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Native dotatus halictid bee

Scientific Name
Homalictus (Homalictus) dotatus
Scientific Author
(Cockerell, 1912)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictinae: Halictini)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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55km NW of Nyngan, NSW, 13 December 1976, E. M. Exley & T. Low
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Halictus dotatus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1912. Descriptions and records of bees. XLIII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 9: 377-387 [Date published 31/12/1912] [384].

Type data: Holotype USNM f, Sydney, NSW.

Halictus (Chloralictus) occidentalis Rayment, T. 1930. Notes on a collection of bees from Western Australia. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Western Australia 16: 45-56 [Date published 31/12/1930] [51] [junior primary homonym of Halictus occidentalis Cresson, 1872].

Type data: Holotype ANIC f, Perth, WA.

Halictus codenticalis Rayment, T. 1935. A Cluster of Bees. Sixty essays on the life-histories of Australian bees, with specific descriptions of over 100 new species, and an introduction by Professor E.F. Phillips, D.Ph., Cornell University, U.S.A. Sydney : Endeavour Press. 752 pp. [634] [nom. nov. for Halictus occidentalis Rayment, 1930].
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
19/12/2009 11:45 AEST
Last Updated
01/10/2011 17:43 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2009) Native dotatus halictid bee (Homalictus (Homalictus) dotatus) Updated on 10/1/2011 5:43:22 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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