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Megachile pollicaris  Say, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1162974

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Megachile policaris Say, 1831
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unjustified emendation   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megachile pollicaris    
  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 pollicaris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bequaert, J.  
  Publication Date: 1950   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Bibliographic Note on Say's Two Tracts of March, 1831, and January, 1832   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Psyche, vol. 57, no. 4   
  Page(s): 146   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: Megachile pollicaris   
  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: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  






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