New species of the stingless bee genus Plebeia (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Nine new species of the stingless bee genus Plebeia Schwarz (Meliponini: Meliponina) are described and figured, all of the nominate subgenus. The new species are: Plebeia (Plebeia) amydra Engel, new species, from Venezuela; P. (P.) deceptrix Engel, new species, from Peru; P. (P.) hyperplastica Engel, new species, from Venezuela; P. (P.) mutisi Engel, new species, from Colombia; P. (P.) plectoforma Engel, new species, from Venezuela; P. (P.) roubiki Engel, new species, from Ecuador; P. (P.) silveirai Engel, new species, from Peru; P. (P.) tigris Engel, new species, from Ecuador; P. (P.) vidali Engel, new species, from Costa Rica.
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