Svastrides orellanae (Spinola)

Vivallo, Felipe, 2009, Notes on the bee genus Alloscirtetica Holmberg, 1909 in northern Chile with the description of two new altiplanic species and a key for the Chilean species of Eucerini (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Zootaxa 2010, pp. 16-30 : 26

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.185792

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6214619

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scientific name

Svastrides orellanae (Spinola)
status

 

Svastrides orellanae (Spinola)

The female of this species has the body almost completely covered by dark brown pilosity. Anterior third of the mesoscutum, propodeum, T 1, T 2 and lateral area of T 4 with white pilosity. The male differs from S. melanura in the clypeus almost completely yellow and white hairs on the head. It also has a tuft of white pilosity on each side of T 4 and T 5. Illustrations of the male genitalia and other structures of both sexes were provided by Urban (1972).

Svastrides orellanae is distributed exclusively in Chile. There are records of this species only from the Region of Coquimbo: Coquimbo ( Toro 1986), La Serena, Río Cochiguaz, Carrizal and El Pangue ( Urban 1972). This species visits Melissa officinalis L., Psoralea glandulosa L. ( Fabaceae ) ( Ruíz 1935; Wagenknecht 1970); Prosopis chilensis , Geoffroea decorticans Burk. ( Fabaceae ), Malesherbia humilis Poepp. ( Malesherbiaceae ), Robinia pseudoacacia L. ( Papilionaceae ) and Madia sativa (Compositae) ( Wagenknecht 1970) .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Svastrides

Loc

Svastrides orellanae (Spinola)

Vivallo, Felipe 2009
2009
Loc

Madia sativa (Compositae) ( Wagenknecht 1970 )

(Compositae) (Wagenknecht 1970
1970