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Diversity of Stingless Bees (Apidae: Meliponini) in Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand

  title={Diversity of Stingless Bees (Apidae: Meliponini) in Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand},
  author={Yuvarin Boontop and Savitree Malaipan and Kosol Chareansom and Decha Wiwatwittaya},
Stingless bees were observed in four types of undisturbed forest: dry dipterocarp forest (DDF), upper mixed deciduous forest (UMDF), lower mixed deciduous forest (LMDF) and dry evergreen forest (DEF) during April 2004 to March 2005 to determine the diversity and abundance of stingless bees. Monthly sampling was performed using honey-bait traps. Diversity was analysed using the ShannonWeiner diversity index. Species abundance was computed for each forest type. Three genera and eleven species… Expand

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