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Taxonomic Serial No.: 154344

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Synonym(s): Sphecoidea
    Hylaeus miyakei Matsumura, 1911
  Common Name(s): bees [English]
    sphecoid wasps [English]
    apoid wasps [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2008   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Family Ampulicidae Shuckard, 1840 – cockroach wasps, ampulicid wasps 
                                           Family Andrenidae  – andrenid bees, andrenids 
                                           Family Angarosphecidae   
                                           Family Apidae  – bumble bees, euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees 
                                           Family Colletidae  – colletid bees, plasterer bees, yellow-faced bees 
                                           Family Crabronidae Latreille, 1802 – crabronid wasps, cicadakillers, sand wasps, mud daubers 
                                           Family Halictidae  – halictid bees, sweat bees 
                                           Family Heterogynaidae Nagy, 1969  
                                           Family Megachilidae  – leafcutting bees 
                                           Family Melittidae  – melittid bees, melittids 
                                           Family Paleomelittidae   
                                           Family Sphecidae Latreille, 1802 – mud daubers, sphecid wasps, digger wasps, sand wasps 
                                           Family Stenotritidae  – stenotritid bees, stenotritids 

  Expert: Deans et al. (July 2006)  
  Notes: Consensus on Hymenoptera classification to family by: Andrew Austin, Denis Brothers, Matt Buffington, Andrew Deans, Gary Gibson, John Jennings, Norm Johnson, Johan Liljeblad, Michael Ohl, Lawrence Packer, Fredrik Ronquist, and Robert Wharton   
  Reference for: Apoidea    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Sphecidae (sensu lato), classification, website (version 25-Jul-07)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: Family-Group Names and Classification, maintained by Wojciech J. Pulawski at   
  Reference for: Apoidea   
  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server version 0.03 4.x.2002, website (version 0.03)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Apoidea   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Apoidea, bees [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Michener, Charles D.  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Bees of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 913   
  Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6133-0   
  Reference for: Apoidea   

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