Map of all 42 experimental plots (EPs) in which B. lapidarius workers were sampled within the Biodiversity Exploratories Project and their location in Germany (Made with Natural Earth. Free vector and raster map data @ naturalearthdata.com).
figureposted on 13.05.2022, 17:51 by Florian Straub, Jonas Kuppler, Martin Fellendorf, Miriam Teuscher, Juliane Vogt, Manfred Ayasse
Each dot represents an individual EP.
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