Atlas of European Bees - STEP Project

Sébastien Patiny, Alain Pauly

Atlas of the European Bees: genus Systropha

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: Patiny S. & Pauly A. 2011. Atlas of the European Bees: genus Systropha. STEP Project, Atlas Hymenoptera, Mons, Gembloux.

Text in French to be translated in English

Systropha Illiger 1806

European bees
Systropha spp.
Main contributions to the maps :

BDFMG (2011) (Patiny, Pauly).

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

Litterature: Ebmer 1988; Baker 1996. Patiny & Michez 2006.
Systropha curvicornis (Scopoli 1770)
Eucera curvicornis Scopoli 1770
= Tenthredo convolvuli Pallas 1773
= Andrena spiralis Olivier 1789
= Andrena labrosa Eversmann 1852

Littérature: Ebmer 1988: 689 ; Baker 1996 : 1529.

Distribution: régions chaudes d’Europe et de l’ouest asiatique ; Espagne, Italie, Autriche, Croatie, Bosnie, Macédoine, Albanie, Roumanie, Bulgarie, N. Turquie, Ukraine, Oural.
Systropha planidens Giraud 1861
Systropha planidens Giraud 1861
ssp. planidens Giraud 1861
= Systropha planidens anatolica Warncke 1977
ssp. grandimargo Pérez 1905
= Systropha chrysura Pérez 1905.

Littérature: Ebmer 1988 : 689 ; Baker, 1996 : 1531; Pesenko et al. 2000.

La sous-espèce planidens habite le sud de l'Allemagne jusqu’en Ukraine, le sud de l'Oural, les Balkans, la Grèce, l'Iran; la sous-espèce grandimargo l'Espagne et le sud de la France.


Baker D.B. 1996. Notes on some palaearctic and oriental Systropha, with descriptions of new species and a key to the species (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae). Journal of Natural History, 1996, 30: 1527-1547.
Ebmer A.W. 1988. Kritische Liste der nicht-parasitischen Halictidae Österreichs mit Berucksichtigung aller mitteleuropaïschen Arten (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae). Linzer biol. Beitr., 20(2): 527-711.
Patiny S. & Michez D. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of the Systropha Illiger, 1806 (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) and description of a new subgenus. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, 42 (1) : 27-44.