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Bees of Australia : a photographic exploration

Author: James Dorey
Publisher: Clayton, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover the beauty and diversity of Australia's native bees.
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Bees of Australia.
Clayton, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, 2018
(OCoLC)1030955218
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Dorey
ISBN: 1486308503 9781486308507
OCLC Number: 1055685367
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Title; Foreword; Contents; Acknowledgements; Image captions; Introduction; New South Wales; Amegilla (Asaropoda) bombiformis; Megachile ustulata; Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta; Undescribed Leioproctus (Exleycolletes) sp.; Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) lithuscum; Hylaeus (Macrohylaeus) alcyoneus; Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium; Leioproctus (Exleycolletes) cristatus; Exoneura sp.; Thyreus nitidulus; Why are bees important?; Queensland; Austroplebeia australis; Palaeorhiza (Cnemidorhiza) disrupta; Megachile abdominale; Braunsapis sp.; Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) ruficeps. Euryglossina (Microdontura) melleaMegachile apicata; Tetragonula carbonaria; Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) albonitens; Megachile aurifrons; Nomia (Hoplonomia) rubroviridis; Australian native bees as crop pollinators; Victoria; Homalictus punctatus; Leioproctus (Leioproctus) plumosus; Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopoides) philoleucus; Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) veronicae; Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp.; Amphylaeus (Amphylaeus) morosus; Pachyprosopis (Pachyprosopis) haematostoma; Nomia (Paulynomia) aurantifer; Euryglossina (Euryglossina) hypochroma; Apis mellifera; Threats to our bees; Western Australia. Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyaneaHylaeus (Euprosopis) husela; Homalictus dampieri; Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) parvula; Callohesma flavopicta; Austroplebeia essingtoni; Exoneura sp.; Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) obtusatus; Thyreus waroonensis; Social behaviour of bees; South Australia; Brachyhesma houstoni; Homalictus urbanus; New Exoneura sp.; Hylaeus (Euprosopis) honestus; Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum; Euryglossa adelaidae; Pachyprosopis (Pachyprosopula) kellyi; Brachyhesma sp.; Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica; Exoneura sp.; How to find native bees; Tasmania. Heterohesma clypeataHylaeus (Prosopisteron) perhumilis; Paracolletes (Paracolletes) crassipes; Leioproctus (Leioproctus) amabilis; Exoneura (Inquilina) sp.; Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis; Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) quadratus; Bombus terrestris; How to attract native bees to your garden; Northern Territory; Undescribed Amegilla (Asaropoda) sp.; Brachyhesma perlutea; Braunsapis sp.; Hylaeus (Rhodohylaeus) maiellus; Hylaeus (Euprosopis) elegans; Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) ochroma; Lipotriches (Austronomia) sp.; Meroglossa torrida; Xanthesma (Xanthesma) flava; Museums. Ctenocolletes smaragdinusMegachile (Schizomegachile) monstrosa; Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) aruana; Palaeorhiza varicolor; Quasihesma gigantica; Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) hemichalceum; Amegilla (Asaropoda) dawsoni; Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus; Hyleoides zonalis; The importance of museums; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; Appendix of species by family; Further reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; X.
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There are an estimated 2000 to 3000 bee species in Australia, yet we know very little about the vast majority of these and there are many that are yet to be described. Bees of Australia introduces  Read more...

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This book is a photographic delight with beautiful and perfect pictures of 70 species of Australia's bees, shown in high resolution and clarity." - Bees for Development Journal

 
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