The Social Behavior of the Bees: A Comparative Study

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1974 - Nature - 404 pages
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Contents

The Origin and History of Bees
20
Systematic Positions of Social Bees
27
Comparative Social Behavior
35
The Social Significance of the Nest
60
Caste Differences
78
Caste Determination
95
Control of Gyne Production
108
Division of Labor among
119
Defense
209
Parasitic and Robber
224
Robber species
230
An analysis of social levels
236
Natural History
255
Primitively Eusocial Behavior
268
Primitively Eusocial Behavior
274
Allodapine Bees
301

Colony Multiplication
131
Foraging and Orientation
138
Communication Concerning Food
152
The Handling and Transfer
181
The Control of Physical Conditions
197
Apis mellifera
203
Bumblebees
314
Stingless Honeybees
329
True Honeybees
347
Scientific Names
369
Literature Cited
375
Index
395

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About the author (1974)

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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