A scientific note on levels of polyandry of 2 queens of the Himalayan giant honeybee, Apis laboriosaJun-ichi Takahashia and Jun Nakamurab
a Laboratory of Systematic Entomology, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060-8589, Japan
b Honeybee Science Research Center, Tamagawa University, Machida, Tokyo, 194-8610, Japan
(Received 8 August 2002; revised 23 September 2002; accepted 3 October 2002)
Key words: Apis laboriosa / polyandry / mating number / microsatellites / relatedness
Correspondence and reprints: Jun-ichi Takahashi
e-mail: email@example.com; Present address: Laboratory of Entomology, Department of Agriculture, Graduate School of Agriculture, Tamagawa University, Machida, Tokyo, 194-8610, Japan.
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