This is a necessary and long overdue addition to the world literature on this vitally important subject.
If you aren’t looking at these nesting sites during mid-summer (which happens to be both cicada and cicada killer season), you might not even realize that a population of the next generation of cicada killers is in the soil beneath your feet.
Recent curation of our pinned Trichoptera by Kyle DeMarr and earlier curation of our alcohol specimens by Kevin Moran have modernized our global caddisfly collection.
A recently published report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides an analysis of historical trends in eastern North American bees. CUIC bee specimens were key to documenting historical trends over the past 140 years.
“In 1919, the First Transcontinental Motor Convoy, in which a U.S. Army convoy of motorized vehicles crossed the United State, departed Washington, D.C. (The trip ended in San Francisco on Sept. 6, 1919.)