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Nesting biology of the solitary bee Epicharis albofasciata (Apoidea, Apidae, Centridini). (American Museum novitates, no. 3869)

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dc.contributor.author Rozen, Jerome G., Jr. (Jerome George), 1928-
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-06T16:35:05Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-06T16:35:05Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6693
dc.description 8 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper describes the extensive nesting site and the nesting behavior of a large population of the solitary, ground-nesting bee Epicharis (Epicharoides) albofasciata Smith, found in Trinidad in association with its cleptoparasite Mesoplia (Mesoplia) rufipes (Perty). In addition to describing nests and their cells, it provides information about provisioning, egg deposition, and larval eclosion. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates;no.3869.
dc.subject Epicharis albofasciata. en_US
dc.subject Nests. en_US
dc.subject Behavior. en_US
dc.subject Mesoplia rufipes. en_US
dc.subject Bees. en_US
dc.subject Parasites. en_US
dc.subject Trinidad. en_US
dc.title Nesting biology of the solitary bee Epicharis albofasciata (Apoidea, Apidae, Centridini). (American Museum novitates, no. 3869) en_US
dc.title.alternative Solitary bee Epicharis albofasciata. en_US


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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