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Species Homalictus (Homalictus) sphecodopsis (Cockerell, 1905)

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: mellivore, volant.

Larva: sedentary.

Extra Ecological Information

Flower visiting record: Angophora Cav. [Myrtaceae], Callistemon R.Br. [Myrtaceae], Eucalyptus L'Hérit. [Myrtaceae], Eugenia L. [Myrtaceae], Helipterum DC. s.lat. [Asteraceae], Hypochaeris L. [Asteraceae], Jacksonia Smith [Fabaceae], Leptospermum Forster & G.Forster [Myrtaceae], Melaleuca L. [Myrtaceae], Syncarpia Ten. [Myrtaceae], Tristaniopsis Brongn. & Gris [Myrtaceae], Xanthorrhoea Sm. [Xanthorrhoeaceae].

 

General References

Cockerell, T.D.A. 1929. Bees, chiefly Australian species, described or determined by Dr. H. Friese. American Museum Novitates 343: 1-20 [Date published 31/12/1929: publication date Cockerell, T.D.A. 1929. Bees in the Australian Museum collection. Records of the Australian Museum 17: 199–243 [211]] (taxonomy, as Halictus eyrei Cockerell, 1910)

Michener, C.D. 1960. Notes on the biology and supposed parthenogenesis of halictine bees from the Australian region. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 33: 85-96 [Date published 31/12/1960] (biology, as Halictus eyrei Cockerell, 1910)

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 [Date published 31/12/1965] (flower record, as Homalictus eyrei (Cockerell, 1910))

Walker, K.L. 1986. Revision of the Australian species of the genus Homalictus Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 47: 105-200 [Date published 31/12/1986] (redescription)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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