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Volume 2012, Article ID 814097, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/814097
Research Article

Nesting Activity and Behavior of Osmia cornifrons (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Elucidated Using Videography

Department of Entomology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA

Received 27 January 2012; Accepted 16 March 2012

Academic Editor: Felipe Andrés León Contrera

Copyright © 2012 Matthew I. McKinney and Yong-Lak Park. 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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  • Matthew I. McKinney, and Yong-Lak Park, “Distribution of Chaetodactylus krombeini (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) within Osmia cornifrons (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) nests: implications for population management,” Experimental and Applied Acarology, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 153–161, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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