Taxon profile


Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee
Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1784)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Megachilidae - mason bees »  genus Megachile - leafcutter bees »  subgenus Eutricharaea

Scientific synonyms

Apis rotundata Fabricius, 1784
Apis pacifica Panzer, 1798
Megachile pacifica (Panzer, 1798)

Other names

= Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee


Megachile rotundata - Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee


Author: Libor Hudík

Megachile rotundata - Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee


Author: Pavel Novotný

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Megachile rotundata]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [232852]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1787)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Ruggiero M. (ed) (2008): World Bee Checklist [], ITIS [as Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 10 April 2010
EN Sheffeld C. S., Ratti C., Packer L., Griswold T. (2011): Leafcutter and Mason Bees of the Genus Megachile Latreille (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Canada and Alaska, Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 18 [as Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1784)]

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