A new species, <i>Lasioglossum (Eickwortia) hienae</i>, from Mexico (Apoidea: Halictidae)

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Jason Gibbs
Sheila Dumesh


A new species from Colima, Mexico, Lasioglossum (Eickwortia) hienae Gibbs & Dumesh, new species, is described and illustrated.  Lasioglossum hienae is distinguished from related species based on a combination of morphological, geographical, and molecular evidence.  A species distribution model is used to predict the potential distribution of the known species of L. (Eickwortia).  An identification key is provided.

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Jason Gibbs, Michigan State University

Department of Entomology

Sheila Dumesh, York University

Department of Biology


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