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Megachile senex  Smith, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1162371

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Megachile tertia Dalla Torre, 1896
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - homonym and junior synonym   
  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 senex    
  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 senex   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Frederick  
  Publication Date: 1865   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of New Species of Hymenopterous Insects from the Islands of Sumatra, Sula, Gilolo, Salwatty, and New Guinea, collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology, vol. 8   
  Page(s): 61-93   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  



  Comment: Megachile senex Smith, 1865 (now as Megachile tertia Dalla Torre, 1896 (TSN 762304)) is a junior primary homonym of Megachile senex Smith, 1853 (TSN 762191) and of Megachile senex Smith, 1862 1862 (now as Megachile pictiventris Smith, 1879 (TSN 761989))  



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