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Conservation Genetics of Potentially Endangered Mutualisms: Reduced Levels of Genetic Variation in Specialist versus Generalist Bees
Oligolectic bees collect pollen from one or a few closely related species of plants, whereas polylectic bees visit a variety of flowers for pollen. Because of their more restricted range of hostExpand
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Revision of the bee subgenus Centris (Wagenknechtia) Moure, 1950 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Centridini).
In this paper, a complete taxonomic revision of the species of Centris (Wagenknechtia) Moure is presented for the first time. The following species are recognized: Centris cineraria Smith, C.Expand
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A new species of Centris ( Paracentris ) Cameron, 1903 from northeastern Brazil, with a key for the Centris species of the Caatinga region (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Centris (Paracentris) Cameron is one of the subgenera with the greatest species richness of the bee tribe Centridini. In this paper, Centris nordestina, a new Brazilian species of the subgenus isExpand
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First record and new species of the parasitoid wasp Chaenotetrastichus Graham (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) for the Neotropical Region, with notes on its biology and a key for the species of the genus.
Chaenotetrastichus neotropicalis sp. nov. from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil, is described and illustrated. This new species is associated with a species of the pompilid wasp Auplopus SpinolaExpand
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Two new Brazilian species of oil-collecting bees of the genus Centris ( Ptilotopus ) Klug (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Abstract. Centris ( Ptilotopus ) auriceps sp. nov. and C . ( Ptilotopus ) neglecta sp. nov. from South America are described and illustrated. The description of the first species is based on a singleExpand
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Five new species of Baeus Haliday, 1833 (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea: Scelioninae) from Brazil with an updated key to Neotropical species.
The species of the genus Baeus are small endoparasitoids wasps that attack spiders' egg sacs. Although there are data of occurrence in several biogeographical regions, their distribution records areExpand
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Liphanthus Reed, 1894 (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Protandrenini): Two new Argentine species and keys to the species of the subgenera Liphanthus s . str . and Melaliphanthus Ruz & Toro, 1983
In this paper two new species of the bee genus Liphanthus are described. One, belongs to the subgenus Liphanthus s. str. the other to Melaliphanthus. Both were collected in the Province of Mendoza,Expand
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Taxonomic revision of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Epiclopus Spinola, 1851 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Ericrocidini).
A taxonomic revision of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Epiclopus Spinola is presented. The following species are recognized: Epiclopus gayi Spinola, E. lendlianus (Friese), E. wagenknechti (Ruiz) andExpand
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Lectotype designations and new synonymies in the Neotropical bee genus Centris Fabricius, 1804 (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
Ten name-bearing specimens of Centris Fabricius deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum are examined and nine lectotypes are designated for the following species: C. atripes Mocsáry, 1899;Expand
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