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1 June 2010 A New Species of Large Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa (Hymenoptera: Apidae), from Argentina
Mariano Lucia, Alberto H. Abrahamovich
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The new species Xylocopa (Neoxylocopa) atamisquensis is described and illustrated from adult female and male specimens. We designate Predio Isla Verde (28°38′54″S, 64°04′58″W; 120 m), Department Atamisqui in south-central Santiago del Estero province, Argentina, as the type locality. The closest species are X. (N.) mendozana and X. (N.) ordinaria.

Mariano Lucia and Alberto H. Abrahamovich "A New Species of Large Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa (Hymenoptera: Apidae), from Argentina," Entomological News 121(3), 243-248, (1 June 2010). https://doi.org/10.3157/021.121.0305
Received: 22 June 2009; Accepted: 28 July 2009; Published: 1 June 2010
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apidae
Argentina
carpenter bee
new species
Xylocopa
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