Your are here:

Native picta colletid

Scientific Name
Callomelitta picta
Scientific Author
Smith, 1853
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Colletinae)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
Download
PDF

Page menu options:

Diagnostic Images

Lateral Image - Female
Close
Caption
South Australia, Deep Creek near Montacute. 12 December 1972. T. F. Houston found at nest aggregation in log
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
Image Options
Close
Diagnostic Images (10)
Diagnostic Notes

Callomelitta picta Smith, 1853


Callomelitta picta Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London : British Museum 197 pp. [85].


Type data: Syntype(s) BMNH (female specimen is labelled 'type' and has registration number Hym.17.a.540), TAS (as Van Diemen's Land).

More Information
Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
17/06/2010 01:05 AEST
Last Updated
18/04/2011 11:19 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2010) Native picta colletid (Callomelitta picta ) Updated on 4/18/2011 11:19:52 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
Image Use
Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

Loading