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Native hackeri colletid

Scientific Name
Trichocolletes hackeri
Scientific Author
(Cockerell, 1913)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Colletinae)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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18km S Ravenshoe, QLD 16 Oct 1984 N.W. Rodd
Source
M. Batley Australian Museum
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Diagnostic Notes

Trichocolletes hackeri (Cockerell, 1913)


Anthoglossa hackeri Cockerell, T.D.A. 1913. Descriptions and records of bees. LIV. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 12: 368–376 [373].


Type data: Holotype ♀ QM Hy/4080, Mt Tamborine (as Tambourine Mountain), QLD.

Diagnosis:

Eyes not hairy; colouring unlike any other species, metasoma dull black with bright, metallic gold metasomal bands. Labial palpus of both sexes very short and flattened. Male flagellum strongly crenulate; hind legs long and slender. Female tarsal claws cleft, scutal pubescence dark grey or grey-brown.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
18/06/2010 08:18 AEST
Last Updated
21/08/2012 17:36 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2010) Native hackeri colletid (Trichocolletes hackeri ) Updated on 8/21/2012 5:36:05 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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