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Diversity, threats and conservation of native bees in the Neotropics
The Neotropics bee fauna is very rich with 5000 recognised species, including 33 genera (391 species) of Meliponini, but it is estimated to be at least three fold greater in species richness.Expand
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Summary for policymakers of the assessment report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on pollinators, pollination and food production
The thematic assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production carried out under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aims toExpand
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Biocultural approaches to pollinator conservation
Pollinators underpin sustainable livelihoods that link ecosystems, spiritual and cultural values, and customary governance systems with indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) across theExpand
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Floral Preference of Melipona eburnea Friese (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in a Colombian Andean Region
Melipona eburnea Friese is a stingless bee kept in some regions of Colombia, where it is reported to be vulnerable to extinction due to habitat disturbance. To contribute to raising conservationExpand
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Wild bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) in urban ecosystem: Preliminary survey in the city of Bogotá and its surroundings
The high altitude flat area of Bogota is located at 2600 m elevation and has temperatures that oscillate between -5 and 25 oC (average 14oC). Based on archives, field notes, bibliographic review andExpand
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Abejas silvestres (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) en ecosistemas urbanos: Estudio en la ciudad de Bogotá y sus alrededores Wild bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) in urban ecosystem: Preliminary survey in the city
Palabras clave: Andes. Colombia. Inventario. Diversidad. Recursos florales. Abstract. The high altitude flat area of Bogota is located at 2600 m elevation and has temperatures that oscillate betweenExpand
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Mielato de Stigmacoccus asper (Hemiptera: Stigmacoccidae): recurso melífero de bosques de roble en Colombia
The honeydew produced by the scale insect Stigmacoccus asper (Hemiptera: Stigmacoccidae) is recorded an important source for honey production by honey bees. S. asper was found on oak trees, QuercusExpand
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Diversidad de visitantes y aproximación al uso de nidos trampa para Xylocopa (Hymenoptera: Apidae) en una zona productora de pasifloras en Colombia
The carpenter bees of the genus Xylocopa are some of the most efficient pollinators of many plants of the genus Passiflora and for this reason the use of "trap nest" has been proposed to increase theExpand
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Biología floral y reproductiva de Vaccinium meridionale (Ericaceae) en los Andes orientales de Colombia
Floral and reproductive biology of Vaccinium meridionale (Ericaceae) in the Eastern Andes of Colombia. Vaccinium meridionale is a wild plant producing edible fruits in the mountain areas of NorthernExpand
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Stingless Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) in Oriental Mountains Cementeries from Colombia
In 11 cemeteries of Cundinamarca and Meta (Colombia) departments we found 203 nests of stingless bees pertaining to 15 species. The majority of the found nests (61%) belong to genus NannotrigonaExpand
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