New Bee Species Discovered in Downtown Toronto

By http://www.sciencedaily.com/ on 05 Sep 2010


A York University doctoral student who discovered a new species of bee on his way to the lab one morning has completed a study that examines 84 species of sweat bees in Canada. Nineteen of these species -- including the one Jason Gibbs found in downtown Toronto − are new to science because they have never been identified or described before.

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