Monographie des insectes hyménoptères apoidea cléptoparasites en Algérie
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Investigations on the population of cleptoparasitic’s wild bees in eight provinces of eastern Algeria: Skikda, Constantine, Mila, Oum El Bouaghi, Batna, Tebessa, Souk Ahras and El Oued, during the studies years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 allowed the identification of 22 species belonged to four genera; Nomada SCOPOLI, 1770, Ammobates LATREILLE, 1809, Melecta LATREILLE, 1802 and Sphecodes LATREILLE, 1804. These genera belong to two families: the Apidae and the Halictidae. In terms of number of species, the genus Nomada Scopoli, 1770 is the best represented with 15 species, it was the subject of an international publication: BAKIRI et al (2016), among these taxa, we have two new data for Algeria, it is Nomada glaucopis PEREZ, 1890 and Nomada rubiginosa PEREZ 1884. We also noticed that Nomada fuscipennis Lepeletier 1841 is endemic to North Africa. A comprehensive catalog of the Hymenoptera Apoidea cleptoparasitic gives a first overview of taxonomic, biogeographical and ecological characteristics of this insect group. In addition to the description of the species and geographical distribution, the floral choice ofthese species is given in this work. A retrospective study of the literature of cleptoparasitic’s wild bees of Algeria is included.