Sphecodes niger Hagens, 1874

Bogusch, Petr & Straka, Jakub, 2012, Review and identification of the cuckoo bees of central Europe (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Sphecodes), Zootaxa 3311, pp. 1-41 : 14

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scientific name

Sphecodes niger Hagens, 1874
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Sphecodes niger Hagens, 1874

Described as: Sphecodes niger Hagens, 1874: 43 .

Synonym: Sphecodes niger var. holomelaena Blüthgen, 1949: 79 .

Distribution. Europe from north-east Spain to Ukraine, Turkey, absent from Scandinavia and North Africa ( Westrich 1989, Warncke 1992).

Biology. Species of warm biotopes, where can be common. Usually, it is not very abundant but widespread. The only confirmed host is Lasioglossum morio ; Alfken (1912) also thought L. lucidulum to be a host. However, this species occurs mainly in sandy sites, where S. niger is uncommon.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Halictidae

Genus

Sphecodes