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corbicula, corbiculae

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (C)
No Taxon corbicula, corbiculae
Pollen basket present on the back legs of female bees in the family Apidae, subfamily Apinae, the so called corbiculate bees: the honey bees (Apini), the bumblebees (Bombini), the stingless bees (Meliponini), and the orchid bees (Euglossini).
"a bare region on the outer surface of the hind tibiae that is surrounded by long hairs. It is used to carry pollen." Bombus Biology
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