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Psyche
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 241204, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/241204
Research Article

Foraging Activity in Plebeia remota, a Stingless Bees Species, Is Influenced by the Reproductive State of a Colony

1Departament of Biology, Faculty of Philosophy, Science and Letters of Ribeirão Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirão Preto 14040-030, Brazil
2Departament of Zoology, Institute of Bioscience, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05508-900, Brazil
3Departament of Ecology, Institute of Bioscience, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05508-900, Brazil

Received 30 July 2009; Accepted 12 March 2010

Academic Editor: Koos (J.C.) Biesmeijer

Copyright © 2010 Patrícia Nunes-Silva et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Sergio D. Hilario, Marcia de F. Ribeiro, and Vera L. Imperatriz-Fonseca, “Can climate shape flight activity patterns of Plebeia remota (Hymenoptera, Apidae)?,” Iheringia Serie Zoologia, vol. 102, no. 3, pp. 269–276, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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