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Megachile bucephala  Smith, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1162980

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Megachile pugnata Say, 1837
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - homonym and junior synonym   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD   
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megachile bucephala    
       
  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). http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Megachile bucephala   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Frederick / Gray, John Edward, ed.   
  Publication Date: 1853   
  Article/Chapter Title: Andrenidae and Apidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, Part I   
  Page(s): 465   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18380248   
  Reference for: original description   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Megachile bucephala Smith, 1853 (now as Megachile pugnata Say, 1837 (TSN 762038)) is a senior primary homonym of Megachile bucephala Förster, 1855 (now as Megachile foersteri Gerstäcker, 1869 (TSN 761442)) and a junior primary homonym of Megachile bucephala (Fabricius, 1793) (TSN 761174)  
 

 

   


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