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A dense daytime aggregation of solitary bees lHymenopterac Apidaec Centridinir in the Lesser Antilles

@article{Starr2009ADD,
  title={A dense daytime aggregation of solitary bees lHymenopterac Apidaec Centridinir in the Lesser Antilles},
  author={C. K. Starr and D. V{\'e}lez},
  journal={Journal of Hymenoptera Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={175-177}
}
  • C. K. Starr, D. Vélez
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Journal of Hymenoptera Research
  • —A dense daytime aggregation of thousands of bees was present on at least six successive days on a large Caesalpinia bonduc (Caesalpiniaceae) shrub on the island of Anguilla, Lesser Antilles. A sample consisted of both sexes of Centris (Centris) decolorata, C., (C.) smithii and C. (Hemisiella) lanipes, with the bulk of individuals being males of C. decolorata. The unusual features of the aggregation were its persistence during daylight hours, the presence of multiple species, and the presence… CONTINUE READING
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