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Published: 2019-11-18
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A new species of Rhathymus Lepeletier & Serville, 1828 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Rhathymini) from Guatemala

Estación de Biología Chamela, Instituto de Biología. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Apartado Postal 21, San Patricio, Jalisco, 48980, México.
Departamento de Zoología, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Tercer Circuito s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, Copilco, Coyoacán, A.P. 70-153, Ciudad de México, México, C. P. 04510.
Instituto de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas y Sustentabilidad, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Centro de Estudios Conservacionistas, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
Hymenoptera Apoidea Anthophila Neotropical parasitic bee


A new species of the bee genus Rhathymus Lepeletier & Serville, 1828 is described and figured as Rhathymus atitlanicus Ayala, Hinojosa-Díaz and Armas-Quiñonez. The new species is from the department of Sololá, Guatemala, and can be distinguished based on the black integument contrasting with the orange color of the wings.



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