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Native minutus colletid

Scientific Name
Leioproctus (Protomorpha) minutus
Scientific Author
(Cockerell, 1916)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Colletinae)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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Western Australia, Garden Island (32.12 S 115.40 E) 12 November 1976 S.M. Postmus on flowers of Trachymene Caerulea
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Leioproctus (Protomorpha) minutus (Cockerell, 1916)

Paracolletes minutus Cockerell, T.D.A. 1916. Descriptions and records of bees. LXXIII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 18: 44–53 [50].
Type data: Holotype BMNH Hym.17.a.445a, Yallingup, WA.

Paracolletes halictiformis 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 [365] [junior secondary homonym of Euryglossa halictiformis Smith, 1879].
Type data: Holotype BMNH Hym.17.a.473 Yallingup, WA.

Leioproctus (Microcolletes) halictomimus Michener, C.D. 1965. A classification of the bees of the Australian and South Pacific regions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 130: 1–362 [55] [nom. nov. for Paracolletes halictiformis Cockerell, 1916].

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
18/06/2010 11:30 AEST
Last Updated
01/10/2011 17:46 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2010) Native minutus colletid (Leioproctus (Protomorpha) minutus ) Updated on 10/1/2011 5:46:44 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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