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Melissa imperatrix  Friese, 1913
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1126891

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Valid Name: Mesoplia imperatrix (Friese, 1913)
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  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD   
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Melissa imperatrix    
  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).   
  Reference for: Melissa imperatrix   
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  Comment: Melissa imperatrix Friese, 1913 (now as Mesoplia imperatrix (Friese, 1913) (TSN 699426)) was published as a replacement name for Melissa imperialis Friese, 1912 (now also as Mesoplia imperatrix (Friese, 1913)), a junior primary homonym of Melissa imperialis Ashmead, 1900 (now as Mesoplia azurea (Lepeletier and Audinet-Serville, 1825) (TSN 699421)). The junior primary homonym Melissa imperatrix Friese, 1921 was a subsequent unnecessary replacement name  



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