Taxonomic and biological notes on Andinopanurgus (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae).




Andrenidae, Panurginae, Protandrenini, Apoidea


Additional taxonomical and biological information on Andinopanurgus Gonzalez & Engel, a recently described subgenus of Protandrena Cockerell occurring at mid- and high elevations (1100–3400 m) in the Andes from Venezuela to Peru, is provided. The male of Protandrena maximina Gonzalez & Ruz is described and figured for the first time. New geographical records, an updated key to species, and observations on the foraging behavior of P. guarnensis Gonzalez & Ruz on flowers of cultivated potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L. [Solanaceae]) in central Colombia are also provided.


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How to Cite

Gonzalez, V. H., Engel, M. S., & Sepúlveda, P. A. (2013). Taxonomic and biological notes on Andinopanurgus (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Journal of Melittology, 3, 1-10.

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