Plastic nesting behavior of Centris (Centris) flavifrons (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Centridini) in an urban area

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Martins , Celso; Peixoto , Marcella; Aguiar , Cândida;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s13592-013-0235-4
  • Subject: nesting ecology | [ SDV.EE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Ecology, environment | oil collecting bees | ground nesting | [ SDV.BID ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity | solitary bees | [ SDV.BA.ZI ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Animal biology/Invertebrate Zoology | [ SDV.SA.SPA ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences/Animal production studies | Mesoplia regalis

International audience; Centris flavifrons is a ground-nesting solitary bee species that has an important role in crop and native plant species pollination in the Neotropical region. However, the nesting biology and ecology of this species are little understood. We stud... View more
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