A synopsis of the bee genus palaeorhiza hymenoptera colletidae of new guinea part 1 subgenus palaeorhiza
Esakia 11: 89-120
The subgenus Palaeorhiza s.s. was redefined and further divided into 6 species groups. It occurred in Australia, New Guinea, New Britain, Solomon Islands, Amboina, Kai and Timor, and was composed of 13 spp. New species described were: P. abdominalis, P. flavipennis, P. combinata and P. purpurea from the Solomon Islands, and P. montana from New Guinea. A lectotype of Prosopis violacea Friese was designated.