Lithurgus andrewsi Cockerell, 1909:312



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Only known from the female holotype collected in 1897.



Christmas Island, Australia (politically)


Biology & Ecology




Only one specimen, the female holotype.






Original scientific description:

Cockerell, T. D. A. (1909). Descriptions and records of bees. XXII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 4(22): 309-317.


Other references:

Gonzalez, Victor H., Engel, Michael S. and Griswold, Terry L. (2013). The lithurgine bees of Australia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), with a note on Megachile rotundipennis. Journal of Melittology 11(11): 1-19.

Kirby, W. F. (1900). Hymenoptera, pp. 81-88. In: Andrews, Charles W. (ed.). A Monograph of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean): Physical Features and Geology, with Descriptions of the Fauan and Flora by Numerous Contributors. London: British Museum (Natural History). xiii+[i]+337 pp., 21 pls.


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