Osmia uncicornis, Perez in Tkalcu, 1975

Müller, Andreas, 2020, Palaearctic Osmia bees of the subgenera Hemiosmia, Tergosmia and Erythrosmia (Megachilidae, Osmiini): biology, taxonomy and key to species, Zootaxa 4778 (2), pp. 201-236: 210

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4778.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:61BA688B-E383-4A4C-A9F6-D4F53E55645A

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3847114

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/9341B44A-1018-A147-03E3-FB6EFD73F995

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Osmia uncicornis
status

 

Osmia uncicornis   species group

The species of the O. uncicornis   species group differ from those of the O. difficilis   species group in both sexes by the foxy red tergal pilosity (whitish or yellowish in O. argyropyga   ), in the female sex by the lack of clubbed bristles on the fore tarsus and in the male sex by the following strongly derived characters: antennal flagellum distinctly crenulate, ventral side of middle femur with median keel-like projection, middle tibia swollen and curved, tergum 6 four-toothed and mediobasally with polished longitudinal keel or bulge ( Fig. 5, 6 View FIGURES 1–7 ), tergum 7 with narrow median projection possessing a straight to emarginate apical margin, sternum 4 medioapically densely covered with hooked bristles and prolonged into a triangular projection, sternum 5 with deep median incision, sternum 6 apically beset with curved bristles and apex of gonoforceps bifid.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Megachilidae

Genus

Osmia