Bees of the genera Xenorhiza Michener and Palaeorhiza Perkins (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) of Papua New Guinea collected by Dr W. J. Pulawski of the California Academy of Sciences

Authors


Masaki Abe, Laboratory of Museology, Professional License Training Center, Tokai University, Kawayo, Minami Aso-mura, Aso-gun, Kumamoto 869-1404, Japan. Email: mabe@ktmail.tokai-u.jp

Abstract

Bees of genera Xenorhiza and Palaeorhiza of Papua New Guinea collected by Dr Pulawski are reported on. One species of Xenorhiza and 19 species of Palaeorhiza are recognized, including five new species of Palaeorhiza. New taxa are Palaeorhiza (Palaeorhiza) labergei, P. (Anchirhiza) pulawskii, P. (Callorhiza) demeter, P. (Cercorhiza) concordiana and P. (Zarhiopalea) nike.

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