Anthophora insularis

Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 48-49

publication ID

2588

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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treatment provided by

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scientific name

Anthophora insularis
status

 

2. Anthophora insularis  HNS  .

A. nigra, pube fulva vestita, faciei pube grisea.

Female. Length 7 lines. Black: the face, cheeks and thorax beneath clothed with griseous pubescence, that on the thorax above and on the abdomen is fulvous; the fifth segment of the abdomen with a mixture of black hairs; the legs have a fulvous pubescence outside; within it is black, it is also black at the apex of the plantae of the posterior legs. The mandibles, labrum, anterior margin of the clypeus and a narrow central longitudinal line, a minute spot above the clypeus, and the flagellum beneath, yellow; the tegulae yellow, the wings fulvo-hyaline.

Hab. Borneo (Sarawak).

This species closely resembles both the A. vestita  HNS  and the A. concinna  HNS  , but is on comparison very distinct.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Anthophora