“A. subpubescens fusca, abdomine cingulis quatuor caeruleis. Habitat in Indiis.”, which translates to “brown, short pubescence; four blue abdominal belts. Habitat in Indies”.
|Fig 7. Amegilla zonata performing buzz pollination on a Melostama malabathricum flower|
(Photo: Khew S K, used with permission)
|Fig 8. Amegilla zonata showcasing its long proboscis|
(Photo: Zestin Soh, used with permission)
Cardale, J. (1968). Parasites and other organisms associated with nests of Amegilla Friese (Hymenoptera: Anthophorinae). Australian Journal of Entomology, 7(1), 29-34.
Amegilla zonata have been described to be found throughout India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, extending through the Malayan peninsula to Australia