Ceratina (Euceratina) acuta Friese, 1896,

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: 81

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.4820912

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F2879D-6C76-FFEF-B4CF-FC03E81AF908

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scientific name

Ceratina (Euceratina) acuta Friese, 1896
status

 

Ceratina (Euceratina) acuta Friese, 1896  *

Distribution: WEST PALAEARCTIC: Mainly Ponto-Mediterranean, spanning Southern Europe and east to Kazakhstan ( Terzo & Rasmont 2011, Ascher & Pickering 2021).

Local distribution fig. 15.9View FIGURE 15

Material examined. Bekaa: Jord Aarsal, Howiyit Al Borj , 2008 m, 11.VII.2019, 2♀, leg. Boustani M. 

Mount Lebanon: Shouf Biosphere Reserve, Barouk-Maaser dirt road, 1769 m, 16.V.2019, 1♀, 1♂, leg. Boustani M. 

N. Lebanon: Harissa, Al Jawar   , 1765 m, 28.VI.2017, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Road to Wadi Ain El Raha  , 1547 m, 29.VI.2017, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Arz Tannourine   , 1792 m, 13.VII.2017, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Border of the Cedar Forest  , 1618 m, 28.VII.2017, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Forest of the Cedars of God , Forest Limit  , 1897 m, 2.VII.2019, 1♀, 1♂, leg. Boustani M.; Arz Tannourine , Main Gate  , 1794 m, 4.VII.2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M., coll. MBOU  ; Tannourine El Fawka, Salon de l’église, 1244 m, 4.VII.2019, 1♀, leg. Ghisbain G., coll. UMONS  ; Fehta, El Biara, 1664 m, 25.VII.2019, 3♀, leg. Boustani M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Al Fouar   , 1529 m, 25.VII.2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M., Mouawad G.; Tannourine Reserve , Trail  4, 1781 m, 27.VII.2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Forest of the Cedars of God , Forest Limit  , 1897 m, 20.VIII.2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Hadath El Jebbe, Al Fouar   , 1529 m, 23.VIII.2019, 2♀, Boustani M., Mouawad G., all coll. MBOU  .

Flower records. Apiaceae  : Eryngium billardieri  ; Boraginaceae  : Cynoglossum nebrodense  ; Caryophyllaceae  : Dianthus  cf strictus  ; Caprifoliaceae  : Scabiosa argentea  ; Fabaceae  : Alyssum sp.  , Ononis natrix  : Lamiaceae  : Marrubium  cf cuneatum; Sideritis libanotica  , Stachys distans  ; Plumbaginaceae  : Acantholimon libanoticum  ; Rosaceae  : Rubus sanctus  .

Few data are available for this species pollen preferences in literature (Terzo 2011), but it seems to have a wide range including Dipsacaceae  , Asteraceae  and Lamiaceae  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Ceratina