Nine new Fijian bees described, some restricted to a single mountaintop

From the island country of Fiji in southern Pacific Ocean, researchers have described nine new, and four previously known, species of bees, their colors ranging from black to golden-green and metallic, with hints of purple iridescence. All the bees belong to the genus Homalictus Cockerell, a group that’s not been taxonomically reviewed in Fiji for … Continue reading Nine new Fijian bees described, some restricted to a single mountaintop