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African fideliini: Genus Fidelia Friese (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Megachilidae: Fideliinae)

  title={African fideliini: Genus Fidelia Friese (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Megachilidae: Fideliinae)},
  author={V. Whitehead and C. Eardley},
  journal={Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society},
The tribe Fideliini comprises thirteen species in two genera, Fidelia Friese and Neofidelia Moure and Michener. Fidelia includes four subgenera, Fidelia, Parafidelia Brauns, Fideliana Michener, and Fideliopsis Engel (new status), with three, two, two, and five species. All are southern African, except for Fidelia (Fideliana) ulrikei Warncke from Morocco. Neofidelia has two South American species. Three new species of Fidelia (Fideliopsis) have been described: Fidelia fasciata, F borearipa, and… Expand
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