Selected Publications (**undergraduate student author, * graduate student author)


*Fenter, C. and G. LeBuhn. Submitted. Bees (Apoidea: Hymenoptera) Are Persisting in San Francisco Parks, Owing to Habitat Quality and the Surrounding Matrix. To Biological Conservation.

*Chess, S., R. Raguso and G. LeBuhn. Submitted. Divergence in floral scent and morphology of Linanthus dichotomus. For American Journal of Botany

Packer, L., Gravel, A-I*. , and G. LeBuhn.  Submitted. Phenology and Sociobiology of Halictus tripartitus (Seladonia). To: J. Hym. Res.

In Press:

*Hatfield, R. and G. LeBuhn. Accepted. Patch and landscape factors shape community assemblage of bumble bees, Bombus spp. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), in montane meadows. Biological Conservation.

LeBuhn, G. and C. Fenter*. Accepted.  Influence of vineyards on oak woodland bumble bees. Proceedings of the 6th California Oak Symposium.

Weller, S. G., C. A. Dominguez, F. E. Molina-Freaner, J. Fornoni, and G. LeBuhn. Accepted. The Evolution of Heterostyly in Populations of Oxalis alpine in the Sky Islands of the Sonoran Desert. To: American Journal of Botany.

*Chaves, J., J. Pollinger, T. B. Smith and G. LeBuhn. Accepted. The role of geography and ecology in shaping the phylogeography of the speckled hummingbird (Adelomyia melanogenys) in Ecuador. Molecular Biology and Evolution


Kremen, C., N. Williams, M. A. Aizen, B. Gemmill-Herren, G. LeBuhn, R. Minckley, L. Packer,S. G. Potts, T. Roulston, I. Steffan-Dewenter, D. Vazquez, R. Winfree, L. Adams, E. E.Crone, S. S. Greenleaf, T. H. Keitt, A. Klein, J. Regetz, T. Ricketts. 2007. Pollination in agricultural ecosystems.  Ecology Letters. 6: 1077-1083

*McFrederick, Q. and G. LeBuhn. 2006. Are urban parks refuges for bumble bees, Bombus spp. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Biological Conservation 129:372-382.

LeBuhn, G., S. Droege, and M. Carboni**. (accepted). Monitoring methods for solitary bee species in North America.  State of the Worlds’ Pollinators Report.  UN-FAO.

Smith, J. I., M. D. Reynolds, and G. LeBuhn. 2005. Warbling Vireo Productivity and Key Nest-site Characteristics in the Northern Sierra. Journal of Field Ornithology 76:383-389.

Weis, A.E., J. Winterer, T.A. Kossler, C.Y. Young, C. Vacher and G. LeBuhn. 2004. Phenological assortative mating in plants: causes and consequences of its inherent frequency-dependence. Evolutionary Ecology Research 7:161-181.

Smith, J. I., M. D. Reynolds, and G. LeBuhn. 2004. Warbling Vireo Nesting Ecology in the Northern Sierra Nevada. Western Birds 35(1):32-41

LeBuhn, G. Bees in a vineyard landscape. Oaks and Folks 18:7. (available online at:

LeBuhn, G. 2004. Seasonal variation in reproductive traits in Ipomopsis longiflora (Polemoniaceae), a desert annual.  Canadian Journal of Botany 82:401-408.

Mazer, S. J. and G. LeBuhn. 1999. Genetic variation in life history traits: Evidence within and among populations and lessons learned. In: Life history evolution in plants (Vuorisal, T. and P. Mutikainen. Es.) Kluwer Academic Dordrecht. The Netherlands.

Kareiva, P. and many others (including LeBuhn). 1999. The scientific basis of Habitat Conservation Planning under the Endangered Species Act. Available at:

LeBuhn G. And K. Holsinger. 1998. A sensitivity analysis of pollen dispensing schedules. Evolutionary Ecology. 12:111-121.