- The antiquity and evolutionary history of social behavior in beesSophie Cardinal
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e21086. 2011..These results provide a robust new evolutionary framework for studies of the organization and genetic basis of social behavior in honey bees and their relatives...
- Comprehensive phylogeny of apid bees reveals the evolutionary origins and antiquity of cleptoparasitismSophie Cardinal
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16207-11. 2010..Our phylogenetic analysis of the Apidae sheds light on the macroevolution of a bee family that is of evolutionary, ecological, and economic importance...
- The impact of molecular data on our understanding of bee phylogeny and evolutionBryan N Danforth
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Annu Rev Entomol 58:57-78. 2013..We review the phylogenetic hypotheses family-by-family and then describe how the new phylogenetic insights have altered our understanding of bee biology...