Apidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaHymenoptera

  • 1,775,397

    Occurrences
  • 5,600

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Apidae

Common names

  • bumble bees eng
  • euglossine eng
  • euglossines eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Hymenoptera
family
Apidae
genus
316
species
5,600
 
complete classification

Description

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Typification

  • Apis Source: English Wikipedia - Species Pages

Bibliography

Cane, J. H. (2002///) Pollinating bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) of U.S. alfalfa compared for rates of pod and seed set

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 502 Validation under the Plenary Powers of the generic name Lepidurus Leach, 1819 (class Crustacea, order Phyllopoda), designation under the same Powers of a type species in harmony with accustomed usage for the nominal genus Triops Schrank, 1803 (class Crustacea, order Phyllopoda) and addition of those names and of Apus Scopoli, 1777 (class Aves), to the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology and matters incidental thereto.Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 18(3), 65-120 (1958)

Lichtenberg, Elinor M,Nieh, James C,Hrncir, Michael (02/2009) A scientific note: Foragers deposit attractive scent marks in a stingless bee that does not communicate food location

Payne,J.A.,Cane, J. H. (1988///) Foraging ecology of the bee Habropoda laboriosa (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae), an oligolege of blueberries (Ericaceae: Vaccinium) in the southeastern United States

Schiffhauer,D.,Cane, J. H. (2001///) Pollinator genetics and pollination: do honey bee colonies selected for pollen-hoarding field better pollinators of cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon?

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 (117284103) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.