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Native semiluctuosa resin bee

Scientific Name
Megachile (Unplaced) semiluctuosa
Scientific Author
Smith, 1853
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Megachilinae: Megachilini)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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Megachile (Unplaced) semiluctuosa Smith, 1853

Megachile semiluctuosa Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London : British Museum 197 pp. [172].

Type data: Syntype(s) BMNH ? ? (a female specimen is labelled 'type' and has registration number Hym.17.a.2393), Adelaide, SA.

Megachile blackburnii Froggatt, W.W. 1893.

Hymenoptera (of the Elder Expedition). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 16: 69–73 [72].

Type data: Lectotype SAMA ?, Mt Squires, NT.

Subsequent designation references:

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 [323].
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Sarah McCaffrey
Created
05/10/2010 10:22 AEST
Last Updated
21/08/2012 09:13 AEST
Citation
Sarah McCaffrey (2010) Native semiluctuosa resin bee (Megachile (Unplaced) semiluctuosa) Updated on 8/21/2012 9:13:59 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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