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- Milam, Joan C.; Litvaitis, John A.; Warren, Alena; Keirstead, Donald; King, David I.
- Northeastern naturalist 2018 v.25 no.3 pp. 437-459
- Sylvilagus transitionalis; bees; color; ecological function; flowers; fluorescence; gravel pits; habitats; landscapes; natural history; protocols; rapid methods; species diversity; traps; New Hampshire
- ... We examined the abundance and species richness of bees at 10 sites managed for Sylvilagus transitionalis (New England Cottontail Rabbit) in southeastern New Hampshire. In 2015, we sampled bees using a streamlined bee-monitoring protocol (SBMP) developed for rapid assessment of bee communities, and in 2015 and 2016, we employed bee bowls (modified pan traps) painted fluorescent blue, yellow, or whi ...
- Averill, Anne L.; Sylvia, Martha M.; Hahn, Noel; Couto, Andrea V.
- Northeastern naturalist 2018 v.25 no.3 pp. 502-512
- Bombus; Vaccinium macrocarpon; bees; cranberries; flight; flowers; foraging; highlands; surveys; Massachusetts
- ... We studied diversity and abundance of bees foraging on Vaccinium macrocarpon (American Cranberry) flowers in southeastern Massachusetts during 8 bloom periods between 2007 and 2016. We documented 6 families, 20 genera, and 72 species of bees. Only Bombus (bumble bee) species were abundant in any of the collection years. Ways in which the upland areas surrounding cultivated cranberry beds and Ameri ...