Report on the stingless bees of Bhutan (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini)

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Tshering Nidup
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8802-0345

Abstract

Two species of stingless bees, Tetragonula gressitti (Sakagami) and Lepidotrigona arcifera (Cockerell), are reported from Bhutan for the first time.  The nest description and meliponiculture are described.  This is the gross underestimation of Meliponini diversity in Bhutan and summons more study on the diversity, biology, and meliponiculture.

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Nidup, T. 2021. Report on the stingless bees of Bhutan (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini). Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 5 (Apr. 2021), 18344–18348. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4504.13.5.18344-18348.
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Author Biography

Tshering Nidup, Associate Lecturer, Department of Environment and Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan.

Associate Lecturer.

Department of Environment and Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.

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