The effects of cavity length on nest size, sex ratio and mortality of Centris (Heterocentris) analis (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Centridini)

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Alonso , Juliana; Silva , Janaina; Garófalo , Carlos;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s13592-011-0110-0
  • Subject: [ SDV.EE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Ecology, environment | [ SDV.BID ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity | [ SDV.BA.ZI ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Animal biology/Invertebrate Zoology | trap-nest | natural enemy | [ SDV.SA.SPA ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences/Animal production studies | Centris analis | sex ratio | immature mortality

International audience; This study investigated the effects of different cavity lengths in trap-nests on the number of cells constructed per nest, sex ratio and mortality of offspring of Centris analis at three sites in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil. Cavity length d... View more
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