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Melissodes sphaeralceae Cockerell, 1896
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Subgenus: Tachymelissodes


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Extracted from Wallace E. LaBerge. New Species and Records of Little-known Species of Melissodes from North A,nerica (HYlnenoptera: Anthophoridae). VOLUME. 4, NUMBER 10 AUGUST 1963

ARIZONA: Southwestern Research Station (5 miles west of Portal): 2 tt tt, August 21, 1956, on Melilotlls alba;, C. and IV!. Cazier; 1 tt, September 2, 1958 and I ~,September 3, 1958, on Sphaeralcea sp., E. G. Linsley. NE"V IVIEXICO: Pecos: I ~, August 31, T. D. A. Cockerell (probably a para type but not marked as such). Mexico. AGU ASCALIENTES: Aguascalientes: Itt, June 26, 1952, E. E. Gilbert and C. D. IVIacNeil. MEXICO: Guadalupe: 1 ~, September 7, 1903, '\tV. L. Tower. SAN LUIS POTOSi: San Luis Potosi: 1 ~, July 15, 1952, F. ''''. and F. G. "Verner. ZACATECAS: Fresnillo (9 miles southeast): 1 ~, August 7 to 14, 1954, E. G. Linsley, J. W. IVIacSwain and R. F. Smith. These specimens are in the collections of the American lVIuseum of Natural History, New York City, the University of Arizona at Tucson, the New York State lVluseum at Albany, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Nebraska State IVluseum at Lincoln.


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