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Evidence of separate karyotype evolutionary pathway in Euglossa orchid bees by cytogenetic analyses.
Euglossini are solitary bees considered important pollinators of many orchid species. Information regarding chromosome organization is available for only a small number of species in this group. InExpand
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First host record for the cleptoparasitic bee Rhathymus friesei Ducke (Hymenoptera, Apidae)
The genus Rhathymus contains only obligatory cleptoparasitic species whose hosts belong to the genus Epicharis (Apidae, Centridini). Host information is available for only four of the 20 species ofExpand
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Biologia de nidificação, sazonalidade e inimigos naturais de Epicharis (Epicharoides) picta (Smith, 1874) (Apidae: Centridini) no município de Viçosa, MG Brasil
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Post-embryonic Development of the Seminal Vesicle in the Stingless Bee Melipona quadrifasciata Lepeletier, 1836 (Apidae: Meliponini)
The male accessory glands of stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini) are absent and the morphology of their seminal vesicle indicate probable secretory function by this organ. This study investigated theExpand
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Sistemática molecular e evolução do clado Plebeia: análises baseadas em filogenia e datação molecular da tribo Meliponini
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The evolution of haploid chromosome numbers in Meliponini
It is thought that two evolutionary mechanisms gave rise to chromosomal variation in bees: the first one points to polyploidy as the main cause of chromosomal evolution, while the second, MinimumExpand
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Aximopsis masneri (Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae), a parasitoid of Euglossa bees (Apidae: Euglossini): life-history traits and experience of rearing in captivity on Melipona larvae (Apidae: Meliponini)
In the present study, we provide data on the biology of Aximopsis masneri, a parasitoid of Euglossa townsendi. We found a nest of E. townsendi built into a knife sheath, in Vicosa/MG/Brazil. The Eu...
Ataque de um falcão acauã (Herpetotheres cachinnans) sobre a serpente boipeva (Xenodon merremii) na Mata Atlântica de Minas Gerais, sudeste do Brasil.
Embora a dieta do acaua (Herpetotheres cachinnans) seja bem conhecida, constituindo-se principalmente de serpentes, sao escassos os registros detalhados de predacao desta ave de rapina sobre ofidiosExpand
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Abelhas sem ferrão (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Meliponini) da Estação Ecológica de Água Limpa, Cataguases-MG, Brasil.
Resumo. No presente estudo realizou-se um levantamento de ninhos de abelhas Meliponini na Estacao Ecologica de Agua Limpa (EEAL), no municipio de Cataguases, Minas Gerais. Foram encontrados 21 ninhosExpand
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