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Native sphecodoides halictid bee

Scientific Name
Homalictus (Homalictus) sphecodoides
Scientific Author
(Smith, 1853)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictinae: Halictini)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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Homalictus (Homalictus) sphecodoides (Smith, 1853)

Halictus sphecodoides Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London : British Museum 197 pp. [58].

Type data: Holotype BMNH ?, TAS (as Van Diemens Land on label, as New Holland in description).

Halictus limatus Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London : British Museum 197 pp. [59].

Type data: Holotype BMNH ?, TAS (as Van Diemens Land).

Halictus humilis Smith, F. 1879. Descriptions of New Species of Hymenoptera in the Collection of the British Museum. London : British Museum xxi 240 pp. [36].

Type data: Holotype BMNH ?, Champion Bay (Geraldton), WA.

Halictus burkei Cockerell, T.D.A. 1906. New Australian bees in the collection of the British Museum. II. Entomologist 39: 56–60 [58].

Type data: Holotype BMNH Hym.17.a.950 ?, Hobart, TAS.

Halictus demissus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1916. Some bees from Australia, Tasmania and the New Hebrides. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 68: 360–375 [371]

Type data: Syntype(s) USNM 2?, Launceston, TAS.

Halictus limatiformis Cockerell, T.D.A. 1922. Australian bees in the Queensland Museum. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 7: 257–279 [263].

Type data: Holotype QM Hy2683 ?, [Lamington] National Park, QLD.

Halictus humiliformis Cockerell, T.D.A. 1922. Australian bees in the Queensland Museum. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 7: 257–279 [263]

Type data: Holotype QM T2686 ?, Ebor, NSW.

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
20/12/2009 11:42 AEST
Last Updated
01/10/2011 17:43 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2009) Native sphecodoides halictid bee (Homalictus (Homalictus) sphecodoides) Updated on 10/1/2011 5:43:29 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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