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Journal of Insect Behavior

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 123–128 | Cite as

Communication amongMelipona workers (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

  • Warwick Estevam Kerr
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Key words

stingless bees bee communication Melipona species 

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References

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warwick Estevam Kerr
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  1. 1.Universidade Federal de UberlândiaUberlândia, MGBrazil

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