Oviposition behavior of stingless bees (Apidae, Meliponinae) XVI. Trigona (Tetragonula) carbonaria endemic to Australia, with a highly integrated oviposition process

  • Yamane S
  • Heard T
  • Sakagami S
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The oviposition behaviour of T. carbonaria is described and compared with that of 4 Malesian consubgeners. T. carbonaria has a highly integrated oviposition sequence, in contrast to the simpler sequence in its consubgeners, and its phylogenetic affinities are discussed.

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  • S Yamane

  • T A Heard

  • S F Sakagami

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