Chilicola (Hylaeosoma) electrodominica Engel 1999 (plasterer bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Colletidae

Full reference: M. S. Engel. 1999. A new xeromelissine bee in Tertiary amber of the Dominican Republic (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 30:453-458

Belongs to Chilicola (Hylaeosoma) according to M. S. Engel 1999

Sister taxon: Chilicola (Hylaeosoma) gracilis

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-1083, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.