Listen to the second podcast episode with leading moth observation contributor Rachit Singh, as a part of our interview series leading up to the National Moth Week on July 22

Featured Document

Browse Documents

1 document found tagged anshi national park [X]
  • Title
    Observations on an unusual behaviour in the Carpenter Bee Xylocopa aestuans (Latreille, 1802) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of the Western Ghats, India
    Journal Article
    The Carpenter Bee Xylocopa aestuans is a known pollen and nectar feeder. However, at Anshi National Park of Karnataka (India), the bee happens to be switching over to facultative carnivorous habit as they are found to feed on Red Tree Ants Oecophylla smaragdina. Such a kind of carnivorous feeding habit must have existed which is yet to be reported.
    Punekar S.A., Kumaran N.K.P., Bhat H.R. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(2) pp. 1232-1233; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2271.1232-3