Xylocopa alticola

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Xylocopa alticola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Apidae
Genus: Xylocopa
X. alticola
Binomial name
Xylocopa alticola
Hedicke, 1938

Xylocopa alticola is a species of carpenter bee native to Africa.

The species was described by Hans Hedicke in 1938.[1]

The Smithsonian has specimens collected from Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.[2]


  1. ^ "ITIS standard report: Xylocopa alticola - Hedicke, 1938". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  2. ^ EOL: images of Xylocopa alticola — Smithsonian Institution collection.