New distributional records of Megachile Latreille, 1802 (Apoidea: Megachilidae) from Indian States


  • Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053, West Bengal
  • Department of Biology, Chulalongkorn University, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok - 10330
  • Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053, West Bengal
  • Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053, West Bengal



Hymenoptera, India, Leafcutter Bees, Mason Bees, Pollinator, Resin Bees


Based on the recent survey materials and backlog collections deposited in the Hymenoptera section, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, seven Megachile species, four belonging to subgenus Eutricharaea and one species each of Aethomegachile, Callomegachile, Creightonella and Pseudomegachile, are reported for the first time from different states of India. Floral association and distributional data of studied species are also provided.


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Sardar, S., Warrit, N., Rameshkumar, A., & Kazmi, S. I. (2021). New distributional records of <i>Megachile</i> Latreille, 1802 (Apoidea: Megachilidae) from Indian States. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 121(1), 23–29.





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