Evidence of separate karyotype evolutionary pathway in Euglossa orchid bees by cytogenetic analyses

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ANDERSON FERNANDES ; HUGO A. WERNECK ; SILVIA G. POMPOLO ; DENILCE M. LOPES (2013)
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Ciências
  • Journal: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (issn: 1678-2690)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0001-37652013005000050
  • Subject: Q | Euglossini | Citogenetica | heterocromatina | Science | evolucao cariotipica
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Euglossini are solitary bees considered important pollinators of many orchid species. Information regarding chromosome organization is available for only a small number of species in this group. In the present work, the species Euglossa townsendi and E. carolina were an... View more
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