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LeCroy, K. A., G. Savoy-Burke, D.E. Carr,  D.A. Delaney and T.H. Roulston. 2020. Decline of six native mason bee species following the arrival of an exotic congener. Scientific Reports 10, 18745. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-75566-9 

Cook, B., A. Haverkamp, B.S. Hansson, T.H. Roulston, M. Lerdau, M. and M. Knaden. 2020. Pollination in the Anthropocene: a Moth can Learn Ozone-altered Floral Blends. Journal of Chemical Ecology 46, 987-996. 

Thuma, J., T.H. Roulston and L. Blum. 2020. Implications of sea level rise for bee communities in rural eastern Virginia coastal habitats. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 92, 602-616. 

Malfi, R.L., J. Walther  T.H. Roulston, C. Stuligross, S. McIntosh. and L. Bauer. 2018. The influence of conopid flies on bumble bee colony productivity under different food resource conditions. Ecological Monographs 88 (4), 653-671. 

Roulston, T.H., S. Cruz Maysonet, A. Moorhouse, S. Lee. and A.N. Emerson. 2017. Natural history of Symmetrischema lavernella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): a moth with two feeding strategies and the ability to induce fruit formation in the absence of pollination. The Canadian Entomologist. DOI: 

Fuentes, J.D., M. Chamecki, T.H. Roulston, B. Chen. and K. Pratt. 2016. Air pollutants degrade floral scents and increase foraging times. Atmospheric Environment 141: 361-374. 

De Palma, A. et al. 2016. Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/srep31153. link

Davis, S.E., R.L. Malfi. and T.H. Roulston. 2015. Species differences in bumblebee immune response predict developmental success of a parasitoid fly. Oecologia DOI 10.1007/s00442-015-3292-8 

Malfi, R.L., S.E. Davis and T.H. Roulston. 2014. Parasitoid fly induces manipulative grave-digging behavior differentially across its bumblebee hosts. Animal Behaviour 92:213-220. 

Malfi, R. and T.H. Roulston. 2014. Patterns of parasite infection in bumble bees (Bombus spp.) of Northern Virginia. Environmental Entomology 39:17-29. doi: 10.1111/een.12069. 

Carr D.E., T.H. Roulston, and H. Hart. 2014. Inbreeding in Mimulus guttatus reduces visitation by bumble bee pollinators. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101463. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0101463 

Gibson, J., A. Slatosky, R.L. Malfi, T.H. Roulston and S.E. Davis. 2014. Eclosion of Physocephala tibialis (Say) (Diptera: Conopidae) from a Bombus (Apidae: Hymenoptera) host: a video record. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 145:51-60. 

Yeamans, R.L., T.H. Roulston, and D.E. Carr. 2014. Pollen quality for pollinators tracks pollen quality for plants in Mimulus guttatus. Ecosphere 5(7):91. link

Fuentes, J.D., T.H. Roulston and J. Zenker. 2013. Ozone impedes the ability of an herbivore to find its host. Environmental Research Letters. 8 014048 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/014048 link

McFrederick, Q.S., Roulston, T.H. and D.R. Taylor. 2013. Evolution of associates of solitary and social sweat bees. Insect Sociaux 60:309-317. 

Minckley, R.L., T.H. Roulston and N. Williams. 2013. Resource assurance predicts specialist and generalist bee activity in drought. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 280: 20122703. 

Adamson, N.L., T.H. Roulston, R.D. Fell and D.E. Mullins. 2012. From April to August - wild bees pollinating crops through the growing season in Virginia, USA. Environmental Entomology. 41:813-821. 

Roulston, T.H. and R.L. Malfi. 2012. Aggressive eviction of the eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica(Linnaeus)) from its nest by the giant resin bee (Megachile sculpturalis Smith). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85:387-388. 

Roulston, T.H. and K. Goodell. 2011. The role of resources and risks in regulating bee populations. Annual Review of Entomology. 56: 293-312. 

Williams, N.W. E.E. Crone, T.H. Roulston, R.L. Minckley, L. Packer, S. G. Potts. 2010. Life history traits predict bee species responses to habitat disturbance. Biological Conservation 143: 2280-2291. 

Julier, H.E. and T.H. Roulston. 2009. Wild Bee Abundance and Pollination Service in Cultivated Pumpkins: Farm Management, Nesting Behavior and Landscape Effects. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102 563-573.  

McFrederick, Q.S., J.D. Fuentes, T.H. Roulston, J.C. Kathilankal, and M. Lerdau. 2009. Effects of air pollution on biogenic volatiles and ecological interactions. Oecologia 160: 411-420.  

Roulston, T. H., S.A. Smith, and A.L. Brewster. 2007. A comparison of pan trap and intensive net sampling techniques for documenting a bee fauna. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 80: 179-181.  

Kremen, C., N. M. Williams, M.A. Aizen, B. Gemmill-Heren, G. LeBuhn, R. Minckley, L. Packer, S.G. Potts, T.H. Roulston, I. Steffan-Dewenter, D.P. Vazquez, R. Winfree, L. Adams, E.E. Crone, S.S. Greenleaf, T.H. Keitt, A. Klein, J. Regetz, and T. Ricketts. 2007. Pollination and other ecosystem services provided by mobile organisms: a conceptual framework for the effects of land use change. Ecology Letters Letters 10:299-314. 

Minckley, R.L., and T.H. Roulston. 2006. Incidental mutualisms and pollen specialization among bees. Pages 69-98 in N.M. Waser and J. Ollerton, editors. Plant-pollinator interactions: from specialization to generalization. Chicago Press, Chicago.  

Cane, J.H., R.L. Minckley, L.J. Kervin, T.H. Roulston, and N.M. Williams. 2006. Complex responses within a desert bee guild (Hymenoptera : Apiformes) to urban habitat fragmentation. Ecological Applications 16:632-644.  

Franklin, M.A., J.M. Stucky, T.R. Wentworth, C.Brownie, and T.H. Roulston. 2006. Limitations to fruit and seed production by Lysimachia asperulifolia Poir. (Primulaceae), a rare plant species of the Carolinas. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133:403-411. 

Cane, J.H., R. Minckley, L. Kervin, and T.H. Roulston. 2005. Temporally persistent patterns of incidence and abundance in a pollinator guild at annual and decadal scales: the bees of Larrea tridentata. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 85:319-329.  

Shuler, R.E., T.H. Roulston, and G.E. Farris. 2005. Farming practices influence wild pollinator populations on squash and pumpkins. Journal of Economic Entomology 98:790-795.  

Roulston, T.H. 2005. Pollen as a Reward. Pages 236-260 in A. Dafni, P. G. Kevan, and B. C. Husband, editors. Practical Pollination Biology. Enviroquest, Cambridge, Canada.  

Silverman, J., and T.H. Roulston. 2003. Retrieval of granular bait by the Argentine ant (Hymenoptera : Formicidae): Effect of clumped versus scattered dispersion patterns. Journal of Economic Entomology 96:871-874. 

Roulston, T.H., G. Buczkowski, and J. Silverman. 2003. Nestmate discrimination in ants: effect of bioassay on aggressive behavior. Insectes Sociaux 50:151-159.  

Roulston, T.H., and J.H. Cane. 2002. The effect of pollen protein concentration on body size in the sweat bee Lasioglossum zephyrum (Hymenoptera: Apiformes). Evolutionary Ecology 16:49-65. 

Roulston, T.H., and J. Silverman. 2002. The effect of food size and dispersion pattern on retrieval rate by the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 15:633-648. 

Roulston, T.H., and J.H. Cane. 2001. The effect of diet breadth and nesting ecology on body size variation in bees (Apiformes). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 73:129-142. 

Silverman, J., and T.H. Roulston. 2001. Acceptance and intake of gel and liquid sucrose compositions by the argentine ant (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 94:511-515.  

Roulston, T.H., J.H. Cane, and S.L. Buchmann. 2000. What governs the protein content of pollen: pollinator preferences, pollen-pistil interactions, or phylogeny? Ecological Monographs 70:617-643. 

Roulston, T.H., and J.H. Cane. 2000. Pollen nutritional content and digestibility for animals. Plant Systematics and Evolution 222:187-209. 

Roulston, T.H., and S.L. Buchmann. 2000. A phylogenetic reconsideration of the pollen starch-pollination correlation. Evolutionary Ecology Research 2:627-643. 

Minckley, R.L., J.H. Cane, L. Kervin, and T.H. Roulston. 1999. Spatial predictability and resource specialization of bees (Hymenoptera : Apoidea) at a superabundant, widespread resource. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 67:119-147.  

Roulston, T. H. 1999. Implications of pollen quality and foraging ecology for host choice and body size of bees. Dissertation. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, U.S.A.  

Appel, A., M. Tanley, and T.H. Roulston. 1998. Immigrant Cockroaches: A new cockroach established in Alabama. Highlights of Agricultural Research 45:16-17. 

Roulston, T.H. 1997. Hourly capture of two species of Megalopta (Hymenoptera: Apoidea; Halictidae) at black lights in Panama with notes on nocturnal foraging by bees. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 70:189-196.  

Roulston, T.H., and A.G. Appel. 1997. First Alabama record of the pale-bordered cockroach, Pseudomops septentrionalis (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae). Entomological News 108:159-160. 

Roulston, T.H., B. Sampson, and J.H. Cane. 1996. Squash and pumpkin pollinators plentiful in Alabama. Highlights of Agricultural Research 43:19-20. 

Roulston, T.H. 1994. Reproductive ecology of Conradina verticillata Jennison, a rare, endemic mint of the Cumberland Plateau. Thesis. University of Tennessee, Knoxville.