Megachile (Pseudomegachile) ericetorum Lepeletier, 1841

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 : 75

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4820747

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Megachile (Pseudomegachile) ericetorum Lepeletier, 1841
status

 

Megachile (Pseudomegachile) ericetorum Lepeletier, 1841

Distribution: WEST PALAEARCTIC ( Ascher & Pickering 2021).

Unpublished Records. GBIF 2021: based on Dorchin & Praz (2018): N. Lebanon, Becharre [Bcharre], 4.VII.1931, 1 specimen, sex unknown, leg. Zerny H.

Literature. Mavromoustakis (1963): Species mentioned in the listing of specimens collected in Bcharre Cedar Forest, summer of 1960.

Material examined. N Lebanon: Arz Bcharre, 1815 m, 22.VI.2017, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; Bcharre , Reforestation Area , 1993 m, 27.VI.2017, 1♀, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Wadi Ain El Raha , 1547 m, 29.VI.2017, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J.; Bcharre, Plateau Qornet Es Sawda , 2882 m, 12. VII .2018, 1♀, leg. Abi Khalil N, Boustani M., Jabbour J., Fakhry M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Wadi Al Fouar , 1553 m, 21.V.2018, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; 1553 m, 28.VI.2018, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J.; Bcharre, Forest of the Cedars of God , 1883 m, 29.VI.2018, 1♂, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J.; Hadath El Jebbe, Wadi Al Fouar , 1553 m, 19. VII .2018, 1♀, leg. Boustani M., Jabbour J., all coll. MBOU .

Flower records. Fabaceae : Lotus gebelia var libanoticus , Ononis spinosa .

Notes: Friese 1898: Mentioned from Syria, could be located in current Lebanese territory.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Megachilidae

Genus

Megachile