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Volume 90, Issue 3, Pages 193-209
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1983/28573

Nest Building Behavior and Development of the Sunflower Leafcutter Bee: Eumegachile (Sayapis) Pugnata (Say) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

1University of Idaho, SW Idaho Research and Extension Center, Parma 83660, Idaho, USA
2Bee Biology & Systematics Laboratory Agricultural Research, Science & Education Administration USDA, Utah State University, UMC 53, Logan 84322, Utah, USA

Received 29 March 1983

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