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Native niveifrons halictid bee

Scientific Name
Homalictus (Homalictus) niveifrons
Scientific Author
(Cockerell, 1914)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictinae: Halictini)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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VIC, Anglesea, 21 February 1982, K. L. Walker
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Homalictus (Homalictus) niveifrons (Cockerell, 1914)

Halictus niveifrons Cockerell, T.D.A. 1914. Descriptions and records of bees. LIX. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 13: 504–522 [520].

Type data: Lectotype BMNH ?, TAS. 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 [150]

Halictus oxoniellus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1914. Descriptions and records of bees. LXIII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 14: 361–369 [369].

Type data: Holotype QM Hy2472 ?, Bribie Is., QLD.

Halictus mesocyaneus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1922. Australian bees in the Queensland Museum. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 7: 257–279 [264].

Type data: Holotype QM T2684 ?, Bribie Is., QLD.

Halictus raymenti Cockerell, T.D.A. 1926. New halictine bees from Australia. Entomologist 59: 246–247 [247].

Type data: Holotype USNM ?, Sandringham, VIC.

Halictus tarltoni Cockerell, T.D.A. 1927. Some Australian bees. Entomologist 60: 101–102 [101].

Type data: Holotype USNM ?, Brighton, VIC.

Halictus aureoazureus 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. [697].

Type data: Holotype ANIC ?, Sandringham, VIC.

Halictus littoralis 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. [700]

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
20/12/2009 11:23 AEST
Last Updated
29/07/2010 11:04 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2009) Native niveifrons halictid bee (Homalictus (Homalictus) niveifrons) Updated on 7/29/2010 11:04:45 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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