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See detailDescription de Liotrigona gabonensis sp. nov., et quelques corrections à la synonymie des espèces africaines de mélipones (Hymenoptera : Apoidea : Apinae : Meliponini)
PAULY, Alain; Fabre Anguilet, Edgard ULg

in Belgian Journal of Entomology (2013), 15

Liotrigona gabonensis sp. nov. is described from Gabon. A nest of this new species discovered in a tree trunk is also described and illustrated. Some corrections are made to the revision of EARDLEY (2005 ... [more ▼]

Liotrigona gabonensis sp. nov. is described from Gabon. A nest of this new species discovered in a tree trunk is also described and illustrated. Some corrections are made to the revision of EARDLEY (2005): a lectotype is designated for Liotrigona bouyssoui (Vachal, 1903) (comb. nov.); Hypotrigona penna Eardley, 2005 is a synonym junior of Hypotrigona squamuligera Benoist, 1937 (syn. nov.); Meliponula erythra (Schletterer, 1891) and M. togoensis (Stadelman, 1895) are considered valid (resurrected names). [less ▲]

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