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Megilla tersa  Erichson, 1849
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1127957

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Anthophora altaica Radoszkowski, 1882
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megilla tersa    
       
  Expert: Michael C. Orr, PhD  
  Notes: Postdoctoral Fellow, Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing   
  Reference for: Megilla tersa    
       
  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. 01 February, 2020. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Megilla tersa   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brooks, Robert W.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics and Phylogeny of the Anthophorine Bees (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae; Anthophorini)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The University of Kansas Science Bulletin, vol. 53, no. 9   
  Page(s): 436-575   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-8850   
  Notes: Available at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2972946   
  Reference for: Megilla tersa   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ménétriés, M.  
  Publication Date: 1849   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue des Insects Recueillis par Feu M. Lehman Avec les Descriptions des Nouvelles Espéces   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mémoires de L'Académie Impériale des Sciencies de Saint-Pétersbourg, vol. 6   
  Page(s): 217-328   
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  Notes: Available at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29015069   
  Reference for: Megilla tersa   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Ménétriés (1849) attributes authorship of Megilla tersa to Erichson on page 306. However Erichson's role in describing the species is unclear with respect to the name and the publication, and therefore does not satisfy the criteria necessary to make some other person other than the author of the work (Ménétriés) the author of the name as specified in ICZN 50.1.1  
    Brooks 1988 states in the account for the Retusa Species Group (page 462): "The biology of two Old World species has been studied - retusa (sometimes under names aestivalis and monacha) (Nielsen, 1902; Popova, 1984) and atroalba (as antiope, Batra, 1980)." and in Appendix 3, page 559: "altaica Radoszkowsky, 1882 An, P (= Megilla tersa Erichson, 1849 n. syn.) (460, 462)"  
 

 

   

 
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