de Graaf DC, Peelman L.
BMC Vet Res. 2021 Apr 30;17(1):179. doi: 10.1186/s12917-021-02886-x.
PMID: 33931072
2021 May 01
Delayed Acute Coronary Syndrome Caused by Multiple Bee Stings: A Rare Case of Kounis Syndrome. Dimos A, Xanthopoulos A, Bismpos D, Triposkiadis F, Skoularigis J.
Cureus. 2021 Mar 26;13(3):e14120. doi: 10.7759/cureus.14120.
PMID: 33927928 Free PMC article.
Antioxidation Defenses of Apis mellifera Queens and Workers Respond to Imidacloprid in Different Age-Dependent Ways: Old Queens Are Resistant, Foragers Are Not. Paleolog J, Wilde J, Miszczak A, Gancarz M, Strachecka A.
Animals (Basel). 2021 Apr 26;11(5):1246. doi: 10.3390/ani11051246.
PMID: 33925987
Seed Meals from Brassica nigra and Eruca sativa Control Artificial Nosema ceranae Infections in Apis mellifera. Nanetti A, Ugolini L, Cilia G, Pagnotta E, Malaguti L, Cardaio I, Matteo R, Lazzeri L.
Microorganisms. 2021 Apr 28;9(5):949. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9050949.
PMID: 33924845
Updating Sacbrood Virus Quantification PCR Method Using a TaqMan-MGB Probe. Huang WF, Zhang Y, Mehmood S, Wang Z, Hou C, Li Z.
Vet Sci. 2021 Apr 13;8(4):63. doi: 10.3390/vetsci8040063.
PMID: 33924550
The Effects of Exposure to Flupyradifurone on Survival, Development, and Foraging Activity of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera L.) under Field Conditions. Guo Y, Diao QY, Dai PL, Wang Q, Hou CS, Liu YJ, Zhang L, Luo QH, Wu YY, Gao J.
Insects. 2021 Apr 16;12(4):357. doi: 10.3390/insects12040357.
PMID: 33923512
A New Strain of Virus Discovered in China Specific to the Parasitic Mite Varroa destructor Poses a Potential Threat to Honey Bees. Chen G, Wang S, Jia S, Feng Y, Hu F, Chen Y, Zheng H.
Viruses. 2021 Apr 15;13(4):679. doi: 10.3390/v13040679.
PMID: 33920919
Impact of Chronic Exposure to Sublethal Doses of Glyphosate on Honey Bee Immunity, Gut Microbiota and Infection by Pathogens. Castelli L, Balbuena S, Branchiccela B, Zunino P, Liberti J, Engel P, Antúnez K.
Microorganisms. 2021 Apr 15;9(4):845. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9040845.
PMID: 33920750
Diversification of Morphological Features of the Dark European Honey Bee of the ‚Augustow M‘ Line. Madras-Majewska B, Skonieczna L.
Animals (Basel). 2021 Apr 17;11(4):1156. doi: 10.3390/ani11041156.
PMID: 33920711
The Gut Microbiota Can Provide Viral Tolerance in the Honey Bee. Dosch C, Manigk A, Streicher T, Tehel A, Paxton RJ, Tragust S.
Microorganisms. 2021 Apr 17;9(4):871. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9040871.
PMID: 33920692
The microRNA miR-14 Regulates Egg-Laying by Targeting EcR in Honeybees (Apis mellifera). Chen X, Fu J.
Insects. 2021 Apr 14;12(4):351. doi: 10.3390/insects12040351.
PMID: 33919981
Visual Diagnosis of the Varroa Destructor Parasitic Mite in Honeybees Using Object Detector Techniques. Bilik S, Kratochvila L, Ligocki A, Bostik O, Zemcik T, Hybl M, Horak K, Zalud L.
Sensors (Basel). 2021 Apr 14;21(8):2764. doi: 10.3390/s21082764.
PMID: 33919886
The Cytotoxic Effect of Apis mellifera Venom with a Synergistic Potential of Its Two Main Components-Melittin and PLA2-On Colon Cancer HCT116 Cell Lines. Yaacoub C, Rifi M, El-Obeid D, Mawlawi H, Sabatier JM, Coutard B, Fajloun Z.
Molecules. 2021 Apr 14;26(8):2264. doi: 10.3390/molecules26082264.
PMID: 33919706
Multielemental Analysis of Bee Pollen, Propolis, and Royal Jelly Collected in West-Central Poland. Matuszewska E, Klupczynska A, Maciołek K, Kokot ZJ, Matysiak J.
Molecules. 2021 Apr 21;26(9):2415. doi: 10.3390/molecules26092415.
PMID: 33919229
Variation in the Distribution of Nosema Species in Honeybees (Apis mellifera Linnaeus) between the Neighboring Countries Estonia and Latvia. Naudi S, Šteiselis J, Jürison M, Raimets R, Tummeleht L, Praakle K, Raie A, Karise R.
Vet Sci. 2021 Apr 1;8(4):58. doi: 10.3390/vetsci8040058.
PMID: 33915951
The Bee Hemolymph Metabolome: A Window into the Impact of Viruses on Bumble Bees. Wang L, Van Meulebroek L, Vanhaecke L, Smagghe G, Meeus I.
Viruses. 2021 Apr 1;13(4):600. doi: 10.3390/v13040600.
PMID: 33915836
2021 April 30
Physiological effects of the interaction between Nosema ceranae and sequential and overlapping exposure to glyphosate and difenoconazole in the honey bee Apis mellifera. Almasri H, Tavares DA, Diogon M, Pioz M, Alamil M, Sené D, Tchamitchian S, Cousin M, Brunet JL, Belzunces LP.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 Apr 26;217:112258. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112258. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33915451
Transcriptomic signatures of ageing vary in solitary and social forms of an orchid bee. Séguret A, Stolle E, Fleites-Ayil FA, Quezada-Euán JJG, Hartfelder K, Meusemann K, Harrison MC, Soro A, Paxton RJ.
Genome Biol Evol. 2021 Apr 29:evab075. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evab075. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33914875
Agrochemical occurrence on co-located wildflowers and wild bees collected near beef cattle feed yards and row crops. Peterson EM, Green FB, Subbiah S, Emert A, Smith PN.
Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2021 Apr 29. doi: 10.1002/ieam.4436. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 33913622
Current Status of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Technologies for the Detection of Honey Bee Pathogens. Cameron TC, Wiles D, Beddoe T.
Front Vet Sci. 2021 Apr 12;8:659683. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2021.659683. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 33912610 Free PMC article. Review.
Characterization of the native honey bee (Apis mellifera jemenitica) in the south western region of Saudi Arabia using morphometric and genetic (mtDNA COI) characteristics. Alabdali EAA, Ghramh HA, Ibrahim EH, Ahmad Z, Asiri AN.
Saudi J Biol Sci. 2021 Apr;28(4):2278-2284. doi: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2021.01.021. Epub 2021 Jan 20.
PMID: 33911943 Free PMC article.
Effects of sugar feeding supplemented with three plant extracts on some parameters of honey bee colonies. Al-Ghamdi AA, Abou-Shaara HF, Ansari MJ.
Saudi J Biol Sci. 2021 Apr;28(4):2076-2082. doi: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2021.02.050. Epub 2021 Feb 20.
PMID: 33911923 Free PMC article.
A Visual Tracking System for Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) 3D Flight Trajectory Reconstruction and Analysis. Sun C, Gaydecki P.
J Insect Sci. 2021 Mar 1;21(2):17. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieab023.
PMID: 33861349 Free PMC article.
Genome-wide patterns of differentiation within and among U.S. commercial honey bee stocks. Saelao P, Simone-Finstrom M, Avalos A, Bilodeau L, Danka R, de Guzman L, Rinkevich F, Tokarz P.
BMC Genomics. 2020 Oct 8;21(1):704. doi: 10.1186/s12864-020-07111-x.
PMID: 33032523 Free PMC article.
Occurrence of honey bee-associated pathogens in Varroa-free pollinator communities. Brettell LE, Riegler M, O’Brien C, Cook JM.
J Invertebr Pathol. 2020 Mar;171:107344. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2020.107344. Epub 2020 Feb 17.
PMID: 32081716
Tropilaelaps species identification and viral load evaluation of Tropilaelaps and Varroa mites and their Apis mellifera hosts in Palawan, Philippines. de Guzman LI, Simone-Finstrom M, Cervancia C, Tokarz P, Frake AM.
J Invertebr Pathol. 2020 Feb;170:107324. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2020.107324. Epub 2020 Jan 9.
PMID: 31926971
2021 April 29
Evaluating competition for forage plants between honey bees and wild bees in Denmark. Rasmussen C, Dupont YL, Madsen HB, Bogusch P, Goulson D, Herbertsson L, Maia KP, Nielsen A, Olesen JM, Potts SG, Roberts SPM, Sydenham MAK, Kryger P.
PLoS One. 2021 Apr 28;16(4):e0250056. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250056. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 33909661
Social consequences of energetically costly nest construction in a facultatively social bee. Ostwald MM, Fox TP, Harrison JF, Fewell JH.
Proc Biol Sci. 2021 Apr 28;288(1949):20210033. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0033. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
PMID: 33906404
Do Viruses From Managed Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Endanger Wild Bees in Native Prairies? Pritchard ZA, Hendriksma HP, St Clair AL, Stein DS, Dolezal AG, O’Neal ME, Toth AL.
Environ Entomol. 2021 Apr 23;50(2):455-466. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvaa181.
PMID: 33492382
Mortality Dynamics and Life Tables of Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), a Pollinator Managed for Alfalfa Seed Production. Donahoo CK, O’Neill KM, Delphia CM, Peterson RKD.
Environ Entomol. 2021 Apr 23;50(2):444-454. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvaa176.
PMID: 33439970
Bee-Plant Interaction Networks in a Seasonal Dry Tropical Forest of the Colombian Caribbean. Flórez-Gómez NA, Maldonado-Cepeda JD, Ospina-Torres R.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):533-544. doi: 10.1007/s13744-020-00804-8. Epub 2020 Jul 31.
PMID: 32737865
Impact of Invasive Bees on Plant-Pollinator Interactions and Reproductive Success of Plant Species in Mixed Nothofagus antarctica Forests. Agüero JI, Pérez-Méndez N, Torretta JP, Garibaldi LA.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):557-567. doi: 10.1007/s13744-020-00787-6. Epub 2020 Jul 30.
PMID: 32734552
Pollen Loads of Flower Visitors to Açaí Palm (Euterpe oleracea) and Implications for Management of Pollination Services. Bezerra LA, Campbell AJ, Brito TF, Menezes C, Maués MM.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):482-490. doi: 10.1007/s13744-020-00790-x. Epub 2020 Jul 27.
PMID: 32720064
Performance, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Honeybees as Pollinators of Coffea arabica (Gentianales, Rubiaceae). Hipólito J, Nunes DO, Angel-Coca C, Mahlmann T, Galetto L, Viana BF.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):501-510. doi: 10.1007/s13744-020-00785-8. Epub 2020 Jul 20.
PMID: 32691402
Urbanization Affects Composition but Not Richness of Flower Visitors in the Yungas of Argentina. Amado De Santis AA, Chacoff NP.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):568-577. doi: 10.1007/s13744-020-00772-z. Epub 2020 May 3.
PMID: 32363487
A Spinosad-Based Formulation Reduces the Survival and Alters the Behavior of the Stingless Bee Plebeia lucii. Marques RD, Lima MAP, Marques RD, Bernardes RC.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):578-585. doi: 10.1007/s13744-020-00766-x. Epub 2020 Apr 28.
PMID: 32347525
Stingless Bees (Melipona subnitida) Overcome Severe Drought Events in the Brazilian Tropical Dry Forest by Opting for High-Profit Food Sources. Maia-Silva C, Limão AAC, Silva CI, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Hrncir M.
Neotrop Entomol. 2020 Aug;49(4):595-603. doi: 10.1007/s13744-019-00756-8. Epub 2020 Feb 26.
PMID: 32103461