By Ted Benton

ISBN-10: 1784270881

ISBN-13: 9781784270889

In Britain and eire there are approximately ten instances extra species of solitary bee than bumblebee and honeybee mixed, but the solitary bees are typically overlooked and we all know less approximately them. they seem to be a interesting, appealing and numerous team that may be came across simply in quite a lot of habitats, either city and rural, and they're vital as pollinators.

Solitary bees presents an advent to the usual background, ecology and conservation of solitary bees, including an easy-to-use key to genera.

Chapters conceal: range and popularity; Bee lives; Cuckoos within the nest; Bees and plants; The conservation of solitary bees; methods to functional paintings; Keys to the genera of bees of the British Isles - women and men; and References and extra reading.

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