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1 March 2006 Redescription of Chaetochile as Subgenus of Megachile (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae)
Silvana P. Durante, Alberto H. Abrahamovich
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Chaetochile Mitchell (Megachilidae) is herein confirmed as a subgenus of Megachile and represented by one species M. (Chaetochile) mitchelli Raw. The subgenus is characterized by a clypeus and supraclypeal area which is flat in the female, a second mandibular tooth which truncate and closer to the first than to the third tooth; T6 with an anterior depression and the distal margin with a conspicuous expansion and one spine on each side in the male. This contribution includes a redescription of M. Chaetochile and its single species.

Silvana P. Durante and Alberto H. Abrahamovich "Redescription of Chaetochile as Subgenus of Megachile (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae)," Transactions of the American Entomological Society 132(1), 103-109, (1 March 2006).[103:ROCASO]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 March 2006
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