Ecological Entomology

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Edited By: Rebeca B. Rosengaus, Francis Gilbert and Bernard D. Roitberg

Impact Factor: 1.687

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 23/94 (Entomology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2311

Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology

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Volume 42 Issue 2

A demographic approach to evaluating the impact of stressors on bumble bee colonies
James E. Cresswell

Editor's choice for this issue is the paper by James Cresswell, that uses demographic modelling to assess the effect of stressors on bumblebee colonies. In this elegant paper, Cresswell shows that this approach can provide an important method of assessing the likely impacts of particular factors on bumblebee colony success. Applied to neonicotinoids and to mortality from crab spiders, it shows that the known impact of neonicotinoids on queen fecundity is sufficient to account for their toxic effect.

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Pollination by nocturnal Lepidoptera, and the effects of light pollution: a review
Callum J. Macgregor, Michael J. O. Pocock, Richard Fox and Darren M. Evans

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Like some bees and all ants, termites are eusocial, characterized by reproductive division of labour where sterile workers and soldiers forgo their own reproduction to help and protect the reproductive pair (queen and king). Read more

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Don't be a zero-sum reviewer

Read this thought-provoking editorial on the benefits vs obligations of peer review. Free access from Insect Conservation and Diversity.
Don't be a zero-sum reviewer
Raphael K. Didham, Simon R. Leather, Yves Basset

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Celebrating 180 Years of the Royal Entomological Society Journals

This collection of entomological studies has been compiled by the Editors to celebrate 180 years of the Royal Entomological Society journals. Read the celebratory Virtual Issue today!
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