Hylaeus (Hylaeus) communis Nylander, 1852,

Boustani, Mira, Rasmont, Pierre, Dathe, Holger H., Ghisbain, Guillaume, Kasparek, Max, Michez, Denis, Müller, Andreas, Pauly, Alain, Risch, Stefan, Straka, Jakub, Terzo, Michael, Achter, Xavier Van, Wood, Thomas J. & Nemer, Nabil, 2021, The bees of Lebanon (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila), Zootaxa 4976 (1), pp. 1-146: 14

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4976.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C31B36FF-A611-4592-9154-51E5385C0052

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5042883

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F2879D-6C2B-FFB2-B4CF-FEE8EE9BFC81

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Plazi

scientific name

Hylaeus (Hylaeus) communis Nylander, 1852
status

 

Hylaeus (Hylaeus) communis Nylander, 1852  *

Distribution: PALAEARCTIC ( Ascher & Pickering 2021).

Material examined. Mount Lebanon: Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Peony Trail, 1465 m, 21. VIII  .2018, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; Barouk, Masyaf El Mir, 1807 m, 7. VIII  .2019, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., all coll. MBOU  .

N. Lebanon: Horch Ehden Nature Reserve   , 1300–1600 m, 13–18.IX.2000, 2♂, leg. Pavett P.M.; Horch Ehden Nature Reserve   , 1300–1600 m, 29.V.2001 – 3.VI.2001, 1♂, leg. Pavett P.M., all coll. MPAV  ; Arz Tannourine, Trail 4, 1762 m, 25.VI.2018, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Road to Wadi Al Fouar  , 1553 m, 28.VI.2018, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J.; Arz Tannourine , Trail  4, 1762 m, 18.VIII.2018, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J.; Hadath El Jebbe, Border of Cedar Forest   , 1681 m, 22.VIII.2018, 1♀, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J.; Arz Tannourine , Gate  , 1796 m, 3.VI.2019, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; Arz Tannourine , Trail  4, 1781 m, 23.VIII.2019, 2♀, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., all coll. MBOU  .

Flower records. Amaryllidaceae  : Allium phanerantherum  ; Apiaceae  : Eryngium glomeratum  ; Asteraceae  : Echinops gaillardotii  ; Plantaginaceae  : Anarrhinum orientale  .

H. communis  seem to be a generalist in the choice of botanical families to forage as noted by Teppner et al. (2016)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Colletidae

Genus

Hylaeus