2021 September 14
1.
A Survey of Common Pathogens of Apis spp. in Wild Non-cave Honeybees in Southwest China. Lin Z, Zhao L, Cao L, Xu H, Miao C, Jie H, Zhang Z, Liu Y, Zhang N, Gao F, Wang Z, Chen G, Ji T.
J Wildl Dis. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.7589/JWD-D-20-00203. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34516652
2.
Parallel mechanisms of visual memory formation across distinct regions of the honey bee brain. Avalos A, Traniello IM, Claudio EP, Giray T.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Sep 13:jeb.242292. doi: 10.1242/jeb.242292. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34515309
3.
A sophisticated case of division of labour in the trimorphic stamens of the Cassia fistula (Leguminosae) flower. Saab GDS, Mansano VF, Nogueira A, Maia IC, Bergamo PJ, Paulino JV.
AoB Plants. 2021 Aug 27;13(5):plab054. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plab054. eCollection 2021 Oct.
PMID: 34512942 Free PMC article.
4.
The Loss of Sociality Is Accompanied by Reduced Neural Investment in Mushroom Body Volume in the Sweat Bee Augochlora Pura (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Pahlke S, Seid MA, Jaumann S, Smith A.
Ann Entomol Soc Am. 2020 Aug 8;114(5):637-642. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saaa019. eCollection 2021 Sep.
PMID: 34512860 Free PMC article.
5.
Heritable Cognitive Phenotypes Influence Appetitive Learning but not Extinction in Honey Bees. Sezen E, Dereszkiewicz E, Hozan A, Bennett MM, Ozturk C, Smith BH, Cook CN.
Ann Entomol Soc Am. 2021 Jul 5;114(5):606-613. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saab023. eCollection 2021 Sep.
PMID: 34512859
6.
The Role of Colony Temperature in the Entrainment of Circadian Rhythms of Honey Bee Foragers. Giannoni-Guzmán MA, Rivera-Rodriguez EJ, Aleman-Rios J, Melendez Moreno AM, Pérez Ramos M, Pérez-Claudio E, Loubriel D, Moore D, Giray T, Agosto-Rivera JL.
Ann Entomol Soc Am. 2021 May 26;114(5):596-605. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saab021. eCollection 2021 Sep.
PMID: 34512858
2021 September 10
1.
Honey bee Apis mellifera larvae gut microbial and immune, detoxication responses towards flumethrin stress. Yu L, Yang H, Cheng F, Wu Z, Huang Q, He X, Yan W, Zhang L, Wu X.
Environ Pollut. 2021 Sep 4;290:118107. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.118107. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34500395
2.
Maine’s Bumble Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Assemblage-Part 1: Composition, Seasonal and Regional Distribution, and Resource Use. Butler RG, Lage C, Dobrin SE, Staples JK, Venturini E, Frank J, Drummond FA.
Environ Entomol. 2021 Sep 8:nvab095. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvab095. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34498038
3.
A synopsis of the Bee occurrence data of northern Tanzania. Lasway JV, Kinabo NR, Mremi RF, Martin EH, Nyakunga OC, Sanya JJ, Rwegasira GM, Lesio N, Gideon H, Pauly A, Eardley C, Peters MK, Peterson AT, Steffan-Dewenter I, Njovu HK.
Biodivers Data J. 2021 Aug 17;9:e68190. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.9.e68190. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34497474 Free PMC article.
4.
Side effects of a fungus-based biopesticide on stingless bee guarding behaviour. Almeida FCR, Magalhães DM, Favaris AP, Rodríguez J, Azevedo KEX, Bento JMS, Alves DA.
Chemosphere. 2021 Sep 2;287(Pt 2):132147. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.132147. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34492415
5.
Suitability of drone olfactory sensitivity as a selection trait for Varroa-resistance in honeybees. Ivanova I, Bienefeld K.
Sci Rep. 2021 Sep 6;11(1):17703. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-97191-w.
PMID: 34489529
6.
Health Promoting Properties of Bee Royal Jelly: Food of the Queens. Collazo N, Carpena M, Nuñez-Estevez B, Otero P, Simal-Gandara J, Prieto MA.
Nutrients. 2021 Feb 7;13(2):543. doi: 10.3390/nu13020543.
PMID: 33562330 Free PMC article. Review.
2021 September 07
1.
Field-realistic neonicotinoid exposure has sub-lethal effects on non-Apis bees: A meta-analysis. Siviter H, Richman SK, Muth F.
Ecol Lett. 2021 Sep 6. doi: 10.1111/ele.13873. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34488245
2.
Bumblebees Exposed to a Neonicotinoid Pesticide Make Suboptimal Foraging Decisions. Siviter H, Johnson AK, Muth F.
Environ Entomol. 2021 Sep 6:nvab087. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvab087. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34487150
3.
American Foulbrood in the Czech Republic: ERIC II Genotype of Paenibacillus Larvae Is Prevalent. Biová J, Bzdil J, Dostálková S, Petřivalský M, Brus J, Carra E, Danihlík J.
Front Vet Sci. 2021 Aug 18;8:698976. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2021.698976. eCollection 2021.
PMID: 34485429 Free PMC article.

2021 September 06
1.
Characterization of Bifidobacterium apousia sp. nov., Bifidobacterium choladohabitans sp. nov., and Bifidobacterium polysaccharolyticum sp. nov., three novel species of the genus Bifidobacterium from honey bee gut. Chen J, Wang J, Zheng H.
Syst Appl Microbiol. 2021 Aug 19;44(5):126247. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2021.126247. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34482030
2.
Juvenile hormone and transcriptional changes in honey bee worker larvae when exposed to sublethal concentrations of thiamethoxam. Li H, Liu S, Chen L, Luo J, Zeng D, Li X.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 Sep 1;225:112744. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112744. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34481358
2021 September 04
1.
Thermal stress induces tissue damage and a broad shift in regenerative signaling pathways in the honey bee digestive tract. Bach DM, Holzman MA, Wague F, Miranda JJ, Lopatkin AJ, Mansfield JH, Snow JW.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Sep 3:jeb.242262. doi: 10.1242/jeb.242262. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34477881
2.
Bee-Parasitic Strepsipterans (Strepsiptera: Stylopidae) Induce Their Hosts‘ Flower-Visiting Behavior Change. Nakase Y, Kato M.
J Insect Sci. 2021 Sep 1;21(5):2. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieab066.
PMID: 34477875
3.
Genetic and Usurpation Data Support High Incidence of Bumble Bee Nest Invasion by Socially Parasitic Bumble Bee, Bombus insularis. Koch JBU, McCabe LM, Love BG, Cox-Foster D.
J Insect Sci. 2021 Sep 1;21(5):3. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieab063.
PMID: 34477874
2021 September 02
1.
Negative impacts of dominance on bee communities: Does the influence of invasive honey bees differ from native bees? Garibaldi LA, Pérez-Méndez N, Cordeiro GD, Hughes A, Orr M, Alves-Dos-Santos I, Freitas BM, Freitas de Oliveira F, LeBuhn G, Bartomeus I, Aizen MA, Andrade PB, Blochtein B, Boscolo D, Drumond PM, Gaglianone MC, Gemmill-Herren B, Halinski R, Krug C, Maués MM, Piedade Kiill LH, Pinheiro M, Pires CSS, Viana BF.
Ecology. 2021 Sep 1:e03526. doi: 10.1002/ecy.3526. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34467526
2.
Africanized Honey Bee Sting-Induced Stress-Related Cardiomyopathy: A Bee or Octopus Trap. Seecheran RV, Ramdin R, Singh S, Seecheran V, Persad S, Peram L, Raza SS, Seecheran NA.
Cureus. 2021 Jul 28;13(7):e16681. doi: 10.7759/cureus.16681. eCollection 2021 Jul.
PMID: 34466318 Free PMC article.
3.
Honeybee venom and melittin suppress growth factor receptor activation in HER2-enriched and triple-negative breast cancer. Duffy C, Sorolla A, Wang E, Golden E, Woodward E, Davern K, Ho D, Johnstone E, Pfleger K, Redfern A, Iyer KS, Baer B, Blancafort P.
NPJ Precis Oncol. 2020 Sep 1;4(1):24. doi: 10.1038/s41698-020-00129-0.
PMID: 34465853
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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 Aug;52(4):472-481. doi: 10.1111/age.13070. Epub 2021 May 10.
PMID: 33970494 Free PMC article.
5.
Social immunity in honey bees: royal jelly as a vehicle in transferring bacterial pathogen fragments between nestmates. Harwood G, Salmela H, Freitak D, Amdam G.
J Exp Biol. 2021 Apr 1;224(7):jeb231076. doi: 10.1242/jeb.231076. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
PMID: 34424968
2021 September 01
1.
Testing new compounds for efficacy against Varroa destructor and safety to honey bees (Apis mellifera). Jack CJ, Kleckner K, Demares F, Rault LC, Anderson TD, Carlier PR, Bloomquist JR, Ellis JD.
Pest Manag Sci. 2021 Aug 31. doi: 10.1002/ps.6617. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34464499
2.
What can we learn from honey bees? Schwartzman JA.
Elife. 2021 Aug 31;10:e72380. doi: 10.7554/eLife.72380.
PMID: 34463617
3.
Herbaceous perennial ornamental plants can support complex pollinator communities. Erickson E, Patch HM, Grozinger CM.
Sci Rep. 2021 Aug 30;11(1):17352. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-95892-w.
PMID: 34462447
4.
Fly pollination drives convergence of flower coloration. Garcia JE, Hannah L, Shrestha M, Burd M, Dyer AG.
New Phytol. 2021 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/nph.17696. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34460949
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Floral microbes suppress growth of Monilinia laxa with minimal effects on honey bee feeding. Crowley-Gall A, Trouillas F, Nino EL, Schaeffer RN, Nouri MT, Crespo M, Vannette R.
Plant Dis. 2021 Aug 29. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-21-0549-RE. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34455807
2021 August 29
1.
A Diverse Viral Community from Predatory Wasps in Their Native and Invaded Range, with a New Virus Infectious to Honey Bees. Remnant EJ, Baty JW, Bulgarella M, Dobelmann J, Quinn O, Gruber MAM, Lester PJ.
Viruses. 2021 Jul 23;13(8):1431. doi: 10.3390/v13081431.
PMID: 34452301
2.
Pathogens Spillover from Honey Bees to Other Arthropods. Nanetti A, Bortolotti L, Cilia G.
Pathogens. 2021 Aug 17;10(8):1044. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10081044.
PMID: 34451508 Review.
3.
Analysis of Bee Population Decline in Lombardy during the Period 2014-2016 and Identification of High-Risk Areas. Cappa V, Cerioli MP, Scaburri A, Tironi M, Farioli M, Nassuato C, Bellini S.
Pathogens. 2021 Aug 9;10(8):1004. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10081004.
PMID: 34451468
4.
A Case Report of Chronic Stress in Honey Bee Colonies Induced by Pathogens and Acaricide Residues. Alonso-Prados E, González-Porto AV, Bernal JL, Bernal J, Martín-Hernández R, Higes M.
Pathogens. 2021 Jul 29;10(8):955. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10080955.
PMID: 34451419

2021 August 28
1.
Impact of copper sulfate on survival, behavior, midgut morphology, and antioxidant activity of Partamona helleri (Apidae: Meliponini). Bernardes RC, Fernandes KM, Bastos DSS, Freire AFPA, Lopes MP, de Oliveira LL, Tavares MG, Dos Santos Araújo R, Martins GF.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Aug 27. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-16109-1. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34449024
2.
Immune Response of Eastern Honeybee Worker to Nosema ceranae Infection Revealed by Transcriptomic Investigation. Xing W, Zhou D, Long Q, Sun M, Guo R, Wang L.
Insects. 2021 Aug 14;12(8):728. doi: 10.3390/insects12080728.
PMID: 34442293
3.
Transcriptional Profiles of Diploid Mutant Apis mellifera Embryos after Knockout of csd by CRISPR/Cas9. Wang X, Lin Y, Liang L, Geng H, Zhang M, Nie H, Su S.
Insects. 2021 Aug 6;12(8):704. doi: 10.3390/insects12080704.
PMID: 34442270
4.
Honeybee intestines retain low yeast titers, but no bacterial mutualists, at emergence. Tauber JP, McMahon D, Ryabov EV, Kunat M, Ptaszynska A, Evans JD.
Yeast. 2021 Aug 26. doi: 10.1002/yea.3665. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34437725
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Changes of microorganism composition in fresh and stored bee pollen from Southern Germany. Friedle C, D’Alvise P, Schweikert K, Wallner K, Hasselmann M.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Sep;28(34):47251-47261. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-13932-4. Epub 2021 Apr 23.
PMID: 33893577

2021 August 26
1.
Evolutionary trends and diversity of major floral nectary types across Solanaceae. Phukela B, Adit A, Tandon R.
Planta. 2021 Aug 20;254(3):55. doi: 10.1007/s00425-021-03705-1.
PMID: 34415427
2.
Distribution and pollination services of wild bees and hoverflies along an altitudinal gradient in mountain hay meadows. Baumann K, Keune J, Wolters V, Jauker F.
Ecol Evol. 2021 Jul 21;11(16):11345-11351. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7924. eCollection 2021 Aug.
PMID: 34429923 Free PMC article.
3.
Biomechanics of pollen pellet removal by the honey bee. Matherne M, Dowell-Esquivel C, Howington O, Lenaghan O, Steinbach G, Yunker PJ, Hu DL.
J R Soc Interface. 2021 Aug;18(181):20210549. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2021.0549. Epub 2021 Aug 25.
PMID: 34428943