David Roubik

Taxonomy of Euglossine Orchid Bees

The Smithsonian Institution retains euglossine type specimens of over 70 species, depicted here so that diagnostic characteristics can be viewed, in labeled reference files. All were photographed at Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D. C., using the Automontage system, through the courtesy of Dr. T. Schultz and assistants.

Collection data are appended, and every image is attached to the genus, species, author and publication date, for reference. All pictures are of the actual holotype.

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