Bees of Costa Rica (Paperback)

Bees of Costa Rica By Paul E. Hanson, Mauricio Fernández Otárola, Jorge Lobo Segura Cover Image
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In this richly illustrated guide, Bees of Costa Rica, leading bee experts showcase the diversity of bees in Costa Rica and the myriad ways in which they interact with flowers and people.

Costa Rica is home to 117 bee genera and approximately 700 bee species. Focusing on the five bee families present in Costa Rica, the authors describe the bees' general physical traits, foraging and mating behavior, and nest characteristics. Chapters cover the relationships between bees and other insects, profiles of plants pollinated by bees, and practical suggestions for bee conservation.

With identification keys and more than 150 color photographs, Bees of Costa Rica is essential for anyone looking to learn about and protect these important pollinators in Costa Rica and beyond.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781501769061
ISBN-10: 1501769065
Publisher: Comstock Publishing
Publication Date: November 15th, 2023
Pages: 296
Language: English