buscar esse táxon em outros sistemas Trigonisca atomaria (Cockerell, 1917)
Common Name: "mimí"

Trigona atomaria Cockerell, T. D. A (1917). New social bees. Psyche 24: 120-128 [127] .
Type data: holotype USNM 23162 <F> worker.
Type locality: Pozo Azul, Costa Rica, 15.VI.1902, M. A. Carriker Jr. coll..


Neotropical Region: Costa Rica (Alajuela, Guanacaste, Puntarenas); Panama (Chiriquí, Colón)


Albuquerque, P. M. C. & Camargo, J. M. F. (2007). Espécies novas de Trigonisca Moure (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Apinae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 51 (2): 160-175 [160] (list)
Blomquist, G. J., Roubik, D. W. & Buchmann, S. L. (1985). Wax chemistry of two stingless bees of the Trigonisca group (Apididae [sic]: Meliponinae). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B. Comp. Biochem. 82 (1): 137-142 [137-142] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, biochemistry, wax composition)
Cornaby, B. W. (1974). Carrion reduction by animals in contrasting tropical habitats. Biotropica 6 (1): 51-63 [61] (as Trigona (Hypotrigona) atomaria, list, geographic record, carrrion visiting: lizard)
Griswold, T., Parker, F. D. & Hanson, P. E. (1995). The bees (Apidae) pp. 650-691 in Hanson, P. E. & Gauld, I. D. (ed.) The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. London: Natural History Museum 893 pp. [685, 690] (nest, list)
Koedam, D., Jungnickel, H., Tentschert, J., Jones, G. R. & Morgan, E. D. (2002). Production of wax by virgin queens of the stingless bee Melipona bicolor (Apidae, Meliponinae). Insectes Soc. 49: 229-233 [231, 232] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, biochemistry, wax composition, comparative notes, citation)
Lorenzon, M. C. A., A. G. Bandeira, H. M. Aquino & N. Maracajá-Filho (1999). Relationship between Partamona (Hym., Apidae) and Constrictotermes (Isop., Termitidae) in the semiarid region of Paraíba state, Brazil. Rev. Nordestina Biol. 13 (1/2): 61-68 [66] (as Trigonisca alomaria [sic], predator: termites, citation)
Lutz, F. E. & Cockerell, T. D. A (1920). Notes on distribution and bibliography of North American bees of the families Apidae, Meliponidae, Bombidae, Euglossidae, and Anthophoridae. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 42: 491-641 [495] (as Trigona atomaria, geographic record, citation)
Michener, C. D. (1954). Bees of Panamá. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 104 (1): 5-175 [172] (as Trigona (Hypotrigona) duckei atomaria, synonymy, geographic record)
Michener, C. D. & Roubik, D. W. (1993). Observations on the labium of meliponine bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) pp. 251-265 in Inoue, T. & Yamane, S. (ed.) Evolution of insect societies: Comparative sociology of bees, wasps and ants. Tokyo: Hakuhin-sha Publishing Co. [256] (morphology, labium)
Ramalho, M., Kleinert-Giovannini, A. & Imperatriz-Fonseca, V. L. (1990). Important bee plants for stingless bees (Melipona and Trigonini) and Africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera) in neotropical habitats: a review. Apidologie 21: 469-488 [473] (as Trigona atomaria, geographic record, habitat, pollen, citation)
Roubik, D. W. (1983). Nest and colony characteristics of stingless bees from Panamá (Hymenoptera: Apidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 53 (6): 327-355 [330, 336, 340, 346-347, 352] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, nesting site: tree cavity, geographic record, nest entrance, nest characteristics, nest population, nest density)
Roubik, D. W. (1989). Ecology and natural history of tropical bees. New York: Cambridge University Press 1-514 +x pp. [242] (predator: termites)
Roubik, D. W. (1992). Stingless Bees: A guide to Panamanian and Mesoamerican species and their nests (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponinae) pp. 495-524 in Quintero, D. & A. Aiello (ed.) Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica. Selected Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press 692 pp. [501, 513, 518, 523] (key, figure: hind leg, synonymy, geographic range, body size, diagnosis, comparative note, geographic record, nesting site: in living tree, nest entrance, behavior, folk name: "mimí")
Roubik, D. W. (1993). Direct costs of forest reproduction, bee-cycling and the efficiency of pollination modes. Journal of Biosciences 18 (4): 537-553 [549] (habitat, nest density)
Roubik, D. W., Enrique Moreno, J., Vergara, C. & Wittmann, D. (1986). Sporadic food competition with the African honey bee: projected impact on neotropical social bees. J. Trop. Ecol. 2: 97-111 [99, 101, 102, 104, 109] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, geographic record, behavior, foraging activity, pollen, nectar, pollen records: Cecropia insignis (Moraceae), Socratea durissima, Elaeis oleifera (Palmae), Pouteria stipitata (Sapotaceae), competition)
Sakagami, S. F., Roubik, D. W. & Zucchi, R. (1993). Ethology of the robber stingless bee, Lestrimelitta limao (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Sociobiology 21 (2): 237-277 [243] (colony not raided by Lestrimelitta)
Schwarz, H. F. (1934). The social bees (Meliponidae) of Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone. Am. Mus. Novit. 731: 1-23 [23] (as Trigona atomaria, geographic record, traxonomic note)
Schwarz, H. F. (1948). Stingless bees (Meliponidae) of the Western Hemisphere. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 90: xvii+546 [398] (as Trigona (Hypotrigona) atomaria, body color, comparative note)
Wille, A. (1961). Evolutionary trends in the ventral nerve cord of stingless bees (Meliponini). Revista de Biologia Tropical 9 (1): 117-129 [117, 121] (as Trigona (Hypotrigona) duckei atomaria and Trigona (Hypotrigona) duckei, morphology, ventral nerve cord, ganglia fusion)
Wille, A. (1965). A new species of stingless bee (Meliponini) from Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 13 (1): 139-141 [139, 141] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, list, comparative note)
Wille, A. (1983). Biology of the stingless bees. Ann. Rev. Entomol. 28: 41-64 [53, 54] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, nest population, citation, body size)
Wille, A. & C. D. Michener (1973). The nest architecture of stingless bees with special reference to those of Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 21 (Suplemento 1): 1-278 [11, 20, 32, 44, 55, 124, 265] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, nesting site: slender tubular tree cavities, geographic record, habitat, nest characteristics, body color, nest population)
Wille, A., Orozco, E. & Raabe, C. (1983). Polinización del chayote Sechium edule (Jacq.) Swartz en Costa Rica. Revista de Biologia Tropical 31 (1): 145-154 [147] (as Trigona (Trigonisca) atomaria, geographic record, pollination: Sechium edule (Cucurbitaceae))

How to cite this page
J. M. F. Camargo & S. R. M. Pedro, 2013. Meliponini Lepeletier, 1836. In Moure, J. S., Urban, D. & Melo, G. A. R. (Orgs). Catalogue of Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in the Neotropical Region - online version. Available at Accessed Feb/17/2019

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Last update : 17 Jun 2013

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