Apidae Leach, 1815

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaHymenopteraApoidea

  • 1,647,309

    Occurrences
  • 5,800

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Apidae Leach, 1815

Common names

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

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Hymenoptera
family
Apidae
genus
305
species
5,800
 
complete classification

Description

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Typification

Bibliography

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)

Source information

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

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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