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A synopsis of the bee genus Palaeorhiza Perkins (Hymenoptera, Colletidae) of New Guinea. Part I. Subgenus Palaeorhiza s.str

Hirashima, Y.

Esakia 11: 89-119


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A new definition is given to the subgenus Palaeorhiza, which is further divided into 6 species groups. It occurs in Australia, New Guinea, New Britain, Solomon Islands, Amboina, Kai and Timor, and is composed of 13 species. Five new taxa are P. abdominalis, P. flavipennis, P. combinata and P. purpurea from Solomon Islands and P. montana from New Guinea. The lectotype of Prosopis violacea Friese is designated.

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