TAXONOMY OF THE BEE GENUS AMEGILLA FRIESE

TAXONOMY OF THE BEE GENUS AMEGILLA FRIESE (APOIDEA, APIDAE: ANTHOPHORINI) WITH EIGHT SPECIES FIRST EVER RECORDED FROM RAJASTHAN, INDIA WITH A DICHOTOMOUS KEY AND A COMPLETE DISTRIBUTION RECORD Jagdish Saini, S. L. Sharma and Rajiv K. Gupta* Dept. of Zoology, J. N. V. University, Jodhpur, India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: beesind@gmail.com] Received: 09-10-2016 Accepted: 28-11-2016 Abstract: The genus Amegilla Friese (Apoidea, Apidae: Anthophorini) has more than 250 species which represents the second largest group within the Anthophorini. Total 21 species are known from the Read More …

SUPPLEMENT TO APOIDEA (INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA) OF UTTARAKHAND STATE (INDIA): A CHECK – LIST WITH SYNONYMIES AND DISTRIBUTION RECORD

SUPPLEMENT TO APOIDEA (INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA) OF UTTARAKHAND STATE (INDIA): A CHECK – LIST WITH SYNONYMIES AND DISTRIBUTION RECORD Rajiv K. Gupta Department of Zoology, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur 342 005, India [E-mail: beesind@gmail.com] Received: 01-09-2015 Accepted: 06-10-2015 Abstract: The study presented a check-list of Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera) recorded from the Uttarakhand State in India. It listed 32 genera including 179 species of bees found in the State. The synonyms and taxonomic revisions of several species were included in this Read More …