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Data from: Nesting habits influence population genetic structure of a bee living in anthropogenic disturbance

Jess L. Vickruck & Miriam H. Richards
While most organisms are negatively affected by anthropogenic disturbance, a few species thrive in landscapes altered by humans. Typically, native bees are negatively impacted by anthropogenic environmental change, including habitat alteration and climate change. Here we investigate the population structure of the eastern carpenter bee Xylocopa virginica, a generalist pollinator with a broad geographic range spanning eastern North America. Eastern carpenter bees now nest almost exclusively in human made wooden structures, linking their geographic distribution...

Data from: Thermoregulatory windows in Darwin's finches

Glenn J. Tattersall, Jaime A. Chaves & Raymond M. Danner
1. Darwin’s finches have been the focus of intense study demonstrating how climatic fluctuations coupled with resource competition drive the evolution of a variety of bill sizes and shapes. The bill, as other peripheral surfaces, also plays an important role in thermoregulation in numerous bird species. The avian bill is vascularized, while limbs have specialized vasculature that facilitate heat loss or heat conservation (i.e., they are thermoregulatory windows). 2. The Galápagos Islands, home to Darwin’s...

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