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Three new species and new records of cuckoo bees of the genus Epeolus in Turkey (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Nomadinae)

Genera Epeolus Latreille, 1802 And Triepeolus Robertson, 1901 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Nomadinae: Epeolini) Of Europe: Taxonomy, Identifi Cation Key, Distribution, And Ecology. Zootaxa. Mavromoustakis G. A. 1954: New And Interesting Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Annals And Magazine Of Natural History, Series 12 13: 297-298. Michener C. D. 2007: The Bees Of The World. Second Edition. Johns Hopkins University Press, London, Xvi + 992 Pp + 20 Pls. Morawitz F. 1874: Die Bienen Daghestans. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae

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The role and significance of stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Meliponini) in the natural environment

the collection of nectar and pollen, which they consume. So far, the occurrence of almost 16,000 bees has been determined worldwide. However, most scientists, including Michener [2007], assume that this number must be much higher, even above 30,000 species. Bees are a monophyletic group, which evolved from flower-visiting wasps, most probably the ancestors of the Sphecoidea. For example, Brothers (1975) and others link the Sphecoidea and bees in the Superfamily Apoidea, distinguishing two sections: the Spheciformes and the proper bees, also known as the Apiformes

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Xylocopa valga Gerst. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Poland

References Amolin A.V. 2014. Izučenie gnezdovyh stacij pčel Xylocopa valga i Ceratina chalybea na jugo-vostoke Ukrainy. Vìsnik Dnìpropetrovs’kogo Deržavnogo Agrarno-Ekonomìčnogo Unìversitetu 1(33): 82-86. Banaszak J. 1979. Materiały do znajomości pszczół (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) fauny Polski. II. Badania fizjograficzne nad Polską Zachodnią, Ser. C, Zoologia 32: 59-68. Banaszak J. 1989. Zbiór żądłówek (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) Prof. Edwarda Lubicz-Niezabitowskiego. Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, Folia zoologica et

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Bees of the Socotra Archipelago (Hymenoptera: Anthophila), their biogeography and association with parasites

References ASCHER J. S. & PICKERING J. 2017: Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Available from: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species (April 26, 2017). BATELKA J. 2009: A new species of the genus Ripiphorus Bosc, 1791 (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae: Ripiphorinae) from the Arabian Peninsula. Fauna of Arabia 24 : 155–161. BATELKA J. 2010: A review of Ripiphoridae in the Arabian Peninsula (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 50 : 157

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Insect biodiversity of the Socotra Archipelago – underlined and counted

to the genus Stelis Panzer, 1806 (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae). Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 46 : 231–242. BAKER C. F. 1895: Preliminary studies in Siphonaptera. – II. Canadian Entomologist 27 : 63–67. BALFOUR I. B. 1888: Botany of Socotra. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburg 31 : 1–446. BARRA J.-A. 2004: Springtails of the genus Seira Lubbock, 1869 (Collembola: Entomobryidae) from Socotra Island. Fauna of Arabia 20 : 399–408. BARRA J.-A. 2006

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