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Apidologie
Volume 39, Number 1, January-February 2008
Insights into Bee Evolution: A Tribute to Charles D. Michener
Page(s) 46 - 74
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2007052
Published online 09 February 2008
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