Wing shape of four new bee fossils (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) provides insights to bee evolution.

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Manuel Dehon; Denis Michez; André Nel; Michael S Engel; Thibaut De Meulemeester;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4212905, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108865
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Paleontology | Science | Medicine | Taxonomy | Zoology

Bees (Anthophila) are one of the major groups of angiosperm-pollinating insects and accordingly are widely studied in both basic and applied research, for which it is essential to have a clear understanding of their phylogeny, and evolutionary history. Direct evidence o... View more
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