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By Paul H. Williams, Robbin W. Thorp, Leif L. Richardson, Sheila R. Colla

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More than ever ahead of, there's common curiosity in learning bumble bees and the serious function they play in our ecosystems. Bumble Bees of North America is the 1st accomplished advisor to North American bumble bees to be released in additional than a century. Richly illustrated with colour pictures, diagrams, variety maps, and graphs of seasonal task styles, this advisor permits novice naturalists to spot all forty six bumble bee species discovered north of Mexico and to appreciate their ecology and altering geographic distributions.

The ebook attracts at the most recent molecular study, indicates the big colour version inside of species, and courses readers throughout the many complicated convergences among species. It attracts on a wide repository of information from museum collections and provides cutting-edge effects on evolutionary relationships, distributions, and ecological roles. Illustrated keys enable identity of colour morphs and social castes.

A landmark booklet, Bumble Bees of North America units the normal for publications and the research of those vital insects.

  • The most sensible consultant but to the forty six well-known bumble bee species in North the US north of Mexico
  • Up-to-date taxonomy contains formerly unpublished effects
  • Detailed distribution maps
  • Extensive keys establish the numerous colour styles of species

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Greater than ever earlier than, there's common curiosity in learning bumble bees and the serious position they play in our ecosystems. Bumble Bees of North the US is the 1st entire consultant to North American bumble bees to be released in additional than a century. Richly illustrated with colour pictures, diagrams, diversity maps, and graphs of seasonal task styles, this advisor permits beginner naturalists to spot all forty six bumble bee species discovered north of Mexico and to appreciate their ecology and altering geographic distributions.

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800 53 Bombus caliginosus (Frison, 1927) Obscure Bumble Bee Female Bombus caliginosus. ar Male (posed) Bombus caliginosus. above: inset: ScO Identification Western coastal, medium long-tongued species.

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