A new stingless bee species of the genus <i>Nogueirapis</i> from Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

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Ricardo Ayala
Michael S. Engel
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3067-077X

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A new stingless bee species of the genus Nogueirapis Moure (Apinae: Meliponini) is described and figured.  Nogueirapis costaricana Ayala & Engel, new species, is distinguished from its congeners, particularly N. mirandula (Cockerell), a species also known from the Pacific forests of Costa Rica.  A key to the species of Nogueirapis, based on the worker caste, is provided.

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