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Native cassiaefloris halictid bee

Scientific Name
Homalictus (Homalictus) cassiaefloris
Scientific Author
(Cockerell, 1914)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictinae: Halictini)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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Carson escarpment WA, 9-15 August 1975, I. F. B. Common & M. S. Upton
Source
Caroline Harding Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Homalictus (Homalictus) cassiaefloris (Cockerell, 1914) Halictus cassiaefloris Cockerell, T.D.A. 1914. Descriptions and records of bees. LIX. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 13: 504–522 [514].

Type data: Lectotype BMNH Hym.17.a.955 ?, Mackay, QLD.

Subsequent designation references: Walker, K.L. 1986. Revision of the Australian species of the genus Homalictus Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 47: 105–200 [129].

Halictus tenuis Friese, H. 1924. Ueber die Bienen Australiens. Konowia 3: 216–249 [240] [junior primary homonym of Halictus tenuis Ellis, 1913].

Type data: Lectotype AMNH ?, Mackay, QLD. Subsequent designation references: Walker, K.L. 1986. Revision of the Australian species of the genus Homalictus Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 47: 105–200 [129].

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
19/12/2009 11:36 AEST
Last Updated
01/10/2011 17:43 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2009) Native cassiaefloris halictid bee (Homalictus (Homalictus) cassiaefloris) Updated on 10/1/2011 5:43:19 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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