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The pollen wasps : ecology and natural history of the Masarinae

Author: Sarah K Gess
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is study of the family Masarinae, or "pollen wasps", which number some 300 species. It focuses on those species that inhabit Africa, and discusses their role as pollinators of their forage  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Masarinae
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah K Gess
ISBN: 067468964X 9780674689640
OCLC Number: 33078359
Description: x, 340 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. Taxonomic history of the masarine wasps. A note on terms used --
2. Biogeography. World distribution, diversity, and areas of endemism. Southern African distribution, areas of diversity, and degree of endemism. Distribution of the pollen wasps compared with that of the bees and of non-masarine aculeate wasps --
3. Flower Associations. Review of world pollen wasp/flower associations. Pollen wasp/forage plant associations in relation to pollen wasp distributions --
4. Life History. Life cycle. Plate location. Nest guarding. Sleeping and sheltering. Evolutionary considerations --
5. Nesting. Nesting accounts. Overview of nesting by the masarines as a group --
6. Associates. Ectoparasites. Endoparasites. "Parasites" in nests. Scavengers in cells. Nest usurpers. Predators --
7. Pollen Wasps as Potential Pollinators. Aizoaceae. Asteraceae. Papilionaceae. Campanulaceae. Scrophulariaceae --
8. Pollen Wasps and Land Use. Historical land use. Present land use. Conservation status --
9. Summary.
Responsibility: Sarah K. Gess.

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�A� comprehensive study of a unique and fascinating subfamily of insects which will be of interest to ethologists, ecologists, and natural historians generally...The book is copiously illustrated Read more...

 
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