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Some presumably presocial habits of JapaneseCeratina bees, with notes on various social types in Hymenoptera
SummarySome Japanese species ofCeratina bees exhibit habits which seem to be precursors to social life, namely: 1) Removal of larval feces by the mother, accompanied by destruction and reconstructionExpand
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Pollination of strawberry by the stingless bee,Trigona minangkabau, and the honey bee,Apis mellifera: An experimental study of fertilization efficiency
To know basic information about the stingless bee,Trigona minangkabau, and the European honey bee,Apis mellifera, as pollinator of strawberry, we set three greenhouse areas: the honey bee introducedExpand
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A Phylogenetic Analysis of Nesting Behavior in the Genus Osmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)
Abstract Cladistic analysis is used to study the evolution of 29 biological characters related to nesting behavior, nest provisioning, oviposition, cocoon spinning, defecation, and life cycle (nestExpand
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Geographical variation of sociality and size-linked color patterns in Lasioglossum (Evylaeus) apristum (Vachal) in Japan (Hymenoptera, Halictidae)
Summary:Lasioglossum (Evylaeus) apristum was studied at 2 localities in Japan. By rearing bees in a greenhouse in Matsue (lat. 35° 29′, alt. 170 m), south-western Japan, it was revealed that the beesExpand
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