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Meloe

 

a genus of beetles of the family Meloidae. The body measures 7-50 mm; wings are absent. There are about 130 species widely distributed throughout the world, except for Australia and South America. In the USSR there are more than 40 species, chiefly in the south. The larvae of Meloe parasitize the nests of solitary bees and sometimes bring about the death of the common honeybee; the Meloe beetles may damage the shoots of field crops in the spring.

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Filosoof Jacob Meloe arvab (Meloe 1990, 73), et uurimistoos tuleb end asetada sellesse tegevusvalja, milles uuritav objekt asub, ja alles siis kasitleda nii seda objekti kui ka selle osakaalu tegevuses.
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This faking out of solitary bees by the blister beetle Meloe franciscanus marks the first recorded case of parasitic insects cooperating to mimic their target, report Hafernik and his San Francisco State colleague Leslie Saul-Gershenz.
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