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Volume 35, Number 4, July-August 2004
Page(s) 449 - 450
Apidologie 35 (2004) 339-340
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2004011

A scientific note on the nest and colony development of the Neotropical bumble bee Bombus (Robustobombus) melaleucus

Wolfgang R.E. Hoffmanna, b, Alexandra Torresb and Peter Neumannc, d

a   Institut für Zoologie, FU Berlin, Königin-Luise Str. 1-3, 14195 Berlin, Germany
b   Departamento de Química, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
c  Institut für Zoologie, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Hoher Weg 4 44, 06099 Halle/Saale, Germany
d  Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa

(Received 3 April 2003; revised 12 August 2003; accepted 1st September 2003)

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Key words: Bombus (Robustobombus) melaleucus / bumble bee / Neotropical / nesting biology

Corresponding author: Peter Neumann

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