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Taxonomy and Diversity of the Stingless Bees

  • José Javier G. Quezada-Euán
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Abstract

The two species of Melipona present in the Yucatan Peninsula. Left M. (Melikerria) beecheii and right M. (Melipona) yucatanica.

Keywords

Hymenoptera Apidae Corbiculate bee Geographic distribution Penicillum Pterostigma Population genetics Melikerria Genetic lineage Species complex Cryptic species Vicariance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • José Javier G. Quezada-Euán
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Apicultura Tropical, Campus de Ciencias Biológicas y AgropecuariasUniversidad Autónoma de YucatánMéridaMexico

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