MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Trichothurgus bolithophilus n. sp. (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae) a bee nesting in horse manure pads in Patagonia, Argentina
Autor/es:
SARZETTI, L. C.; GENISE, J. F.; SANCHEZ, M. V.
Revista:
JOURNAL OF HYMENOPTERA RESEARCH
Editorial:
INT SOC HYMENOPTERISTS
Referencias:
Año: 2012 vol. 29 p. 9 - 9
ISSN:
1070-9428
Resumen:
A new species of Trichothurgus, described herein, T. bolitophilus sp. n., nests in dry horse manure pads in Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina. The simplest nests consisted of one main tunnel ending in a series of 2 cells without partitions between them. In the more complex ones up to 6 cells were connected laterally to the main tunnel. Nests showed signs of reutilization. The behavior of nesting in horse manure is described for the first time in bees.