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Old 09-10-2010, 10:23 AM   #1
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bumblebee New Bee Species Discovered in Downtown Toronto

New Bee Species Discovered in Downtown Toronto
ScienceDaily
Aug. 31, 2010

New bee species discovered in downtown Toronto
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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.
Gibbs' expansive study will help scientists track bee diversity, understand pollination biology and study the evolution of ...
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