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Record: oai:ARNO:505012

AuthorG.G.M. Schulten
TitleMegachilidae (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) from Malaŵi (Central Africa). The genera Creightonella, Megachile (s.str.) and Chalicodoma
JournalBeaufortia
Volume26
Year1977
Issue331
Pages43-76
ISSN0067-4745
AbstractA large collection of Hymenoptera was made in Malaŵi (Central Africa) between 1968 and mid 1975. In this collection there are 113 specimens (10 species) of the genus Creightonella, 408 specimens (38 species) of the genus Megachile (s.str.) and 348 specimens (12 species and 6 subspecies) of the genus Chalicodoma (Apoidea: Megachilidae). Their distribution in Malawi is indicated. Seven new species are described viz. M. nigrimanus (♂ + ♀); M. feijeni (♂ + ♀); M. horrida (♀); M. nigra (♀); M. zombae (♀); M. mlunguziensis (♀); and M. punctomarginata (♂).
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