The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Pharohylaeus lactiferus (Cockerell, 1910)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 3 January 1923

Rediscovered: 3 February 2019

 

Distribution

New South Wales & Queensland, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Cockerell, T. D. A. (1910). Descriptions and records of bees. XXX. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Zoology, Botany, and Geology 6: 17-31.

 

Other references:

Dorey, James B. (2021). Missing for almost 100 years: the rare and potentially threatened bee, Pharohylaeus lactiferus (Hymenoptera, Colletidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 81: 165-180.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/bee-australia-extinct-found-rare-b1807608.html

 

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