Species

Agapostemon femoralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)

Andrena femoralis Guérin-Méneville, 1844:447, sex not indicated.Cuba; Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:550, Type ♂ (Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Genoa), Lectotype ♂ (RMNH, INS.1283531), designated by Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9. - Guérin-Méneville, 1856Guérin-Méneville, M.F.E. 1856. Historia Fisica, Politica y Natural de la Isla de Cuba. Secunda Parte. Historia Natural. Tomo VII. Crustaceos, Aragnides é Insectos. Arthus Bertrand, Paris. 1-371. (distribution); Guérin-Méneville, 1857Guérin-Méneville, M.F.E. 1857. Animaux Articulés. Arthus Bertrand, Paris. 1-868. (distribution); Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:550 ( listed as synonym of Agapostemon viridulus (Fabricius, 1793)). - As Agapostemon femoralis: - Smith, 1853Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London. 197 pp, 6 pl. (distribution); Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. 1865. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp. (distribution); Ashmead, 1896Ashmead, W.H. 1896. Notes on the Hymenoptera. Collected by the Bahama expedition fromt the State University of Iowa. Bull. Lab. Nat. Sci. :28-32. (distribution); Ashmead, 1900Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London pt. II:207-367. (distribution); Friese, 1916Friese, H. 1916. Beitrag zur Bienenfauna der Kleinen Antillen und der Bermudas. Zoologische Jahrbücher Suppl. 11:34-40. (distribution); Krombein, 1953Krombein, K.V. 1953. The wasps and bees of the Bimini Island Group, Bahamas, British West Indies (Hymenoptera: Aculeata). American Museum Novitates 1633:1-29. (distribution); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218. (distribution); Zayas, 1982De Zayas, F. 1982. Sección Oligoneoptera - Orden Hymenoptera - Orden Strepsiptera. Ciudad de la Habana. 1-111. (distribution); Breto, 2021Breto Benítez, D. 2021. Inventario de las abejas (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) de la Reserva Ecológica Sierra de la Güira, Pinar del Río, Cuba. Novitates Caribaea 18:8-17. (distribution). - As Apis femoralis: - Roberts & Brooks, 1987Roberts, R.B. & R.W. Brooks 1987. Agapostemonine bees of Mesoamerica (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 53 (7):357-392.:364 ( listed as synonym of Apis viridula Fabricius, 1793).
Halictus cubensis Spinola, 1851:203, Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:11, Lectotype ♂ (Spinola Collection, MSNT). - Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9 ( listed as synonym of Agapostemon femoralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)).
Agapostemon semiviridis Cresson, 1865:172, Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:551, Type ♀ (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia); Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9, Lectotype ♀ (ANSP, 2788). Synonymized with Agapostemon viridulus (Fabricius, 1793) by Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:551. - Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. 1865. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp. (distribution); Dalla Torre, 1896Dalla Torre, C.G. 1896. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus, X. Apidae (Anthophila). Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, 1-643. (distribution); Ashmead, 1900Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London pt. II:207-367. (distribution); Friese, 1902Friese, H. 1902. Beitrag zur Apidenfauna der grossen Antillen. Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 1-2:196-201. (distribution); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218.:202 ( listed as synonym of Agapostemon femoralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)); Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9 ( listed as synonym of Agapostemon femoralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)).
Agapostemon obscurata Cresson, 1868:295, ♀.Cuba (Dr. J. Gundlach, No. 261);Cuba (Am. Ent. Soc.); 8 ♀♀, Cuba; Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218.:202, Paratype (Gundlach, No. 261); Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:513, Type ♂ (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia); Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9, Lectotype ♂ (ANSP, 2790). Synonymized with Agapostemon femoralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1844) by Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9. - As Agapostemon obscuratus: - Dalla Torre, 1896Dalla Torre, C.G. 1896. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus, X. Apidae (Anthophila). Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, 1-643. (distribution); Ashmead, 1900Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London pt. II:207-367. (distribution); Friese, 1902Friese, H. 1902. Beitrag zur Apidenfauna der grossen Antillen. Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 1-2:196-201. (distribution); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218. (distribution); Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590. (distribution); Zayas, 1982De Zayas, F. 1982. Sección Oligoneoptera - Orden Hymenoptera - Orden Strepsiptera. Ciudad de la Habana. 1-111. (distribution).
Agapostemon obscuratus abjectus Cockerell, 1917:436, Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:513, Type ♂ (U.S. National Museum); Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9, Holotype ♀ (USNM, 22938). Synonymized with Agapostemon obscuratus Cresson, 1868 by Roberts, 1972Roberts, R.B. 1972. Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49 (9):437-590.:513. - Sheffield et al., 2021Sheffield, C.S., L. Vilhelmsen & F. Bakker 2021. Taxonomy of the New World bee genus Agapostemon Guérin-Méneville – new names and synonymies (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 751:1-23.:9 ( listed as synonym of Agapostemon femoralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)).

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Literature

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