Xylocopa Latreille, 1802

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaHymenopteraApidae

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  • 450

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Xylocopa Latreille, 1802

Common names

  • carpenter bees eng
  • houtbijen nld
  • large carpenter bees
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted genus

Published in

in Sonnini’s Buffon, Hist. nat. gén. partic. Crust. Ins., 3: 379

Living period

37.2 to 11.608 Ma

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Hymenoptera
family
Apidae
genus
Xylocopa
species
450
 
complete classification

Description

Description

Table of Contents

Typification

  • Apis violacea Linnaeus, 1758 designated by Duncan, J. . The Natural History of the Bees. The Naturalist's Library. Volume 26. Entomology, Volume 68+17-301, 30 pls Lizars, Edinburgh Source: Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees

Bibliography

Alberto H Abrahamovich,Leopoldo J Alvarez,Mariano Lucia,Omar Ávalos-Hernández (07/2011) Walkeromya plumipes (Philippi) (Diptera: Bombyliidae), a parasitoid associated with carpenter bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Xylocopini) in Argentina

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 743 Xylocopa Latreille, [1802-1803] (Insecta, Hymenoptera): validated under the Plenary Powers.Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 22, 178-179 (1965)

Latreille, P.A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particuliére des Crustacés et des Insectes 3. xii, 1-468.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (123651853) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.