Notes on the stingless bee genera <i>Scaura</i> and <i>Geotrigona</i> (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

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Michael S. Engel


Brief notes are presented on the classifications of Scaura Schwarz and Geotrigona Moure.  A new subgeneric system is proposed for Scaura in which three subgenera are recognized: Scaura Schwarz, s.str.; Scauracea Engel, new subgenus; Schwarzula Moure.  Likewise, a new subgenus is proposed in Geotrigona as Chthonotrigona Engel, new subgenus.

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