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Native urbanus halictid bee

Scientific Name
Homalictus (Homalictus) urbanus
Scientific Author
(Smith, 1879)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictinae: Halictini)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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N.T., Watarraka Nat. Pk. Stokes Creek, 19 October 1996, K. Walker & K. Sparks
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Homalictus (Homalictus) urbanus (Smith, 1879) Halictus urbanus Smith, F. 1879. Descriptions of New Species of Hymenoptera in the Collection of the British Museum. London : British Museum xxi 240 pp. [35].

Type data Lectotype BMNH f, Champion Bay (Geraldton), WA. Subsequent designation references: Pauly, A. 1986. Les abeilles de la sous-famille des Halictinae en Nouvelle-Guinée et dans l'Archipel Bismarck (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 227: 1–58 [17].

Halictus urbanus baudinensis Cockerell, T.D.A. 1905. Descriptions and records of bees. III. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 16: 301–308 [307].

Type data: Holotype BMNH Hym.17.a.906 f, Baudin Is., WA.

Halictus cretinicola Friese, H. 1909. Die Bienenfauna von Neu-Guinea. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 7: 179–288 [190].

Type data: Lectotype NHMW f, Stephansort, Astrolabe Bay, Papua New Guinea. Subsequent designation references: Pauly, A. 1986. Les abeilles de la sous-famille des Halictinae en Nouvelle-Guinée et dans l'Archipel Bismarck (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 227: 1–58 [17].

Halictus kesteveni Cockerell, T.D.A. 1912. Descriptions and records of bees. XLIII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 9: 377–387 [386].

Type data: Holotype BMNH f, Kuranda (as Cairns Kuranda), QLD.

Halictus hackeriellus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1914. Descriptions and records of bees. LIX. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 13: 504–522 [507]

Type data: Holotype QM Hy4118 f, Brisbane, QLD.

Halictus pavonellus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1915. Descriptions and records of bees. LXVIII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 16: 1–9 [5]

Type data: Holotype USNM f, Bribie Is., QLD.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
20/12/2009 11:54 AEST
Last Updated
01/10/2011 17:43 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2009) Native urbanus halictid bee (Homalictus (Homalictus) urbanus) Updated on 10/1/2011 5:43:30 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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