The behaviour of male orchid bees (Apidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta) and the question of leks

@article{Kimsey1980TheBO,
  title={The behaviour of male orchid bees (Apidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta) and the question of leks},
  author={Lynn Siri Kimsey},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1980},
  volume={28},
  pages={996-1004}
}
  • L. Kimsey
  • Published 1 November 1980
  • Environmental Science
  • Animal Behaviour

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