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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.18 no.3-4 Manaus  1988 


Nest structure of a Euglossa sp. n. In a fruit of Theobroma subincanum from Ecuadorean Amazonas

Jens Mogens Olesen *  

*Botanical Institute, University of Aarhus, Nordlandsvej 68, DK-8240. Risskov, Denmark


A nest of an undescribed species of Euglossa was found inside a fruit of Theobroma subincanum (Sterculiaceae) in the Amazonian rainforest, Ecuador. It contained 3-4 living females and one dead and 37 cells in all. Total length of bee 12.5mm; frons blue-green; thorax blue; abdomen bronze above, green and dark ventrally; and kind tibia blue. Tongue about 11 mm long.

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