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The Bees of the World

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


  • Insects (entomology),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Hymenoptera,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Bees,
  • Classification

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages952
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870472M
ISBN 100801861330
ISBN 109780801861338

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