Pedro, Silvia R.M.

Pot-Pollen in Stingless Bee Melittology

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Table of contents

Part I. Pollen and the Evolution of Mutualism

1. Pot-Pollen as a Discipline: What Does It Include?
David W. Roubik, Jorge Enrique Moreno Patiño

2. Are Stingless Bees a Broadly Polylectic Group? An Empirical Study of the Adjustments Required for an Improved Assessment of Pollen Diet in Bees
Favio Gerardo Vossler

3. Pollen Collected by Stingless Bees: A Contribution to Understanding Amazonian Biodiversity
Maria L. Absy, André R. Rech, Marcos G. Ferreira

4. The Stingless Honey Bees (Apidae, Apinae: Meliponini) in Panama and Pollination Ecology from Pollen Analysis
David W. Roubik, Jorge Enrique Moreno Patiño

5. The Value of Plants for the Mayan Stingless Honey Bee Melipona beecheii (Apidae: Meliponini): A Pollen-Based Study in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
Rogel Villanueva-Gutiérrez, David W. Roubik, Wilberto Colli-Ucán, Margarito Tuz-Novelo

6. Melittopalynological Studies of Stingless Bees from the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
Roziah Ghazi, Nur Syuhadah Zulqurnain, Wahizatul Afzan Azmi

7. The Contribution of Palynological Surveys to Stingless Bee Conservation: A Case Study with Melipona subnitida

Camila Maia-Silva, Amanda Aparecida Castro Limão, Michael Hrncir, Jaciara Silva Pereira, Vera Lucia Imperatriz-Fonseca

8. Pollen Storage by Melipona quadrifasciata anthidioides in a Protected Urban Atlantic Forest Area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ortrud Monika Barth, Alex Silva de Freitas, Bart Vanderborgth

9. Angiosperm Resources for Stingless Bees (Apidae, Meliponini): A Pot-Pollen Melittopalynological Study in the Gulf of Mexico
Elia Ramírez-Arriaga, Karina G. Pacheco-Palomo, Yolanda B. Moguel-Ordoñez, Raquel Zepeda García Moreno, Luis M. Godínez-García

10. Annual Foraging Patterns of the Maya Bee Melipona beecheii (Bennett, 1831) in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Juan Carlos Trani, Rogel Villanueva-Gutiérrez

11. Crop Pollination by Stingless Bees
Virginia Meléndez Ramírez, Ricardo Ayala, Hugo Delfín González

12. Stingless Bees as Potential Pollinators in Agroecosystems in Argentina: Inferences from Pot-Pollen Studies in Natural Environments
Favio Gerardo Vossler, Diego César Blettler, Guillermina Andrea Fagúndez, Milagros Dalmazzo

Part II. Biodiversity, Behavior and Microorganisms of the Stingless Bees (Meliponini)

13. Stingless Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Meliponini) from Gabon
Edgard Cédric Fabre Anguilet, Taofic Alabi, Bach Kim Nguyen, Toussaint Ndong Bengone, Éric Haubruge, Frédéric Francis

14. 100 Species of Meliponines (Apidae: Meliponini) in a Parcel of Western Amazonian Forest at Yasuní Biosphere Reserve, Ecuador
David W. Roubik

15. Diversity of Stingless Bees in Ecuador, Pot-Pollen Standards, and Meliponiculture Fostering a Living Museum Meliponini of the World
Patricia Vit, Silvia R. M. Pedro, Favian Maza, Virginia Meléndez Ramírez, Viviana Frisone

16. Nesting Ecology of Stingless Bees in Africa
Robert Kajobe, David W. Roubik

17. On the Trophic Niche of Bees in Cerrado Areas of Brazil and Yeasts in Their Stored Pollen
Paula Calaça, Cláudia Simeão, Esther Margarida Bastos, Carlos Augusto Rosa, Yasmine Antonini

18. A Review of the Artificial Diets Used as Pot-Pollen Substitutes
Cristiano Menezes, Camila Raquel Paludo, Mônica Tallarico Pupo

19. Yeast and Bacterial Composition in Pot-Pollen Recovered from Meliponini in Colombia: Prospects for a Promising Biological Resource
Marcela Villegas-Plazas, Judith Figueroa-Ramírez, Carla Portillo, Paola Monserrate, Víctor Tibatá, Oswaldo Andrés Sánchez, Howard Junca

Part III. Stingless Bees in Culture and Traditions

20. Cultural, Psychological, and Organoleptic Factors Related to the Use of Stingless Bees by Rural Residents of Northern Misiones, Argentina
Fernando Zamudio, Norma Ines Hilgert

21. The Maya Universe in a Pollen Pot: Native Stingless Bees in Pre-Columbian Maya Art
Laura Elena Sotelo Santos, Carlos Alvarez Asomoza

Part IV. Chemical Composition, Bioactivity and Biodiversity of Pot-Pollen

22. Nutritional Composition of Pot-Pollen from Four Species of Stingless Bees (Meliponini) in Southeast Asia
Bajaree Chuttong, Rewat Phongphisutthinant, Korawan Sringarm, Michael Burgett, Ortrud Monika Barth

23. Characterization of Scaptotrigona mexicana Pot-Pollen from Veracruz, Mexico
Adriana Contreras-Oliva, Juan Antonio Pérez-Sato, Fernando Carlos Gómez-Merino, Luz Anel López-Garay, Rogel Villanueva-Gutiérrez, María Magdalena Crosby-Galván, Libia Iris Trejo-Téllez

24. Chemical Characterization and Bioactivity of Tetragonisca angustula Pot-Pollen from Mérida, Venezuela
Patricia Vit, Bertha Santiago, María Peña-Vera, Elizabeth Pérez-Pérez

25. Chemical, Microbiological, and Palynological Composition of the “Samburá” Melipona scutellaris Pot-Pollen
Rogério Marcos de Oliveira Alves, Geni Silva Sodré, Carlos Alfredo Lopes Carvalho

26. Characterization of Pot-Pollen from Southern Venezuela
Patricia Vit, Giancarlo Ricciardelli D’Albore, Ortrud Monika Barth, María Peña-Vera, Elizabeth Pérez-Pérez

27. Bioactivity and Botanical Origin of Austroplebeia and Tetragonula Australian Pot-Pollen
Elizabeth Pérez-Pérez, Miguel Sulbarán-Mora, Ortrud Monika Barth, Carmelina Flavia Massaro, Patricia Vit

28. Antibacterial Activity of Ethanolic Extracts of Pot-Pollen Produced by Eight Meliponine Species from Venezuela
Miguel Sulbarán-Mora, Elizabeth Pérez-Pérez, Patricia Vit

29. Metabolomics Analysis of Pot-Pollen from Three Species of Australian Stingless Bees (Meliponini)
Carmelina Flavia Massaro, Tommaso Francesco Villa, Caroline Hauxwell

Part V. Marketing and Standards of Pot-Pollen

30. Rural-Urban Meliponiculture and Ecosystems in Neotropical Areas. Scaptotrigona, a Resilient Stingless Bee?
Sol Martínez-Fortún, Carlos Ruiz, Natalia Acosta Quijano, Patricia Vit

31. Pot-Pollen ‘Samburá’ Marketing in Brazil and Suggested Legislation
Rogério Marcos Oliveira Alves, Carlos Alfredo Lopes Carvalho

Keywords: Life Sciences, Animal Ecology, Entomology, Food Science, Animal Biochemistry, Animal Physiology, Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography

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