Species

Megachile poeyi Guérin-Méneville, 1844

Megachile Poeyi Guérin-Méneville, 1844:450,Cuba; Raw, 2004Raw, A. 2004. Leafcutter and Mason Bees: a Biological Catalogue of the Genus Megachile of the Neotropics. :1-97.:68, Type ♀ (SMM); Raw, 2007Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127.:81, Type ♀ (SMM). - 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); 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); Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. 1865. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp. (distribution); Cresson, 1879Cresson, E.T. 1879. Catalogue of North American Apidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences 7:215-232. (distribution); Dewitz, 1881Dewitz, H. 1881. Hymenopteren von Portorico. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 25:197-208. (distribution); Gundlach, 1887Gundlach, J. 1887. Apuntes para la fauna Puerto-Riqueña. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 16 (1):115-199. (distribution); Fox, 1891Fox, W.J. 1891. On a collection of Hymenoptera made in Jamaica during April, 1891. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18:337-348. (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); Cockerell, 1905Cockerell, T.D.A. 1905. Notes on some bees in the British Museum. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 31:309-364. (distribution); Cockerell, 1912Cockerell, T.D.A. 1912. Descriptions and records of bees. - XLVII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 8 (10):484-494. (distribution); Rohwer & Holland, 1917Rohwer, S.A. & W.J. Holland 1917. List of the Hymenoptera collected on the Isle of Pines by G. A. Link, Sr., 1912-1913, and contained in the Carnegie Museum. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 11:291-296. (distribution); Mitchell, 1927Mitchell, T.B. 1927. New West Indian Megachile. Psyche 34:47-57. (distribution); Mitchell, 1930Mitchell, T.B. 1930. A contribution to the knowledge of Neotropical Megachile with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 56 (3):155-305. (distribution); Wolcott, 1948Wolcott, G.N. 1948. The insects of Puerto Rico. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 32 (4):749-975. (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); Raw, 1985Raw, A. 1985. The ecology of Jamaican bees (Hymenoptera). Revista brasileira de Entomologia 29 (1):1-16. (distribution); Raw, 2002Raw, A. 2002. New combinations and synonymies of leafcutter and mason bees of the Americas (Megachile, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa 71:1-43. (distribution); Starr & Hook, 2003Starr, C.K. & Hook, A.W. 2003. The aculeate Hymenoptera of Trinidad, West Indies. Occasional Papers o the Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies 12:1-31. (distribution); Raw, 2004Raw, A. 2004. Leafcutter and Mason Bees: a Biological Catalogue of the Genus Megachile of the Neotropics. :1-97. (distribution); Genaro, 2004Genaro, J.A. 2004. Las abejas de la isla de la Juventud, Cuba (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 34:177-179. (distribution); Rivero, 2006Rivero, A. 2006. Estudios de diversidad de insectos en la región Jibacoa-Hanabanilla. Macizo Guamuhaya. Centro Agrícola año 33 (no. 2. abr.-jun.):49-56. (distribution); Raw, 2007Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127. (distribution); Genaro, 2008Genaro, J.A. 2008. Origins, composition and distribution of the bees of Cuba (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Insecta Mundi 52:1-16. (distribution); Genaro & Franz, 2008Genaro, J.A. & N. Franz 2008. The bees of Greater Puerto Rico (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Insecta Mundi 40:1-21. (distribution); Frago et al., 2010Frago, E., Portuondo Ferrer, E., Fernández Triana, J.L., Sariego, O. & Garcés Fonseca, J. 2010. Entomofauna del Parque Nacional 'Desembarco del Granma', Cuba Suboriental. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 46:355-362. (distribution); Genaro, 2012Genaro, J.A. 2012. Especie nueva de Leucospis (Hymenoptera: Leucospidae) para La Hispaniola, Las Antillas. Solenodon 10:82-89. (distribution); Breto, 2021Breto Benítez, D. 2021. Inventario de abejas y avispas apoideas (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) del Parque Nacional Guanahacabibes, Pinar del Río, Cuba. Ecovida 1:20-28. (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).
Megachile poeyi alleni Mitchell, 1927:48, ♂♀. Allotype ♀, Mangrove Cay, Andros, Bahamas, Aug. 1, 1904 (Mus. Comp. Zool., leg. Allen, Barbour & Bryant); Holotype ♂, Mangrove Cay, Andros, Bahamas, Aug. 1, 1904 (Mus. Comp. Zool., No. 15715, leg. Allen, Barbour & Bryant); 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.:21, Type (Museum of Comparative Zoölogy); Raw, 2002Raw, A. 2002. New combinations and synonymies of leafcutter and mason bees of the Americas (Megachile, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa 71:1-43.:28, Type ♂ (MCZ, 15715); Raw, 2004Raw, A. 2004. Leafcutter and Mason Bees: a Biological Catalogue of the Genus Megachile of the Neotropics. :1-97.:60, Type ♂, examined (MCZ, 15715); Raw, 2007Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127.:81, Type ♂ (MCZ, 15715). - 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); Raw, 2007Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127.:81 ( listed as synonym of Megachile poeyi Guérin-Méneville, 1844). - As Megachile alleni: - Raw, 2002Raw, A. 2002. New combinations and synonymies of leafcutter and mason bees of the Americas (Megachile, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa 71:1-43. (distribution); Raw, 2004Raw, A. 2004. Leafcutter and Mason Bees: a Biological Catalogue of the Genus Megachile of the Neotropics. :1-97. (distribution).
Megachile velhoensis Mitchell, 1930:199, ♂♀. Allotype ♀, Porto Velho, Brazil (M.C.Z., leg. Stanford Expedition; Mann & Baker); Holotype ♂, Porto Velho, Brazil (M.C.Z., no. 16199, leg. Stanford Expedition; Mann & Baker); Raw, 2002Raw, A. 2002. New combinations and synonymies of leafcutter and mason bees of the Americas (Megachile, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa 71:1-43.:30, Type ♂, Porto Velho, Brazil, examined and Misidentification and incorrect locality (MCZ, 16199); Raw, 2004Raw, A. 2004. Leafcutter and Mason Bees: a Biological Catalogue of the Genus Megachile of the Neotropics. :1-97.:68, Type ♂, examined (MCZ, 16199); Raw, 2007Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127.:81, Type ♂ (MCZ, 16199). Synonymized with Megachile poeyi Guérin-Méneville, 1844 by Raw, 2002Raw, A. 2002. New combinations and synonymies of leafcutter and mason bees of the Americas (Megachile, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa 71:1-43.:30. - Raw, 2007Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127.:81 ( listed as synonym of Megachile poeyi Guérin-Méneville, 1844).

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Literature

  • Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218.
  • Ashmead, 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.
  • Breto 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.
  • Breto Benítez, D. 2021. Inventario de abejas y avispas apoideas (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) del Parque Nacional Guanahacabibes, Pinar del Río, Cuba. Ecovida 1:20-28.
  • Cockerell, T.D.A. 1905. Notes on some bees in the British Museum. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 31:309-364.
  • Cockerell, T.D.A. 1912. Descriptions and records of bees. - XLVII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 8 (10):484-494.
  • Cresson, E.T. 1865. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp.
  • Cresson, E.T. 1879. Catalogue of North American Apidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences 7:215-232.
  • Dalla Torre, C.G. 1896. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus, X. Apidae (Anthophila). Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, 1-643.
  • Dewitz, H. 1881. Hymenopteren von Portorico. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 25:197-208.
  • Fox, W.J. 1891. On a collection of Hymenoptera made in Jamaica during April, 1891. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18:337-348.
  • Frago, E., Portuondo Ferrer, E., Fernández Triana, J.L., Sariego, O. & Garcés Fonseca, J. 2010. Entomofauna del Parque Nacional 'Desembarco del Granma', Cuba Suboriental. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 46:355-362.
  • Friese, H. 1902. Beitrag zur Apidenfauna der grossen Antillen. Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 1-2:196-201.
  • Genaro, J.A. 2004. Las abejas de la isla de la Juventud, Cuba (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 34:177-179.
  • Genaro, J.A. 2008. Origins, composition and distribution of the bees of Cuba (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Insecta Mundi 52:1-16.
  • Genaro, J.A. 2012. Especie nueva de Leucospis (Hymenoptera: Leucospidae) para La Hispaniola, Las Antillas. Solenodon 10:82-89.
  • Genaro, J.A. & N. Franz 2008. The bees of Greater Puerto Rico (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Insecta Mundi 40:1-21.
  • Guérin-Méneville, M.F.E. 1829-1858. Iconographie du règne animal de G. Cuvier. Insectes. J. B. Baillière, Paris. 576 pp.
  • Guérin-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.
  • Guérin-Méneville, M.F.E. 1857. Animaux Articulés. Arthus Bertrand, Paris. 1-868.
  • Gundlach, J. 1887. Apuntes para la fauna Puerto-Riqueña. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 16 (1):115-199.
  • Krombein, K.V. 1953. The wasps and bees of the Bimini Island Group, Bahamas, British West Indies (Hymenoptera: Aculeata). American Museum Novitates 1633:1-29.
  • Mitchell, T.B. 1927. New West Indian Megachile. Psyche 34:47-57.
  • Mitchell, T.B. 1930. A contribution to the knowledge of Neotropical Megachile with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 56 (3):155-305.
  • Raw, A. 1985. The ecology of Jamaican bees (Hymenoptera). Revista brasileira de Entomologia 29 (1):1-16.
  • Raw, A. 2002. New combinations and synonymies of leafcutter and mason bees of the Americas (Megachile, Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Zootaxa 71:1-43.
  • Raw, A. 2004. Leafcutter and Mason Bees: a Biological Catalogue of the Genus Megachile of the Neotropics. :1-97.
  • Raw, A. 2007. An annotated catalogue of the leafcutter and mason bees (genus Megachile) of the Neotropics. Zootaxa 1601:1-127.
  • Rivero, A. 2006. Estudios de diversidad de insectos en la región Jibacoa-Hanabanilla. Macizo Guamuhaya. Centro Agrícola año 33 (no. 2. abr.-jun.):49-56.
  • Rohwer, S.A. & W.J. Holland 1917. List of the Hymenoptera collected on the Isle of Pines by G. A. Link, Sr., 1912-1913, and contained in the Carnegie Museum. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 11:291-296.
  • Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London. 197 pp, 6 pl.
  • Starr, C.K. & Hook, A.W. 2003. The aculeate Hymenoptera of Trinidad, West Indies. Occasional Papers o the Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies 12:1-31.
  • Wolcott, G.N. 1948. The insects of Puerto Rico. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 32 (4):749-975.