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Conservation Status of the Endemic Bees of Hawai'I, Hylaeus (Nesoprosopis) (Hymenoptera: Colletidae)1
By Magnacca, Karl N Abstract: The 60 species of native Hylaeus bees in the Hawaiian Islands are important pollinators in native ecosystems, but they have been almost completely ignored in conservation studies.
Word of the Day
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.