Atlas of European Bees

Alain Pauly

Atlas of the European Bees: genus Nomioides

This page is constructed in the framework of the STEP Project
"Status and Trends of European Pollinators"
Coordinator: Simon Geoffrey Potts, University of Reading

STEP Partners to Objective 1 (Document the status and trends of pollinators, map distributions):
University of Mons (Prof. Pierre Rasmont; Denis Michez; Stephanie Iserbyt; Yvan Barbier)
University of Reading (Stuart Roberts)

First on line 18.III.2011

Citation: Pauly A. 2011. Atlas of the European Bees: genus Nomioides. STEP Project, Atlas Hymenoptera, Mons, Gembloux.

Nomioides Schenck 1867

European bees
Nomioides spp.
Main contributions to the maps :

BDFMG (2011)

Other dataset received : Pesenko (in litt.)

Main collections studied (AP) : Belgium (Brussels, Gembloux, Mons).

Nomioides deceptor canariensis Blüthgen 937
Nomioides canariensis Blüthgen 1937: 3, 10, fig. 4, F. Holotype: F, “Gr. Canaria, Las Palmas [28°06'N 15°25'W], [29.VI.1931], [leg.] R. Frey”, “Mus. Zool. H-fors, Spec. typ. no. 5258”; ZMH (examined).
Nomioides minutissimus f. canariensis: Pesenko 1983: 137.

Distribution. Canary Islands.

Statut: inconnu.
Nomioides facilis Smith 1853
Halictus facilis Smith 1853
= Nomioides fallax Handlirsch 1888
= Nomioides callosus Pérez 1895
= Halictus handlirschii Dalla Torre & Friese 1895
= Nomioides facilis var. dusmeti Blüthgen 1925
= Nomioides facilis var. bipunctata Blüthgen 1925
= Nomioides cruciferarum Cockerell 1931

Distribution. Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, southern Europe, southwestern Asia (Near East, Arabian Peninsula, Island of Socotra, Asia Minor, Iran).

Statut: Stable.
Nomioides fortunatus Blüthgen 1937
Nomioides (Nomioides) fortunata Blüthgen 1937: 3, 7, fig. 3, F, M. Holotype: M, “Tenerife, La Esperanza [28°27'N 16°22'W], [16.VII.1931], [leg.] R. Frey”; ZMH; exam.
Nomioides minutissimus f. fortunatus: Pesenko 1983: 137.

Distribution. Canary Islands, Morocco.

Statut: inconnu. Peut être menacé car très localisé.
Nomioides minutissimus (Rossi 1790)
Apis minutissima Rossi 1790
= Halictus pulchellus Giraud 1861
= Nomioides minutissima var. obscurata Blüthgen 1925
= Nomioides minutissima var. versicolor Blüthgen 1925
= Nomioides minutissima var. violascens Blüthgen 1925
= Nomioides minutissima var. schencki Blüthgen 1925
= Nomioides minutissima var. tristis Blüthgen 1934
= Nomioides minutissima var. fusca Blüthgen 1934
= Nomioides minutissima var. purpurascens Blüthgen 1934.

Distribution: southern Europe, to Poland (Torun) and Udmurtia (Izhevsk) in the north, SW Asia, steppes and deserts of central Asia to Mongolia and northern China to the east.

Distribution. S Europe jusqu’en Pologne (Torun) et Udmurtia (Izhevsk) dans le nord, SW Asie, steppes et déserts d’Asie centrale jusqu’en Mongolie et le nord de la Chine vers l’est.

Statut: Stable.


Pesenko Y. & Pauly A. 2005. Monograph of the bees of the subfamily Nomioidinae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of Africa (excluding Madagascar). Annales de la Société entomologique de France (n.s.) 2005, 41 (2): 129-236.