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Definition of the noun megachilidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. leaf-cutting and mason bees

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

GOETTEL Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB, Canada The alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), has been successfully semi- domesticated within the last 50 years to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

See MEGACHILIDAE. Megachilidae (mason bees, leafcutter bees, carder bees; order *Hymenoptera, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

[Hymenoptera: Megachilidae]: A Species widespread in North America and which includes numerous Subspecies . See MegaChilidae. MASS EXTINCTION The disappearance of Taxa of plants or ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Megachilidae Mutillidae Nomadidae Pompilidae (also called Psammocharidae) Proctotrupidae (also called Serphoidea) Prosopidae (also called Hylaeidae) Scoliidae Siricidae Sphecidae Tenthredinidae Vespidae Aylocopidae Leaf- cutting ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

mason bee Any member of the genera Anthocopa, Chalicodoma, Dianthidium, Heriades, Hoplitis, or Osmia, of the cosmopolitan family Megachilidae.

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Female bees methodically groom themselves and pack the pollen into special devices known as pollen brushes or 'scopae' which consist of long dense hairs on the hind legs of most bees, or on the underside of the abdomen in Megachilidae.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Land Invertebrate Behaviour (1993)

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

bruneri (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). /.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Leafcutting, or mason bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) can be up to ten times more efficient than honey bees at pollinating some early spring crops. These “ solitary” bees, unlike honey bees, do not live in colonies and are immune to the ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Eumenidae Mud or potter wasps Evaniidae Ensign wasps Formicidae Ants Ichneumonidae Ichneumon wasps Megachilidae Leaf-cutting bees and mason bees Multilidae Velvet ants Nomadidae Cuckoo bees Pompilidae (also called Spider ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Megachilidae Invertebrate Zoology, a cosmopolitan family of large, long-tongued, mostly solitary bees. Megachiroptera Vertebrate Zoology, the Old World fruit bats, a suborder containing the family Pteropodidae. characterized by orientation by ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Potter-bee, any one of certain bees of the aculeate hymenopterous family Megachilidae, which construct small globular cells of earth and attach them to the stem of a plant.—Sharp-tongued burrowing bee, any aculeate hymenopterous insect ...

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