Michener centenary: Memories

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Michael S. Engel
Victor H. Gonzalez


In celebration of the centenary of Charles D. Michener’s birth, the Journal of Melittology offers a sampling of memories from colleagues and former students.

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Historical, Biographical, Popular Articles


Banaszak, J. 2016. Charles D. Michener, world-famous entomologist and bee expert, has passed on. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 85(2): 177–180.

Breed, M.D. 2016. Charles Michener, 1918–2015. Apidologie 47(4): 491–494.

Engel, M.S. 2015. The bibliography of and taxa proposed by Charles D. Michener. Journal of Melittology 54: 1–109.

Engel, M.S. 2016a. In memoriam: Charles D. Michener (1918–2015). Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 152(1): 73–77.

Engel, M.S. 2016b. Charles D. Michener (1918–2015): The compleat melittologist. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 89(1): 1–44.

Engel, M.S. 2017. Charles D. Michener (1918–2015): A life among the bees. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 11(3): 243–247.

West-Eberhard, M.J., & M.S. Engel. 2017. Charles D. Michener, 1918–2015. Biographical Memoirs, National Academy of Sciences 2017: 1–23.

Winston, M.L., & C.D. Michener. 1977. Dual origin of highly social behavior among bees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 74(3): 1134–1137.

Winston, M.L., & R.S. Saklikar. 2018. Listening to the Bees. Nightwood Editions; Gibsons, Canada; 240 pp.