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Principal sunflower bees of North America with emphasis on the Southwestern United States (Hymenoptera, Apoidea)

Paul David Hurd

Principal sunflower bees of North America with emphasis on the Southwestern United States (Hymenoptera, Apoidea)

by Paul David Hurd

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.,
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Bees -- Southwest, New,
    • Bees -- North America,
    • Helianthus,
    • Insect-plant relationships -- Southwest, New,
    • Insect-plant relationships -- North America,
    • Insects -- Southwest, New,
    • Insects -- North America

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 143-153.

      StatementPaul D. Hurd, Jr., Wallace E. LaBerge, and E. Gorton Linsley.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology ; no. 310, Smithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 310.
      ContributionsLeBerge, Wallace E., joint author., Linsley, E. Gorton 1910- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 310, QL567.1.S68 .S54 no. 310
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4414946M
      LC Control Number79018794

      Variety in Protein Content of Pollen from 50 Plants from Bulgaria. Principal sunflower bees of North America with emphasis on the southwestern United States (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Field Guide to the Common Bees of California including the Western United States. I think this is the first field guide to bees for the United States! While titled "Guide to Common Bees of California", I wrote this book so it could be used all across the United States. The keys and description of the genera work for everywhere!

      An absolutely fascinating book about the bees that are native to North America, the threats they face, and what can be done to keep them from disappearing - loaded with gorgeous photos. I've been following stories about bees and their decline for years, but Our Native Bees made it clear that most of what we read about bees is a bit misleading /5. Visitation rates. We recorded visits to sunflower from wild ( visits) and honey bees ( visits). We detected 7 times more honey bees visits than wild bee visits (t = −, P Cited by:

      The United States and Canada grow sunflowers. Then Russian people moving to the United States and Canada in the s brought sunflower seeds back with them. In the s, the Canadian government encouraged farmers to grow more sunflowers for food in Canada. By the s this idea spread south into the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, and. (). Principal sunflower bees of North America with emphasis on the southwestern United States (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (). Records and descriptions of North American craneflies (Diptera) Part VI. ().Author: Arnold F. Van Pelt.


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Sunflower Bees of North America with Emphasis on the Southwestern United States (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, numberpages, 1 frontispiece, 11 figures, 5 plates, 17 tables, —This investigation focuses primarily on those ecological and evolutionary aspects involved in the natural history of the bees that utilize the pollen, nectar, or both, of sunflowers (Helianthus) in North America.

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