A synopsis of the bee genus palaeorhiza hymenoptera colletidae of new guinea 6. zarhiopalea new subgenus
Kontyu 50(1): 57-66
A new subgenus ZARHIOPALEA is proposed for 4 spp. of Palaeorhiza of New Guinea, which is primarily characterized by the propodeal structure. Three new species, P. laevis, P. variegata and P. sedlaceki, are described; these and P. paradoxa comprise the new subgenus. Variations in color and sternal structure of male P. variegata are mentioned.