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The survey of wild bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in Belgium and France
Summary The Mons and Gembloux laboratories study the wild bees of Belgium and France more than 30 years, beside special contributions for other countries. A first report, published as early as 1980,… Expand
THE FAUNISTIC DRIFT OF APOIDEA IN BELGIUM
The authors studied the faunistic drift in Apoidea of Belgium by comparing the relative number of species before and 1950 onwards. The change in the abundance was estimated by the Stroot & Depiereux… Expand
Phylogeny of Halictidae with an emphasis on endemic African Halictinae
- B. Danforth, C. Eardley, L. Packer, K. Walker, A. Pauly, F. J. Randrianambinintsoa
We review the literature on phylogeny, fossil record, biogeography, and social evolution in Halictidae. We then present a phylogenetic analysis of tribal, generic, and subgeneric relationships within… Expand
Checklist of the Western Palaearctic Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila).
DNA barcoding and male genital morphology reveal five new cryptic species in the West Palearctic bee Seladonia smaragdula (Vachal, 1895) (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae).
Several forms or variants have long been recognized in the West Palearctic sweat bee Seladonia smaragdula (Vachal, 1895). Using DNA barcoding and morphological characters, primarily of the male… Expand
Monograph of the bees of the subfamily Nomioidinae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of Africa (excluding Madagascar)
Abstract The paper presents the results of a study of 11863 specimens of Nomioidinae caught in Africa (excepting Madagascar) from 43 institutions and private collections. In total, 33 species… Expand
An updated checklist of bees of Sri Lanka with new records
The updated checklist of bees of Sri Lanka is based on field collections made in 29 locations covering all the biogeographic regions in the island. The study resulted in the addition of 16 species… Expand
Mechanism of self-pollination in Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell. and notes on the floral biology of some Rinorea species (Violaceae) in Ivory Coast
Abstract Few studies have examined insects visiting flowers of tropical Violaceae. This study presents results from field work in Ivory Coast and from the examination of cultivated plants of three… Expand
A new species of the palaearctic genus Dasypoda Latreille 1802 (Hymenoptera: Dasypodaidae) from the Great Rift Valley in Ethiopia
Dasypoda is a genus of solitary bees previously recorded as endemic in the Palaearctic region from Portugal to Japan. Wedescribe here a new species of Dasypoda (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Melittidae),… Expand
Using next-generation sequencing to improve DNA barcoding: lessons from a small-scale study of wild bee species (Hymenoptera, Halictidae)
The parallel sequencing of targeted amplicons is a scalable application of next-generation sequencing (NGS) that can advantageously replace Sanger sequencing in certain DNA barcoding studies. It can… Expand