Body Size and Shape of the Large Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa virginica (L.) (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

@inproceedings{Skandalis2009BodySA,
  title={Body Size and Shape of the Large Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa virginica (L.) (Hymenoptera: Apidae)},
  author={Dimitri A. Skandalis and G. Tattersall and S. M. Prager and M. Richards},
  year={2009}
}
  • Dimitri A. Skandalis, G. Tattersall, +1 author M. Richards
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Abstract In bees, both body size and shape may show considerable variation associated with differences between females and males, among populations, and due to local environmental variation. We studied multiple parameters of body size and shape of the large carpenter bee Xylocopa virginica, to understand how body size and shape are influenced by sex, and by seasonal and annual variation. In addition, we compared bees from a population near the northern edge of the range (southern Ontario, ON… CONTINUE READING
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