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Megilla monacha  Erichson, 1849
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1127970

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Anthophora retusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
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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: Megilla monacha    
  Expert: Michael C. Orr, PhD  
  Notes: Postdoctoral Fellow, Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing   
  Reference for: Megilla monacha    
  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: Megilla monacha   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: original description   

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  Comment: Ménétriés (1849) attributed authorship of Megilla monacha 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  



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