Halictidae


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Halictidae

[hə′lik·tə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The halictid and sweat bees, a family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Apoidea.
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Halictidae members exhibit nearly every degree of sociality ranging from solitary to eusocialilty (10).
The study has clearly shown that themost common flower visitors are members of the bee families Apidae, Megachilidae, Halictidae, and Colletidae.
Two new species of Caenohalictus Cameron, 1903 (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) from Colombia.
[14] observed 10 species of wild bees at Vigna unguiculata in Ghana belonging to the families Apidae (Xylocopa, Apis, and Amegilla), Megachilidae (Megachile eurymera), and Halictidae (Nomia sp.).
We found seven visitor species, three species belong to Hymenoptera (two Apidae: Ancyloscelis apiformis (Fabricius, 1793), and Diadasia olivacea (Cresson, 1878), one to Halictidae: Augochloropsis metallica (Fabricius, 1793)); two species to Diptera (Anthrax irroratus (Say, 1823) and Musca domestica L.) (families Muscidae and Bombyliidae respectively); one species to Orthoptera (Phaedrotettix sp.
Las familias botanicas donde se capturaron la mayoria de las familias de abejas fueron Asteraceae, Cactaceae, Fabaceae, Rosaceae y Scrophulariaceae; mientras que en las que se recolectaron abejas de solo una familia fueron: Malvaceae con Andrenidae; Acanthaceae, Convolvulaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Lamiaceae, Papaveraceae, Plantaginaceae y Passifloraceae con Apidae; Brassicaceae y Zygophyllaceae con Halictidae. Por otra parte, las abejas de mayor ocurrencia en las familias de plantas fueron Apidae (en 17) y Halictidae (en 13); al contrario de Colletidae que se capturo unicamente en dos (Cuadro 7).
Harter-Marques e Engels (2003) identificaram uma grande diversidade de abelhas visitando flores de Mimosa scabrella, totalizando quarenta e quatro especies e quatro familias, sendo Apidae a que apresentou os visitantes mais abundantes e fieis e Halictidae a que apresentou maior diversidade de especies.
Predator recognition and evasive behavior by sweat bees, Lasioglossum umbripenne (Hymenoptera: Halictidae), in response to predation by ants, Ectatomma ruidum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
We see the oldest records of such insects as seed weevils (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), sweat bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae), and panorpid scorpionflies (Mecoptera: Panorpidae) (Archibald and Mathewes 2000; Engel and Archibald 2003); and the earliest salmonid fish (Wilson and Li 1999).
jalapa, the reproductive biology is associated to the self-fecundation of the flowers, in spite of being recorded for the south area of Brazil the presence of a type of moth that accomplishes pollination, besides floral robbers like Xylocopa, Halictidae (Hymenoptera), thrips (Thysanoptera) and Diabrotica (Coleoptera), which obtain nectar through the perforation in the base of the chalice (LEAL et al., 2001).