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Madeleine Beekman

Madeleine Beekman es una entomóloga australiana que trabaja en el Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Lab, de la Universidad de Sydney. Australia.


  1. Beekman M, Gilchrist AL, Duncan, M & Sumpter DJT. 2007. What makes a honeybee scout?. PDF 262 Kb. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology: doi: 10.1007/s00265-006-0331-9.
  2. Janson S, Middendorf M & Beekman M. 2006. Searching for a new home, scouting behavior of honeybee swarms. PDF 263 Kb. Behavioral Ecology: doi: 10.1093/beheco/arl095.
  3. Oldroyd BP, Reddy MS, Chapman NC, Thompson GJ & Beekman M. 2006. Evidence for reproductive isolation between two colour morphs of cavity nesting honey bees (Apis) in south India. PDF 162 Kb. Insectes Sociaux: 53: 429-434.
  4. Beekman M, Peeters C & O'Riain MJ. 2006. Developmental divergence: neglected variable in understanding the evolution of reproductive skew in social animals. PDF 209 Kb. Behavioral Ecology:17(4): 622-627.
  5. Baalen van M & Beekman M. 2006. The costs and benefits of genetic heterogeneity in resistance against parasites in social insects. PDF 321 Kb. The American Naturalist: 167:568-577.
  6. Beekman M, Fathke RL & Seeley TD. 2006. How does an informed minority of scouts guide a honey bee swarm as it flies to its new home?. PDF 522 Kb. Animal Behaviour. 71: 161-171.
  7. Jones J, Helliwell,P, Beekman M, Maleska R & Oldroyd BP. (2005) The effects of rearing temperature on developmental stability and learning and memory in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. PDF 265 Kb. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 191: 1121-1129
  8. Beekman M, Doyen, L. & Oldroyd BP. (2005) Decrease in dance imprecision with increasing foraging distance in the honey bee Apis mellifera L. is partly explained by physical constraints. PDF 306 Kb. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 191: 1107-1113
  9. Beekman M. 2005. How long will honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) be stimulated to revisit past-profitable forage sites?. PDF 206 Kb. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 191: 1115-1120
  10. Beekman M & Oldroyd BP. (2005) Honey bee workers use cues other than egg viability for policing. PDF 91 Kb. Biology Letters 1(2): 129-132.
  11. Janson S, Middendorf M & Beekman M. 2005. Honey bee swarms: How do scouts guide a swarm of uninformed bees?. PDF 486 Kb. Animal Behaviour 70 (2): 349-358
  12. Beekman M, Martin C.G. & B.P. Oldroyd. (2004). Similar policing rates of eggs laid by virgin and mated honey-bee queens. PDF 139 Kb. Naturwissenschaften 91:598-601.
  13. Beekman M, Sumpter DJT, Seraphides N & Ratnieks FLW 2004. Comparing foraging behaviour of small and large honey bee colonies by decoding waggle dances made by foragers. PDF 645 Kb. Functional Ecology 18:829-835.
  14. Beekman, M. 2004. Is Her Majesty at home?. PDF 71 Kb. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 19:505-506.
  15. Martin CG, Oldroyd BP & Beekman M. 2004. Differential reproductive success among subfamilies in queenless honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies. PDF 142 Kb. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 56:42-49.
  16. Beekman, M. 2004 Buzy buzzers. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.19:65-66
  17. Beekman M & Ratnieks FLW. 2003 Power over reproduction in social Hymenoptera. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London series B. 358:1741-1755.
  18. Beekman, M. & B.P. Oldroyd. (2003) Different policing rates of eggs laid by queenright and queenless anarchistic honey-bee workers (Apis mellifera L.). PDF 170 Kb. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 54:480-484
  19. Sumpter DJT & Beekman M. 2003. From non-linearity to optimality: pheromone trail foraging by ants. PDF 143 Kb. Animal Behaviour. 66:273-280.
  20. Beekman, M., Komdeur, J. & FLW. Ratnieks. 2003 Reproductive conflicts in social animals: who has power?. PDF 252 Kb. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 18:277-282.
  21. Beekman M & Oldroyd BP.(2003) Effects of cross-feeding anarchistic and wild type honey bees: Anarchistic workers are not queen-like. PDF 153 Kb. Naturwissenschaften. 90: 189-192
  22. Beekman, M, Oldroyd, BP. & Myerscough MR. (2003) Sticking to their choice - honey bee subfamilies abandon declining food sources at a slow but uniform rate. PDF 99 Kb. Ecological Entomology 28(2): 233-236
  23. Beekman M, Good G, Allsopp MH, Radloff SE, Pirk CWW & Ratnieks FLW. 2002 A non-policing honey bee colony (Apis mellifera capensis). PDF 143 Kb Naturwissenschaften 89: 479-482.
  24. Beekman M, Wossler TC, Martin SJ & Ratnieks FLW. 2002 Parasitic Cape honey bee workers (Apis mellifera capensis) are not given differential treatment by African guards (Apis mellifera scutellata). PDF 77 Kb. Insectes Sociaux 49: 216-220.
  25. Beekman M, Calis JNM, Oldroyd BP & Ratnieks FLW 2002. When do honey bee guards reject their former nestmates after swarming?. PDF 146 Kb. Insectes Sociaux 49: 56-61.
  26. Calis JNM, Boot WJ, Allsopp MH & Beekman M 2002. Taking more than a fair share: Nutrition of worker larvae related to social parasitism in the Cape honey bee Apis mellifera capensis. PDF 143 Kb. Apidologie 33:193-202.
  27. Martin SJ, Beekman M, Wossler TC & Ratnieks FLW 2002. Parasitic Cape honeybee workers, Apis mellifera capensis, evade policing. PDF 161 Kb. Nature 415: 163-165.
  28. Beekman M, Sumpter DJ & Ratnieks FLW 2001. Phase transition between disordered and ordered foraging in Pharaohs’ ants. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 98 (17): 9703-9706.
  29. Beekman M. 2001. The evolution of social behaviour in microorganisms. PDF 99 Kb. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 16 (11): 606-607.
  30. Beekman M & Ratnieks FLW 2000. Long range foraging in the honeybee Apis mellifera. PDF 1.040 Kb. Funct. Ecol. 14:4: 490-496.
  31. Beekman M & van Stratum P 2000. Does the diapause experience of bumblebee queens Bombus terrestris affect colony characteristics?. Ecol. Entomol. 25:1-6.
  32. Beekman M, Calis J N M & Boot W J 2000. Parasitic honeybees get royal treatment. PDF 100 Kb. Nature 404:723.
  33. Beekman M, van Stratum P & Lingeman R 2000. Artificial rearing of bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) selects against heavy queens. J. Apic. Res. 39(1-2): 61-65.
  34. Beekman M & van Stratum P 1999. Respiration in bumblebee queens: effect of life phase on the discontinuous ventilation cycle. Entom. Exp. et Appl. 92: 295-298
  35. Beekman M, van Stratum P & Veerman A 1999. Selection for non-diapause in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris, with notes on the effect of inbreeding. Entom. Exp. et Appl. 93 (1): 69-75.
  36. Beekman M & van Stratum P 1998. Bumblebee sex ratios: Why do bumblebees produce so many males? Proc. R. Soc. London B. 265: 1535-1543.
  37. Beekman M, van Stratum P & Lingeman R 1998. Diapause survival and post-diapause performance of bumblebee queens (Bombus terrestris). Entom. Exp. et Appl. 89: 207-214.
  38. Beekman M, Lingeman R, Kleijne FM & Sabelis MW 1998. Optimal timing of the production of sexuals in bumblebee colonies. Entom. Exp. et Appl. 88: 147-154.
  39. Veerman A, Beekman M & Veenendaal RL 1988. Photoperiodic induction of diapause in the large white butterfly, Pieris brassicae: evidence for hourglass time measurement. J Insect Physiol 34: 1063-1069.