Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees

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Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees

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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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Willem Coetzer
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South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Private Bag 1015 6140 Grahamstown Eastern Cape South Africa +27 46 603 5841
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Connal Eardley
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Agricultural Research Council: Plant Protection Research Institute Private Bag X134
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doi:10.15468/u9ezbh

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Agricultural Research Council

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Sep 22, 2011

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Hymenoptera