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Melissodes  Latreille, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634194

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  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  
                                           FamilyApidae  – bumble bees, euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                                    GenusMelissodes Latreille, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Melissodes ablusa Cockerell, 1926  
                                                       Species Melissodes agilis Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes apicata Lovell & Cockerell, 1906  
                                                       Species Melissodes appressa LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes baileyi Cockerell, 1906  
                                                       Species Melissodes bicolorata LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes bidentis Cockerell, 1914  
                                                       Species Melissodes bimaculata (Lepeletier, 1825)  
                                                       Species Melissodes bimatris LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes blanda LaBerge, 1956  
                                                       Species Melissodes boltoniae Robertson, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes brevipyga LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes bruneri (Cockerell, 1918)  
                                                       Species Melissodes cerussata LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes cestus Krombein, 1953  
                                                       Species Melissodes clarkiae LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes colliciata Cockerell, 1910  
                                                       Species Melissodes coloradensis Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes comata LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes communis Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes composita Tucker, 1909  
                                                       Species Melissodes comptoides Robertson, 1898  
                                                       Species Melissodes confusa Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes coreopsis Robertson, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes crocina LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes cubensis LaBerge, 1956  
                                                       Species Melissodes dagosa Cockerell, 1909  
                                                       Species Melissodes denticulata Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Melissodes dentiventris Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Melissodes desponsa Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Melissodes druriella (Kirby, 1802)  
                                                       Species Melissodes ecuadoria Bertoni & Schrottky, 1910  
                                                       Species Melissodes elegans LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes exilis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes expolita LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes fasciatella LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes fimbriata Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes flexa LaBerge, 1956  
                                                       Species Melissodes floris Cockerell, 1896  
                                                       Species Melissodes foxi Crawford, 1915  
                                                       Species Melissodes fumosa LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes gelida LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes gilensis Cockerell, 1896  
                                                       Species Melissodes glenwoodensis Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes grindeliae Cockerell, 1898  
                                                       Species Melissodes haitiensis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes humilior Cockerell, 1903  
                                                       Species Melissodes hurdi LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes hymenoxidis Cockerell, 1906  
                                                       Species Melissodes illata Lovell & Cockerell, 1906  
                                                       Species Melissodes interrupta LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes intorta Cresson, 1872  
                                                       Species Melissodes labiatarum Cockerell, 1896  
                                                       Species Melissodes leprieuri Blanchard, 1849  
                                                       Species Melissodes limbus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes lupina Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes lustra LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes lutulenta LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes maesta LaBerge, 1956  
                                                       Species Melissodes manipularis Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Melissodes martinicensis Cockerell, 1917  
                                                       Species Melissodes melanura (Cockerell, 1916)  
                                                       Species Melissodes menuachus Cresson, 1868  
                                                       Species Melissodes metenua Cockerell, 1924  
                                                       Species Melissodes micheneri LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes microsticta Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes mimica Cresson, 1869  
                                                       Species Melissodes minuscula LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes mitchelli LaBerge, 1956  
                                                       Species Melissodes monoensis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes montana Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes moorei Cockerell, 1926  
                                                       Species Melissodes morrilli Cockerell, 1918  
                                                       Species Melissodes negligenda Cockerell, 1949  
                                                       Species Melissodes nigracauda LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes nigroaenea (Smith, 1854)  
                                                       Species Melissodes nivea Robertson, 1895  
                                                       Species Melissodes ochraea LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes opuntiella Cockerell, 1911  
                                                       Species Melissodes pallidisignata Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes panamensis Cockerell, 1928  
                                                       Species Melissodes paroselae Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes paucipuncta LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes paulula LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes perlusa Cockerell, 1925  
                                                       Species Melissodes perpolita LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes persimilis Cockerell, 1949  
                                                       Species Melissodes personatella Cockerell, 1901  
                                                       Species Melissodes pexa LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes pilleata LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes plumosa LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes pullata Cresson, 1865  
                                                       Species Melissodes pullatella LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes raphaelis Cockerell, 1898  
                                                       Species Melissodes relucens LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes rivalis Cresson, 1872  
                                                       Species Melissodes robustior Cockerell, 1915  
                                                       Species Melissodes rufipes LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes rufodentata Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Melissodes saponellus Cockerell, 1908  
                                                       Species Melissodes scotti Cockerell, 1939  
                                                       Species Melissodes semilupina Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes sexcincta (Lepeletier, 1841)  
                                                       Species Melissodes snowii Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes sonorensis LaBerge, 1963  
                                                       Species Melissodes sphaeralceae Cockerell, 1896  
                                                       Species Melissodes stearnsi Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes subagilis Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes subillata LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes submenuacha Cockerell, 1897  
                                                       Species Melissodes tepaneca Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes tepida Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes terminata LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes tescorum LaBerge, 1963  
                                                       Species Melissodes tessellata LaBerge, 1956  
                                                       Species Melissodes thelypodii Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes tibialis (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                       Species Melissodes tincta LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes tintinnans (Holmberg, 1884)  
                                                       Species Melissodes tribas LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes trifasciata Cresson, 1878  
                                                       Species Melissodes trinodis Robertson, 1901  
                                                       Species Melissodes tristis Cockerell, 1894  
                                                       Species Melissodes tuckeri Cockerell, 1909  
                                                       Species Melissodes utahensis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes velutina (Cockerell, 1916)  
                                                       Species Melissodes verbesinarum Cockerell, 1905  
                                                       Species Melissodes vernalis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                       Species Melissodes vernoniae Robertson, 1902  
                                                       Species Melissodes wheeleri Cockerell, 1906  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of Apoidea of North America... - 18-Nov-2005, manuscript (version 18-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Griswold, T., and J. S. Ascher. 2005. Checklist of Apoidea of North America (including Central America and the Caribbean) (as-yet unpublished manuscript from 2004+)   
  Reference for: Melissodes   
  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server version 0.03 4.x.2002, website (version 0.03)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Melissodes   
  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: Melissodes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Michener, Charles D.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Bees of the World, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xvi + 953   
  Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8573-6   
  Reference for: Melissodes   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Apparently the gender of Melissodes has always been treated as feminine by bee specialists. However, Doug Yanega (in litt., May 2008) has suggested that the gender should be masculine under ICZN Art. This matter needs further consideration!  



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