* undergraduate student co-author.


Gonzalez, V.H., Amith, J.D. & *T.J. Stein. (In Press). Nesting ecology and the cultural importance of stingless bees to speakers of Yoloxóchitl Mixtec, an endangered language in Guerrero, Mexico. Apidologie.


Gonzalez, V.H., *Cruz, P., *Folks, N., *Anderson, S., *Travis, D., Hranitz, J.M. & J.F. Barthell. 2018. Attractiveness of the dark central floret in wild carrots: do umbel size and height matter?. Journal of Pollination Ecology 23(11):98‒101.

Gonzalez, V.H., *Patton, R., *Plascencia, M., Girişgin, O., Çakmak, I. & J.F. Barthell. 2018. High levels of tolerance between nestmates and non-nestmates in the primitively eusocial sweat bee Halictus scabiosae (Rossi) in Turkey (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Insectes Sociaux 65(2):339‒343.



Gonzalez, V.H., Smith-Pardo, A.H. & M.S. Engel. 2017. Phylogenetic relationships of a new genus of calliopsine bees from Peru, with a review of Spinoliella (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 412: 1–71.


Gonzalez, V.H., Griswold, T. & M. Simões. 2017. On the identity of the adventive species of Eufriesea Cockerell in the USA: systematics and potential distribution of the coerulescens species group (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 55: 55–102.


Gonzalez, V.H., *Olsen, A., *Mallula, M., Tosunoglu, A., Çakmak, I., Hranitz, J. & J. Barthell. 2017. Bee visitors of Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae) in an urban environment in northwestern Turkey. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 11(3): 403–409.


Lucia, M. & V.H. Gonzalez. 2017. New species and designation of primary types in neotropical carpenter bees of the genus Xylocopa Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Xylocopini). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 61: 31–48.


Rasmussen, C. & V.H. Gonzalez. 2017. The neotropical stingless bee genus Nannotrigona Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini): An illustrated key, notes on the types and designation of lectotypes. Zootaxa 4299(2): 191–220.


Vytale, N., Gonzalez, V.H. & D.P. Vázquez.  2017. Nesting ecology of sympatric species of wool carder bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Anthidium) in South America. Journal of Apicultural Research 56(5): 497–509.


*Paris, J., *Mahan, P., Gonzalez, V.H. & D. McLeod. 2017. Diet composition of Southeast Asian fanged frogs of the Limnonectes kuhlii species complex. Herpetological Review 47(4): 549–552.




Gonzalez, V.H., *Pascual, C., *Burrows, S., Çakmak, I. & J.F. Barthell. 2014. Pollen collecting behavior of Systropha planidens Giraud, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Turkey. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 90(4): 226‒230.

Gonzalez, V.H. & T. Griswold. 2013. Wool carder bees of the genus Anthidium in the Western Hemisphere (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): diversity, host plant associations, phylogeny, and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 168: 221‒425.


Gonzalez, V.H., Griswold, T. & M.S. Engel. 2013. Obtaining a better understanding of native bees: where do we start?. Systematic Entomology 38: 645‒653.


Gonzalez, V.H., Griswold, T., Praz, C. J. & B. Danforth. 2012. Phylogeny of the bee family Megachilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) based on adult morphology. Systematic Entomology 37: 261‒286.


Gonzalez, V. H., Ortiz, P. & G. Frausin. 2012. Forced migration and indigenous knowledge of displaced Emberá and Uitoto populations in Colombia: An ethnobotanical perspective. Mundo Amazónico 3: 165‒177.

© 2018 by Victor H. Gonzalez Betancourt