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Revision of the South African endemic bee genus Redivivoides Michener, 1981 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Melittidae)

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Author(s): Michael Kuhlmann

Journal: European Journal of Taxonomy
ISSN 2118-9773

Issue: 34;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Redivivoides | bees | South Africa | new species | taxonomy

ABSTRACT
The South African endemic bee genus Redivivoides Michener, 1981 is revised and redefined. The genus comprises seven species, six of which are described here as new: Redivivoides capensis sp. nov. ♀♂, R. eardleyi sp. nov. ♀, R. kamieskroonensis sp. nov. ♀, R. karooensis sp. nov. ♀♂, R. namaquaensis sp. nov. ♀♂ and R. variabilis sp. nov. ♀♂. A key to species is provided.
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