Links to Reference Papers
The following research papers have been referred to in these pages:

[1A] G. Kreil
Structure of melittin isolated from two species of honey bee

[1B] G. Kreil The structure of Apis dorsata melittin: Phylogenetic relationships between honey bees as deduced from sequence data

[2] R.H. Crozier and Y.C. Crozier.
The Mitochondrial Genome of the honey bee Apis Mellifera: Complete Sequence and Genome Organization

[3] H-W Tan et al.
The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of the Asiatic Cavity-Nesting honey bee Apis cerana (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

[4] J. M. Cornuet and L Garnery
Mitochondrial DNA variability in honey bees and its phylogeographic implications

[5] P Franck et al.
Molecular confirmation of a fourth lineage in honey bees from the Near East

[6] C. W. Whitfield et al.
Thrice Out of Africa: Ancient and Recent Expansions of the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera

[7] Fan Han et al.
From where did the Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) originate?

[8] A. Wallberg et al.
A worldwide survey of genome sequence variation provides insight into the evolutionary history of the honey bee Apis mellifera

[9] A. B. Jensen et al.
Quantifying honey bee mating range and isolation in semi-isolated valleys by DNA microsatellite paternity analysis

[10] M. D. Meixner et al.
Standard methods for characterizing subspecies and ecotypes of Apis Mellifera

[11] A. Papachristoforou et al.
The Bite of the honey bee: 2-Heptanone Secreted from honey bee Mandibles during a Bite acts as a Local Anaesthetic in Insects and Mammals

[12 ] W.C. Rothenbuhler
Behavior genetics of nest cleaning in honey bees. IV. Resposes of F1 and backcross generations to disease-killed brood

[13] R.F.A. Moritz
A reevaluation of the two-locus model for hygienic behaviour in honey bees

[14] P.R Oxley et al.
Six quantitative trait loci influence task thresholds for hygienic behaviour in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

[15A] T. C. Olofsson et al.
Lactic acid bacterial symbionts in honey bees – an unknown key to honey's antimicrobial and therapeutic activities

[15B] T. C. Olofsson et al.
Symbionts as Major Modulators of Insect Health: Lactic Acid Bacteria and honey bees

[16] A. Stabentheiner. et al.
Honey bee Colony Thermoregulation – Regulatory Mechanisms and Contribution of Individuals in Dependence on Age, Location and Thermal Stress

[17] P. L. Borst.
The Perfect Swarm

[18] M. Trhlin, J. Rajchard
Chemical communication in the honey bee

[19] Tanya Pankiw
Cued in: honey bee pheromones as information flow and collective decision-making

[20] K.N. Slessor et al.
Pheromone communication in the honey bee

[21] J. Tautz.
Exploring the world of the honey bee

[22] W. H. Lang.
Fungus spores as bee-bread

[23] M. L. Smodis Skerl, A. Gregorc
Characteristics of hypopharyngeal glands in honey bees from a nurse colony

[24] S. Bogdanov
Royal Jelly, Bee Brood: A Review

[25] Yoko Honda et al.
10-Hydroxy-2-decenoic Acid, the Major Lipid Component of Royal Jelly

[26] B. Charlesworth
Sex determination in the honey bee

[27] J. Santomauro et. al.
Cannibalism of diploid drone larvae in the honey bee (Apis mellifera) is released by odd pattern of cuticular substances

[28] E. Rademacher, M. Harz
Oxalic acid for the control of varroosis in honey bee colonies - a review

[29] R E Page Jr , R W Marks
The population genetics of sex determination in honey bees: random mating in closed populations

[30] S. Cardinal, B. N. Danforth
Bees diversified in the age of eudicots

[31] S. J. M. Cridland et al.
The Complex Demographic History and Evolutionary Origin of the Western Honey Bee, Apis Mellifera

[32] M. D. Meixner et al.
Honey bee genotypes and the environment

[33] J. Hassett et al.
A significant pure population of the dark European honey bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) remains in Ireland

[34] K. A. Dogantzis et al.
Thrice out of Asia and the adaptive radiation of the western honey bee

[35] William O.H. Hughes et al.
Direct introduction of mated and virgin queens using smoke :
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