TrichocolletesTrichocolletes dives Trichocolletes pulcherrimus Trichocolletes rufibasis

Images and Author Marc Newman

The Trichocolletes dives male was captured and cooled for these photos. Location was Mingenew in Western Australia.

Was on a Daviesia brachyphylla, a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.

Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman
Trichocolletes dives, Mingenew WA © Marc Newman

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Superfamily: Apoidea
  • Informal: Apiformes
  • Family: Colletidae
  • Subfamily: Colletinae
  • Genus: Trichocolletes
  • Species: Trichocolletes dives

Footnote & References

  1. Trichocolletes dives, Photographs and content © Marc Newman, Flickr, https://flickr.com/photos/koolbee/albums
  2. Batley, Michael, and Terry F. Houston, 2012. Revision of the Australian bee genus Trichocolletes Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Paracolletini). Records of the Australian Museum 64(1): 1–50. [Published 23 May 2012]. Australian Museum Scientific Publications, https://media.australian.museum/media/Uploads/Journals/24792/1589_complete.pdf

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