Bumblebees (3rd edition)


Prys-Jones, O E; Corbet, S A 2011, Pelagic Publishing, Softback, pp 130, ISBN:978-1-907807-06-0

This new edition embraces the wealth of information published on bumblebee life history, ecology, foraging, parasites and conservation in recent years. It includes a new chapter on the very real threats to bumblebees; their crucial role as pollinators of our native flora and crops; ways to promote their survival; advantages and problems posed by their commercial use; as well as updated colour plates, keys abd distribution maps of all British species (including Bombus hypnorum).
Content includes:
The natural history of true bumblebees (Bombus)
Nests and their establishment in captivity
Cuckoo bumblebees Bombus (Psithyrus), parasites and nest associates
Foraging behaviour
Threats, conservation and commercial use

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