All Title Author
Keywords Abstract

Publish in OALib Journal
ISSN: 2333-9721
APC: Only $99

ViewsDownloads

Relative Articles

First record of Eulaema helvola Moure (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossina) for the State of Minas Gerais: biogeographic and taxonomic implications

Dinamica de popula??es de Euglossina (Hymenoptera, Apidae) em mata ciliar, Urbano Santos, Maranh?o, Brasil

Um caso de anomalia em Eulaema mimetica Moure (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Euglossinae)

Development and Assessment of Plant-Based Synthetic Odor Baits for Surveillance and Control of Malaria Vectors

Análise faunística de abelhas Euglossina (Hymenoptera: Apidae) em ambientes de floresta nativa e plantios de Acacia mangium no Estado de Roraima. = Faunal analysis of the Euglossina bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) within the native Forest and plantations of Acacia mangium in the Brazilian State of Roraima.

Abelhas Euglossina (Hymenoptera, Apidae) coletadas em uma monocultura de eucalipto circundada por Cerrado em Urbano Santos, Maranh?o, Brasil

Composi??o e sazonalidade de espécies de Euglossina (Hymenoptera: Apidae) em mata e duna na área de Prote??o Ambiental da Barra do Rio Mamanguape, Rio Tinto, PB

Fauna and stratification of male orchid bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and their preference for odor baits in a forest fragment

Fauna de euglossina (Hymenoptera: Apidae) da Amaz?nia sul-ocidental, Acre, Brasil

Biogeographic notes on rare species of Euglossina (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Apini) occurring in the Brazilian Atlantic Rain Forest

More...

Daily activity patterns of visits by males of four species of Eulaema (Apidae: Euglossina) to odor baits in a tropical forest fragment in Bahia, Brasil

DOI: 10.1590/S1984-46702009000200002

Keywords: eulaema, odor baits, ombrophylous forest, orchid bees.

Full-Text   Cite this paper   Add to My Lib

Abstract:

several studies have been conducted with bees of the subtribe euglossina using odor baits as attractants. the objective of this study was to analyze the daily activity pattern of visits by males of four species of eulaema - eulaema nigrita lepeletier, 1841, eulaema flavescens (friese, 1899), eulaema cingulata (fabricius, 1804) and eulaema bombiformis (packard, 1869) - to vanillin and benzyl acetate baits, and their relationship with climatic and environmental factors throughout the day in different months of the year in a tropical forest fragment in bahia. eulaema nigrita was the most frequent species on vanillin baits and e. flavescens was the most frequent species on benzyl acetate baits. the highest frequency of visits was observed in february and december. activities started between 5:00 and 9:00 h. in february and november, visits of e. nigrita to the bait were observed daily, following a bimodal pattern. the same activity pattern was observed for e. bombiformis in december. males of four species of eulaema occurred in all remaining months in a unimodal daily activity pattern, with a higher frequency before 9:30 h. the correlation between the visiting activity to odor baits and climatic factors was low. this result can be due to bee flight activity occurring within a range of adequate climatic variation, particularly temperature, which in our study ranged from 23 to 32oc. daily activity patterns of euglossina males on odor baits can represent patterns of flower fragrance collection under natural conditions, with visits usually at the time of highest production.

Full-Text

comments powered by Disqus

Contact Us

service@oalib.com

QQ:3279437679

微信:OALib Journal