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Many members of the López-Uribe Lab are presetting at the upcoming 2022 Entomological Society Meeting. Here are all the details, hope to see you there.Dr. Margarita López-Uribe Recent history and future trends in entomology concerning bees.Sunday, November 13, Room 122 @ 9:50 amAdaptive processes in agricultural pollinators: The case study of the squash bee Eucera pruinosa. Tuesday, November 15, Room 203 @ 2:50 pmGrace GutierrezIntroduced mason bee species have comparable thermal tolerances to a native species.Monday, […]
by Robyn Underwood  The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an introduced plant hopper from China that is rapidly expanding its range in the United States. Since arriving in Berks County, Pennsylvania in 2014, lanternflies have spread to and become established in 13 states (CT, DE, IN, MA, MD, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, and VA). This invasive insect is a significant economic threat, as it feeds on and damages grapevines and stresses trees. […]
bright yellow bumble bee on an orange and pink flower
There are around 4,000 bee species in the US and over 400 in Pennsylvania (Figure 1). With so many species it’s very difficult to know what’s going on with each species and any collection of species that co-occur at any given location. There’s growing concern that bees are declining because of a variety of stressors such as habitat loss, pesticides, invasive species, and climate change. While there is good evidence that some bumble bee species […]