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Melitta californica  Viereck, 1909
Taxonomic Serial No.: 655869

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Melitta maritima Cockerell, 1941
 
    Brachycephalapis californica (Viereck, 1909)
 
    Melitta wilmattae Cockerell, 1937
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyMelittidae  – melittid bees, melittids  
                                              SubfamilyMelittinae   
                                                 TribeMelittini   
                                                    SubtribeMelittina   
                                                       GenusMelitta Kirby, 1802  
                                                          SpeciesMelitta californica Viereck, 1909  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Denis Michez, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant professor, Department of Zoology, Université de Mons   
  Reference for: Melitta californica    
       
  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Melitta californica    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist - Draft-49, website (version Draft-49)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Ascher, J. S. and J. Pickering. 20 October, 2017. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Melitta californica   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Michez, Denis, and Connal Eardley  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Monographic revision of the bee genus Melitta Kirby 1802 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Melittidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annales de la Société entomologique de France (n. s.), vol. 43, no. 4   
  Page(s): 379-440   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0037-9271   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Melitta californica   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Viereck, H. L.  
  Publication Date: 1909   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of New Hymenoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, vol. 11, no. 1   
  Page(s): 42-51   
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  Notes: Available at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2574064   
  Reference for: original description   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Originally published as Melitta (Brachycephalapis) californica  
 

 

   

 
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