Kinship in Communally Nesting Andrena (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) Bees is Indicated by Composition of Dufour's Gland Secretions

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Ayasse, Manfred; Leys, Remo; Pamilo, Pekka; Tengos, Jan;
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  • Subject: Entomology | Life Sciences

The question whether in the communally nesting bees Andrena ferox Sm. and A. jacobi Perkins individuals of different nests, nest patches, and populations differ with respect to Dufour's gland compounds and enzyme patterns was studied. Colonies w ere different in the rel... View more
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