There are about 25,000 bee species worldwide and they are providing essential ecosystem services as pollinators in natural and agricultural ecosystems
Bees are the most important pollinators of flowering plants and crops. Our research is based on the evolutionary history of bees and what environmental aspects effect their diversity.
Entomologist researching Hymenoptera particularly bees and plant-pollinator systems.
This website provides up to date information on the taxonomy and distribution of bees in the western Palaearctic region.