Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaHymenopteraApidaeApis

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Overview

Full Name

Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • Honey bee eng
  • western honey bee eng
  • Abeille domestique fra
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Published in

Linnæus, Carolus. 1758. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [= Stockholm]. Vol. Tomus I, Editio decima, reformata: i-ii, 1-824.

Living period

0.0117 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Hymenoptera
family
Apidae
genus
Apis
species
Apis mellifera
 
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Description

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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(1996) database, Stoetzel, M. B., 1989

(2005) manuscript, Checklist of Apoidea of North America... - 18-Nov-2005

(2006) database, Apoidea Database, Fauna Europaea

(2007) database, Checklist for Apoidea, Australian Faunal Directory

(2008) manuscript, World Bee Checklist Project - update 2008-09

database, Common names of Insects in Canada version 1.0

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.