Discovery of the bee genus Perdita in the West Indies (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae): a new species from Isla Cabritos in the Dominican Republic

Pages 595-602
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2012/52/2

The bee genus Perdita Smith, 1853 (Panurginae) is recorded from the West Indies based on the new species, Perdita (Perdita) islacabritosensis sp. nov. from Isla Cabritos, a xeric island within salty Lago Enriquillo in the southeastern part of the Dominican Republic. The species is described and figured, and compared with putative relatives among the hyperdiverse subgenus Perdita.

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