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dc.contributor.author Galen, Candace
dc.contributor.author Miller, Zachary
dc.contributor.author Lynn, Austin
dc.contributor.author Axe, Michael
dc.contributor.author Holden, Samuel
dc.contributor.author Storks, Levi
dc.contributor.author Ramirez-Wright, Edward
dc.contributor.author Asante, Emilia
dc.contributor.author Heise, David
dc.contributor.author Kephart, Susan
dc.contributor.author Kephart, James
dc.coverage.spatial midwestern USA (MO)
dc.coverage.spatial Rocky Mountains USA (ID)
dc.coverage.spatial Pacific Northwest USA (OR)
dc.coverage.spatial Oregon
dc.coverage.spatial Idaho
dc.coverage.spatial Missouri
dc.coverage.temporal Holocene
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-12T21:22:48Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-12T21:22:48Z
dc.date.issued 2018-10-10
dc.identifier doi:10.5061/dryad.pj319sn.2
dc.identifier.citation Galen C, Miller Z, Lynn A, Axe M, Holden S, Storks L, Ramirez-Wright E, Asante E, Heise D, Kephart S, Kephart J (2018) Pollination on the dark side: acoustic monitoring reveals impacts of a total solar eclipse on flight behavior and activity schedule of foraging bees. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, online in advance of print.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.192225
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.195169
dc.description The total solar eclipse of 21 August 2017 traversed ~5000 km from coast to coast of North America. In its 90-min span, sunlight dropped by three orders of magnitude and temperature by 10–15°C. To investigate impacts of these changes on bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) pollinators, we monitored their flights acoustically in natural habitats of Pacific Coast, Rocky Mountain, and Midwest regions. Temperature changes during the eclipse had little impact on bee activity. Most of the explained variation (R2) in buzzing rate was attributable to changes in light intensity. Bees ceased flying during complete darkness at totality, but flight activity was unaffected by dim light in partial phases before and after totality. Flights of bees during partial phases of the eclipse lasted longer than flights made under full sun, showing that behavioral plasticity matched bee flight properties to changes in light intensity during the eclipse. Efforts of citizen scientists, including hundreds of school children, contributed to the scope and educational impact of this study.
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.pj319sn.2/1.2
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.pj319sn.2/2.2
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.pj319sn.2/3.2
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.pj319sn.2/4.2
dc.relation.isreferencedby doi:10.1093/aesa/say035
dc.subject Ecology & Behavior
dc.subject Pollination
dc.subject total solar eclipse
dc.subject acoustic monitoring
dc.subject sensory cues
dc.title Data from: Pollination on the dark side: acoustic monitoring reveals impacts of a total solar eclipse on flight behavior and activity schedule of foraging bees
dc.type Article
dwc.ScientificName Bombus
dwc.ScientificName Apis mellifera
dwc.ScientificName Megachile
dwc.ScientificName Halictus
dc.contributor.correspondingAuthor Galen, Candace
prism.publicationName Annals of the Entomological Society of America

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Description Data from seven sites showing minutes elapsed from totality (before or after) and flight buzz duration by site.
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