Resin Use by Stingless Bees: A Review

@article{Shanahan2021ResinUB,
  title={Resin Use by Stingless Bees: A Review},
  author={Maggie Shanahan and Marla Spivak},
  journal={Insects},
  year={2021},
  volume={12}
}
Simple Summary Bees, ants, and other insects harvest antimicrobial resins from plants and use this material for a variety of purposes, from nest construction to defense against predators and pathogens. Resin use is thought to have facilitated the evolution of sociality in stingless bees, and today, resin use remains fundamentally important for stingless bee colony function. Most species use resin to build brood comb, storage pots for honey and pollen, and various protective structures within… 
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