Espécies nectaríferas e poliníferas utilizadas pela abelha Melipona compressipes fasciculata (MELIPONINAE, APIDAE), no Maranhão

Warwick Estevam Kerr Maria Lúcia Absy Antônio Carlos Marques Souza About the authors

This paper lists 79 species of plants used by Melipona compressipes fasciculata, the most common bee of Maranhão (a northern Brazilian State). Most of these plants are also visited by Apis Mellifera. Certain plant species are suggested for planting along roadsides, streets, avenues and town parks to increase the bee-exploited flora.


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