Osmia difficilis, Morawitz, 1875

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: 213

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.3847072

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/9341B44A-101D-A142-03E3-FC7BFE0DFB0B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Osmia difficilis
status

 

Osmia difficilis   species group

The species of the O. difficilis   species group differ from those of the O. uncicornis   species group in both sexes by the whitish tergal pilosity, in the female sex by the clubbed hairs on the fore tarsus and in the male sex by the normal shape of antennal flagellum, midleg and sterna, the trifid tergum 6 with strong median projection ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 1–7 ), the evenly rounded apical margin of tergum 7, the lack of hooked or curved bristles on sterna 4 and 6 and the spatulate apex of the gonoforceps.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Megachilidae

Genus

Osmia