Newly described osmiine bee species from Macedonia

Hoplitis (Hoplitis) galichicae, a new European osmiine bee species has recently been described in Zootaxa (4111, 167-176, 2016). It is currently known only from the Galichica national park in southwestern Macedonia, where it was found to collect pollen on Sedum (Crassulaceae). In the same article, an identification key for all European representatives of the Hoplitis adunca species group is given.

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