James Ellis

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InstitutionHoney Bee Research and Extension Laboratory
Department of Entomology and Nematology
University of Florida
 
Postal addressSteinmetz Hall
 970 Natural Area Drive
Gainesville
FL
32611-0620
United States of America
 
Office phone+1 352 273 3924
Mobile phone+1 352 262 4994
Fax+1 352 392 1901
E-mailjdellis@ufl.edu
Webwww.ufhoneybee.com
 
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Diversity & Conservation,Pests & Pathogens
COLOSS Project(s)   BEEBOOK
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control,Apitox
 
Research interestshoney bee husbandry
 honey bee biodiversity and conservation
 honey bee sociobiology and ecology
 integrated crop pollination
 
PublicationsRelevant publications last 3 years

Morais, M.M., Turcatto, A.P., Pereira, R.A., Francoy, T.M., Guidugli-Lazzarini, K.R., Gonçalves, L.S., de Almeida, J.M.V., Ellis, J.D., De Jong, D. 2013. Protein levels and colony development of Africanized and European honey bees fed natural and artificial diets. Genetics and Molecular Research, 12(4): 6915-6922.

Carreck, N.L., Andree, M., Brent, C.S., Cox-Foster, D., Dade, H.A., Ellis, J.D., Hatijina, F., vanEngelsdorp, D. 2013. Standard methods for Apis mellifera anatomy and dissection. In. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(4): 40 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.03.

Neumann, P., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Pirk, C.W.W., Schäfer, M.O., Tanner, G., Ellis, J.D. 2013. Standard methods for small hive beetle research. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(4): 32 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.19.

Human, H., Brodschneider, R., Dietemann, V., Dively, G., Ellis, J.D., Forsgren, V., Fries, I, Hatjina, F., Hu, F-L, Jaffé, R., Jensen, A.B., Köhler, A., Magyar, J.P., Özkýrým, A., Pirk, C.W.W., Rose, R., Strauss, U., Tanner, G., Tarpy, D.R., van der Steen, J.J.M., Vaudo, A., Vejsnæs, F., Wilde, J., Williams, G.R.., Zheng, H-Q. 2013. Miscellaneous standard methods for Apis mellifera research. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(4): 56 pp. http://dx.doi.org /10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.10.

Dietemann, V., Ellis, J.D., Neumann, P. 2013. The COLOSS BEEBOOK Volume II, Standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research: Introduction. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(4): 4 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.16.

Dietemann, V., Ellis, J.D., Neumann, P. 2013. The COLOSS BEEBOOK Volume I, Standard methods for Apis mellifera research: Introduction. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(4): 4 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.23.

Dietemann, V., Neumann, P., Ellis, J.D. 2013. Guest Editorial: The COLOSS BEEBOOK – Part 1. Journal of Apicultural Research 52(1): 4 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.1.01.

James, R.R., Ellis, J.D., Duehl, A. 2013. The potential for using ozone to decrease pesticide residues in honey bee comb. Agriculture Science, 1(1): 1-16.

Ellis, J.D., Graham, J.R., Mortensen, A. 2013. Standard methods for wax moth research. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(1): 18 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.1.10.

Dietemann, V., Nazzi, F., Martin, S., Anderson, D., Locke, B., Delaplane, K., Wauquiez, Q., Tannahill, C., Ziegelmann, B., Rosenkranz, P., Ellis, J. 2013. Standard methods for varroa research. V. Dietemann; J.D. Ellis, P. Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 52(1): 54 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.1.09.

Graham, J.R., Carroll, M.J., Teal, P.E.A., Ellis, J.D. 2013. A scientific note on the comparison of airborne volatiles produced by commercial bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) and honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies. Apidologie, 44:110-112. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-012-0162-9.

Williams, G.R., Dietemann, V., Ellis, J.D., Neumann, P. 2012. An update on the COLOSS network and the BEEBOOK: standard methodologies for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research, 51(2): 151-153. DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.51.01.

Gregorc, A., Evans, J.D., Scharf, M., Ellis, J.D. 2012. Gene expression in honey bee (Apis mellifera) larvae exposed to pesticides and Varroa mites (Varroa destructor). Journal of Insect Physiology, 58: 1042-1049. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2012.03.015

Vaudo, A., Ellis, J.D., Cambray, G., Hill, M.P. 2012. Honey bee (Apis mellifera capensis/A. m. scutellata hybrid) nesting behavior in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Insectes Sociaux 59: 323-331. DOI 10.1007/s00040-012-0223-0

Ellis, J.D. 2012. The honey bee crisis. Outlooks on Pest Management, 23(1): 35-40.

Atkinson, E., Ellis, J.D. 2012. Temperature-dependent clustering behavior of Aethina tumida Murray in Apis mellifera L. colonies. Journal of Insect Behavior, 25: 604-611. DOI 10.1007/s10905-012-9326-8.

Vaudo, A., Ellis, J.D., Cambray, G., Hill, M.P. 2012. The effects of land use on honey bee (Apis mellifera) population density and colony strength parameters in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of Insect Conservation, 16: 601-611. DOI 10.1007/s10841-011-9445-0.

Graham, J., Ellis, J.D., Benda, N.D., Kurtzman, C.P., Boucias, D. 2011. Kodamaea ohmeri (Ascomycota: Saccharomycotina) presence in commercial Bombus impatiens Cresson and feral Bombus pennsylvanicus DeGeer (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies. Journal of Apicultural Research, 50(3): 218-226.

Atkinson, E., Ellis, J.D. 2011. Honey bee, Apis mellifera L., confinement behavior toward beetle invaders. Insectes Sociaux, 58:495-503. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-011-0169-7.

Fakhimzadeh, K., Ellis, J.D., Hayes, G.W. 2011. Physical control of varroa mites (Varroa destructor): the effects of various dust materials on varroa mite fall from adult honey bees (Apis mellifera) in vitro. Journal of Apicultural Research, 50(3): 203-211.

Graham, J.R., Ellis, J.D., Carroll, M.J., Teal, P.A. 2011. Aethina tumida Murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) attraction to volatiles produced by Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and Bombus impatiens Cresson (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies. Apidologie, 3: 326-336, DOI: 10.1007/s13592-011-0017-9.

Atkinson, E., Ellis, J.D. 2011. Adaptive behavior of honeybees (Apis mellifera) toward beetle invaders exhibiting various levels of colony integration. Physiological Entomology, 36:282-289. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2010.00774.x.

Gregorc, A., Ellis, J.D. 2011. Cell death localization in situ in laboratory reared honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) larvae treated with pesticides. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 99: 200-207.