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Megachile sexdentata  Friese, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1162522

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Megachile cognata Smith, 1853
  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 sexdentata    
  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 sexdentata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Friese, H.   
  Publication Date: 1903   
  Article/Chapter Title: Neue afrikanische Megachile-Arten II. (Hym.)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie, vol. 3, no. 5   
  Page(s): 273-290   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Megachile sexdentata Friese, 1903 (now as Megachile cognata Smith, 1853 (TSN 761251)) is a junior primary homonym of Megachile sexdentata Roberton, 1895 (now as Megachile parallela Smith, 1853 (TSN 761947)). Megachile hexadonta Cockerell, 1931 was the replacement name  



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