Corpus ID: 88278051

Observations on the Classification of the Bees Commonly Placed in the Genus Megachile (Hymenoptera, Apoidea)

  title={Observations on the Classification of the Bees Commonly Placed in the Genus Megachile (Hymenoptera, Apoidea)},
  author={C. Michener},
  journal={Journal of The New York Entomological Society},
  • C. Michener
  • Published 1962
  • Biology
  • Journal of The New York Entomological Society
  • The genus Megachile is divided into three genera, Megachile, Chelicodoma, and Creightonella, differing in their nesting habits as well as structure. The following subgenera are described : Callomegachile, Chalicodomoides, Clielo stomoda, Calloehile, Chalicodoma (Callomegachile) mystaceana is described from Australia; this species has usually been called mystacea Fabrieius, a name properly used for Megachile (Callochile) mystacea Fabrieius (-M. ustulatiformis Cockerell). This paper consists of… CONTINUE READING
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