Ceratina (Ceratina) cucurbitina (Rossi, 1972),

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: 82-83

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.5043182

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F2879D-6C77-FFED-B4CF-F9F7E9F4FD88

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Ceratina (Ceratina) cucurbitina (Rossi, 1972)
status

 

Ceratina (Ceratina) cucurbitina (Rossi, 1972) 

Distribution: WEST PALAEARCTIC: Holo-Mediterranean and further north to central Germany ( Terzo & Rasmont 2011).

Local distribution fig. 15.11View FIGURE 15

Unpublished records.

GBIF 2021, SEMC:

Mount Lebanon, Monteverde, near Mansourieh, 350 m, 24.IV.1995, 1♂; Zandouka, 750 m, 10.V.1995, 1♀, all det. Baker D., leg. Roche C.G. 

Literature. Specimens collected in Bcharre Cedar Wood in summer of 1960 ( Mavromoustakis, 1963).

Material examined.

BDFGM material. RBIN: Mount Lebanon, Nab’as Safa [Nabeh Al Safa], 1000 m, V.1966, 1♀, leg. Fagel G.  ; ZSM:

Mount Lebanon, Brumana, 7.VIII.1899, 1♀  .

Author material. Mount Lebanon: Der El Kamar, 800 m, 29.V.2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M. Souk el Ghareb, Balamand University, 839 m, 23. VII  .2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Barouk, 1086 m, 12. VIII  .2019, 1♀, leg. Boustani M.; Maaniyye, Dhour El Maaniyye, 324 m, 25.V.2019, 3♀, leg. Boustani M., all coll. MBOU  .

N. Lebanon: Tannourine Forest , 1784 m, 18.VI.2016, 2♀, leg. Boustani M., coll. MBOU. Additional 11♀ and 17♂ from 13 records, collected between 18.IV.2017 and 23.VIII.2019, from Tannourine El Tahta, Horch Ehden, Hadath El Jebbe and Tannourine El Fawka  .

Flower records. Apiaceae  : Eryngium glomeratum  , Asphodelaceae  : Asphodelus microcarpus  ; Asteraceae  : Anthemis pauciloba  , Carduus argentatus  ; Boraginaceae  : Anchusa hybrida  , Echium glomeratum  ; Caprifoliaceae  : Cephalaria sp.  , Cephalaria  cf joppensis  , Scabiosa argentea  , Scabiosa sp.  ; Fabaceae  : Vicia tenuifolia  ; Hypericaceae  : Hypericum triquetrifolium  ; Lamiaceae  : Nepeta curviflora  ; Malvaceae  : Alcea apterocarpa  ; Rosasceae: Rubus sanctus  .

Species reported to be widely polylectic (Terzo 2011).

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Ceratina