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Title:Molecular Phylogeny of Stingless Bees: Insights Into Divergence Times, Biogeography, and Nest Architecture Evolution (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini)
Author(s):Rasmussen, Claus
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Sydney A. Cameron
Department / Program:Entomology
Discipline:Entomology
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Biology, Entomology
Abstract:The dissertation is concluded with a biological catalog of the Indo-Malayan/Australasian stingless bees including 519 literature references, and deals with 129 proposed names for species-group taxa, of which 89 are considered currently valid. Information is summarized on organisms associated with stingless bee colonies as well as the 225 plants from which the bees have been reported to forage.
Issue Date:2008
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:301 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/86465
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3337894
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2008


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