Xylocopa


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Related to Xylocopa: Xylocopa violacea
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Noun1.Xylocopa - carpenter beesXylocopa - carpenter bees      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Apidae, family Apidae - honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees
carpenter bee - large solitary bee that lays eggs in tunnels bored into wood or plant stems
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Kugler (1980) reported that over 38% of insect visitors on flowers were Bombus hortorum, nearly 20% were Xylocopa violaceae, 9% Amegilla quadrifasciata and 6% Apis mellifera.
Occupation of active Xylocopa virginica nests by the recently invasive Megachile sculpturalis in upstate New York.
mellifera y Xylocopa augusti Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau (Telleria, 1995; 1999; Basilio, 2000; Lucia, Telleria, Ramello, & Abrahamovich, 2017).
dorsata, Amegilla cingulata and Xylocopa sp.), one species each from Halictidae (Halictus sp.), Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon sp.) and Sphecidae (Sphex sp.) were found on B.
2 Xylocopacalens 38 Xylocopa flavorufa 6 Xylocopa incostans 11 Xylocopa torridium 2 Xylocopa (xylomellisosp.
On the other hand, Xylocopa fenestrata could do so in just its two consecutive visits, thus having an edge over the other three pollinators of the bath sponge.
Bumble bees (Bombus spp.), the eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica L.), several species of halictids, the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.), the mining bee (Svastra atripes Cresson), and the leaf-cutter bee (Megachile brevis Say) were found to be common visitors of partridge pea flowers (Robertson, 1890; Hardin et al., 1972; Thorp and Estes, 1975; Wolfe and Estes, 1992; Williams et at, 2015).
Floral sonication by bees: mesosomal vibration by Bombus and Xylocopa, but not Apis (Hymenoptera: Apidae), ejects pollen from poricidal anthers.
Outras abelhas como as dos generos Xylocopa e Exomalopsis atuaram tambem como agente polinizadores pois, ao coletarem o polen, tocavam nas estruturas reprodutivas favorecendo a polinizacao.