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Bumble bees of North America : an identification guide

Author: Paul Williams; Robbin W Thorp; Leif Richardson; Sheila Colla
Publisher: Princeton [New Jersey] : Princeton University Press, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2014] 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo ed.]View all editions and formats
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Bumble Bees of North America is the first comprehensive guide to North American bumble bees to be published in more than a century. Richly illustrated with color photographs, diagrams, range maps, and graphs of seasonal activity patterns, this guide allows amateur and professional naturalists to identify all 46 bumble bee species found north of Mexico and to understand their ecology and changing geographic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Field guides
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
208 pages : color illustrations, color maps
(DLC) 2013945435
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Williams; Robbin W Thorp; Leif Richardson; Sheila Colla
ISBN: 9781785396014 1785396013
OCLC Number: 930043883
Description: 1 online resource (70 entries) : 418 images
Contents: Introduction --
Observing bumble bees --
Attracting bumble bees --
Bumble bee forage guide by ecoregion --
Maps and seasonal activity --
Bumble bee decline and conservation --
Threats to bumble bees --
Natural enemies --
Mimicry --
Distinguishing bumble bees from other insects --
Bumble bee names and classification --
How to use this book to identify bumble bee species --
Species accounts --
Square-or long-cheeked bees with a rounded angle on the midleg --
Short-cheeked bees with a rounded angle on the midleg --
Medium- or long-cheeked bees with a sharp angle on the midleg --
Hindleg (tibia) with the outer surface uniformly convex and densely hairy (cuckoo bumble bees, no workers)
Other Titles: Bumblebees of North America
Responsibility: Paul H. Williams, Robbin W. Thorp, Leif L. Richardson & Sheila R. Colla.

Abstract:

Bumble Bees of North America is the first comprehensive guide to North American bumble bees to be published in more than a century. Richly illustrated with color photographs, diagrams, range maps, and graphs of seasonal activity patterns, this guide allows amateur and professional naturalists to identify all 46 bumble bee species found north of Mexico and to understand their ecology and changing geographic distributions.

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