Astafurova Yu.V., Proshchalykin M.Yu., Engel M.S.

The cuckoo bee genus Sphecodes Latreille, 1804 (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Kazakhstan

Number: 369, Pages: 1 - 47

In total, 31 cleptoparastic bee species of the genus Sphecodes Latreille (Halictinae: Halictini: Sphecodina) are listed from Kazakhstan, 18 of which are newly recorded for the country: Sphecodes albilabris (Fabricius, 1793), S. alternatus Smith, 1853, S. anatolicus Warncke, 1992, S. armeniacus Warncke, 1992, S. crassus Thomson, 1870, S. cristatus Hagens, 1882, S. ferruginatus Hagens, 1882, S. haladai Warncke, 1992, S. hyalinatus Hagens, 1882, S. longulus Hagens, 1882, S. miniatus Hagens, 1882, S. monilicornis (Kirby, 1802), S. puncticeps Thomson, 1870, S. reticulatus Thomson, 1870, S. saxicolus Warncke, 1992, S. scabricollis Wesmael, 1835, S. schwarzi Astafurova et Proshchalykin, 2014, and S. spinulosus Hagens, 1875. A new species Sphecodes pesenkoi Astafurova et Proshchalykin, sp. n. is des­cribed from Kyzylorda Province. New synonymy is established for Sphecodes gibbus (Linnaeus, 1758) = S. tadauchi Mitai, 2012, syn. n.

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