Xylocopa Latreille, 1802

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaHymenopteraApidae

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Overview

Full Name

Xylocopa Latreille, 1802

Common names

  • carpenter bees eng
  • Holzbienen deu
  • houtbijen nld
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Hymenoptera
family
Apidae
genus
Xylocopa
species
397
 
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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

Benoist, R. 1962. Apides (Hyménoptères) recueillis à Madagascar par le Dr Fred Keiser en 1957-1958. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 73: 107-148

Eardley, C.D. 1983. Entomology Memoir No. 58: A taxonomic revision of the genus Xylocopa Latreille (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) in southern Africa. Entomology Memoir, Department of Agriculture, Republic of South Africa : 67 pp.

Friese, H. 1909. Die Bienen Afrikas nach dem Stande unserer heutigen Kenntnisse. In: Schultze, L. Zoologische und Anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905, Band 2. Denkschri

Friese, H. 1921. Ergebnisse der Zweiten Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition 1910-1911, Apidae. Hamburgische Wissenschaftliche Zeitung 1: 1091-1112

Gess, F.W. and S.K. Gess. 1991. A preliminary survey of the aculeate wasps and the bees of the lower reaches of the Nossob River Valley, Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa. Koedoe 34: 77-88

Hurd, P.D. and J.S. Moure. 1963. A classification of the large carpenter bees (Xylocopini) (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). University of California Publications in Entomology 29: 1-365

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)

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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 (117284863) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.