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Charles D. Michener - The Bees of the World - 9780801885730 - V9780801885730
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The Bees of the World

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Description for The Bees of the World Hardcover. Accented with color plates of select bees, The Bees of the World will continue to be the world's best reference on these diverse insects. Num Pages: 992 pages, 522, 434 black & white line drawings, 40 black & white illustrations, 48 colour illustrat. BIC Classification: GBC; PSVT7. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 189 x 261 x 60. Weight in Grams: 2232.
In this extensive update of his definitive reference, Charles D. Michener reveals a diverse fauna that numbers more than 17,000 species and ranges from the common honeybee to rare bees that feed on the pollen of a single type of plant. With many new facts, reclassifications, and revisions, the second edition of The Bees of the World provides the most comprehensive treatment of the 1,200 genera and subgenera of the Apiformes. Included are hundreds of updated citations to work published since the appearance of the first edition and a new set of plates of fossil bees. The book ... Read more

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About Charles D. Michener
Charles D. Michener is curator emeritus, Entomology Division, University of Kansas Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, and professor emeritus, Entomology Program, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas. His books include The Social Behavior of Bees.

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The author has produced a new definitive world taxonomic treatise on this large group of insects and is to be congratulated. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 2008

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