Synopsis of the bee genus Coelioxys Latreille (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) of Japan, with description of a new species
Article first published online: 23 JUN 2006
Volume 9, Issue 2, pages 223–238, June 2006
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NAGASE, H. (2006), Synopsis of the bee genus Coelioxys Latreille (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) of Japan, with description of a new species. Entomological Science, 9: 223–238. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-8298.2006.00168.x
- Issue published online: 23 JUN 2006
- Article first published online: 23 JUN 2006
- Received 11 July 2005; accepted 17 January 2006.
- host records;
- lectotype designation;
Japanese species of the bee genus Coelioxys are reviewed, and 10 species in three subgenera are recognized: C. (Torridapis) fenestrata Smith, 1873, C. (T) ducalisSmith, 1853; C. (Allocoelioxys) formosicola Strand, 1913, C. (Boreocoelioxys) yanonis Matsumura, 1912, C. (B) hiroba Nagase, 2003, C. (B) hosoba Nagase, 2003, C. (B) inermisKirby, 1802, C. (B) alataFoerster, 1853, C. (B) rufescens Lepeletier & Serville, 1825, and C. (B) sakamotorum sp. nov. The lectotype of C. yanonis is designated. Coelioxys suisharyonis Strand, 1913, and C. hakonensisCockerell, 1919, are synonymized with C. yanonis, and C. taiwanensis Cockerell, 1927 is synonymized with C. formosicola. Supplementary descriptions are provided for C. yanonis, C. formosicola, C. hiroba and C. hosoba. Records of host bees are reviewed. A key to Japanese species is presented.