Free access
Issue
Apidologie
Volume 37, Number 2, March-April 2006
Stingless bees: biology and management
Page(s) 222 - 239
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2006025
Published online 22 June 2006
References of  Apidologie 37 (2006) 222-239
  • Alonso W.J., Lucena T., Velthuis H.H.W., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. (1998) Do Melipona bicolor (Apidae, Meliponinae) workers distinguish relatedness among different physogastric queens? Apidologie 29, 503-512.
  • Bego L.R. (1983) On some aspects of bionomics in Melipona bicolor bicolor Lepeletier (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponinae), Rev. Bras. Entomol. 27, 211-224.
  • Herbers J.M. (1993) Ecological determinants of queen number in ants, in: Keller L. (Ed.), Queen Number and Sociality in Insects, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 262-293.
  • Hölldobler B., Wilson E.O. (1990) The Ants, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.
  • Keller L. (Ed.) (1993) Queen Number and Sociality in Insects, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Kerr W.E. (1949) Algumas comparações entre a abelha européia (Apis mellifica L.) e as abelhas nativas brasileiras (Meliponini), O Solo (Oct. 1949), 39-47.
  • Michener C.D. (1974) The Social Behavior of the Bees, Belknap Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge.
  • Michener C.D. (2000) The Bees of the World, John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Nogueira-Neto P. (1997) Vida e Criação de Abelhas Indígenas sem Ferrão, Nogueirapis, São Paulo.
  • Rosengren R., Sundström L., Fortelius W. (1993) Monogyny and polygyny in Formica ants: the result of alternative dispersal tactics, in: Keller L. (Ed.), Queen Number and Sociality in Insects, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 308-333.
  • Sakagami S.F. (1966) Techniques for the observation of behavior and social organization of stingless bees by using a special hive, Papeis Avulsos Zool., São Paulo 19, 151-162.
  • Sakagami S.F. (1982) Stingless bees, in: Hermann H.R. (Ed.), Social Insects, Academic Press, New York, Vol. 3, pp. 361-423.
  • Silva D.L.N. da (1972) Considerações em torno de um caso de substituição de rainha de Plebeia (Plebeia) droryana (Friese, 1900) (Hymenoptera, Apidae), Homenagem a W.E. Kerr, Rio Claro, SP, Brasil, pp. 267-273.
  • Silva D.L.N. da, Zucchi R., Kerr W.E. (1972) Biological and behavioural aspects of the reproduction in some species of Melipona (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponinae), Anim. Behav. 20, 123-132 [CrossRef] [PubMed].
  • Silveira F.A., Melo G.A.R., Almeida E.A.B. (2002) Abelhas Brasileiras, Sistemática e Identificação, Belo Horizonte.
  • Sommeijer M.J., de Bruijn L.L.M., van de Guchte C. (1985) The social food flow within the colony of the stingless bee, Melipona favosa (F), Behaviour 92, 39-58.
  • Velthuis H.H.W., Roeling A., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. (2001) Repartition of reproduction among queens in the polygynous stingless bee Melipona bicolor, Proc. Exp. Appl. Entomol., NEV Amsterdam 12, 45-49.
  • Witter S., Wittmann D. (1997) Poliginia temporária em Plebeia wittmanni Moure and Camargo, 1989 (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponinae), Biociências Porto Alegre 5, 61-69.
  • Zucchi R. (1993) Ritualized dominance, evolution of queen-worker interactions and related aspects in stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae), in: Inoue T., Yamane S. (Eds.), Evolution of Insect Societies, Hakuhinsha, Tokyo, pp. 209-249.
  • Zucchi R., da Silva-Matos E.V., Nogueira-Ferreira F.H., Azevedo G.G. (1999) On the cell provisioning and oviposition process (POP) of the stingless bees - Nomenclature reappraisal and evolutionary considerations (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponinae), Sociobiology 34, 65-86.