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  title={THE BIONOMICS OF EXONEURELLA, A SOLITARY RELATIVE OF EXONEURA (Hymenoptera : Apoidea : Ceratinini) l},
  author={Charles Duncan Michener},
  journal={Pacific Insects},
Numerous nests of Exoneurella lawsoni of eastern Australia were studied through­ out the active season. Larvae are fed progressively and have curious morphological modi­ fications presumably associated with this method of feeding and with the absence of separate cells. Winter is passed by adults of both sexes in nests in pithy weed stems. Mating oc­ curs in the spring and each £ starts her own nest. Females maturing during the summer may start their own nests or, when the overwintered mother… Expand

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