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collet

[käl·ət]
(design engineering)
A split, coned sleeve to hold small, circular tools or work in the nose of a lathe or other type of machine.
(engineering)
The glass neck remaining on a bottle after it is taken off the glass-blowing iron.
Pieces of glass, ordinarily discarded, that are added to a batch of glass. Also spelled cullet.
(horology)
A small, friction-tight collar on a balance staff which holds the inner end of a balance spring.
(lapidary)
The small, horizontal face at the bottom of a brilliant-cut gemstone.
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There is no phylogenetic study of North American Colletes into which this species may be inserted, but it might possibly belong to the hyalinus species group proposed by Stephen (1954) along with C.
A revision of the bee genus Colletes in America north of Mexico.
A mark-recapture study of maie Colletes cunicularius bees: Implications for pollination by sexual deception.
2009 on Colletes hederae), which implies that estimating their foraging range does not provide the full picture about dispersal capabilities of wild bees, their inter-population connectedness and their capability to invade new territories.