Atlas of European Bees - STEP Project

Alain Pauly, Sébastien Patiny

Atlas of the European Bees: genus Rophites

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

Rophites Spinola 1808

European bees
Rophites spp.
Main contributions to the maps :

BDFMG (2011)

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

Rophites algirus Pérez 1895
ssp. algirus Pérez 1895 [Rophites]
ssp. trispinosus Pérez 1903 [Rophites]
ssp. graecus Warncke 1980
ssp. montanus Ebmer 1978
= Rophites algirus hethiticus Warncke 1980
Rophites foveolatus Friese 1900
foveolatus Friese 1900
Rophites hartmanni Friese 1902
hartmanni Friese 1902 [Rophites]
= Rhophites bistrispinosus Lebedev 1931
Rophites hellenicus Ebmer 1984
hellenicus Ebmer 1984
Rophites leclercqi Schwammberger 1971
leclercqi Schwammberger 1971
Rophites quinquespinosus Spinola 1808
ssp. quinquespinosus Spinola 1808 [Rophites]
= Rhophites pilichi Moczar 1967
= Rhophites moeschleri Schwammberger 1971
= Rhophites bluethgeni Benedek 1973

Rophites thracius Ebmer 1993
thracius Ebmer 1993


Benedek P. 1973. An undescribed Dufoureine bee from the Carpathian Basin (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Halictidae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientarum Hungaricae, 19: 271-276.
Ebmer P.A.W. 1993. Die Bienengattung Rophites Spinola 1808 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae: Rophitinae). Erster Nachtrag. Linzer Biologische Beitrage, 25/1: 3-14.
Ebmer P.A.W. & Schwammberger K.H. 1986. Die Bienengattung Rophites Spinola 1808 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae: Dufoureinae). Illustrierte Bestimmungstabellen. Senckenbergiana biol., 66: 271-304.
Schwammberger K.H. 1971. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Bienengattung Rophites Spinola (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Halictidae). Bulletin des Recherches agronomiques de Gembloux, N.S., 6: 578-584.