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Melissodes snowii Cresson, 1878
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Subgenus: Eumelissodes

Melissodes snowii FEM CF
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Melissodes snowii FEM CF

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Melissodes snowii MALE mm .x ZS PMax
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Melissodes snowii MALE mm .x ZS PMax
Identification
Extracted from: Melissodes snowii Cresson 1878 Proc. Ac. Sci. Phil. p. 211

Male.—Black, clothed with a dense white pubescence; clypeus, labrum, and spot at base of mandibles yellowish-white; antennae two-thirds the length of body, second and third Joints subequal, flagellum fulvous, the base of joints above black; wings uniformly whitish-hyaline, nervures pale fulvous, second submarginal less than ball the length of first. the third broadly rounded at tip, and narrowed one half towards marginal; tips of tarsi pale ferruginous apical margin of abdominal segments whitish and having a fascia of dense white pubescence; two apical segments each with a tooth on extreme sides; venter clothed with white pubescence. Length 40 inch.

Hab. Colorado (Prof. F. H. Snow). One specimen. This is larger than albata Cress., With the abdomen distinctly fasciate.


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