Galapagos Species Checklist

Xylocopa darwini Cockerell, 1926

Galapagos carpenter bee

Male endemic Galapagos Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa darwini). Photo: Adriano Spielmann, CDF, 2012.
Male endemic Galapagos Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa darwini). Photo: Adriano Spielmann, CDF, 2012.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Arthropoda

Class
Insecta

Order
Hymenoptera

Suborder
Apocrita

Superfamily
Apoidea

Family
Apidae

Genus
Xylocopa

Species
darwini

Taxon category: Accepted

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

  • Linsley, E.G. Usinger, R.L. (1966) Insects of the Galápagos Islands. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Fourth Series 33(7): 113-196.
  • Cockerell, T.D.A. (1935) The Templeton Crocker Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences, 1932. No. 28 The Carpenter Bees of the Galapagos Islands. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., Fourth Series, 21(28): 379-382.
  • Parkin, P. Parkin D.T., Ewing, A.W. & Ford, H.A. (1972) A report on the arthropods collected by the Edinburgh University Galapagos Islands Expedition, 1968. The Pan-pacific Entomologist 48: 100-107.
  • Jaramillo, P. Trigo, M. M., Ramírez, E. &Mauchamp, A. (2010) Insect Pollinators of Jasminocereus thouarsii, an endemic cactus of the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos Research 67: 21-25.
  • Abedrabbo, S. (1991) Nueva Avispa Introducida en las Islas. Carta Informativa 31: 4.
  • Helsen, P. Verdyck, P., Tye, A., Van Dongen, S. (2008) Low levels of genetic differentiation between Opuntia echios varieties on Santa Cruz (Galápagos) Springer-Verlag. 2009
  • Jaramillo, P. Atkinson, R. (2010) Evaluating Genetic Diversity for the Conservation of the Threatened Galápagos Endemic Calandrina galapagosa (Portulacaceae) Biotropica. The journal, of Tropical, Biology and Conservation
  • McMullen, C.K. (2010) Nocturnal and diurnal pollination of Clerodendrum molle (Verbenaceae) in the Galápagos Islands Plant Syst Evol (2011) 292:15-23
  • McMullen, C.K. (2011) Pollination of the heterostylos Galápagos native, Cordia lutea (Boraginaceae) Plant Syst Evol (2012) 298:569-579
  • McMullen, C.K. (1987) Biologia reproductiva de las Angiospermas de las Islas Galapágos. Pg. 39 - 52. Memorias: Taller sobre investigación Botànica y manejo en galapágos.

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