By I. Lobl, A. Smetana

This can be the 6th quantity of a complete sequence which covers approximately 100,000 species of Coleoptera recognized to ensue within the Palaearctic zone. the knowledge supplied for every species is as follows: basic taxonomic info of all on hand names within the genus and species degrees released by way of the top of 1999; the taxonomic details lower than subfamily, prepared alphabetically; and the sort species of genera and subgenera, together with synonyms. Distributional facts of species and subspecies is given according to kingdom. specific distributional details for strict endemics is supplied, and brought species are indicated. The sequence is a collective paintings of approximately 100 coleopterists from Europe, Japan, the US, and Australia.

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34 35 36 body The body of the honeybee comprises the head, thorax, and abdomen. The antennae, eyes, proboscis, and mandibles are part of the head; four wings and six legs are attached to the thorax; the internal and reproductive organs, glands, wax plates, and sting are parts of the abdomen. 37 rear 10x 38 39 40 41 Beatrice 14x (previous) Sabine 15x 42 abdomen 23x (above) Foreshortened view of the abdomen with sting abdomen 27x (opposite) Overview of the tergal sclerites, plates on the upper side of the abdomen 44 abdomen 30x A side view of the interweaving edges of the tergal and sternal sclerites, the upper and lower abdominal plates 46 47 sting 37x The sting is a modified ovipositor (the organ for laying eggs).

48 49 abdomen 70x The abdomen is divided into the propodeum (first segment) and the metasoma (the remaining segments) at the petiole (a narrow constriction). This is a seldom-seen view of the end of the propodeum that is ordinarily hidden (it fits into the opening of the second segment). The petiole enables agile movement of the metasoma for laying eggs, mating, or stinging. 51 body 75x One abdominal sclerite (plate) overrides the next. 52 54 55 abdominal terrain 370x (previous) sting 650x (opposite) When a bee stings a person, bear, skunk, or other mammal, the barbs of the sting become anchored in the flesh.

34 35 36 body The body of the honeybee comprises the head, thorax, and abdomen. The antennae, eyes, proboscis, and mandibles are part of the head; four wings and six legs are attached to the thorax; the internal and reproductive organs, glands, wax plates, and sting are parts of the abdomen. 37 rear 10x 38 39 40 41 Beatrice 14x (previous) Sabine 15x 42 abdomen 23x (above) Foreshortened view of the abdomen with sting abdomen 27x (opposite) Overview of the tergal sclerites, plates on the upper side of the abdomen 44 abdomen 30x A side view of the interweaving edges of the tergal and sternal sclerites, the upper and lower abdominal plates 46 47 sting 37x The sting is a modified ovipositor (the organ for laying eggs).

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