Hoplitis (Formicapis) maritima ( Romankova 1985 )

Müller, Andreas & Mauss, Volker, 2016, Palaearctic Hoplitis bees of the subgenera Formicapis and Tkalcua (Megachilidae, Osmiini): biology, taxonomy and key to species, Zootaxa 4127 (1), pp. 105-120: 110

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4127.1.5

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scientific name

Hoplitis (Formicapis) maritima ( Romankova 1985 )
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Hoplitis (Formicapis) maritima ( Romankova 1985) 

Formicapis robusta maritima Romankova 1985: 66  . Type material: Holotype ♀, “Primorski territory, Kievka, 22.5.– 6.7.1979 ” ( Russia), Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg.

New records. MONGOLIA: 90km N Ulanbatar, Segnezer river, 1450m, 6.– 8.7.2003 (leg. J. Halada). RUSSIA, Primorski krai, Lazovski Zapovednik: Cordon Amerika, river Perekatnaya, 43 º02’ 32 ’’N 134 º02’ 32 ’’E, 329m, 19.5. 2001 (leg. M. Quest); Ta Tshingousa, 43 º00’ 32 ’’N 134 º07’ 34 ’’E, 14.6. 2001 (leg. M. Quest).

Distribution. From northern Mongolia to Primorski krai in southernmost Russian Far East.

Pollen hosts. Oligolectic on Rosaceae  (e.g. Fragaria  , Potentilla  ) ( Romankova 1985; Proshchalykin in Quest 2009). Flower records: Fragaria orientalis  , Potentilla amurensis  , P. fragarioides  ( Romankova 1985; label records).

Nesting biology. Nests were found in cerambycid beetle burrows (width 3.5–6.5mm, height 2.7–3.5mm) in 4– 5cm thick branches of conifers lying on the ground containing 2–6 linearly arranged brood cells ( Romankova 1985). Cell partitions and nest plug are made of chewed leaves. The females clean the burrows from wood debris with their mandibles.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Megachilidae

Genus

Hoplitis

Loc

Hoplitis (Formicapis) maritima ( Romankova 1985 )

Müller, Andreas & Mauss, Volker 2016

2016
Loc

Formicapis robusta maritima

Romankova 1985: 66