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Bee Societies. (Book Reviews: The Social Behavior of the Bees. A Comparative Study)

@article{Michener1974BeeS,
  title={Bee Societies. (Book Reviews: The Social Behavior of the Bees. A Comparative Study)},
  author={C. Michener},
  journal={Science},
  year={1974}
}
  • C. Michener
  • Published 1974
  • Sociology
  • Science
  • Although the honeybee is without doubt man's favorite social insect, and the most studied by him, there are twenty thousand other species of bees, many of which are social. This book is the first to offer a systematic account of social behavior in the entire super family "Apoidea." Of all the social insects, the various species of bees exhibit perhaps the broadest spectrum of social behavior, including intermediate stages which are scarce or totally extinct in other groups; in this respect the… CONTINUE READING
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