Revision of Updates from 2014-03-19 15:05

Here you can find information about updates of the checklist.

UPDATE 4 (19th March 2014)

Based on comments from several colleagues (see Acknowledgements) in the Checklist the following changes  have been made:

  • Subgeneric changes in Lasioglossum after: "Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)" by John S. Ascher and John Pickering (http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species&flags=HAS:).
  • Subgeneric changes in Osmia and Hoplitis after: Andreas Müller´s Osmiini-blog (http://blogs.ethz.ch/osmiini/)
  • Added to the checklist: 23 species
  • Removed from the checklist: 6 species
  • Nomenclatural changes / synonymizations (synonyms added to the Checklist): 9 species
  • Changes in country records: 217 species

Acknowledgements

  • David Baldock provided information about Portuguese Andrena.
  • Denis Michez updated Melittidae distribution records.
  • Gerd Reder pointed me to a Xylocopa species missing in the checklist.
  • Stuart Roberts added a record for Andrena savigny.

UPDATE 3 (13th March 2013)

Based on comments from several colleagues (see Acknowledgements) in the Checklist the following changes  have been made:

  • Added to the checklist: 6 species
  • Removed from the checklist: 6 species
  • Nomenclatural changes / synonymizations (synonyms added to the Checklist): 4 species
  • Changes in country records: 6 species

Acknowledgements

  • Eric Dufrene provided information about five Nomada species missing from the checklist.
  • Gerad Le Goff corrected taxonomic problems in Xylocopa.
  • Theo Peeters pointed me to a Trachusa species missing in the checklist.

UPDATE 2 (18th January 2013)

Based on comments from several colleagues (see Acknowledgements) in the Checklist the following changes  have been made:

  • Nomenclatural changes / synonymizations (synonyms added to the Checklist): 38 species
  • Changes in country records: 68 species

Acknowledgements

  • David Baldock recorded 65 bee species new for Portugal.
  • Javier Ortiz-Sanchez provided information about the distribution of two Coelioxys species.
  • Erwin Scheuchl pointed out changes in the subgeneric affiliation of two Andrena species.
  • Bogdan Tomozei added a Bombus record for Romania.
  • Paul Williams helped with synonyms in Bombus.

UPDATE 1 (7th January 2013)

Based on information published in 2011 and 2012 the following changes have been made in the checklist:

  • Added to the checklist: 25 newly described species
  • Removed from the checklist: 1 species
  • Nomenclatural changes / synonymizations: 15 taxa
  • Changes in country records: 153 species

Acknowledgements

  • David Genoud kindly provided unpublished information about new Andrena records from France.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith