Checklist of bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae sensu lato) from Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil

Felipe Varussa de Oliveira Lima Rogério Silvestre About the authors


In this paper a current list of the bee species from Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil is presented and available in the online database of collections and reported in the literature, besides own collections held in different localities in the state, encompassing different vegetation types. The total number of bee species recorded for Mato Grosso do Sul, including morphospecies, is 386 species, distributed in 107 genera and five subfamilies. The most diverse subfamily is Apinae, followed by Megachilinae, Halictinae, Colletinae and Andreninae. We added new distribution records of 97 species of bees to Mato Grosso do Sul.

Bee fauna; Cerrado domain; Brazilian Chaco; Neotropical Region; Biota-MS Program

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