2021 September 10
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
What can we learn from honey bees? Schwartzman JA.
Elife. 2021 Aug 31;10:e72380. doi: 10.7554/eLife.72380.
PMID: 34463617
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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 26
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
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.
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