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El Dr Stephen John Martin trabaja en el Apicultural and Social Insect Laboratory del Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, Sheffield University, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, Reino Unido. UK tel: 0114 2220149; 01142 2220137; International tel: +44 114 2220149. mailto:s.j.martin@sheffield.ac.uk

Population dynamics and thermoregulation of hornets[]

  1. Martin, S. J. (1995) Colony development of the hornet Vespa affinis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent., 63: 861-876.
  2. Martin, S. J. (1995) Hornets (Hymenoptera: Vespinae) of Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal, 49: 71-82.
  3. Martin, S. J. (1995) Comparison of tropical and sub-tropical colonies of the hornet Vespa affinis. Asian Journal of Tropical Biology, 2: 13-19.
  4. Martin, S. J. (1993) Two nests of the hornet Vespa wilemani (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent., 61: 679-682.
  5. Martin, S. J. (1993) Weight changes in adult hornets, Vespa affinis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Ins. Soc., 40: 363-368.
  6. Martin, S. J. (1992) Occurrence of the Pyralid Moth Hypsopygia mauritialis (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) in the nests of Vespa affinis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent., 60: 267-270.
  7. Martin, S. J. (1992) Development of the embryo nest of Vespa affinis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in southern Japan. Ins. Soc., 39: 45-57.
  8. Martin, S. J. (1992) Colony failure in Vespa affinis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent., 60: 671-681.
  9. Martin, S. J. (1992) Colony defence against ants in Vespa (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Ins. Soc., 39: 99-113.
  10. Martin, S. J. (1991) Notes on the over-wintering of the Carpenter Bee Xylocopa albinotum (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae). Jpn. J. Ent., 59:1-6.
  11. Martin, S. J. (1991) A simulation model for colony development of the hornet Vespa simillima (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent. 59: 105-124.
  12. Martin, S. J. (1990) Nest thermoregulation in Vespa simillima, V. tropica and V. analis. Eco. Ento., 15: 301-310.
  13. Martin, S. J. (1990) Usurpation by conspecific queens of Vespa simillima xanthoptera Cameron (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Ento. Mon. Mag., 126: 71-73.
  14. Martin, S. J. (1990) Queenless nests of Vespa simillima Smith (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent., 58: 347-354.
  15. Martin, S. J. (1990) Thermoregulation in the Japanese hornet, Vespa mandarinia Smith (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Ento. Mon. Mag., 126: 103-109.
  16. Martin, S. J. (1988) Occurrence of Anthrax distigma (Diptera, Bombyliidae) in the nest of Vespa simillima xanthoptera (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Kontyu, 56: 461- 462.
  17. Martin, S. J. (1988) Thermoregulation in Vespa simillima xanthoptera (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Kontyu, 56: 674-677.
  18. Spread, population dynamics and reproduction of the honeybee parasitic mite Varroa destructor
  19. Martin, S. J. & Medina, L. M. (2004) Africanized honeybees have unique tolerance to Varroa mites. Trends in Parasitology 20:112-114
  20. Martin, S. J. & Kryger, P. (2002) Reproduction of Varroa destructor in South African honey bees: does cell space influence Varroa male survivorship? Apidologie 33:51-61
  21. Medina, L. M., Martin, S. J., Espinosa-Montano, L. & Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2002) Reproduction of Varroa destructor in worker brood of Africanized honey bees (Apis mellifera). Experimental and Applied Acarology 27:79-88.
  22. Martin, S. J., Elzen, P. J. & Rubink, W. R. (2002) Effect of acaricide resistance on reproductive ability of the honey bee mite Varroa destructor. Experimental and Applied Acarology 27:195-207
  23. Martin, S. J. (2001) Saving Honey bees in the Kruger National Park, American Bee Journal, 141: 343-346.
  24. Martin, S. J. (2001) Varroa destructor reproduction during the winter in Apis mellifera colonies in UK. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 25: 321-325.
  25. Medina, M. L., & Martin, S. J. (1999) A comparative study of Varroa jacobsoni reproduction in worker cells of honey bees in England and Africanized bees in Yucatan, Mexico. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 23: 659-667.
  26. Martin, S. J. (1999) Population modelling and the production of a monitoring tool for Varroa jacobsoni an ectoparasitic mite of honey bees. Aspects of Applied Biology, 53: 105-112.
  27. Sampson, C. & Martin, S. J. (1998) Varroa control on Jersey: a case for co-ordinated treatment? Bee Biz, 10: 19-21.
  28. Martin, S. J. (1998) A population model of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies. Ecological Modelling, 109: 267-281.
  29. Martin, S. J. & Kemp (1997) Average number of reproductive cycles performed by the parasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni in Apis mellifera colonies. Journal of Apicultural Research, 36: 113-123.
  30. Martin, S. J. (1997) Varroa jacobsoni population biology research in the UK. American Bee Journal, 137: 382-385.
  31. Lobb, N. & Martin, S. J. (1997) Mortality of the mite Varroa jacobsoni during or soon after the emergence of worker or drone honeybees. Apidologie, 28: 367- 374.
  32. Martin, S. J., Holland, K., & Murray, M. (1997) Non-reproduction in the honeybee mite Varroa jacobsoni. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 21: 539-549.
  33. Martin, S. J. & Cook, C. (1996) Effect of host brood type on number of offspring produced by the honeybee parasite Varroa jacobsoni. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 20: 387-390.
  34. Martin, S. J. (1995) Reproduction of Varroa jacobsoni in cells of Apis mellifera containing one or more mother mites and the distribution of these cells. Journal of Apicultural Research, 34: 187-196.
  35. Martin, S. J. (1994) Ontogenesis of the mite Varroa jacobsoni Oud. in the drone brood of the honeybee Apis mellifera L. under natural conditions. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 19: 199-210.
  36. Martin, S. J. (1994) Ontogenesis of the mite Varroa jacobsoni Oud. in worker brood of the honeybee Apis mellifera L. under natural conditions. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 18: 87-100.
  37. How do Varroa mites kill honeybee colonies?
  38. Sumpter, D. J. T. & Martin, S. J. (2004) The dynamics of virus epidemics in Varroa-infested honey bee colonies. Journal of Animal Ecology 73:51-63
  39. Martin, S. J. (2001) The role of Varroa and viral pathogens in the collapse of honey bee colonies: a modelling approach. Journal of Applied Ecology, 38: 1082-1093.
  40. Bowen-Walker, P. L., Martin, S. J., & Gunn, A., (1999) The transmission of deformed wing virus between honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) by the ecto-parasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni Oud. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 73: 101-106.
  41. Martin, S. J., Hogarth, A. van Breda, J., & Perrett, J. (1998) A scientific note on Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans and the collapse of Apis mellifera colonies in the United Kingdom. Apidologie, 29: 369-370.
  42. Bowen-Walker, P. L., Martin, S. J., & Gunn, A., (1997) Preferential distribution of the parasitic mite, Varroa jacobsoni Oud. on overwintering honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) workers and changes in the level of parasitism. Parasitology, 114: 151-157.
  43. Chemistry of reproductive conflict in honeybees
  44. Jackson, D.E., Martin. S.J., Holcombe, M., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2006) Persistent foraging trails: longevity and behavioural specialisation in their reuse by Pharaoh’s ants, Monomorium pharaonis. Anim. Beh. 71: 351-359.
  45. Jensen, A. B., Palmer, K. A., Chaline, N., Raine. N. E., Martin, S. J., Tofilski, A., Pedersen, B. V., Boomsma, J. J., Ratnieks, F. L. W. (2005) Quantification of honey bee mating range and isolation in semi-isolated valleys in the Peak District National Park, England, as revealed by paternity analysis using DNA microsatellites. Conservation genetics 6: 527-537. DOI 10.1007/s10592-005-9007-7.
  46. Martin, S. J., Dils, V.,Billen, J. (2005) Morphology of the Dufour's gland within the honey bee sting gland complex Apidologie 36: 543-436.
  47. Martin, S. J., Châline, N., Drijfthout, F., Jones, G. R. (2005) Role of esters in egg removal in honeybee colonies Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 59: 24-29.
  48. Chaline, N., Sandoz, J. C., Martin, S. J., Ratnieks, F. L. W., Jones, G. R. (2005) Learning and discrimination of individual cuticular hydrocarbons by honey bees (Apis mellifera) Chemical Senses, 30: 1-9.
  49. Martin, S.J., Châline, N., Ratnieks F.L.W., Jones, G. (2005) Searching for the egg-marking signal in honeybees. Journal of Negative Results. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 2: 1-10.
  50. Châline, N., Martin, S. J., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2004) Absence of nepotism towards imprisoned young queens during swarming in the honeybee. Behavioral Ecology doi: 10.1093/beheco/ari003
  51. Châline, N., Martin, S. J., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2004) Worker policing persists in a hopelessly queenless honey bee colony (Apis mellifera). Insectes Sociaux, 51: 113-116.
  52. Martin, S.J., Jones, G. (2004) Conservation of bio-synthetic pheromone pathways in honeybees Apis. Naturwissenschaften, 91: 232-237.
  53. Martin, S.J., Châline, N., Jones, G., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2004) Role of hydrocarbons in egg recognition in the honeybee. Physiological Entomology, 29:395-399.
  54. Martin, S.J., Châline, N., Oldroyd, B., Jones, G., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2004) Egg marking pheromones of anarchistic worker honeybees (Apis mellifera). Behavioural Ecology, 15: 839-844.
  55. Martin, S. J. (2003) Man-made beekeeping problems: is the ‘capensis problem’ a good case in point? Central Association of Bee-Keepers, Essex, UK, p.1-10 ISBN 1 904379 03 6.
  56. Martin, S. J., Jones, G.J., Châline, N., Middleton, H., Ratnieks, F.L.W (2002) Reassessing the role of the honeybee (Apis mellifera) Dufour’s gland in egg marking. Naturwissenschaften. 89, 528-532
  57. Martin, S. J., Wossler, T. C. & Kryger, P. (2002) Usurpation of African Apis mellifera scutellata colonies by A. m. capensis workers. Apidologie, 33: 215-232.
  58. Beekman, M., Wossler, T.C., Martin, S.J. & Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2002) Parasitic Cape honey bee workers (Apis mellifera capensis) are not given differential treatment by African guards (A.m. scutellata). Insectes Sociaux 49:216-220
  59. Martin, S. J., Beekman, M., Wossler T.C. & Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2002) Parasitic Cape Honeybee workers, Apis mellifera capensis, evade policing. Nature, 415: 163-165.


  1. Martin, S. J. (1993) Porbeagle sharks in Falkland waters. Elasmo News, 1 (VI): 6-7.
  2. Martin, S. J. (1992) Seasonal and altitudinal distribution of Ground Beetles (Coleoptera) in the Southern Alps of Japan. Jpn. J. Ent., 60: 26-38.
  3. Martin, S. J. (1992) Nest thermoregulation in Vespa affinis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Jpn. J. Ent., 60: 483-486.
  4. Martin, S. J. (1989) Altitudinal distribution of Burying Beetles (Coleoptera, Silphidae) in the Southern Alps of Japan. Jpn. J. Ent., 57: 876-879.
  5. Martin, S. J. (1984) Size difference between the sexes of Aphodius prodromus (Brahm) (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Ento. Mon. Mag., 120: 243-244