Polarization microscopy and topochemistry of the cocoon of Lithurgus chrysurus (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

Polarization microscopy and topochemistry of the cocoon of Lithurgus chrysurus (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

Jerome G. Rozen, Maria Luiza S. Mello

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The cocoon of Lithurgus chrysurus Fonscolobe, a univoltine species belonging to the megachilid subfamily Lithurginae, was studied using polarization microscopy and topochemical methods. The aim of the study was to establish the composition and structure of the cocoon wall of this bee in comparison...

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Polarization microscopy and topochemistry of the cocoon of Lithurgus chrysurus (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

Jerome G. Rozen, Maria Luiza S. Mello


										

Polarization microscopy and topochemistry of the cocoon of Lithurgus chrysurus (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

Jerome G. Rozen, Maria Luiza S. Mello

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    Annals of the Entomological Society of America

    Vol. 107, no. 3 (may, 2014), p. 627-634