New Palearctic bee species of Protosmia subgenus Nanosmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

  title={New Palearctic bee species of Protosmia subgenus Nanosmia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)},
  author={Terry Griswold},
Bees of the genus Protosmia subgenus Nanosmia are not well known.  Three new species are described and figured for both sexes: Protosmia ( Nanosmia ) hamulifera Griswold, new species, from the Arabian Peninsula, P . ( N .) schwarzi Griswold, new species, from Morocco and Tunisia, and P . ( N .) trifida Griswold, new species, from Turkey.  An updated diagnosis and new distributional records are provided for the recently described P . ( N .) montana Muller.  The species is recorded for the first… 

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