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  • n. Plural form of hymenopteran.


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  • The evolution of nectaries in late Cretaceous flowers signals the beginning of the mutualism between hymenopterans and angiosperms.


  • Therefore, the bee flies are flies order Diptera, even though bees are hymenopterans.

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  • Our results indicate that the Bombus impatiens worker bee has trichromatic colour vision, with photoreceptor spectral sensitivity peaks for UV, blue and green photoreceptors well within the ranges reported for other hymenopterans.

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  • Although scientists "assure" us that bees (hymenopterans) are not affected, there are Bt variants available that target beetles, flies and mosquitoes.

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  • Drosophila, Anopheles, and Apis and formulate hypotheses for the different numbers of matching sequences. hymenopterans.

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