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South American native bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) infected by Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia), an emerging pathogen of honeybees (Apis mellifera).
As pollination is a critical process in both human-managed and natural terrestrial ecosystems, pollinators provide essential services to both nature and humans. Pollination is mainly due to theExpand
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Seeking the flowers for the bees: Integrating biotic interactions into niche models to assess the distribution of the exotic bee species Lithurgus huberi in South America
The wood-boring bee Lithurgus huberi Ducke (Apidae: Megachilinae: Lithurgini) is arguably an exotic species to South America. This solitary bee is the only representative in the Western Hemisphere ofExpand
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First record of Melaloncha (Diptera: Phoridae) parasitoid associated with Bombus (Apidae: Bombini) in Argentina
Fil: Lucia, Mariano. Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo. Division Entomologia; Argentina. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas; Argentina
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Two new cases of gynandromorphism in Xylocopinae bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from India
ABSTRACT Two new cases of gynandromorphs in carpenter bees are described and illustrated for the first time in Ceratina (Pithitis) binghami Cockerell and Xylocopa (Biluna) nasalis Westwood. TheExpand
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The first cases of gynandromorphism in oil‑collecting bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae: Centridini, Tapinotaspidini)
Here we provide descriptions of gynandromorphs of two species oil-collecting bees: Lophopedia nigrispinis and Epicharis iheringii, both with partial bilateral phenotypic asymmetry. The bees have aExpand
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Identificación de las "abejas sociales" del género Bombus (Hymenoptera, Apidae) presentes en la Argentina: clave pictórica, diagnosis, distribución geográfica y asociaciones florales
En el presente trabajo se registran nueve especies de abejas sociales del genero Bombus Latreille (Hymenoptera, Apidae) para Argentina; para su identificacion se propone una clave pictorica sencillaExpand
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Is Acarapis woodi mite currently infesting Apis mellifera colonies in Argentina?
The honey bee tracheal mite Acarapis woodi (Rennie) (Acari: Tarsonemidae) is an internal obligate parasite of the respiratory system of adult honey bees (Apis mellifera), which may be one of theExpand
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The large carpenter bee Xylocopa augusti (Hymenoptera: Apidae): New record for Chile
The large carpenter bee Xylocopa (Neoxylocopa) augusti Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, 1841, is here recorded for the first time in Chile.  This new record increases to four the number of carpenter beesExpand
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A New Gynandromorph of Xylocopa frontalis with a Review of Gynandromorphism in Xylocopa (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Xylocopini)
ABSTRACT A new case of gynandromorphism in bees is described and illustrated for the first time for Xylocopa (Neoxylocopa) frontalis (Olivier), a widely distributed carpenter bee in the neotropicalExpand
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Host records of Physocephala wulpi Camras, with a description of the puparium (Diptera: Conopidae)
Physocephala wulpi Camras was reared from Xylocopa artifex Smith, Xylocopa augusti Lepeletier, and Xylocapa splendidula Lepeletier. The puparium is described. An overview of conopid host records fromExpand
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