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The third thing I did this morning was check my email (I’ve learned never to check my email first thing – there are so many better ways to start the day). I was surprised to find a Google notification about … Continue reading
The specimen is a male Agapostemon virescens captured in 2015. Look closely at the antennae – are those tiny mites or spots? The microscope is made by Keyence.
New paper by former MSc student,Vern Lewis, now a PhD student at the University of Guelph. The link allows free downloads until 24 January. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UA3ImjLeuCr
Another major accomplishment for the Bee Lab: Winner of the departmental ugly Christmas sweater contest
Southern Ontario is the northern edge of the geographic range of the eastern carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica. Young bees emerge as adults in late summer, and they need to feed before hibernation. This likely limits how far north they can … Continue reading
IS: Who are you and what do you do? MR: Miriam Richards – I am a professor at Brock University, in the Niagara Region of southern Ontario, Canada. I teach courses in Animal Behaviour, Ecology, and Evolution. I do research … Continue reading