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Background
Bees, a natural resource
On-going and future research
About Dr. Soliman and Suez Canal University.
Bee list

Bee pollinators of alfalfa and Egyptian clover collected in 2001.

Bee Genus Subgenus Bee Species Synonym Crop Place Date
Amegilla   quadrifaciata &/or fuscosa?   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Amegilla   quadrifaciata &/or fuscosa?   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Chalicodoma flavipes   alfalfa Luxor 5-Jun-01
Megachile Chalicodoma flavipes   clover Luxor 5-Jun-01
Megachile Chalicodoma flavipes   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Chalicodoma flavipes   alfalfa El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Chalicodoma flavipes   mud houses El Tal El Kebir 7-Jun-01
Megachile Chalicodoma nigripes (Spin) mucorea clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Chalicodoma nigripes (Spin) mucorea mud houses El Tal El Kebir 7-Jun-01
Ceratlina Pithitis tarsata   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Ceratlina Pithitis tarsata   alfalfa Luxor 5-Jun-01
Ceratlina Pithitis tarsata   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Ceratlina Pithitis citriphila (?)   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Ceratlina Pithitis sannderii (?)   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile   patellimana   alfalfa Ismailia 7-Jun-01
Megachile   patellimana   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Eutricaria aff. submucida   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Eutricaria aff. uniformis   alfalfa El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Eutricaria aff. uniformis   mud houses El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Megachile Eutricaria aff. coelioxoides   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Lassioglosum   sp.   alfalfa Ismailia 7-Jun-01
Xylocopa   aestuans   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Pseudapis   sp. was Nomia alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Andrena   at least 2 species   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Andrena   sp.   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Apis   mellifera   clover Luxor 5-Jun-01
Apis   mellifera   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Apis   mellifera   clover El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01
Parasitic (Cuckoo) Bees
Radoszkowskiarda   gymnopygia   mud houses El Tal El Kebir 7-Jun-01
Coelioxys   aff. afra   mud houses El Tal El Kebir 7-Jun-01
Coelioxys   decipicus Spin   mud houses El Tal El Kebir 7-Jun-01
Thyreus   sp.   alfalfa Suez 30-May-01
Thyreus   sp.   alfalfa El Tal El Kebir 31-May-01

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June 17, 2002
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