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The bees in your backyard: a guide to North America's bees / Joseph S. Wilson and Olivia Messinger Carril

Por: Wilson, Joseph S, 1980- [autor/a].
Messinger Carril, Olivia, 1976- [autor/a].
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 Libro impreso(a) Series Editor: Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, c2016Descripción: 288 páginas : fotografías, ilustraciones mapas ; 26 centímetros.ISBN: 0691160775; 9780691160771.Tema(s): Abejas | Abeja melífera | Abejorros | ApiculturaDescriptor(es) geográficos: Estados Unidos | Canadá Clasificación: 595.799097 / W5 Nota de bibliografía: Índice temático: páginas 279-287 Número de sistema: 58441Contenidos:Mostrar Resumen:
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The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us-in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard

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1 Introduction.. 1.1 Is This a Bee?.. 1.2 Bee Names.. 1.3 The Bee Lifecycle.. 1.4 Where Do Bees Live?.. 1.5 Bee Sociality.. 1.6 What Do Bees Eat?.. 1.7 A Bee's Enemies.. 1.8 A Bee's Body.. 1.9 How to Study Bees.. 1.10 Identifying Bees.. Key to the Chapters of this Book.. 1.11 Appreciating Bees.. 2 Promoting Bees In Your Neighborhood.. 2.1 Bees as Pollinators.. 2.2 Providing Habitat.. 2.3 Providing Food.. 3 Andrenidae.. Identification Tips.. 3.1 Andreninae.. 3.2 Protandrenini and Panurgini.. 3.3 Perditini.. 3.4 Calliopsis.. 3.5 Oxaeinae.. 4 Colletidae.. Identification Tips.. 4.1 Colletinae.. 4.2 Hylaeus.. 4.3 Diphaglossinae.. 5 Melittidae.. Identification Tips.. 6 Halictidae.. Identification Tips.. 6.1 Agapostemon.. 6.2 Halictus.. 6.3 Lasioglossum.. 6.4 Augochlorini.. 6.5 Nomiinae.. 6.6 Rophitinae.. 7 Megachilidae.. Identification Tips.. 7.1 Lithurginae.. 7.2 Osmia.. 7.3 Hoplitis.. 7.4 Other Osmiini.. 7.5 Anthidium.. 7.6 Other Anthidiini.. 7.7 Megachile.. 8 APIDAE.. Identification Tips.. 8.1 Xylocopa.. 8.2 Ceratina.. 8.3 Exomalopsini.. 8.4 Emphorini.. 8.5 Common Eucerini.. 8.6 Peponapis and Xenoglossa.. 8.7 Other Eucerini.. 8.8 Anthophorini.. 8.9 Centris.. 8.10 Bombus.. 8.11 Apis mellifera.. 8.12 Euglossa.. 9 Pollen Thieves.. Identification Tips.. 9.1 Cuckoo Bees: Apidae.. 9.2 Cuckoo Bees: Halictidae.. 9.3 Cuckoo Bees: Megachilidae.. Appendix: Guide to the Pronunciation of Bee Names.. Index.. Photographic Acknowledgments

The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us-in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard eng

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