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buscar esse táxon em outros sistemas Plebeia frontalis (Friese, 1911)
Common Name: "mimí"

Trigona frontalis Friese, H. (1911). Neue Bienen aus Süd-Amerika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. IV: 453-456 [455] .
Type data: syntype ZSM <F> workers (2) , syntype ZMB <F> workers (6).Roubik, 1992:511, mentioned "paratypes" from Honduras in USNM. See also Cockerell, 1917: 126 , syntype USNM <F> workers (2).
Type locality: Honduras; Honduras, 1900 leg. [sic].

Distribution

Nearctic Region: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Veracruz-Llave, Yucatán); Neotropical Region: Colombia; Costa Rica (Alajuela, Cartago, Guanacaste, Heredia, Limón, Puntarenas, San José); Guatemala (Suchitepéquez); Honduras (Francisco Morazán); Nicaragua (Chinandega); Panama (Coclé); Panama Canal Zone

References

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Wille, A., Orozco, E. & Raabe, C. (1983). Polinización del chayote Sechium edule (Jacq.) Swartz en Costa Rica. Revista de Biologia Tropical 31 (1): 145-154 [146] (geographic records, pollination: Sechium edule (Cucurbitaceae))

How to cite this page
J. M. F. Camargo & S. R. M. Pedro, 2013. Meliponini Lepeletier, 1836. In Moure, J. S., Urban, D. & Melo, G. A. R. (Orgs). Catalogue of Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in the Neotropical Region - online version. Available at http://www.moure.cria.org.br/catalogue. Accessed Apr/26/2019

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Last update : 17 Jun 2013

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