ABSTRACT. Abundance, spatial distribution of Meliponina bees' nests (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Apini) and plant species used as nesting sites in savanna areas of Maranhão, Brazil. This study aimed at identifying the stingless bees species (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Apini, Meliponina) those were found in three study sites of cerrado, northeastern Brazil. The study also aimed identifying the plant species those were used as nesting sites by the stingless bees and verifying their characteristics. We intended to verify abu…
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