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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apiformes)

Author
item Cane, James

Submitted to: Encyclopedia of Entomology
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: August 1, 2007
Publication Date: August 23, 2008
Citation: Cane, J.H. 2008. Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apiformes). In: Capinera, J.L editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Springer Netherlands. 2:419-434.

Interpretive Summary: An illustrated overview of natural histories of bees is provided, including their evolutionary history, diversity, biogeography, development, nesting, mating, sociality, foraging, parasitism, and floral relationships. Each of the families of bees is then briefly reviewed.

Technical Abstract: An illustrated overview of natural histories of bees is provided, including their evolutionary history, diversity, biogeography, development, nesting, mating, sociality, foraging, parasitism, and floral relationships. Each of the families of bees is then briefly reviewed.

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