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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Bees, Ants & Wasps (Hymenoptera)

Die Seidenbiene (Colletes daviesanus): Lebensstrategie einer Spezialisierten Wildbiene [The Plasterer Bee (Colletes daviesanus): Life Strategy of a Specialized Wild Bee]

By: Jürgen Esser(Author)
180 pages, 30 plates with colour photos, b/w line drawings
Die Seidenbiene (Colletes daviesanus): Lebensstrategie einer Spezialisierten Wildbiene [The Plasterer Bee (Colletes daviesanus): Life Strategy of a Specialized Wild Bee]
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  • Die Seidenbiene (Colletes daviesanus): Lebensstrategie einer Spezialisierten Wildbiene [The Plasterer Bee (Colletes daviesanus): Life Strategy of a Specialized Wild Bee] ISBN: 9783931921088 Paperback Jan 2005 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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Die Seidenbiene (Colletes daviesanus): Lebensstrategie einer Spezialisierten Wildbiene [The Plasterer Bee (Colletes daviesanus): Life Strategy of a Specialized Wild Bee]Die Seidenbiene (Colletes daviesanus): Lebensstrategie einer Spezialisierten Wildbiene [The Plasterer Bee (Colletes daviesanus): Life Strategy of a Specialized Wild Bee]

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They are builders, collector virtuosos & long-haul pilots. The only 8-to-11-mm-large females of the plasterer bee perform astonishingly to ensure their reproductive success. The secret of their success lies in the complex interplay of physiological, functional morphological and ethological adaptations. From the content: life cycle, gender dimorphism, phenology, nest building, gender ratio, parasitization, mortality, food acquisition, cleaning and gathering behaviour, bee day, reproductive performance, atlas on the morphology of the imagines.

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Sie sind Baumeister, Sammelvirtuosen & Langstreckenflieger. Die nur 8 bis 11 mm großen Weibchen der Seidenbiene vollbringen erstaunliche Leistungen, um ihren Fortpflanzungserfolg zu sichern. Das Geheimnis ihres Erfolges liegt im komplexen Zusammenspiel physiologischer, funktionsmorphologischer & ethologischer Anpassungen. Aus dem Inhalt: Lebenszyklus, Geschlechtsdimorphismus, Phänologie, Nestbau, Geschlechterverhältnis, Parasitierung, Mortalität, Nahrungserwerb, Putz- & Sammelverhalten, Bienentag, Reproduktionsleistung, Atlas zur Morphologie der Imagines.

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By: Jürgen Esser(Author)
180 pages, 30 plates with colour photos, b/w line drawings
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