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Halictus savenyei Engel and Archibald 2003 (sweat bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Halictidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 193726

Full reference: M. S. Engel and S. B. Archibald. 2003. An Early Eocene bee (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) from Quilchena, British columbia. The Canadian Entomologist 135:63-69

Belongs to Halictus according to M. S. Engel and S. B. Archibald 2003

Sister taxa: Halictus petrefactus, Halictus ruissatelensis, Halictus schemppi

Type specimen: Q-0424a&b, an exoskeleton (complete body with fragmentary wings). Its type locality is Quilchena, which is in a Ypresian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Coldwater Beds Formation of Canada.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.00, wing length 7.10