I've been working on sorting some of the bees in the entomology museum at Washington State University. This morning I came across a label that I can't figure out where this locality is.
The label is on a bee in the genus Thyreus, so the locality should be Africa, Asia, or Australia. Maybe Southern Europe. The bee was collected in 1899 (1999 seems unlikely from the labels) by A.L. Beatty and was in the collection of R.L. Fisher
before coming to WSU.
I read the label as:
Any help is appreciated!