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NEW OR LITTLE KNOWN BEES OF JAPAN (HYMENOPTERA, APOIDEA). III. PASITES ESAKII, A GENUS AND SPECIES NEW TO JAPAN

@inproceedings{Hirashima1981NEWOL,
  title={NEW OR LITTLE KNOWN BEES OF JAPAN (HYMENOPTERA, APOIDEA). III. PASITES ESAKII, A GENUS AND SPECIES NEW TO JAPAN},
  author={Yoshihiro Hirashima and Hirohiko Nagase},
  year={1981}
}
The bee genus Pasites is recorded from Japan for the first time. Pasites esaki i , which has been treated as one of the subspecies of P . m a c u l a t u s Jur ine , i s raised to the species rank. Pasites esakii is thought to be parasitic on P s e u d a p i s mandschurica (Hedicke), formerly included in the genus Nomia. ln the early autumn of 1980, one of the authors, Nagase, was lucky enough to collect three female specimens of Pasites together with a number of male and female specimens of… 

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