First report of the use of extrafloral nectaries of Bauhinia forficata Link (Fabales: Fabaceae) by Tetragonisca angustula Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Primer reporte del uso de nectarios extraflorales de Bauhinia forficata Link (Fabales: Fabaceae) por Tetragonisca angustula Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Gerson Azulim Muller, Carlos Rodrigo Lehn
2019 Revista Chilena de Entomología  
Revista Chilena de Entomología (2019) 45 (4): 639-641. Este es un artículo de acceso abierto distribuido bajo los términos de la licencia Creative Commons License (CC BY NC 4.0) Scientific Note First report of the use of extrafloral nectaries of Bauhinia forficata Link (Fabales: Fabaceae) by Tetragonisca angustula Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Primer reporte del uso de nectarios extraflorales de Bauhinia forficata Link (Fabales: Fabaceae) por Tetragonisca angustula Latreille (Hymenoptera:
more » ... e (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Abstract. We report here for the first time the use of extrafloral nectaries of Bauhinia forficata Link by Tetragonisca angustula (Latreille, 1811). This behavior was observed in an urban area in southern Brazil during the afternoon between December 2018 and January 2019. Known information on alternative food resources for these bees is important for the preservation of this species.
doi:10.35249/rche.45.4.19.18 fatcat:rath2bzkinbwdhip7rcgjc5s6y