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1 January 2009 Resurrecting the Bee Osmia aglaia Sandhouse from Synonymy (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Megachilidae)
James H. Cane, Richard W. Rust, George W. Bohart
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The western US bee Osmia aglaia Sandhouse is resurrected from synonymy with O. laeta Sandhouse. Confusion resulted from errors in paratype identification, which are herein corrected. New distinguishing morphological characters are provided that justify the specific status of O. aglaia.

James H. Cane, Richard W. Rust, and George W. Bohart "Resurrecting the Bee Osmia aglaia Sandhouse from Synonymy (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Megachilidae)," Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 82(1), 43-45, (1 January 2009). https://doi.org/10.2317/0022-8567-82.1.43
Accepted: 11 December 2008; Published: 1 January 2009
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