NEW EURYGLOSSA (EUHESMA) BEES (HYMENOPTERA COLLETIDAE EURYGLOSSINAE) ASSOCIATED WITH THE AUSTRALIAN PLANT GENUS EREMOPHILA (MYOPORACEAE)

WA Museum Records and Supplements | Updated 8 years ago

Abstract - Twenty species of Euryglossa (Euhesma) bees are described as new: E. (E.) alicia, E. (E.) atra, E. (E.) aurata, E. (E.) balladonia, E. (E.) coppinensis, E. (E.) cuneifolia, E. (E.) granitica, E. (E.) macrayae, E. (E.) nalbarra, E. (E.) newmanensis, E. (E.) pantoni, E. (E.) scoparia, E. (E.) sturtiensis, E. (E.) sulcata, E. (E.) symmetra, E. (E.) walkeri, E. (E.) wiluna, E. (E.) yellowdinensis, E.(E.) leonora, E.(E.) meeka. All are endemic Australian species collected from species of the native plant genus Eremophila and exhibit modified labial palps. Line drawings, scanning electron micrographs and a key enable the separation of all species. Distributions are mapped.

Author(s) EXLEY, ELIZABETH M. : Part 4
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