Yu. V. Astafurova and M. Yu. Proshchalykin

The bees of the genus Sphecodes Latreille (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of the european part of Russia.

Number: 321, Pages: 1 - 21

Twenty-eight species of the bee genus Sphecodes Latreille are recorded from the European part of Russia including Crimea, North Caucasus, and Ural. S. majalis Pérez, 1903 and S. nomioidis Pesenko, 1979 were found in Russia for the first time. S. marginatus Hagens, 1882 and S. zangherii Noskiewicz, 1931 were erroneously recorded from Russia and are removed from the list of Russian species. The distri­bution of other species is enlarged. The number of Sphecodes species in the fauna of Russia increased up to 35.

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