Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees

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Full Title

Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees

Description

The purpose of this catalogue is to list the valid names, nomenclatorial history of, and references citing, the described bees of sub-saharan Africa and the western Indian Ocean islands, excluding the honey bee (Apis mellifera Linnaeus). The countries in which species occur are listed, as well as the type specimens/species of species/genera. Some ecological information is provided, namely flowers visited, plants used as nests, parasitic bees and host bees.

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ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Willem Coetzer
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern cape South Africa +27466035841
Metadata author
Willem Coetzer
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern cape South Africa +27466035841
Originator
Connal Eardley
Agricultural Research Council Pretoria South Africa +27128088250

doi:10.15468/u9ezbh

Published by

Agricultural Research Council

Publication Date

Jul 6, 2016

Registration Date

Sep 22, 2011

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The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity

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Bees

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