Yu. V. Astafurova and M. Yu. Proshchalykin
New and little known bees of the genus Sphecodes Latreille (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) from Mongolia.
Number: 289, Pages: 1 - 9
In addition to a previously published study about Mongolian Sphecodes bees we report here on nine little known species. Currently eleven species of Sphecodes are known from this region with seven of them recorded for the first time: S. crassus Thomson, 1870, S. geoffrellus (Kirby, 1802), S. miniatus Hagens, 1882, S. monilicornis (Kirby, 1802), S. nippon Meyer, 1922, S. pellucidus Smith, 1845, and S. puncticeps Thomson, 1870. Sphecodes kozlovi sp. n. is described from Eastern Mongolia (Dornod Aimag, Khentii Aimag).