Distribution Data for Megachile chomskyi
A new species of leafcutter bee, Megachile (Megachiloides) chomskyi, is described from Texas, United States. Megachile chomskyi is one of the four known species of the oenotherae species group of Megachiloides, all members sharing the long tongue, and is most similar to M. (Megachiloides) amica Cresson. Like other members of the oenotherae species group, this species probably shows oligolecty with Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family). A diagnosis, full description of both sexes and a key to the species of the oenotherae species group are provided.
Sheffield C, Shorthouse D (2016). Distribution Data for Megachile chomskyi. Version 12.2. Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre. Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.5886/txsd3at3 accessed via GBIF.org on 2017-09-29. id: doi:10.5886/txsd3at3
Dataset: Distribution Data for Megachile chomskyi, doi:10.5886/txsd3at3 Rights as supplied: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
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