New species records for Europe

Stenoheriades maroccanus and Hoplitis (Chlidoplitis) teucrii have been recorded so far only from Morocco. The examination of a large osmiine bee material kindly provided by Max Schwarz (Ansfelden) and Fritz Gusenleitner (Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum Linz) revealed that both species have a wider distribution than hitherto assumed: S. maroccanus also occurs  in southern Spain and Sicily, and H. teucrii in southern Spain. In addition, Hoplitis (Micreriades) antalyae, formerly known only from Turkey, is distributed also on several islands of the Aegean.

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