ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2009, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 452–455. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2009. Original Russian Text © V.A. Chashchukhin, D.G. Sofronov, 2009, published in Ekologiya, 2009, No. 6, pp. 477–480. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Trophic Preferences of Bees (Apoidea) in Meadow Biocenoses of the Southern Taiga V. A. Chashchukhin and D. G. Sofronov Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming, ul. Engel’sa 79, Kirov, 610000 Russia; email: firstname.lastname@example.org Received February 12, 2008 Key words: Apoidea, trophic preferences. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413609060137 The biocenotic role of numerous members of the groups were calculated according to C. Raunkiaer’s superfamily Apoidea as pollinators of terrestrial plants system (Voronov, 1973). The data presented below depends on their species composition and on the spe concern only the most abundant species, because cor cies composition of phytocenoses (Bryan, 1986; Rad rect interpretation of single observations is problem chenko and Pesenko, 1994; Goulson, 2003). Trophic atic. preferences are the main factor determining connec The activity of foraging and food preferences of tions of bees with particular plants in each biocenosis. bees depend mostly on their demand for carbohydrate Quantitative characteristics of these preferences, suit and protein food sources and the abundance and able
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