Ecological Archives E089-094-A3

Craig I. Peter and Steven D. Johnson. 2008. Mimics and magnets: The importance of color and ecological facilitation in floral deception. Ecology 89:1583–1595.

Appendix C. A table showing the mean pollen loads on Lipotriches bees at the Mt. Gilboa and Cobham study sites.

TABLE C1. Pollen loads on Lipotriches bees collected at the Mt. Gilboa and Cobham study sites.

 

Gilboa
(n = 15 bees)

 

Cobham
(n = 15 bees)

Taxon

Percentage of bees carrying

Average number of pollen grains per bee

 

Percentage of bees carrying

Average number of pollen grains per bee

CAMPANULACEAE

         

Wahlenbergia cuspidata

100.0

16.3

 

100.0

84.9

Wahlenbergia cuspidata in faeces

0.0

0.0

 

33.3

6.3

Unidentified small pink “Wahlenbergia

6.7

0.1

 

66.7

1.8

           

FABACEAE

         

Psobubia

6.7

0.1

 

6.7

0.1

Lotonotis

13.3

0.4

 

86.7

38.5

Pearsonia

6.7

0.1

 

0.0

0.0

Unidentified sp. 1

6.7

1.1

 

0.0

0.0

           

ASTERACEAE

         

Unidentified sp. 2

20.0

0.7

 

0.0

0.0

Unidentified sp. 3

60.0

2.9

 

80.0

4.5

Unidentified sp. 4

26.7

0.5

 

53.3

1.1

Unidentified sp. 5

0.0

0.0

 

6.7

1.1

Unidentified sp. 6

0.0

0.0

 

60.0

3.1

           

OTHER

         

POACEAE

33.3

0.8

 

20.0

0.3

SCROPHULARIACEAE - Cycnium

0.0

0.0

 

40.0

3.3

IRIDACEAE - Dierama

0.0

0.0

 

20.0

0.6

APIACEAE - Alepidea

0.0

0.0

 

40.0

5.8

COMMELINACEAE - Cyanotis

6.7

0.1

 

0.0

0.0

Unidentified sp. 7

73.3

10.1

 

13.3

0.3

Unidentified sp. 7 faeces?

46.7

107.5

 

0.0

0.0

Unidentified sp. 8

13.3

0.1

 

0.0

0.0

Unidentified sp. 9

0.0

0.0

 

40.0

16.6


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