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Cherix, D.

Year: 2011


Capaldi Evans, E. & Butler, C.A. 2010: Why do bees buzz? Fascinating answers to questions about bees. – Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, and London, 229 pp.

Journal: Myrmecological News

Volume: 14

Pages: 122

Type of contribution: Book Review

Supplementary material: No


Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, Nj, and London, 229 pp., Paperback, Isbn 978-0-8135-4721-3, Price: Usd 21.95 Prof. Dr. Daniel Cherix, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland; Museum of Zoology, Palais de Rumine, Place de la Riponne 6-CP, 1014 Lausanne, Switzerland. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Myrmecol. News 14: 122 (online 19 November 2010) Issn 1994-4136 (print), Issn 1997-3500 (online) Received 9 November 2010; accepted 9 November 2010 Bees are not ants, as you know. Moreover, among the Apidae, up to 85% of the species are not even eusocial! Nevertheless, keeping an updated broad knowledge about bees is important for us as hymenopterists of another sort, and this book will help, especially if you do not find the time to read all the relevant bee papers in scientific journals. The new book by Elizabeth Capaldi Evans and Carol A. Butler will indeed bring you fascinating answers to…

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Publisher: The Austrian Society of Entomofaunistics

ISSN: Print: 1994-4136 - Online: 1997-3500