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The use of root plates for nesting sites by Anthophora abrupta (Hymenoptera: Apidae) may be common within forested habitatsAuthor(s): Joshua W. Campbell; Cynthia C. Viguiera; Patrick Viguiera; John E. Hartgerink; Cathryn H. Greenberg
Source: Florida Entomologist
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionThis is the first reported use of root plates by Anthophora abrupta Say (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Previous reported nesting sites were vertical riverbanks and several man-made clay structures. Root plates in forested habitats may be the preferred nesting site for A. abrupta.
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CitationCampbell, Joshua W.; Viguiera, Cynthia C.; Viguiera, Patrick; Hartgerink, John E.; Greenberg, Cathryn H. 2017. The use of root plates for nesting sites by Anthophora abrupta (Hymenoptera: Apidae) may be common within forested habitats . Florida Entomologist. 100(2): 488-490. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.100.0214.
KeywordsAnthophora abrupta, root plate, root wad, bee nest, forest
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