Vol. 29 Núm. 2 (2013)
Notas científicas

Native bees in blooming orange (Citrus sinensis) and lemon (C. limon) orchards in Yucatán, Mexico

Julieta Grajales-Conesa
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
Virginia Meléndez-Ramírez
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
Leopoldo Cruz-López
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur. Unidad Tapachula
Daniel Sánchez
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur. Unidad Tapachula

Publicado 31-08-2013

Cómo citar

Grajales-Conesa, J., Meléndez-Ramírez, V., Cruz-López, L., & Sánchez, D. (2013). Native bees in blooming orange (Citrus sinensis) and lemon (C. limon) orchards in Yucatán, Mexico. ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 29(2), 437–440. https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2013.2921124


The objective of this study was to determine the richness and abundance of bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in orange and lemon orchards in bloom in Yucatan, Mexico. Eight were collected species of bees; 98% of the specimens corresponded to Apis mellifera, and the remaining 2% to bees native These findings are discussed based on the ecology of native bees and previous studies
in the same area of study.


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