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Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 707501, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/707501
Research Article

Trade-Off between Foraging Activity and Infestation by Nest Parasites in the Primitively Eusocial Bee Halictus scabiosae

1Institute of Zoology, University Graz, 8010 Graz, Austria
2Seed Conservation Department, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Wakehurst Place, West Sussex RH17 6TN, UK

Received 10 August 2009; Accepted 12 November 2009

Academic Editor: James C. Nieh

Copyright © 2010 Andrea Lienhard 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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