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Apidologie
Volume 31, Number 3, May-june 2000
Page(s) 431 - 436
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/apido:2000133
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2000133

Apidologie 31 (2000) 431-436

A new augochlorine bee species in Tertiary amber from the Dominican Republic (Hymenoptera: Halictidae)

Michael S. Engel - Molly G. Rightmyer

Department of Entomology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192, USA

(Received 10 August 1999; revised 16 November 1999; accepted 24 November 1999)

Abstract:

A new species of the bee genus Oligochlora Engel is described and figured from two females preserved in a single piece of Miocene Dominican amber. The species is proposed as Oligochlora marquettorum Engel & Rightmyer sp. nov., and is the fourth member of this extinct genus of the tribe Augochlorini.


Keywords: Apoidea / Miocene / Oligochlora / paleontology / extinct species / taxonomy

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