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Halictus petrefactus Engel and Peņalver 2006 (sweat bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Halictidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175205

Full reference: M. S. Engel and E. Peņalver. 2006. A Miocene halictine bee from Rubielos de Mora Basin, Spain (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). American Museum Novitates 3503:1-10

Belongs to Halictus according to M. S. Engel and E. Peņalver 2006

Sister taxa: Halictus ruissatelensis, Halictus savenyei, Halictus schemppi

Type specimen: MPZ-98/423, an exoskeleton (Complete female body). Its type locality is Rio Rubielos 2 (MPZ coll), which is in an Orleanian lacustrine - large mudstone in Spain.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.20, forewing length 6.30