BEE RESEARCH

 
  S. Bradleigh Vinson
                                                           



The numbers to the left are reference numbers and should be used if reprints are wanted.  The letters in parentheses refer to the type of publication and the following  numbers refer to the number of papers in that category.  A= Peer reviewed, B= Book chapters C= Invited reviews, D= Books edited, E= Book reviews, F= Special material, G=Experimental station or Extension publications, H= Abstracts (Published).
 
     1977-1979    1980-1984    1985-1989    1990-1994    1995-

A LIST BY YEAR
 
1977

113. (A-101 ) Frankie, G. W. and S. B. Vinson.  1977.  Scent marking of passion flowers in Texas by females of Xylocopa virginica texana (Hymenoptera: Xylocopidae).  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  50:613-625.

105. (A-94 ) Vinson, S. B. and G. W. Frankie.  1977.  Nests of Centris aethyctera (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophoridae) in the dry forest of Costa Rica.  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc. 50:301-311.
 

1978

122. (A-107 ) Vinson, S. B., L. W. Frankie, M. S. Blum, and J. W. Wheeler.  1978.  Isolation, identification, and function of the Dufour gland secretion of Xylocopa virginica texana (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae).  J. Chem. Ecol.  4:315-323.
 

1979

132. (A-116 ) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson and A. Lewis.  1979.  Territorial behavior in male Xylocopa micans (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae).  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  52:313-323.

140. (A123 ) Reed, H. C. and S. B. Vinson.  1979.  Nesting ecology of paper wasps (Polistes) in a Texas urban area (Hymenoptera: Vespidae).  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  52:673-689.
 

1980

150. (A-130 ) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson and R. E. Coville.  1980.  Male behavior of Centris adani in the Costa Rican dry forest, with an emphasis in territorially (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae).  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  53:837-857.
 

1981

173. (A-150) Hung, A. C., H. C. Reed and S. B. Vinson 1981. Chromosomes of four species of  Polistes wasps (Hymenoptera:Vespidae). Carylogia 34:225-230.
 

1982

171. (A-148 ) Vinson, S. B., H. J. Williams, G. W. Frankie, J. W. Wheeler, M. S. Blum and R. E. Coville.  1982.  Mandibular glands of male Centris adani (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae):  Their morphology, chemical constituents, and function in scent marking and territorial behavior.  J. Chem. Ecol.  8:319-327.l
 

1983

191. (A-163 ) Coville, R. E., G. W. Frankie and S. B. Vinson.  1983.  Nests of Centris segregata (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) with a review of the nesting habits of the genus.  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc. 56:109-122.

 203. (B-10) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson and P. A. Opler.  1983.  Centris aethyctera and C. fuscata in the lowland dry forest of Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) pp. 707-708.  In:  "Costa Rica Natural History."  (D. H. Jansen, ed.).  University Chicago press.  811 pp.

188. (A-161 ) Williams, H. J., G. W. Elzen and S. B. Vinson.  1983.  Chemistry of Dufour's gland secretions of Xylocopa virginica texana and Xylocopa micans:  A comparison and re-evaluation of previous work.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol.  74B:754-761.
 

1984

211. (A-178) Vinson, S. B., H. J. Williams, G. W. Frankie and R. E. Coville.  1984.  Comparative morphology and chemical contents of male mandibular glands of several Centris species in Costa Rica.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol.  77a:685-688.

215. (A-180) Williams, H. J., S. B. Vinson, G. W. Frankie, R. E. Coville and G. W. Ivie.  1984.  Morphology, chemical contents and possible function of the tibial gland of males of the Costa Rican solitary bees Centris nitida and Centris trigonoides subtarsata.  J. Kan Entomol. Soc.  57:50-54.
 

1985

236. (H-14) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson, R. E. Coville and H. J. Williams.  1985.  Chemical aspects of territorial mating behavior in Centris adani.  National Geographic Soc.  l231-232.
 

1986
 
250. (A-206) Coville, R. E., G. W. Frankie, S. L. Buchmann, S. B. Vinson and H. J. Williams.  1986.  Nesting and male behavior of Centris heithausi in Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) with chemical analysis of the hind leg glands of males.  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  59:325-336.

240. (A-198) Vinson, S. B., G. W. Frankie and H. J. Williams.  1986.  Description of a new dorsal mesosomal gland from two Xylocopa species (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) from Costa Rica.  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  59:185-189.

257. (A-212) Williams, H. J., M. R. Strand, S. B. Vinson, G. W. Elzen and S. J. Merritt.  1986.  Nesting behavior, nest architecture, and use of Dufour's gland lipids in nest provisioning by Megachile integra and M. mendica mendica.  J. Kan. Ento. Soc.  59:588-597.
 

1987

290. (A-231) Parker, F. D., J. H. Cane, G. W. Frankie and S. B. Vinson.  1987.  Host records and nest entry by Dolichostelis, a kleptoparasitic anthidiine bee  (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).  Pan Pac. Entomol.  63:172-177.

282. (A-225) Vinson, S. B., G. W. Frankie and R. E. Coville.  1987.  Nesting habits of Centris flavofasciata (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophoridae) in Costa Rica.  J. Kan. Entomol. Soc.  60:249-263.

270. (A-218) Williams, H. J., S. B. Vinson and G. W. Frankie.  1987.  Chemical content of the dorsal mesosomal gland of two Xylocopa species (Hymenoptera: Anthropoid) from Costa Rica.  Comp. Biochem. Physio.  86B:311-312.
 

1988

318. (A-252) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson, L. E. Newstrom, and J. F. Barthell.  1988.  Nest site and habitat preferences of Centris bees in the Costa Rican Dry Forest.  Biotropica 20: 301-310.

399. (B-50)  Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson, L. E. Newstrom, J. F. Barthell, W. A. Haber, and J. K. Frankie.  1988.  Plant phenology, pollination ecology pollinator behavior and conservation of pollinators in Neotropical dry forest.  pp. 37-47.  In:  "Reproductive Sociology of Tropical Forest Plants", (K. S. Bawa and M. Handley, Eds.).  Cambridge Univ. Press.  Cambridge, U.K.

407. (F-6)  Vinson, S. B.  1988.  The biggest bees of Lomas Barbudal.  Bee line 2: 7-8.  Pub. by "Friends of Lomas Barbudal", Berkeley, CA.

309. (A-244) Vinson, S. B. and G. W. Frankie.  1988.  A comparative study of the ground nests of Centris flavifrons and Centris aethiocesta (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae).  Entomol. Expt. Appl.  49:181-187.
 

1989

329. (B-29) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson and H. J. Williams.  1989.  Ecological and evolutionary sorting of 12 sympatric species of Centris bees in Costa Rican Dry Forest.  pp. 535-550.  In:  "The evolutionary ecology of plants".  (J. H. Bock and Y. B. Linhart, Ed.).  Westview Press.

321. (A-255) Vinson, S. B., H. J. Williams, H. J. McAuslane and G. W. Frankie.  1989.  Chemical contents of male mandibular glands of three Centris species (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) from Costa Rica.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol.  93B:73-75.
 

1990

354. (A-269)  McAuslane, H. J., S. B. Vinson, H. J. Williams.  1990.  Change in mandibular and mesosomal gland contents of male Xylocopa micans associated with mating system..  J. Chem. Ecol.  16:1877-1885.

338. (A-262)  Vinson, S. B. and G. W. Frankie.  1990.  Territorial and mating of Xylocopa fimbriata F. and Xylocopa gualanensis Cockerell from Costa Rica.  J. Insect Behav.  3:13-32.
 

1991

397. (A-290)  Vinson, S. B., and G. W. Frankie.  1991.  Nest variability in Centris aethyctera (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) in response to nesting site conditions.  J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 64: 156-162.

410. (F-7)  Vinson, S. B., and G. W. Frankie.  1991.  The oil barron bees of Lomas Barbudal.  Bee Line, 5(1, 2, and 3): 16-17.  Pub. by "Friends of Lomas Barbudal", Berkeley, CA.
 

1992

429. (F-8)  Vinson, S. B., and G. W. Frankie.  1992.  The territorial behavior of the male oil barron bees.  Bee Line News and Bulletin 6(1,2,3): 14-15.  Friends of Lomas Barbudal, Berkeley, CA  94707.
 

1993

445. (A-321) Frankie, G. F., L. Newstrom, J. F. Barthell, and S. B. Vinson.  1993.  Nesting- habitat preferences of selected Centris bee species in Costa Rican dry forest.  Biotropica.  25(3):322-333.

438. (B-57)  Vinson, S. B., G. W. Frankie, and J. Barthell.  1993.  Threats to the diversity of solitary bees in a neotropical dry forest in Central America.  pp. 53-81.  In:  "Hymenoptera and Biodiversity", (J. LaSalle and E. Gould, Eds.).  CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
 

1994
 
450. (A-324) Vaissiere, B. E., and S. B. Vinson.  1994.  Pollen morphology and its effect on pollen collection by honey bees, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), with special reference to upland cotton, Gossypium hirsutum (Malavaceae).  Grana 33: 128-138.

453. (A-327) Vinson, S. B.  1994.  Ultrastructure of the mesosomal gland of Xylocopa micans Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) associated with pheromone release.  Int. J. Insect Morphol. Embryol. 23: 243-252.
 

1996

490. (B-66) Vinson, S. B., G. W. Frankie, and H. J. Williams.  1996.  Chemical ecology of bees of the genus Centris (Hymenoptera: Apidae).  Florida Entomol. 79:109-129.
 

1997

499. (A-350) Vinson, S. B., H. J. Williams, G. W. Frankie, and G. Shrum.  1997.  Floral lipid chemistry of Byrsonima crassifolia (Malpigheaceae) and a use of floral lipids by Centris bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae).  Biotropica 29: 76-83.
 

1998

524. (A-363)  Frankie, G. W., Vinson, S.B., Pizzardi, M.A., Griswold, T.L., O'Keefe, S. and   Snelling, R.R. 1998.  Diversity and abundance of bees visiting a mass flowing tree species in disturbed seasonal dry forest, Costa Rica.  J. of the Kansas Ento. Society 70:281-296.

541. (A370)  Vinson, S. B. and G. W. Frankie, 1999. Nesting Behavior of Centris flavofasciata (Hymenoptera: Apidae) with Respect to the Source of the Cell Wall. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 72(1): 46-59.

544. (A-373) Vinson, S. B. and G. W. Frankie. 2000. Nest Selection, Usurpation, and a Function for the Nest Entrance Plug of Centris bicornuta (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 93(2): 254-260.

548. (B-69) Frankie, G. W., S. B. Vinson, S. O'Keefe and M. A. Rizzardi. 2000. Assessing Impacts of Africanized Honey Bees in Costa Rica and California: A Progress Report. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Apiculture in Tropical Climates Costa Rica 13-19 August 1996. pp. 157-161.

557. (H-48) Frankie, G. and S. B. Vinson. 2001. Diversity, structure, and variations in pollination systems of the seasonal dry forest of Costa Rica. In: Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity, and Human Welfare. pp. 202-203.


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