The exotic bee Halictus smaragdulus Vachal 1895 (Hymenoptera Halictidae) in the Hunter Valley
- Entomological Society of Queensland
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Australian Entomologist, 2008, 35 (1), pp. 21 - 26
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The emerald furrow bee, Halictus smaragdulus Vachal, 1895, native to the western Palaearctic, is recorded from the Upper Hunter Valley region, New South Wales, Australia. Halictus Latreille is a genus previously unknown in Australia. The bee is well established in the area and has been observed visiting flowers of exotic plants, including Galenia pubescens - a declared noxious weed.
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