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Megachile brevis  Say, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 761164

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Megachile nupta Cresson, 1872
    Megachile perbrevis Cresson, 1878
    Megachile lanuginosa Smith, 1853
  Common Name(s): Mégachile courte [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             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, guępes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyMegachilidae  – leafcutting bees  
                                                    GenusMegachile Latreille, 1802  
                                                       SpeciesMegachile brevis Say, 1837 – Mégachile courte  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megachile brevis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist - Draft-54, website (version Draft-54)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Ascher, J. S. and J. Pickering. 1 February, 2020. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila).   
  Reference for: Megachile brevis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Provancher, l'Abbé  
  Publication Date: 1882   
  Article/Chapter Title: Faune Canadienne   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Le Naturaliste Canadien, vol. 8, no. 152   
  Page(s): 225-242   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0253-116X   
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: Megachile brevis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Say, Thomas  
  Publication Date: 1837   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of New species of North American Hymenoptera, and Observations on Some Already Described   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Boston Journal of Natural History, vol. 1, no. 4   
  Page(s): 361-416   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: original description   

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






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