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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/5792

Title: A gynandromorph of Megachile (Austromegachile) montezuma Cresson (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Megachilidae)
Authors: González, Víctor H.
Keywords: bees, Megachilini.
abejas, Megachilini.
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2004
Publisher: Sociedad Venezolana de Entomologia
Citation: Entomotropica (ISSN: 1317-5262) Vol 19 Num 3
Abstract: González VH. 2004. A gynandromorph of Megachile (Austromegachile) montezuma Cresson (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Megachilidae).Entomotropica 19(3): 155-156. A mixed gynandromorph of Megachile ( Austromegachile ) montezuma is described from a single specimen from Brazil. The gynandromorph has a head that resembles a male but with mixed male and female features, whereas the mesosoma and metasoma are mostly male and female in characters,respectively.The possibility of as yet unknown developmental mechanism that promotes gynandromorphism in Megachile over other bees is also discussed, given its higher frequency of occurrence in the genus than in other bees, and its highly ecological and morphological diversity.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/5792
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=em04025
Rights: Copyright 2004 - Sociedad Venezolana de Entomología
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