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Native obscuriceps hylaeine

Scientific Name
Amphylaeus (Agogenohylaeus) obscuriceps
Scientific Author
(Friese, 1924)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Hylaeinae)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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Qld., Bunya Mts., 31 January 1969, T. F. Houston, on Lorenthus
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museums Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Amphylaeus (Agogenohylaeus) obscuriceps (Friese, 1924)

Prosopis obscuriceps Friese, H. 1924. Ueber die Bienen Australiens. Konowia 3: 216–249 [229].

Type data: Lectotype AMNH 26890, Australia (as New Holland).
Subsequent designation references: Houston, T.F. 1975. A revision of the Australian hylaeine bees (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). I. Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 36: 1–135 [84]; Cardale, J.C. in Houston, W.W.K. & Maynard, G.V. (eds) 1993. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 10, Hymenoptera: Apoidea. Canberra : AGPS [115] (interprets Houston's incorrect inference of holotype as a lectotype designation (Art. 74, ICZN 1985)).

Hylaeus longmani Cockerell, T.D.A. 1929. Bees in the Queensland Museum. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 9: 298–323 [313].

Type data:  Holotype QM Hy/4105, Brisbane, QLD.

Hylaeus arnoldi Rayment, T. 1939. Bees from the high lands of New South Wales and Victoria. Australian Zoologist 9: 263–294 [263].

Type data: Holotype ANIC, Emerald, VIC.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
25/02/2010 09:57 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2011 20:56 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2010) Native obscuriceps hylaeine (Amphylaeus (Agogenohylaeus) obscuriceps) Updated on 5/8/2011 8:56:43 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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