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Subgenus Leioproctus (Leioproctus) Smith, 1853

  • Leioproctus Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London : British Museum 197 pp. [Date published 31/12/1853] [8].
    Type species:
     Leioproctus imitatus Smith, 1853 by subsequent designation, see Cockerell, T.D.A. 1905. Notes on some bees in the British Museum. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 31: 309-364 [Date published 31/12/1905] [348].
  • Dasycolletes Smith, F. 1853. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Andrenidae and Apidae. London : British Museum 197 pp. [Date published 31/12/1853] [14].
    Type species:
     Dasycolletes metallicus Smith, 1853 by subsequent designation, see Cockerell, T.D.A. 1905. Notes on some bees in the British Museum. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 31: 309-364 [Date published 31/12/1905] [347].
  • Lioproctus Smith, F. 1879. Descriptions of New Species of Hymenoptera in the Collection of the British Museum. London : British Museum xxi 240 pp. [Date published 31/12/1879] [6] [incorrect subsequent spelling for Leioproctus Smith, 1853, name not available].
  • Heterocolletes Rayment, T. 1935. A Cluster of Bees. Sixty essays on the life-histories of Australian bees, with specific descriptions of over 100 new species, and an introduction by Professor E.F. Phillips, D.Ph., Cornell University, U.S.A. Sydney : Endeavour Press. 752 pp. [184] [proposed with subgeneric rank in Paracolletes Smith, 1853].
    Type species:
     Paracolletes (Heterocolletes) capillatus Rayment, 1935 by original designation.
  • Anacolletes Michener, C.D. 1965. A classification of the bees of the Australian and South Pacific regions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 130: 1-362 [Date published 31/12/1965] [59] [proposed with subgeneric rank in Leioproctus Smith, 1853].
    Type species:
     Lamprocolletes bimaculatus Smith, 1879 by original designation.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Michener, C.D. 1965. A classification of the bees of the Australian and South Pacific regions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 130: 1-362 [Date published 31/12/1965] [47]

 

  • Michener, C.D. 1965. A classification of the bees of the Australian and South Pacific regions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 130: 1-362 [Date published 31/12/1965] [47]

 

Excluded Taxa

COLLETIDAE: Leioproctus (Leioproctus) maorium (Cockerell, 1913) — Cockerell, T.D.A. 1934. The bees of Australia. The Australian Zoologist 8: 2-38 [Date published 31/12/1934] [29] (described as Paracolletes maorium Cockerell, 1913, is known only from New Zealand, the record from Australia was in error)

 

Distribution

States

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Misool.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Other Regions

Lord Howe Island terrestrial & freshwater

Distribution References

  • Michener, C.D. 1965. A classification of the bees of the Australian and South Pacific regions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 130: 1-362 [Date published 31/12/1965] [50]

Ecological Descriptors

Mellivore, volant.

 

General References

Southcott, R.V. 1993. Larvae of Leptus (Acarina: Erythraeidae) ectoparasitic on higher insects of Australia and New Guinea. Invertebrate Taxonomy 7(6): 1473-1550 [1512] (larva on pronotum)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Nov-2013 COLLETINAE 04-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Michael Batley (AM)
01-Oct-2013 COLLETIDAE 30-Oct-2013 MODIFIED
20-Sep-2012 04-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
07-Aug-2012 04-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
04-Nov-2013 MODIFIED