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Zaher, M. A. & Z. R. Soliman, 1972a. Life-history of the predatory mite, Cheyletus malaccensis Oudemans. Acarina: Cheyletidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Egypte 55: 49-53.

Zaher, M. A. & Z. R. Soliman, 1972b. Life-history of the predatory mite, Cheletogenes ornatus (Canestrini and Fanzago). Acarina: Cheyletidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Egypte 55: 85-89.

Zaher, M. A. & Z. R. Soliman, 1972c. Life-history of the predatory mite, Chiapacheylus macrocorneus Zaher and Soliman. Acarina: Cheyletidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Egypte 55: 137-140.

Zaher, M. A., A. K. Wafa & K. K. Shehata, 1969. Life history of the predatory mite Phytoseius plumifer and the effect of nutrition on its biology (Acarina: Physeiidae). Entomol. Exp. Appl. 12(4): 383-388.

Zaitoun, S. T., A. M. A. Al-Ghzawi & H. K. Shannag, 2001. Grooming behaviour of Apis mellifera syriaca towards Varroa jacobsoni in Jordan. Journal of Applied Entomology 125(1/2): 85-87.

Zaleski, A. 1956. Lucerne investigation. II. Pollination and seed setting in Lucerne strains. Journal of Agricultural Sciences 48: 236-244. 

Zammit, J., K. Hogendoorn & M. P. Schwarz, 2008. Strong constraints to independent nesting in a facultatively social bee: quantifying the effects of enemies-at-the-nest. Insectes sociaux 55(1): 74-78. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1977. Notes on some palearctic species of the genus Lithurge Latreille (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae).  Bull. Rech. Agron. Gembloux 12: 357-362. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1980.  Nomenclature and taxonomic comments on some palearctic species of the family Megachilidae (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Reichenbachia 26(10): 55-64. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1982. Tabel en verspreidingsatlas van de Nederlandes nietparasitaire Megachilidae (Hymenoptera: Apidae) 3: 47. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1983. Taxonomiche und faunistiche bemerkungen zu einigen paläarktischen Bauchsammler-Arten (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae).  Faun. Abhanglungen Staatliches Museum Tierkunde, Dresden 10: 125-139. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1984. Neue paläarktische taxa der familie Megachilidae (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Reichenbachia 22(24): 175-191. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1985a.  Ergebnise der Untersuchungen der von R. Benoist beschriebenen Osmia-Arten, mit Liste seiner Schriften.  Reichenbachia 23: 47-72. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1985b. Untersuchungen an einigen Bauchsammler-Arten aus der Sammlung von M. spinola in Turin (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 3: 127-130.   

Zanden, G. van der. 1986a.  Die paläarktischen Arten der Gattung Lithurgus Latreille, 1825. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 62: 53-59. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1986b.  Family Megachilidae (Hymenoptera) in the collections of the “Grigore Antipa” Natural History Museum. Travaux du Museum d’Histoire Naturelle Grigore Antipe 28: 65-78. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1986c. Untersuchungen an einigen wenig bekannten Osmia- und Megachile – Arten, mit beschreibung zweier neuer taxa (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Reichenbachia 24: 65-74.  

Zanden, G. van der. 1987. Neue paläarktische taxa der familie Megachilidae (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Reichenbachia 25(16): 73-84. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1988a. Beiträg zur systematik und nomenklature der Paläarktischen Osmiini, mit Angaben über ihre Verbreitung. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden  62: 113-133. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1988b. Nomenklatorische und taxonomische Bemerkungen zu einigen paläarktischen Arten der Familie Megachilidae (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae).  Reichenbachia 26: 55-64. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1989.  Neue oder wenig bekannte Arten und Unterarten der Paläarktischen Megachiliden (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Entomologische Abhandlungen, Dresden 53: 71-86. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1990. Nomenklatorische Änderungen für einige paläarktische Arten der familie Megachilidae.  Reichenbachia 28: 51-54. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1991a. Neue oder wenig bekannte Arten der Osmiini aus dem Paläarktischen Gebiet. (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Reichenbachia 28(31): 163-171. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1991b. Systematik und Verbreitung der paläarktischen Arten der Untergattung Caerulosmia van der Zanden 1989 (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae).  Linzer Biologische Beiträge 23: 37-78. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1991c. Neue arten paläarktischen Osmiini und enige neue fälle von synonymie (Hymenoptera, Aculeata, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Linzer Biologische Beiträge 23(1): 345-363. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1992a.  Neue oder unvollständig bekannte Arten paläarktischer Bauchsammler . Linzer Biologische Beiträge 24(1): 65-74. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1992b. Zwei neue Arten der Osmiini aus Morakko sowie Festlegung des lectotypus von Hoplitis dumonit (Benoist) (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea: Megachilidae).  Reichenbachia 29 (12): 67-71. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1992c. Neue Arten paläarktischen Osmiini (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae) Linzer Biologische Beiträge 26: 1113-1124. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1994a. Neue arten paläarktischer Osmiini und enige neue fälle von synonymie (Hymenoptera, Aculeata, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Linzer Biologische Beiträge 23(1): 345-363.   

Zanden, G. van der. 1994b.  Neue Arten und Unterarten, eine neue untergattung und einige neue Fälle von Synonymie der  palärktischen Bauchsammler.  Reichenbachia 30(2): 167-172. 

Zanden, G. van der. 1995 Synonymie paläarktischer Arten der familie Megachilidae (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Linzer Biologische Beiträge 27(1): 427-434.  

Zander, E. 1935. I. Pollengestaltung und herkunftsbestimmung bei blütenhonig. 1-342. Verlag der Reichfachgruppe Imker EV., Berlin. [In German.].  

Zander, E. 1937. [II. Pollengestaltung und herkunftsbestimmung bei blütenhonig. 1-122. Verlag Liedhoff, Loth and Michaelis, Leipzig. [In German.]. 

Zander, E. 1937. [V. Pollengestaltung und herkunftsbestimmung bei blütenhonig. 1-44. Verlag Liedhoff, Loth and Michaelis, Leipzig. [In German.].  

Zanella, F. C. V. 2000.  The bees of the Caatinga (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Apiformes): a species list and comparative notes regarding their distribution. Apidologie 31(5): 579-592. 

Zar, J. H. 1984. Biostatistical analyses. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 

Zavortink, T. J. 1972.  A new subgenus and species of Megandrena from Nevada, with notes on its foraging and mating behaviour.  Proceedings of the Entomological society of Washington 74: 61-75. 

Zavortink, T. J. 1974. A revision of the genus Ancylandrena (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae).   Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences no. 109: 1-36. 

Zavortink, T. J.  1975.  A new subgenus and species of eucerine bee from North America.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 40: 231-242. 

Zavortink, T. J. & W. E. LaBerge, 1976.  Bees of the genus Martinapis Cockerell in North America.  Wasmann Journal of Biology 34(1): 119-145. 

Zayed, A. & L. Packer, 2001. High levels of diploid male production in a primitively eusocial bee (Hymenoptera: Halictidae).  Heredity 87: 631-636.

Zayed, A. & L. Packer,  2002. Genetic differentiation across a behavioural boundary in a primitively eusocial bee (Hymenoptera:  Halictidae). Insectes Sociaux 49: 282-288.

Zayed, A. & L. Packer, 2005. Complementary sex determination substantially increases extinction proneness of haplodiploid populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102(30): 10742-10746.

Zayed, A. & C. W. Whitfield, 2008. A genome-wide signature of positive selection in ancient and recent invasive expansions of the honey bee Apis mellifera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 105(9): 3421-3426.

Zaytoon, Ahmed A., M. Matsuka & M. Sasaki,  1988.  Feeding efficiecny of pollen substitutes in a honey bee colony : effect of feeding site on royal jelly and queen production. Appl. Entomol. Zool. 23(4): 481-487.

Zeil, J. & D. Wittman, 1989. Visually controlled station keeping by hovering guard bees of Trigona (Tetragonisca ) angustula. Journ. Comp. Physiol. A 65: 711-718.

Zeil, J. & D. Wittman, 1993. Landmark orientation during the approach to the nest in the stingless bee Trigona (Tetragonisca ) angustula (Apidae, Meliponinae). Insectes Sociaux 40: 381-389.    

Zeid, A. S. A. & B. Schricker, 2001. Antennal sensilla of the queen, half-queen and worker of the Egyptian honey bee, Apis mellifera lamarckii. Journal of Apicultural Research 40(2): 53-58.

Zeina, B., O. Othman &  S. Al-Assad,  1996. Effect of honey versus thyme on Rubella virus survival in vitro.  J. Altern. Complement Med. Fall,  2(3): 345-348. (Abstract).

Zeng, Z., Z. Y. Huang, Y. Qin & H. Pang, 2005. Hemolymph juvenile hormone titers in worker honey bees under normal and preswarming conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology 98(2): 274-278.

Zeng, Z. J. & W. Yan, 2004. Chinese research suggests drones stimulate worker foraging. American bee journal 144(3): 232-233.

Zeng Zhi Jiang & Wang Kai Fa, 2002. Study on the source of magnetite (Fe3O4) in honeybee. Acta Agriculturae Universitatis Jiangxiensis 24(4): 427-430.

Zerova, M. D. & L. P. Romasenko, 1986. Chalcidoids (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) parasites of megachilid bees (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae) in the Fauna of the USSR. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 63(11): 1631-1643. [In Russian.] 

Zetterstedt, J. W. 1838. Insecta Lapponica. Sectio secunda. Hymenoptera: 317-475., Lipsiae. 

Zetterstedt, J. W. 1840. Insecta Lapponica descripta. Leopoldi Voss, Leipzig. col..1139 pp. 

Zeuner, F. E. & F. J. Manning, 1976. A monograph on fossil bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 27: 149-268, pls. 1-4. 

Zhang J., Sun Bo. & Zh. Xiyu, 1994. Miocene insects and spiders from Shanwang, Shandong. Science Press, Beijing, Beijing.

Zhang, J. –F. 1990.  New fossil species of Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 15: 83-91. [In Chinese with English summary.]. 

Zhang, J. –F. 1994. Miocene Insects and Spiders from Shanwang, Shandong. Science Press, Beijing. [In Chinese with English summary.].  

Zhang, J. F., Y. G. Zheng & Y. C. Shen, 2007. Inhibitory effect of valienamine on the enzymatic activity of honeybee (Apis cerana Fabr.) α-glucosidase. Pesticide biochemistry and physiology 87(1): 73-77. [Electronic Resource:].

Zhang, Q., J. R. Ongus, W. J. Boot, J. Calis, J.M. Bonmatin, E. Bengsch & D. Peters, 2007. Detection and localisation of picorna-like virus particles in tissues of Varroa destructor, an ectoparasite of the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Journal of invertebrate pathology 96(2): 97-105. [Electronic Resource:].

Zhang, S. W., K. Bartsch & M. V. Srinivasan, 1996. Maze learning by honeybees. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 66: 267-282.

Zhang, S. W., M. Lehrer & M. V. Srinivasan, 1998. Eye-specific learning of routes and "signposts" by walking honeybees. J. Comp. Physiol. A 182: 747-754.

Zhang, S. W., M. Lehrer & M. V. Srinivasan, 1999. Honeybee memory Navigation by associative grouping of visual stinuli. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory [In Press].

Zhang, S. W. & M. V. Srinivasan, 1994. Prior experience enhances pattern discrimination in insect vision. Nature (Lond.) 36 (?): 330-332.

Zhang, S. W., M. V. Srinivasan, & T. Collett, 1995. Convergent processing in honeybee vision: Multiple channels for the recognition of shape. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 92: 329-3031.

Zhang Xiang Qiong, Yue Fu Liang, Zhou Hong Jun, Hu Ji Yuan, 2003. Researches on the breeding of Kang A3 (bollworm resistant nuclear-sterile cotton line) and the seed production by bee pollination. China Cotton 30(1): 9-12.

Zhang Zhi Qiang, 2000. Notes on Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) parasitic on honeybees in New Zealand. Special Publications - Systematic and Applied Acarology No. 5: 9-14.

Zharinov, V. I.  1977.  Increasing the population of wild bees. Pollinators of Alfalfa in forest-steppes of the Ukrainian SSR.  Ekologiya 5: 95-97. [In Russian.]. 

Zhavnenko, V. M. 1971. Indirect method of immunofluorescence in the diagnosis of foulbrood (American and European).  Veterinariya (Kiev) 8:109-111. [In Russian]. 

Zhelyazkova, I. & K. Gurgulova, 2003. A study on the morphological body traits of bee workers (Apis Mellifera L.) from families with different hygienic behaviour. Zhivotnov"dni-Nauki (Bulgaria). Journal of Animal Science 40(5): 92-95. (In Bulgarian).

Zheng Zhi Jiang, Wu Gui Sheng, Zhang Zhong Yin & Guo Dong Sheng, 2000. Effects of drone pupae excised on the colony productivity, reproductive capacity and swarming. Journal of Zhejiang University (Agriculture and Life Sciences) 26(5): 540-542.

Zhou Bin & Wen Ye Zhang, 2002. Studies on the relationships between sex and gonadotropic hormone and reproductive development in honeybees. Journal of Yangzhou University, Agricultural and Life Sciences Edition 23(4): 18-22.

Zhou Bing Feng, Zang Shu Juan, Su Chang & Zhou Gui Hua, 2003. Effects of collection of venom by electric shocking on honeybee population, production of royal jelly and honey. Acta Agriculturae Universitatis Jiangxiensis 25(1): 141-145.

Zhou Bing Feng, Lin Shi Huang, Su Jing, Xue Fen Qin & Jiang Tian Bao, 2002. Effects of temperature on the developments of honey bee oosperms and queen pupae. Journal of Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University 31(4): 511-513.

Zhou Bing Feng, Zhou Bi Qing, Wang Yu Ming & Huang Xiao Hong, 2002. Effects of juvenoid ZR-512 on the development and copulation of bee queen and the reproduction of colony. Journal of Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University 31(1): 94-97.

Zhou, J., J. Shen, X. Xue, J. Zhao, Y. Li, J. Zhang & S. Zhang, 2007. Simultaneous Determination of Nitroimidazole Residues in Honey Samples by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Ultraviolet Detection. Journal of AOAC International 90(3): 872-878.

Zhou, Q. & D. Fu, 2007. Floral biology of Nuphar pumila (Timm) DC. (Nymphaeaceae) in China. Plant systematics and evolution 264(1-2): 101-108. [Electronic Resource:].

Zhu Yu Ying, Wu Xiao Guang, Gong Jing, Yao Wen Yue, Li Shi Jun & Wu Qin Sheng, 2002. Breeding of a radish cytoplasmic male sterile line (BC7-19) in broccoli and its traits. Acta Agriculturae Shanghai 18(1): 35-38.

Ziabkin, A. S. 1957.  A scientific conference on bee diseases. Pchelovodstvo 34(4):50.[In Russian.]  

Ziegler K. I. 1993. Leatherwood nectar resource management report. Forests and Forest Industry Council, Hobart. 

Zierner, C. M. 1932. Migratory beekeepers of southern california. Geog. Rev. 22: 260 - 269. 

Zietsman, P. C. 1993. Pollinationin Pelargonium dolomiticum K. Geraniaceae).  South African Journal of Botany 59(2): 259-264.

Zillikens, A., J. Steiner & Z. Mihalko, 2001. Nests of Augochlora (A.) esox in bromeliads, a previously unknown site for sweat bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 36(2): 137-142.

Zimmer, J. F. 1909.  List of insects affecting the maple. Ohio Nature 10: 36-38. 

Zimmerman, J. K., D. W. Roubik & J. D. Ackerman, 1989.  Asynchronous phenologies of a neotropical orchid and its euglossine bee pollinator. Ecology 70(4): 1192-1195. 

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Zink, R. M. 1996. Bird species diversity. Nature, London 381: 566. 

Zink, R. M. 1997. Species concepts. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 117: 97-109. 

Zoltowska, K., Z. Lipinski & M. Dmitryjuk, 2007. Effects of Varroa destructor on sugar levels and their respective carbohydrate hydrolase activities in honey bee drone prepupae. Journal of apicultural research 46(2): 110-113.

Zorn-Arnold, B. & H. F. Howe, 2007. Density and seed set in a self-compatible forb, Penstemon digitalis (Plantaginaceae), with multiple pollinators. American journal of botany 94(10): 1594-1602.

Zucchi, R., W. E. Kerr, D. Beig & et al., 1967. Recent advances in stingless bees behavior. Proceedings of the 21st International Apiculture Congress, College Park, Md., Aug. 1967: 494 - 495. 

Zucchi, R., B. Lucas de Oliviera & J. M. F. de Camargo, 1969.  Notas bionomicas sobre Euglossa (Glossura) intersecta Latreille 1838 e descrição de suas larvas e pupa (Euglossini, Apidae).  Boletim da Universidade Federal do Parana, Zoologia 3: 203-224. 

Zucchi, R., S. F. Sakagami & J. M. F. de Camargo, 1969a. Biological observations on a neotropical parasocial bee, Eulaema nigrita, with a review on the biology of Euglossinae(Hymenoptera, Apidae). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series VI - Zoology 17(2): 271-380. 

Zucchi, R., E. V. da Silva-Matos, F. H. Nogueira Ferreira & G. Garcia Azevedo, 1999. On the cell provisioning and oviposition process (POP) of the stingless bees - nomenclature reappraisal and evolutionary considerations (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponinae). Sociobiology 34(1): 65-86.

Zucchi, R., E. V. Silva-Matos, S. Yamane & S. Mateus, 1997. Oviposition behavior of the stingless bees, XXI. Paratrigona lineata and P. subnuda with reference to their highly integrated oviposition processes (Apidae: Meliponinae). Nat. Hist. Bull. Ibaraki Univ. 1: 107-120.

Zucoloto, F. S. 1975. Nutritional value of pólens used for different species of bees for Scaptotrigona (Scaptotrigona) postica (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Revta. Bras. Biologia 35(1): 77-82.

Zufelato, M. S., M. M. G. Bitondi, Z. L. P. Simoes & K. Hartfelder, 2000. The juvenile hormone analog pyriproxyfen affects ecdysteroid-dependent cuticle melanization and shifts the pupal ecdysteroid peak in the honey bee (Apis mellifera). Arthropod Structure and Development 29(2): 111-119.  URL: [Online].

Zuraw, B. & B. Denisow, 2002. Blooming biology and pollen presentation of flowers from genus Helleborus L. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Sklodowska. Sectio EEE, Horticultura  10: 45-50.


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Additions: Twelfth Issue

File "Additions: Twelfth Issue" contain references published between 01 Jan 2010 to 30 Oct 2010


Initial release 19 November, 2002.                                                                                                                                         Second issue 31 July, 2003

Third issue 15 April, 2004                                                                                                                                                          Fourth issue 15 Sept. 2004

Fifth issue 20 Feb., 2005.                                                                                                                                                            Sixth issue 5 August 2005

Seventh issue 17 Feb., 2006                                                                                                                                                        Eighth issue 11 Oct. 2006


Ninth issue 07 August 2007                                                                                                                                                          Tenth issue 07 Sept. 2008


        Eleventh issue 11 Oct. 2009                                                                                                                                                      Twelfth issue 20 Nov. 2010